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Top 100 contractors – year to September

Rank Contractor Projects Value
1 Morgan Sindall 131   £1,534.0M
2 Kier 127   £1,507.7M
3 ISG 75   £1,506.4M
4 Royal BAM 59   £1,441.2M
5 Winvic 26   £1,415.2M
6 Willmott Dixon 95   £1,283.0M
7 Wates 51   £1,183.8M
8 Bowmer & Kirkland 70   £1,101.1M
9 Vinci 54   £944.1M
10 John Graham 32   £840.2M
11 Skanska 12   £758.9M
12 Laing O’Rourke 8   £722.4M
13 Sir Robert McAlpine 25   £717.1M
14 Bouygues 16   £684.7M
15 VolkerWessels 25   £673.1M
16 Mace 11   £637.5M
17 Galliford Try 61   £629.1M
18 Multiplex Europe 11   £621.7M
19 TSL 17   £580.5M
20 McLaren 20   £554.4M
21 Buckingham Group 18   £545.7M
22 Balfour Beatty 29   £454.8M
23 Hill Partnerships 19   £440.7M
24 Henry Construction 14   £434.0M
25 Farrans 17   £419.9M
26 HG 15   £417.3M
27 Vistry 16   £412.5M
28 Tarmac 29   £411.7M
29 Robertson 49   £393.1M
30 Costain 6   £385.9M
31 Readie 25   £376.3M
32 JRL 5   £355.5M
33 Commercial Development Projects 26   £351.3M
34 GMI 19   £321.9M
35 McLaughlin & Harvey 25   £309.8M
36 Caddick 27   £287.1M
37 Dragados 1   £285.5M
38 BCEGI 2   £269.5M
39 McAleer & Rushe 7   £269.5M
40 United Living 8   £269.0M
41 Glencar 27   £263.7M
42 Engie 51   £248.4M
43 Tolent 20   £218.6M
44 Gilbert – Ash 15   £217.7M
45 John Sisk 9   £207.4M
46 Ardmore 5   £203.9M
47 Ferrovial Agroman 1   £198.0M
48 Lendlease 7   £196.6M
49 Domis 8   £181.2M
50 Milestone Infrastructure 2   £181.0M
51 A & H 19   £177.8M
52 RG Carter 25   £175.7M
53 Hargreaves Services 1   £175.0M
54 FCC 1   £171.2M
55 Roadbridge 1   £171.2M
56 CCG 19   £169.5M
57 Renaker 2   £160.0M
58 Tilbury Douglas 23   £159.3M
59 Beard 53   £156.3M
60 Midas 26   £150.8M
61 Swanside 1   £150.0M
62 SDC 21   £139.1M
63 Barnwood 16   £138.9M
64 Parkway 8   £132.9M
65 Montel Civil Engineering 14   £131.9M
66 Esh 29   £130.6M
67 Seddon 21   £129.0M
68 Barnfield 18   £128.7M
69 Clegg 15   £125.8M
70 Jarvis Contracting 7   £122.5M
71 Royal Boskalis Westminster 1   £120.0M
72 Lindum 32   £118.5M
73 Muir Construction 13   £114.7M
74 Mitie 6   £110.9M
75 Eric Wright 15   £108.1M
76 C Spencer 6   £107.4M
77 RED 9   £105.6M
78 John Sisk 2   £105.0M
79 Durkan 3   £101.0M
80 Clark Contracts 24   £100.9M
81 ISG 4   £97.8M
82 Osborne 16   £96.8M
83 Stepnell 19   £96.2M
84 Vermont 2   £95.0M
85 Brymor 6   £92.9M
86 DSP Construction Management 1   £90.0M
87 Higgins 5   £88.8M
88 Barnack Construction 11   £85.9M
89 CJ O’Shea 3   £82.0M
90 Watkin Jones 3   £81.5M
91 Triton 22   £78.4M
92 Neilcott 18   £77.7M
93 J Murphy 16   £76.8M
94 Barhale 2   £76.3M
95 Colas 3   £76.3M
96 Conlon 20   £75.1M
97 Wynne Construction 17   £72.7M
98 Speller Metcalfe 25   £72.1M
99 Armstrong Projects 1   £70.0M
100 Blenheim House 5   £69.0M

Top 50 contractors – wins in September

Rank Contracts Projects  Value
1 Kier 22   £373.2M
2 Buckingham Group 4   £269.8M
3 ISG 16   £193.6M
4 Royal BAM 6   £179.9M
5 Wates 10   £163.2M
6 Morgan Sindall 17   £162.2M
7 Vinci 9   £105.9M
8 John Sisk 2   £105.0M
9 Willmott Dixon 7   £100.0M
10 Caddick 5   £91.0M
11 Glencar 4   £86.7M
12 VolkerWessels 4   £84.6M
13 Bowmer & Kirkland 5   £84.3M
14 TSL 2   £60.0M
15 Mace 1   £53.0M
16 Galliford Try 6   £52.4M
17 Henry Construction 1   £50.0M
18 Barnfield 3   £47.4M
19 Gilbert – Ash 2   £46.1M
20 Graham Group 1   £45.0M
21 GMI 2   £41.0M
22 Readie 3   £40.8M
23 Laing O’Rourke 3   £37.7M
24 Hill Partnerships 2   £37.0M
25 Winvic 1   £32.5M
26 McLaughlin & Harvey 2   £32.0M
27 Midas 2   £31.7M
28 Benniman 4   £29.4M
29 Portal Construction NW 2   £27.5M
30 Engie 18   £27.0M
31 Colorado Group 2   £25.6M
32 Clegg 3   £23.7M
33 Beard 6   £23.3M
34 Esh 2   £22.5M
35 Sir Robert McAlpine 1   £22.0M
36 Premier Modular 2   £20.6M
37 Crossfield Construction 1   £20.0M
38 Brymor 1   £19.5M
39 Mitie 2   £18.1M
40 ARJ 1   £18.0M
41 Robertson 4   £17.3M
42 RG Carter 3   £16.8M
43 Feltham 2   £16.0M
44 Calmont Group 1   £15.8M
45 Triton 2   £15.5M
46 CCG 1   £15.4M
47 Brenig Construction 2   £15.2M
48 Barnes Construction 2   £15.0M
49 Walter Thompson 1   £15.0M
50 John Weaver 3   £14.1M

Top 50 clients – awards in September

Rank Client Awards Value
1 Tritax 3   £266.4M
2 Kier Property Developments 1   £200.0M
3 Department For Education 24   £149.4M
4 Northumberland County Council 7   £130.7M
5 Ministry of Justice 11   £118.9M
6 Perth & Kinross District Council 1   £118.0M
7 London South Bank University 1   £100.0M
8 Siemens 1   £82.0M
9 Thames Water 2   £81.0M
10 University of the West of England 1   £78.0M
11 Bericote Properties 1   £60.0M
12 Chatham Billingham (P & M) 1   £60.0M
13 Genr8 Rochdale 1   £60.0M
14 Astrea Asset Management 1   £58.0M
15 Caddick Developments 1   £56.9M
16 Lidl 4   £56.3M
17 Public Health England Porton Down 1   £55.7M
18 Land Securities Group 1   £53.0M
19 Beltane Asset Management 1   £50.0M
20 Reef Estates /UrbanR 1   £50.0M
21 Statera Energy 1   £49.9M
22 Imperial College London 3   £46.3M
23 Oxford Science Park 1   £45.0M
24 Prologis 1   £45.0M
25 Monte Blackburn 2   £44.9M
26 DWS Grundbesitz 1   £40.0M
27 Wilcox Homes (Lincolnshire) 1   £38.6M
28 Olympia Exhibitions 1   £35.0M
29 Bam Monk Bridge 1   £34.7M
30 Candleriggs Developments 2 1   £32.6M
31 Tungsten Properties 1   £32.5M
32 Henry Boot Developments 1   £32.0M
33 Kent County Council 5   £31.4M
34 Manchester City Council 2   £30.7M
35 Savista Developments 1   £30.0M
36 The University of Edinburgh Estates Department 1   £30.0M
37 Newton Energi 1   £28.5M
38 Athena Group 1   £27.5M
39 Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council 1   £27.0M
40 John Fergus & Co 1   £25.0M
41 Net World Sports 1   £25.0M
42 Bristol City Council 2   £23.1M
43 Virginia Hayward 1   £22.6M
44 South Tees Hospital NHS Trust 2   £22.1M
45 Anchor Hanover Group 1   £20.0M
46 Fred Longworth High School 1   £20.0M
47 Frimley Park Hospital NHS Trust 1   £20.0M
48 High Speed 2 1   £20.0M
49 King’s Cross Central General Partner 1   £20.0M
50 Middlesbrough Borough Council 1   £20.0M

Top 50 clients - year to September

1 Highways England 19   £1,291.8M
2 Network Rail 70   £938.0M
3 Department For Education 80   £762.4M
4 Olympus Property Holding 1   £600.0M
5 The Welsh Government 7   £537.3M
6 Tritax 12   £421.4M
7 Newlands Developments 1   £406.5M
8 Oakview Group 1   £350.0M
9 Qatari Diar 1   £350.0M
10 North London Waste Authority 3   £335.1M
11 Citigroup 1   £328.7M
12 Lidl 57   £294.2M
13 Reef Estates /UrbanR 5   £282.3M
14 ISG 2   £273.7M
15 London Borough of Enfield 8   £271.3M
16 Stanhope 3   £270.0M
17 Power by Britishvolt 1   £250.0M
18 Segro 13   £247.2M
19 London Borough of Barking and Dagenham 10   £247.0M
20 Norfolk County Council 21   £239.0M
21 National Highways 9   £236.6M
22 Transport for West Midlands 5   £232.0M
23 Commercial Development Projects 13   £224.8M
24 Knight Knox International 2   £224.0M
25 Perth & Kinross District Council 5   £213.6M
26 Aldi 65   £211.6M
27 Land Securities Group 8   £207.5M
28 Chinese Embassy 1   £202.5M
29 Oxfordshire County Council 9   £201.4M
30 Bluebutton Properties 1   £200.0M
31 Kier Property Developments 1   £200.0M
32 Moda Living 1   £200.0M
33 Ministry of Justice 28   £195.5M
34 Taradina Number 2 1   £189.2M
35 Mountpark Logistics 1   £186.6M
36 Fife Council 9   £184.0M
37 Ministry of Defence 27   £175.6M
38 West Cumbria Mining 1   £175.0M
39 Stoford Properties 7   £174.2M
40 Homes England 12   £170.7M
41 Prologis 6   £167.4M
42 The Guinness Partnership 6   £163.7M
43 Thames Water 5   £162.5M
44 Suffolk County Council 14   £161.8M
45 Vita Group 2   £161.8M
46 St Modwen 14   £161.4M
47 Environment Agency 26   £159.2M
48 University of Oxford 8   £159.0M
49 Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Trust 2   £156.0M
50 Renfrewshire Council 10   £151.1M
51 Sourced Developments 1   £150.0M
52 Quadrant Estates 2   £149.6M
53 Edmund De Rothschild Real Estate 2   £146.4M
54 Blackswan Property 3   £139.5M
55 North Somerset Council 7   £137.9M
56 Northumberland County Council 11   £137.4M
57 Siemens 6   £132.6M
58 Associated British Ports 12   £126.4M
59 Capital & Centric 4   £126.0M
60 Next 2   £126.0M
61 Warmflame Developments 4   £125.7M
62 Notting Hill Genesis 2   £125.0M
63 Watford Borough Council 5   £122.5M
64 Crossrail 2   £121.0M
65 Harwich Haven Authority 1   £120.0M
66 Henley Camland 2   £120.0M
67 University of Bristol 3   £119.0M
68 Kent County Council 27   £117.4M
69 London Borough of Hounslow 13   £117.3M
70 Bruntwood Estates 5   £117.2M
71 McLaren Property 3   £115.0M
72 Stockport MBC 6   £114.4M
73 Finchatton 1   £111.0M
74 High Speed Two (HS2) 11   £110.8M
75 Patrizia UK 4   £110.7M
76 Lendlease 2   £109.2M
77 Southern Housing Group 4   £109.0M
78 London Borough of Camden 4   £108.2M
79 Clowes Developments 9   £107.8M
80 Robert Hitchins 8   £106.8M
81 Concord 1   £106.0M
82 Legal and General 4   £105.6M
83 Clarion 6   £105.5M
84 Battersea Power Station Development Company 1   £100.0M
85 Brookfield Property Partners 1   £100.0M
86 Cubex Land 1   £100.0M
87 ES Coventry 1   £100.0M
88 Global Energy Group 1   £100.0M
89 London South Bank University 1   £100.0M
90 Platform Life 1   £100.0M
91 Uniserve 1   £100.0M
92 First Panattoni 4   £99.8M
93 Peabody Trust 6   £98.7M
94 Durham County Council 17   £97.8M
95 Barberry Developments 4   £97.7M
96 Chancerygate 8   £96.2M
97 Manchester Metropolitan University 5   £95.2M
98 M & G Real Estate 3   £95.0M
99 The Peel Group 7   £94.1M
100 Arlington Business Parks 2   £94.0M

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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 15 95

Sir Robert McAlpine

24 18 96

Costain

25 19 95

Morgan Sindall

27 9 98

ISG

28 13 98

McLaren Construction

28 38 96

Willmott Dixon

29 10 99

VolkerWessels

29 24 96

Robertson Construction

29 37 95

Osborne

30 23 93

Tilbury Douglas

30 39 95

Lendlease

31 7 97

Laing O’Rourke

31 19 93

Kier

31 28 90

Amey

31 38 93

BAM Construct

32 26 96

John Sisk & Son

32 26 93

Mace

32 29 90

Wates

35 21 95

Murphy

36 23 83

Winvic Construction

37 14 97

Bowmer and Kirkland

37 27 95

Galliford Try

38 10 95

Multiplex

38 20 88

Canary Wharf Contractors

38 21 89

Bouygues

38 22 93

Balfour Beatty

38 26 92

Skanska

41 10 89

Graham Construction

42 18 90

Engie

45 1 96

BAM Nuttall

46 24 90

Seddon

49 15 96

 

Freelance trades pay rates

Self-employed trades average weekly pay stood at £913 across all sectors in September.

The best-performing regions for earnings growth last month were the North West (+3.3%) and London (+1.8%)

Region

September

Average

Month on Month

% Change

Year on Year

% Change

North East

£782

-2.9%

4.8%

North West

£887

3.3%

1.7%

Yorkshire and the Humber

£805

-4.1%

-1.6%

East Midlands

£1,012

-1.0%

18.8%

West Midlands

£917

-4.9%

1.2%

Wales

£932

0.3%

5.5%

East of England

£983

-1.0%

3.6%

London

£938

1.8%

10.1%

South East

£937

-3.4%

-0.7%

South West

£849

-5.4%

1.6%