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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 33 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 14 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.19% 5.68% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.67% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 0
Average daily rate
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£369 £333 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.43 £14.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+199.51% -36.95%
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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
75 80 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 22.46% 22.73% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 54 20
Average daily rate £363 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 28 July 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 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (70.27%) Scrum
3 25 (67.57%) Linux
3 25 (67.57%) Java
4 21 (56.76%) Web Services
5 19 (51.35%) TDD
6 18 (48.65%) Apache
6 18 (48.65%) BDD
7 16 (43.24%) SOAP
8 14 (37.84%) MySQL
8 14 (37.84%) SOA
8 14 (37.84%) OO
8 14 (37.84%) Git (software)
8 14 (37.84%) Jenkins
9 13 (35.14%) Oracle
9 13 (35.14%) Subversion
9 13 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (32.43%) PHP
10 12 (32.43%) Open Source
11 11 (29.73%) Change Control
11 11 (29.73%) Web Development
11 11 (29.73%) Internet
12 10 (27.03%) J2EE
12 10 (27.03%) Relational Database
12 10 (27.03%) RESTful
13 9 (24.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (24.32%) EJB
13 9 (24.32%) Windows
13 9 (24.32%) SQL
13 9 (24.32%) UML

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 18 (48.65%) Apache
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
4 4 (10.81%) JBoss
5 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.70%) Apache TomEE
5 1 (2.70%) WordPress
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.70%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) MySQL
2 10 (27.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Git (software)
1 14 (37.84%) Jenkins
2 13 (35.14%) Subversion
3 8 (21.62%) PHPUnit
4 5 (13.51%) Mockito
4 5 (13.51%) JUnit
5 4 (10.81%) Selenium
5 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.70%) Maven
6 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Developer
2 16 (43.24%) Java Developer
3 11 (29.73%) PHP Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Architect
5 6 (16.22%) Lead Architect
6 5 (13.51%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (10.81%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Java Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior PHP Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Linux Support
9 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Linux Support Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) SOA Developer
9 1 (2.70%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (56.76%) Web Services
2 16 (43.24%) SOAP
3 10 (27.03%) J2EE
3 10 (27.03%) RESTful
4 9 (24.32%) EJB
5 8 (21.62%) HTML
6 7 (18.92%) XML
6 7 (18.92%) Java EE
6 7 (18.92%) JSON
6 7 (18.92%) REST
7 6 (16.22%) Hibernate
7 6 (16.22%) Spring
8 5 (13.51%) OpenID
8 5 (13.51%) SAML
9 4 (10.81%) CSS
9 4 (10.81%) HTML5
9 4 (10.81%) PostGIS
9 4 (10.81%) OAuth2
10 2 (5.41%) Symfony
10 2 (5.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) Linux
2 9 (24.32%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (70.27%) Scrum
3 19 (51.35%) TDD
4 18 (48.65%) BDD
5 14 (37.84%) OO
5 14 (37.84%) SOA
6 13 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (32.43%) Open Source
8 11 (29.73%) Web Development
8 11 (29.73%) Change Control
9 9 (24.32%) UML
10 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
10 7 (18.92%) Process Management
11 5 (13.51%) TOGAF
12 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
13 3 (8.11%) MVC
14 2 (5.41%) OOP
14 2 (5.41%) OO PHP
14 2 (5.41%) DevOps
15 1 (2.70%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 25 (67.57%) Java
2 12 (32.43%) PHP
3 9 (24.32%) SQL
4 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.81%) PHP5
6 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) Apigee