“Big Four” skilled consulting companies Deloitte, KPMG and EY are all within the high 5 with regards to posting blockchain job advertisements, in response to new information from Indeed.com.
The employment website launched its newest figures for job postings regarding blockchain, cryptocurrency and bitcoin within the U.S. on Thursday, with the info overlaying the interval from February 2018 to February 2019.
Topping the desk was Deloitte, with IBM and KPMG in second and third place, respectively. EY and Accenture (one other main consulting agency) got here fourth and fifth, additionally respectively.
Deloitte’s high putting is maybe not shocking, because the agency has been very lively within the blockchain area, collaborating in trials, creating merchandise and providing providers across the tech.
The consulting large has beforehand mentioned: “We envision that [Deloitte’s] ever-evolving and nimble team will build upon our past success in helping our clients, which includes 92 percent of the financial service companies listed on the Fortune 500 list, to hone their blockchain-backed offerings,” he mentioned.
Indeed.com’s information additionally exhibits that of all of the monetary companies, JPMorgan has positioned probably the most advertisements for blockchain workers over the past 12 months.
While its chairman and president, Jamie Dimon, is notoriously skeptical of bitcoin, his firm is actively getting ready for a future the place blockchain is a key a part of monetary infrastructure and notably revealed its personal in-house cryptocurrency in February.
No different Wall Street establishments made Indeed’s high 10.
Discussing the info, Indeed.com economist Andrew Flowers advised Forbes that it’s “notable that there’s a lack of financial and banking companies hiring for something that’s made to replace money.”
Microsoft and ethereum improvement studio ConsenSys additionally made it to the highest 10, in response to Indeed’s information, in eighth and tenth place, respectively.
Flowers additional mentioned the final 12 months marks the primary time there have been extra job postings than searches – probably due to the decline in crypto costs, as Indeed has beforehand instructed. The information exhibits that searches per million on its website for roles involving blockchain, cryptocurrency and bitcoin declined by 67 % through the interval, whereas the share of job postings per million elevated by 90 %.
Back in November, one other Indeed.com information report confirmed that the variety of blockchain job postings elevated by 25.49 % from October 2017 to October 2018.
San Jose, San Francisco and New York are the cities with probably the most blockchain postings, Indeed’s newest report concludes.
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