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 3 months to 27 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)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 132 94
Rank change year-on-year +66 -38  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 55 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.66% 0.30% 0.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.76% 1.40% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 17
Median daily rate £460 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.66%  
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 431 644 557
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 20.85% 21.24% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 400 371
Median daily rate £375 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +15.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £503 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 17
Median hourly rate £30.00 £23.25 £18.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +28.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £36.50 £38.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 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
Birmingham +37 26 £450 +28.57% 4
Shropshire - 12 £496 - 1
Coventry +13 3 £438 +9.37% 4
Warwickshire +7 2 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - - 3
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 59 (62.11%) Ruby
1 59 (62.11%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (61.05%) Linux
3 55 (57.89%) Python
4 48 (50.53%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (49.47%) Puppet
6 46 (48.42%) Ansible
7 45 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
8 44 (46.32%) Docker
9 43 (45.26%) Elasticsearch
10 42 (44.21%) Terraform
11 41 (43.16%) Bash Shell
11 41 (43.16%) Confluence
11 41 (43.16%) JIRA
12 39 (41.05%) Security Cleared
13 37 (38.95%) Configuration Management
14 36 (37.89%) Windows
14 36 (37.89%) CentOS
15 34 (35.79%) SC Cleared
16 29 (30.53%) MySQL
17 28 (29.47%) MongoDB
18 25 (26.32%) DevOps
18 25 (26.32%) Public Cloud
19 21 (22.11%) HTML
20 20 (21.05%) Web Services
20 20 (21.05%) Scrum
21 19 (20.00%) CSS
21 19 (20.00%) PHP
22 18 (18.95%) Continuous Integration
23 17 (17.89%) Jenkins

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 43 (45.26%) Elasticsearch
2 41 (43.16%) Confluence
3 4 (4.21%) JBoss
3 4 (4.21%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.16%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.16%) GlassFish
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.16%) WildFly
5 2 (2.11%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.11%) nginx
6 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 59 (62.11%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.11%) Heroku
4 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.05%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.05%) Route 53
4 1 (1.05%) SaaS
4 1 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.53%) HTTP
1 10 (10.53%) SSL
1 10 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.16%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (3.16%) VPN
3 2 (2.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (30.53%) MySQL
2 28 (29.47%) MongoDB
3 16 (16.84%) Apache Cassandra
3 16 (16.84%) NoSQL
4 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
5 6 (6.32%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.16%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.16%) Big Data
6 3 (3.16%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.11%) EDRMS
7 2 (2.11%) GIS
7 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.05%) Ingres
8 1 (1.05%) MS Access
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 41 (43.16%) JIRA
2 17 (17.89%) Jenkins
3 13 (13.68%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.42%) Subversion
5 5 (5.26%) Grunt
5 5 (5.26%) gulp
6 4 (4.21%) JUnit
7 3 (3.16%) Hudson
7 3 (3.16%) JBehave
7 3 (3.16%) Maven
7 3 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.16%) YouTrack
8 2 (2.11%) Ant
9 1 (1.05%) CruiseControl
9 1 (1.05%) DbUnit
9 1 (1.05%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.05%) Mockito
9 1 (1.05%) Moq
9 1 (1.05%) NUnit
9 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (2.11%) Banking
2 2 (2.11%) Retail
3 1 (1.05%) Automotive
3 1 (1.05%) Back Office
3 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.05%) Legal
3 1 (1.05%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (38.95%) Architect
2 22 (23.16%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (16.84%) Developer
3 16 (16.84%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (14.74%) Senior Architect
4 14 (14.74%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 11 (11.58%) Technical Architect
6 10 (10.53%) JIRA Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Data Migration Specialist
8 6 (6.32%) Migration Specialist
8 6 (6.32%) PHP Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Senior DevOps
9 5 (5.26%) Digital Technical Architect
9 5 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 5 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
9 5 (5.26%) PostgreSQL Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.11%) HTML
2 20 (21.05%) Web Services
3 19 (20.00%) CSS
4 14 (14.74%) REST
5 13 (13.68%) HTML5
6 12 (12.63%) CSS3
7 11 (11.58%) Ajax
7 11 (11.58%) JSON
8 10 (10.53%) AngularJS
8 10 (10.53%) Django
8 10 (10.53%) Play Framework
8 10 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (6.32%) Doctrine
9 6 (6.32%) LESS
10 5 (5.26%) Hibernate
11 4 (4.21%) RESTEasy
11 4 (4.21%) RESTful
11 4 (4.21%) Spring
12 3 (3.16%) HornetQ
12 3 (3.16%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.32%) Public Cloud
2 6 (6.32%) User Experience
3 4 (4.21%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.11%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.05%) iPad
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.05%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 58 (61.05%) Linux
2 36 (37.89%) CentOS
2 36 (37.89%) Windows
3 3 (3.16%) Android
3 3 (3.16%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.16%) Mac OS X
3 3 (3.16%) Ubuntu
3 3 (3.16%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (50.53%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (38.95%) Configuration Management
3 25 (26.32%) DevOps
4 20 (21.05%) Scrum
5 18 (18.95%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (14.74%) Open Source
7 12 (12.63%) Web Operations
8 10 (10.53%) Migration
8 10 (10.53%) TDD
9 8 (8.42%) Kanban
9 8 (8.42%) OO
10 7 (7.37%) Data Migration
10 7 (7.37%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (7.37%) Test Automation
11 6 (6.32%) Case Management
11 6 (6.32%) Data Modelling
11 6 (6.32%) OO PHP
11 6 (6.32%) User Stories
11 6 (6.32%) Web Development
12 5 (5.26%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 59 (62.11%) Ruby
2 55 (57.89%) Python
3 41 (43.16%) Bash Shell
4 19 (20.00%) PHP
5 16 (16.84%) SQL
6 13 (13.68%) Scala
7 10 (10.53%) C#
7 10 (10.53%) Java
7 10 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 7 (7.37%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.11%) Perl
10 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (41.05%) Security Cleared
2 34 (35.79%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.21%) Degree
4 2 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (1.05%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.05%) WAI
System Software
1 44 (46.32%) Docker
2 2 (2.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 47 (49.47%) Puppet
2 46 (48.42%) Ansible
3 42 (44.21%) Terraform
4 14 (14.74%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (11.58%) Salt
6 2 (2.11%) collectd
6 2 (2.11%) Kibana
6 2 (2.11%) logstash
6 2 (2.11%) StatsD
7 1 (1.05%) FTK
Vendors
1 14 (14.74%) Oracle
2 8 (8.42%) Rackspace
3 7 (7.37%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.32%) Atlassian
5 4 (4.21%) SaltStack
5 4 (4.21%) Zend
6 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.05%) Nuix
8 1 (1.05%) SAP
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