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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 55 52 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.29% 0.50% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.27% 2.88% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £388 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £285
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +31.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.40 £50.50
% change year-on-year
- -27.92%
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
157 104 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.16% 17.19% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 62 77
Average daily rate £380 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 10 February 2016, 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 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle
4 5 (45.45%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) Subversion
4 5 (45.45%) RDBMS
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
4 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
5 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (36.36%) nginx
5 4 (36.36%) RESTful
5 4 (36.36%) HTML5
5 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (36.36%) jQuery
5 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
5 4 (36.36%) SDLC
5 4 (36.36%) MVC
5 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (36.36%) Unix
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) Apache
5 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
5 4 (36.36%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) MySQL
5 4 (36.36%) HTML

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (36.36%) Apache
1 4 (36.36%) nginx
1 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
1 5 (45.45%) RDBMS
1 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (9.09%) Data Mart
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
1 5 (45.45%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Database Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Data Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Database Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Database Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) XML Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) HTML5
2 4 (36.36%) jQuery
2 4 (36.36%) RESTful
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) Ajax
3 3 (27.27%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) BC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle