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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 116 138 127
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 35 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.11% 0.46% 0.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.31% 2.27% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 10 10
Median daily rate £435 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £347 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £448 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +27.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £34.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-33.82% -6.59%
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
813 837 728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.86% 20.26% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 521 467
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 17
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £15.90 £17.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £52.47 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +3 21 £425 +13.33% 8
Cheshire +28 11 £600 +71.42%
Merseyside - 1 £350 -
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 37 (63.79%) MongoDB
2 35 (60.34%) Java
3 33 (56.90%) MySQL
4 28 (48.28%) JavaScript
4 28 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (37.93%) Open Source
6 20 (34.48%) NoSQL
7 18 (31.03%) Git (software)
7 18 (31.03%) Jenkins
7 18 (31.03%) Software Engineering
7 18 (31.03%) Linux
8 17 (29.31%) SQL
8 17 (29.31%) Node.js
9 14 (24.14%) Spring
10 13 (22.41%) TDD
10 13 (22.41%) REST
11 12 (20.69%) Scrum
12 11 (18.97%) JIRA
12 11 (18.97%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (18.97%) Confluence
12 11 (18.97%) BDD
12 11 (18.97%) Puppet
12 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (17.24%) Relational Database
13 10 (17.24%) Hadoop
13 10 (17.24%) Tomcat
13 10 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (17.24%) Red Hat
13 10 (17.24%) Slack
14 9 (15.52%) Data Modelling

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 11 (18.97%) Confluence
2 10 (17.24%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.34%) Apache
3 6 (10.34%) nginx
4 5 (8.62%) Jetty
5 3 (5.17%) JBoss
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.72%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.72%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (1.72%) GeoServer
7 1 (1.72%) IIS
7 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.72%) Tuxedo
7 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) Slack
2 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.72%) GitHub
3 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) AMQP
2 3 (5.17%) Firewall
2 3 (5.17%) HTTP
3 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.72%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.72%) DMZ
4 1 (1.72%) NFC
4 1 (1.72%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (63.79%) MongoDB
2 33 (56.90%) MySQL
3 20 (34.48%) NoSQL
4 11 (18.97%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (17.24%) Hadoop
5 10 (17.24%) Relational Database
6 9 (15.52%) Redis
7 7 (12.07%) Apache Hive
7 7 (12.07%) HBase
8 4 (6.90%) Couchbase
9 2 (3.45%) Big Data
9 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
9 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (3.45%) Star Schema
10 1 (1.72%) Data Mart
10 1 (1.72%) MS Access
10 1 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (1.72%) Pentaho
10 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (31.03%) Git (software)
1 18 (31.03%) Jenkins
2 11 (18.97%) JIRA
3 9 (15.52%) Cucumber
4 6 (10.34%) JUnit
4 6 (10.34%) TestNG
5 5 (8.62%) Eclipse
5 5 (8.62%) Jasmine
6 4 (6.90%) Selenium
6 4 (6.90%) Subversion
7 3 (5.17%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (3.45%) Gradle
8 2 (3.45%) SonarQube
8 2 (3.45%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.72%) Android Studio
9 1 (1.72%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.72%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.72%) Mockito
9 1 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.72%) Back Office
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (58.62%) Developer
2 17 (29.31%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.52%) Architect
4 8 (13.79%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (13.79%) Software Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Senior Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Data Architect
6 6 (10.34%) Digital Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Principal Architect
7 5 (8.62%) Lead Software Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Principal Data Architect
8 4 (6.90%) Database Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Domain Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Agile Developer
9 3 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) PHP Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.45%) SQL Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) Node.js
2 14 (24.14%) Spring
3 13 (22.41%) REST
4 9 (15.52%) Hibernate
5 7 (12.07%) AngularJS
5 7 (12.07%) JSON
6 6 (10.34%) Web Services
6 6 (10.34%) XML
7 5 (8.62%) JAX-RS
7 5 (8.62%) JMS
7 5 (8.62%) Spring Security
8 3 (5.17%) JDBC
8 3 (5.17%) Middleware
8 3 (5.17%) RESTful
8 3 (5.17%) SOAP
9 2 (3.45%) .NET
9 2 (3.45%) CSS
9 2 (3.45%) Django
9 2 (3.45%) HTML
9 2 (3.45%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.07%) Ontologies
2 7 (12.07%) Taxonomies
3 2 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.72%) CAN bus
4 1 (1.72%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Linux
2 9 (15.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Android
3 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.72%) CentOS
3 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.72%) Unix
3 1 (1.72%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (37.93%) Open Source
3 18 (31.03%) Software Engineering
4 13 (22.41%) TDD
5 12 (20.69%) Scrum
6 11 (18.97%) BDD
7 9 (15.52%) Data Management
7 9 (15.52%) Data Modelling
8 8 (13.79%) Logical Data Model
8 8 (13.79%) Microservices
8 8 (13.79%) Physical Data Model
9 7 (12.07%) Data Governance
9 7 (12.07%) Kanban
10 6 (10.34%) Data Acquisition
10 6 (10.34%) Data Architecture
10 6 (10.34%) DevOps
10 6 (10.34%) MVC
11 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
11 5 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (8.62%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 35 (60.34%) Java
2 28 (48.28%) JavaScript
3 17 (29.31%) SQL
4 8 (13.79%) PHP
5 6 (10.34%) Python
6 3 (5.17%) Perl
7 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.72%) C#
7 1 (1.72%) COBOL
7 1 (1.72%) R
7 1 (1.72%) Ruby
7 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.72%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Docker
2 3 (5.17%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.45%) KVM
4 1 (1.72%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) Puppet
2 3 (5.17%) Ansible
2 3 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.17%) Salt
3 2 (3.45%) Ganglia
3 2 (3.45%) Nagios
4 1 (1.72%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.72%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.72%) Kibana
4 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.72%) logstash
4 1 (1.72%) Rundeck
4 1 (1.72%) Terraform
4 1 (1.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Red Hat
2 5 (8.62%) VMware
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) SaltStack
3 3 (5.17%) Talend
4 2 (3.45%) Black Duck
4 2 (3.45%) Google
4 2 (3.45%) IBM
4 2 (3.45%) Splunk
5 1 (1.72%) Embarcadero
5 1 (1.72%) ESRI
5 1 (1.72%) Facebook
5 1 (1.72%) Sonatype
5 1 (1.72%) Tableau
5 1 (1.72%) Veracode
5 1 (1.72%) Vertica
5 1 (1.72%) Xamarin