Period
to 18 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Currency in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Currency over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 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.

Digital Currency (Digital/Electronic Money)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 - 244
Rank change year-on-year - +244 -
Contract jobs citing Digital Currency 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% - 0.015%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% - 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
City of London median daily rate £850 - -
Central London median daily rate £850 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Digital Currency 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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,029 2,996 2,796
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.21% 43.71% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,358 2,307 2,224
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £306 £320 £313
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 35 33
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.10% +7.89% -9.52%
10th Percentile £13.19 £12.61 £11.25
90th Percentile £37.09 £33.25 £79.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £19.50 £17.98
% change year-on-year -1.28% +8.48% -10.13%

Digital Currency
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Currency in the City of London

Digital Currency
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 Digital Currency in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Currency in the City of London

Digital Currency
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Currency in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Currency in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Digital Currency 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 Digital Currency.

1 8 (80.00%) Python
1 8 (80.00%) Blockchain
2 7 (70.00%) Cryptography
2 7 (70.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 7 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (70.00%) Go
2 7 (70.00%) C
2 7 (70.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) C++
3 5 (50.00%) Defensive Programming
3 5 (50.00%) Smart Contracts
3 5 (50.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (30.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) MBA
5 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (20.00%) ISO 8583
5 2 (20.00%) Apple Swift
5 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 2 (20.00%) Android

Digital Currency
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 1 (10.00%) Ethereum
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Blockchain
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Architect
1 7 (70.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Smart Contracts
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Machine to Machine
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (10.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Cryptography
1 7 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (50.00%) Defensive Programming
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Python
2 7 (70.00%) C
2 7 (70.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) C++
2 7 (70.00%) Go
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) Apple Swift
4 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 8583