The table below looks at the statistics for GDB skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GDB over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GNU Debugger
Rank 544 538 508
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -30
Contract jobs citing GDB 13 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.002% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.019% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 11
Average daily rate
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£650 £151 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+331.89% -66.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £151 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £151 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 - £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6182 5253 4959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.56% 11.78% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4242 3390 3141
Average daily rate £400 £386 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +1.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 118 205
Average hourly rate £36.40 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

GDB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

GDB Jobs Demand Trend in England

GDB
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

GDB Daily Rate Trend in England

GDB
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GDB across the England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

GDB Daily Rate Histogram in England

GDB
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

GDB Hourly Rate Trend in England

GDB
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GDB within the England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
London +24 10 £650 +331.89%
Yorkshire - - - -
South East - - - - 4
East of England - - - - 3
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GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 13 (81.25%) C
3 12 (75.00%) C++
3 12 (75.00%) Python
3 12 (75.00%) Bash Shell
4 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
5 10 (62.50%) Shell Script
6 9 (56.25%) OO
6 9 (56.25%) VC++
6 9 (56.25%) Windows
6 9 (56.25%) Java
6 9 (56.25%) Perl
6 9 (56.25%) PHP
6 9 (56.25%) VB
6 9 (56.25%) Digital Forensics
6 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
6 9 (56.25%) Network Architecture
7 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (43.75%) Portfolio Management
9 6 (37.50%) Big Data
9 6 (37.50%) Degree
9 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
9 6 (37.50%) Law
10 5 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (25.00%) Scrum
11 4 (25.00%) Cyber Security
11 4 (25.00%) GCC
11 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (25.00%) CISSP

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 2 (12.50%) IPv4
1 2 (12.50%) IPv6
1 2 (12.50%) MPLS
1 2 (12.50%) OSPF
1 2 (12.50%) BGP
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MS Access
2 1 (6.25%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) GCC
2 1 (6.25%) GNU Toolchain
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (37.50%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Chief Technology Officer
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C++ Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Uniface Developer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Director
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) STL
1 3 (18.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) OO
1 9 (56.25%) Digital Forensics
1 9 (56.25%) Network Architecture
2 7 (43.75%) Portfolio Management
3 5 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Business Development
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) Validation
7 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) C
2 12 (75.00%) C++
2 12 (75.00%) Python
2 12 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 10 (62.50%) Shell Script
4 9 (56.25%) VC++
4 9 (56.25%) Java
4 9 (56.25%) Perl
4 9 (56.25%) PHP
4 9 (56.25%) VB
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) Ruby
6 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
7 1 (6.25%) Uniface
7 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Degree
4 4 (25.00%) CISSP
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
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