Period
to 3 August 2021

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 3 August 2021 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
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 438 345 376
Rank change year-on-year -93 +31 -25
Contract jobs citing Blockchain 83 36 232
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.23% 0.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.13% 0.91% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 21 143
10th Percentile £386 £413 £378
25th Percentile £472 £500 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - -4.35%
75th Percentile £638 £713 £650
90th Percentile £675 £763 £725
England median daily rate £550 £572 £550
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
England median hourly rate - - £10.50

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 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 7,342 3,944 10,212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.15% 25.22% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,198 2,829 7,487
10th Percentile £388 £363 £363
25th Percentile £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +0.24%
75th Percentile £650 £636 £608
90th Percentile £725 £721 £688
England median daily rate £520 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 56
10th Percentile £12.20 £15.99 £15.55
25th Percentile £20.08 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate £28.31 £27.50 £25.10
Median % change year-on-year +2.95% +9.58% -16.35%
75th Percentile £42.94 £39.25 £44.06
90th Percentile £57.68 £49.20 £51.63
England median hourly rate £26.74 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +6.96% -16.67% -

Blockchain
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Blockchain in London

Blockchain
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Blockchain in London

Blockchain
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Blockchain in London over the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Blockchain in London

Blockchain
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

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 3 August 2021. 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 -20 5 £650 -10.34% 37
South London - 1 £175 - 2
Blockchain
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, 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 28 (33.73%) AWS
1 28 (33.73%) Docker
1 28 (33.73%) Kubernetes
2 23 (27.71%) DevOps
3 22 (26.51%) Java
4 21 (25.30%) Python
4 21 (25.30%) Microservices
5 20 (24.10%) Azure
5 20 (24.10%) Node.js
6 17 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (19.28%) Finance
7 16 (19.28%) Cryptocurrency
8 15 (18.07%) Fintech
8 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
9 14 (16.87%) Software Engineering
9 14 (16.87%) Social Skills
10 13 (15.66%) Linux
10 13 (15.66%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (15.66%) Kotlin
11 12 (14.46%) GCP
12 11 (13.25%) React
12 11 (13.25%) MongoDB
13 10 (12.05%) BDD
13 10 (12.05%) RESTful
13 10 (12.05%) Ethereum
13 10 (12.05%) Rancher
14 9 (10.84%) DevSecOps
14 9 (10.84%) MySQL
15 8 (9.64%) C++
15 8 (9.64%) Google

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 13 (15.66%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (12.05%) Ethereum
3 5 (6.02%) Hyperledger
4 2 (2.41%) Confluence
4 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.20%) CMS
5 1 (1.20%) Documentum
5 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.20%) SAS
5 1 (1.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (2.41%) R3 Corda
3 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.20%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 28 (33.73%) AWS
2 20 (24.10%) Azure
3 12 (14.46%) GCP
4 7 (8.43%) Quay.io
5 3 (3.61%) AWS IoT
5 3 (3.61%) Azure Stack
5 3 (3.61%) Power Platform
6 2 (2.41%) Amazon GuardDuty
6 2 (2.41%) Amazon Macie
6 2 (2.41%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (2.41%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (2.41%) npm
6 2 (2.41%) Serverless
6 2 (2.41%) Yarn
7 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.20%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.20%) Cloudflare
7 1 (1.20%) GitHub
7 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) Firewall
2 2 (2.41%) HTTP
2 2 (2.41%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.41%) SMTP
3 1 (1.20%) Internet
3 1 (1.20%) IPFS
3 1 (1.20%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (1.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) MongoDB
2 9 (10.84%) MySQL
3 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.61%) Big Data
4 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.61%) Power BI
4 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.41%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.20%) EDMS
6 1 (1.20%) Metadata
6 1 (1.20%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.20%) Redis
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.20%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 8 (9.64%) GitLab
2 6 (7.23%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.61%) Jasmine
3 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.61%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (3.61%) Moq
3 3 (3.61%) NUnit
4 2 (2.41%) gulp
4 2 (2.41%) JIRA
4 2 (2.41%) JMeter
4 2 (2.41%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.41%) TestRail
4 2 (2.41%) webpack
5 1 (1.20%) Ant
5 1 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.20%) Maven
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (19.28%) Finance
2 14 (16.87%) Social Skills
3 7 (8.43%) Banking
3 7 (8.43%) Front Office
4 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.41%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (1.20%) Back Office
5 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.20%) Law
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.20%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (39.76%) Developer
2 12 (14.46%) Blockchain Developer
3 8 (9.64%) DevSecOps Engineer
3 8 (9.64%) Software Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) Java Developer
5 6 (7.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Blockchain Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Data Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Node.js Developer
6 5 (6.02%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Architect
8 3 (3.61%) Backend Developer
8 3 (3.61%) C++ Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (3.61%) JavaScript Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) Ethereum Developer
9 2 (2.41%) Innovation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.10%) Node.js
2 11 (13.25%) React
3 10 (12.05%) RESTful
4 7 (8.43%) AngularJS
4 7 (8.43%) HTML
4 7 (8.43%) Kafka
4 7 (8.43%) Smart Contracts
5 6 (7.23%) .NET
5 6 (7.23%) HTML5
6 5 (6.02%) .NET Core
6 5 (6.02%) Play Framework
6 5 (6.02%) REST
7 4 (4.82%) CSS
7 4 (4.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (4.82%) WebSockets
8 3 (3.61%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.61%) Entity Framework
8 3 (3.61%) React Native
8 3 (3.61%) Spring
8 3 (3.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.02%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.61%) Bitcoin
2 3 (3.61%) Equities
2 3 (3.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (3.61%) Legacy Systems
2 3 (3.61%) User Experience
3 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.41%) Robotics
4 1 (1.20%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.20%) Derivative
4 1 (1.20%) Digital Currency
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.20%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.20%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) PKI
4 1 (1.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.66%) Linux
2 6 (7.23%) Windows
3 2 (2.41%) Android
3 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) DevOps
2 21 (25.30%) Microservices
3 17 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (19.28%) Cryptocurrency
5 15 (18.07%) Fintech
6 14 (16.87%) Software Engineering
7 10 (12.05%) BDD
8 9 (10.84%) DevSecOps
9 8 (9.64%) Full Stack Development
10 7 (8.43%) Test Automation
11 6 (7.23%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (7.23%) Clean Code
11 6 (7.23%) Computer Science
11 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.23%) Cryptography
11 6 (7.23%) Data Science
12 5 (6.02%) Scrum
12 5 (6.02%) TDD
12 5 (6.02%) Use Case
12 5 (6.02%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.51%) Java
2 21 (25.30%) Python
3 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
4 13 (15.66%) Kotlin
5 8 (9.64%) C++
5 8 (9.64%) Go
5 8 (9.64%) Scala
5 8 (9.64%) Solidity
6 7 (8.43%) C#
6 7 (8.43%) TypeScript
7 6 (7.23%) SQL
8 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.41%) Java 8
8 2 (2.41%) Prolog
8 2 (2.41%) VB
9 1 (1.20%) F#
9 1 (1.20%) OCaml
9 1 (1.20%) Rust
9 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (1.20%) CCSP
2 1 (1.20%) CEH
2 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.20%) CISSP
2 1 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (1.20%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) GDPR
System Software
1 28 (33.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (33.73%) Kubernetes
2 10 (12.05%) Rancher
3 6 (7.23%) Terraform
4 3 (3.61%) Ansible
5 2 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.41%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.20%) Grafana
6 1 (1.20%) Kibana
6 1 (1.20%) logstash
6 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (9.64%) Google
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.41%) HP
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle
3 2 (2.41%) SAP
4 1 (1.20%) New Relic
4 1 (1.20%) OpenText
4 1 (1.20%) Parity
4 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.20%) VMware
4 1 (1.20%) Workday