Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 25 June 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 220 -
Rank change year-on-year +59 - -
Contract jobs citing Blockchain 88 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.27% 0.21% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.08% 0.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 70 11 0
City of London median daily rate £600 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
Central London median daily rate £563 £550 -
% change year-on-year +2.27% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central 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 the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,732 1,651 1,716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.00% 26.38% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,417 1,302 1,361
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £328 £313
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 10
City of London median hourly rate £22.25 £21.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.49% +13.16% -42.42%
10th Percentile £20.63 £20.75 £16.03
90th Percentile £36.90 £22.85 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +39.53% +13.16% -26.28%

Blockchain
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Blockchain in the City of London

Blockchain
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blockchain in the City of London

Blockchain
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blockchain in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blockchain in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Blockchain.

1 32 (36.36%) Fintech
2 31 (35.23%) DevOps
3 28 (31.82%) Finance
4 26 (29.55%) Java
5 25 (28.41%) Docker
6 23 (26.14%) Banking
7 21 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (22.73%) Kubernetes
9 19 (21.59%) SQL
9 19 (21.59%) Distributed Ledger
10 18 (20.45%) Scala
11 17 (19.32%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (19.32%) Amazon AWS
12 16 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
13 15 (17.05%) Microservices
13 15 (17.05%) Cryptocurrency
14 14 (15.91%) C#
14 14 (15.91%) Python
15 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
15 13 (14.77%) Go
15 13 (14.77%) Kafka
16 12 (13.64%) GCP
16 12 (13.64%) Change Management
16 12 (13.64%) Artificial Intelligence
17 11 (12.50%) Ethereum
18 10 (11.36%) Smart Contracts
18 10 (11.36%) TDD
18 10 (11.36%) Scrum
18 10 (11.36%) .NET
18 10 (11.36%) REST

Blockchain
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 11 (12.50%) Ethereum
2 8 (9.09%) Hyperledger
3 4 (4.55%) Confluence
4 3 (3.41%) Apache
4 3 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.27%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.27%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (21.59%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (5.68%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.32%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (19.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.14%) GitHub
4 1 (1.14%) IaaS
4 1 (1.14%) PaaS
4 1 (1.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) HTTP
2 3 (3.41%) DNS
2 3 (3.41%) X.509
3 2 (2.27%) Skype
4 1 (1.14%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (1.14%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.23%) MongoDB
2 6 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.41%) Bigtable
4 3 (3.41%) DB2
4 3 (3.41%) Power BI
4 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.27%) Big Data
5 2 (2.27%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.27%) MySQL
5 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.27%) Redis
5 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) JIRA
1 4 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.27%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.14%) Babel
3 1 (1.14%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.14%) Mocha
3 1 (1.14%) Selenium
3 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.14%) TestNG
3 1 (1.14%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.14%) webpack
General
1 28 (31.82%) Finance
2 23 (26.14%) Banking
3 6 (6.82%) Law
4 5 (5.68%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.27%) Front Office
5 2 (2.27%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.27%) Marketing
6 1 (1.14%) Back Office
6 1 (1.14%) Games
6 1 (1.14%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.14%) Legal
6 1 (1.14%) Retail
6 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (44.32%) Developer
2 19 (21.59%) Blockchain Developer
3 14 (15.91%) Blockchain Engineer
4 10 (11.36%) Java Developer
5 9 (10.23%) Senior Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Analyst
7 7 (7.95%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Java Developer - Fintech
7 7 (7.95%) Java Scala Developer
7 7 (7.95%) Scala Developer
7 7 (7.95%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (7.95%) Senior Java Scala Developer
7 7 (7.95%) Senior Scala Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Senior DevOps
9 5 (5.68%) Digital Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Data Integration Developer
10 3 (3.41%) DB2 Specialist
10 3 (3.41%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (3.41%) PostgreSQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.77%) Kafka
2 10 (11.36%) .NET
2 10 (11.36%) REST
2 10 (11.36%) Smart Contracts
3 8 (9.09%) HTML
4 7 (7.95%) SOAP
4 7 (7.95%) Web Services
5 5 (5.68%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.55%) JSON
6 4 (4.55%) Node.js
6 4 (4.55%) OAuth
6 4 (4.55%) OAuth2
6 4 (4.55%) React
7 3 (3.41%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.41%) LINQ
7 3 (3.41%) Lucene
7 3 (3.41%) WSDL
7 3 (3.41%) XML
7 3 (3.41%) XML Schema
7 3 (3.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (36.36%) Fintech
2 7 (7.95%) Bitcoin
3 6 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.41%) Reference Data
5 3 (3.41%) Tandem
6 2 (2.27%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.27%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.14%) Digital Currency
7 1 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.14%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.55%) Linux
2 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.27%) Unix
3 1 (1.14%) AIX
3 1 (1.14%) Android
3 1 (1.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.23%) DevOps
2 21 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.05%) Cryptocurrency
3 15 (17.05%) Microservices
4 12 (13.64%) Artificial Intelligence
4 12 (13.64%) Change Management
5 10 (11.36%) Scrum
5 10 (11.36%) TDD
6 8 (9.09%) Kanban
6 8 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 7 (7.95%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.82%) SOA
9 5 (5.68%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.55%) Investment Management
10 4 (4.55%) Machine Learning
10 4 (4.55%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 4 (4.55%) Target Operating Model
11 3 (3.41%) High-Frequency Trading
11 3 (3.41%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.55%) Java
2 19 (21.59%) SQL
3 18 (20.45%) Scala
4 14 (15.91%) C#
4 14 (15.91%) Python
5 13 (14.77%) Go
5 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.09%) Java 8
7 7 (7.95%) Kotlin
8 5 (5.68%) R
9 4 (4.55%) Ruby
9 4 (4.55%) Solidity
10 3 (3.41%) XPath
11 2 (2.27%) C
11 2 (2.27%) C++
12 1 (1.14%) ES6
12 1 (1.14%) JSX
12 1 (1.14%) PHP
12 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.41%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.64%) GCP
2 2 (2.27%) MiFID
3 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (28.41%) Docker
2 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (22.73%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.41%) Grafana
2 3 (3.41%) Mesos
2 3 (3.41%) Prometheus
2 3 (3.41%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (3.41%) Terraform
3 2 (2.27%) Puppet
4 1 (1.14%) Ansible
4 1 (1.14%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (7.95%) Google
2 2 (2.27%) Ab Initio
2 2 (2.27%) Informatica
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle
2 2 (2.27%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.14%) IBM
3 1 (1.14%) SaltStack
3 1 (1.14%) Xamarin