Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 271 266 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 - -
Contract jobs citing Bitcoin 19 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.21% 0.025% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.059% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Central London median daily rate £525 £675 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% - -
London median daily rate £563 £525 £600
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% -
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 3,812 3,363 3,329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 41.68% 41.96% 40.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,910 2,503 2,642
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £305
90th Percentile £700 £688 £656
London median daily rate £520 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 44 33
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.32% +8.57% -16.67%
10th Percentile £13.23 £12.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £36.42 £33.25 £69.00
London median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +2.56%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +6 19 £525 -22.22% 5
Bitcoin
London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (94.74%) Blockchain
2 15 (78.95%) Fintech
3 13 (68.42%) Computer Science
3 13 (68.42%) Distributed Ledger
4 12 (63.16%) Solidity
4 12 (63.16%) Ethereum
4 12 (63.16%) Degree
4 12 (63.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (57.89%) Mentoring
5 11 (57.89%) Use Case
6 10 (52.63%) Blog
6 10 (52.63%) Finance
6 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (52.63%) Hyperledger
6 10 (52.63%) R3 Corda
6 10 (52.63%) Commercial Awareness
6 10 (52.63%) Master's Degree
7 9 (47.37%) Value Proposition
8 8 (42.11%) Cryptocurrency
9 5 (26.32%) Cryptography
10 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (15.79%) C#
10 3 (15.79%) CSS
10 3 (15.79%) Python
10 3 (15.79%) Data Structures
11 2 (10.53%) Docker
11 2 (10.53%) Kotlin
11 2 (10.53%) Vue.js
11 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
11 2 (10.53%) Redux

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 12 (63.16%) Ethereum
2 10 (52.63%) Hyperledger
Business Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Distributed Ledger
2 10 (52.63%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) IPFS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (94.74%) Blockchain
2 1 (5.26%) Redis
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Blockchain Consultant
1 9 (47.37%) Consultant
2 6 (31.58%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Blockchain Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Blockchain Lead
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Blockchain Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Blockchain Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer in Test
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Head of Technology
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Python Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
2 2 (10.53%) Redux
2 2 (10.53%) Truffle
2 2 (10.53%) Vue.js
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) React
3 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) Fintech
2 13 (68.42%) Computer Science
3 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (52.63%) Blog
4 3 (15.79%) Data Structures
5 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Mentoring
1 11 (57.89%) Use Case
2 10 (52.63%) Commercial Awareness
3 9 (47.37%) Value Proposition
4 8 (42.11%) Cryptocurrency
5 5 (26.32%) Cryptography
6 2 (10.53%) Information Security
6 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Asynchronous Programming
7 1 (5.26%) DevOps
7 1 (5.26%) Microservices
7 1 (5.26%) Open Source
7 1 (5.26%) Open Source Development
7 1 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (5.26%) SDET
7 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Solidity
2 3 (15.79%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) C
3 2 (10.53%) C++
3 2 (10.53%) Go
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) Kotlin
4 1 (5.26%) Java 8
4 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Computer Science Degree
1 12 (63.16%) Degree
2 10 (52.63%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) Consul
2 1 (5.26%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (5.26%) Mesos
2 1 (5.26%) Terraform