Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 226 -
Rank change year-on-year +53 - -
Contract jobs citing Blockchain 82 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.18% 0.24% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.58% 0.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 58 5 0
City of London median daily rate £625 £625 -
Central London median daily rate £625 £625 -
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 1,789 1,713 1,670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.82% 25.26% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,417 1,348 1,323
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.51% +0.54%
10th Percentile £370 £363 £319
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 5
City of London median hourly rate £22.25 £25.99 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.40% +36.80% -43.70%
10th Percentile £19.50 £20.75 £16.13
90th Percentile £37.09 £33.25 £33.94
Central London median hourly rate £22.25 £25.99 £19.00
% change year-on-year -14.40% +36.80% -36.67%

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 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blockchain in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (39.02%) Fintech
2 30 (36.59%) Distributed Ledger
3 28 (34.15%) Finance
4 26 (31.71%) Docker
4 26 (31.71%) DevOps
5 21 (25.61%) Kubernetes
5 21 (25.61%) Artificial Intelligence
6 18 (21.95%) Ethereum
6 18 (21.95%) Bitcoin
7 17 (20.73%) Scala
7 17 (20.73%) Kafka
8 16 (19.51%) Python
8 16 (19.51%) Solidity
9 15 (18.29%) C#
10 14 (17.07%) Banking
10 14 (17.07%) Degree
10 14 (17.07%) Computer Science
10 14 (17.07%) Smart Contracts
11 13 (15.85%) Go
11 13 (15.85%) MongoDB
12 12 (14.63%) Cryptography
12 12 (14.63%) Computer Science Degree
13 11 (13.41%) R3 Corda
13 11 (13.41%) Mentoring
13 11 (13.41%) Cryptocurrency
13 11 (13.41%) C++
13 11 (13.41%) C
13 11 (13.41%) Use Case
14 10 (12.20%) Blog
14 10 (12.20%) SQL

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 18 (21.95%) Ethereum
2 10 (12.20%) Hyperledger
3 3 (3.66%) Apache
4 2 (2.44%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 30 (36.59%) Distributed Ledger
2 11 (13.41%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.66%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.22%) IaaS
5 1 (1.22%) PaaS
5 1 (1.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) Skype
2 1 (1.22%) HTTP
2 1 (1.22%) IPFS
2 1 (1.22%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.85%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.66%) DB2
4 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.22%) Big Data
5 1 (1.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.44%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.22%) Babel
2 1 (1.22%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.22%) Mocha
2 1 (1.22%) Selenium
2 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.22%) TestNG
2 1 (1.22%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.22%) webpack
General
1 28 (34.15%) Finance
2 14 (17.07%) Banking
3 5 (6.10%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.66%) Marketing
5 2 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Back Office
6 1 (1.22%) Games
6 1 (1.22%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.22%) Law
6 1 (1.22%) Legal
6 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (23.17%) Blockchain Engineer
2 18 (21.95%) Developer
3 12 (14.63%) Architect
4 10 (12.20%) Blockchain Consultant
4 10 (12.20%) Consultant
5 8 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Blockchain Developer
6 7 (8.54%) Security Architect
7 6 (7.32%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (6.10%) Senior DevOps
8 5 (6.10%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Ethereum Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Blockchain Architect
10 3 (3.66%) DB2 DBA
10 3 (3.66%) DB2 Specialist
10 3 (3.66%) DBA
10 3 (3.66%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL DBA
10 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL Specialist
10 3 (3.66%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.73%) Kafka
2 14 (17.07%) Smart Contracts
3 6 (7.32%) Truffle
4 5 (6.10%) .NET
5 4 (4.88%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.88%) CSS
6 3 (3.66%) Akka
7 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.44%) HTML
7 2 (2.44%) Node.js
7 2 (2.44%) Redux
7 2 (2.44%) REST
7 2 (2.44%) Vue.js
8 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.22%) JSLint
8 1 (1.22%) OAuth2
8 1 (1.22%) Sass
8 1 (1.22%) SOAP
8 1 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (39.02%) Fintech
2 18 (21.95%) Bitcoin
3 14 (17.07%) Computer Science
4 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (12.20%) Blog
5 8 (9.76%) Algorithms
5 8 (9.76%) Digital Currency
6 5 (6.10%) Data Structures
6 5 (6.10%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.44%) User Experience
8 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.88%) Linux
2 1 (1.22%) AIX
2 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.22%) Unix
2 1 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.71%) DevOps
2 21 (25.61%) Artificial Intelligence
3 12 (14.63%) Cryptography
4 11 (13.41%) Cryptocurrency
4 11 (13.41%) Mentoring
4 11 (13.41%) Use Case
5 10 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.20%) Commercial Awareness
6 9 (10.98%) Change Management
6 9 (10.98%) Value Proposition
7 7 (8.54%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (6.10%) Defensive Programming
9 4 (4.88%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (4.88%) Microservices
9 4 (4.88%) Scrum
9 4 (4.88%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.66%) Functional Programming
10 3 (3.66%) SDET
10 3 (3.66%) TDD
10 3 (3.66%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.73%) Scala
2 16 (19.51%) Python
2 16 (19.51%) Solidity
3 15 (18.29%) C#
4 13 (15.85%) Go
5 11 (13.41%) C
5 11 (13.41%) C++
6 10 (12.20%) SQL
7 6 (7.32%) Java
8 4 (4.88%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.88%) Kotlin
9 3 (3.66%) Ruby
10 1 (1.22%) ES6
10 1 (1.22%) Java 8
10 1 (1.22%) JSX
10 1 (1.22%) PHP
10 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Degree
2 12 (14.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (12.20%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) QA
1 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (31.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (25.61%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.88%) Mesos
2 4 (4.88%) Terraform
3 3 (3.66%) Grafana
3 3 (3.66%) Prometheus
4 2 (2.44%) Ansible
4 2 (2.44%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (2.44%) Puppet
5 1 (1.22%) Consul
5 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (4.88%) ConsenSys
2 2 (2.44%) Ab Initio
2 2 (2.44%) Informatica
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle
2 2 (2.44%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.22%) Google
3 1 (1.22%) IBM
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.22%) SaltStack