Period
to 3 April 2020

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 3 April 2020 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
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 555 612 436
Rank change year-on-year +57 -176 +256
Contract jobs citing Blockchain 112 232 497
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.26% 0.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.96% 1.17% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 167 426
Median daily rate £550 £550 £546
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.69% +1.63%
10th Percentile £425 £400 £363
90th Percentile £713 £755 £750
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £540
% change year-on-year - +1.85% +0.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.00% -
UK median hourly rate £29.85 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.71% +40.00% -

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 11,696 19,792 20,747
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.10% 22.46% 22.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,760 13,750 14,483
Median daily rate £488 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £470
% change year-on-year - +1.06% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 223 225
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% +23.64%
10th Percentile £14.95 £14.46 £14.56
90th Percentile £55.60 £56.50 £53.65
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

Blockchain
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Blockchain in England

Blockchain
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Blockchain in England.

Daily rate trend for Blockchain in England

Blockchain
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Blockchain in England over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Blockchain in England

Blockchain
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Blockchain in England.

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 3 April 2020. 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 +28 90 £550 - 40
South East +89 15 £572 +40.37% 7
Midlands +59 5 £475 -32.14% 1
East Midlands +28 3 £475 -32.14%
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
North of England +64 1 £600 +14.29% 1
North West +28 1 £600 +14.29%
East of England - 1 - - 1
Blockchain
UK

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, 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 37 (33.04%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (27.68%) Python
3 29 (25.89%) JavaScript
4 25 (22.32%) Finance
5 24 (21.43%) Node.js
5 24 (21.43%) React
6 22 (19.64%) Artificial Intelligence
6 22 (19.64%) Java
7 21 (18.75%) AWS
8 20 (17.86%) Software Engineering
8 20 (17.86%) Fintech
9 18 (16.07%) Go
10 15 (13.39%) DevOps
10 15 (13.39%) Azure
10 15 (13.39%) TDD
10 15 (13.39%) Kubernetes
10 15 (13.39%) Microservices
11 14 (12.50%) Docker
12 13 (11.61%) AngularJS
12 13 (11.61%) Banking
12 13 (11.61%) Scrum
12 13 (11.61%) Data Science
13 12 (10.71%) Degree
13 12 (10.71%) MongoDB
13 12 (10.71%) QA
14 11 (9.82%) Git (software)
14 11 (9.82%) Analytics
14 11 (9.82%) Linux
14 11 (9.82%) Decision-Making
15 10 (8.93%) R3 Corda

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 9 (8.04%) Ethereum
2 5 (4.46%) Hyperledger
3 3 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Sketch
2 1 (0.89%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (8.93%) R3 Corda
2 4 (3.57%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.75%) AWS
2 15 (13.39%) Azure
3 9 (8.04%) Serverless
4 5 (4.46%) GCP
5 3 (2.68%) GitHub
5 3 (2.68%) Heroku
5 3 (2.68%) SaaS
6 2 (1.79%) Office 365
7 1 (0.89%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.89%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.79%) Internet
2 2 (1.79%) Network Security
3 1 (0.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 6 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.36%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.46%) Big Data
4 4 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.68%) Data Lake
5 3 (2.68%) MySQL
5 3 (2.68%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.68%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.68%) Redis
6 2 (1.79%) DTS
7 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.89%) Mixpanel
7 1 (0.89%) MS Access
7 1 (0.89%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 11 (9.82%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.04%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.36%) JIRA
4 3 (2.68%) CMake
5 1 (0.89%) Babel
5 1 (0.89%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.89%) GitLab
5 1 (0.89%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.89%) Mocha
5 1 (0.89%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.89%) webpack
General
1 25 (22.32%) Finance
2 13 (11.61%) Banking
3 6 (5.36%) Law
4 4 (3.57%) Marketing
5 3 (2.68%) Games
5 3 (2.68%) Military
6 2 (1.79%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.79%) Legal
6 2 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.89%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.89%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.89%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (45.54%) Developer
2 23 (20.54%) Blockchain Developer
3 12 (10.71%) Blockchain Lead
3 12 (10.71%) React Developer
4 11 (9.82%) Lead Developer
5 9 (8.04%) Architect
5 9 (8.04%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (5.36%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Consultant
8 5 (4.46%) Security Tester
8 5 (4.46%) Tester
9 4 (3.57%) Blockchain Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Security Architect
9 4 (3.57%) Security Consultant
9 4 (3.57%) Security Engineer
10 3 (2.68%) Security Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.43%) Node.js
1 24 (21.43%) React
2 13 (11.61%) AngularJS
3 10 (8.93%) Smart Contracts
4 9 (8.04%) Web Services
5 8 (7.14%) CSS
5 8 (7.14%) REST
6 7 (6.25%) CSS3
7 6 (5.36%) .NET
7 6 (5.36%) Sass
8 5 (4.46%) Django
8 5 (4.46%) GraphQL
8 5 (4.46%) OAuth
8 5 (4.46%) OAuth2
8 5 (4.46%) SOAP
9 4 (3.57%) HTML
9 4 (3.57%) HTML5
9 4 (3.57%) JSON
9 4 (3.57%) Kafka
9 4 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.04%) Bitcoin
1 9 (8.04%) Robotics
2 8 (7.14%) User Experience
3 7 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (5.36%) PKI
5 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.46%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.46%) N-Tier
6 4 (3.57%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.68%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.79%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.89%) PMI
9 1 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.82%) Linux
2 10 (8.93%) Windows
3 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.04%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (19.64%) Artificial Intelligence
3 20 (17.86%) Fintech
3 20 (17.86%) Software Engineering
4 15 (13.39%) DevOps
4 15 (13.39%) Microservices
4 15 (13.39%) TDD
5 13 (11.61%) Data Science
5 13 (11.61%) Scrum
6 11 (9.82%) Analytics
6 11 (9.82%) Decision-Making
7 10 (8.93%) Cryptocurrency
7 10 (8.93%) Front End Development
7 10 (8.93%) Machine Learning
7 10 (8.93%) Project Management
8 8 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (7.14%) Fuzz Testing
8 8 (7.14%) Mathematics
8 8 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (6.25%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.68%) Python
2 29 (25.89%) JavaScript
3 22 (19.64%) Java
4 18 (16.07%) Go
5 9 (8.04%) C++
5 9 (8.04%) TypeScript
6 8 (7.14%) C#
6 8 (7.14%) Solidity
6 8 (7.14%) SQL
7 7 (6.25%) Kotlin
8 5 (4.46%) ES6
9 2 (1.79%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.79%) Elm
9 2 (1.79%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.79%) R
10 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.89%) Ruby
10 1 (0.89%) Scala
10 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (10.71%) Degree
2 7 (6.25%) CREST Certified
2 7 (6.25%) OSCP
3 6 (5.36%) PMI Certification
4 5 (4.46%) PMP
5 3 (2.68%) Master's Degree
5 3 (2.68%) SANS
6 2 (1.79%) CISSP
6 2 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.79%) MCSD
6 2 (1.79%) MCSE
6 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.79%) PhD
6 2 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.89%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (12.50%) Docker
2 2 (1.79%) vCloud
3 1 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.89%) etcd
3 1 (0.89%) HDFS
3 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (13.39%) Kubernetes
2 9 (8.04%) Ansible
3 6 (5.36%) Terraform
4 3 (2.68%) MIIS
4 3 (2.68%) Puppet
5 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (1.79%) Facebook
1 2 (1.79%) Google
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft
1 2 (1.79%) Oracle
1 2 (1.79%) VMware
2 1 (0.89%) IBM
2 1 (0.89%) SAP