Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 88 75
Rank change year-on-year +25 -13 +14
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 36 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.26% 1.25% 0.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.08% 5.83% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 8
Birmingham median daily rate £475 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.75% -
10th Percentile £413 £350 £283
90th Percentile £550 £548 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £461 £413
% change year-on-year +3.09% +11.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £8.00

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 Birmingham with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 298 326 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.72% 21.42% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 208 153
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £279 £224
90th Percentile £513 £525 £520
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £18.39 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.32% +2.17% +38.46%
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.31 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +76.39% -11.25% +14.29%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 28 (77.78%) Linux
2 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (69.44%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (61.11%) Jenkins
6 21 (58.33%) DevOps
7 20 (55.56%) Puppet
8 19 (52.78%) Git (software)
8 19 (52.78%) Python
9 18 (50.00%) Configuration Management
9 18 (50.00%) Ansible
10 17 (47.22%) Elasticsearch
10 17 (47.22%) HTTP
11 16 (44.44%) Docker
11 16 (44.44%) Terraform
12 15 (41.67%) PHP
12 15 (41.67%) MySQL
12 15 (41.67%) Security Cleared
13 14 (38.89%) MongoDB
13 14 (38.89%) Bash Shell
13 14 (38.89%) Web Services
13 14 (38.89%) Amazon RDS
13 14 (38.89%) Elastic Stack
14 13 (36.11%) Web Operations
14 13 (36.11%) Kibana
14 13 (36.11%) logstash
14 13 (36.11%) Java
14 13 (36.11%) Tomcat
14 13 (36.11%) Open Source
14 13 (36.11%) Amazon EC2

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 17 (47.22%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (36.11%) Tomcat
3 8 (22.22%) Apache
3 8 (22.22%) Confluence
4 4 (11.11%) JBoss
4 4 (11.11%) nginx
5 2 (5.56%) Apache Solr
5 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 25 (69.44%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (36.11%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
3 12 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 12 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (19.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (19.44%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (13.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (13.89%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (13.89%) Route 53
6 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (47.22%) HTTP
2 10 (27.78%) SSL
2 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 7 (19.44%) DNS
3 7 (19.44%) OpenLDAP
3 7 (19.44%) OpenVPN
3 7 (19.44%) SSH
4 2 (5.56%) LDAP
5 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) MySQL
2 14 (38.89%) Amazon RDS
2 14 (38.89%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.56%) EDRMS
5 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.78%) Big Data
6 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.78%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.78%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 22 (61.11%) Jenkins
2 19 (52.78%) Git (software)
3 9 (25.00%) JUnit
3 9 (25.00%) Maven
3 9 (25.00%) Subversion
4 8 (22.22%) JIRA
4 8 (22.22%) SonarQube
5 7 (19.44%) Ant
5 7 (19.44%) Bitbucket
5 7 (19.44%) Liquibase
5 7 (19.44%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.78%) Codeship
7 1 (2.78%) DbUnit
7 1 (2.78%) jMock
7 1 (2.78%) Mockito
7 1 (2.78%) Selenium
7 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.78%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) Developer
3 10 (27.78%) WebOps Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Senior WebOps Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
5 3 (8.33%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (2.78%) Agile Developer
7 1 (2.78%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (2.78%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Pentaho Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (2.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) Elastic Stack
1 14 (38.89%) Web Services
2 8 (22.22%) REST
2 8 (22.22%) Sensu
3 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
3 7 (19.44%) MCollective
4 5 (13.89%) Node.js
5 4 (11.11%) Express
5 4 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (8.33%) Kafka
6 3 (8.33%) MEAN Stack
6 3 (8.33%) Symfony
7 2 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (5.56%) Apache Camel
7 2 (5.56%) CSS
7 2 (5.56%) HTML
7 2 (5.56%) Lucene
7 2 (5.56%) RESTful
7 2 (5.56%) Spring
7 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (5.56%) iPad
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.78%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 28 (77.78%) Linux
2 9 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (58.33%) DevOps
4 18 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 13 (36.11%) Open Source
5 13 (36.11%) Web Operations
6 12 (33.33%) Scrum
7 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
8 8 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (19.44%) Coaching
9 7 (19.44%) Load Balancing
9 7 (19.44%) Service Management
9 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (16.67%) Regression Testing
11 5 (13.89%) Process Architecture
12 4 (11.11%) BDD
12 4 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 4 (11.11%) Microservices
12 4 (11.11%) TDD
12 4 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) Python
2 15 (41.67%) PHP
3 14 (38.89%) Bash Shell
4 13 (36.11%) Java
5 11 (30.56%) Ruby
6 7 (19.44%) Groovy
7 4 (11.11%) SQL
8 2 (5.56%) C#
8 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.56%) Perl
8 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.78%) Jython
9 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.78%) GCP
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (44.44%) Docker
2 7 (19.44%) Postfix
2 7 (19.44%) Squid
2 7 (19.44%) vCloud
2 7 (19.44%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (55.56%) Puppet
2 18 (50.00%) Ansible
3 16 (44.44%) Terraform
4 13 (36.11%) Kibana
4 13 (36.11%) logstash
5 12 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (33.33%) Salt
6 8 (22.22%) Kubernetes
7 7 (19.44%) Docker Swarm
7 7 (19.44%) Rancher
7 7 (19.44%) Rsyslog
7 7 (19.44%) Sysdig
7 7 (19.44%) ZABBIX
8 6 (16.67%) collectd
8 6 (16.67%) StatsD
9 1 (2.78%) FTK
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Rackspace
2 8 (22.22%) VMware
3 7 (19.44%) Sonatype
4 5 (13.89%) SaltStack
4 5 (13.89%) Zend
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) Google
6 1 (2.78%) Mapbox
6 1 (2.78%) Nuix
6 1 (2.78%) Talend