Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 129 171 127
Rank change year-on-year +42 -44 -38
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 97 22 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.52% 0.42% 1.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.91% 2.04% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 9 57
South West median daily rate £425 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £370 £315 £365
90th Percentile £588 £537 £528
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South West median hourly rate £47.00 - -
England median hourly rate £37.88 £43.10 £47.00
% change year-on-year -12.11% -8.31% +21.40%

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 1,403 1,076 1,206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 22.00% 20.43% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 944 691 849
South West median daily rate £425 £415 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +12.16% -1.33%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £263
90th Percentile £588 £550 £525
England median daily rate £480 £470 £428
% change year-on-year +2.13% +9.94% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 17 32
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00% -3.61%
10th Percentile £18.59 £15.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £57.55 £47.35
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year +12.07% +13.56% -8.33%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 +32 55 £425 -10.53% 12
Gloucestershire - 15 £510 - 2
Somerset +13 11 £400 -41.82% 2
Wiltshire -33 9 £420 -
Devon -1 7 £498 - 5
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 62 (63.92%) MySQL
2 58 (59.79%) Oracle
3 49 (50.52%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (50.52%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (47.42%) Java
5 43 (44.33%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (42.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 39 (40.21%) TDD
7 39 (40.21%) NoSQL
8 37 (38.14%) Puppet
8 37 (38.14%) Opscode Chef
8 37 (38.14%) NUnit
8 37 (38.14%) Migration
9 35 (36.08%) OO
9 35 (36.08%) Tomcat
10 34 (35.05%) WebLogic
10 34 (35.05%) SQL
10 34 (35.05%) OpenStack
10 34 (35.05%) MSTest
10 34 (35.05%) WebSphere
10 34 (35.05%) Ansible
11 33 (34.02%) SQL Server
12 28 (28.87%) Linux
13 23 (23.71%) PowerShell
14 20 (20.62%) JavaScript
15 19 (19.59%) Unix
15 19 (19.59%) Relational Database
16 16 (16.49%) Python
16 16 (16.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 16 (16.49%) MongoDB

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 35 (36.08%) Tomcat
2 34 (35.05%) OpenStack
2 34 (35.05%) WebLogic
2 34 (35.05%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.15%) Confluence
4 4 (4.12%) Apache
4 4 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.09%) IIS
6 2 (2.06%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.06%) Mule
6 2 (2.06%) nginx
6 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.06%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.03%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 49 (50.52%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (42.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.15%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (5.15%) IaaS
3 5 (5.15%) PaaS
4 4 (4.12%) Amazon S3
4 4 (4.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (3.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (3.09%) Datadog
5 3 (3.09%) GitHub
5 3 (3.09%) NuGet
6 2 (2.06%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (2.06%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (2.06%) Apigee
7 1 (1.03%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) HTTP
2 3 (3.09%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.06%) DHCP
3 2 (2.06%) DNS
3 2 (2.06%) SAN
3 2 (2.06%) Skype
3 2 (2.06%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (63.92%) MySQL
2 39 (40.21%) NoSQL
3 33 (34.02%) SQL Server
4 19 (19.59%) Relational Database
5 16 (16.49%) MongoDB
6 11 (11.34%) Big Data
6 11 (11.34%) Oracle Database
7 10 (10.31%) RDBMS
8 5 (5.15%) Redis
8 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (3.09%) DB2
10 3 (3.09%) Hadoop
10 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (2.06%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 37 (38.14%) NUnit
2 34 (35.05%) MSTest
3 14 (14.43%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.25%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.19%) TeamCity
6 5 (5.15%) JIRA
6 5 (5.15%) Subversion
6 5 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (4.12%) JMeter
7 4 (4.12%) Selenium
7 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (3.09%) Maven
8 3 (3.09%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (3.09%) RSpec
8 3 (3.09%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.06%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.06%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (14.43%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Electronics
2 7 (7.22%) Manufacturing
2 7 (7.22%) Marketing
2 7 (7.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (60.82%) Developer
2 41 (42.27%) Java Developer
3 16 (16.49%) DBA
4 13 (13.40%) AWS Developer
5 10 (10.31%) Administrator
5 10 (10.31%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 8 (8.25%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.22%) SQL DBA
8 6 (6.19%) DV Cleared DBA
9 5 (5.15%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Oracle DBA
9 5 (5.15%) PostgreSQL Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Ruby Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Senior Ruby Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
10 4 (4.12%) AWS DevOps
10 4 (4.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (3.09%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.31%) Ruby on Rails
2 9 (9.28%) CSS
2 9 (9.28%) HTML
3 8 (8.25%) .NET
4 7 (7.22%) REST
4 7 (7.22%) Spring
5 6 (6.19%) JSON
5 6 (6.19%) Sass
6 5 (5.15%) AngularJS
6 5 (5.15%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (5.15%) jQuery
6 5 (5.15%) RESTful
6 5 (5.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.09%) LAMP
7 3 (3.09%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (3.09%) LDAP
7 3 (3.09%) NHibernate
7 3 (3.09%) Web Services
7 3 (3.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) Replication
2 11 (11.34%) Clustering
3 10 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.12%) PKI
5 3 (3.09%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.06%) User Experience
6 2 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.03%) NHS
7 1 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.87%) Linux
2 19 (19.59%) Unix
3 16 (16.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (7.22%) Windows
5 6 (6.19%) Windows Server
6 5 (5.15%) CentOS
6 5 (5.15%) Mac OS X
6 5 (5.15%) Ubuntu
7 4 (4.12%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.09%) Debian
9 2 (2.06%) Solaris
9 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.52%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (44.33%) Continuous Integration
3 39 (40.21%) TDD
4 37 (38.14%) Migration
5 35 (36.08%) OO
6 11 (11.34%) Data Security
6 11 (11.34%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (11.34%) High Availability
6 11 (11.34%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (11.34%) Task Automation
7 10 (10.31%) Configuration Management
7 10 (10.31%) Test Automation
8 9 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (8.25%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (8.25%) DevOps
10 7 (7.22%) Data Visualisation
10 7 (7.22%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (7.22%) Programme Management
10 7 (7.22%) Visualisation
10 7 (7.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (47.42%) Java
2 34 (35.05%) SQL
3 23 (23.71%) PowerShell
4 20 (20.62%) JavaScript
5 16 (16.49%) Python
6 14 (14.43%) Ruby
7 11 (11.34%) Shell Script
8 6 (6.19%) Bash Shell
9 5 (5.15%) C#
9 5 (5.15%) T-SQL
10 4 (4.12%) Go
11 3 (3.09%) Perl
11 3 (3.09%) PHP
12 2 (2.06%) C
12 2 (2.06%) C++
12 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.03%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 13 (13.40%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.28%) DV Cleared
3 7 (7.22%) Degree
4 6 (6.19%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.06%) CCNA
6 2 (2.06%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.06%) MCSA
6 2 (2.06%) MCSE
6 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.03%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (11.34%) Docker
1 11 (11.34%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.09%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.09%) NFS
2 3 (3.09%) Samba
3 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (38.14%) Opscode Chef
1 37 (38.14%) Puppet
2 34 (35.05%) Ansible
3 11 (11.34%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 8 (8.25%) Kubernetes
5 5 (5.15%) Terraform
6 3 (3.09%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (3.09%) Grafana
6 3 (3.09%) Icinga
6 3 (3.09%) Nagios
7 2 (2.06%) Kibana
7 2 (2.06%) logstash
7 2 (2.06%) SCCM
7 2 (2.06%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 58 (59.79%) Oracle
2 14 (14.43%) Sybase
3 11 (11.34%) HP
3 11 (11.34%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.22%) SAP
5 5 (5.15%) Atlassian
5 5 (5.15%) VMware
6 3 (3.09%) Teradata
7 2 (2.06%) Cisco
7 2 (2.06%) Google
7 2 (2.06%) Informatica
7 2 (2.06%) Siebel
8 1 (1.03%) NetIQ