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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 48 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 10 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.16% 1.97% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.31% 7.84% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
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£413 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +5.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £14.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+131.03% -36.95%
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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
97 102 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.91% 25.06% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 78 23
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £435 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

PostgreSQL Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (38.46%) Puppet
3 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (38.46%) Ansible
3 5 (38.46%) DevOps
4 4 (30.77%) UNIX
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) Perl
5 3 (23.08%) C++
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) MySQL
5 3 (23.08%) SOAP
5 3 (23.08%) LDAP
5 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 3 (23.08%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
5 3 (23.08%) JIRA
6 2 (15.38%) Ruby
6 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) Zope
1 1 (7.69%) Plone
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Applications Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
6 1 (7.69%) Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Python Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Linux Support
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (7.69%) Django
3 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (7.69%) Catalyst
3 1 (7.69%) DBIx::Class
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) LIMS
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Debian
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (38.46%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Bioinformatics
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) Perl
4 3 (23.08%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) Ruby
6 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
1 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (38.46%) Ansible
2 3 (23.08%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
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