The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 135 115 135
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 10 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.29% 1.36% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £350 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £350 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-61.33% +7.14%
PostgreSQL
England

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 East of England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
777 513 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.70% 21.30% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 291 383
Average daily rate £363 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £187 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 44
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.41 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% -16.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.53 £22.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £140.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.30 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +8.33%

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PostgreSQL across the East of England region.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PostgreSQL across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

PostgreSQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL across the East of England region.

PostgreSQL Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -12 5 £350 - 5
Suffolk - 3 £463 -
Hertfordshire -16 2 - - 4
Norfolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 13 (59.09%) Linux
2 12 (54.55%) HTTP
3 11 (50.00%) SQL
4 10 (45.45%) Java
4 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
5 9 (40.91%) Apache
5 9 (40.91%) Jenkins
5 9 (40.91%) DevOps
6 7 (31.82%) Python
6 7 (31.82%) Ubuntu
6 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
7 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
7 6 (27.27%) CMS
7 6 (27.27%) JSON
7 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
7 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 6 (27.27%) DNS
7 6 (27.27%) DHCP
7 6 (27.27%) Internet
7 6 (27.27%) XML
7 6 (27.27%) UNIX
7 6 (27.27%) Docker
7 6 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (27.27%) Twisted
8 5 (22.73%) OO
8 5 (22.73%) Oracle
9 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
9 4 (18.18%) jQuery
9 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (18.18%) Relational Database

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (40.91%) Apache
2 6 (27.27%) CMS
3 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) HTTP
2 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 6 (27.27%) DNS
2 6 (27.27%) Internet
2 6 (27.27%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) Datomic
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 9 (40.91%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.64%) Maven
3 3 (13.64%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) JUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Software Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Python Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Python Software Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Software Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (27.27%) Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) DBA
5 2 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Python Developer
6 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) XML
1 6 (27.27%) JSON
1 6 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (27.27%) Twisted
2 4 (18.18%) jQuery
3 3 (13.64%) PhoneGap
3 3 (13.64%) Dojo
3 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
4 2 (9.09%) Spring
4 2 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (4.55%) SQLAlchemy
5 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.55%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) GIS
2 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Ubuntu
3 6 (27.27%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) FreeBSD
4 1 (4.55%) Debian
4 1 (4.55%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) DevOps
2 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
3 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
4 5 (22.73%) OO
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) Functional Programming
6 3 (13.64%) Web Application Development
6 3 (13.64%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (9.09%) TDD
7 2 (9.09%) Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (9.09%) Kanban
7 2 (9.09%) Feature Driven Development
7 2 (9.09%) BDD
8 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) Python
4 3 (13.64%) Clojure
4 3 (13.64%) ClojureScript
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) JBoss
3 2 (9.09%) Sybase
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat