Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 2019 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 554 585 562
Rank change year-on-year +31 -23 +245
Contract jobs citing Blockchain 209 289 318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.31% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.27% 1.35% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 210 262
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £369 £375 £350
90th Percentile £725 £826 £750
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
England median hourly rate £10.50 £60.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -82.50% - -
UK median hourly rate £10.50 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year -82.50% - -

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 16,465 21,367 20,614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.53% 22.63% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,243 15,027 14,270
England median daily rate £475 £475 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.83% +7.65%
10th Percentile £325 £318 £313
90th Percentile £667 £644 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 221 261
England median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £13.99 £14.38 £14.25
90th Percentile £72.50 £57.50 £56.75
UK median hourly rate £32.58 £33.50 £31.15
% change year-on-year -2.75% +7.54% +10.54%

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 19 November 2019.

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 19 November 2019. 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 +11 178 £550 -8.33% 58
Midlands +57 17 £563 +18.42% 2
West Midlands - 10 £675 - 2
South East +44 9 £488 -7.14% 6
East Midlands +22 7 £450 -5.26%
East of England +31 1 £580 +34.88% 1
Blockchain
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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 75 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (30.62%) JavaScript
3 57 (27.27%) Finance
4 54 (25.84%) Fintech
5 50 (23.92%) Java
6 48 (22.97%) Artificial Intelligence
7 43 (20.57%) React
8 38 (18.18%) Docker
8 38 (18.18%) Python
9 37 (17.70%) Microservices
10 35 (16.75%) Node.js
11 33 (15.79%) AWS
12 28 (13.40%) DevOps
13 27 (12.92%) Linux
14 26 (12.44%) Machine Learning
15 25 (11.96%) Kubernetes
16 24 (11.48%) Azure
17 23 (11.00%) Test Automation
17 23 (11.00%) R3 Corda
18 22 (10.53%) Ethereum
18 22 (10.53%) Git (software)
18 22 (10.53%) Windows
18 22 (10.53%) TDD
19 20 (9.57%) CSS
19 20 (9.57%) Open Source
19 20 (9.57%) Distributed Ledger
19 20 (9.57%) Go
20 19 (9.09%) User Experience
20 19 (9.09%) Data Science
20 19 (9.09%) REST

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 22 (10.53%) Ethereum
2 17 (8.13%) Hyperledger
3 14 (6.70%) Confluence
4 4 (1.91%) Apache
4 4 (1.91%) CMS
4 4 (1.91%) WordPress
5 2 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.96%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (2.87%) Sketch
2 4 (1.91%) InVision
Business Applications
1 23 (11.00%) R3 Corda
2 20 (9.57%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (2.39%) Quorum
4 3 (1.44%) MultiChain
5 2 (0.96%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 33 (15.79%) AWS
2 24 (11.48%) Azure
3 12 (5.74%) Serverless
4 9 (4.31%) GCP
5 6 (2.87%) SaaS
6 5 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.39%) GitHub
7 4 (1.91%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.91%) Office 365
7 4 (1.91%) PaaS
8 3 (1.44%) IaaS
8 3 (1.44%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.96%) Amazon EKS
9 2 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.48%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (0.48%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.35%) Internet
2 6 (2.87%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.39%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 3 (1.44%) IPFS
5 2 (0.96%) HTTP
5 2 (0.96%) MQTT
5 2 (0.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.78%) MongoDB
1 10 (4.78%) MySQL
2 8 (3.83%) Big Data
3 6 (2.87%) NoSQL
3 6 (2.87%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.39%) Data Lake
4 5 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.39%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.39%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.91%) DTS
6 3 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.96%) DbVisualizer
7 2 (0.96%) Hazelcast
7 2 (0.96%) Redis
8 1 (0.48%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.48%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 22 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 18 (8.61%) JIRA
3 15 (7.18%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.39%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (2.39%) webpack
5 4 (1.91%) CircleCI
5 4 (1.91%) JMeter
5 4 (1.91%) LoadRunner
5 4 (1.91%) Mocha
5 4 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.91%) TestRail
6 3 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.44%) Babel
6 3 (1.44%) CMake
6 3 (1.44%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.44%) GitLab
6 3 (1.44%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.96%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.96%) Travis CI
7 2 (0.96%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 57 (27.27%) Finance
2 16 (7.66%) Banking
3 6 (2.87%) Law
4 4 (1.91%) Marketing
4 4 (1.91%) Public Sector
4 4 (1.91%) Publishing
5 3 (1.44%) Legal
6 2 (0.96%) Games
6 2 (0.96%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.96%) Local Government
6 2 (0.96%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Military
7 1 (0.48%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Retail
7 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 103 (49.28%) Developer
2 38 (18.18%) Blockchain Developer
3 35 (16.75%) React Developer
4 27 (12.92%) Full Stack Developer
5 24 (11.48%) Architect
6 20 (9.57%) Blockchain Engineer
7 15 (7.18%) Node.js Developer
8 14 (6.70%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (5.74%) Analyst
9 12 (5.74%) Java Developer
9 12 (5.74%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (4.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 9 (4.31%) Blockchain Architect
13 8 (3.83%) .NET Developer
13 8 (3.83%) Senior Developer
14 7 (3.35%) Consultant
14 7 (3.35%) Designer
14 7 (3.35%) UX Designer
15 5 (2.39%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (20.57%) React
2 35 (16.75%) Node.js
3 20 (9.57%) CSS
4 19 (9.09%) REST
5 18 (8.61%) Smart Contracts
6 17 (8.13%) HTML
6 17 (8.13%) Redux
7 16 (7.66%) AngularJS
7 16 (7.66%) RESTful
8 15 (7.18%) .NET
9 11 (5.26%) Sass
10 10 (4.78%) Kafka
10 10 (4.78%) OAuth
10 10 (4.78%) React Native
11 9 (4.31%) OAuth2
11 9 (4.31%) Spring
12 7 (3.35%) Django
12 7 (3.35%) Flask
12 7 (3.35%) Web Services
13 6 (2.87%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.09%) User Experience
2 16 (7.66%) Bitcoin
3 15 (7.18%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (4.31%) Robotics
5 8 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.35%) State Machine
7 6 (2.87%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (2.39%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.39%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.91%) Internet of Things
9 4 (1.91%) PKI
9 4 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.44%) Reinsurance
10 3 (1.44%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.96%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.96%) Cardano
11 2 (0.96%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.96%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.96%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.96%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.92%) Linux
2 22 (10.53%) Windows
3 4 (1.91%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.44%) Android
4 3 (1.44%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (25.84%) Fintech
3 48 (22.97%) Artificial Intelligence
4 37 (17.70%) Microservices
5 28 (13.40%) DevOps
6 26 (12.44%) Machine Learning
7 23 (11.00%) Test Automation
8 22 (10.53%) TDD
9 20 (9.57%) Open Source
10 19 (9.09%) Data Science
10 19 (9.09%) Scrum
11 15 (7.18%) SDLC
11 15 (7.18%) Software Engineering
12 14 (6.70%) Front End Development
13 13 (6.22%) Cryptography
14 12 (5.74%) Analytics
14 12 (5.74%) Cybersecurity
15 11 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
16 10 (4.78%) Cryptocurrency
16 10 (4.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (30.62%) JavaScript
2 50 (23.92%) Java
3 38 (18.18%) Python
4 20 (9.57%) Go
5 18 (8.61%) C++
5 18 (8.61%) ES6
6 17 (8.13%) C#
7 14 (6.70%) SQL
8 13 (6.22%) TypeScript
9 10 (4.78%) Scala
10 9 (4.31%) Kotlin
10 9 (4.31%) PHP
11 8 (3.83%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.87%) R
13 5 (2.39%) Solidity
14 4 (1.91%) Java 8
14 4 (1.91%) Ruby
15 3 (1.44%) JSX
16 2 (0.96%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (4.78%) Degree
2 6 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (2.87%) CREST Certified
2 6 (2.87%) OSCP
3 4 (1.91%) CISSP
3 4 (1.91%) MCSD
3 4 (1.91%) MCSE
3 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.44%) PhD
4 3 (1.44%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.48%) AAT
5 1 (0.48%) ACCA
5 1 (0.48%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.48%) CIMA
5 1 (0.48%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.48%) PMP
5 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.74%) QA
2 2 (0.96%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.48%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (18.18%) Docker
2 4 (1.91%) vCloud
3 2 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.48%) etcd
Systems Management
1 25 (11.96%) Kubernetes
2 10 (4.78%) Ansible
3 7 (3.35%) Terraform
4 4 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.91%) Puppet
5 3 (1.44%) MIIS
6 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (2.87%) Google
2 4 (1.91%) HP
2 4 (1.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.91%) VMware
3 3 (1.44%) Confluent
3 3 (1.44%) Oracle
4 2 (0.96%) Workday
4 2 (0.96%) WSO2
5 1 (0.48%) IBM
5 1 (0.48%) Intel