Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Ethereum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ethereum over the 6 months to 15 October 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.

Ethereum
England > London
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 590 602 619
Rank change year-on-year +12 +17 -8
Contract jobs citing Ethereum 44 28 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.095% 0.063% 0.007%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.55% 0.37% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 3
London median daily rate £538 £525 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% -8.70% -
10th Percentile £412 £412 £563
90th Percentile £738 £683 £588
England median daily rate £525 £525 £575
% change year-on-year - -8.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £60.00 - -

Ethereum is in the Application Platforms 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 application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7,953 7,659 8,743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.24% 17.18% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,612 5,418 6,112
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £664 £638 £619
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 97 112
London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.44 £17.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.21% +18.12% -13.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £66.50 £47.83 £48.29
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +5.26%

Ethereum
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Ethereum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Ethereum in London

Ethereum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ethereum in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ethereum in London

Ethereum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ethereum in London over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ethereum in London

Ethereum
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 Ethereum within the London region over the 6 months to 15 October 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 -10 18 £513 +46.43% 8
East London - 4 - - 3
West London - 1 - - 1
Ethereum
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ethereum 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 Ethereum.

1 42 (95.45%) Blockchain
2 28 (63.64%) Solidity
3 24 (54.55%) Finance
4 22 (50.00%) Fintech
4 22 (50.00%) Bitcoin
5 21 (47.73%) Hyperledger
6 19 (43.18%) Use Case
7 18 (40.91%) Degree
7 18 (40.91%) Distributed Ledger
8 15 (34.09%) R3 Corda
8 15 (34.09%) Computer Science
8 15 (34.09%) Java
9 14 (31.82%) Computer Science Degree
9 14 (31.82%) Mentoring
10 13 (29.55%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (29.55%) Blog
10 13 (29.55%) Master's Degree
10 13 (29.55%) Commercial Awareness
10 13 (29.55%) Value Proposition
11 12 (27.27%) Python
12 11 (25.00%) Smart Contracts
13 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
13 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (18.18%) NoSQL
14 8 (18.18%) Cryptocurrency
14 8 (18.18%) Truffle
15 7 (15.91%) DevOps
15 7 (15.91%) REST
15 7 (15.91%) JavaScript

Ethereum
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 21 (47.73%) Hyperledger
Business Applications
1 18 (40.91%) Distributed Ledger
2 15 (34.09%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (11.36%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.55%) GitHub
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) IPFS
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (95.45%) Blockchain
2 8 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.82%) Redis
4 2 (4.55%) CouchDB
4 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) gulp
3 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.27%) GitLab
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) JUnit
3 1 (2.27%) Mocha
3 1 (2.27%) Selenium
3 1 (2.27%) TestNG
General
1 24 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (61.36%) Developer
2 16 (36.36%) Blockchain Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Blockchain Consultant
3 10 (22.73%) Consultant
4 7 (15.91%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (13.64%) Ethereum Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Blockchain Lead
6 3 (6.82%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Blockchain Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Blockchain Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Angular Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Ethereum Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Games Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.27%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) Smart Contracts
2 8 (18.18%) Truffle
3 7 (15.91%) REST
4 6 (13.64%) AngularJS
4 6 (13.64%) CSS
4 6 (13.64%) Node.js
5 5 (11.36%) HTML
5 5 (11.36%) React
5 5 (11.36%) Redux
6 3 (6.82%) Enzyme
6 3 (6.82%) HTML5
6 3 (6.82%) Jest
6 3 (6.82%) RESTful
7 2 (4.55%) Spring
7 2 (4.55%) Vue.js
7 2 (4.55%) Web Services
7 2 (4.55%) web3js
8 1 (2.27%) gRPC
8 1 (2.27%) RxJS
8 1 (2.27%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 22 (50.00%) Bitcoin
1 22 (50.00%) Fintech
2 15 (34.09%) Computer Science
3 13 (29.55%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (29.55%) Blog
4 3 (6.82%) Data Structures
4 3 (6.82%) Digital Currency
5 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.55%) User Experience
6 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.27%) Unix
2 1 (2.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Use Case
2 14 (31.82%) Mentoring
3 13 (29.55%) Commercial Awareness
3 13 (29.55%) Value Proposition
4 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.18%) Cryptocurrency
5 7 (15.91%) DevOps
6 5 (11.36%) Front End Development
7 4 (9.09%) Cryptography
7 4 (9.09%) Machine Learning
8 3 (6.82%) Open Source
9 2 (4.55%) Analytics
9 2 (4.55%) API Design
9 2 (4.55%) Asynchronous Programming
9 2 (4.55%) ATDD
9 2 (4.55%) BDD
9 2 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (4.55%) Prototyping
9 2 (4.55%) TDD
9 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) Solidity
2 15 (34.09%) Java
3 12 (27.27%) Python
4 7 (15.91%) C++
4 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.64%) C
5 6 (13.64%) Go
6 5 (11.36%) SQL
7 4 (9.09%) C#
7 4 (9.09%) Perl
7 4 (9.09%) Ruby
8 3 (6.82%) ES6
9 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.55%) Kotlin
9 2 (4.55%) PHP
10 1 (2.27%) Apple Swift
10 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.27%) Rust
10 1 (2.27%) Scala
10 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Degree
2 14 (31.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (29.55%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Kubernetes
2 3 (6.82%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (4.55%) Ansible
3 2 (4.55%) Consul
4 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.27%) Rancher
4 1 (2.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) ConsenSys
2 1 (2.27%) Lets Encrypt