The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 73 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 4 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.40% 0.17% 1.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.67% 0.72% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Average daily rate
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£406 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.96% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £323 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £323 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
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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 Bristol region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
240 138 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 24.07% 22.81% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 94 144
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

PostgreSQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Bristol region.

PostgreSQL Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 13 (92.86%) PHP
1 13 (92.86%) MySQL
2 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) Apache
2 12 (85.71%) LDAP
2 12 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 12 (85.71%) Samba
2 12 (85.71%) Debian
2 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (85.71%) Postfix
3 11 (78.57%) Ubuntu
3 11 (78.57%) Java
4 10 (71.43%) Subversion
4 10 (71.43%) JIRA
4 10 (71.43%) Ruby
4 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (71.43%) CentOS
5 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
5 9 (64.29%) ZABBIX
5 9 (64.29%) XenServer
5 9 (64.29%) nginx
5 9 (64.29%) Bash Shell
5 9 (64.29%) Confluence
5 9 (64.29%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (64.29%) Puppet
5 9 (64.29%) Hudson
5 9 (64.29%) MediaWiki
5 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
5 9 (64.29%) Relational Database

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 12 (85.71%) Apache
2 9 (64.29%) nginx
2 9 (64.29%) Confluence
2 9 (64.29%) MediaWiki
3 3 (21.43%) Moodle
3 3 (21.43%) Drupal
4 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) LDAP
2 9 (64.29%) Network Security
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) IPsec
2 9 (64.29%) OSPF
2 9 (64.29%) BGP
2 9 (64.29%) EIGRP
2 9 (64.29%) LAN
2 9 (64.29%) WAN
2 9 (64.29%) VPN
2 9 (64.29%) IPv6
3 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) MySQL
2 9 (64.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Subversion
1 10 (71.43%) JIRA
2 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
2 9 (64.29%) Hudson
2 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Administrator
3 5 (35.71%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (35.71%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (35.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) LAMP
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) XSD
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
2 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Wiki
2 3 (21.43%) VLE
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
1 12 (85.71%) Debian
2 11 (78.57%) Ubuntu
3 10 (71.43%) CentOS
4 9 (64.29%) Windows
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (21.43%) Scientific Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (64.29%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (64.29%) DevOps
2 9 (64.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (64.29%) Data Modelling
3 4 (28.57%) Build Automation
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) PHP
2 11 (78.57%) Java
3 10 (71.43%) Ruby
4 9 (64.29%) Bash Shell
4 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 9 (64.29%) Perl
5 3 (21.43%) Python
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Samba
1 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (85.71%) Postfix
2 9 (64.29%) XenServer
3 3 (21.43%) KVM
3 3 (21.43%) Sendmail
3 3 (21.43%) Xen
3 3 (21.43%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) ZABBIX
1 9 (64.29%) Puppet
2 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (28.57%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Red Hat
1 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian