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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Protocol Buffers (protobuf)
Rank 390 421 415
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -6
Contract jobs citing Protocol Buffers 30 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.027% 0.026%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.081% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 6
Median daily rate £550 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £260
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
7480 7395 7164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.83% 32.91% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5645 5601 5459
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 41 33
Median hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -29.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.62 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London +8 22 £550 -
Protocol Buffers
England

Protocol Buffers
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 56 (94.92%) Java
2 46 (77.97%) JSON
3 45 (76.27%) Kafka
4 43 (72.88%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (67.80%) Python
5 40 (67.80%) C
6 39 (66.10%) HTTP
7 38 (64.41%) TDD
8 37 (62.71%) Pair Programming
8 37 (62.71%) RTSP
8 37 (62.71%) Jenkins
8 37 (62.71%) Video on Demand
8 37 (62.71%) BDD
8 37 (62.71%) MQTT
9 36 (61.02%) High Availability
10 34 (57.63%) Microservices
11 33 (55.93%) Public Cloud
11 33 (55.93%) DevOps
11 33 (55.93%) Microsoft Azure
11 33 (55.93%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (25.42%) Streaming Video
13 11 (18.64%) REST
14 10 (16.95%) Data Modelling
15 7 (11.86%) Apache Avro
15 7 (11.86%) Scala
15 7 (11.86%) Apache Spark
16 6 (10.17%) Akka
16 6 (10.17%) Samza
16 6 (10.17%) Open Source
16 6 (10.17%) WebSockets

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 7 (11.86%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (3.39%) Drupal
3 2 (3.39%) Joomla!
3 2 (3.39%) WordPress
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 33 (55.93%) Amazon AWS
1 33 (55.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (66.10%) HTTP
2 37 (62.71%) MQTT
2 37 (62.71%) RTSP
3 5 (8.47%) Internet
4 1 (1.69%) RTP
4 1 (1.69%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (8.47%) Big Data
3 4 (6.78%) Cloudera CDH
3 4 (6.78%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.78%) InterSystems Cache
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.69%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.69%) DB2
4 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (62.71%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.78%) Maven
3 4 (6.78%) Subversion
4 3 (5.08%) JBehave
4 3 (5.08%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.69%) Ant
5 1 (1.69%) Gradle
5 1 (1.69%) Hudson
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Publishing
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (83.05%) Developer
2 40 (67.80%) Java Developer
3 28 (47.46%) Senior Developer
3 28 (47.46%) Senior Java Developer
4 12 (20.34%) Agile Developer
4 12 (20.34%) Agile Java Developer
4 12 (20.34%) AWS Developer
4 12 (20.34%) Senior Agile Developer
4 12 (20.34%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Data Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (6.78%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.08%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) HTML Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (77.97%) JSON
2 45 (76.27%) Kafka
3 11 (18.64%) REST
4 7 (11.86%) Apache Avro
5 6 (10.17%) Akka
5 6 (10.17%) Samza
5 6 (10.17%) WebSockets
6 5 (8.47%) SOAP
6 5 (8.47%) Spark Streaming
6 5 (8.47%) Web Services
6 5 (8.47%) XML
7 4 (6.78%) AngularJS
7 4 (6.78%) Backbone.js
7 4 (6.78%) CSS3
7 4 (6.78%) HTML
7 4 (6.78%) HTML5
7 4 (6.78%) JMS
7 4 (6.78%) React
7 4 (6.78%) RESTful
7 4 (6.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 37 (62.71%) Video on Demand
2 33 (55.93%) Public Cloud
3 15 (25.42%) Streaming Video
4 4 (6.78%) Algorithms
4 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.78%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.69%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.69%) BBC
5 1 (1.69%) Derivative
5 1 (1.69%) MPEG
5 1 (1.69%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (1.69%) Social Media
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Android
1 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (72.88%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (64.41%) TDD
3 37 (62.71%) BDD
3 37 (62.71%) Pair Programming
4 36 (61.02%) High Availability
5 34 (57.63%) Microservices
6 33 (55.93%) DevOps
7 10 (16.95%) Data Modelling
8 6 (10.17%) Open Source
9 5 (8.47%) OO
9 5 (8.47%) Scrum
9 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.47%) Web Development
10 4 (6.78%) Front End Development
10 4 (6.78%) Multithreading
10 4 (6.78%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (6.78%) SDLC
11 3 (5.08%) Multithreaded Programming
12 2 (3.39%) Domain-Driven Design
12 2 (3.39%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (94.92%) Java
2 40 (67.80%) C
2 40 (67.80%) Python
3 7 (11.86%) Scala
4 5 (8.47%) SQL
5 4 (6.78%) Groovy
5 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.78%) Objective-C
6 3 (5.08%) C++
7 2 (3.39%) PHP
8 1 (1.69%) Go
8 1 (1.69%) Ruby
8 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
1 2 (3.39%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) MOM
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) Google
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle
3 3 (5.08%) Solace
4 1 (1.69%) Brightcove
4 1 (1.69%) Facebook
4 1 (1.69%) Perforce