The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 77 72 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.30% 0.47% 0.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.16% 2.50% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Average daily rate
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- £335 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.82% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -
PostgreSQL
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
259 160 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.08% 18.98% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 85 80
Average daily rate £450 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 21 April 2015. 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
Crewe - - - - 2
Macclesfield - - - -
PostgreSQL
North West

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) MySQL
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Ajax
5 3 (27.27%) NUnit
5 3 (27.27%) JSON
5 3 (27.27%) WCF
5 3 (27.27%) LINQ
5 3 (27.27%) Django
5 3 (27.27%) SQLite
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (27.27%) FxCop
5 3 (27.27%) StyleCop
5 3 (27.27%) Moq
5 3 (27.27%) Git (software)

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 2 (18.18%) ArcGIS
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Spatial
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQLite
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
1 3 (27.27%) NUnit
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) FxCop
1 3 (27.27%) StyleCop
1 3 (27.27%) Moq
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) TestNG
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Python Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Django Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Python/Django Developer
3 2 (18.18%) GIS Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) WCF
2 3 (27.27%) LINQ
2 3 (27.27%) Django
2 3 (27.27%) Ninject
2 3 (27.27%) Ajax
2 3 (27.27%) JSON
3 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) Flash
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Flex
4 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) GIS
2 1 (9.09%) Telematics
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Data Management
5 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) ETL
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Android Development
6 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) VBA
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) ESRI
4 1 (9.09%) Adobe