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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 80 81 71
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.81% 0.84% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £394 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +95.65%
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
285 239 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.55% 18.83% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 134 109
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.49 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.31% -7.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £9.00 £17.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £74.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +20.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 2 £335 - 1
Wigan - 1 £220 -
PostgreSQL
North West

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (61.54%) Linux
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) RDBMS
2 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) MySQL
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
4 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (30.77%) QA
5 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 4 (30.77%) Apache
6 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (23.08%) VMS
6 3 (23.08%) JBoss
6 3 (23.08%) RAD
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) MS Office
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 3 (23.08%) PHP
6 3 (23.08%) Ruby
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4 (30.77%) Apache
2 3 (23.08%) JBoss
2 3 (23.08%) nginx
3 2 (15.38%) CMS
3 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SSL
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) Extranet
1 2 (15.38%) SSH
1 2 (15.38%) SMTP
1 2 (15.38%) SNMP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) RDBMS
1 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
2 5 (38.46%) MySQL
3 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (23.08%) SQLPlus
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (23.08%) RSpec
2 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Integrator
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
1 3 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) J2EE
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (23.08%) VMS
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) HPUX
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) RAD
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) Time Management
5 2 (15.38%) Kanban
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) SIEM
5 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) ETL
6 1 (7.69%) Network Design
6 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
4 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 3 (23.08%) Ruby
5 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 1 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Hyperic
1 2 (15.38%) Capistrano
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Google