The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 48 54 55
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 29 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.15% 0.80% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.78% 3.55% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 0
Average daily rate £450 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £285
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +31.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.40 £50.50
% change year-on-year
- -27.92%
PostgreSQL
England

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 North East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
227 141 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.62% 22.67% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 98 87
Average daily rate £400 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £99.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -84.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Trend in the North East

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PostgreSQL across the North East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the North East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
Tyne and Wear - 24 £438 - 2
Durham +6 5 £538 +43.33%
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 25 (75.76%) MongoDB
2 16 (48.48%) Open Source
3 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (33.33%) SQL
4 11 (33.33%) MySQL
5 8 (24.24%) NoSQL
5 8 (24.24%) Unix
5 8 (24.24%) CSS
5 8 (24.24%) HTML
5 8 (24.24%) Linux
6 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
7 6 (18.18%) Java
7 6 (18.18%) Oracle
7 6 (18.18%) Python
7 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
8 5 (15.15%) LAMP
8 5 (15.15%) Apache
8 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
8 5 (15.15%) Perl
8 5 (15.15%) Scala
8 5 (15.15%) LAPP Stack
9 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 4 (12.12%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (12.12%) CSS3
9 4 (12.12%) Tableau
9 4 (12.12%) HBase
9 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
9 4 (12.12%) Hadoop
9 4 (12.12%) Visualisation

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 5 (15.15%) Apache
2 4 (12.12%) Node.js
2 4 (12.12%) SAS
3 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (75.76%) MongoDB
2 11 (33.33%) MySQL
3 8 (24.24%) NoSQL
4 4 (12.12%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (12.12%) Apache Hive
4 4 (12.12%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (12.12%) Hadoop
4 4 (12.12%) HBase
4 4 (12.12%) Pentaho
5 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) ERwin
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) DBA
2 11 (33.33%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 10 (30.30%) MongoDB DBA
4 6 (18.18%) SQL DBA
5 5 (15.15%) Architect
5 5 (15.15%) Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Digital Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Digital Director
7 2 (6.06%) Services Director
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Data Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Java Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) CSS
1 8 (24.24%) HTML
2 5 (15.15%) LAMP
2 5 (15.15%) LAPP Stack
3 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
3 4 (12.12%) CSS3
3 4 (12.12%) Django
3 4 (12.12%) HTML5
3 4 (12.12%) JSON
3 4 (12.12%) REST
4 3 (9.09%) .NET
4 3 (9.09%) Ajax
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 3 (9.09%) Play Framework
4 3 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (6.06%) RESTful
5 2 (6.06%) SOAP
5 2 (6.06%) Spring
6 1 (3.03%) Sass
6 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.12%) Visualisation
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
1 8 (24.24%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) CentOS
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Open Source
2 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.12%) Data Architecture
4 4 (12.12%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (9.09%) Data Management
5 3 (9.09%) Information Management
5 3 (9.09%) SFIA
5 3 (9.09%) TDD
6 2 (6.06%) Kanban
6 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.06%) Scrum
6 2 (6.06%) Software Architecture
6 2 (6.06%) User Stories
7 1 (3.03%) BDD
7 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.03%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.18%) Java
3 6 (18.18%) Python
4 5 (15.15%) Perl
4 5 (15.15%) Scala
4 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
5 4 (12.12%) C++
5 4 (12.12%) Ruby
6 3 (9.09%) C#
6 3 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
1 1 (3.03%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) CA
2 4 (12.12%) Informatica
2 4 (12.12%) Tableau