Period
to 19 January 2022

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 19 January 2022 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
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 796 583 740
Rank change year-on-year -213 +157 +118
Contract jobs citing Distributed Ledger 28 8 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.019% 0.017%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.55% 0.29% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 9
10th Percentile £475 £493 £453
25th Percentile £508 £565 £563
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £553 £653 £575
Median % change year-on-year -15.33% +13.48% -9.09%
75th Percentile £713 £763 £588
90th Percentile £741 - £693
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £563
% change year-on-year - - +7.24%

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 5,070 2,716 5,244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.78% 6.61% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,084 1,617 3,208
10th Percentile £363 £313 £320
25th Percentile £440 £400 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £590
90th Percentile £742 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £455 £475
% change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 31 80
10th Percentile £17.17 £15.17 £13.94
25th Percentile £21.00 £17.75 £18.25
Median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £24.12
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +107.30% -25.78%
75th Percentile £63.00 £60.35 £47.43
90th Percentile £75.00 £62.03 £53.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 £50.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -2.50% +78.57% -13.85%

Distributed Ledger
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Distributed Ledger in the UK

Distributed Ledger
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Distributed Ledger.

Daily rate trend for Distributed Ledger in the UK

Distributed Ledger
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Distributed Ledger over the 6 months to 19 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Distributed Ledger in the UK

Distributed Ledger
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Distributed Ledger.

Hourly rate trend for Distributed Ledger in the UK

Distributed Ledger
Top 3 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 19 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Work from Home -138 19 £525 +16.67%
England -200 16 £580 -20.00% 6
London -174 15 £580 -20.00% 6

For the 6 months to 19 January 2022, 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 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Java
3 10 (35.71%) Fintech
4 9 (32.14%) Front End Development
4 9 (32.14%) TypeScript
4 9 (32.14%) Blockchain
4 9 (32.14%) Social Skills
4 9 (32.14%) Python
4 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
5 8 (28.57%) Finance
6 7 (25.00%) .NET
6 7 (25.00%) Azure
6 7 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (21.43%) Banking
7 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 6 (21.43%) DevOps
7 6 (21.43%) Data Structures
8 5 (17.86%) Algorithms
8 5 (17.86%) React
8 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
8 5 (17.86%) RESTful
8 5 (17.86%) Cypress.io
8 5 (17.86%) HTML5
8 5 (17.86%) REST
8 5 (17.86%) Kafka
8 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
8 5 (17.86%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (17.86%) Material-UI
8 5 (17.86%) Redux

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 5 (17.86%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (10.71%) Confluence
3 2 (7.14%) Ethereum
3 2 (7.14%) Hyperledger
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Azure
2 1 (3.57%) IaaS
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Blockchain
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
2 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Cypress.io
2 3 (10.71%) Bitbucket
2 3 (10.71%) IntelliJ
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
2 3 (10.71%) JUnit
2 3 (10.71%) Maven
2 3 (10.71%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (32.14%) Social Skills
2 8 (28.57%) Finance
3 6 (21.43%) Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (3.57%) Back Office
5 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Blockchain Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (14.29%) Backend Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Blockchain Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Test Automation Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Test Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Backend Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
2 5 (17.86%) Enzyme
2 5 (17.86%) HTML
2 5 (17.86%) HTML5
2 5 (17.86%) JDBC
2 5 (17.86%) Jest
2 5 (17.86%) Kafka
2 5 (17.86%) Material-UI
2 5 (17.86%) React
2 5 (17.86%) Redux
2 5 (17.86%) REST
2 5 (17.86%) RESTful
3 4 (14.29%) .NET Core
4 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
4 3 (10.71%) Middleware
4 3 (10.71%) Protocol Buffers
4 3 (10.71%) Smart Contracts
4 3 (10.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Data Structures
2 5 (17.86%) Algorithms
2 5 (17.86%) Fixed Income
3 3 (10.71%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Currency
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Fintech
3 9 (32.14%) Front End Development
3 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
4 7 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (21.43%) DevOps
6 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (17.86%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (17.86%) OOP
6 5 (17.86%) TDD
7 4 (14.29%) API Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Cryptocurrency
7 4 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (14.29%) Secure Coding
8 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (7.14%) Cryptography
9 2 (7.14%) Open Source
9 2 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) Python
2 9 (32.14%) TypeScript
3 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
5 4 (14.29%) Kotlin
5 4 (14.29%) Scala
6 3 (10.71%) Java 8
7 2 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Ansible
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Solace