In the French market, a blockchain developer is likely to receive five interview proposals, up from three six months ago, according to Hired.
The demand for technical profiles associated with blockchain, the decentralized transaction management technology, is growing. The trend is also confirmed in France.
It is the observation that made Hired, platform for connecting companies and technical profiles. Including software engineers, developers, sysadmins and designers. But blockchain experts are not legion.
In France, blockchain developers today only represent 1.5% of those registered on the Hired platform. In addition, the American company indicates that it offers recruitment opportunities in France under a salaried employment contract.
But no freelance assignments to date.
In this context, a blockchain developer receives an average of five interview proposals via Hired at the end of 2018, compared to three six months ago.
A trend that has accelerated in France over the past two months. In the United States, the growth in demand is even more marked.
High wages … especially in the United States
On Hired in the United States, jobs for blockchain engineers and developers have climbed 400% compared to the end of 2017. And salaries follow, notes Hired following Glassdoor.
With average annual compensation ranging from $ 150,000 to $ 175,000, blockchain experts are among the highest paid technical profiles in the country.
The situation is more contrasted in France, recognizes the director of the local office of Hired. “Salaries in France remain, as often, lower than in the United States,” said Antoine Garnier-Castellane, quoted in a press release.
Thus, the average annual salary of blockchain developers in France is 52,431 euros, according to Hired. An amount up 3.67% compared to November 2017.
Expert salaries are expected to increase further. And this “especially since demand already exceeds supply”. A trend which, according to the manager, “will increase”.
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