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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 133 121 135
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 7 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.18% 0.094%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.95% 0.83% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Average daily rate
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£550 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.36% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
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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
734 601 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.84% 21.07% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 317 379
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.56% +0.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 30
Average hourly rate £67.00 £26.25 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+155.23% +41.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +3.27%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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
Manchester -5 4 £544 +91.66% 6
Cheshire +7 2 £750 +130.76%
Merseyside -4 1 £350 +16.66% 4
PostgreSQL
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PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) MySQL
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Ruby
3 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (30.00%) REST
4 3 (30.00%) CSS3
4 3 (30.00%) Django
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) Ajax
4 3 (30.00%) JSON
4 3 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (30.00%) Kanban
4 3 (30.00%) Product Management
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) Play Framework
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) VBA
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) Scala

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
2 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) Spotfire
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) RSpec
General
1 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Digital Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Report Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Head of Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) Ajax
1 3 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (30.00%) JSON
1 3 (30.00%) Django
1 3 (30.00%) HTML5
1 3 (30.00%) REST
1 3 (30.00%) CSS3
2 2 (20.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (10.00%) Flask
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) Leaflet
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Product Management
3 3 (30.00%) Kanban
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) CMMI
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Ruby
2 3 (30.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Scala
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) VBA
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Capistrano
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
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