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Only 0.25% of the Software Developers are Suited to Work on Blockchain

According to a study by Belong, only 5000 of India’s estimated two million software developers are equipped to work on blockchain platforms.

Rishabh Kaul, Co-founder, Belong said, “India does have the potential to train another 10,000 developers to work on blockchain as they have prior experience of working in the fintech industry.

Key Insights:

  • At present, only 5000 developers in the country are technically equipped to work on blockchain platforms. (Skills: Data science, algorithms and cryptography), potential to train 10000 developers to work on blockchain as they have prior experience of working in the fintech industry and 30000 software developers are exposed to these skills in back-end tech roles.
  • ITES appeared as the top recruiter of blockchain talent at 60% followed by computer software at 28 percent and financial services at three percent. Read more

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