The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 334 357 467
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +110
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 285 225 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.47% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.65% 2.06% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 128 65
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£395 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £27.25 £45.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.44% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £45.00 £35.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.45 £45.00 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-61.33% +3.44%
PostgreSQL
UK

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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10768 10900 11120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.61% 22.60% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6898 6918 6448
Average daily rate £400 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 187 301
Average hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £32.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -7.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £16.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PostgreSQL across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

PostgreSQL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 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.

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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
London +9 129 £413 +17.85% 59
South East +28 78 £338 -2.17% 16
Yorkshire +28 37 £250 -23.07% 6
South West -34 20 £350 - 5
East of England -19 13 £350 -1.40% 5
North West -3 5 £750 +146.42% 8
East Midlands +2 1 £325 -9.72% 4
North East - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 4
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PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 267 (51.25%) Linux
2 234 (44.91%) MySQL
3 194 (37.24%) Agile Software Development
4 160 (30.71%) SQL
5 151 (28.98%) Java
6 143 (27.45%) Apache
7 134 (25.72%) Oracle
8 127 (24.38%) Python
8 127 (24.38%) Scrum
9 126 (24.18%) Git (software)
10 125 (23.99%) Open Source
11 117 (22.46%) HTML
12 114 (21.88%) JavaScript
13 111 (21.31%) CSS
14 110 (21.11%) Puppet
15 109 (20.92%) Jenkins
15 109 (20.92%) DevOps
16 102 (19.58%) Ruby
17 96 (18.43%) TDD
18 95 (18.23%) MongoDB
19 77 (14.78%) Django
20 75 (14.40%) PHP
21 74 (14.20%) Web Services
22 73 (14.01%) Red Hat
23 69 (13.24%) Windows
24 67 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
25 65 (12.48%) HTML5
26 63 (12.09%) Ruby on Rails
26 63 (12.09%) jQuery
26 63 (12.09%) NoSQL

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 143 (27.45%) Apache
2 62 (11.90%) Tomcat
3 49 (9.40%) nginx
4 23 (4.41%) WebLogic
5 22 (4.22%) Node.js
6 21 (4.03%) Apache Solr
7 20 (3.84%) Confluence
8 16 (3.07%) CMS
8 16 (3.07%) WebSphere
9 12 (2.30%) MediaWiki
10 6 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.15%) IIS
10 6 (1.15%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.96%) Drupal
12 4 (0.77%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.77%) Apache ServiceMix
12 4 (0.77%) uWSGI
12 4 (0.77%) Mule
12 4 (0.77%) WordPress
12 4 (0.77%) Jetty
Applications
1 15 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.30%) MS Office
3 11 (2.11%) Photoshop
4 10 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (1.73%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Google Analytics
1 3 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.38%) Summit
2 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.26%) Heroku
3 15 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (2.88%) Amazon S3
4 14 (2.69%) GitHub
5 13 (2.50%) SaaS
6 7 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.58%) PaaS
8 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.53%) Internet
2 32 (6.14%) HTTP
3 25 (4.80%) SSH
4 20 (3.84%) SNMP
4 20 (3.84%) TCP/IP
5 18 (3.45%) LDAP
5 18 (3.45%) OpenLDAP
6 17 (3.26%) Firewall
7 16 (3.07%) VPN
7 16 (3.07%) LAN
8 15 (2.88%) WAN
9 14 (2.69%) DNS
10 12 (2.30%) IPsec
10 12 (2.30%) IPv6
10 12 (2.30%) EIGRP
10 12 (2.30%) OSPF
10 12 (2.30%) BGP
10 12 (2.30%) Network Security
11 9 (1.73%) SSL
11 9 (1.73%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (44.91%) MySQL
2 95 (18.23%) MongoDB
3 63 (12.09%) NoSQL
3 63 (12.09%) Redis
4 60 (11.52%) Relational Database
5 57 (10.94%) SQL Server
6 41 (7.87%) Apache Cassandra
7 30 (5.76%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (4.80%) RDBMS
9 19 (3.65%) Amazon Redshift
10 17 (3.26%) Oracle Database
11 16 (3.07%) ObjectStore
12 13 (2.50%) Hadoop
13 11 (2.11%) Big Data
14 10 (1.92%) DB2
15 9 (1.73%) Riak
16 6 (1.15%) CouchDB
16 6 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 6 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
17 5 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 126 (24.18%) Git (software)
2 109 (20.92%) Jenkins
3 62 (11.90%) Subversion
4 51 (9.79%) Maven
5 49 (9.40%) Cucumber
6 44 (8.45%) JIRA
7 29 (5.57%) Eclipse
8 28 (5.37%) JUnit
9 26 (4.99%) RSpec
9 26 (4.99%) Karma Test Runner
10 24 (4.61%) JMeter
11 23 (4.41%) Jasmine
12 18 (3.45%) Selenium
13 17 (3.26%) Hudson
14 12 (2.30%) FitNesse
15 11 (2.11%) Mockito
16 10 (1.92%) Sublime Text
16 10 (1.92%) Visual Studio
17 9 (1.73%) TeamCity
18 8 (1.54%) Ant
General
1 24 (4.61%) Games
2 18 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.54%) Marketing
4 7 (1.34%) Finance
5 6 (1.15%) Law
6 5 (0.96%) Back Office
6 5 (0.96%) Advertising
7 3 (0.58%) Publishing
8 2 (0.38%) Electronics
8 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.19%) German Language
9 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.19%) Automotive
9 1 (0.19%) Front Office
9 1 (0.19%) Banking
9 1 (0.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 238 (45.68%) Developer
2 70 (13.44%) Architect
3 69 (13.24%) Python Developer
4 55 (10.56%) Java Developer
5 51 (9.79%) DevOps Engineer
6 39 (7.49%) Technical Architect
7 35 (6.72%) Administrator
8 27 (5.18%) DBA
8 27 (5.18%) Linux Engineer
9 24 (4.61%) Systems Administrator
10 21 (4.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 21 (4.03%) Senior Developer
11 20 (3.84%) Software Engineer
12 18 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
13 17 (3.26%) C++ Developer
14 16 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
15 15 (2.88%) Ruby Developer
15 15 (2.88%) Analyst
15 15 (2.88%) PostgreSQL DBA
16 14 (2.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (22.46%) HTML
2 111 (21.31%) CSS
3 77 (14.78%) Django
4 74 (14.20%) Web Services
5 65 (12.48%) HTML5
6 63 (12.09%) Ruby on Rails
6 63 (12.09%) jQuery
7 62 (11.90%) REST
7 62 (11.90%) JSON
8 54 (10.36%) RESTful
9 48 (9.21%) Spring
9 48 (9.21%) Ajax
10 43 (8.25%) XML
11 41 (7.87%) CSS3
12 36 (6.91%) Hibernate
13 28 (5.37%) SOAP
14 27 (5.18%) J2EE
15 26 (4.99%) Play Framework
16 25 (4.80%) AngularJS
16 25 (4.80%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 125 (23.99%) Open Source
2 24 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (3.84%) GIS
4 18 (3.45%) Digital Media
5 17 (3.26%) Derivative
6 16 (3.07%) Replication
6 16 (3.07%) Credit Derivative
6 16 (3.07%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.69%) User Experience
8 13 (2.50%) Wiki
8 13 (2.50%) Clustering
9 12 (2.30%) Reference Data
10 11 (2.11%) Data Integration
11 8 (1.54%) Mathematics
12 7 (1.34%) Online Games
13 6 (1.15%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.15%) Visualisation
14 5 (0.96%) Social Network
15 4 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 267 (51.25%) Linux
2 69 (13.24%) Windows
3 52 (9.98%) CentOS
4 47 (9.02%) Ubuntu
4 47 (9.02%) UNIX
5 22 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (3.65%) Debian
7 16 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (2.69%) Oracle Linux
9 10 (1.92%) Mac OS
10 6 (1.15%) Mac OS X
10 6 (1.15%) Android
11 4 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.77%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.58%) AIX
12 3 (0.58%) Solaris
12 3 (0.58%) Scientific Linux
13 2 (0.38%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (37.24%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (24.38%) Scrum
3 109 (20.92%) DevOps
4 96 (18.43%) TDD
5 67 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (10.56%) OO
7 48 (9.21%) Software Engineering
8 37 (7.10%) SOA
8 37 (7.10%) Configuration Management
9 35 (6.72%) BDD
10 34 (6.53%) Data Modelling
11 32 (6.14%) MVC
12 31 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
13 30 (5.76%) Kanban
14 26 (4.99%) Performance Testing
14 26 (4.99%) E-Commerce
15 25 (4.80%) ETL
16 23 (4.41%) Software Architecture
17 21 (4.03%) Validation
18 20 (3.84%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 160 (30.71%) SQL
2 151 (28.98%) Java
3 127 (24.38%) Python
4 114 (21.88%) JavaScript
5 102 (19.58%) Ruby
6 75 (14.40%) PHP
7 58 (11.13%) Perl
8 51 (9.79%) Bash Shell
9 34 (6.53%) Scala
10 27 (5.18%) C#
11 21 (4.03%) C++
12 20 (3.84%) Shell Script
13 15 (2.88%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.15%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.96%) Groovy
15 5 (0.96%) Clojure
16 4 (0.77%) Golang
16 4 (0.77%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.77%) C
17 3 (0.58%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 47 (9.02%) Security Cleared
2 38 (7.29%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.45%) Degree
4 5 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (0.96%) CCNA
5 4 (0.77%) ISEB
6 3 (0.58%) MCSA
6 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.38%) CEH
8 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.11%) QA
2 8 (1.54%) COBIT
3 2 (0.38%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (2.88%) Postfix
2 15 (2.88%) Samba
3 13 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (2.50%) Docker
4 12 (2.30%) Varnish
4 12 (2.30%) XenServer
5 9 (1.73%) KVM
6 7 (1.34%) Active Directory
7 6 (1.15%) vCloud
8 5 (0.96%) Xen
8 5 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.77%) Shibboleth
9 4 (0.77%) Sendmail
10 3 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.58%) NFS
10 3 (0.58%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 110 (21.11%) Puppet
2 55 (10.56%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (5.95%) Vagrant
4 17 (3.26%) Nagios
5 15 (2.88%) HAProxy
5 15 (2.88%) Ansible
6 14 (2.69%) ZABBIX
7 12 (2.30%) Salt
8 11 (2.11%) YUM
9 7 (1.34%) Capistrano
10 6 (1.15%) Data Guard
11 5 (0.96%) WebInspect
12 3 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.58%) logstash
12 3 (0.58%) Kibana
13 2 (0.38%) StatsD
13 2 (0.38%) Ganglia
13 2 (0.38%) Nessus
14 1 (0.19%) collectd
14 1 (0.19%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 134 (25.72%) Oracle
2 73 (14.01%) Red Hat
3 45 (8.64%) VMware
4 27 (5.18%) Microsoft
5 24 (4.61%) JBoss
6 15 (2.88%) Greenplum
6 15 (2.88%) Google
7 14 (2.69%) Splunk
7 14 (2.69%) Business Objects
8 13 (2.50%) SaltStack
9 12 (2.30%) Citrix
9 12 (2.30%) Sybase
10 11 (2.11%) Rackspace
11 8 (1.54%) Tripwire
12 7 (1.34%) Ericsson
13 6 (1.15%) Akamai
13 6 (1.15%) EMC
13 6 (1.15%) Nortel
13 6 (1.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 6 (1.15%) Huawei
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