Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 127 97
Rank change year-on-year -47 -30 +64
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 24 76 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.46% 1.42% 2.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.26% 6.29% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 57 104
South West median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +18.03%
10th Percentile £263 £365 £313
90th Percentile £495 £528 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South West median hourly rate - - £43.43
England median hourly rate £43.10 £47.00 £38.72
% change year-on-year -8.31% +21.40% +6.36%

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 1,063 1,208 1,455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 20.19% 22.62% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 850 1,104
South West median daily rate £415 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.16% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £284 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
England median daily rate £470 £429 £425
% change year-on-year +9.43% +1.06% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 34 32
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -3.61% +36.07%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £57.55 £47.05 £56.53
England median hourly rate £31.31 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +13.85% -8.33% +4.57%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -5 13 £475 -2.56% 9
Wiltshire -5 5 - - 8
Somerset -4 3 £544 +43.09% 7
Devon -20 3 £250 -43.82% 5
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 16 (66.67%) MySQL
2 16 (66.67%) Python
3 15 (62.50%) Java
4 10 (41.67%) TDD
4 10 (41.67%) Spring
4 10 (41.67%) BDD
4 10 (41.67%) Relational Database
4 10 (41.67%) Spring Boot
5 9 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (37.50%) Web Services
6 8 (33.33%) MongoDB
6 8 (33.33%) NoSQL
6 8 (33.33%) REST
6 8 (33.33%) Scala
6 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (33.33%) Ruby
6 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 8 (33.33%) Microservices
7 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
7 7 (29.17%) Play Framework
7 7 (29.17%) Apache Wicket
7 7 (29.17%) Groovy
7 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (29.17%) Degree
7 7 (29.17%) CouchDB
7 7 (29.17%) MVC
7 7 (29.17%) Apache

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 7 (29.17%) Apache
2 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (20.83%) Apache Solr
3 5 (20.83%) IIS
3 5 (20.83%) SAS
4 2 (8.33%) Apache Spark
4 2 (8.33%) Confluence
5 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (4.17%) Jetty
5 1 (4.17%) Mongrel
5 1 (4.17%) nginx
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (25.00%) GitHub
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (4.17%) Google App Engine
3 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.17%) Heroku
3 1 (4.17%) OpenShift
3 1 (4.17%) Route 53
3 1 (4.17%) Serverless
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) FTP
2 1 (4.17%) IPsec
2 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) MySQL
2 10 (41.67%) Relational Database
3 8 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 8 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 7 (29.17%) CouchDB
5 6 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (20.83%) Amazon Aurora
6 5 (20.83%) Neo4j
6 5 (20.83%) Pentaho
6 5 (20.83%) Riak
6 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
7 1 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (4.17%) Big Data
7 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
7 1 (4.17%) HBase
7 1 (4.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
3 6 (25.00%) SonarQube
4 5 (20.83%) git-flow
4 5 (20.83%) Jasmine
4 5 (20.83%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (20.83%) Mocha
5 2 (8.33%) JIRA
6 1 (4.17%) Artifactory
6 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.17%) GitLab
6 1 (4.17%) Gradle
6 1 (4.17%) Hamcrest
6 1 (4.17%) IntelliJ
6 1 (4.17%) JUnit
6 1 (4.17%) Liquibase
6 1 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (4.17%) Subversion
6 1 (4.17%) Travis CI
6 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Python Developer
4 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (16.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Big Data Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Data Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Hadoop Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Scala Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Data Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) Spring
1 10 (41.67%) Spring Boot
2 9 (37.50%) Web Services
3 8 (33.33%) REST
4 7 (29.17%) Apache Wicket
4 7 (29.17%) CSS
4 7 (29.17%) Play Framework
4 7 (29.17%) SOAP
4 7 (29.17%) XML
5 6 (25.00%) Flask
5 6 (25.00%) HTML
5 6 (25.00%) Servlets
6 5 (20.83%) DOM
6 5 (20.83%) SAX
6 5 (20.83%) XML Schema
7 3 (12.50%) Ajax
7 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 2 (8.33%) Java EE
8 2 (8.33%) LAMP
8 2 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Fintech
2 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
1 5 (20.83%) Unix
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) CentOS
4 1 (4.17%) Debian
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) BDD
1 10 (41.67%) TDD
2 9 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (33.33%) Microservices
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) MVC
5 5 (20.83%) Analytics
5 5 (20.83%) Data Governance
5 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
5 5 (20.83%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (20.83%) ETL
5 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
5 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Visualisation
6 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.33%) Scrum
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 16 (66.67%) Python
3 15 (62.50%) Java
4 8 (33.33%) Ruby
4 8 (33.33%) Scala
5 7 (29.17%) Groovy
5 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
6 5 (20.83%) R
7 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.17%) Perl
7 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) Degree
3 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Docker
2 2 (8.33%) Xen
3 1 (4.17%) GlusterFS
3 1 (4.17%) HDFS
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) VirtualBox
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Kubernetes
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) Bcfg2
2 1 (4.17%) Nagios
2 1 (4.17%) OSSEC
2 1 (4.17%) Sysdig
2 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.17%) Google
4 1 (4.17%) New Relic
4 1 (4.17%) VMware