The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 64 51 62
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.97% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.28% 4.93% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £475 £356 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £8.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -67.67%
PostgreSQL
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
156 142 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.31% 19.59% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 83 93
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £504 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Java EE
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (33.33%) jMock
3 1 (33.33%) PHP 5
3 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (33.33%) DbUnit
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Mockito
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) DbUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) jMock
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
2 1 (33.33%) Mockito
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) PowerMock
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Servlets
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Struts
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) PHP 5
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle