Period
to 11 December 2019

The median contractor rate for a Blockchain Architect was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Architect
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 779 906 901
Rank change year-on-year +127 -5 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Blockchain Architect 8 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.009% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.010% 0.001%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
UK median daily rate £650 £775 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +19.23% -
10th Percentile £625 £519 £625
90th Percentile £675 £925 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 75,490 99,907 98,061
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.00% 94.79% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 49,305 66,103 64,955
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £250 £270 £258
90th Percentile £644 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,924 3,089 2,877
UK median hourly rate £19.47 £18.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.18% -3.74% +3.89%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.74
% change year-on-year +2.86% -1.35% +1.37%

Blockchain Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Blockchain Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Blockchain Architect in the UK

Blockchain Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blockchain Architect in the UK

Blockchain Architect
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blockchain Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 11 December 2019. 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
England +117 8 £650 -16.13%
London +111 8 £650 -16.13%

Blockchain Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, Blockchain Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Blockchain Architect in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Blockchain
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) UML
3 5 (62.50%) Workflow
3 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) Use Case
3 5 (62.50%) Security Architecture
3 5 (62.50%) Open Source
3 5 (62.50%) C++
3 5 (62.50%) Bitcoin
3 5 (62.50%) SDLC
3 5 (62.50%) Workflow Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) Sequence Diagram
3 5 (62.50%) State Machine
4 3 (37.50%) Go
5 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (25.00%) Ansible
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
5 2 (25.00%) Kafka
5 2 (25.00%) Puppet
5 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (25.00%) Ruby
5 2 (25.00%) Google
5 2 (25.00%) Azure
5 2 (25.00%) AWS
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon EKS

Blockchain Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (12.50%) Ethereum
1 1 (12.50%) Hyperledger
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (12.50%) Quorum
1 1 (12.50%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon EKS
1 2 (25.00%) AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Azure
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Blockchain
2 1 (12.50%) CouchDB
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Kafka
1 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Bitcoin
1 5 (62.50%) State Machine
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
1 5 (62.50%) Open Source
1 5 (62.50%) SDLC
1 5 (62.50%) Security Architecture
1 5 (62.50%) Sequence Diagram
1 5 (62.50%) UML
1 5 (62.50%) Use Case
1 5 (62.50%) Workflow
1 5 (62.50%) Workflow Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (12.50%) Fintech
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Go
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Google