Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 21 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 75 102
Rank change year-on-year +5 +27 -16
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 6 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.63% 0.89% 0.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.35% 3.42% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
South Wales median daily rate £438 £525 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +35.92% +47.14%
10th Percentile £384 £353 £310
90th Percentile £481 £575 £486
Wales median daily rate £538 £525 £438
% change year-on-year +2.38% +20.00% +14.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 South Wales with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 255 292 410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 26.96% 26.02% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 217 317
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £212 £203 £245
90th Percentile £488 £550 £488
Wales median daily rate £388 £433 £340
% change year-on-year -10.40% +27.21% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 6
South Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £56.25 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.67% +89.08% +105.17%
10th Percentile £16.75 £19.01 £17.20
90th Percentile £23.24 £61.53 £52.50
Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £55.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year -65.91% +84.87% +42.69%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in South Wales

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in South Wales

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -6 2 £475 +46.15%
Newport +16 1 - - 1
PostgreSQL
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) Spring
4 2 (33.33%) Local Government
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Apache
5 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (16.67%) SMS
5 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) OLTP
5 1 (16.67%) Star Schema
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Data Security

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (16.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) Event Store
3 1 (16.67%) OLTP
3 1 (16.67%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Dropwizard
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) Play Framework
2 1 (16.67%) React
2 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon Linux
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) CQRS
3 1 (16.67%) Data Security
3 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
3 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GDPR
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (16.67%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Google