The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GNU Debugger
Rank 569 507 565
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +58
Contract jobs citing GDB 2 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.032% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.031% 0.28% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 0
Average daily rate £450 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £286 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +36.36%
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6371 5034 5442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.44% 11.51% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4155 3260 3257
Average daily rate £375 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 128 188
Average hourly rate £39.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.49% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +8.00%
GDB
UK

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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -19 2 £450 +28.57% 4
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
GDB
UK

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Multicast
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) Bluetooth
2 1 (33.33%) CDMA
2 1 (33.33%) SMS
2 1 (33.33%) UMTS
2 1 (33.33%) WCDMA
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Debian
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) STB
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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%) Multicast
1 1 (33.33%) Bluetooth
1 1 (33.33%) CDMA
1 1 (33.33%) SMS
1 1 (33.33%) UMTS
1 1 (33.33%) WCDMA
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Junior
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Debian
2 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) JTAG
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
West London
Experis IT
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Auburn Rose
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago