The first table below looks at the demand for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the England region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 374 385 468
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +83
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 195 132 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.31% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.79% 1.43% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 78 53
Average daily rate £413 £334 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.59% +2.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £402 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10908 9247 10962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.95% 21.50% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7013 5720 6379
Average daily rate £390 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 196 223
Average hourly rate £35.80 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.18% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £15.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
PostgreSQL
UK

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in England

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Trend in England

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PostgreSQL across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Histogram in England

PostgreSQL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

PostgreSQL Hourly Rate Trend in England

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +61 115 £450 +26.31% 58
South East -28 32 £320 +8.65% 18
South West - 22 £450 - 6
North West -23 10 £335 -0.74% 5
Yorkshire -13 6 £200 -42.85% 4
East of England -19 4 - - 10
North East - 3 - -
West Midlands -19 2 £275 - 1
East Midlands - - - - 3
PostgreSQL
UK

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 171 (54.63%) MySQL
2 126 (40.26%) Linux
3 104 (33.23%) MongoDB
4 99 (31.63%) Java
5 97 (30.99%) SQL
6 90 (28.75%) HTML
7 86 (27.48%) JavaScript
8 85 (27.16%) CSS
9 81 (25.88%) Ruby
10 79 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
11 76 (24.28%) Oracle
11 76 (24.28%) Git (software)
12 71 (22.68%) TDD
13 67 (21.41%) NoSQL
14 61 (19.49%) Apache
15 57 (18.21%) Python
16 56 (17.89%) Scrum
16 56 (17.89%) Open Source
17 55 (17.57%) Ruby on Rails
18 51 (16.29%) Puppet
19 50 (15.97%) JSON
20 49 (15.65%) REST
21 47 (15.02%) Relational Database
22 46 (14.70%) Continuous Integration
23 44 (14.06%) Spring
23 44 (14.06%) Web Services
24 43 (13.74%) Perl
25 42 (13.42%) XML
26 41 (13.10%) Django
27 40 (12.78%) SQL Server

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 61 (19.49%) Apache
2 39 (12.46%) Tomcat
3 26 (8.31%) nginx
4 24 (7.67%) Node.js
5 16 (5.11%) Apache Solr
6 14 (4.47%) Alfresco
7 10 (3.19%) CMS
8 9 (2.88%) Jetty
9 8 (2.56%) Mule
9 8 (2.56%) Confluence
10 6 (1.92%) OpenStack
10 6 (1.92%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.92%) IIS
11 5 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.28%) MQSeries
12 4 (1.28%) Drupal
12 4 (1.28%) MediaWiki
12 4 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.96%) Documentum
14 2 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (2.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.64%) Metrica
3 1 (0.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.92%) Heroku
2 5 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.60%) SaaS
3 4 (1.28%) PaaS
3 4 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.64%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.64%) GitHub
5 1 (0.32%) IaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.32%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.32%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.32%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.75%) SNMP
2 12 (3.83%) HTTP
3 9 (2.88%) Internet
3 9 (2.88%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.88%) Firewall
4 8 (2.56%) SSH
4 8 (2.56%) Network Security
4 8 (2.56%) VPN
4 8 (2.56%) DNS
4 8 (2.56%) LDAP
5 7 (2.24%) LAN
5 7 (2.24%) WAN
5 7 (2.24%) TELNET
5 7 (2.24%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (1.92%) ATM
6 6 (1.92%) SSL
7 5 (1.60%) 3G
7 5 (1.60%) AMQP
7 5 (1.60%) 4G
7 5 (1.60%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (54.63%) MySQL
2 104 (33.23%) MongoDB
3 67 (21.41%) NoSQL
4 47 (15.02%) Relational Database
5 40 (12.78%) SQL Server
6 30 (9.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 24 (7.67%) Redis
8 17 (5.43%) RDBMS
9 16 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (2.88%) DB2
12 7 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (2.24%) Big Data
13 6 (1.92%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.60%) Hadoop
14 5 (1.60%) MS Access
14 5 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (1.28%) CouchDB
15 4 (1.28%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 76 (24.28%) Git (software)
2 37 (11.82%) Jenkins
3 33 (10.54%) Subversion
4 28 (8.95%) Maven
5 26 (8.31%) Cucumber
6 25 (7.99%) Mockito
7 23 (7.35%) JIRA
8 16 (5.11%) Selenium
8 16 (5.11%) JUnit
9 12 (3.83%) Hamcrest
9 12 (3.83%) Hudson
10 10 (3.19%) Eclipse
11 9 (2.88%) RSpec
12 6 (1.92%) WebDriver
12 6 (1.92%) Talend Open Studio
12 6 (1.92%) Ant
13 5 (1.60%) CruiseControl
13 5 (1.60%) Mercurial
13 5 (1.60%) SoapUI
13 5 (1.60%) Grunt
General
1 19 (6.07%) Finance
2 9 (2.88%) Games
3 8 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.24%) Back Office
4 7 (2.24%) Publishing
5 3 (0.96%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.64%) Marketing
7 1 (0.32%) German Language
7 1 (0.32%) Front Office
7 1 (0.32%) Military
7 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.32%) Legal
7 1 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 132 (42.17%) Developer
2 49 (15.65%) Architect
3 38 (12.14%) Java Developer
4 29 (9.27%) Administrator
5 27 (8.63%) Python Developer
6 23 (7.35%) DBA
7 19 (6.07%) Linux Administrator
8 18 (5.75%) Systems Administrator
9 17 (5.43%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 16 (5.11%) Technical Architect
11 15 (4.79%) Senior Architect
11 15 (4.79%) DevOps Engineer
12 14 (4.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 13 (4.15%) Solutions Architect
14 10 (3.19%) PHP Developer
14 10 (3.19%) Linux Engineer
15 9 (2.88%) Python/Django Developer
15 9 (2.88%) Enterprise Architect
15 9 (2.88%) Senior Developer
16 8 (2.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (28.75%) HTML
2 85 (27.16%) CSS
3 55 (17.57%) Ruby on Rails
4 50 (15.97%) JSON
5 49 (15.65%) REST
6 44 (14.06%) Spring
6 44 (14.06%) Web Services
7 42 (13.42%) XML
8 41 (13.10%) Django
9 38 (12.14%) Hibernate
10 37 (11.82%) Ajax
11 35 (11.18%) HTML5
12 34 (10.86%) jQuery
13 31 (9.90%) CSS3
14 30 (9.58%) RESTful
15 20 (6.39%) SOAP
16 17 (5.43%) .NET
17 16 (5.11%) Grails
18 15 (4.79%) JMS
19 14 (4.47%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 56 (17.89%) Open Source
2 25 (7.99%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.83%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.51%) Replication
5 8 (2.56%) Clustering
5 8 (2.56%) Online Games
6 6 (1.92%) Wiki
6 6 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.60%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.96%) iPad
8 3 (0.96%) iPhone
9 2 (0.64%) GIS
9 2 (0.64%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.64%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.32%) Social Network
10 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.32%) EPoS
10 1 (0.32%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.32%) CCTV
10 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 126 (40.26%) Linux
2 39 (12.46%) Windows
3 34 (10.86%) UNIX
4 25 (7.99%) Ubuntu
5 24 (7.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (3.51%) Android
7 9 (2.88%) Debian
8 8 (2.56%) CentOS
9 7 (2.24%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.60%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (1.60%) Windows Phone
10 5 (1.60%) Windows Phone 7
11 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.64%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.32%) OpenSolaris
13 1 (0.32%) AIX
13 1 (0.32%) Solaris
13 1 (0.32%) SUSE
13 1 (0.32%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (22.68%) TDD
3 56 (17.89%) Scrum
4 46 (14.70%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (9.90%) Configuration Management
6 28 (8.95%) E-Commerce
7 24 (7.67%) Web Development
7 24 (7.67%) Software Engineering
8 23 (7.35%) MVC
9 20 (6.39%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (6.39%) SOA
9 20 (6.39%) BDD
10 17 (5.43%) OO
11 16 (5.11%) ETL
11 16 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (5.11%) Pair Programming
11 16 (5.11%) Software Architecture
11 16 (5.11%) Kanban
12 14 (4.47%) Release Management
12 14 (4.47%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (31.63%) Java
2 97 (30.99%) SQL
3 86 (27.48%) JavaScript
4 81 (25.88%) Ruby
5 57 (18.21%) Python
6 43 (13.74%) Perl
7 29 (9.27%) PHP
8 28 (8.95%) Scala
8 28 (8.95%) Bash Shell
9 15 (4.79%) Groovy
10 14 (4.47%) C++
11 13 (4.15%) Shell Script
12 10 (3.19%) C#
13 7 (2.24%) Korn
14 6 (1.92%) C
15 5 (1.60%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.28%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.96%) PHP5
18 2 (0.64%) XPath
18 2 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (7.99%) Degree
2 15 (4.79%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.24%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.28%) HNC
4 4 (1.28%) HND
5 3 (0.96%) MCSA
5 3 (0.96%) CCNA
5 3 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.96%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.11%) QA
2 5 (1.60%) SLA
3 4 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.88%) KVM
3 7 (2.24%) Xen
4 6 (1.92%) Varnish
5 5 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (1.60%) Active Directory
5 5 (1.60%) Postfix
6 4 (1.28%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.28%) XenServer
6 4 (1.28%) Samba
7 3 (0.96%) Squid
8 1 (0.32%) NFS
8 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.32%) Snort
8 1 (0.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.32%) OpenSSH
8 1 (0.32%) vSphere
8 1 (0.32%) qmail
8 1 (0.32%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 51 (16.29%) Puppet
2 18 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (3.83%) HAProxy
4 10 (3.19%) Nagios
5 8 (2.56%) NSN NetAct
5 8 (2.56%) Vagrant
6 7 (2.24%) Ansible
7 6 (1.92%) Capistrano
7 6 (1.92%) ZABBIX
8 5 (1.60%) Foglight
9 4 (1.28%) Ganglia
10 1 (0.32%) Munin
10 1 (0.32%) Nessus
10 1 (0.32%) Cacti
10 1 (0.32%) collectd
10 1 (0.32%) StatsD
Vendors
1 76 (24.28%) Oracle
2 30 (9.58%) Red Hat
3 20 (6.39%) JBoss
4 18 (5.75%) Greenplum
5 14 (4.47%) VMware
6 13 (4.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 13 (4.15%) Akamai
7 9 (2.88%) Microsoft
8 8 (2.56%) Google
9 7 (2.24%) Informatica
9 7 (2.24%) Velocent
9 7 (2.24%) Cerion
10 6 (1.92%) Talend
10 6 (1.92%) Nortel
10 6 (1.92%) Sybase
10 6 (1.92%) Huawei
10 6 (1.92%) Ericsson
11 5 (1.60%) Intalio
12 4 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.28%) Atlassian
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