Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 380 374 603
Rank change year-on-year -6 +229 +21
Contract jobs citing Blockchain 264 288 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.62% 0.069%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.33% 2.61% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 240 18
London median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £388 £363 £441
90th Percentile £838 £750 £633
England median daily rate £550 £550 £400
% change year-on-year - +37.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £60.00 - -

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 11,319 11,044 10,369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.49% 23.71% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,449 8,178 7,348
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £319
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 61 36
London median hourly rate £27.62 £26.61 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.80% -20.58% +48.89%
10th Percentile £16.15 £18.25 £15.25
90th Percentile £48.73 £58.75 £99.50
England median hourly rate £33.50 £31.23 £28.00
% change year-on-year +7.27% +11.54% +1.30%

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 November 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 13 November 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 +28 74 £650 +23.81% 36
East London -16 13 £531 - 8
South London - 1 - -
Blockchain
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 106 (40.15%) Finance
2 66 (25.00%) DevOps
3 64 (24.24%) Banking
4 60 (22.73%) Fintech
5 50 (18.94%) Docker
5 50 (18.94%) Python
6 48 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (18.18%) Kubernetes
7 46 (17.42%) Java
7 46 (17.42%) JavaScript
8 41 (15.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 39 (14.77%) Ethereum
10 37 (14.02%) Distributed Ledger
10 37 (14.02%) Change Management
10 37 (14.02%) Artificial Intelligence
10 37 (14.02%) Node.js
11 35 (13.26%) Amazon AWS
12 33 (12.50%) Linux
13 31 (11.74%) C++
14 29 (10.98%) Computer Science
14 29 (10.98%) Solidity
15 28 (10.61%) Degree
15 28 (10.61%) React
15 28 (10.61%) User Experience
16 27 (10.23%) Bitcoin
16 27 (10.23%) Go
16 27 (10.23%) Cryptocurrency
16 27 (10.23%) MongoDB
16 27 (10.23%) C#
17 24 (9.09%) C

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 39 (14.77%) Ethereum
2 20 (7.58%) Hyperledger
3 6 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.89%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.14%) Apache
5 3 (1.14%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.14%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.76%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.76%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.76%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.38%) CMS
7 1 (0.38%) Confluence
7 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.38%) IIS
7 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.76%) InVision
4 1 (0.38%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 37 (14.02%) Distributed Ledger
2 18 (6.82%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.38%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.38%) Kondor
3 1 (0.38%) Ripple
3 1 (0.38%) Ripple XRP
Cloud Services
1 41 (15.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (13.26%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.92%) Office 365
4 12 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (4.17%) PaaS
6 10 (3.79%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (2.65%) GitHub
8 6 (2.27%) SaaS
9 4 (1.52%) IaaS
9 4 (1.52%) Serverless
10 3 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.14%) npm
11 2 (0.76%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.76%) Firebase
12 1 (0.38%) Amazon SageMaker
12 1 (0.38%) AWS Fargate
12 1 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.38%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.14%) HTTP
2 2 (0.76%) IPFS
2 2 (0.76%) Network Security
2 2 (0.76%) Skype
2 2 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.23%) MongoDB
2 18 (6.82%) NoSQL
3 14 (5.30%) Big Data
4 8 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (3.03%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.27%) Redis
6 5 (1.89%) MySQL
7 4 (1.52%) DB2
8 3 (1.14%) Parquet
8 3 (1.14%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.14%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.76%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.76%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.38%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.27%) Mocha
4 5 (1.89%) Babel
4 5 (1.89%) Maven
4 5 (1.89%) webpack
5 4 (1.52%) gulp
5 4 (1.52%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.14%) Ant
6 3 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.14%) JIRA
6 3 (1.14%) SonarQube
6 3 (1.14%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.76%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.76%) Bower
7 2 (0.76%) GitLab
7 2 (0.76%) Grunt
7 2 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.76%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.38%) Subversion
General
1 106 (40.15%) Finance
2 64 (24.24%) Banking
3 10 (3.79%) Financial Institution
4 9 (3.41%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.14%) Front Office
5 3 (1.14%) Legal
5 3 (1.14%) Marketing
6 2 (0.76%) Games
6 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.38%) Back Office
7 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.38%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 100 (37.88%) Developer
2 39 (14.77%) Architect
3 38 (14.39%) Blockchain Developer
4 29 (10.98%) Blockchain Engineer
5 21 (7.95%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
7 15 (5.68%) Consultant
7 15 (5.68%) React Developer
8 14 (5.30%) JavaScript Developer
9 13 (4.92%) Security Architect
10 11 (4.17%) Blockchain Consultant
10 11 (4.17%) Java Developer
11 10 (3.79%) Analyst
12 9 (3.41%) Blockchain Architect
12 9 (3.41%) Python Developer
12 9 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (3.03%) C# Developer
14 7 (2.65%) Applications Support
14 7 (2.65%) Senior Developer
14 7 (2.65%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (14.02%) Node.js
2 28 (10.61%) React
3 23 (8.71%) Smart Contracts
4 21 (7.95%) HTML
5 20 (7.58%) Kafka
6 19 (7.20%) AngularJS
6 19 (7.20%) CSS
6 19 (7.20%) Redux
7 17 (6.44%) RESTful
8 13 (4.92%) REST
9 12 (4.55%) HTML5
10 10 (3.79%) .NET
10 10 (3.79%) Jest
11 9 (3.41%) Spring
11 9 (3.41%) Truffle
12 8 (3.03%) Django
12 8 (3.03%) React Native
12 8 (3.03%) Web Services
13 6 (2.27%) Flask
13 6 (2.27%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 60 (22.73%) Fintech
2 29 (10.98%) Computer Science
3 28 (10.61%) User Experience
4 27 (10.23%) Bitcoin
5 19 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (6.44%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (5.30%) Blog
8 13 (4.92%) Digital Currency
9 11 (4.17%) Algorithms
10 9 (3.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (3.03%) Data Structures
12 7 (2.65%) Mobile App
12 7 (2.65%) Robotics
13 4 (1.52%) Virtual Team
14 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (1.14%) Mainframe
15 2 (0.76%) Derivative
15 2 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
15 2 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 33 (12.50%) Linux
2 21 (7.95%) Windows
3 9 (3.41%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.65%) Unix
5 6 (2.27%) Android
6 5 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.14%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.14%) zOS
8 1 (0.38%) VMS
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (25.00%) DevOps
2 48 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (14.02%) Artificial Intelligence
3 37 (14.02%) Change Management
4 27 (10.23%) Cryptocurrency
5 21 (7.95%) Use Case
6 20 (7.58%) Cryptography
6 20 (7.58%) Machine Learning
7 19 (7.20%) Front End Development
7 19 (7.20%) Mentoring
8 18 (6.82%) TDD
9 17 (6.44%) Analytics
9 17 (6.44%) Software Engineering
9 17 (6.44%) Systems Engineering
10 14 (5.30%) Microservices
11 13 (4.92%) Commercial Awareness
11 13 (4.92%) Value Proposition
12 12 (4.55%) Test Automation
13 11 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 50 (18.94%) Python
2 46 (17.42%) Java
2 46 (17.42%) JavaScript
3 31 (11.74%) C++
4 29 (10.98%) Solidity
5 27 (10.23%) C#
5 27 (10.23%) Go
6 24 (9.09%) C
7 23 (8.71%) SQL
8 20 (7.58%) Scala
9 13 (4.92%) ES6
10 10 (3.79%) Ruby
11 6 (2.27%) PHP
12 4 (1.52%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.52%) Kotlin
12 4 (1.52%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.14%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.14%) ES7
13 3 (1.14%) JSX
13 3 (1.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 28 (10.61%) Degree
2 20 (7.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (6.44%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) GIAC
5 1 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.38%) PhD
5 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.79%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO 20022
2 1 (0.38%) MiFID
System Software
1 50 (18.94%) Docker
2 4 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.14%) XenApp
3 3 (1.14%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 48 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 16 (6.06%) Ansible
2 16 (6.06%) Terraform
3 4 (1.52%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (1.14%) Mesos
4 3 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.14%) Puppet
5 2 (0.76%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.76%) Consul
5 2 (0.76%) Grafana
5 2 (0.76%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.76%) SCCM
6 1 (0.38%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.38%) Packer
6 1 (0.38%) Rancher
Vendors
1 17 (6.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.27%) Oracle
3 5 (1.89%) ConsenSys
3 5 (1.89%) Google
3 5 (1.89%) IBM
3 5 (1.89%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.14%) Citrix
5 2 (0.76%) Ab Initio
5 2 (0.76%) Adobe
5 2 (0.76%) Informatica
5 2 (0.76%) Murex
5 2 (0.76%) TIBCO
5 2 (0.76%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.38%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.38%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.38%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.38%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.38%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.38%) VMware