The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 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 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 19 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 11 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.80% 1.50% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.58% 6.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £14.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-44.82% -67.77%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
43 33 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 30.50% 24.81% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 3
Average daily rate £350 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) Linux
1 9 (81.82%) MongoDB
2 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 7 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (63.64%) Puppet
2 7 (63.64%) Ansible
2 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 7 (63.64%) Subversion
2 7 (63.64%) PHP
2 7 (63.64%) MySQL
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) MVC
4 5 (45.45%) OO
4 5 (45.45%) Apache
4 5 (45.45%) nginx
4 5 (45.45%) Mercurial
4 5 (45.45%) CouchDB
4 5 (45.45%) PHP5
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
4 5 (45.45%) Web Development
4 5 (45.45%) Refactoring
4 5 (45.45%) Symfony
4 5 (45.45%) Zend
4 5 (45.45%) Release Management
4 5 (45.45%) Memcached
4 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
4 5 (45.45%) NoSQL

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) Apache
1 5 (45.45%) nginx
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) MongoDB
2 7 (63.64%) MySQL
3 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
3 5 (45.45%) Redis
3 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
3 5 (45.45%) CouchDB
4 4 (36.36%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (36.36%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (18.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Subversion
1 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
1 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 5 (45.45%) Mercurial
3 2 (18.18%) Ant
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) PHP Developer
2 5 (45.45%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Symfony
1 5 (45.45%) Memcached
1 5 (45.45%) Yii
1 5 (45.45%) Laravel
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) J2EE
2 4 (36.36%) JSP
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
2 4 (36.36%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
1 5 (45.45%) Web Development
1 5 (45.45%) Refactoring
1 5 (45.45%) Release Management
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (45.45%) Web Application Development
1 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (45.45%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) PHP
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) PHP5
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) C
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Puppet
1 7 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (63.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Zend
2 4 (36.36%) Sybase
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) hybris
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle