Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 91 116
Rank change year-on-year +11 +25 +10
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 73 54 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.48% 1.91% 1.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.91% 7.89% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 39 34
Manchester median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +9.68%
10th Percentile £380 £350 £313
90th Percentile £575 £589 £450
North West median daily rate £498 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +4.74% +11.76% -5.56%
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 613 684 744
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 20.81% 24.20% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 509 522
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £308 £290 £270
90th Percentile £546 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Manchester median hourly rate £22.38 £15.69 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.61% -44.95% +10.68%
10th Percentile £16.63 £11.09 £14.38
90th Percentile £29.27 £19.11 £36.00
North West median hourly rate £35.61 £42.25 £29.01
% change year-on-year -15.71% +45.63% -23.15%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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
Bury - 1 - -
PostgreSQL
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 40 (54.79%) Java
2 38 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (49.32%) Java 8
4 33 (45.21%) MySQL
5 32 (43.84%) Spring
6 31 (42.47%) Python
6 31 (42.47%) Docker
7 30 (41.10%) DevOps
8 27 (36.99%) TDD
9 26 (35.62%) Ansible
10 25 (34.25%) BDD
11 24 (32.88%) Terraform
12 23 (31.51%) Scrum
13 21 (28.77%) Node.js
13 21 (28.77%) Test Automation
14 19 (26.03%) Selenium
15 18 (24.66%) PHP
15 18 (24.66%) Jenkins
15 18 (24.66%) Elastic Stack
16 17 (23.29%) Gradle
16 17 (23.29%) JUnit
16 17 (23.29%) Maven
17 16 (21.92%) Spring Security
17 16 (21.92%) Amazon AWS
17 16 (21.92%) Hibernate
17 16 (21.92%) Spock
17 16 (21.92%) Spring Boot
17 16 (21.92%) Gatling
18 15 (20.55%) SOA
18 15 (20.55%) Django

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 (5.48%) Apache
1 4 (5.48%) nginx
2 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.74%) Confluence
3 2 (2.74%) IIS
3 2 (2.74%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.37%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.92%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.33%) GitHub
3 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.74%) IaaS
4 2 (2.74%) PaaS
4 2 (2.74%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) DNS
1 2 (2.74%) HTTP
1 2 (2.74%) Internet
1 2 (2.74%) SAN
1 2 (2.74%) SSL
1 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.37%) DHCP
2 1 (1.37%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (45.21%) MySQL
2 5 (6.85%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.48%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.74%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (2.74%) Blockchain
5 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.37%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.37%) Big Data
6 1 (1.37%) GIS
6 1 (1.37%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.37%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (26.03%) Selenium
2 18 (24.66%) Jenkins
3 17 (23.29%) Gradle
3 17 (23.29%) JUnit
3 17 (23.29%) Maven
4 16 (21.92%) Gatling
4 16 (21.92%) Spock
5 10 (13.70%) JIRA
6 8 (10.96%) PyCharm
7 7 (9.59%) Git (software)
8 3 (4.11%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (1.37%) AutoIt
10 1 (1.37%) Babel
10 1 (1.37%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.37%) Katalon Studio
10 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (9.59%) Retail
2 2 (2.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (50.68%) Developer
2 20 (27.40%) Java Engineer
3 17 (23.29%) Java Developer
4 11 (15.07%) Django Developer
5 10 (13.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (12.33%) AWS Engineer
6 9 (12.33%) Python Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Senior Java Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Python/Django Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Senior Java Developer
11 2 (2.74%) Architect
11 2 (2.74%) AWS DevOps
11 2 (2.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 2 (2.74%) Ruby Developer
11 2 (2.74%) Senior DevOps
11 2 (2.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 2 (2.74%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (43.84%) Spring
2 21 (28.77%) Node.js
3 18 (24.66%) Elastic Stack
4 16 (21.92%) Hibernate
4 16 (21.92%) Spring Boot
4 16 (21.92%) Spring Security
5 15 (20.55%) Django
6 8 (10.96%) RESTful
7 4 (5.48%) CSS
7 4 (5.48%) HTML
8 3 (4.11%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (4.11%) REST
9 2 (2.74%) Middleware
9 2 (2.74%) Servlets
9 2 (2.74%) Vue.js
9 2 (2.74%) Web Services
9 2 (2.74%) WSGI
10 1 (1.37%) .NET
10 1 (1.37%) LAMP
10 1 (1.37%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) User Experience
2 3 (4.11%) Wiki
3 2 (2.74%) Clustering
3 2 (2.74%) Fintech
3 2 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.74%) Replication
3 2 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.81%) Linux
2 8 (10.96%) Windows
3 5 (6.85%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.74%) Unix
5 1 (1.37%) Android
5 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.37%) CentOS
5 1 (1.37%) Debian
5 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (41.10%) DevOps
3 27 (36.99%) TDD
4 25 (34.25%) BDD
5 23 (31.51%) Scrum
6 21 (28.77%) Test Automation
7 15 (20.55%) SOA
8 13 (17.81%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (15.07%) Software Engineering
10 9 (12.33%) Kanban
10 9 (12.33%) Microservices
10 9 (12.33%) Pair Programming
11 8 (10.96%) Web Application Development
12 4 (5.48%) Coaching
12 4 (5.48%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 4 (5.48%) Market Research
12 4 (5.48%) Mentoring
12 4 (5.48%) Open Source
13 3 (4.11%) Refactoring
13 3 (4.11%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.79%) Java
2 36 (49.32%) Java 8
3 31 (42.47%) Python
4 18 (24.66%) PHP
5 11 (15.07%) SQL
6 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.85%) Ruby
8 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.11%) Perl
9 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.37%) C
10 1 (1.37%) ES6
10 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.37%) Prolog
10 1 (1.37%) VB
10 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) Degree
System Software
1 31 (42.47%) Docker
2 5 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (35.62%) Ansible
2 24 (32.88%) Terraform
3 8 (10.96%) Puppet
4 4 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.48%) Packer
5 2 (2.74%) Hyperic
5 2 (2.74%) Salt
5 2 (2.74%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.37%) Grafana
6 1 (1.37%) Graylog
6 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (13.70%) Oracle
2 8 (10.96%) Atlassian
3 7 (9.59%) VMware
4 3 (4.11%) HP
5 2 (2.74%) Citrix
5 2 (2.74%) NetApp
5 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.74%) Symantec
6 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.37%) Wyse