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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GNU Debugger
Rank 612 632 601
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -31
Contract jobs citing GDB 21 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.012% 0.030%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 0.082% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 10
Median daily rate £450 £184 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+144.56% -56.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £41.00
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
8290 7338 6598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.52% 14.07% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5640 4885 4272
Median daily rate £438 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 130 118
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £22.12 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 30 August 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 - 16 £450 - 3
South East - 5 - - 2
GDB
UK

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (91.30%) C++
3 20 (86.96%) GCC
4 19 (82.61%) C
5 16 (69.57%) SQL
5 16 (69.57%) Multithreading
6 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
7 9 (39.13%) Java
7 9 (39.13%) C#
8 8 (34.78%) Solaris
9 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
10 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
11 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
11 4 (17.39%) Scrum
11 4 (17.39%) LTE
11 4 (17.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 4 (17.39%) RANAP
11 4 (17.39%) Subversion
11 4 (17.39%) OO
11 4 (17.39%) STL
11 4 (17.39%) RTP
11 4 (17.39%) GSM
11 4 (17.39%) PBX
11 4 (17.39%) UMTS
11 4 (17.39%) VoIP
11 4 (17.39%) Cisco
11 4 (17.39%) High Availability
11 4 (17.39%) Asterisk PBX
11 4 (17.39%) Diameter Protocol

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 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Asterisk PBX
1 4 (17.39%) Diameter Protocol
1 4 (17.39%) GSM
1 4 (17.39%) LTE
1 4 (17.39%) PBX
1 4 (17.39%) RANAP
1 4 (17.39%) RTP
1 4 (17.39%) UMTS
1 4 (17.39%) VoIP
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 20 (86.96%) GCC
2 4 (17.39%) Subversion
2 4 (17.39%) Trac
3 2 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (4.35%) AppScan
4 1 (4.35%) Burp Suite
4 1 (4.35%) WinDbg
General
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) C++ Developer
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Leader
5 2 (8.70%) C++ Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Ada Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Ada Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Penetration Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 4 (17.39%) STL
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Solaris
3 3 (13.04%) Unix
4 2 (8.70%) VxWorks
5 1 (4.35%) Kali Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Multithreading
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
4 4 (17.39%) Cross-Platform Development
4 4 (17.39%) High Availability
4 4 (17.39%) OO
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.35%) Open Source
6 1 (4.35%) OWASP
6 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Secure Coding
6 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) C++
2 19 (82.61%) C
3 16 (69.57%) SQL
4 9 (39.13%) C#
4 9 (39.13%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) Ada
6 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) CCSP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CISSP
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) GPEN
3 1 (4.35%) GWAPT
3 1 (4.35%) GXPN
3 1 (4.35%) OSCE
3 1 (4.35%) OSCP
3 1 (4.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) HIPAA
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Core Impact
1 1 (4.35%) HP Fortify
1 1 (4.35%) Nessus
1 1 (4.35%) Nexpose
1 1 (4.35%) Nmap
1 1 (4.35%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco
2 2 (8.70%) Serena
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 - £42 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago