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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 126 136 137
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 25 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% 0.56% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.87% 2.44% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 2
Median daily rate £401 £350 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -53.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £8.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -67.67%
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
872 984 777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.34% 23.10% 24.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 630 442
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 15
Median hourly rate £28.00 £34.00 £33.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +1.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £33.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £57.75 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

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 August 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 August 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 +12 16 £381 +17.30% 8
Lancashire +12 4 £395 +12.85%
Cheshire +5 3 £450 -16.66%
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 61 (79.22%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (66.23%) Java
2 51 (66.23%) MySQL
3 41 (53.25%) Linux
3 41 (53.25%) SOA
4 39 (50.65%) JavaScript
5 36 (46.75%) Oracle
6 34 (44.16%) Tomcat
7 31 (40.26%) XML
8 30 (38.96%) JDBC
8 30 (38.96%) SOAP
8 30 (38.96%) HTTP
8 30 (38.96%) Middleware
8 30 (38.96%) JSON
9 29 (37.66%) REST
9 29 (37.66%) IBM
9 29 (37.66%) JBoss
9 29 (37.66%) Apache
10 28 (36.36%) High Availability
10 28 (36.36%) Open Source
11 27 (35.06%) Apache Camel
11 27 (35.06%) ActiveMQ
12 23 (29.87%) Docker
13 20 (25.97%) Jenkins
13 20 (25.97%) Scrum
14 19 (24.68%) Spring
14 19 (24.68%) Microservices
15 18 (23.38%) MongoDB
15 18 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (23.38%) 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 34 (44.16%) Tomcat
2 29 (37.66%) Apache
2 29 (37.66%) JBoss
3 4 (5.19%) Confluence
3 4 (5.19%) nginx
4 3 (3.90%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.90%) Jetty
4 3 (3.90%) SAS
4 3 (3.90%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.30%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.30%) Drupal
6 1 (1.30%) GeoServer
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.30%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) SAP MDM
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.88%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (14.29%) Amazon Kinesis
3 10 (12.99%) Amazon S3
4 8 (10.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 7 (9.09%) GitHub
6 4 (5.19%) Veeva
7 3 (3.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (3.90%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (3.90%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (3.90%) AWS CloudTrail
7 3 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (3.90%) Route 53
8 2 (2.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (38.96%) HTTP
2 3 (3.90%) AMQP
2 3 (3.90%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.30%) DMZ
3 1 (1.30%) Firewall
3 1 (1.30%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (66.23%) MySQL
2 18 (23.38%) MongoDB
3 15 (19.48%) Hadoop
4 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
5 8 (10.39%) Amazon Redshift
5 8 (10.39%) Star Schema
6 6 (7.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
8 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (5.19%) NoSQL
8 4 (5.19%) Redis
9 3 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (3.90%) Apache Hive
9 3 (3.90%) Data Mining
9 3 (3.90%) DataStax
9 3 (3.90%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (3.90%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 1 (1.30%) Big Data
10 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (25.97%) Jenkins
2 14 (18.18%) JIRA
3 13 (16.88%) Selenium
3 13 (16.88%) Talend Open Studio
4 10 (12.99%) Mocha
5 8 (10.39%) ERwin
6 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.90%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.90%) GitLab
7 3 (3.90%) TestNG
8 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.60%) JUnit
8 2 (2.60%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.30%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.30%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.30%) Gerrit
9 1 (1.30%) Hudson
9 1 (1.30%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.30%) Mockito
General
1 15 (19.48%) Banking
2 4 (5.19%) Finance
3 3 (3.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (63.64%) Developer
2 23 (29.87%) Java Developer
3 17 (22.08%) Architect
4 12 (15.58%) Technical Architect
5 10 (12.99%) Digital Architect
5 10 (12.99%) Node.js Developer
6 9 (11.69%) Senior Developer
7 8 (10.39%) ETL Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
8 7 (9.09%) Digital Technical Architect
9 6 (7.79%) Java Architect
9 6 (7.79%) Senior ETL Developer
10 5 (6.49%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (6.49%) Talend Developer
11 2 (2.60%) DevOps Engineer
11 2 (2.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 2 (2.60%) Java Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.60%) MySQL DBA
11 2 (2.60%) Oracle Architect
11 2 (2.60%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (40.26%) XML
2 30 (38.96%) JDBC
2 30 (38.96%) JSON
2 30 (38.96%) Middleware
2 30 (38.96%) SOAP
3 29 (37.66%) REST
4 27 (35.06%) ActiveMQ
4 27 (35.06%) Apache Camel
5 19 (24.68%) Spring
6 18 (23.38%) CSS
6 18 (23.38%) HTML
6 18 (23.38%) J2EE
7 16 (20.78%) Web Services
8 15 (19.48%) AngularJS
8 15 (19.48%) CSS3
8 15 (19.48%) HTML5
9 14 (18.18%) Node.js
10 13 (16.88%) RESTful
11 11 (14.29%) .NET
12 10 (12.99%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (53.25%) Linux
2 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (3.90%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.60%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (79.22%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (53.25%) SOA
3 28 (36.36%) High Availability
3 28 (36.36%) Open Source
4 20 (25.97%) Scrum
5 19 (24.68%) Microservices
6 18 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (19.48%) E-business
7 15 (19.48%) SDLC
8 13 (16.88%) BDD
8 13 (16.88%) ETL
9 12 (15.58%) Front End Development
9 12 (15.58%) TDD
10 11 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
11 10 (12.99%) Automated Testing
11 10 (12.99%) Data Modelling
12 9 (11.69%) Mentoring
12 9 (11.69%) MVC
13 7 (9.09%) Prototyping
13 7 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 51 (66.23%) Java
2 39 (50.65%) JavaScript
3 15 (19.48%) C
3 15 (19.48%) C++
4 8 (10.39%) C#
4 8 (10.39%) Python
5 6 (7.79%) SQL
6 3 (3.90%) PHP
6 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.90%) R
6 3 (3.90%) Ruby
6 3 (3.90%) Scala
7 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.30%) COBOL
7 1 (1.30%) Perl
7 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.60%) Degree
4 1 (1.30%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.99%) QA
2 3 (3.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (29.87%) Docker
2 3 (3.90%) vCloud
3 2 (2.60%) Squid
4 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) Puppet
2 4 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.19%) Rundeck
3 3 (3.90%) Nessus
3 3 (3.90%) Oozie
4 1 (1.30%) Ansible
4 1 (1.30%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.30%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.30%) Kibana
4 1 (1.30%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.30%) logstash
4 1 (1.30%) Salt
4 1 (1.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (46.75%) Oracle
2 29 (37.66%) IBM
3 13 (16.88%) Talend
4 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.49%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (6.49%) Vertica
6 4 (5.19%) Concur
6 4 (5.19%) Infor
6 4 (5.19%) SAP
6 4 (5.19%) VMware
7 3 (3.90%) AppDynamics
7 3 (3.90%) Atlassian
7 3 (3.90%) Endeca
7 3 (3.90%) Hortonworks
7 3 (3.90%) Qualys
7 3 (3.90%) Tableau
8 1 (1.30%) ESRI
8 1 (1.30%) Google
8 1 (1.30%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
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