Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 21 February 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)
England > North East
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 107 81
Rank change year-on-year +40 -26 +8
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 35 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.78% 1.66% 1.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.23% 7.51% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 35 17
North East median daily rate £425 £438 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -30.00% +47.06%
10th Percentile £300 £310 £379
90th Percentile £615 £525 £800
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.71 £47.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -13.39% -6.00% +37.36%

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 the North East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 182 506 441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 14.47% 22.12% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 373 277
North East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £286 £278
90th Percentile £550 £550 £558
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 13
North East median hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £20.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -18.72% +35.33%
10th Percentile £18.80 £10.28 £15.78
90th Percentile £32.60 £22.53 £28.60
England median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year +32.08% -1.85% -5.89%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in the North East

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PostgreSQL in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in the North East

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in the North East over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in the North East

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the North East region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
Tyne and Wear +45 35 £425 -2.86% 2
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 North East region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 18 (51.43%) Java
1 18 (51.43%) SQL
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) TDD
3 15 (42.86%) Open Source
3 15 (42.86%) MongoDB
4 14 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 14 (40.00%) Microservices
4 14 (40.00%) Kanban
5 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
5 13 (37.14%) Mentoring
6 12 (34.29%) BDD
6 12 (34.29%) MySQL
7 11 (31.43%) Scrum
7 11 (31.43%) HTML
7 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
7 11 (31.43%) CSS
7 11 (31.43%) Linux
7 11 (31.43%) Spring
7 11 (31.43%) Coaching
8 10 (28.57%) NoSQL
8 10 (28.57%) Oracle
9 9 (25.71%) JIRA
9 9 (25.71%) Puppet
9 9 (25.71%) Confluence
9 9 (25.71%) REST
9 9 (25.71%) Spring Boot
10 8 (22.86%) SFIA
11 7 (20.00%) Software Architecture
11 7 (20.00%) DevOps

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 9 (25.71%) Confluence
2 3 (8.57%) Apache
2 3 (8.57%) SAS
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) Jetty
3 1 (2.86%) Mongrel
3 1 (2.86%) nginx
3 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (14.29%) Slack
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (5.71%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.86%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (2.86%) Google App Engine
5 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.86%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) SNMP
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) FTP
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) IPsec
2 1 (2.86%) SMS
2 1 (2.86%) SSL
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 12 (34.29%) MySQL
3 10 (28.57%) NoSQL
4 5 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (14.29%) Apache Hive
4 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 4 (11.43%) Big Data
5 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (11.43%) HBase
5 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
6 3 (8.57%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (8.57%) Data Lake
6 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (8.57%) Hadoop
6 3 (8.57%) Pentaho
6 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
7 2 (5.71%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
3 9 (25.71%) JIRA
4 7 (20.00%) JUnit
5 6 (17.14%) Firebug
5 6 (17.14%) Gradle
5 6 (17.14%) Hamcrest
6 5 (14.29%) Cucumber
7 4 (11.43%) Selenium
8 3 (8.57%) ERwin
9 1 (2.86%) Artifactory
9 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
9 1 (2.86%) Travis CI
9 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
1 12 (34.29%) Java Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Agile Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Architect
2 7 (20.00%) Senior Agile Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Database Specialist
4 5 (14.29%) Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) DBA
5 4 (11.43%) Digital Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.57%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (8.57%) Lead Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Lead Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) CSS
1 11 (31.43%) HTML
1 11 (31.43%) Spring
2 9 (25.71%) REST
2 9 (25.71%) Spring Boot
3 6 (17.14%) jQuery
3 6 (17.14%) JSP
3 6 (17.14%) Spring MVC
3 6 (17.14%) XML
3 6 (17.14%) XSD
4 5 (14.29%) HTML5
4 5 (14.29%) Node.js
4 5 (14.29%) RESTful
5 4 (11.43%) Ajax
5 4 (11.43%) CSS3
5 4 (11.43%) Django
5 4 (11.43%) JSON
5 4 (11.43%) SOAP
5 4 (11.43%) Web Services
6 2 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Smartphone
1 4 (11.43%) User Experience
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Unix
3 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) TDD
3 15 (42.86%) Open Source
4 14 (40.00%) Kanban
4 14 (40.00%) Microservices
5 13 (37.14%) Mentoring
6 12 (34.29%) BDD
7 11 (31.43%) Coaching
7 11 (31.43%) Scrum
8 8 (22.86%) SFIA
9 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (20.00%) DevOps
9 7 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (20.00%) Software Architecture
10 6 (17.14%) MVC
10 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
11 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
11 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) Java
1 18 (51.43%) SQL
2 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.29%) Python
3 5 (14.29%) Ruby
3 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 4 (11.43%) Scala
5 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.86%) Jython
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 3 (8.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Docker
2 4 (11.43%) LXC
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) Xen
4 1 (2.86%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Puppet
2 6 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (14.29%) Nagios
3 5 (14.29%) Terraform
4 3 (8.57%) Ansible
4 3 (8.57%) OpenNMS
4 3 (8.57%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.86%) Grafana
5 1 (2.86%) Graylog
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Informatica
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) CA
3 3 (8.57%) Rackspace
3 3 (8.57%) Tableau
4 2 (5.71%) Google
4 2 (5.71%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.86%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) SaltStack