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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 93 97
Rank change year-on-year +25 +4  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 20 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.51% 0.78% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.92% 4.52% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Median daily rate £450 £544 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +35.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £399 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £675 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £383
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.88 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -36.76% +6.25%  

PostgreSQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 338 310 347
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 25.59% 17.31% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 190 187
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.88% -32.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) MySQL
2 16 (45.71%) MongoDB
3 13 (37.14%) Java
3 13 (37.14%) Django
4 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
4 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
4 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
5 10 (28.57%) Node.js
5 10 (28.57%) Linux
5 10 (28.57%) Scrum
6 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
6 9 (25.71%) SQL
6 9 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
6 9 (25.71%) JSON
6 9 (25.71%) Open Source
7 7 (20.00%) NoSQL
7 7 (20.00%) JIRA
7 7 (20.00%) Kanban
8 6 (17.14%) PHP
8 6 (17.14%) TDD
8 6 (17.14%) Cucumber
8 6 (17.14%) BDD
9 5 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (14.29%) Jasmine
9 5 (14.29%) REST
9 5 (14.29%) Docker
9 5 (14.29%) SDLC
9 5 (14.29%) JUnit

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 4 (11.43%) Confluence
2 2 (5.71%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.86%) Drupal
3 1 (2.86%) nginx
3 1 (2.86%) SilverStripe
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.43%) Slack
3 2 (5.71%) GitHub
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Firewall
1 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) MongoDB
1 16 (45.71%) MySQL
2 7 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (11.43%) Couchbase
5 3 (8.57%) Redis
5 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
1 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
2 7 (20.00%) JIRA
3 6 (17.14%) Cucumber
4 5 (14.29%) Jasmine
4 5 (14.29%) JUnit
5 3 (8.57%) Mocha
5 3 (8.57%) Selenium
5 3 (8.57%) Subversion
6 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.86%) TestRail
6 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) Django Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Digital Developer
4 4 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Database Developer
5 3 (8.57%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (5.71%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Python Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Python/Django Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.86%) MongoDB Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Open Source Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (2.86%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) Django
2 10 (28.57%) Node.js
3 9 (25.71%) JSON
4 5 (14.29%) REST
5 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.71%) jQuery
5 2 (5.71%) Symfony
6 1 (2.86%) CSS
6 1 (2.86%) Express
6 1 (2.86%) HTML
6 1 (2.86%) RESTful
6 1 (2.86%) Spring
6 1 (2.86%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.86%) Spring Security
6 1 (2.86%) Thymeleaf
6 1 (2.86%) WCF
6 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Linux
2 9 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Scrum
3 9 (25.71%) Open Source
3 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
4 7 (20.00%) Kanban
5 6 (17.14%) BDD
5 6 (17.14%) TDD
6 5 (14.29%) SDLC
7 4 (11.43%) DevOps
8 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
8 3 (8.57%) Web Development
9 2 (5.71%) Analytics
9 2 (5.71%) Continuous Deployment
10 1 (2.86%) API Development
10 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.86%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 1 (2.86%) Front End Development
10 1 (2.86%) Open Source Development
10 1 (2.86%) Release Management
10 1 (2.86%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
3 9 (25.71%) SQL
4 6 (17.14%) PHP
5 4 (11.43%) Python
6 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Puppet
2 3 (8.57%) Ansible
2 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.86%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
2 4 (11.43%) VMware
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.86%) Tableau
4 1 (2.86%) Zend