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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 132 124 119
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 13 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.58% 0.98% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £355 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £395 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £14.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+131.03% -36.95%
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
821 611 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.27% 20.37% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 329 295
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 10
Average hourly rate £33.00 £23.15 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.54% -42.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £11.10 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.00 £58.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 3 July 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 July 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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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
Manchester -1 8 £315 - 6
Lancashire +6 3 £350 - 1
Cheshire -3 2 £650 +73.33% 5
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (45.45%) Java
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) MySQL
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
4 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
5 4 (18.18%) Puppet
5 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 4 (18.18%) Scala
5 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 4 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (18.18%) Ruby
5 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 4 (18.18%) Apache
5 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
5 4 (18.18%) TDD
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 3 (13.64%) VMware
6 3 (13.64%) Windows
6 3 (13.64%) Finance
6 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.64%) SOAP
6 3 (13.64%) Web Services
6 3 (13.64%) J2EE
6 3 (13.64%) PHP

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (18.18%) Apache
2 3 (13.64%) nginx
3 2 (9.09%) CMS
3 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.09%) JBoss
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) ArcGIS
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Spatial
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) SSL
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) Extranet
2 2 (9.09%) SSH
2 2 (9.09%) SMTP
2 2 (9.09%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) MySQL
2 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
2 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQLite
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.64%) RSpec
3 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) JUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (4.55%) NUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) TestNG
4 1 (4.55%) FxCop
4 1 (4.55%) StyleCop
4 1 (4.55%) Moq
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Architect
2 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
2 2 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (9.09%) DBA
2 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Administrator
2 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Perl Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) GIS Developer
3 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Web Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (13.64%) J2EE
2 3 (13.64%) SOAP
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
3 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 2 (9.09%) Spring
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 2 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) Flash
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Flex
4 1 (4.55%) WCF
4 1 (4.55%) LINQ
4 1 (4.55%) Django
4 1 (4.55%) Ninject
4 1 (4.55%) REST
4 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.55%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) Debian
4 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (18.18%) Scrum
3 4 (18.18%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Open Source
5 2 (9.09%) User Stories
5 2 (9.09%) Time Management
5 2 (9.09%) Kanban
5 2 (9.09%) BDD
5 2 (9.09%) SIEM
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Data Management
6 1 (4.55%) Network Design
6 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 4 (18.18%) Ruby
3 4 (18.18%) Scala
3 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 3 (13.64%) PHP
4 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
5 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.55%) VBA
6 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.64%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (18.18%) Puppet
3 2 (9.09%) Capistrano
3 2 (9.09%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) ESRI
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe
4 1 (4.55%) Google
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