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 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 59 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.34% 0.88% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.33% 3.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£356 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-61.33% +3.44%
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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
150 118 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.17% 25.93% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 90 60
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £349 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.28% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £65.00 £11.15 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+482.95% -55.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 12 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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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 - 1
PostgreSQL
Wales

PostgreSQL
Top 25 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Anywhere
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) SQLite
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Database Security
2 1 (50.00%) Java

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Anywhere
1 1 (50.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Hudson
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase