Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 September 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 34 41
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 -4
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.76% 0.43% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.41% 1.47% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £373 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £440 £460 £375
% change year-on-year -4.35% +22.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 85 68 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 29.31% 28.94% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 52 54
Staffordshire median daily rate £373 £330 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.88% +8.64% -21.61%
10th Percentile £266 £260 £204
90th Percentile £438 £424 £462
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £396
% change year-on-year +6.67% -5.18% +11.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £45.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +291.30% -25.81%
10th Percentile £17.71 £40.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.75 £50.00 £11.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.00 £30.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year -30.58% +47.56% -3.53%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in Staffordshire

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Staffordshire

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £373 - 1
PostgreSQL
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Clustering
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 8 (100.00%) Riak
1 8 (100.00%) Failover Clustering
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (87.50%) QA
2 7 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (50.00%) Replication
4 4 (50.00%) Change Data Capture
4 4 (50.00%) Database Security
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) High Availability
5 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (37.50%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 8 (100.00%) Riak
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) DBA
1 8 (100.00%) Production DBA
2 5 (62.50%) Administrator
3 4 (50.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Clustering
2 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (50.00%) Change Data Capture
3 4 (50.00%) Database Security
3 4 (50.00%) High Availability
4 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Failover Clustering
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle