Period
to 18 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Blockchain skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blockchain over the 6 months to 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Blockchain
London > Central London
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 125 208 198
Rank change year-on-year +83 -10 +57
Contract jobs citing Blockchain 2 53 94
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.098% 0.66% 1.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.36% 2.52% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 40 70
Median daily rate £725 £625 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £688 £403 £408
90th Percentile £763 £850 £925
London median daily rate £500 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -9.09% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - £10.50 -

Blockchain is in the Databases and Business Intelligence 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 database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 555 2,104 2,341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 27.22% 26.20% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 1,679 1,851
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £375 £375 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 14
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.57 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.46% +100.29% -14.40%
10th Percentile £20.90 £22.05 £19.50
90th Percentile £42.65 £70.10 £37.09
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.62
% change year-on-year - +26.74% +1.04%

Blockchain
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Blockchain as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Blockchain in Central London

Blockchain
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Blockchain in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Blockchain in Central London

Blockchain
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 Blockchain within the Central London region over the 6 months to 18 September 2020. 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 +89 2 £725 +11.54% 5
Blockchain
London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Blockchain 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 Blockchain.

1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) Kafka
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 2 (100.00%) Smart Contracts
1 2 (100.00%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Engineering

Blockchain
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:

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Distributed Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Kafka
1 2 (100.00%) Smart Contracts
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Kubernetes