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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GNU Debugger
Rank 581 592 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing GDB 15 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.002% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.016% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate £600 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £49.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - -
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
7025 6383 5445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.89% 13.56% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4728 4345 3525
Average daily rate £425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 114 121
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.69 £47.50 £47.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GDB within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +15 9 £600 - 2
South West - 3 - -
South East - 2 £290 - 1
North West - 1 - -
GDB
UK

GDB
Top 24 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (70.59%) Linux
3 9 (52.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (52.94%) Front Office
3 9 (52.94%) Algorithmic Trading
3 9 (52.94%) Market Making
4 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) Computer Forensics
5 3 (17.65%) Legal
5 3 (17.65%) VxWorks
5 3 (17.65%) Python
5 3 (17.65%) Ada
5 3 (17.65%) C
5 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
5 3 (17.65%) Ada 95
5 3 (17.65%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
6 2 (11.76%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) Java
7 1 (5.88%) Windows
7 1 (5.88%) OOD
7 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (52.94%) Front Office
2 3 (17.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) C++ Developer
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Java Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) VxWorks
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Algorithmic Trading
1 9 (52.94%) Market Making
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) Computer Forensics
3 3 (17.65%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (17.65%) Ada
2 3 (17.65%) Ada 95
2 3 (17.65%) C
2 3 (17.65%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
London
Montash
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago