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Top 100 contractors – wins in year to April

Rank Contractor No. contracts Value
1 Morgan Sindall 149 £2,518.9m
2 Kier 80 £1,663.2m
3 Willmott Dixon 85 £1,602.8m
4 Royal BAM 57 £1,493.4m
5 Galliford Try 62 £1,095.5m
6 Wates 46 £1,059.4m
7 Skanska 8 £985.5m
8 Sir Robert McAlpine 19 £968.9m
9 J Murphy 8 £921.3m
10 Mace 17 £909.2m
11 RG Group 10 £847.5m
12 Lendlease 8 £840.3m
13 Balfour Beatty 53 £805.5m
14 Bouygues 6 £805.2m
15 Ardmore 8 £760.3m
16 Bowmer & Kirkland 45 £741.5m
17 Hill Partnerships 22 £715.5m
18 ISG 55 £706.9m
19 McLaren 11 £688.0m
20 GRAHAM Construction 23 £657.6m
21 Multiplex Europe 6 £602.0m
22 HG 10 £549.4m
23 McLaughlin & Harvey 11 £546.9m
24 Tilbury Douglas 60 £536.8m
25 Winvic 22 £533.2m
26 Vinci 47 £522.0m
27 GMI 19 £495.0m
28 Caddick 31 £481.7m
29 Robertson 38 £461.5m
30 Higgins 8 £445.9m
31 Glencar 21 £414.4m
32 Farrans 6 £358.0m
33 Laing O’Rourke 5 £347.7m
34 McAleer & Rushe 6 £323.3m
35 United Living 9 £310.5m
36 Lendlease 3 £302.6m
37 London Square 1 £300.0m
38 Domis Construction 4 £266.0m
39 JJ Rhatigan & Company 4 £248.0m
40 JRL 2 £248.0m
41 The Torsion Group 5 £213.6m
42 VolkerWessels 12 £210.1m
43 Countryside 4 £208.3m
44 Legacie Contracts 1 £200.0m
45 RED 10 £194.0m
46 Beard 48 £192.2m
47 Vistry 3 £189.5m
48 Barnfield 17 £187.4m
49 Morrison 23 £185.1m
50 Sacyr 1 £180.0m
51 Gilbert – Ash 8 £178.1m
52 Commercial Development Projects 5 £170.0m
53 Bennett Construction 3 £165.0m
54 Mott MacDonald (JBA Bentley) 10 £164.7m
55 Darwin Group 13 £160.0m
56 Clegg 16 £157.9m
57 Readie 10 £155.6m
58 Lindum 47 £151.8m
59 Berkeley Group 2 £151.6m
60 Ryebridge 2 £150.6m
61 Elements Europe 1 £150.0m
62 Mulalley & Company 3 £144.0m
63 Equans 33 £139.7m
64 Henry Boot 11 £129.7m
65 Buckingham Group 5 £128.0m
66 Dragados S.A 1 £125.0m
67 GF Tomlinson 21 £122.0m
68 OCU Group 3 £120.7m
69 Barnwood 13 £118.6m
70 J.J. Rhatigan & Co 2 £115.0m
71 REDS10 14 £114.3m
72 RG Carter 17 £114.2m
73 ARJ 7 £113.6m
74 MTX Contracts 10 £110.8m
75 Black & Veatch 1 £109.5m
76 Lawrence Baker 10 £104.5m
77 SDC 3 £103.7m
78 Keady Construction 3 £103.0m
79 Wilten Construction 10 £102.2m
80 Knight Build 2 £100.6m
81 Newry Construction 1 £100.0m
82 Speller Metcalfe 23 £99.5m
83 Novus Renewable Services 1 £97.5m
84 Barnes Construction 20 £96.8m
85 Magrock 8 £95.5m
86 Mildren 15 £95.3m
87 Vermont 2 £95.0m
88 Jenner 8 £94.8m
89 Octavius Infrastructure 2 £93.2m
90 FI Construction 2 £93.0m
91 Marbank Construction 10 £92.3m
92 Thomas Sinden 12 £92.0m
93 8 Build 9 £91.0m
94 Parkway 10 £86.8m
95 Feltham 15 £85.9m
96 Bugler 7 £85.5m
97 Barhale 12 £84.6m
98 Luddon 26 £83.2m
99 Clark Contracts 24 £82.4m
100 John Sisk 6 £81.1m

Top 50 contractors – wins in April

Rank Contractor No. contracts Value
1 Skanska 2 £408.0m
2 Ardmore 2 £340.0m
3 Kier 12 £266.5m
4 Morgan Sindall 13 £247.6m
5 Sacyr 1 £180.0m
6 RG Group 3 £122.5m
7 Bowmer & Kirkland 7 £112.7m
8 GRAHAM Construction 4 £109.5m
9 Wates 2 £103.5m
10 McLaren 1 £100.0m
11 Galliford Try 4 £78.6m
12 Tilbury Douglas 12 £75.4m
13 Integrated Health Projects 4 £75.0m
14 McAleer & Rushe 1 £70.0m
15 Wilten Construction 2 £64.0m
16 Robertson 5 £64.0m
17 Willmott Dixon 6 £59.7m
18 Gilbert – Ash 2 £59.0m
19 Balfour Beatty 7 £58.7m
20 Vinci 7 £57.0m
21 GMI 2 £55.1m
22 Commercial Development Projects 1 £45.8m
23 Ant Yapi (UK) 1 £45.0m
24 Royal BAM 6 £42.8m
25 Caddick 2 £39.0m
26 CR Construction (U.K) Company 1 £38.0m
27 Barnfield 2 £35.5m
28 Eden Muir 1 £35.0m
29 Mildren 2 £35.0m
30 Beard 6 £33.6m
31 The De Group UK 1 £30.0m
32 Clark Contracts 3 £28.0m
33 Darwin Group 3 £26.6m
34 REDS10 3 £24.3m
35 ACS 1 £22.7m
36 Applebridge Construction 1 £22.0m
37 Broham Forecourt Development 1 £21.0m
38 Luddon 3 £20.4m
39 GF Tomlinson 2 £20.0m
40 Hill Partnerships 1 £20.0m
41 MSK Contracts 1 £20.0m
42 Morrison 3 £19.6m
43 Brims Construction 2 £19.0m
44 Neilcott 2 £18.5m
45 Classic Builders 3 £16.9m
46 Interclass 3 £16.8m
47 Chiltern Design & Build 1 £16.2m
48 Ashleigh Scotland 2 £16.2m
49 Nevada Construction 1 £16.1m
50 WT Partnership 1 £16.0m

Top 50 clients – awards in April

Rank Client No. awards Value
1 Southwark Charities 1 £400.0m
2 Tees Valley Combined Authority 1 £400.0m
3 Landsec 1 £250.0m
4 Reef Group 1 £240.0m
5 Department For Education 16 £200.4m
6 British Land 2 £200.0m
7 Velindre NHS Trust 1 £180.0m
8 Telehouse International 1 £158.0m
9 Stawson Holdings 1 £121.0m
10 Government Property Agency 1 £118.0m
11 Oxfordshire County Council 2 £107.3m
12 Endurance Land 1 £100.0m
13 SSE 1 £96.0m
14 Milton Keynes Council 1 £85.0m
15 London Borough of Lewisham 1 £73.7m
16 Dorset Healthcare University NHS Trust 2 £70.2m
17 Greenwich Millennium Village 1 £70.0m
18 Derby City Council 1 £60.0m
19 Riverside Group 1 £60.0m
20 First Panattoni 1 £59.9m
21 Commercial Development Projects 1 £45.8m
22 Chelsea Barracks Partnership 1 £45.0m
23 Emersons Green Urban Village 1 £45.0m
24 Hunter Ardent Developments 1 £44.4m
25 Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council 2 £42.3m
26 SRE London 1 £38.0m
27 Monte Blackburn 2 £35.9m
28 BlackRock UK Property Fund 1 £35.0m
29 Bristow Helicopters 2 £35.0m
30 Eden Muir 1 £35.0m
31 Nuneaton & Bedworth Borough Council 1 £35.0m
32 Lincolnshire County Council 3 £34.5m
33 Department for Levelling Up Housing and Communities 3 £34.4m
34 Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council 1 £34.4m
35 St Pauls School 1 £31.0m
36 Godwin Developments 1 £30.0m
37 Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospital NHS Trust 2 £30.0m
38 TG Acquisitions 1 £30.0m
39 Eton College 1 £28.0m
40 Bristol City Council 6 £27.2m
41 East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust 1 £26.0m
42 LSP Developments 2 £25.6m
43 Victoria Hall Management Host 1 £25.1m
44 Ministry of Justice 2 £24.2m
45 St Andrews Leisure 1 £23.6m
46 Sunderland City Council 3 £23.6m
47 Surrey County Council 5 £23.4m
48 NHS Property Services 3 £22.4m
49 Treveth Holdings Llp 1 £22.2m
50 Durham County Council 1 £22.0m

Top 100 clients - awards in year to April

Rank Clients No. awards Value
1 Ministry of Defence 45 £1,402.7m
2 Department for Transport 4 £1,361.2m
3 Department For Education 242 £1,255.2m
4 National Grid 8 £708.2m
5 Tees Valley Combined Authority 10 £616.0m
6 Network Rail 68 £613.2m
7 Southwark Charities 2 £560.0m
8 Scottish Prison Services 12 £543.2m
9 (blank) 27 £539.4m
10 Drax Power 3 £490.0m
11 Ministry of Justice 28 £484.6m
12 Argent Group 4 £475.0m
13 Zenobe Energy 2 £447.0m
14 Museum of London 3 £445.8m
15 Gloucestershire County Council 8 £411.0m
16 Peabody Trust 8 £410.2m
17 LS Lavington Street 1 £400.0m
18 Land Securities Group 3 £386.0m
19 Tritax 6 £374.7m
20 FCC Environment 1 £350.0m
21 BAE Systems 10 £337.8m
22 Shrewsbury & Telford NHS Trust 8 £333.8m
23 Citigroup Head Office 1 £328.7m
24 Telehouse International 4 £321.1m
25 Associated British Ports 8 £320.1m
26 London Borough of Hackney 18 £302.3m
27 Ellison Oxford 2 £300.6m
28 Alcemi 1 £300.0m
29 SMS Energy Services 1 £300.0m
30 Vulcan Wharf Holdings Llp 1 £300.0m
31 Unite Students 7 £277.3m
32 Olympian Homes 3 £265.0m
33 Westminster City Council 8 £262.8m
34 Middlesbrough Borough Council 9 £253.0m
35 Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor A/S 1 £250.0m
36 Landsec 1 £250.0m
37 London Borough of Ealing 5 £241.1m
38 Force 9 Energy Partners Llp 1 £240.0m
39 Reef Group 1 £240.0m
40 Watford Borough Council 4 £217.0m
41 Northumbrian Water 20 £216.7m
42 Whitbread 3 £214.1m
43 Royal London Asset Management 3 £209.9m
44 University of Sussex 9 £203.7m
45 London Borough Of Southwark 7 £202.8m
46 British Land 4 £200.5m
47 BBC 1 £200.0m
48 Brockwell Energy Limited 1 £200.0m
49 Capital Real Estate 1 £200.0m
50 Lasalle Investment Management 1 £200.0m
51 Legacie Developments 1 £200.0m
52 Pace (Hills Road) Limited 1 £200.0m
53 Prudential UK Real Estate Partnership 1 £200.0m
54 City of London Corporation 17 £199.2m
55 Clarion Housing Group 8 £197.8m
56 Salboy 2 £195.6m
57 Notting Hill Genesis 5 £187.6m
58 University of Exeter 2 £186.0m
59 Nottinghamshire County Council 4 £181.4m
60 Velindre NHS Trust 1 £180.0m
61 The Crown Estate 10 £178.0m
62 National Highways 22 £167.5m
63 Anglian Water 5 £167.0m
64 LSV UK I CPC Propco 2 £160.0m
65 Oxford Science Park 1 £160.0m
66 Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council 3 £158.0m
67 Eutopia Homes Limited 2 £156.7m
68 Severn Trent Water 11 £155.6m
69 YTL Developments UK 1 £154.9m
70 Stanhope 3 £154.0m
71 Government Property Agency 2 £151.9m
72 Google UK 1 £150.0m
73 XLCC 1 £150.0m
74 BayWa r.e. UK 3 £147.9m
75 Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council 15 £144.3m
76 Great Portland Estates 2 £144.0m
77 Unite Group 5 £143.0m
78 London Borough Of Haringey 5 £142.8m
79 West Suffolk Council 2 £140.3m
80 St Modwen 10 £138.7m
81 North Ayrshire Council 15 £133.0m
82 East Riding Of Yorkshire Council 30 £132.6m
83 Thames Water 7 £132.5m
84 NHS Highland 3 £132.4m
85 IQ Student Accommodation 2 £131.9m
86 Wykeland Group 3 £131.6m
87 Grainger 2 £131.1m
88 Cornwall County Council 20 £130.7m
89 Avanton 1 £130.0m
90 Derby City Council 9 £129.5m
91 Leeds Bradford International Airport 2 £128.0m
92 3R Energy Solutions 1 £126.0m
93 Fusion Residential Fusion Students 2 £126.0m
94 Oxfordshire County Council 9 £125.5m
95 Romal Capital 2 £125.0m
96 Birchgrove Services Llp 3 £124.0m
97 Stawson Holdings 1 £121.0m
98 AMP Energy Services 3 £120.4m
99 Henry Boot 12 £120.2m
100 Old Park Lane Management 1 £120.0m

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Contractor payment records

Payment performance – collated by Build UK

Average payment days

% not paid to terms

% paid within 60 days

Amey

15

19

98

ISG

15

21

98

Costain

18

9

99

Osborne

19

34

95

Lendlease

21

0

100

Ferrovial

21

19

97

Morgan Sindall

24

4

99

Murphy

24

13

93

Morrison Utility Services

25

15

94

Canary Wharf Contractors

26

1

99

Galliford Try

26

11

99

Mace

26

12

95

Sir Robert McAlpine

27

6

94

Bouygues

27

18

95

VolkerWessels

27

25

96

Willmott Dixon

28

11

99

FM Conway

28

11

97

Henry Boot

28

15

94

Vinci

28

16

94

BAM Nuttall

28

16

94

Laing O’Rourke

28

17

91

John Sisk & Son

29

18

97

Multiplex

30

14

93

Wates

30

20

98

McLaren Construction

30

26

100

BAM Construct

30

28

96

Bowmer and Kirkland

30

28

95

Kier

32

27

91

McLaughlin and Harvey

33

22

96

Tilbury Douglas

33

28

95

Graham Construction

34

6

96

Novus Property Solutions

36

11

95

Balfour Beatty

36

15

96

TSL

37

32

89

Seddon

38

5

97

Winvic

38

11

94

Skanska

38

28

85

Robertson Construction

38

28

94

Eurovia

46

19

85

Northstone

46

68

76

EQUANS

48

3

86

Watkin Jones

48

9

85

Colas

63

61

68

 

Freelance trades pay rates

Self-employed trades average weekly pay slipped 4.4% to £941 in April, but was 5.4% higher than a year ago.

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

Region

April 2023

Average

Prior month

Change

12 month

Change

North East

£757

0.8%

12.3%

North West

£907

-4.9%

5.6%

Yorks & Humbs

£919

-2.6%

6.4%

East Midlands

£1,008

-5.0%

9.2%

West Midlands

£913

-6.3%

0.4%

Wales

£974

2.7%

20.0%

East of England

£1,020

-4.6%

7.0%

London

£974

-2.6%

3.9%

South East

£948

-7.2%

1.4%