Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 149 145
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4 +9
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 49 47 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.97% 0.90% 1.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.70% 4.77% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 44
South West median daily rate £420 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £311 £316
90th Percentile £493 £465 £486
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South West median hourly rate - - £21.00
England median hourly rate £46.44 £47.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.19% +10.59% +21.43%

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 1,043 985 1,191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 20.75% 18.78% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 635 856
South West median daily rate £418 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% - -
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £563 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 18
South West median hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +20.30% +52.87%
10th Percentile £16.90 £12.90 £12.00
90th Percentile £69.00 £48.75 £47.38
England median hourly rate £35.00 £28.25 £32.20
% change year-on-year +23.89% -12.27% +28.80%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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
Devon +6 24 £423 -0.59% 4
Bristol +2 15 £475 +22.58% 16
Wiltshire +13 6 £356 +2.52% 7
Somerset 0 1 £400 -5.88% 3
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 25 (51.02%) Oracle
2 20 (40.82%) Java
3 19 (38.78%) SQL
3 19 (38.78%) MySQL
4 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (34.69%) TDD
4 17 (34.69%) Security Cleared
5 15 (30.61%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (30.61%) Spring
5 15 (30.61%) Python
6 14 (28.57%) Microservices
7 12 (24.49%) Relational Database
7 12 (24.49%) NoSQL
8 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
9 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
10 9 (18.37%) REST
10 9 (18.37%) BDD
10 9 (18.37%) Ruby
10 9 (18.37%) Tomcat
10 9 (18.37%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (16.33%) Ansible
11 8 (16.33%) Spring Boot
11 8 (16.33%) MVC
11 8 (16.33%) MongoDB
11 8 (16.33%) Data Visualisation
11 8 (16.33%) Visualisation
11 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 7 (14.29%) JavaScript

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 9 (18.37%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.20%) OpenStack
2 5 (10.20%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.20%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.16%) Apache
3 4 (8.16%) Apache Solr
3 4 (8.16%) IIS
3 4 (8.16%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.61%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (12.24%) GitHub
4 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.08%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) MySQL
2 12 (24.49%) NoSQL
2 12 (24.49%) Relational Database
3 8 (16.33%) MongoDB
4 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 6 (12.24%) CouchDB
6 4 (8.16%) Amazon Aurora
6 4 (8.16%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (8.16%) Neo4j
6 4 (8.16%) Pentaho
6 4 (8.16%) Power BI
6 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
6 4 (8.16%) Riak
7 3 (6.12%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.20%) MSTest
2 5 (10.20%) NUnit
3 4 (8.16%) git-flow
3 4 (8.16%) Jasmine
3 4 (8.16%) JIRA
3 4 (8.16%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (8.16%) Mocha
3 4 (8.16%) SonarQube
4 3 (6.12%) Maven
5 2 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (4.08%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.04%) Gradle
6 1 (2.04%) JUnit
6 1 (2.04%) TestNG
General
1 2 (4.08%) Retail
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (57.14%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Team Leader
4 7 (14.29%) DBA
5 6 (12.24%) Python Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared DBA
7 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (8.16%) Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Applications Support
7 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Oracle Team Leader
7 4 (8.16%) PHP Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Database Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Database Team Leader
8 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL DBA
9 2 (4.08%) .NET Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior DBA
10 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) Spring
2 9 (18.37%) REST
3 8 (16.33%) Spring Boot
4 7 (14.29%) HTML
4 7 (14.29%) Web Services
5 6 (12.24%) Apache Wicket
5 6 (12.24%) CSS
5 6 (12.24%) Play Framework
5 6 (12.24%) SOAP
5 6 (12.24%) XML
6 4 (8.16%) DOM
6 4 (8.16%) Flask
6 4 (8.16%) SAX
6 4 (8.16%) Servlets
6 4 (8.16%) XML Schema
7 3 (6.12%) Doctrine
8 2 (4.08%) .NET
8 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) NHS
2 2 (4.08%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Unix
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
1 4 (8.16%) Windows 10
1 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
1 4 (8.16%) Windows Server
1 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (34.69%) TDD
2 14 (28.57%) Microservices
3 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (18.37%) BDD
4 9 (18.37%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (16.33%) Data Visualisation
5 8 (16.33%) MVC
5 8 (16.33%) Visualisation
6 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.24%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (10.20%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 5 (10.20%) OO
8 4 (8.16%) Data Governance
8 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.16%) ETL
8 4 (8.16%) Performance Management
8 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) Java
2 19 (38.78%) SQL
3 15 (30.61%) Python
4 9 (18.37%) Ruby
5 7 (14.29%) Java 8
5 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 6 (12.24%) Groovy
6 6 (12.24%) Scala
7 4 (8.16%) PHP
7 4 (8.16%) R
8 2 (4.08%) C#
8 2 (4.08%) Perl
9 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.24%) Degree
4 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) PMO
2 1 (2.04%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) Ansible
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (12.24%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (12.24%) Puppet
4 3 (6.12%) Kubernetes
5 2 (4.08%) Data Guard
5 2 (4.08%) Terraform
6 1 (2.04%) Salt
Vendors
1 25 (51.02%) Oracle
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.12%) Atlassian
3 3 (6.12%) Zend