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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GNU Debugger
Rank 405 403 402
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing GDB 2 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.021% 0.058%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.058% 0.14% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 13
Average daily rate
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£700 £450 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -4.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 £275
% change year-on-year
- +54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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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
3432 3451 3101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.57% 14.63% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2465 2494 2228
Average daily rate £438 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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 £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 14
Average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £29.00 £37.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £86.80 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 28 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) CORBA
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Summit
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Korn
1 2 (100.00%) DataSynapse
1 2 (100.00%) TIBCO EMS
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Hudson
1 2 (100.00%) Gradle
1 2 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Summit
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Hudson
1 2 (100.00%) Gradle
1 2 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Summit Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CORBA
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) TIBCO EMS
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Korn
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase
1 2 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 2 (100.00%) DataSynapse
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