Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 330 570 597
Rank change year-on-year +240 +27 -
Contract jobs citing Blockchain 338 44 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.71% 0.098% 0.022%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.00% 0.42% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 30 1
London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £363 £420 £475
90th Percentile £750 £790 £625
England median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
London median hourly rate - - £100.00
England median hourly rate - - £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 11255 10509 11125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.66% 23.52% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8405 7423 7935
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £310
90th Percentile £663 £638 £630
England median daily rate £463 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +8.82% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 39 69
London median hourly rate £27.16 £29.88 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.10% +35.82% -20.00%
10th Percentile £18.05 £15.25 £15.31
90th Percentile £58.75 £68.15 £100.00
England median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +18.18% - +10.00%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 +13 31 £543 -1.36% 17
East London - 8 - - 2
Blockchain
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Blockchain also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Blockchain.

1 265 (78.40%) Finance
2 232 (68.64%) Banking
3 209 (61.83%) Change Management
4 75 (22.19%) Java
5 58 (17.16%) C#
6 55 (16.27%) Python
6 55 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (13.31%) Fintech
8 43 (12.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 43 (12.72%) Front Office
8 43 (12.72%) MiFID
9 38 (11.24%) .NET
10 37 (10.95%) JavaScript
11 29 (8.58%) SQL
12 27 (7.99%) Machine Learning
12 27 (7.99%) Big Data
12 27 (7.99%) Ethereum
13 26 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (7.10%) Low Latency
14 24 (7.10%) Greenfield Project
15 23 (6.80%) Hyperledger
15 23 (6.80%) Kafka
15 23 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
15 23 (6.80%) Equities
15 23 (6.80%) Business Analysis
15 23 (6.80%) Project Management
15 23 (6.80%) Financial Institution
16 22 (6.51%) Scrum
17 21 (6.21%) Scala
18 20 (5.92%) Investment Banking

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 27 (7.99%) Ethereum
2 23 (6.80%) Hyperledger
3 10 (2.96%) Apache Spark
3 10 (2.96%) Skype for Business
4 8 (2.37%) Apache Pig
4 8 (2.37%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.59%) eris
5 2 (0.59%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.30%) Apache
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (4.73%) R3 Corda
2 2 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.30%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.30%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.66%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.48%) Office 365
4 5 (1.48%) Serverless
5 2 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.30%) GitHub
6 1 (0.30%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.96%) Skype
2 4 (1.18%) Firewall
2 4 (1.18%) Network Security
3 3 (0.89%) Internet
3 3 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.59%) DHCP
4 2 (0.59%) DNS
4 2 (0.59%) SMS
5 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.99%) Big Data
2 14 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 12 (3.55%) MongoDB
4 12 (3.55%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.55%) SQL Server
5 11 (3.25%) Data Mining
6 10 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (2.66%) Hadoop
7 9 (2.66%) Impala
7 9 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.37%) Apache Hive
8 8 (2.37%) MarkLogic
8 8 (2.37%) Riak
9 4 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.59%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (2.07%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.48%) JIRA
3 4 (1.18%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.18%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.89%) Selenium
5 2 (0.59%) Babel
5 2 (0.59%) CircleCI
5 2 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.59%) webpack
6 1 (0.30%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.30%) Gradle
6 1 (0.30%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.30%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.30%) Maven
6 1 (0.30%) Mocha
6 1 (0.30%) Protractor
6 1 (0.30%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 265 (78.40%) Finance
2 232 (68.64%) Banking
3 43 (12.72%) Front Office
4 23 (6.80%) Financial Institution
5 20 (5.92%) Investment Banking
6 11 (3.25%) Marketing
7 9 (2.66%) Games
8 8 (2.37%) French Language
9 7 (2.07%) Electronics
9 7 (2.07%) Manufacturing
9 7 (2.07%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.18%) Back Office
10 4 (1.18%) Law
10 4 (1.18%) Legal
11 3 (0.89%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.30%) Advertising
12 1 (0.30%) Automotive
12 1 (0.30%) German Language
12 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 122 (36.09%) Developer
2 66 (19.53%) Analyst
3 41 (12.13%) Business Analyst
4 39 (11.54%) Blockchain Developer
5 35 (10.36%) Java Developer
6 29 (8.58%) C# Developer
7 27 (7.99%) Project Manager
8 20 (5.92%) .NET Developer
9 19 (5.62%) C# .NET Developer
10 16 (4.73%) Architect
11 13 (3.85%) Big Data Developer
12 9 (2.66%) Consultant
13 8 (2.37%) Blockchain Lead
13 8 (2.37%) IT Manager
13 8 (2.37%) Project Analyst
13 8 (2.37%) Python Developer
14 7 (2.07%) Data Architect
14 7 (2.07%) Report Manager
14 7 (2.07%) SQL Developer
14 7 (2.07%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (11.24%) .NET
2 23 (6.80%) Kafka
3 18 (5.33%) FIX Protocol
4 15 (4.44%) Node.js
5 12 (3.55%) React
5 12 (3.55%) Smart Contracts
5 12 (3.55%) WPF
6 10 (2.96%) AngularJS
6 10 (2.96%) Spring
7 9 (2.66%) HTML
8 8 (2.37%) CSS
8 8 (2.37%) Hibernate
8 8 (2.37%) JMS
8 8 (2.37%) Lucene
8 8 (2.37%) Natural Language Processing
8 8 (2.37%) Play Framework
9 7 (2.07%) OAuth2
9 7 (2.07%) REST
10 6 (1.78%) Akka
10 6 (1.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.31%) Fintech
2 43 (12.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 24 (7.10%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (6.80%) Equities
5 16 (4.73%) Derivative
6 15 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (3.85%) Algorithms
8 10 (2.96%) Bitcoin
8 10 (2.96%) Fixed Income
9 8 (2.37%) Mobile App
9 8 (2.37%) Replication
10 5 (1.48%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.48%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.48%) OTC Derivatives
11 4 (1.18%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.18%) User Experience
12 2 (0.59%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.59%) Digital Currency
12 2 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.59%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.62%) Linux
2 12 (3.55%) Unix
3 11 (3.25%) Windows
4 8 (2.37%) CentOS
4 8 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.78%) zOS
6 3 (0.89%) Android
6 3 (0.89%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.59%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (61.83%) Change Management
2 55 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (7.99%) Machine Learning
4 26 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (7.10%) Low Latency
6 23 (6.80%) Business Analysis
6 23 (6.80%) Project Management
7 22 (6.51%) Scrum
8 20 (5.92%) Software Engineering
9 18 (5.33%) TDD
10 16 (4.73%) Analytics
11 15 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (4.44%) Cryptography
11 15 (4.44%) Electronic Trading
11 15 (4.44%) Front End Development
11 15 (4.44%) Open Source
11 15 (4.44%) Visualisation
12 14 (4.14%) Data Analysis
13 13 (3.85%) Risk Management
14 12 (3.55%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 75 (22.19%) Java
2 58 (17.16%) C#
3 55 (16.27%) Python
4 37 (10.95%) JavaScript
5 29 (8.58%) SQL
6 21 (6.21%) Scala
7 19 (5.62%) C++
7 19 (5.62%) Solidity
8 16 (4.73%) Bash Shell
9 12 (3.55%) R
10 11 (3.25%) Ruby
11 10 (2.96%) Kotlin
11 10 (2.96%) Perl
12 7 (2.07%) C
13 6 (1.78%) Go
14 4 (1.18%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.89%) PHP
15 3 (0.89%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.89%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (1.48%) Degree
2 3 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (0.89%) PMP
3 2 (0.59%) CCNA
3 2 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.59%) Master's Degree
3 2 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.30%) CCNP
4 1 (0.30%) CISSP
4 1 (0.30%) ISEB
4 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (12.72%) MiFID
2 15 (4.44%) PMO
3 5 (1.48%) QA
4 4 (1.18%) EMIR
5 3 (0.89%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.59%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.59%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.30%) GDPR
7 1 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (2.66%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.48%) Docker
3 2 (0.59%) Firmware
3 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.59%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (2.37%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (1.18%) Ansible
3 3 (0.89%) Puppet
4 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.59%) SCCM
4 2 (0.59%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.30%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 19 (5.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.66%) SAP
3 6 (1.78%) Murex
3 6 (1.78%) Sybase
4 5 (1.48%) Cisco
5 4 (1.18%) Oracle
5 4 (1.18%) Tableau
5 4 (1.18%) Vermilion
5 4 (1.18%) VMware
6 3 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.89%) Yardi
7 2 (0.59%) Apple
7 2 (0.59%) ION Trading
7 2 (0.59%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.30%) Citrix
8 1 (0.30%) IBM
8 1 (0.30%) Informatica
8 1 (0.30%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.30%) Symantec
8 1 (0.30%) Talend