Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 449 317 537
Rank change year-on-year -132 +220 +53
Contract jobs citing Blockchain 189 351 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.43% 0.76% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.77% 3.19% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 314 42
London median daily rate £575 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +7.32% -6.82%
10th Percentile £438 £375 £425
90th Percentile £875 £750 £810
England median daily rate £550 £538 £500
% change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 10,654 11,008 10,037
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.12% 23.69% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,883 8,292 7,121
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £484 £470 £430
% change year-on-year +2.98% +9.43% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 60 46
London median hourly rate £28.50 £27.14 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.02% -18.38% -2.21%
10th Percentile £19.15 £17.25 £15.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £58.75 £65.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.31 £27.50
% change year-on-year +11.79% +13.85% -8.33%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 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
Central London +23 66 £650 +23.81% 46
East London -15 18 £550 - 6
South London - 1 - -
Blockchain
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 London region with a requirement for Blockchain.

1 63 (33.33%) Finance
2 55 (29.10%) DevOps
3 48 (25.40%) Docker
4 46 (24.34%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (23.81%) Kubernetes
6 43 (22.75%) JavaScript
7 42 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
8 39 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
9 37 (19.58%) Java
10 36 (19.05%) Python
10 36 (19.05%) Fintech
11 32 (16.93%) React
11 32 (16.93%) MongoDB
11 32 (16.93%) Amazon AWS
12 28 (14.81%) Git (software)
12 28 (14.81%) Node.js
12 28 (14.81%) Machine Learning
13 27 (14.29%) User Experience
14 26 (13.76%) Linux
15 25 (13.23%) Ethereum
15 25 (13.23%) Distributed Ledger
16 24 (12.70%) Banking
17 21 (11.11%) C++
17 21 (11.11%) Front End Development
17 21 (11.11%) Jenkins
18 20 (10.58%) Solidity
18 20 (10.58%) Smart Contracts
18 20 (10.58%) C#
19 19 (10.05%) HTML
19 19 (10.05%) SQL

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 25 (13.23%) Ethereum
2 13 (6.88%) Hyperledger
3 5 (2.65%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.12%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.53%) CMS
6 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.12%) InVision
3 1 (0.53%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 25 (13.23%) Distributed Ledger
2 11 (5.82%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.53%) Ripple
3 1 (0.53%) Ripple XRP
Cloud Services
1 39 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (16.93%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (7.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (4.23%) PaaS
4 8 (4.23%) Serverless
5 7 (3.70%) Office 365
6 6 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.12%) IaaS
7 4 (2.12%) SaaS
8 3 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.59%) GitHub
8 3 (1.59%) npm
9 2 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.06%) DigitalOcean
9 2 (1.06%) Firebase
10 1 (0.53%) Amazon SageMaker
10 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.53%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.53%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.17%) HTTP
2 3 (1.59%) DNS
2 3 (1.59%) Internet
2 3 (1.59%) X.509
3 1 (0.53%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.53%) IPFS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.93%) MongoDB
2 19 (10.05%) Big Data
2 19 (10.05%) NoSQL
3 8 (4.23%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.17%) Parquet
5 4 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.12%) MySQL
6 3 (1.59%) Bigtable
6 3 (1.59%) Power BI
6 3 (1.59%) Redis
6 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.53%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 21 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.23%) webpack
4 7 (3.70%) Babel
4 7 (3.70%) Jasmine
4 7 (3.70%) Mocha
5 6 (3.17%) SonarQube
6 5 (2.65%) CMake
6 5 (2.65%) Grunt
6 5 (2.65%) Maven
7 4 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (2.12%) Axure RP
7 4 (2.12%) Valgrind
8 3 (1.59%) Ant
8 3 (1.59%) gulp
8 3 (1.59%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.06%) Bower
9 2 (1.06%) GitLab
9 2 (1.06%) Gradle
9 2 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 63 (33.33%) Finance
2 24 (12.70%) Banking
3 8 (4.23%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.65%) Games
5 4 (2.12%) Law
6 2 (1.06%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Retail
7 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (40.74%) Developer
2 27 (14.29%) Blockchain Engineer
3 25 (13.23%) Architect
3 25 (13.23%) Blockchain Developer
4 20 (10.58%) DevOps Engineer
5 19 (10.05%) JavaScript Developer
6 17 (8.99%) Full Stack Developer
7 16 (8.47%) React Developer
8 13 (6.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 10 (5.29%) Senior Developer
10 9 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.70%) Consultant
11 7 (3.70%) Integration Architect
11 7 (3.70%) Python Developer
11 7 (3.70%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 7 (3.70%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 7 (3.70%) Senior Python Developer
12 6 (3.17%) C# Developer
12 6 (3.17%) C++ Developer
12 6 (3.17%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.93%) React
2 28 (14.81%) Node.js
3 20 (10.58%) Smart Contracts
4 19 (10.05%) HTML
5 17 (8.99%) CSS
6 16 (8.47%) Kafka
7 14 (7.41%) RESTful
8 12 (6.35%) .NET
8 12 (6.35%) OAuth
9 11 (5.82%) AngularJS
9 11 (5.82%) Redux
10 9 (4.76%) Django
10 9 (4.76%) GraphQL
10 9 (4.76%) NumPy
10 9 (4.76%) OAuth2
10 9 (4.76%) Pandas
10 9 (4.76%) Sass
10 9 (4.76%) scikit-learn
11 8 (4.23%) React Native
11 8 (4.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.05%) Fintech
2 27 (14.29%) User Experience
3 18 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (7.94%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (7.41%) Bitcoin
6 9 (4.76%) Algorithms
7 7 (3.70%) Virtual Team
8 6 (3.17%) Blog
8 6 (3.17%) Digital Currency
9 5 (2.65%) Robotics
10 4 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.59%) Internet of Things
11 3 (1.59%) Mainframe
12 2 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
13 1 (0.53%) Cyberattack
13 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.53%) SWIFT
13 1 (0.53%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.76%) Linux
2 17 (8.99%) Windows
3 4 (2.12%) Unix
4 3 (1.59%) Android
4 3 (1.59%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.59%) zOS
5 2 (1.06%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (29.10%) DevOps
2 46 (24.34%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
4 28 (14.81%) Machine Learning
5 21 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 18 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 17 (8.99%) Analytics
7 17 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (8.99%) TDD
8 16 (8.47%) Systems Engineering
9 15 (7.94%) Computer Science
10 14 (7.41%) Test Automation
11 13 (6.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (6.88%) Cryptocurrency
11 13 (6.88%) Data Science
11 13 (6.88%) Microservices
12 12 (6.35%) Mentoring
13 11 (5.82%) Continuous Deployment
13 11 (5.82%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (5.82%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 43 (22.75%) JavaScript
2 37 (19.58%) Java
3 36 (19.05%) Python
4 21 (11.11%) C++
5 20 (10.58%) C#
5 20 (10.58%) Solidity
6 19 (10.05%) SQL
7 16 (8.47%) Scala
8 14 (7.41%) Go
9 13 (6.88%) ES6
10 10 (5.29%) C
11 8 (4.23%) TypeScript
12 7 (3.70%) Bash Shell
12 7 (3.70%) JSX
13 4 (2.12%) Ruby
14 3 (1.59%) XPath
15 2 (1.06%) PHP
15 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (8.99%) Degree
2 11 (5.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.76%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.53%) MBA
4 1 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.53%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.23%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.53%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 48 (25.40%) Docker
2 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 45 (23.81%) Kubernetes
2 16 (8.47%) Terraform
3 15 (7.94%) Ansible
4 3 (1.59%) Mesos
4 3 (1.59%) Puppet
5 2 (1.06%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.06%) Grafana
5 2 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.06%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.53%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.53%) Packer
6 1 (0.53%) Rancher
6 1 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (6.35%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.23%) Google
3 4 (2.12%) ConsenSys
3 4 (2.12%) Oracle
3 4 (2.12%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.06%) Adobe
4 2 (1.06%) IBM
5 1 (0.53%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.53%) Infragistics
5 1 (0.53%) Lets Encrypt
5 1 (0.53%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.53%) Sonatype
5 1 (0.53%) Splunk
5 1 (0.53%) VMware