Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 22 September 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 83 87
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 +21
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 12 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.94% 0.64% 1.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.27% 3.27% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 23
Cheshire median daily rate £385 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% -25.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £327 £295 £380
90th Percentile £496 £413 £633
North West median daily rate £500 £552 £438
% change year-on-year -9.42% +26.17% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Cheshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 281 245 411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 22.04% 19.65% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 181 315
Cheshire median daily rate £378 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% -3.23% -6.34%
10th Percentile £272 £280 £257
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 4
Cheshire median hourly rate £18.75 £25.50 £14.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.47% +71.60% -54.97%
10th Percentile £9.00 £14.19 £12.90
90th Percentile £31.75 £28.50 £19.13
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £29.01
% change year-on-year -14.63% +41.32% -22.11%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in Cheshire

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Cheshire

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Cheshire

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +3 4 £538 +104.76% 1
Crewe - 4 £380 -
Warrington +4 1 - - 1
PostgreSQL
North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) nginx
4 3 (25.00%) JSON
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Apache
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) MySQL
4 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (25.00%) HTTP
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) SSL
4 3 (25.00%) Puppet
4 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (25.00%) Ansible
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) Salt
5 2 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Apache Spark
5 2 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Relational Database

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) nginx
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Spark
3 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
1 3 (25.00%) SSL
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (16.67%) Big Data
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) BigQuery
3 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Arquillian
1 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (8.33%) Gradle
1 1 (8.33%) JBehave
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Mockito
1 1 (8.33%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Django Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Python Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Python/Django Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Scientist
3 1 (8.33%) Report Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Tableau Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (16.67%) Ajax
2 2 (16.67%) Django
2 2 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (16.67%) Servlets
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) WSGI
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) Java EE
3 1 (8.33%) JMS
3 1 (8.33%) JPA
3 1 (8.33%) Pandas
3 1 (8.33%) scikit-learn
3 1 (8.33%) SciPy
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Build Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) API Design
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Data Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (8.33%) Java 8
6 1 (8.33%) Scala
6 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Ansible
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (16.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Tableau
3 1 (8.33%) Ab Initio
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Splunk
3 1 (8.33%) Talend
3 1 (8.33%) Vertica