The table below looks at the statistics for GDB skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GDB over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GNU Debugger
Rank 399 421 374
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -47
Contract jobs citing GDB 10 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.012% 0.033%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.29% 0.099% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
Average daily rate
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£650 £150 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+333.33% -67.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 - £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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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
3412 3030 2844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.80% 12.49% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2668 2222 2033
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 21
Average hourly rate £55.00 £44.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.90% +5.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £22.05 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

GDB
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GDB across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

GDB Hourly Rate Trend in London

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 12 (100.00%) C
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) C++
3 10 (83.33%) Shell Script
3 10 (83.33%) Python
4 9 (75.00%) OO
4 9 (75.00%) VC++
4 9 (75.00%) Java
4 9 (75.00%) Perl
4 9 (75.00%) PHP
4 9 (75.00%) VB
4 9 (75.00%) Digital Forensics
4 9 (75.00%) Bash Shell
4 9 (75.00%) Network Architecture
4 9 (75.00%) Windows
5 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (58.33%) Portfolio Management
6 7 (58.33%) Degree
6 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
7 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (50.00%) Big Data
7 6 (50.00%) Law
8 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (33.33%) CISSP
9 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (33.33%) ITIL
9 4 (33.33%) Cyber Security
10 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (8.33%) Git (software)

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MS Access
2 1 (8.33%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) GCC
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 6 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Chief Technology Officer
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Uniface Developer
2 1 (8.33%) IT Director
2 1 (8.33%) C Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (8.33%) DTV
4 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) OO
1 9 (75.00%) Digital Forensics
1 9 (75.00%) Network Architecture
2 7 (58.33%) Portfolio Management
3 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) Cyber Security
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C
2 11 (91.67%) C++
3 10 (83.33%) Shell Script
3 10 (83.33%) Python
4 9 (75.00%) VC++
4 9 (75.00%) Java
4 9 (75.00%) Perl
4 9 (75.00%) PHP
4 9 (75.00%) VB
4 9 (75.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) Degree
3 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) CISSP
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Wind River
1 1 (8.33%) Lauterbach