The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for PostgreSQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 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)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 71 45
Rank change year-on-year +42 -26  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 23 1 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.73% 0.12% 2.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.43% 0.65% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 16
Median daily rate £413 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £350 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £373
% change year-on-year +7.50% +7.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +286.36% -67.16%  

PostgreSQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 140 155 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 22.73% 19.02% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 106 116
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in Birmingham

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Birmingham

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in Birmingham over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 27 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) PHP
3 15 (45.45%) Linux
4 13 (39.39%) Python
4 13 (39.39%) Git (software)
5 12 (36.36%) MongoDB
5 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (36.36%) MySQL
5 12 (36.36%) Web Services
6 11 (33.33%) Scrum
6 11 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 10 (30.30%) DevOps
7 10 (30.30%) Oracle
7 10 (30.30%) SQL
7 10 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (27.27%) Open Source
8 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 9 (27.27%) Puppet
8 9 (27.27%) Ruby
8 9 (27.27%) HTTP
8 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
8 9 (27.27%) SSL
8 9 (27.27%) Migration
8 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
8 9 (27.27%) Ansible
8 9 (27.27%) Salt
8 9 (27.27%) AngularJS
8 9 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (27.27%) Web Operations
9 8 (24.24%) Rackspace

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (12.12%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.09%) Confluence
2 3 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.06%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.03%) JBoss
4 1 (3.03%) nginx
4 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.03%) Route 53
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) HTTP
1 9 (27.27%) SSL
1 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) MongoDB
1 12 (36.36%) MySQL
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.06%) EDRMS
4 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.03%) Ingres
5 1 (3.03%) MS Access
5 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Git (software)
2 11 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 8 (24.24%) Subversion
4 5 (15.15%) Grunt
4 5 (15.15%) gulp
5 3 (9.09%) JIRA
6 1 (3.03%) CruiseControl
6 1 (3.03%) DbUnit
6 1 (3.03%) jMock
6 1 (3.03%) JUnit
6 1 (3.03%) Maven
6 1 (3.03%) Mockito
6 1 (3.03%) Moq
6 1 (3.03%) NUnit
6 1 (3.03%) Protractor
6 1 (3.03%) Selenium
6 1 (3.03%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) PHP Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Data Migration Specialist
3 5 (15.15%) Full Stack Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Full Stack Web Developer
3 5 (15.15%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Migration Specialist
3 5 (15.15%) PHP Web Developer
3 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Senior DevOps
3 5 (15.15%) Web Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle Specialist
4 4 (12.12%) PostgreSQL Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) DBA
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
5 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 3 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) Web Services
2 9 (27.27%) AngularJS
3 7 (21.21%) CSS
3 7 (21.21%) HTML
4 6 (18.18%) Doctrine
4 6 (18.18%) LESS
5 3 (9.09%) Node.js
6 2 (6.06%) Lucene
6 2 (6.06%) MEAN Stack
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.03%) CSS3
7 1 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (3.03%) PowerMock
7 1 (3.03%) REST
7 1 (3.03%) RESTEasy
7 1 (3.03%) Sensu
7 1 (3.03%) Spring
7 1 (3.03%) Symfony
7 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.03%) CentOS
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (33.33%) Scrum
4 10 (30.30%) DevOps
5 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 9 (27.27%) Migration
5 9 (27.27%) Open Source
5 9 (27.27%) Web Operations
6 8 (24.24%) OO
7 6 (18.18%) Case Management
7 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
7 6 (18.18%) OO PHP
7 6 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (18.18%) Web Development
8 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
8 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.06%) E-Discovery
9 2 (6.06%) MVC
9 2 (6.06%) TDD
9 2 (6.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) PHP
2 13 (39.39%) Python
3 10 (30.30%) SQL
4 9 (27.27%) Ruby
5 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
6 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
7 3 (9.09%) C#
7 3 (9.09%) Java
8 2 (6.06%) Perl
9 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
9 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.03%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Ansible
1 9 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (27.27%) Puppet
1 9 (27.27%) Salt
2 1 (3.03%) collectd
2 1 (3.03%) FTK
2 1 (3.03%) Kibana
2 1 (3.03%) logstash
2 1 (3.03%) StatsD
2 1 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 8 (24.24%) Rackspace
3 3 (9.09%) Zend
4 1 (3.03%) Nuix
4 1 (3.03%) SaltStack