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 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 129 104 112
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +8
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 13 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.40% 0.50% 0.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.88% 2.24% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £310 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £384 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
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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
690 490 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.06% 22.36% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 330 379
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £234 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 30
Average hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -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 October 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 31 October 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
Bristol -15 4 £406 +25.96%
Somerset - 4 £375 - 2
Gloucestershire - 3 £375 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £400 -
Avon - - - -
Devon - - - -
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PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 28 (65.12%) Linux
2 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
2 21 (48.84%) SQL
2 21 (48.84%) MySQL
3 19 (44.19%) Ruby
4 18 (41.86%) Java
5 17 (39.53%) Perl
5 17 (39.53%) PHP
5 17 (39.53%) HTML
5 17 (39.53%) Apache
5 17 (39.53%) CSS
5 17 (39.53%) Bash Shell
6 16 (37.21%) DevOps
7 14 (32.56%) Windows
8 13 (30.23%) Red Hat
8 13 (30.23%) LDAP
8 13 (30.23%) Postfix
8 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (30.23%) TDD
8 13 (30.23%) Samba
8 13 (30.23%) Debian
8 13 (30.23%) VMware
8 13 (30.23%) Relational Database
8 13 (30.23%) Puppet
9 12 (27.91%) MongoDB
9 12 (27.91%) SSH
9 12 (27.91%) Ubuntu
10 11 (25.58%) Subversion
10 11 (25.58%) Scrum

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 17 (39.53%) Apache
2 10 (23.26%) nginx
2 10 (23.26%) Confluence
2 10 (23.26%) MediaWiki
3 3 (6.98%) Drupal
3 3 (6.98%) Moodle
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Photoshop
1 8 (18.60%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Amazon S3
1 8 (18.60%) Heroku
1 8 (18.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) LDAP
2 12 (27.91%) SSH
3 10 (23.26%) Network Security
3 10 (23.26%) VPN
3 10 (23.26%) IPv6
3 10 (23.26%) LAN
3 10 (23.26%) WAN
3 10 (23.26%) OSPF
3 10 (23.26%) BGP
3 10 (23.26%) EIGRP
3 10 (23.26%) Firewall
3 10 (23.26%) IPsec
4 4 (9.30%) SNMP
5 3 (6.98%) SAN
5 3 (6.98%) NAS
6 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (48.84%) MySQL
2 13 (30.23%) Relational Database
3 12 (27.91%) MongoDB
4 5 (11.63%) Big Data
5 4 (9.30%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (9.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (9.30%) DB2
5 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
6 3 (6.98%) Hadoop
6 3 (6.98%) CouchDB
6 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
6 3 (6.98%) HBase
6 3 (6.98%) Voldemort
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Subversion
1 11 (25.58%) JIRA
2 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
2 10 (23.26%) Hudson
2 10 (23.26%) Jenkins
3 8 (18.60%) Karma Test Runner
3 8 (18.60%) Sublime Text
3 8 (18.60%) RSpec
3 8 (18.60%) Cucumber
4 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.98%) Maven
6 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.33%) JUnit
General
1 6 (13.95%) Electronics
1 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
1 6 (13.95%) Manufacturing
1 6 (13.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (13.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (13.95%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (13.95%) Administrator
5 5 (11.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Software Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Graduate
6 4 (9.30%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Python Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) HTML
1 17 (39.53%) CSS
2 10 (23.26%) LAMP
3 8 (18.60%) HTML5
3 8 (18.60%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (18.60%) Backbone.js
3 8 (18.60%) AngularJS
4 7 (16.28%) XML
5 4 (9.30%) J2EE
5 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
5 4 (9.30%) Spring
6 3 (6.98%) JSON
6 3 (6.98%) Spring MVC
6 3 (6.98%) jQuery
6 3 (6.98%) Web Services
6 3 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (6.98%) Sass
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.65%) .NET
8 1 (2.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Wiki
2 6 (13.95%) DTV
3 5 (11.63%) Open Source
4 4 (9.30%) GIS
4 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.98%) VLE
6 2 (4.65%) Clustering
6 2 (4.65%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (65.12%) Linux
2 14 (32.56%) Windows
3 13 (30.23%) Debian
4 12 (27.91%) Ubuntu
5 11 (25.58%) CentOS
6 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (18.60%) Mac OS
8 7 (16.28%) UNIX
9 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (6.98%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) DevOps
2 13 (30.23%) TDD
2 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.58%) Scrum
4 10 (23.26%) Data Modelling
4 10 (23.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (23.26%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (18.60%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.95%) Programme Management
6 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (13.95%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (9.30%) Build Automation
7 4 (9.30%) OO
7 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.98%) MVC
8 3 (6.98%) BDD
8 3 (6.98%) High Availability
9 2 (4.65%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
1 21 (48.84%) SQL
2 19 (44.19%) Ruby
3 18 (41.86%) Java
4 17 (39.53%) Perl
4 17 (39.53%) PHP
4 17 (39.53%) Bash Shell
5 10 (23.26%) Python
6 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
6 4 (9.30%) C#
7 3 (6.98%) C++
7 3 (6.98%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) CCNA
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Samba
1 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (30.23%) Postfix
2 10 (23.26%) XenServer
3 3 (6.98%) KVM
3 3 (6.98%) NFS
3 3 (6.98%) Sendmail
3 3 (6.98%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (30.23%) Puppet
2 10 (23.26%) ZABBIX
3 7 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (9.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Red Hat
1 13 (30.23%) VMware
2 10 (23.26%) Oracle
2 10 (23.26%) Citrix
3 6 (13.95%) SAP
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.30%) Greenplum
4 4 (9.30%) Netezza
5 1 (2.33%) Atlassian