Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for PostgreSQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PostgreSQL over the 6 months to 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 132 154
Rank change year-on-year +12 +22 +17
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 46 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.16% 0.66% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.45% 3.83% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 18
Berkshire median daily rate £460 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.71% +3.33% +2.04%
10th Percentile £325 £273 £301
90th Percentile £613 £505 £483
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £9.00
South East median hourly rate £45.10 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +6.11% - +6.25%

PostgreSQL is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 713 652 698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.99% 17.13% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 356 397
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £416 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +0.30% +3.75%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £275
90th Percentile £598 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +6.06% +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 25
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.75 £9.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +371.05% - -56.82%
10th Percentile £11.05 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £57.00 £47.85 £14.55
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £19.66 £35.50
% change year-on-year +106.00% -44.62% +42.00%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in Berkshire

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PostgreSQL in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Berkshire

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Berkshire

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PostgreSQL in Berkshire

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -15 11 £500 +25.00% 5
Bracknell - 9 - - 1
Windsor - 3 £575 -
PostgreSQL
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 23 (50.00%) SQL
1 23 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (45.65%) Java
3 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (39.13%) RESTful
4 16 (34.78%) MVC
5 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
5 15 (32.61%) MongoDB
5 15 (32.61%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (30.43%) Git (software)
6 14 (30.43%) MySQL
7 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (26.09%) NoSQL
8 12 (26.09%) Web Services
8 12 (26.09%) Linux
8 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
9 11 (23.91%) Java 8
9 11 (23.91%) git-flow
9 11 (23.91%) TDD
9 11 (23.91%) CSS
9 11 (23.91%) JUnit
9 11 (23.91%) HTML
9 11 (23.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (23.91%) Mockito
9 11 (23.91%) BDD
9 11 (23.91%) JIRA
9 11 (23.91%) Spring
9 11 (23.91%) Maven
10 10 (21.74%) Bash Shell

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (8.70%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.17%) GeoServer
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.70%) Google Tag Manager
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.17%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) ASN.1
1 2 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (32.61%) MongoDB
3 14 (30.43%) MySQL
4 12 (26.09%) NoSQL
5 11 (23.91%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (17.39%) Hadoop
6 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (15.22%) Big Data
7 7 (15.22%) Data Lake
7 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (15.22%) Sqoop
8 4 (8.70%) Apache Hive
8 4 (8.70%) HBase
8 4 (8.70%) Impala
9 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
10 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
10 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
3 11 (23.91%) git-flow
3 11 (23.91%) JIRA
3 11 (23.91%) JUnit
3 11 (23.91%) Maven
3 11 (23.91%) Mockito
4 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.17%) JMeter
4 1 (2.17%) NUnit
4 1 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.17%) Selenium
4 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) French Language
2 1 (2.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) DBA
2 12 (26.09%) SQL DBA
3 11 (23.91%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.87%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Big Data Developer
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (4.35%) Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Data Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Data Migration Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (2.17%) Senior DBA
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (39.13%) RESTful
2 12 (26.09%) Web Services
3 11 (23.91%) CSS
3 11 (23.91%) HTML
3 11 (23.91%) Spring
4 7 (15.22%) Kafka
4 7 (15.22%) SOAP
5 5 (10.87%) .NET
6 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
6 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
6 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (8.70%) XML
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.35%) Entity Framework
7 2 (4.35%) J2EE
7 2 (4.35%) JMS
8 1 (2.17%) COM
8 1 (2.17%) Middleware
8 1 (2.17%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (13.04%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Linux
2 8 (17.39%) CentOS
3 2 (4.35%) Windows
4 1 (2.17%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.78%) MVC
3 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (23.91%) BDD
4 11 (23.91%) TDD
5 9 (19.57%) Analytics
6 7 (15.22%) Data Strategy
6 7 (15.22%) Database Security
6 7 (15.22%) Performance Analysis
6 7 (15.22%) Validation
7 6 (13.04%) Data Protection
8 5 (10.87%) Migration
9 4 (8.70%) Tag Management
9 4 (8.70%) Web Analytics
10 3 (6.52%) Data Engineering
10 3 (6.52%) Data Ingestion
10 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.52%) Open Source
11 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (4.35%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) SQL
2 21 (45.65%) Java
3 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
4 11 (23.91%) Java 8
5 10 (21.74%) Bash Shell
6 5 (10.87%) C#
6 5 (10.87%) Scala
7 4 (8.70%) Python
8 2 (4.35%) Perl
8 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.17%) C
9 1 (2.17%) C++
9 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.17%) Ruby
9 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) GDPR
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Apache Flume
1 7 (15.22%) HDFS
2 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) Oozie
2 1 (2.17%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Cloudera
1 7 (15.22%) Hortonworks
1 7 (15.22%) MapR
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) Google
3 4 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (8.70%) Talend
3 4 (8.70%) Tealium
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.17%) Capita
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) Greenplum
5 1 (2.17%) Teradata
5 1 (2.17%) VMware