Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 15 November 2018 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 61 57
Rank change year-on-year -13 -4 +26
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.07% 0.31% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.72% 1.12% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Cardiff median daily rate £545 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.74% +46.15% -15.86%
10th Percentile £444 £463 £313
90th Percentile £638 £488 £338
South Wales median daily rate £425 £438 £525
% change year-on-year -2.86% -16.67% +35.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 Cardiff with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 242 179 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 28.67% 27.75% 28.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 115 130
Cardiff median daily rate £405 £370 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.46% -6.03% +16.67%
10th Percentile £285 £191 £203
90th Percentile £575 £438 £550
South Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Cardiff median hourly rate £19.43 £18.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.61% -30.56% -25.00%
10th Percentile £11.18 £16.75 £22.43
90th Percentile £32.77 £23.24 £32.98
South Wales median hourly rate £15.63 £18.75 £56.25
% change year-on-year -16.64% -66.67% +89.08%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in Cardiff

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Cardiff

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in Cardiff over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 5 (55.56%) GDPR
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (55.56%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) MySQL
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Teradata
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Ruby
3 4 (44.44%) High Availability
3 4 (44.44%) Data Quality
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Microservices
5 1 (11.11%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
1 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
1 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Database Architect
2 4 (44.44%) DBA
2 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) High Availability
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) Microservices
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C++
1 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
1 5 (55.56%) Python
1 5 (55.56%) Ruby
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) GDPR
2 4 (44.44%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) Teradata
2 1 (11.11%) EnterpriseDB