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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 181 199 208
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +9
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 23 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.36% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.76% 1.55% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £328 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £446 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
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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
1306 1680 1457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.81% 23.43% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1024 1267 1084
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 21
Average hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £23.14 £14.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £53.50 £50.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -0.82%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (46.34%) Linux
3 18 (43.90%) Java
3 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
4 17 (41.46%) Python
4 17 (41.46%) Open Source
5 15 (36.59%) MySQL
5 15 (36.59%) MongoDB
6 14 (34.15%) Django
7 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
7 13 (31.71%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (29.27%) Jenkins
8 12 (29.27%) HTML
9 11 (26.83%) CSS
9 11 (26.83%) E-Commerce
9 11 (26.83%) Scrum
10 10 (24.39%) Web Services
10 10 (24.39%) Puppet
11 9 (21.95%) Vagrant
11 9 (21.95%) PHP
11 9 (21.95%) Ruby
12 8 (19.51%) RESTful
12 8 (19.51%) DevOps
13 7 (17.07%) REST
13 7 (17.07%) SQL
13 7 (17.07%) nginx
13 7 (17.07%) Scala
14 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (14.63%) Kanban
14 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (17.07%) nginx
2 5 (12.20%) JBoss
3 4 (9.76%) Apache
3 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.76%) Apache Solr
4 3 (7.32%) CMS
5 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.88%) Node.js
5 2 (4.88%) Apache Pig
6 1 (2.44%) Gunicorn
6 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.44%) IIS
6 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.44%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.44%) Alfresco
6 1 (2.44%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.88%) PaaS
3 2 (4.88%) Heroku
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.44%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
1 1 (2.44%) BIG-IP
1 1 (2.44%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) MySQL
1 15 (36.59%) MongoDB
2 6 (14.63%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (14.63%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.76%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.88%) ObjectStore
4 2 (4.88%) Redis
4 2 (4.88%) Big Data
4 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.44%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.44%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (2.44%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
2 12 (29.27%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.76%) Subversion
4 2 (4.88%) Maven
4 2 (4.88%) Selenium
4 2 (4.88%) JUnit
4 2 (4.88%) Mockito
5 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.44%) Hudson
5 1 (2.44%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.44%) Grunt
5 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.44%) TestNG
5 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.44%) JIRA
5 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (9.76%) Back Office
2 3 (7.32%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) Law
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Publishing
4 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Python Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Java Developer
3 6 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.88%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.44%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Python/Django Developer
7 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL DBA
7 1 (2.44%) Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) DBA
7 1 (2.44%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) Django
2 12 (29.27%) HTML
3 11 (26.83%) CSS
4 10 (24.39%) Web Services
5 8 (19.51%) RESTful
6 7 (17.07%) REST
7 6 (14.63%) HTML5
8 5 (12.20%) CSS3
8 5 (12.20%) SOAP
8 5 (12.20%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (9.76%) Hibernate
9 4 (9.76%) JSON
9 4 (9.76%) Play Framework
10 3 (7.32%) Flask
10 3 (7.32%) Ajax
10 3 (7.32%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (7.32%) Spring
11 2 (4.88%) JSF
11 2 (4.88%) STL
11 2 (4.88%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (41.46%) Open Source
2 2 (4.88%) Credit Derivative
2 2 (4.88%) Derivative
2 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.88%) Physics
2 2 (4.88%) Social Network
2 2 (4.88%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.44%) Social Media
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.88%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) UNIX
4 1 (2.44%) Debian
4 1 (2.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) Scrum
2 11 (26.83%) E-Commerce
3 8 (19.51%) DevOps
4 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (14.63%) Kanban
4 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
5 5 (12.20%) SOA
5 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
5 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Web Development
6 4 (9.76%) OO
7 3 (7.32%) TDD
7 3 (7.32%) MVC
7 3 (7.32%) Software Architecture
8 2 (4.88%) Product Management
8 2 (4.88%) Line Management
8 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) Java
1 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
2 17 (41.46%) Python
3 9 (21.95%) PHP
3 9 (21.95%) Ruby
4 7 (17.07%) Scala
4 7 (17.07%) SQL
5 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.32%) C++
6 2 (4.88%) Erlang
6 2 (4.88%) C
7 1 (2.44%) C#
7 1 (2.44%) Perl
7 1 (2.44%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) PMP
2 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) COBIT
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Varnish
2 1 (2.44%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.44%) KVM
2 1 (2.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (24.39%) Puppet
3 9 (21.95%) Vagrant
4 2 (4.88%) HAProxy
4 2 (4.88%) StatsD
5 1 (2.44%) Ansible
5 1 (2.44%) logstash
5 1 (2.44%) Salt
5 1 (2.44%) collectd
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) Rackspace
2 4 (9.76%) SaltStack
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Akamai
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