The table below looks at the statistics for GDB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GDB over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GNU Debugger
Rank 117 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GDB 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.93% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
205 246 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.35% 9.53% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 142 88
Average daily rate £340 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

GDB
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GDB across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

GDB Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

GDB
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GDB across the Berkshire region.

GDB Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

GDB
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GDB across the Berkshire region.

GDB Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

GDB
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing GDB 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 GDB.

1 21 (100.00%) C
2 17 (80.95%) Cisco
3 14 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 14 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 7 (33.33%) IPv4
5 7 (33.33%) IPv6
5 7 (33.33%) MPLS
5 7 (33.33%) OSPF
5 7 (33.33%) BGP
6 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
7 4 (19.05%) UNIX
8 3 (14.29%) Finance

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing GDB 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 GDB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) IPv4
1 7 (33.33%) IPv6
1 7 (33.33%) MPLS
1 7 (33.33%) OSPF
1 7 (33.33%) BGP
2 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) C Developer
2 7 (33.33%) C Programmer
2 7 (33.33%) Programmer
2 7 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (14.29%) Development Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Data Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Development Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) UNIX Developer
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C
2 14 (66.67%) Embedded C
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco