Period
to 18 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Bitcoin in contract job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Bitcoin over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Bitcoin
London > Central London
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 280 250 -
Rank change year-on-year -30 - -
Contract jobs citing Bitcoin 17 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.18% 0.013% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.032% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Central London median daily rate £500 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% - -
London median daily rate £550 £550 £600
% change year-on-year - -8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

Bitcoin is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,897 3,110 3,292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 41.87% 40.87% 39.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,968 2,337 2,630
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £300 £300
90th Percentile £713 £675 £669
London median daily rate £510 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 37 45
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% -7.07%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.45 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.58 £29.86 £53.50
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.95 £20.16
% change year-on-year +2.51% +8.91% +1.73%

Bitcoin
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Bitcoin as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Bitcoin in Central London

Bitcoin
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Bitcoin in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Bitcoin in Central London

Bitcoin
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bitcoin in Central London over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bitcoin in Central London

Bitcoin
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bitcoin within the Central London region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -9 15 £513 -21.15% 3
West End of London - 1 - - 4
Bitcoin
London

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Bitcoin also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Bitcoin.

1 16 (94.12%) Blockchain
2 11 (64.71%) Fintech
2 11 (64.71%) Cryptocurrency
3 10 (58.82%) Ethereum
4 8 (47.06%) Solidity
4 8 (47.06%) Distributed Ledger
4 8 (47.06%) Degree
4 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
5 7 (41.18%) Use Case
5 7 (41.18%) Hyperledger
5 7 (41.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
6 6 (35.29%) Java
6 6 (35.29%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) Cryptography
7 5 (29.41%) Blog
7 5 (29.41%) C++
7 5 (29.41%) Python
7 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (29.41%) R3 Corda
7 5 (29.41%) Commercial Awareness
7 5 (29.41%) Master's Degree
8 4 (23.53%) Value Proposition
9 3 (17.65%) CSS
9 3 (17.65%) C
9 3 (17.65%) C#
9 3 (17.65%) Ruby
9 3 (17.65%) Data Structures
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS

Bitcoin
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (58.82%) Ethereum
2 7 (41.18%) Hyperledger
Business Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (29.41%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) IPFS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) Blockchain
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Blockchain Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Blockchain Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Blockchain Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Blockchain Lead
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Developer in Test
5 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Low Latency Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Python Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Ruby Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
2 2 (11.76%) React
2 2 (11.76%) Redux
2 2 (11.76%) Truffle
2 2 (11.76%) Vue.js
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Fintech
2 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
3 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (29.41%) Blog
4 3 (17.65%) Data Structures
5 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Cryptocurrency
2 7 (41.18%) Use Case
3 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
4 5 (29.41%) Commercial Awareness
4 5 (29.41%) Cryptography
5 4 (23.53%) Value Proposition
6 2 (11.76%) Information Security
6 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) API Integration
7 1 (5.88%) DevOps
7 1 (5.88%) Low Latency
7 1 (5.88%) Machine Learning
7 1 (5.88%) Microservices
7 1 (5.88%) Open Source
7 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (5.88%) SDET
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 1 (5.88%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Solidity
2 6 (35.29%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) C++
3 5 (29.41%) Python
4 3 (17.65%) C
4 3 (17.65%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) Ruby
5 2 (11.76%) Go
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) Kotlin
6 1 (5.88%) Java 8
6 1 (5.88%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (29.41%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Consul
1 1 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Xamarin