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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GNU Debugger
UK / England
Rank 554 585 590
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +5
Contract jobs citing GDB 21 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.038% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.30% 0.26% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 0
Median daily rate £575 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £290 -
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £49.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £49.50 -
% change year-on-year
-14.14% -

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
7099 7017 6430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.16% 14.69% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4775 4685 4337
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 183 120
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £29.06 £27.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.68 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

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 26 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GDB across the England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

GDB Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 February 2017. 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 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 East +25 12 £325 +12.06% 3
South West +8 5 - - 1
London +8 2 £588 -2.08% 1
East of England - 2 - -
GDB
UK

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 44 (88.00%) Linux
2 38 (76.00%) C++
3 36 (72.00%) GCC
4 33 (66.00%) Software Engineering
5 31 (62.00%) OO
6 26 (52.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 25 (50.00%) Subversion
8 24 (48.00%) STL
9 23 (46.00%) RTP
9 23 (46.00%) GSM
9 23 (46.00%) PBX
9 23 (46.00%) UMTS
9 23 (46.00%) VoIP
9 23 (46.00%) Cisco
9 23 (46.00%) Telecoms
9 23 (46.00%) RANAP
9 23 (46.00%) Asterisk PBX
9 23 (46.00%) Trac
9 23 (46.00%) LTE
9 23 (46.00%) Diameter Protocol
9 23 (46.00%) Cross-Platform Development
10 20 (40.00%) Multithreading
11 15 (30.00%) Wireshark
12 14 (28.00%) C
12 14 (28.00%) High Availability
13 11 (22.00%) UML
14 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
15 9 (18.00%) Multithreaded Programming
15 9 (18.00%) SQL
16 8 (16.00%) Java

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (46.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 23 (46.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 23 (46.00%) GSM
1 23 (46.00%) LTE
1 23 (46.00%) PBX
1 23 (46.00%) RANAP
1 23 (46.00%) RTP
1 23 (46.00%) UMTS
1 23 (46.00%) VoIP
2 15 (30.00%) Wireshark
3 4 (8.00%) GGSN
3 4 (8.00%) MGW
3 4 (8.00%) SGSN
4 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) KDB
Development Applications
1 36 (72.00%) GCC
2 25 (50.00%) Subversion
3 23 (46.00%) Trac
4 6 (12.00%) Eclipse
4 6 (12.00%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (12.00%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.00%) AppScan
6 1 (2.00%) Burp Suite
6 1 (2.00%) CppUnit
6 1 (2.00%) WinDbg
General
1 23 (46.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Games
2 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (66.00%) Software Engineer
2 24 (48.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Ada Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Ada Software Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) C++ Developer
6 3 (6.00%) C++ Team Leader
6 3 (6.00%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.00%) UI Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Agile Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Embedded Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Linux Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.00%) Tester
8 1 (2.00%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (52.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 24 (48.00%) STL
3 2 (4.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.00%) HTML
4 1 (2.00%) J2EE
4 1 (2.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (2.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 44 (88.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.00%) Solaris
3 4 (8.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.00%) Kali Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (66.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (62.00%) OO
3 23 (46.00%) Cross-Platform Development
4 20 (40.00%) Multithreading
5 14 (28.00%) High Availability
6 11 (22.00%) UML
7 9 (18.00%) Multithreaded Programming
8 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.00%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (4.00%) Low Latency
9 2 (4.00%) Scrum
10 1 (2.00%) Embedded Software Development
10 1 (2.00%) Integration Testing
10 1 (2.00%) Open Source
10 1 (2.00%) OWASP
10 1 (2.00%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (2.00%) Secure Coding
10 1 (2.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 38 (76.00%) C++
2 14 (28.00%) C
3 9 (18.00%) SQL
4 8 (16.00%) Java
5 6 (12.00%) Ada
6 3 (6.00%) C#
7 2 (4.00%) Python
8 1 (2.00%) Ada 95
8 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.00%) Perl
8 1 (2.00%) PHP
8 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) CCNP
3 1 (2.00%) CCSP
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.00%) CISSP
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) GPEN
3 1 (2.00%) GWAPT
3 1 (2.00%) GXPN
3 1 (2.00%) OSCE
3 1 (2.00%) OSCP
3 1 (2.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) HIPAA
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Core Impact
1 1 (2.00%) HP Fortify
1 1 (2.00%) Nessus
1 1 (2.00%) Nexpose
1 1 (2.00%) Nmap
1 1 (2.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Cisco
2 6 (12.00%) Serena
3 2 (4.00%) Perforce
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