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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GNU Debugger
Rank 626 604 584
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -20
Contract jobs citing GDB 3 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.004% 0.027%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.039% 0.031% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £600 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
7657 6467 6161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.30% 13.09% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5307 4253 4066
Median daily rate £435 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 116 137
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £22.18 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.56 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -1.62%

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
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 27 May 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
South West - 2 - - 1
London - 1 £600 -
GDB
UK

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 19 (90.48%) C++
1 19 (90.48%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (57.14%) Front Office
2 12 (57.14%) Algorithmic Trading
2 12 (57.14%) Market Making
3 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 5 (23.81%) VxWorks
4 5 (23.81%) Ada
5 4 (19.05%) OO
6 3 (14.29%) Ada 95
7 2 (9.52%) Java
7 2 (9.52%) STL
7 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.52%) C
7 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
7 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
7 2 (9.52%) Serena
7 2 (9.52%) Trac
7 2 (9.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (9.52%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (9.52%) GCC
7 2 (9.52%) High Availability
7 2 (9.52%) Subversion
7 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
8 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
8 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (4.76%) Windows

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
1 2 (9.52%) GCC
1 2 (9.52%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
1 2 (9.52%) Trac
General
1 12 (57.14%) Front Office
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) C++ Developer
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Ada Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Ada Software Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Java Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (9.52%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) VxWorks
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Algorithmic Trading
1 12 (57.14%) Market Making
2 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 4 (19.05%) OO
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) High Availability
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) C++
2 5 (23.81%) Ada
3 3 (14.29%) Ada 95
4 2 (9.52%) C
4 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Serena