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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 291 444 463
Rank change year-on-year
+153 +19
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 350 132 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.06% 1.13% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 95 44
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £298
% change year-on-year
- +9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £36.95 - £34.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.51 - £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.39 - £44.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 - £34.00

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
11424 11710 10927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.95% 22.73% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7608 7191 6617
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 £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 266 262
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.90 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.23 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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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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 +142 332 £400 +14.28% 112
London +91 149 £425 +13.33% 59
South East +62 106 £313 +8.69% 25
Hampshire +27 52 £305 -6.24% 16
Yorkshire +19 29 £315 -6.66% 4
Leeds +17 28 £315 -3.07% 2
West Yorkshire +12 28 £315 -3.07% 3
City of London +5 25 £419 +14.33% 19
South West -15 19 £425 +17.24% 7
North West +5 17 £325 +8.33% 8
Hook -4 16 £300 +1.52%
Southampton - 15 £463 - 10
Buckinghamshire +4 14 - -
Oxfordshire - 12 £413 - 5
Manchester 0 10 £325 - 4
Oxford - 10 £363 - 3
Surrey -1 9 £310 +23.50%
Berkshire +10 8 £344 +31.20% 2
Guildford -3 8 £310 +29.16%
Wales -13 8 £425 +61.90% 3
Basingstoke - 8 £300 - 1
Bristol -7 7 £463 -7.50% 2
Scotland 0 5 £320 +28.00%
Edinburgh -13 5 £320 +28.00%
East of England -23 5 £375 +2.04% 4
Cheshire - 5 £345 - 4
Reading +11 4 £456 +74.14%
East Midlands +1 4 £319 - 3
Leicestershire - 4 £319 -
Slough - 4 £250 -

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 360 (52.25%) Linux
2 313 (45.43%) Agile Software Development
3 259 (37.59%) MySQL
4 228 (33.09%) SQL
5 211 (30.62%) Python
6 195 (28.30%) Java
7 177 (25.69%) MongoDB
8 166 (24.09%) Git (software)
9 162 (23.51%) JavaScript
10 155 (22.50%) Scrum
11 150 (21.77%) TDD
12 149 (21.63%) Open Source
13 148 (21.48%) Jenkins
14 146 (21.19%) Puppet
15 145 (21.04%) Oracle
15 145 (21.04%) Continuous Integration
16 134 (19.45%) HTML
17 131 (19.01%) PHP
17 131 (19.01%) Ruby
18 124 (18.00%) CSS
19 123 (17.85%) Web Services
20 122 (17.71%) Apache
21 111 (16.11%) UNIX
21 111 (16.11%) Configuration Management
22 107 (15.53%) DevOps
23 99 (14.37%) Security Cleared
24 97 (14.08%) Subversion
25 87 (12.63%) Opscode Chef
26 86 (12.48%) Django
26 86 (12.48%) jQuery

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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
1 122 (17.71%) Apache
2 63 (9.14%) Tomcat
3 51 (7.40%) nginx
4 37 (5.37%) JBoss
5 28 (4.06%) Node.js
6 26 (3.77%) CMS
7 23 (3.34%) Apache Solr
8 19 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (1.89%) Confluence
10 11 (1.60%) WebSphere
11 10 (1.45%) OpenStack
12 9 (1.31%) Apache ServiceMix
13 8 (1.16%) uWSGI
13 8 (1.16%) Drupal
14 7 (1.02%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.87%) Jetty
15 6 (0.87%) MediaWiki
16 5 (0.73%) IIS
16 5 (0.73%) Apache Pig
17 4 (0.58%) Liferay
Applications
1 30 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.06%) MS Office
3 21 (3.05%) MS Visio
4 15 (2.18%) Photoshop
5 10 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.58%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 9 (1.31%) Magento
2 7 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 42 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (3.92%) GitHub
3 24 (3.48%) SaaS
4 19 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (2.47%) Amazon S3
6 16 (2.32%) IaaS
7 15 (2.18%) PaaS
7 15 (2.18%) Heroku
8 8 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.29%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.15%) Route 53
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.15%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 57 (8.27%) HTTP
2 43 (6.24%) Internet
3 33 (4.79%) TCP/IP
4 30 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
5 24 (3.48%) LDAP
6 23 (3.34%) DNS
6 23 (3.34%) SSL
7 21 (3.05%) Firewall
8 17 (2.47%) SNMP
8 17 (2.47%) VPN
9 16 (2.32%) DHCP
10 15 (2.18%) SSH
11 14 (2.03%) 2G
11 14 (2.03%) Telnet
11 14 (2.03%) 3G
11 14 (2.03%) SMTP
11 14 (2.03%) AMQP
12 11 (1.60%) LTE
12 11 (1.60%) OpenLDAP
13 8 (1.16%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (37.59%) MySQL
2 177 (25.69%) MongoDB
3 85 (12.34%) Relational Database
4 77 (11.18%) SQL Server
5 75 (10.89%) NoSQL
6 66 (9.58%) Data Warehouse
7 49 (7.11%) Apache Cassandra
8 48 (6.97%) Redis
9 42 (6.10%) RDBMS
10 34 (4.93%) Oracle Database
11 22 (3.19%) Amazon Redshift
11 22 (3.19%) Hadoop
12 21 (3.05%) Ingres
13 18 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (2.61%) Big Data
14 17 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 14 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 166 (24.09%) Git (software)
2 148 (21.48%) Jenkins
3 97 (14.08%) Subversion
4 62 (9.00%) Maven
5 54 (7.84%) Cucumber
6 43 (6.24%) Eclipse
7 42 (6.10%) JUnit
8 33 (4.79%) JIRA
8 33 (4.79%) Karma Test Runner
9 29 (4.21%) Ant
10 28 (4.06%) Jasmine
11 26 (3.77%) CruiseControl
12 25 (3.63%) JMeter
13 24 (3.48%) NUnit
14 21 (3.05%) ClearCase
14 21 (3.05%) CppUnit
14 21 (3.05%) GoogleTest
15 20 (2.90%) RSpec
15 20 (2.90%) Selenium
15 20 (2.90%) ClearQuest
General
1 45 (6.53%) Telecoms
2 30 (4.35%) Games
3 20 (2.90%) Marketing
4 15 (2.18%) Advertising
5 12 (1.74%) Finance
6 8 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.02%) Back Office
7 7 (1.02%) Electronics
8 6 (0.87%) Law
8 6 (0.87%) Retail
9 3 (0.44%) Banking
9 3 (0.44%) Publishing
10 2 (0.29%) Military
11 1 (0.15%) Front Office
11 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 343 (49.78%) Developer
2 74 (10.74%) Architect
3 64 (9.29%) Java Developer
4 63 (9.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 61 (8.85%) Python Developer
6 50 (7.26%) Senior Developer
7 37 (5.37%) DBA
8 32 (4.64%) PHP Developer
9 31 (4.50%) Administrator
10 29 (4.21%) Technical Architect
11 26 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
12 24 (3.48%) Database Developer
13 22 (3.19%) Analyst
14 21 (3.05%) Web Developer
14 21 (3.05%) Software Developer
14 21 (3.05%) Software Engineer
15 20 (2.90%) Python/Django Developer
16 15 (2.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 14 (2.03%) Senior Java Developer
18 12 (1.74%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (19.45%) HTML
2 124 (18.00%) CSS
3 123 (17.85%) Web Services
4 86 (12.48%) Django
4 86 (12.48%) jQuery
5 85 (12.34%) REST
6 84 (12.19%) JSON
7 75 (10.89%) XML
8 73 (10.60%) Ruby on Rails
9 72 (10.45%) HTML5
10 71 (10.30%) RESTful
11 66 (9.58%) Spring
12 60 (8.71%) SOAP
13 52 (7.55%) Ajax
14 50 (7.26%) J2EE
15 45 (6.53%) RabbitMQ
16 43 (6.24%) Hibernate
17 42 (6.10%) PostGIS
17 42 (6.10%) AngularJS
18 39 (5.66%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 149 (21.63%) Open Source
2 33 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.48%) Replication
4 22 (3.19%) Digital Media
5 17 (2.47%) Clustering
5 17 (2.47%) GIS
6 16 (2.32%) Derivative
7 15 (2.18%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.89%) User Experience
9 11 (1.60%) NHS
10 9 (1.31%) Wiki
11 8 (1.16%) Online Games
11 8 (1.16%) Credit Derivative
12 7 (1.02%) DTV
12 7 (1.02%) Visualisation
13 6 (0.87%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.87%) PKI
13 6 (0.87%) Social Media
13 6 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.73%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 360 (52.25%) Linux
2 111 (16.11%) UNIX
3 81 (11.76%) Windows
4 69 (10.01%) CentOS
5 54 (7.84%) Ubuntu
6 35 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (1.60%) Debian
8 11 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (1.45%) Mac OS
10 9 (1.31%) Mac OS X
11 8 (1.16%) Solaris
11 8 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (1.02%) Android
13 6 (0.87%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.58%) AIX
14 4 (0.58%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.58%) VMS
15 3 (0.44%) HPUX
15 3 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (45.43%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (22.50%) Scrum
3 150 (21.77%) TDD
4 145 (21.04%) Continuous Integration
5 111 (16.11%) Configuration Management
6 107 (15.53%) DevOps
7 84 (12.19%) Software Engineering
8 67 (9.72%) SOA
9 63 (9.14%) MVC
10 58 (8.42%) OO
11 57 (8.27%) BDD
12 50 (7.26%) ETL
13 43 (6.24%) Kanban
14 41 (5.95%) E-Commerce
15 38 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
16 30 (4.35%) Data Modelling
17 29 (4.21%) OOD
18 28 (4.06%) Requirements Analysis
18 28 (4.06%) Unit Testing
19 27 (3.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 228 (33.09%) SQL
2 211 (30.62%) Python
3 195 (28.30%) Java
4 162 (23.51%) JavaScript
5 131 (19.01%) PHP
5 131 (19.01%) Ruby
6 80 (11.61%) Perl
7 65 (9.43%) Bash Shell
8 46 (6.68%) Scala
9 37 (5.37%) C#
9 37 (5.37%) C++
10 26 (3.77%) Shell Script
10 26 (3.77%) C
11 17 (2.47%) PL/SQL
12 11 (1.60%) PHP5
13 4 (0.58%) VBA
13 4 (0.58%) Clojure
13 4 (0.58%) Golang
13 4 (0.58%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.44%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 99 (14.37%) Security Cleared
2 76 (11.03%) SC Cleared
3 16 (2.32%) Degree
4 5 (0.73%) ISEB
4 5 (0.73%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.29%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.15%) PMP
6 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.15%) CEH
6 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.74%) QA
2 8 (1.16%) COBIT
3 4 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (3.34%) Docker
3 18 (2.61%) Varnish
4 8 (1.16%) Shibboleth
4 8 (1.16%) Samba
5 7 (1.02%) Xen
5 7 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (1.02%) Postfix
6 6 (0.87%) XenServer
6 6 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (0.87%) Active Directory
6 6 (0.87%) vCloud
7 5 (0.73%) vSphere
8 3 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.44%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.44%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.44%) HDFS
8 3 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.44%) KVM
9 2 (0.29%) LXC
Systems Management
1 146 (21.19%) Puppet
2 87 (12.63%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (6.82%) Ansible
4 34 (4.93%) Nagios
5 25 (3.63%) Vagrant
6 21 (3.05%) Salt
7 18 (2.61%) HAProxy
7 18 (2.61%) ZABBIX
8 10 (1.45%) Capistrano
9 9 (1.31%) logstash
10 8 (1.16%) Data Guard
11 7 (1.02%) Icinga
12 6 (0.87%) OpenIDM
13 5 (0.73%) WebInspect
14 4 (0.58%) Hyperic
14 4 (0.58%) Kibana
14 4 (0.58%) Graphite
15 3 (0.44%) yum
15 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 2 (0.29%) Cacti
Vendors
1 145 (21.04%) Oracle
2 84 (12.19%) Red Hat
3 57 (8.27%) Microsoft
4 55 (7.98%) VMware
5 35 (5.08%) Splunk
6 34 (4.93%) Business Objects
7 32 (4.64%) Greenplum
8 19 (2.76%) Rackspace
9 16 (2.32%) Google
10 14 (2.03%) Ericsson
11 12 (1.74%) Huawei
11 12 (1.74%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 11 (1.60%) SaltStack
12 11 (1.60%) Nortel
12 11 (1.60%) Sybase
13 10 (1.45%) Zend
14 9 (1.31%) Talend
15 8 (1.16%) Cisco
16 7 (1.02%) SAP
16 7 (1.02%) Citrix
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Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 550-650pd
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
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Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Imperial College London
Rate: From £34,270 to £42,380 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £550 - 700 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 21 days ago
East Anglia
HP
Posted: 25 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago