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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 48 58 55
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 10 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.56% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.52% 1.40% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
Median daily rate £500 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +3.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.18% +5.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.88 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -36.76% +6.25%  

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 133 143 140
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 20.81% 22.27% 19.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 92 79
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.37% -9.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

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 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Birmingham

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (70.37%) Linux
3 18 (66.67%) Puppet
3 18 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 17 (62.96%) MongoDB
4 17 (62.96%) Python
5 16 (59.26%) MySQL
5 16 (59.26%) PHP
5 16 (59.26%) Web Services
5 16 (59.26%) TCP/IP
5 16 (59.26%) Ansible
5 16 (59.26%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (59.26%) Git (software)
5 16 (59.26%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (55.56%) Ruby
6 15 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (55.56%) Open Source
6 15 (55.56%) Configuration Management
6 15 (55.56%) HTTP
6 15 (55.56%) SSL
6 15 (55.56%) DevOps
6 15 (55.56%) Salt
7 14 (51.85%) Subversion
7 14 (51.85%) Rackspace
8 13 (48.15%) Web Operations
9 6 (22.22%) Java
10 5 (18.52%) Redis
10 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
11 4 (14.81%) Spring
11 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared

PostgreSQL
Top Related 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 3 (11.11%) Apache
1 3 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (11.11%) nginx
2 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) MindAlign
3 1 (3.70%) Mule
3 1 (3.70%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (59.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon S3
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (11.11%) Route 53
2 3 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) TCP/IP
2 15 (55.56%) HTTP
2 15 (55.56%) SSL
3 2 (7.41%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (3.70%) DNS
4 1 (3.70%) IMAP
4 1 (3.70%) S/MIME
4 1 (3.70%) Skype
4 1 (3.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) MongoDB
2 16 (59.26%) MySQL
3 5 (18.52%) Redis
4 3 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 16 (59.26%) Git (software)
3 14 (51.85%) Subversion
4 3 (11.11%) TestNG
5 2 (7.41%) Selenium
6 1 (3.70%) CruiseControl
6 1 (3.70%) git-flow
6 1 (3.70%) JIRA
6 1 (3.70%) JMeter
6 1 (3.70%) Moq
6 1 (3.70%) NuGet
6 1 (3.70%) NUnit
6 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Senior DevOps
2 6 (22.22%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.11%) WebOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) Senior WebOps Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (3.70%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) Cassandra Architect
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Java Web Applications Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Migration Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) Web Services
2 4 (14.81%) Spring
3 3 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 3 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (11.11%) Sensu
4 2 (7.41%) .NET
4 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (7.41%) CSS
4 2 (7.41%) HTML
4 2 (7.41%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.70%) Dojo
5 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.70%) HTML5
5 1 (3.70%) JSON
5 1 (3.70%) Kafka
5 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Solaris
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (55.56%) Configuration Management
3 15 (55.56%) DevOps
3 15 (55.56%) Open Source
4 13 (48.15%) Web Operations
5 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
7 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.41%) MVC
7 2 (7.41%) OO
7 2 (7.41%) TDD
8 1 (3.70%) BDD
8 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
8 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
8 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Migration
8 1 (3.70%) OOP
8 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Python
2 16 (59.26%) PHP
3 15 (55.56%) Ruby
4 6 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 2 (7.41%) C#
8 1 (3.70%) Perl
8 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
1 1 (3.70%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 18 (66.67%) Puppet
2 16 (59.26%) Ansible
3 15 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (55.56%) Salt
4 3 (11.11%) collectd
4 3 (11.11%) Kibana
4 3 (11.11%) logstash
4 3 (11.11%) StatsD
4 3 (11.11%) Terraform
5 1 (3.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Rackspace
2 3 (11.11%) SaltStack
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Proofpoint
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Splunk
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