Period
to 16 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 99 106
Rank change year-on-year +31 +7 +20
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 94 40 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.01% 1.41% 1.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.18% 6.06% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 27 43
Manchester median daily rate £500 £483 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.63% +13.53% +30.77%
10th Percentile £343 £350 £343
90th Percentile £575 £622 £498
North West median daily rate £500 £552 £425
% change year-on-year -9.42% +29.88% +21.43%
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 663 660 824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.22% 23.20% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 440 540
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £300 £237
90th Percentile £572 £575 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
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 £35.00
% change year-on-year -15.15% +17.86% -5.41%

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 October 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 October 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 +4 3 £475 +18.75%
PostgreSQL
North West

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 58 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (48.94%) Java
2 46 (48.94%) Python
3 40 (42.55%) Docker
4 38 (40.43%) Spring
4 38 (40.43%) Java 8
5 33 (35.11%) Scrum
6 29 (30.85%) TDD
7 27 (28.72%) MySQL
8 26 (27.66%) DevOps
9 25 (26.60%) Spring Boot
9 25 (26.60%) Git (software)
10 24 (25.53%) SOA
10 24 (25.53%) BDD
10 24 (25.53%) Jenkins
11 23 (24.47%) Django
11 23 (24.47%) SQL
11 23 (24.47%) Spring Security
12 22 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (22.34%) JavaScript
14 18 (19.15%) PHP
14 18 (19.15%) Linux
14 18 (19.15%) Elastic Stack
15 17 (18.09%) Selenium
15 17 (18.09%) JIRA
15 17 (18.09%) Ansible
16 16 (17.02%) Node.js
16 16 (17.02%) Test Automation
16 16 (17.02%) Terraform
17 14 (14.89%) Amazon AWS

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 6 (6.38%) nginx
2 5 (5.32%) Apache
3 4 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.19%) SAS
4 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.13%) Confluence
5 2 (2.13%) IIS
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.13%) Tuxedo
6 1 (1.06%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.06%) Drupal
6 1 (1.06%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (13.83%) GitHub
3 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.13%) Slack
4 1 (1.06%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.06%) IaaS
4 1 (1.06%) PaaS
4 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) Firewall
2 2 (2.13%) BGP
2 2 (2.13%) DNS
2 2 (2.13%) HTTP
2 2 (2.13%) Internet
2 2 (2.13%) IPFIX
2 2 (2.13%) Junos
2 2 (2.13%) MPLS
2 2 (2.13%) MRTG
2 2 (2.13%) OSPF
2 2 (2.13%) SMS
2 2 (2.13%) SNMP
2 2 (2.13%) SSL
2 2 (2.13%) TACACS
2 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.13%) VPN
3 1 (1.06%) AMQP
3 1 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.06%) MQTT
3 1 (1.06%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (28.72%) MySQL
2 9 (9.57%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.45%) Big Data
3 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.32%) Apache Hive
5 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (4.26%) HBase
6 4 (4.26%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.26%) Redis
7 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.19%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.19%) Pentaho
8 2 (2.13%) Blockchain
8 2 (2.13%) Data Lake
8 2 (2.13%) QGIS
8 2 (2.13%) Spatial Data
8 2 (2.13%) SQLite
9 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 25 (26.60%) Git (software)
2 24 (25.53%) Jenkins
3 17 (18.09%) JIRA
3 17 (18.09%) Selenium
4 14 (14.89%) JUnit
5 13 (13.83%) Gradle
6 12 (12.77%) Gatling
6 12 (12.77%) Maven
6 12 (12.77%) Spock
7 11 (11.70%) PyCharm
8 5 (5.32%) Artifactory
9 3 (3.19%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.19%) ERwin
10 2 (2.13%) GitLab
10 2 (2.13%) Robot Framework
10 2 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (2.13%) Vagrant
11 1 (1.06%) Appium
11 1 (1.06%) Katalon Studio
11 1 (1.06%) TestRail
General
1 9 (9.57%) Retail
2 8 (8.51%) Finance
3 1 (1.06%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 61 (64.89%) Developer
2 25 (26.60%) Java Developer
3 20 (21.28%) Python Developer
4 19 (20.21%) Django Developer
5 13 (13.83%) Java Engineer
6 11 (11.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (9.57%) Python/Django Developer
8 8 (8.51%) Software Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) Senior Developer
9 7 (7.45%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (4.26%) AWS DevOps
10 4 (4.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (4.26%) Java Software Engineer
11 3 (3.19%) Programmer
11 3 (3.19%) Python Programmer
12 2 (2.13%) Applications Developer
12 2 (2.13%) Data Analyst
12 2 (2.13%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (40.43%) Spring
2 25 (26.60%) Spring Boot
3 23 (24.47%) Django
3 23 (24.47%) Spring Security
4 18 (19.15%) Elastic Stack
5 16 (17.02%) Node.js
6 14 (14.89%) Hibernate
7 13 (13.83%) RESTful
8 11 (11.70%) CSS
8 11 (11.70%) HTML
9 9 (9.57%) Web Services
10 6 (6.38%) Ajax
10 6 (6.38%) JSON
10 6 (6.38%) XML
11 4 (4.26%) jQuery
11 4 (4.26%) LAPP Stack
11 4 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (3.19%) REST
13 2 (2.13%) Kafka
13 2 (2.13%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.32%) User Experience
2 5 (5.32%) Wiki
3 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.06%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.15%) Linux
2 8 (8.51%) Unix
3 6 (6.38%) Windows
4 5 (5.32%) Android
4 5 (5.32%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.26%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.19%) CentOS
6 3 (3.19%) Debian
7 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (35.11%) Scrum
3 29 (30.85%) TDD
4 26 (27.66%) DevOps
5 24 (25.53%) BDD
5 24 (25.53%) SOA
6 22 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (17.02%) Test Automation
8 14 (14.89%) Open Source
8 14 (14.89%) Software Engineering
9 13 (13.83%) Microservices
10 12 (12.77%) Kanban
11 11 (11.70%) Pair Programming
11 11 (11.70%) Web Application Development
12 7 (7.45%) Analytics
13 6 (6.38%) Coaching
13 6 (6.38%) Data Modelling
14 5 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (5.32%) Open Source Development
14 5 (5.32%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 46 (48.94%) Java
1 46 (48.94%) Python
2 38 (40.43%) Java 8
3 23 (24.47%) SQL
4 21 (22.34%) JavaScript
5 18 (19.15%) PHP
6 8 (8.51%) Ruby
7 6 (6.38%) Perl
7 6 (6.38%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.19%) Prolog
9 2 (2.13%) Bourne shell
9 2 (2.13%) Groovy
10 1 (1.06%) C#
10 1 (1.06%) Go
10 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.06%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) QA
2 3 (3.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 40 (42.55%) Docker
2 3 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.13%) KVM
4 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.06%) Gluster
4 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.06%) iptables
4 1 (1.06%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (18.09%) Ansible
2 16 (17.02%) Terraform
3 9 (9.57%) Puppet
4 7 (7.45%) Kubernetes
5 6 (6.38%) Kibana
6 4 (4.26%) logstash
6 4 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (3.19%) Grafana
7 3 (3.19%) HAProxy
7 3 (3.19%) ZABBIX
8 2 (2.13%) Cacti
8 2 (2.13%) collectd
8 2 (2.13%) Graphite
8 2 (2.13%) Icinga
8 2 (2.13%) Nagios
8 2 (2.13%) Netcool
8 2 (2.13%) Observium
8 2 (2.13%) OpenNMS
8 2 (2.13%) Prometheus
8 2 (2.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (13.83%) Oracle
2 11 (11.70%) Atlassian
3 7 (7.45%) VMware
4 4 (4.26%) Informatica
4 4 (4.26%) Tableau
5 3 (3.19%) CA
5 3 (3.19%) Cisco
5 3 (3.19%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.13%) Ericsson
6 2 (2.13%) Huawei
6 2 (2.13%) Juniper
6 2 (2.13%) Splunk
7 1 (1.06%) Microsoft