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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 63 60 81
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 2 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 1.79% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.50% 9.28% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-67.77% +28.57%
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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
133 194 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.43% 19.30% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 79 62
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 2
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) MySQL
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) KVM
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) SMTP
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Trac
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Java SE
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) Sass
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) OOCSS
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) FreeBSD
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) AWK
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSA
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Akamai