The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 25 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)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 49 64
Rank change year-on-year -11 +15  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 13 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.57% 2.14% 1.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.93% 11.84% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 13
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £354 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +7.50% +8.00%  
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 Bristol with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 164 152 202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 19.78% 18.10% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 116 163
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £28.50 £170.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -83.23%  
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 Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Bristol

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in Bristol over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Bristol

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PostgreSQL in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 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 Bristol region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 12 (80.00%) Python
2 9 (60.00%) MySQL
2 9 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) Django
5 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (26.67%) Scala
6 4 (26.67%) Perl
6 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) Apache
7 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (20.00%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Scrum
7 3 (20.00%) PHP
7 3 (20.00%) CSS
7 3 (20.00%) SOAP
7 3 (20.00%) HTML
7 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (20.00%) Web Development
7 3 (20.00%) Xen
7 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (20.00%) Puppet

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) LDAP
1 2 (13.33%) NAS
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) MySQL
1 9 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (13.33%) DB2
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Mockito
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Python Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Polyglot Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Graduate
5 2 (13.33%) Graduate Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Graduate IT Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) IT Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) IT Graduate
5 2 (13.33%) IT Operations Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Scala Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Scala Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Trainee
5 2 (13.33%) Trainee Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Trainee Operations Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Django
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (20.00%) REST
2 3 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 2 (13.33%) HTML5
3 2 (13.33%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
4 1 (6.67%) Ext JS
4 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.67%) Java SE
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) Node.js
4 1 (6.67%) RESTful
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (13.33%) Private Cloud
1 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) CentOS
3 1 (6.67%) Debian
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) High Availability
4 2 (13.33%) Information Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Kanban
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Python
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) Perl
4 4 (26.67%) Scala
5 3 (20.00%) PHP
6 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (13.33%) Ruby
7 1 (6.67%) C++
7 1 (6.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (20.00%) Xen
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) Bcfg2
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) arcserve
3 2 (13.33%) Informatica
3 2 (13.33%) Teradata
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Sencha