The table below looks at the statistics for GDB skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GDB over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GNU Debugger
Rank 143 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GDB 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.031% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 £250
% change year-on-year
- +70.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
GDB
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
438 396 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.69% 12.91% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 249 144
Average daily rate £390 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 10
Average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.50 £35.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.83 £39.40 £45.00
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 the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GDB across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

GDB Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

GDB
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

GDB Daily Rate Trend in the South West

GDB
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

GDB Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

GDB
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GDB within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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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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
Bristol - 1 - -
GDB
England

GDB
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ada
1 1 (100.00%) VxWorks
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Serena
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Ada
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Serena