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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 160 192 199
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +7
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 35 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 0.33% 0.063%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.61% 1.49% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 1
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£488 £470 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.72% +49.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -
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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
1341 1408 1434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.71% 22.37% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1056 1034 1106
Average daily rate £450 £430 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -47.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (49.06%) Java
2 26 (49.06%) Linux
3 24 (45.28%) MySQL
4 22 (41.51%) JavaScript
5 21 (39.62%) Open Source
6 20 (37.74%) TDD
7 19 (35.85%) MongoDB
8 18 (33.96%) Git (software)
9 16 (30.19%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
9 16 (30.19%) Python
10 15 (28.30%) HTML
11 14 (26.42%) CSS
11 14 (26.42%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (24.53%) SQL
12 13 (24.53%) Spring
12 13 (24.53%) Ruby
12 13 (24.53%) Ajax
13 12 (22.64%) Oracle
13 12 (22.64%) HTML5
13 12 (22.64%) DevOps
14 11 (20.75%) Scala
14 11 (20.75%) Subversion
15 10 (18.87%) Hibernate
15 10 (18.87%) UNIX
15 10 (18.87%) Puppet
15 10 (18.87%) Mobile App
15 10 (18.87%) Opscode Chef
15 10 (18.87%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (15.09%) Node.js
2 5 (9.43%) nginx
3 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.66%) Apache Solr
4 3 (5.66%) JBoss
5 2 (3.77%) IIS
5 2 (3.77%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.89%) Gunicorn
6 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.89%) Jetty
6 1 (1.89%) Apache
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.42%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.43%) PaaS
4 2 (3.77%) Heroku
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) HTTP
1 8 (15.09%) SSL
2 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.77%) DNS
4 1 (1.89%) OpenVPN
4 1 (1.89%) Multicast
4 1 (1.89%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.89%) NAS
4 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.89%) IPsec
4 1 (1.89%) IMAP
4 1 (1.89%) VPN
4 1 (1.89%) SNMP
4 1 (1.89%) DHCP
4 1 (1.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (45.28%) MySQL
2 19 (35.85%) MongoDB
3 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
4 10 (18.87%) Big Data
5 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
6 8 (15.09%) DB2
7 7 (13.21%) NoSQL
8 6 (11.32%) Hadoop
8 6 (11.32%) Redis
9 5 (9.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (3.77%) VLDB
11 2 (3.77%) OLTP
11 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (3.77%) Apache Hive
11 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.89%) Voldemort
12 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 18 (33.96%) Git (software)
2 11 (20.75%) Subversion
3 9 (16.98%) Jenkins
4 6 (11.32%) Mercurial
5 4 (7.55%) Maven
6 3 (5.66%) Selenium
6 3 (5.66%) JUnit
7 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.77%) Mockito
7 2 (3.77%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (3.77%) Gradle
7 2 (3.77%) Grunt
7 2 (3.77%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.89%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.89%) DbUnit
8 1 (1.89%) PyUnit
8 1 (1.89%) RSpec
8 1 (1.89%) Hudson
8 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.89%) Back Office
2 1 (1.89%) Electronics
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Developer
2 12 (22.64%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Architect
4 6 (11.32%) Technical Architect
4 6 (11.32%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) DBA
6 4 (7.55%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Python Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Digital Technical Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Java Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (3.77%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (3.77%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.77%) Java Technical Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Android Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Digital Architect
9 1 (1.89%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) HTML
2 14 (26.42%) CSS
3 13 (24.53%) Spring
3 13 (24.53%) Ajax
4 12 (22.64%) HTML5
5 10 (18.87%) Hibernate
5 10 (18.87%) CSS3
6 8 (15.09%) Django
7 7 (13.21%) AngularJS
7 7 (13.21%) RESTful
7 7 (13.21%) J2EE
7 7 (13.21%) XML
7 7 (13.21%) XSD
7 7 (13.21%) XSL
8 6 (11.32%) Web Services
8 6 (11.32%) Backbone.js
9 5 (9.43%) jQuery
9 5 (9.43%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (9.43%) JSON
9 5 (9.43%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (39.62%) Open Source
2 10 (18.87%) Mobile App
3 7 (13.21%) User Experience
4 3 (5.66%) Replication
5 2 (3.77%) Clustering
6 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.89%) DTV
6 1 (1.89%) W3C
6 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 26 (49.06%) Linux
2 10 (18.87%) UNIX
3 3 (5.66%) Android
3 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
4 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.77%) CentOS
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) Debian
5 1 (1.89%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.74%) TDD
3 16 (30.19%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (22.64%) DevOps
5 9 (16.98%) Configuration Management
6 8 (15.09%) OO
6 8 (15.09%) Web Development
7 7 (13.21%) Mobile Application Development
7 7 (13.21%) Scrum
8 5 (9.43%) BDD
8 5 (9.43%) Kanban
9 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.55%) MVC
10 3 (5.66%) Android Development
10 3 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (5.66%) Product Management
10 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.66%) ITIL
10 3 (5.66%) SOA
10 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) Java
2 22 (41.51%) JavaScript
3 16 (30.19%) Python
4 13 (24.53%) SQL
4 13 (24.53%) Ruby
5 11 (20.75%) Scala
6 6 (11.32%) PHP
7 5 (9.43%) Go
8 4 (7.55%) Perl
9 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
9 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.77%) PHP5
10 2 (3.77%) Groovy
10 2 (3.77%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (1.89%) RubyMotion
11 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) PMP
2 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.89%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (1.89%) Corosync
1 1 (1.89%) HDFS
1 1 (1.89%) KVM
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.89%) vSphere
1 1 (1.89%) Varnish
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.89%) NFS
1 1 (1.89%) Firmware
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) Puppet
1 10 (18.87%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (13.21%) Salt
3 6 (11.32%) Ansible
4 3 (5.66%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.77%) Data Guard
5 2 (3.77%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.89%) Cacti
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.89%) WSUS
6 1 (1.89%) Nagios
6 1 (1.89%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Oracle
2 4 (7.55%) Rackspace
3 3 (5.66%) Zend
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.77%) VMware
4 2 (3.77%) Twitter
4 2 (3.77%) Vertica
4 2 (3.77%) Talend
5 1 (1.89%) Facebook
5 1 (1.89%) Splunk
5 1 (1.89%) Tableau
5 1 (1.89%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.89%) Greenplum
5 1 (1.89%) SAP
5 1 (1.89%) Sybase
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