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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 114 124 120
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 18 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.63% 1.00% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £365 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £296 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.14% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £50.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.83% +68.33%
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
684 602 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.82% 21.97% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 340 367
Average daily rate £338 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £210 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 32
Average hourly rate £36.00 £21.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.41% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £17.15 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £84.25 £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Cheshire +14 8 £290 - 4
Manchester +2 7 £325 - 2
Lancashire -16 3 £450 +20.00%
Merseyside - - - - 3
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Linux
3 10 (38.46%) Oracle
4 9 (34.62%) Scrum
4 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
5 7 (26.92%) TDD
5 7 (26.92%) Java
5 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 7 (26.92%) SQL
5 7 (26.92%) Python
6 6 (23.08%) Web Services
6 6 (23.08%) MySQL
6 6 (23.08%) HTML
6 6 (23.08%) CSS
6 6 (23.08%) RDBMS
6 6 (23.08%) Ruby
6 6 (23.08%) Ajax
6 6 (23.08%) JSON
6 6 (23.08%) Scala
6 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
7 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
7 5 (19.23%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (19.23%) Django
7 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Windows
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (15.38%) VMS
8 4 (15.38%) RAD
8 4 (15.38%) Oracle Forms

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3 (11.54%) nginx
1 3 (11.54%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) JBoss
2 2 (7.69%) ArcGIS
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
2 6 (23.08%) MySQL
2 6 (23.08%) RDBMS
2 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 4 (15.38%) SQLPlus
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 3 (11.54%) SQLite
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (3.85%) Spotfire
7 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) Moq
2 3 (11.54%) RSpec
2 3 (11.54%) FxCop
2 3 (11.54%) StyleCop
2 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) NUnit
2 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Technical Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Django Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Python/Django Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Python Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) GIS Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Integrator
4 2 (7.69%) Digital Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Digital Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Head of Architecture
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Web Services
1 6 (23.08%) HTML
1 6 (23.08%) CSS
1 6 (23.08%) Ajax
1 6 (23.08%) JSON
2 5 (19.23%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (19.23%) Django
3 3 (11.54%) HTML5
3 3 (11.54%) Ninject
3 3 (11.54%) REST
3 3 (11.54%) CSS3
3 3 (11.54%) WCF
3 3 (11.54%) LINQ
4 2 (7.69%) XML
4 2 (7.69%) Play Framework
5 1 (3.85%) J2EE
5 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Open Source
1 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) GIS
3 1 (3.85%) Telematics
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) VMS
3 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.69%) HPUX
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Scrum
3 7 (26.92%) TDD
4 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
4 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
5 4 (15.38%) RAD
5 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Kanban
6 3 (11.54%) Product Management
6 3 (11.54%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (11.54%) BDD
6 3 (11.54%) User Stories
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.54%) ETL
6 3 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.69%) Network Design
7 2 (7.69%) Data Management
7 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Java
1 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
1 7 (26.92%) Python
2 6 (23.08%) Ruby
2 6 (23.08%) Scala
3 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
4 3 (11.54%) C#
5 2 (7.69%) VBA
5 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Capistrano
1 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) HP
2 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) ESRI
5 1 (3.85%) Business Objects