Period
to 21 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 165 156
Rank change year-on-year +28 -9 -31
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 85 32 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.41% 0.58% 0.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.51% 2.95% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 23 42
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £427
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -12.08% +0.35%
10th Percentile £349 £323 £346
90th Percentile £453 £475 £509
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £47.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.49 £13.00
% change year-on-year +4.50% +157.63% +62.50%

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 1,305 1,084 1,264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.60% 19.72% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 912 689 877
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.68% -5.33%
10th Percentile £295 £288 £257
90th Percentile £550 £538 £519
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 30
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.86% +14.75% -6.15%
10th Percentile £17.16 £14.40 £12.00
90th Percentile £67.50 £53.50 £48.00
England median hourly rate £32.48 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +6.48% +7.02% +3.64%

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 October 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 October 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 +22 51 £425 +21.43% 12
Devon +9 12 £423 -0.59% 3
Wiltshire -10 8 £420 +20.86% 4
Somerset 0 7 £400 -41.82% 4
Gloucestershire - 5 £400 - 2
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 59 (69.41%) MySQL
2 57 (67.06%) Oracle
3 54 (63.53%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (62.35%) Java
5 52 (61.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 51 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
7 49 (57.65%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (55.29%) TDD
9 46 (54.12%) NUnit
10 45 (52.94%) Migration
10 45 (52.94%) Puppet
11 44 (51.76%) Ansible
12 43 (50.59%) OO
12 43 (50.59%) Tomcat
13 42 (49.41%) WebLogic
13 42 (49.41%) NoSQL
13 42 (49.41%) OpenStack
13 42 (49.41%) Opscode Chef
13 42 (49.41%) WebSphere
13 42 (49.41%) MSTest
14 25 (29.41%) SQL
15 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
16 15 (17.65%) JavaScript
17 13 (15.29%) Relational Database
18 11 (12.94%) RDBMS
19 10 (11.76%) Git (software)
20 9 (10.59%) PowerShell
20 9 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
21 8 (9.41%) Data Analysis
21 8 (9.41%) Spring

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 43 (50.59%) Tomcat
2 42 (49.41%) OpenStack
2 42 (49.41%) WebLogic
2 42 (49.41%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.53%) Apache
5 2 (2.35%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.35%) Mule
5 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.18%) Confluence
6 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 52 (61.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.88%) IaaS
3 5 (5.88%) PaaS
4 4 (4.71%) NuGet
5 2 (2.35%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (2.35%) Apigee
6 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.18%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.18%) DHCP
2 1 (1.18%) DNS
2 1 (1.18%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) SAN
2 1 (1.18%) Skype
2 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.18%) VSAN
2 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (69.41%) MySQL
2 42 (49.41%) NoSQL
3 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 13 (15.29%) Relational Database
5 11 (12.94%) RDBMS
6 6 (7.06%) Power BI
7 5 (5.88%) MongoDB
7 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (4.71%) Redis
8 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.53%) DB2
9 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (2.35%) Hadoop
10 2 (2.35%) OLAP
10 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 46 (54.12%) NUnit
2 42 (49.41%) MSTest
3 10 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.88%) JMeter
4 5 (5.88%) Selenium
4 5 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (4.71%) Maven
5 4 (4.71%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (4.71%) SpecFlow
5 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (4.71%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.53%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.35%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.35%) JIRA
7 2 (2.35%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.35%) NeoLoad
7 2 (2.35%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (7.06%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Electronics
2 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.35%) Marketing
2 2 (2.35%) Retail
2 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (72.94%) Developer
2 50 (58.82%) Java Developer
3 12 (14.12%) AWS Developer
4 7 (8.24%) DBA
5 6 (7.06%) Administrator
5 6 (7.06%) Analyst
5 6 (7.06%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) SQL DBA
7 4 (4.71%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.53%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (3.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.53%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.35%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (2.35%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (2.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (2.35%) Python Developer
9 2 (2.35%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.35%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.41%) Spring
2 7 (8.24%) HTML
3 6 (7.06%) .NET
3 6 (7.06%) AngularJS
3 6 (7.06%) CSS
3 6 (7.06%) Sass
4 5 (5.88%) RESTful
5 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.71%) NHibernate
6 3 (3.53%) J2EE
6 3 (3.53%) jQuery
6 3 (3.53%) LAMP
6 3 (3.53%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (3.53%) LDAP
6 3 (3.53%) REST
6 3 (3.53%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (3.53%) Spring Boot
6 3 (3.53%) Web Services
6 3 (3.53%) XML
7 2 (2.35%) Sidekiq
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.53%) Data Structures
1 3 (3.53%) PKI
1 3 (3.53%) Replication
2 2 (2.35%) NHS
2 2 (2.35%) User Experience
3 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.18%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) Linux
2 3 (3.53%) CentOS
2 3 (3.53%) Debian
2 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (3.53%) Ubuntu
2 3 (3.53%) Unix
2 3 (3.53%) Windows
2 3 (3.53%) Windows 10
2 3 (3.53%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.35%) Solaris
3 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (63.53%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (57.65%) Continuous Integration
3 47 (55.29%) TDD
4 45 (52.94%) Migration
5 43 (50.59%) OO
6 9 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (9.41%) BDD
7 8 (9.41%) Data Analysis
8 6 (7.06%) Dashboard Development
8 6 (7.06%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (7.06%) Microservices
8 6 (7.06%) MVC
8 6 (7.06%) Test Automation
8 6 (7.06%) Visualisation
9 5 (5.88%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.88%) Scrum
10 4 (4.71%) Data Management
10 4 (4.71%) Open Source
10 4 (4.71%) Security Hardening
11 3 (3.53%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 53 (62.35%) Java
2 25 (29.41%) SQL
3 15 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.59%) PowerShell
5 6 (7.06%) C#
5 6 (7.06%) Python
6 5 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.71%) PHP
7 4 (4.71%) Ruby
8 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.53%) Perl
9 2 (2.35%) Java 8
9 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.18%) Go
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.18%) CCNA
4 1 (1.18%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.18%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.18%) MCSA
4 1 (1.18%) MCSE
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) GDPR
3 1 (1.18%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) Docker
2 3 (3.53%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.53%) NFS
2 3 (3.53%) Samba
3 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 45 (52.94%) Puppet
2 44 (51.76%) Ansible
3 42 (49.41%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.71%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.35%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.35%) Kibana
5 2 (2.35%) logstash
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.18%) SCCM
6 1 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.18%) Terraform
6 1 (1.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 57 (67.06%) Oracle
2 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.71%) VMware
4 3 (3.53%) Sybase
4 3 (3.53%) Teradata
5 2 (2.35%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.35%) Google
5 2 (2.35%) Informatica
5 2 (2.35%) SAP
5 2 (2.35%) Siebel
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco
6 1 (1.18%) NetIQ