The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 29 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 West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 119 145
Rank change year-on-year +26 +26  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 35 39 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.35% 1.01% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.55% 4.92% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 4
Median daily rate £463 £494 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.32% +43.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £610 £491
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 West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 631 792 828
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 24.42% 20.47% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 498 479
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 36 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -12.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £47.83 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 West

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in the North West

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in the North West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in the North West

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PostgreSQL in the North West

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Manchester +25 20 £450 -17.24% 7
Cheshire +21 14 £475 -1.55% 1
Cumbria - 1 £350 -
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 West region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 34 (55.74%) MySQL
2 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (50.82%) Java
4 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
4 22 (36.07%) MongoDB
5 19 (31.15%) JIRA
5 19 (31.15%) SQL
6 18 (29.51%) Scrum
7 17 (27.87%) REST
8 16 (26.23%) Oracle
8 16 (26.23%) Open Source
9 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
9 14 (22.95%) Node.js
10 13 (21.31%) Django
11 12 (19.67%) J2EE
11 12 (19.67%) Linux
11 12 (19.67%) Jenkins
12 11 (18.03%) Oracle Database
12 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering
12 11 (18.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (16.39%) EJB 3.0
13 10 (16.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (16.39%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (16.39%) EJB
13 10 (16.39%) Client/Server
13 10 (16.39%) Red Hat
13 10 (16.39%) SOAP
13 10 (16.39%) Finance
13 10 (16.39%) Hudson

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (9.84%) Confluence
2 2 (3.28%) Apache
2 2 (3.28%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.28%) Drupal
2 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.64%) IIS
3 1 (1.64%) nginx
3 1 (1.64%) SilverStripe
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.84%) Slack
3 2 (3.28%) GitHub
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) Firewall
1 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (55.74%) MySQL
2 22 (36.07%) MongoDB
3 11 (18.03%) Oracle Database
4 10 (16.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (14.75%) NoSQL
6 6 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
7 5 (8.20%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (6.56%) Apache Hive
8 4 (6.56%) Couchbase
8 4 (6.56%) Hadoop
8 4 (6.56%) HBase
9 3 (4.92%) JasperReports
9 3 (4.92%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
9 3 (4.92%) Redis
9 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.64%) Data Mart
10 1 (1.64%) DB2
10 1 (1.64%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
2 19 (31.15%) JIRA
3 12 (19.67%) Jenkins
4 11 (18.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (16.39%) Bitbucket
5 10 (16.39%) Hudson
6 9 (14.75%) JUnit
7 7 (11.48%) Cucumber
7 7 (11.48%) Eclipse
8 5 (8.20%) Jasmine
9 4 (6.56%) IntelliJ
9 4 (6.56%) Mockito
9 4 (6.56%) MyEclipse
10 3 (4.92%) Mocha
10 3 (4.92%) Selenium
10 3 (4.92%) Subversion
11 1 (1.64%) SonarQube
11 1 (1.64%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (1.64%) TestRail
11 1 (1.64%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (73.77%) Developer
2 18 (29.51%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.03%) Django Developer
4 7 (11.48%) J2EE Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Digital Developer
5 6 (9.84%) PL/SQL Developer
5 6 (9.84%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 5 (8.20%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Architect
7 4 (6.56%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Principal Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Agile Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Data Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Database Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Domain Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.87%) REST
2 14 (22.95%) Node.js
3 13 (21.31%) Django
4 12 (19.67%) J2EE
5 10 (16.39%) EJB
5 10 (16.39%) EJB 3.0
5 10 (16.39%) SOAP
6 9 (14.75%) JSON
7 8 (13.11%) Spring
8 7 (11.48%) RESTful
9 6 (9.84%) JSF
10 5 (8.20%) HTML
10 5 (8.20%) Web Services
11 4 (6.56%) Hibernate
12 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
12 3 (4.92%) Vaadin
13 2 (3.28%) Java EE
13 2 (3.28%) jQuery
13 2 (3.28%) Spring MVC
13 2 (3.28%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Client/Server
2 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Taxonomies
4 2 (3.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Linux
2 10 (16.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.51%) Scrum
3 16 (26.23%) Open Source
4 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering
5 9 (14.75%) Kanban
6 8 (13.11%) TDD
7 7 (11.48%) BDD
7 7 (11.48%) DevOps
8 5 (8.20%) Data Modelling
8 5 (8.20%) Microservices
8 5 (8.20%) SDLC
9 4 (6.56%) API Development
9 4 (6.56%) Data Governance
9 4 (6.56%) Data Management
9 4 (6.56%) Logical Data Model
9 4 (6.56%) Ontologies
9 4 (6.56%) Physical Data Model
9 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.92%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.82%) Java
2 19 (31.15%) SQL
3 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
4 8 (13.11%) PL/SQL
5 7 (11.48%) PHP
6 5 (8.20%) Python
7 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Puppet
2 3 (4.92%) Ansible
2 3 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.64%) Kibana
3 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Oracle
2 10 (16.39%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.20%) VMware
4 1 (1.64%) Black Duck
4 1 (1.64%) Embarcadero
4 1 (1.64%) HP
4 1 (1.64%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.64%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.64%) Tableau
4 1 (1.64%) Talend
4 1 (1.64%) Zend
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