The first table below looks at the demand for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 10 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 for the Wales region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 68 51 59
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.25% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.09% 0.83% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£406 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £23.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-36.95% -44.24%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
183 120 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.93% 23.81% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 87 84
Average daily rate £400 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £342 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.48% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £30.25 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.37% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £40.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £40.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
PostgreSQL
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PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Wales region.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Trend in Wales

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 8 (88.89%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Ant
2 6 (66.67%) JBoss
2 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 6 (66.67%) Spring
2 6 (66.67%) JPA
2 6 (66.67%) Maven
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) OOD
4 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
4 4 (44.44%) JSF
4 4 (44.44%) UML
4 4 (44.44%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (44.44%) jBPM
4 4 (44.44%) Liferay
4 4 (44.44%) PrimeFaces
4 4 (44.44%) Use Case
5 2 (22.22%) Ruby
5 2 (22.22%) MySQL
6 1 (11.11%) Sybase
6 1 (11.11%) Perl
6 1 (11.11%) PHP
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) LAN
6 1 (11.11%) WAN
6 1 (11.11%) VPN
6 1 (11.11%) IPv6
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 4 (44.44%) Liferay
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) MediaWiki
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) IPv6
1 1 (11.11%) OSPF
1 1 (11.11%) BGP
1 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) IPsec
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Anywhere
2 1 (11.11%) SQLite
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Maven
1 6 (66.67%) Ant
2 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Hudson
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 6 (66.67%) Spring
1 6 (66.67%) JPA
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) jBPM
3 4 (44.44%) JSF
3 4 (44.44%) PrimeFaces
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) Play Framework
4 1 (11.11%) Ajax
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) Django
4 1 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Debian
1 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
1 1 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) OOD
1 4 (44.44%) Use Case
1 4 (44.44%) UML
1 4 (44.44%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Kanban
2 1 (11.11%) Product Management
2 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) User Stories
2 1 (11.11%) Database Security
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) Scala
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Samba
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Postfix
1 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) ZABBIX
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase