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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 159 178 186
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +8
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 113 97 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.29% 0.99% 0.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.07% 4.46% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 62 28
Median daily rate £400 £380 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £486 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £8.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -67.67%
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
1863 2175 1814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.25% 22.22% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1148 1326 1054
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 37 34
Median hourly rate £37.75 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £17.25 £10.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £50.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +32.00%

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +9 59 £418 +7.74% 5
Oxfordshire +22 24 £425 +13.33% 3
Berkshire +1 13 £363 +3.57% 7
Surrey -10 7 £375 +25.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +16 6 £425 - 2
East Sussex +10 2 £400 -
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 South East region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 119 (58.05%) Linux
2 102 (49.76%) Java
3 66 (32.20%) Oracle
4 65 (31.71%) SQL
5 58 (28.29%) Continuous Integration
6 54 (26.34%) JIRA
6 54 (26.34%) MySQL
6 54 (26.34%) Apache
6 54 (26.34%) ActiveMQ
6 54 (26.34%) Spring
7 52 (25.37%) Perl
8 51 (24.88%) JBoss
8 51 (24.88%) Subversion
8 51 (24.88%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (22.44%) Tomcat
9 46 (22.44%) ITIL
9 46 (22.44%) Puppet
10 42 (20.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 40 (19.51%) Jenkins
11 40 (19.51%) Unix
12 39 (19.02%) DevOps
13 38 (18.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 38 (18.54%) Smart Meter
13 38 (18.54%) Hibernate
14 36 (17.56%) Git (software)
15 35 (17.07%) Artifactory
15 35 (17.07%) MongoDB
15 35 (17.07%) Firewall
15 35 (17.07%) XML
16 34 (16.59%) PHP

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 54 (26.34%) Apache
2 51 (24.88%) JBoss
3 46 (22.44%) Tomcat
4 13 (6.34%) nginx
4 13 (6.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 7 (3.41%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.95%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.95%) Drupal
6 4 (1.95%) WordPress
7 3 (1.46%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.46%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.98%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.98%) Confluence
8 2 (0.98%) SilverStripe
9 1 (0.49%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.49%) CMS
9 1 (0.49%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.49%) Jetty
9 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.49%) Perch
Applications
1 6 (2.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.37%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.49%) Magento
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.41%) Bluemix
1 7 (3.41%) IBM Cloud
2 5 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.46%) IaaS
3 3 (1.46%) PaaS
3 3 (1.46%) SaaS
4 2 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.98%) Force.com
4 2 (0.98%) GitHub
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.49%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.49%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 35 (17.07%) Firewall
2 19 (9.27%) SSL
3 17 (8.29%) HTTP
4 16 (7.80%) IPv6
5 12 (5.85%) SNMP
6 11 (5.37%) DNS
7 10 (4.88%) Internet
8 9 (4.39%) OpenLDAP
8 9 (4.39%) tcpdump
9 8 (3.90%) DHCP
10 7 (3.41%) IPv4
11 5 (2.44%) Network Security
12 3 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (1.46%) DDNS
12 3 (1.46%) FTP
12 3 (1.46%) LDAP
12 3 (1.46%) NAS
12 3 (1.46%) SAN
12 3 (1.46%) SMTP
13 2 (0.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (26.34%) MySQL
2 35 (17.07%) MongoDB
3 27 (13.17%) SQL Server
4 25 (12.20%) Relational Database
5 19 (9.27%) NoSQL
6 18 (8.78%) Oracle Database
7 12 (5.85%) Hadoop
7 12 (5.85%) Oracle BI EE
7 12 (5.85%) Redis
8 10 (4.88%) CouchDB
9 6 (2.93%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.44%) DB2
10 5 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.46%) GIS
11 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.46%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.98%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 54 (26.34%) JIRA
2 51 (24.88%) Subversion
3 42 (20.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 40 (19.51%) Jenkins
5 36 (17.56%) Git (software)
6 35 (17.07%) Artifactory
7 33 (16.10%) Gradle
7 33 (16.10%) JUnit
8 27 (13.17%) Selenium
9 25 (12.20%) Cucumber
10 20 (9.76%) Checkstyle
10 20 (9.76%) FindBugs
11 12 (5.85%) Maven
12 10 (4.88%) Mercurial
13 9 (4.39%) TortoiseSVN
14 7 (3.41%) JMeter
14 7 (3.41%) TeamCity
15 5 (2.44%) CruiseControl
15 5 (2.44%) Hudson
15 5 (2.44%) IntelliJ
General
1 10 (4.88%) Finance
2 9 (4.39%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.93%) Aerospace
3 6 (2.93%) Marketing
4 4 (1.95%) Retail
5 3 (1.46%) Local Government
6 1 (0.49%) Advertising
6 1 (0.49%) Games
6 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 84 (40.98%) Developer
2 37 (18.05%) Java Developer
3 18 (8.78%) PHP Developer
4 17 (8.29%) Analyst
5 15 (7.32%) Applications Support
6 13 (6.34%) Administrator
6 13 (6.34%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (6.34%) Web Developer
7 12 (5.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 11 (5.37%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (5.37%) E-Commerce Developer
9 10 (4.88%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
9 10 (4.88%) Senior Developer
10 9 (4.39%) Architect
10 9 (4.39%) Linux Support
11 8 (3.90%) DBA
11 8 (3.90%) Linux Specialist
11 8 (3.90%) Support Analyst
11 8 (3.90%) Technical Specialist
12 7 (3.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (26.34%) ActiveMQ
1 54 (26.34%) Spring
2 38 (18.54%) Hibernate
3 35 (17.07%) XML
4 34 (16.59%) LAPP Stack
5 29 (14.15%) Apache Camel
6 28 (13.66%) CSS
6 28 (13.66%) HTML
7 27 (13.17%) Web Services
8 22 (10.73%) AngularJS
8 22 (10.73%) NHibernate
9 21 (10.24%) LAMP
10 18 (8.78%) Node.js
10 18 (8.78%) REST
11 16 (7.80%) Entity Framework
12 14 (6.83%) Symfony
13 13 (6.34%) jQuery
14 12 (5.85%) PostGIS
15 10 (4.88%) Laravel
15 10 (4.88%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 38 (18.54%) Smart Meter
2 14 (6.83%) Clustering
3 9 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.41%) VCE vBlock
5 6 (2.93%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.93%) User Experience
6 4 (1.95%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.46%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.46%) Blog
7 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.46%) Replication
8 2 (0.98%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.98%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.98%) IVR
8 2 (0.98%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.98%) PKI
8 2 (0.98%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.49%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 119 (58.05%) Linux
2 40 (19.51%) Unix
3 38 (18.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (13.66%) Windows
5 13 (6.34%) AIX
6 8 (3.90%) CentOS
7 4 (1.95%) Debian
7 4 (1.95%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.98%) Android
8 2 (0.98%) Solaris
9 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.49%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.49%) HPUX
9 1 (0.49%) SUSE
9 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (28.29%) Continuous Integration
2 51 (24.88%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (22.44%) ITIL
4 39 (19.02%) DevOps
5 31 (15.12%) Web Development
6 28 (13.66%) Scrum
7 25 (12.20%) Configuration Management
8 24 (11.71%) MVC
8 24 (11.71%) Waterfall
9 22 (10.73%) Release Management
10 20 (9.76%) Unit Testing
11 19 (9.27%) SOA
12 16 (7.80%) OO
13 15 (7.32%) E-Commerce
13 15 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (7.32%) TDD
14 14 (6.83%) Continuous Delivery
14 14 (6.83%) ITSM
14 14 (6.83%) Software Engineering
15 13 (6.34%) UML
Programming Languages
1 102 (49.76%) Java
2 65 (31.71%) SQL
3 52 (25.37%) Perl
4 34 (16.59%) PHP
5 33 (16.10%) Python
6 30 (14.63%) JavaScript
7 25 (12.20%) Bash Shell
8 23 (11.22%) Ruby
9 14 (6.83%) PowerShell
10 13 (6.34%) C++
10 13 (6.34%) T-SQL
11 12 (5.85%) Scala
12 10 (4.88%) C
13 9 (4.39%) Go
14 7 (3.41%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.95%) C#
15 4 (1.95%) Rust
16 3 (1.46%) Groovy
17 2 (0.98%) Apex Code
17 2 (0.98%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 28 (13.66%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.88%) Degree
4 4 (1.95%) HND
5 2 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.98%) RHCA
5 2 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.49%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (0.49%) RHCE
6 1 (0.49%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.95%) QA
1 4 (1.95%) SLA
2 2 (0.98%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.41%) vSphere
4 4 (1.95%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (1.46%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.98%) Docker
6 2 (0.98%) GPFS
6 2 (0.98%) StorNext
6 2 (0.98%) Xen
7 1 (0.49%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.49%) KVM
7 1 (0.49%) OpenSSH
7 1 (0.49%) Postfix
7 1 (0.49%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 46 (22.44%) Puppet
2 26 (12.68%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (6.34%) Ansible
4 11 (5.37%) Ambari
4 11 (5.37%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.49%) Icinga
5 1 (0.49%) Mesos
5 1 (0.49%) Nagios
5 1 (0.49%) Opsview
5 1 (0.49%) SELinux
5 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.49%) yum
Vendors
1 66 (32.20%) Oracle
2 31 (15.12%) Red Hat
3 30 (14.63%) VMware
4 13 (6.34%) F5
5 11 (5.37%) Zend
6 9 (4.39%) Informatica
7 6 (2.93%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.93%) Splunk
8 5 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.95%) IBM
10 3 (1.46%) Avaya
10 3 (1.46%) Cisco
10 3 (1.46%) Genesys
10 3 (1.46%) KANA
10 3 (1.46%) LANDesk
11 2 (0.98%) Greenplum
11 2 (0.98%) Talend
12 1 (0.49%) Arqiva
12 1 (0.49%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.49%) ServiceNow
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