The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 360 395 476
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +81
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 248 169 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.33% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.15% 1.53% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 97 50
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.35% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £23.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.95% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11547 11039 11991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.14% 21.59% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7148 6763 7046
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 217 311
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +0.32%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +50 232 £413 +17.85% 113
London -23 97 £450 +20.00% 66
South East +16 57 £338 +3.84% 8
Hampshire +24 36 £338 +17.39% 1
South West - 30 £350 - 9
West Yorkshire +29 22 £485 - 5
Yorkshire +26 22 £485 - 6
Leeds +18 21 £485 - 5
Southampton - 20 £333 -
East of England -10 18 £350 - 12
City of London +27 15 £450 +38.46% 20
Surrey +9 10 £344 -1.78% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 10 £350 - 4
Bristol - 10 £419 - 3
Wiltshire - 9 £350 -
Cambridge -3 8 £370 +5.71% 4
Oxfordshire - 8 £375 - 3
Swindon - 7 £350 -
Guildford - 6 - -
Somerset - 6 £105 -
Hertfordshire - 5 - - 5
Gloucestershire - 5 £600 - 1
Scotland -24 4 £350 - 6
North West -3 3 £313 -10.71% 8
Suffolk - 3 £463 - 2
St Albans - 3 - - 1
Oxford - 3 £400 - 1
Edinburgh - 3 £350 -
Reading -2 2 £300 -7.69%
Berkshire -14 2 £300 -7.69% 1

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 209 (45.14%) Linux
2 208 (44.92%) MySQL
3 158 (34.13%) Java
4 149 (32.18%) SQL
5 140 (30.24%) Oracle
6 116 (25.05%) HTML
7 110 (23.76%) CSS
7 110 (23.76%) MongoDB
8 109 (23.54%) Apache
9 106 (22.89%) Scrum
10 104 (22.46%) Agile Software Development
10 104 (22.46%) JavaScript
10 104 (22.46%) Git (software)
11 102 (22.03%) DevOps
12 101 (21.81%) Ruby
12 101 (21.81%) Python
13 100 (21.60%) Open Source
14 89 (19.22%) Puppet
14 89 (19.22%) TDD
15 83 (17.93%) Jenkins
16 71 (15.33%) JSON
17 69 (14.90%) NoSQL
18 68 (14.69%) PHP
19 67 (14.47%) Windows
20 64 (13.82%) Django
21 63 (13.61%) Ruby on Rails
21 63 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
21 63 (13.61%) Perl
22 60 (12.96%) Red Hat
23 59 (12.74%) XML

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 109 (23.54%) Apache
2 52 (11.23%) Tomcat
3 41 (8.86%) nginx
4 25 (5.40%) WebLogic
5 20 (4.32%) Confluence
6 18 (3.89%) Node.js
7 15 (3.24%) WebSphere
8 13 (2.81%) CMS
8 13 (2.81%) MediaWiki
8 13 (2.81%) Apache Solr
9 10 (2.16%) OpenStack
10 9 (1.94%) Mule
11 7 (1.51%) Jetty
11 7 (1.51%) Drupal
12 5 (1.08%) IIS
12 5 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.86%) Apache ServiceMix
13 4 (0.86%) uWSGI
13 4 (0.86%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.86%) MQSeries
Applications
1 11 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.94%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.73%) MS Office
3 8 (1.73%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.73%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.43%) Summit
3 1 (0.22%) Metrica
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.89%) Heroku
2 14 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.81%) Amazon S3
4 11 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (2.16%) GitHub
6 7 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (1.51%) SaaS
7 5 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.86%) PaaS
9 2 (0.43%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.26%) SNMP
2 28 (6.05%) HTTP
3 22 (4.75%) LDAP
3 22 (4.75%) SSH
4 18 (3.89%) Firewall
4 18 (3.89%) OpenLDAP
5 17 (3.67%) Internet
5 17 (3.67%) TCP/IP
5 17 (3.67%) VPN
6 16 (3.46%) DNS
6 16 (3.46%) LAN
6 16 (3.46%) WAN
7 15 (3.24%) Radio Access Network
8 13 (2.81%) IPv6
8 13 (2.81%) OSPF
8 13 (2.81%) BGP
8 13 (2.81%) EIGRP
8 13 (2.81%) Telnet
8 13 (2.81%) IPsec
8 13 (2.81%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (44.92%) MySQL
2 110 (23.76%) MongoDB
3 69 (14.90%) NoSQL
4 58 (12.53%) Redis
5 55 (11.88%) Relational Database
6 43 (9.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 40 (8.64%) SQL Server
8 27 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (4.10%) RDBMS
9 19 (4.10%) Oracle Database
10 14 (3.02%) ObjectStore
11 12 (2.59%) Big Data
12 10 (2.16%) DB2
13 9 (1.94%) Hadoop
14 7 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
15 6 (1.30%) Pentaho
15 6 (1.30%) Riak
16 4 (0.86%) Amazon Redshift
16 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 104 (22.46%) Git (software)
2 83 (17.93%) Jenkins
3 48 (10.37%) Subversion
4 44 (9.50%) Maven
5 41 (8.86%) Cucumber
6 38 (8.21%) JIRA
7 24 (5.18%) RSpec
8 20 (4.32%) Mockito
9 19 (4.10%) Hudson
10 18 (3.89%) Eclipse
10 18 (3.89%) JMeter
11 17 (3.67%) JUnit
12 14 (3.02%) Hamcrest
13 11 (2.38%) Selenium
14 10 (2.16%) Talend Open Studio
14 10 (2.16%) Karma Test Runner
15 9 (1.94%) Visual Studio
16 8 (1.73%) Sublime Text
17 7 (1.51%) Ant
17 7 (1.51%) Mercurial
General
1 17 (3.67%) Finance
2 10 (2.16%) Games
3 9 (1.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (0.86%) Back Office
5 2 (0.43%) Front Office
5 2 (0.43%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.43%) Marketing
5 2 (0.43%) Legal
5 2 (0.43%) Advertising
6 1 (0.22%) Publishing
6 1 (0.22%) Military
6 1 (0.22%) Banking
6 1 (0.22%) Retail
6 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.22%) German Language
6 1 (0.22%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 199 (42.98%) Developer
2 81 (17.49%) Architect
3 52 (11.23%) Python Developer
3 52 (11.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 49 (10.58%) Java Developer
5 44 (9.50%) Technical Architect
6 37 (7.99%) Administrator
7 30 (6.48%) Linux Engineer
8 27 (5.83%) DBA
8 27 (5.83%) Systems Administrator
9 24 (5.18%) Linux Administrator
10 19 (4.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 18 (3.89%) Senior Architect
12 16 (3.46%) Software Engineer
13 15 (3.24%) C++ Developer
13 15 (3.24%) Consultant
13 15 (3.24%) PostgreSQL DBA
14 13 (2.81%) PHP Developer
14 13 (2.81%) Software Developer
14 13 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (25.05%) HTML
2 110 (23.76%) CSS
3 71 (15.33%) JSON
4 64 (13.82%) Django
5 63 (13.61%) Ruby on Rails
6 59 (12.74%) XML
7 54 (11.66%) Web Services
8 53 (11.45%) HTML5
8 53 (11.45%) REST
9 47 (10.15%) Spring
10 43 (9.29%) Ajax
11 39 (8.42%) Hibernate
12 38 (8.21%) CSS3
13 36 (7.78%) jQuery
14 30 (6.48%) RESTful
15 27 (5.83%) Play Framework
16 26 (5.62%) Middleware
17 21 (4.54%) .NET
18 20 (4.32%) AngularJS
19 19 (4.10%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 100 (21.60%) Open Source
2 24 (5.18%) Computer Science
3 15 (3.24%) Wiki
3 15 (3.24%) Clustering
3 15 (3.24%) Derivative
4 14 (3.02%) Replication
4 14 (3.02%) Credit Derivative
5 12 (2.59%) Reference Data
6 11 (2.38%) Data Integration
7 10 (2.16%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.16%) GIS
8 9 (1.94%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.73%) Online Games
10 7 (1.51%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.86%) iPhone
11 4 (0.86%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.65%) VLE
12 3 (0.65%) iPad
12 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 209 (45.14%) Linux
2 67 (14.47%) Windows
3 42 (9.07%) UNIX
4 40 (8.64%) Ubuntu
5 26 (5.62%) CentOS
6 23 (4.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (4.75%) Debian
8 15 (3.24%) Oracle Linux
9 13 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (1.94%) Mac OS
11 7 (1.51%) Android
12 3 (0.65%) Scientific Linux
12 3 (0.65%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.43%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.43%) Solaris
14 1 (0.22%) AIX
14 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.22%) SUSE
14 1 (0.22%) Gentoo
14 1 (0.22%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (22.89%) Scrum
2 104 (22.46%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (22.03%) DevOps
4 89 (19.22%) TDD
5 63 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (9.72%) OO
6 45 (9.72%) Configuration Management
7 41 (8.86%) Software Engineering
8 32 (6.91%) Data Modelling
8 32 (6.91%) Performance Tuning
9 31 (6.70%) SOA
10 30 (6.48%) Kanban
11 29 (6.26%) ETL
12 28 (6.05%) E-Commerce
12 28 (6.05%) Web Development
13 27 (5.83%) Performance Testing
13 27 (5.83%) Software Architecture
14 23 (4.97%) Disaster Recovery
15 21 (4.54%) Validation
15 21 (4.54%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 158 (34.13%) Java
2 149 (32.18%) SQL
3 104 (22.46%) JavaScript
4 101 (21.81%) Python
4 101 (21.81%) Ruby
5 68 (14.69%) PHP
6 63 (13.61%) Perl
7 49 (10.58%) Bash Shell
8 32 (6.91%) Scala
9 28 (6.05%) C#
10 27 (5.83%) C++
11 20 (4.32%) Shell Script
12 16 (3.46%) Groovy
13 13 (2.81%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.51%) C
15 6 (1.30%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.08%) PowerShell
17 4 (0.86%) Clojure
18 3 (0.65%) ClojureScript
19 2 (0.43%) Golang
Qualifications
1 25 (5.40%) Degree
2 22 (4.75%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.08%) CCNA
4 5 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.65%) MCSA
6 1 (0.22%) CEH
6 1 (0.22%) ISEB
6 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.67%) QA
2 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.43%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 29 (6.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (3.67%) Postfix
2 17 (3.67%) KVM
3 16 (3.46%) Varnish
3 16 (3.46%) Samba
4 13 (2.81%) XenServer
5 11 (2.38%) Xen
6 10 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (1.51%) Active Directory
8 5 (1.08%) Docker
9 4 (0.86%) Shibboleth
9 4 (0.86%) NFS
9 4 (0.86%) Sendmail
9 4 (0.86%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.65%) Squid
11 2 (0.43%) vSphere
11 2 (0.43%) vCloud
11 2 (0.43%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.22%) qmail
12 1 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 89 (19.22%) Puppet
2 31 (6.70%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (6.05%) Vagrant
4 17 (3.67%) HAProxy
5 13 (2.81%) ZABBIX
5 13 (2.81%) Salt
6 12 (2.59%) Ansible
7 11 (2.38%) YUM
8 10 (2.16%) Nagios
9 5 (1.08%) Ganglia
9 5 (1.08%) logstash
9 5 (1.08%) collectd
9 5 (1.08%) StatsD
10 2 (0.43%) Nessus
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.43%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.22%) WebInspect
11 1 (0.22%) NSN NetAct
11 1 (0.22%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 140 (30.24%) Oracle
2 60 (12.96%) Red Hat
3 35 (7.56%) VMware
4 30 (6.48%) JBoss
5 19 (4.10%) Greenplum
6 17 (3.67%) Akamai
7 16 (3.46%) Microsoft
7 16 (3.46%) SaltStack
8 13 (2.81%) Rackspace
8 13 (2.81%) Citrix
8 13 (2.81%) Ericsson
9 12 (2.59%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 12 (2.59%) Huawei
10 11 (2.38%) Nortel
11 10 (2.16%) Google
11 10 (2.16%) Sybase
11 10 (2.16%) Talend
12 9 (1.94%) Business Objects
13 6 (1.30%) Atlassian
14 5 (1.08%) Tripwire
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