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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Protocol Buffers (protobuf)
Rank 622 575 571
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -4
Contract jobs citing Protocol Buffers 7 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.011% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.044% 0.039% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Average daily rate
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£600 £475 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
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
15760 15286 15435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 29.02% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10386 9943 9257
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 277 390
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 20 October 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 10 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 20 October 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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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
England -27 7 £600 +26.31% 3
London +14 6 £600 +26.31% 3
City of London +24 4 £600 +26.31% 1
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Slough - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -

Protocol Buffers
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 20 October 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%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
2 3 (30.00%) MSI
2 3 (30.00%) NUnit
2 3 (30.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (20.00%) Ant
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) TestNG
4 1 (10.00%) JUnit
4 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) Mockito
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 Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (10.00%) GUI Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) WPF Developer
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) WPF
2 4 (40.00%) WCF
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) Servlets
3 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 3 (30.00%) WinForms
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Remoting
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (20.00%) Spring
4 2 (20.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
5 1 (10.00%) XSL
5 1 (10.00%) JMS
5 1 (10.00%) XML Schema
5 1 (10.00%) Cocoa
5 1 (10.00%) Java SE
5 1 (10.00%) Guice
5 1 (10.00%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
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%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
5 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Scala
3 2 (20.00%) Golang
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (10.00%) XPath
4 1 (10.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 5 (50.00%) Google
2 3 (30.00%) Sybase
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Infragistics
3 2 (20.00%) DevExpress
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago