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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 76 79
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 12 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.86% 1.41% 0.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.26% 7.33% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 5
Median daily rate £444 £406 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.23% +28.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £363 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £534 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +286.36% -67.16%  

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 282 341 334
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 20.14% 19.18% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 362 471
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 13
Median hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +44.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.55 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £32.55 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +2 4 £400 -5.88%
PostgreSQL
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 (53.13%) Django
2 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) JSON
4 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 11 (34.38%) Java
6 9 (28.13%) Linux
6 9 (28.13%) MongoDB
7 8 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 8 (25.00%) Scrum
7 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (25.00%) SQL
7 8 (25.00%) MySQL
7 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (21.88%) TDD
8 7 (21.88%) Open Source
8 7 (21.88%) Node.js
9 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
9 6 (18.75%) JUnit
10 5 (15.63%) Kanban
10 5 (15.63%) Pega
10 5 (15.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (15.63%) REST
10 5 (15.63%) Jasmine
10 5 (15.63%) Docker
10 5 (15.63%) Case Management
11 4 (12.50%) DevOps
11 4 (12.50%) Microservices

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 2 (6.25%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) Drupal
2 1 (3.13%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) nginx
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.13%) SilverStripe
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) GitHub
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
1 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) MongoDB
2 8 (25.00%) MySQL
3 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
4 5 (15.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (9.38%) Redis
5 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (18.75%) JUnit
3 5 (15.63%) Jasmine
4 4 (12.50%) JIRA
5 3 (9.38%) Mocha
5 3 (9.38%) Selenium
5 3 (9.38%) Subversion
6 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
7 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.13%) IntelliJ
7 1 (3.13%) JMeter
7 1 (3.13%) jMock
7 1 (3.13%) Mockito
7 1 (3.13%) TestRail
7 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Developer
2 15 (46.88%) Django Developer
3 4 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Python Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Python/Django Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.13%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) Django
2 13 (40.63%) JSON
3 7 (21.88%) Node.js
4 5 (15.63%) REST
5 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.25%) jQuery
6 1 (3.13%) .NET
6 1 (3.13%) CSS
6 1 (3.13%) Express
6 1 (3.13%) HTML
6 1 (3.13%) J2EE
6 1 (3.13%) JDBC
6 1 (3.13%) RESTful
6 1 (3.13%) SOAP
6 1 (3.13%) Spring
6 1 (3.13%) Spring Security
6 1 (3.13%) Symfony
6 1 (3.13%) Thymeleaf
6 1 (3.13%) WCF
6 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) Scrum
2 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (21.88%) Open Source
3 7 (21.88%) TDD
4 5 (15.63%) Case Management
4 5 (15.63%) Kanban
5 4 (12.50%) DevOps
5 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Microservices
5 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.25%) BDD
8 1 (3.13%) API Development
8 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.13%) Front End Development
8 1 (3.13%) Release Management
8 1 (3.13%) SDLC
8 1 (3.13%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) Python
4 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
4 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
2 3 (9.38%) Ansible
2 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (15.63%) Pega
3 4 (12.50%) VMware
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) Zend