Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 262 433 607
Rank change year-on-year +171 +174 -11
Contract jobs citing Blockchain 466 168 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.02% 0.39% 0.040%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.04% 1.61% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 132 10
London median daily rate £550 £550 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.22% -
10th Percentile £361 £375 £443
90th Percentile £779 £673 £646
England median daily rate £525 £550 £419
% change year-on-year -4.55% +31.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £100.00
England median hourly rate £60.00 - £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 11,530 10,454 10,499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 25.33% 24.27% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,581 7,595 7,579
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £358 £338 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 54 44
London median hourly rate £27.33 £28.39 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.73% +3.24% +10.00%
10th Percentile £19.50 £18.96 £17.05
90th Percentile £47.40 £58.75 £100.00
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +9.62%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +64 109 £625 +13.64% 43
East London -8 14 £513 -10.87% 7
West London -26 2 £400 - 8
Blockchain
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 260 (55.79%) Finance
2 202 (43.35%) Banking
3 161 (34.55%) Change Management
4 96 (20.60%) Java
5 86 (18.45%) SQL
6 81 (17.38%) Python
7 78 (16.74%) JavaScript
8 74 (15.88%) Ethereum
9 69 (14.81%) Fintech
9 69 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
10 67 (14.38%) Linux
11 61 (13.09%) DevOps
12 60 (12.88%) Amazon AWS
13 58 (12.45%) Docker
14 57 (12.23%) Microsoft Azure
15 56 (12.02%) Node.js
16 51 (10.94%) C#
17 50 (10.73%) Hyperledger
18 49 (10.52%) Cryptocurrency
19 45 (9.66%) Distributed Ledger
19 45 (9.66%) C++
20 44 (9.44%) HTML
21 43 (9.23%) Bitcoin
21 43 (9.23%) Go
22 41 (8.80%) Solidity
23 40 (8.58%) Investment Banking
24 39 (8.37%) Kubernetes
25 38 (8.15%) AngularJS
26 37 (7.94%) C
27 36 (7.73%) Machine Learning

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 74 (15.88%) Ethereum
2 50 (10.73%) Hyperledger
3 10 (2.15%) Confluence
4 9 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.29%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.07%) Apache
6 5 (1.07%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.07%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.43%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.21%) CMS
9 1 (0.21%) IIS
9 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 45 (9.66%) Distributed Ledger
2 23 (4.94%) R3 Corda
3 5 (1.07%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.43%) MultiChain
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.21%) Kondor
5 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 60 (12.88%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (12.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (5.79%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (3.00%) Office 365
6 7 (1.50%) GitHub
6 7 (1.50%) npm
6 7 (1.50%) PaaS
7 6 (1.29%) Serverless
8 5 (1.07%) SaaS
9 3 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.64%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.43%) IaaS
10 2 (0.43%) Loggly
10 2 (0.43%) Sumo Logic
11 1 (0.21%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.93%) HTTP
2 3 (0.64%) DNS
2 3 (0.64%) Network Security
2 3 (0.64%) X.509
3 2 (0.43%) Firewall
3 2 (0.43%) Internet
3 2 (0.43%) IPFS
3 2 (0.43%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 2 (0.43%) Skype
3 2 (0.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.21%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.21%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.21%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.65%) NoSQL
2 26 (5.58%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (4.29%) DB2
4 19 (4.08%) MongoDB
5 15 (3.22%) SQL Server
6 13 (2.79%) Big Data
7 12 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (2.15%) Redis
9 8 (1.72%) MySQL
10 7 (1.50%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.29%) Relational Database
12 5 (1.07%) Neo4j
12 5 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.86%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.64%) Bigtable
14 3 (0.64%) Power BI
15 2 (0.43%) CouchDB
15 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
16 1 (0.21%) Apache Hive
16 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 36 (7.73%) Git (software)
2 17 (3.65%) webpack
3 16 (3.43%) Jasmine
4 12 (2.58%) JIRA
5 10 (2.15%) Babel
6 9 (1.93%) Mocha
6 9 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (1.50%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.07%) Maven
10 3 (0.64%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (0.64%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.43%) Ant
11 2 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.43%) git-flow
11 2 (0.43%) gulp
11 2 (0.43%) Protractor
11 2 (0.43%) RSpec
11 2 (0.43%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 260 (55.79%) Finance
2 202 (43.35%) Banking
3 40 (8.58%) Investment Banking
4 28 (6.01%) Financial Institution
5 18 (3.86%) Front Office
6 16 (3.43%) Marketing
7 8 (1.72%) Law
8 6 (1.29%) Legal
9 4 (0.86%) Music Industry
10 3 (0.64%) Retail
11 2 (0.43%) Games
12 1 (0.21%) Back Office
12 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 200 (42.92%) Developer
2 92 (19.74%) Blockchain Developer
3 53 (11.37%) Analyst
4 43 (9.23%) Architect
5 29 (6.22%) Java Developer
6 25 (5.36%) React Developer
7 24 (5.15%) Consultant
8 22 (4.72%) Blockchain Engineer
9 21 (4.51%) Node.js Developer
10 19 (4.08%) Senior Developer
11 18 (3.86%) DevOps Engineer
12 17 (3.65%) Applications Support
12 17 (3.65%) Business Analyst
12 17 (3.65%) Security Architect
13 16 (3.43%) Blockchain Consultant
13 16 (3.43%) JavaScript Developer
14 13 (2.79%) Administrator
14 13 (2.79%) Angular Developer
14 13 (2.79%) Data Analyst
15 12 (2.58%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (12.02%) Node.js
2 44 (9.44%) HTML
3 38 (8.15%) AngularJS
4 35 (7.51%) Smart Contracts
5 34 (7.30%) React
6 32 (6.87%) CSS
7 23 (4.94%) .NET
8 21 (4.51%) Redux
9 19 (4.08%) Sass
10 18 (3.86%) HTML5
10 18 (3.86%) Kafka
11 17 (3.65%) Jest
11 17 (3.65%) REST
12 15 (3.22%) RESTful
13 12 (2.58%) Web Services
14 11 (2.36%) React Native
14 11 (2.36%) Truffle
15 10 (2.15%) Middleware
15 10 (2.15%) OAuth
15 10 (2.15%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 69 (14.81%) Fintech
2 43 (9.23%) Bitcoin
3 29 (6.22%) User Experience
4 27 (5.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 27 (5.79%) Greenfield Project
5 25 (5.36%) Computer Science
6 19 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (3.86%) Algorithms
8 13 (2.79%) Blog
8 13 (2.79%) Digital Currency
9 12 (2.58%) Mobile App
10 10 (2.15%) Fixed Income
10 10 (2.15%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.93%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.93%) Derivative
12 5 (1.07%) Market Risk
12 5 (1.07%) Robotics
13 4 (0.86%) Reference Data
14 3 (0.64%) Equities
14 3 (0.64%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 67 (14.38%) Linux
2 26 (5.58%) Windows
3 19 (4.08%) Unix
4 13 (2.79%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.93%) Android
7 8 (1.72%) AIX
8 7 (1.50%) Windows 10
8 7 (1.50%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.21%) CentOS
10 1 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (34.55%) Change Management
2 69 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (13.09%) DevOps
4 49 (10.52%) Cryptocurrency
5 36 (7.73%) Machine Learning
5 36 (7.73%) Use Case
6 33 (7.08%) Artificial Intelligence
7 24 (5.15%) Front End Development
7 24 (5.15%) Mentoring
8 23 (4.94%) Cryptography
8 23 (4.94%) TDD
9 20 (4.29%) Electronic Trading
9 20 (4.29%) Microservices
9 20 (4.29%) Software Engineering
10 18 (3.86%) Test Automation
11 17 (3.65%) Data Analysis
11 17 (3.65%) Scrum
12 16 (3.43%) Migration
13 15 (3.22%) Open Source
14 14 (3.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 96 (20.60%) Java
2 86 (18.45%) SQL
3 81 (17.38%) Python
4 78 (16.74%) JavaScript
5 51 (10.94%) C#
6 45 (9.66%) C++
7 43 (9.23%) Go
8 41 (8.80%) Solidity
9 37 (7.94%) C
10 29 (6.22%) Ruby
11 21 (4.51%) Scala
12 20 (4.29%) ES6
13 14 (3.00%) Perl
14 12 (2.58%) Bash Shell
15 10 (2.15%) R
16 9 (1.93%) Java 8
16 9 (1.93%) PHP
17 7 (1.50%) PowerShell
17 7 (1.50%) T-SQL
18 6 (1.29%) JSX
Qualifications
1 35 (7.51%) Degree
2 18 (3.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (3.00%) Master's Degree
4 3 (0.64%) GIAC
5 2 (0.43%) PhD
6 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.22%) GCP
1 15 (3.22%) QA
2 3 (0.64%) MiFID
3 2 (0.43%) PMO
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (12.45%) Docker
2 15 (3.22%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.86%) XenApp
3 4 (0.86%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.43%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 39 (8.37%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.36%) Ansible
3 10 (2.15%) Terraform
4 8 (1.72%) SCCM
5 7 (1.50%) Docker Swarm
5 7 (1.50%) Puppet
6 6 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.07%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.64%) Grafana
8 3 (0.64%) Mesos
8 3 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.43%) Consul
9 2 (0.43%) Nagios
9 2 (0.43%) WSUS
9 2 (0.43%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.21%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 22 (4.72%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.58%) IBM
3 10 (2.15%) Red Hat
4 8 (1.72%) ION Trading
5 7 (1.50%) Google
5 7 (1.50%) VMware
6 6 (1.29%) Murex
7 5 (1.07%) ConsenSys
7 5 (1.07%) TOWER Software
8 4 (0.86%) Citrix
8 4 (0.86%) Oracle
9 2 (0.43%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.43%) Informatica
9 2 (0.43%) New Relic
9 2 (0.43%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.43%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.43%) Splunk
9 2 (0.43%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.21%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.21%) ForgeRock