Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 817 793 -
Rank change year-on-year -24 - +887
Contract jobs citing Ethereum 69 35 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.038% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.42% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 35 6 0
UK median daily rate £600 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.32% - -
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 16,354 15,504 18,692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.40% 17.05% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,833 10,039 12,190
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +4.43%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 365 459
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.32% +7.89%
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.25 £52.50 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.68 £20.50
% change year-on-year -6.32% -8.88% +17.14%

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 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ethereum in the UK

Ethereum
Top 6 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 19 June 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 63 £600 +26.32% 31
London -30 60 £600 +26.32% 29
UK excluding London - 3 £525 - 2
South East - 2 £550 - 2
North of England - 1 £500 -
North West - 1 £500 -

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 66 (95.65%) Blockchain
2 40 (57.97%) Java
3 37 (53.62%) Hyperledger
4 27 (39.13%) Python
5 26 (37.68%) Finance
6 25 (36.23%) Bitcoin
7 24 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (34.78%) JavaScript
8 23 (33.33%) Solidity
9 21 (30.43%) Smart Contracts
9 21 (30.43%) Cryptocurrency
10 19 (27.54%) SQL
11 17 (24.64%) Go
12 16 (23.19%) Use Case
12 16 (23.19%) Git (software)
12 16 (23.19%) C++
12 16 (23.19%) R3 Corda
13 15 (21.74%) HTML
13 15 (21.74%) Linux
13 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (21.74%) Machine Learning
14 13 (18.84%) NoSQL
14 13 (18.84%) C
14 13 (18.84%) Fintech
15 12 (17.39%) Distributed Ledger
15 12 (17.39%) C#
15 12 (17.39%) Ruby
15 12 (17.39%) Degree
15 12 (17.39%) Cloud Computing

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 37 (53.62%) Hyperledger
2 8 (11.59%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 16 (23.19%) R3 Corda
2 12 (17.39%) Distributed Ledger
3 6 (8.70%) Ripple
4 2 (2.90%) MultiChain
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.35%) GitHub
3 3 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.45%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
1 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (95.65%) Blockchain
2 13 (18.84%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.45%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.45%) Redis
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (23.19%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.59%) JIRA
3 6 (8.70%) IntelliJ
3 6 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.90%) Mocha
5 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.45%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
General
1 26 (37.68%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Automotive
4 1 (1.45%) Games
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (72.46%) Developer
2 36 (52.17%) Blockchain Developer
3 6 (8.70%) Ethereum Developer
4 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
5 4 (5.80%) Blockchain Consultant
5 4 (5.80%) Consultant
6 3 (4.35%) Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Blockchain Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Digital Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Angular Developer
7 2 (2.90%) C# Developer
7 2 (2.90%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Junior
7 2 (2.90%) Junior Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Python Developer
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.43%) Smart Contracts
2 15 (21.74%) HTML
3 9 (13.04%) Truffle
4 8 (11.59%) CSS
5 7 (10.14%) Node.js
6 6 (8.70%) AngularJS
6 6 (8.70%) React
7 5 (7.25%) .NET
7 5 (7.25%) HTML5
8 4 (5.80%) CSS3
8 4 (5.80%) JSON
8 4 (5.80%) RESTful
8 4 (5.80%) Web Services
9 2 (2.90%) Apache Cordova
9 2 (2.90%) Electron Framework
9 2 (2.90%) Express
9 2 (2.90%) Ionic Framework
9 2 (2.90%) J2EE
9 2 (2.90%) REST
9 2 (2.90%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 25 (36.23%) Bitcoin
2 13 (18.84%) Fintech
3 6 (8.70%) Dash
3 6 (8.70%) Litecoin
3 6 (8.70%) Zcash
4 4 (5.80%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (4.35%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.35%) Digital Currency
6 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.90%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.90%) Tandem
6 2 (2.90%) User Experience
7 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.45%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.74%) Linux
2 3 (4.35%) Unix
3 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.45%) Android
4 1 (1.45%) CentOS
4 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.43%) Cryptocurrency
3 16 (23.19%) Use Case
4 15 (21.74%) Machine Learning
5 11 (15.94%) DevOps
6 6 (8.70%) Front End Development
6 6 (8.70%) Investment Management
6 6 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 6 (8.70%) TDD
7 5 (7.25%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (7.25%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 4 (5.80%) Robotic Process Automation
8 4 (5.80%) SDLC
9 3 (4.35%) BDD
9 3 (4.35%) Cryptography
9 3 (4.35%) Microservices
9 3 (4.35%) Open Source
9 3 (4.35%) Prototyping
9 3 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.97%) Java
2 27 (39.13%) Python
3 24 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 23 (33.33%) Solidity
5 19 (27.54%) SQL
6 17 (24.64%) Go
7 16 (23.19%) C++
8 13 (18.84%) C
9 12 (17.39%) C#
9 12 (17.39%) Ruby
10 11 (15.94%) Perl
11 6 (8.70%) R
12 2 (2.90%) Haskell
12 2 (2.90%) PHP
12 2 (2.90%) Rust
13 1 (1.45%) Apple Swift
13 1 (1.45%) ES6
13 1 (1.45%) Java 8
13 1 (1.45%) Kotlin
13 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) PhD
3 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) GCP
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Docker
2 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.90%) Puppet
3 1 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) IBM
1 6 (8.70%) Monax
1 6 (8.70%) Santiment
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.45%) ConsenSys
3 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.45%) VMware
3 1 (1.45%) Xamarin