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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 128 94 117
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +23
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 20 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% 0.45% 0.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.27% 1.95% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-61.33% +3.44%
PostgreSQL
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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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
612 514 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.39% 22.99% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 355 369
Average daily rate £375 £360 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 39
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £44.75 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 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 19 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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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
Wiltshire - 10 £350 -
Bristol -10 5 £325 -15.85%
Somerset - 3 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £375 - 2
Devon - - - - 1
Avon - - - -
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 37 (72.55%) Linux
2 30 (58.82%) MySQL
3 28 (54.90%) Apache
4 25 (49.02%) Windows
4 25 (49.02%) Perl
4 25 (49.02%) Bash Shell
5 24 (47.06%) DevOps
6 22 (43.14%) SQL
7 21 (41.18%) SSH
7 21 (41.18%) Ruby
8 18 (35.29%) JavaScript
9 17 (33.33%) Java
9 17 (33.33%) Python
10 16 (31.37%) CSS
10 16 (31.37%) HTML
11 15 (29.41%) PHP
11 15 (29.41%) LDAP
11 15 (29.41%) Red Hat
11 15 (29.41%) Samba
11 15 (29.41%) Debian
11 15 (29.41%) VMware
11 15 (29.41%) Postfix
11 15 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (27.45%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
12 14 (27.45%) Open Source
12 14 (27.45%) Ubuntu
13 13 (25.49%) TDD
13 13 (25.49%) Subversion
13 13 (25.49%) JIRA

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (54.90%) Apache
2 12 (23.53%) MediaWiki
2 12 (23.53%) Confluence
2 12 (23.53%) nginx
3 3 (5.88%) Drupal
3 3 (5.88%) Moodle
4 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Photoshop
1 8 (15.69%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.96%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) GitHub
2 8 (15.69%) Amazon S3
2 8 (15.69%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 21 (41.18%) SSH
2 15 (29.41%) LDAP
3 13 (25.49%) SNMP
4 12 (23.53%) EIGRP
4 12 (23.53%) Firewall
4 12 (23.53%) IPsec
4 12 (23.53%) VPN
4 12 (23.53%) LAN
4 12 (23.53%) WAN
4 12 (23.53%) OSPF
4 12 (23.53%) BGP
4 12 (23.53%) IPv6
4 12 (23.53%) Network Security
5 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (58.82%) MySQL
2 13 (25.49%) Relational Database
3 8 (15.69%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.88%) DB2
4 3 (5.88%) Big Data
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
2 13 (25.49%) Subversion
2 13 (25.49%) JIRA
3 12 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 12 (23.53%) Hudson
4 8 (15.69%) Karma Test Runner
4 8 (15.69%) Sublime Text
4 8 (15.69%) RSpec
4 8 (15.69%) Cucumber
5 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.92%) Maven
7 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.96%) JUnit
General
1 2 (3.92%) Marketing
1 2 (3.92%) Electronics
1 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
1 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (60.78%) Developer
2 18 (35.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (25.49%) Linux Administrator
3 13 (25.49%) Python Developer
3 13 (25.49%) Administrator
4 10 (19.61%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (17.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (13.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Graduate
7 4 (7.84%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 2 (3.92%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (31.37%) CSS
1 16 (31.37%) HTML
2 12 (23.53%) LAMP
3 9 (17.65%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (15.69%) Backbone.js
4 8 (15.69%) AngularJS
4 8 (15.69%) HTML5
5 7 (13.73%) XML
6 3 (5.88%) J2EE
6 3 (5.88%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.88%) Spring
6 3 (5.88%) Sass
7 2 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.92%) jQuery
7 2 (3.92%) JSON
7 2 (3.92%) Spring MVC
7 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.92%) .NET
7 2 (3.92%) Web Services
8 1 (1.96%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Open Source
2 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (23.53%) Wiki
4 4 (7.84%) GIS
5 3 (5.88%) VLE
6 2 (3.92%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.92%) Clustering
6 2 (3.92%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 37 (72.55%) Linux
2 25 (49.02%) Windows
3 15 (29.41%) Debian
4 14 (27.45%) Ubuntu
5 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (19.61%) CentOS
7 8 (15.69%) Mac OS
8 3 (5.88%) UNIX
8 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.88%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) DevOps
2 14 (27.45%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (25.49%) TDD
3 13 (25.49%) Problem Management
3 13 (25.49%) Data Modelling
3 13 (25.49%) OO
4 12 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
4 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (21.57%) Scrum
6 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.88%) Build Automation
8 2 (3.92%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.92%) BDD
8 2 (3.92%) Kanban
8 2 (3.92%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (3.92%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.92%) MVC
8 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.96%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) Perl
1 25 (49.02%) Bash Shell
2 22 (43.14%) SQL
3 21 (41.18%) Ruby
4 18 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 17 (33.33%) Java
5 17 (33.33%) Python
6 15 (29.41%) PHP
7 4 (7.84%) C#
8 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.92%) CCNA
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.96%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 15 (29.41%) Samba
1 15 (29.41%) Postfix
1 15 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (23.53%) XenServer
3 3 (5.88%) NFS
3 3 (5.88%) Sendmail
3 3 (5.88%) Xen
3 3 (5.88%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (23.53%) Puppet
1 12 (23.53%) ZABBIX
2 3 (5.88%) Salt
2 3 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Red Hat
1 15 (29.41%) VMware
2 12 (23.53%) Citrix
3 7 (13.73%) Oracle
4 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.88%) Greenplum
5 3 (5.88%) Netezza
6 2 (3.92%) SAP
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