The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 67 50 36
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.18% 0.80% 1.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.65% 2.63% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £325 - £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.40 £50.50
% change year-on-year
- -27.92%
PostgreSQL
Wales

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 Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
154 152 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.65% 30.46% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 107 58
Average daily rate £350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £229 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -25.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cardiff - 1 £325 - 2
PostgreSQL
Wales

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) SOA
4 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) OO
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (57.14%) RESTful
5 3 (42.86%) Apache Solr
5 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
5 3 (42.86%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (42.86%) PostGIS
5 3 (42.86%) Subversion
5 3 (42.86%) Maven
5 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 3 (42.86%) Ruby
5 3 (42.86%) Ajax
5 3 (42.86%) Degree
5 3 (42.86%) Spring
5 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
5 3 (42.86%) JBoss
5 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
5 3 (42.86%) CSS
5 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
5 3 (42.86%) Internet
5 3 (42.86%) Performance Analysis

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (42.86%) Apache Solr
1 3 (42.86%) JBoss
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 2 (28.57%) Liferay
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Jackrabbit
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 3 (42.86%) Maven
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) Ant
3 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 2 (28.57%) IntelliJ
4 1 (14.29%) Hudson
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Liquibase
4 1 (14.29%) Mockito
4 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
4 1 (14.29%) DBA
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) RESTful
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) Ajax
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) PostGIS
2 3 (42.86%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) Facelets
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) JPA
3 2 (28.57%) JSF
3 2 (28.57%) PrimeFaces
3 2 (28.57%) XHTML
4 1 (14.29%) CakePHP
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) SOA
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) Coaching
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) Microservices
5 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (28.57%) OOD
5 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) UML
5 2 (28.57%) Use Case
6 1 (14.29%) Kanban
6 1 (14.29%) OOP
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM