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 3 months to 24 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)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 20 32
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.27% 1.46% 0.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.69% 7.69% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £350
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 Watford with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 26 26 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 16.46% 18.98% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 12
Median daily rate £350 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 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 24 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 Watford region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) Sybase
1 7 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 7 (100.00%) JSP
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) Sybase ASE
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 7 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 7 (100.00%) C
2 4 (57.14%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (57.14%) Microservices
2 4 (57.14%) Spring Boot
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) C#

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 4 (57.14%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 7 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (100.00%) Sybase ASE
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Angular Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 7 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) JSP
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) Spring Boot
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C#
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Sybase