The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Wales 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 April 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)
Wales / West Wales
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 10 25
Rank change year-on-year -11 +15  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 1.54% 2.50% 0.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.14% 25.00% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.88 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -36.76% +21.42%  

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 Wales with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 14 4 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 21.54% 10.00% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 12
Median daily rate £450 £450 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +49.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.45% -15.38%  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Wales 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 Wales

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in West Wales

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Swansea -10 1 £450 - 1
PostgreSQL
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Wales region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) SQL

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Wales 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) DBA
2 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared DBA
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Coaching
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle