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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 312 366 454
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +88
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 314 187 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.40% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.91% 1.71% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 120 55
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
PostgreSQL
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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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10797 10955 10431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.35% 23.17% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7183 6907 6256
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 £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 228 266
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.55 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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
London +52 150 £425 +21.42% 43
South East +21 82 £318 -2.30% 26
Yorkshire +25 48 £255 -21.53% 7
South West -37 13 £375 +7.14% 4
East of England -28 11 £343 -4.52% 7
North West -10 7 £550 +83.33% 11
West Midlands - 2 - - 2
North East - 1 £350 - 7
East Midlands - - - - 1
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PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 281 (51.00%) Linux
2 232 (42.11%) MySQL
3 220 (39.93%) Agile Software Development
4 164 (29.76%) SQL
5 162 (29.40%) Java
6 161 (29.22%) Python
7 135 (24.50%) Git (software)
8 134 (24.32%) Open Source
9 133 (24.14%) Oracle
9 133 (24.14%) Scrum
10 129 (23.41%) JavaScript
10 129 (23.41%) Apache
11 128 (23.23%) Puppet
12 122 (22.14%) HTML
13 116 (21.05%) Jenkins
14 111 (20.15%) CSS
14 111 (20.15%) TDD
15 110 (19.96%) Ruby
16 108 (19.60%) DevOps
17 101 (18.33%) PHP
18 98 (17.79%) MongoDB
19 87 (15.79%) Django
20 83 (15.06%) Continuous Integration
21 76 (13.79%) Web Services
22 75 (13.61%) Security Cleared
22 75 (13.61%) HTML5
23 73 (13.25%) Red Hat
24 71 (12.89%) UNIX
25 67 (12.16%) Configuration Management
25 67 (12.16%) Opscode Chef

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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
1 129 (23.41%) Apache
2 60 (10.89%) Tomcat
3 47 (8.53%) nginx
4 23 (4.17%) Apache Solr
5 21 (3.81%) JBoss
5 21 (3.81%) Node.js
6 19 (3.45%) WebLogic
6 19 (3.45%) Confluence
7 18 (3.27%) CMS
8 16 (2.90%) WebSphere
9 11 (2.00%) MediaWiki
10 7 (1.27%) Drupal
11 6 (1.09%) Apache Pig
11 6 (1.09%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.91%) IIS
12 5 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.73%) uWSGI
13 4 (0.73%) Apache ServiceMix
13 4 (0.73%) WordPress
14 3 (0.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 26 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.63%) MS Office
3 15 (2.72%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.00%) Photoshop
5 10 (1.81%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.73%) Magento
2 4 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.18%) Summit
3 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.09%) Amazon S3
3 15 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (2.72%) Heroku
4 13 (2.36%) SaaS
5 12 (2.18%) GitHub
6 7 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.36%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.18%) PaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.18%) IaaS
8 1 (0.18%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.17%) HTTP
1 34 (6.17%) Internet
2 29 (5.26%) LDAP
3 26 (4.72%) TCP/IP
4 19 (3.45%) OpenLDAP
4 19 (3.45%) SSH
5 17 (3.09%) SNMP
6 16 (2.90%) Firewall
7 15 (2.72%) Radio Access Network
8 13 (2.36%) LAN
8 13 (2.36%) VPN
9 12 (2.18%) SSL
10 11 (2.00%) 2G
10 11 (2.00%) IPsec
10 11 (2.00%) BGP
10 11 (2.00%) EIGRP
10 11 (2.00%) WAN
10 11 (2.00%) 3G
10 11 (2.00%) OSPF
10 11 (2.00%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (42.11%) MySQL
2 98 (17.79%) MongoDB
3 62 (11.25%) Redis
4 57 (10.34%) Relational Database
5 54 (9.80%) NoSQL
6 53 (9.62%) SQL Server
7 43 (7.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 37 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (4.17%) RDBMS
9 23 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
10 22 (3.99%) Oracle Database
11 17 (3.09%) Hadoop
12 16 (2.90%) ObjectStore
13 13 (2.36%) Big Data
14 11 (2.00%) Ingres
15 9 (1.63%) CouchDB
16 7 (1.27%) DB2
16 7 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (1.27%) Apache Hive
16 7 (1.27%) HBase
Development Applications
1 135 (24.50%) Git (software)
2 116 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 63 (11.43%) Subversion
4 53 (9.62%) Maven
5 51 (9.26%) Cucumber
6 41 (7.44%) JIRA
7 35 (6.35%) Eclipse
8 32 (5.81%) Karma Test Runner
9 28 (5.08%) Jasmine
9 28 (5.08%) JUnit
10 27 (4.90%) JMeter
11 25 (4.54%) RSpec
12 22 (3.99%) Selenium
13 18 (3.27%) CruiseControl
14 16 (2.90%) Ant
15 15 (2.72%) Hudson
16 13 (2.36%) NUnit
16 13 (2.36%) FitNesse
17 11 (2.00%) ClearQuest
17 11 (2.00%) ClearCase
General
1 28 (5.08%) Telecoms
2 26 (4.72%) Games
3 12 (2.18%) Marketing
4 11 (2.00%) Finance
5 7 (1.27%) Back Office
6 6 (1.09%) Electronics
6 6 (1.09%) Law
6 6 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.09%) Advertising
7 4 (0.73%) Retail
8 3 (0.54%) Publishing
8 3 (0.54%) Banking
9 1 (0.18%) Front Office
9 1 (0.18%) Automotive
9 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 270 (49.00%) Developer
2 75 (13.61%) Python Developer
3 71 (12.89%) Architect
4 54 (9.80%) DevOps Engineer
5 52 (9.44%) Java Developer
6 38 (6.90%) Technical Architect
7 29 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 25 (4.54%) Administrator
9 24 (4.36%) Solutions Architect
10 23 (4.17%) Software Engineer
11 21 (3.81%) Analyst
11 21 (3.81%) DBA
11 21 (3.81%) Linux Engineer
12 19 (3.45%) Web Developer
12 19 (3.45%) C++ Developer
13 18 (3.27%) Software Developer
14 17 (3.09%) Systems Administrator
14 17 (3.09%) Python/Django Developer
15 16 (2.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 16 (2.90%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (22.14%) HTML
2 111 (20.15%) CSS
3 87 (15.79%) Django
4 76 (13.79%) Web Services
5 75 (13.61%) HTML5
6 65 (11.80%) jQuery
7 64 (11.62%) Ruby on Rails
8 61 (11.07%) JSON
9 59 (10.71%) REST
10 54 (9.80%) XML
11 52 (9.44%) RESTful
12 45 (8.17%) CSS3
13 44 (7.99%) Spring
14 43 (7.80%) Ajax
15 38 (6.90%) J2EE
16 36 (6.53%) Hibernate
17 33 (5.99%) SOAP
17 33 (5.99%) PostGIS
18 31 (5.63%) Twisted
19 29 (5.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 134 (24.32%) Open Source
2 28 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.81%) Derivative
3 21 (3.81%) Digital Media
4 20 (3.63%) GIS
5 16 (2.90%) Credit Derivative
6 13 (2.36%) Replication
7 12 (2.18%) Wiki
7 12 (2.18%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.00%) NHS
8 11 (2.00%) User Experience
9 10 (1.81%) Reference Data
10 9 (1.63%) Visualisation
10 9 (1.63%) Data Integration
11 8 (1.45%) Clustering
12 6 (1.09%) Mathematics
12 6 (1.09%) DTV
13 5 (0.91%) Social Media
13 5 (0.91%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.73%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 281 (51.00%) Linux
2 71 (12.89%) UNIX
3 59 (10.71%) CentOS
4 53 (9.62%) Windows
5 46 (8.35%) Ubuntu
6 19 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (2.90%) Debian
9 10 (1.81%) Oracle Linux
9 10 (1.81%) Mac OS
10 7 (1.27%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.09%) Solaris
12 5 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.54%) AIX
14 3 (0.54%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.54%) Android
14 3 (0.54%) Scientific Linux
15 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (39.93%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (24.14%) Scrum
3 111 (20.15%) TDD
4 108 (19.60%) DevOps
5 83 (15.06%) Continuous Integration
6 67 (12.16%) Configuration Management
7 60 (10.89%) Software Engineering
8 53 (9.62%) OO
9 41 (7.44%) Kanban
10 39 (7.08%) SOA
10 39 (7.08%) BDD
11 35 (6.35%) MVC
12 33 (5.99%) ETL
13 32 (5.81%) Performance Tuning
14 28 (5.08%) Data Modelling
15 27 (4.90%) OOD
16 25 (4.54%) Validation
17 22 (3.99%) Performance Testing
17 22 (3.99%) E-Commerce
18 21 (3.81%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 164 (29.76%) SQL
2 162 (29.40%) Java
3 161 (29.22%) Python
4 129 (23.41%) JavaScript
5 110 (19.96%) Ruby
6 101 (18.33%) PHP
7 57 (10.34%) Perl
8 50 (9.07%) Bash Shell
9 38 (6.90%) C++
10 34 (6.17%) Scala
11 30 (5.44%) C#
12 20 (3.63%) Shell Script
13 17 (3.09%) C
14 15 (2.72%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.91%) Clojure
16 4 (0.73%) Golang
16 4 (0.73%) Groovy
17 3 (0.54%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.54%) ActionScript
17 3 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 75 (13.61%) Security Cleared
2 57 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 16 (2.90%) Degree
4 4 (0.73%) ISEB
5 2 (0.36%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.36%) CEH
5 2 (0.36%) CCNA
5 2 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.18%) PMP
6 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.45%) QA
1 8 (1.45%) COBIT
2 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (3.81%) Docker
3 15 (2.72%) Samba
4 14 (2.54%) Postfix
5 12 (2.18%) Varnish
6 11 (2.00%) XenServer
7 10 (1.81%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (1.45%) Xen
9 7 (1.27%) vCloud
10 5 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (0.73%) KVM
11 4 (0.73%) Shibboleth
11 4 (0.73%) Sendmail
12 3 (0.54%) NFS
12 3 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.54%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.54%) HDFS
13 2 (0.36%) Active Directory
13 2 (0.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 128 (23.23%) Puppet
2 67 (12.16%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (5.44%) Vagrant
4 17 (3.09%) Nagios
5 16 (2.90%) Ansible
6 14 (2.54%) Salt
6 14 (2.54%) ZABBIX
7 13 (2.36%) HAProxy
8 11 (2.00%) YUM
9 7 (1.27%) Capistrano
10 6 (1.09%) Data Guard
11 5 (0.91%) WebInspect
12 4 (0.73%) Kibana
12 4 (0.73%) logstash
13 3 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 2 (0.36%) StatsD
14 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 2 (0.36%) Nessus
15 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
15 1 (0.18%) collectd
Vendors
1 133 (24.14%) Oracle
2 73 (13.25%) Red Hat
3 47 (8.53%) VMware
4 40 (7.26%) Microsoft
5 26 (4.72%) Splunk
6 20 (3.63%) Business Objects
7 17 (3.09%) Greenplum
8 14 (2.54%) SaltStack
9 13 (2.36%) Google
10 12 (2.18%) Rackspace
11 11 (2.00%) Citrix
11 11 (2.00%) Ericsson
12 9 (1.63%) Sybase
12 9 (1.63%) Nortel
12 9 (1.63%) Huawei
12 9 (1.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 8 (1.45%) Tripwire
14 7 (1.27%) Twitter
15 6 (1.09%) EMC
15 6 (1.09%) SAP
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