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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 285 374 408
Rank change year-on-year
+89 +34
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 395 228 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.42% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.24% 1.97% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 164 84
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £313 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +95.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £43.00 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £47.00 £27.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +95.65%

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
12182 11569 10080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.12% 21.35% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7996 7377 6080
Average daily rate £400 £397 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 187 216
Average hourly rate £28.69 £31.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +15.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.68 £14.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +13.04%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +70 359 £400 -5.88% 146
London +87 211 £425 -10.52% 78
South East -7 44 £370 +14.84% 16
City of London +28 37 £475 -5.00% 17
Hampshire +7 28 £370 +15.74% 4
West Midlands +12 21 £375 - 7
South West 0 21 £398 -9.14% 5
Yorkshire -3 20 £375 +87.50% 5
Birmingham - 20 £363 - 3
West Yorkshire -2 15 £375 +87.50% 4
Leeds -4 15 £375 +87.50% 4
Scotland - 15 £400 - 8
Edinburgh - 14 £400 - 6
North East +2 13 £650 +116.66% 1
Southampton -8 13 £375 +20.48% 1
North West -7 12 £285 -24.00% 17
East of England +8 11 £375 +2.73% 13
Tyne and Wear +1 11 £650 +116.66% 1
Bristol +6 10 £375 -11.76% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 10 £650 +116.66%
Cambridgeshire +7 9 £375 +2.73% 8
Manchester +2 8 £300 - 8
Croydon - 8 £431 -
Surrey +17 7 £488 +39.28% 5
Wales +2 7 £425 -19.04% 1
Guildford +7 5 - - 1
Devon 0 5 £500 -
East Midlands - 5 £275 - 3
Swansea +19 4 £438 -16.66% 1
West Wales +17 4 £438 -16.66% 1

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 391 (52.55%) Linux
2 355 (47.72%) Agile Software Development
3 308 (41.40%) MySQL
4 294 (39.52%) Java
5 266 (35.75%) Python
6 262 (35.22%) Git (software)
7 225 (30.24%) MongoDB
8 207 (27.82%) Continuous Integration
9 202 (27.15%) SQL
10 191 (25.67%) Ruby
11 190 (25.54%) JavaScript
12 177 (23.79%) Oracle
13 167 (22.45%) TDD
14 156 (20.97%) Puppet
15 155 (20.83%) Scrum
16 154 (20.70%) DevOps
17 151 (20.30%) Apache
18 147 (19.76%) Open Source
19 140 (18.82%) Jenkins
20 134 (18.01%) HTML
21 130 (17.47%) Subversion
22 125 (16.80%) CSS
23 121 (16.26%) PHP
24 119 (15.99%) Web Services
25 118 (15.86%) SQL Server
26 113 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
27 102 (13.71%) BDD
28 100 (13.44%) Ansible
29 99 (13.31%) Configuration Management
30 98 (13.17%) Red Hat

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 151 (20.30%) Apache
2 79 (10.62%) Tomcat
2 79 (10.62%) nginx
3 64 (8.60%) JBoss
4 51 (6.85%) Node.js
5 44 (5.91%) Elasticsearch
6 29 (3.90%) Confluence
7 20 (2.69%) Mule ESB
8 18 (2.42%) MediaWiki
9 16 (2.15%) Apache Pig
10 15 (2.02%) Jetty
11 14 (1.88%) CMS
11 14 (1.88%) IIS
11 14 (1.88%) Alfresco
11 14 (1.88%) Mule
12 11 (1.48%) uWSGI
13 10 (1.34%) WebLogic
13 10 (1.34%) OpenStack
14 9 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (2.69%) MS Office
1 20 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.54%) GIMP
5 1 (0.13%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (1.34%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.27%) Summit
4 2 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 113 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.96%) PaaS
4 20 (2.69%) GitHub
5 14 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (1.88%) Amazon Kinesis
5 14 (1.88%) Amazon EMR
6 9 (1.21%) Heroku
7 5 (0.67%) SaaS
8 4 (0.54%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.54%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.13%) Office 365
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 63 (8.47%) HTTP
2 50 (6.72%) SSL
3 48 (6.45%) Firewall
4 47 (6.32%) TCP/IP
5 40 (5.38%) VPN
6 28 (3.76%) LDAP
7 27 (3.63%) Internet
8 22 (2.96%) Network Security
9 20 (2.69%) Radio Access Network
10 19 (2.55%) DNS
11 16 (2.15%) SNMP
11 16 (2.15%) LAN
11 16 (2.15%) WAN
12 15 (2.02%) IPsec
13 14 (1.88%) OSPF
13 14 (1.88%) BGP
13 14 (1.88%) EIGRP
13 14 (1.88%) IPv6
14 13 (1.75%) OpenLDAP
15 12 (1.61%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (41.40%) MySQL
2 225 (30.24%) MongoDB
3 118 (15.86%) SQL Server
4 95 (12.77%) NoSQL
5 93 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 68 (9.14%) Redis
7 44 (5.91%) Apache Cassandra
8 39 (5.24%) Hadoop
9 38 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
10 32 (4.30%) RDBMS
11 26 (3.49%) Big Data
12 23 (3.09%) Oracle Database
13 19 (2.55%) DB2
14 16 (2.15%) Apache Hive
15 10 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (1.08%) Ingres
16 8 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 7 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 262 (35.22%) Git (software)
2 140 (18.82%) Jenkins
3 130 (17.47%) Subversion
4 63 (8.47%) Maven
5 54 (7.26%) Cucumber
6 45 (6.05%) JIRA
7 38 (5.11%) Selenium
8 35 (4.70%) Mercurial
9 32 (4.30%) JUnit
10 29 (3.90%) Gerrit
11 27 (3.63%) Gradle
12 24 (3.23%) RSpec
13 23 (3.09%) Mockito
13 23 (3.09%) Artifactory
14 22 (2.96%) Hudson
15 21 (2.82%) Ant
15 21 (2.82%) SonarQube
16 20 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (1.88%) JMeter
17 14 (1.88%) Eclipse
General
1 55 (7.39%) Finance
2 39 (5.24%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.09%) Marketing
4 20 (2.69%) Games
5 14 (1.88%) Electronics
6 11 (1.48%) Banking
7 10 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.34%) Advertising
7 10 (1.34%) Retail
8 4 (0.54%) Publishing
9 3 (0.40%) Military
10 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.13%) Billing
10 1 (0.13%) French Language
10 1 (0.13%) German Language
10 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.13%) Automotive
10 1 (0.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 341 (45.83%) Developer
2 84 (11.29%) Java Developer
2 84 (11.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 82 (11.02%) Architect
4 64 (8.60%) Python Developer
5 43 (5.78%) Administrator
6 39 (5.24%) DBA
7 36 (4.84%) Technical Architect
8 34 (4.57%) Senior Developer
9 31 (4.17%) PHP Developer
10 26 (3.49%) Software Developer
11 24 (3.23%) Consultant
12 23 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
12 23 (3.09%) Lead Architect
13 22 (2.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 19 (2.55%) Systems Administrator
14 19 (2.55%) Lead Solutions Architect
15 17 (2.28%) Linux Administrator
16 16 (2.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 16 (2.15%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (18.01%) HTML
2 125 (16.80%) CSS
3 119 (15.99%) Web Services
4 96 (12.90%) Django
5 82 (11.02%) RESTful
6 79 (10.62%) jQuery
7 78 (10.48%) Spring
8 77 (10.35%) JSON
9 75 (10.08%) XML
10 71 (9.54%) Ruby on Rails
11 66 (8.87%) Hibernate
12 64 (8.60%) RabbitMQ
13 57 (7.66%) J2EE
14 49 (6.59%) Ajax
14 49 (6.59%) HTML5
14 49 (6.59%) AngularJS
15 46 (6.18%) REST
16 40 (5.38%) Flask
17 35 (4.70%) .NET
18 33 (4.44%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.36%) Clustering
3 24 (3.23%) Wiki
4 23 (3.09%) User Experience
5 22 (2.96%) Computer Science
6 21 (2.82%) Data Centre
6 21 (2.82%) Mobile App
7 16 (2.15%) GIS
8 15 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.75%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.61%) Public Cloud
11 11 (1.48%) Visualisation
12 10 (1.34%) N-Tier
13 9 (1.21%) Online Games
13 9 (1.21%) Replication
13 9 (1.21%) DTV
14 8 (1.08%) Digital Media
15 7 (0.94%) Mathematics
16 6 (0.81%) Management Information System
17 5 (0.67%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 391 (52.55%) Linux
2 90 (12.10%) Ubuntu
3 89 (11.96%) UNIX
3 89 (11.96%) Windows
4 61 (8.20%) CentOS
5 47 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (6.18%) Debian
7 24 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (1.88%) Android
9 13 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (0.81%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.54%) VMS
13 4 (0.54%) Windows NT
13 4 (0.54%) CoreOS
14 3 (0.40%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.40%) Solaris
15 2 (0.27%) HPUX
15 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (47.72%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (27.82%) Continuous Integration
3 167 (22.45%) TDD
4 155 (20.83%) Scrum
5 154 (20.70%) DevOps
6 147 (19.76%) Open Source
7 102 (13.71%) BDD
8 99 (13.31%) Configuration Management
9 85 (11.42%) MVC
10 70 (9.41%) OO
11 54 (7.26%) SOA
12 52 (6.99%) Software Engineering
13 51 (6.85%) E-Commerce
14 50 (6.72%) Web Development
15 43 (5.78%) Unit Testing
16 41 (5.51%) Mentoring
17 37 (4.97%) TOGAF
18 35 (4.70%) ETL
19 32 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
20 30 (4.03%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 294 (39.52%) Java
2 266 (35.75%) Python
3 202 (27.15%) SQL
4 191 (25.67%) Ruby
5 190 (25.54%) JavaScript
6 121 (16.26%) PHP
7 96 (12.90%) Perl
8 87 (11.69%) Bash Shell
9 78 (10.48%) Scala
10 42 (5.65%) Shell Script
11 23 (3.09%) Go
12 21 (2.82%) PL/SQL
12 21 (2.82%) C#
13 20 (2.69%) C++
14 18 (2.42%) PHP5
15 13 (1.75%) Groovy
16 11 (1.48%) PowerShell
17 9 (1.21%) C
18 7 (0.94%) MapBasic
19 6 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 91 (12.23%) Security Cleared
2 72 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 27 (3.63%) Degree
4 5 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (0.67%) CCNA
5 4 (0.54%) PhD
5 4 (0.54%) LPIC
6 2 (0.27%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.27%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) PMP
7 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.13%) OCP
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.75%) PCI DSS
2 12 (1.61%) QA
3 5 (0.67%) SLA
4 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.27%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (7.39%) Docker
2 42 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.36%) Varnish
4 23 (3.09%) Active Directory
5 22 (2.96%) vCloud
6 20 (2.69%) iptables
7 19 (2.55%) Samba
8 18 (2.42%) Postfix
9 15 (2.02%) XenServer
10 11 (1.48%) Shibboleth
11 5 (0.67%) GlusterFS
11 5 (0.67%) LXC
12 4 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.54%) Squid
12 4 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.40%) KVM
13 3 (0.40%) vSphere
14 2 (0.27%) Firmware
14 2 (0.27%) Xen
14 2 (0.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 156 (20.97%) Puppet
2 100 (13.44%) Ansible
3 97 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
4 74 (9.95%) Salt
5 44 (5.91%) ZABBIX
6 32 (4.30%) HAProxy
6 32 (4.30%) Vagrant
6 32 (4.30%) Nagios
7 24 (3.23%) Rundeck
8 22 (2.96%) logstash
9 21 (2.82%) Kibana
10 6 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (0.67%) Icinga
11 5 (0.67%) Hyperic
11 5 (0.67%) Data Guard
11 5 (0.67%) Control-M
12 4 (0.54%) Cacti
12 4 (0.54%) Red Hat Satellite
12 4 (0.54%) HP UCMDB
12 4 (0.54%) Mesos
Vendors
1 177 (23.79%) Oracle
2 98 (13.17%) Red Hat
3 74 (9.95%) VMware
4 52 (6.99%) Microsoft
5 22 (2.96%) Greenplum
6 20 (2.69%) Google
7 18 (2.42%) Citrix
8 16 (2.15%) Rackspace
9 14 (1.88%) Mapinfo
10 12 (1.61%) Splunk
11 10 (1.34%) SAP
11 10 (1.34%) Business Objects
11 10 (1.34%) HP
12 9 (1.21%) Adobe
13 8 (1.08%) Sybase
13 8 (1.08%) Zend
13 8 (1.08%) Apigee
14 7 (0.94%) Twitter
14 7 (0.94%) Tableau
15 6 (0.81%) Cisco
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £340 - £385 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 20 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Talent International
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glossop, Derbyshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Antrim, County Antrim
Realtime Associates Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Real Time Recruitment
Rate: £0 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + +
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £600 - 700 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Ocean Technologies
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 17 days ago