Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 18 September 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
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 824 823 889
Rank change year-on-year -1 +66 +9
Contract jobs citing Ethereum 59 35 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.036% 0.003%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.34% 0.21% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 3
UK median daily rate £563 £525 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -8.70% -
10th Percentile £421 £488 £563
90th Percentile £733 £675 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 17,225 16,427 19,694
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.72% 16.77% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,259 10,637 13,002
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 416 495
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £12.05 £10.88 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £48.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%

Ethereum
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Ethereum in the UK

Ethereum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ethereum in the UK

Ethereum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ethereum over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ethereum in the UK

Ethereum
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethereum within the UK over the 6 months to 18 September 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
England -10 59 £563 +7.14% 37
London -11 54 £575 +9.52% 37
UK excluding London - 5 £525 -
North of England - 2 £513 -
South East - 2 £550 -
South West - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £525 -
North West - 1 £500 -

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 with a requirement for Ethereum.

1 58 (98.31%) Blockchain
2 32 (54.24%) Hyperledger
3 30 (50.85%) Solidity
3 30 (50.85%) Finance
4 28 (47.46%) Bitcoin
5 27 (45.76%) Java
6 24 (40.68%) Use Case
7 23 (38.98%) Degree
7 23 (38.98%) Fintech
8 20 (33.90%) Distributed Ledger
8 20 (33.90%) Python
9 17 (28.81%) R3 Corda
10 16 (27.12%) Computer Science
11 15 (25.42%) C++
11 15 (25.42%) Smart Contracts
12 14 (23.73%) Computer Science Degree
12 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (23.73%) Mentoring
12 14 (23.73%) NoSQL
13 13 (22.03%) Git (software)
13 13 (22.03%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (22.03%) Blog
13 13 (22.03%) C
13 13 (22.03%) Master's Degree
13 13 (22.03%) Commercial Awareness
13 13 (22.03%) Value Proposition
14 12 (20.34%) SQL
14 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (18.64%) Linux

Ethereum
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 32 (54.24%) Hyperledger
2 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 20 (33.90%) Distributed Ledger
2 17 (28.81%) R3 Corda
3 2 (3.39%) MultiChain
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.03%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (16.95%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.39%) GitHub
5 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) IPFS
2 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (98.31%) Blockchain
2 14 (23.73%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.08%) Redis
4 2 (3.39%) CouchDB
4 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
5 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (22.03%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.39%) gulp
3 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.69%) GitLab
3 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.69%) JIRA
3 1 (1.69%) JUnit
3 1 (1.69%) Mocha
3 1 (1.69%) Selenium
3 1 (1.69%) TestNG
3 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
General
1 30 (50.85%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Games
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (66.10%) Developer
2 27 (45.76%) Blockchain Developer
3 12 (20.34%) Blockchain Consultant
3 12 (20.34%) Consultant
4 7 (11.86%) Ethereum Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (5.08%) Blockchain Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Blockchain Lead
5 3 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Architect
6 2 (3.39%) Blockchain Architect
6 2 (3.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.69%) Angular Developer
7 1 (1.69%) Developer in Test
7 1 (1.69%) Hyperledger Developer
7 1 (1.69%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.42%) Smart Contracts
2 10 (16.95%) Truffle
3 8 (13.56%) AngularJS
3 8 (13.56%) Node.js
4 7 (11.86%) CSS
4 7 (11.86%) REST
5 6 (10.17%) HTML
5 6 (10.17%) React
5 6 (10.17%) Redux
6 4 (6.78%) HTML5
6 4 (6.78%) RESTful
7 3 (5.08%) Enzyme
7 3 (5.08%) Jest
7 3 (5.08%) Vue.js
8 2 (3.39%) .NET
8 2 (3.39%) CSS3
8 2 (3.39%) Spring
8 2 (3.39%) Web Services
8 2 (3.39%) web3js
9 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (47.46%) Bitcoin
2 23 (38.98%) Fintech
3 16 (27.12%) Computer Science
4 13 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (22.03%) Blog
5 4 (6.78%) Data Structures
6 3 (5.08%) Algorithms
6 3 (5.08%) Digital Currency
6 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (3.39%) User Experience
8 1 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.64%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Unix
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.69%) CentOS
3 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) Use Case
2 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.73%) Mentoring
3 13 (22.03%) Commercial Awareness
3 13 (22.03%) Value Proposition
4 9 (15.25%) Machine Learning
5 8 (13.56%) Cryptocurrency
6 6 (10.17%) DevOps
7 5 (8.47%) Front End Development
7 5 (8.47%) Open Source
8 4 (6.78%) Cryptography
9 3 (5.08%) BDD
9 3 (5.08%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (5.08%) SDLC
9 3 (5.08%) TDD
10 2 (3.39%) API Design
10 2 (3.39%) Asynchronous Programming
10 2 (3.39%) ATDD
10 2 (3.39%) Prototyping
10 2 (3.39%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.85%) Solidity
2 27 (45.76%) Java
3 20 (33.90%) Python
4 15 (25.42%) C++
5 13 (22.03%) C
6 12 (20.34%) SQL
7 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
8 10 (16.95%) Go
9 9 (15.25%) Perl
9 9 (15.25%) Ruby
10 5 (8.47%) C#
11 3 (5.08%) ES6
12 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
12 2 (3.39%) Kotlin
12 2 (3.39%) PHP
13 1 (1.69%) Apple Swift
13 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.69%) Rust
13 1 (1.69%) Scala
13 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (38.98%) Degree
2 14 (23.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (22.03%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) Docker
2 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) Kubernetes
2 3 (5.08%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (3.39%) Ansible
3 2 (3.39%) Consul
4 1 (1.69%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.69%) Rancher
4 1 (1.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) ConsenSys
2 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.69%) Lets Encrypt
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.69%) VMware