Period
to 26 May 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 26 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)
England > North East
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 95 105
Rank change year-on-year +45 +10 -31
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 59 23 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.55% 1.58% 1.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 24.89% 7.82% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 22 19
North East median daily rate £400 £419 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.48% -40.18% +12.00%
10th Percentile £294 £310 £343
90th Percentile £505 £523 £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 £46.19 £47.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.72% +4.44% +26.05%

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 237 294 480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.26% 20.18% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 205 301
North East median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £255 £275 £268
90th Percentile £525 £527 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 16
North East median hourly rate £35.00 £9.00 £33.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +288.89% -72.79% +120.52%
England median hourly rate £32.25 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% +4.34%

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 26 May 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 26 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
Tyne and Wear +27 43 £400 -4.48% 6
Durham - 16 £400 - 5
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 North East region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 37 (62.71%) Java
2 34 (57.63%) Git (software)
3 30 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (50.85%) Jenkins
4 29 (49.15%) Spring
4 29 (49.15%) Oracle
5 25 (42.37%) Apache
6 24 (40.68%) JIRA
7 22 (37.29%) Tomcat
7 22 (37.29%) AngularJS
8 21 (35.59%) Java 8
9 19 (32.20%) Kafka
10 18 (30.51%) JPA
10 18 (30.51%) Hibernate
11 17 (28.81%) SQL
12 15 (25.42%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (25.42%) Apache Camel
12 15 (25.42%) DevOps
13 13 (22.03%) Gradle
14 12 (20.34%) Linux
15 10 (16.95%) TDD
15 10 (16.95%) Puppet
15 10 (16.95%) MongoDB
15 10 (16.95%) RESTful
15 10 (16.95%) Terraform
15 10 (16.95%) Problem-Solving
16 9 (15.25%) Ansible
16 9 (15.25%) Microservices
16 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
16 9 (15.25%) Scrum

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 25 (42.37%) Apache
2 22 (37.29%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.17%) Jetty
4 5 (8.47%) nginx
5 3 (5.08%) CICS
5 3 (5.08%) IIS
5 3 (5.08%) Mongrel
5 3 (5.08%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.08%) WildFly
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.69%) Confluence
6 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.69%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.42%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.47%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.08%) Amazon S3
4 3 (5.08%) Google App Engine
4 3 (5.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.39%) BrowserStack
5 2 (3.39%) Slack
6 1 (1.69%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (1.69%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 1 (1.69%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (1.69%) GitHub
6 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.69%) Linode
6 1 (1.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) SMS
2 4 (6.78%) DNS
2 4 (6.78%) HTTP
2 4 (6.78%) SSL
2 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.08%) DHCP
3 3 (5.08%) FTP
3 3 (5.08%) IPsec
4 2 (3.39%) SNMP
5 1 (1.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) MongoDB
2 6 (10.17%) MySQL
3 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.08%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (5.08%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.39%) Big Data
5 2 (3.39%) HBase
5 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.69%) DataStage
6 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.69%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (57.63%) Git (software)
2 30 (50.85%) Jenkins
3 24 (40.68%) JIRA
4 13 (22.03%) Gradle
5 8 (13.56%) Liquibase
6 6 (10.17%) JUnit
7 5 (8.47%) Hamcrest
8 3 (5.08%) Travis CI
9 2 (3.39%) Artifactory
9 2 (3.39%) FindBugs
9 2 (3.39%) Firebug
9 2 (3.39%) GitLab
9 2 (3.39%) Selenium
10 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.69%) ERwin
10 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.69%) Maven
10 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (1.69%) Subversion
10 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.69%) Billing
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (54.24%) Developer
2 27 (45.76%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.56%) Administrator
4 7 (11.86%) DBA
5 6 (10.17%) Database Specialist
5 6 (10.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (8.47%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Agile Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Angular Developer
8 3 (5.08%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Full Stack Web Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (5.08%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (49.15%) Spring
2 22 (37.29%) AngularJS
3 19 (32.20%) Kafka
4 18 (30.51%) Hibernate
4 18 (30.51%) JPA
5 15 (25.42%) Apache Camel
6 10 (16.95%) RESTful
7 8 (13.56%) J2EE
8 6 (10.17%) CSS
8 6 (10.17%) HTML
8 6 (10.17%) JSP
9 5 (8.47%) Ajax
9 5 (8.47%) Spring Boot
9 5 (8.47%) Web Services
10 4 (6.78%) JDBC
10 4 (6.78%) Swing
10 4 (6.78%) XML
11 3 (5.08%) .NET
11 3 (5.08%) jQuery
11 3 (5.08%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) Algorithms
2 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.47%) User Experience
3 3 (5.08%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (5.08%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.08%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) NHS
4 1 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) Unix
2 3 (5.08%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.42%) DevOps
3 10 (16.95%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (16.95%) TDD
4 9 (15.25%) Microservices
4 9 (15.25%) Project Management
4 9 (15.25%) Scrum
4 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
5 8 (13.56%) BDD
5 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (13.56%) Kanban
6 7 (11.86%) MVC
6 7 (11.86%) Open Source
7 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.47%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (8.47%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 5 (8.47%) Front End Development
7 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.47%) Pair Programming
7 5 (8.47%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 37 (62.71%) Java
2 21 (35.59%) Java 8
3 17 (28.81%) SQL
4 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.86%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.78%) Python
5 4 (6.78%) Ruby
6 2 (3.39%) PHP
6 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.69%) C#
7 1 (1.69%) Jython
7 1 (1.69%) Perl
7 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.69%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Docker
2 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.78%) Xen
3 1 (1.69%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) Puppet
1 10 (16.95%) Terraform
2 9 (15.25%) Ansible
3 5 (8.47%) Nagios
4 3 (5.08%) OpenNMS
4 3 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.08%) ZABBIX
5 2 (3.39%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.69%) Grafana
6 1 (1.69%) Graylog
6 1 (1.69%) Kibana
6 1 (1.69%) logstash
Vendors
1 29 (49.15%) Oracle
2 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.78%) Google
3 4 (6.78%) IBM
3 4 (6.78%) VMware
4 3 (5.08%) Rackspace
5 2 (3.39%) Informatica
6 1 (1.69%) CA
6 1 (1.69%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.69%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.69%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.69%) Tableau