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Top 100 contractors – year to May

Rank Company name Awards Value
1 Winvic 26 £1,601 m
2 Royal BAM 67 £1,558 m
3 Laing O’Rourke 9 £1,519 m
4 ISG 69 £1,330 m
5 Kier 121 £1,310 m
6 Morgan Sindall 123 £1,260 m
7 Wilmott Dixon 87 £1,138 m
8 Bowmer & Kirkland 68 £1,101 m
9 Costain 6 £1,098 m
10 Wates 43 £1,012 m
11 Skanska 18 £902 m
12 Galliford Try 62 £835 m
13 John Graham 37 £782 m
14 Balfour Beatty 40 £775 m
15 Mace 13 £754 m
16 Sir Robert McAlpine 20 £697 m
17 VolkerWessels 23 £686 m
18 Multiplex Europe 13 £672 m
19 RJ McLeod 6 £541 m
20 Vinci 47 £535 m
21 TSL 14 £512 m
22 Bouygues 14 £505 m
23 John Sisk 9 £500 m
24 Buckingham Group 16 £468 m
25 McLaren 17 £451 m
26 Tarmac 27 £441 m
27 McAleer & Rushe 10 £416 m
28 Farrans 15 £398 m
29 Robertson 47 £390 m
30 Readie 19 £380 m
31 McLaughlin & Harvey 23 £356 m
32 Swanside 2 £300 m
33 Tilbury Douglas 38 £300 m
34 Commercial Development Projects 17 £288 m
35 Dragados 1 £286 m
36 GMI 17 £283 m
37 Engie 40 £266 m
38 Lendlease 6 £257 m
39 A & H 22 £239 m
40 Henry Construction 10 £236 m
41 United Living 6 £234 m
42 Caddick 27 £227 m
43 Tolent 21 £222 m
44 HG 12 £210 m
45 Vistry 17 £200 m
46 Domis 10 £190 m
47 Midas 26 £189 m
48 Milestone Infrastructure 2 £181 m
49 Gear 1 £180 m
50 Hargreaves Services 1 £175 m
51 FCC 1 £171 m
52 Roadbridge 1 £171 m
53 CCG 21 £169 m
54 Seddon 22 £165 m
55 Hill Partnerships 8 £163 m
56 Beard 51 £161 m
57 Gilbert – Ash 10 £154 m
58 Colmore Tang 1 £150 m
59 RG Carter 28 £148 m
60 Renaker 3 £140 m
61 Glencar 16 £133 m
62 Esh 25 £129 m
63 Clegg 15 £127 m
64 SDC 18 £124 m
65 Henry Boot 7 £121 m
66 Ballymore Group 2 £115 m
67 Lindum 32 £114 m
68 Oktra 4 £113 m
69 Higgins 8 £112 m
70 Osborne 17 £108 m
71 Eric Wright 18 £107 m
72 J Murphy 23 £107 m
73 Willmott Dixon 4 £105 m
74 Ardmore 3 £103 m
75 JJ Rhatigan & Company 2 £100 m
76 Colas 3 £97 m
77 Muir Construction 11 £97 m
78 Brymor 9 £95 m
79 C Field 6 £95 m
80 RG Group 7 £92 m
81 Metnor 5 £91 m
82 Spencer 6 £90 m
83 Neilcott 20 £89 m
84 Jarvis Contracting 6 £89 m
85 Mott MacDonald (JBA Bentley) 10 £86 m
86 Speller Metcalfe 25 £85 m
87 Parkway 7 £83 m
88 CJ O’Shea 2 £80 m
89 Barhale 2 £78 m
90 Barnfield 14 £77 m
91 RG 2 £77 m
92 Bouygues 1 £76 m
93 Conlon 21 £75 m
94 Watkin Jones 2 £75 m
95 RGB 4 £74 m
96 Taylor Wimpey 5 £73 m
97 Jones Brothers 16 £73 m
98 Camerons 1 £70 m
99 Polyteck Building Services 1 £70 m
100 Thomas Johnstone 3 £70 m

Top 50 contractors – wins in May

Rank Company name Awards Value
1 Mace 3 £443 m
2 Dragados 1 £286 m
3 VolkerWessels 1 £210 m
4 Wates 4 £187 m
5 Kier 13 £159 m
6 Royal BAM 6 £125 m
7 McLaren 3 £112 m
8 Buckingham Group 5 £107 m
9 Willmott Dixon 4 £105 m
10 ISG 8 £80 m
11 Winvic 2 £71 m
12 BayWa r.e. UK 2 £59 m
13 HG 2 £56 m
14 Morgan Sindall 12 £55 m
15 Farrans 5 £54 m
16 Tilbury Douglas 3 £53 m
17 Ardmore 2 £51 m
18 Henry Construction 1 £50 m
19 JJ Rhatigan & Company 1 £50 m
20 Ballast Nedam Parking 2 £46 m
21 RGB 1 £40 m
22 Bowmer & Kirkland 5 £39 m
23 Lindum 4 £36 m
24 Team Van Oord UK 2 £33 m
25 John Graham 3 £32 m
26 Deconstruct (UK)  t/a The De Group UK 1 £32 m
27 Glencar 3 £31 m
28 RG Carter 3 £31 m
29 A & H 2 £30 m
30 Elmwood Construction 1 £30 m
31 G2 Energy 1 £30 m
32 Hill Partnerships 2 £28 m
33 Parkway 2 £27 m
34 Engie 5 £25 m
35 Skyline Property Solutions 3 £24 m
36 Beard 7 £23 m
37 SDC 2 £21 m
38 LNT 5 £21 m
39 Paramount City 1 £20 m
40 McLaughlin & Harvey 2 £20 m
41 BW: Workplace Experts 1 £20 m
42 CCG 1 £20 m
43 Roe Developments (UK) 2 £20 m
44 Esh 4 £20 m
45 Commercial Development Projects 1 £19 m
46 Vinci 6 £19 m
47 Howard Russell Construction 2 £18 m
48 Vascroft Contractors 1 £18 m
49 FM Conway 1 £18 m
50 ACREO 1 £16 m

Top 50 clients – awards in May

Rank Company name Awards Value
1 Network Rail 13 £634 m
2 Reef Estates /UrbanR 1 £210 m
3 University of Oxford 1 £150 m
4 Crossrail 1 £120 m
5 Stoford Properties 2 £92 m
6 Department For Education 7 £82 m
7 Hermes Europe 1 £60 m
8 Liverpool Football Club 1 £60 m
9 First Street Developments  (Ask Property Development) 1 £57 m
10 Graftongate Developments 1 £56 m
11 Greencoat UK Wind 1 £50 m
12 Notting Hill Genesis 1 £50 m
13 Rush (Central) 1 £50 m
14 The Guinness Partnership 1 £50 m
15 The Collective 2 £48 m
16 Renfrewshire Council 4 £44 m
17 London Borough of Hounslow 1 £42 m
18 Department Of Health 1 £40 m
19 Manchester Airport Group 1 £40 m
20 Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 1 £40 m
21 HMRC 2 £39 m
22 Media Invest Entertainment 1 £36 m
23 Aberdeen Harbour Board 2 £33 m
24 MHCLG 1 £32 m
25 St Modwen 1 £31 m
26 Tesco 5 £31 m
27 Aitch Group 1 £30 m
28 HFD Developments 1 £30 m
29 UK Battery Storage 1 £30 m
30 Urban Infill 1 £29 m
31 Kent County Council 5 £29 m
32 Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust Queen Alexandra Hospital 2 £29 m
33 The Guinness Partnership 2 £28 m
34 Enable Trust 2 £28 m
35 Southern Housing Group 1 £26 m
36 Lee Valley Regional Park Authority 1 £25 m
37 Tritax 1 £25 m
38 London Borough of Enfield 1 £24 m
39 West Yorkshire Police Authority 1 £23 m
40 Pobl Group (Gwalia Group) 3 £23 m
41 City of York Council 1 £21 m
42 Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead 2 £21 m
43 LNT Care Developments 5 £21 m
44 City of Liverpool Community College 1 £21 m
45 Environment Agency 3 £21 m
46 Paramount City 1 £20 m
47 Govan Housing Association 1 £20 m
48 Log Lux Sarl 1 £20 m
49 Manchester University NHS Trust 1 £20 m
50 PA Housing 1 £20 m

Top 100 clients - year to May

Rank Company name Awards Value
1 Highways England 36 £2,825 m
2 Network Rail 79 £1,086 m
3 Department For Education 59 £684 m
4 Newlands Developments 1 £407 m
5 IM Properties 3 £340 m
6 City Fibre 37 £321 m
7 Bluebutton Properties 2 £300 m
8 London Borough of Barking and Dagenham 13 £251 m
9 Ministry of Justice 16 £229 m
10 Bericote Properties 2 £224 m
11 Knight Knox International 2 £224 m
12 Lidl 44 £215 m
13 Bruntwood Estates 4 £212 m
14 First Panattoni 5 £208 m
15 Mountpark Logistics 2 £207 m
16 Environment Agency 28 £205 m
17 Homes England 12 £197 m
18 Clarion 12 £190 m
19 Art’otel 1 £180 m
20 Ministry of Defence 25 £175 m
21 Commercial Development Projects 6 £163 m
22 Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Trust 2 £156 m
23 Land Securities Group 5 £152 m
24 Great Ormond NHS 1 £149 m
25 Muse Developments 4 £146 m
26 Leeds City Council 17 £146 m
27 Associated British Ports 14 £139 m
28 Blackswan Property 2 £138 m
29 Helical 3 £126 m
30 Next 1 £125 m
31 Crossrail 1 £120 m
32 Henley Camland 2 £120 m
33 EDF 4 £117 m
34 Ballymore Group 2 £115 m
35 McLaren Property 3 £115 m
36 London Borough of Camden 6 £113 m
37 Graftongate Developments 3 £112 m
38 Nikal 1 £110 m
39 North London Waste Authority 2 £110 m
40 HS2 7 £109 m
41 Concord 1 £106 m
42 London Borough of Hounslow 11 £102 m
43 Goodman Logistics 4 £102 m
44 Brookfield Property Partners 1 £100 m
45 Cubex Land 1 £100 m
46 ES Coventry 1 £100 m
47 Global Energy Group 1 £100 m
48 Native Land 1 £100 m
49 Manchester Metropolitan University 4 £98 m
50 Birmingham City Council 19 £97 m
51 Capital & Centric 3 £96 m
52 Helios 1 £94 m
53 North Somerset Council 5 £94 m
54 Cardiff County Council 10 £91 m
55 Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Trust 4 £91 m
56 Highline Investments 2 £90 m
57 M & G Real Estate 2 £90 m
58 Motcomb Estates 3 £89 m
59 Ministry of Defence 3 £88 m
60 Essex County Council 21 £88 m
61 Kent County Council 24 £87 m
62 Cassidy Group 3 £85 m
63 JP Morgan 1 £85 m
64 Grainger 2 £84 m
65 Community Council of Devon 18 £83 m
66 Gazeley 5 £82 m
67 Audley St Elphins 1 £80 m
68 Jaynic Properties 1 £80 m
69 London Borough of Barnet 4 £78 m
70 Manchester City Council 13 £78 m
71 Cambridgeshire County Council 10 £76 m
72 Dominvs 1 £76 m
73 Cumbria County Council 19 £76 m
74 Anchorage Gateway 1 £75 m
75 Barberry Developments 3 £73 m
76 Leicestershire County Council 4 £73 m
77 Aldi 34 £71 m
78 60 SA 1 £70 m
79 Nexus 1 £70 m
80 Aberdeen City Council 16 £69 m
81 Churchmanor Estates Company 2 £67 m
82 NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde 4 £66 m
83 East Dunbartonshire Council 3 £65 m
84 Essential Living (Warlingham) 1 £65 m
85 India Buildings 1 £65 m
86 Meyer Homes 1 £65 m
87 National Grid 2 £65 m
88 East Thames Housing Group 1 £64 m
89 City of London Corporation 6 £64 m
90 Chancerygate Properties 5 £61 m
91 AG Kangaroo Works HeadleaseCo 1 £60 m
92 Hermes Europe 1 £60 m
93 Liverpool Football Club 1 £60 m
94 Astrea Asset Management 2 £59 m
95 Notting Hill Genesis 2 £58 m
96 Department Of Health 5 £58 m
97 London Borough of Islington 6 £58 m
98 Hampshire County Council 14 £57 m
99 First Street Developments  (Ask Property Development) 1 £57 m
100 Blenheim Group 4 £57 m

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Contractor payment records

Payment performance – collated by Build UK
Firm Average payment days % invoices not paid to terms % paid in 60 days

Vinci

24 14 95

Morgan Sindall

27 9 98

Sir Robert McAlpine

28 15 94

John Sisk & Son

29 24 94

Willmott Dixon

30 11 98

Kier

30 21 90

Mace

30 28 92

Interserve

30 39 95

ISG

31 13 99

VolkerWessels

31 22 95

Osborne

31 26 93

Amey

31 38 93

Lendlease

32 12 96

Wates

32 16 97

Laing O’Rourke

32 20 90

Costain

32 26 91

Robertson 

34 42 92

Canary Wharf Contractors

35 15 89

BAM Construct

36 26 94

Murphy

36 33 88

Winvic 

37 15 97

Bowmer and Kirkland

37 27 95

Skanska

39 9 91

Balfour Beatty

40 31 91

Galliford Try

41 13 92

Graham 

41 25 82

Bouygues

42 27 90

McLaren 

42 62 89

BAM Nuttall

47 24 90

Multiplex

49 33 80

Seddon

51 18 90

Freelance trades pay rates

Self-employed trades average weekly pay stood at £878 across all sectors in April.

The best-performing regions for earnings growth last month were the South West (+29%), the North East (+27%) and Yorkshire and the Humber (+27%)

Region April 2021

Average

Month on Month

% Change

Year on Year

% Change

North East £734 -6.9% 27.0%
North West £862 -4.3% 22.4%
Yorkshire and the Humber £817 -4.9% 26.9%
East Midlands £938 -3.1% 16.1%
West Midlands £889 -4.1% 19.5%
Wales £863 3.6% 22.4%
East of England £952 -6.3% 17.2%
London £847 -6.7% 4.7%
South East £917 -5.5% 18.6%
South West £847 -4.4% 29.1%