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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 119 108 108
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.14% 0.093%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.44% 0.69% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Average daily rate £350 £413 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.40 £50.50
% change year-on-year
- -27.92%
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
626 437 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.68% 20.04% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 254 254
Average daily rate £400 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £28.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.28% +63.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.00 £17.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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
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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 2 £388 -6.06% 1
Warwickshire - 2 £225 - 10
Worcestershire - 2 £400 - 3
Coventry - 1 £375 - 2
Solihull - 1 - -
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) HTML
3 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 8 (42.11%) MySQL
4 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 8 (42.11%) Linux
4 8 (42.11%) HTML5
5 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
5 7 (36.84%) Oracle
6 6 (31.58%) CSS
6 6 (31.58%) Unix
6 6 (31.58%) RDBMS
6 6 (31.58%) MVC
6 6 (31.58%) Scrum
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
6 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
7 5 (26.32%) SDLC
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (26.32%) jQuery
7 5 (26.32%) Subversion
7 5 (26.32%) XML
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 5 (26.32%) Java
8 4 (21.05%) Web Services
8 4 (21.05%) Apache
8 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
8 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) Apache
1 4 (21.05%) nginx
1 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) MySQL
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
2 6 (31.58%) RDBMS
2 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.26%) Data Mart
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 5 (26.32%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Database Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.53%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.26%) XML Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) HTML
2 8 (42.11%) HTML5
3 6 (31.58%) CSS
4 5 (26.32%) jQuery
4 5 (26.32%) XML
5 4 (21.05%) RESTful
5 4 (21.05%) Web Services
6 3 (15.79%) Ajax
6 3 (15.79%) Laravel
6 3 (15.79%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (10.53%) CSS3
8 1 (5.26%) .NET
8 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (5.26%) J2EE
8 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) MVC
2 6 (31.58%) Scrum
3 5 (26.32%) SDLC
4 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.79%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) Validation
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.53%) Test Management
7 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.26%) Open Source
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) PHP
4 3 (15.79%) Ruby
5 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.53%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) BC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) VMware