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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 182 214 214
Rank change year-on-year
+32 0
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 18 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.35% 1.00% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 7
Average daily rate
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£395 £344 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.90% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £277 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £418 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-67.77% +28.57%
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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
1332 1701 1612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.61% 23.11% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 989 1260 1188
Average daily rate £450 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 19
Average hourly rate £25.00 £51.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.98% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £18.97 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.61 £59.87 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 19 (50.00%) Linux
2 15 (39.47%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) Open Source
3 14 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (36.84%) MySQL
4 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
4 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
5 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 11 (28.95%) CSS
6 11 (28.95%) Python
6 11 (28.95%) HTML
6 11 (28.95%) RESTful
6 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
7 10 (26.32%) NoSQL
7 10 (26.32%) Puppet
7 10 (26.32%) DevOps
7 10 (26.32%) E-Commerce
7 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
7 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (26.32%) Django
8 9 (23.68%) Scrum
9 8 (21.05%) SOA
10 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
10 7 (18.42%) Web Services
10 7 (18.42%) PHP
10 7 (18.42%) SQL
10 7 (18.42%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (15.79%) REST
11 6 (15.79%) Scala
11 6 (15.79%) nginx

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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%) Tomcat
2 6 (15.79%) nginx
3 5 (13.16%) Apache
4 4 (10.53%) Node.js
4 4 (10.53%) OpenStack
4 4 (10.53%) Confluence
5 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
5 3 (7.89%) Apache Pig
6 2 (5.26%) Apache Solr
6 2 (5.26%) CMS
7 1 (2.63%) SAS
7 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.63%) IIS
7 1 (2.63%) WordPress
7 1 (2.63%) Alfresco
7 1 (2.63%) TorqueBox
7 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) Heroku
2 2 (5.26%) PaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.63%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) SSL
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) NetScreen
2 1 (2.63%) LDAP
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) MySQL
2 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
3 10 (26.32%) NoSQL
4 7 (18.42%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
6 3 (7.89%) Hadoop
6 3 (7.89%) Big Data
6 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.26%) ObjectStore
8 1 (2.63%) DB2
8 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.63%) HBase
8 1 (2.63%) Redis
8 1 (2.63%) KDB
8 1 (2.63%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
1 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.16%) Subversion
2 5 (13.16%) JIRA
3 2 (5.26%) Hudson
3 2 (5.26%) Selenium
3 2 (5.26%) JUnit
4 1 (2.63%) JMeter
4 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.63%) Mockito
4 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.63%) TestNG
4 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (7.89%) Back Office
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Python Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.26%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) DBA
7 1 (2.63%) Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.63%) UNIX Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Applications Architect
7 1 (2.63%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) CSS
1 11 (28.95%) HTML
1 11 (28.95%) RESTful
2 10 (26.32%) Django
3 7 (18.42%) Web Services
4 6 (15.79%) REST
5 5 (13.16%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (13.16%) CSS3
5 5 (13.16%) HTML5
6 4 (10.53%) Ajax
6 4 (10.53%) JSON
6 4 (10.53%) SOAP
7 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
7 3 (7.89%) jQuery
7 3 (7.89%) Play Framework
8 2 (5.26%) ZeroMQ
8 2 (5.26%) Twisted
8 2 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Open Source
2 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.26%) Physics
3 2 (5.26%) Social Network
3 2 (5.26%) Derivative
3 2 (5.26%) Credit Derivative
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 19 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Ubuntu
3 4 (10.53%) Windows
4 2 (5.26%) UNIX
5 1 (2.63%) AIX
5 1 (2.63%) Solaris
5 1 (2.63%) SUSE
5 1 (2.63%) Debian
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.63%) OpenSolaris
5 1 (2.63%) Android
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) DevOps
1 10 (26.32%) E-Commerce
1 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
1 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.68%) Scrum
3 8 (21.05%) SOA
4 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Software Architecture
6 4 (10.53%) Integration Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Performance Management
6 4 (10.53%) Release Management
6 4 (10.53%) Fault Management
6 4 (10.53%) TDD
6 4 (10.53%) OO
6 4 (10.53%) Service Management
6 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.89%) MVC
7 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.89%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) Java
2 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 11 (28.95%) Python
4 7 (18.42%) PHP
4 7 (18.42%) SQL
5 6 (15.79%) Scala
5 6 (15.79%) Ruby
6 3 (7.89%) C++
7 2 (5.26%) Erlang
7 2 (5.26%) C
8 1 (2.63%) Lisp
8 1 (2.63%) Perl
8 1 (2.63%) C#
8 1 (2.63%) Korn
8 1 (2.63%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (2.63%) C-shell
8 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.63%) COBIT
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%) Snort
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.63%) Xen
4 1 (2.63%) Squid
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 Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (26.32%) Puppet
3 5 (13.16%) Vagrant
4 4 (10.53%) Ganglia
4 4 (10.53%) Nagios
5 1 (2.63%) Nessus
5 1 (2.63%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) Atlassian
2 4 (10.53%) JBoss
3 3 (7.89%) SaltStack
4 2 (5.26%) Akamai
4 2 (5.26%) Rackspace
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) Informatica
5 1 (2.63%) Nokia
5 1 (2.63%) Veritas
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) Symantec
5 1 (2.63%) Sybase
5 1 (2.63%) Tripwire
5 1 (2.63%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.63%) Qualys
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £370 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago