Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 516 595 824
Rank change year-on-year +79 +229 +40
Contract jobs citing Blockchain 356 251 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.27% 0.060%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.67% 1.24% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 199 40
England median daily rate £550 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +37.50% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £238
90th Percentile £785 £678 £588
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £400
% change year-on-year - +37.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £60.00 - -

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 21,291 20,252 22,125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.76% 22.16% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,997 13,870 14,897
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £314 £308 £288
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 255 348
England median hourly rate £32.48 £30.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.48% +7.02% +3.64%
10th Percentile £13.74 £13.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £56.03 £53.25 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year - +1.69% +5.36%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +46 309 £550 - 125
South East +3 13 £475 +18.75% 9
North of England -17 11 £500 - 9
Midlands -15 9 £475 +35.71%
South West -16 9 £280 -13.85% 3
East Midlands - 9 £475 -
North West -10 7 £500 - 9
East of England +9 4 £430 - 8
Yorkshire - 4 £513 -
Blockchain
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 158 (44.38%) Finance
2 111 (31.18%) Banking
3 79 (22.19%) Change Management
4 70 (19.66%) JavaScript
5 67 (18.82%) DevOps
6 64 (17.98%) Java
6 64 (17.98%) Fintech
7 62 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (16.29%) Node.js
9 56 (15.73%) Docker
10 55 (15.45%) Python
11 48 (13.48%) SQL
12 47 (13.20%) Ethereum
13 46 (12.92%) Distributed Ledger
13 46 (12.92%) Kubernetes
14 42 (11.80%) Linux
15 40 (11.24%) C++
15 40 (11.24%) Artificial Intelligence
15 40 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
16 39 (10.96%) C#
17 37 (10.39%) CSS
17 37 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
18 36 (10.11%) HTML
19 33 (9.27%) Git (software)
19 33 (9.27%) User Experience
20 32 (8.99%) AngularJS
20 32 (8.99%) React
20 32 (8.99%) Cryptocurrency
20 32 (8.99%) Solidity
21 31 (8.71%) MongoDB

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 47 (13.20%) Ethereum
2 26 (7.30%) Hyperledger
3 6 (1.69%) Apache
3 6 (1.69%) Confluence
4 3 (0.84%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (0.84%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.56%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.28%) CMS
6 1 (0.28%) IIS
6 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 46 (12.92%) Distributed Ledger
2 18 (5.06%) R3 Corda
3 4 (1.12%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.28%) Exstream
4 1 (0.28%) Kondor
4 1 (0.28%) Ripple
4 1 (0.28%) Ripple XRP
Cloud Services
1 40 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (3.37%) Office 365
5 11 (3.09%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (2.25%) PaaS
7 7 (1.97%) GitHub
7 7 (1.97%) SaaS
8 6 (1.69%) Serverless
9 4 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.12%) Slack
10 3 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.56%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.56%) npm
12 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.28%) DigitalOcean
12 1 (0.28%) Firebase
12 1 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.28%) Loggly
12 1 (0.28%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.40%) HTTP
2 3 (0.84%) Network Security
3 2 (0.56%) IPFS
3 2 (0.56%) Skype
3 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.71%) MongoDB
2 26 (7.30%) NoSQL
3 14 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (3.65%) Big Data
5 12 (3.37%) SQL Server
6 9 (2.53%) MySQL
7 8 (2.25%) DB2
8 6 (1.69%) Redis
9 3 (0.84%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.84%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.84%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.56%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.56%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.56%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.28%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (9.27%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.93%) Jasmine
2 14 (3.93%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.53%) Babel
4 8 (2.25%) JIRA
4 8 (2.25%) Mocha
4 8 (2.25%) Selenium
5 7 (1.97%) Protractor
5 7 (1.97%) Visual Studio Code
5 7 (1.97%) webpack
5 7 (1.97%) WebStorm
6 6 (1.69%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.40%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.40%) Maven
8 4 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.12%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.84%) Ant
9 3 (0.84%) Artifactory
9 3 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.84%) SonarQube
General
1 158 (44.38%) Finance
2 111 (31.18%) Banking
3 17 (4.78%) Investment Banking
4 11 (3.09%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.25%) Front Office
6 6 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.12%) Legal
7 4 (1.12%) Marketing
8 2 (0.56%) Games
8 2 (0.56%) Retail
8 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.28%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 140 (39.33%) Developer
2 56 (15.73%) Blockchain Developer
3 45 (12.64%) Architect
4 31 (8.71%) Blockchain Engineer
5 26 (7.30%) Analyst
6 25 (7.02%) Full Stack Developer
7 22 (6.18%) DevOps Engineer
8 20 (5.62%) React Developer
9 19 (5.34%) Java Developer
10 16 (4.49%) Consultant
10 16 (4.49%) Security Architect
11 15 (4.21%) JavaScript Developer
12 14 (3.93%) C# Developer
13 13 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (3.37%) Applications Support
15 11 (3.09%) Blockchain Architect
15 11 (3.09%) Blockchain Consultant
15 11 (3.09%) Node.js Developer
16 10 (2.81%) Angular Developer
16 10 (2.81%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (16.29%) Node.js
2 37 (10.39%) CSS
3 36 (10.11%) HTML
4 32 (8.99%) AngularJS
4 32 (8.99%) React
5 29 (8.15%) Smart Contracts
6 24 (6.74%) Kafka
6 24 (6.74%) Redux
7 21 (5.90%) REST
8 20 (5.62%) .NET
9 19 (5.34%) HTML5
10 17 (4.78%) RESTful
11 14 (3.93%) CSS3
11 14 (3.93%) Jest
11 14 (3.93%) Sass
12 13 (3.65%) jQuery
13 11 (3.09%) Angular 2
13 11 (3.09%) Spring
14 10 (2.81%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (2.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 64 (17.98%) Fintech
2 33 (9.27%) User Experience
3 30 (8.43%) Bitcoin
3 30 (8.43%) Computer Science
4 23 (6.46%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.93%) Blog
7 13 (3.65%) Digital Currency
7 13 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (3.09%) Mobile App
8 11 (3.09%) Robotics
9 10 (2.81%) Algorithms
10 9 (2.53%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.97%) Derivative
11 7 (1.97%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.40%) 3D Printing
12 5 (1.40%) Market Risk
13 4 (1.12%) Fixed Income
13 4 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
14 3 (0.84%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 42 (11.80%) Linux
2 25 (7.02%) Windows
3 12 (3.37%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.81%) Unix
5 8 (2.25%) Android
5 8 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.40%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.84%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.56%) AIX
8 2 (0.56%) zOS
9 1 (0.28%) CentOS
9 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.28%) VMS
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (22.19%) Change Management
2 67 (18.82%) DevOps
3 62 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (11.24%) Artificial Intelligence
5 32 (8.99%) Cryptocurrency
6 26 (7.30%) Use Case
7 25 (7.02%) TDD
8 24 (6.74%) Mentoring
9 22 (6.18%) Microservices
10 21 (5.90%) Cryptography
10 21 (5.90%) Software Engineering
11 18 (5.06%) Front End Development
12 17 (4.78%) BDD
13 16 (4.49%) Machine Learning
13 16 (4.49%) Scrum
13 16 (4.49%) Test Automation
14 15 (4.21%) Open Source
15 14 (3.93%) Wireframes
16 13 (3.65%) Commercial Awareness
16 13 (3.65%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 70 (19.66%) JavaScript
2 64 (17.98%) Java
3 55 (15.45%) Python
4 48 (13.48%) SQL
5 40 (11.24%) C++
6 39 (10.96%) C#
7 32 (8.99%) Solidity
8 29 (8.15%) Go
9 28 (7.87%) C
10 22 (6.18%) Scala
11 16 (4.49%) ES6
12 14 (3.93%) PHP
12 14 (3.93%) Ruby
13 10 (2.81%) TypeScript
14 7 (1.97%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.40%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.40%) ES7
15 5 (1.40%) JSX
15 5 (1.40%) Perl
15 5 (1.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (8.43%) Degree
2 20 (5.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (4.21%) Master's Degree
4 3 (0.84%) GIAC
4 3 (0.84%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.56%) PhD
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.28%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.09%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) ISO 20022
2 1 (0.28%) MiFID
System Software
1 56 (15.73%) Docker
2 7 (1.97%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.84%) XenApp
4 3 (0.84%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 46 (12.92%) Kubernetes
2 22 (6.18%) Terraform
3 13 (3.65%) Ansible
4 7 (1.97%) Puppet
5 6 (1.69%) Grafana
5 6 (1.69%) SCCM
6 4 (1.12%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (1.12%) Mesos
6 4 (1.12%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.84%) Graylog
7 3 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.56%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.56%) Consul
8 2 (0.56%) WSUS
9 1 (0.28%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.28%) Nagios
9 1 (0.28%) Packer
9 1 (0.28%) Rancher
9 1 (0.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (3.65%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.53%) Red Hat
3 7 (1.97%) IBM
3 7 (1.97%) ION Trading
3 7 (1.97%) VMware
4 5 (1.40%) ConsenSys
5 4 (1.12%) Google
5 4 (1.12%) HP
5 4 (1.12%) Oracle
5 4 (1.12%) TOWER Software
6 3 (0.84%) Ab Initio
6 3 (0.84%) Black Duck
6 3 (0.84%) Citrix
6 3 (0.84%) SAP
7 2 (0.56%) Adobe
7 2 (0.56%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.56%) Informatica
7 2 (0.56%) Murex
7 2 (0.56%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.56%) TIBCO