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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blockchain in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blockchain over the 6 months to 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 409 427 348
Rank change year-on-year +18 -79 +33
Contract jobs citing Blockchain 182 77 54
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 0.82% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 58 33
10th Percentile £425 £398 £365
25th Percentile £475 £431 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £563 £550
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% -
75th Percentile £775 £640 £625
90th Percentile £875 £666 £743
England median daily rate £600 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

Blockchain is in the General and Transferable Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13,791 9,335 6,145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.82% 33.99% 35.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,104 6,541 4,491
10th Percentile £400 £353 £320
25th Percentile £488 £447 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £535
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +2.80% +1.90%
75th Percentile £725 £656 £650
90th Percentile £819 £745 £750
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 143 90
10th Percentile £18.19 £15.20 £14.25
25th Percentile £23.91 £20.00 £21.58
Median hourly rate £41.00 £32.40 £38.50
Median % change year-on-year +26.54% -15.83% +57.12%
75th Percentile £51.75 £45.00 £47.81
90th Percentile £67.50 £57.50 £53.98
England median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £24.70
% change year-on-year +6.00% +1.21% +17.62%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -30 13 £600 -7.69% 22
West London - 3 £571 - 1
Blockchain
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 65 (35.71%) Ethereum
1 65 (35.71%) Smart Contracts
2 58 (31.87%) Solidity
3 52 (28.57%) React
4 46 (25.27%) JavaScript
5 41 (22.53%) Agile
5 41 (22.53%) AWS
6 39 (21.43%) Node.js
7 36 (19.78%) Docker
8 34 (18.68%) DeFi
9 33 (18.13%) Azure
10 32 (17.58%) Finance
10 32 (17.58%) Cryptocurrency
11 30 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
12 29 (15.93%) Java
13 28 (15.38%) Kubernetes
13 28 (15.38%) DevOps
13 28 (15.38%) TypeScript
13 28 (15.38%) Full Stack Development
14 26 (14.29%) JIRA
14 26 (14.29%) Software Engineering
15 25 (13.74%) Go
16 24 (13.19%) CI/CD
16 24 (13.19%) Requirements Gathering
17 22 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
17 22 (12.09%) DAML
17 22 (12.09%) Social Skills
18 21 (11.54%) GCP
19 20 (10.99%) Git (software)
19 20 (10.99%) Web3

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 65 (35.71%) Ethereum
2 17 (9.34%) Confluence
3 13 (7.14%) Hyperledger
4 5 (2.75%) SAS
5 4 (2.20%) OpenZeppelin
5 4 (2.20%) Solana
6 1 (0.55%) Apache
6 1 (0.55%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.55%) Geth
Applications
1 10 (5.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (5.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 10 (5.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (2.20%) R3 Corda
2 4 (2.20%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.55%) Quorum
Cloud Services
1 41 (22.53%) AWS
2 33 (18.13%) Azure
3 21 (11.54%) GCP
4 9 (4.95%) Serverless
5 8 (4.40%) Amazon Cognito
6 7 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
6 7 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.65%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (1.65%) Azure DevOps
7 3 (1.65%) Datadog
7 3 (1.65%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.10%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.10%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (1.10%) Azure Key Vault
8 2 (1.10%) Azure Monitor
8 2 (1.10%) GitHub
8 2 (1.10%) Miro
8 2 (1.10%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.20%) Internet
2 2 (1.10%) IPFS
2 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 10 (5.49%) Hazelcast
3 6 (3.30%) Redis
4 5 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.20%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.65%) Power BI
7 2 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.10%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.55%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.55%) DynamoDB
8 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.55%) Metadata
8 1 (0.55%) MySQL
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (14.29%) JIRA
2 20 (10.99%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.04%) GitLab
3 11 (6.04%) TeamCity
4 7 (3.85%) Maven
5 6 (3.30%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.30%) webpack
6 2 (1.10%) Selenium
7 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.55%) Cypress.io
7 1 (0.55%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.55%) Postman
7 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 32 (17.58%) Finance
2 30 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (12.09%) Social Skills
4 19 (10.44%) Banking
5 18 (9.89%) Games
6 13 (7.14%) Front Office
7 8 (4.40%) Marketing
8 6 (3.30%) Legal
9 5 (2.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 5 (2.75%) Wholesale Banking
10 4 (2.20%) Investment Banking
10 4 (2.20%) Telecoms
11 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
11 2 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (1.10%) Presentation Skills
11 2 (1.10%) Public Speaking
12 1 (0.55%) Documentation Skills
12 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 90 (49.45%) Developer
2 38 (20.88%) Blockchain Developer
3 22 (12.09%) React Developer
4 17 (9.34%) Architect
4 17 (9.34%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (7.69%) Blockchain Engineer
5 14 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 13 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 12 (6.59%) Games Developer
8 11 (6.04%) Full Stack Developer
8 11 (6.04%) Java Developer
9 10 (5.49%) Blockchain Business Analyst
9 10 (5.49%) Project Manager
10 9 (4.95%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 9 (4.95%) Investment Banking Project Manager
10 9 (4.95%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.40%) Ethereum Developer
11 8 (4.40%) Java Engineer
11 8 (4.40%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (35.71%) Smart Contracts
2 52 (28.57%) React
3 39 (21.43%) Node.js
4 19 (10.44%) web3js
5 18 (9.89%) GraphQL
6 14 (7.69%) Next.js
7 12 (6.59%) RESTful
7 12 (6.59%) Spring
8 8 (4.40%) .NET
9 7 (3.85%) CSS
9 7 (3.85%) HTML
10 6 (3.30%) ethers.js
10 6 (3.30%) Kafka
10 6 (3.30%) Redux
11 5 (2.75%) HTML5
11 5 (2.75%) Jest
11 5 (2.75%) LESS
11 5 (2.75%) REST
11 5 (2.75%) Serverless Framework
11 5 (2.75%) Truffle
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.99%) Web3
2 11 (6.04%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (5.49%) NFT
4 8 (4.40%) IoT
5 5 (2.75%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.75%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (2.75%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.75%) Reference Data
6 4 (2.20%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.65%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.65%) Robotics
7 3 (1.65%) User Experience
8 2 (1.10%) Animation
8 2 (1.10%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.10%) FMCG
8 2 (1.10%) Industry 4.0
9 1 (0.55%) Digital Currency
9 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.85%) Linux
2 5 (2.75%) Android
2 5 (2.75%) CoreOS
2 5 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.53%) Agile
2 34 (18.68%) DeFi
3 32 (17.58%) Cryptocurrency
4 28 (15.38%) DevOps
4 28 (15.38%) Full Stack Development
5 26 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 24 (13.19%) CI/CD
6 24 (13.19%) Requirements Gathering
7 22 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (10.44%) Fintech
8 19 (10.44%) Microservices
9 17 (9.34%) Test Automation
10 15 (8.24%) Computer Science
11 13 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (6.59%) Analytics
12 12 (6.59%) Artificial Intelligence
12 12 (6.59%) Data Modelling
12 12 (6.59%) Unit Testing
12 12 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (6.04%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 58 (31.87%) Solidity
2 46 (25.27%) JavaScript
3 29 (15.93%) Java
4 28 (15.38%) TypeScript
5 25 (13.74%) Go
6 22 (12.09%) DAML
7 16 (8.79%) Python
8 15 (8.24%) Rust
9 7 (3.85%) Bash
9 7 (3.85%) SQL
10 6 (3.30%) ES6
10 6 (3.30%) Kotlin
11 5 (2.75%) C
11 5 (2.75%) Perl
12 4 (2.20%) C++
12 4 (2.20%) Scala
13 2 (1.10%) Bicep
13 2 (1.10%) C#
14 1 (0.55%) PHP
14 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (5.49%) Degree
2 8 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.55%) CISA
3 1 (0.55%) CISM
3 1 (0.55%) CISSP
3 1 (0.55%) CRISC
3 1 (0.55%) CSPO
3 1 (0.55%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.55%) GDPR
2 1 (0.55%) GRC
2 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.55%) SOC 2
System Software
1 36 (19.78%) Docker
2 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 12 (6.59%) Ansible
3 9 (4.95%) Terraform
4 5 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.75%) Puppet
4 5 (2.75%) rkt
Vendors
1 9 (4.95%) Google
2 7 (3.85%) Oracle
3 3 (1.65%) Databricks
3 3 (1.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.65%) Moogsoft
3 3 (1.65%) SAP
4 2 (1.10%) Ariba
4 2 (1.10%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.10%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.55%) Apple
5 1 (0.55%) Facebook
5 1 (0.55%) Red Hat