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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 221 327 414
Rank change year-on-year
+106 +87
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 615 354 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.10% 0.64% 0.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.06% 2.78% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 234 144
Average daily rate £450 £403 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% -5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £32.60 £43.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%

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
12166 12738 12453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.78% 22.85% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8234 8211 7827
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 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 166 216
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.10 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.24% -8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £15.30 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.09 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

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 April 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
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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 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 +102 579 £450 +6.88% 155
London +74 332 £500 +16.95% 81
South East +23 100 £375 +1.25% 17
North West +32 48 £500 +85.18% 12
Hampshire -1 44 £373 +1.79% 4
Yorkshire +28 42 £700 +86.66% 11
City of London +43 35 £463 -5.12% 11
Cheshire +23 32 £513 - 1
South Yorkshire +19 29 £725 +190.00% 4
Sheffield - 29 £725 - 4
Scotland -13 20 £388 -3.12% 4
Croydon +2 19 £415 -2.35% 1
Berkshire +20 18 £425 +4.93% 2
Reading +7 17 £438 - 2
Edinburgh -3 17 £400 - 1
South West -8 17 £425 - 7
Buckinghamshire +32 16 £438 -
Warrington - 16 £560 -
East Midlands +18 15 £313 +13.63% 5
North East -22 15 £619 +45.58% 2
Winchester - 14 £375 - 1
Milton Keynes +16 13 £394 -
Oxfordshire - 13 £350 - 6
East of England +7 11 £438 +16.66% 13
Leeds -1 11 £625 +66.66% 3
West Yorkshire -4 11 £625 +66.66% 5
Bristol -1 10 £400 -5.88% 3
Manchester -2 9 £400 +48.14% 11
West Midlands - 9 £325 - 8
Tyne and Wear -26 8 £725 - 2

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 616 (52.34%) Agile Software Development
2 557 (47.32%) Java
3 489 (41.55%) Linux
4 437 (37.13%) MySQL
5 373 (31.69%) MongoDB
6 304 (25.83%) SQL
7 301 (25.57%) Python
8 299 (25.40%) JavaScript
9 285 (24.21%) Oracle
10 269 (22.85%) Open Source
11 265 (22.51%) Git (software)
12 263 (22.34%) HTML
13 255 (21.67%) CSS
14 240 (20.39%) DevOps
15 223 (18.95%) Unix
16 218 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
17 211 (17.93%) Scrum
18 207 (17.59%) TDD
19 198 (16.82%) Amazon AWS
20 196 (16.65%) Relational Database
20 196 (16.65%) Ruby
21 192 (16.31%) Puppet
22 187 (15.89%) Jenkins
23 184 (15.63%) Security Cleared
24 180 (15.29%) Tomcat
25 175 (14.87%) Apache
26 167 (14.19%) Configuration Management
27 157 (13.34%) SQL Server
28 151 (12.83%) Spring
29 150 (12.74%) Web Services

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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
1 180 (15.29%) Tomcat
2 175 (14.87%) Apache
3 108 (9.18%) JBoss
4 99 (8.41%) Node.js
5 87 (7.39%) nginx
6 43 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
7 38 (3.23%) SAS
8 36 (3.06%) OpenStack
9 22 (1.87%) Apache Solr
9 22 (1.87%) Confluence
10 18 (1.53%) Cloud Foundry
11 17 (1.44%) CMS
11 17 (1.44%) Jetty
12 15 (1.27%) Alfresco
12 15 (1.27%) Apache Spark
12 15 (1.27%) Tuxedo
13 12 (1.02%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 9 (0.76%) GlassFish
16 8 (0.68%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (1.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.42%) HipChat
3 2 (0.17%) MS Office
3 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.085%) GIMP
4 1 (0.085%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.59%) Adobe Campaign
1 7 (0.59%) SAP MDM
2 6 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.085%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 198 (16.82%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (4.33%) GitHub
3 41 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (2.29%) SaaS
5 23 (1.95%) Amazon S3
5 23 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (1.53%) Amazon Kinesis
8 16 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
8 16 (1.36%) Heroku
9 14 (1.19%) IaaS
10 13 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
11 11 (0.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 10 (0.85%) PaaS
13 8 (0.68%) Force.com
14 7 (0.59%) Veeva
15 6 (0.51%) Bluemix
16 4 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
17 3 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
18 2 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 145 (12.32%) HTTP
2 82 (6.97%) TCP/IP
3 54 (4.59%) SSL
4 41 (3.48%) Internet
5 39 (3.31%) Firewall
6 33 (2.80%) DNS
7 24 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
8 15 (1.27%) Network Security
9 14 (1.19%) LAN
9 14 (1.19%) VPN
10 13 (1.10%) DHCP
11 11 (0.93%) LDAP
12 10 (0.85%) IPv6
13 9 (0.76%) SMTP
14 8 (0.68%) IPsec
14 8 (0.68%) SAN
14 8 (0.68%) WAN
15 7 (0.59%) IPv4
15 7 (0.59%) SNMP
16 6 (0.51%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 437 (37.13%) MySQL
2 373 (31.69%) MongoDB
3 196 (16.65%) Relational Database
4 157 (13.34%) SQL Server
5 145 (12.32%) NoSQL
6 114 (9.69%) Redis
7 76 (6.46%) Hadoop
8 67 (5.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 63 (5.35%) Data Warehouse
10 53 (4.50%) Apache Hive
11 51 (4.33%) RDBMS
12 49 (4.16%) Oracle Database
13 48 (4.08%) HBase
14 46 (3.91%) BusinessObjects
15 40 (3.40%) Pentaho
16 39 (3.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 37 (3.14%) Amazon Redshift
18 35 (2.97%) Big Data
19 21 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
20 20 (1.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 265 (22.51%) Git (software)
2 187 (15.89%) Jenkins
3 126 (10.71%) JIRA
4 113 (9.60%) Subversion
5 99 (8.41%) Maven
6 79 (6.71%) JUnit
7 72 (6.12%) Cucumber
8 52 (4.42%) Artifactory
9 48 (4.08%) ERwin
9 48 (4.08%) Selenium
10 46 (3.91%) Gradle
11 39 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 32 (2.72%) Mockito
13 29 (2.46%) RSpec
14 24 (2.04%) GitLab
14 24 (2.04%) TeamCity
15 23 (1.95%) Liquibase
15 23 (1.95%) Talend Open Studio
16 22 (1.87%) Checkstyle
16 22 (1.87%) FindBugs
General
1 113 (9.60%) Finance
2 34 (2.89%) Banking
3 26 (2.21%) Marketing
4 22 (1.87%) Games
5 20 (1.70%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.53%) Retail
7 6 (0.51%) Aerospace
7 6 (0.51%) Local Government
8 5 (0.42%) Advertising
8 5 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.34%) Legal
9 4 (0.34%) Publishing
9 4 (0.34%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.25%) Back Office
10 3 (0.25%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.25%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.17%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.085%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.085%) Finnish Language
12 1 (0.085%) French Language
Job Titles
1 502 (42.65%) Developer
2 170 (14.44%) Java Developer
3 135 (11.47%) Architect
4 128 (10.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 103 (8.75%) DBA
6 75 (6.37%) Python Developer
7 63 (5.35%) Administrator
8 60 (5.10%) Analyst
8 60 (5.10%) PostgreSQL DBA
9 59 (5.01%) Senior Developer
10 55 (4.67%) Technical Architect
11 41 (3.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 37 (3.14%) PHP Developer
13 36 (3.06%) Linux Engineer
14 35 (2.97%) JavaScript Developer
15 34 (2.89%) .NET Developer
16 33 (2.80%) Consultant
16 33 (2.80%) PostgreSQL Developer
17 32 (2.72%) Agile Developer
18 29 (2.46%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (22.34%) HTML
2 255 (21.67%) CSS
3 151 (12.83%) Spring
4 150 (12.74%) Web Services
5 146 (12.40%) Hibernate
6 131 (11.13%) HTML5
7 126 (10.71%) RESTful
8 125 (10.62%) REST
9 117 (9.94%) J2EE
10 97 (8.24%) XML
11 91 (7.73%) JSON
12 88 (7.48%) CSS3
13 84 (7.14%) AngularJS
14 83 (7.05%) Django
15 81 (6.88%) LAPP Stack
16 79 (6.71%) .NET
17 77 (6.54%) LAMP
18 76 (6.46%) jQuery
19 75 (6.37%) SOAP
20 74 (6.29%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 101 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (5.44%) Visualisation
3 48 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 36 (3.06%) Replication
5 35 (2.97%) Management Information System
6 33 (2.80%) Data Centre
6 33 (2.80%) User Experience
7 31 (2.63%) Data Integration
8 27 (2.29%) Private Cloud
9 26 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
10 21 (1.78%) Mobile App
11 20 (1.70%) Clustering
11 20 (1.70%) Smart Meter
12 19 (1.61%) Algorithms
13 13 (1.10%) Fintech
14 12 (1.02%) Data Structures
15 11 (0.93%) Wiki
16 8 (0.68%) Derivative
17 7 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 7 (0.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 489 (41.55%) Linux
2 223 (18.95%) Unix
3 115 (9.77%) Windows
4 81 (6.88%) CentOS
5 70 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 41 (3.48%) Ubuntu
7 35 (2.97%) Mac OS X
8 17 (1.44%) Windows Server
9 16 (1.36%) Debian
9 16 (1.36%) Windows Mobile
10 12 (1.02%) Apple iOS
11 11 (0.93%) AIX
12 10 (0.85%) Android
13 9 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.59%) Solaris
14 7 (0.59%) SUSE
14 7 (0.59%) VME
15 5 (0.42%) HPUX
16 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
17 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 616 (52.34%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (22.85%) Open Source
3 240 (20.39%) DevOps
4 218 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
5 211 (17.93%) Scrum
6 207 (17.59%) TDD
7 167 (14.19%) Configuration Management
8 146 (12.40%) MVC
9 124 (10.54%) BDD
10 118 (10.03%) OO
11 110 (9.35%) Software Engineering
12 106 (9.01%) SOA
13 104 (8.84%) Mentoring
14 89 (7.56%) Web Development
15 85 (7.22%) Microservices
16 82 (6.97%) Data Modelling
16 82 (6.97%) Kanban
17 81 (6.88%) Unit Testing
18 77 (6.54%) High Availability
19 74 (6.29%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 557 (47.32%) Java
2 304 (25.83%) SQL
3 301 (25.57%) Python
4 299 (25.40%) JavaScript
5 196 (16.65%) Ruby
6 141 (11.98%) Perl
7 128 (10.88%) PHP
8 88 (7.48%) Scala
9 82 (6.97%) Bash Shell
10 80 (6.80%) C++
11 71 (6.03%) Go
12 64 (5.44%) C#
13 56 (4.76%) Shell Script
14 40 (3.40%) PowerShell
15 37 (3.14%) C
16 16 (1.36%) Clojure
17 15 (1.27%) COBOL
18 13 (1.10%) AWK
19 10 (0.85%) PL/SQL
20 8 (0.68%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 184 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 82 (6.97%) SC Cleared
3 62 (5.27%) Degree
4 22 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (0.59%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.34%) BC Cleared
8 4 (0.34%) HND
8 4 (0.34%) ISEB
8 4 (0.34%) OCP
9 3 (0.25%) CCNA
9 3 (0.25%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.25%) PhD
10 2 (0.17%) MCSE
10 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.17%) OCA
10 2 (0.17%) RHCE
10 2 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.99%) QA
2 39 (3.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 120 (10.20%) Docker
2 54 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.70%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.70%) vCloud
4 18 (1.53%) vSphere
5 13 (1.10%) KVM
6 11 (0.93%) Varnish
6 11 (0.93%) Xen
7 10 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.68%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.42%) NFS
9 5 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.42%) oVirt
9 5 (0.42%) XenApp
10 4 (0.34%) HDFS
10 4 (0.34%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.34%) LXC
10 4 (0.34%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.25%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 192 (16.31%) Puppet
2 100 (8.50%) Opscode Chef
3 78 (6.63%) Ansible
4 46 (3.91%) Nagios
5 41 (3.48%) logstash
6 40 (3.40%) Kibana
7 39 (3.31%) Salt
8 27 (2.29%) ZABBIX
9 21 (1.78%) HAProxy
10 18 (1.53%) Grafana
10 18 (1.53%) Uchiwa
11 17 (1.44%) Opsview
12 14 (1.19%) Kubernetes
13 12 (1.02%) Zenoss
14 10 (0.85%) Data Guard
15 8 (0.68%) CFEngine
15 8 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
16 6 (0.51%) Rundeck
16 6 (0.51%) SCCM
17 4 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 285 (24.21%) Oracle
2 121 (10.28%) VMware
3 98 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 56 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 46 (3.91%) Tableau
6 45 (3.82%) Informatica
7 36 (3.06%) CA
8 35 (2.97%) IBM
9 33 (2.80%) Google
10 24 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
11 23 (1.95%) Talend
12 13 (1.10%) Cisco
13 12 (1.02%) Sitecore
14 10 (0.85%) Atlassian
14 10 (0.85%) Dell
14 10 (0.85%) Rackspace
15 9 (0.76%) Zend
16 8 (0.68%) Adobe
16 8 (0.68%) EMC
16 8 (0.68%) SAP
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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