The first table below looks at the demand for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Manchester 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 82 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.07% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £317 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £288
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
281 254 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.94% 25.87% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 124 174
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 22
Average hourly rate £20.35 £40.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.75% +86.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £17.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.75 £190.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
PostgreSQL
North West

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

PostgreSQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

PostgreSQL Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
PostgreSQL
North West

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (66.67%) MySQL
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) JUnit
3 2 (33.33%) Grails
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Groovy
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) JSP
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (33.33%) JUnit
4 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (33.33%) Grails
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Groovy
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree