Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 137 121
Rank change year-on-year -34 -16 +54
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 26 72 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.46% 1.24% 1.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.37% 5.80% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 49 87
South West median daily rate £358 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +3.53% +13.33%
10th Percentile £313 £342 £313
90th Percentile £475 £533 £540
England median daily rate £500 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +8.11% +8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South West median hourly rate - - £43.43
England median hourly rate £24.49 £13.00 £8.00
% change year-on-year +88.35% +62.50% -77.14%

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 1095 1241 1529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.49% 21.37% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 860 1146
South West median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £281 £257 £263
90th Percentile £530 £525 £500
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 38
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -18.80% +11.76%
10th Percentile £14.55 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £47.75 £56.53
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +16.67%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -18 14 £350 -22.22% 4
Devon -15 6 £425 -0.35%
Somerset -7 3 £688 +80.92% 3
Wiltshire -21 3 £348 -31.36%
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 14 (53.85%) Python
2 13 (50.00%) MySQL
2 13 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 11 (42.31%) REST
5 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
6 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
6 9 (34.62%) Docker
7 8 (30.77%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle
8 7 (26.92%) Web Services
8 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (23.08%) CSS
9 6 (23.08%) Linux
9 6 (23.08%) Java
9 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 6 (23.08%) Web Development
9 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
9 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
10 5 (19.23%) Vagrant
10 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
10 5 (19.23%) VirtualBox
10 5 (19.23%) Django
10 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (19.23%) HTML
10 5 (19.23%) Unix
10 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
11 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
11 4 (15.38%) PHP
11 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse

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 2 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
1 2 (7.69%) Confluence
1 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Drupal
2 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.85%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.85%) GitHub
3 1 (3.85%) Heroku
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.85%) Route 53
3 1 (3.85%) Serverless
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) MySQL
2 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
3 8 (30.77%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
5 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
6 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
7 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (7.69%) Big Data
7 2 (7.69%) Redis
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
8 1 (3.85%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (3.85%) HBase
8 1 (3.85%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 5 (19.23%) Vagrant
4 3 (11.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (7.69%) Bitbucket
5 2 (7.69%) Gradle
5 2 (7.69%) JIRA
5 2 (7.69%) Maven
5 2 (7.69%) Subversion
6 1 (3.85%) Artifactory
6 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.85%) GitLab
6 1 (3.85%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Python Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Designer
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Django Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 2 (7.69%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Python Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Python/Django Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Scala Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) REST
2 7 (26.92%) Web Services
3 6 (23.08%) CSS
4 5 (19.23%) Django
4 5 (19.23%) HTML
5 4 (15.38%) JSON
5 4 (15.38%) LAMP
5 4 (15.38%) SQLAlchemy
6 3 (11.54%) Flask
6 3 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (11.54%) SOAP
6 3 (11.54%) Spring
6 3 (11.54%) Spring Boot
7 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
7 2 (7.69%) J2EE
7 2 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (7.69%) Laravel
7 2 (7.69%) Node.js
7 2 (7.69%) React
7 2 (7.69%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) CESG
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Unix
3 3 (11.54%) CentOS
3 3 (11.54%) Mac OS
4 2 (7.69%) Debian
4 2 (7.69%) VMS
5 1 (3.85%) CoreOS
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Web Development
3 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
4 4 (15.38%) Network Design
4 4 (15.38%) Open Source
5 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 3 (11.54%) OWASP
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
6 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) CRM
6 2 (7.69%) Database Optimisation
6 2 (7.69%) Functional Programming
6 2 (7.69%) OOP
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Python
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 4 (15.38%) PHP
5 3 (11.54%) Perl
6 2 (7.69%) Scala
7 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.85%) R
7 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.85%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.85%) QA
1 1 (3.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Docker
2 5 (19.23%) VirtualBox
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.69%) Xen
4 1 (3.85%) GlusterFS
4 1 (3.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Bcfg2
1 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
1 2 (7.69%) Terraform
2 1 (3.85%) Ansible
2 1 (3.85%) Nagios
2 1 (3.85%) OSSEC
2 1 (3.85%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) New Relic