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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 301 393 416
Rank change year-on-year
+92 +23
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 353 213 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.39% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.90% 1.77% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 143 83
Average daily rate
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£409 £425 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.82% +27.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -

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
12153 12063 10426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.81% 21.85% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7883 7600 6299
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 195 209
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.32 £16.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.55 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +83 320 £416 +0.90% 140
London +61 184 £439 -2.50% 72
South East +22 61 £370 +15.74% 25
Hampshire +20 46 £370 +14.84% 7
City of London +32 35 £488 +3.72% 20
South West +8 26 £425 -5.55% 6
Southampton +8 22 £385 +28.33% 4
Scotland - 16 £400 - 12
East of England +32 14 £375 - 10
Yorkshire -9 14 £375 +87.50% 6
Edinburgh - 12 £400 - 9
Bristol +12 10 £425 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 10 £375 - 3
West Yorkshire -7 9 £375 +87.50% 4
Leeds -11 9 £375 +87.50% 4
Gloucestershire -12 9 £413 -8.33% 3
North East +1 8 £425 - 1
Surrey +1 7 £488 -11.36% 4
North West -24 7 £270 -22.85% 15
Durham - 6 £425 -
Croydon - 6 £425 - 1
Darlington - 6 £425 -
Guildford 0 5 - - 1
Devon -1 5 £500 +128.57%
Hertfordshire +6 4 £363 - 6
Gloucester -1 4 £406 -9.72% 1
Berkshire -5 4 £405 +102.50% 3
Manchester -12 4 £270 -14.82% 12
Glasgow - 4 £325 - 1
Cambridge - 4 £373 - 2

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 366 (52.14%) Linux
2 306 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
3 287 (40.88%) Java
4 269 (38.32%) MySQL
5 239 (34.05%) Python
6 235 (33.48%) Git (software)
7 216 (30.77%) SQL
8 203 (28.92%) MongoDB
9 188 (26.78%) Continuous Integration
10 187 (26.64%) JavaScript
11 170 (24.22%) Ruby
12 156 (22.22%) Apache
13 155 (22.08%) Oracle
13 155 (22.08%) TDD
14 143 (20.37%) Open Source
15 139 (19.80%) Jenkins
16 135 (19.23%) DevOps
17 132 (18.80%) Puppet
18 131 (18.66%) Scrum
19 130 (18.52%) HTML
20 123 (17.52%) CSS
21 122 (17.38%) PHP
22 118 (16.81%) Subversion
23 116 (16.52%) Web Services
24 110 (15.67%) Amazon AWS
25 105 (14.96%) Red Hat
26 101 (14.39%) Perl
27 96 (13.68%) SQL Server
28 93 (13.25%) NoSQL
29 92 (13.11%) Windows

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 156 (22.22%) Apache
2 78 (11.11%) nginx
3 74 (10.54%) Tomcat
4 54 (7.69%) JBoss
5 45 (6.41%) Node.js
6 36 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
7 27 (3.85%) Confluence
8 20 (2.85%) MediaWiki
9 17 (2.42%) Apache Pig
10 15 (2.14%) CMS
10 15 (2.14%) Mule ESB
11 13 (1.85%) IIS
12 12 (1.71%) OpenStack
13 11 (1.57%) Jetty
13 11 (1.57%) Alfresco
13 11 (1.57%) Mule
13 11 (1.57%) uWSGI
14 8 (1.14%) SharePoint
15 7 (1.00%) WebLogic
15 7 (1.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 23 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.85%) MS Office
3 15 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.14%) Photoshop
5 7 (1.00%) GIMP
6 1 (0.14%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.71%) Magento
2 5 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.28%) Summit
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 110 (15.67%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.71%) GitHub
4 14 (1.99%) PaaS
4 14 (1.99%) Amazon EMR
4 14 (1.99%) Amazon Kinesis
5 10 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.14%) Heroku
7 7 (1.00%) SaaS
7 7 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.43%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.28%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.14%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.14%) Route 53
10 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (7.41%) HTTP
2 49 (6.98%) Firewall
3 44 (6.27%) VPN
4 40 (5.70%) TCP/IP
5 39 (5.56%) SSL
6 34 (4.84%) Internet
7 28 (3.99%) Radio Access Network
7 28 (3.99%) LDAP
8 23 (3.28%) DNS
9 21 (2.99%) Network Security
10 17 (2.42%) IPsec
11 16 (2.28%) EIGRP
11 16 (2.28%) BGP
11 16 (2.28%) OSPF
11 16 (2.28%) IPv6
11 16 (2.28%) LAN
11 16 (2.28%) WAN
11 16 (2.28%) SNMP
12 15 (2.14%) SMTP
13 13 (1.85%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (38.32%) MySQL
2 203 (28.92%) MongoDB
3 96 (13.68%) SQL Server
4 93 (13.25%) NoSQL
5 88 (12.54%) Relational Database
6 58 (8.26%) Redis
7 49 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
8 44 (6.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 43 (6.13%) Hadoop
10 29 (4.13%) Big Data
11 26 (3.70%) RDBMS
12 21 (2.99%) Oracle Database
13 19 (2.71%) Apache Hive
14 18 (2.56%) DB2
15 14 (1.99%) Ingres
16 12 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 9 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
17 9 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 9 (1.28%) Pentaho
18 8 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 235 (33.48%) Git (software)
2 139 (19.80%) Jenkins
3 118 (16.81%) Subversion
4 61 (8.69%) Maven
5 52 (7.41%) Cucumber
6 43 (6.13%) JIRA
7 40 (5.70%) JUnit
8 29 (4.13%) Mockito
9 27 (3.85%) Ant
10 25 (3.56%) Mercurial
11 24 (3.42%) Hudson
12 23 (3.28%) RSpec
13 22 (3.13%) Gerrit
13 22 (3.13%) Selenium
14 21 (2.99%) Gradle
15 20 (2.85%) SonarQube
15 20 (2.85%) Eclipse
16 18 (2.56%) Artifactory
17 17 (2.42%) NUnit
17 17 (2.42%) CruiseControl
General
1 47 (6.70%) Telecoms
2 38 (5.41%) Finance
3 25 (3.56%) Marketing
3 25 (3.56%) Games
4 15 (2.14%) Electronics
4 15 (2.14%) Advertising
5 11 (1.57%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.57%) Banking
6 7 (1.00%) Retail
7 4 (0.57%) Publishing
8 2 (0.28%) Military
8 2 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.14%) Automotive
9 1 (0.14%) Billing
9 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 317 (45.16%) Developer
2 84 (11.97%) Java Developer
3 81 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 78 (11.11%) Architect
5 41 (5.84%) Administrator
6 40 (5.70%) Senior Developer
7 37 (5.27%) DBA
8 33 (4.70%) Python Developer
9 31 (4.42%) PHP Developer
9 31 (4.42%) Technical Architect
10 27 (3.85%) Software Developer
11 25 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
12 24 (3.42%) Lead Architect
13 23 (3.28%) Database Developer
14 21 (2.99%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 19 (2.71%) Lead Solutions Architect
16 18 (2.56%) Consultant
17 17 (2.42%) Systems Administrator
18 15 (2.14%) Senior Java Developer
18 15 (2.14%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (18.52%) HTML
2 123 (17.52%) CSS
3 116 (16.52%) Web Services
4 91 (12.96%) XML
5 87 (12.39%) JSON
6 83 (11.82%) Spring
7 79 (11.25%) jQuery
8 72 (10.26%) RESTful
9 71 (10.11%) Hibernate
10 65 (9.26%) Django
11 64 (9.12%) Ruby on Rails
12 57 (8.12%) RabbitMQ
13 55 (7.83%) REST
14 54 (7.69%) Ajax
15 52 (7.41%) HTML5
16 51 (7.26%) AngularJS
16 51 (7.26%) J2EE
17 36 (5.13%) CSS3
18 32 (4.56%) Java EE
18 32 (4.56%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 143 (20.37%) Open Source
2 31 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.70%) Wiki
4 24 (3.42%) User Experience
5 19 (2.71%) Computer Science
6 18 (2.56%) Clustering
7 16 (2.28%) Mobile App
7 16 (2.28%) Public Cloud
8 14 (1.99%) Online Games
9 12 (1.71%) Data Structures
9 12 (1.71%) GIS
10 11 (1.57%) Visualisation
11 10 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.42%) DTV
11 10 (1.42%) N-Tier
12 9 (1.28%) Replication
13 7 (1.00%) Mathematics
14 6 (0.85%) PKI
14 6 (0.85%) Smartcard
15 5 (0.71%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 366 (52.14%) Linux
2 92 (13.11%) Windows
3 87 (12.39%) UNIX
4 75 (10.68%) Ubuntu
5 65 (9.26%) CentOS
6 45 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (3.85%) Debian
8 23 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (1.99%) Android
10 12 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (1.00%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.57%) CoreOS
14 4 (0.57%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.57%) Solaris
14 4 (0.57%) VMS
15 3 (0.43%) HPUX
15 3 (0.43%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (26.78%) Continuous Integration
3 155 (22.08%) TDD
4 135 (19.23%) DevOps
5 131 (18.66%) Scrum
6 88 (12.54%) BDD
7 86 (12.25%) Configuration Management
8 76 (10.83%) OO
9 71 (10.11%) MVC
10 55 (7.83%) Software Engineering
11 51 (7.26%) E-Commerce
11 51 (7.26%) Web Development
12 42 (5.98%) ETL
13 41 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
14 38 (5.41%) Unit Testing
15 36 (5.13%) SOA
16 33 (4.70%) Data Modelling
17 31 (4.42%) Automated Testing
17 31 (4.42%) Kanban
18 28 (3.99%) UML
Programming Languages
1 287 (40.88%) Java
2 239 (34.05%) Python
3 216 (30.77%) SQL
4 187 (26.64%) JavaScript
5 170 (24.22%) Ruby
6 122 (17.38%) PHP
7 101 (14.39%) Perl
8 88 (12.54%) Bash Shell
9 73 (10.40%) Scala
10 39 (5.56%) Shell Script
11 27 (3.85%) C#
12 26 (3.70%) C++
13 23 (3.28%) PL/SQL
14 16 (2.28%) C
15 15 (2.14%) Go
16 14 (1.99%) Groovy
16 14 (1.99%) PHP5
17 8 (1.14%) PowerShell
18 7 (1.00%) MapBasic
19 6 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 91 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 72 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 22 (3.13%) Degree
4 7 (1.00%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.71%) CCNA
6 4 (0.57%) LPIC
6 4 (0.57%) PhD
7 2 (0.28%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.28%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.14%) OCP
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.14%) ISEB
8 1 (0.14%) PMP
8 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.42%) QA
2 6 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.57%) SLA
4 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.28%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 44 (6.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (5.84%) Docker
3 22 (3.13%) iptables
4 21 (2.99%) Samba
5 20 (2.85%) Postfix
6 19 (2.71%) Active Directory
6 19 (2.71%) Varnish
7 17 (2.42%) XenServer
8 15 (2.14%) vCloud
9 11 (1.57%) Shibboleth
10 5 (0.71%) LXC
10 5 (0.71%) vSphere
11 4 (0.57%) GlusterFS
11 4 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.43%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.43%) Xen
12 3 (0.43%) HDFS
12 3 (0.43%) KVM
12 3 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 132 (18.80%) Puppet
2 82 (11.68%) Ansible
2 82 (11.68%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (8.69%) Salt
4 43 (6.13%) ZABBIX
5 39 (5.56%) Nagios
6 32 (4.56%) HAProxy
7 18 (2.56%) logstash
8 15 (2.14%) Vagrant
9 14 (1.99%) Kibana
10 8 (1.14%) Hyperic
11 7 (1.00%) OpenIDM
11 7 (1.00%) Icinga
12 6 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 5 (0.71%) Data Guard
14 4 (0.57%) Mesos
14 4 (0.57%) Cacti
15 3 (0.43%) Capistrano
16 2 (0.28%) yum
16 2 (0.28%) Munin
Vendors
1 155 (22.08%) Oracle
2 105 (14.96%) Red Hat
3 70 (9.97%) VMware
4 50 (7.12%) Microsoft
5 31 (4.42%) Greenplum
6 21 (2.99%) Citrix
7 19 (2.71%) Business Objects
8 17 (2.42%) Splunk
9 16 (2.28%) Rackspace
10 15 (2.14%) Google
11 12 (1.71%) Zend
12 11 (1.57%) SAP
12 11 (1.57%) Sybase
13 10 (1.42%) Mapinfo
13 10 (1.42%) Adobe
14 9 (1.28%) Nortel
14 9 (1.28%) Cisco
14 9 (1.28%) Ericsson
14 9 (1.28%) Huawei
14 9 (1.28%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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