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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 105 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 25 22 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.81% 0.69% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.93% 3.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-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
636 705 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.56% 22.12% 23.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 449 323
Average daily rate £375 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.60 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 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
Bristol +9 10 £425 - 2
Gloucestershire -12 8 £406 -9.72% 3
Devon +2 5 £500 +58.73% 2
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 29 (50.88%) Linux
1 29 (50.88%) MongoDB
2 28 (49.12%) Java
2 28 (49.12%) SQL
3 24 (42.11%) Git (software)
4 23 (40.35%) JIRA
5 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (31.58%) Puppet
6 17 (29.82%) NoSQL
6 17 (29.82%) Windows
7 16 (28.07%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (28.07%) Open Source
7 16 (28.07%) Relational Database
8 14 (24.56%) JSON
8 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
8 14 (24.56%) Ruby
8 14 (24.56%) DevOps
8 14 (24.56%) Jenkins
9 13 (22.81%) Subversion
9 13 (22.81%) SC Cleared
9 13 (22.81%) Apache
9 13 (22.81%) MySQL
10 11 (19.30%) Oracle
10 11 (19.30%) LDAP
10 11 (19.30%) VPN
10 11 (19.30%) Firewall
10 11 (19.30%) Red Hat
10 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (19.30%) ZABBIX
10 11 (19.30%) Postfix

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 13 (22.81%) Apache
2 11 (19.30%) nginx
2 11 (19.30%) Confluence
2 11 (19.30%) MediaWiki
3 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 6 (10.53%) IIS
4 4 (7.02%) Mule
5 3 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (12.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.51%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) GitHub
2 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.30%) VPN
1 11 (19.30%) Firewall
1 11 (19.30%) LDAP
2 7 (12.28%) LAN
2 7 (12.28%) WAN
2 7 (12.28%) IPsec
2 7 (12.28%) Network Security
2 7 (12.28%) IPv6
2 7 (12.28%) OSPF
2 7 (12.28%) BGP
2 7 (12.28%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.75%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (50.88%) MongoDB
2 17 (29.82%) NoSQL
3 16 (28.07%) Relational Database
4 13 (22.81%) MySQL
5 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
6 6 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.51%) Big Data
8 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 23 (40.35%) JIRA
3 14 (24.56%) Jenkins
4 13 (22.81%) Subversion
5 11 (19.30%) Hudson
6 7 (12.28%) Maven
7 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.75%) GitLab
8 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Manufacturing
2 7 (12.28%) Electronics
2 7 (12.28%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Developer
2 16 (28.07%) Administrator
3 15 (26.32%) DBA
4 9 (15.79%) Database Developer
4 9 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (14.04%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Senior Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Java Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Database Specialist
9 2 (3.51%) Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Network Administrator
9 2 (3.51%) DevOps Administrator
9 2 (3.51%) Designer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database Developer
10 1 (1.75%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.56%) JSON
2 10 (17.54%) HTML
2 10 (17.54%) CSS
2 10 (17.54%) Web Services
3 9 (15.79%) Apache Camel
4 8 (14.04%) Spring
4 8 (14.04%) Spring MVC
5 7 (12.28%) jQuery
5 7 (12.28%) Hibernate
5 7 (12.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (10.53%) XML
7 5 (8.77%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (8.77%) BSON
8 4 (7.02%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (7.02%) JPA
8 4 (7.02%) LAMP
9 3 (5.26%) J2EE
9 3 (5.26%) RESTful
9 3 (5.26%) Flask
10 2 (3.51%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Open Source
2 11 (19.30%) Wiki
3 7 (12.28%) DTV
3 7 (12.28%) Clustering
4 2 (3.51%) User Experience
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.88%) Linux
2 17 (29.82%) Windows
3 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (19.30%) Debian
3 11 (19.30%) Ubuntu
3 11 (19.30%) CentOS
4 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.07%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (24.56%) DevOps
4 10 (17.54%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (17.54%) Build Automation
4 10 (17.54%) TDD
5 8 (14.04%) MVC
5 8 (14.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (14.04%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
6 7 (12.28%) Load Balancing
6 7 (12.28%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (12.28%) BDD
6 7 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (12.28%) Programme Management
6 7 (12.28%) Database Tuning
7 6 (10.53%) Automated Testing
7 6 (10.53%) Scrum
7 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 28 (49.12%) Java
1 28 (49.12%) SQL
2 14 (24.56%) Ruby
3 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.79%) PHP
5 7 (12.28%) PL/SQL
6 6 (10.53%) Python
7 5 (8.77%) Bash Shell
7 5 (8.77%) Perl
8 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
2 13 (22.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) CCNA
3 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.51%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 11 (19.30%) Postfix
1 11 (19.30%) Samba
1 11 (19.30%) iptables
2 8 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.04%) XenServer
3 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.51%) GPFS
4 2 (3.51%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 18 (31.58%) Puppet
2 11 (19.30%) ZABBIX
3 6 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (10.53%) Salt
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (5.26%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Oracle
1 11 (19.30%) Red Hat
2 10 (17.54%) VMware
3 8 (14.04%) Citrix
4 7 (12.28%) SAP
5 4 (7.02%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft