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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 82 114 121
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +7
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 62 35 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.08% 1.09% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.20% 4.84% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 22 7
Average daily rate £380 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £363 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £450 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £285
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +31.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £36.40 £50.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.40 £50.50
% change year-on-year
- -27.92%
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
674 723 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.63% 22.43% 25.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 519 424
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 25
Average hourly rate £43.50 £32.00 £30.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.93% +5.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 12 February 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 12 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
Bristol +16 25 £350 -17.64% 6
Devon +4 16 £508 +40.00% 1
Dorset - 9 £450 - 2
Wiltshire +2 7 £325 -18.75%
Gloucestershire +5 1 £325 -18.75%
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 60 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 55 (43.65%) SQL
4 40 (31.75%) Open Source
5 38 (30.16%) JIRA
6 35 (27.78%) ETL
7 34 (26.98%) Linux
8 32 (25.40%) CSS
8 32 (25.40%) Java
8 32 (25.40%) JavaScript
9 30 (23.81%) Security Cleared
10 28 (22.22%) Ruby
11 27 (21.43%) HTML
11 27 (21.43%) SQL Server
12 26 (20.63%) PHP
12 26 (20.63%) Amazon AWS
13 24 (19.05%) Selenium
13 24 (19.05%) Python
14 23 (18.25%) Scrum
14 23 (18.25%) MySQL
14 23 (18.25%) MongoDB
15 22 (17.46%) Unit Testing
15 22 (17.46%) Configuration Management
16 21 (16.67%) Subversion
17 20 (15.87%) Responsive Web Design
17 20 (15.87%) Ruby on Rails
17 20 (15.87%) Automated Testing
17 20 (15.87%) Web Design
17 20 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
18 19 (15.08%) Replication

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 16 (12.70%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (7.14%) nginx
3 4 (3.17%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.38%) Apache
4 3 (2.38%) ArcGIS
4 3 (2.38%) Node.js
4 3 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.59%) Confluence
5 2 (1.59%) JBoss
6 1 (0.79%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.63%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.32%) GitHub
3 10 (7.94%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (7.94%) Amazon Kinesis
3 10 (7.94%) Amazon S3
4 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.70%) HTTP
2 6 (4.76%) SSL
2 6 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.17%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.59%) DHCP
4 2 (1.59%) DNS
4 2 (1.59%) Internet
4 2 (1.59%) IPsec
4 2 (1.59%) IPv6
4 2 (1.59%) OpenVPN
4 2 (1.59%) OSPF
4 2 (1.59%) SSH
5 1 (0.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 23 (18.25%) MongoDB
2 23 (18.25%) MySQL
3 19 (15.08%) NoSQL
3 19 (15.08%) Relational Database
4 13 (10.32%) Redis
5 11 (8.73%) Amazon Redshift
6 10 (7.94%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (4.76%) RDBMS
8 5 (3.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (3.97%) Big Data
8 5 (3.97%) DB2
8 5 (3.97%) Ingres
9 2 (1.59%) Informix
9 2 (1.59%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.79%) GIS
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 56 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 38 (30.16%) JIRA
3 24 (19.05%) Selenium
4 21 (16.67%) Subversion
5 16 (12.70%) RSpec
6 15 (11.90%) Cucumber
6 15 (11.90%) JUnit
7 13 (10.32%) Capybara
7 13 (10.32%) git-flow
8 11 (8.73%) Jenkins
9 4 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (3.17%) Maven
10 3 (2.38%) JIRA Agile
11 2 (1.59%) Bugzilla
11 2 (1.59%) EasyMock
11 2 (1.59%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.59%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.59%) Mockito
11 2 (1.59%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (1.59%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (12.70%) Finance
2 5 (3.97%) Back Office
3 1 (0.79%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 83 (65.87%) Developer
2 32 (25.40%) DBA
3 28 (22.22%) Administrator
4 25 (19.84%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 24 (19.05%) Database Developer
6 21 (16.67%) PostgreSQL DBA
7 14 (11.11%) Ruby Developer
8 11 (8.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 10 (7.94%) Lead Developer
9 10 (7.94%) PHP Developer
10 9 (7.14%) Tester
11 8 (6.35%) .NET Developer
11 8 (6.35%) SQL Developer
12 7 (5.56%) Functional Tester
13 6 (4.76%) Analyst
13 6 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 6 (4.76%) Test Analyst
14 5 (3.97%) SQL Database Developer
14 5 (3.97%) SQL DBA
15 4 (3.17%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (25.40%) CSS
2 27 (21.43%) HTML
3 20 (15.87%) Ruby on Rails
4 19 (15.08%) Sass
5 13 (10.32%) .NET
6 10 (7.94%) Web Services
6 10 (7.94%) Zend Framework
7 9 (7.14%) Doctrine
8 8 (6.35%) ASP.NET
8 8 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (3.97%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.97%) CSS3
9 5 (3.97%) HTML5
9 5 (3.97%) REST
9 5 (3.97%) XML
10 4 (3.17%) Middleware
10 4 (3.17%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (2.38%) JSON
12 2 (1.59%) RESTful
12 2 (1.59%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.08%) Replication
2 13 (10.32%) Visualisation
3 12 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.17%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.38%) Statistics
6 1 (0.79%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.79%) NHS
6 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.98%) Linux
2 13 (10.32%) Mac OS X
2 13 (10.32%) Unix
3 8 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.17%) CentOS
4 4 (3.17%) Fedora
5 2 (1.59%) CoreOS
5 2 (1.59%) SmartOS
6 1 (0.79%) AIX
6 1 (0.79%) Solaris
6 1 (0.79%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (31.75%) Open Source
3 35 (27.78%) ETL
4 23 (18.25%) Scrum
5 22 (17.46%) Configuration Management
5 22 (17.46%) Unit Testing
6 20 (15.87%) Automated Testing
6 20 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (15.87%) Responsive Web Design
6 20 (15.87%) Web Design
7 18 (14.29%) Migration
8 17 (13.49%) Data Migration
8 17 (13.49%) Performance Monitoring
8 17 (13.49%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (10.32%) Integration Testing
9 13 (10.32%) Web Development
10 11 (8.73%) Analytics
10 11 (8.73%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (8.73%) Functional Testing
10 11 (8.73%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 55 (43.65%) SQL
2 32 (25.40%) Java
2 32 (25.40%) JavaScript
3 28 (22.22%) Ruby
4 26 (20.63%) PHP
5 24 (19.05%) Python
6 13 (10.32%) Scala
7 10 (7.94%) C#
8 4 (3.17%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.59%) C++
9 2 (1.59%) Perl
10 1 (0.79%) C
10 1 (0.79%) ES6
Qualifications
1 30 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.17%) ISO 14001
2 4 (3.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.76%) KVM
2 5 (3.97%) vCloud
3 4 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.59%) Btrfs
4 2 (1.59%) Docker
4 2 (1.59%) iptables
4 2 (1.59%) LXC
4 2 (1.59%) Snort
4 2 (1.59%) Squid
4 2 (1.59%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (11.90%) Puppet
2 10 (7.94%) Ansible
3 9 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (6.35%) Fluentd
4 8 (6.35%) Nagios
5 4 (3.17%) Ganglia
5 4 (3.17%) Graphite
5 4 (3.17%) Kibana
5 4 (3.17%) Riemann
6 3 (2.38%) logstash
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (2.38%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.59%) CFEngine
7 2 (1.59%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.59%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.59%) Nessus
7 2 (1.59%) systemd
7 2 (1.59%) yum
Vendors
1 15 (11.90%) Oracle
2 10 (7.94%) Tableau
2 10 (7.94%) Zend
3 6 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.76%) VMware
4 4 (3.17%) Percona
4 4 (3.17%) SaltStack
5 3 (2.38%) IBM
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
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