The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 285 345 358
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +13
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 146 97 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.38% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.70% 1.67% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 73 39
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5401 5792 5353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.90% 22.85% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3827 4038 3624
Average daily rate £425 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 34 67
Average hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.84 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £59.87 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +5.00%

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in London

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Trend in London

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PostgreSQL across the London region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Histogram in London

PostgreSQL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

PostgreSQL Hourly Rate Trend in London

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the London region over the 3 months to 20 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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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
City of London +18 22 £419 +11.66% 17
Hammersmith - 2 £413 -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 131 (52.40%) MySQL
2 126 (50.40%) Linux
3 123 (49.20%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (41.20%) Python
5 96 (38.40%) Git (software)
6 83 (33.20%) Django
7 77 (30.80%) Ruby
8 76 (30.40%) HTML
8 76 (30.40%) JavaScript
9 74 (29.60%) Scrum
10 71 (28.40%) MongoDB
11 69 (27.60%) Open Source
12 68 (27.20%) CSS
13 67 (26.80%) TDD
14 64 (25.60%) SQL
15 61 (24.40%) Java
16 55 (22.00%) Opscode Chef
17 47 (18.80%) Apache
18 46 (18.40%) Ruby on Rails
19 44 (17.60%) Oracle
19 44 (17.60%) HTML5
20 43 (17.20%) jQuery
21 42 (16.80%) Puppet
22 41 (16.40%) NoSQL
23 40 (16.00%) REST
24 39 (15.60%) Redis
24 39 (15.60%) DevOps
24 39 (15.60%) PHP
24 39 (15.60%) Web Services
25 36 (14.40%) JSON

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 47 (18.80%) Apache
2 33 (13.20%) nginx
3 17 (6.80%) Tomcat
4 16 (6.40%) WebSphere
5 14 (5.60%) JBoss
6 11 (4.40%) Node.js
7 9 (3.60%) CMS
8 7 (2.80%) Apache Solr
9 5 (2.00%) GlassFish
9 5 (2.00%) IIS
9 5 (2.00%) Apache Pig
10 4 (1.60%) WordPress
10 4 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.80%) Drupal
12 1 (0.40%) Confluence
12 1 (0.40%) Jetty
12 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.40%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.40%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.40%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (0.80%) MS Office
1 2 (0.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Magento
2 1 (0.40%) Summit
2 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.40%) Heroku
5 2 (0.80%) PaaS
5 2 (0.80%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.80%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.80%) GitHub
6 1 (0.40%) IaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.40%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.20%) HTTP
2 9 (3.60%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.80%) Internet
4 3 (1.20%) Firewall
4 3 (1.20%) BIG-IP
4 3 (1.20%) SSL
5 2 (0.80%) DMZ
5 2 (0.80%) LAN
5 2 (0.80%) FTP
5 2 (0.80%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (0.80%) SSH
5 2 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.40%) Telnet
6 1 (0.40%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.40%) SMTP
6 1 (0.40%) SNMP
6 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (52.40%) MySQL
2 71 (28.40%) MongoDB
3 41 (16.40%) NoSQL
4 39 (15.60%) Redis
5 28 (11.20%) SQL Server
6 27 (10.80%) Relational Database
7 26 (10.40%) Apache Cassandra
8 23 (9.20%) Amazon Redshift
9 16 (6.40%) ObjectStore
10 14 (5.60%) RDBMS
11 13 (5.20%) Hadoop
12 6 (2.40%) CouchDB
12 6 (2.40%) Riak
12 6 (2.40%) Big Data
12 6 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (2.00%) Apache Hive
14 4 (1.60%) HBase
15 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
15 3 (1.20%) Couchbase
15 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 96 (38.40%) Git (software)
2 34 (13.60%) Jenkins
3 27 (10.80%) Jasmine
4 21 (8.40%) Karma Test Runner
5 19 (7.60%) Cucumber
6 17 (6.80%) Subversion
7 14 (5.60%) Maven
8 13 (5.20%) JUnit
9 10 (4.00%) RSpec
10 9 (3.60%) Selenium
11 7 (2.80%) TeamCity
11 7 (2.80%) Mockito
12 6 (2.40%) JIRA
13 4 (1.60%) CruiseControl
13 4 (1.60%) PHPUnit
13 4 (1.60%) RubyGems
14 3 (1.20%) Gradle
14 3 (1.20%) Hamcrest
14 3 (1.20%) Mercurial
14 3 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 26 (10.40%) Games
2 6 (2.40%) Back Office
2 6 (2.40%) Marketing
3 4 (1.60%) Finance
3 4 (1.60%) Advertising
4 3 (1.20%) Publishing
5 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.80%) Retail
6 1 (0.40%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.40%) Front Office
6 1 (0.40%) Automotive
6 1 (0.40%) Law
6 1 (0.40%) Banking
Job Titles
1 142 (56.80%) Developer
2 56 (22.40%) Python Developer
3 29 (11.60%) Java Developer
4 26 (10.40%) DevOps Engineer
5 23 (9.20%) Architect
6 19 (7.60%) Senior Developer
7 18 (7.20%) Technical Architect
8 17 (6.80%) Python/Django Developer
9 16 (6.40%) C++ Developer
10 14 (5.60%) PHP Developer
11 12 (4.80%) Ruby Developer
12 10 (4.00%) DBA
12 10 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 9 (3.60%) Administrator
13 9 (3.60%) Web Developer
14 7 (2.80%) Consultant
14 7 (2.80%) PostgreSQL DBA
15 6 (2.40%) Digital Architect
15 6 (2.40%) Systems Administrator
16 5 (2.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (33.20%) Django
2 76 (30.40%) HTML
3 68 (27.20%) CSS
4 46 (18.40%) Ruby on Rails
5 44 (17.60%) HTML5
6 43 (17.20%) jQuery
7 40 (16.00%) REST
8 39 (15.60%) Web Services
9 36 (14.40%) JSON
10 32 (12.80%) CSS3
11 30 (12.00%) RESTful
12 28 (11.20%) Ajax
13 22 (8.80%) Play Framework
14 21 (8.40%) Gherkin
15 20 (8.00%) Twisted
15 20 (8.00%) Spring
16 16 (6.40%) WebSphere MQ
16 16 (6.40%) SOAP
16 16 (6.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 16 (6.40%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 69 (27.60%) Open Source
2 19 (7.60%) Digital Media
3 17 (6.80%) Derivative
4 16 (6.40%) Credit Derivative
5 12 (4.80%) Replication
5 12 (4.80%) User Experience
6 8 (3.20%) Clustering
6 8 (3.20%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.80%) Visualisation
8 6 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.40%) Mathematics
9 5 (2.00%) Social Network
10 4 (1.60%) Online Games
10 4 (1.60%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.20%) Social Media
11 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.80%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.80%) Physics
12 2 (0.80%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 126 (50.40%) Linux
2 30 (12.00%) Windows
3 21 (8.40%) CentOS
4 20 (8.00%) Ubuntu
5 10 (4.00%) UNIX
5 10 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.80%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.80%) Android
7 2 (0.80%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.80%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.40%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (49.20%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (29.60%) Scrum
3 67 (26.80%) TDD
4 39 (15.60%) DevOps
5 31 (12.40%) OO
5 31 (12.40%) Kanban
6 30 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (11.60%) Software Engineering
8 25 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 25 (10.00%) BDD
9 21 (8.40%) SOA
10 20 (8.00%) E-Commerce
11 18 (7.20%) Software Architecture
12 16 (6.40%) OOD
12 16 (6.40%) MVC
12 16 (6.40%) Mentoring
13 15 (6.00%) User Stories
13 15 (6.00%) Product Management
14 13 (5.20%) Web Development
15 11 (4.40%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (41.20%) Python
2 77 (30.80%) Ruby
3 76 (30.40%) JavaScript
4 64 (25.60%) SQL
5 61 (24.40%) Java
6 39 (15.60%) PHP
7 30 (12.00%) Scala
8 18 (7.20%) Bash Shell
9 17 (6.80%) C++
10 14 (5.60%) Perl
11 7 (2.80%) C#
12 5 (2.00%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.20%) ActionScript
13 3 (1.20%) Groovy
13 3 (1.20%) C
13 3 (1.20%) Golang
14 2 (0.80%) Erlang
14 2 (0.80%) Clojure
14 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (13.60%) Security Cleared
2 26 (10.40%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.80%) Degree
4 2 (0.80%) CEH
5 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.40%) QA
2 2 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.80%) COBIT
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 11 (4.40%) Varnish
2 9 (3.60%) Docker
3 7 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.20%) Xen
4 3 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.80%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.80%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.80%) vCloud
6 1 (0.40%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.40%) KVM
6 1 (0.40%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.40%) HDFS
6 1 (0.40%) LXC
Systems Management
1 55 (22.00%) Opscode Chef
2 42 (16.80%) Puppet
3 14 (5.60%) Vagrant
4 11 (4.40%) HAProxy
5 10 (4.00%) Ansible
6 8 (3.20%) Salt
7 6 (2.40%) Capistrano
8 3 (1.20%) Data Guard
8 3 (1.20%) Kibana
8 3 (1.20%) logstash
9 2 (0.80%) StatsD
9 2 (0.80%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.80%) Nessus
9 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.40%) Nagios
10 1 (0.40%) collectd
10 1 (0.40%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 44 (17.60%) Oracle
2 13 (5.20%) Google
3 12 (4.80%) VMware
3 12 (4.80%) Rackspace
4 11 (4.40%) SaltStack
5 9 (3.60%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.40%) Sybase
7 5 (2.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.60%) Akamai
9 3 (1.20%) Zend
9 3 (1.20%) Cisco
10 2 (0.80%) CommVault
10 2 (0.80%) Informatica
10 2 (0.80%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.80%) F5
10 2 (0.80%) Tableau
11 1 (0.40%) Twitter
11 1 (0.40%) Vertica
11 1 (0.40%) Greenplum
11 1 (0.40%) hybris
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