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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 217 303 450
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +147
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 586 357 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.14% 0.69% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.12% 3.16% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 221 90
Average daily rate £450 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £548 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £295
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +27.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £36.95 £50.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.31% -26.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.95 £50.50
% change year-on-year
- -26.83%

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
11447 11285 11193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.25% 21.88% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7720 7316 6779
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 170 226
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £13.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +85 562 £450 +12.50% 186
London +111 296 £475 +11.76% 78
South East -47 69 £375 +5.26% 34
South West +30 62 £380 -5.00% 10
Yorkshire +12 49 £550 +51.72% 9
North West +4 42 £481 +48.07% 16
Hampshire -14 37 £400 +23.07% 6
North East 0 29 £450 +20.00% 3
City of London +59 28 £525 +27.27% 14
Bristol +18 25 £350 -17.64% 6
West Yorkshire -6 25 £571 +57.37% 7
Tyne and Wear - 24 £438 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 24 £438 - 3
Leeds -7 23 £588 +62.06% 7
Sheffield - 21 £508 -
South Yorkshire - 21 £508 -
Manchester -4 20 £450 +38.46% 8
Winchester - 18 £400 - 3
Scotland +3 16 £365 -8.75% 5
Devon -2 16 £508 +40.00% 1
Lancashire +9 15 £481 +6.94%
Exeter +8 12 £514 - 1
Berkshire +7 10 £425 +23.63% 6
Reading -2 9 £425 -6.84% 5
West Midlands -5 9 £350 -15.15% 23
Dorset - 9 £450 - 3
Glasgow +14 8 £365 +6.56% 4
Wiltshire +3 7 £325 -18.75%
Southampton -1 7 £425 -10.52%
Edinburgh -6 7 £350 -30.00% 1

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 615 (50.78%) Agile Software Development
2 533 (44.01%) Java
3 469 (38.73%) Linux
4 456 (37.65%) MySQL
5 386 (31.87%) SQL
6 342 (28.24%) Git (software)
7 321 (26.51%) Python
8 313 (25.85%) MongoDB
9 305 (25.19%) JavaScript
10 282 (23.29%) Oracle
11 255 (21.06%) HTML
12 248 (20.48%) CSS
13 243 (20.07%) Unix
14 238 (19.65%) TDD
15 235 (19.41%) Continuous Integration
16 228 (18.83%) Jenkins
17 226 (18.66%) DevOps
18 225 (18.58%) Scrum
19 217 (17.92%) Open Source
20 203 (16.76%) Ruby
21 201 (16.60%) Puppet
22 199 (16.43%) Web Services
23 189 (15.61%) Spring
24 184 (15.19%) Relational Database
25 182 (15.03%) NoSQL
25 182 (15.03%) Security Cleared
26 181 (14.95%) PHP
27 180 (14.86%) MVC
28 176 (14.53%) Tomcat
29 174 (14.37%) Amazon AWS

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 176 (14.53%) Tomcat
2 150 (12.39%) Apache
3 116 (9.58%) JBoss
4 106 (8.75%) nginx
5 105 (8.67%) Node.js
6 46 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
7 31 (2.56%) Confluence
8 30 (2.48%) Alfresco
9 26 (2.15%) Jetty
10 22 (1.82%) OpenStack
11 21 (1.73%) Apache Solr
12 20 (1.65%) Drupal
13 15 (1.24%) Tuxedo
14 14 (1.16%) CMS
15 13 (1.07%) Apache Spark
15 13 (1.07%) WebSphere
16 12 (0.99%) Mule ESB
17 10 (0.83%) WildFly
18 8 (0.66%) GlassFish
18 8 (0.66%) Mule
Applications
1 29 (2.39%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.57%) MS Visio
3 18 (1.49%) MS Office
4 7 (0.58%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.41%) HipChat
6 1 (0.083%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 7 (0.58%) Magento
2 6 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.083%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.083%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.083%) Minerva
6 1 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 174 (14.37%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (4.13%) GitHub
3 34 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 21 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (1.40%) SaaS
8 14 (1.16%) Heroku
9 13 (1.07%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.99%) IaaS
11 11 (0.91%) Amazon Kinesis
11 11 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.58%) Force.com
12 7 (0.58%) PaaS
13 6 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 2 (0.17%) Boomi
15 2 (0.17%) Google Compute Engine
16 1 (0.083%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 1 (0.083%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 90 (7.43%) HTTP
2 68 (5.62%) TCP/IP
3 56 (4.62%) Firewall
4 52 (4.29%) Internet
5 44 (3.63%) SSL
6 36 (2.97%) DNS
7 29 (2.39%) VPN
8 19 (1.57%) IPv6
9 17 (1.40%) Intrusion Detection
9 17 (1.40%) Radio Access Network
9 17 (1.40%) SMTP
10 16 (1.32%) LDAP
11 14 (1.16%) IPv4
11 14 (1.16%) SNMP
12 11 (0.91%) LAN
13 10 (0.83%) 2G
13 10 (0.83%) 3G
13 10 (0.83%) SAN
13 10 (0.83%) SSH
14 9 (0.74%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 456 (37.65%) MySQL
2 313 (25.85%) MongoDB
3 184 (15.19%) Relational Database
4 182 (15.03%) NoSQL
5 159 (13.13%) SQL Server
6 130 (10.73%) Redis
7 77 (6.36%) Apache Cassandra
8 50 (4.13%) RDBMS
9 48 (3.96%) Hadoop
10 45 (3.72%) Oracle Database
11 44 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
12 32 (2.64%) Big Data
13 29 (2.39%) BusinessObjects
14 26 (2.15%) Amazon Redshift
15 23 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
16 22 (1.82%) DB2
17 21 (1.73%) Apache Hive
17 21 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
18 18 (1.49%) Jackrabbit
19 17 (1.40%) HBase
Development Applications
1 342 (28.24%) Git (software)
2 228 (18.83%) Jenkins
3 166 (13.71%) JIRA
4 149 (12.30%) Maven
5 135 (11.15%) Subversion
6 85 (7.02%) JUnit
7 81 (6.69%) Selenium
8 77 (6.36%) Cucumber
9 67 (5.53%) Artifactory
10 60 (4.95%) Mockito
11 58 (4.79%) Gradle
12 53 (4.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 33 (2.73%) SonarQube
14 31 (2.56%) GitLab
15 30 (2.48%) RSpec
16 29 (2.39%) Gerrit
16 29 (2.39%) Mercurial
17 27 (2.23%) Eclipse
18 25 (2.06%) TeamCity
19 23 (1.90%) Ant
General
1 66 (5.45%) Finance
2 26 (2.15%) Telecoms
3 21 (1.73%) Marketing
4 16 (1.32%) Games
5 14 (1.16%) Retail
6 13 (1.07%) Banking
7 10 (0.83%) Advertising
7 10 (0.83%) Back Office
8 7 (0.58%) Legal
9 6 (0.50%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.50%) Local Government
10 4 (0.33%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.17%) Military
12 1 (0.083%) Automotive
12 1 (0.083%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.083%) Electronics
12 1 (0.083%) Front Office
12 1 (0.083%) Law
12 1 (0.083%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 614 (50.70%) Developer
2 224 (18.50%) Java Developer
3 127 (10.49%) DBA
4 116 (9.58%) Architect
5 115 (9.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 91 (7.51%) Python Developer
7 74 (6.11%) PostgreSQL DBA
8 64 (5.28%) Administrator
8 64 (5.28%) Senior Developer
9 55 (4.54%) PostgreSQL Developer
9 55 (4.54%) Technical Architect
10 51 (4.21%) PHP Developer
11 42 (3.47%) Analyst
12 38 (3.14%) Lead Developer
13 35 (2.89%) Database Developer
14 34 (2.81%) JavaScript Developer
15 33 (2.73%) Agile Developer
15 33 (2.73%) SQL DBA
16 32 (2.64%) Software Developer
17 31 (2.56%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (21.06%) HTML
2 248 (20.48%) CSS
3 199 (16.43%) Web Services
4 189 (15.61%) Spring
5 156 (12.88%) Hibernate
6 135 (11.15%) RESTful
7 133 (10.98%) REST
8 125 (10.32%) HTML5
9 120 (9.91%) Django
10 113 (9.33%) J2EE
11 100 (8.26%) jQuery
12 93 (7.68%) XML
13 91 (7.51%) AngularJS
14 86 (7.10%) RabbitMQ
15 83 (6.85%) JSON
15 83 (6.85%) Ruby on Rails
15 83 (6.85%) SOAP
16 82 (6.77%) CSS3
16 82 (6.77%) LAMP
17 81 (6.69%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 70 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (4.79%) Replication
3 55 (4.54%) Computer Science
4 40 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
5 32 (2.64%) Visualisation
6 30 (2.48%) User Experience
7 29 (2.39%) Private Cloud
8 27 (2.23%) Management Information System
9 26 (2.15%) Clustering
10 24 (1.98%) Data Centre
11 11 (0.91%) Equities
11 11 (0.91%) Mobile App
12 10 (0.83%) Data Structures
12 10 (0.83%) Wiki
13 9 (0.74%) Digital Media
14 6 (0.50%) Fintech
15 5 (0.41%) Enterprise Cloud
15 5 (0.41%) Interactive TV
15 5 (0.41%) Inversion of Control
15 5 (0.41%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 469 (38.73%) Linux
2 243 (20.07%) Unix
3 99 (8.18%) CentOS
4 93 (7.68%) Windows
5 83 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 45 (3.72%) Ubuntu
7 40 (3.30%) Mac OS X
8 29 (2.39%) Debian
9 21 (1.73%) Windows Server
10 17 (1.40%) AIX
11 14 (1.16%) Solaris
12 13 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (0.99%) Mac OS
13 12 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (0.58%) VME
15 6 (0.50%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.33%) Fedora
16 4 (0.33%) HPUX
16 4 (0.33%) SUSE
17 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 615 (50.78%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (19.65%) TDD
3 235 (19.41%) Continuous Integration
4 226 (18.66%) DevOps
5 225 (18.58%) Scrum
6 217 (17.92%) Open Source
7 180 (14.86%) MVC
8 173 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 147 (12.14%) BDD
10 136 (11.23%) OO
11 96 (7.93%) Software Engineering
12 91 (7.51%) Kanban
13 85 (7.02%) Mentoring
14 77 (6.36%) Unit Testing
15 71 (5.86%) Web Development
16 70 (5.78%) Microservices
17 68 (5.62%) E-Commerce
18 66 (5.45%) High Availability
19 64 (5.28%) Business Intelligence
19 64 (5.28%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 533 (44.01%) Java
2 386 (31.87%) SQL
3 321 (26.51%) Python
4 305 (25.19%) JavaScript
5 203 (16.76%) Ruby
6 181 (14.95%) PHP
7 149 (12.30%) Perl
8 108 (8.92%) Bash Shell
9 87 (7.18%) Scala
10 74 (6.11%) C#
11 67 (5.53%) C++
12 60 (4.95%) Go
13 46 (3.80%) PowerShell
14 26 (2.15%) Shell Script
15 16 (1.32%) C
16 15 (1.24%) COBOL
16 15 (1.24%) Groovy
17 13 (1.07%) AWK
17 13 (1.07%) VB
18 8 (0.66%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 182 (15.03%) Security Cleared
2 76 (6.28%) Degree
2 76 (6.28%) SC Cleared
3 20 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (0.58%) CESG Certified Professional
4 7 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (0.41%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.33%) ISEB
7 4 (0.33%) OCP
8 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (0.17%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.17%) CCNA
9 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.17%) OCA
9 2 (0.17%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.083%) CISA
10 1 (0.083%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 40 (3.30%) QA
3 18 (1.49%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.41%) SLA
6 4 (0.33%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 118 (9.74%) Docker
2 52 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (3.06%) vCloud
4 25 (2.06%) vSphere
5 24 (1.98%) Active Directory
6 19 (1.57%) Varnish
7 14 (1.16%) KVM
7 14 (1.16%) VMware ESX
8 11 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.74%) NFS
10 8 (0.66%) Xen
11 6 (0.50%) LXC
12 5 (0.41%) BitLocker
12 5 (0.41%) iptables
12 5 (0.41%) oVirt
13 3 (0.25%) Btrfs
13 3 (0.25%) FreeRADIUS
13 3 (0.25%) Snort
13 3 (0.25%) Squid
14 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 201 (16.60%) Puppet
2 137 (11.31%) Opscode Chef
3 106 (8.75%) Ansible
4 48 (3.96%) Nagios
5 46 (3.80%) logstash
6 44 (3.63%) Salt
7 42 (3.47%) ZABBIX
8 36 (2.97%) Kibana
9 21 (1.73%) HAProxy
9 21 (1.73%) Kubernetes
10 19 (1.57%) Opsview
11 15 (1.24%) CFEngine
12 13 (1.07%) Grafana
12 13 (1.07%) Rundeck
12 13 (1.07%) Uchiwa
13 8 (0.66%) Cacti
13 8 (0.66%) Fluentd
14 6 (0.50%) Zenoss
15 5 (0.41%) Capistrano
15 5 (0.41%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 282 (23.29%) Oracle
2 132 (10.90%) VMware
3 96 (7.93%) Red Hat
4 73 (6.03%) Microsoft
5 41 (3.39%) Google
6 24 (1.98%) Tableau
7 19 (1.57%) Zend
8 18 (1.49%) IBM
9 14 (1.16%) Atlassian
9 14 (1.16%) Dell
9 14 (1.16%) Informatica
10 13 (1.07%) Rackspace
10 13 (1.07%) SaltStack
11 12 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (0.91%) Cisco
12 11 (0.91%) Greenplum
13 10 (0.83%) Sonatype
14 9 (0.74%) HP
14 9 (0.74%) hybris
15 8 (0.66%) CA
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