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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 142 131 140
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 24 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.16% 0.069%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.45% 0.69% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £750 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £338 £348
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -2.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £14.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-44.82% -61.33%
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
979 724 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.50% 23.34% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 412 320
Average daily rate £400 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £44.50 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +9.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.37 £16.60 £19.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £67.00 £40.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Lancashire -7 10 £350 -53.33%
Cheshire -8 7 £540 -28.00% 7
Manchester -16 4 £325 +4.00% 4
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 29 (85.29%) Linux
2 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (58.82%) Java
3 20 (58.82%) Jenkins
4 17 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (50.00%) SQL
5 16 (47.06%) HTML
5 16 (47.06%) UNIX
5 16 (47.06%) CSS
5 16 (47.06%) jQuery
6 15 (44.12%) Git (software)
7 14 (41.18%) MongoDB
7 14 (41.18%) TDD
8 13 (38.24%) Apache
9 12 (35.29%) Puppet
10 11 (32.35%) HTML5
10 11 (32.35%) Maven
10 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
11 10 (29.41%) .NET
11 10 (29.41%) MySQL
11 10 (29.41%) Internet
11 10 (29.41%) Ruby
11 10 (29.41%) Ruby on Rails
11 10 (29.41%) PowerShell
11 10 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (26.47%) Web Services
13 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
13 8 (23.53%) VB
13 8 (23.53%) C#

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 13 (38.24%) Apache
2 8 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 7 (20.59%) nginx
4 5 (14.71%) IIS
5 4 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (5.88%) JBoss
6 2 (5.88%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) GitHub
2 3 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) Internet
2 6 (17.65%) SMTP
2 6 (17.65%) HTTP
3 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.88%) DNS
4 2 (5.88%) SSL
4 2 (5.88%) SNMP
4 2 (5.88%) Extranet
4 2 (5.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) MongoDB
2 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
3 10 (29.41%) MySQL
4 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (11.76%) SQLite
6 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
6 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (58.82%) Jenkins
2 15 (44.12%) Git (software)
3 11 (32.35%) Maven
4 8 (23.53%) Eclipse
5 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
5 5 (14.71%) RSpec
6 4 (11.76%) PHPUnit
6 4 (11.76%) Hudson
6 4 (11.76%) JUnit
6 4 (11.76%) IntelliJ
6 4 (11.76%) NUnit
6 4 (11.76%) Subversion
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 4 (11.76%) AWS Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Web Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) DBA
5 2 (5.88%) Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Perl Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Web Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) HTML
1 16 (47.06%) CSS
1 16 (47.06%) jQuery
2 11 (32.35%) HTML5
3 10 (29.41%) Ruby on Rails
3 10 (29.41%) .NET
4 9 (26.47%) Web Services
5 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 8 (23.53%) CAML
6 7 (20.59%) CSS3
7 5 (14.71%) Django
7 5 (14.71%) J2EE
7 5 (14.71%) SOAP
8 4 (11.76%) Spring
8 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
8 4 (11.76%) REST
9 2 (5.88%) Ajax
9 2 (5.88%) XML
9 2 (5.88%) XHTML
9 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 29 (85.29%) Linux
2 16 (47.06%) UNIX
3 8 (23.53%) Mac OS X
4 6 (17.65%) Windows
5 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (41.18%) TDD
4 8 (23.53%) Data Management
4 8 (23.53%) Web Accessibility
5 7 (20.59%) Microservices
6 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
6 6 (17.65%) ITIL
7 5 (14.71%) BDD
8 4 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (11.76%) Web Design
9 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.82%) Open Source
10 2 (5.88%) SIEM
10 2 (5.88%) Time Management
11 1 (2.94%) Kanban
11 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
11 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
11 1 (2.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) Java
2 17 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (29.41%) Ruby
3 10 (29.41%) PowerShell
4 8 (23.53%) VB
4 8 (23.53%) C#
4 8 (23.53%) FQL
5 7 (20.59%) Bash Shell
5 7 (20.59%) PHP
6 4 (11.76%) C++
6 4 (11.76%) VB.NET
6 4 (11.76%) VBA
6 4 (11.76%) Python
6 4 (11.76%) C
6 4 (11.76%) VBScript
7 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.94%) Perl
8 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) vCloud
2 4 (11.76%) BitLocker
2 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) Puppet
2 10 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (14.71%) Capistrano
4 2 (5.88%) Nagios
4 2 (5.88%) ZABBIX
4 2 (5.88%) Hyperic
4 2 (5.88%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) Google
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