Period
to 21 January 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 21 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 36 63
Rank change year-on-year -11 +27 -6
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 22 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.32% 4.10% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.22% 16.07% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 0
Lancashire median daily rate £600 £610 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.64% - -
North West median daily rate £474 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -0.26% +11.76% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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 196 112 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 29.56% 25.51% 33.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 72 136
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -8.65%
10th Percentile £253 £266 £263
90th Percentile £725 £586 £553
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 20
Lancashire median hourly rate £36.23 £52.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.67% +30.63% -
10th Percentile £33.84 £37.36 £23.95
90th Percentile £42.75 £68.84 £46.03
North West median hourly rate £35.61 £41.50 £28.34
% change year-on-year -14.19% +46.44% -24.93%

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 21 January 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 21 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
Blackpool -7 16 £515 -15.57%
Blackburn - 2 £600 -
PostgreSQL
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
3 11 (50.00%) Java
4 10 (45.45%) Oracle
4 10 (45.45%) Shell Script
4 10 (45.45%) Open Source
4 10 (45.45%) Artifactory
5 9 (40.91%) Puppet
5 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
6 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 8 (36.36%) MySQL
6 8 (36.36%) Linux
6 8 (36.36%) MongoDB
6 8 (36.36%) DevOps
6 8 (36.36%) Kafka
7 7 (31.82%) NoSQL
7 7 (31.82%) Python
7 7 (31.82%) Tuxedo
7 7 (31.82%) Perl
7 7 (31.82%) Middleware
7 7 (31.82%) Ruby
7 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (27.27%) Spring
8 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (27.27%) Tableau
8 6 (27.27%) Big Data
8 6 (27.27%) Spring Boot
8 6 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
9 5 (22.73%) Microservices

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 7 (31.82%) Tuxedo
2 3 (13.64%) Apache
3 2 (9.09%) Confluence
3 2 (9.09%) SAS
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (4.55%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) IaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) MongoDB
1 8 (36.36%) MySQL
2 7 (31.82%) NoSQL
3 6 (27.27%) Big Data
4 4 (18.18%) Apache Hive
5 3 (13.64%) Data Lake
5 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
5 3 (13.64%) HBase
5 3 (13.64%) Neo4j
5 3 (13.64%) Power BI
6 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (9.09%) Pentaho
7 1 (4.55%) Blockchain
7 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
7 1 (4.55%) KNIME
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
2 10 (45.45%) Artifactory
3 4 (18.18%) GitLab
3 4 (18.18%) gulp
3 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 4 (18.18%) Maven
3 4 (18.18%) RStudio
3 4 (18.18%) SonarQube
3 4 (18.18%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (9.09%) ERwin
4 2 (9.09%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) JUnit
5 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
1 6 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Big Data Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Backend Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Data Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Data Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Kafka
2 7 (31.82%) Middleware
3 6 (27.27%) Spring
3 6 (27.27%) Spring Boot
4 5 (22.73%) Apache CXF
4 5 (22.73%) Node.js
4 5 (22.73%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (18.18%) Dropwizard
5 4 (18.18%) Express
5 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
5 4 (18.18%) JAX-RS
5 4 (18.18%) Mongoose
5 4 (18.18%) Sequelize
6 2 (9.09%) Apache Camel
6 2 (9.09%) REST
6 2 (9.09%) Spring Security
7 1 (4.55%) .NET
7 1 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (4.55%) RESTful
7 1 (4.55%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (4.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Open Source
2 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
3 8 (36.36%) DevOps
4 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (22.73%) Microservices
6 5 (22.73%) TDD
6 5 (22.73%) Technical Leadership
7 4 (18.18%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.64%) Analytics
8 3 (13.64%) BDD
8 3 (13.64%) Data Architecture
8 3 (13.64%) Data Management
8 3 (13.64%) SFIA
9 2 (9.09%) Coaching
9 2 (9.09%) Data Strategy
9 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) Java
3 10 (45.45%) Shell Script
4 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 7 (31.82%) Perl
5 7 (31.82%) Python
5 7 (31.82%) Ruby
6 3 (13.64%) R
7 1 (4.55%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) HDFS
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) Grafana
2 1 (4.55%) Graylog
2 1 (4.55%) Oozie
2 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) Tableau
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) CA
4 2 (9.09%) Informatica
5 1 (4.55%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (4.55%) Hortonworks
5 1 (4.55%) OpenText
5 1 (4.55%) Pega
5 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.55%) Talend