Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 109 115
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6 +6
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 57 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.87% 0.97% 1.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.17% 4.08% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 7 20
Manchester median daily rate £438 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +4.65% +34.38%
10th Percentile £299 £340 £361
90th Percentile £565 £658 £608
North West median daily rate £438 £450 £488
% change year-on-year -2.78% -7.69% +52.34%
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 698 637 681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.89% 23.81% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 385 415
Manchester median daily rate £391 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.14% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £253
90th Percentile £583 £525 £525
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Manchester median hourly rate £34.36 £22.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.16% -21.43% +40.00%
10th Percentile £12.28 £19.40 £16.50
90th Percentile £56.13 £32.60 £34.88
North West median hourly rate £46.25 £30.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +54.17% -21.05% +8.57%

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 May 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 24 May 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 - 2 £413 - 2
Cheadle - 1 £375 -
PostgreSQL
North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (54.39%) Linux
3 26 (45.61%) Scrum
4 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
5 24 (42.11%) Python
5 24 (42.11%) Django
5 24 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (40.35%) MySQL
6 23 (40.35%) Oracle
7 22 (38.60%) Jenkins
8 20 (35.09%) Web Services
9 18 (31.58%) SQL
10 17 (29.82%) Docker
11 16 (28.07%) MongoDB
11 16 (28.07%) Java
12 15 (26.32%) Open Source
12 15 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (24.56%) JIRA
14 13 (22.81%) JSON
14 13 (22.81%) Microservices
15 12 (21.05%) Mobile App
15 12 (21.05%) Android Development
15 12 (21.05%) iOS Development
15 12 (21.05%) Apple iOS
15 12 (21.05%) Android
15 12 (21.05%) Ajax
15 12 (21.05%) Change Management
15 12 (21.05%) Unix
16 10 (17.54%) GitHub
16 10 (17.54%) Finance

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 7 (12.28%) SAS
2 4 (7.02%) Apache
3 3 (5.26%) Confluence
3 3 (5.26%) Drupal
4 2 (3.51%) JBoss
4 2 (3.51%) nginx
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.75%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) GitHub
2 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.26%) Slack
4 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.75%) npm
5 1 (1.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Firewall
1 3 (5.26%) HTTP
2 2 (3.51%) DNS
2 2 (3.51%) Internet
2 2 (3.51%) SSL
2 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) AMQP
3 1 (1.75%) BGP
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.75%) IPFIX
3 1 (1.75%) Junos
3 1 (1.75%) MPLS
3 1 (1.75%) MQTT
3 1 (1.75%) MRTG
3 1 (1.75%) OSPF
3 1 (1.75%) SNMP
3 1 (1.75%) TACACS
3 1 (1.75%) VPN
3 1 (1.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (40.35%) MySQL
2 16 (28.07%) MongoDB
3 8 (14.04%) Apache Hive
3 8 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (14.04%) Hadoop
4 7 (12.28%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (12.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 7 (12.28%) HBase
4 7 (12.28%) Pentaho
5 6 (10.53%) NoSQL
6 5 (8.77%) Big Data
6 5 (8.77%) Data Lake
7 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
8 3 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.51%) Redis
10 1 (1.75%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.75%) Riak
10 1 (1.75%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (38.60%) Jenkins
2 14 (24.56%) JIRA
3 9 (15.79%) Git (software)
4 7 (12.28%) ERwin
4 7 (12.28%) PyCharm
5 5 (8.77%) JUnit
6 4 (7.02%) Jasmine
6 4 (7.02%) Mercurial
7 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.51%) Artifactory
8 2 (3.51%) FitNesse
8 2 (3.51%) Gradle
8 2 (3.51%) Maven
8 2 (3.51%) Selenium
8 2 (3.51%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.75%) Babel
9 1 (1.75%) git-flow
9 1 (1.75%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.75%) PostCSS
9 1 (1.75%) webpack
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Developer
2 12 (21.05%) Python Developer
3 11 (19.30%) Django Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Architect
4 8 (14.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Python/Django Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Data Architect
6 5 (8.77%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Java Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Data Migration Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Java Technical Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.11%) Django
2 20 (35.09%) Web Services
3 13 (22.81%) JSON
4 12 (21.05%) Ajax
5 9 (15.79%) RESTful
6 6 (10.53%) XML
7 5 (8.77%) Node.js
7 5 (8.77%) REST
7 5 (8.77%) Spring
7 5 (8.77%) Spring Boot
8 4 (7.02%) .NET
8 4 (7.02%) Thymeleaf
9 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (5.26%) J2EE
9 3 (5.26%) JMS
9 3 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
9 3 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (3.51%) React
10 2 (3.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Mobile App
2 8 (14.04%) Management Information System
3 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.28%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.51%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.75%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.75%) User Experience
5 1 (1.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (54.39%) Linux
2 12 (21.05%) Android
2 12 (21.05%) Apple iOS
2 12 (21.05%) Unix
3 7 (12.28%) Windows
4 6 (10.53%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.26%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.51%) CentOS
8 1 (1.75%) Debian
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (45.61%) Scrum
3 24 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (26.32%) Open Source
4 15 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (22.81%) Microservices
6 12 (21.05%) Android Development
6 12 (21.05%) Change Management
6 12 (21.05%) iOS Development
7 9 (15.79%) DevOps
8 8 (14.04%) BDD
8 8 (14.04%) Coaching
8 8 (14.04%) Data Architecture
8 8 (14.04%) SFIA
8 8 (14.04%) TDD
9 7 (12.28%) Data Management
9 7 (12.28%) Data Security
9 7 (12.28%) Data Strategy
9 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
9 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
2 24 (42.11%) Python
3 18 (31.58%) SQL
4 16 (28.07%) Java
5 8 (14.04%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.77%) Ruby
7 4 (7.02%) PHP
8 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.26%) Java 9
9 2 (3.51%) Perl
10 1 (1.75%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.75%) C++
10 1 (1.75%) ES6
10 1 (1.75%) Groovy
10 1 (1.75%) Java 8
10 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.75%) Scala
10 1 (1.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) QA
2 7 (12.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (29.82%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) Gluster
2 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.75%) iptables
2 1 (1.75%) KVM
2 1 (1.75%) NFS
2 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Puppet
2 4 (7.02%) Kibana
2 4 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.26%) Ansible
3 3 (5.26%) HAProxy
3 3 (5.26%) Kubernetes
3 3 (5.26%) logstash
4 1 (1.75%) Cacti
4 1 (1.75%) collectd
4 1 (1.75%) Grafana
4 1 (1.75%) Graphite
4 1 (1.75%) Icinga
4 1 (1.75%) Nagios
4 1 (1.75%) Netcool
4 1 (1.75%) Observium
4 1 (1.75%) OpenNMS
4 1 (1.75%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.75%) Salt
4 1 (1.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (40.35%) Oracle
2 7 (12.28%) Atlassian
2 7 (12.28%) CA
2 7 (12.28%) Informatica
2 7 (12.28%) Tableau
3 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.26%) Cisco
4 3 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (1.75%) Capita
5 1 (1.75%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.75%) Google
5 1 (1.75%) Huawei
5 1 (1.75%) Juniper
5 1 (1.75%) Splunk