Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 486 323 391
Rank change year-on-year -163 +68 +33
Contract jobs citing Blockchain 81 33 187
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.24% 0.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.96% 0.95% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 16 119
10th Percentile £396 £325 £375
25th Percentile £494 £403 £428
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £475 £550
Median % change year-on-year +31.58% -13.64% -7.76%
75th Percentile £675 £606 £659
90th Percentile £725 £706 £700
England median daily rate £575 £475 £550
% change year-on-year +21.05% -13.64% -
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 8,430 3,477 9,102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.92% 25.22% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,126 2,493 6,712
10th Percentile £388 £356 £363
25th Percentile £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
75th Percentile £670 £625 £610
90th Percentile £738 £713 £698
England median daily rate £525 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 18 51
10th Percentile £15.73 £19.10 £15.25
25th Percentile £24.50 £26.44 £20.00
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.93 £29.96
Median % change year-on-year -11.67% +26.59% -0.13%
75th Percentile £57.31 £41.50 £44.38
90th Percentile £64.85 £53.83 £51.25
England median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +32.69% -13.33% -

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 - 5 £650 - 25
South London - 1 £175 - 1
Blockchain
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 29 (35.80%) AWS
2 24 (29.63%) Python
2 24 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (28.40%) Java
4 21 (25.93%) Finance
4 21 (25.93%) Docker
4 21 (25.93%) DevOps
5 19 (23.46%) Kubernetes
5 19 (23.46%) Azure
6 16 (19.75%) Node.js
6 16 (19.75%) Microservices
7 15 (18.52%) Fintech
8 14 (17.28%) MongoDB
8 14 (17.28%) Social Skills
9 13 (16.05%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
9 13 (16.05%) Linux
9 13 (16.05%) Software Engineering
10 12 (14.81%) Banking
10 12 (14.81%) GCP
10 12 (14.81%) Ethereum
11 11 (13.58%) Google
12 10 (12.35%) Rancher
13 9 (11.11%) Solidity
13 9 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
13 9 (11.11%) MySQL
13 9 (11.11%) React
13 9 (11.11%) RESTful
14 8 (9.88%) BDD
14 8 (9.88%) GitLab

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 (16.05%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (14.81%) Ethereum
3 3 (3.70%) Hyperledger
3 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.47%) CMS
4 2 (2.47%) Confluence
4 2 (2.47%) Documentum
4 2 (2.47%) WordPress
5 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (2.47%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.23%) Quorum
2 1 (1.23%) R3 Corda
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (35.80%) AWS
2 19 (23.46%) Azure
3 12 (14.81%) GCP
4 7 (8.64%) Quay.io
5 3 (3.70%) Amazon GuardDuty
5 3 (3.70%) Amazon Macie
5 3 (3.70%) AWS CloudTrail
5 3 (3.70%) AWS IoT
5 3 (3.70%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (2.47%) Azure Stack
6 2 (2.47%) npm
6 2 (2.47%) Power Platform
6 2 (2.47%) Serverless
6 2 (2.47%) Yarn
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.23%) Cloudflare
7 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) Firewall
2 3 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.47%) HTTP
4 1 (1.23%) Internet
4 1 (1.23%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.23%) SMTP
4 1 (1.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) MongoDB
2 9 (11.11%) MySQL
3 6 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.17%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.70%) Big Data
7 2 (2.47%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.47%) EDMS
7 2 (2.47%) Metadata
7 2 (2.47%) Power BI
8 1 (1.23%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) GitLab
2 7 (8.64%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.70%) Jasmine
3 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (3.70%) Moq
3 3 (3.70%) NUnit
4 2 (2.47%) gulp
4 2 (2.47%) JIRA
4 2 (2.47%) JMeter
4 2 (2.47%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.47%) TestRail
4 2 (2.47%) webpack
5 1 (1.23%) Ant
5 1 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.23%) JSUnit
5 1 (1.23%) Maven
General
1 21 (25.93%) Finance
2 14 (17.28%) Social Skills
3 12 (14.81%) Banking
4 6 (7.41%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.17%) Front Office
6 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.70%) Back Office
6 3 (3.70%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (2.47%) Legal
7 2 (2.47%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.23%) French Language
8 1 (1.23%) Games
8 1 (1.23%) German Language
8 1 (1.23%) Law
8 1 (1.23%) Retail
8 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (40.74%) Developer
2 9 (11.11%) Blockchain Developer
3 8 (9.88%) DevSecOps Engineer
4 6 (7.41%) Architect
4 6 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Blockchain Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Data Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.17%) Node.js Developer
6 4 (4.94%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Backend Developer
7 3 (3.70%) C++ Developer
7 3 (3.70%) JavaScript Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Python Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Python Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Security Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Blockchain Architect
8 2 (2.47%) Ethereum Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.75%) Node.js
2 9 (11.11%) React
2 9 (11.11%) RESTful
3 7 (8.64%) AngularJS
3 7 (8.64%) Smart Contracts
4 6 (7.41%) HTML
4 6 (7.41%) HTML5
4 6 (7.41%) Web Services
5 5 (6.17%) Play Framework
6 4 (4.94%) .NET
6 4 (4.94%) .NET Core
7 3 (3.70%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.70%) CSS
7 3 (3.70%) Entity Framework
7 3 (3.70%) jQuery
7 3 (3.70%) Middleware
7 3 (3.70%) REST
7 3 (3.70%) Truffle
7 3 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (3.70%) web3js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
1 6 (7.41%) Robotics
2 5 (6.17%) Legacy Systems
3 4 (4.94%) User Experience
4 3 (3.70%) Bitcoin
4 3 (3.70%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Cloud
4 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.47%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.47%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.47%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.23%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.23%) Digital Currency
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) Equities
6 1 (1.23%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.23%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) Linux
2 6 (7.41%) Windows
3 2 (2.47%) Android
3 2 (2.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.93%) DevOps
3 16 (19.75%) Microservices
4 15 (18.52%) Fintech
5 13 (16.05%) Software Engineering
6 9 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
7 8 (9.88%) BDD
7 8 (9.88%) Data Science
7 8 (9.88%) DevSecOps
7 8 (9.88%) TDD
8 7 (8.64%) Computer Science
8 7 (8.64%) Cryptocurrency
8 7 (8.64%) Machine Learning
9 6 (7.41%) Clean Code
9 6 (7.41%) Cryptography
9 6 (7.41%) E-Commerce
9 6 (7.41%) Full Stack Development
9 6 (7.41%) Migration
9 6 (7.41%) Robotic Process Automation
9 6 (7.41%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.63%) Python
2 23 (28.40%) Java
3 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.11%) Solidity
5 8 (9.88%) TypeScript
6 6 (7.41%) C++
6 6 (7.41%) Kotlin
6 6 (7.41%) Scala
7 4 (4.94%) C#
7 4 (4.94%) Go
8 3 (3.70%) SQL
9 2 (2.47%) PHP
9 2 (2.47%) Prolog
10 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.23%) Perl
10 1 (1.23%) Ruby
10 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (1.23%) CCSP
3 1 (1.23%) CEH
3 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.23%) CISSP
3 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.23%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.23%) MBA
3 1 (1.23%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 21 (25.93%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (23.46%) Kubernetes
2 10 (12.35%) Rancher
3 4 (4.94%) Terraform
4 2 (2.47%) Ansible
4 2 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.23%) Grafana
5 1 (1.23%) Kibana
5 1 (1.23%) logstash
5 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.23%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) Google
2 6 (7.41%) SAP
3 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle
4 4 (4.94%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (4.94%) Workday
5 2 (2.47%) HP
5 2 (2.47%) OpenText
6 1 (1.23%) New Relic
6 1 (1.23%) VMware