Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 13 December 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
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 624 524 795
Rank change year-on-year -100 +271 +63
Contract jobs citing Blockchain 250 356 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.37% 0.079%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.14% 1.70% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 303 50
England median daily rate £550 £550 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.39% +1.28%
10th Percentile £375 £330 £261
90th Percentile £835 £750 £628
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £494
% change year-on-year - +11.39% +1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 21,903 20,933 21,521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.72% 22.02% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,400 14,570 14,386
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.19%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £291
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 244 310
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.53% +17.27% -
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.68 £10.55
90th Percentile £57.50 £56.84 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £31.15 £28.00
% change year-on-year +4.33% +11.25% -0.22%

Blockchain
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Blockchain in England

Blockchain
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blockchain in England

Blockchain
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blockchain in England over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blockchain in England

Blockchain
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blockchain in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blockchain in England

Blockchain
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blockchain within the England region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. 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
London -83 208 £600 +9.09% 141
North of England -8 11 £525 +6.33% 9
South East -5 9 £500 +25.00% 9
Midlands -5 9 £475 +35.71% 4
East Midlands - 9 £475 - 1
North West -18 7 £525 +5.00% 7
South West -33 7 £275 -21.43% 4
East of England +7 4 £430 - 3
Yorkshire -7 4 £513 +86.36% 1
Blockchain
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 England region with a requirement for Blockchain.

1 88 (35.20%) Finance
2 66 (26.40%) JavaScript
3 62 (24.80%) DevOps
4 54 (21.60%) Docker
5 53 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (20.80%) Fintech
7 51 (20.40%) Python
8 49 (19.60%) Java
8 49 (19.60%) Kubernetes
9 48 (19.20%) Artificial Intelligence
10 44 (17.60%) Git (software)
10 44 (17.60%) Microsoft Azure
11 42 (16.80%) Distributed Ledger
12 41 (16.40%) Node.js
13 38 (15.20%) Amazon AWS
14 37 (14.80%) C++
15 36 (14.40%) Ethereum
16 34 (13.60%) Banking
17 33 (13.20%) SQL
18 31 (12.40%) C#
18 31 (12.40%) Solidity
18 31 (12.40%) MongoDB
19 30 (12.00%) Linux
20 29 (11.60%) CSS
20 29 (11.60%) Degree
20 29 (11.60%) Machine Learning
20 29 (11.60%) React
21 27 (10.80%) AngularJS
22 26 (10.40%) Jenkins
22 26 (10.40%) Go

Blockchain
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 36 (14.40%) Ethereum
2 20 (8.00%) Hyperledger
3 5 (2.00%) Confluence
3 5 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.60%) Apache
4 4 (1.60%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.40%) CMS
6 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.40%) IIS
6 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.60%) InVision
3 1 (0.40%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 42 (16.80%) Distributed Ledger
2 18 (7.20%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.40%) Exstream
3 1 (0.40%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.40%) Ripple
3 1 (0.40%) Ripple XRP
Cloud Services
1 44 (17.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (15.20%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (3.20%) PaaS
5 6 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.40%) GitHub
5 6 (2.40%) Office 365
6 4 (1.60%) IaaS
6 4 (1.60%) Slack
7 3 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.20%) npm
7 3 (1.20%) SaaS
8 2 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.80%) Firebase
8 2 (0.80%) Serverless
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.40%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.40%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.80%) IPFS
2 1 (0.40%) HTTP
2 1 (0.40%) Internet
2 1 (0.40%) Network Security
2 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.40%) MongoDB
2 26 (10.40%) NoSQL
3 16 (6.40%) Big Data
4 8 (3.20%) SQL Server
5 7 (2.80%) MySQL
5 7 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.40%) Parquet
7 4 (1.60%) Redis
8 3 (1.20%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.80%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (17.60%) Git (software)
2 26 (10.40%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.00%) Jasmine
3 10 (4.00%) SonarQube
4 8 (3.20%) Selenium
5 7 (2.80%) Protractor
5 7 (2.80%) Visual Studio Code
5 7 (2.80%) WebStorm
6 6 (2.40%) JIRA
6 6 (2.40%) Maven
7 5 (2.00%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.00%) Grunt
8 4 (1.60%) Axure RP
8 4 (1.60%) gulp
8 4 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.60%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.20%) Ant
9 3 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.20%) Valgrind
9 3 (1.20%) webpack
General
1 88 (35.20%) Finance
2 34 (13.60%) Banking
3 9 (3.60%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.40%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.20%) Legal
6 2 (0.80%) Games
6 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.80%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Back Office
7 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.40%) Law
7 1 (0.40%) Retail
7 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 100 (40.00%) Developer
2 42 (16.80%) Architect
3 39 (15.60%) Blockchain Developer
4 28 (11.20%) Blockchain Engineer
5 23 (9.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 23 (9.20%) Full Stack Developer
6 19 (7.60%) JavaScript Developer
7 14 (5.60%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (4.80%) Consultant
8 12 (4.80%) Security Architect
8 12 (4.80%) Senior Developer
9 11 (4.40%) Blockchain Consultant
9 11 (4.40%) C# Developer
10 10 (4.00%) Blockchain Architect
10 10 (4.00%) Java Developer
10 10 (4.00%) Python Developer
10 10 (4.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 9 (3.60%) Angular Developer
11 9 (3.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 9 (3.60%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.40%) Node.js
2 29 (11.60%) CSS
2 29 (11.60%) React
3 27 (10.80%) AngularJS
4 26 (10.40%) HTML
5 19 (7.60%) Kafka
6 18 (7.20%) Smart Contracts
7 17 (6.80%) .NET
7 17 (6.80%) REST
8 16 (6.40%) HTML5
9 14 (5.60%) jQuery
9 14 (5.60%) RESTful
10 13 (5.20%) CSS3
10 13 (5.20%) Redux
11 12 (4.80%) Spring
12 11 (4.40%) Angular 2
12 11 (4.40%) Sass
13 10 (4.00%) Django
14 9 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (3.60%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 52 (20.80%) Fintech
2 24 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (9.60%) Bitcoin
2 24 (9.60%) User Experience
3 16 (6.40%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (5.60%) Blog
5 10 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 10 (4.00%) Digital Currency
6 8 (3.20%) Robotics
7 6 (2.40%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.00%) 3D Printing
8 5 (2.00%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.20%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.80%) Derivative
11 2 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.80%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.00%) Linux
2 15 (6.00%) Windows
3 6 (2.40%) Unix
4 4 (1.60%) Android
4 4 (1.60%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.20%) zOS
6 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (24.80%) DevOps
2 53 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (19.20%) Artificial Intelligence
4 29 (11.60%) Machine Learning
5 26 (10.40%) Microservices
6 25 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 25 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 24 (9.60%) TDD
8 23 (9.20%) Cryptocurrency
8 23 (9.20%) Mentoring
9 21 (8.40%) Front End Development
10 20 (8.00%) Analytics
10 20 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (8.00%) Use Case
11 17 (6.80%) Cryptography
12 16 (6.40%) Open Source
12 16 (6.40%) Systems Engineering
12 16 (6.40%) Test Automation
12 16 (6.40%) Thought Leadership
13 13 (5.20%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 66 (26.40%) JavaScript
2 51 (20.40%) Python
3 49 (19.60%) Java
4 37 (14.80%) C++
5 33 (13.20%) SQL
6 31 (12.40%) C#
6 31 (12.40%) Solidity
7 26 (10.40%) Go
8 19 (7.60%) C
9 17 (6.80%) Scala
10 13 (5.20%) TypeScript
11 10 (4.00%) Ruby
12 7 (2.80%) ES6
12 7 (2.80%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.40%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.60%) Kotlin
15 3 (1.20%) Perl
16 2 (0.80%) Java 8
16 2 (0.80%) PHP
16 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (11.60%) Degree
2 19 (7.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (7.20%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.40%) GIAC
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 54 (21.60%) Docker
2 2 (0.80%) XenApp
2 2 (0.80%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 49 (19.60%) Kubernetes
2 24 (9.60%) Terraform
3 15 (6.00%) Ansible
4 6 (2.40%) Puppet
5 5 (2.00%) Grafana
6 3 (1.20%) Graylog
6 3 (1.20%) Mesos
7 2 (0.80%) Cobbler
7 2 (0.80%) Consul
7 2 (0.80%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.80%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.40%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.40%) Packer
8 1 (0.40%) Rancher
Vendors
1 18 (7.20%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.20%) Google
3 5 (2.00%) Oracle
4 4 (1.60%) Black Duck
4 4 (1.60%) ConsenSys
4 4 (1.60%) HP
4 4 (1.60%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.20%) IBM
5 3 (1.20%) SAP
6 2 (0.80%) Adobe
6 2 (0.80%) Citrix
7 1 (0.40%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.40%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.40%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.40%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.40%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.40%) OpenText
7 1 (0.40%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.40%) Sonatype
7 1 (0.40%) VMware