The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 City of London 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 188 210 210
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 17 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.26% 0.68% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £274 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £365 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £23.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-36.95% -45.88%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1351 1612 1606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.91% 22.69% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1026 1188 1192
Average daily rate £450 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £315 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £51.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.07% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.03 £52.50 £50.20
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 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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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 16 (42.11%) Java
1 16 (42.11%) Linux
2 15 (39.47%) Open Source
3 14 (36.84%) MongoDB
3 14 (36.84%) MySQL
4 13 (34.21%) NoSQL
4 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
5 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 12 (31.58%) HTML
5 12 (31.58%) CSS
6 11 (28.95%) Python
6 11 (28.95%) Configuration Management
6 11 (28.95%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (26.32%) Jenkins
7 10 (26.32%) SQL
7 10 (26.32%) Django
8 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (23.68%) DevOps
8 9 (23.68%) RESTful
8 9 (23.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (23.68%) Puppet
9 8 (21.05%) Scrum
9 8 (21.05%) Ruby
9 8 (21.05%) PHP
9 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
10 7 (18.42%) SOA
10 7 (18.42%) Ajax
10 7 (18.42%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (18.42%) TDD
10 7 (18.42%) Node.js

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (18.42%) Node.js
2 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
3 5 (13.16%) nginx
4 4 (10.53%) OpenStack
4 4 (10.53%) Confluence
5 3 (7.89%) Apache Pig
5 3 (7.89%) Apache Solr
5 3 (7.89%) Apache
5 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
6 2 (5.26%) Drupal
6 2 (5.26%) CMS
6 2 (5.26%) Mule
6 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.63%) WordPress
7 1 (2.63%) Alfresco
7 1 (2.63%) SAS
7 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.63%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (7.89%) Heroku
2 2 (5.26%) CloudFront
2 2 (5.26%) PaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.26%) SSL
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) NetScreen
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) LDAP
2 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) MySQL
1 14 (36.84%) MongoDB
2 13 (34.21%) NoSQL
3 9 (23.68%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (10.53%) Big Data
4 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.89%) Hadoop
6 2 (5.26%) ObjectStore
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.26%) Redis
7 1 (2.63%) Mahout
7 1 (2.63%) HBase
7 1 (2.63%) DB2
7 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.63%) SQLite
7 1 (2.63%) KDB
7 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
2 10 (26.32%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.16%) Subversion
3 5 (13.16%) JIRA
4 2 (5.26%) PHPUnit
4 2 (5.26%) Hudson
5 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.63%) Mockito
5 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.63%) Selenium
5 1 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (2.63%) RSpec
5 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.63%) JUnit
5 1 (2.63%) JMeter
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Python Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (5.26%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (5.26%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Python Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Enterprise Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Django Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) HTML
1 12 (31.58%) CSS
2 10 (26.32%) Django
3 9 (23.68%) RESTful
4 7 (18.42%) REST
4 7 (18.42%) Ajax
4 7 (18.42%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (15.79%) JSON
5 6 (15.79%) CSS3
5 6 (15.79%) HTML5
6 5 (13.16%) jQuery
6 5 (13.16%) Web Services
7 4 (10.53%) Play Framework
8 2 (5.26%) ZeroMQ
8 2 (5.26%) Backbone.js
8 2 (5.26%) XML
8 2 (5.26%) SOAP
8 2 (5.26%) STL
8 2 (5.26%) .NET
8 2 (5.26%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Open Source
2 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Credit Derivative
3 2 (5.26%) Derivative
3 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.26%) Physics
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Social Network
4 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Ubuntu
3 3 (7.89%) UNIX
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.63%) OpenSolaris
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.63%) AIX
4 1 (2.63%) Solaris
4 1 (2.63%) SUSE
4 1 (2.63%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Configuration Management
2 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.68%) DevOps
3 8 (21.05%) Scrum
3 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 7 (18.42%) SOA
4 7 (18.42%) TDD
5 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.16%) Software Architecture
6 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Integration Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Performance Management
6 4 (10.53%) Kanban
6 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.53%) Release Management
6 4 (10.53%) Fault Management
6 4 (10.53%) OO
6 4 (10.53%) Service Management
6 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.89%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) Java
2 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 11 (28.95%) Python
4 10 (26.32%) SQL
5 8 (21.05%) Ruby
5 8 (21.05%) PHP
6 7 (18.42%) Scala
7 3 (7.89%) C++
7 3 (7.89%) C
8 2 (5.26%) Erlang
9 1 (2.63%) Korn
9 1 (2.63%) C-shell
9 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.63%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (2.63%) C#
9 1 (2.63%) Perl
9 1 (2.63%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) KVM
2 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.26%) Varnish
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Flume
4 1 (2.63%) qmail
4 1 (2.63%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.63%) OpenSSH
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.63%) Snort
4 1 (2.63%) Squid
4 1 (2.63%) Xen
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (23.68%) Puppet
3 4 (10.53%) Vagrant
3 4 (10.53%) Nagios
3 4 (10.53%) Ganglia
4 1 (2.63%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.63%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle
1 4 (10.53%) Atlassian
2 3 (7.89%) JBoss
3 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.26%) Akamai
3 2 (5.26%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.63%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.63%) Talend
4 1 (2.63%) Symantec
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Tripwire
4 1 (2.63%) Google
4 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.63%) Qualys
4 1 (2.63%) Sybase
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Informatica
4 1 (2.63%) Nokia
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