The first table below looks at the demand for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Cheshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 67 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% - 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.56% - 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £23.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-36.95% -45.88%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
179 148 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.55% 19.92% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 64 142
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £277 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £450 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £26.25 £40.57 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.89 £21.00 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
PostgreSQL
North West

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Cheshire region.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

PostgreSQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

PostgreSQL Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - - - -
Warrington - - - - 1
PostgreSQL
North West

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing PostgreSQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PostgreSQL.

1 5 (100.00%) Django
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) OOD
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) GIS
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) Leaflet
4 2 (40.00%) TypeScript
4 2 (40.00%) Flask
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
5 1 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (20.00%) Kanban
5 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (20.00%) Product Management

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing PostgreSQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PostgreSQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Python Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Django
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) Leaflet
3 2 (40.00%) Flask
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) XHTML
4 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) GIS
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) Scala
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Mercator
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle