Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 17 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 176 165
Rank change year-on-year +44 -11 +8
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 56 35 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.16% 0.56% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.46% 2.79% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 10
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £413 £324 £303
90th Percentile £560 £545 £500
England median daily rate £500 £461 £425
% change year-on-year +8.40% +8.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £8.00
England median hourly rate £24.49 £13.00 £8.00
% change year-on-year +88.35% +62.50% -77.14%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 867 1253 1080
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.02% 20.10% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 755 670
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +13.64%
10th Percentile £263 £271 £213
90th Percentile £538 £538 £505
England median daily rate £453 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +6.47% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 30
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.16 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.52% -11.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21.00 £13.98 £12.27
90th Percentile £51.88 £23.70 £33.55
England median hourly rate £31.75 £28.00 £27.78
% change year-on-year +13.39% +0.79% +15.75%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in the West Midlands

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in the West Midlands

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in the West Midlands

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PostgreSQL in the West Midlands

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Birmingham +16 35 £475 - 2
Coventry +21 8 £500 +4.28% 1
Warwickshire +5 6 - -
Shropshire - 4 £575 -
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 46 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (66.07%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (62.50%) MongoDB
3 35 (62.50%) Jenkins
4 33 (58.93%) MySQL
5 31 (55.36%) Linux
6 28 (50.00%) Scrum
7 27 (48.21%) Amazon AWS
7 27 (48.21%) Docker
8 24 (42.86%) Java
9 22 (39.29%) Python
10 21 (37.50%) Configuration Management
10 21 (37.50%) TDD
11 20 (35.71%) DevOps
11 20 (35.71%) Open Source
11 20 (35.71%) Puppet
12 19 (33.93%) Ruby
12 19 (33.93%) JUnit
13 18 (32.14%) PHP
13 18 (32.14%) Kanban
13 18 (32.14%) Git (software)
13 18 (32.14%) Apache Cassandra
13 18 (32.14%) NoSQL
14 17 (30.36%) Ansible
14 17 (30.36%) Web Services
15 16 (28.57%) HTTP
15 16 (28.57%) Scala
15 16 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
16 15 (26.79%) JBoss
16 15 (26.79%) SQL

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 16 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (26.79%) JBoss
3 12 (21.43%) Tomcat
4 11 (19.64%) Apache Spark
4 11 (19.64%) GlassFish
4 11 (19.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 11 (19.64%) WildFly
5 7 (12.50%) Apache
5 7 (12.50%) Confluence
5 7 (12.50%) nginx
6 2 (3.57%) Apache Solr
6 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 27 (48.21%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (19.64%) Amazon ELB
3 11 (19.64%) Amazon S3
3 11 (19.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (10.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (8.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (8.93%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (8.93%) Route 53
7 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.57%) HTTP
2 10 (17.86%) SSL
2 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.71%) DNS
3 6 (10.71%) OpenLDAP
3 6 (10.71%) OpenVPN
3 6 (10.71%) SSH
4 2 (3.57%) LDAP
5 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (62.50%) MongoDB
2 33 (58.93%) MySQL
3 18 (32.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 18 (32.14%) NoSQL
4 13 (23.21%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (21.43%) Big Data
5 12 (21.43%) Hadoop
6 5 (8.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
7 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
8 2 (3.57%) EDRMS
8 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.79%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.79%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 35 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 19 (33.93%) JUnit
3 18 (32.14%) Git (software)
4 11 (19.64%) Hudson
4 11 (19.64%) JBehave
5 9 (16.07%) Subversion
6 8 (14.29%) Maven
7 7 (12.50%) JIRA
7 7 (12.50%) SonarQube
8 6 (10.71%) Ant
8 6 (10.71%) Bitbucket
8 6 (10.71%) Liquibase
8 6 (10.71%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
10 3 (5.36%) CircleCI
10 3 (5.36%) Travis CI
11 1 (1.79%) Codeship
11 1 (1.79%) DbUnit
11 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (5.36%) Banking
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Developer
2 14 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Digital Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Senior Developer
4 10 (17.86%) WebOps Engineer
5 9 (16.07%) Architect
6 7 (12.50%) Senior WebOps Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (5.36%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Tester
8 2 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (3.57%) Penetration Tester
9 1 (1.79%) Digital Technical Architect
9 1 (1.79%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Open Source Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.36%) Web Services
2 13 (23.21%) Elastic Stack
2 13 (23.21%) REST
2 13 (23.21%) RESTful
2 13 (23.21%) Spring
3 11 (19.64%) Hibernate
3 11 (19.64%) HornetQ
3 11 (19.64%) Java EE
3 11 (19.64%) JAX-RS
3 11 (19.64%) JMS
3 11 (19.64%) RESTEasy
3 11 (19.64%) Spring Boot
3 11 (19.64%) WireMock
4 8 (14.29%) CSS
4 8 (14.29%) HTML
4 8 (14.29%) Sensu
5 7 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 6 (10.71%) CSS3
6 6 (10.71%) HTML5
6 6 (10.71%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.71%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.57%) iPad
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.79%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 31 (55.36%) Linux
2 11 (19.64%) Android
2 11 (19.64%) Apple iOS
3 8 (14.29%) CentOS
4 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (66.07%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (50.00%) Scrum
4 21 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 21 (37.50%) TDD
5 20 (35.71%) DevOps
5 20 (35.71%) Open Source
6 18 (32.14%) Kanban
7 13 (23.21%) SOA
7 13 (23.21%) Test Automation
7 13 (23.21%) Web Operations
8 12 (21.43%) Analytics
8 12 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (19.64%) Dependency Injection
9 11 (19.64%) DSDM
9 11 (19.64%) Functional Testing
9 11 (19.64%) Personalization
9 11 (19.64%) Software Delivery
9 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
9 11 (19.64%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) Java
2 22 (39.29%) Python
3 19 (33.93%) Ruby
4 18 (32.14%) PHP
5 16 (28.57%) Scala
6 15 (26.79%) SQL
7 13 (23.21%) Bash Shell
8 6 (10.71%) Groovy
9 2 (3.57%) C#
9 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.57%) Perl
9 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.79%) Jython
10 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.43%) Degree
3 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (1.79%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.79%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.79%) GCP
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (48.21%) Docker
2 6 (10.71%) Postfix
2 6 (10.71%) Squid
2 6 (10.71%) vCloud
2 6 (10.71%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (35.71%) Puppet
2 17 (30.36%) Ansible
3 15 (26.79%) Terraform
4 12 (21.43%) Kibana
4 12 (21.43%) logstash
4 12 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (21.43%) Salt
5 7 (12.50%) Kubernetes
6 6 (10.71%) collectd
6 6 (10.71%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (10.71%) Rancher
6 6 (10.71%) Rsyslog
6 6 (10.71%) StatsD
6 6 (10.71%) Sysdig
6 6 (10.71%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.79%) FTK
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Oracle
2 9 (16.07%) Rackspace
3 7 (12.50%) VMware
4 6 (10.71%) Sonatype
5 5 (8.93%) SaltStack
5 5 (8.93%) Zend
6 1 (1.79%) Google
6 1 (1.79%) Mapbox
6 1 (1.79%) Nuix
6 1 (1.79%) Talend