The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 22 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.95% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.77% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +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%
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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
149 121 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.95% 16.97% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 73 84
Average daily rate £363 £310 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.93% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £34.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.17% -6.75%
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 Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 22 (100.00%) Python
2 20 (90.91%) Scrum
2 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (90.91%) TDD
2 20 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 20 (90.91%) Linux
2 20 (90.91%) BDD
3 18 (81.82%) Ubuntu
3 18 (81.82%) Django
3 18 (81.82%) Debian
3 18 (81.82%) Git (software)
3 18 (81.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (81.82%) Flask
3 18 (81.82%) Mentoring
3 18 (81.82%) Subversion
3 18 (81.82%) MVC
4 16 (72.73%) Test Automation
5 15 (68.18%) RESTful
6 14 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (63.64%) Selenium
7 13 (59.09%) Microservices
7 13 (59.09%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 13 (59.09%) SOA
8 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
8 12 (54.55%) .NET
8 12 (54.55%) TOGAF
8 12 (54.55%) Vagrant
9 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
10 2 (9.09%) Finance
10 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Odoo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (90.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (81.82%) Subversion
1 18 (81.82%) Git (software)
1 18 (81.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (63.64%) Selenium
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (90.91%) Python Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Python Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Python Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) Django
1 18 (81.82%) Flask
2 15 (68.18%) RESTful
3 12 (54.55%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Linux
2 18 (81.82%) Debian
2 18 (81.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Scrum
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (90.91%) TDD
1 20 (90.91%) BDD
2 18 (81.82%) Mentoring
2 18 (81.82%) MVC
3 16 (72.73%) Test Automation
4 14 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (59.09%) SOA
5 13 (59.09%) Microservices
5 13 (59.09%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 12 (54.55%) TOGAF
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft