Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Blackpool with a requirement for PostgreSQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PostgreSQL over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Lancashire > Blackpool
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 14 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 - +47
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 34 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 14.85% 17.86% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.96% 47.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 28 45 0
Blackpool median daily rate £515 £610 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.57% - -
Lancashire median daily rate £531 £610 -
% change year-on-year -12.91% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Blackpool median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Lancashire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

PostgreSQL is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Blackpool with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Blackpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 83 42 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 36.24% 37.50% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 34 55
Blackpool median daily rate £500 £433 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.61% -5.98% +2.22%
10th Percentile £342 £363 £325
90th Percentile £665 £645 £560
Lancashire median daily rate £500 £416 £375
% change year-on-year +20.12% +11.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Blackpool median hourly rate £35.00 £64.54 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.77% - -
Lancashire median hourly rate £36.23 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -15.76% +7.50% -

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Blackpool

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Blackpool.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in Blackpool

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Blackpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PostgreSQL in Blackpool.

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Blackpool

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Blackpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in Blackpool over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Blackpool region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 24 (70.59%) Git (software)
2 22 (64.71%) SQL
3 19 (55.88%) Oracle
3 19 (55.88%) Linux
3 19 (55.88%) Shell Script
4 18 (52.94%) Puppet
4 18 (52.94%) DevOps
5 16 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (47.06%) Perl
5 16 (47.06%) Python
5 16 (47.06%) Ruby
6 15 (44.12%) Tuxedo
6 15 (44.12%) Middleware
6 15 (44.12%) Continuous Deployment
7 14 (41.18%) Java
8 13 (38.24%) Artifactory
9 11 (32.35%) Windows
9 11 (32.35%) VMware
9 11 (32.35%) Windows Server
9 11 (32.35%) Spring Boot
10 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
11 9 (26.47%) Spring
11 9 (26.47%) TDD
11 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
11 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
11 9 (26.47%) BDD
11 9 (26.47%) Java 8
12 8 (23.53%) Kanban
12 8 (23.53%) Spring Security

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Blackpool 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 15 (44.12%) Tuxedo
2 2 (5.88%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) Confluence
2 2 (5.88%) SAS
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (2.94%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) OpenShift
1 1 (2.94%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
1 1 (2.94%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.76%) Apache Hive
2 4 (11.76%) Big Data
2 4 (11.76%) MySQL
3 3 (8.82%) Data Lake
3 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.82%) Hadoop
3 3 (8.82%) HBase
4 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.88%) Neo4j
4 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.88%) Pentaho
4 2 (5.88%) Power BI
5 1 (2.94%) Blockchain
5 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.94%) KNIME
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (70.59%) Git (software)
2 13 (38.24%) Artifactory
3 3 (8.82%) RStudio
4 2 (5.88%) ERwin
4 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.88%) JIRA
5 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.94%) GitLab
5 1 (2.94%) gulp
5 1 (2.94%) JUnit
5 1 (2.94%) Maven
5 1 (2.94%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (8.82%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Lead Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Lead Data Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Big Data Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Middleware Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) QA Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) Middleware
2 11 (32.35%) Spring Boot
3 9 (26.47%) Spring
4 8 (23.53%) Spring Security
5 4 (11.76%) Kafka
6 2 (5.88%) Apache CXF
6 2 (5.88%) Node.js
6 2 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (5.88%) REST
7 1 (2.94%) .NET
7 1 (2.94%) Apache Camel
7 1 (2.94%) Dropwizard
7 1 (2.94%) Express
7 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.94%) JAX-RS
7 1 (2.94%) Mongoose
7 1 (2.94%) RESTful
7 1 (2.94%) Sequelize
7 1 (2.94%) SOAP
7 1 (2.94%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Wiki
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.82%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.88%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) CentOS
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) DevOps
2 16 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (44.12%) Continuous Deployment
4 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 9 (26.47%) BDD
5 9 (26.47%) TDD
6 8 (23.53%) Kanban
7 7 (20.59%) Open Source
7 7 (20.59%) Pair Programming
7 7 (20.59%) Scrum
7 7 (20.59%) SOA
8 6 (17.65%) Refactoring
9 3 (8.82%) Analytics
9 3 (8.82%) Data Architecture
9 3 (8.82%) Data Management
9 3 (8.82%) SFIA
9 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.82%) UX Design
9 3 (8.82%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) SQL
2 19 (55.88%) Shell Script
3 16 (47.06%) Perl
3 16 (47.06%) Python
3 16 (47.06%) Ruby
4 14 (41.18%) Java
5 9 (26.47%) Java 8
6 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.94%) Groovy
7 1 (2.94%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
1 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.94%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) HDFS
1 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (52.94%) Puppet
2 2 (5.88%) Ansible
2 2 (5.88%) Terraform
3 1 (2.94%) Grafana
3 1 (2.94%) Graylog
3 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.94%) Oozie
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Oracle
2 11 (32.35%) VMware
3 5 (14.71%) Tableau
4 2 (5.88%) CA
4 2 (5.88%) Informatica
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (2.94%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.94%) OpenText
5 1 (2.94%) Pega
5 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.94%) Talend