Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 90 115
Rank change year-on-year +28 +25 -40
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 25 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.09% 1.12% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.94% 4.47% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 5
Wales median daily rate £538 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +23.53% +10.75%
10th Percentile £466 £413 £311
90th Percentile £618 £638 £481
UK median daily rate £500 £471 £425
% change year-on-year +6.21% +10.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £28.24 £15.00 £8.00
% change year-on-year +88.28% +87.50% -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 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 360 358 512
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 30.08% 25.14% 31.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 260 387
Wales median daily rate £388 £434 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +27.57% -2.86%
10th Percentile £250 £210 £228
90th Percentile £575 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 10
Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £55.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.91% +84.87% +42.69%
10th Percentile £16.75 £16.88 £17.61
90th Percentile £23.24 £61.25 £58.65
UK median hourly rate £31.23 £28.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year +11.54% -2.61% +15.00%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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
West Wales +17 18 £550 -4.35%
South Wales +8 6 £438 -16.67% 2
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wales region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 24 (96.00%) Java
2 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (88.00%) MongoDB
3 21 (84.00%) Relational Database
4 20 (80.00%) REST
4 20 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (80.00%) Open Source
5 18 (72.00%) Software Delivery
5 18 (72.00%) Collaborative Working
6 12 (48.00%) SOAP
7 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
7 11 (44.00%) PCI DSS
7 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
8 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (40.00%) Analytics
8 10 (40.00%) Play Framework
8 10 (40.00%) Google Analytics
8 10 (40.00%) Google
8 10 (40.00%) Data Security
8 10 (40.00%) Web Services
8 10 (40.00%) Event Store
8 10 (40.00%) Dropwizard
8 10 (40.00%) Ansible
9 9 (36.00%) GDPR
9 9 (36.00%) PSD2
9 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
9 9 (36.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
11 7 (28.00%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering

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 1 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 20 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (40.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (88.00%) MongoDB
2 21 (84.00%) Relational Database
3 10 (40.00%) Event Store
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) OLTP
4 1 (4.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Local Government
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) Architect
2 11 (44.00%) Technical Architect
3 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Payments Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) AWS Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (80.00%) REST
2 12 (48.00%) SOAP
3 10 (40.00%) Dropwizard
3 10 (40.00%) Play Framework
3 10 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (8.00%) JSON
4 2 (8.00%) Spring
5 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.00%) CSS
5 1 (4.00%) HTML
5 1 (4.00%) HTML5
5 1 (4.00%) Node.js
5 1 (4.00%) React
5 1 (4.00%) RESTful
5 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
5 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon Linux
1 1 (4.00%) CentOS
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (80.00%) Open Source
3 18 (72.00%) Collaborative Working
3 18 (72.00%) Software Delivery
4 10 (40.00%) Analytics
4 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (40.00%) Data Security
5 9 (36.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (4.00%) Data Visualisation
9 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (4.00%) ETL
9 1 (4.00%) Pair Programming
9 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
9 1 (4.00%) Scrum
9 1 (4.00%) TDD
9 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) PCI DSS
2 9 (36.00%) GDPR
2 9 (36.00%) PSD2
3 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) Ansible
2 1 (4.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) SAP