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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 117 - 111
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.079% - 0.045%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.44% - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
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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
452 436 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.77% 21.14% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 253 256
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% -32.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

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 24 October 2014. 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 - 1 - - 1
Coventry - - - - 3
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE
2 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (33.33%) IMAP
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (33.33%) Sendmail
2 1 (33.33%) Proofpoint
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) S/MIME
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) IMAP
1 1 (33.33%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) DB2 UDB
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Software Architect
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) SUSE
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) Peregrine
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) Proofpoint