The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 164 177 185
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 21 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.39% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.82% 1.71% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.34% +10.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £323 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £553 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £295 £338
% change year-on-year
+28.81% -12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £50.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-20.79% +68.33%
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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 City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1153 1285 1359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.32% 22.56% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 903 936 1067
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £30.12 £36.50 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.49% -30.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £29.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £151.75 £89.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PostgreSQL across the City of London region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

PostgreSQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

PostgreSQL Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (54.55%) Linux
3 23 (52.27%) MySQL
4 22 (50.00%) Java
5 20 (45.45%) Python
6 18 (40.91%) MongoDB
7 17 (38.64%) Git (software)
7 17 (38.64%) Open Source
8 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
9 13 (29.55%) Puppet
10 12 (27.27%) Ruby
11 11 (25.00%) SQL
11 11 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (25.00%) Jenkins
11 11 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (22.73%) PHP
13 9 (20.45%) HTML
13 9 (20.45%) Web Services
13 9 (20.45%) Subversion
13 9 (20.45%) Scrum
14 8 (18.18%) TDD
14 8 (18.18%) Configuration Management
14 8 (18.18%) Hadoop
14 8 (18.18%) DevOps
15 7 (15.91%) nginx
15 7 (15.91%) Django
15 7 (15.91%) Kanban
15 7 (15.91%) AngularJS
15 7 (15.91%) CSS
15 7 (15.91%) Spring

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 7 (15.91%) nginx
2 5 (11.36%) JBoss
2 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.09%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.55%) Node.js
4 2 (4.55%) GlassFish
4 2 (4.55%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) Jetty
5 1 (2.27%) CMS
5 1 (2.27%) Apache
5 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.27%) Gunicorn
5 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.82%) PaaS
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.27%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) HTTP
1 6 (13.64%) SSL
2 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.55%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (4.55%) DNS
4 1 (2.27%) DHCP
4 1 (2.27%) NAS
4 1 (2.27%) OpenVPN
4 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.27%) Multicast
4 1 (2.27%) VPN
4 1 (2.27%) SNMP
4 1 (2.27%) SAN
4 1 (2.27%) IPsec
4 1 (2.27%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.27%) IMAP
4 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (52.27%) MySQL
2 18 (40.91%) MongoDB
3 8 (18.18%) Hadoop
4 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
5 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
5 5 (11.36%) Big Data
6 4 (9.09%) Redis
7 3 (6.82%) Apache Hive
7 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
8 2 (4.55%) OLTP
8 2 (4.55%) DB2
8 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (4.55%) VLDB
8 2 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Git (software)
2 11 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (20.45%) Subversion
4 6 (13.64%) Maven
5 4 (9.09%) Mercurial
6 3 (6.82%) Mockito
6 3 (6.82%) JUnit
6 3 (6.82%) Selenium
6 3 (6.82%) Grunt
7 2 (4.55%) Jasmine
7 2 (4.55%) Gradle
7 2 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (4.55%) JIRA
7 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.27%) Hudson
8 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.27%) DbUnit
8 1 (2.27%) PyUnit
8 1 (2.27%) Toad
8 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Back Office
2 2 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.91%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) DBA
5 3 (6.82%) Python Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (4.55%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.55%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Server Administrator
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Administrator
7 1 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) Web Services
1 9 (20.45%) HTML
2 7 (15.91%) CSS
2 7 (15.91%) Spring
2 7 (15.91%) Django
2 7 (15.91%) AngularJS
3 6 (13.64%) HTML5
4 5 (11.36%) RESTful
5 4 (9.09%) jQuery
5 4 (9.09%) SOAP
5 4 (9.09%) Ajax
5 4 (9.09%) REST
5 4 (9.09%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.82%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (6.82%) JSON
6 3 (6.82%) Flask
6 3 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (4.55%) Sass
7 2 (4.55%) Symfony
7 2 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) Open Source
2 3 (6.82%) Replication
3 2 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.27%) Social Media
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.27%) W3C
4 1 (2.27%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) UNIX
3 3 (6.82%) Windows
3 3 (6.82%) Ubuntu
3 3 (6.82%) CentOS
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.27%) Android
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) MVS
4 1 (2.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (20.45%) Scrum
4 8 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 8 (18.18%) TDD
4 8 (18.18%) DevOps
5 7 (15.91%) Kanban
6 5 (11.36%) OO
7 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 4 (9.09%) ITIL
7 4 (9.09%) SOA
7 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.09%) BDD
7 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.82%) Web Development
8 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.55%) Analytics
9 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) Java
2 20 (45.45%) Python
3 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
4 12 (27.27%) Ruby
5 11 (25.00%) SQL
6 10 (22.73%) PHP
7 6 (13.64%) Bash Shell
8 5 (11.36%) Scala
8 5 (11.36%) Perl
9 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
9 3 (6.82%) Golang
10 2 (4.55%) PHP5
11 1 (2.27%) Groovy
11 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.27%) ActionScript
11 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) VCP4
2 2 (4.55%) PMP
2 2 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Varnish
1 2 (4.55%) KVM
2 1 (2.27%) HDFS
2 1 (2.27%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.27%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (2.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.27%) Corosync
2 1 (2.27%) NFS
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Firmware
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.27%) Xen
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) Puppet
2 11 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (13.64%) Vagrant
3 6 (13.64%) Salt
4 5 (11.36%) Ansible
5 2 (4.55%) Graphite
5 2 (4.55%) StatsD
5 2 (4.55%) Data Guard
5 2 (4.55%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.27%) Cacti
6 1 (2.27%) Nagios
6 1 (2.27%) WSUS
6 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.27%) collectd
6 1 (2.27%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) Rackspace
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.82%) Zend
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.55%) VMware
4 2 (4.55%) Talend
4 2 (4.55%) SaltStack
4 2 (4.55%) Twitter
4 2 (4.55%) Vertica
5 1 (2.27%) Sybase
5 1 (2.27%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) Greenplum
5 1 (2.27%) Splunk
5 1 (2.27%) Tableau
5 1 (2.27%) Facebook
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
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