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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 132 112 115
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 7 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.67% 0.042%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.06% 2.77% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 1
Median daily rate £338 £363 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +31.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
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
660 649 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.04% 24.15% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 409 319
Median daily rate £401 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 13
Median hourly rate £36.50 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.52 £12.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £36.80 £44.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.69% -8.28%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Coventry - 4 £350 - 2
Warwickshire - 2 £225 - 6
Birmingham -16 1 £350 - 1
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 8 (53.33%) HTML
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) MySQL
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) HTML5
4 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) PHP
4 4 (26.67%) J2EE
4 4 (26.67%) OO
5 3 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) Unix
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) CSS3
5 3 (20.00%) Laravel
6 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (13.33%) RESTful
6 2 (13.33%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Management
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (13.33%) SaaS
6 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell

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 1 (6.67%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) Data Mart
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) JUnit
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) J2EE Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) HTML5
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) J2EE
3 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (20.00%) CSS3
4 3 (20.00%) Laravel
5 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) RESTful
5 2 (13.33%) Spring
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) .NET
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (6.67%) Django
6 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) OO
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) SDLC
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (13.33%) Test Management
3 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) PHP
4 3 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.67%) C#
6 1 (6.67%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Sun
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
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