The American Upwork platform specializing in search of freelancers counted that during this year the demand for the employees connected with blockchain industry had grown by 35 times. Besides IT specialists, companies are looking for consultants for the ICO organization and other employees from this area.
According to a specialized resource on recruiting IT specialists, Toptal, since January, 2017 demand for the engineers with blockchain skills has grown by 700%. At the same time 40% of IT vacancies require their applicants to have the competences connected with a blockchain.
The founder of the company Taso Du Val considers that the surge of the demand demonstrates growth of popularity of blockchain technology and its accelerated adoption into various spheres of business.
“Introduction of smart contracts already happens in such areas as management of assets or the conclusion of transactions with difficult conditions. As for the financial sphere, for carrying out payment operations a significant role is played by the speed of execution. Smart contracts also simplify this process as exclude a need of coordination with a banking system and the authorities. Big changes are already taking place in these directions, so, the knowing experts are required.”
– he commented.
Blockchain experts themselves admit that on average they choose from about 14 various vacancies that satisfy their expectations.