Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 120 132
Rank change year-on-year +26 +12 -4
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 47 42 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.60% 1.19% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.92% 5.18% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 11
Manchester median daily rate £483 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.53% +21.43% -34.88%
10th Percentile £350 £322 £313
90th Percentile £604 £523 £425
North West median daily rate £552 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +29.88% +21.43% -36.36%
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 679 811 854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 23.13% 22.92% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 547 557
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £293 £248 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 8
Manchester median hourly rate £18.85 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.78% +5.26% -6.17%
10th Percentile £15.91 £14.03 £11.35
90th Percentile £22.30 £34.76 £39.88
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +22.14% -12.50% +45.45%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 11 £494 +13.51%
PostgreSQL
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 40 (85.11%) Java
2 35 (74.47%) NoSQL
3 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (51.06%) TDD
3 24 (51.06%) MongoDB
4 21 (44.68%) MySQL
5 20 (42.55%) Linux
5 20 (42.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (42.55%) Microservices
6 19 (40.43%) Git (software)
6 19 (40.43%) Node.js
6 19 (40.43%) Relational Database
6 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
7 18 (38.30%) SQL
7 18 (38.30%) BDD
7 18 (38.30%) Software Engineering
8 17 (36.17%) Test Automation
8 17 (36.17%) Open Source
8 17 (36.17%) REST
8 17 (36.17%) Spring
8 17 (36.17%) RDBMS
9 16 (34.04%) Maven
9 16 (34.04%) SOA
10 15 (31.91%) Docker
10 15 (31.91%) Kibana
10 15 (31.91%) Spring Security
10 15 (31.91%) Thymeleaf
11 14 (29.79%) JIRA
12 13 (27.66%) AOP
12 13 (27.66%) Confluence

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 13 (27.66%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.13%) JBoss
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Slack
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (74.47%) NoSQL
2 24 (51.06%) MongoDB
3 21 (44.68%) MySQL
4 19 (40.43%) Relational Database
5 17 (36.17%) RDBMS
6 5 (10.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (8.51%) DB2
7 4 (8.51%) OLAP
7 4 (8.51%) OLTP
7 4 (8.51%) Star Schema
8 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
9 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
9 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
9 1 (2.13%) HBase
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (40.43%) Git (software)
2 16 (34.04%) Maven
3 14 (29.79%) JIRA
4 12 (25.53%) Cucumber
5 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
5 6 (12.77%) JUnit
6 5 (10.64%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.13%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.13%) JMeter
7 1 (2.13%) jMock
7 1 (2.13%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) Developer
2 26 (55.32%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Java Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Software Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Software Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) DBA
5 6 (12.77%) Java Software Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) JavaScript Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Senior Java Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL DBA
7 2 (4.26%) Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Data Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Database Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (40.43%) Node.js
2 17 (36.17%) REST
2 17 (36.17%) Spring
3 15 (31.91%) Spring Security
3 15 (31.91%) Thymeleaf
4 13 (27.66%) Spring Boot
4 13 (27.66%) Spring Cloud
5 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
6 4 (8.51%) XML
6 4 (8.51%) XSD
6 4 (8.51%) XSLT
7 2 (4.26%) .NET
7 2 (4.26%) CSS
7 2 (4.26%) HTML
8 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.13%) J2EE
8 1 (2.13%) JDBC
8 1 (2.13%) SOAP
8 1 (2.13%) Velocity
8 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Linux
1 20 (42.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (51.06%) TDD
2 20 (42.55%) Microservices
3 18 (38.30%) BDD
3 18 (38.30%) Software Engineering
4 17 (36.17%) Open Source
4 17 (36.17%) Test Automation
5 16 (34.04%) SOA
6 13 (27.66%) AOP
7 12 (25.53%) Coaching
7 12 (25.53%) Mentoring
7 12 (25.53%) SFIA
8 9 (19.15%) SDLC
9 7 (14.89%) Integration Testing
10 5 (10.64%) Case Management
10 5 (10.64%) ETL
10 5 (10.64%) Migration
10 5 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (10.64%) Scrum
10 5 (10.64%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 40 (85.11%) Java
2 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
3 18 (38.30%) SQL
4 4 (8.51%) XPath
5 2 (4.26%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) C#
6 1 (2.13%) Perl
6 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (31.91%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (31.91%) Kibana
2 9 (19.15%) Consul
2 9 (19.15%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Red Hat
2 7 (14.89%) Pega
3 4 (8.51%) EnterpriseDB
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle