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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 310 373 490
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +117
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 353 234 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.44% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.01% 1.98% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 128 66
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £271 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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
11739 11833 11959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.52% 22.46% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7503 7329 6850
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 202 338
Average hourly rate £32.09 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.96% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.01 £14.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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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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 +39 296 £390 +11.42% 112
London +23 133 £413 +13.79% 52
South East +15 81 £339 -3.21% 21
Yorkshire +32 43 £250 -23.07% 4
Leeds +36 42 £250 -23.07% 3
West Yorkshire +27 42 £250 -23.07% 3
Hampshire +23 38 £363 +11.53% 5
Wales +6 36 £325 -38.09% 6
Surrey +22 23 £325 -7.14% 1
City of London +20 20 £395 +8.96% 16
Guildford - 19 £325 -
South West -25 17 £350 - 8
Southampton - 16 £325 - 3
Scotland +6 15 £600 - 7
East of England -24 15 £350 -1.40% 4
Glasgow -4 9 £675 - 4
Wiltshire - 9 £350 -
West Sussex - 9 £338 - 3
Cambridgeshire -1 8 £343 - 2
Swindon - 8 £350 -
Cambridge -7 7 £343 - 1
Oxfordshire - 7 £413 - 4
Edinburgh 0 6 £335 -
South Wales -8 4 £263 -50.00%
North West -8 4 £550 +80.71% 11
Bristol -13 3 £388 +0.32% 1
Somerset - 3 - - 2
Suffolk - 3 £463 -
Cheshire +6 2 £750 +130.76%
Hertfordshire -23 2 £225 - 1

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 285 (48.80%) Linux
2 244 (41.78%) MySQL
3 235 (40.24%) Agile Software Development
4 190 (32.53%) SQL
5 181 (30.99%) Java
6 158 (27.05%) Oracle
7 155 (26.54%) Open Source
8 150 (25.68%) Scrum
9 143 (24.49%) Apache
10 135 (23.12%) Python
10 135 (23.12%) Jenkins
11 133 (22.77%) Git (software)
12 131 (22.43%) MongoDB
13 126 (21.58%) HTML
14 121 (20.72%) JavaScript
14 121 (20.72%) TDD
15 120 (20.55%) Puppet
16 119 (20.38%) CSS
17 118 (20.21%) DevOps
18 113 (19.35%) Ruby
19 96 (16.44%) Web Services
20 86 (14.73%) PHP
20 86 (14.73%) Django
21 85 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
22 84 (14.38%) Windows
23 82 (14.04%) REST
24 81 (13.87%) Relational Database
25 76 (13.01%) JSON
26 75 (12.84%) Ruby on Rails
26 75 (12.84%) NoSQL

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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
1 143 (24.49%) Apache
2 67 (11.47%) Tomcat
3 47 (8.05%) nginx
4 23 (3.94%) WebLogic
5 21 (3.60%) Apache Solr
6 19 (3.25%) Confluence
6 19 (3.25%) Node.js
7 18 (3.08%) CMS
8 16 (2.74%) WebSphere
9 11 (1.88%) MediaWiki
10 6 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.03%) GlassFish
10 6 (1.03%) Drupal
10 6 (1.03%) IIS
11 5 (0.86%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.68%) Apache ServiceMix
12 4 (0.68%) uWSGI
12 4 (0.68%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.68%) WordPress
12 4 (0.68%) Jetty
Applications
1 18 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.74%) MS Office
3 13 (2.23%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.88%) Photoshop
5 10 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.03%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.34%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (3.94%) GitHub
3 18 (3.08%) Heroku
3 18 (3.08%) SaaS
4 16 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (2.74%) Amazon S3
5 12 (2.05%) PaaS
6 11 (1.88%) IaaS
7 8 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 43 (7.36%) HTTP
2 34 (5.82%) Internet
3 22 (3.77%) SSH
3 22 (3.77%) LDAP
4 21 (3.60%) TCP/IP
5 20 (3.42%) SNMP
6 19 (3.25%) OpenLDAP
7 16 (2.74%) Firewall
8 15 (2.57%) LAN
8 15 (2.57%) DNS
8 15 (2.57%) VPN
9 14 (2.40%) WAN
10 13 (2.23%) AMQP
10 13 (2.23%) Radio Access Network
11 11 (1.88%) IPsec
11 11 (1.88%) OSPF
11 11 (1.88%) BGP
11 11 (1.88%) EIGRP
11 11 (1.88%) IPv6
11 11 (1.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (41.78%) MySQL
2 131 (22.43%) MongoDB
3 81 (13.87%) Relational Database
4 75 (12.84%) NoSQL
5 68 (11.64%) SQL Server
6 64 (10.96%) Redis
7 46 (7.88%) RDBMS
8 45 (7.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 36 (6.16%) Data Warehouse
10 30 (5.14%) Oracle Database
11 22 (3.77%) Amazon Redshift
12 16 (2.74%) ObjectStore
13 15 (2.57%) Hadoop
14 14 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (2.05%) Big Data
15 12 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (1.88%) DB2
16 11 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 135 (23.12%) Jenkins
2 133 (22.77%) Git (software)
3 63 (10.79%) Subversion
4 51 (8.73%) Maven
5 49 (8.39%) Cucumber
6 42 (7.19%) JIRA
7 34 (5.82%) Eclipse
8 33 (5.65%) JUnit
9 29 (4.97%) JMeter
9 29 (4.97%) Karma Test Runner
10 28 (4.79%) Jasmine
11 26 (4.45%) RSpec
12 19 (3.25%) Selenium
12 19 (3.25%) Hudson
13 12 (2.05%) FitNesse
14 10 (1.71%) Sublime Text
14 10 (1.71%) TeamCity
14 10 (1.71%) Visual Studio
15 9 (1.54%) Mockito
16 7 (1.20%) CruiseControl
General
1 26 (4.45%) Games
2 18 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 11 (1.88%) Finance
4 8 (1.37%) Marketing
5 6 (1.03%) Law
6 5 (0.86%) Advertising
6 5 (0.86%) Back Office
7 3 (0.51%) Publishing
7 3 (0.51%) Banking
8 2 (0.34%) Retail
8 2 (0.34%) Electronics
8 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.17%) Front Office
9 1 (0.17%) Automotive
9 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 282 (48.29%) Developer
2 79 (13.53%) Architect
3 76 (13.01%) Python Developer
4 62 (10.62%) Java Developer
5 52 (8.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 47 (8.05%) Technical Architect
7 37 (6.34%) Administrator
7 37 (6.34%) DBA
8 25 (4.28%) Linux Engineer
9 24 (4.11%) Senior Developer
10 23 (3.94%) Software Engineer
11 21 (3.60%) Systems Administrator
12 20 (3.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 18 (3.08%) Analyst
13 18 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
14 17 (2.91%) Web Developer
14 17 (2.91%) C++ Developer
15 16 (2.74%) Ruby Developer
15 16 (2.74%) Software Developer
16 15 (2.57%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (21.58%) HTML
2 119 (20.38%) CSS
3 96 (16.44%) Web Services
4 86 (14.73%) Django
5 82 (14.04%) REST
6 76 (13.01%) JSON
7 75 (12.84%) Ruby on Rails
8 67 (11.47%) jQuery
8 67 (11.47%) HTML5
9 62 (10.62%) Spring
10 61 (10.45%) RESTful
11 54 (9.25%) SOAP
12 49 (8.39%) XML
13 48 (8.22%) Ajax
14 42 (7.19%) CSS3
15 37 (6.34%) Hibernate
16 35 (5.99%) RabbitMQ
17 34 (5.82%) Play Framework
17 34 (5.82%) J2EE
18 31 (5.31%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 155 (26.54%) Open Source
2 27 (4.62%) Replication
3 22 (3.77%) GIS
3 22 (3.77%) Clustering
4 21 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (3.42%) Digital Media
6 18 (3.08%) User Experience
7 17 (2.91%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.91%) Derivative
8 16 (2.74%) Credit Derivative
9 14 (2.40%) Data Integration
10 13 (2.23%) Wiki
11 12 (2.05%) Reference Data
12 10 (1.71%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.37%) Mathematics
13 8 (1.37%) NHS
14 6 (1.03%) Mobile App
14 6 (1.03%) Online Games
14 6 (1.03%) Visualisation
15 5 (0.86%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 285 (48.80%) Linux
2 84 (14.38%) Windows
3 71 (12.16%) UNIX
4 61 (10.45%) CentOS
5 49 (8.39%) Ubuntu
6 28 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (2.91%) Debian
8 15 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (2.40%) Oracle Linux
10 10 (1.71%) Mac OS
11 7 (1.20%) Android
11 7 (1.20%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.03%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.86%) Solaris
14 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.51%) AIX
15 3 (0.51%) Scientific Linux
16 2 (0.34%) FreeBSD
16 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (40.24%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (25.68%) Scrum
3 121 (20.72%) TDD
4 118 (20.21%) DevOps
5 85 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (10.79%) Software Engineering
7 62 (10.62%) SOA
7 62 (10.62%) Configuration Management
8 56 (9.59%) OO
9 45 (7.71%) MVC
10 43 (7.36%) Data Modelling
11 38 (6.51%) Kanban
12 34 (5.82%) BDD
12 34 (5.82%) Performance Tuning
13 32 (5.48%) ETL
14 29 (4.97%) Software Architecture
14 29 (4.97%) E-Commerce
15 25 (4.28%) User Stories
16 24 (4.11%) Product Management
17 23 (3.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 190 (32.53%) SQL
2 181 (30.99%) Java
3 135 (23.12%) Python
4 121 (20.72%) JavaScript
5 113 (19.35%) Ruby
6 86 (14.73%) PHP
7 63 (10.79%) Perl
8 53 (9.08%) Bash Shell
9 42 (7.19%) Scala
10 34 (5.82%) C#
11 23 (3.94%) C++
12 21 (3.60%) Shell Script
13 15 (2.57%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.86%) C
14 5 (0.86%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.86%) Clojure
15 4 (0.68%) Golang
15 4 (0.68%) Groovy
15 4 (0.68%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (8.73%) Security Cleared
2 42 (7.19%) SC Cleared
3 19 (3.25%) Degree
4 5 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (0.86%) CCNA
5 4 (0.68%) ISEB
6 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.51%) MCSA
7 2 (0.34%) CEH
8 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.71%) QA
2 8 (1.37%) COBIT
3 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.34%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 31 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (3.08%) Docker
3 14 (2.40%) Varnish
3 14 (2.40%) Postfix
3 14 (2.40%) Samba
4 13 (2.23%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (1.88%) XenServer
5 11 (1.88%) KVM
6 7 (1.20%) Active Directory
6 7 (1.20%) Xen
7 6 (1.03%) vCloud
8 5 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.68%) Shibboleth
9 4 (0.68%) Sendmail
10 3 (0.51%) NFS
10 3 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.51%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 120 (20.55%) Puppet
2 62 (10.62%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (5.31%) Vagrant
4 23 (3.94%) Ansible
5 17 (2.91%) Nagios
6 16 (2.74%) HAProxy
7 13 (2.23%) ZABBIX
7 13 (2.23%) Salt
8 11 (1.88%) YUM
9 7 (1.20%) Capistrano
10 6 (1.03%) Data Guard
11 5 (0.86%) WebInspect
12 4 (0.68%) logstash
13 3 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 3 (0.51%) Ganglia
13 3 (0.51%) StatsD
13 3 (0.51%) Kibana
14 2 (0.34%) collectd
14 2 (0.34%) Nessus
15 1 (0.17%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 158 (27.05%) Oracle
2 70 (11.99%) Red Hat
3 45 (7.71%) VMware
4 33 (5.65%) Microsoft
5 28 (4.79%) JBoss
6 19 (3.25%) Business Objects
6 19 (3.25%) Google
6 19 (3.25%) Greenplum
7 17 (2.91%) Splunk
8 16 (2.74%) SaltStack
9 14 (2.40%) Rackspace
10 13 (2.23%) Sybase
11 11 (1.88%) Citrix
12 10 (1.71%) Ericsson
13 9 (1.54%) Huawei
13 9 (1.54%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 8 (1.37%) Tripwire
14 8 (1.37%) Nortel
15 6 (1.03%) Atlassian
15 6 (1.03%) EMC
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