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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 103 122 99
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -23
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 43 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.27% 0.63% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.69% 3.27% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 6
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£425 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £302 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £413 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.43 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £14.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-44.82% -67.77%
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
756 611 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.33% 19.31% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 397 351
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 4 12
Average hourly rate £43.43 £20.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.15% -51.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £175.00 £78.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +15 29 £450 +16.12% 7
Somerset +4 5 - -
Wiltshire -11 3 - -
Devon - 2 £405 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £405 -
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 37 (63.79%) MySQL
1 37 (63.79%) Puppet
2 35 (60.34%) Linux
3 29 (50.00%) Oracle
4 23 (39.66%) Java
5 21 (36.21%) MongoDB
5 21 (36.21%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
7 19 (32.76%) JIRA
8 18 (31.03%) VMware
8 18 (31.03%) Ansible
9 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (27.59%) SQL
9 16 (27.59%) Python
9 16 (27.59%) Red Hat
10 15 (25.86%) Jenkins
11 14 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (24.14%) Ruby
12 13 (22.41%) Configuration Management
12 13 (22.41%) Web Services
12 13 (22.41%) Windows
12 13 (22.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (22.41%) Git (software)
12 13 (22.41%) SaltStack
13 12 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
13 12 (20.69%) Open Source
14 11 (18.97%) CentOS
14 11 (18.97%) Percona
14 11 (18.97%) DevOps

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 10 (17.24%) Tomcat
1 10 (17.24%) nginx
2 8 (13.79%) Confluence
2 8 (13.79%) Apache
3 7 (12.07%) IIS
4 4 (6.90%) IBM Notes
4 4 (6.90%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (5.17%) JBoss
5 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.17%) ArcGIS
5 3 (5.17%) MediaWiki
6 2 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.72%) ArcSDE
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Summit
1 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.17%) GitHub
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) DHCP
1 5 (8.62%) DNS
1 5 (8.62%) IPv6
1 5 (8.62%) OSPF
1 5 (8.62%) IPsec
1 5 (8.62%) SSH
1 5 (8.62%) OpenVPN
2 4 (6.90%) SAN
3 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.17%) VPN
3 3 (5.17%) LDAP
3 3 (5.17%) iSCSI
3 3 (5.17%) Firewall
4 2 (3.45%) HTTP
4 2 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (63.79%) MySQL
2 21 (36.21%) MongoDB
3 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
4 11 (18.97%) DB2
5 10 (17.24%) Big Data
6 8 (13.79%) Relational Database
6 8 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (10.34%) RDBMS
8 5 (8.62%) MariaDB
9 4 (6.90%) MarkLogic
9 4 (6.90%) Ingres
9 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (6.90%) Informix
10 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
11 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (32.76%) JIRA
2 15 (25.86%) Jenkins
3 13 (22.41%) Git (software)
4 11 (18.97%) Subversion
5 8 (13.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (12.07%) Maven
7 5 (8.62%) RSpec
7 5 (8.62%) GitLab
8 4 (6.90%) Bugzilla
9 3 (5.17%) Mockito
9 3 (5.17%) Cucumber
9 3 (5.17%) Hudson
9 3 (5.17%) JUnit
9 3 (5.17%) Eclipse
9 3 (5.17%) IntelliJ
9 3 (5.17%) EasyMock
10 1 (1.72%) Selenium
General
1 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.17%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Marketing
3 2 (3.45%) Electronics
3 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Billing
4 1 (1.72%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Administrator
2 16 (27.59%) DBA
3 8 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (12.07%) Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (10.34%) MySQL DBA
6 5 (8.62%) Designer
6 5 (8.62%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) SQL DBA
7 4 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.17%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Designer
8 3 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.41%) Web Services
2 8 (13.79%) JSON
2 8 (13.79%) REST
3 6 (10.34%) HTML
3 6 (10.34%) CSS
4 5 (8.62%) MCollective
5 4 (6.90%) Apache Camel
5 4 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (6.90%) BSON
6 3 (5.17%) HTML5
6 3 (5.17%) SOAP
6 3 (5.17%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.17%) Spring
6 3 (5.17%) CSS3
6 3 (5.17%) Spring Integration
7 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.45%) Leaflet
7 2 (3.45%) Django
7 2 (3.45%) RESTful
7 2 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Replication
2 6 (10.34%) Wiki
3 4 (6.90%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.17%) Clustering
5 2 (3.45%) Statistics
5 2 (3.45%) DTV
5 2 (3.45%) User Experience
5 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.72%) GIS
6 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (60.34%) Linux
2 13 (22.41%) Windows
2 13 (22.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (18.97%) CentOS
4 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.62%) SmartOS
5 5 (8.62%) CoreOS
6 4 (6.90%) Debian
6 4 (6.90%) Fedora
6 4 (6.90%) Ubuntu
6 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.41%) Configuration Management
3 12 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (20.69%) Open Source
4 11 (18.97%) DevOps
5 10 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (15.52%) SOA
6 9 (15.52%) ETL
7 8 (13.79%) Migration
7 8 (13.79%) Automated Testing
8 7 (12.07%) Software Engineering
8 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.34%) Scrum
9 6 (10.34%) ITIL
10 5 (8.62%) Build Automation
11 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
11 4 (6.90%) Unit Testing
11 4 (6.90%) Change Management
11 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) Java
2 16 (27.59%) SQL
2 16 (27.59%) Python
3 14 (24.14%) Ruby
4 9 (15.52%) Perl
5 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.34%) PHP
7 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.90%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.45%) C#
8 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) RHCE
4 1 (1.72%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.45%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.79%) iptables
3 7 (12.07%) vCloud
4 6 (10.34%) Samba
5 5 (8.62%) Snort
5 5 (8.62%) Squid
5 5 (8.62%) KVM
5 5 (8.62%) Docker
5 5 (8.62%) Btrfs
5 5 (8.62%) Varnish
5 5 (8.62%) LXC
6 3 (5.17%) Postfix
6 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (3.45%) GPFS
7 2 (3.45%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 37 (63.79%) Puppet
2 21 (36.21%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (31.03%) Ansible
4 9 (15.52%) Vagrant
5 5 (8.62%) systemd
5 5 (8.62%) Kubernetes
5 5 (8.62%) HAProxy
5 5 (8.62%) CFEngine
5 5 (8.62%) Nessus
5 5 (8.62%) ZABBIX
6 4 (6.90%) yum
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Nagios
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (3.45%) logstash
8 1 (1.72%) Salt
Vendors
1 29 (50.00%) Oracle
2 18 (31.03%) VMware
3 16 (27.59%) Red Hat
4 13 (22.41%) SaltStack
5 11 (18.97%) Percona
6 5 (8.62%) NetApp
7 4 (6.90%) Lotus
7 4 (6.90%) IBM
7 4 (6.90%) Atlassian
8 3 (5.17%) Sun
9 2 (3.45%) SAP
10 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.72%) ESRI
10 1 (1.72%) Rackspace
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