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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 47 64 68
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +4
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 25 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.94% 0.93% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.21% 3.48% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 1
Average daily rate £350 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £296
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +26.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.40 £50.50
% change year-on-year
- -27.92%
PostgreSQL
South West

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
223 230 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.24% 26.65% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 184 152
Average daily rate £350 £381 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +15.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £500 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £47.50 £35.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.63% +33.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 25 (73.53%) JavaScript
1 25 (73.53%) CSS
2 23 (67.65%) MongoDB
3 22 (64.71%) Ruby
3 22 (64.71%) SQL
4 21 (61.76%) ETL
5 20 (58.82%) HTML
5 20 (58.82%) Java
5 20 (58.82%) Web Design
5 20 (58.82%) Open Source
5 20 (58.82%) Responsive Web Design
6 19 (55.88%) Unit Testing
7 18 (52.94%) Ruby on Rails
7 18 (52.94%) NoSQL
7 18 (52.94%) Sass
7 18 (52.94%) Migration
7 18 (52.94%) Configuration Management
7 18 (52.94%) Linux
8 17 (50.00%) Python
8 17 (50.00%) Data Migration
8 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
9 16 (47.06%) Relational Database
9 16 (47.06%) HTTP
10 15 (44.12%) RSpec
11 13 (38.24%) Cucumber
11 13 (38.24%) Scala
11 13 (38.24%) Visualisation
11 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
11 13 (38.24%) Web Development
11 13 (38.24%) Integration Testing

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (35.29%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (14.71%) nginx
3 3 (8.82%) Apache
3 3 (8.82%) Node.js
3 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.88%) Confluence
5 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (38.24%) GitHub
2 11 (32.35%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) HTTP
2 2 (5.88%) DHCP
2 2 (5.88%) DNS
2 2 (5.88%) IPsec
2 2 (5.88%) IPv6
2 2 (5.88%) OpenVPN
2 2 (5.88%) OSPF
2 2 (5.88%) SSH
2 2 (5.88%) SSL
2 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (67.65%) MongoDB
2 18 (52.94%) NoSQL
3 16 (47.06%) Relational Database
4 13 (38.24%) MySQL
5 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
6 5 (14.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (8.82%) DB2
7 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
8 2 (5.88%) MariaDB
9 1 (2.94%) Big Data
9 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.94%) GIS
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) RSpec
2 13 (38.24%) Capybara
2 13 (38.24%) Cucumber
2 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
2 13 (38.24%) git-flow
2 13 (38.24%) JUnit
2 13 (38.24%) Subversion
3 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.88%) GitLab
4 2 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Developer
2 13 (38.24%) Ruby Developer
3 6 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (8.82%) AWS Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Azure Developer
5 3 (8.82%) DBA
5 3 (8.82%) MySQL DBA
5 3 (8.82%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Web Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (73.53%) CSS
2 20 (58.82%) HTML
3 18 (52.94%) Ruby on Rails
3 18 (52.94%) Sass
4 8 (23.53%) .NET
4 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (8.82%) REST
5 3 (8.82%) Web Services
6 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (5.88%) MCollective
6 2 (5.88%) XSLT
7 1 (2.94%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Visualisation
2 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Linux
2 13 (38.24%) Mac OS X
2 13 (38.24%) Unix
3 2 (5.88%) CoreOS
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.88%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) ETL
2 20 (58.82%) Open Source
2 20 (58.82%) Responsive Web Design
2 20 (58.82%) Web Design
3 19 (55.88%) Unit Testing
4 18 (52.94%) Configuration Management
4 18 (52.94%) Migration
5 17 (50.00%) Data Migration
6 13 (38.24%) Integration Testing
6 13 (38.24%) Web Development
7 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
7 8 (23.53%) MVC
8 5 (14.71%) High Availability
9 4 (11.76%) TDD
10 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (8.82%) ITIL
10 3 (8.82%) Scrum
11 2 (5.88%) SOA
11 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) JavaScript
2 22 (64.71%) Ruby
2 22 (64.71%) SQL
3 20 (58.82%) Java
4 17 (50.00%) Python
5 13 (38.24%) Scala
6 8 (23.53%) C#
7 2 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) vCloud
2 2 (5.88%) Btrfs
2 2 (5.88%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) iptables
2 2 (5.88%) KVM
2 2 (5.88%) LXC
2 2 (5.88%) Snort
2 2 (5.88%) Squid
2 2 (5.88%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Puppet
2 5 (14.71%) Ansible
3 4 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (8.82%) logstash
4 3 (8.82%) Nagios
4 3 (8.82%) ZABBIX
5 2 (5.88%) CFEngine
5 2 (5.88%) HAProxy
5 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
5 2 (5.88%) Nessus
5 2 (5.88%) systemd
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle
1 3 (8.82%) Percona
1 3 (8.82%) SaltStack
2 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com