The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the South East region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 181 201 228
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +27
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 59 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.39% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.51% 2.01% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 7
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £231 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £350 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.95% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1683 1645 1802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.34% 19.44% 18.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 962 870 912
Average daily rate £350 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 57 53
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.13 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% -28.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £17.04 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £47.50 £38.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
PostgreSQL
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +24 36 £338 +17.39% 3
Surrey +6 12 £344 -1.78% 1
Oxfordshire - 8 £406 - 1
Berkshire -24 2 £300 -7.69% 1
West Sussex - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 51 (55.43%) Oracle
2 49 (53.26%) Linux
3 44 (47.83%) MySQL
4 41 (44.57%) Jenkins
5 36 (39.13%) Puppet
6 29 (31.52%) Scrum
7 28 (30.43%) DevOps
8 26 (28.26%) SQL
9 25 (27.17%) Java
10 23 (25.00%) UNIX
10 23 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (23.91%) Apache
12 21 (22.83%) Middleware
13 20 (21.74%) Web Services
13 20 (21.74%) XML
14 18 (19.57%) JavaScript
15 17 (18.48%) Perl
15 17 (18.48%) WebLogic
15 17 (18.48%) CSS
15 17 (18.48%) Subversion
16 15 (16.30%) Maven
16 15 (16.30%) JIRA
16 15 (16.30%) Python
16 15 (16.30%) Oracle Linux
17 14 (15.22%) Radio Access Network
17 14 (15.22%) ETL
17 14 (15.22%) Git (software)
18 13 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (14.13%) Tomcat
18 13 (14.13%) SNMP

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 22 (23.91%) Apache
2 17 (18.48%) WebLogic
3 13 (14.13%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.43%) Apache Solr
5 4 (4.35%) uWSGI
5 4 (4.35%) Mule
5 4 (4.35%) CMS
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (3.26%) Confluence
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.17%) Node.js
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (1.09%) IIS
8 1 (1.09%) Drupal
8 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 7 (7.61%) MS Office
2 7 (7.61%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.26%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Metrica
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.52%) Amazon S3
3 5 (5.43%) SaaS
4 3 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.17%) GitHub
5 2 (2.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.22%) Radio Access Network
2 13 (14.13%) SNMP
3 12 (13.04%) Telnet
4 11 (11.96%) 3G
4 11 (11.96%) 2G
5 9 (9.78%) Internet
6 8 (8.70%) DNS
7 7 (7.61%) HTTP
7 7 (7.61%) 4G
8 5 (5.43%) LTE
9 4 (4.35%) AMQP
9 4 (4.35%) DHCP
10 3 (3.26%) Firewall
10 3 (3.26%) SSL
10 3 (3.26%) VPN
10 3 (3.26%) LAN
10 3 (3.26%) WAN
11 2 (2.17%) SSH
11 2 (2.17%) LDAP
12 1 (1.09%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (47.83%) MySQL
2 12 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (11.96%) SQL Server
4 9 (9.78%) MongoDB
4 9 (9.78%) Oracle Database
5 6 (6.52%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (44.57%) Jenkins
2 17 (18.48%) Subversion
3 15 (16.30%) Maven
3 15 (16.30%) JIRA
4 14 (15.22%) Git (software)
5 11 (11.96%) Cucumber
6 9 (9.78%) Eclipse
7 8 (8.70%) Talend Open Studio
8 6 (6.52%) JUnit
9 5 (5.43%) FitNesse
10 4 (4.35%) RSpec
10 4 (4.35%) Mercurial
10 4 (4.35%) TeamCity
10 4 (4.35%) Selenium
11 3 (3.26%) Ant
11 3 (3.26%) CruiseControl
11 3 (3.26%) Hudson
12 2 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (2.17%) Sublime Text
12 2 (2.17%) NUnit
General
1 9 (9.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.09%) Finance
2 1 (1.09%) Advertising
2 1 (1.09%) Dutch Language
2 1 (1.09%) German Language
2 1 (1.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (34.78%) Developer
2 12 (13.04%) Architect
3 10 (10.87%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (10.87%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (9.78%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Database Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Administrator
7 6 (6.52%) DBA
7 6 (6.52%) Web Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Linux Support
8 5 (5.43%) Linux Support Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Senior Architect
9 4 (4.35%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (4.35%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.26%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.83%) Middleware
2 20 (21.74%) Web Services
2 20 (21.74%) XML
3 17 (18.48%) CSS
4 12 (13.04%) HTML
4 12 (13.04%) jQuery
5 11 (11.96%) .NET
6 10 (10.87%) J2EE
6 10 (10.87%) Spring
7 8 (8.70%) PostGIS
8 7 (7.61%) HTML5
8 7 (7.61%) REST
9 6 (6.52%) RESTful
9 6 (6.52%) JSON
9 6 (6.52%) Django
9 6 (6.52%) Java EE
10 5 (5.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (4.35%) Regular Expression
11 4 (4.35%) WSGI
11 4 (4.35%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Open Source
2 3 (3.26%) GIS
3 2 (2.17%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.17%) Wiki
4 1 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 49 (53.26%) Linux
2 23 (25.00%) UNIX
3 15 (16.30%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (6.52%) CentOS
4 6 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.35%) Android
5 4 (4.35%) Windows
6 2 (2.17%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.17%) Debian
7 1 (1.09%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.52%) Scrum
2 28 (30.43%) DevOps
3 23 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.22%) ETL
5 13 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (10.87%) SOA
7 9 (9.78%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (9.78%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (8.70%) Web Development
9 7 (7.61%) TDD
9 7 (7.61%) Validation
10 6 (6.52%) Migration
10 6 (6.52%) Configuration Management
11 5 (5.43%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.35%) Android Development
12 4 (4.35%) BDD
12 4 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (3.26%) MVC
13 3 (3.26%) Workflow
13 3 (3.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.26%) SQL
2 25 (27.17%) Java
3 18 (19.57%) JavaScript
4 17 (18.48%) Perl
5 15 (16.30%) Python
6 12 (13.04%) C#
7 11 (11.96%) Shell Script
8 9 (9.78%) PL/SQL
9 8 (8.70%) C++
10 7 (7.61%) Bash Shell
10 7 (7.61%) PHP
11 4 (4.35%) Ruby
11 4 (4.35%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.09%) AWK
12 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
1 4 (4.35%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.26%) CCNA
2 3 (3.26%) MCSA
3 1 (1.09%) ISEB
3 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.35%) Shibboleth
4 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.26%) KVM
5 2 (2.17%) vCloud
5 2 (2.17%) vSphere
6 1 (1.09%) Squid
6 1 (1.09%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 36 (39.13%) Puppet
2 13 (14.13%) Vagrant
3 11 (11.96%) YUM
4 6 (6.52%) Ansible
5 3 (3.26%) Nagios
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.09%) WebInspect
6 1 (1.09%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 51 (55.43%) Oracle
2 12 (13.04%) Ericsson
2 12 (13.04%) Red Hat
2 12 (13.04%) Greenplum
3 11 (11.96%) Huawei
3 11 (11.96%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 11 (11.96%) VMware
3 11 (11.96%) Nortel
4 9 (9.78%) Business Objects
5 8 (8.70%) Talend
6 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.35%) Splunk
7 4 (4.35%) Tripwire
7 4 (4.35%) EMC
8 2 (2.17%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.09%) Infoblox
9 1 (1.09%) Akamai
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