Period
to 19 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 19 August 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 22 48
Rank change year-on-year -25 +26 +12
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 14 49 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.35% 7.39% 1.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.38% 38.89% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 37 23
Lancashire median daily rate £550 £530 £640
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.77% -17.19% +62.03%
10th Percentile £413 £414 £605
90th Percentile £645 £565 £755
North West median daily rate £431 £500 £539
% change year-on-year -13.75% -7.15% +19.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - £35.00 -
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 Lancashire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 167 126 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 27.97% 19.00% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 90 71
Lancashire median daily rate £475 £497 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.33% +24.13% +12.28%
10th Percentile £305 £261 £256
90th Percentile £629 £650 £575
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 11
Lancashire median hourly rate £38.74 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.67% -17.65% +2.41%
10th Percentile £14.99 £14.70 £39.50
90th Percentile £42.60 £126.00 £44.00
North West median hourly rate £40.37 £35.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +15.34% -15.15% +44.74%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in Lancashire

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PostgreSQL in Lancashire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Lancashire

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in Lancashire over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Lancashire

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in Lancashire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PostgreSQL in Lancashire

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
Blackpool -7 9 £529 +5.85% 1
PostgreSQL
North West

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 12 (85.71%) MongoDB
2 11 (78.57%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
3 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
3 9 (64.29%) GitLab
3 9 (64.29%) SonarQube
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) Java
4 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 8 (57.14%) MySQL
4 8 (57.14%) Kong
4 8 (57.14%) Open Source
4 8 (57.14%) NoSQL
4 8 (57.14%) Node.js
5 7 (50.00%) Kafka
5 7 (50.00%) JAX-RS
5 7 (50.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (50.00%) Express
5 7 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (50.00%) Apache CXF
5 7 (50.00%) Microservices
5 7 (50.00%) Operational Stability
5 7 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (50.00%) Sequelize
5 7 (50.00%) Dropwizard
5 7 (50.00%) Mongoose
5 7 (50.00%) Spring Boot
5 7 (50.00%) gulp
5 7 (50.00%) Artifactory

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 2 (14.29%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 11 (78.57%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (57.14%) Kong
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon ECS
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon EKS
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon S3
4 2 (14.29%) Power Platform
4 2 (14.29%) Route 53
4 2 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) MongoDB
2 8 (57.14%) MySQL
2 8 (57.14%) NoSQL
3 2 (14.29%) Apache Hive
3 2 (14.29%) BODI
3 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (14.29%) DataStage
3 2 (14.29%) DB2
3 2 (14.29%) Essbase
3 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 2 (14.29%) Informix
3 2 (14.29%) Ingres
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (14.29%) QlikView
3 2 (14.29%) SAP BW
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
1 9 (64.29%) GitLab
1 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
1 9 (64.29%) SonarQube
2 7 (50.00%) Artifactory
2 7 (50.00%) gulp
2 7 (50.00%) Maven
2 7 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (14.29%) ERwin
General
1 6 (42.86%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Backend Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Data Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Backend Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Node.js
2 7 (50.00%) Apache CXF
2 7 (50.00%) Dropwizard
2 7 (50.00%) Express
2 7 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 7 (50.00%) JAX-RS
2 7 (50.00%) Kafka
2 7 (50.00%) Mongoose
2 7 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (50.00%) Sequelize
2 7 (50.00%) Spring
2 7 (50.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) CentOS
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Open Source
2 7 (50.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 7 (50.00%) Microservices
2 7 (50.00%) Operational Stability
3 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 6 (42.86%) Technical Leadership
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (14.29%) Inmon Methodology
5 2 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (14.29%) Visual Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) Jython
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) R
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) Grafana
2 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 2 (14.29%) Packer
2 2 (14.29%) Prometheus
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Cloudera
3 2 (14.29%) Cognos
3 2 (14.29%) Hortonworks
3 2 (14.29%) Informatica
3 2 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (14.29%) Netezza
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (14.29%) Sybase
3 2 (14.29%) Tableau
3 2 (14.29%) Talend
3 2 (14.29%) Teradata