Period
to 7 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Distributed Ledger skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Distributed Ledger over the 6 months to 7 December 2019 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.

Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT, Shared Ledger)
UK
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 768 850 868
Rank change year-on-year +82 +18 +36
Contract jobs citing Distributed Ledger 24 48 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.046% 0.031%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.40% 0.73% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 28
UK median daily rate £575 £625 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +4.17% +20.00%
10th Percentile £389 £463 £500
90th Percentile £680 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £525 -
% change year-on-year +7.24% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Distributed Ledger is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 5,963 6,599 8,366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.43% 6.30% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,556 3,850 5,026
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £324 £313 £307
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 92 87
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.26% -8.06%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.50 £10.80
90th Percentile £58.95 £69.53 £60.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +34.62% +4.00% -20.51%

Distributed Ledger
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Distributed Ledger as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Distributed Ledger in the UK

Distributed Ledger
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Distributed Ledger in the UK

Distributed Ledger
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Distributed Ledger over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Distributed Ledger in the UK

Distributed Ledger
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Distributed Ledger.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Distributed Ledger in the UK

Distributed Ledger
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Distributed Ledger within the UK over the 6 months to 7 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 +87 23 £575 -8.00% 6
London +77 19 £575 -11.54% 3
UK excluding London +95 2 £563 +7.24% 3
South East +65 2 £563 +7.24%

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Distributed Ledger 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 with a requirement for Distributed Ledger.

1 14 (58.33%) Blockchain
2 10 (41.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (33.33%) Java
4 8 (33.33%) Python
4 8 (33.33%) Hyperledger
4 8 (33.33%) Fintech
5 7 (29.17%) DevOps
5 7 (29.17%) Ethereum
5 7 (29.17%) R3 Corda
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
5 7 (29.17%) AWS
6 6 (25.00%) Kafka
6 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (25.00%) Degree
7 5 (20.83%) Machine Learning
7 5 (20.83%) Node.js
7 5 (20.83%) Scala
7 5 (20.83%) Algorithms
8 4 (16.67%) Kubernetes
8 4 (16.67%) Docker
8 4 (16.67%) Information Retrieval
8 4 (16.67%) Terraform
8 4 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (16.67%) Data Science
8 4 (16.67%) Serverless
8 4 (16.67%) Knowledge Engineering
8 4 (16.67%) Experimental Design
8 4 (16.67%) Prototyping
8 4 (16.67%) Data Ingestion

Distributed Ledger
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 8 (33.33%) Hyperledger
2 7 (29.17%) Ethereum
3 3 (12.50%) Apache
3 3 (12.50%) Apache Airflow
3 3 (12.50%) Apache Spark
4 2 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
5 1 (4.17%) nginx
Business Applications
1 7 (29.17%) R3 Corda
2 1 (4.17%) Quorum
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) AWS
2 4 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (16.67%) GitHub
2 4 (16.67%) Serverless
3 3 (12.50%) Amazon EKS
3 3 (12.50%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (12.50%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (12.50%) Amazon SageMaker
3 3 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (12.50%) Azure
3 3 (12.50%) IaaS
3 3 (12.50%) PaaS
3 3 (12.50%) SaaS
4 2 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (8.33%) OpenShift
5 1 (4.17%) Amazon Neptune
5 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
2 2 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) IPFS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) Blockchain
2 4 (16.67%) Big Data
2 4 (16.67%) Text Mining
3 3 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.17%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
1 1 (4.17%) CircleCI
1 1 (4.17%) Gatling
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.17%) JMeter
1 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
2 2 (8.33%) Military
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Blockchain Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Big Data Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Blockchain Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Data Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Data Modeller
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Kafka
2 5 (20.83%) Node.js
3 4 (16.67%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (12.50%) .NET
4 3 (12.50%) Apache Beam
4 3 (12.50%) REST
4 3 (12.50%) RESTful
5 2 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (8.33%) JSON
5 2 (8.33%) Qt
5 2 (8.33%) STL
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.17%) CSS
6 1 (4.17%) Express
6 1 (4.17%) GraphQL
6 1 (4.17%) HTML
6 1 (4.17%) JSON-LD
6 1 (4.17%) React
6 1 (4.17%) Smart Contracts
6 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.33%) Robotics
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Bitcoin
3 1 (4.17%) Cloud Native
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Digital Wallet
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Reinsurance
3 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Artificial Intelligence
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) Fintech
4 7 (29.17%) DevOps
5 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.83%) Machine Learning
7 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 4 (16.67%) Cryptography
7 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 4 (16.67%) Data Ingestion
7 4 (16.67%) Data Science
7 4 (16.67%) Deep Learning
7 4 (16.67%) Experimental Design
7 4 (16.67%) Information Retrieval
7 4 (16.67%) Kanban
7 4 (16.67%) Knowledge Engineering
7 4 (16.67%) Open Source
7 4 (16.67%) Prototyping
7 4 (16.67%) Scrum
7 4 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Java
1 8 (33.33%) Python
2 5 (20.83%) Scala
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.33%) C++
4 2 (8.33%) Go
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) Apple Swift
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) Gremlin
5 1 (4.17%) Kotlin
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) R
5 1 (4.17%) SHACL
5 1 (4.17%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.33%) PMP
3 1 (4.17%) PhD
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Kubernetes
1 4 (16.67%) Terraform
2 3 (12.50%) Ansible
2 3 (12.50%) Puppet
3 1 (4.17%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (4.17%) Nagios
3 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft