Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 89 106
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17 -8
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 6 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.45% 0.81% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.12% 3.28% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 7
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £475 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% -12.04% -28.00%
10th Percentile £281 £375 £400
90th Percentile £594 £738 £594
North West median daily rate £552 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +29.88% +21.43% -36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 283 366 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.23% 24.76% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 271 282
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £300
90th Percentile £625 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Cheshire median hourly rate £25.50 £14.86 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.60% -54.97% +109.52%
10th Percentile £9.00 £12.90 £20.83
90th Percentile £27.00 £20.34 £34.85
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +19.58% -10.63% +63.27%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +10 1 £263 -43.24%
Warrington +10 1 £700 +16.67% 1
PostgreSQL
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Mockito
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Node.js
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Pega
3 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) JUnit
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) DB2
4 1 (16.67%) Ingres
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) JUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Mockito
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) Hudson
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) MyEclipse
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) Node.js
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
2 1 (16.67%) EJB
2 1 (16.67%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) JPA
2 1 (16.67%) PowerMock
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SFIA
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Pega
3 1 (16.67%) HP