Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 848 874 885
Rank change year-on-year +26 +11 -
Contract jobs citing Ethereum 29 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.007% 0.003%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.17% 0.036% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 3 0
UK median daily rate £525 £575 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £100.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 17155 19384 20012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.64% 18.51% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11290 12557 12574
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.45%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £230
90th Percentile £605 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 478 605
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.52% +3.65% +14.29%

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 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ethereum in the UK

Ethereum
Top 2 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 21 November 2017. 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 +37 28 £525 -8.70% 13
London +2 28 £525 -8.70% 13

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ethereum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Ethereum.

1 23 (79.31%) Blockchain
2 13 (44.83%) Finance
3 11 (37.93%) Hyperledger
3 11 (37.93%) Cryptocurrency
3 11 (37.93%) Fintech
4 10 (34.48%) Java
5 9 (31.03%) Solidity
6 7 (24.14%) Manufacturing
6 7 (24.14%) Electronics
6 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
6 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
6 7 (24.14%) SAP
6 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (24.14%) Marketing
6 7 (24.14%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (24.14%) Programme Management
6 7 (24.14%) R3 Corda
6 7 (24.14%) Bitcoin
7 6 (20.69%) Python
8 5 (17.24%) C#
8 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
9 4 (13.79%) HTML5
9 4 (13.79%) CSS
9 4 (13.79%) .NET
9 4 (13.79%) HTML
10 3 (10.34%) Node.js
10 3 (10.34%) CSS3
10 3 (10.34%) Linux
10 3 (10.34%) Scala

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 11 (37.93%) Hyperledger
2 1 (3.45%) eris
Business Applications
1 7 (24.14%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) SMS
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (79.31%) Blockchain
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Electronics
2 7 (24.14%) Manufacturing
2 7 (24.14%) Marketing
2 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Developer
2 17 (58.62%) Blockchain Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Python Developer
5 2 (6.90%) UI Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Angular Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Blockchain Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Ethereum Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) F# Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Games Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) CSS
2 4 (13.79%) HTML
2 4 (13.79%) HTML5
3 3 (10.34%) CSS3
3 3 (10.34%) Node.js
3 3 (10.34%) React
3 3 (10.34%) Smart Contracts
4 1 (3.45%) Angular 2
4 1 (3.45%) RESTful
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.45%) Spring
4 1 (3.45%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Fintech
2 7 (24.14%) Bitcoin
3 2 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.45%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Cryptocurrency
2 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (24.14%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (24.14%) Programme Management
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Front End Development
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.34%) Web Development
5 2 (6.90%) Disruptive Innovation
5 2 (6.90%) Functional Programming
5 2 (6.90%) Infographics
5 2 (6.90%) Open Source
5 2 (6.90%) TDD
6 1 (3.45%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (3.45%) Change Management
6 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) Solidity
3 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.69%) Python
5 5 (17.24%) C#
6 3 (10.34%) Scala
7 2 (6.90%) Erlang
7 2 (6.90%) F#
7 2 (6.90%) Haskell
8 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.45%) C++
8 1 (3.45%) Kotlin
8 1 (3.45%) Ruby
8 1 (3.45%) Rust
8 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft