The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 137 130 114
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 12 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.48% 1.31% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Average daily rate
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£285 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £332 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £390 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +95.65%
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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
812 609 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.77% 19.14% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 350 280
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £460 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 20
Average hourly rate £33.00 £23.15 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.54% -29.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.61 £17.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £46.00 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +13.04%

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Trend in the North West

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PostgreSQL across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

PostgreSQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL across the North West region.

PostgreSQL Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 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
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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
Manchester +2 8 £300 - 8
Cheshire -7 3 £650 +85.71% 8
Lancashire +9 1 £275 -26.66% 1
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) Linux
3 13 (43.33%) Java
3 13 (43.33%) Oracle
4 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
5 10 (33.33%) SQL
6 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (30.00%) MySQL
7 8 (26.67%) RDBMS
7 8 (26.67%) Scrum
8 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
8 7 (23.33%) Windows
8 7 (23.33%) PL/SQL
8 7 (23.33%) Web Services
9 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
9 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (16.67%) Scala
10 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (16.67%) QA
10 5 (16.67%) VMware
10 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 5 (16.67%) HTML
10 5 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (16.67%) Python
10 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
11 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
11 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (13.33%) Apache
1 4 (13.33%) JBoss
2 3 (10.00%) nginx
3 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.67%) ArcGIS
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (6.67%) CMS
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) SSL
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
1 2 (6.67%) Extranet
1 2 (6.67%) DNS
1 2 (6.67%) SMTP
1 2 (6.67%) SNMP
1 2 (6.67%) SSH
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
2 9 (30.00%) MySQL
3 8 (26.67%) RDBMS
4 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
6 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (13.33%) SQLPlus
6 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (10.00%) SQLite
8 2 (6.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (6.67%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
9 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.00%) RSpec
3 3 (10.00%) NUnit
3 3 (10.00%) FxCop
3 3 (10.00%) StyleCop
3 3 (10.00%) Moq
4 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.33%) TestNG
5 1 (3.33%) Selenium
5 1 (3.33%) JUnit
5 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Developer
2 3 (10.00%) Systems Developer
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (10.00%) Python Developer
2 3 (10.00%) Architect
2 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (10.00%) Python/Django Developer
2 3 (10.00%) Django Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (6.67%) DBA
3 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Administrator
3 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Integrator
3 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (6.67%) GIS Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Web Services
2 5 (16.67%) HTML
3 4 (13.33%) CSS
3 4 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (13.33%) Django
4 3 (10.00%) WCF
4 3 (10.00%) LINQ
4 3 (10.00%) Ajax
4 3 (10.00%) JSON
4 3 (10.00%) SOAP
4 3 (10.00%) J2EE
4 3 (10.00%) Ninject
5 2 (6.67%) XML
5 2 (6.67%) .NET
5 2 (6.67%) Spring
5 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.33%) Apache Flex
6 1 (3.33%) Flash
6 1 (3.33%) REST
6 1 (3.33%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (6.67%) GIS
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Telematics
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Windows
3 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (13.33%) VMS
5 2 (6.67%) HPUX
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.33%) Android
6 1 (3.33%) UNIX
6 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Scrum
3 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.33%) RAD
5 4 (13.33%) TDD
5 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (10.00%) ETL
6 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) User Stories
7 2 (6.67%) SIEM
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.67%) BDD
7 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Data Management
7 2 (6.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) Java
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
3 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (23.33%) PL/SQL
5 5 (16.67%) Scala
5 5 (16.67%) Python
6 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (13.33%) Ruby
7 3 (10.00%) C#
7 3 (10.00%) PHP
8 2 (6.67%) VBA
8 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Puppet
1 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.67%) Hyperic
2 2 (6.67%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (16.67%) VMware
4 4 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) ESRI
6 1 (3.33%) Google
6 1 (3.33%) Adobe
Burnley, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
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