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 28 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.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 54 64
Rank change year-on-year -11 +10  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 2 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.25% 1.97% 0.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.56% 8.82% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 6
Median daily rate £388 £363 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.89% -10.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £524 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84%  
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 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 128 204 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 15.76% 22.34% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 160 184
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £454 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

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 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 28 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 Bristol region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 12 (85.71%) HTML
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 12 (85.71%) CSS
2 11 (78.57%) Web Design
2 11 (78.57%) MySQL
2 11 (78.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 10 (71.43%) .NET
3 10 (71.43%) C#
3 10 (71.43%) MVC
4 9 (64.29%) E-Commerce
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (64.29%) Big Data
4 9 (64.29%) Xamarin
4 9 (64.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (64.29%) Mobile App
4 9 (64.29%) High Availability
4 9 (64.29%) AngularJS
5 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) Python
6 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
6 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
7 3 (21.43%) GitHub
7 3 (21.43%) Subversion
7 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
7 3 (21.43%) Unix

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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) GitHub
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) NAS
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) MySQL
2 9 (64.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 9 (64.29%) Big Data
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
4 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) Subversion
3 2 (14.29%) Capybara
3 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 2 (14.29%) git-flow
3 2 (14.29%) JUnit
3 2 (14.29%) RSpec
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) Mockito
4 1 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) .NET Developer
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET Developer
2 9 (64.29%) AWS Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Azure Developer
2 9 (64.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 9 (64.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 9 (64.29%) C# Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Senior .NET Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Senior C# Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Senior Developer
3 7 (50.00%) Big Data Developer
3 7 (50.00%) Senior Big Data Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) CSS
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) .NET
3 9 (64.29%) AngularJS
3 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Dropwizard
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (14.29%) Sass
5 1 (7.14%) Ext JS
5 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) Java SE
5 1 (7.14%) Laravel
5 1 (7.14%) RESTful
5 1 (7.14%) Spring
5 1 (7.14%) Symfony
5 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Responsive Web Design
1 11 (78.57%) Web Design
2 10 (71.43%) MVC
3 9 (64.29%) E-Commerce
3 9 (64.29%) High Availability
4 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) BDD
6 1 (7.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (7.14%) OOD
6 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
6 1 (7.14%) Release Management
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) Scala
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Ruby
6 1 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (7.14%) Groovy
6 1 (7.14%) Perl
6 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Xamarin
2 1 (7.14%) Sencha
2 1 (7.14%) Sonatype