The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 104 120 101
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 19 2 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.74% 0.079% 0.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.87% 0.56% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.43 £14.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+199.51% -36.95%
PostgreSQL
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
390 355 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.24% 14.11% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 176 167
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £187.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.66% +514.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £187.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £187.50 £30.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

PostgreSQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

PostgreSQL Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 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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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
Reading +8 17 £375 +25.00% 3
PostgreSQL
South East

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PostgreSQL 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 PostgreSQL.

1 19 (76.00%) Python
2 18 (72.00%) Java
2 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (72.00%) Git (software)
3 17 (68.00%) HTML
4 16 (64.00%) Oracle
4 16 (64.00%) CSS
5 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 15 (60.00%) Spring
6 14 (56.00%) TDD
6 14 (56.00%) Hibernate
6 14 (56.00%) jQuery
6 14 (56.00%) GIS
7 13 (52.00%) MVC
7 13 (52.00%) EJB
7 13 (52.00%) TeamCity
7 13 (52.00%) Oracle Spatial
7 13 (52.00%) Spring MVC
7 13 (52.00%) AngularJS
8 11 (44.00%) User Stories
8 11 (44.00%) Scrum
9 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
10 9 (36.00%) Linux
11 7 (28.00%) JPA
11 7 (28.00%) Java EE
12 6 (24.00%) MySQL
12 6 (24.00%) SQL
13 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
14 4 (16.00%) Ajax
14 4 (16.00%) Perl

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PostgreSQL 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 PostgreSQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (8.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (4.00%) nginx
3 1 (4.00%) Confluence
3 1 (4.00%) MediaWiki
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) WAN
1 3 (12.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) WLAN
3 1 (4.00%) LDAP
3 1 (4.00%) SNMP
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) IPv6
3 1 (4.00%) OSPF
3 1 (4.00%) BGP
3 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) IPsec
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) DB2
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (72.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (52.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (8.00%) Subversion
3 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) Hudson
4 1 (4.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA
4 1 (4.00%) Ant
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (16.00%) DBA
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 2 (8.00%) Junior
6 2 (8.00%) Junior Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Junior Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Management Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) HTML
2 16 (64.00%) CSS
3 15 (60.00%) Spring
4 14 (56.00%) Hibernate
4 14 (56.00%) jQuery
5 13 (52.00%) Spring MVC
5 13 (52.00%) AngularJS
5 13 (52.00%) EJB
6 7 (28.00%) JPA
6 7 (28.00%) Java EE
7 4 (16.00%) Ajax
8 2 (8.00%) Web Services
8 2 (8.00%) REST
9 1 (4.00%) CSS3
9 1 (4.00%) Django
9 1 (4.00%) RESTful
9 1 (4.00%) HTML5
9 1 (4.00%) Play Framework
9 1 (4.00%) XML
9 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) GIS
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Wiki
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) UNIX
3 2 (8.00%) CentOS
4 1 (4.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Debian
4 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) TDD
3 13 (52.00%) MVC
4 11 (44.00%) Scrum
4 11 (44.00%) User Stories
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.00%) Open Source
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Use Case
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.00%) SOA
6 1 (4.00%) B2B
6 1 (4.00%) B2C
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Python
2 18 (72.00%) Java
3 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (16.00%) Perl
7 3 (12.00%) PHP
8 2 (8.00%) VB
8 2 (8.00%) Ruby
9 1 (4.00%) Scala
9 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Samba
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) Postfix
1 1 (4.00%) XenServer
1 1 (4.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) IBM