Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 17 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)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 48 47
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 0.45% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 1.85% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Dorset median daily rate - £447 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +37.54% -
South West median daily rate £358 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -18.75% +3.53% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £43.43

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 Dorset with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 54 108 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 18.06% 24.11% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 72 46
Dorset median daily rate £381 £325 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.31% -0.76% -7.09%
10th Percentile £211 £200 £166
90th Percentile £496 £487 £503
South West median daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 9
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.71% -36.36% +14.58%
10th Percentile £37.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £43.15 £25.88 £44.30
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +29.63% -16.92% +9.24%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in Dorset

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Dorset