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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 361 384 492
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +108
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 281 202 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.38% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.37% 1.75% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 110 62
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £27.25 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.44% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-67.77% +28.57%

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
11836 11541 12128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.27% 21.91% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7321 7137 7011
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 £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 199 306
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £27.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £17.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

PostgreSQL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 August 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 +34 262 £400 +14.28% 107
London -3 110 £425 +21.42% 59
South East +19 71 £336 -2.53% 21
Yorkshire +43 44 £305 -6.15% 2
West Yorkshire +40 43 £350 +7.69% 1
Leeds +38 42 £300 - 1
Hampshire +29 39 £336 +3.46% 8
South West -21 20 £350 -3.44% 4
City of London +19 19 £395 +12.85% 20
Surrey +9 15 - - 2
Guildford - 12 - -
East of England -22 10 £350 - 8
Wiltshire - 10 £350 - 1
Oxfordshire - 8 £406 - 3
Swindon - 8 £350 - 1
Bristol -11 7 £388 -13.88% 1
West Sussex - 6 £326 - 2
North West +1 5 £750 - 8
Cambridgeshire -6 5 £350 - 4
Scotland -13 4 £350 - 9
Wales -17 4 £388 -26.19% 2
Cambridge -11 3 £370 +5.71% 4
Edinburgh - 3 £350 - 2
Somerset - 3 - - 1
Oxford - 3 £400 - 2
Suffolk - 3 £463 -
Reading -3 2 £300 -7.69%
South Wales -11 2 £356 -32.14% 2
Hertfordshire -13 2 - - 3
Berkshire -25 2 £300 -7.69% 2

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 251 (49.90%) Linux
2 227 (45.13%) MySQL
3 159 (31.61%) Java
4 156 (31.01%) SQL
5 143 (28.43%) Oracle
6 132 (26.24%) Apache
7 123 (24.45%) Scrum
8 116 (23.06%) Python
8 116 (23.06%) Git (software)
8 116 (23.06%) MongoDB
9 114 (22.66%) Puppet
9 114 (22.66%) HTML
9 114 (22.66%) Agile Software Development
10 113 (22.47%) DevOps
11 111 (22.07%) Open Source
12 109 (21.67%) JavaScript
12 109 (21.67%) CSS
13 106 (21.07%) Jenkins
14 100 (19.88%) Ruby
15 89 (17.69%) TDD
16 74 (14.71%) PHP
16 74 (14.71%) Red Hat
16 74 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
16 74 (14.71%) NoSQL
17 73 (14.51%) JSON
18 71 (14.12%) Web Services
19 69 (13.72%) Windows
20 68 (13.52%) Django
21 67 (13.32%) REST
22 62 (12.33%) HTML5

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 132 (26.24%) Apache
2 61 (12.13%) Tomcat
3 48 (9.54%) nginx
4 23 (4.57%) WebLogic
5 21 (4.17%) Confluence
6 20 (3.98%) Node.js
7 16 (3.18%) Apache Solr
7 16 (3.18%) WebSphere
8 14 (2.78%) CMS
8 14 (2.78%) MediaWiki
9 9 (1.79%) OpenStack
10 6 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.19%) Mule
10 6 (1.19%) Jetty
11 5 (0.99%) Drupal
11 5 (0.99%) IIS
12 4 (0.80%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.80%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.80%) WordPress
12 4 (0.80%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 13 (2.58%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.19%) Photoshop
2 11 (2.19%) MS Office
3 10 (1.99%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.99%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.40%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.38%) Heroku
3 14 (2.78%) Amazon S3
4 13 (2.58%) GitHub
5 11 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (1.99%) SaaS
7 8 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (0.80%) PaaS
9 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.20%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.96%) HTTP
2 29 (5.77%) Internet
3 25 (4.97%) SSH
3 25 (4.97%) SNMP
4 21 (4.17%) LDAP
5 19 (3.78%) TCP/IP
5 19 (3.78%) OpenLDAP
6 18 (3.58%) Firewall
6 18 (3.58%) VPN
7 17 (3.38%) DNS
7 17 (3.38%) LAN
7 17 (3.38%) WAN
8 14 (2.78%) IPv6
8 14 (2.78%) OSPF
8 14 (2.78%) BGP
8 14 (2.78%) EIGRP
8 14 (2.78%) IPsec
8 14 (2.78%) Network Security
9 12 (2.39%) DHCP
10 10 (1.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (45.13%) MySQL
2 116 (23.06%) MongoDB
3 74 (14.71%) NoSQL
4 58 (11.53%) Redis
5 55 (10.93%) Relational Database
6 49 (9.74%) SQL Server
7 45 (8.95%) Apache Cassandra
8 27 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (4.57%) RDBMS
10 18 (3.58%) Oracle Database
11 16 (3.18%) ObjectStore
12 11 (2.19%) Hadoop
12 11 (2.19%) Big Data
13 9 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
13 9 (1.79%) DB2
14 8 (1.59%) Riak
15 6 (1.19%) Pentaho
15 6 (1.19%) CouchDB
15 6 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
16 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 116 (23.06%) Git (software)
2 106 (21.07%) Jenkins
3 57 (11.33%) Subversion
4 45 (8.95%) Cucumber
5 44 (8.75%) Maven
6 43 (8.55%) JIRA
7 25 (4.97%) RSpec
8 22 (4.37%) Hudson
8 22 (4.37%) Eclipse
8 22 (4.37%) JMeter
9 21 (4.17%) JUnit
10 17 (3.38%) Karma Test Runner
11 16 (3.18%) Mockito
12 15 (2.98%) Selenium
13 14 (2.78%) Jasmine
14 10 (1.99%) Sublime Text
15 9 (1.79%) FitNesse
15 9 (1.79%) Visual Studio
15 9 (1.79%) Hamcrest
15 9 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (3.18%) Games
2 14 (2.78%) Finance
3 13 (2.58%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.19%) Law
5 5 (0.99%) Back Office
6 4 (0.80%) Advertising
6 4 (0.80%) Marketing
7 3 (0.60%) Publishing
8 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.20%) German Language
8 1 (0.20%) Front Office
8 1 (0.20%) Legal
8 1 (0.20%) Military
8 1 (0.20%) Banking
8 1 (0.20%) Retail
8 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.20%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 220 (43.74%) Developer
2 72 (14.31%) Architect
3 59 (11.73%) Python Developer
4 58 (11.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 52 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 40 (7.95%) Administrator
7 38 (7.55%) Technical Architect
8 29 (5.77%) Linux Engineer
9 28 (5.57%) DBA
10 27 (5.37%) Systems Administrator
11 23 (4.57%) Linux Administrator
11 23 (4.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 18 (3.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 17 (3.38%) C++ Developer
14 16 (3.18%) Software Engineer
14 16 (3.18%) PostgreSQL DBA
15 14 (2.78%) Ruby Developer
16 13 (2.58%) Software Developer
16 13 (2.58%) Senior Developer
16 13 (2.58%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (22.66%) HTML
2 109 (21.67%) CSS
3 73 (14.51%) JSON
4 71 (14.12%) Web Services
5 68 (13.52%) Django
6 67 (13.32%) REST
7 62 (12.33%) HTML5
8 53 (10.54%) Ruby on Rails
9 52 (10.34%) Ajax
10 51 (10.14%) jQuery
11 50 (9.94%) XML
12 47 (9.34%) Spring
13 43 (8.55%) CSS3
13 43 (8.55%) RESTful
14 38 (7.55%) Hibernate
15 26 (5.17%) Middleware
16 25 (4.97%) AngularJS
17 24 (4.77%) Play Framework
18 22 (4.37%) Backbone.js
18 22 (4.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 111 (22.07%) Open Source
2 18 (3.58%) GIS
3 17 (3.38%) Derivative
3 17 (3.38%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.18%) Wiki
4 16 (3.18%) Credit Derivative
5 15 (2.98%) Replication
6 14 (2.78%) Clustering
7 12 (2.39%) Reference Data
8 11 (2.19%) Data Integration
9 10 (1.99%) Digital Media
10 8 (1.59%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.59%) Online Games
11 5 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.99%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.99%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.80%) NHS
12 4 (0.80%) Social Network
12 4 (0.80%) iPhone
13 3 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 251 (49.90%) Linux
2 69 (13.72%) Windows
3 46 (9.15%) CentOS
4 44 (8.75%) Ubuntu
5 40 (7.95%) UNIX
6 21 (4.17%) Debian
7 20 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
9 11 (2.19%) Mac OS
10 7 (1.39%) Android
11 3 (0.60%) Scientific Linux
11 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.40%) Solaris
12 2 (0.40%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.20%) SUSE
13 1 (0.20%) Gentoo
13 1 (0.20%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (24.45%) Scrum
2 114 (22.66%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (22.47%) DevOps
4 89 (17.69%) TDD
5 74 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
6 56 (11.13%) OO
7 45 (8.95%) Software Engineering
8 40 (7.95%) Configuration Management
9 39 (7.75%) SOA
10 35 (6.96%) Data Modelling
11 33 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
12 30 (5.96%) Kanban
13 29 (5.77%) BDD
13 29 (5.77%) E-Commerce
14 28 (5.57%) MVC
15 27 (5.37%) ETL
16 25 (4.97%) Performance Testing
16 25 (4.97%) Software Architecture
17 23 (4.57%) Disaster Recovery
18 21 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 159 (31.61%) Java
2 156 (31.01%) SQL
3 116 (23.06%) Python
4 109 (21.67%) JavaScript
5 100 (19.88%) Ruby
6 74 (14.71%) PHP
7 62 (12.33%) Perl
8 52 (10.34%) Bash Shell
9 31 (6.16%) C#
10 30 (5.96%) Scala
11 24 (4.77%) C++
12 20 (3.98%) Shell Script
13 15 (2.98%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.99%) Groovy
15 6 (1.19%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.99%) C
17 4 (0.80%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.80%) Clojure
18 3 (0.60%) ClojureScript
18 3 (0.60%) Golang
Qualifications
1 40 (7.95%) Security Cleared
2 31 (6.16%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.58%) Degree
4 5 (0.99%) CCNA
4 5 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.60%) MCSA
6 2 (0.40%) CEH
6 2 (0.40%) ISEB
7 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.18%) QA
2 8 (1.59%) COBIT
3 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.40%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 29 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (3.58%) Postfix
3 17 (3.38%) Samba
4 16 (3.18%) Varnish
5 15 (2.98%) KVM
6 14 (2.78%) XenServer
7 10 (1.99%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (1.79%) Xen
9 8 (1.59%) Docker
10 7 (1.39%) Active Directory
11 5 (0.99%) vCloud
12 4 (0.80%) Shibboleth
12 4 (0.80%) NFS
12 4 (0.80%) Sendmail
13 3 (0.60%) Hyper-V
14 2 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
15 1 (0.20%) Squid
15 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.20%) vSphere
15 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 114 (22.66%) Puppet
2 48 (9.54%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (6.56%) Vagrant
4 19 (3.78%) HAProxy
5 18 (3.58%) Nagios
6 17 (3.38%) Salt
7 16 (3.18%) ZABBIX
8 15 (2.98%) Ansible
9 11 (2.19%) YUM
10 7 (1.39%) logstash
11 5 (0.99%) collectd
11 5 (0.99%) StatsD
12 4 (0.80%) Ganglia
13 3 (0.60%) WebInspect
13 3 (0.60%) Data Guard
13 3 (0.60%) Kibana
13 3 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 2 (0.40%) Nessus
14 2 (0.40%) Capistrano
15 1 (0.20%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 143 (28.43%) Oracle
2 74 (14.71%) Red Hat
3 40 (7.95%) VMware
4 28 (5.57%) JBoss
5 22 (4.37%) Microsoft
6 18 (3.58%) SaltStack
7 17 (3.38%) Greenplum
8 15 (2.98%) Splunk
8 15 (2.98%) Rackspace
9 14 (2.78%) Citrix
10 13 (2.58%) Business Objects
11 11 (2.19%) Google
12 10 (1.99%) Sybase
12 10 (1.99%) Akamai
13 9 (1.79%) Ericsson
14 8 (1.59%) Huawei
14 8 (1.59%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 7 (1.39%) Tripwire
15 7 (1.39%) EMC
15 7 (1.39%) Nortel
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