Period
to 22 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 83 75
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8 +28
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 14 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.19% 0.40% 1.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.76% 1.82% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 12
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £425 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -20.93% +8.59%
10th Percentile £333 £288 £364
90th Percentile £515 £688 £731
North West median daily rate £474 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -0.26% +11.76% -5.56%
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 243 274 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.63% 22.10% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 212 214
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +11.85% -6.13%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £273
90th Percentile £525 £625 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Cheshire median hourly rate £43.00 £20.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.35% -3.57% +37.70%
10th Percentile £11.90 £9.00 £13.12
90th Percentile £47.50 £27.00 £37.75
North West median hourly rate £35.61 £41.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year -14.19% +45.61% -24.50%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -6 4 £365 - 2
PostgreSQL
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 13 (92.86%) Python
2 12 (85.71%) Linux
3 9 (64.29%) MySQL
3 9 (64.29%) Oracle
3 9 (64.29%) Django
3 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (50.00%) Scrum
5 7 (50.00%) Ajax
5 7 (50.00%) JSON
5 7 (50.00%) Android
5 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (50.00%) Web Services
5 7 (50.00%) Apple iOS
5 7 (50.00%) Mobile App
5 7 (50.00%) Android Development
5 7 (50.00%) iOS Development
6 5 (35.71%) Ansible
6 5 (35.71%) DevOps
6 5 (35.71%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (35.71%) Apache
6 5 (35.71%) Change Management
6 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
6 5 (35.71%) HTTP
6 5 (35.71%) nginx
6 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
7 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (28.57%) Puppet
7 4 (28.57%) Test Automation

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 5 (35.71%) Apache
1 5 (35.71%) nginx
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) HTTP
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) Internet
2 4 (28.57%) SSL
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) MySQL
2 4 (28.57%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
1 9 (64.29%) Python Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Django Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Python/Django Developer
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Django
2 7 (50.00%) Ajax
2 7 (50.00%) JSON
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (28.57%) LAPP Stack
3 4 (28.57%) Servlets
3 4 (28.57%) WSGI
4 2 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Android
2 7 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Android Development
3 7 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 7 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) Change Management
4 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
4 5 (35.71%) Deployment Automation
4 5 (35.71%) DevOps
5 4 (28.57%) Build Automation
5 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (28.57%) Load Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Python
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 4 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Ansible
2 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (28.57%) Puppet
2 4 (28.57%) Salt
3 1 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle