Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for GDB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GDB over the 6 months to 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

GNU Debugger
England > London
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 600 604 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 - +591
Contract jobs citing GDB 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.011% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.025% 0.064% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
London median daily rate £600 £600 -
England median daily rate £400 £525 -
% change year-on-year -23.81% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.50 £47.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year -6.32% +21.02% -1.88%

GDB is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7944 7786 6637
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.89% 17.16% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5863 5727 4728
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 18 25
London median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.54% +58.93% -39.18%
10th Percentile £20.19 £10.00 £19.90
90th Percentile £56.25 £55.75 £51.40
England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.18% +13.33% -0.79%

GDB
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing GDB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for GDB in London

GDB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GDB in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for GDB in London

GDB
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GDB within the London region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North London - 1 - -
Central London - 1 £600 -
GDB
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) KDB
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency

GDB
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Perforce