Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 69 144
Rank change year-on-year +17 +75 -51
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 56 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.39% 2.76% 1.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.37% 14.05% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 51 25
North East median daily rate £404 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.64% +15.79% +35.71%
10th Percentile £302 £400 £326
90th Percentile £538 £755 £525
England median daily rate £500 £500 £460
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £24.49 £13.00
% change year-on-year +42.94% +88.35% +62.50%

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 262 242 611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 20.55% 19.67% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 161 430
North East median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.68% -5.33%
10th Percentile £289 £275 £260
90th Percentile £580 £563 £525
England median daily rate £475 £454 £425
% change year-on-year +4.63% +6.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 26
North East median hourly rate £47.50 £18.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.76% -33.93% +33.97%
10th Percentile £46.25 £11.65 £15.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £22.15 £34.49
England median hourly rate £34.25 £31.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year +7.87% +13.39% +0.79%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +16 44 £407 -26.00% 7
Durham - 12 £400 - 1
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 33 (58.93%) Java
2 32 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (51.79%) Oracle
5 27 (48.21%) JIRA
6 23 (41.07%) Spring
7 21 (37.50%) SQL
8 17 (30.36%) AngularJS
9 16 (28.57%) Jenkins
9 16 (28.57%) Java 8
9 16 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (28.57%) Linux
10 15 (26.79%) Hibernate
11 14 (25.00%) Shell Script
12 12 (21.43%) Apache
12 12 (21.43%) JPA
12 12 (21.43%) RESTful
13 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
13 11 (19.64%) Tomcat
13 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
13 11 (19.64%) HTML
13 11 (19.64%) MySQL
13 11 (19.64%) Gradle
13 11 (19.64%) Kafka
14 10 (17.86%) TDD
14 10 (17.86%) Open Source
14 10 (17.86%) MongoDB
15 9 (16.07%) BDD
15 9 (16.07%) CSS
15 9 (16.07%) Apache Camel

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 12 (21.43%) Apache
2 11 (19.64%) Tomcat
3 7 (12.50%) Confluence
4 3 (5.36%) CICS
4 3 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.36%) Jetty
4 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.36%) WildFly
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.79%) CMS
5 1 (1.79%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.36%) Office 365
2 3 (5.36%) Slack
3 2 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.79%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) MySQL
2 10 (17.86%) MongoDB
3 6 (10.71%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.79%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.79%) HBase
Development Applications
1 32 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 27 (48.21%) JIRA
3 16 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 11 (19.64%) Gradle
5 8 (14.29%) Liquibase
6 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.36%) JUnit
7 2 (3.57%) Hamcrest
8 1 (1.79%) FindBugs
8 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 5 (8.93%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.79%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (67.86%) Developer
2 23 (41.07%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.07%) DBA
3 9 (16.07%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared DBA
6 4 (7.14%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) Django Developer
7 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL DBA
7 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Python Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Python/Django Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.07%) Spring
2 17 (30.36%) AngularJS
3 15 (26.79%) Hibernate
4 12 (21.43%) JPA
4 12 (21.43%) RESTful
5 11 (19.64%) HTML
5 11 (19.64%) Kafka
6 9 (16.07%) Apache Camel
6 9 (16.07%) CSS
7 8 (14.29%) Web Services
8 7 (12.50%) J2EE
8 7 (12.50%) Node.js
9 6 (10.71%) JDBC
9 6 (10.71%) REST
10 4 (7.14%) Ajax
10 4 (7.14%) jQuery
10 4 (7.14%) JSP
10 4 (7.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 4 (7.14%) Swing
11 3 (5.36%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 4 (7.14%) User Experience
4 3 (5.36%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (5.36%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (5.36%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.57%) NHS
6 1 (1.79%) Social Media
6 1 (1.79%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Linux
2 8 (14.29%) Unix
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
4 10 (17.86%) Open Source
4 10 (17.86%) TDD
5 9 (16.07%) BDD
5 9 (16.07%) Mentoring
6 8 (14.29%) Microservices
6 8 (14.29%) Project Management
7 7 (12.50%) DevOps
7 7 (12.50%) Scrum
8 6 (10.71%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (10.71%) Kanban
8 6 (10.71%) Web Development
9 5 (8.93%) Coaching
9 5 (8.93%) Domain Models
9 5 (8.93%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (7.14%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 4 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (58.93%) Java
2 21 (37.50%) SQL
3 16 (28.57%) Java 8
4 14 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.93%) Python
7 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) Degree
3 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (7.14%) OCP
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (3.57%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (5.36%) Docker
3 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Ansible
2 4 (7.14%) Data Guard
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.57%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (51.79%) Oracle
2 3 (5.36%) IBM
3 2 (3.57%) Cloudera
3 2 (3.57%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat