The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the South West region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 103 113 115
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 31 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.01% 0.047% 0.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.89% 0.22% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 1 10
Average daily rate
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£369 £450 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.05% +46.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £450 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.95% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
634 456 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.69% 21.28% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 312 384
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 31
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +63.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
PostgreSQL
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 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
(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 -9 10 £419 -6.94% 1
Wiltshire - 10 £350 -
Somerset - 6 £105 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £600 -
Devon - - - -
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (75.47%) Linux
2 32 (60.38%) MySQL
3 29 (54.72%) Apache
4 26 (49.06%) Windows
4 26 (49.06%) Perl
4 26 (49.06%) Bash Shell
5 25 (47.17%) DevOps
6 22 (41.51%) SSH
7 21 (39.62%) Ruby
8 18 (33.96%) SQL
8 18 (33.96%) Python
9 17 (32.08%) Relational Database
10 16 (30.19%) Java
11 15 (28.30%) JavaScript
11 15 (28.30%) PHP
11 15 (28.30%) LDAP
11 15 (28.30%) Data Modelling
11 15 (28.30%) Red Hat
11 15 (28.30%) Samba
11 15 (28.30%) Debian
11 15 (28.30%) VMware
11 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (28.30%) Postfix
12 14 (26.42%) Git (software)
12 14 (26.42%) Open Source
12 14 (26.42%) Ubuntu
12 14 (26.42%) Problem Management
12 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (26.42%) OO
12 14 (26.42%) SNMP

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 29 (54.72%) Apache
2 12 (22.64%) Confluence
2 12 (22.64%) MediaWiki
2 12 (22.64%) nginx
3 3 (5.66%) Drupal
3 3 (5.66%) Moodle
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (15.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) GitHub
2 8 (15.09%) Amazon S3
2 8 (15.09%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 22 (41.51%) SSH
2 15 (28.30%) LDAP
3 14 (26.42%) SNMP
4 12 (22.64%) Network Security
4 12 (22.64%) VPN
4 12 (22.64%) LAN
4 12 (22.64%) WAN
4 12 (22.64%) Firewall
4 12 (22.64%) IPsec
4 12 (22.64%) IPv6
4 12 (22.64%) OSPF
4 12 (22.64%) BGP
4 12 (22.64%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (60.38%) MySQL
2 17 (32.08%) Relational Database
3 10 (18.87%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.66%) DB2
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.77%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.89%) Big Data
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Git (software)
2 13 (24.53%) JIRA
3 12 (22.64%) Subversion
3 12 (22.64%) Hudson
3 12 (22.64%) Jenkins
4 8 (15.09%) RSpec
4 8 (15.09%) Cucumber
4 8 (15.09%) Karma Test Runner
4 8 (15.09%) Sublime Text
5 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (1.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (54.72%) Developer
2 18 (33.96%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (26.42%) Linux Administrator
3 14 (26.42%) Python Developer
3 14 (26.42%) Administrator
4 11 (20.75%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (16.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (16.98%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.55%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Graduate
6 4 (7.55%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Data Modeller
8 2 (3.77%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Development Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Software Development Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) HTML
1 14 (26.42%) CSS
2 12 (22.64%) LAMP
3 9 (16.98%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (15.09%) Backbone.js
4 8 (15.09%) HTML5
4 8 (15.09%) AngularJS
5 6 (11.32%) XML
6 3 (5.66%) Sass
7 2 (3.77%) JSON
7 2 (3.77%) .NET
7 2 (3.77%) SOAP
7 2 (3.77%) Web Services
7 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.77%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.89%) JMS
8 1 (1.89%) Java RMI
8 1 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.89%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Open Source
2 12 (22.64%) Wiki
3 4 (7.55%) GIS
4 3 (5.66%) VLE
5 2 (3.77%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.77%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 40 (75.47%) Linux
2 26 (49.06%) Windows
3 15 (28.30%) Debian
4 14 (26.42%) Ubuntu
5 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (16.98%) CentOS
7 8 (15.09%) Mac OS
8 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.66%) Scientific Linux
9 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) DevOps
2 15 (28.30%) Data Modelling
3 14 (26.42%) Problem Management
3 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (26.42%) OO
4 13 (24.53%) Scrum
5 12 (22.64%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (22.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (20.75%) TDD
7 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.77%) Time Management
9 2 (3.77%) Kanban
9 2 (3.77%) BPMN
9 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.77%) Pair Programming
9 2 (3.77%) BPEL
9 2 (3.77%) Build Automation
9 2 (3.77%) UML
9 2 (3.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) Perl
1 26 (49.06%) Bash Shell
2 21 (39.62%) Ruby
3 18 (33.96%) SQL
3 18 (33.96%) Python
4 16 (30.19%) Java
5 15 (28.30%) JavaScript
5 15 (28.30%) PHP
6 4 (7.55%) C#
7 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.77%) CCNA
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (28.30%) Samba
1 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (28.30%) Postfix
2 12 (22.64%) XenServer
3 3 (5.66%) NFS
3 3 (5.66%) Sendmail
3 3 (5.66%) Xen
3 3 (5.66%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (22.64%) Puppet
1 12 (22.64%) ZABBIX
2 2 (3.77%) Salt
2 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Red Hat
1 15 (28.30%) VMware
2 12 (22.64%) Citrix
3 8 (15.09%) Oracle
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.77%) JBoss
6 1 (1.89%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.89%) Netezza
South West
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago