Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 415 635 837
Rank change year-on-year +220 +202 +29
Contract jobs citing Blockchain 527 180 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.56% 0.20% 0.046%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.44% 0.90% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 137 28
England median daily rate £525 £550 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +31.34% -
10th Percentile £325 £375 £238
90th Percentile £775 £660 £588
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £419
% change year-on-year -4.55% +31.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
England median hourly rate £60.00 - £100.00
UK median hourly rate £60.00 - £100.00

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 21,604 19,965 22,444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.96% 22.62% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,226 13,427 15,231
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £286
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 229 333
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.07%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.18 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.60 £52.50 £49.90
UK median hourly rate £28.75 £31.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -7.26% +8.77% +4.34%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +187 478 £538 -2.27% 141
South East +5 18 £475 - 4
Midlands -1 10 £475 - 5
South West -1 9 £280 -25.33% 5
East Midlands - 9 £475 - 2
North of England -13 7 £525 +5.00% 3
North West -9 5 £500 - 2
East of England - 4 £413 - 6
Yorkshire - 2 £638 - 1
West Midlands -23 1 - - 3
Blockchain
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 278 (52.75%) Finance
2 210 (39.85%) Banking
3 168 (31.88%) Change Management
4 111 (21.06%) Java
5 106 (20.11%) JavaScript
6 98 (18.60%) SQL
7 87 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
8 83 (15.75%) Python
9 80 (15.18%) Fintech
10 78 (14.80%) Ethereum
11 74 (14.04%) Linux
12 72 (13.66%) Amazon AWS
13 71 (13.47%) Node.js
14 66 (12.52%) Microsoft Azure
14 66 (12.52%) Docker
15 64 (12.14%) DevOps
16 63 (11.95%) HTML
17 61 (11.57%) C#
18 56 (10.63%) AngularJS
19 53 (10.06%) Cryptocurrency
19 53 (10.06%) CSS
20 52 (9.87%) Hyperledger
21 51 (9.68%) C++
22 49 (9.30%) Distributed Ledger
23 46 (8.73%) Go
24 45 (8.54%) Git (software)
25 43 (8.16%) Bitcoin
26 42 (7.97%) Kubernetes
26 42 (7.97%) React
26 42 (7.97%) Solidity

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 78 (14.80%) Ethereum
2 52 (9.87%) Hyperledger
3 13 (2.47%) Confluence
4 9 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.33%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.14%) Apache
6 6 (1.14%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.95%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.38%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.19%) CMS
10 1 (0.19%) IIS
10 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (2.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) GIMP
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 49 (9.30%) Distributed Ledger
2 23 (4.36%) R3 Corda
3 5 (0.95%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.38%) MultiChain
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.19%) Kondor
5 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 72 (13.66%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (12.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (5.50%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (3.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (2.66%) Office 365
6 9 (1.71%) GitHub
7 8 (1.52%) Serverless
8 7 (1.33%) npm
8 7 (1.33%) PaaS
9 5 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.95%) SaaS
10 4 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.57%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.38%) IaaS
12 2 (0.38%) Loggly
12 2 (0.38%) Slack
12 2 (0.38%) Sumo Logic
13 1 (0.19%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.71%) HTTP
2 3 (0.57%) DNS
2 3 (0.57%) Network Security
2 3 (0.57%) X.509
3 2 (0.38%) Firewall
3 2 (0.38%) Internet
3 2 (0.38%) IPFS
3 2 (0.38%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 2 (0.38%) Skype
3 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.19%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.19%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.19%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.40%) NoSQL
2 28 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (3.98%) MongoDB
4 20 (3.80%) DB2
5 19 (3.61%) SQL Server
6 15 (2.85%) Big Data
7 13 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (2.28%) MySQL
8 12 (2.28%) Redis
9 7 (1.33%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.14%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.95%) Neo4j
11 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.76%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.57%) Bigtable
13 3 (0.57%) Power BI
14 2 (0.38%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.38%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.38%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.19%) Riak
Development Applications
1 45 (8.54%) Git (software)
2 24 (4.55%) Jasmine
3 17 (3.23%) webpack
4 16 (3.04%) JIRA
5 11 (2.09%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.09%) Mocha
5 11 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (1.90%) Babel
7 9 (1.71%) Protractor
8 8 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (1.52%) Selenium
9 7 (1.33%) Visual Studio Code
9 7 (1.33%) WebStorm
10 6 (1.14%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.95%) Maven
12 3 (0.57%) Karma Test Runner
13 2 (0.38%) git-flow
13 2 (0.38%) gulp
13 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
General
1 278 (52.75%) Finance
2 210 (39.85%) Banking
3 40 (7.59%) Investment Banking
4 28 (5.31%) Financial Institution
5 19 (3.61%) Front Office
6 16 (3.04%) Marketing
7 9 (1.71%) Law
8 6 (1.14%) Legal
9 5 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.76%) Music Industry
10 4 (0.76%) Retail
11 2 (0.38%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 235 (44.59%) Developer
2 103 (19.54%) Blockchain Developer
3 56 (10.63%) Analyst
4 49 (9.30%) Architect
5 33 (6.26%) Java Developer
6 27 (5.12%) React Developer
7 24 (4.55%) Consultant
7 24 (4.55%) Node.js Developer
8 23 (4.36%) Blockchain Engineer
8 23 (4.36%) Full Stack Developer
8 23 (4.36%) Senior Developer
9 22 (4.17%) Angular Developer
10 20 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
11 18 (3.42%) DevOps Engineer
12 17 (3.23%) Applications Support
12 17 (3.23%) Business Analyst
12 17 (3.23%) Security Architect
13 16 (3.04%) Administrator
13 16 (3.04%) C# Developer
13 16 (3.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (13.47%) Node.js
2 63 (11.95%) HTML
3 56 (10.63%) AngularJS
4 53 (10.06%) CSS
5 42 (7.97%) React
6 36 (6.83%) Smart Contracts
7 33 (6.26%) .NET
8 31 (5.88%) HTML5
9 27 (5.12%) Sass
10 26 (4.93%) Redux
11 24 (4.55%) REST
12 21 (3.98%) CSS3
13 19 (3.61%) Angular 2
13 19 (3.61%) Jest
13 19 (3.61%) Kafka
14 17 (3.23%) RESTful
15 16 (3.04%) jQuery
15 16 (3.04%) Web Services
16 13 (2.47%) React Native
17 11 (2.09%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 80 (15.18%) Fintech
2 43 (8.16%) Bitcoin
3 35 (6.64%) User Experience
4 32 (6.07%) Greenfield Project
5 29 (5.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 26 (4.93%) Computer Science
7 20 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (3.42%) Algorithms
9 14 (2.66%) Mobile App
10 13 (2.47%) Blog
10 13 (2.47%) Digital Currency
11 11 (2.09%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.90%) Fixed Income
13 9 (1.71%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.71%) Derivative
14 7 (1.33%) Robotics
15 5 (0.95%) 3D Printing
15 5 (0.95%) Market Risk
16 4 (0.76%) Reference Data
17 3 (0.57%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 74 (14.04%) Linux
2 28 (5.31%) Windows
3 21 (3.98%) Unix
4 14 (2.66%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.90%) Android
7 8 (1.52%) AIX
8 7 (1.33%) Windows 10
8 7 (1.33%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.38%) CentOS
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (31.88%) Change Management
2 87 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (12.14%) DevOps
4 53 (10.06%) Cryptocurrency
5 39 (7.40%) Artificial Intelligence
5 39 (7.40%) Machine Learning
6 37 (7.02%) Use Case
7 32 (6.07%) TDD
8 31 (5.88%) Front End Development
9 27 (5.12%) Mentoring
10 26 (4.93%) Microservices
10 26 (4.93%) Software Engineering
11 24 (4.55%) Cryptography
11 24 (4.55%) Scrum
12 22 (4.17%) Test Automation
13 20 (3.80%) Electronic Trading
14 19 (3.61%) Migration
14 19 (3.61%) Open Source
15 18 (3.42%) Web Development
16 17 (3.23%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 111 (21.06%) Java
2 106 (20.11%) JavaScript
3 98 (18.60%) SQL
4 83 (15.75%) Python
5 61 (11.57%) C#
6 51 (9.68%) C++
7 46 (8.73%) Go
8 42 (7.97%) Solidity
9 39 (7.40%) C
10 29 (5.50%) Ruby
11 24 (4.55%) ES6
12 22 (4.17%) Scala
13 14 (2.66%) Perl
14 13 (2.47%) PHP
14 13 (2.47%) TypeScript
15 12 (2.28%) Bash Shell
16 11 (2.09%) T-SQL
17 10 (1.90%) Java 8
17 10 (1.90%) R
18 9 (1.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (7.02%) Degree
2 18 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (2.66%) Master's Degree
4 3 (0.57%) GIAC
5 2 (0.38%) PhD
5 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.38%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.61%) QA
2 15 (2.85%) GCP
3 3 (0.57%) MiFID
4 2 (0.38%) PMO
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (12.52%) Docker
2 15 (2.85%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.76%) XenApp
4 4 (0.76%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.38%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 42 (7.97%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.09%) Ansible
2 11 (2.09%) Terraform
3 9 (1.71%) SCCM
4 8 (1.52%) Puppet
5 7 (1.33%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.95%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.76%) Grafana
9 3 (0.57%) Mesos
9 3 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.38%) Consul
10 2 (0.38%) Nagios
10 2 (0.38%) WSUS
10 2 (0.38%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.19%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.19%) Graylog
11 1 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.19%) SCOM
11 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 25 (4.74%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.28%) IBM
2 12 (2.28%) Red Hat
3 9 (1.71%) VMware
4 8 (1.52%) Google
4 8 (1.52%) ION Trading
5 6 (1.14%) Murex
6 5 (0.95%) ConsenSys
6 5 (0.95%) TOWER Software
7 4 (0.76%) Citrix
7 4 (0.76%) HP
7 4 (0.76%) Oracle
8 2 (0.38%) Ab Initio
8 2 (0.38%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.38%) Informatica
8 2 (0.38%) New Relic
8 2 (0.38%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.38%) SAP
8 2 (0.38%) Splunk
8 2 (0.38%) TIBCO