The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 167 190 230
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +40
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 79 54 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.86% 0.62% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.89% 2.91% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 9
Average daily rate
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£338 £345 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £246 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £428 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-61.33% +3.44%
PostgreSQL
England

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 South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1617 1856 1860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.68% 21.17% 18.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 922 1011 885
Average daily rate £350 £370 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +1.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.86% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 40 48
Average hourly rate £22.00 £32.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.30% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.22%

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PostgreSQL across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

PostgreSQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL across the South East region.

PostgreSQL Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +30 41 £336 +3.46% 7
Surrey +17 19 £340 -2.85% 2
Oxfordshire - 8 £406 - 5
West Sussex - 7 £338 - 1
Berkshire -31 3 £300 -7.69% 2
East Sussex - 1 £275 - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 60 (52.17%) Linux
2 54 (46.96%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (46.09%) Jenkins
4 51 (44.35%) Oracle
5 45 (39.13%) MySQL
6 42 (36.52%) Scrum
6 42 (36.52%) Puppet
7 34 (29.57%) SQL
7 34 (29.57%) Apache
8 30 (26.09%) Java
9 29 (25.22%) Web Services
9 29 (25.22%) DevOps
10 27 (23.48%) Maven
11 25 (21.74%) UNIX
12 23 (20.00%) Eclipse
12 23 (20.00%) JIRA
12 23 (20.00%) Subversion
13 22 (19.13%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (19.13%) Tomcat
13 22 (19.13%) JavaScript
14 21 (18.26%) Open Source
14 21 (18.26%) PostGIS
15 20 (17.39%) Cucumber
16 19 (16.52%) VMware
17 18 (15.65%) Middleware
17 18 (15.65%) Red Hat
17 18 (15.65%) Internet
18 17 (14.78%) RESTful
18 17 (14.78%) Amazon AWS
19 16 (13.91%) TDD

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 34 (29.57%) Apache
2 22 (19.13%) Tomcat
3 16 (13.91%) WebLogic
4 11 (9.57%) Apache Solr
5 6 (5.22%) Confluence
5 6 (5.22%) Node.js
6 4 (3.48%) CMS
6 4 (3.48%) uWSGI
7 3 (2.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (2.61%) Mule
7 3 (2.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.74%) Oracle Spatial
8 2 (1.74%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.87%) Drupal
9 1 (0.87%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.96%) MS Visio
2 8 (6.96%) MS Office
3 3 (2.61%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.74%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.78%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.57%) SaaS
3 6 (5.22%) Amazon S3
4 5 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.74%) Heroku
5 2 (1.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.65%) Internet
2 8 (6.96%) DNS
2 8 (6.96%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (6.09%) HTTP
3 7 (6.09%) SNMP
4 6 (5.22%) 2G
4 6 (5.22%) 3G
5 5 (4.35%) LTE
5 5 (4.35%) Telnet
5 5 (4.35%) SSL
6 3 (2.61%) SSH
6 3 (2.61%) Firewall
6 3 (2.61%) DHCP
6 3 (2.61%) VPN
6 3 (2.61%) LAN
6 3 (2.61%) WAN
7 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.74%) AMQP
7 2 (1.74%) 4G
8 1 (0.87%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (39.13%) MySQL
2 16 (13.91%) SQL Server
3 15 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (9.57%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.22%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.22%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.61%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.74%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.87%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 53 (46.09%) Jenkins
2 27 (23.48%) Maven
3 23 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 23 (20.00%) JIRA
3 23 (20.00%) Subversion
4 20 (17.39%) Cucumber
5 12 (10.43%) Git (software)
6 11 (9.57%) FitNesse
7 10 (8.70%) JUnit
8 8 (6.96%) Selenium
9 7 (6.09%) JMeter
10 6 (5.22%) RSpec
11 5 (4.35%) LoadRunner
12 4 (3.48%) TeamCity
13 3 (2.61%) Hudson
13 3 (2.61%) NUnit
13 3 (2.61%) CruiseControl
13 3 (2.61%) Talend Open Studio
13 3 (2.61%) Ant
14 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (12.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.87%) Dutch Language
2 1 (0.87%) German Language
2 1 (0.87%) Banking
2 1 (0.87%) Finance
2 1 (0.87%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (40.00%) Developer
2 14 (12.17%) Architect
3 13 (11.30%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (9.57%) Database Developer
5 9 (7.83%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (7.83%) Support Engineer
5 9 (7.83%) Java Developer
6 8 (6.96%) DBA
6 8 (6.96%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Administrator
8 6 (5.22%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Linux Support
9 5 (4.35%) Linux Support Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Analyst
9 5 (4.35%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.48%) GIS Developer
11 3 (2.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.61%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.22%) Web Services
2 21 (18.26%) PostGIS
3 18 (15.65%) Middleware
4 17 (14.78%) RESTful
5 16 (13.91%) CSS
6 15 (13.04%) HTML
7 14 (12.17%) J2EE
8 12 (10.43%) .NET
8 12 (10.43%) Spring
8 12 (10.43%) jQuery
9 11 (9.57%) SOAP
10 10 (8.70%) HTML5
10 10 (8.70%) XML
11 8 (6.96%) REST
12 7 (6.09%) AngularJS
12 7 (6.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 6 (5.22%) WCF
13 6 (5.22%) Java EE
13 6 (5.22%) Backbone.js
14 5 (4.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.26%) Open Source
2 13 (11.30%) GIS
3 3 (2.61%) HACMP
4 2 (1.74%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.87%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.87%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 60 (52.17%) Linux
2 25 (21.74%) UNIX
3 14 (12.17%) Oracle Linux
4 10 (8.70%) CentOS
5 8 (6.96%) Windows
6 5 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.61%) Android
7 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.61%) AIX
8 2 (1.74%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.87%) openSUSE
9 1 (0.87%) Debian
9 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.87%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.87%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (46.96%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (36.52%) Scrum
3 29 (25.22%) DevOps
4 22 (19.13%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (13.91%) TDD
6 15 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
7 14 (12.17%) ETL
8 12 (10.43%) SOA
9 11 (9.57%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (6.96%) MVC
11 7 (6.09%) BDD
12 6 (5.22%) Validation
12 6 (5.22%) Migration
12 6 (5.22%) Test Automation
13 5 (4.35%) Configuration Management
13 5 (4.35%) OO
14 4 (3.48%) Disaster Recovery
14 4 (3.48%) Web Development
15 3 (2.61%) Android Development
15 3 (2.61%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 34 (29.57%) SQL
2 30 (26.09%) Java
3 22 (19.13%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.17%) Shell Script
4 14 (12.17%) Perl
4 14 (12.17%) C#
5 13 (11.30%) Python
6 11 (9.57%) Bash Shell
7 9 (7.83%) PHP
8 8 (6.96%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.48%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.48%) Ruby
10 3 (2.61%) C++
11 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.87%) AWK
Qualifications
1 4 (3.48%) ISEB
1 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.61%) Degree
2 3 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.61%) CCNA
2 3 (2.61%) MCSA
3 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (6.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.48%) Shibboleth
3 4 (3.48%) vCloud
4 3 (2.61%) KVM
4 3 (2.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (2.61%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.61%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.74%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.74%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (36.52%) Puppet
2 16 (13.91%) Vagrant
3 11 (9.57%) YUM
4 5 (4.35%) WebInspect
5 3 (2.61%) Ansible
5 3 (2.61%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.74%) Nagios
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 51 (44.35%) Oracle
2 19 (16.52%) VMware
3 18 (15.65%) Red Hat
4 15 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 13 (11.30%) Business Objects
6 8 (6.96%) Tripwire
7 7 (6.09%) Greenplum
8 6 (5.22%) Ericsson
8 6 (5.22%) EMC
9 5 (4.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 5 (4.35%) Huawei
9 5 (4.35%) Nortel
10 3 (2.61%) Talend
10 3 (2.61%) IBM
11 2 (1.74%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.74%) Splunk
12 1 (0.87%) Akamai
12 1 (0.87%) JBoss
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