The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 66 65 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 17 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.65% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.66% 1.70% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate £438 - £200
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
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
176 176 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.10% 17.90% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 113 116
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £9.50 - £9.10
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 Reading

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

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Trend in Reading

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 20 (74.07%) Linux
2 15 (55.56%) Open Source
3 13 (48.15%) Unix
4 11 (40.74%) Oracle
5 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database
6 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (33.33%) Puppet
6 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
8 7 (25.93%) DevOps
8 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (18.52%) Nagios
10 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
10 5 (18.52%) HTTP
10 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
10 5 (18.52%) SSL
10 5 (18.52%) Python
10 5 (18.52%) SQL
10 5 (18.52%) MySQL
10 5 (18.52%) Java
10 5 (18.52%) PostGIS
10 5 (18.52%) Ansible
10 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
10 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
10 5 (18.52%) TeamCity
10 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (14.81%) Ruby
11 4 (14.81%) JIRA

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (11.11%) Node.js
2 2 (7.41%) GeoServer
3 1 (3.70%) CloudStack
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
3 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) HTTP
1 5 (18.52%) SSL
1 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) Network Security
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (18.52%) MySQL
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (7.41%) GIS
6 1 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (3.70%) Big Data
6 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.70%) Redis
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 5 (18.52%) TeamCity
3 4 (14.81%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (3.70%) Mocha
4 1 (3.70%) RSpec
4 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) webpack
General
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) DBA
2 10 (37.04%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (18.52%) Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle Specialist
5 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL Specialist
6 3 (11.11%) Team Leader
7 2 (7.41%) Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) GIS Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Python Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Automation Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Linux Scripter
8 1 (3.70%) Migration Specialist
8 1 (3.70%) SQL BI Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Unix DBA
8 1 (3.70%) Unix Scripter
8 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
1 5 (18.52%) PostGIS
2 2 (7.41%) CSS
2 2 (7.41%) Django
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (3.70%) CSS3
3 1 (3.70%) HTML5
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) Middleware
3 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.70%) React
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.70%) Sass
3 1 (3.70%) Servlets
3 1 (3.70%) Spring
3 1 (3.70%) Spring Boot
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.70%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Linux
2 13 (48.15%) Unix
3 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (3.70%) AIX
5 1 (3.70%) HPUX
5 1 (3.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Open Source
2 7 (25.93%) DevOps
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.81%) Migration
5 4 (14.81%) Software Delivery
6 3 (11.11%) Coaching
6 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) ITSM
6 3 (11.11%) Kanban
6 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment
7 2 (7.41%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Java
1 5 (18.52%) Python
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) Ruby
3 3 (11.11%) Perl
3 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) ES6
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (14.81%) vSphere
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) KVM
2 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Puppet
2 5 (18.52%) Ansible
2 5 (18.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle
2 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft