The table below looks at the statistics for GDB skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GDB over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GNU Debugger
England / London
Rank 402 411 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing GDB 2 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.010% 0.052% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.057% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
Median daily rate £588 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £290 -
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3514 3205 3117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.06% 15.15% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2589 2339 2311
Median daily rate £475 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

GDB
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing GDB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

GDB Jobs Demand Trend in London

GDB
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GDB across the London region.

GDB Daily Rate Trend in London

GDB
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GDB within the London region over the 3 months to 28 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
City of London - 1 £600 -
GDB
England

GDB
Top 23 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for GDB.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Perforce
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) KDB
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) KDB
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 2 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Perforce