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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 119 96 111
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 23 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.73% 0.41% 0.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.76% 1.83% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-67.77% +28.57%
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
612 493 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.34% 22.32% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 339 393
Average daily rate £350 £363 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £445 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 30
Average hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +5.17%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 9 £388 -13.88% 1
Somerset - 3 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £600 -
Devon - - - - 1
Avon - - - -
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 41 (77.36%) Linux
2 33 (62.26%) MySQL
3 30 (56.60%) Apache
4 27 (50.94%) Perl
4 27 (50.94%) Windows
4 27 (50.94%) Bash Shell
5 26 (49.06%) DevOps
6 22 (41.51%) SSH
6 22 (41.51%) Ruby
7 21 (39.62%) SQL
8 18 (33.96%) Python
9 17 (32.08%) Java
9 17 (32.08%) Relational Database
10 16 (30.19%) PHP
10 16 (30.19%) LDAP
10 16 (30.19%) Red Hat
10 16 (30.19%) Samba
10 16 (30.19%) Debian
10 16 (30.19%) VMware
10 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (30.19%) Postfix
11 15 (28.30%) JavaScript
11 15 (28.30%) Data Modelling
11 15 (28.30%) Ubuntu
11 15 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (28.30%) Git (software)
12 14 (26.42%) HTML
12 14 (26.42%) CSS
12 14 (26.42%) OO
12 14 (26.42%) SNMP

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 30 (56.60%) Apache
2 13 (24.53%) nginx
2 13 (24.53%) Confluence
2 13 (24.53%) MediaWiki
3 3 (5.66%) Moodle
3 3 (5.66%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Photoshop
1 8 (15.09%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) GitHub
2 8 (15.09%) Amazon S3
2 8 (15.09%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 22 (41.51%) SSH
2 16 (30.19%) LDAP
3 14 (26.42%) SNMP
4 13 (24.53%) VPN
4 13 (24.53%) IPv6
4 13 (24.53%) OSPF
4 13 (24.53%) BGP
4 13 (24.53%) EIGRP
4 13 (24.53%) Firewall
4 13 (24.53%) IPsec
4 13 (24.53%) LAN
4 13 (24.53%) WAN
4 13 (24.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (62.26%) MySQL
2 17 (32.08%) Relational Database
3 8 (15.09%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.55%) DB2
5 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.66%) Big Data
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.89%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 15 (28.30%) Git (software)
2 14 (26.42%) JIRA
3 13 (24.53%) Subversion
3 13 (24.53%) Hudson
3 13 (24.53%) Jenkins
4 8 (15.09%) Karma Test Runner
4 8 (15.09%) Sublime Text
4 8 (15.09%) RSpec
4 8 (15.09%) Cucumber
5 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (1.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (54.72%) Developer
2 19 (35.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (26.42%) Administrator
3 14 (26.42%) Linux Administrator
3 14 (26.42%) Python Developer
4 11 (20.75%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (16.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (16.98%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (15.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Graduate
7 4 (7.55%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Ruby Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Development Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Software Development Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) .NET Developer
10 1 (1.89%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) CSS
1 14 (26.42%) HTML
2 13 (24.53%) LAMP
3 9 (16.98%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (15.09%) HTML5
4 8 (15.09%) Backbone.js
4 8 (15.09%) AngularJS
5 6 (11.32%) XML
6 3 (5.66%) Sass
7 2 (3.77%) JSON
7 2 (3.77%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.77%) .NET
7 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.89%) JMS
8 1 (1.89%) Java RMI
8 1 (1.89%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Open Source
2 13 (24.53%) Wiki
3 4 (7.55%) GIS
4 3 (5.66%) VLE
5 2 (3.77%) Clustering
5 2 (3.77%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (77.36%) Linux
2 27 (50.94%) Windows
3 16 (30.19%) Debian
4 15 (28.30%) Ubuntu
5 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (18.87%) CentOS
7 8 (15.09%) Mac OS
8 3 (5.66%) Scientific Linux
8 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.66%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) DevOps
2 15 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (28.30%) Data Modelling
3 14 (26.42%) OO
3 14 (26.42%) Problem Management
4 13 (24.53%) Capacity Planning
4 13 (24.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (20.75%) Scrum
5 11 (20.75%) TDD
6 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.66%) Build Automation
8 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.77%) Kanban
8 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.77%) UML
9 1 (1.89%) Migration
9 1 (1.89%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) Perl
1 27 (50.94%) Bash Shell
2 22 (41.51%) Ruby
3 21 (39.62%) SQL
4 18 (33.96%) Python
5 17 (32.08%) Java
6 16 (30.19%) PHP
7 15 (28.30%) JavaScript
8 4 (7.55%) C#
9 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) CCNA
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.89%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 16 (30.19%) Samba
1 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (30.19%) Postfix
2 13 (24.53%) XenServer
3 3 (5.66%) KVM
3 3 (5.66%) NFS
3 3 (5.66%) Sendmail
3 3 (5.66%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) ZABBIX
1 13 (24.53%) Puppet
2 3 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.66%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Red Hat
1 16 (30.19%) VMware
2 13 (24.53%) Citrix
3 9 (16.98%) Oracle
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.66%) Netezza
5 3 (5.66%) Greenplum