Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 71 83
Rank change year-on-year -12 +12 +27
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 15 19 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.10% 1.54% 1.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.17% 7.01% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 28
Cheshire median daily rate £383 £388 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.29% -22.50% -23.08%
10th Percentile £298 £350 £331
90th Percentile £484 £488 £605
North West median daily rate £496 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +10.28% -5.26% +35.71%
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 290 271 440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.21% 21.98% 23.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 213 316
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.66% -5.63%
10th Percentile £258 £275 £226
90th Percentile £538 £525 £544
North West median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 12
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £20.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -5.59% -38.21%
10th Percentile £12.40 £14.41 £14.49
90th Percentile £23.00 £39.50 £35.75
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £41.25 £36.75
% change year-on-year - +12.24% -13.53%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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
Crewe - 7 £380 - 2
Chester -4 4 £419 +59.52% 1
Warrington 0 1 - - 2
Northwich - 1 - -
PostgreSQL
North West

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) MySQL
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 7 (46.67%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) Node.js
5 5 (33.33%) Ansible
6 4 (26.67%) Spring Boot
6 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (26.67%) Puppet
6 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
6 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (26.67%) Java 8
7 3 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 3 (20.00%) Web Services
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) Python
7 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
7 3 (20.00%) Scrum
7 3 (20.00%) JSON
7 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
7 3 (20.00%) Express
7 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (13.33%) Gradle
8 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
8 2 (13.33%) Docker
8 2 (13.33%) Android
8 2 (13.33%) Cucumber

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 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) Jetty
2 1 (6.67%) nginx
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.67%) Engine Yard
2 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (6.67%) Heroku
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) npm
2 1 (6.67%) OpenShift
2 1 (6.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) MySQL
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
4 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (13.33%) Big Data
5 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (6.67%) DB2
6 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
6 1 (6.67%) MariaDB
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (6.67%) Redis
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Gradle
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Arquillian
2 1 (6.67%) Geb
2 1 (6.67%) JBehave
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Mockito
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Toad
2 1 (6.67%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Django Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Python Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Data Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Report Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Tableau Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Node.js
2 4 (26.67%) Spring Boot
3 3 (20.00%) Express
3 3 (20.00%) JSON
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) Ajax
4 2 (13.33%) Django
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE
4 2 (13.33%) Spring
4 2 (13.33%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
5 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.67%) Java EE
5 1 (6.67%) JMS
5 1 (6.67%) JPA
5 1 (6.67%) RESTful
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (6.67%) RxJava
5 1 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Android Development
4 1 (6.67%) BDD
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
4 1 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) User Stories
4 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) Java 8
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) Groovy
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) Scala
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Ansible
2 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (26.67%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) HP ALM
3 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Splunk
2 2 (13.33%) Tableau
3 1 (6.67%) Ab Initio
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Segue
3 1 (6.67%) Talend
3 1 (6.67%) Vertica