Period
to 18 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 84 96
Rank change year-on-year +13 +12 0
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 35 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.37% 0.75% 0.082%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.54% 3.08% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 1
Wales median daily rate £540 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £425
90th Percentile £655 £515 £475
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £44.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year -2.79% +5.29% +21.43%

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 410 325 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 27.80% 24.49% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 226 192
Wales median daily rate £400 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +6.43% -
10th Percentile £285 £185 £208
90th Percentile £538 £538 £475
UK median daily rate £464 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +6.00% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 18
Wales median hourly rate £47.50 £26.88 £19.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.74% +35.65% -30.48%
10th Percentile £46.25 £16.04 £11.78
90th Percentile £50.29 £40.15 £53.60
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £28.25 £30.75
% change year-on-year +23.89% -8.13% +18.27%

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 June 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 June 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 +12 23 £475 +15.15% 3
West Wales +15 10 £625 +38.89%
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 25 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
3 19 (54.29%) REST
3 19 (54.29%) Relational Database
4 18 (51.43%) Web Services
5 17 (48.57%) Java
6 15 (42.86%) Oracle
7 14 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 13 (37.14%) Domain-Driven Design
8 13 (37.14%) MongoDB
8 13 (37.14%) Jenkins
8 13 (37.14%) Java 8
9 12 (34.29%) Dropwizard
9 12 (34.29%) Ansible
9 12 (34.29%) Event Store
9 12 (34.29%) Play Framework
9 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
9 12 (34.29%) Python
9 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (31.43%) Ruby
10 11 (31.43%) MySQL
10 11 (31.43%) Teradata
10 11 (31.43%) RDBMS
10 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
10 11 (31.43%) C++
10 11 (31.43%) PL/SQL
10 11 (31.43%) SQL
10 11 (31.43%) High Availability

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 (2.86%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 25 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (17.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) Network Security
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (54.29%) Relational Database
2 13 (37.14%) MongoDB
3 12 (34.29%) Event Store
3 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
4 11 (31.43%) MySQL
4 11 (31.43%) RDBMS
5 6 (17.14%) RavenDB
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) Architect
3 9 (25.71%) Database Architect
4 8 (22.86%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) DBA
6 3 (8.57%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.71%) AWS Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Azure Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Development Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Java Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Migration Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Database Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) REST
2 18 (51.43%) Web Services
3 12 (34.29%) Dropwizard
3 12 (34.29%) Play Framework
4 6 (17.14%) .NET
4 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
4 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
4 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (17.14%) CSS
4 6 (17.14%) HTML
4 6 (17.14%) NHibernate
4 6 (17.14%) RxJS
4 6 (17.14%) WCF
5 1 (2.86%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Public Cloud
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.71%) Fintech
5 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) CentOS
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) Domain-Driven Design
3 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (31.43%) High Availability
5 10 (28.57%) CQRS
6 9 (25.71%) Open Source
7 7 (20.00%) Web Development
8 6 (17.14%) Analytics
8 6 (17.14%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (17.14%) OO
8 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
8 6 (17.14%) SOLID
9 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (14.29%) SDLC
9 5 (14.29%) Software Delivery
9 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
10 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
11 2 (5.71%) Migration
12 1 (2.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
2 17 (48.57%) Java
3 13 (37.14%) Java 8
4 12 (34.29%) Python
5 11 (31.43%) C++
5 11 (31.43%) PL/SQL
5 11 (31.43%) PowerShell
5 11 (31.43%) Ruby
5 11 (31.43%) SQL
6 6 (17.14%) C#
7 1 (2.86%) C-shell
7 1 (2.86%) Go
7 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.86%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) GDPR
2 10 (28.57%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) Ansible
2 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Oracle
2 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) Teradata
3 6 (17.14%) Google
4 1 (2.86%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat