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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Protocol Buffers (protobuf)
Rank 611 - 577
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Protocol Buffers 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% - 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.055% - 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Average daily rate £656 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
14645 13650 13018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.47% 26.94% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10159 9124 8190
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 192 268
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £20.93 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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 3 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London - 8 £656 - 3
England - 8 £656 - 5
City of London - 2 £425 - 2

Protocol Buffers
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 10 (66.67%) Banking
2 10 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) TeamCity
4 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
5 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
5 7 (46.67%) NUnit
5 7 (46.67%) WPF
5 7 (46.67%) Java
6 6 (40.00%) Investment Banking
6 6 (40.00%) XAML
6 6 (40.00%) Reactive Extensions
6 6 (40.00%) Unity DI Container
6 6 (40.00%) User Experience
7 5 (33.33%) Front Office
7 5 (33.33%) Scrum
8 4 (26.67%) Google
8 4 (26.67%) C++
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle
8 4 (26.67%) Open Source
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
9 3 (20.00%) Big Data
9 3 (20.00%) Solace
9 3 (20.00%) SDLC
9 3 (20.00%) High Availability
9 3 (20.00%) JBehave
9 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
9 3 (20.00%) RESTful
9 3 (20.00%) REST

Protocol Buffers
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (20.00%) Big Data
2 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (20.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.67%) CouchDB
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) TeamCity
2 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (46.67%) NUnit
4 3 (20.00%) JBehave
4 3 (20.00%) Maven
5 2 (13.33%) Subversion
6 1 (6.67%) NSubstitute
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 10 (66.67%) Banking
3 6 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 5 (33.33%) Front Office
5 1 (6.67%) Publishing
5 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) WPF Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Angular Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (13.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# GUI Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# WPF Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
6 1 (6.67%) GUI Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) WPF
2 6 (40.00%) Reactive Extensions
2 6 (40.00%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (20.00%) JMS
3 3 (20.00%) JSON
3 3 (20.00%) REST
3 3 (20.00%) RESTful
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) CSS3
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) React
4 2 (13.33%) SOAP
4 2 (13.33%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (6.67%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Fintech
3 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Equities
3 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) Open Source
6 3 (20.00%) High Availability
6 3 (20.00%) SDLC
7 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
7 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
7 2 (13.33%) OO
7 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (13.33%) Web Development
8 1 (6.67%) Algorithmic Trading
8 1 (6.67%) AOP
8 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
8 1 (6.67%) Change Management
8 1 (6.67%) MVC
8 1 (6.67%) Project Management
8 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) XAML
3 4 (26.67%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) Groovy
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
6 1 (6.67%) C#
6 1 (6.67%) Ruby
6 1 (6.67%) Scala
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Google
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Solace
3 1 (6.67%) IBM