The table below looks at the statistics for Protocol Buffers skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Protocol Buffers over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Protocol Buffers (protobuf)
Rank 594 - 560
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Protocol Buffers 7 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% - 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.046% - 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£600 - £258
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 - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15194 14688 14710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.69% 28.34% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10345 9494 8963
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 281 374
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £17.04 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.20 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Protocol Buffers
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Protocol Buffers within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Protocol Buffers Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Protocol Buffers
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Protocol Buffers within the UK.

Protocol Buffers Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Protocol Buffers
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Protocol Buffers within the UK over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Protocol Buffers Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Protocol Buffers
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Protocol Buffers within the UK.

Protocol Buffers Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Protocol Buffers
Top 9 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 25 November 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
England - 7 £600 -
London - 6 £600 -
City of London - 4 £600 -
South East - - - -
Slough - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -

Protocol Buffers
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (70.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Multithreading
3 5 (50.00%) WPF
3 5 (50.00%) Google
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) TIBCO
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) Front Office
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Subversion
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) WCF
5 3 (30.00%) TeamCity
5 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (30.00%) NUnit
5 3 (30.00%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (30.00%) JSON
5 3 (30.00%) Code Coverage
5 3 (30.00%) WinForms
5 3 (30.00%) .NET Remoting
5 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (30.00%) Servlets
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) Sybase
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) MSI

Protocol Buffers
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (30.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (20.00%) Confluence
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
2 3 (30.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (30.00%) NUnit
2 3 (30.00%) MSI
3 2 (20.00%) Ant
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (10.00%) Mockito
4 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) TestNG
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 4 (40.00%) Front Office
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) WPF Developer
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) GUI Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) WPF
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) WCF
3 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 3 (30.00%) WinForms
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Remoting
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (30.00%) Servlets
3 3 (30.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
4 2 (20.00%) Spring
4 2 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (10.00%) UIKit
5 1 (10.00%) Guice
5 1 (10.00%) Java SE
5 1 (10.00%) JMS
5 1 (10.00%) Cocoa
5 1 (10.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Code Coverage
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Memory Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Scala
3 2 (20.00%) Golang
4 1 (10.00%) Groovy
4 1 (10.00%) XPath
4 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Google
1 5 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 3 (30.00%) Sybase
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Infragistics
3 2 (20.00%) DevExpress
4 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle