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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GNU Debugger
England / London
Rank 397 409 398
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing GDB 1 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.029% 0.047%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.029% 0.19% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 8
Median daily rate £575 £600 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £324 £305 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.22% -14.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £49.50 -
% change year-on-year
-17.17% -

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
3455 3212 3169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.80% 15.33% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2518 2398 2452
Median daily rate £475 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 6
Median hourly rate £46.50 £50.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £60.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

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
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 17 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce
1 1 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce