The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for PostgreSQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 29 March 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)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 36 29
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 1 4 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.38% 1.40% 5.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.13% 8.89% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 15
Median daily rate - £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £383
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.88 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -36.76% +6.25%  

PostgreSQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 47 45 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 18.01% 15.79% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 56
Median daily rate £363 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.22% +21.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £555 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.25 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in Southampton

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PostgreSQL in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Southampton region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 2 (100.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) QGIS
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Mapinfo
2 1 (50.00%) GIS
2 1 (50.00%) ESRI
2 1 (50.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JPA
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Mockito
2 1 (50.00%) REST

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (50.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) GIS
1 1 (50.00%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) GIS Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) JPA
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) ESRI
1 1 (50.00%) Mapinfo
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft