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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 31 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 13 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.86% 3.04% 1.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.00% 14.71% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +95.65%
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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
52 68 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.43% 20.67% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 48 35
Average daily rate £325 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £470 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £20.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +114.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 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 (84.62%) Java
2 32 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (66.67%) Apache
4 25 (64.10%) Scrum
5 23 (58.97%) Open Source
6 20 (51.28%) Linux
7 18 (46.15%) Web Services
7 18 (46.15%) Java EE
8 14 (35.90%) TDD
8 14 (35.90%) TOGAF
8 14 (35.90%) SOAP
9 13 (33.33%) SOA
9 13 (33.33%) BDD
10 12 (30.77%) MySQL
11 11 (28.21%) Oracle
12 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
13 9 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (23.08%) Windows
13 9 (23.08%) J2EE
13 9 (23.08%) EJB
13 9 (23.08%) UML
14 8 (20.51%) Subversion
14 8 (20.51%) RESTful
14 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
15 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
15 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
15 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
15 7 (17.95%) OO
15 7 (17.95%) Process Management

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (66.67%) Apache
2 9 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
4 4 (10.26%) JBoss
5 1 (2.56%) Apache TomEE
5 1 (2.56%) WordPress
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) MySQL
2 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Subversion
1 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
2 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.26%) Mockito
3 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
3 4 (10.26%) JUnit
3 4 (10.26%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Architect
1 18 (46.15%) Developer
2 17 (43.59%) Lead Architect
3 14 (35.90%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 13 (33.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.26%) PHP Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Java Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Linux Support
6 1 (2.56%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) Web Services
1 18 (46.15%) Java EE
2 14 (35.90%) SOAP
3 9 (23.08%) J2EE
3 9 (23.08%) EJB
4 8 (20.51%) RESTful
5 6 (15.38%) HTML
6 5 (12.82%) OpenID
6 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
6 5 (12.82%) Spring
6 5 (12.82%) SAML
6 5 (12.82%) PostGIS
7 4 (10.26%) OAuth2
7 4 (10.26%) CSS
7 4 (10.26%) XML
7 4 (10.26%) JSON
8 2 (5.13%) LAMP
8 2 (5.13%) HTML5
8 2 (5.13%) REST
9 1 (2.56%) Nutch
Miscellaneous
1 23 (58.97%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Linux
2 9 (23.08%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (64.10%) Scrum
3 14 (35.90%) TDD
3 14 (35.90%) TOGAF
4 13 (33.33%) SOA
4 13 (33.33%) BDD
5 9 (23.08%) UML
6 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (17.95%) OO
6 7 (17.95%) Process Management
7 6 (15.38%) Web Development
8 5 (12.82%) Change Control
9 4 (10.26%) Automated Testing
10 2 (5.13%) OOP
10 2 (5.13%) DevOps
11 1 (2.56%) Coaching
11 1 (2.56%) OO PHP
11 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
11 1 (2.56%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 33 (84.62%) Java
2 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.82%) PHP
4 4 (10.26%) PHP5
5 3 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) Apigee