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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Protocol Buffers (protobuf)
Rank 397 - 377
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Protocol Buffers 5 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% - 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.072% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£600 - £266
90% offered a daily rate of more than £585 - £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 - £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
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
6901 7306 6635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.83% 30.02% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5275 5295 4834
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 53 67
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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
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 18 December 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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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 - 3 £600 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Protocol Buffers
England

Protocol Buffers
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 7 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) TIBCO
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) Front Office
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 4 (44.44%) Subversion
4 4 (44.44%) Google
4 4 (44.44%) WCF
4 4 (44.44%) WPF
5 3 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (33.33%) JSON
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Remoting
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) NUnit
5 3 (33.33%) Servlets
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) Sybase
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) MSI
5 3 (33.33%) IBM
5 3 (33.33%) Code Coverage
5 3 (33.33%) WinForms
5 3 (33.33%) TeamCity

Protocol Buffers
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (22.22%) Confluence
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Subversion
2 3 (33.33%) NUnit
2 3 (33.33%) MSI
2 3 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) Ant
3 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) TestNG
4 1 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Mockito
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (44.44%) Front Office
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) WCF
1 4 (44.44%) WPF
2 3 (33.33%) JSON
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Remoting
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 3 (33.33%) Servlets
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) WinForms
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (11.11%) Guice
4 1 (11.11%) Java SE
4 1 (11.11%) JMS
4 1 (11.11%) Cocoa
4 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
4 1 (11.11%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
1 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Code Coverage
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
5 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Memory Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Golang
3 2 (22.22%) Scala
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) XPath
4 1 (11.11%) Groovy
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) TIBCO
2 4 (44.44%) Google
3 3 (33.33%) Sybase
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) DevExpress
4 2 (22.22%) Infragistics
5 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle