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 3 months to 30 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)
UK / Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 - 59
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.56% - 0.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.21% - 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £383
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Wales with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 181 180 201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 25.39% 27.52% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 112 116
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £186 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £450 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 3
Median hourly rate £37.77 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.16% +8.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £17.45 £19.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £71.00 £32.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 4 £450 - 3
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 30 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 Wales region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) MongoDB
3 12 (57.14%) Oracle
3 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
4 10 (47.62%) Ansible
5 8 (38.10%) Rundeck
5 8 (38.10%) Puppet
5 8 (38.10%) JIRA
5 8 (38.10%) Apache
6 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 7 (33.33%) IBM
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 7 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 7 (33.33%) Tivoli
6 7 (33.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 7 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (33.33%) Symantec
6 7 (33.33%) SQL
6 7 (33.33%) WebLogic
6 7 (33.33%) Unix
6 7 (33.33%) Windows
6 7 (33.33%) AIX
6 7 (33.33%) Linux
6 7 (33.33%) VMware
6 7 (33.33%) Clustering
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (33.33%) IT Governance
6 7 (33.33%) Nessus

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 (38.10%) Apache
2 7 (33.33%) Confluence
2 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
3 2 (9.52%) GeoServer
4 1 (4.76%) Liferay
4 1 (4.76%) Luigi
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) SSL
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) MongoDB
2 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.52%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (4.76%) Big Data
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.76%) GIS
5 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.76%) MySQL
5 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.76%) Redis
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
2 8 (38.10%) JIRA
3 7 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.76%) JUnit
5 1 (4.76%) Maven
5 1 (4.76%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Electronics
2 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Architect
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) DBA
2 4 (19.05%) Technical Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) AWS Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Developer
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) MongoDB DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) MCollective
2 6 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (9.52%) REST
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) J2EE
4 1 (4.76%) Node.js
4 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Clustering
2 6 (28.57%) PKI
3 2 (9.52%) Social Media
4 1 (4.76%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) AIX
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
1 7 (33.33%) Unix
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
1 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) High Availability
2 7 (33.33%) IT Governance
3 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (23.81%) Open Source
4 4 (19.05%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (19.05%) Programme Management
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Data Management
6 2 (9.52%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (9.52%) Microservices
6 2 (9.52%) MVC
6 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) Python
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) R
5 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (33.33%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) Ansible
2 8 (38.10%) Puppet
2 8 (38.10%) Rundeck
3 7 (33.33%) Nessus
3 7 (33.33%) Packer
3 7 (33.33%) SCCM
3 7 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 7 (33.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 7 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (33.33%) Zenoss
4 1 (4.76%) Marathon
4 1 (4.76%) Mesos
4 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Oracle
2 7 (33.33%) IBM
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 7 (33.33%) Sonatype
2 7 (33.33%) Symantec
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Ab Initio
4 1 (4.76%) Cognos
4 1 (4.76%) Splunk
4 1 (4.76%) Tableau
4 1 (4.76%) Talend
4 1 (4.76%) Teradata