Period
to 26 January 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 203 228 244
Rank change year-on-year +25 +16 +16
Contract jobs citing Blockchain 22 65 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.36% 0.73% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.55% 3.08% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 51 28
Central London median daily rate £650 £638 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £463 £475 £433
90th Percentile £750 £925 £750
London median daily rate £550 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

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 1,421 2,110 2,162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 23.15% 23.74% 24.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,090 1,662 1,799
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £363
90th Percentile £669 £675 £675
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 9
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.63% +34.87% -38.89%
10th Percentile £23.83 £29.50 £20.75
90th Percentile £39.10 £65.61 £33.86
London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.24 £26.78
% change year-on-year +12.04% +16.67% -21.25%

Blockchain
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Blockchain in Central London

Blockchain
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blockchain in Central London

Blockchain
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blockchain in Central London over the 6 months to 26 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 26 January 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 +14 16 £650 +2.97% 12
Blockchain
London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 9 (40.91%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) Open Source
3 6 (27.27%) Go
3 6 (27.27%) Fintech
3 6 (27.27%) C++
3 6 (27.27%) Finance
4 5 (22.73%) Web Services
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) AWS
4 5 (22.73%) Cryptocurrency
4 5 (22.73%) Ethereum
4 5 (22.73%) DevOps
5 4 (18.18%) Docker
5 4 (18.18%) SaaS
5 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
5 4 (18.18%) Azure
5 4 (18.18%) Workflow Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) SDLC
5 4 (18.18%) Microservices
5 4 (18.18%) Bitcoin
5 4 (18.18%) Kubernetes
5 4 (18.18%) Workflow
5 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Use Case
5 4 (18.18%) UML
5 4 (18.18%) Python
5 4 (18.18%) Sequence Diagram
5 4 (18.18%) State Machine
5 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (13.64%) Distributed Ledger

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) Ethereum
2 3 (13.64%) Hyperledger
3 2 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (9.09%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) AWS
2 4 (18.18%) Azure
2 4 (18.18%) SaaS
3 3 (13.64%) GCP
4 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (9.09%) IaaS
4 2 (9.09%) OpenShift
4 2 (9.09%) PaaS
5 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
1 2 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) JMeter
1 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
1 1 (4.55%) TestRail
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Blockchain Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Blockchain Developer
3 3 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Blockchain Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Marketing Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Product Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Product Marketing Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Software Architect
5 1 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) RESTful
2 3 (13.64%) Smart Contracts
3 2 (9.09%) Node.js
3 2 (9.09%) Qt
3 2 (9.09%) REST
3 2 (9.09%) STL
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) Angular 2
4 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) CSS3
4 1 (4.55%) GraphQL
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Bitcoin
1 4 (18.18%) State Machine
2 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Open Source
2 6 (27.27%) Fintech
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Cryptocurrency
3 5 (22.73%) DevOps
4 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) Microservices
4 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (18.18%) SDLC
4 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 4 (18.18%) Sequence Diagram
4 4 (18.18%) UML
4 4 (18.18%) Use Case
4 4 (18.18%) Workflow
4 4 (18.18%) Workflow Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) B2B
5 3 (13.64%) Functional Programming
5 3 (13.64%) Kanban
5 3 (13.64%) Product Management
5 3 (13.64%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) C++
2 6 (27.27%) Go
3 4 (18.18%) Python
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) Solidity
5 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 2 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 3 (13.64%) Ansible
2 3 (13.64%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) IBM