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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GDB over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GNU Debugger
Rank 135 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GDB 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.78% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -
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
383 448 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.18% 14.33% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 268 275
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £302 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £478 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 39 31
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -3.79%

GDB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing GDB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GDB within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 3 - -
GDB
England

GDB
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 South West region with a requirement for GDB.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Ada
1 5 (100.00%) VxWorks
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Ada 95
2 3 (60.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Serena
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Ada Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Ada Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Ada
2 3 (60.00%) Ada 95
2 3 (60.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Serena