The table below looks at the statistics for GDB skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GDB over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GNU Debugger
Rank 591 630 620
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -10
Contract jobs citing GDB 33 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.011% 0.017%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.39% 0.079% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 7
Median daily rate £450 £292 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.10% -30.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £184 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £610 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 - £42.00
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
8378 7578 6772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.89% 14.36% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5664 5060 4567
Median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 163 105
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.59 £24.20 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.04 £45.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

GDB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing GDB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GDB within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
North East - 23 £450 - 1
South East - 9 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £400 - 1
GDB
UK

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GDB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for GDB.

1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (94.29%) C++
3 32 (91.43%) GCC
4 27 (77.14%) C
5 24 (68.57%) SQL
5 24 (68.57%) Multithreading
6 20 (57.14%) Security Cleared
7 11 (31.43%) Java
7 11 (31.43%) C#
8 10 (28.57%) Solaris
8 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
9 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (22.86%) Subversion
10 8 (22.86%) LTE
10 8 (22.86%) RANAP
10 8 (22.86%) OO
10 8 (22.86%) STL
10 8 (22.86%) RTP
10 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
10 8 (22.86%) GSM
10 8 (22.86%) PBX
10 8 (22.86%) UMTS
10 8 (22.86%) VoIP
10 8 (22.86%) Cisco
10 8 (22.86%) High Availability
10 8 (22.86%) Asterisk PBX
10 8 (22.86%) Diameter Protocol
10 8 (22.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 8 (22.86%) Trac
10 8 (22.86%) Cross-Platform Development

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Asterisk PBX
1 8 (22.86%) Diameter Protocol
1 8 (22.86%) GSM
1 8 (22.86%) LTE
1 8 (22.86%) PBX
1 8 (22.86%) RANAP
1 8 (22.86%) RTP
1 8 (22.86%) UMTS
1 8 (22.86%) VoIP
2 1 (2.86%) Wireless
2 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 32 (91.43%) GCC
2 8 (22.86%) Subversion
2 8 (22.86%) Trac
3 2 (5.71%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.86%) AppScan
4 1 (2.86%) Burp Suite
4 1 (2.86%) WinDbg
General
1 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) C++ Developer
1 13 (37.14%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) C++ Team Leader
4 4 (11.43%) Team Leader
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Leader
5 1 (2.86%) Ada Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Ada Software Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (2.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (22.86%) STL
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (28.57%) Solaris
3 4 (11.43%) Unix
4 2 (5.71%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.86%) Kali Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Multithreading
2 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.86%) Cross-Platform Development
4 8 (22.86%) High Availability
4 8 (22.86%) OO
5 5 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.86%) Open Source
7 1 (2.86%) OWASP
7 1 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Secure Coding
7 1 (2.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 33 (94.29%) C++
2 27 (77.14%) C
3 24 (68.57%) SQL
4 11 (31.43%) C#
4 11 (31.43%) Java
5 2 (5.71%) Ada
6 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) CCNP
3 1 (2.86%) CCSP
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.86%) CISSP
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) GPEN
3 1 (2.86%) GWAPT
3 1 (2.86%) GXPN
3 1 (2.86%) OSCE
3 1 (2.86%) OSCP
3 1 (2.86%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) HIPAA
1 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Core Impact
1 1 (2.86%) HP Fortify
1 1 (2.86%) Nessus
1 1 (2.86%) Nexpose
1 1 (2.86%) Nmap
1 1 (2.86%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Cisco
2 2 (5.71%) Serena
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