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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 26 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 16 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.44% - 0.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.25% - 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.76% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £50.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.83% +68.33%
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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 Oxford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
79 38 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 21.94% 22.49% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 26 28
Average daily rate £400 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £375 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £24.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 15 (88.24%) Python
2 13 (76.47%) UNIX
2 13 (76.47%) PHP
2 13 (76.47%) MySQL
2 13 (76.47%) Apache
2 13 (76.47%) Puppet
2 13 (76.47%) DevOps
3 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (64.71%) Shibboleth
4 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
4 11 (64.71%) Regular Expression
4 11 (64.71%) WSGI
4 11 (64.71%) uWSGI
4 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
4 11 (64.71%) Subversion
5 10 (58.82%) Linux
5 10 (58.82%) Shell Script
6 7 (41.18%) CMS
7 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
7 6 (35.29%) Wiki
8 5 (29.41%) ODBC
9 4 (23.53%) SQL
9 4 (23.53%) Java
9 4 (23.53%) Django
9 4 (23.53%) Drupal
9 4 (23.53%) Web Development
9 4 (23.53%) Degree
9 4 (23.53%) Web Application Development
10 3 (17.65%) Migration
11 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 13 (76.47%) Apache
2 11 (64.71%) uWSGI
3 7 (41.18%) CMS
4 4 (23.53%) Drupal
5 1 (5.88%) Apache Pig
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) Star Schema
2 1 (5.88%) MarkLogic
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
1 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
1 11 (64.71%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) PyUnit
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 6 (35.29%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (35.29%) Administrator
2 6 (35.29%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Regular Expression
1 11 (64.71%) WSGI
2 5 (29.41%) ODBC
3 4 (23.53%) Django
4 2 (11.76%) XML
5 1 (5.88%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Wiki
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.88%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) UNIX
2 10 (58.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) DevOps
2 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) Web Development
3 4 (23.53%) Web Application Development
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) ETL
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Python
2 13 (76.47%) PHP
3 10 (58.82%) Shell Script
4 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Java
6 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) Perl
7 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Shibboleth
2 1 (5.88%) HDFS
2 1 (5.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 13 (76.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Tableau