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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Protocol Buffers (protobuf)
Rank 421 416 431
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing Protocol Buffers 24 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.034% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.11% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 3
Median daily rate £500 £581 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.97% +22.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate - £338 -
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
7728 7530 7402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.55% 31.74% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5741 5533 5172
Median daily rate £450 £440 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 49 50
Median hourly rate £46.00 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.02% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £19.52 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.71 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 £550 - 2
Protocol Buffers
England

Protocol Buffers
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 24 (92.31%) Java
2 16 (61.54%) Kafka
3 14 (53.85%) JSON
4 13 (50.00%) REST
4 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (42.31%) Data Modelling
6 10 (38.46%) HTTP
7 9 (34.62%) TDD
7 9 (34.62%) BDD
7 9 (34.62%) Scala
8 8 (30.77%) Video on Demand
8 8 (30.77%) Apache Avro
8 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
8 8 (30.77%) MQTT
8 8 (30.77%) Apache Spark
8 8 (30.77%) Pair Programming
8 8 (30.77%) RTSP
8 8 (30.77%) C
8 8 (30.77%) Python
9 7 (26.92%) Internet
9 7 (26.92%) Samza
9 7 (26.92%) Akka
9 7 (26.92%) High Availability
9 7 (26.92%) Open Source
9 7 (26.92%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (26.92%) WebSockets
10 6 (23.08%) Spark Streaming
11 5 (19.23%) Microservices
11 5 (19.23%) Public Cloud
11 5 (19.23%) Algorithms

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 8 (30.77%) Apache Spark
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) Drupal
3 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (7.69%) Joomla!
3 2 (7.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) HTTP
2 8 (30.77%) MQTT
2 8 (30.77%) RTSP
3 7 (26.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (15.38%) Big Data
3 3 (11.54%) Cloudera CDH
3 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
3 3 (11.54%) InterSystems Cache
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (7.69%) CouchDB
4 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) Subversion
3 2 (7.69%) JBehave
3 2 (7.69%) Maven
3 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Publishing
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) Java Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Data Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Web Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (15.38%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (11.54%) AWS Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Agile Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (7.69%) HTML Developer
7 2 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Quality Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Scala Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) Kafka
2 14 (53.85%) JSON
3 13 (50.00%) REST
4 8 (30.77%) Apache Avro
5 7 (26.92%) Akka
5 7 (26.92%) Samza
5 7 (26.92%) WebSockets
6 6 (23.08%) Spark Streaming
7 5 (19.23%) Web Services
8 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
8 4 (15.38%) Backbone.js
8 4 (15.38%) CSS
8 4 (15.38%) CSS3
8 4 (15.38%) HTML
8 4 (15.38%) HTML5
8 4 (15.38%) React
8 4 (15.38%) RESTful
8 4 (15.38%) SOAP
8 4 (15.38%) XML
9 3 (11.54%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Video on Demand
2 5 (19.23%) Algorithms
2 5 (19.23%) Internet of Things
2 5 (19.23%) Public Cloud
3 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 3 (11.54%) Streaming Video
5 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
6 1 (3.85%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) BBC
6 1 (3.85%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Data Modelling
3 9 (34.62%) BDD
3 9 (34.62%) TDD
4 8 (30.77%) Pair Programming
5 7 (26.92%) High Availability
5 7 (26.92%) Open Source
6 5 (19.23%) DevOps
6 5 (19.23%) Microservices
6 5 (19.23%) Web Development
7 4 (15.38%) Front End Development
7 4 (15.38%) OO
7 4 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (15.38%) Scrum
7 4 (15.38%) SDLC
8 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
9 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
9 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 2 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) Scala
3 8 (30.77%) C
3 8 (30.77%) Python
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 4 (15.38%) Objective-C
5 3 (11.54%) Groovy
5 3 (11.54%) SQL
6 2 (7.69%) C++
6 2 (7.69%) PHP
6 2 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
1 2 (7.69%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) MOM
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Google
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Solace
3 1 (3.85%) Facebook
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