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 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 37 63 67
Rank change year-on-year +26 +4  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 14 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.65% 1.85% 0.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.07% 9.28% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 3
Median daily rate £475 £470 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +62.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.18% +5.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.88 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -36.76% +6.25%  

PostgreSQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 139 194 214
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 26.28% 19.92% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 121 148
Median daily rate £388 £340 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.97% -22.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £503 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.54 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.27% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
Warrington +28 3 £369 -9.23%
Daresbury - 3 £369 -
Runcorn - 1 £375 - 1
PostgreSQL
North West

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 14 (70.00%) Java
1 14 (70.00%) MySQL
2 13 (65.00%) Oracle
3 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (50.00%) JIRA
4 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
4 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 10 (50.00%) Client/Server
4 10 (50.00%) EJB
4 10 (50.00%) SOAP
4 10 (50.00%) J2EE
4 10 (50.00%) Hudson
4 10 (50.00%) REST
4 10 (50.00%) Bitbucket
4 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 8 (40.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) Eclipse
6 7 (35.00%) Finance
7 6 (30.00%) JSF
7 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
8 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
8 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (25.00%) Spring
8 5 (25.00%) Scrum
9 4 (20.00%) Data Management
9 4 (20.00%) Taxonomies
9 4 (20.00%) Ontologies

PostgreSQL
Top Related 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 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) MySQL
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (20.00%) Apache Hive
4 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (20.00%) HBase
4 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (15.00%) JasperReports
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (5.00%) Data Mart
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (5.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 10 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 10 (50.00%) Hudson
1 10 (50.00%) JIRA
2 7 (35.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (20.00%) IntelliJ
3 4 (20.00%) JUnit
3 4 (20.00%) Mockito
3 4 (20.00%) MyEclipse
4 1 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (35.00%) J2EE Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Architect
5 4 (20.00%) Principal Architect
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Data Architect
6 3 (15.00%) Domain Architect
6 3 (15.00%) Principal Data Architect
7 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
8 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 1 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 1 (5.00%) Principal Enterprise Architect
8 1 (5.00%) Redshift Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) EJB
1 10 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
1 10 (50.00%) J2EE
1 10 (50.00%) REST
1 10 (50.00%) SOAP
2 6 (30.00%) JSF
3 5 (25.00%) Spring
4 4 (20.00%) HTML
4 4 (20.00%) RESTful
4 4 (20.00%) Web Services
5 3 (15.00%) Vaadin
6 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (10.00%) Java EE
7 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.00%) JPA
7 1 (5.00%) Middleware
7 1 (5.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Taxonomies
3 2 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) Data Governance
4 4 (20.00%) Data Management
4 4 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
4 4 (20.00%) Ontologies
4 4 (20.00%) Open Source
4 4 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
4 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.00%) API Design
5 3 (15.00%) API Development
5 3 (15.00%) Business Transformation
5 3 (15.00%) Data Acquisition
5 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Data Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Microservices
7 1 (5.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Embarcadero
2 1 (5.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (5.00%) Talend
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
Chester, Cheshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Anonymous Recruiter
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: 10 days ago