The first table below looks at the demand for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 31 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 Watford 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 22 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.87% - 1.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.41% - 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.95% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
27 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 25.23% 24.44% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 13
Average daily rate £288 £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.47% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £188 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £475 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
PostgreSQL
Hertfordshire

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Trend in Watford

PostgreSQL
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase
1 2 (100.00%) Migration

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
1 2 (100.00%) SQL DBA
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase