Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 52 49
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 -14
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 2 3 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.42% 0.58% 3.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.87% 3.70% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 18
Southampton median daily rate £350 £336 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.09% -10.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £325 £324 £324
90th Percentile £375 £347 £488
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £22.50 -

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 Southampton with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 107 81 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 22.57% 15.76% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 61 120
Southampton median daily rate £364 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.06% +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £241 £281 £290
90th Percentile £603 £538 £526
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Southampton median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +35.71% -
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £38.44
% change year-on-year +5.88% +10.58% +2.49%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

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 17 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 Southampton region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Kafka
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Kafka
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker