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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 147 126 108
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -18
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 7 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.36% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.80% 1.86% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 7
Average daily rate
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£270 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -
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
873 590 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.51% 19.12% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 343 274
Average daily rate £400 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +26.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £140.00 £79.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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
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 28 April 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
Manchester -7 4 £270 -14.82% 10
Cheshire -9 3 - - 2
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) Linux
3 13 (52.00%) Oracle
4 11 (44.00%) Java
5 10 (40.00%) Relational Database
6 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (36.00%) SQL
7 7 (28.00%) PL/SQL
7 7 (28.00%) Windows
7 7 (28.00%) RDBMS
7 7 (28.00%) Scrum
8 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
8 6 (24.00%) Web Services
8 6 (24.00%) MySQL
8 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (20.00%) QA
9 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (20.00%) HTML
9 5 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (20.00%) Python
9 5 (20.00%) VMware
9 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
10 4 (16.00%) SQLPlus
10 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (16.00%) HP
10 4 (16.00%) VMS

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (16.00%) JBoss
1 4 (16.00%) Apache
2 3 (12.00%) nginx
3 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.00%) ArcGIS
3 2 (8.00%) CMS
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) SMTP
1 2 (8.00%) SNMP
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
1 2 (8.00%) SSL
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
1 2 (8.00%) Extranet
1 2 (8.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (28.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (24.00%) MySQL
4 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (16.00%) SQLPlus
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (12.00%) SQLite
6 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.00%) RSpec
3 3 (12.00%) FxCop
3 3 (12.00%) StyleCop
3 3 (12.00%) Moq
3 3 (12.00%) NUnit
3 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.00%) JUnit
4 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium
4 1 (4.00%) TestNG
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Systems Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Python Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Django Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Python/Django Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Integrator
3 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (8.00%) GIS Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (4.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
2 5 (20.00%) HTML
3 4 (16.00%) CSS
4 3 (12.00%) Ajax
4 3 (12.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (12.00%) JSON
4 3 (12.00%) WCF
4 3 (12.00%) LINQ
4 3 (12.00%) Django
4 3 (12.00%) Ninject
5 2 (8.00%) SOAP
5 2 (8.00%) .NET
5 2 (8.00%) J2EE
5 2 (8.00%) XML
5 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (8.00%) Spring
6 1 (4.00%) Flash
6 1 (4.00%) REST
6 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) GIS
1 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Telematics
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) Windows
3 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (16.00%) VMS
5 2 (8.00%) HPUX
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) UNIX
6 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Scrum
3 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (16.00%) RAD
6 3 (12.00%) TDD
6 3 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (8.00%) BDD
7 2 (8.00%) SIEM
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) User Stories
7 2 (8.00%) Time Management
7 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Data Management
7 2 (8.00%) Network Design
7 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (20.00%) Python
5 4 (16.00%) Scala
5 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (12.00%) Ruby
6 3 (12.00%) C#
7 2 (8.00%) PHP
7 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (8.00%) VBA
7 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Capistrano
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
1 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.00%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (20.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) ESRI
6 1 (4.00%) Adobe
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Mason Frank
Posted: 5 days ago