The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 95 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 23 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.99% 0.042% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.26% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.72% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £14.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+131.03% -36.95%
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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 West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
540 447 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.15% 18.80% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 271 187
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 7
Average hourly rate £20.07 £23.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.73% -37.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £15.25 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £36.50 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PostgreSQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL across the West Midlands region.

PostgreSQL Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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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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
Birmingham - 22 £363 - 1
Shropshire - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 23 (95.83%) Python
2 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
3 21 (87.50%) Linux
3 21 (87.50%) Scrum
3 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (87.50%) TDD
3 21 (87.50%) BDD
4 19 (79.17%) Flask
4 19 (79.17%) Mentoring
4 19 (79.17%) Django
4 19 (79.17%) Git (software)
4 19 (79.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (79.17%) Debian
4 19 (79.17%) Ubuntu
4 19 (79.17%) Subversion
4 19 (79.17%) MVC
5 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
6 15 (62.50%) RESTful
7 14 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (58.33%) Selenium
8 13 (54.17%) SOA
8 13 (54.17%) Microservices
8 13 (54.17%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 12 (50.00%) Vagrant
9 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
9 12 (50.00%) .NET
9 12 (50.00%) TOGAF
10 3 (12.50%) Finance
10 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
11 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Odoo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.17%) Data Mart
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.17%) QlikView
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (79.17%) Subversion
1 19 (79.17%) Git (software)
1 19 (79.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (58.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
2 21 (87.50%) Python Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Python Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Python Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) Django
1 19 (79.17%) Flask
2 15 (62.50%) RESTful
3 12 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Linux
2 19 (79.17%) Debian
2 19 (79.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Scrum
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (87.50%) TDD
1 21 (87.50%) BDD
2 19 (79.17%) Mentoring
2 19 (79.17%) MVC
3 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 14 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (54.17%) Microservices
5 13 (54.17%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 13 (54.17%) SOA
6 12 (50.00%) TOGAF
7 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.17%) CRM
8 1 (4.17%) Database Tuning
8 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) Python
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Tableau
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle