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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 59 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 19 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.87% 0.23% 1.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.86% 1.50% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £14.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-44.82% -67.77%
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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 Reading region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
175 133 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.24% 15.43% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 72 79
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 31 August 2015.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 18 (85.71%) Python
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (76.19%) Git (software)
3 14 (66.67%) HTML
3 14 (66.67%) Java
3 14 (66.67%) Oracle
4 13 (61.90%) TDD
5 12 (57.14%) Spring
5 12 (57.14%) Scrum
5 12 (57.14%) CSS
5 12 (57.14%) GIS
5 12 (57.14%) MVC
6 11 (52.38%) EJB
6 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
6 11 (52.38%) Oracle Spatial
6 11 (52.38%) Spring MVC
6 11 (52.38%) Hibernate
6 11 (52.38%) jQuery
6 11 (52.38%) TeamCity
6 11 (52.38%) AngularJS
6 11 (52.38%) User Stories
7 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
8 8 (38.10%) Linux
9 7 (33.33%) Java EE
9 7 (33.33%) JPA
10 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
10 5 (23.81%) UNIX
10 5 (23.81%) SQL
11 3 (14.29%) MySQL
11 3 (14.29%) Management Information System

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 11 (52.38%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) WLAN
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (76.19%) Git (software)
2 11 (52.38%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) jMock
3 1 (4.76%) DbUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Mockito
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Java Developer
3 5 (23.81%) DBA
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (14.29%) Administrator
5 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 2 (9.52%) Junior Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Junior Java Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Junior
7 1 (4.76%) Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) HTML
2 12 (57.14%) CSS
2 12 (57.14%) Spring
3 11 (52.38%) jQuery
3 11 (52.38%) EJB
3 11 (52.38%) Hibernate
3 11 (52.38%) Spring MVC
3 11 (52.38%) AngularJS
4 7 (33.33%) JPA
4 7 (33.33%) Java EE
5 3 (14.29%) Ajax
6 2 (9.52%) REST
7 1 (4.76%) CSS3
7 1 (4.76%) PowerMock
7 1 (4.76%) Django
7 1 (4.76%) RESTEasy
7 1 (4.76%) Play Framework
7 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (4.76%) JSON
7 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) GIS
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) TDD
3 12 (57.14%) MVC
3 12 (57.14%) Scrum
4 11 (52.38%) User Stories
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Web Application Development
5 2 (9.52%) Kanban
5 2 (9.52%) Use Case
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) OO
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.76%) Product Management
6 1 (4.76%) Open Source
6 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) BDD
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) Python
2 14 (66.67%) Java
3 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.52%) VB
5 2 (9.52%) Perl
5 2 (9.52%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) VMware