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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 171 184 222
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +38
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 80 54 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.86% 0.62% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.94% 2.90% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 10
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£338 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £239 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £435 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +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
1620 1859 1847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.36% 21.35% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 999 888
Average daily rate £360 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £484 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 42 41
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.56 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+2.99% -1.39%

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 30 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 30 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 +16 37 £356 +9.61% 5
Surrey +22 23 £325 -7.14% 2
West Sussex - 9 £338 - 3
Oxfordshire - 7 £413 - 4
Berkshire -36 2 £300 +14.28% 2
East Sussex - 1 £275 - 3
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 62 (52.99%) Linux
2 56 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (45.30%) Oracle
4 52 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 50 (42.74%) MySQL
6 44 (37.61%) Scrum
7 41 (35.04%) Puppet
8 37 (31.62%) SQL
9 35 (29.91%) Apache
10 30 (25.64%) UNIX
11 29 (24.79%) Java
12 27 (23.08%) Web Services
12 27 (23.08%) Maven
12 27 (23.08%) DevOps
13 26 (22.22%) Eclipse
14 25 (21.37%) PostGIS
15 24 (20.51%) Open Source
16 23 (19.66%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (18.80%) JIRA
17 22 (18.80%) Tomcat
18 21 (17.95%) JavaScript
18 21 (17.95%) Internet
18 21 (17.95%) Cucumber
19 20 (17.09%) VMware
20 19 (16.24%) Microsoft
20 19 (16.24%) Subversion
21 18 (15.38%) TDD
21 18 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
21 18 (15.38%) RESTful
21 18 (15.38%) Amazon AWS

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 35 (29.91%) Apache
2 22 (18.80%) Tomcat
3 16 (13.68%) WebLogic
4 12 (10.26%) Apache Solr
5 6 (5.13%) Confluence
5 6 (5.13%) Node.js
6 4 (3.42%) uWSGI
6 4 (3.42%) CMS
7 3 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle Spatial
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.71%) Mule
9 1 (0.85%) Drupal
9 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.40%) MS Visio
2 11 (9.40%) MS Office
3 3 (2.56%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (10.26%) SaaS
3 6 (5.13%) Amazon S3
4 5 (4.27%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.71%) Heroku
5 2 (1.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.95%) Internet
2 11 (9.40%) Radio Access Network
3 9 (7.69%) DNS
4 8 (6.84%) 3G
4 8 (6.84%) SNMP
4 8 (6.84%) 2G
5 7 (5.98%) HTTP
6 6 (5.13%) Telnet
6 6 (5.13%) LTE
7 5 (4.27%) SSL
8 4 (3.42%) DHCP
8 4 (3.42%) 4G
9 3 (2.56%) SSH
9 3 (2.56%) LAN
9 3 (2.56%) WAN
9 3 (2.56%) VPN
9 3 (2.56%) Firewall
10 1 (0.85%) SMTP
10 1 (0.85%) VoIP
10 1 (0.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (42.74%) MySQL
2 18 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (12.82%) SQL Server
4 11 (9.40%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.27%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.42%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (2.56%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.71%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.85%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 52 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 27 (23.08%) Maven
3 26 (22.22%) Eclipse
4 22 (18.80%) JIRA
5 21 (17.95%) Cucumber
6 19 (16.24%) Subversion
7 12 (10.26%) FitNesse
8 10 (8.55%) Git (software)
8 10 (8.55%) JUnit
9 8 (6.84%) Selenium
10 7 (5.98%) JMeter
11 6 (5.13%) RSpec
12 5 (4.27%) LoadRunner
13 4 (3.42%) TeamCity
14 3 (2.56%) Talend Open Studio
14 3 (2.56%) CruiseControl
14 3 (2.56%) Hudson
15 2 (1.71%) Karma Test Runner
15 2 (1.71%) Sublime Text
15 2 (1.71%) NUnit
General
1 15 (12.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.85%) Finance
2 1 (0.85%) Advertising
2 1 (0.85%) Banking
2 1 (0.85%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 49 (41.88%) Developer
2 17 (14.53%) Architect
3 16 (13.68%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (10.26%) Database Developer
5 9 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 9 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) DBA
6 8 (6.84%) Web Developer
6 8 (6.84%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.98%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Linux Support
8 6 (5.13%) Administrator
9 5 (4.27%) Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.27%) GIS Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Linux Support Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) C# Developer
11 3 (2.56%) Oracle DBA
11 3 (2.56%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (23.08%) Web Services
2 25 (21.37%) PostGIS
3 18 (15.38%) RESTful
4 17 (14.53%) J2EE
4 17 (14.53%) Middleware
5 16 (13.68%) HTML
6 15 (12.82%) CSS
7 13 (11.11%) .NET
7 13 (11.11%) SOAP
8 10 (8.55%) HTML5
8 10 (8.55%) XML
8 10 (8.55%) Spring
9 9 (7.69%) jQuery
10 8 (6.84%) AngularJS
11 7 (5.98%) Backbone.js
11 7 (5.98%) REST
12 6 (5.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (5.13%) WCF
13 5 (4.27%) ActiveMQ
13 5 (4.27%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.51%) Open Source
2 14 (11.97%) GIS
3 3 (2.56%) HACMP
4 1 (0.85%) Wiki
4 1 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 62 (52.99%) Linux
2 30 (25.64%) UNIX
3 14 (11.97%) Oracle Linux
4 10 (8.55%) CentOS
5 8 (6.84%) Windows
6 4 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.56%) AIX
7 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.71%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.85%) openSUSE
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.85%) Android
9 1 (0.85%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (37.61%) Scrum
3 27 (23.08%) DevOps
4 23 (19.66%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
5 18 (15.38%) TDD
6 17 (14.53%) ETL
7 13 (11.11%) SOA
8 12 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (6.84%) MVC
9 8 (6.84%) Validation
10 7 (5.98%) BDD
11 6 (5.13%) Migration
11 6 (5.13%) Configuration Management
11 6 (5.13%) OO
11 6 (5.13%) Test Automation
12 5 (4.27%) Performance Management
12 5 (4.27%) Dimensional Modelling
12 5 (4.27%) Content Management
13 4 (3.42%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 37 (31.62%) SQL
2 29 (24.79%) Java
3 21 (17.95%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.68%) Perl
4 16 (13.68%) C#
5 13 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 11 (9.40%) Python
6 11 (9.40%) Bash Shell
7 10 (8.55%) PHP
8 8 (6.84%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.42%) C++
9 4 (3.42%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.56%) Ruby
11 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.85%) AWK
Qualifications
1 4 (3.42%) ISEB
2 3 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.56%) Degree
2 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.56%) MCSA
2 3 (2.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.55%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.42%) Shibboleth
3 4 (3.42%) vCloud
4 3 (2.56%) KVM
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.71%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.71%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 41 (35.04%) Puppet
2 16 (13.68%) Vagrant
3 11 (9.40%) YUM
4 5 (4.27%) WebInspect
5 3 (2.56%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.85%) Nagios
6 1 (0.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 53 (45.30%) Oracle
2 20 (17.09%) VMware
3 19 (16.24%) Microsoft
4 17 (14.53%) Business Objects
5 15 (12.82%) Red Hat
6 10 (8.55%) Greenplum
7 8 (6.84%) Tripwire
7 8 (6.84%) Ericsson
8 7 (5.98%) Huawei
8 7 (5.98%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 7 (5.98%) Nortel
9 6 (5.13%) EMC
10 3 (2.56%) IBM
10 3 (2.56%) Talend
11 2 (1.71%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.85%) Akamai
12 1 (0.85%) Splunk
12 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.85%) JBoss
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