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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 294 366 402
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +36
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 343 213 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.71% 0.44% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.19% 2.06% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 154 83
Average daily rate
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£416 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.05% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £315 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £394 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £33.50 £45.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.55% +157.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +95.65%
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
10761 10345 9099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.21% 21.48% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7181 6690 5600
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 168 211
Average hourly rate £26.00 £32.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.37% +17.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.58 £14.20 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £53.25 £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +20.00%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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
London +75 206 £428 -10.00% 68
South East +8 43 £370 +13.96% 15
West Midlands +11 21 £375 - 4
Yorkshire -7 18 £375 +87.50% 4
South West -4 15 £375 -14.28% 3
North East +3 12 £650 +116.66% 1
East of England +3 11 £375 +2.73% 12
North West -14 11 £285 -24.00% 11
East Midlands - 5 £275 - 3
PostgreSQL
UK

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 352 (51.39%) Linux
2 341 (49.78%) Agile Software Development
3 284 (41.46%) MySQL
4 263 (38.39%) Java
5 259 (37.81%) Git (software)
6 243 (35.47%) Python
7 219 (31.97%) MongoDB
8 195 (28.47%) Continuous Integration
9 183 (26.72%) Ruby
10 170 (24.82%) JavaScript
11 166 (24.23%) SQL
12 163 (23.80%) TDD
13 150 (21.90%) Scrum
14 149 (21.75%) Puppet
15 144 (21.02%) DevOps
16 142 (20.73%) Open Source
16 142 (20.73%) Oracle
17 132 (19.27%) Apache
18 131 (19.12%) Jenkins
19 129 (18.83%) Subversion
20 127 (18.54%) HTML
21 118 (17.23%) CSS
22 116 (16.93%) SQL Server
23 114 (16.64%) PHP
24 107 (15.62%) Web Services
25 99 (14.45%) BDD
26 93 (13.58%) NoSQL
26 93 (13.58%) Configuration Management
26 93 (13.58%) Django
27 92 (13.43%) Ansible

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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
1 132 (19.27%) Apache
2 74 (10.80%) nginx
3 73 (10.66%) Tomcat
4 53 (7.74%) JBoss
5 49 (7.15%) Node.js
6 44 (6.42%) Elasticsearch
7 29 (4.23%) Confluence
8 20 (2.92%) Mule ESB
9 18 (2.63%) MediaWiki
10 15 (2.19%) Jetty
11 14 (2.04%) Mule
11 14 (2.04%) IIS
12 13 (1.90%) Alfresco
13 12 (1.75%) CMS
14 11 (1.61%) uWSGI
15 10 (1.46%) OpenStack
16 9 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 8 (1.17%) GlassFish
17 8 (1.17%) SharePoint
18 7 (1.02%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.17%) MS Office
3 5 (0.73%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.58%) GIMP
5 3 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.29%) Summit
3 2 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 91 (13.28%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.21%) PaaS
4 20 (2.92%) GitHub
5 14 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (1.31%) Heroku
7 5 (0.73%) SaaS
8 4 (0.58%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.58%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.15%) Office 365
10 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 58 (8.47%) HTTP
2 47 (6.86%) SSL
3 45 (6.57%) TCP/IP
4 43 (6.28%) Firewall
5 40 (5.84%) VPN
6 25 (3.65%) Internet
7 24 (3.50%) LDAP
8 20 (2.92%) Network Security
9 16 (2.34%) LAN
9 16 (2.34%) WAN
10 15 (2.19%) DNS
10 15 (2.19%) IPsec
11 14 (2.04%) OSPF
11 14 (2.04%) BGP
11 14 (2.04%) EIGRP
11 14 (2.04%) IPv6
12 10 (1.46%) Reverse Proxy
12 10 (1.46%) SMTP
12 10 (1.46%) Radio Access Network
12 10 (1.46%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (41.46%) MySQL
2 219 (31.97%) MongoDB
3 116 (16.93%) SQL Server
4 93 (13.58%) NoSQL
5 89 (12.99%) Relational Database
6 66 (9.64%) Redis
7 44 (6.42%) Apache Cassandra
8 30 (4.38%) RDBMS
9 28 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
10 26 (3.80%) Big Data
10 26 (3.80%) Hadoop
11 21 (3.07%) Oracle Database
12 19 (2.77%) DB2
13 10 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (1.17%) Ingres
15 6 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
16 5 (0.73%) Riak
16 5 (0.73%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 259 (37.81%) Git (software)
2 131 (19.12%) Jenkins
3 129 (18.83%) Subversion
4 59 (8.61%) Maven
5 54 (7.88%) Cucumber
6 45 (6.57%) JIRA
7 38 (5.55%) Selenium
8 33 (4.82%) Mercurial
9 31 (4.53%) JUnit
10 29 (4.23%) Gerrit
11 27 (3.94%) Gradle
12 24 (3.50%) RSpec
13 23 (3.36%) Mockito
13 23 (3.36%) Artifactory
14 22 (3.21%) Hudson
15 21 (3.07%) SonarQube
16 20 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (2.63%) Ant
18 14 (2.04%) Eclipse
19 13 (1.90%) JMeter
General
1 48 (7.01%) Finance
2 28 (4.09%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.36%) Marketing
4 17 (2.48%) Games
5 14 (2.04%) Electronics
6 10 (1.46%) Retail
6 10 (1.46%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.46%) Advertising
7 4 (0.58%) Banking
7 4 (0.58%) Publishing
8 3 (0.44%) Military
9 1 (0.15%) Back Office
9 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.15%) Automotive
9 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.15%) Billing
9 1 (0.15%) French Language
9 1 (0.15%) German Language
9 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 302 (44.09%) Developer
2 79 (11.53%) Architect
2 79 (11.53%) Java Developer
3 77 (11.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 62 (9.05%) Python Developer
5 38 (5.55%) Administrator
6 37 (5.40%) DBA
7 36 (5.26%) Technical Architect
8 31 (4.53%) Senior Developer
9 29 (4.23%) PHP Developer
10 25 (3.65%) Software Developer
11 24 (3.50%) Consultant
12 23 (3.36%) Lead Architect
12 23 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
13 21 (3.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 19 (2.77%) Lead Solutions Architect
15 16 (2.34%) Systems Administrator
16 15 (2.19%) Senior Architect
16 15 (2.19%) PostgreSQL DBA
16 15 (2.19%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (18.54%) HTML
2 118 (17.23%) CSS
3 107 (15.62%) Web Services
4 93 (13.58%) Django
5 77 (11.24%) RESTful
6 75 (10.95%) jQuery
7 74 (10.80%) Spring
8 71 (10.36%) JSON
9 66 (9.64%) Ruby on Rails
10 64 (9.34%) Hibernate
11 61 (8.91%) RabbitMQ
12 60 (8.76%) XML
13 53 (7.74%) J2EE
14 49 (7.15%) AngularJS
15 47 (6.86%) HTML5
16 45 (6.57%) Ajax
16 45 (6.57%) REST
17 40 (5.84%) Flask
18 33 (4.82%) Play Framework
19 31 (4.53%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (3.50%) Clustering
1 24 (3.50%) Wiki
2 22 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.07%) Computer Science
3 21 (3.07%) User Experience
3 21 (3.07%) Data Centre
4 14 (2.04%) GIS
5 13 (1.90%) Data Structures
5 13 (1.90%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.61%) Visualisation
6 11 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.46%) N-Tier
7 10 (1.46%) Public Cloud
8 9 (1.31%) Replication
8 9 (1.31%) DTV
9 8 (1.17%) Online Games
9 8 (1.17%) Digital Media
10 6 (0.88%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.88%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.73%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 352 (51.39%) Linux
2 89 (12.99%) Ubuntu
3 77 (11.24%) UNIX
3 77 (11.24%) Windows
4 61 (8.91%) CentOS
5 46 (6.72%) Debian
6 40 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (2.04%) Android
9 12 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.88%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.58%) Windows NT
12 4 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.44%) VMS
13 3 (0.44%) Solaris
13 3 (0.44%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.29%) MVS
14 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (49.78%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (28.47%) Continuous Integration
3 163 (23.80%) TDD
4 150 (21.90%) Scrum
5 144 (21.02%) DevOps
6 142 (20.73%) Open Source
7 99 (14.45%) BDD
8 93 (13.58%) Configuration Management
9 84 (12.26%) MVC
10 66 (9.64%) OO
11 52 (7.59%) SOA
11 52 (7.59%) Software Engineering
12 48 (7.01%) E-Commerce
13 46 (6.72%) Web Development
14 41 (5.99%) Mentoring
15 37 (5.40%) Unit Testing
16 34 (4.96%) TOGAF
17 31 (4.53%) Business Intelligence
18 28 (4.09%) Continuous Delivery
19 26 (3.80%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 263 (38.39%) Java
2 243 (35.47%) Python
3 183 (26.72%) Ruby
4 170 (24.82%) JavaScript
5 166 (24.23%) SQL
6 114 (16.64%) PHP
7 79 (11.53%) Perl
8 78 (11.39%) Scala
8 78 (11.39%) Bash Shell
9 40 (5.84%) Shell Script
10 23 (3.36%) Go
11 19 (2.77%) C#
12 17 (2.48%) PL/SQL
13 16 (2.34%) PHP5
14 13 (1.90%) Groovy
15 11 (1.61%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.31%) C
17 8 (1.17%) C++
18 7 (1.02%) MapBasic
19 6 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 87 (12.70%) Security Cleared
2 70 (10.22%) SC Cleared
3 20 (2.92%) Degree
4 5 (0.73%) CCNA
4 5 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.58%) LPIC
5 4 (0.58%) PhD
6 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.29%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.15%) PMP
7 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.15%) OCP
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.90%) PCI DSS
2 9 (1.31%) QA
3 5 (0.73%) SLA
4 2 (0.29%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 51 (7.45%) Docker
2 39 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.65%) Varnish
4 21 (3.07%) vCloud
5 20 (2.92%) iptables
5 20 (2.92%) Active Directory
6 19 (2.77%) Samba
7 18 (2.63%) Postfix
8 15 (2.19%) XenServer
9 11 (1.61%) Shibboleth
10 5 (0.73%) LXC
10 5 (0.73%) GlusterFS
11 4 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.58%) Squid
11 4 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.44%) vSphere
12 3 (0.44%) KVM
13 2 (0.29%) Xen
13 2 (0.29%) Firmware
13 2 (0.29%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 149 (21.75%) Puppet
2 92 (13.43%) Ansible
3 91 (13.28%) Opscode Chef
4 73 (10.66%) Salt
5 44 (6.42%) ZABBIX
6 31 (4.53%) HAProxy
6 31 (4.53%) Vagrant
6 31 (4.53%) Nagios
7 24 (3.50%) Rundeck
8 22 (3.21%) logstash
9 21 (3.07%) Kibana
10 6 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (0.73%) Icinga
11 5 (0.73%) Hyperic
11 5 (0.73%) Control-M
11 5 (0.73%) Data Guard
12 4 (0.58%) Cacti
12 4 (0.58%) Red Hat Satellite
12 4 (0.58%) HP UCMDB
13 3 (0.44%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 142 (20.73%) Oracle
2 87 (12.70%) Red Hat
3 70 (10.22%) VMware
4 42 (6.13%) Microsoft
5 19 (2.77%) Google
6 18 (2.63%) Citrix
7 17 (2.48%) Greenplum
8 16 (2.34%) Rackspace
9 12 (1.75%) Mapinfo
9 12 (1.75%) Splunk
10 10 (1.46%) SAP
11 9 (1.31%) Adobe
11 9 (1.31%) HP
12 8 (1.17%) Zend
12 8 (1.17%) Business Objects
12 8 (1.17%) Apigee
13 7 (1.02%) Tableau
13 7 (1.02%) Twitter
13 7 (1.02%) Sybase
14 6 (0.88%) Akamai
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