The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 120 112 127
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 17 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 0.81% 0.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.87% 3.73% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 15
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
592 670 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.20% 21.65% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 463 485
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 14
Average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -27.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Trend in the South West

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PostgreSQL across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

PostgreSQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL across the South West region.

PostgreSQL Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Bristol -1 10 £400 -5.88% 3
Dorset - 2 £450 -
Wiltshire - 2 £325 -
Gloucestershire 0 1 £325 -20.00%
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 40 (54.79%) SQL
2 35 (47.95%) Open Source
3 31 (42.47%) ETL
4 29 (39.73%) JavaScript
4 29 (39.73%) CSS
5 28 (38.36%) Git (software)
6 26 (35.62%) Linux
7 25 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (32.88%) Ruby
8 24 (32.88%) HTML
8 24 (32.88%) Java
8 24 (32.88%) MongoDB
9 23 (31.51%) Responsive Web Design
9 23 (31.51%) Web Design
10 22 (30.14%) NoSQL
11 21 (28.77%) Sass
11 21 (28.77%) Python
11 21 (28.77%) Ruby on Rails
11 21 (28.77%) Security Cleared
12 20 (27.40%) Unit Testing
12 20 (27.40%) Migration
12 20 (27.40%) Relational Database
13 19 (26.03%) Data Migration
14 18 (24.66%) Configuration Management
14 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
15 17 (23.29%) HTTP
15 17 (23.29%) Cucumber
16 16 (21.92%) RSpec
16 16 (21.92%) Scala
16 16 (21.92%) Amazon AWS

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (19.18%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.48%) Apache
3 3 (4.11%) Node.js
3 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.74%) nginx
5 1 (1.37%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.37%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.37%) MS Office
1 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.92%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (20.55%) GitHub
3 7 (9.59%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (9.59%) Amazon Kinesis
3 7 (9.59%) Amazon S3
4 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.29%) HTTP
2 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.88%) MongoDB
2 22 (30.14%) NoSQL
3 20 (27.40%) Relational Database
4 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
5 13 (17.81%) MySQL
6 8 (10.96%) Amazon Redshift
7 7 (9.59%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (6.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (6.85%) RDBMS
9 4 (5.48%) Big Data
10 3 (4.11%) Ingres
11 2 (2.74%) GIS
12 1 (1.37%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 28 (38.36%) Git (software)
2 17 (23.29%) Cucumber
3 16 (21.92%) RSpec
4 15 (20.55%) Capybara
4 15 (20.55%) git-flow
4 15 (20.55%) JUnit
4 15 (20.55%) Subversion
5 13 (17.81%) JIRA
6 3 (4.11%) Selenium
7 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.74%) Travis CI
7 2 (2.74%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.37%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.37%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.37%) Mocha
8 1 (1.37%) webpack
General
1 12 (16.44%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 54 (73.97%) Developer
2 20 (27.40%) DBA
3 16 (21.92%) Administrator
3 16 (21.92%) PostgreSQL DBA
4 14 (19.18%) Ruby Developer
5 13 (17.81%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 11 (15.07%) .NET Developer
7 10 (13.70%) Database Developer
8 8 (10.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (9.59%) Business Intelligence Lead
9 7 (9.59%) Lead Developer
9 7 (9.59%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 4 (5.48%) Agile .NET Developer
11 4 (5.48%) Agile Developer
11 4 (5.48%) AWS Developer
11 4 (5.48%) SQL DBA
11 4 (5.48%) SQL Developer
12 3 (4.11%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (39.73%) CSS
2 24 (32.88%) HTML
3 21 (28.77%) Ruby on Rails
3 21 (28.77%) Sass
4 11 (15.07%) .NET
5 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET
5 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.11%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.74%) Gherkin
7 2 (2.74%) Web Services
8 1 (1.37%) Classic ASP
8 1 (1.37%) CSS3
8 1 (1.37%) HTML5
8 1 (1.37%) LAMP
8 1 (1.37%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (1.37%) PostGIS
8 1 (1.37%) React
8 1 (1.37%) REST
8 1 (1.37%) RESTful
8 1 (1.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.55%) Visualisation
2 12 (16.44%) Replication
3 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.37%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (35.62%) Linux
2 15 (20.55%) Mac OS X
2 15 (20.55%) Unix
3 1 (1.37%) CentOS
3 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.95%) Open Source
2 31 (42.47%) ETL
3 25 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (31.51%) Responsive Web Design
4 23 (31.51%) Web Design
5 20 (27.40%) Migration
5 20 (27.40%) Unit Testing
6 19 (26.03%) Data Migration
7 18 (24.66%) Configuration Management
8 16 (21.92%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (20.55%) Integration Testing
9 15 (20.55%) Scrum
9 15 (20.55%) Web Development
10 12 (16.44%) Performance Monitoring
10 12 (16.44%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (13.70%) E-Commerce
12 9 (12.33%) MVC
13 8 (10.96%) Analytics
13 8 (10.96%) Data Analytics
14 6 (8.22%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.79%) SQL
2 29 (39.73%) JavaScript
3 24 (32.88%) Java
3 24 (32.88%) Ruby
4 21 (28.77%) Python
5 16 (21.92%) Scala
6 9 (12.33%) C#
7 4 (5.48%) Perl
8 3 (4.11%) C++
8 3 (4.11%) PHP
9 1 (1.37%) C
9 1 (1.37%) ES6
Qualifications
1 21 (28.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.74%) Degree
3 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) RHCE
3 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) vCloud
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Puppet
2 2 (2.74%) Ansible
2 2 (2.74%) logstash
2 2 (2.74%) Nagios
2 2 (2.74%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) Tableau
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.37%) ESRI
4 1 (1.37%) Mapinfo
4 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
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