The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 59 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 7 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.86% 1.89% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.04% 10.49% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Median daily rate £400 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £43.43 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-74.67% +199.51%
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
139 162 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.06% 18.02% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 102 73
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £274 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% +12.50%

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 13 (56.52%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
3 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (39.13%) Puppet
3 9 (39.13%) Python
3 9 (39.13%) MySQL
3 9 (39.13%) Unix
3 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
4 8 (34.78%) Open Source
4 8 (34.78%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (30.43%) DevOps
5 7 (30.43%) Ruby
5 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (30.43%) CSS
5 7 (30.43%) HTML
6 6 (26.09%) Java
6 6 (26.09%) Hibernate
6 6 (26.09%) TeamCity
6 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
7 5 (21.74%) Web Development
7 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (21.74%) Ansible
7 5 (21.74%) PostGIS
7 5 (21.74%) HTTP
7 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
7 5 (21.74%) Nagios
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle
7 5 (21.74%) SSL
7 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
8 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) CloudStack
1 1 (4.35%) GeoServer
1 1 (4.35%) JBoss
1 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Spatial
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Bluemix
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) HTTP
1 5 (21.74%) SSL
1 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) Network Security
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (8.70%) GIS
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) Neo4j
4 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
2 6 (26.09%) TeamCity
3 3 (13.04%) JIRA
4 2 (8.70%) Jasmine
4 2 (8.70%) RSpec
5 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (4.35%) Mocha
5 1 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (4.35%) Subversion
5 1 (4.35%) webpack
General
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) DBA
2 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL DBA
2 5 (21.74%) Web Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Django Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Lead DevOps
3 3 (13.04%) Python Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Python Web Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Python/Django Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Graduate Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) CSS
1 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 6 (26.09%) Hibernate
3 5 (21.74%) PostGIS
4 4 (17.39%) jQuery
4 4 (17.39%) Node.js
4 4 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (13.04%) Django
6 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (4.35%) CSS3
7 1 (4.35%) HTML5
7 1 (4.35%) Middleware
7 1 (4.35%) OpenLayers
7 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (4.35%) React
7 1 (4.35%) Sass
7 1 (4.35%) Servlets
7 1 (4.35%) Spring
7 1 (4.35%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) Graphic Design
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Unix
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
4 1 (4.35%) AIX
4 1 (4.35%) HPUX
4 1 (4.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Open Source
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) DevOps
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (21.74%) Web Development
4 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Coaching
5 3 (13.04%) ERP
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) ITSM
5 3 (13.04%) Kanban
5 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) Software Deployment
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 2 (8.70%) Web Operations
7 1 (4.35%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Python
2 7 (30.43%) Ruby
3 6 (26.09%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.04%) Perl
5 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.70%) PHP
6 2 (8.70%) SQL
7 1 (4.35%) C#
7 1 (4.35%) C++
7 1 (4.35%) ES6
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) KVM
3 1 (4.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Puppet
2 5 (21.74%) Ansible
2 5 (21.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) VMware
4 3 (13.04%) LANDesk
5 2 (8.70%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.35%) Rackspace