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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 120 144 140
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -4
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 35 24 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.98% 0.53% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.85% 2.36% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 3
Median daily rate £423 £408 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.49% -25.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £540 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £8.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+271.87% -77.14%
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
910 1018 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.60% 22.64% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 681 473
Median daily rate £375 £415 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +22.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 19 13
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £67.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +6 22 £423 +30.00% 11
Cheshire +3 7 £420 -18.84%
Lancashire +14 2 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 £350 -
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 59 (68.60%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (65.12%) Java
3 51 (59.30%) MySQL
4 47 (54.65%) JavaScript
5 42 (48.84%) Linux
6 35 (40.70%) Tomcat
6 35 (40.70%) Open Source
7 33 (38.37%) SOA
8 32 (37.21%) XML
8 32 (37.21%) Oracle
8 32 (37.21%) REST
8 32 (37.21%) JSON
9 30 (34.88%) Apache
10 29 (33.72%) HTTP
10 29 (33.72%) JDBC
10 29 (33.72%) SOAP
11 28 (32.56%) Middleware
11 28 (32.56%) IBM
11 28 (32.56%) JBoss
12 27 (31.40%) High Availability
12 27 (31.40%) MongoDB
13 26 (30.23%) Jenkins
13 26 (30.23%) ActiveMQ
13 26 (30.23%) Spring
13 26 (30.23%) Apache Camel
14 23 (26.74%) Microservices
15 20 (23.26%) Hadoop
16 18 (20.93%) AngularJS
16 18 (20.93%) JIRA
16 18 (20.93%) CSS

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (40.70%) Tomcat
2 30 (34.88%) Apache
3 28 (32.56%) JBoss
4 8 (9.30%) Confluence
5 6 (6.98%) nginx
6 5 (5.81%) Jetty
7 3 (3.49%) Apache Spark
7 3 (3.49%) SAS
7 3 (3.49%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.16%) ArcGIS
9 1 (1.16%) Drupal
9 1 (1.16%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (1.16%) GeoServer
9 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.16%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.16%) Magento
2 1 (1.16%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.14%) GitHub
3 5 (5.81%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (4.65%) Amazon S3
4 4 (4.65%) Slack
5 3 (3.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.49%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (3.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (3.49%) AWS CloudTrail
5 3 (3.49%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (3.49%) Route 53
6 2 (2.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.16%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 29 (33.72%) HTTP
2 5 (5.81%) AMQP
3 3 (3.49%) OpenVPN
4 2 (2.33%) Firewall
5 1 (1.16%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.16%) DMZ
5 1 (1.16%) NFC
5 1 (1.16%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (59.30%) MySQL
2 27 (31.40%) MongoDB
3 20 (23.26%) Hadoop
4 12 (13.95%) NoSQL
5 10 (11.63%) Relational Database
6 9 (10.47%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
7 8 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (9.30%) Redis
8 6 (6.98%) Apache Hive
9 3 (3.49%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (3.49%) Big Data
9 3 (3.49%) Data Mining
9 3 (3.49%) DataStax
9 3 (3.49%) HBase
9 3 (3.49%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (3.49%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 3 (3.49%) Star Schema
10 2 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (30.23%) Jenkins
2 18 (20.93%) JIRA
3 14 (16.28%) Selenium
4 12 (13.95%) Git (software)
5 10 (11.63%) Mocha
6 7 (8.14%) Cucumber
6 7 (8.14%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (6.98%) TestNG
8 5 (5.81%) Eclipse
9 3 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (3.49%) GitLab
9 3 (3.49%) Subversion
10 2 (2.33%) ERwin
10 2 (2.33%) Gradle
10 2 (2.33%) JUnit
10 2 (2.33%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.16%) IntelliJ
11 1 (1.16%) JMeter
11 1 (1.16%) Mercurial
11 1 (1.16%) NetBeans
General
1 14 (16.28%) Banking
2 6 (6.98%) Finance
3 2 (2.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.16%) Back Office
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (59.30%) Developer
2 29 (33.72%) Java Developer
3 20 (23.26%) Architect
4 12 (13.95%) Technical Architect
5 10 (11.63%) Digital Architect
5 10 (11.63%) Node.js Developer
6 9 (10.47%) Senior Developer
7 8 (9.30%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (8.14%) Digital Technical Architect
8 7 (8.14%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (6.98%) Java Architect
10 5 (5.81%) Software Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) Lead Software Engineer
12 3 (3.49%) Angular Developer
12 3 (3.49%) Data Architect
12 3 (3.49%) DevOps Engineer
13 2 (2.33%) Agile Developer
13 2 (2.33%) Data Engineer
13 2 (2.33%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
13 2 (2.33%) Principal Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (37.21%) JSON
1 32 (37.21%) REST
1 32 (37.21%) XML
2 29 (33.72%) JDBC
2 29 (33.72%) SOAP
3 28 (32.56%) Middleware
4 26 (30.23%) ActiveMQ
4 26 (30.23%) Apache Camel
4 26 (30.23%) Spring
5 18 (20.93%) AngularJS
5 18 (20.93%) CSS
5 18 (20.93%) HTML
6 17 (19.77%) J2EE
6 17 (19.77%) Node.js
6 17 (19.77%) Web Services
7 14 (16.28%) CSS3
7 14 (16.28%) HTML5
8 13 (15.12%) RESTful
9 10 (11.63%) .NET
9 10 (11.63%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.49%) Data Integration
2 3 (3.49%) Ontologies
2 3 (3.49%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.16%) CAN bus
3 1 (1.16%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (48.84%) Linux
2 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (4.65%) Windows
3 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.16%) Android
4 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.16%) CentOS
4 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.16%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (68.60%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (40.70%) Open Source
3 33 (38.37%) SOA
4 27 (31.40%) High Availability
5 23 (26.74%) Microservices
6 17 (19.77%) TDD
7 16 (18.60%) BDD
7 16 (18.60%) Scrum
8 14 (16.28%) E-business
8 14 (16.28%) SDLC
9 13 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (15.12%) MVC
10 12 (13.95%) Front End Development
11 8 (9.30%) Prototyping
11 8 (9.30%) Software Engineering
12 7 (8.14%) Data Modelling
12 7 (8.14%) ETL
12 7 (8.14%) Validation
13 6 (6.98%) DevOps
14 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 56 (65.12%) Java
2 47 (54.65%) JavaScript
3 14 (16.28%) C
3 14 (16.28%) C++
4 11 (12.79%) SQL
5 10 (11.63%) Python
6 8 (9.30%) C#
7 4 (4.65%) PHP
8 3 (3.49%) Perl
8 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.49%) R
8 3 (3.49%) Ruby
8 3 (3.49%) Scala
9 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.16%) COBOL
9 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.81%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.16%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.63%) QA
2 3 (3.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (20.93%) Docker
2 3 (3.49%) vCloud
2 3 (3.49%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.33%) KVM
3 2 (2.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 16 (18.60%) Puppet
2 5 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.65%) Rundeck
4 3 (3.49%) Nessus
4 3 (3.49%) Oozie
4 3 (3.49%) Salt
5 2 (2.33%) Ansible
5 2 (2.33%) Ganglia
5 2 (2.33%) Nagios
6 1 (1.16%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.16%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.16%) Kibana
6 1 (1.16%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.16%) logstash
6 1 (1.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (37.21%) Oracle
2 28 (32.56%) IBM
3 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.14%) Talend
5 5 (5.81%) VMware
6 3 (3.49%) AppDynamics
6 3 (3.49%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.49%) Endeca
6 3 (3.49%) Hortonworks
6 3 (3.49%) Qualys
6 3 (3.49%) Tableau
6 3 (3.49%) Vertica
7 2 (2.33%) Google
7 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.33%) SaltStack
7 2 (2.33%) Splunk
8 1 (1.16%) ESRI
8 1 (1.16%) Facebook
8 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.16%) SAP
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