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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Protocol Buffers (protobuf)
England / London
Rank 384 413 -
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -
Contract jobs citing Protocol Buffers 20 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.043% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 0
Median daily rate £575 £563 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
6811 6702 6298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.01% 31.68% 30.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5121 4952 4642
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 £345 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 40 22
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.56 £22.62 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.00 £52.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 28 February 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 28 February 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 - 3 £575 -
City of London -2 2 - -
Protocol Buffers
England

Protocol Buffers
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 55 (93.22%) Java
2 48 (81.36%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (79.66%) JSON
4 42 (71.19%) Jenkins
5 39 (66.10%) Microservices
6 38 (64.41%) TDD
6 38 (64.41%) Python
7 37 (62.71%) Kafka
8 36 (61.02%) Microsoft Azure
9 35 (59.32%) C
10 34 (57.63%) DevOps
10 34 (57.63%) Public Cloud
11 33 (55.93%) HTTP
11 33 (55.93%) Amazon AWS
12 32 (54.24%) Video on Demand
12 32 (54.24%) BDD
12 32 (54.24%) High Availability
12 32 (54.24%) RTSP
12 32 (54.24%) Pair Programming
12 32 (54.24%) MQTT
13 17 (28.81%) Banking
14 16 (27.12%) Finance
15 15 (25.42%) Streaming Video
16 14 (23.73%) SQL
16 14 (23.73%) Spring
16 14 (23.73%) Relational Database
17 13 (22.03%) Unix
17 13 (22.03%) OO
18 11 (18.64%) XML
18 11 (18.64%) SOAP

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 2 (3.39%) Apache Spark
1 2 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.69%) Apache
2 1 (1.69%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (1.69%) MTS
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) BondVision
Cloud Services
1 36 (61.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (55.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (55.93%) HTTP
2 32 (54.24%) MQTT
2 32 (54.24%) RTSP
3 1 (1.69%) RTP
3 1 (1.69%) STUN
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) Relational Database
2 9 (15.25%) DB2
3 3 (5.08%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.08%) HBase
4 2 (3.39%) Big Data
4 2 (3.39%) Blockchain
4 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.69%) Cloudera CDH
5 1 (1.69%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.69%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.69%) KDB
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (71.19%) Jenkins
2 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
2 11 (18.64%) Gradle
2 11 (18.64%) Maven
3 9 (15.25%) Ant
3 9 (15.25%) Hudson
4 5 (8.47%) JUnit
5 3 (5.08%) Mockito
5 3 (5.08%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (1.69%) JBehave
6 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 17 (28.81%) Banking
2 16 (27.12%) Finance
3 7 (11.86%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Front Office
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (84.75%) Developer
2 49 (83.05%) Java Developer
3 29 (49.15%) Senior Developer
3 29 (49.15%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (16.95%) Agile Developer
4 10 (16.95%) Agile Java Developer
4 10 (16.95%) AWS Developer
4 10 (16.95%) Senior Agile Developer
4 10 (16.95%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Core Java Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Grid Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) NoSQL Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Report Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Video On Demand Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Java Pricing Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Messaging Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (79.66%) JSON
2 37 (62.71%) Kafka
3 14 (23.73%) Spring
4 11 (18.64%) SOAP
4 11 (18.64%) XML
5 7 (11.86%) Apache Avro
6 4 (6.78%) Node.js
7 3 (5.08%) gRPC
8 2 (3.39%) .NET
8 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.39%) HTML
8 2 (3.39%) HTML5
8 2 (3.39%) J2EE
8 2 (3.39%) JMS
8 2 (3.39%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (3.39%) RESTful
8 2 (3.39%) Web Services
9 1 (1.69%) EJB
9 1 (1.69%) Middleware
9 1 (1.69%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 34 (57.63%) Public Cloud
2 32 (54.24%) Video on Demand
3 15 (25.42%) Streaming Video
4 6 (10.17%) Derivative
5 4 (6.78%) OTC Derivatives
6 3 (5.08%) Algorithms
6 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.08%) Grid Computing
6 3 (5.08%) Reference Data
7 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.39%) Data Structures
7 2 (3.39%) Equities
7 2 (3.39%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.69%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.69%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Unix
2 6 (10.17%) Linux
3 4 (6.78%) Windows
4 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.69%) Android
6 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (81.36%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (66.10%) Microservices
3 38 (64.41%) TDD
4 34 (57.63%) DevOps
5 32 (54.24%) BDD
5 32 (54.24%) High Availability
5 32 (54.24%) Pair Programming
6 13 (22.03%) OO
7 10 (16.95%) OOA/OOD
7 10 (16.95%) Scrum
8 9 (15.25%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (13.56%) Domain-Driven Design
9 8 (13.56%) Refactoring
9 8 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (6.78%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (6.78%) OOD
11 3 (5.08%) Change Management
11 3 (5.08%) Electronic Trading
11 3 (5.08%) Multithreading
11 3 (5.08%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 55 (93.22%) Java
2 38 (64.41%) Python
3 35 (59.32%) C
4 14 (23.73%) SQL
5 9 (15.25%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.78%) C#
7 3 (5.08%) Go
8 2 (3.39%) C++
8 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.69%) Groovy
9 1 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.64%) MiFID
2 9 (15.25%) EMIR
3 8 (13.56%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) MOM
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Perforce
2 5 (8.47%) Google
3 4 (6.78%) Sybase
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.39%) Solace
6 1 (1.69%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.69%) Brightcove
6 1 (1.69%) eSpeed
6 1 (1.69%) MarketAxess
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle
6 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.69%) Tradeweb