The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
South East / West Sussex
Rank - 62 56
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - 0.67% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 3.85% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £380
% change year-on-year +6.11% +5.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.88 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -36.76% +6.25%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 137 104 104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 26.55% 17.36% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 52 73
Median daily rate £438 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.90 - £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in West Sussex