Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 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
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 281 286 254
Rank change year-on-year +5 -32 +3
Contract jobs citing Bitcoin 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.011% 0.056% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.029% 0.14% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Central London median daily rate £650 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% - -
London median daily rate £600 £513 £375
% change year-on-year +17.07% +36.67% -31.82%
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 3,505 3,648 2,796
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 39.13% 40.72% 38.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,596 2,850 2,115
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.38% +1.05%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £310
90th Percentile £695 £713 £675
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 46 30
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.63 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.53% +13.82% -2.54%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.63 £12.35
90th Percentile £36.57 £48.38 £55.00
London median hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.55% +10.06%

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
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 20 February 2019. 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 +8 1 £650 +4.00% 2
Bitcoin
London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Mesos
1 1 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform
1 1 (100.00%) Blockchain

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Blockchain
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (100.00%) Mesos
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform