Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 20 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)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 32 27
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +8
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 12 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.74% 3.18% 4.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.53% 13.24% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 4
Watford median daily rate £425 - £350
10th Percentile £375 - £325
90th Percentile £480 - £375
Hertfordshire median daily rate £438 £325 £333
% change year-on-year +34.62% -2.26% +44.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Watford with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 114 68 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 26.03% 24.03% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 24 10
Watford median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -1.64%
10th Percentile £293 £224 £325
90th Percentile £580 £538 £425
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £19.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.25 £28.54 £15.00
% change year-on-year -36.05% +90.27% -25.00%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in Watford

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 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 Watford region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 11 (91.67%) Ruby
1 11 (91.67%) Ansible
2 10 (83.33%) React
2 10 (83.33%) Redis
2 10 (83.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Open Source
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) CSS
5 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) SaaS
5 4 (33.33%) HTML5
5 4 (33.33%) BDD
5 4 (33.33%) webpack
5 4 (33.33%) JSON
5 4 (33.33%) Bitbucket
5 4 (33.33%) Redux
5 4 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (33.33%) CSS3
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Java
7 2 (16.67%) OOP
7 2 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
7 2 (16.67%) Fintech
7 2 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
8 1 (8.33%) Creative Problem-Solving

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) Redis
2 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Bitbucket
1 4 (33.33%) webpack
2 1 (8.33%) Ant
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Ruby Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) React
1 10 (83.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) CSS3
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) HTML5
2 4 (33.33%) JSON
2 4 (33.33%) Redux
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) JSP
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Open Source
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
4 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) DNA
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Microservices
5 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Ruby
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (91.67%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) hybris
1 1 (8.33%) IBM
1 1 (8.33%) Intershop
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Sybase
1 1 (8.33%) VMware