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Top 100 contractors – year to August

Rank Contractor Projects Value
1 Morgan Sindall 129   £1,660.8M
2 Winvic 28   £1,655.3M
3 ISG 70   £1,489.5M
4 Royal BAM 58   £1,436.0M
6 Kier 120   £1,358.0M
7 Willmott Dixon 93   £1,266.6M
8 Wates 44   £1,134.6M
9 Bowmer & Kirkland 69   £1,069.6M
10 Skanska 16   £892.4M
11 John Graham 33   £853.0M
12 Balfour Beatty 28   £846.9M
13 Vinci 48   £843.4M
14 Sir Robert McAlpine 27   £832.5M
5 Laing O’Rourke 8   £722.4M
15 Mace 13   £706.1M
16 Bouygues 14   £681.5M
17 VolkerWessels 25   £622.7M
18 Multiplex Europe 11   £621.7M
19 McLaren 22   £613.1M
20 Galliford Try 62   £602.0M
21 TSL 15   £520.5M
22 Vistry 19   £465.7M
23 HG 15   £443.3M
24 Tarmac 28   £434.4M
25 Farrans 18   £420.1M
26 Hill Partnerships 18   £403.7M
27 Readie 23   £400.5M
28 Robertson 50   £395.1M
29 Buckingham Group 15   £389.9M
30 Henry Construction 14   £389.4M
31 Costain 5   £375.1M
32 JRL 5   £355.5M
33 Commercial Development Projects 26   £351.3M
34 GMI 18   £310.9M
35 Dragados 1   £285.5M
36 McLaughlin & Harvey 24   £278.6M
37 McAleer & Rushe 8   £270.5M
38 BCEGI 2   £269.5M
39 United Living 8   £269.0M
40 Ardmore 6   £253.9M
41 Engie 39   £244.4M
42 John Sisk 10   £243.8M
43 Tolent 19   £215.7M
44 Caddick 25   £210.6M
45 Tilbury Douglas 27   £199.2M
46 Lendlease 6   £195.6M
47 A & H 19   £194.8M
48 Domis 8   £181.2M
49 Milestone Infrastructure 2   £181.0M
50 Glencar 23   £177.0M
51 Hargreaves Services 1   £175.0M
52 FCC 1   £171.2M
53 Roadbridge 1   £171.2M
54 Gilbert – Ash 11   £169.8M
55 Seddon 25   £167.0M
56 RG Carter 23   £163.2M
57 Midas 31   £163.1M
58 Renaker 3   £160.3M
59 CCG 19   £157.3M
60 Clegg 17   £150.7M
61 Swanside 1   £150.0M
62 Beard 53   £147.3M
63 SDC 20   £138.9M
64 Montel Civil Engineering 15   £135.9M
65 Parkway 8   £132.9M
66 Barnwood 15   £128.9M
67 Jarvis Contracting 8   £124.5M
68 RG Group 5   £124.1M
69 Esh 29   £123.5M
70 Henry Boot 7   £120.8M
71 Royal Boskalis Westminster 1   £120.0M
72 Muir Construction 13   £114.7M
73 Lindum 28   £113.2M
74 Eric Wright 15   £108.1M
75 C Spencer 6   £107.4M
76 Oktra 4   £106.9M
77 Higgins 7   £106.8M
78 Clark Contracts 25   £105.5M
79 RED 8   £105.3M
80 Taylor Wimpey 6   £103.0M
81 Durkan 3   £101.0M
82 Ferrovial 1   £100.0M
83 JJ Rhatigan & Company 2   £100.0M
84 Colas 4   £97.3M
85 Osborne 16   £96.8M
86 Vermont 2   £95.0M
87 Mitie 4   £92.8M
88 DSP Construction Management 1   £90.0M
89 Stepnell 19   £89.2M
90 Speller Metcalfe 24   £84.4M
91 Barnfield 16   £83.8M
92 Watkin Jones 3   £81.5M
93 Brymor 6   £80.8M
94 Conlon 23   £80.5M
95 CJ O’Shea 2   £80.0M
96 G2 Energy 4   £79.0M
97 J Murphy 15   £76.8M
98 Neilcott 18   £76.2M
99 RJ McLeod 8   £75.7M
100 Barhale 1   £75.7M

Top 50 contractors – wins in August

Rank Contractor Projects Value
1 ISG 6  £319.9M
2 Vinci 5  £245.6M
3 Vistry 2  £235.0M
4 Wates 4  £186.9M
5 Balfour Beatty 2  £183.2M
6 Henry Construction 3  £156.9M
7 Willmott Dixon 8  £122.4M
8 JRL 3  £115.5M
9 TSL 2  £105.0M
10 Morgan Sindall 10  £94.6M
11 Durkan 1  £85.0M
12 Montel Civil Engineering 2  £82.0M
13 Bowmer & Kirkland 4  £78.7M
14 Robertson 6  £71.4M
15 BCEGI 1  £67.0M
16 Royal BAM 4  £63.0M
17 McLaren 2  £59.0M
18 Caddick 4  £54.8M
19 Vermont 1  £47.5M
20 Quadrant Construction Services 1  £45.0M
21 Winvic 1  £45.0M
22 Doosan Enpure 1  £40.0M
23 LNT 2  £32.9M
24 MCR Property 1  £30.1M
25 Jehu Group 2  £28.3M
26 Commercial Development Projects 4  £27.3M
27 Kier 8  £25.8M
28 Blenheim House 1  £25.0M
29 Ross-Shire Engineering 1  £25.0M
30 Galliford Try 5  £24.6M
31 Barnack Estates UK 1  £22.9M
32 Caledonian Modular 1  £21.7M
33 Benniman 1  £20.7M
34 Farrans 2  £19.0M
35 HH Smith & Sons 1  £18.8M
36 Laing O’Rourke 1  £18.3M
37 ACS 1  £18.0M
38 Gilbert – Ash 1  £18.0M
39 Hobson & Porter 2  £17.0M
40 Sir Robert McAlpine 3  £16.3M
41 R & M Williams 1  £15.6M
42 Midas 4  £15.2M
43 Silver Development & Construction 1  £15.2M
44 Mitnija UK 1  £15.0M
45 John Sisk 2  £14.2M
46 Walter Lilly 2  £13.5M
47 HG 1  £13.0M
48 Barnfield 3  £12.6M
49 Magrock 1  £12.2M
50 Curo Construction 1  £10.6M

Top 50 clients – awards in August

Rank Client Awards Value
1 ISG 1   £265.7M
2 London Borough of Enfield 2   £235.0M
3 National Highways 5   £234.7M
4 Fife Council 1   £180.0M
5 Stanhope 1   £150.0M
6 GLP Technology 1   £93.0M
7 Peabody Housing Association 1   £85.0M
8 Robert Hitchins 2   £82.0M
9 Thames Water 2   £80.0M
10 BentallGreenOak 1   £70.0M
11 Packaged Living Limited 1   £70.0M
12 Colony Capital LLC 1   £67.0M
13 Tristan Capital 1   £64.9M
14 London & Quadrant Housing Trust 2   £60.2M
15 Your Housing Group 1   £47.5M
16 SH Reading Master Llp 2   £45.5M
17 Clowes Developments 1   £45.0M
18 The Science and Technology Facilities Council 1   £45.0M
19 Department For Education 4   £41.8M
20 Newco 8915 Limited 1   £40.0M
21 Cambridgeshire County Council 9   £39.4M
22 Bournemouth University 1   £38.0M
23 English Cities Fund 1   £36.1M
24 DHL Exel Supply Chain 1   £35.0M
25 Telford & Wrekin Borough Council 1   £34.0M
26 LNT Care Developments 2   £32.9M
27 MCR Property Group 1   £30.1M
28 United Learning Trust 1   £30.0M
29 Commercial Development Projects 4   £27.2M
30 Kent County Council 3   £25.3M
31 Equinix Group Limited 1   £25.0M
32 Scottish Water 1   £25.0M
33 Quarry Hill Developments 1   £24.8M
34 Chesterfield Royal Hospital Foundation Trust 2   £24.0M
35 Robertson 1   £23.0M
36 Barnack Estates UK Limited 1   £22.9M
37 Milford Haven Port Authority 1   £21.0M
38 Barberry Developments 1   £20.7M
39 Witherslack Group 1   £20.6M
40 Barratt David Wilson Homes 5   £20.4M
41 The University of Edinburgh 1   £20.0M
42 Argent Group 1   £19.0M
43 Rochdale Council 1   £18.8M
44 Lidl 5   £18.4M
45 Penydre High School 1   £18.3M
46 King Sloane Properties 1   £18.3M
47 Ashmour / Bywater Properties Investment Management 1   £18.0M
48 Redsun Projects 2   £18.0M
49 Tata Steel 1   £18.0M
50 Crosslane Student Developments 1   £15.6M

Top 50 clients - year to August

Rank Client Awards Value
1 Highways England 25   £2,028.3M
3 Network Rail 71   £941.7M
4 Department For Education 59   £632.5M
2 Olympus Property Holding 1   £600.0M
5 The Welsh Government 7   £537.3M
6 Newlands Developments 1   £406.5M
7 Oakview Group 1   £350.0M
8 Qatari Diar 1   £350.0M
9 North London Waste Authority 3   £335.1M
10 Citigroup 1   £328.7M
11 IM Properties 2   £305.0M
12 Bluebutton Properties 2   £300.0M
13 ISG 2   £273.7M
14 London Borough of Enfield 8   £271.3M
15 Stanhope 3   £270.0M
16 Segro 14   £254.2M
17 London Borough of Barking and Dagenham 11   £252.2M
18 Lidl 58   £250.2M
19 Power by Britishvolt 1   £250.0M
20 National Highways 5   £234.7M
21 Reef Estates /UrbanR 4   £232.3M
22 Transport for West Midlands 5   £232.0M
23 Commercial Development Projects 13   £224.8M
24 Knight Knox International 2   £224.0M
25 First Panattoni 5   £213.8M
26 Homes England 15   £203.0M
27 Chinese Embassy 1   £202.5M
28 Aldi 57   £202.3M
29 Oxfordshire County Council 9   £201.4M
30 Moda Living 1   £200.0M
31 Ministry of Defence 32   £198.1M
32 Fife Council 12   £195.7M
33 Taradina Number 2 1   £189.2M
34 Mountpark Logistics 1   £186.6M
35 Environment Agency 27   £175.7M
36 West Cumbria Mining 1   £175.0M
37 Stoford Properties 7   £174.2M
38 Stockport MBC 8   £169.9M
39 St Modwen 15   £166.4M
40 The Guinness Partnership 6   £163.7M
41 Vita Group 2   £161.8M
42 University of Oxford 9   £161.2M
43 Suffolk County Council 12   £158.4M
44 Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Trust 2   £156.0M
45 Tritax 9   £155.0M
46 Land Securities Group 7   £154.5M
47 Renfrewshire Council 10   £151.1M
48 Sourced Developments 1   £150.0M
49 Quadrant Estates 2   £149.6M
50 Edmund De Rothschild Real Estate 2   £146.4M
51 Scottish Water 12   £145.4M
52 Blackswan Property 3   £139.5M
53 Associated British Ports 14   £136.4M
54 Norfolk County Council 20   £135.9M
55 Taunton and Somerset NHS Trust 6   £130.6M
56 Clarion 7   £130.5M
57 Helical 2   £130.0M
58 Capital & Centric 4   £126.0M
59 Next 2   £126.0M
60 Warmflame Developments 4   £125.7M
61 Notting Hill Genesis 2   £125.0M
62 North Somerset Council 6   £123.9M
63 Watford Borough Council 5   £122.5M
64 Prologis 5   £122.4M
65 Royal London Asset Management 3   £122.0M
66 Crossrail 2   £121.0M
67 Harwich Haven Authority 1   £120.0M
68 Henley Camland 2   £120.0M
69 Bruntwood Estates 4   £116.8M
70 London Borough of Hounslow 12   £116.3M
71 McLaren Property 3   £115.0M
72 Ridgeback Group 2   £115.0M
73 Finchatton 1   £111.0M
74 High Speed Two (HS2) 11   £110.8M
75 Southern Housing Group 5   £110.5M
76 Lendlease 2   £109.2M
77 London Borough of Camden 4   £108.2M
78 Clowes Developments 9   £107.8M
79 Robert Hitchins 8   £106.8M
80 Transport for London 7   £106.5M
81 Concord 1   £106.0M
82 Legal and General 4   £105.6M
83 University of Bristol 2   £104.0M
84 London Square 3   £102.7M
85 University of Birmingham 4   £101.0M
86 Battersea Power Station Development Company 1   £100.0M
87 Brookfield Property Partners 1   £100.0M
88 Cubex Land 1   £100.0M
89 ES Coventry 1   £100.0M
90 Global Energy Group 1   £100.0M
91 Platform Life 1   £100.0M
92 Portsoken 1   £100.0M
93 Uniserve 1   £100.0M
94 Manchester University NHS Trust 10   £100.0M
95 Durham County Council 15   £98.9M
96 Patrizia UK 3   £96.7M
97 Perth & Kinross District Council 5   £96.6M
98 Chancerygate 8   £96.2M
99 Manchester Metropolitan University 5   £95.2M
100 M & G Real Estate 3   £95.0M

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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 £904 across all sectors in July.

The best-performing regions for earnings growth last month were Wales (+7.5%), London (+7.2%) and South West (+6.9%)

Region

July 2021

Average

Month on Month

% Change

Year on Year

% Change

North East

£750

4.0%

0%

North West

£848

3.5%

2.8%

Yorkshire and the Humber

£823

3.4%

-1.6%

East Midlands

£1,014

2.6%

15.8%

West Midlands

£908

0.4%

-1.5%

Wales

£915

7.5%

0%

East of England

£968

2.2%

0.2%

London

£891

7.2%

-0.9%

South East

£941

2.8%

-1.8%

South West

£882

6.9%

0.2%