The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 96 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% 0.076% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.01% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.31% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £14.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-44.82% -67.77%
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 Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
396 298 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.02% 22.58% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 204 137
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £18.45 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.50 £18.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% -4.61%

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 1 September 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
Stockport - 3 £325 -
PostgreSQL
North West

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Apache
2 7 (63.64%) Bash Shell
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (45.45%) Capistrano
4 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 5 (45.45%) nginx
4 5 (45.45%) RSpec
4 5 (45.45%) Ruby
4 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (36.36%) MySQL
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) PHP
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
6 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
7 2 (18.18%) Hyperic
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) SSL
7 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
7 2 (18.18%) Internet
7 2 (18.18%) Extranet
7 2 (18.18%) SMTP
7 2 (18.18%) SNMP
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) JBoss

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (63.64%) Apache
2 5 (45.45%) nginx
3 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 2 (18.18%) CMS
3 2 (18.18%) JBoss
4 1 (9.09%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SMTP
1 2 (18.18%) SNMP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) SSL
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
1 2 (18.18%) Extranet
1 2 (18.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) RSpec
2 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Perl Developer
4 1 (9.09%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) MySQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) TDD
2 5 (45.45%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) SIEM
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Complex ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Bash Shell
2 5 (45.45%) Ruby
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) PHP
5 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Capistrano
1 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (18.18%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Google
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