Period
to 22 February 2020

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 22 February 2020 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
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 719 836 873
Rank change year-on-year +117 +37 -22
Contract jobs citing Distributed Ledger 10 45 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.045% 0.025%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.20% 0.70% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 36 16
UK median daily rate £575 £650 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.54% +20.37% -16.92%
10th Percentile £473 £475 £500
90th Percentile £588 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £500 £571
% change year-on-year +12.60% -12.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.00

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 4,969 6,467 7,722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.32% 6.53% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,980 3,782 4,608
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 99 81
UK median hourly rate £31.94 £35.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.74% +20.69% -1.29%
10th Percentile £16.20 £11.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £67.95 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £41.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year -15.66% +64.36% -18.55%

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 22 February 2020.

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 22 February 2020. 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 +126 10 £575 -11.54% 4
London +107 9 £575 -11.54% 4
UK excluding London +100 1 £563 +12.60%
South East +82 1 £563 +7.24%

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, 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 6 (60.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) AWS
2 5 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (40.00%) Fintech
3 4 (40.00%) Hyperledger
3 4 (40.00%) Blockchain
3 4 (40.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) ETL
4 3 (30.00%) Apache
4 3 (30.00%) Validation
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) RESTful
4 3 (30.00%) SaaS
4 3 (30.00%) PaaS
4 3 (30.00%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (30.00%) Text Mining
4 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
4 3 (30.00%) Kanban
4 3 (30.00%) Serverless
4 3 (30.00%) Experimental Design
4 3 (30.00%) Knowledge Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Prototyping

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 4 (40.00%) Hyperledger
2 3 (30.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) Apache Airflow
2 3 (30.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (30.00%) Ethereum
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) R3 Corda
2 1 (10.00%) Quorum
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) AWS
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon EKS
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon SageMaker
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (30.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (30.00%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (30.00%) GitHub
2 3 (30.00%) IaaS
2 3 (30.00%) PaaS
2 3 (30.00%) SaaS
2 3 (30.00%) Serverless
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (20.00%) Azure
3 2 (20.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Blockchain
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (30.00%) Big Data
2 3 (30.00%) Text Mining
3 1 (10.00%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Back Office
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Front Office
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Big Data Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Data Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Blockchain Developer
3 2 (20.00%) VBA Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Blockchain Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Apache Beam
1 3 (30.00%) Kafka
1 3 (30.00%) Natural Language Processing
1 3 (30.00%) RESTful
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) Qt
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) Smart Contracts
2 2 (20.00%) STL
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Wallet
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Robotics
3 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Fintech
4 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
4 3 (30.00%) Data Ingestion
4 3 (30.00%) Data Science
4 3 (30.00%) Deep Learning
4 3 (30.00%) ETL
4 3 (30.00%) Experimental Design
4 3 (30.00%) Exploratory Data Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Information Retrieval
4 3 (30.00%) Knowledge Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Machine Learning
4 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
4 3 (30.00%) Question Answering
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) VBA
4 1 (10.00%) Apple Swift
4 1 (10.00%) Go
4 1 (10.00%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Terraform
2 2 (20.00%) Ansible
2 2 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Tableau