Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 45 63
Rank change year-on-year -16 +18 -5
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 3 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.42% 1.88% 2.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.57% 7.32% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 14
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £409 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.98% -0.91% +21.32%
10th Percentile £413 £364 £345
90th Percentile £438 £660 £432
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £418 £413
% change year-on-year +1.80% +1.21% +19.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - £15.00 -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £15.00 -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 84 164 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 11.86% 25.63% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 91 136
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +2.89% +7.99%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £266
90th Percentile £525 £550 £550
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £394 £388
% change year-on-year -11.11% +1.61% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Cambridge median hourly rate - £15.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% -62.94%
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.78 £15.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +11.87% -36.17% +4.44%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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

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

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) WebStorm
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Mockito
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) BPMN
2 2 (66.67%) Groovy
2 2 (66.67%) JPA
2 2 (66.67%) IntelliJ
2 2 (66.67%) XML Schema
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) XML

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) IntelliJ
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (66.67%) Mockito
2 2 (66.67%) WebStorm
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Django Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Python/Django Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) JPA
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XML Schema
2 1 (33.33%) Django
2 1 (33.33%) Flask
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) BPMN
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Groovy
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) Python
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Mesos