Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 February 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 > Manchester
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 107 124
Rank change year-on-year +18 +17 +4
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 54 41 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.97% 1.37% 0.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.60% 5.51% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 28 15
Manchester median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £318
90th Percentile £586 £613 £645
North West median daily rate £425 £435 £457
% change year-on-year -2.30% -4.76% +40.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 628 744 820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.95% 24.78% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 516 504
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £281 £271 £250
90th Percentile £586 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £382
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.83% +9.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
Manchester median hourly rate £18.71 £20.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.73% +13.89% -26.53%
10th Percentile £12.15 £14.38 £11.50
90th Percentile £55.25 £36.25 £37.18
North West median hourly rate £43.05 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.82% +2.67% +19.43%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in Manchester

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Manchester

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Manchester

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PostgreSQL in Manchester

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 February 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
Stockport +2 8 £588 +35.06%
Cheadle -2 1 £375 -11.76%
PostgreSQL
North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Manchester region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 34 (62.96%) Java
2 31 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (46.30%) Linux
3 25 (46.30%) NoSQL
4 22 (40.74%) JavaScript
5 20 (37.04%) MySQL
5 20 (37.04%) Docker
6 18 (33.33%) Spring
6 18 (33.33%) MongoDB
7 17 (31.48%) JIRA
8 16 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (29.63%) Microservices
9 15 (27.78%) Relational Database
9 15 (27.78%) SQL
9 15 (27.78%) SOA
10 14 (25.93%) RDBMS
10 14 (25.93%) Maven
10 14 (25.93%) TDD
10 14 (25.93%) BDD
11 13 (24.07%) Node.js
11 13 (24.07%) Spring Security
11 13 (24.07%) Software Engineering
11 13 (24.07%) Kibana
11 13 (24.07%) Thymeleaf
12 12 (22.22%) Scrum
12 12 (22.22%) Git (software)
12 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
12 12 (22.22%) Open Source
13 11 (20.37%) AOP
13 11 (20.37%) SDLC

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 10 (18.52%) Confluence
2 3 (5.56%) Drupal
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.85%) JBoss
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Slack
2 4 (7.41%) GitHub
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.85%) npm
4 1 (1.85%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (46.30%) NoSQL
2 20 (37.04%) MySQL
3 18 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 15 (27.78%) Relational Database
5 14 (25.93%) RDBMS
6 4 (7.41%) DB2
6 4 (7.41%) OLAP
6 4 (7.41%) OLTP
6 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
6 4 (7.41%) Star Schema
7 2 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.70%) Apache Hive
7 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.70%) Redis
8 1 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.85%) BigQuery
8 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.85%) HBase
Development Applications
1 17 (31.48%) JIRA
2 14 (25.93%) Maven
3 12 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 10 (18.52%) Cucumber
4 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.41%) PyCharm
6 3 (5.56%) JUnit
7 2 (3.70%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.70%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.85%) Babel
8 1 (1.85%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.85%) Gradle
8 1 (1.85%) PostCSS
8 1 (1.85%) Selenium
8 1 (1.85%) webpack
General
1 2 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (57.41%) Developer
2 22 (40.74%) Java Developer
3 6 (11.11%) DBA
3 6 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Python Developer
5 4 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Java Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) JavaScript Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Django Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared DBA
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Java Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) Spring
2 13 (24.07%) Node.js
2 13 (24.07%) Spring Security
2 13 (24.07%) Thymeleaf
3 11 (20.37%) Spring Cloud
4 10 (18.52%) REST
4 10 (18.52%) Spring Boot
5 8 (14.81%) Django
6 7 (12.96%) XML
7 6 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 6 (11.11%) Web Services
8 5 (9.26%) .NET
8 5 (9.26%) RESTful
9 4 (7.41%) XSD
9 4 (7.41%) XSLT
10 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.56%) CSS
11 2 (3.70%) Ajax
11 2 (3.70%) JMS
11 2 (3.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (46.30%) Linux
2 16 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (9.26%) Windows
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.41%) Unix
5 2 (3.70%) Android
5 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.85%) CentOS
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.63%) Microservices
3 15 (27.78%) SOA
4 14 (25.93%) BDD
4 14 (25.93%) TDD
5 13 (24.07%) Software Engineering
6 12 (22.22%) Open Source
6 12 (22.22%) Scrum
6 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 11 (20.37%) AOP
7 11 (20.37%) Mentoring
7 11 (20.37%) SDLC
8 10 (18.52%) Coaching
8 10 (18.52%) SFIA
9 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (11.11%) DevOps
11 5 (9.26%) ETL
11 5 (9.26%) High Availability
11 5 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (9.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 34 (62.96%) Java
2 22 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 15 (27.78%) SQL
4 8 (14.81%) Python
5 4 (7.41%) XPath
6 3 (5.56%) PHP
7 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.85%) C#
7 1 (1.85%) C++
7 1 (1.85%) ES6
7 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) Ruby
7 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
1 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 20 (37.04%) Docker
2 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.85%) Varnish
2 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (24.07%) Kibana
2 7 (12.96%) Consul
2 7 (12.96%) Zipkin
3 2 (3.70%) Ansible
3 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.70%) Puppet
4 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Red Hat
2 4 (7.41%) Atlassian
2 4 (7.41%) EnterpriseDB
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Capita
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco
3 1 (1.85%) Google
3 1 (1.85%) VMware