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 30 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.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 58 75
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 7 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.07% 1.77% 0.099%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.93% 9.63% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 0
Median daily rate £400 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £383
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 118 187 172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 18.10% 18.39% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 125 101
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 3
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -82.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in Reading over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 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 Reading region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 7 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) jQuery
3 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) JPA
4 4 (36.36%) TeamCity
4 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Spring
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle Spatial
4 4 (36.36%) Java EE
4 4 (36.36%) Spring MVC
4 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) GIS
4 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
4 4 (36.36%) EJB
4 4 (36.36%) User Stories
4 4 (36.36%) OpenLayers
4 4 (36.36%) Geospatial Data
5 3 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) TestDirector

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 (36.36%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (18.18%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (9.09%) Confluence
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Geospatial Data
1 4 (36.36%) GIS
2 2 (18.18%) Big Data
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) Power BI
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 4 (36.36%) TeamCity
3 3 (27.27%) TestDirector
4 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
4 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Development Manager
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Manager
4 3 (27.27%) Programme Manager
4 3 (27.27%) Python Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) jQuery
2 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
2 4 (36.36%) EJB
2 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
2 4 (36.36%) Java EE
2 4 (36.36%) JPA
2 4 (36.36%) OpenLayers
2 4 (36.36%) Spring
2 4 (36.36%) Spring MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Django
3 3 (27.27%) Middleware
4 2 (18.18%) Flask
4 2 (18.18%) Pyramid
5 1 (9.09%) Celery
5 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) MVC
1 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
1 4 (36.36%) Scrum
1 4 (36.36%) TDD
1 4 (36.36%) User Stories
2 3 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) SOA
2 3 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
3 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
4 1 (9.09%) API Development
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Jaspersoft
3 2 (18.18%) Facebook
3 2 (18.18%) Twitter
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) Teradata