Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 18 August 2018 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)
England > South West
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 141 176
Rank change year-on-year +9 +35 -14
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 81 50 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.47% 0.91% 0.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.83% 4.73% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 31 19
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -9.09%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £325
90th Percentile £456 £475 £490
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South West median hourly rate - - £21.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.25
% change year-on-year -17.65% +5.59% +101.25%

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 the South West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,186 1,058 1,206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.54% 19.31% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 665 842
South West median daily rate £414 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +8.11% -1.33%
10th Percentile £285 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 26
South West median hourly rate £36.50 £39.50 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.59% +20.61% +5.65%
10th Percentile £17.42 £12.94 £12.00
90th Percentile £54.83 £49.38 £48.00
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.07%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in the South West

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in the South West

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in the South West over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in the South West

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PostgreSQL in the South West

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. 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
Bristol +8 40 £425 - 13
Devon +15 27 £425 - 3
Wiltshire +7 5 £400 +15.11% 2
Somerset +5 3 £400 -41.82% 4
Gloucestershire - 2 £400 - 2
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 60 (74.07%) Oracle
2 52 (64.20%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (56.79%) MySQL
3 46 (56.79%) Java
4 45 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
5 44 (54.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 43 (53.09%) TDD
6 43 (53.09%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (51.85%) NUnit
8 41 (50.62%) Ansible
9 39 (48.15%) Opscode Chef
9 39 (48.15%) Puppet
9 39 (48.15%) NoSQL
10 38 (46.91%) OpenStack
10 38 (46.91%) MSTest
10 38 (46.91%) WebSphere
10 38 (46.91%) WebLogic
10 38 (46.91%) OO
10 38 (46.91%) Tomcat
11 34 (41.98%) Migration
12 16 (19.75%) SQL
13 15 (18.52%) Security Cleared
14 12 (14.81%) SC Cleared
14 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
15 11 (13.58%) Relational Database
15 11 (13.58%) JavaScript
15 11 (13.58%) Spring
16 9 (11.11%) RDBMS
16 9 (11.11%) Microservices
16 9 (11.11%) Docker

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 38 (46.91%) OpenStack
1 38 (46.91%) Tomcat
1 38 (46.91%) WebLogic
1 38 (46.91%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.23%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.23%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 45 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (54.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.94%) NuGet
4 2 (2.47%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (2.47%) GitHub
4 2 (2.47%) IaaS
4 2 (2.47%) PaaS
4 2 (2.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.23%) HTTP
1 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (56.79%) MySQL
2 39 (48.15%) NoSQL
3 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
4 11 (13.58%) Relational Database
5 9 (11.11%) RDBMS
6 5 (6.17%) Power BI
7 4 (4.94%) MongoDB
7 4 (4.94%) Redis
8 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.23%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 42 (51.85%) NUnit
2 38 (46.91%) MSTest
3 9 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.94%) JIRA
4 4 (4.94%) JMeter
4 4 (4.94%) Maven
4 4 (4.94%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (4.94%) Selenium
4 4 (4.94%) SpecFlow
4 4 (4.94%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.70%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.23%) JUnit
General
1 5 (6.17%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.23%) Electronics
3 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.23%) Marketing
3 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (74.07%) Developer
2 46 (56.79%) Java Developer
3 12 (14.81%) AWS Developer
4 9 (11.11%) DBA
5 8 (9.88%) Team Leader
6 5 (6.17%) Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared DBA
7 4 (4.94%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Oracle Team Leader
7 4 (4.94%) PHP Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Database Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Database Team Leader
8 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL DBA
8 3 (3.70%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.47%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.47%) Python Developer
9 2 (2.47%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.47%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) Spring
2 6 (7.41%) .NET
3 5 (6.17%) AngularJS
3 5 (6.17%) HTML
4 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.94%) CSS
4 4 (4.94%) NHibernate
4 4 (4.94%) REST
4 4 (4.94%) RESTful
4 4 (4.94%) Sass
5 3 (3.70%) Doctrine
5 3 (3.70%) jQuery
5 3 (3.70%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.47%) .NET Core
6 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.47%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.47%) HTML5
6 2 (2.47%) LESS
6 2 (2.47%) Node.js
6 2 (2.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.47%) NHS
1 2 (2.47%) Replication
1 2 (2.47%) User Experience
2 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.23%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (64.20%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (53.09%) Continuous Integration
2 43 (53.09%) TDD
3 38 (46.91%) OO
4 34 (41.98%) Migration
5 9 (11.11%) Microservices
6 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.41%) BDD
7 6 (7.41%) MVC
8 5 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.17%) Dashboard Development
8 5 (6.17%) Data Analysis
8 5 (6.17%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (6.17%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.17%) Visualisation
9 4 (4.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 4 (4.94%) Integration Testing
9 4 (4.94%) Performance Management
9 4 (4.94%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (4.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 46 (56.79%) Java
2 16 (19.75%) SQL
3 11 (13.58%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.88%) Java 8
5 6 (7.41%) C#
6 4 (4.94%) PHP
7 3 (3.70%) Python
8 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.47%) Ruby
8 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.23%) Go
9 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) GDPR
2 2 (2.47%) PMO
3 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 41 (50.62%) Ansible
2 39 (48.15%) Opscode Chef
2 39 (48.15%) Puppet
3 7 (8.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (3.70%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.47%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.47%) Terraform
6 1 (1.23%) Kibana
6 1 (1.23%) logstash
6 1 (1.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 60 (74.07%) Oracle
2 3 (3.70%) Zend
3 2 (2.47%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.47%) Informatica
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.47%) Siebel
4 1 (1.23%) Apigee
4 1 (1.23%) Google
4 1 (1.23%) SAP