Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 110 122
Rank change year-on-year +25 +12 +8
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 79 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.42% 0.98% 0.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.03% 4.24% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 10 23
Manchester median daily rate £475 £501 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.19% +25.25% +26.98%
10th Percentile £318 £358 £343
90th Percentile £588 £628 £535
North West median daily rate £500 £552 £450
% change year-on-year -9.42% +22.67% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
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 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 716 660 706
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.97% 23.04% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 405 441
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £300 £269 £234
90th Percentile £588 £528 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.09% -22.81% +50.00%
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £29.53
% change year-on-year -15.15% +39.71% -23.81%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +5 3 £475 +18.75%
PostgreSQL
North West

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 51 (64.56%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (49.37%) Python
3 33 (41.77%) Scrum
4 29 (36.71%) JavaScript
4 29 (36.71%) Django
5 27 (34.18%) Java
6 26 (32.91%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (31.65%) Jenkins
7 25 (31.65%) SQL
7 25 (31.65%) Linux
8 24 (30.38%) Docker
9 23 (29.11%) MySQL
9 23 (29.11%) Oracle
10 22 (27.85%) Git (software)
11 19 (24.05%) Open Source
11 19 (24.05%) JIRA
12 18 (22.78%) Spring Boot
13 17 (21.52%) Web Services
14 16 (20.25%) Spring
15 15 (18.99%) TDD
15 15 (18.99%) Problem-Solving
16 14 (17.72%) MongoDB
17 13 (16.46%) JSON
17 13 (16.46%) Microservices
17 13 (16.46%) Finance
17 13 (16.46%) Ajax
17 13 (16.46%) SOA
17 13 (16.46%) Java 8
18 12 (15.19%) Unix
18 12 (15.19%) CSS

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 7 (8.86%) SAS
2 5 (6.33%) Apache
2 5 (6.33%) nginx
3 4 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.80%) Confluence
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.27%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.27%) IIS
6 1 (1.27%) JBoss
6 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.19%) GitHub
2 7 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.80%) Slack
4 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) Firewall
1 3 (3.80%) HTTP
2 2 (2.53%) BGP
2 2 (2.53%) DNS
2 2 (2.53%) Internet
2 2 (2.53%) IPFIX
2 2 (2.53%) Junos
2 2 (2.53%) MPLS
2 2 (2.53%) MRTG
2 2 (2.53%) OSPF
2 2 (2.53%) SMS
2 2 (2.53%) SNMP
2 2 (2.53%) SSL
2 2 (2.53%) TACACS
2 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.53%) VPN
3 1 (1.27%) AMQP
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.27%) MQTT
3 1 (1.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.11%) MySQL
2 14 (17.72%) MongoDB
3 10 (12.66%) Big Data
3 10 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (11.39%) Apache Hive
5 8 (10.13%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (10.13%) HBase
6 7 (8.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 7 (8.86%) Hadoop
6 7 (8.86%) NoSQL
6 7 (8.86%) Pentaho
6 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
7 5 (6.33%) Data Lake
7 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
8 4 (5.06%) Redis
9 2 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.53%) Blockchain
9 2 (2.53%) QGIS
9 2 (2.53%) Spatial Data
9 2 (2.53%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 25 (31.65%) Jenkins
2 22 (27.85%) Git (software)
3 19 (24.05%) JIRA
4 9 (11.39%) PyCharm
5 7 (8.86%) ERwin
6 4 (5.06%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.80%) Artifactory
7 3 (3.80%) Jasmine
7 3 (3.80%) JUnit
7 3 (3.80%) Mercurial
7 3 (3.80%) Selenium
8 2 (2.53%) GitLab
8 2 (2.53%) Robot Framework
8 2 (2.53%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.27%) git-flow
9 1 (1.27%) Gradle
9 1 (1.27%) Mocha
9 1 (1.27%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.27%) TestRail
9 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (16.46%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (63.29%) Developer
2 22 (27.85%) Python Developer
3 17 (21.52%) Django Developer
4 15 (18.99%) Java Developer
5 9 (11.39%) Python/Django Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Architect
7 6 (7.59%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Data Architect
8 5 (6.33%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Programmer
9 3 (3.80%) Python Programmer
10 2 (2.53%) AWS DevOps
10 2 (2.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (36.71%) Django
2 18 (22.78%) Spring Boot
3 17 (21.52%) Web Services
4 16 (20.25%) Spring
5 13 (16.46%) Ajax
5 13 (16.46%) JSON
6 12 (15.19%) CSS
6 12 (15.19%) HTML
6 12 (15.19%) Spring Security
7 11 (13.92%) RESTful
8 7 (8.86%) XML
9 5 (6.33%) REST
10 4 (5.06%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (5.06%) jQuery
10 4 (5.06%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (3.80%) LAPP Stack
11 3 (3.80%) Node.js
11 3 (3.80%) SOAP
11 3 (3.80%) Thymeleaf
12 2 (2.53%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Mobile App
2 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.13%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (10.13%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.80%) User Experience
4 3 (3.80%) Wiki
5 2 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.53%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.27%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (31.65%) Linux
2 12 (15.19%) Android
2 12 (15.19%) Apple iOS
2 12 (15.19%) Unix
3 2 (2.53%) CentOS
3 2 (2.53%) Debian
3 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.53%) Windows
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (64.56%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (41.77%) Scrum
3 26 (32.91%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (24.05%) Open Source
5 15 (18.99%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (18.99%) TDD
6 13 (16.46%) Microservices
6 13 (16.46%) SOA
7 12 (15.19%) BDD
8 11 (13.92%) Android Development
8 11 (13.92%) Change Management
8 11 (13.92%) iOS Development
8 11 (13.92%) Software Engineering
9 10 (12.66%) Data Modelling
10 9 (11.39%) Analytics
10 9 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (11.39%) Web Application Development
11 8 (10.13%) Coaching
11 8 (10.13%) DevOps
11 8 (10.13%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 39 (49.37%) Python
2 29 (36.71%) JavaScript
3 27 (34.18%) Java
4 25 (31.65%) SQL
5 13 (16.46%) Java 8
6 8 (10.13%) Shell Script
7 7 (8.86%) Ruby
8 3 (3.80%) Groovy
8 3 (3.80%) Java 9
8 3 (3.80%) Perl
8 3 (3.80%) PHP
8 3 (3.80%) Prolog
9 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.53%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.27%) C#
10 1 (1.27%) Go
10 1 (1.27%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.27%) Scala
10 1 (1.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) QA
2 7 (8.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (30.38%) Docker
2 2 (2.53%) KVM
3 1 (1.27%) Gluster
3 1 (1.27%) iptables
3 1 (1.27%) NFS
3 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) Kubernetes
2 7 (8.86%) Puppet
3 6 (7.59%) Kibana
4 4 (5.06%) logstash
4 4 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.80%) Ansible
5 3 (3.80%) Grafana
5 3 (3.80%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.53%) Cacti
6 2 (2.53%) collectd
6 2 (2.53%) Graphite
6 2 (2.53%) Icinga
6 2 (2.53%) Nagios
6 2 (2.53%) Netcool
6 2 (2.53%) Observium
6 2 (2.53%) OpenNMS
6 2 (2.53%) Prometheus
6 2 (2.53%) Salt
6 2 (2.53%) Terraform
6 2 (2.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (29.11%) Oracle
2 9 (11.39%) Atlassian
3 8 (10.13%) Informatica
3 8 (10.13%) Tableau
4 7 (8.86%) CA
5 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.80%) Cisco
6 3 (3.80%) VMware
7 2 (2.53%) Ericsson
7 2 (2.53%) Huawei
7 2 (2.53%) Juniper
7 2 (2.53%) Splunk
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft