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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 93 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.18% 0.078% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.89% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £317 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £320 £331
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -3.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -
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
337 265 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.49% 20.77% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 161 132
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £13.68 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £33.00 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £33.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +20.53%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 March 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
Altrincham - - - - 2
Rochdale - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
PostgreSQL
North West

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) Scrum
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) RDBMS
3 6 (46.15%) Ruby
3 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
4 5 (38.46%) QA
4 5 (38.46%) Kanban
4 5 (38.46%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) MySQL
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) MS Office
5 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) RAD
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (30.77%) VMS
5 4 (30.77%) SQLPlus
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (30.77%) HP
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 3 (23.08%) nginx
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) RDBMS
1 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
2 5 (38.46%) MySQL
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (30.77%) SQLPlus
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
3 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
4 3 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
4 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (23.08%) RSpec
3 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
4 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium
4 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Integrator
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Digital Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Digital Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) J2EE
4 2 (15.38%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) Ajax
4 2 (15.38%) JSON
4 2 (15.38%) REST
4 2 (15.38%) CSS3
4 2 (15.38%) Play Framework
4 2 (15.38%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) Django
5 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Open Source
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) VMS
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) HPUX
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Kanban
5 4 (30.77%) RAD
5 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Product Management
6 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) BDD
8 1 (7.69%) User Stories
8 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Ruby
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Scala
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Capistrano
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
1 4 (30.77%) HP
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat