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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 49 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 11 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.69% 0.31% 0.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.15% 1.30% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Median daily rate £500 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £358 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £418 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +15.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
- -42.30%

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
135 154 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.80% 23.73% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 104 68
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%

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 23 February 2017, 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 22 (75.86%) Linux
2 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (65.52%) Puppet
3 19 (65.52%) Jenkins
4 18 (62.07%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (62.07%) Python
4 18 (62.07%) TCP/IP
5 17 (58.62%) SSL
5 17 (58.62%) MySQL
5 17 (58.62%) Web Services
5 17 (58.62%) Git (software)
5 17 (58.62%) Open Source
6 16 (55.17%) MongoDB
6 16 (55.17%) PHP
6 16 (55.17%) HTTP
6 16 (55.17%) Configuration Management
6 16 (55.17%) Ansible
6 16 (55.17%) DevOps
7 15 (51.72%) Salt
7 15 (51.72%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (51.72%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (51.72%) Ruby
8 14 (48.28%) Subversion
8 14 (48.28%) Rackspace
9 13 (44.83%) Web Operations
10 10 (34.48%) Java
11 6 (20.69%) Apache
12 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
12 5 (17.24%) Spring
12 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared

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 6 (20.69%) Apache
2 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (10.34%) MindAlign
3 3 (10.34%) nginx
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.90%) JBoss
4 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.45%) Mule
5 1 (3.45%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (51.72%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon S3
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (10.34%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (10.34%) Route 53
2 3 (10.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) TCP/IP
2 17 (58.62%) SSL
3 16 (55.17%) HTTP
4 4 (13.79%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (10.34%) IMAP
5 3 (10.34%) S/MIME
5 3 (10.34%) SMTP
6 1 (3.45%) DNS
6 1 (3.45%) Internet
6 1 (3.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (58.62%) MySQL
2 16 (55.17%) MongoDB
3 5 (17.24%) Redis
4 3 (10.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (10.34%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (65.52%) Jenkins
2 17 (58.62%) Git (software)
3 14 (48.28%) Subversion
4 3 (10.34%) TestNG
5 2 (6.90%) Selenium
6 1 (3.45%) CruiseControl
6 1 (3.45%) DbUnit
6 1 (3.45%) git-flow
6 1 (3.45%) JMeter
6 1 (3.45%) jMock
6 1 (3.45%) JUnit
6 1 (3.45%) Maven
6 1 (3.45%) Mockito
6 1 (3.45%) Moq
6 1 (3.45%) NuGet
6 1 (3.45%) NUnit
6 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Senior DevOps
2 7 (24.14%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (10.34%) WebOps Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Senior WebOps Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (3.45%) Excel Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Unix Support
6 1 (3.45%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) Web Services
2 5 (17.24%) Spring
3 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
3 4 (13.79%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (10.34%) CSS
4 3 (10.34%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (10.34%) HTML
4 3 (10.34%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (10.34%) Sensu
5 2 (6.90%) .NET
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.90%) jQuery
6 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
6 1 (3.45%) HTML5
6 1 (3.45%) Kafka
6 1 (3.45%) Node.js
6 1 (3.45%) PowerMock
6 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) PKI
1 2 (6.90%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Unix
3 3 (10.34%) Solaris
4 2 (6.90%) CentOS
4 2 (6.90%) SUSE
5 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (58.62%) Open Source
4 16 (55.17%) Configuration Management
4 16 (55.17%) DevOps
5 13 (44.83%) Web Operations
6 4 (13.79%) Scrum
7 3 (10.34%) MVC
7 3 (10.34%) OO
7 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
7 3 (10.34%) TDD
8 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
8 2 (6.90%) Refactoring
9 1 (3.45%) BDD
9 1 (3.45%) Data Architecture
9 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
9 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
9 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) Python
2 16 (55.17%) PHP
3 15 (51.72%) Ruby
4 10 (34.48%) Java
5 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.34%) Perl
7 2 (6.90%) C#
8 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Sendmail
2 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (65.52%) Puppet
2 16 (55.17%) Ansible
3 15 (51.72%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (51.72%) Salt
4 3 (10.34%) collectd
4 3 (10.34%) Kibana
4 3 (10.34%) logstash
4 3 (10.34%) StatsD
4 3 (10.34%) Terraform
5 1 (3.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Rackspace
2 3 (10.34%) Proofpoint
2 3 (10.34%) SaltStack
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) Splunk