The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the North West region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 128 125 137
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.100% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.45% 0.71% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.95% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
664 563 809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.03% 20.77% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 307 458
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 35
Average hourly rate £26.42 £40.57 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.87% +57.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £17.30 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £40.57 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +0.32%
PostgreSQL
England

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
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 29 July 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
Lancashire - 2 - - 1
Manchester -2 1 £313 -10.71% 2
Cheshire - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - - 5
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (64.29%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) MySQL
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Spring
4 4 (28.57%) Django
4 4 (28.57%) Python
5 3 (21.43%) JUnit
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
5 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
5 3 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (21.43%) Ruby
5 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
6 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
6 2 (14.29%) Alfresco
6 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
6 2 (14.29%) Spring Integration
6 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 2 (14.29%) Leaflet
6 2 (14.29%) GIS
6 2 (14.29%) Lucene
6 2 (14.29%) Maven
6 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (14.29%) jQuery
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) JMS

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 2 (14.29%) Alfresco
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Solr
2 1 (7.14%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JUnit
1 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Mockito
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) RSpec
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Python Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Report Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Spring
2 4 (28.57%) Django
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
4 2 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (14.29%) Lucene
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) J2EE
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Grails
4 2 (14.29%) jQuery
4 2 (14.29%) Spring Integration
4 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 2 (14.29%) Leaflet
4 2 (14.29%) Flask
4 2 (14.29%) JMS
5 1 (7.14%) JSON
5 1 (7.14%) JSP
5 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) GIS
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) TDD
2 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) OOD
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) BDD
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Content Management
4 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) Scala
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) VBA
4 2 (14.29%) TypeScript
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Capistrano
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle