Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 78 86
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8 +27
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 37 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.39% 1.04% 0.088%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.71% 3.83% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 5 1
Wales median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £385 £370 £425
90th Percentile £650 £565 £475
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year -17.65% +42.86% +48.75%

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 Wales with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 381 313 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.63% 27.08% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 199 175
Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £285 £248 £204
90th Percentile £562 £543 £513
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Wales median hourly rate £11.88 £19.88 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.25% +5.30% -36.02%
10th Percentile £10.73 £16.34 £11.25
90th Percentile £12.63 £24.03 £25.50
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £29.56 £29.70
% change year-on-year +1.49% -0.48% +4.22%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in Wales

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Wales

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in Wales over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Wales

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the Wales region over the 6 months to 18 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
South Wales +2 30 £450 +28.57% 7
West Wales +13 7 £613 +20.99% 1
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 Wales region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (75.68%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (59.46%) Java
4 20 (54.05%) Ruby
4 20 (54.05%) Relational Database
5 18 (48.65%) REST
6 17 (45.95%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (45.95%) SQL
7 16 (43.24%) Python
7 16 (43.24%) Jenkins
8 15 (40.54%) Oracle
9 13 (35.14%) MySQL
10 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
10 12 (32.43%) C++
10 12 (32.43%) PL/SQL
10 12 (32.43%) RDBMS
10 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
10 12 (32.43%) Teradata
10 12 (32.43%) PowerShell
10 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (32.43%) Docker
10 12 (32.43%) GDPR
11 11 (29.73%) High Availability
11 11 (29.73%) Data Quality
11 11 (29.73%) Cucumber
11 11 (29.73%) Selenium
12 9 (24.32%) Open Source
13 8 (21.62%) WebDriver
13 8 (21.62%) BDD
13 8 (21.62%) MongoDB

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 8 (21.62%) Confluence
2 3 (8.11%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (5.41%) Gunicorn
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 28 (75.68%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (10.81%) GitHub
4 2 (5.41%) PaaS
4 2 (5.41%) Slack
4 2 (5.41%) Trello
5 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) VPN
2 3 (8.11%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (54.05%) Relational Database
2 13 (35.14%) MySQL
3 12 (32.43%) RDBMS
3 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
4 8 (21.62%) Event Store
4 8 (21.62%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.70%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Jenkins
2 11 (29.73%) Cucumber
2 11 (29.73%) Selenium
3 8 (21.62%) JIRA
3 8 (21.62%) SoapUI
3 8 (21.62%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.41%) Liquibase
4 2 (5.41%) Maven
5 1 (2.70%) Capybara
General
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Architect
2 10 (27.03%) Database Architect
3 9 (24.32%) Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Test Automation Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) DBA
5 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Java Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Migration Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Python Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) SQL DBA
7 1 (2.70%) Azure Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Data Migration Architect
7 1 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL DBA
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Database Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) REST
2 8 (21.62%) Dropwizard
2 8 (21.62%) Play Framework
2 8 (21.62%) Web Services
3 5 (13.51%) SOAP
4 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
4 3 (8.11%) Gherkin
4 3 (8.11%) Spring
4 3 (8.11%) Spring Boot
4 3 (8.11%) Spring Cloud
4 3 (8.11%) Spring Integration
5 2 (5.41%) Flask
5 2 (5.41%) SQLAlchemy
6 1 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.70%) Fintech
3 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (29.73%) High Availability
4 9 (24.32%) Open Source
5 8 (21.62%) API Testing
5 8 (21.62%) BDD
5 8 (21.62%) Collaborative Working
5 8 (21.62%) Domain-Driven Design
5 8 (21.62%) Performance Testing
5 8 (21.62%) Software Delivery
5 8 (21.62%) TDD
5 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
6 7 (18.92%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (18.92%) Microservices
6 7 (18.92%) Scrum
6 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
7 6 (16.22%) CQRS
8 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (5.41%) Analytics
9 2 (5.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) Java
2 20 (54.05%) Ruby
3 17 (45.95%) SQL
4 16 (43.24%) Python
5 12 (32.43%) C++
5 12 (32.43%) PL/SQL
5 12 (32.43%) PowerShell
6 8 (21.62%) Groovy
6 8 (21.62%) Java 8
7 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (32.43%) GDPR
2 11 (29.73%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Oracle
2 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (32.43%) Teradata
3 1 (2.70%) EnterpriseDB
3 1 (2.70%) Google