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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Protocol Buffers over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Protocol Buffers (protobuf)
Rank 406 419 420
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs citing Protocol Buffers 5 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.020% 0.024% 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.067% 0.076% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Protocol Buffers
England

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
7409 7855 7710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.19% 31.11% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5372 5705 5422
Average daily rate £420 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 68
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £85.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Protocol Buffers
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Protocol Buffers across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Protocol Buffers within the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +28 3 £475 -
Protocol Buffers
England

Protocol Buffers
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Protocol Buffers also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Protocol Buffers.

1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Google
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Servlets
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Ant
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Golang
3 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Confluence
4 1 (20.00%) Mockito

Protocol Buffers
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Protocol Buffers also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Protocol Buffers. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Ant
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) TestNG
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Mockito
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Front Office
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) Servlets
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Java SE
4 1 (20.00%) XSL
4 1 (20.00%) JMS
4 1 (20.00%) XML Schema
4 1 (20.00%) Cocoa
4 1 (20.00%) Guice
4 1 (20.00%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
2 2 (40.00%) Golang
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (20.00%) XPath
3 1 (20.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) TIBCO