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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 138 116 122
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 9 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.40% 0.039%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.33% 1.92% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Median daily rate £360 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £8.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+271.87% -77.14%
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
677 520 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.91% 20.62% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 326 283
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 13
Median hourly rate £18.00 £28.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +54.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.80 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £33.55 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -11 6 £475 +18.75% 1
Staffordshire -3 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £245 - 1
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Java
3 9 (50.00%) Unix
4 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) Scrum
4 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (38.89%) HTML
6 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (33.33%) Apache
7 5 (27.78%) OO
7 5 (27.78%) Perl
7 5 (27.78%) J2EE
7 5 (27.78%) MySQL
7 5 (27.78%) CSS
7 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
7 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (22.22%) SaaS
8 4 (22.22%) SDLC
8 4 (22.22%) jQuery
8 4 (22.22%) OpenLDAP
8 4 (22.22%) Web Development
8 4 (22.22%) Python
9 3 (16.67%) SMTP
9 3 (16.67%) JBoss
9 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
9 3 (16.67%) JUnit
9 3 (16.67%) SOAP
9 3 (16.67%) Web Services
9 3 (16.67%) Oracle

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 6 (33.33%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) JBoss
2 3 (16.67%) MindAlign
2 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.56%) Confluence
4 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (16.67%) IMAP
2 3 (16.67%) S/MIME
2 3 (16.67%) SMTP
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) HTTP
3 2 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) LDAP
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security
4 1 (5.56%) OpenVPN
4 1 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (5.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) JUnit
3 2 (11.11%) DbUnit
3 2 (11.11%) jMock
3 2 (11.11%) Maven
3 2 (11.11%) Mockito
3 2 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) Ant
4 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (5.56%) Liquibase
4 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.56%) SonarQube
4 1 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (16.67%) PHP Developer
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) J2EE Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Perl Developer
5 2 (11.11%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) CSS
2 5 (27.78%) J2EE
2 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (22.22%) jQuery
4 3 (16.67%) Ajax
4 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 3 (16.67%) HTML5
4 3 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (16.67%) Node.js
4 3 (16.67%) REST
4 3 (16.67%) SOAP
4 3 (16.67%) Spring
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (11.11%) Laravel
5 2 (11.11%) PowerMock
5 2 (11.11%) Servlets
5 2 (11.11%) Spring MVC
5 2 (11.11%) Struts
5 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (16.67%) Solaris
4 2 (11.11%) CentOS
4 2 (11.11%) SUSE
5 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.56%) Debian
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (44.44%) Scrum
2 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (27.78%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) SDLC
3 4 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 2 (11.11%) Refactoring
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) Perl
5 4 (22.22%) Python
6 3 (16.67%) PHP
7 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 1 (5.56%) PHP 5
8 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Sendmail
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) Postfix
2 1 (5.56%) Squid
2 1 (5.56%) vCloud
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Consul
2 1 (5.56%) Kibana
2 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.56%) logstash
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Packer
2 1 (5.56%) Rancher
2 1 (5.56%) Terraform
2 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
1 3 (16.67%) Proofpoint
2 1 (5.56%) AppDynamics
2 1 (5.56%) Avaya
2 1 (5.56%) Genesys
2 1 (5.56%) KANA
2 1 (5.56%) Sonatype
2 1 (5.56%) VMware