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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
England / South West
Rank 89 88 115
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +27
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 41 56 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.62% 1.91% 0.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.56% 8.47% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 43 17
Median daily rate £488 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.28% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £325 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £534 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +27.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - £36.95

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
542 661 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.36% 22.60% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 512 494
Median daily rate £393 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 19
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +35.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £12.20 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +6 12 £470 -6.00% 2
Bristol -7 11 £488 +39.28% 3
Gloucestershire - 7 £450 - 5
Wiltshire +1 6 £525 -
Dorset -3 2 £494 +9.77%
Somerset - 2 - - 1
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 47 (61.84%) Java
2 46 (60.53%) JavaScript
3 43 (56.58%) SQL
4 40 (52.63%) Docker
5 38 (50.00%) Open Source
6 36 (47.37%) Git (software)
6 36 (47.37%) Migration
7 34 (44.74%) XML
8 33 (43.42%) RabbitMQ
9 31 (40.79%) Grails
10 28 (36.84%) Jenkins
11 25 (32.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 23 (30.26%) MySQL
13 22 (28.95%) HTML
13 22 (28.95%) SQL Server
13 22 (28.95%) Linux
13 22 (28.95%) Spring
14 21 (27.63%) Hibernate
14 21 (27.63%) Groovy
15 19 (25.00%) Gradle
16 18 (23.68%) Continuous Delivery
17 17 (22.37%) Amazon AWS
17 17 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
18 16 (21.05%) Web Design
18 16 (21.05%) JSON
18 16 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
19 15 (19.74%) MongoDB
20 14 (18.42%) CSS
20 14 (18.42%) HTTP
20 14 (18.42%) BPSS Clearance

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 6 (7.89%) Confluence
2 4 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (3.95%) Apache
4 2 (2.63%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.63%) Mule
4 2 (2.63%) Mule ESB
4 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.32%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.32%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.32%) JBoss
5 1 (1.32%) Liferay
5 1 (1.32%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.37%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (9.21%) Amazon S3
4 6 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (6.58%) Heroku
5 5 (6.58%) PaaS
6 4 (5.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (5.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (5.26%) OpenShift
6 4 (5.26%) Route 53
6 4 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (2.63%) GitHub
8 1 (1.32%) IaaS
8 1 (1.32%) SaaS
8 1 (1.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.42%) HTTP
2 4 (5.26%) SSL
2 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (1.32%) FTP
3 1 (1.32%) NAS
3 1 (1.32%) SAN
3 1 (1.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.26%) MySQL
2 22 (28.95%) SQL Server
3 15 (19.74%) MongoDB
4 13 (17.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 13 (17.11%) Relational Database
5 10 (13.16%) Big Data
6 8 (10.53%) NoSQL
7 7 (9.21%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (6.58%) Neo4j
9 4 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.32%) Data Mart
11 1 (1.32%) DB2
11 1 (1.32%) GIS
11 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (1.32%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 36 (47.37%) Git (software)
2 28 (36.84%) Jenkins
3 25 (32.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 19 (25.00%) Gradle
5 6 (7.89%) Eclipse
5 6 (7.89%) JIRA
6 5 (6.58%) JUnit
6 5 (6.58%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (5.26%) Artifactory
7 4 (5.26%) IntelliJ
7 4 (5.26%) Maven
7 4 (5.26%) SonarQube
7 4 (5.26%) Vagrant
8 3 (3.95%) SoapUI
8 3 (3.95%) Subversion
9 2 (2.63%) Capybara
9 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.63%) git-flow
9 2 (2.63%) RSpec
9 2 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Marketing
3 2 (2.63%) Back Office
3 2 (2.63%) Electronics
3 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 52 (68.42%) Developer
2 28 (36.84%) Java Developer
3 13 (17.11%) .NET Developer
4 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (11.84%) AWS Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Azure Developer
5 9 (11.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (11.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (11.84%) C# Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Senior .NET Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Senior C# Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Big Data Developer
6 7 (9.21%) DBA
6 7 (9.21%) Senior Big Data Developer
7 6 (7.89%) PostgreSQL DBA
8 5 (6.58%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (44.74%) XML
2 33 (43.42%) RabbitMQ
3 31 (40.79%) Grails
4 22 (28.95%) HTML
4 22 (28.95%) Spring
5 21 (27.63%) Hibernate
6 16 (21.05%) JSON
7 14 (18.42%) CSS
8 13 (17.11%) .NET
9 12 (15.79%) AngularJS
10 11 (14.47%) JPA
10 11 (14.47%) REST
11 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET
11 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (9.21%) Dropwizard
13 5 (6.58%) JAX-RS
14 4 (5.26%) ELK Stack
14 4 (5.26%) Play Framework
14 4 (5.26%) RESTful
15 3 (3.95%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) NHS
2 9 (11.84%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.58%) Replication
4 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.63%) CESG
4 2 (2.63%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) Telematics
5 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.95%) Linux
2 10 (13.16%) Unix
3 9 (11.84%) Mac OS X
4 5 (6.58%) CentOS
4 5 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.26%) CoreOS
6 1 (1.32%) AIX
6 1 (1.32%) Solaris
6 1 (1.32%) SUSE
6 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.00%) Open Source
2 36 (47.37%) Migration
3 18 (23.68%) Continuous Delivery
4 17 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
5 16 (21.05%) Web Design
6 12 (15.79%) Configuration Management
7 11 (14.47%) MVC
8 9 (11.84%) E-Commerce
8 9 (11.84%) High Availability
9 8 (10.53%) Continuous Deployment
10 7 (9.21%) BDD
10 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.89%) ITIL
11 6 (7.89%) Scrum
12 5 (6.58%) Data Modelling
12 5 (6.58%) DevOps
12 5 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (6.58%) Incident Management
12 5 (6.58%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 47 (61.84%) Java
2 46 (60.53%) JavaScript
3 43 (56.58%) SQL
4 21 (27.63%) Groovy
5 11 (14.47%) C#
6 7 (9.21%) Python
6 7 (9.21%) Ruby
6 7 (9.21%) Scala
7 4 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.26%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.63%) XPath
9 1 (1.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (18.42%) BPSS Clearance
2 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.95%) QA
3 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 40 (52.63%) Docker
2 4 (5.26%) LXC
2 4 (5.26%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Nagios
2 4 (5.26%) Ansible
2 4 (5.26%) OSSEC
2 4 (5.26%) Terraform
3 2 (2.63%) CloudHub
4 1 (1.32%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.32%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (13.16%) Oracle
2 9 (11.84%) Xamarin
3 4 (5.26%) New Relic
4 2 (2.63%) IBM
4 2 (2.63%) SAP
4 2 (2.63%) Talend
5 1 (1.32%) Informatica
5 1 (1.32%) Sonatype
5 1 (1.32%) Teradata