Period
to 23 March 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Greenfield Project in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Greenfield Project over the 6 months to 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Greenfield Project
UK
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 89 102
Rank change year-on-year +9 +13 +12
Contract jobs citing Greenfield Project 2,900 2,790 2,155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.98% 2.73% 2.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.10% 8.20% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,440 2,349 1,741
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £368 £352 £331
90th Percentile £688 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £47.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.51% -1.05% -11.63%
10th Percentile £17.75 £27.00 £13.25
90th Percentile £49.50 £129.30 £93.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +61.90% -41.67%

Greenfield Project is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31,851 34,031 30,599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.70% 33.32% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,934 22,539 19,850
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £281 £263 £255
90th Percentile £664 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 1,033 1,102
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £21.79 £19.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.09% +9.65% -5.37%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.65 £11.26
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.85 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.87 £21.01 £18.00
% change year-on-year -10.19% +16.72% -14.29%

Greenfield Project
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Greenfield Project as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Greenfield Project in the UK

Greenfield Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Greenfield Project.

Contractor daily rate trend for Greenfield Project in the UK

Greenfield Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Greenfield Project over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Greenfield Project in the UK

Greenfield Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Greenfield Project.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Greenfield Project in the UK

Greenfield Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Greenfield Project over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Greenfield Project in the UK

Greenfield Project
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Greenfield Project within the UK over the 6 months to 23 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +9 2,749 £525 +2.44% 586
London +12 1,922 £550 +4.76% 266
UK excluding London -12 950 £450 - 353
South East +10 307 £488 +8.33% 80
North of England -19 226 £425 +6.25% 112
North West -23 113 £425 +6.25% 56
South West +10 110 £475 +11.76% 36
East of England -39 101 £525 - 43
Yorkshire +11 92 £425 +3.03% 43
Scotland +13 86 £425 +6.25% 25
Midlands -31 81 £450 -1.10% 49
West Midlands -37 53 £450 -8.86% 33
Wales -6 36 £450 +12.50% 6
East Midlands +11 25 £410 +4.13% 16
North East +20 21 £450 -10.00% 14
Northern Ireland +8 2 £460 +31.43% 2
Channel Islands - 2 £469 -

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Greenfield Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Greenfield Project.

1 1,221 (42.10%) Agile Software Development
2 925 (31.90%) Java
3 815 (28.10%) TDD
4 771 (26.59%) Finance
5 705 (24.31%) JavaScript
6 601 (20.72%) Amazon AWS
7 559 (19.28%) C#
8 531 (18.31%) .NET
9 501 (17.28%) Microservices
10 476 (16.41%) DevOps
11 447 (15.41%) Microsoft Azure
12 436 (15.03%) AngularJS
13 433 (14.93%) SQL
14 422 (14.55%) Docker
15 408 (14.07%) React
16 391 (13.48%) BDD
17 375 (12.93%) HTML
18 361 (12.45%) CSS
19 360 (12.41%) Banking
20 347 (11.97%) Spring
21 341 (11.76%) SQL Server
22 340 (11.72%) Scrum
23 318 (10.97%) MVC
24 316 (10.90%) Web Services
25 302 (10.41%) RESTful
26 300 (10.34%) Git (software)
27 298 (10.28%) Kubernetes
28 295 (10.17%) Jenkins
29 279 (9.62%) Python
30 261 (9.00%) Java 8

Greenfield Project
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 139 (4.79%) Apache Spark
2 77 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
3 50 (1.72%) Mule
4 48 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 42 (1.45%) Oracle Service Bus
6 38 (1.31%) Tomcat
7 36 (1.24%) MQSeries
8 34 (1.17%) CMS
9 31 (1.07%) Apache
9 31 (1.07%) JBoss
10 29 (1.00%) Jetty
11 24 (0.83%) Drupal
12 19 (0.66%) Confluence
13 12 (0.41%) WordPress
14 11 (0.38%) NServiceBus
14 11 (0.38%) SharePoint
15 9 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
16 8 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
17 7 (0.24%) Umbraco
17 7 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (0.41%) InVision
1 12 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.14%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.10%) InDesign
5 3 (0.10%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.069%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.069%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.034%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 55 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.83%) SAP S/4HANA
3 21 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (0.34%) ION MarketView
6 9 (0.31%) NetSuite
7 8 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
8 7 (0.24%) SAP MM
9 5 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
10 4 (0.14%) SAP BPC
10 4 (0.14%) SAP HCM
11 3 (0.10%) SAP CO
11 3 (0.10%) SAP FI
11 3 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
12 2 (0.069%) JDE OneWorld
12 2 (0.069%) Oracle Applications
12 2 (0.069%) SAP APO
12 2 (0.069%) SAP EWM
12 2 (0.069%) SAP Retail
12 2 (0.069%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 601 (20.72%) Amazon AWS
2 447 (15.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 107 (3.69%) Serverless
4 82 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
5 78 (2.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 55 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
7 48 (1.66%) Amazon S3
7 48 (1.66%) SaaS
8 39 (1.34%) PaaS
9 38 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
10 36 (1.24%) Azure Data Factory
11 32 (1.10%) GitHub
11 32 (1.10%) OpenShift
12 27 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
13 21 (0.72%) IaaS
14 17 (0.59%) Amazon Glacier
14 17 (0.59%) npm
14 17 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 15 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
16 13 (0.45%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 20 (0.69%) AMQP
1 20 (0.69%) HTTP
2 14 (0.48%) Internet
3 11 (0.38%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.31%) Firewall
4 9 (0.31%) SSL
5 8 (0.28%) FTP
6 5 (0.17%) Bluetooth
6 5 (0.17%) Intranet
6 5 (0.17%) Skype
6 5 (0.17%) WAN
7 4 (0.14%) ATM
7 4 (0.14%) DNS
7 4 (0.14%) LAN
7 4 (0.14%) Network Security
7 4 (0.14%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.10%) MVNO
9 2 (0.069%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.069%) NFC
9 2 (0.069%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 341 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 195 (6.72%) NoSQL
3 183 (6.31%) Hadoop
4 178 (6.14%) MongoDB
5 168 (5.79%) Big Data
6 78 (2.69%) Azure SQL Database
7 72 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 71 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 70 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
10 69 (2.38%) Data Lake
11 59 (2.03%) Power BI
12 49 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
13 46 (1.59%) MySQL
14 41 (1.41%) Couchbase
15 40 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 34 (1.17%) Relational Database
17 32 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 31 (1.07%) Apache Hive
18 31 (1.07%) SQL Server 2016
19 25 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 300 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 295 (10.17%) Jenkins
3 176 (6.07%) Maven
4 93 (3.21%) Selenium
5 92 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 75 (2.59%) JUnit
7 66 (2.28%) JIRA
8 56 (1.93%) Visual Studio
8 56 (1.93%) Visual Studio Team System
9 54 (1.86%) Cucumber
10 52 (1.79%) SpecFlow
11 47 (1.62%) Mockito
12 45 (1.55%) TeamCity
13 44 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 41 (1.41%) SonarQube
15 40 (1.38%) jMock
16 39 (1.34%) webpack
17 37 (1.28%) DbUnit
17 37 (1.28%) Jasmine
18 31 (1.07%) gulp
General
1 771 (26.59%) Finance
2 360 (12.41%) Banking
3 239 (8.24%) Front Office
4 126 (4.34%) Marketing
5 116 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 116 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 101 (3.48%) Electronics
7 89 (3.07%) Investment Banking
8 80 (2.76%) Retail
9 33 (1.14%) Law
10 22 (0.76%) Legal
11 20 (0.69%) Back Office
11 20 (0.69%) Games
12 17 (0.59%) Financial Institution
12 17 (0.59%) Publishing
12 17 (0.59%) Retail Banking
13 15 (0.52%) Automotive
13 15 (0.52%) Private Banking
14 14 (0.48%) Advertising
15 10 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,772 (61.10%) Developer
2 567 (19.55%) Java Developer
3 301 (10.38%) .NET Developer
4 222 (7.66%) Full Stack Developer
5 219 (7.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 213 (7.34%) React Developer
7 211 (7.28%) Senior Developer
8 209 (7.21%) C# Developer
9 147 (5.07%) Architect
10 141 (4.86%) AWS Engineer
11 131 (4.52%) Analyst
12 113 (3.90%) AWS DevOps
13 111 (3.83%) JavaScript Developer
14 110 (3.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 110 (3.79%) C# .NET Developer
15 108 (3.72%) Angular Developer
16 106 (3.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 103 (3.55%) Lead Developer
18 100 (3.45%) AWS Developer
18 100 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 531 (18.31%) .NET
2 436 (15.03%) AngularJS
3 408 (14.07%) React
4 375 (12.93%) HTML
5 361 (12.45%) CSS
6 347 (11.97%) Spring
7 316 (10.90%) Web Services
8 302 (10.41%) RESTful
9 249 (8.59%) REST
10 232 (8.00%) Spring Boot
11 218 (7.52%) ASP.NET
11 218 (7.52%) Node.js
12 169 (5.83%) ASP.NET Web API
12 169 (5.83%) HTML5
13 148 (5.10%) .NET Core
14 133 (4.59%) .NET Framework
15 128 (4.41%) JSON
15 128 (4.41%) Redux
16 126 (4.34%) SOAP
17 124 (4.28%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 240 (8.28%) Fintech
2 163 (5.62%) User Experience
3 72 (2.48%) Mobile App
4 52 (1.79%) Cloud Native
5 46 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 46 (1.59%) Equities
6 41 (1.41%) Fixed Income
7 37 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 27 (0.93%) Hedge funds
9 26 (0.90%) Data Structures
10 23 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
11 22 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
12 19 (0.66%) Algorithms
13 17 (0.59%) Derivative
14 15 (0.52%) Credit Risk
14 15 (0.52%) Public Cloud
15 14 (0.48%) Market Risk
16 13 (0.45%) PKI
16 13 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 170 (5.86%) Linux
2 72 (2.48%) Android
3 54 (1.86%) Apple iOS
4 48 (1.66%) Windows
5 36 (1.24%) Unix
6 21 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (0.38%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.17%) CentOS
8 5 (0.17%) OpenVMS
8 5 (0.17%) zOS
9 3 (0.10%) Solaris
9 3 (0.10%) VMS
10 2 (0.069%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.069%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.034%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.034%) FreeRTOS
11 1 (0.034%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.034%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.034%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,221 (42.10%) Agile Software Development
2 815 (28.10%) TDD
3 501 (17.28%) Microservices
4 476 (16.41%) DevOps
5 391 (13.48%) BDD
6 340 (11.72%) Scrum
7 318 (10.97%) MVC
8 253 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
9 198 (6.83%) Software Engineering
10 189 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
11 174 (6.00%) Test Automation
12 172 (5.93%) Front End Development
13 156 (5.38%) E-Commerce
14 142 (4.90%) Kanban
15 136 (4.69%) Multithreading
16 135 (4.66%) Unit Testing
17 133 (4.59%) Open Source
18 132 (4.55%) SOA
19 130 (4.48%) SDLC
20 124 (4.28%) OO
Programming Languages
1 925 (31.90%) Java
2 705 (24.31%) JavaScript
3 559 (19.28%) C#
4 433 (14.93%) SQL
5 279 (9.62%) Python
6 261 (9.00%) Java 8
7 133 (4.59%) Scala
8 111 (3.83%) ES6
9 93 (3.21%) TypeScript
10 74 (2.55%) PHP
11 67 (2.31%) PowerShell
11 67 (2.31%) Ruby
12 49 (1.69%) C++
12 49 (1.69%) T-SQL
13 42 (1.45%) C
14 41 (1.41%) Java 9
15 39 (1.34%) Go
16 35 (1.21%) Kotlin
17 32 (1.10%) Apple Swift
18 24 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 64 (2.21%) Security Cleared
2 63 (2.17%) Degree
3 49 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 25 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (0.69%) AWS Certification
6 10 (0.34%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.24%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.21%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.21%) PhD
9 5 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.14%) CISSP
10 4 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.10%) CHECK Team Member
11 3 (0.10%) SSCP
12 2 (0.069%) Chartered Engineer
12 2 (0.069%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.069%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.069%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.034%) ISEB
13 1 (0.034%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (2.24%) QA
2 21 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.28%) GxP
6 7 (0.24%) GDPR
7 4 (0.14%) COREP
7 4 (0.14%) FINREP
7 4 (0.14%) MiFID
8 3 (0.10%) PMO
8 3 (0.10%) SLA
9 2 (0.069%) ISO 20022
9 2 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.034%) HL7
10 1 (0.034%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.034%) MISRA
10 1 (0.034%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.034%) P3O
System Software
1 422 (14.55%) Docker
2 41 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (1.28%) vSphere
4 19 (0.66%) HDFS
5 18 (0.62%) Active Directory
6 8 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.069%) Firmware
10 1 (0.034%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.034%) etcd
10 1 (0.034%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.034%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.034%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.034%) OpenDJ
10 1 (0.034%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.034%) Xen
Systems Management
1 298 (10.28%) Kubernetes
2 217 (7.48%) Terraform
3 209 (7.21%) Ansible
4 102 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
4 102 (3.52%) Puppet
5 23 (0.79%) Cobbler
6 22 (0.76%) Packer
7 19 (0.66%) Mesos
8 8 (0.28%) Kibana
8 8 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
9 7 (0.24%) Control-M
10 5 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
10 5 (0.17%) rkt
11 4 (0.14%) Oozie
11 4 (0.14%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.14%) SCCM
12 3 (0.10%) Consul
12 3 (0.10%) Grafana
12 3 (0.10%) logstash
12 3 (0.10%) Salt
Vendors
1 213 (7.34%) Microsoft
2 157 (5.41%) SAP
3 132 (4.55%) Oracle
4 67 (2.31%) Google
5 44 (1.52%) WSO2
6 43 (1.48%) VMware
7 42 (1.45%) Tableau
8 38 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
9 25 (0.86%) Red Hat
10 23 (0.79%) Adobe
11 19 (0.66%) Talend
12 14 (0.48%) Splunk
13 13 (0.45%) Atlassian
13 13 (0.45%) Informatica
13 13 (0.45%) Xamarin
14 12 (0.41%) IBM
14 12 (0.41%) MuleSoft
14 12 (0.41%) Reuters
14 12 (0.41%) Terracotta
15 11 (0.38%) Sitecore