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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 113 83 126
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +43
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 24 70 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.88% 2.11% 0.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.90% 9.42% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 53 15
Median daily rate £425 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £325 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +19.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £43.43 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £8.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+271.87% -77.14%
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
615 743 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.43% 22.44% 20.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 545 457
Median daily rate £370 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 11
Median hourly rate £44.00 £43.43 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.31% +93.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £91.31 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +34.20%

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon -8 12 £402 -10.77% 2
Wiltshire +10 6 £438 +71.56%
Bristol -19 3 £450 - 2
Somerset +20 1 £350 -12.50% 2
Dorset +4 1 £400 +23.07%
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 26 (55.32%) JavaScript
2 25 (53.19%) Java
3 23 (48.94%) Open Source
4 16 (34.04%) Docker
4 16 (34.04%) Migration
5 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
5 15 (31.91%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (29.79%) MySQL
6 14 (29.79%) Git (software)
7 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
7 13 (27.66%) JSON
7 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (27.66%) XML
7 13 (27.66%) NHS
8 12 (25.53%) CSS
8 12 (25.53%) HTML
8 12 (25.53%) Grails
9 11 (23.40%) JPA
9 11 (23.40%) SQL
9 11 (23.40%) Linux
9 11 (23.40%) High Availability
10 10 (21.28%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (21.28%) .NET
10 10 (21.28%) Web Design
11 9 (19.15%) Visualisation
11 9 (19.15%) MVC
12 8 (17.02%) Oracle
12 8 (17.02%) Python
12 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
12 8 (17.02%) Data Modelling

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.38%) Alfresco
1 3 (6.38%) Apache
1 3 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.26%) Confluence
3 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.38%) GitHub
3 3 (6.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (4.26%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (4.26%) Route 53
4 2 (4.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) HTTP
2 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.26%) SSL
3 2 (4.26%) VPN
4 1 (2.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
2 14 (29.79%) MySQL
3 7 (14.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
4 6 (12.77%) Big Data
5 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
5 5 (10.64%) NoSQL
6 4 (8.51%) RDBMS
7 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (2.13%) DB2
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.38%) Capybara
3 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.38%) git-flow
3 3 (6.38%) JIRA
3 3 (6.38%) JUnit
3 3 (6.38%) RSpec
3 3 (6.38%) Subversion
4 2 (4.26%) Artifactory
4 2 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.26%) Maven
4 2 (4.26%) SonarQube
4 2 (4.26%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (4.26%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Back Office
3 1 (2.13%) Local Government
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Architect
5 5 (10.64%) AWS Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Azure Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Data Architect
5 5 (10.64%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Database Architect
6 4 (8.51%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (8.51%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Agile Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) RabbitMQ
2 13 (27.66%) JSON
2 13 (27.66%) XML
3 12 (25.53%) CSS
3 12 (25.53%) Grails
3 12 (25.53%) HTML
4 11 (23.40%) JPA
5 10 (21.28%) .NET
6 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET
6 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (10.64%) Sass
8 4 (8.51%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (8.51%) Spring
9 3 (6.38%) Dropwizard
9 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
9 3 (6.38%) JSP
10 2 (4.26%) ELK Stack
10 2 (4.26%) LAMP
11 1 (2.13%) LAPP Stack
11 1 (2.13%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) NHS
2 9 (19.15%) Visualisation
3 5 (10.64%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) CESG
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Telematics
4 1 (2.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Linux
2 3 (6.38%) CentOS
2 3 (6.38%) Mac OS X
2 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (6.38%) Unix
3 2 (4.26%) CoreOS
3 2 (4.26%) Mesosphere
3 2 (4.26%) Solaris
4 1 (2.13%) AIX
4 1 (2.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Open Source
2 16 (34.04%) Migration
3 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (23.40%) High Availability
5 10 (21.28%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (21.28%) Web Design
6 9 (19.15%) MVC
7 8 (17.02%) Data Modelling
7 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
7 8 (17.02%) Microservices
7 8 (17.02%) TDD
8 7 (14.89%) Data Governance
9 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
9 6 (12.77%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (12.77%) Domain-Driven Design
9 6 (12.77%) Project Management
10 5 (10.64%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (10.64%) Data Architecture
10 5 (10.64%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) JavaScript
2 25 (53.19%) Java
3 11 (23.40%) SQL
4 8 (17.02%) Python
4 8 (17.02%) Ruby
5 7 (14.89%) C#
6 3 (6.38%) Perl
6 3 (6.38%) Scala
7 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.13%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (2.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (34.04%) Docker
2 4 (8.51%) LXC
3 2 (4.26%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Kubernetes
1 3 (6.38%) Nagios
2 2 (4.26%) Ansible
2 2 (4.26%) Mesos
2 2 (4.26%) OSSEC
2 2 (4.26%) Terraform
3 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle
2 3 (6.38%) Google
3 2 (4.26%) New Relic
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.13%) Sencha
4 1 (2.13%) Zend