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 25 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)
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 115 126
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 30 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.12% 0.75% 0.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.62% 3.86% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 19
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £355 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +7.50% +8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 534 570 690
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 19.93% 19.33% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 405 509
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 18
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +72.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £13.00 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

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 25 June 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Bristol -11 13 £388 +3.33% 5
Devon - 10 £425 - 2
Wiltshire +3 2 £348 -32.52% 1
Somerset - 1 - - 1
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 South West region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 30 (62.50%) Python
2 24 (50.00%) SQL
3 22 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 21 (43.75%) HTML
5 20 (41.67%) Git (software)
6 19 (39.58%) Java
7 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 16 (33.33%) Oracle
9 15 (31.25%) Linux
10 14 (29.17%) CSS
10 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (29.17%) Docker
11 13 (27.08%) Jenkins
11 13 (27.08%) REST
12 12 (25.00%) SQLAlchemy
12 12 (25.00%) MySQL
13 11 (22.92%) QA
14 10 (20.83%) Vagrant
14 10 (20.83%) Relational Database
14 10 (20.83%) Front End Development
15 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (18.75%) Open Source
15 9 (18.75%) Test Automation
15 9 (18.75%) JSON
15 9 (18.75%) Unix
16 8 (16.67%) OWASP
16 8 (16.67%) Mac OS
16 8 (16.67%) VirtualBox
16 8 (16.67%) RabbitMQ

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 3 (6.25%) Apache
1 3 (6.25%) OpenStack
1 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) Drupal
3 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.08%) nginx
3 1 (2.08%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.50%) IaaS
2 6 (12.50%) PaaS
2 6 (12.50%) SaaS
3 2 (4.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) LDAP
2 2 (4.17%) DHCP
2 2 (4.17%) DNS
2 2 (4.17%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) NAS
2 2 (4.17%) SAN
2 2 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) MySQL
2 10 (20.83%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.42%) MongoDB
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.17%) DB2
4 2 (4.17%) QGIS
5 1 (2.08%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.08%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.08%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 13 (27.08%) Jenkins
3 10 (20.83%) Vagrant
4 4 (8.33%) Subversion
5 2 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (4.17%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.17%) Gradle
5 2 (4.17%) Maven
5 2 (4.17%) Mockito
6 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.08%) JUnit
6 1 (2.08%) TestNG
6 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) Python Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Software Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Django Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Polyglot Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Python/Django Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Graduate Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Graduate IT Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) IT Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Java Development Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Java Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Java Scala Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Trainee Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (43.75%) HTML
2 14 (29.17%) CSS
3 13 (27.08%) REST
4 12 (25.00%) SQLAlchemy
5 9 (18.75%) JSON
6 8 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (14.58%) Django
7 7 (14.58%) Web Services
8 5 (10.42%) J2EE
9 4 (8.33%) CSS3
9 4 (8.33%) Flask
9 4 (8.33%) HTML5
9 4 (8.33%) PostGIS
9 4 (8.33%) RESTful
9 4 (8.33%) Spring
10 3 (6.25%) Hibernate
10 3 (6.25%) LAPP Stack
10 3 (6.25%) SOAP
11 2 (4.17%) .NET
11 2 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) Replication
3 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.17%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) e-Health
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Linux
2 9 (18.75%) Unix
3 8 (16.67%) Mac OS
4 2 (4.17%) CentOS
4 2 (4.17%) Debian
4 2 (4.17%) Windows
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (20.83%) Front End Development
5 9 (18.75%) Open Source
5 9 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (16.67%) OWASP
7 7 (14.58%) TDD
8 6 (12.50%) SDLC
8 6 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
9 5 (10.42%) Pair Programming
9 5 (10.42%) Performance Optimisation
9 5 (10.42%) Release Management
10 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 4 (8.33%) OO
10 4 (8.33%) OOD
10 4 (8.33%) Web Development
11 3 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 30 (62.50%) Python
2 24 (50.00%) SQL
3 22 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 19 (39.58%) Java
5 6 (12.50%) Scala
6 5 (10.42%) Perl
7 4 (8.33%) Ruby
8 3 (6.25%) PHP
9 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.17%) C#
9 2 (4.17%) C++
9 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.08%) C
10 1 (2.08%) Go
10 1 (2.08%) Groovy
10 1 (2.08%) Haskell
10 1 (2.08%) R
10 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) AWS Certification
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) CISA
4 1 (2.08%) CISM
4 1 (2.08%) CISSP
4 1 (2.08%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.92%) QA
2 4 (8.33%) WCAG
3 3 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (29.17%) Docker
2 8 (16.67%) VirtualBox
3 5 (10.42%) Xen
4 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.08%) KVM
6 1 (2.08%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Puppet
2 2 (4.17%) Bcfg2
2 2 (4.17%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.17%) arcserve
3 2 (4.17%) Informatica
3 2 (4.17%) Mapbox
3 2 (4.17%) Teradata
3 2 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) Sencha