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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Protocol Buffers (protobuf)
Rank 641 620 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing Protocol Buffers 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.005% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.020% 0.020% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £500 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+54.54% -
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
14874 14894 14851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 27.03% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10553 9808 9867
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 208 185
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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
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 5 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 30 May 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
England +7 3 £500 +81.81% 3
London +4 2 £506 - 3
Leeds - 1 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
Yorkshire - 1 £425 -

Protocol Buffers
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 8 (66.67%) Java
1 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) REST
3 6 (50.00%) JSON
4 5 (41.67%) TeamCity
4 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
4 5 (41.67%) Open Source
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Banking
5 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) Front Office
5 4 (33.33%) XAML
5 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Scala
5 4 (33.33%) NUnit
5 4 (33.33%) WPF
5 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 4 (33.33%) Reactive Extensions
5 4 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
5 4 (33.33%) User Experience
5 4 (33.33%) Wireframes
6 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (25.00%) ZeroMQ
6 3 (25.00%) React
6 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
6 3 (25.00%) 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 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) CouchDB
1 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) TeamCity
3 4 (33.33%) NUnit
4 3 (25.00%) Subversion
5 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (8.33%) JBehave
5 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (8.33%) JUnit
5 1 (8.33%) Maven
5 1 (8.33%) Mockito
5 1 (8.33%) TestNG
5 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Front Office
2 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Publishing
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 4 (33.33%) WPF Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (25.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Angular Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Data Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) REST
2 6 (50.00%) JSON
3 4 (33.33%) Reactive Extensions
3 4 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (33.33%) WPF
4 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) CSS3
4 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) J2EE
4 3 (25.00%) React
4 3 (25.00%) RESTful
4 3 (25.00%) SOAP
4 3 (25.00%) Spring
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
2 5 (41.67%) Open Source
3 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Wireframes
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) AOP
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (8.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Scala
2 4 (33.33%) XAML
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 3 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Groovy
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Google
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Solace