Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 133 133
Rank change year-on-year -17 0 +21
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 47 71 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.92% 1.34% 1.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.37% 6.92% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 44 65
South West median daily rate £438 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +11.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £316 £322 £313
90th Percentile £498 £529 £547
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South West median hourly rate - - £21.00
England median hourly rate £43.50 £47.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -7.45% +10.59% +15.02%

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 1,076 1,026 1,271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.04% 19.29% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 680 955
South West median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% - -
10th Percentile £287 £258 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 29 15
South West median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +90.48% -17.65%
10th Percentile £21.13 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £85.15 £43.00 £48.50
England median hourly rate £32.50 £28.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year +15.04% +8.65% -13.33%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -8 20 £438 -3.90% 6
Bristol -3 17 £475 +1.33% 9
Wiltshire +9 7 £356 -32.14% 2
Somerset -3 1 £400 -5.88% 4
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 24 (51.06%) MySQL
2 23 (48.94%) Oracle
3 22 (46.81%) Java
4 19 (40.43%) SQL
4 19 (40.43%) Python
4 19 (40.43%) TDD
5 17 (36.17%) Security Cleared
6 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (34.04%) Spring
7 15 (31.91%) Relational Database
8 14 (29.79%) Microservices
8 14 (29.79%) NoSQL
8 14 (29.79%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (27.66%) Git (software)
9 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (23.40%) Tomcat
11 10 (21.28%) Ruby
11 10 (21.28%) BDD
11 10 (21.28%) Spring Boot
12 9 (19.15%) MongoDB
12 9 (19.15%) REST
12 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
12 9 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
12 9 (19.15%) MVC
13 8 (17.02%) Web Services
13 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
13 8 (17.02%) Puppet
14 7 (14.89%) GitHub
14 7 (14.89%) Continuous Delivery

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 11 (23.40%) Tomcat
2 7 (14.89%) Apache
3 6 (12.77%) SAS
3 6 (12.77%) WebSphere
4 5 (10.64%) IIS
4 5 (10.64%) OpenStack
4 5 (10.64%) WebLogic
5 4 (8.51%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.13%) Confluence
6 1 (2.13%) Jetty
6 1 (2.13%) Mongrel
6 1 (2.13%) nginx
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.79%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.89%) GitHub
3 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.26%) Trello
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.13%) Google App Engine
5 1 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.13%) Route 53
5 1 (2.13%) Serverless
5 1 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) DHCP
2 1 (2.13%) DNS
2 1 (2.13%) FTP
2 1 (2.13%) IPsec
2 1 (2.13%) SSL
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (51.06%) MySQL
2 15 (31.91%) Relational Database
3 14 (29.79%) NoSQL
4 9 (19.15%) MongoDB
5 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
6 7 (14.89%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (14.89%) CouchDB
7 6 (12.77%) Amazon Aurora
7 6 (12.77%) Pentaho
8 5 (10.64%) Neo4j
8 5 (10.64%) Riak
9 4 (8.51%) RDBMS
10 3 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (4.26%) Redis
12 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Git (software)
2 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
3 6 (12.77%) SonarQube
4 5 (10.64%) git-flow
4 5 (10.64%) Jasmine
4 5 (10.64%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (10.64%) Mocha
4 5 (10.64%) MSTest
4 5 (10.64%) NUnit
5 4 (8.51%) JIRA
6 2 (4.26%) Gradle
6 2 (4.26%) JUnit
6 2 (4.26%) Maven
7 1 (2.13%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.13%) Hamcrest
7 1 (2.13%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.13%) Subversion
7 1 (2.13%) TestNG
General
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
1 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (61.70%) Developer
2 16 (34.04%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Team Leader
4 7 (14.89%) Python Developer
5 5 (10.64%) DBA
5 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared DBA
6 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.51%) Applications Support
6 4 (8.51%) Oracle Team Leader
7 3 (6.38%) Database Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Database Team Leader
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (6.38%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL DBA
8 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior DBA
9 1 (2.13%) Administrator
9 1 (2.13%) Junior Java Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Linux Administrator
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.04%) Spring
2 10 (21.28%) Spring Boot
3 9 (19.15%) REST
4 8 (17.02%) Web Services
5 7 (14.89%) Apache Wicket
5 7 (14.89%) CSS
5 7 (14.89%) HTML
5 7 (14.89%) Play Framework
5 7 (14.89%) SOAP
5 7 (14.89%) XML
6 6 (12.77%) Flask
6 6 (12.77%) Servlets
7 5 (10.64%) DOM
7 5 (10.64%) SAX
7 5 (10.64%) XML Schema
8 3 (6.38%) .NET
8 3 (6.38%) Ajax
8 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.38%) Doctrine
8 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Fintech
3 1 (2.13%) NHS
3 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Linux
1 5 (10.64%) Unix
2 4 (8.51%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Windows 10
2 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.26%) CentOS
4 1 (2.13%) Debian
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) TDD
2 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.79%) Microservices
4 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (21.28%) BDD
6 9 (19.15%) MVC
6 9 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (14.89%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (12.77%) Analytics
8 6 (12.77%) Data Governance
8 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
8 6 (12.77%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (12.77%) ETL
8 6 (12.77%) Visualisation
9 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (10.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 5 (10.64%) OO
9 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
9 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
10 4 (8.51%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) Java
2 19 (40.43%) Python
2 19 (40.43%) SQL
3 10 (21.28%) Ruby
4 7 (14.89%) Groovy
4 7 (14.89%) Java 8
4 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.89%) Scala
5 6 (12.77%) R
6 3 (6.38%) Perl
6 3 (6.38%) PHP
7 2 (4.26%) C#
8 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (36.17%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.89%) Degree
4 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) GDPR
1 1 (2.13%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Docker
2 2 (4.26%) Xen
3 1 (2.13%) GlusterFS
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Puppet
2 6 (12.77%) Ansible
2 6 (12.77%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (10.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.13%) Bcfg2
4 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.13%) Nagios
4 1 (2.13%) OSSEC
4 1 (2.13%) Salt
4 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Oracle
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) Atlassian
3 3 (6.38%) Zend
4 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.13%) Google
5 1 (2.13%) New Relic
5 1 (2.13%) VMware