Period
to 15 August 2018

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 6 months to 15 August 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 West
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 155 154
Rank change year-on-year +66 -1 +60
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 150 54 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.45% 0.94% 1.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.77% 4.13% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 53 56
North West median daily rate £500 £552 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.42% +22.67% +28.57%
10th Percentile £345 £350 £337
90th Percentile £578 £741 £603
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +6.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
North West median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.25
% change year-on-year -17.65% +5.59% +101.25%

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 West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,274 1,309 1,677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.81% 22.84% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 825 1,063
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -3.66%
10th Percentile £275 £267 £250
90th Percentile £588 £531 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 48
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £31.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +33.01% -19.97%
10th Percentile £9.98 £13.63 £15.18
90th Percentile £54.55 £46.00 £59.31
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year -1.64% +7.02% +14.00%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 15 August 2018.

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 6 months to 15 August 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
Manchester +28 79 £475 -5.19% 29
Lancashire +25 48 £530 -17.19% 8
Cheshire -12 12 £383 -1.29% 5
Merseyside +21 6 £463 +2.78% 3
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 West region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 85 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (46.67%) Java
3 68 (45.33%) SQL
4 59 (39.33%) Python
5 58 (38.67%) Git (software)
6 55 (36.67%) Oracle
7 52 (34.67%) Scrum
8 51 (34.00%) Linux
9 46 (30.67%) Continuous Integration
10 45 (30.00%) JavaScript
11 44 (29.33%) MySQL
12 43 (28.67%) Spring Boot
13 41 (27.33%) Java 8
13 41 (27.33%) Spring
14 34 (22.67%) TDD
14 34 (22.67%) SOA
15 33 (22.00%) BDD
15 33 (22.00%) Jenkins
16 32 (21.33%) Django
17 31 (20.67%) MongoDB
18 30 (20.00%) Spring Security
19 29 (19.33%) Open Source
20 27 (18.00%) Web Services
20 27 (18.00%) Shell Script
20 27 (18.00%) Docker
21 25 (16.67%) DevOps
22 24 (16.00%) Software Engineering
23 23 (15.33%) Puppet
24 22 (14.67%) Ruby
24 22 (14.67%) JIRA

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 14 (9.33%) Tuxedo
2 8 (5.33%) SAS
3 6 (4.00%) Apache
3 6 (4.00%) Confluence
3 6 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.00%) nginx
3 6 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (3.33%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.67%) JBoss
5 4 (2.67%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.00%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.00%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.33%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.33%) Mule ESB
7 2 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.33%) WildFly
8 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.67%) IIS
8 1 (0.67%) Jetty
8 1 (0.67%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.67%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.00%) GitHub
3 6 (4.00%) Slack
4 3 (2.00%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.00%) Serverless
5 2 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.33%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.67%) npm
6 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.67%) HTTP
2 3 (2.00%) Firewall
2 3 (2.00%) SSL
2 3 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.33%) BGP
3 2 (1.33%) DNS
3 2 (1.33%) Internet
3 2 (1.33%) IPFIX
3 2 (1.33%) Junos
3 2 (1.33%) MPLS
3 2 (1.33%) MRTG
3 2 (1.33%) OSPF
3 2 (1.33%) SMS
3 2 (1.33%) SNMP
3 2 (1.33%) TACACS
3 2 (1.33%) VPN
4 1 (0.67%) AMQP
4 1 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.67%) MQTT
4 1 (0.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (29.33%) MySQL
2 31 (20.67%) MongoDB
3 19 (12.67%) NoSQL
4 18 (12.00%) Relational Database
5 17 (11.33%) SQL Server
6 14 (9.33%) Big Data
6 14 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (6.67%) Apache Hive
8 9 (6.00%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (6.00%) Hadoop
8 9 (6.00%) HBase
9 8 (5.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 8 (5.33%) Pentaho
10 7 (4.67%) RDBMS
11 6 (4.00%) Data Lake
12 5 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (2.67%) Redis
14 3 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (2.00%) Neo4j
15 2 (1.33%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 58 (38.67%) Git (software)
2 33 (22.00%) Jenkins
3 22 (14.67%) JIRA
4 15 (10.00%) JUnit
5 14 (9.33%) Artifactory
6 12 (8.00%) Cucumber
7 9 (6.00%) PyCharm
8 8 (5.33%) ERwin
9 6 (4.00%) Gradle
9 6 (4.00%) Jasmine
10 5 (3.33%) Maven
10 5 (3.33%) Selenium
11 4 (2.67%) Arquillian
11 4 (2.67%) JBehave
11 4 (2.67%) Mercurial
11 4 (2.67%) Mockito
12 3 (2.00%) GitLab
12 3 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (1.33%) Robot Framework
13 2 (1.33%) RStudio
General
1 14 (9.33%) Finance
2 3 (2.00%) Retail
3 2 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (0.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 84 (56.00%) Developer
2 38 (25.33%) Java Developer
3 25 (16.67%) Python Developer
4 19 (12.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (12.67%) Django Developer
5 13 (8.67%) Senior Developer
5 13 (8.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (7.33%) Python/Django Developer
7 10 (6.67%) Architect
8 8 (5.33%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.00%) Data Architect
9 6 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (4.00%) Technical Leader
10 5 (3.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 5 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
11 4 (2.67%) Agile Java Developer
11 4 (2.67%) Analyst
11 4 (2.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (28.67%) Spring Boot
2 41 (27.33%) Spring
3 32 (21.33%) Django
4 30 (20.00%) Spring Security
5 27 (18.00%) Web Services
6 20 (13.33%) JSON
7 15 (10.00%) Ajax
8 14 (9.33%) CSS
8 14 (9.33%) HTML
8 14 (9.33%) Middleware
9 13 (8.67%) RESTful
10 12 (8.00%) Node.js
11 10 (6.67%) XML
12 9 (6.00%) Apache Camel
13 8 (5.33%) REST
14 7 (4.67%) Hibernate
15 6 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
16 5 (3.33%) Apache CXF
16 5 (3.33%) JPA
16 5 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 11 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.33%) Wiki
3 10 (6.67%) User Experience
4 9 (6.00%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.67%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 51 (34.00%) Linux
2 15 (10.00%) Windows
3 13 (8.67%) Android
3 13 (8.67%) Apple iOS
3 13 (8.67%) Unix
4 12 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.33%) CentOS
6 2 (1.33%) Debian
6 2 (1.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (34.67%) Scrum
3 46 (30.67%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (22.67%) SOA
4 34 (22.67%) TDD
5 33 (22.00%) BDD
6 29 (19.33%) Open Source
7 25 (16.67%) DevOps
8 24 (16.00%) Software Engineering
9 21 (14.00%) Kanban
10 17 (11.33%) Microservices
11 16 (10.67%) Continuous Deployment
12 15 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (10.00%) Test Automation
13 13 (8.67%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (8.67%) Data Modelling
14 12 (8.00%) Android Development
14 12 (8.00%) Change Management
14 12 (8.00%) Pair Programming
14 12 (8.00%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 70 (46.67%) Java
2 68 (45.33%) SQL
3 59 (39.33%) Python
4 45 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 41 (27.33%) Java 8
6 27 (18.00%) Shell Script
7 22 (14.67%) Ruby
8 18 (12.00%) Perl
9 5 (3.33%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.33%) Groovy
10 3 (2.00%) C#
10 3 (2.00%) Java 9
10 3 (2.00%) PHP
10 3 (2.00%) Prolog
11 2 (1.33%) Bourne shell
11 2 (1.33%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.33%) Scala
11 2 (1.33%) VB
11 2 (1.33%) VBA
12 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (8.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.67%) Degree
4 2 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.33%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.33%) ISEB
5 1 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.67%) QA
2 8 (5.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (18.00%) Docker
2 2 (1.33%) KVM
3 1 (0.67%) Gluster
3 1 (0.67%) iptables
3 1 (0.67%) NFS
3 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (15.33%) Puppet
2 10 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 8 (5.33%) Ansible
4 7 (4.67%) Kibana
5 6 (4.00%) Terraform
6 5 (3.33%) logstash
6 5 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.00%) Grafana
7 3 (2.00%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.33%) Cacti
8 2 (1.33%) collectd
8 2 (1.33%) Graphite
8 2 (1.33%) Icinga
8 2 (1.33%) Observium
8 2 (1.33%) OpenNMS
8 2 (1.33%) Packer
8 2 (1.33%) Prometheus
8 2 (1.33%) Rancher
8 2 (1.33%) Salt
8 2 (1.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 55 (36.67%) Oracle
2 14 (9.33%) VMware
3 13 (8.67%) Tableau
4 9 (6.00%) Atlassian
4 9 (6.00%) Informatica
5 8 (5.33%) CA
6 7 (4.67%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.67%) Splunk
8 3 (2.00%) Cisco
9 2 (1.33%) Ericsson
9 2 (1.33%) Google
9 2 (1.33%) Huawei
9 2 (1.33%) Juniper
9 2 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.67%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.67%) HP
10 1 (0.67%) SAP
10 1 (0.67%) Talend
10 1 (0.67%) Vertica