Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 32 63
Rank change year-on-year +11 +31 +4
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 55 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 8.17% 4.19% 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.79% 15.32% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 43 2
Lancashire median daily rate £531 £610 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.95% +54.43% +12.86%
10th Percentile £427 £373 £366
90th Percentile £706 £755 £428
North West median daily rate £530 £552 £425
% change year-on-year -3.99% +29.88% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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 173 124 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 25.71% 27.31% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 78 141
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £238 £289 £275
90th Percentile £625 £615 £544
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 28
Lancashire median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.60% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £8.63 £39.00 £23.30
90th Percentile £39.81 £67.26 £67.45
North West median hourly rate £29.50 £42.75 £35.75
% change year-on-year -30.99% +19.58% -10.63%

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 2018. 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 +4 41 £530 -13.11% 2
Preston - 6 £538 - 4
Blackburn - 5 £538 - 1
PostgreSQL
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 34 (61.82%) Java
2 32 (58.18%) SQL
3 31 (56.36%) Git (software)
4 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (45.45%) Spring Boot
6 24 (43.64%) Java 8
7 22 (40.00%) Linux
8 21 (38.18%) Oracle
8 21 (38.18%) Spring
9 20 (36.36%) Shell Script
9 20 (36.36%) Spring Security
9 20 (36.36%) DevOps
10 19 (34.55%) Puppet
10 19 (34.55%) SOA
11 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (30.91%) Ruby
12 17 (30.91%) Python
12 17 (30.91%) Perl
13 16 (29.09%) Tuxedo
13 16 (29.09%) Middleware
13 16 (29.09%) Continuous Deployment
14 15 (27.27%) BDD
15 14 (25.45%) TDD
16 13 (23.64%) Artifactory
17 12 (21.82%) Windows Server
17 12 (21.82%) VMware
17 12 (21.82%) Windows
17 12 (21.82%) Kanban
18 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
18 11 (20.00%) Scrum

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 16 (29.09%) Tuxedo
2 2 (3.64%) Apache
2 2 (3.64%) Confluence
2 2 (3.64%) SAS
2 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (1.82%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.82%) IaaS
2 1 (1.82%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.82%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Firewall
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
1 1 (1.82%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) MySQL
2 8 (14.55%) MongoDB
3 7 (12.73%) Big Data
4 6 (10.91%) NoSQL
5 5 (9.09%) Neo4j
5 5 (9.09%) Power BI
6 4 (7.27%) Apache Hive
7 3 (5.45%) Data Lake
7 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
7 3 (5.45%) HBase
8 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.64%) Pentaho
8 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.82%) Blockchain
9 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.82%) KNIME
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (56.36%) Git (software)
2 13 (23.64%) Artifactory
3 6 (10.91%) RStudio
4 3 (5.45%) JUnit
5 2 (3.64%) ERwin
5 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.64%) JIRA
6 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.82%) GitLab
6 1 (1.82%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Developer
2 19 (34.55%) Java Developer
3 15 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Senior Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (7.27%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.45%) Java Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Data Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Lead Data Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (45.45%) Spring Boot
2 21 (38.18%) Spring
3 20 (36.36%) Spring Security
4 16 (29.09%) Middleware
5 6 (10.91%) Kafka
6 3 (5.45%) Apache Camel
6 3 (5.45%) Apache CXF
7 2 (3.64%) Node.js
7 2 (3.64%) REST
7 2 (3.64%) Web Services
8 1 (1.82%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.82%) CSS3
8 1 (1.82%) FreeMarker
8 1 (1.82%) HTML5
8 1 (1.82%) jQuery
8 1 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.82%) RESTful
8 1 (1.82%) Spring Batch
8 1 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Wiki
2 7 (12.73%) User Experience
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.00%) Linux
2 12 (21.82%) Windows
2 12 (21.82%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.64%) Unix
4 1 (1.82%) CentOS
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) DevOps
3 19 (34.55%) SOA
4 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (29.09%) Continuous Deployment
6 15 (27.27%) BDD
7 14 (25.45%) TDD
8 12 (21.82%) Kanban
9 11 (20.00%) Scrum
9 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 10 (18.18%) Pair Programming
11 9 (16.36%) Refactoring
12 8 (14.55%) Open Source
13 6 (10.91%) UX Design
13 6 (10.91%) Web Operations
14 3 (5.45%) Analytics
14 3 (5.45%) Data Architecture
14 3 (5.45%) Data Management
14 3 (5.45%) SFIA
14 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (61.82%) Java
2 32 (58.18%) SQL
3 24 (43.64%) Java 8
4 20 (36.36%) Shell Script
5 17 (30.91%) Perl
5 17 (30.91%) Python
5 17 (30.91%) Ruby
6 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.27%) R
8 1 (1.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.64%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) HDFS
1 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (34.55%) Puppet
2 2 (3.64%) Ansible
2 2 (3.64%) Terraform
3 1 (1.82%) Grafana
3 1 (1.82%) Graylog
3 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.82%) Oozie
Vendors
1 21 (38.18%) Oracle
2 12 (21.82%) VMware
3 8 (14.55%) Tableau
4 2 (3.64%) CA
4 2 (3.64%) Informatica
5 1 (1.82%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (1.82%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.82%) OpenText
5 1 (1.82%) Pega
5 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.82%) Talend