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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 55 68
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.65% 0.18% 0.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.82% 0.75% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £450 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +7.50% +8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +286.36% -67.16%  

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 142 134 277
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 23.05% 24.32% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 87 193
Median daily rate £363 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.97% +7.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £18.77 £12.00 £16.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.37% -28.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

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
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 25 June 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 - 3 £350 -
West Wales -4 1 £450 -
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Social Media
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 1 (14.29%) R
4 1 (14.29%) Node.js
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Redis
4 1 (14.29%) Big Data
4 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics

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 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Redis
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
2 1 (14.29%) IntelliJ
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Principal Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared DBA
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
1 1 (14.29%) PySpark
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Social Media
2 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Data Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Microservices
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) R
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Marathon
1 1 (14.29%) Mesos
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Rundeck
1 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle