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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 284 424 413
Rank change year-on-year
+140 -11
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 355 153 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.18% 1.36% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 100 66
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £285 £338
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £36.40 £50.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.92% +68.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £50.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-27.92% +68.33%

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
11173 11262 10123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.26% 22.03% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7171 6847 6066
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 £255 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 191 226
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +124 337 £403 +11.03% 125
London +65 146 £440 +17.33% 57
South East +56 95 £371 +33.30% 29
Hampshire +27 55 £363 +16.93% 11
South West +12 39 £400 +45.45% 9
Southampton +10 26 £488 +57.25% 8
City of London +4 21 £446 +19.00% 10
Yorkshire - 18 £375 - 5
North West -4 17 £290 -8.51% 13
Devon +6 16 £363 +31.81% 2
Leeds - 16 £375 - 5
West Yorkshire - 16 £375 - 5
Oxfordshire - 13 £325 - 6
Oxford - 13 £325 - 2
Gloucestershire - 12 £400 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 10 - - 1
Cheshire +10 9 £290 - 4
Scotland +4 9 £400 +60.00% 14
Bristol 0 8 £425 - 3
Brighton -1 7 £310 +24.00% 1
East Sussex -3 7 £310 +27.17% 4
Edinburgh +1 6 £400 +60.00% 4
East of England +10 5 £379 +11.39% 6
East Midlands -2 5 £325 - 2
Manchester -11 5 £288 -9.30% 7
Wales -17 5 - - 2
Exeter - 5 - - 1
South Wales 0 4 - - 2
Gloucester - 4 £406 -
Glasgow +7 3 £325 - 7

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 383 (51.62%) Linux
2 337 (45.42%) Agile Software Development
3 279 (37.60%) Java
4 266 (35.85%) MySQL
5 248 (33.42%) Python
6 240 (32.35%) SQL
7 222 (29.92%) Git (software)
8 211 (28.44%) MongoDB
9 179 (24.12%) Continuous Integration
9 179 (24.12%) JavaScript
10 178 (23.99%) Open Source
11 159 (21.43%) Jenkins
12 156 (21.02%) Puppet
13 155 (20.89%) Ruby
14 154 (20.75%) TDD
15 145 (19.54%) Apache
16 141 (19.00%) Oracle
17 140 (18.87%) Scrum
18 132 (17.79%) Configuration Management
19 131 (17.65%) HTML
20 129 (17.39%) Web Services
21 128 (17.25%) DevOps
22 127 (17.12%) Subversion
23 125 (16.85%) PHP
24 122 (16.44%) CSS
25 110 (14.82%) UNIX
26 106 (14.29%) Security Cleared
27 105 (14.15%) Relational Database
28 93 (12.53%) Windows
29 92 (12.40%) jQuery

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 145 (19.54%) Apache
2 61 (8.22%) Tomcat
3 60 (8.09%) nginx
4 39 (5.26%) JBoss
5 34 (4.58%) Node.js
6 25 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
6 25 (3.37%) Confluence
7 24 (3.23%) CMS
8 17 (2.29%) MediaWiki
9 15 (2.02%) Apache Solr
10 12 (1.62%) Mule
10 12 (1.62%) Apache Pig
10 12 (1.62%) IIS
11 11 (1.48%) OpenStack
11 11 (1.48%) uWSGI
12 10 (1.35%) Alfresco
12 10 (1.35%) Jetty
13 9 (1.21%) Drupal
14 7 (0.94%) Apache ServiceMix
15 5 (0.67%) Liferay
Applications
1 26 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.83%) MS Office
3 13 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.08%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.94%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 12 (1.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.21%) Magento
3 6 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (3.91%) GitHub
3 22 (2.96%) PaaS
4 21 (2.83%) SaaS
5 15 (2.02%) IaaS
6 13 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (0.94%) Amazon EMR
9 6 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
9 6 (0.81%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.54%) Heroku
11 2 (0.27%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.13%) Route 53
12 1 (0.13%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 66 (8.89%) HTTP
2 45 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 41 (5.53%) Firewall
4 36 (4.85%) LDAP
5 34 (4.58%) SSL
5 34 (4.58%) Internet
6 33 (4.45%) VPN
7 24 (3.23%) Radio Access Network
8 20 (2.70%) DNS
9 19 (2.56%) Network Security
10 18 (2.43%) LAN
11 17 (2.29%) IPsec
12 16 (2.16%) OSPF
12 16 (2.16%) BGP
12 16 (2.16%) EIGRP
12 16 (2.16%) WAN
12 16 (2.16%) IPv6
13 14 (1.89%) AMQP
14 12 (1.62%) SMTP
14 12 (1.62%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (35.85%) MySQL
2 211 (28.44%) MongoDB
3 105 (14.15%) Relational Database
4 89 (11.99%) NoSQL
4 89 (11.99%) SQL Server
5 53 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
6 46 (6.20%) RDBMS
6 46 (6.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 45 (6.06%) Redis
8 35 (4.72%) Hadoop
9 32 (4.31%) Oracle Database
10 24 (3.23%) Ingres
11 22 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (2.83%) Big Data
13 18 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 18 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
14 16 (2.16%) Apache Hive
15 15 (2.02%) Amazon Redshift
16 14 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 222 (29.92%) Git (software)
2 159 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 127 (17.12%) Subversion
4 78 (10.51%) Maven
5 49 (6.60%) Cucumber
6 41 (5.53%) JUnit
7 39 (5.26%) JIRA
8 37 (4.99%) Ant
8 37 (4.99%) Eclipse
9 27 (3.64%) NUnit
10 25 (3.37%) CruiseControl
10 25 (3.37%) Selenium
11 24 (3.23%) CppUnit
11 24 (3.23%) ClearCase
11 24 (3.23%) GoogleTest
12 23 (3.10%) ClearQuest
13 21 (2.83%) JMeter
13 21 (2.83%) Hudson
14 20 (2.70%) Mockito
15 19 (2.56%) Jasmine
General
1 44 (5.93%) Telecoms
2 26 (3.50%) Finance
2 26 (3.50%) Games
2 26 (3.50%) Marketing
3 15 (2.02%) Advertising
4 14 (1.89%) Electronics
5 13 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.35%) Retail
7 6 (0.81%) Banking
8 3 (0.40%) Back Office
8 3 (0.40%) Publishing
9 2 (0.27%) Military
10 1 (0.13%) Billing
10 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 335 (45.15%) Developer
2 91 (12.26%) Architect
3 78 (10.51%) Java Developer
4 76 (10.24%) DevOps Engineer
5 55 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 51 (6.87%) Python Developer
7 47 (6.33%) DBA
8 44 (5.93%) Administrator
9 37 (4.99%) Solutions Architect
10 33 (4.45%) Technical Architect
11 30 (4.04%) PHP Developer
12 26 (3.50%) Software Developer
13 24 (3.23%) Lead Architect
14 23 (3.10%) Database Developer
15 21 (2.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 20 (2.70%) Web Developer
17 19 (2.56%) Lead Solutions Architect
18 18 (2.43%) Analyst
19 17 (2.29%) Software Engineer
19 17 (2.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (17.65%) HTML
2 129 (17.39%) Web Services
3 122 (16.44%) CSS
4 92 (12.40%) jQuery
5 89 (11.99%) XML
6 87 (11.73%) JSON
7 86 (11.59%) Spring
8 83 (11.19%) Django
9 74 (9.97%) RESTful
10 70 (9.43%) REST
11 68 (9.16%) Ruby on Rails
12 62 (8.36%) Hibernate
13 55 (7.41%) SOAP
14 54 (7.28%) J2EE
14 54 (7.28%) RabbitMQ
15 53 (7.14%) HTML5
16 42 (5.66%) AngularJS
17 41 (5.53%) Ajax
18 35 (4.72%) Play Framework
19 32 (4.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 178 (23.99%) Open Source
2 37 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (3.37%) Clustering
4 24 (3.23%) Wiki
5 23 (3.10%) Replication
6 19 (2.56%) User Experience
7 17 (2.29%) Computer Science
8 15 (2.02%) Digital Media
8 15 (2.02%) GIS
9 12 (1.62%) DTV
9 12 (1.62%) Visualisation
10 9 (1.21%) Mathematics
10 9 (1.21%) Online Games
11 8 (1.08%) Derivative
11 8 (1.08%) NHS
11 8 (1.08%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.81%) Social Media
12 6 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.81%) Smartcard
12 6 (0.81%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 383 (51.62%) Linux
2 110 (14.82%) UNIX
3 93 (12.53%) Windows
4 73 (9.84%) CentOS
5 67 (9.03%) Ubuntu
6 42 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (2.43%) Debian
9 16 (2.16%) Android
9 16 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (1.35%) Mac OS X
10 10 (1.35%) Apple iOS
10 10 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (0.94%) Solaris
12 4 (0.54%) VMS
12 4 (0.54%) AIX
13 3 (0.40%) HPUX
13 3 (0.40%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (45.42%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (24.12%) Continuous Integration
3 154 (20.75%) TDD
4 140 (18.87%) Scrum
5 132 (17.79%) Configuration Management
6 128 (17.25%) DevOps
7 79 (10.65%) Software Engineering
8 71 (9.57%) BDD
9 65 (8.76%) MVC
10 64 (8.63%) OO
11 58 (7.82%) SOA
12 46 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
13 44 (5.93%) Data Modelling
13 44 (5.93%) E-Commerce
14 41 (5.53%) Web Development
14 41 (5.53%) Kanban
15 40 (5.39%) ETL
16 33 (4.45%) Unit Testing
17 32 (4.31%) UML
18 27 (3.64%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 279 (37.60%) Java
2 248 (33.42%) Python
3 240 (32.35%) SQL
4 179 (24.12%) JavaScript
5 155 (20.89%) Ruby
6 125 (16.85%) PHP
7 82 (11.05%) Perl
8 79 (10.65%) Bash Shell
9 63 (8.49%) Scala
10 38 (5.12%) Shell Script
11 32 (4.31%) C#
12 30 (4.04%) C++
13 28 (3.77%) C
14 16 (2.16%) PL/SQL
15 13 (1.75%) PHP5
16 10 (1.35%) Groovy
17 6 (0.81%) MapBasic
17 6 (0.81%) Golang
18 5 (0.67%) XPath
18 5 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 106 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 81 (10.92%) SC Cleared
3 21 (2.83%) Degree
4 12 (1.62%) VCP4
5 5 (0.67%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.67%) CCNA
5 5 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.54%) PhD
7 3 (0.40%) ISEB
7 3 (0.40%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.40%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.27%) PMP
8 2 (0.27%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.13%) OCP
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.35%) QA
2 4 (0.54%) SLA
2 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 44 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (4.58%) Docker
3 18 (2.43%) Varnish
3 18 (2.43%) Samba
4 17 (2.29%) Postfix
4 17 (2.29%) XenServer
5 16 (2.16%) Active Directory
6 11 (1.48%) Shibboleth
7 7 (0.94%) vCloud
7 7 (0.94%) Xen
8 5 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (0.67%) vSphere
8 5 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.67%) HDFS
9 4 (0.54%) LXC
9 4 (0.54%) KVM
10 3 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.40%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 156 (21.02%) Puppet
2 91 (12.26%) Opscode Chef
3 75 (10.11%) Ansible
4 45 (6.06%) Salt
5 34 (4.58%) Nagios
6 33 (4.45%) ZABBIX
7 20 (2.70%) HAProxy
8 16 (2.16%) Vagrant
9 12 (1.62%) logstash
10 8 (1.08%) Capistrano
11 7 (0.94%) Data Guard
11 7 (0.94%) Hyperic
11 7 (0.94%) OpenIDM
11 7 (0.94%) Icinga
12 6 (0.81%) Kibana
13 4 (0.54%) Graphite
14 3 (0.40%) Mesos
14 3 (0.40%) Cacti
14 3 (0.40%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 3 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 141 (19.00%) Oracle
2 87 (11.73%) Red Hat
3 67 (9.03%) VMware
4 58 (7.82%) Microsoft
5 32 (4.31%) Splunk
6 29 (3.91%) Greenplum
7 24 (3.23%) Business Objects
8 20 (2.70%) Citrix
9 15 (2.02%) Rackspace
10 14 (1.89%) Google
11 12 (1.62%) Zend
11 12 (1.62%) SAP
11 12 (1.62%) Cisco
12 10 (1.35%) Adobe
12 10 (1.35%) Sybase
13 8 (1.08%) Tableau
14 7 (0.94%) HP
14 7 (0.94%) Ericsson
14 7 (0.94%) Mapinfo
15 6 (0.81%) Remedy
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £330.00 - £365.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £380 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North East
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 350-400 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago