The first table below looks at the demand for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Cambridge region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 43 40 50
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.73% 0.26% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.27% 2.50% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£370 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £23.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-36.95% -45.88%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
110 40 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.81% 10.23% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 23 81
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £383 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
PostgreSQL
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PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 8 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (62.50%) Python
3 5 (62.50%) HTTP
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Ubuntu
3 5 (62.50%) JSON
3 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
3 5 (62.50%) Docker
3 5 (62.50%) DevOps
3 5 (62.50%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (62.50%) Twisted
4 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (37.50%) Maven
4 3 (37.50%) Dojo
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) JBoss
4 3 (37.50%) Apache
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
4 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Hibernate

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) HTTP
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Maven
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (62.50%) Software Developer
3 5 (62.50%) Python Developer
3 5 (62.50%) Python Software Engineer
4 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) JSON
1 5 (62.50%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (62.50%) Twisted
2 3 (37.50%) Dojo
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) GIS
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Feature Driven Development
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) JBoss