The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 276 371 414
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +43
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 437 256 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.47% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.45% 2.20% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 183 97
Average daily rate
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£420 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £43.43 £14.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+199.51% -36.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.43 £14.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+199.51% -36.95%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12650 11661 11169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.22% 21.31% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8250 7204 6809
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 183 218
Average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.13 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £67.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend

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

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Trend

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

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PostgreSQL
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL within the UK.

PostgreSQL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
England +90 413 £416 +3.99% 139
London +82 216 £450 - 71
South East -5 73 £363 +7.40% 28
City of London +7 36 £450 - 21
South West +3 34 £395 +12.85% 5
Yorkshire -10 33 £350 -27.83% 9
Hampshire -9 32 £369 +9.25% 6
West Yorkshire -18 27 £350 -27.83% 8
Leeds -18 27 £350 -26.70% 8
East of England +11 25 £406 +16.07% 6
Bristol +10 23 £405 -3.28% 3
North East +1 23 £625 +108.33% 1
Tyne and Wear -1 23 £625 +108.33% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 22 £535 +78.33%
Berkshire +16 19 £350 +16.66% 10
Reading +8 17 £375 +25.00% 3
Croydon - 16 £450 -
Cambridgeshire -4 13 £413 +17.85% 4
Southampton -9 13 £375 +12.78%
Surrey -3 12 £325 -5.45% 4
Cambridge 0 11 £413 +11.48% 4
Hertfordshire +1 10 £350 - 2
North West -10 10 £350 +12.00% 12
Watford -1 8 £350 - 1
Guildford +3 7 £268 - 3
Edinburgh 0 6 £180 -48.57% 2
Scotland -1 6 £180 -48.57% 5
Winchester - 6 £325 - 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £300 -
West Midlands +9 5 £375 -

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 418 (52.05%) Linux
2 373 (46.45%) Agile Software Development
3 353 (43.96%) MySQL
4 303 (37.73%) Java
5 260 (32.38%) Python
6 259 (32.25%) SQL
7 252 (31.38%) Git (software)
8 236 (29.39%) MongoDB
9 230 (28.64%) Oracle
10 228 (28.39%) Continuous Integration
11 209 (26.03%) JavaScript
12 202 (25.16%) TDD
13 173 (21.54%) Ruby
14 172 (21.42%) Puppet
15 162 (20.17%) Jenkins
15 162 (20.17%) Scrum
16 157 (19.55%) Web Services
16 157 (19.55%) DevOps
17 143 (17.81%) Open Source
18 140 (17.43%) HTML
19 137 (17.06%) Apache
20 134 (16.69%) Amazon AWS
21 130 (16.19%) SQL Server
22 129 (16.06%) Opscode Chef
23 123 (15.32%) PHP
24 122 (15.19%) UNIX
24 122 (15.19%) CSS
25 115 (14.32%) Perl
26 114 (14.20%) MVC
27 113 (14.07%) Configuration Management

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 137 (17.06%) Apache
2 93 (11.58%) Tomcat
3 81 (10.09%) JBoss
4 78 (9.71%) nginx
5 56 (6.97%) Node.js
6 37 (4.61%) Elasticsearch
7 25 (3.11%) Confluence
8 23 (2.86%) Mule ESB
9 17 (2.12%) Alfresco
9 17 (2.12%) Oracle Spatial
10 15 (1.87%) Jetty
10 15 (1.87%) WebLogic
11 14 (1.74%) Apache Pig
12 13 (1.62%) Mule
13 10 (1.25%) GlassFish
14 9 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (1.00%) OpenStack
15 8 (1.00%) Apache TomEE
15 8 (1.00%) WildFly
15 8 (1.00%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.99%) MS Office
3 22 (2.74%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.37%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.12%) Windchill
5 1 (0.12%) GIMP
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (1.62%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.75%) Adobe Campaign
2 6 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.37%) Magento
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.12%) Summit
5 1 (0.12%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 134 (16.69%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 21 (2.62%) PaaS
5 15 (1.87%) Amazon Kinesis
6 14 (1.74%) Amazon EMR
7 12 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (1.37%) Heroku
9 9 (1.12%) GitHub
10 7 (0.87%) OpenShift
10 7 (0.87%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.50%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.50%) Boomi
12 4 (0.50%) SaaS
13 2 (0.25%) SoftLayer
13 2 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.25%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 62 (7.72%) HTTP
2 56 (6.97%) TCP/IP
3 43 (5.35%) Firewall
4 41 (5.11%) SSL
5 32 (3.99%) Internet
6 31 (3.86%) VPN
7 30 (3.74%) Radio Access Network
8 20 (2.49%) DNS
9 19 (2.37%) SNMP
9 19 (2.37%) LDAP
9 19 (2.37%) 3G
9 19 (2.37%) 2G
10 16 (1.99%) OpenLDAP
11 13 (1.62%) Reverse Proxy
12 12 (1.49%) Network Security
12 12 (1.49%) DMZ
13 11 (1.37%) Telnet
14 10 (1.25%) IPv6
15 9 (1.12%) SSH
16 8 (1.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 353 (43.96%) MySQL
2 236 (29.39%) MongoDB
3 130 (16.19%) SQL Server
4 99 (12.33%) NoSQL
5 98 (12.20%) Relational Database
6 78 (9.71%) Redis
7 53 (6.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 42 (5.23%) RDBMS
9 41 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
10 38 (4.73%) DB2
11 31 (3.86%) Hadoop
12 30 (3.74%) Big Data
13 16 (1.99%) Oracle Database
14 15 (1.87%) Apache Hive
15 12 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 7 (0.87%) InterSystems Cache
17 7 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
17 7 (0.87%) Riak
Development Applications
1 252 (31.38%) Git (software)
2 162 (20.17%) Jenkins
3 102 (12.70%) Subversion
4 78 (9.71%) Maven
5 60 (7.47%) JIRA
6 45 (5.60%) Mercurial
6 45 (5.60%) Cucumber
7 40 (4.98%) Selenium
8 38 (4.73%) JUnit
9 34 (4.23%) Gerrit
10 32 (3.99%) Mockito
11 27 (3.36%) RSpec
11 27 (3.36%) Gradle
11 27 (3.36%) Artifactory
12 24 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
12 24 (2.99%) SonarQube
13 23 (2.86%) TeamCity
14 18 (2.24%) Eclipse
14 18 (2.24%) JMeter
15 17 (2.12%) PHPUnit
General
1 73 (9.09%) Finance
2 49 (6.10%) Telecoms
3 22 (2.74%) Games
4 21 (2.62%) Marketing
5 13 (1.62%) Banking
6 11 (1.37%) Retail
6 11 (1.37%) Electronics
7 9 (1.12%) Back Office
8 7 (0.87%) Advertising
9 6 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.12%) Publishing
11 1 (0.12%) Automotive
11 1 (0.12%) Legal
11 1 (0.12%) Billing
11 1 (0.12%) Military
11 1 (0.12%) French Language
11 1 (0.12%) German Language
11 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 413 (51.43%) Developer
2 119 (14.82%) Java Developer
3 86 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 72 (8.97%) Python Developer
5 59 (7.35%) Architect
6 51 (6.35%) DBA
7 44 (5.48%) PHP Developer
8 36 (4.48%) Senior Developer
9 34 (4.23%) Administrator
9 34 (4.23%) Technical Architect
10 28 (3.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 23 (2.86%) Consultant
12 20 (2.49%) Software Developer
13 19 (2.37%) Systems Administrator
14 18 (2.24%) Software Engineer
15 17 (2.12%) Senior Architect
16 16 (1.99%) Ruby on Rails Developer
16 16 (1.99%) Scala Developer
16 16 (1.99%) PostgreSQL DBA
17 15 (1.87%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (19.55%) Web Services
2 140 (17.43%) HTML
3 122 (15.19%) CSS
4 113 (14.07%) Spring
5 103 (12.83%) Django
6 91 (11.33%) JSON
7 89 (11.08%) Hibernate
8 86 (10.71%) jQuery
9 83 (10.34%) RESTful
10 81 (10.09%) J2EE
11 80 (9.96%) REST
12 75 (9.34%) Ruby on Rails
13 74 (9.22%) XML
14 65 (8.09%) RabbitMQ
15 61 (7.60%) AngularJS
16 55 (6.85%) HTML5
17 50 (6.23%) Ajax
17 50 (6.23%) SOAP
18 47 (5.85%) Spring MVC
19 42 (5.23%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 29 (3.61%) Mobile App
2 28 (3.49%) GIS
3 26 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (3.11%) Clustering
5 21 (2.62%) Computer Science
6 19 (2.37%) User Experience
7 15 (1.87%) Public Cloud
7 15 (1.87%) Data Centre
8 12 (1.49%) Digital Media
8 12 (1.49%) Data Structures
8 12 (1.49%) Visualisation
8 12 (1.49%) Replication
9 10 (1.25%) Wiki
10 8 (1.00%) Online Games
10 8 (1.00%) W3C
11 7 (0.87%) N-Tier
11 7 (0.87%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.75%) DTV
12 6 (0.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 418 (52.05%) Linux
2 122 (15.19%) UNIX
3 101 (12.58%) Windows
4 77 (9.59%) Ubuntu
5 60 (7.47%) CentOS
6 56 (6.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (4.86%) Debian
8 17 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (1.25%) Android
12 8 (1.00%) Solaris
13 6 (0.75%) Windows NT
13 6 (0.75%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.75%) CoreOS
14 4 (0.50%) Fedora
14 4 (0.50%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.37%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.25%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (46.45%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (28.39%) Continuous Integration
3 202 (25.16%) TDD
4 162 (20.17%) Scrum
5 157 (19.55%) DevOps
6 143 (17.81%) Open Source
7 114 (14.20%) MVC
8 113 (14.07%) Configuration Management
9 110 (13.70%) BDD
10 78 (9.71%) OO
11 58 (7.22%) SOA
12 55 (6.85%) E-Commerce
12 55 (6.85%) Web Development
13 53 (6.60%) Mentoring
14 48 (5.98%) Unit Testing
15 43 (5.35%) Software Engineering
16 41 (5.11%) ETL
17 33 (4.11%) OOP
18 32 (3.99%) Continuous Delivery
19 31 (3.86%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 303 (37.73%) Java
2 260 (32.38%) Python
3 259 (32.25%) SQL
4 209 (26.03%) JavaScript
5 173 (21.54%) Ruby
6 123 (15.32%) PHP
7 115 (14.32%) Perl
8 86 (10.71%) Bash Shell
9 84 (10.46%) Scala
10 37 (4.61%) C++
11 32 (3.99%) Go
12 30 (3.74%) PHP5
13 20 (2.49%) PowerShell
14 18 (2.24%) C#
15 17 (2.12%) Shell Script
16 15 (1.87%) Groovy
17 12 (1.49%) PL/SQL
18 11 (1.37%) Korn
19 9 (1.12%) T-SQL
20 7 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 112 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 72 (8.97%) SC Cleared
3 41 (5.11%) Degree
4 5 (0.62%) BC Cleared
4 5 (0.62%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.50%) LPIC
6 3 (0.37%) RHCE
6 3 (0.37%) HND
7 1 (0.12%) PhD
7 1 (0.12%) ISEB
7 1 (0.12%) OCP
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.74%) SLA
2 13 (1.62%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.00%) QA
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 67 (8.34%) Docker
2 48 (5.98%) vCloud
3 28 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (3.11%) Active Directory
5 22 (2.74%) Varnish
6 11 (1.37%) Samba
7 10 (1.25%) iptables
8 9 (1.12%) Squid
9 7 (0.87%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.87%) Postfix
10 6 (0.75%) vSphere
11 4 (0.50%) XenServer
11 4 (0.50%) LXC
11 4 (0.50%) GlusterFS
12 3 (0.37%) KVM
12 3 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.25%) Xen
13 2 (0.25%) Snort
13 2 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.25%) Btrfs
Systems Management
1 172 (21.42%) Puppet
2 129 (16.06%) Opscode Chef
3 106 (13.20%) Ansible
4 63 (7.85%) Salt
5 40 (4.98%) Vagrant
6 38 (4.73%) HAProxy
7 37 (4.61%) ZABBIX
8 29 (3.61%) logstash
8 29 (3.61%) Rundeck
9 27 (3.36%) Nagios
10 26 (3.24%) Kibana
11 9 (1.12%) Apache Shiro
12 7 (0.87%) Mesos
13 6 (0.75%) HP UCMDB
13 6 (0.75%) Cacti
13 6 (0.75%) Control-M
14 5 (0.62%) OPNET
15 4 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
15 4 (0.50%) yum
15 4 (0.50%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 230 (28.64%) Oracle
2 104 (12.95%) Red Hat
3 83 (10.34%) VMware
4 59 (7.35%) Microsoft
5 28 (3.49%) Google
6 22 (2.74%) Greenplum
7 15 (1.87%) SaltStack
8 13 (1.62%) Percona
9 12 (1.49%) Mapinfo
10 10 (1.25%) Adobe
10 10 (1.25%) Sybase
10 10 (1.25%) HP
10 10 (1.25%) Splunk
11 9 (1.12%) Citrix
11 9 (1.12%) Ericsson
12 8 (1.00%) Huawei
12 8 (1.00%) Zend
12 8 (1.00%) Atlassian
12 8 (1.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 8 (1.00%) Twitter
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