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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 124 55
Rank change year-on-year +79 -69  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 12 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.11% 0.49% 2.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.63% 2.42% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 23
Median daily rate £475 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £338 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £755 £625 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +286.36% -67.16%  

PostgreSQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 95 331 214
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 16.73% 20.42% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 498 432
Median daily rate £475 £325 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -11.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £259 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £755 £475 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 44 5
Median hourly rate - £30.58 £18.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +65.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +79 12 £475 -
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 30 (96.77%) MongoDB
2 22 (70.97%) Scrum
2 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (67.74%) HTML
3 21 (67.74%) Puppet
3 21 (67.74%) REST
4 19 (61.29%) Confluence
4 19 (61.29%) JIRA
5 18 (58.06%) MySQL
5 18 (58.06%) NoSQL
6 17 (54.84%) CSS3
6 17 (54.84%) HTML5
6 17 (54.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (54.84%) CSS
6 17 (54.84%) JSON
7 16 (51.61%) Django
7 16 (51.61%) Ruby
7 16 (51.61%) Java
7 16 (51.61%) Scala
8 14 (45.16%) Configuration Management
9 12 (38.71%) Ajax
9 12 (38.71%) Linux
10 11 (35.48%) Oracle
10 11 (35.48%) Kanban
10 11 (35.48%) TDD
10 11 (35.48%) GitHub
10 11 (35.48%) Microservices
11 10 (32.26%) Spring
11 10 (32.26%) Python
11 10 (32.26%) Terraform

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 19 (61.29%) Confluence
2 2 (6.45%) SAS
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (96.77%) MongoDB
2 18 (58.06%) MySQL
2 18 (58.06%) NoSQL
3 17 (54.84%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database
5 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
6 3 (9.68%) Neo4j
7 2 (6.45%) Apache Hive
7 2 (6.45%) Big Data
7 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (6.45%) HBase
8 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (3.23%) Data Lake
8 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
8 1 (3.23%) Pentaho
8 1 (3.23%) Redis
8 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (61.29%) JIRA
2 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
2 9 (29.03%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) ERwin
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Architect
2 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) Java Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (25.81%) Technical Architect
5 7 (22.58%) Digital Architect
6 5 (16.13%) Digital Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Digital Technical Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.45%) HTML Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Java Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Lead Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Database Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Java Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Java Technical Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Lead Data Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.23%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) HTML
1 21 (67.74%) REST
2 17 (54.84%) CSS
2 17 (54.84%) CSS3
2 17 (54.84%) HTML5
2 17 (54.84%) JSON
3 16 (51.61%) Django
4 12 (38.71%) Ajax
5 10 (32.26%) Spring
6 9 (29.03%) Play Framework
6 9 (29.03%) SOAP
6 9 (29.03%) Web Services
7 7 (22.58%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
8 5 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (12.90%) RESTful
10 3 (9.68%) Dropwizard
10 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
11 2 (6.45%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) NHS
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
2 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Unix
3 3 (9.68%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.23%) Windows
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (70.97%) Scrum
2 14 (45.16%) Configuration Management
3 11 (35.48%) Kanban
3 11 (35.48%) Microservices
3 11 (35.48%) TDD
4 9 (29.03%) Open Source
5 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
5 6 (19.35%) Prototyping
5 6 (19.35%) Software Architecture
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (16.13%) Line Management
6 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
7 4 (12.90%) Coaching
7 4 (12.90%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (12.90%) OWASP
7 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 3 (9.68%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) Java
1 16 (51.61%) Ruby
1 16 (51.61%) Scala
2 10 (32.26%) Python
3 4 (12.90%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.23%) R
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Docker
1 9 (29.03%) LXC
Systems Management
1 21 (67.74%) Puppet
2 10 (32.26%) Terraform
3 9 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (25.81%) Ansible
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Informatica
3 1 (3.23%) CA
3 1 (3.23%) Tableau