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 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 62 74
Rank change year-on-year +10 +12  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 6 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.94% 2.07% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.08% 8.80% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 1
Median daily rate £375 £525 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -19.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +1.17% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.25 £33.50
% change year-on-year +45.29% -12.68%  

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 118 216 250
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 18.55% 23.48% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 164 159
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.78 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.40% -37.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

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
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 22 June 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
Knutsford - 2 £350 -
Chester +17 1 £263 -41.66% 1
Warrington +13 1 £388 -32.01%
Daresbury - 1 £388 -
PostgreSQL
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 17 (85.00%) Java
1 17 (85.00%) MySQL
2 15 (75.00%) Oracle
3 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database
5 10 (50.00%) Hudson
5 10 (50.00%) REST
5 10 (50.00%) Bitbucket
5 10 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
5 10 (50.00%) JIRA
5 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (50.00%) SQL
5 10 (50.00%) J2EE
5 10 (50.00%) EJB
5 10 (50.00%) SOAP
5 10 (50.00%) Client/Server
6 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (40.00%) Finance
7 8 (40.00%) Eclipse
8 6 (30.00%) Spring
8 6 (30.00%) JSF
8 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
9 5 (25.00%) Web Services
10 4 (20.00%) JUnit
10 4 (20.00%) HTML
10 4 (20.00%) IntelliJ
10 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
10 4 (20.00%) Scrum

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 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DHCP
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (10.00%) Skype
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (85.00%) MySQL
2 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database
3 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (15.00%) JasperReports
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 10 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 10 (50.00%) Hudson
2 10 (50.00%) JIRA
3 8 (40.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (20.00%) IntelliJ
4 4 (20.00%) JUnit
4 4 (20.00%) Mockito
4 4 (20.00%) MyEclipse
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
1 13 (65.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (35.00%) J2EE Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
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
2 6 (30.00%) Spring
3 5 (25.00%) Web Services
4 4 (20.00%) HTML
4 4 (20.00%) RESTful
5 3 (15.00%) Node.js
5 3 (15.00%) Vaadin
6 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (10.00%) Java EE
6 2 (10.00%) LAMP
7 1 (5.00%) Angular 2
7 1 (5.00%) JPA
7 1 (5.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) CentOS
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) API Design
3 4 (20.00%) API Development
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Microservices
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Network Management
5 2 (10.00%) Open Source
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Docker
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
2 2 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) vCenter Server
1 2 (10.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) AppSense
2 2 (10.00%) CA
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix
2 2 (10.00%) Pega
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) HP