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 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 30 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 20 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.80% 0.37% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.78% 1.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Average daily rate
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£488 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.76% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £50.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.83% +68.33%
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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 Southampton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
41 52 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 11.88% 19.19% 22.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 20
Average daily rate £396 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.08% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £113 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £11.50 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.88% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 33 (86.84%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (73.68%) Apache
3 24 (63.16%) Java
4 23 (60.53%) Web Services
5 22 (57.89%) Open Source
6 21 (55.26%) Scrum
7 18 (47.37%) RESTful
7 18 (47.37%) PostGIS
7 18 (47.37%) Jenkins
8 15 (39.47%) Internet
9 13 (34.21%) Eclipse
9 13 (34.21%) Linux
9 13 (34.21%) TDD
10 12 (31.58%) PHP
10 12 (31.58%) BDD
11 11 (28.95%) Cucumber
11 11 (28.95%) Java EE
12 10 (26.32%) Maven
12 10 (26.32%) Subversion
12 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (23.68%) TOGAF
14 8 (21.05%) JSON
14 8 (21.05%) JIRA
14 8 (21.05%) J2EE
14 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
15 7 (18.42%) Puppet
15 7 (18.42%) JUnit
15 7 (18.42%) SOAP
15 7 (18.42%) OO
15 7 (18.42%) Web Development

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 28 (73.68%) Apache
2 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 6 (15.79%) Apache Solr
3 3 (7.89%) Confluence
4 1 (2.63%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (39.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) MySQL
2 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Jenkins
2 13 (34.21%) Eclipse
3 11 (28.95%) Cucumber
4 10 (26.32%) Maven
4 10 (26.32%) Subversion
5 8 (21.05%) JIRA
6 7 (18.42%) JUnit
7 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
7 6 (15.79%) Selenium
8 5 (13.16%) FitNesse
9 4 (10.53%) JMeter
9 4 (10.53%) LoadRunner
9 4 (10.53%) Mockito
10 3 (7.89%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Architect
2 19 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (28.95%) Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Lead Architect
4 9 (23.68%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 5 (13.16%) PHP Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Test Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Java Architect
9 1 (2.63%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (60.53%) Web Services
2 18 (47.37%) RESTful
2 18 (47.37%) PostGIS
3 11 (28.95%) Java EE
4 8 (21.05%) JSON
4 8 (21.05%) J2EE
5 7 (18.42%) SOAP
6 6 (15.79%) Spring
6 6 (15.79%) XML
6 6 (15.79%) REST
7 4 (10.53%) KML
7 4 (10.53%) Hibernate
8 2 (5.26%) SAML
8 2 (5.26%) HTML
8 2 (5.26%) CSS
8 2 (5.26%) OpenID
8 2 (5.26%) JPA
8 2 (5.26%) OAuth2
9 1 (2.63%) Kendo UI
9 1 (2.63%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 22 (57.89%) Open Source
2 3 (7.89%) GIS
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) CentOS
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (86.84%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (55.26%) Scrum
3 13 (34.21%) TDD
4 12 (31.58%) BDD
5 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (23.68%) TOGAF
7 7 (18.42%) OO
7 7 (18.42%) Web Development
8 6 (15.79%) SOA
9 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Change Control
10 4 (10.53%) Content Management
10 4 (10.53%) OOP
10 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
10 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
11 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
11 2 (5.26%) MVC
11 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
11 2 (5.26%) DevOps
12 1 (2.63%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) Java
2 12 (31.58%) PHP
3 6 (15.79%) PHP5
4 5 (13.16%) SQL
5 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.63%) C#
7 1 (2.63%) Delphi
7 1 (2.63%) Python
7 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Puppet
2 4 (10.53%) WebInspect
3 2 (5.26%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) VMware
2 2 (5.26%) Tripwire
2 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.26%) EMC
3 1 (2.63%) Telerik
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