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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 127 122 132
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
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 0.47% 0.70% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
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 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-36.95% -45.88%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
644 574 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.42% 21.55% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 314 465
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 £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 34
Average hourly rate £19.50 £33.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.90% +28.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £17.40 £17.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
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 23 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
Cheshire - 1 £400 - 1
Manchester - - - - 4
Merseyside - - - - 6
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 10 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) MySQL
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Spring
4 5 (33.33%) Django
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Python
5 4 (26.67%) MVC
5 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
5 4 (26.67%) Scala
5 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
6 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (20.00%) Apache Solr
6 3 (20.00%) Spring Integration
6 3 (20.00%) Ruby
6 3 (20.00%) Lucene
6 3 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (20.00%) Spring MVC
6 3 (20.00%) JMS
6 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (20.00%) HTML
6 3 (20.00%) JBoss
6 3 (20.00%) CSS
6 3 (20.00%) JUnit
7 2 (13.33%) MS Office
7 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) VBA

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 3 (20.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) Alfresco
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) MySQL
2 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JUnit
1 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Mockito
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Python Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Spring
2 5 (33.33%) Django
3 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
4 3 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (20.00%) Lucene
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (20.00%) Spring Integration
4 3 (20.00%) Spring MVC
4 3 (20.00%) JMS
5 2 (13.33%) Flask
5 2 (13.33%) Grails
5 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (13.33%) Leaflet
5 2 (13.33%) JSON
5 2 (13.33%) Ajax
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) J2EE
6 1 (6.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) GIS
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 2 (13.33%) OOD
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) Product Management
5 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) User Stories
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Content Management
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) Scala
3 3 (20.00%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) TypeScript
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) VBA
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) Mercator
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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