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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 58 53
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 19 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.62% 1.73% 1.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.31% 8.33% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 5
Median daily rate £345 £700 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.71% +64.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £383
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.88 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -36.76% +6.25%  

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 168 180 165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 23.17% 20.71% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 115 104
Median daily rate £423 £356 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.59% +9.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £700 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £9.00 £21.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +47.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -1 19 £345 -54.00% 1
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 31 (96.88%) MongoDB
2 26 (81.25%) Scrum
3 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (75.00%) REST
5 22 (68.75%) HTML
6 20 (62.50%) MySQL
6 20 (62.50%) JIRA
6 20 (62.50%) Confluence
6 20 (62.50%) NoSQL
7 19 (59.38%) Puppet
7 19 (59.38%) Ruby
8 18 (56.25%) CSS
8 18 (56.25%) JSON
8 18 (56.25%) Scala
8 18 (56.25%) Django
8 18 (56.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 18 (56.25%) HTML5
8 18 (56.25%) CSS3
9 17 (53.13%) Java
10 16 (50.00%) TDD
11 14 (43.75%) Kanban
12 12 (37.50%) Linux
12 12 (37.50%) Open Source
12 12 (37.50%) Play Framework
12 12 (37.50%) Microservices
13 11 (34.38%) Terraform
13 11 (34.38%) GitHub
13 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
14 10 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails
14 10 (31.25%) AngularJS

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 20 (62.50%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) GitHub
2 2 (6.25%) Slack
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (96.88%) MongoDB
2 20 (62.50%) MySQL
2 20 (62.50%) NoSQL
3 18 (56.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 3 (9.38%) Neo4j
7 1 (3.13%) Data Mart
7 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) JIRA
2 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
3 8 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.13%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Architect
2 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Java Developer
3 10 (31.25%) Digital Architect
3 10 (31.25%) Technical Architect
4 9 (28.13%) Digital Technical Architect
5 8 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (15.63%) Digital Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Lead Architect
7 4 (12.50%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 2 (6.25%) HTML Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Lead Software Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Agile Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Agile Java Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 1 (3.13%) Java Architect
9 1 (3.13%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (75.00%) REST
2 22 (68.75%) HTML
3 18 (56.25%) CSS
3 18 (56.25%) CSS3
3 18 (56.25%) Django
3 18 (56.25%) HTML5
3 18 (56.25%) JSON
4 12 (37.50%) Play Framework
5 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
5 10 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails
5 10 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (25.00%) Ajax
6 8 (25.00%) SOAP
6 8 (25.00%) Spring
6 8 (25.00%) Web Services
7 4 (12.50%) RESTful
8 3 (9.38%) Dropwizard
8 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
9 2 (6.25%) JAX-RS
9 2 (6.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Mac OS X
2 3 (9.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) Scrum
2 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (50.00%) TDD
4 14 (43.75%) Kanban
5 12 (37.50%) Microservices
5 12 (37.50%) Open Source
6 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
7 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
8 8 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (21.88%) Prototyping
10 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
10 5 (15.63%) Validation
11 4 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
11 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (12.50%) Line Management
11 4 (12.50%) OWASP
11 4 (12.50%) Software Architecture
12 3 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (9.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) Ruby
2 18 (56.25%) Scala
3 17 (53.13%) Java
4 9 (28.13%) Python
5 3 (9.38%) SQL
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.13%) C#
7 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) Docker
2 8 (25.00%) LXC
Systems Management
1 19 (59.38%) Puppet
2 11 (34.38%) Terraform
3 8 (25.00%) Ansible
3 8 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Black Duck
2 1 (3.13%) Sage