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 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
England / South West
Rank 118 100 112
Rank change year-on-year -18 +12  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 17 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.67% 1.29% 1.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.78% 6.13% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 23
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £350 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £498 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
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 the South West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 450 604 704
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.62% 21.07% 22.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 435 506
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +1.93% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.47% -35.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £15.00 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.90 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +1.53%  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon - 13 £340 - 2
Bristol -15 2 £388 +8.77% 1
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 £425 - 6
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 South West region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 45 (61.64%) SQL
2 43 (58.90%) JavaScript
3 42 (57.53%) Java
4 32 (43.84%) Docker
5 31 (42.47%) HTML
5 31 (42.47%) Git (software)
6 29 (39.73%) Jenkins
7 26 (35.62%) Open Source
8 25 (34.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 25 (34.25%) MySQL
8 25 (34.25%) Migration
9 23 (31.51%) Linux
10 22 (30.14%) XML
10 22 (30.14%) Hibernate
10 22 (30.14%) Spring
10 22 (30.14%) Groovy
11 21 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (26.03%) Grails
12 19 (26.03%) RabbitMQ
12 19 (26.03%) Gradle
13 18 (24.66%) Continuous Delivery
14 17 (23.29%) Customer Requirements
14 17 (23.29%) Amazon AWS
14 17 (23.29%) CSS
14 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
14 17 (23.29%) Python
15 16 (21.92%) Web Design
15 16 (21.92%) Responsive Web Design
15 16 (21.92%) MongoDB
16 14 (19.18%) HTTP

PostgreSQL
Top Related 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 6 (8.22%) Confluence
2 4 (5.48%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (4.11%) Apache
4 2 (2.74%) Anypoint
4 2 (2.74%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.74%) Mule
4 2 (2.74%) Mule ESB
4 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.37%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.37%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.37%) JBoss
5 1 (1.37%) Liferay
5 1 (1.37%) nginx
5 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.37%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.29%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (13.70%) PaaS
3 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (9.59%) Amazon S3
5 6 (8.22%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (8.22%) IaaS
5 6 (8.22%) SaaS
6 4 (5.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (5.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (5.48%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (5.48%) Heroku
6 4 (5.48%) OpenShift
6 4 (5.48%) Route 53
6 4 (5.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (4.11%) GitHub
8 1 (1.37%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.18%) HTTP
2 4 (5.48%) SSL
2 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.48%) VPN
3 1 (1.37%) Internet
3 1 (1.37%) NAS
3 1 (1.37%) SAN
3 1 (1.37%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (34.25%) MySQL
2 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
3 16 (21.92%) MongoDB
4 13 (17.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 12 (16.44%) Relational Database
6 10 (13.70%) Big Data
7 8 (10.96%) NoSQL
8 6 (8.22%) Neo4j
9 5 (6.85%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (5.48%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.74%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (2.74%) QGIS
12 1 (1.37%) CouchDB
12 1 (1.37%) Data Mart
12 1 (1.37%) GIS
12 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
12 1 (1.37%) MariaDB
12 1 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (1.37%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 31 (42.47%) Git (software)
2 29 (39.73%) Jenkins
3 25 (34.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 19 (26.03%) Gradle
5 6 (8.22%) Eclipse
5 6 (8.22%) JIRA
5 6 (8.22%) Subversion
6 5 (6.85%) JUnit
6 5 (6.85%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (5.48%) Artifactory
7 4 (5.48%) IntelliJ
7 4 (5.48%) SonarQube
7 4 (5.48%) Vagrant
8 3 (4.11%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.74%) Capybara
9 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.74%) git-flow
9 2 (2.74%) Maven
9 2 (2.74%) RSpec
9 2 (2.74%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (4.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Electronics
2 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.74%) Marketing
2 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (63.01%) Developer
2 20 (27.40%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.70%) .NET Developer
3 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (13.70%) Senior Developer
4 9 (12.33%) AWS Developer
4 9 (12.33%) Azure Developer
4 9 (12.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (12.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (12.33%) C# Developer
4 9 (12.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 9 (12.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (12.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 9 (12.33%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (12.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Big Data Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Senior Big Data Developer
6 6 (8.22%) DBA
6 6 (8.22%) PostgreSQL DBA
7 5 (6.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (42.47%) HTML
2 22 (30.14%) Hibernate
2 22 (30.14%) Spring
2 22 (30.14%) XML
3 19 (26.03%) Grails
3 19 (26.03%) RabbitMQ
4 17 (23.29%) CSS
5 13 (17.81%) AngularJS
6 11 (15.07%) .NET
6 11 (15.07%) REST
7 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET
7 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (10.96%) RESTful
9 7 (9.59%) Dropwizard
10 5 (6.85%) HTML5
10 5 (6.85%) J2EE
10 5 (6.85%) JAX-RS
11 4 (5.48%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (5.48%) Play Framework
11 4 (5.48%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.85%) Replication
3 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) CESG
4 2 (2.74%) NHS
5 1 (1.37%) e-Health
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.51%) Linux
2 10 (13.70%) Unix
3 9 (12.33%) Mac OS X
4 5 (6.85%) CentOS
4 5 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.48%) CoreOS
6 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.62%) Open Source
2 25 (34.25%) Migration
3 21 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (24.66%) Continuous Delivery
5 17 (23.29%) Customer Requirements
6 16 (21.92%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (21.92%) Web Design
7 12 (16.44%) Configuration Management
7 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (15.07%) Continuous Deployment
8 11 (15.07%) MVC
8 11 (15.07%) Software Engineering
9 9 (12.33%) E-Commerce
9 9 (12.33%) High Availability
9 9 (12.33%) TDD
10 8 (10.96%) BDD
11 7 (9.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (9.59%) SDLC
12 6 (8.22%) OO
12 6 (8.22%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 45 (61.64%) SQL
2 43 (58.90%) JavaScript
3 42 (57.53%) Java
4 22 (30.14%) Groovy
5 17 (23.29%) Python
6 12 (16.44%) C#
7 9 (12.33%) Scala
8 8 (10.96%) Ruby
9 4 (5.48%) Bash Shell
9 4 (5.48%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.74%) C++
10 2 (2.74%) Perl
10 2 (2.74%) XPath
11 1 (1.37%) C
11 1 (1.37%) Go
11 1 (1.37%) Haskell
11 1 (1.37%) PHP
11 1 (1.37%) R
11 1 (1.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) BPSS Clearance
2 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.74%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (2.74%) Degree
5 1 (1.37%) CISA
5 1 (1.37%) CISM
5 1 (1.37%) CISSP
5 1 (1.37%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (10.96%) QA
3 3 (4.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (43.84%) Docker
2 5 (6.85%) LXC
3 4 (5.48%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.37%) HDFS
4 1 (1.37%) KVM
4 1 (1.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Ansible
1 4 (5.48%) Nagios
1 4 (5.48%) OSSEC
1 4 (5.48%) Terraform
2 2 (2.74%) CloudHub
3 1 (1.37%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Oracle
2 9 (12.33%) Xamarin
3 4 (5.48%) New Relic
4 2 (2.74%) IBM
4 2 (2.74%) Mapbox
4 2 (2.74%) SAP
4 2 (2.74%) Talend
5 1 (1.37%) Informatica
5 1 (1.37%) Sencha
5 1 (1.37%) Sonatype
5 1 (1.37%) Teradata
South West
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Spring Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Camborne, Cornwall
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 8 days ago