The table below looks at the statistics for Protocol Buffers skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Protocol Buffers over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Protocol Buffers (protobuf)
Rank 639 635 615
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -20
Contract jobs citing Protocol Buffers 12 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.019% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.076% 0.070% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 3
Median daily rate £391 £419 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.56% -11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £275 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £600 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate - £275 -
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 across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15715 15662 15113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.10% 27.44% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10993 10542 9762
Median daily rate £415 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 225 216
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.67 £16.76 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

Protocol Buffers
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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 28 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Protocol Buffers within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
London +11 12 £391 -34.79% 1
England -14 12 £391 -6.56% 1
City of London - 3 £388 -

Protocol Buffers
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 with a requirement for Protocol Buffers.

1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 14 (77.78%) REST
3 11 (61.11%) Data Modelling
4 9 (50.00%) Scala
5 8 (44.44%) Internet
5 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (44.44%) JSON
6 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
6 7 (38.89%) Open Source
6 7 (38.89%) Akka
7 6 (33.33%) Apache Spark
7 6 (33.33%) Samza
7 6 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (33.33%) WebSockets
7 6 (33.33%) Kafka
7 6 (33.33%) Apache Avro
7 6 (33.33%) Web Development
7 6 (33.33%) Web Services
8 5 (27.78%) XML
8 5 (27.78%) OO
8 5 (27.78%) HTML
8 5 (27.78%) SOAP
8 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
8 5 (27.78%) CSS
8 5 (27.78%) Objective-C
8 5 (27.78%) Subversion
8 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
8 5 (27.78%) CSS3
8 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
8 5 (27.78%) Backbone.js

Protocol Buffers
Top Related IT Skills 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 6 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 3 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (11.11%) Drupal
3 2 (11.11%) Joomla!
3 2 (11.11%) WordPress
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Coherence
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Internet
2 3 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (16.67%) CouchDB
2 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.56%) Big Data
4 1 (5.56%) Cloudera CDH
4 1 (5.56%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 5 (27.78%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Mockito
3 1 (5.56%) NUnit
3 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.56%) TestNG
3 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (16.67%) Publishing
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Front Office
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Data Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (27.78%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (11.11%) HTML Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
7 1 (5.56%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 1 (5.56%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (5.56%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) REST
2 8 (44.44%) JSON
3 7 (38.89%) Akka
4 6 (33.33%) Apache Avro
4 6 (33.33%) Kafka
4 6 (33.33%) Samza
4 6 (33.33%) Web Services
4 6 (33.33%) WebSockets
5 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
5 5 (27.78%) Backbone.js
5 5 (27.78%) CSS
5 5 (27.78%) CSS3
5 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 5 (27.78%) HTML5
5 5 (27.78%) React
5 5 (27.78%) RESTful
5 5 (27.78%) SOAP
5 5 (27.78%) Spark Streaming
5 5 (27.78%) XML
6 3 (16.67%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Algorithms
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
1 5 (27.78%) Internet of Things
2 3 (16.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) BBC
3 1 (5.56%) Social Media
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Data Modelling
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Open Source
4 6 (33.33%) Web Development
5 5 (27.78%) Front End Development
5 5 (27.78%) OO
5 5 (27.78%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (27.78%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) AOP
7 2 (11.11%) BDD
7 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
7 2 (11.11%) MVC
7 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.11%) TDD
8 1 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (5.56%) Machine Learning
8 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) Scala
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) Objective-C
4 3 (16.67%) Ruby
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) Groovy
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) XAML
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) MOM
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Facebook
1 1 (5.56%) Google
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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