Period
to 27 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Smart Contracts skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Contracts over the 6 months to 27 October 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.

Smart Contract
UK
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 786 865
Contract jobs citing Smart Contracts 0 19 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK - 0.023% 0.026%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.073% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 20
Median daily rate - £600 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.00% +78.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Smart Contracts is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 9,989 26,028 35,851
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.86% 30.87% 34.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,618 18,080 25,282
Median daily rate £486 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.82% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £336 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £438 £425
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 278 311
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +2.34% +3.83%
10th Percentile £25.15 £20.26 £17.00
90th Percentile £62.03 £68.25 £58.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +3.66% +1.48%

Smart Contracts
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Smart Contracts as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Smart Contracts in the UK

Smart Contracts
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Smart Contracts.

Daily rate trend for Smart Contracts in the UK