The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.89% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.62% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £378 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
PostgreSQL
Oxfordshire

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 Oxford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
58 71 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 21.97% 18.98% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 57 30
Average daily rate £375 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (60.00%) ETL
1 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Product Management
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) IntelliJ
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Spring Boot
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) Remote Testing
3 1 (20.00%) IT Audit
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) PostGIS
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Apache

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior QA Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Server Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Server Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Lead
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (20.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
1 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Product Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) IT Audit
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Remote Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft