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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 171 181 179
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 25 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.00% 1.27% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 12
Average daily rate
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£419 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 - £34.00
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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
1252 1659 1417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.40% 24.95% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1010 1243 1097
Average daily rate £425 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £41.53 £20.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.76% +101.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £34.15 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £151.85 £49.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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 December 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 24 December 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 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (50.00%) Linux
3 19 (43.18%) MySQL
4 18 (40.91%) Java
4 18 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 17 (38.64%) Python
5 17 (38.64%) MongoDB
5 17 (38.64%) Jenkins
6 16 (36.36%) Open Source
6 16 (36.36%) Git (software)
7 14 (31.82%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (27.27%) Puppet
8 12 (27.27%) HTML
9 11 (25.00%) PHP
9 11 (25.00%) Web Services
9 11 (25.00%) Scrum
10 10 (22.73%) Ruby
10 10 (22.73%) Django
10 10 (22.73%) CSS
10 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (20.45%) nginx
11 9 (20.45%) DevOps
11 9 (20.45%) Vagrant
11 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
12 8 (18.18%) SQL
13 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
14 6 (13.64%) SOAP
14 6 (13.64%) REST
14 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
14 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (20.45%) nginx
2 5 (11.36%) JBoss
2 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.09%) Apache
3 4 (9.09%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.55%) Node.js
4 2 (4.55%) GlassFish
4 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.55%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.27%) Jetty
5 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.27%) Gunicorn
5 1 (2.27%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.55%) Heroku
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
1 2 (4.55%) DNS
1 2 (4.55%) SSL
1 2 (4.55%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (2.27%) NAS
2 1 (2.27%) OpenVPN
2 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.27%) Multicast
2 1 (2.27%) DHCP
2 1 (2.27%) SAN
2 1 (2.27%) IPsec
2 1 (2.27%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.27%) IMAP
2 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.27%) SNMP
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (43.18%) MySQL
2 17 (38.64%) MongoDB
3 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
4 5 (11.36%) Hadoop
4 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
5 4 (9.09%) Redis
6 3 (6.82%) Big Data
6 3 (6.82%) Apache Hive
6 3 (6.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.55%) OLTP
7 2 (4.55%) VLDB
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (2.27%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Jenkins
2 16 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.36%) Subversion
4 4 (9.09%) JUnit
5 3 (6.82%) Mockito
5 3 (6.82%) Maven
5 3 (6.82%) Selenium
6 2 (4.55%) JIRA
6 2 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.55%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.27%) Grunt
7 1 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.27%) Liquibase
7 1 (2.27%) GitLab
7 1 (2.27%) TestNG
7 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.27%) DbUnit
7 1 (2.27%) jMock
General
1 5 (11.36%) Back Office
2 2 (4.55%) Marketing
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Law
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Publishing
3 1 (2.27%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) Java Developer
3 8 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) DBA
5 4 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Python Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (4.55%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.55%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Administrator
8 1 (2.27%) Python/Django Developer
8 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL DBA
8 1 (2.27%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (2.27%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Ruby Developer
8 1 (2.27%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) HTML
2 11 (25.00%) Web Services
3 10 (22.73%) CSS
3 10 (22.73%) Django
4 6 (13.64%) RESTful
4 6 (13.64%) HTML5
4 6 (13.64%) REST
4 6 (13.64%) SOAP
5 5 (11.36%) Spring
6 4 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (9.09%) CSS3
6 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.82%) Ajax
7 3 (6.82%) JSON
7 3 (6.82%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.82%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (6.82%) Flask
7 3 (6.82%) Celery
8 2 (4.55%) JSF
8 2 (4.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Open Source
2 4 (9.09%) Replication
3 2 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) DTV
4 1 (2.27%) Social Media
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) UNIX
2 4 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.55%) CentOS
3 2 (4.55%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) Debian
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.27%) Android
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.00%) Scrum
3 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
4 9 (20.45%) DevOps
5 5 (11.36%) Kanban
5 5 (11.36%) SOA
5 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Web Development
6 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.82%) OO
7 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.82%) TDD
7 3 (6.82%) BDD
7 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.55%) Performance Testing
8 2 (4.55%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) Java
1 18 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 17 (38.64%) Python
3 11 (25.00%) PHP
4 10 (22.73%) Ruby
5 8 (18.18%) SQL
6 6 (13.64%) Bash Shell
7 4 (9.09%) Scala
7 4 (9.09%) Perl
8 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.27%) ActionScript
9 1 (2.27%) C#
9 1 (2.27%) C++
9 1 (2.27%) PHP5
9 1 (2.27%) Groovy
9 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) PMP
2 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) COBIT
1 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) KVM
2 1 (2.27%) NFS
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Firmware
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.27%) Xen
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
2 1 (2.27%) Varnish
2 1 (2.27%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.27%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (2.27%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (27.27%) Puppet
3 9 (20.45%) Vagrant
4 2 (4.55%) Data Guard
4 2 (4.55%) ZABBIX
4 2 (4.55%) StatsD
4 2 (4.55%) Salt
4 2 (4.55%) Graphite
5 1 (2.27%) Ansible
5 1 (2.27%) logstash
5 1 (2.27%) Cacti
5 1 (2.27%) Nagios
5 1 (2.27%) WSUS
5 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.27%) collectd
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle
1 5 (11.36%) Rackspace
1 5 (11.36%) SaltStack
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.55%) Talend
3 2 (4.55%) Vertica
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) VMware
4 1 (2.27%) Zend