The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 28 April 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)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 33 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 -  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.68% 1.90% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.77% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £369 £378 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.31% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.88 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -36.76% +21.42%  

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 Oxford with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 53 55 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 18.15% 20.91% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 45 55
Median daily rate £363 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.30
% change year-on-year -4.61% +0.61%  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Oxford region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 13 (81.25%) MySQL
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 9 (56.25%) Python
4 6 (37.50%) XML Schema
4 6 (37.50%) XML
4 6 (37.50%) XSLT
4 6 (37.50%) Perl
4 6 (37.50%) PHP
4 6 (37.50%) RDF
4 6 (37.50%) SilverStripe
4 6 (37.50%) Docker
4 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 6 (37.50%) XPath
4 6 (37.50%) Release Management
4 6 (37.50%) Drupal
4 6 (37.50%) DevOps
4 6 (37.50%) Secure Coding
5 5 (31.25%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
5 5 (31.25%) Symfony
5 5 (31.25%) Degree
5 5 (31.25%) Laravel
5 5 (31.25%) MVC
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) IPv4
6 4 (25.00%) IPv6
6 4 (25.00%) Replication
6 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 6 (37.50%) Drupal
1 6 (37.50%) SilverStripe
2 1 (6.25%) ArcGIS
2 1 (6.25%) GeoServer
2 1 (6.25%) Perch
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) IPv4
1 4 (25.00%) IPv6
1 4 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 4 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Python Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Database Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) XML
1 6 (37.50%) XML Schema
1 6 (37.50%) XSLT
2 5 (31.25%) Laravel
2 5 (31.25%) Symfony
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) CSS3
3 2 (12.50%) Django
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) HTML5
3 2 (12.50%) Node.js
4 1 (6.25%) Google Maps API
4 1 (6.25%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 4 (25.00%) Replication
3 2 (12.50%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 6 (37.50%) DevOps
2 6 (37.50%) RDF
2 6 (37.50%) Release Management
2 6 (37.50%) Secure Coding
3 5 (31.25%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 5 (31.25%) MVC
4 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Python
2 6 (37.50%) Perl
2 6 (37.50%) PHP
2 6 (37.50%) XPath
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Sun
2 1 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle