The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 38 34 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 7 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.90% 2.96% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.67% 12.99% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£343 - £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Cambridge region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
60 77 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.30% 22.78% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 18 62
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £182 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 5
Average hourly rate - £43.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +116.25%
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 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 30 October 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 14 (93.33%) Git (software)
1 14 (93.33%) Jenkins
2 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (73.33%) XML
3 11 (73.33%) Linux
3 11 (73.33%) Python
3 11 (73.33%) HTTP
3 11 (73.33%) TCP/IP
3 11 (73.33%) Docker
3 11 (73.33%) DevOps
3 11 (73.33%) Ubuntu
3 11 (73.33%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (73.33%) Twisted
3 11 (73.33%) JSON
3 11 (73.33%) Load Balancing
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Maven
4 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (20.00%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) JBoss
4 3 (20.00%) Apache
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (20.00%) Dojo
4 3 (20.00%) Selenium
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) Spring

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (20.00%) JBoss
1 3 (20.00%) Apache
1 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) HTTP
1 11 (73.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Git (software)
1 14 (93.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Maven
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) Python Developer
2 10 (66.67%) Software Engineer
3 9 (60.00%) Python Software Engineer
4 8 (53.33%) Software Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Programmer
6 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (20.00%) Python Programmer
7 1 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) XML
1 11 (73.33%) RabbitMQ
1 11 (73.33%) Twisted
1 11 (73.33%) JSON
2 3 (20.00%) Dojo
2 3 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (13.33%) Spring
3 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) GIS
1 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
1 11 (73.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (73.33%) DevOps
2 11 (73.33%) Load Balancing
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Kanban
4 1 (6.67%) BDD
4 1 (6.67%) Feature Driven Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
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