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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
South West / Dorset
Rank - 17 -
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 0 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 4.72% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 18.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £380
% change year-on-year +6.11% +5.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
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 Dorset with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 30 60 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 31.58% 25.75% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 42 25
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £750 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.47% -8.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 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

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 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 Dorset region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Grails
1 3 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (100.00%) Groovy
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (100.00%) Docker
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (100.00%) Gradle
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Gradle
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Grails
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) REST
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Groovy
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Docker