The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 31 44 35
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.88% 0.49% 0.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.15% 3.13% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £430 £368 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.00% -2.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £362 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £374 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £380
% change year-on-year +2.96% +8.61%  
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 Cambridge with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 47 64 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 15.02% 15.72% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 47 33
Median daily rate £425 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +45.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +123.68% -24.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Cambridge

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in Cambridge over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Cambridge

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PostgreSQL in Cambridge

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) Git (software)
3 9 (47.37%) MongoDB
4 8 (42.11%) Java
4 8 (42.11%) Python
4 8 (42.11%) MVC
5 7 (36.84%) HTML
5 7 (36.84%) JSON
5 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 7 (36.84%) NoSQL
5 7 (36.84%) Scala
5 7 (36.84%) Open Source
5 7 (36.84%) jQuery
5 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
6 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (31.58%) Linux
7 5 (26.32%) OO
7 5 (26.32%) XML
7 5 (26.32%) JUnit
7 5 (26.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (26.32%) Spring
7 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
7 5 (26.32%) TDD
7 5 (26.32%) Mercurial
7 5 (26.32%) Mockito
7 5 (26.32%) REST
7 5 (26.32%) JPA
7 5 (26.32%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (21.05%) RESTful

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (15.79%) Apache
1 3 (15.79%) Apache Spark
1 3 (15.79%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (10.53%) Apache Pig
3 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.26%) Predix
3 1 (5.26%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (5.26%) SAP MDG
2 1 (5.26%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MongoDB
2 7 (36.84%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.79%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (15.79%) Apache Hive
3 3 (15.79%) Big Data
3 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (15.79%) Redis
4 2 (10.53%) Data Lake
4 2 (10.53%) Data Mart
4 2 (10.53%) HBase
4 2 (10.53%) MySQL
4 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.53%) Star Schema
5 1 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (5.26%) PowerCenter
5 1 (5.26%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Git (software)
2 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
3 5 (26.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (26.32%) JUnit
3 5 (26.32%) Mercurial
3 5 (26.32%) Mockito
4 4 (21.05%) IntelliJ
4 4 (21.05%) WebStorm
5 3 (15.79%) Maven
5 3 (15.79%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (21.05%) Games
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Python Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Hadoop Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Big Data Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.26%) Hadoop Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Redshift Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) HTML
1 7 (36.84%) jQuery
1 7 (36.84%) JSON
2 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
2 5 (26.32%) JPA
2 5 (26.32%) REST
2 5 (26.32%) Spring
2 5 (26.32%) XML
3 4 (21.05%) HTML5
3 4 (21.05%) Node.js
3 4 (21.05%) RESTful
3 4 (21.05%) XML Schema
4 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
4 3 (15.79%) CSS
4 3 (15.79%) D3.js
4 3 (15.79%) Leaflet
4 3 (15.79%) LESS
4 3 (15.79%) OpenLayers
4 3 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (15.79%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) MVC
3 7 (36.84%) Open Source
4 5 (26.32%) Domain-Driven Design
4 5 (26.32%) OO
4 5 (26.32%) TDD
5 4 (21.05%) BDD
5 4 (21.05%) BPMN
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (21.05%) Information Security
6 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.79%) ETL
6 3 (15.79%) MapReduce
6 3 (15.79%) OWASP
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
6 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (10.53%) ETL Development
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) Python
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) Scala
4 4 (21.05%) Groovy
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.26%) R
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Embarcadero
1 3 (15.79%) Talend
2 2 (10.53%) Hortonworks
3 1 (5.26%) Informatica
3 1 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Vertica