The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 June 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 63 66
Rank change year-on-year +13 +3  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 6 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.04% 0.68% 0.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.84% 4.35% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £550 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £435 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +286.36% -67.16%  

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 Reading with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 124 138 161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 21.49% 15.74% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 159 213
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 0
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in Reading

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) Jaspersoft
3 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
3 6 (46.15%) DevOps
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) Maven
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (30.77%) Subversion
5 4 (30.77%) Programme Management
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
5 4 (30.77%) Python
5 4 (30.77%) SSL
5 4 (30.77%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (30.77%) RESTful
6 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 3 (23.08%) Big Data
6 3 (23.08%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (23.08%) TestDirector
6 3 (23.08%) Middleware
6 3 (23.08%) SOA
6 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Django
7 2 (15.38%) Scrum
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (7.69%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
3 1 (7.69%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Big Data
2 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Power BI
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 5 (38.46%) Maven
3 4 (30.77%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (30.77%) Subversion
4 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
4 3 (23.08%) TestDirector
5 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
5 1 (7.69%) DbUnit
5 1 (7.69%) JIRA
5 1 (7.69%) jMock
5 1 (7.69%) JUnit
5 1 (7.69%) Mockito
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium
5 1 (7.69%) SonarQube
5 1 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Development Manager
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Integration Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Programme Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Python Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Java Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Python Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 4 (30.77%) RESTful
3 3 (23.08%) Django
3 3 (23.08%) Middleware
4 2 (15.38%) Flask
4 2 (15.38%) Pyramid
5 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (7.69%) Apache Camel
5 1 (7.69%) Apache CXF
5 1 (7.69%) Celery
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) J2EE
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) OSGi
5 1 (7.69%) PowerMock
5 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (7.69%) SOAP
5 1 (7.69%) Spring
5 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (30.77%) Programme Management
4 3 (23.08%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Machine Learning
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
6 1 (7.69%) BDD
6 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (7.69%) Kanban
6 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) Open Source
6 1 (7.69%) Statistics
6 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) R
4 1 (7.69%) Scala
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Jaspersoft
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Facebook
3 2 (15.38%) Twitter
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Talend
4 1 (7.69%) Teradata