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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 286 378 424
Rank change year-on-year
+92 +46
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 410 230 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.43% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.26% 2.05% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 167 88
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 £312 £317 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £33.50 £14.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.03% -36.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £14.50 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £14.50 £27.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £14.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+131.03% -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
12567 11235 10517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.51% 21.23% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8228 6989 6315
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 171 224
Average hourly rate £28.41 £28.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% +3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £13.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £51.00
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 July 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 July 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 +66 377 £400 -5.88% 139
London +75 213 £425 -10.52% 68
South East +2 50 £363 +5.45% 21
City of London +21 45 £450 -7.69% 25
Hampshire +3 28 £363 +7.40% 6
West Midlands +21 23 £375 - 4
East of England +10 23 £375 +7.14% 10
Birmingham - 22 £363 - 2
North East -5 19 £650 +116.66% 5
Tyne and Wear -5 19 £650 +116.66% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 18 £650 +116.66% 3
South West -18 18 £348 -18.23% 5
Yorkshire -22 17 £450 -7.21% 9
Cambridgeshire +5 16 £413 +17.85% 4
West Yorkshire -22 15 £450 -7.21% 9
Leeds -27 15 £450 -7.21% 7
North West -8 13 £350 -6.66% 13
Southampton -8 13 £369 +10.48% 3
Berkshire +21 11 £360 +80.00% 4
Bristol +1 11 £345 -18.82% 1
Cambridge -4 10 £413 +11.48% 4
Croydon - 10 £438 -
Reading +12 9 £356 +78.12% 1
Manchester -1 8 £315 - 4
Scotland - 8 £290 - 7
Wales +11 7 £425 +4.61% 3
Edinburgh - 7 £290 - 5
East Midlands - 6 £263 - 3
Hertfordshire -12 5 £350 - 6
East Sussex - 5 £300 - 3

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 398 (51.03%) Linux
2 365 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
3 327 (41.92%) MySQL
4 313 (40.13%) Java
5 251 (32.18%) Git (software)
6 245 (31.41%) Python
7 234 (30.00%) SQL
8 223 (28.59%) MongoDB
9 207 (26.54%) Continuous Integration
10 197 (25.26%) JavaScript
11 193 (24.74%) Oracle
12 187 (23.97%) TDD
13 183 (23.46%) Ruby
14 177 (22.69%) Scrum
15 159 (20.38%) DevOps
16 155 (19.87%) Puppet
17 149 (19.10%) Jenkins
18 148 (18.97%) Open Source
18 148 (18.97%) Apache
19 141 (18.08%) Web Services
20 133 (17.05%) HTML
21 127 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
22 124 (15.90%) CSS
23 120 (15.38%) SQL Server
24 111 (14.23%) PHP
25 109 (13.97%) NoSQL
25 109 (13.97%) Opscode Chef
26 108 (13.85%) BDD
27 107 (13.72%) Subversion
27 107 (13.72%) Django

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 148 (18.97%) Apache
2 91 (11.67%) Tomcat
3 77 (9.87%) nginx
4 70 (8.97%) JBoss
5 49 (6.28%) Node.js
6 34 (4.36%) Elasticsearch
7 30 (3.85%) Confluence
8 25 (3.21%) Mule ESB
9 16 (2.05%) Apache Pig
9 16 (2.05%) MediaWiki
9 16 (2.05%) IIS
10 15 (1.92%) Mule
11 13 (1.67%) Alfresco
11 13 (1.67%) WebLogic
12 12 (1.54%) Jetty
13 10 (1.28%) SharePoint
14 9 (1.15%) Oracle Spatial
14 9 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (1.03%) OpenStack
15 8 (1.03%) CMS
Applications
1 29 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.08%) MS Office
3 22 (2.82%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.64%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.51%) GIMP
6 1 (0.13%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.64%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) Summit
5 1 (0.13%) Magento
5 1 (0.13%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 127 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.69%) PaaS
4 19 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 15 (1.92%) Amazon Kinesis
6 14 (1.79%) GitHub
6 14 (1.79%) Amazon EMR
7 11 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (1.28%) Heroku
9 7 (0.90%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.64%) SaaS
10 5 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.51%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.51%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.26%) SoftLayer
13 2 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (6.92%) HTTP
2 51 (6.54%) Firewall
3 43 (5.51%) TCP/IP
4 40 (5.13%) VPN
4 40 (5.13%) SSL
5 31 (3.97%) Internet
6 30 (3.85%) LDAP
7 21 (2.69%) Radio Access Network
8 20 (2.56%) Network Security
9 16 (2.05%) 3G
9 16 (2.05%) 2G
10 15 (1.92%) Reverse Proxy
11 14 (1.79%) OpenLDAP
11 14 (1.79%) LAN
11 14 (1.79%) WAN
11 14 (1.79%) SNMP
11 14 (1.79%) DNS
12 12 (1.54%) IPv6
12 12 (1.54%) IPsec
12 12 (1.54%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (41.92%) MySQL
2 223 (28.59%) MongoDB
3 120 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 109 (13.97%) NoSQL
5 97 (12.44%) Relational Database
6 68 (8.72%) Redis
7 52 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 37 (4.74%) RDBMS
9 36 (4.62%) Hadoop
10 34 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (3.08%) DB2
11 24 (3.08%) Big Data
12 16 (2.05%) Apache Hive
13 14 (1.79%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (0.77%) Amazon Redshift
17 5 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
18 4 (0.51%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 251 (32.18%) Git (software)
2 149 (19.10%) Jenkins
3 107 (13.72%) Subversion
4 73 (9.36%) Maven
5 60 (7.69%) JIRA
6 45 (5.77%) Cucumber
7 39 (5.00%) Mercurial
7 39 (5.00%) Selenium
8 37 (4.74%) Gerrit
9 35 (4.49%) JUnit
10 28 (3.59%) Gradle
11 27 (3.46%) Mockito
12 26 (3.33%) SonarQube
13 24 (3.08%) RSpec
13 24 (3.08%) Artifactory
13 24 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
14 21 (2.69%) Hudson
15 20 (2.56%) Eclipse
16 16 (2.05%) Ant
17 15 (1.92%) JMeter
General
1 74 (9.49%) Finance
2 46 (5.90%) Telecoms
3 22 (2.82%) Marketing
3 22 (2.82%) Games
4 13 (1.67%) Electronics
5 12 (1.54%) Retail
6 10 (1.28%) Banking
7 8 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.77%) Advertising
9 3 (0.38%) Publishing
10 2 (0.26%) Billing
11 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.13%) French Language
11 1 (0.13%) German Language
11 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.13%) Military
11 1 (0.13%) Back Office
11 1 (0.13%) Automotive
11 1 (0.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 385 (49.36%) Developer
2 108 (13.85%) Java Developer
3 89 (11.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 76 (9.74%) Architect
5 70 (8.97%) Python Developer
6 38 (4.87%) Technical Architect
6 38 (4.87%) PHP Developer
7 37 (4.74%) Senior Developer
8 36 (4.62%) DBA
8 36 (4.62%) Administrator
9 31 (3.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 30 (3.85%) Consultant
11 23 (2.95%) Software Developer
11 23 (2.95%) Lead Architect
12 22 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
13 19 (2.44%) Lead Solutions Architect
14 18 (2.31%) Senior Architect
14 18 (2.31%) Systems Administrator
14 18 (2.31%) Software Engineer
15 16 (2.05%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (18.08%) Web Services
2 133 (17.05%) HTML
3 124 (15.90%) CSS
4 107 (13.72%) Django
5 95 (12.18%) Spring
6 85 (10.90%) jQuery
7 83 (10.64%) RESTful
8 81 (10.38%) Hibernate
9 80 (10.26%) Ruby on Rails
10 76 (9.74%) JSON
11 73 (9.36%) J2EE
12 67 (8.59%) XML
12 67 (8.59%) REST
13 62 (7.95%) RabbitMQ
14 52 (6.67%) HTML5
15 51 (6.54%) AngularJS
16 44 (5.64%) Java EE
17 43 (5.51%) .NET
18 42 (5.38%) Ajax
19 41 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (3.72%) Clustering
2 26 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (2.95%) Mobile App
4 22 (2.82%) User Experience
5 20 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 20 (2.56%) GIS
5 20 (2.56%) Data Centre
6 19 (2.44%) Wiki
7 15 (1.92%) Public Cloud
8 12 (1.54%) Data Structures
9 11 (1.41%) Visualisation
9 11 (1.41%) Digital Media
10 8 (1.03%) Online Games
10 8 (1.03%) DTV
10 8 (1.03%) N-Tier
10 8 (1.03%) Replication
11 7 (0.90%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.77%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.77%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 398 (51.03%) Linux
2 99 (12.69%) UNIX
3 97 (12.44%) Windows
4 83 (10.64%) Ubuntu
5 71 (9.10%) CentOS
6 45 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 45 (5.77%) Debian
7 27 (3.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (2.05%) Android
9 12 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (1.03%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (0.77%) Windows NT
13 5 (0.64%) Solaris
14 4 (0.51%) FreeBSD
14 4 (0.51%) Fedora
14 4 (0.51%) CoreOS
15 3 (0.38%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (26.54%) Continuous Integration
3 187 (23.97%) TDD
4 177 (22.69%) Scrum
5 159 (20.38%) DevOps
6 148 (18.97%) Open Source
7 108 (13.85%) BDD
8 104 (13.33%) Configuration Management
9 99 (12.69%) MVC
10 75 (9.62%) OO
11 55 (7.05%) E-Commerce
12 53 (6.79%) SOA
13 52 (6.67%) Mentoring
14 50 (6.41%) Web Development
15 45 (5.77%) Software Engineering
16 44 (5.64%) Unit Testing
17 37 (4.74%) TOGAF
17 37 (4.74%) ETL
18 32 (4.10%) Performance Tuning
19 31 (3.97%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 313 (40.13%) Java
2 245 (31.41%) Python
3 234 (30.00%) SQL
4 197 (25.26%) JavaScript
5 183 (23.46%) Ruby
6 111 (14.23%) PHP
7 103 (13.21%) Perl
8 83 (10.64%) Scala
8 83 (10.64%) Bash Shell
9 35 (4.49%) C++
10 24 (3.08%) Shell Script
10 24 (3.08%) PHP5
10 24 (3.08%) Go
11 23 (2.95%) C#
12 18 (2.31%) PowerShell
13 17 (2.18%) PL/SQL
14 11 (1.41%) Groovy
15 8 (1.03%) C
15 8 (1.03%) T-SQL
16 7 (0.90%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 98 (12.56%) Security Cleared
2 69 (8.85%) SC Cleared
3 28 (3.59%) Degree
4 5 (0.64%) BC Cleared
4 5 (0.64%) CCNA
4 5 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.51%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.51%) PhD
5 4 (0.51%) LPIC
6 2 (0.26%) RHCE
6 2 (0.26%) Sun Certification
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 12 (1.54%) PCI DSS
2 10 (1.28%) QA
3 6 (0.77%) SLA
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 59 (7.56%) Docker
2 35 (4.49%) vCloud
3 31 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (3.85%) Active Directory
5 19 (2.44%) Samba
6 18 (2.31%) Varnish
6 18 (2.31%) iptables
7 16 (2.05%) Postfix
8 13 (1.67%) XenServer
9 4 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.51%) Squid
10 3 (0.38%) Xen
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.38%) LXC
10 3 (0.38%) GlusterFS
11 2 (0.26%) HDFS
11 2 (0.26%) GPFS
11 2 (0.26%) Ceph
11 2 (0.26%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 155 (19.87%) Puppet
2 109 (13.97%) Opscode Chef
3 101 (12.95%) Ansible
4 65 (8.33%) Salt
5 41 (5.26%) ZABBIX
6 37 (4.74%) Vagrant
7 33 (4.23%) HAProxy
8 30 (3.85%) Nagios
8 30 (3.85%) Rundeck
9 27 (3.46%) logstash
9 27 (3.46%) Kibana
10 6 (0.77%) Mesos
10 6 (0.77%) HP UCMDB
10 6 (0.77%) Control-M
10 6 (0.77%) Cacti
10 6 (0.77%) Apache Shiro
11 5 (0.64%) Hyperic
12 4 (0.51%) Red Hat Satellite
12 4 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 3 (0.38%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 193 (24.74%) Oracle
2 98 (12.56%) Red Hat
3 80 (10.26%) VMware
4 60 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 25 (3.21%) Google
6 18 (2.31%) Greenplum
7 16 (2.05%) Citrix
8 14 (1.79%) Mapinfo
9 12 (1.54%) Splunk
10 11 (1.41%) Adobe
11 10 (1.28%) Sybase
12 9 (1.15%) SAP
12 9 (1.15%) HP
12 9 (1.15%) Ericsson
13 8 (1.03%) Nortel
13 8 (1.03%) Huawei
13 8 (1.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 8 (1.03%) Rackspace
13 8 (1.03%) Apigee
14 7 (0.90%) Twitter
Brighton, East Sussex
IT People First
Rate: From £275 to £325 per day 3 Months +
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Explore Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £30.00 - £34.00 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago