The table below looks at the statistics for Protocol Buffers skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Protocol Buffers over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Protocol Buffers (protobuf)
England / London
Rank 394 415 416
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Contract jobs citing Protocol Buffers 15 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.077% 0.024% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.074% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 1
Median daily rate £525 £563 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6705 6748 6428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.49% 32.13% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5039 5023 4835
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 45 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

Protocol Buffers
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Protocol Buffers as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Protocol Buffers Jobs Demand Trend in London

Protocol Buffers
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Protocol Buffers across the London region.

Protocol Buffers Daily Rate Trend in London

Protocol Buffers
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Protocol Buffers across the London region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Protocol Buffers Daily Rate Histogram in London

Protocol Buffers
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Protocol Buffers across the London region.

Protocol Buffers Hourly Rate Trend in London

Protocol Buffers
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Protocol Buffers within the London region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Canary Wharf - 2 £588 -
Protocol Buffers
England

Protocol Buffers
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Protocol Buffers also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Protocol Buffers.

1 57 (95.00%) Java
2 47 (78.33%) JSON
3 46 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (73.33%) Jenkins
5 41 (68.33%) Kafka
6 40 (66.67%) TDD
6 40 (66.67%) Python
6 40 (66.67%) C
7 39 (65.00%) HTTP
8 38 (63.33%) Microservices
9 37 (61.67%) MQTT
9 37 (61.67%) Pair Programming
9 37 (61.67%) RTSP
9 37 (61.67%) Video on Demand
9 37 (61.67%) BDD
10 36 (60.00%) High Availability
11 35 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 35 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
12 33 (55.00%) DevOps
12 33 (55.00%) Public Cloud
13 15 (25.00%) Streaming Video
14 12 (20.00%) Banking
14 12 (20.00%) SQL
15 10 (16.67%) Scrum
15 10 (16.67%) Spring
15 10 (16.67%) Finance
16 9 (15.00%) Maven
16 9 (15.00%) Unix
16 9 (15.00%) OO
17 8 (13.33%) Git (software)

Protocol Buffers
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (3.33%) Drupal
3 2 (3.33%) Joomla!
3 2 (3.33%) WordPress
4 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 35 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
1 35 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (65.00%) HTTP
2 37 (61.67%) MQTT
2 37 (61.67%) RTSP
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) RTP
3 1 (1.67%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.00%) DB2
3 5 (8.33%) Big Data
3 5 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.00%) Cloudera CDH
4 3 (5.00%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.33%) HBase
5 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.67%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.67%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (73.33%) Jenkins
2 9 (15.00%) Maven
3 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.33%) Gradle
4 6 (10.00%) Ant
4 6 (10.00%) Hudson
5 5 (8.33%) TeamCity
6 3 (5.00%) JBehave
6 3 (5.00%) JUnit
7 2 (3.33%) Mockito
General
1 12 (20.00%) Banking
2 10 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Front Office
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Publishing
5 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (90.00%) Developer
2 49 (81.67%) Java Developer
3 28 (46.67%) Senior Developer
3 28 (46.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 12 (20.00%) Agile Developer
4 12 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 12 (20.00%) AWS Developer
4 12 (20.00%) Senior Agile Developer
4 12 (20.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Core Java Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Quality Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Software Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Video On Demand Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (78.33%) JSON
2 41 (68.33%) Kafka
3 10 (16.67%) Spring
4 7 (11.67%) SOAP
4 7 (11.67%) XML
5 4 (6.67%) Apache Avro
6 3 (5.00%) gRPC
6 3 (5.00%) JMS
6 3 (5.00%) REST
7 2 (3.33%) Akka
7 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.33%) HTML
7 2 (3.33%) HTML5
7 2 (3.33%) J2EE
7 2 (3.33%) Node.js
7 2 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (3.33%) RESTful
7 2 (3.33%) Spark Streaming
7 2 (3.33%) Web Services
7 2 (3.33%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 37 (61.67%) Video on Demand
2 33 (55.00%) Public Cloud
3 15 (25.00%) Streaming Video
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Blockchain
4 2 (3.33%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.33%) Derivative
4 2 (3.33%) Equities
4 2 (3.33%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.33%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (3.33%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.67%) BBC
5 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.67%) MPEG
5 1 (1.67%) Social Media
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Unix
2 3 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (66.67%) TDD
3 38 (63.33%) Microservices
4 37 (61.67%) BDD
4 37 (61.67%) Pair Programming
5 36 (60.00%) High Availability
6 33 (55.00%) DevOps
7 10 (16.67%) Scrum
8 9 (15.00%) OO
9 6 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (8.33%) Refactoring
10 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (5.00%) Multithreaded Programming
11 3 (5.00%) Multithreading
11 3 (5.00%) OOD
11 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
12 2 (3.33%) Exploratory Testing
12 2 (3.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 57 (95.00%) Java
2 40 (66.67%) C
2 40 (66.67%) Python
3 12 (20.00%) SQL
4 6 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.00%) C++
5 3 (5.00%) Go
5 3 (5.00%) Groovy
5 3 (5.00%) Scala
6 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) MiFID
2 5 (8.33%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (8.33%) EMIR
3 2 (3.33%) QA
3 2 (3.33%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Docker
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Google
1 6 (10.00%) Perforce
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle
2 3 (5.00%) Solace
3 2 (3.33%) Sybase
4 1 (1.67%) Brightcove
4 1 (1.67%) Facebook
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