Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 May 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
England > London
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 484 593
Rank change year-on-year +250 +109 -3
Contract jobs citing Blockchain 523 95 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.15% 0.24% 0.028%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.60% 0.99% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 76 3
London median daily rate £525 £550 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +9.89% -
10th Percentile £363 £381 £455
90th Percentile £750 £813 £610
England median daily rate £525 £550 £515
% change year-on-year -4.55% +6.74% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
London median hourly rate - - £100.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 - £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 London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 11,362 9,603 10,201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.90% 24.38% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,540 6,941 7,382
London median daily rate £513 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.59% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £313
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £447 £425
% change year-on-year +6.26% +5.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 40 64
London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.77% +20.91% -8.33%
10th Percentile £20.25 £18.35 £16.32
90th Percentile £46.30 £47.05 £100.00
England median hourly rate £32.00 £30.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +4.92% +10.91% -4.15%

Blockchain
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Blockchain in London

Blockchain
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blockchain in London

Blockchain
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blockchain in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blockchain in London

Blockchain
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blockchain in London

Blockchain
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blockchain within the London region over the 6 months to 23 May 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
Central London +37 88 £525 -4.55% 52
East London -1 12 £550 +15.79% 15
West London -38 2 £400 - 36
Blockchain
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 London region with a requirement for Blockchain.

1 344 (65.77%) Finance
2 291 (55.64%) Banking
3 252 (48.18%) Change Management
4 99 (18.93%) Java
5 85 (16.25%) JavaScript
5 85 (16.25%) SQL
6 84 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
7 80 (15.30%) Python
8 68 (13.00%) Linux
9 62 (11.85%) Investment Banking
10 60 (11.47%) Microsoft Azure
11 59 (11.28%) Ethereum
12 57 (10.90%) C#
13 56 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
14 51 (9.75%) Node.js
15 50 (9.56%) Hyperledger
16 48 (9.18%) Fintech
17 46 (8.80%) Cryptocurrency
18 45 (8.60%) HTML
18 45 (8.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 44 (8.41%) DevOps
20 43 (8.22%) Docker
20 43 (8.22%) Front Office
21 40 (7.65%) AngularJS
22 38 (7.27%) Greenfield Project
22 38 (7.27%) .NET
22 38 (7.27%) Git (software)
23 36 (6.88%) React
24 34 (6.50%) Bash Shell
24 34 (6.50%) Financial Institution

Blockchain
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 59 (11.28%) Ethereum
2 50 (9.56%) Hyperledger
3 10 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (1.91%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.72%) Confluence
5 7 (1.34%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.96%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.96%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.76%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.57%) Apache
8 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.57%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.38%) CMS
9 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.38%) JBoss
9 2 (0.38%) Jetty
9 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.38%) WildFly
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (4.97%) Distributed Ledger
2 18 (3.44%) R3 Corda
3 5 (0.96%) ION MarketView
3 5 (0.96%) Quorum
4 3 (0.57%) MultiChain
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 60 (11.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (4.02%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (3.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (2.10%) Office 365
6 6 (1.15%) npm
6 6 (1.15%) Serverless
7 5 (0.96%) GitHub
8 4 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.76%) PaaS
9 2 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.38%) IaaS
9 2 (0.38%) Loggly
9 2 (0.38%) SaaS
9 2 (0.38%) Sumo Logic
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.19%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.53%) HTTP
2 5 (0.96%) DNS
3 4 (0.76%) Firewall
3 4 (0.76%) Network Security
4 3 (0.57%) Internet
4 3 (0.57%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 3 (0.57%) X.509
5 2 (0.38%) DHCP
5 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.19%) FIX Connectivity
6 1 (0.19%) LAN
6 1 (0.19%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.19%) Skype
6 1 (0.19%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.19%) WAN
6 1 (0.19%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.74%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (4.59%) NoSQL
3 21 (4.02%) DB2
4 17 (3.25%) SQL Server
5 16 (3.06%) Big Data
6 14 (2.68%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (2.10%) MySQL
9 8 (1.53%) Redis
10 7 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.15%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.15%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.96%) Neo4j
13 3 (0.57%) Bigtable
13 3 (0.57%) Data Lake
13 3 (0.57%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.57%) Power BI
14 2 (0.38%) Infinispan
15 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 38 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 16 (3.06%) Jasmine
2 16 (3.06%) webpack
3 12 (2.29%) Babel
3 12 (2.29%) JIRA
4 10 (1.91%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.34%) Mocha
7 5 (0.96%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (0.96%) Maven
8 4 (0.76%) Protractor
9 3 (0.57%) JUnit
9 3 (0.57%) Mockito
9 3 (0.57%) Selenium
9 3 (0.57%) Subversion
9 3 (0.57%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.57%) TestNG
10 2 (0.38%) RSpec
10 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 344 (65.77%) Finance
2 291 (55.64%) Banking
3 62 (11.85%) Investment Banking
4 43 (8.22%) Front Office
5 34 (6.50%) Financial Institution
6 16 (3.06%) Marketing
7 10 (1.91%) Law
8 7 (1.34%) Retail
9 6 (1.15%) Back Office
10 5 (0.96%) Legal
11 3 (0.57%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.38%) Games
13 1 (0.19%) Automotive
13 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 209 (39.96%) Developer
2 91 (17.40%) Blockchain Developer
3 89 (17.02%) Analyst
4 38 (7.27%) Applications Support
5 34 (6.50%) Business Analyst
5 34 (6.50%) Java Developer
5 34 (6.50%) Project Manager
6 29 (5.54%) Senior Developer
7 26 (4.97%) C# Developer
8 25 (4.78%) React Developer
9 21 (4.02%) Node.js Developer
10 20 (3.82%) Architect
11 18 (3.44%) JavaScript Developer
12 16 (3.06%) Administrator
13 15 (2.87%) Angular Developer
13 15 (2.87%) Blockchain Engineer
13 15 (2.87%) Financial Analyst
13 15 (2.87%) Linux Support
14 14 (2.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 14 (2.68%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (9.75%) Node.js
2 45 (8.60%) HTML
3 40 (7.65%) AngularJS
4 38 (7.27%) .NET
5 36 (6.88%) React
6 33 (6.31%) CSS
7 28 (5.35%) Smart Contracts
8 21 (4.02%) Redux
9 18 (3.44%) Sass
10 17 (3.25%) HTML5
11 15 (2.87%) React Native
12 14 (2.68%) Angular 2
12 14 (2.68%) REST
13 13 (2.49%) Jest
14 11 (2.10%) ASP.NET
14 11 (2.10%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (2.10%) CSS3
14 11 (2.10%) Kafka
14 11 (2.10%) RxJS
14 11 (2.10%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.18%) Fintech
2 45 (8.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 38 (7.27%) Greenfield Project
4 31 (5.93%) Bitcoin
5 27 (5.16%) User Experience
6 16 (3.06%) Algorithms
6 16 (3.06%) Fixed Income
7 12 (2.29%) Mobile App
8 11 (2.10%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.91%) Equities
10 9 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (1.72%) Derivative
11 6 (1.15%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.96%) Market Risk
12 5 (0.96%) PMI
12 5 (0.96%) Robotics
13 4 (0.76%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.76%) Reference Data
13 4 (0.76%) SWIFT
13 4 (0.76%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 68 (13.00%) Linux
2 30 (5.74%) Windows
3 21 (4.02%) Unix
4 13 (2.49%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.29%) Android
6 11 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.53%) AIX
8 7 (1.34%) Windows 10
8 7 (1.34%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.38%) zOS
10 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (48.18%) Change Management
2 84 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (8.80%) Cryptocurrency
4 44 (8.41%) DevOps
5 33 (6.31%) Machine Learning
6 32 (6.12%) Front End Development
7 29 (5.54%) TDD
8 27 (5.16%) Electronic Trading
9 25 (4.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (4.21%) Artificial Intelligence
10 22 (4.21%) Scrum
10 22 (4.21%) Use Case
11 21 (4.02%) Project Management
12 20 (3.82%) Microservices
12 20 (3.82%) Test Automation
13 18 (3.44%) Low Latency
13 18 (3.44%) Software Engineering
13 18 (3.44%) Web Development
14 17 (3.25%) Data Analysis
14 17 (3.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 99 (18.93%) Java
2 85 (16.25%) JavaScript
2 85 (16.25%) SQL
3 80 (15.30%) Python
4 57 (10.90%) C#
5 34 (6.50%) Bash Shell
6 28 (5.35%) Solidity
7 26 (4.97%) C++
8 25 (4.78%) Ruby
9 22 (4.21%) Go
10 20 (3.82%) Perl
11 19 (3.63%) ES6
11 19 (3.63%) Scala
12 18 (3.44%) C
13 14 (2.68%) Java 8
14 10 (1.91%) R
15 9 (1.72%) Kotlin
15 9 (1.72%) TypeScript
16 8 (1.53%) PowerShell
17 6 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (3.44%) Degree
2 5 (0.96%) PMI Certification
3 3 (0.57%) PhD
4 2 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.38%) GIAC
4 2 (0.38%) PMP
5 1 (0.19%) CISA
5 1 (0.19%) CISM
5 1 (0.19%) ISEB
5 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.82%) MiFID
2 14 (2.68%) GCP
3 13 (2.49%) QA
4 10 (1.91%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (1.91%) EMIR
5 8 (1.53%) PMO
6 2 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (8.22%) Docker
2 18 (3.44%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.38%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.38%) VMware NSX
4 2 (0.38%) XenApp
4 2 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (4.40%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.72%) Puppet
2 9 (1.72%) SCCM
3 8 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.34%) Ansible
5 4 (0.76%) Prometheus
5 4 (0.76%) Terraform
5 4 (0.76%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.38%) Grafana
7 2 (0.38%) Mesos
7 2 (0.38%) Nagios
7 2 (0.38%) WSUS
8 1 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.19%) SCOM
8 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 29 (5.54%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.29%) IBM
3 11 (2.10%) VMware
4 10 (1.91%) Red Hat
5 9 (1.72%) ION Trading
6 7 (1.34%) Google
6 7 (1.34%) Oracle
7 5 (0.96%) Cisco
7 5 (0.96%) Murex
7 5 (0.96%) TOWER Software
8 2 (0.38%) Citrix
8 2 (0.38%) New Relic
8 2 (0.38%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.38%) SaltStack
8 2 (0.38%) SAP
8 2 (0.38%) Splunk
9 1 (0.19%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.19%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.19%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.19%) Xamarin