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Top 100 contractors – wins year to August

Rank Contractor No. Projects Value
1 Kier 134 £3,408.3m
2 Wates 73 £1,721.0m
3 Royal BAM 71 £1,529.1m
4 Morgan Sindall 136 £1,525.3m
5 Bowmer & Kirkland 66 £1,385.1m
6 Mace 21 £1,373.2m
7 Skanska 14 £1,299.0m
8 Galliford Try 95 £1,175.0m
9 Laing O’Rourke 10 £1,167.7m
10 Winvic 27 £1,152.2m
11 ISG 78 £1,132.3m
12 FCC 3 £1,127.9m
13 Buckingham Group 24 £1,051.1m
14 Vinci 72 £966.4m
15 GRAHAM Construction 27 £957.7m
16 Willmott Dixon 76 £877.2m
17 Multiplex Europe 2 £850.0m
18 VolkerWessels 40 £831.3m
19 Sir Robert McAlpine 16 £757.4m
20 Acciona 1 £683.0m
21 Vistry 19 £676.3m
22 Balfour Beatty 37 £660.1m
23 Ardmore 3 £650.0m
24 GMI 27 £646.5m
25 McLaughlin & Harvey 21 £538.1m
26 Webuild 1 £531.3m
27 Glencar 34 £524.7m
28 McLaren 18 £483.1m
29 Readie 24 £462.3m
30 ROK Construction 4 £441.6m
31 Robertson 52 £438.8m
32 Tilbury Douglas 55 £417.9m
33 Caddick 31 £374.8m
34 Tarmac 27 £372.0m
35 Henry Construction 10 £371.2m
36 Tolent 31 £354.7m
37 JRL 3 £335.0m
38 John Sisk 11 £319.3m
39 Lendlease 3 £307.3m
40 HG 9 £275.1m
41 A & H 20 £256.9m
42 Benniman 15 £241.0m
43 Hill Partnerships 11 £239.0m
44 Gilbert – Ash 10 £231.4m
45 RG Group 6 £218.5m
46 Bouygues 10 £213.4m
47 RG Carter 24 £212.1m
48 Tide Construction 2 £195.0m
49 BeMo Tunneling 1 £187.5m
50 Beard 48 £182.8m
51 Walters (UK) 6 £180.8m
52 Eric Wright 21 £171.3m
53 BCEGI 5 £170.5m
54 Equans 42 £162.7m
55 Keltbray 8 £161.8m
56 CCG 10 £156.8m
57 Darwin Group 13 £147.5m
58 Barnfield 15 £146.7m
59 Esh 21 £145.4m
60 United Living 8 £142.6m
61 Effifage Genie Civil Marine 1 £142.4m
62 Jan De Nul NV 1 £142.4m
63 TSL 9 £134.3m
64 Merit Holdings 3 £133.5m
65 Clegg 13 £129.4m
66 Farrans 8 £129.4m
67 Jones Brothers 12 £128.6m
68 Henry Boot 10 £128.3m
69 Deconstruct (UK) t/a The De Group UK 6 £127.6m
70 Mulalley & Company 6 £126.7m
71 JJ Rhatigan & Company 3 £122.5m
72 Renaker 1 £120.0m
73 Neilcott 18 £119.9m
74 Countryside Properties (UK) 5 £119.4m
75 Legacie Contracts 4 £119.0m
76 Triton 18 £118.2m
77 Costain 4 £116.8m
78 J Murphy 14 £115.5m
79 Ashe Construction 17 £110.6m
80 Curo Construction 6 £103.3m
81 MCS 10 £102.0m
82 Socotec UK 2 £100.1m
83 Westcombe Group 1 £100.0m
84 Durkan 5 £95.3m
85 Story Construction 18 £93.4m
86 SDC 8 £91.5m
87 Feltham 17 £90.9m
88 McAleer & Rushe 6 £90.6m
89 Cruden 11 £89.6m
90 Smith Construction (Heckington) 5 £89.4m
91 Marbank Construction 15 £88.8m
92 Howard Russell Construction 3 £86.0m
93 Linear Projects 2 £82.0m
94 Muir Construction 14 £81.4m
95 Newry Construction 2 £80.0m
96 Wynne Construction 15 £79.9m
97 Higgins 5 £79.9m
98 Lindum 38 £77.7m
99 Galliard Homes 2 £77.3m
100 Vision Construct 2 £77.0m

Top 50 contractors – wins in August

Rank Contractor No. Projects Value
1 Kier 16 £561.0m
2 Skanska 1 £450.0m
3 Buckingham Group 9 £312.9m
4 VolkerWessels 7 £211.5m
5 Morgan Sindall 12 £157.2m
6 Galliford Try 19 £142.7m
7 Bowmer & Kirkland 7 £134.3m
8 A & H 3 £104.8m
9 GRAHAM Construction 2 £93.0m
10 Winvic 3 £80.5m
11 Hill Partnerships 3 £71.1m
12 Vinci 1 £65.0m
13 Tilbury Douglas 13 £63.7m
14 Keltbray 1 £55.0m
15 Balfour Beatty 5 £54.5m
16 EcoDev Group 1 £51.8m
17 Howard Russell Construction 1 £49.0m
18 Benniman 2 £48.7m
19 Wates 9 £45.6m
20 Sir Robert McAlpine 2 £45.0m
21 Esh 3 £42.3m
22 McLaren 1 £40.0m
23 HG 1 £39.4m
24 Royal BAM 7 £36.0m
25 Willmott Dixon 9 £33.2m
26 Henry Construction 1 £32.5m
27 GMI 2 £32.0m
28 Equans 4 £31.0m
29 RJ McLeod 3 £22.9m
30 Jehu Group 2 £22.8m
31 Readie 2 £21.6m
32 Glencar 1 £21.0m
33 Algeco 1 £20.4m
34 Higgins 1 £18.5m
35 Tarmac 4 £18.2m
36 Guildmore 1 £18.0m
37 Bugler 2 £16.6m
38 Tolent 3 £16.6m
39 Robertson 4 £16.0m
40 REDS10 1 £15.0m
41 EV Waddington 1 £14.3m
42 Knights Brown 2 £14.0m
43 Simpson (York) 1 £14.0m
44 Bouygues 2 £12.2m
45 ASF 1 £12.0m
46 Jack Lunn Construction 1 £12.0m
47 Simply Construct UK 1 £12.0m
48 TSL 1 £11.4m
49 Kind & Company (Builders) 2 £11.4m
50 Fortis Vision 1 £11.2m

Top 50 clients – awards in August

Rank Client No. Projects Value
1 National Highways 6 £543.9m
2 Ministry of Justice 16 £470.1m
3 Tritax 1 £200.0m
4 Fortum Glasgow 1 £150.0m
5 St Modwen 4 £94.3m
6 Legal & General 4 £85.9m
7 Mulberry 2 £80.5m
8 Fareham Borough Council 1 £80.0m
9 Gulf Ventures 2 1 £80.0m
10 Reuben Brothers 1 £80.0m
11 Department For Education 11 £75.6m
12 St James Group 1 £75.0m
13 Capital International 1 £70.0m
14 A2 Dominion Developments 3 £68.9m
15 Anesco 2 £68.8m
16 UGC (Urban Growth Company) 1 £65.0m
17 ASM Global Route Development 2 £56.0m
18 Chancerygate 2 £55.0m
19 EcoDev Group 1 £51.8m
20 Pannatoni 1 £49.3m
21 Chase Commercial 1 £45.0m
22 Firethorn Developments 1 £40.0m
23 Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust 1 £40.0m
24 Southern Home Ownership 1 £39.4m
25 Verdion 3 £37.5m
26 Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council 2 £36.0m
27 Network Rail 8 £34.6m
28 London & Quadrant Housing Trust 1 £34.0m
29 Curzon De Vere 1 £30.0m
30 Keele University 1 £30.0m
31 Reef Estates /UrbanR 1 £29.0m
32 Pocket Living 1 £28.0m
33 Peveril Securities 1 £27.7m
34 Lidl 7 £27.5m
35 AC Lloyd Homes 1 £26.5m
36 East Riding Of Yorkshire Council 1 £26.0m
37 Lowry Outlet Mall 1 £26.0m
38 Teeside University 1 £25.1m
39 Environment Agency 5 £23.1m
40 St William Homes 1 £21.7m
41 Aura North East 1 £21.6m
42 Wilson Bowden Developments 1 £21.0m
43 Chessington Hotels 1 £20.0m
44 Gloucestershire County Council 1 £20.0m
45 Hub South West 1 £20.0m
46 The Cabinet Office Government Property Unit 1 £20.0m
47 Wyre Forest District Council 1 £20.0m
48 Thames Water 2 £19.7m
49 Notting Hill Genesis 1 £19.4m
50 Great Places 2 £19.0m

Top 100 clients - awards year to August

Rank Client No. Projects Value
1 North London Waste Authority 3 £1,367.7m
2 National Highways 25 £1,317.6m
3 Somerset County Council 12 £1,261.3m
4 Network Rail 108 £1,152.5m
5 Ministry of Justice 103 £1,105.7m
6 Tritax 15 £851.4m
7 Ministry of Defence 30 £848.2m
8 Delancey Estates 1 £800.0m
9 States of Jersey 2 £800.0m
10 Department For Education 102 £788.2m
11 Shepperton Studios 2 £600.0m
12 The Welsh Government 3 £590.0m
13 Everton Football Club 1 £500.0m
14 MARK 1 £500.0m
15 The Peel Group 13 £376.6m
16 Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council 7 £350.6m
17 City of London Corporation 13 £330.6m
18 St Modwen 20 £311.9m
19 London Borough of Ealing 20 £306.4m
20 Ritz Hotel 1 £300.0m
21 High Speed Two (HS2) 21 £286.5m
22 Able UK 2 £284.8m
23 Public Health England 9 £274.3m
24 Homes England 9 £272.6m
25 ISG 1 £265.7m
26 Beltane Asset Management 3 £265.0m
27 IM Properties 5 £263.0m
28 Caudwell Collection 2 £258.4m
29 Lendlease 2 £251.0m
30 Dounreay Site Restoration 3 £250.4m
31 Scottish & Southern Energy Scottish Hydro Electric 1 £250.0m
32 Southside Unit Trust 1 £235.0m
33 University of Oxford 8 £230.7m
34 Bruntwood Estates 6 £230.5m
35 Land Securities Group 7 £230.0m
36 Legal & General 22 £227.9m
37 Nissan Motor Manufacturing (UK) 1 £219.8m
38 Kier 4 £209.8m
39 London Borough of Enfield 8 £209.3m
40 Devonport Royal Dockyard 3 £201.0m
41 Lisbon Street Development 1 £200.0m
42 Project Light Development 1 1 £200.0m
43 Chancerygate 13 £197.9m
44 AWE 2 £196.6m
45 Prologis 4 £188.5m
46 Perth & Kinross District Council 10 £183.7m
47 Luton & Dunstable Hospital NHS Trust 3 £174.3m
48 London Borough of Barking and Dagenham 8 £173.8m
49 Firethorn Developments 4 £172.0m
50 Gloucester City Council 3 £169.0m
51 Leeds City Council 36 £168.3m
52 British Land 10 £165.2m
53 Environment Agency 42 £160.3m
54 Capital & Regional 1 £160.0m
55 Lidl 44 £159.0m
56 Stoford Properties 7 £158.4m
57 Portman Investments (Baker Street) Limited 1 £158.0m
58 Vastint 5 £157.0m
59 Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council 3 £156.2m
60 Invesco Real Estate 2 £155.0m
61 Mulberry 6 £152.7m
62 Nottinghamshire County Council 3 £151.8m
63 Dominvs 3 £150.7m
64 Reef Estates /UrbanR 4 £150.1m
65 Esso Petroleum Company 1 £150.0m
66 Fortum Glasgow 1 £150.0m
67 Olympian Homes 1 £150.0m
68 Northumberland County Council 19 £143.9m
69 Kent County Council 25 £142.0m
70 Capital International 2 £140.0m
71 Forbes of Kingennie 2 £140.0m
72 Taras Properties 1 £140.0m
73 Cardiff County Council 19 £136.9m
74 Buckinghamshire County Council 15 £136.3m
75 PragmatIC Semiconductor 2 £136.0m
76 Home Bargains (TJ Morris ) 14 £134.6m
77 Lancashire County Council 12 £133.9m
78 London Borough of Barnet 7 £132.1m
79 Bargate Property Llp 1 £132.0m
80 Mountpark Logistics 2 £130.7m
81 Thames Water 8 £130.3m
82 Royal Holloway University of London 1 £130.0m
83 Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospital NHS Trust 5 £128.7m
84 Clarion 6 £127.7m
85 Muse Developments 7 £122.6m
86 Birmingham City Council 15 £122.4m
87 Anglo American 1 £120.0m
88 SH Reading Master Llp 1 £120.0m
89 Stonecutter Court Unit Trust (Trustee 1) 1 £120.0m
90 Vita Group 1 £120.0m
91 Emerson PropCo Sarl 2 £119.0m
92 Central Bedfordshire Council 13 £112.1m
93 Newcastle Upon Tyne Foundation NHS Trust 4 £110.7m
94 Paradise Circus Partnership 1 £110.0m
95 Seaforth Land Holdings 1 £110.0m
96 Cambridgeshire County Council 13 £109.9m
97 London Borough of Camden 3 £109.1m
98 Scottish Borders Council 6 £108.0m
99 City of Edinburgh Council 11 £107.4m
100 Barclays Bank 4 £107.2m

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Contractor payment records

Payment performance – collated by Build UK
Firm Average payment days % not paid to terms % paid within 60 days
Amey 14 15 98
ISG 15 6 99
Canary Wharf Contractors 18 0 100
Costain 21 13 97
Vinci 24 11 96
Morgan Sindall 25 7 98
Wates 25 25 96
Lendlease 26 2 100
Morrison Utility Services 26 6 89
Murphy 27 20 91
Bouygues 27 22 93
Galliford Try 28 8 98
Willmott Dixon 28 11 99
Mace 29 17 94
VolkerWessels 29 23 95
Osborne 29 30 93
Sir Robert McAlpine 30 10 96
Laing O’Rourke 30 19 93
McLaren Construction 30 38 99
Tilbury Douglas 30 39 95
Novus Property Solutions 33 10 94
BAM Construct 33 28 95
Kier 34 19 90
Robertson Construction 35 17 98
Balfour Beatty 36 25 93
Multiplex 37 21 90
Bowmer and Kirkland 37 27 95
Winvic Construction 38 6 96
John Sisk & Son 38 23 97
Seddon 39 11 97
Skanska 39 14 87
Graham Construction 40 10 96
BAM Nuttall 41 23 88
Engie 42 1 97

 

Freelance trades pay rates

Self-employed trades average weekly pay rose 3.5% to £953 in July.

The best-performing regions for earnings were London and the East of England where average trades pay packets top £1000.

Region

July 2022

Average

Month on Month

% Change

Year on Year

% Change

North East

£735

3.4%

-2.0%

North West

£921

5.5%

8.6%

Yorkshire and the Humber

£922

4.7%

12.0%

East Midlands

£954

-2.8%

-5.9%

West Midlands

£974

4.3%

7.3%

Wales

£920

8.2%

0.5%

East of England

£1,045

3.8%

8.0%

London

£1,010

1.5%

13.4%

South East

£989

5.3%

5.1%

South West

£909

2.0%

3.1%