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 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 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank - 77 91
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.091% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.44% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
249 228 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.19% 20.73% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 129 199
Average daily rate £325 £310 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +8.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 16
Average hourly rate £19.50 £13.75 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -46.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.15 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £16.35 £43.50
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 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 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
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PostgreSQL
North West

PostgreSQL
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (66.67%) Grails
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (66.67%) Grails
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) SQL