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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 103 121 122
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 29 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.06% 0.12% 0.042%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.60% 0.50% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 0
Median daily rate £473 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £336
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +26.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £34.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -6.59%
PostgreSQL
England

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
518 601 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.94% 23.35% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 379 290
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 28
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.09 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.89 £33.55 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -17.93%

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PostgreSQL across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +5 18 £475 +13.43% 1
Coventry - 4 £488 - 4
Worcestershire - 3 £363 -
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 24 (68.57%) Linux
2 20 (57.14%) Open Source
2 20 (57.14%) MongoDB
3 19 (54.29%) Configuration Management
4 18 (51.43%) Python
4 18 (51.43%) MySQL
4 18 (51.43%) Ruby
5 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (48.57%) Git (software)
5 17 (48.57%) Web Services
6 16 (45.71%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (45.71%) Jenkins
7 15 (42.86%) Puppet
7 15 (42.86%) Java
8 14 (40.00%) HTTP
8 14 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (37.14%) Subversion
9 13 (37.14%) PHP
10 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
10 12 (34.29%) Ansible
11 11 (31.43%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (31.43%) DevOps
11 11 (31.43%) SSL
11 11 (31.43%) HTML
12 10 (28.57%) CSS
12 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
12 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
12 10 (28.57%) Salt
12 10 (28.57%) Rackspace
13 9 (25.71%) Web Operations

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (22.86%) Apache
2 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 4 (11.43%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (8.57%) JBoss
4 3 (8.57%) MindAlign
4 3 (8.57%) nginx
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.86%) Confluence
6 1 (2.86%) Mule
6 1 (2.86%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 16 (45.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon S3
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (8.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (8.57%) GitHub
3 3 (8.57%) Route 53
3 3 (8.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (40.00%) HTTP
2 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
3 11 (31.43%) SSL
4 5 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (8.57%) IMAP
5 3 (8.57%) S/MIME
5 3 (8.57%) SMTP
6 2 (5.71%) DNS
7 1 (2.86%) Firewall
7 1 (2.86%) Internet
7 1 (2.86%) LDAP
7 1 (2.86%) OpenVPN
7 1 (2.86%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (2.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 18 (51.43%) MySQL
3 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
4 5 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (14.29%) Redis
4 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (8.57%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.86%) Riak
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Git (software)
2 16 (45.71%) Jenkins
3 13 (37.14%) Subversion
4 6 (17.14%) JUnit
5 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
5 4 (11.43%) git-flow
6 3 (8.57%) Capybara
6 3 (8.57%) RSpec
6 3 (8.57%) TestNG
7 2 (5.71%) DbUnit
7 2 (5.71%) jMock
7 2 (5.71%) Maven
7 2 (5.71%) Mockito
7 2 (5.71%) Selenium
8 1 (2.86%) JIRA
8 1 (2.86%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (2.86%) Liquibase
8 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.86%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 5 (14.29%) WebOps Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior WebOps Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Digital Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Digital Technical Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (8.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Digital Transformation Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) Web Services
2 11 (31.43%) HTML
3 10 (28.57%) CSS
4 7 (20.00%) REST
4 7 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (20.00%) Spring
5 6 (17.14%) Ajax
5 6 (17.14%) Hibernate
6 5 (14.29%) HTML5
6 5 (14.29%) JSON
7 4 (11.43%) CSS3
7 4 (11.43%) Django
7 4 (11.43%) ELK Stack
7 4 (11.43%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (11.43%) Node.js
7 4 (11.43%) Play Framework
8 3 (8.57%) Dropwizard
8 3 (8.57%) jQuery
8 3 (8.57%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (8.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) User Experience
2 3 (8.57%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.71%) PKI
4 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.86%) IVR
4 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.86%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Linux
2 8 (22.86%) Unix
3 3 (8.57%) Mac OS X
3 3 (8.57%) Solaris
4 2 (5.71%) CentOS
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.71%) SUSE
5 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Open Source
2 19 (54.29%) Configuration Management
3 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (31.43%) DevOps
6 9 (25.71%) Web Operations
7 6 (17.14%) Scrum
8 4 (11.43%) Web Development
9 3 (8.57%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
9 3 (8.57%) OO
9 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (8.57%) TDD
9 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Web Design
10 2 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (5.71%) MVC
10 2 (5.71%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (5.71%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) Python
1 18 (51.43%) Ruby
2 15 (42.86%) Java
3 13 (37.14%) PHP
4 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 7 (20.00%) Scala
6 5 (14.29%) SQL
7 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
7 3 (8.57%) Perl
8 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Sendmail
2 2 (5.71%) Docker
3 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Postfix
3 1 (2.86%) Squid
3 1 (2.86%) vCloud
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (42.86%) Puppet
2 12 (34.29%) Ansible
3 11 (31.43%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (28.57%) Salt
5 4 (11.43%) Kibana
5 4 (11.43%) logstash
5 4 (11.43%) Terraform
6 3 (8.57%) collectd
6 3 (8.57%) StatsD
7 1 (2.86%) Consul
7 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.86%) Nagios
7 1 (2.86%) Packer
7 1 (2.86%) Rancher
7 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Rackspace
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) Proofpoint
4 3 (8.57%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.86%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.86%) Avaya
5 1 (2.86%) Genesys
5 1 (2.86%) KANA
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) Sonatype
5 1 (2.86%) Splunk
5 1 (2.86%) VMware