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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 51 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.09% 0.13% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.80% 0.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £14.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-44.82% -67.77%
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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
138 140 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.78% 18.72% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 89 116
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -66.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (85.71%) Linux
3 22 (78.57%) Python
3 22 (78.57%) Scrum
3 22 (78.57%) MVC
4 20 (71.43%) TDD
4 20 (71.43%) Subversion
4 20 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 20 (71.43%) Git (software)
4 20 (71.43%) BDD
5 19 (67.86%) RESTful
6 18 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (64.29%) Flask
6 18 (64.29%) Mentoring
6 18 (64.29%) Debian
6 18 (64.29%) Ubuntu
6 18 (64.29%) Django
7 16 (57.14%) Test Automation
8 14 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (50.00%) Selenium
9 13 (46.43%) Microservices
9 13 (46.43%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 13 (46.43%) SOA
10 12 (42.86%) .NET
10 12 (42.86%) TOGAF
10 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
10 12 (42.86%) Vagrant
11 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
12 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
13 4 (14.29%) jQuery

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) Apache
1 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 4 (14.29%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Odoo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (71.43%) Subversion
1 20 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 18 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 20 (71.43%) Python Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Python Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Python Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Database Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Data Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) RESTful
2 18 (64.29%) Django
2 18 (64.29%) Flask
3 12 (42.86%) .NET
4 4 (14.29%) CSS
4 4 (14.29%) Web Services
4 4 (14.29%) jQuery
4 4 (14.29%) HTML5
4 4 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (7.14%) XML
5 2 (7.14%) Ajax
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Linux
2 18 (64.29%) Debian
2 18 (64.29%) Ubuntu
3 4 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (78.57%) MVC
2 22 (78.57%) Scrum
3 20 (71.43%) TDD
3 20 (71.43%) BDD
4 18 (64.29%) Mentoring
5 16 (57.14%) Test Automation
6 14 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (46.43%) Microservices
7 13 (46.43%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 13 (46.43%) SOA
8 12 (42.86%) TOGAF
9 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (14.29%) SDLC
9 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Validation
10 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) Python
2 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle