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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 36 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 16 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.09% 0.61% 1.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.04% 2.91% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 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 £388 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £14.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-44.82% -61.33%
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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
114 103 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.05% 21.06% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 86 14
Average daily rate £365 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £47.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +2.56%

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 2 September 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 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (42.11%) MySQL
3 8 (42.11%) Oracle
4 7 (36.84%) HTML
4 7 (36.84%) VMware
4 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (36.84%) DevOps
5 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (31.58%) Ansible
5 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
5 6 (31.58%) Puppet
5 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
5 6 (31.58%) Spring
5 6 (31.58%) Java
5 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) Python
6 5 (26.32%) Web Development
6 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
7 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
7 4 (21.05%) Node.js
7 4 (21.05%) RESTful
7 4 (21.05%) jQuery
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
7 4 (21.05%) JBoss
7 4 (21.05%) N-Tier
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 10g

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (21.05%) JBoss
1 4 (21.05%) Node.js
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) Zope
2 1 (5.26%) Plone
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) MySQL
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
3 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.26%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.79%) JIRA
4 2 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (10.53%) JUnit
4 2 (10.53%) IntelliJ
4 2 (10.53%) Maven
4 2 (10.53%) Mercurial
4 2 (10.53%) Mockito
4 2 (10.53%) WebStorm
5 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
5 1 (5.26%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Web Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Web Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Applications Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.26%) AWS Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
7 1 (5.26%) Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Python Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Python Web Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) Spring
3 4 (21.05%) jQuery
3 4 (21.05%) RESTful
3 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (15.79%) HTML5
4 3 (15.79%) .NET
4 3 (15.79%) SOAP
5 2 (10.53%) Web Services
5 2 (10.53%) XML
5 2 (10.53%) XML Schema
5 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
5 2 (10.53%) REST
5 2 (10.53%) JPA
5 2 (10.53%) JSON
6 1 (5.26%) Django
6 1 (5.26%) OAuth
6 1 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (5.26%) Middleware
6 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) N-Tier
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.26%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) UNIX
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) AIX
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
3 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.26%) Debian
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (36.84%) DevOps
3 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
4 5 (26.32%) Web Development
5 3 (15.79%) MVC
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) BDD
6 2 (10.53%) Information Security
6 2 (10.53%) SOA
6 2 (10.53%) BPMN
6 2 (10.53%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (10.53%) Open Source
7 1 (5.26%) Computer Security
7 1 (5.26%) Kanban
7 1 (5.26%) Scrum
7 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
7 1 (5.26%) OOP
7 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) Python
4 4 (21.05%) Perl
5 3 (15.79%) C++
6 2 (10.53%) Groovy
6 2 (10.53%) Scala
7 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.26%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (5.26%) C
7 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Puppet
1 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (31.58%) Ansible
2 3 (15.79%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (5.26%) MOM
3 1 (5.26%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat