The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 35 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 1 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.35% 5.20% 1.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.08% 28.95% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 1
Average daily rate £330 £385 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +28.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
PostgreSQL
Hampshire

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 Southampton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
48 76 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 16.72% 17.97% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 54 58
Average daily rate £386 £363 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £434 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Southampton region.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) J2EE
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (75.00%) Process Management
2 6 (75.00%) UML
2 6 (75.00%) SOA
2 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 6 (75.00%) EJB
2 6 (75.00%) SOAP
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Microservices
3 1 (12.50%) Bluemix
3 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (12.50%) PostGIS
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Bluemix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
1 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Java Developer
2 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) J2EE
2 6 (75.00%) EJB
2 6 (75.00%) SOAP
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Process Management
1 6 (75.00%) Scrum
1 6 (75.00%) SOA
1 6 (75.00%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Microservices
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Go
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat