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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GNU Debugger
Rank 577 540 500
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -40
Contract jobs citing GDB 2 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.027% 0.057%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.031% 0.21% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 15
Average daily rate
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- £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £295
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
GDB
UK

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
6365 6117 4812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.94% 12.75% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4164 4033 3087
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 139 146
Average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £23.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.72 £47.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
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 22 May 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
South East -22 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 2
GDB
UK

GDB
Top 26 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (33.33%) GCC
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Serena
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) STL
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) MS Access
3 1 (33.33%) Ada
3 1 (33.33%) Ingres
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Uniface
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) VxWorks
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
1 1 (33.33%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (33.33%) GCC
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Uniface Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (33.33%) STL
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Ada
2 1 (33.33%) Uniface
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Serena
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