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 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 159 187 205
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +18
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 35 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.55% 1.42% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 20
Average daily rate
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£450 £395 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £346 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £338 £348
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -2.87%
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 City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1373 1342 1709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 26.09% 22.82% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1083 998 1265
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 13
Average hourly rate £25.00 £38.66 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.33% +10.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £24.40 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £47.07 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 37 (50.00%) Java
1 37 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (45.95%) TDD
3 29 (39.19%) Linux
4 28 (37.84%) Python
4 28 (37.84%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (37.84%) MongoDB
5 27 (36.49%) MySQL
6 25 (33.78%) Open Source
7 24 (32.43%) DevOps
7 24 (32.43%) JavaScript
8 23 (31.08%) Amazon AWS
9 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
9 22 (29.73%) Spring
10 21 (28.38%) Git (software)
11 20 (27.03%) Oracle
12 19 (25.68%) Relational Database
13 18 (24.32%) Hibernate
13 18 (24.32%) Ruby
14 17 (22.97%) Ajax
14 17 (22.97%) Django
14 17 (22.97%) Mobile App
14 17 (22.97%) Puppet
15 16 (21.62%) J2EE
15 16 (21.62%) UNIX
16 15 (20.27%) XML
16 15 (20.27%) SQL
16 15 (20.27%) Opscode Chef
16 15 (20.27%) Ansible
17 14 (18.92%) Apache Cassandra

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (8.11%) Apache
1 6 (8.11%) Node.js
2 5 (6.76%) nginx
3 4 (5.41%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.05%) JBoss
4 3 (4.05%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.70%) Mule ESB
5 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.35%) MediaWiki
6 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.35%) Gunicorn
6 1 (1.35%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 23 (31.08%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.16%) PaaS
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.76%) Heroku
4 4 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (4.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.70%) Boomi
6 2 (2.70%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.70%) SaaS
7 1 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.35%) IaaS
7 1 (1.35%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.35%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.81%) HTTP
2 8 (10.81%) SSL
3 4 (5.41%) Firewall
4 3 (4.05%) VPN
5 2 (2.70%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.35%) Network Security
6 1 (1.35%) IPsec
6 1 (1.35%) IPv6
6 1 (1.35%) Internet
6 1 (1.35%) OSPF
6 1 (1.35%) BGP
6 1 (1.35%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.35%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.35%) LDAP
6 1 (1.35%) LAN
6 1 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (37.84%) MongoDB
2 27 (36.49%) MySQL
3 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
4 19 (25.68%) Relational Database
5 14 (18.92%) DB2
5 14 (18.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (18.92%) NoSQL
6 8 (10.81%) Big Data
7 7 (9.46%) Redis
8 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (4.05%) CloverETL
9 3 (4.05%) Hadoop
10 2 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.35%) QlikView
11 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (28.38%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.86%) Jenkins
2 11 (14.86%) Subversion
3 10 (13.51%) Mercurial
4 6 (8.11%) Maven
5 2 (2.70%) JIRA
5 2 (2.70%) Gerrit
5 2 (2.70%) SonarQube
5 2 (2.70%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.35%) Redmine
6 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.35%) Gradle
6 1 (1.35%) RSpec
6 1 (1.35%) Mockito
6 1 (1.35%) Hudson
6 1 (1.35%) Selenium
6 1 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.35%) EasyMock
6 1 (1.35%) Checkstyle
General
1 8 (10.81%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Legal
3 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (64.86%) Developer
2 20 (27.03%) Java Developer
3 13 (17.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (16.22%) Python Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Technical Architect
5 6 (8.11%) Architect
6 5 (6.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Digital Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Digital Technical Architect
9 2 (2.70%) Java Technical Architect
9 2 (2.70%) PHP Developer
9 2 (2.70%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Android Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Cloud Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Java Architect
10 1 (1.35%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 1 (1.35%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.73%) Spring
2 18 (24.32%) Hibernate
3 17 (22.97%) Django
3 17 (22.97%) Ajax
4 16 (21.62%) J2EE
5 15 (20.27%) XML
6 13 (17.57%) XSD
6 13 (17.57%) XSL
6 13 (17.57%) JSON
7 10 (13.51%) CSS
7 10 (13.51%) HTML
7 10 (13.51%) Web Services
8 9 (12.16%) REST
8 9 (12.16%) CSS3
9 8 (10.81%) HTML5
10 6 (8.11%) RESTful
11 5 (6.76%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (6.76%) Backbone.js
11 5 (6.76%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (5.41%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.97%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.11%) User Experience
3 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.70%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.35%) Wiki
6 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.35%) GIS
6 1 (1.35%) Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.19%) Linux
2 16 (21.62%) UNIX
3 4 (5.41%) Ubuntu
3 4 (5.41%) CentOS
4 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.70%) Android
4 2 (2.70%) Windows
4 2 (2.70%) Debian
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (45.95%) TDD
3 28 (37.84%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (33.78%) Open Source
5 24 (32.43%) DevOps
6 13 (17.57%) Mobile Application Development
6 13 (17.57%) Web Development
7 10 (13.51%) Configuration Management
8 8 (10.81%) OO
9 7 (9.46%) MVC
10 5 (6.76%) ETL
10 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.41%) SOA
11 4 (5.41%) BDD
11 4 (5.41%) Microservices
12 3 (4.05%) Product Management
12 3 (4.05%) Mentoring
12 3 (4.05%) Scrum
12 3 (4.05%) Unit Testing
13 2 (2.70%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.00%) Java
2 28 (37.84%) Python
3 24 (32.43%) JavaScript
4 18 (24.32%) Ruby
5 15 (20.27%) SQL
6 12 (16.22%) Scala
7 8 (10.81%) PHP
8 7 (9.46%) Go
9 5 (6.76%) Perl
10 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
11 3 (4.05%) Groovy
12 2 (2.70%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (1.35%) RubyMotion
13 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.35%) R
13 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.35%) C
13 1 (1.35%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Docker
2 2 (2.70%) vCloud
3 1 (1.35%) iptables
3 1 (1.35%) Samba
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.35%) Postfix
3 1 (1.35%) XenServer
3 1 (1.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 17 (22.97%) Puppet
2 15 (20.27%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (20.27%) Ansible
3 11 (14.86%) Salt
4 7 (9.46%) Vagrant
5 4 (5.41%) Mesos
6 3 (4.05%) Rundeck
6 3 (4.05%) ZABBIX
7 2 (2.70%) Nagios
7 2 (2.70%) HAProxy
7 2 (2.70%) Kibana
7 2 (2.70%) logstash
8 1 (1.35%) Graphite
8 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.35%) Control-M
8 1 (1.35%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 20 (27.03%) Oracle
2 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
2 4 (5.41%) VMware
3 3 (4.05%) Google
4 2 (2.70%) Rackspace
4 2 (2.70%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.70%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.70%) webMethods
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.70%) Dell
5 1 (1.35%) Citrix
5 1 (1.35%) Informatica
5 1 (1.35%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.35%) Talend
5 1 (1.35%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.35%) Zend
5 1 (1.35%) Greenplum
5 1 (1.35%) Splunk
5 1 (1.35%) Tableau
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