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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 173 223 192
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -31
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 81 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.86% 0.24% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.49% 1.29% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 10 13
Average daily rate
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£380 £299 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.19% -11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £240 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £410 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £295 £338
% change year-on-year
+28.81% -12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £50.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-20.79% +68.33%
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
1475 1623 1439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.59% 18.64% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 868 738
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 40 55
Average hourly rate £37.50 £23.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.04% -9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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 +29 48 £380 +24.59% 11
Oxfordshire - 12 £325 - 5
Buckinghamshire - 7 - - 1
East Sussex +5 5 £298 +22.05% 6
Berkshire -2 3 £450 - 3
Surrey - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 112 (58.33%) Linux
2 89 (46.35%) SQL
3 67 (34.90%) Apache
4 64 (33.33%) Python
5 62 (32.29%) Continuous Integration
6 60 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (30.73%) UNIX
8 58 (30.21%) Java
9 56 (29.17%) MySQL
10 55 (28.65%) Subversion
11 47 (24.48%) XML
11 47 (24.48%) Open Source
12 45 (23.44%) Jenkins
13 42 (21.88%) Git (software)
14 38 (19.79%) Scrum
15 36 (18.75%) PHP
16 34 (17.71%) Security Cleared
17 32 (16.67%) Oracle
17 32 (16.67%) Perl
17 32 (16.67%) OO
18 31 (16.15%) UML
18 31 (16.15%) Configuration Management
19 30 (15.63%) Microsoft
19 30 (15.63%) TDD
19 30 (15.63%) PostGIS
20 29 (15.10%) Data Warehouse
20 29 (15.10%) Web Services
21 28 (14.58%) Internet
22 27 (14.06%) JavaScript
22 27 (14.06%) Software Engineering

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 67 (34.90%) Apache
2 18 (9.38%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.73%) uWSGI
4 8 (4.17%) CMS
4 8 (4.17%) Apache Solr
5 7 (3.65%) nginx
5 7 (3.65%) OpenStack
6 5 (2.60%) JBoss
6 5 (2.60%) Drupal
7 4 (2.08%) Node.js
8 3 (1.56%) Confluence
8 3 (1.56%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.04%) MediaWiki
9 2 (1.04%) Jetty
10 1 (0.52%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.52%) Mule
10 1 (0.52%) WordPress
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.69%) MS Visio
2 9 (4.69%) MS Office
3 7 (3.65%) Photoshop
3 7 (3.65%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 4 (2.08%) Magento
2 3 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.60%) SaaS
3 4 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.58%) Internet
2 21 (10.94%) Radio Access Network
3 8 (4.17%) DNS
4 5 (2.60%) 3G
4 5 (2.60%) Firewall
4 5 (2.60%) 2G
5 4 (2.08%) IMAP
5 4 (2.08%) OpenLDAP
5 4 (2.08%) HTTPS
5 4 (2.08%) LDAP
5 4 (2.08%) SMTP
5 4 (2.08%) HTTP
6 3 (1.56%) LTE
6 3 (1.56%) 4G
6 3 (1.56%) Telnet
6 3 (1.56%) SNMP
6 3 (1.56%) VPN
7 2 (1.04%) IPsec
7 2 (1.04%) Network Security
7 2 (1.04%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (29.17%) MySQL
2 29 (15.10%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (12.50%) Ingres
4 13 (6.77%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.69%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.17%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.65%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.65%) NoSQL
8 6 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.56%) MarkLogic
10 2 (1.04%) BaseX
10 2 (1.04%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (1.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (1.04%) Big Data
10 2 (1.04%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.52%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.52%) DB2
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 55 (28.65%) Subversion
2 45 (23.44%) Jenkins
3 42 (21.88%) Git (software)
4 25 (13.02%) Ant
5 24 (12.50%) ClearCase
5 24 (12.50%) NUnit
5 24 (12.50%) CruiseControl
5 24 (12.50%) CppUnit
5 24 (12.50%) GoogleTest
6 23 (11.98%) ClearQuest
7 21 (10.94%) Eclipse
8 19 (9.90%) Maven
9 11 (5.73%) JUnit
9 11 (5.73%) Cucumber
10 10 (5.21%) Mockito
11 8 (4.17%) JIRA
12 7 (3.65%) NetBeans
12 7 (3.65%) Gerrit
13 6 (3.13%) Selenium
14 5 (2.60%) FitNesse
General
1 23 (11.98%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.08%) Retail
3 3 (1.56%) Publishing
4 1 (0.52%) Banking
4 1 (0.52%) Finance
4 1 (0.52%) Advertising
4 1 (0.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 81 (42.19%) Developer
2 48 (25.00%) Architect
3 35 (18.23%) Solutions Architect
4 24 (12.50%) Lead Architect
5 19 (9.90%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 15 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
7 14 (7.29%) Java Developer
8 13 (6.77%) Software Developer
9 12 (6.25%) Database Developer
10 8 (4.17%) PHP Developer
10 8 (4.17%) C Developer
11 7 (3.65%) DBA
11 7 (3.65%) Administrator
12 6 (3.13%) Senior Developer
12 6 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (3.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 6 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
12 6 (3.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 6 (3.13%) Technical Design Authority
13 5 (2.60%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (24.48%) XML
2 30 (15.63%) PostGIS
3 29 (15.10%) Web Services
4 25 (13.02%) RESTful
5 24 (12.50%) wxWidgets
5 24 (12.50%) Motif
5 24 (12.50%) Java EE
6 23 (11.98%) CSS
7 22 (11.46%) HTML
8 19 (9.90%) Spring
9 17 (8.85%) J2EE
10 16 (8.33%) SOAP
11 14 (7.29%) Hibernate
12 13 (6.77%) jQuery
13 12 (6.25%) REST
14 11 (5.73%) WSGI
14 11 (5.73%) Regular Expression
14 11 (5.73%) JSON
15 10 (5.21%) Servlets
16 7 (3.65%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 47 (24.48%) Open Source
2 24 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.17%) Derivative
3 8 (4.17%) Wiki
4 4 (2.08%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.08%) GIS
5 3 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.56%) Replication
5 3 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.04%) HACMP
7 1 (0.52%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.52%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 112 (58.33%) Linux
2 59 (30.73%) UNIX
3 26 (13.54%) Windows
4 9 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (4.17%) CentOS
6 6 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.60%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.60%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (1.56%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.56%) AIX
9 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.04%) Android
10 1 (0.52%) HPUX
10 1 (0.52%) Solaris
10 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.52%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (32.29%) Continuous Integration
2 60 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (19.79%) Scrum
4 32 (16.67%) OO
5 31 (16.15%) UML
5 31 (16.15%) Configuration Management
6 30 (15.63%) TDD
7 27 (14.06%) Software Engineering
8 26 (13.54%) DevOps
9 24 (12.50%) OOD
10 23 (11.98%) BDD
11 20 (10.42%) TOGAF
12 19 (9.90%) Web Development
13 17 (8.85%) Project Management
14 16 (8.33%) SOA
14 16 (8.33%) Analytics
15 14 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (6.77%) ETL
16 13 (6.77%) Requirements Analysis
16 13 (6.77%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 89 (46.35%) SQL
2 64 (33.33%) Python
3 58 (30.21%) Java
4 36 (18.75%) PHP
5 32 (16.67%) Perl
6 27 (14.06%) JavaScript
7 24 (12.50%) C
8 22 (11.46%) C++
9 11 (5.73%) Shell Script
10 9 (4.69%) Bash Shell
11 8 (4.17%) PHP5
11 8 (4.17%) C#
12 4 (2.08%) Ruby
12 4 (2.08%) XQuery
12 4 (2.08%) XPath
13 2 (1.04%) Korn
13 2 (1.04%) R
14 1 (0.52%) Scala
14 1 (0.52%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 34 (17.71%) Security Cleared
2 27 (14.06%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.08%) DV Cleared
3 4 (2.08%) Degree
4 2 (1.04%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.08%) SLA
2 2 (1.04%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (5.73%) Shibboleth
2 8 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.08%) vSphere
4 3 (1.56%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.04%) Samba
5 2 (1.04%) Postfix
5 2 (1.04%) XenServer
5 2 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.52%) vCloud
6 1 (0.52%) Docker
6 1 (0.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 27 (14.06%) Puppet
2 9 (4.69%) Nagios
3 8 (4.17%) Ansible
4 6 (3.13%) ZABBIX
4 6 (3.13%) Hyperic
5 5 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.08%) logstash
7 3 (1.56%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.04%) Control-M
8 2 (1.04%) Salt
9 1 (0.52%) Kibana
9 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (16.67%) Oracle
2 30 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 24 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 23 (11.98%) Business Objects
5 19 (9.90%) Greenplum
6 15 (7.81%) VMware
7 7 (3.65%) Adobe
8 6 (3.13%) Remedy
9 5 (2.60%) Ericsson
10 4 (2.08%) Nortel
10 4 (2.08%) Sybase
10 4 (2.08%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 4 (2.08%) Splunk
10 4 (2.08%) Huawei
10 4 (2.08%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.56%) IBM
11 3 (1.56%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (1.04%) Citrix
12 2 (1.04%) BMC
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