The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GNU Debugger
Rank 403 402 412
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing GDB 3 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.078% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.087% 0.60% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 0
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£375 £402 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3463 3147 2978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.73% 12.97% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2511 2252 2035
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £36.29 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.25 £59.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
GDB
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GDB across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

GDB Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GDB within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
GDB
England

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Python
3 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
4 4 (50.00%) Debian
4 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 4 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (50.00%) Multicast
5 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) C
5 3 (37.50%) C++
6 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) STB
6 2 (25.00%) Subversion
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) Middleware
6 2 (25.00%) DTV
6 2 (25.00%) Electronics
6 2 (25.00%) Device Driver
6 2 (25.00%) Wind River
6 2 (25.00%) JIRA
7 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 1 (12.50%) Network Security
7 1 (12.50%) JTAG

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) LTE
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) Bluetooth
2 1 (12.50%) CDMA
2 1 (12.50%) SMS
2 1 (12.50%) UMTS
2 1 (12.50%) WCDMA
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) GCC
3 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) STB
2 2 (25.00%) DTV
2 2 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Debian
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
3 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (37.50%) C
4 3 (37.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) JTAG
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Wind River
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