Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 133 161
Rank change year-on-year +47 +28 +48
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 159 75 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.67% 1.33% 0.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.37% 5.73% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 83 49
North West median daily rate £530 £552 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.99% +29.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £379 £350 £337
90th Percentile £625 £645 £620
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
North West median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% +146.15% +62.50%

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 1,285 1,309 1,677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.59% 23.22% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 900 1,119
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £280 £263
90th Percentile £569 £625 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 47
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £42.75 £29.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.82% +44.79% -26.19%
10th Percentile £13.13 £21.30 £14.03
90th Percentile £48.36 £61.13 £59.31
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% +18.18% -

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +19 87 £525 +9.66% 19
Lancashire +6 49 £533 -12.70% 8
Cheshire +2 11 £400 +6.67% 10
Merseyside +1 8 £400 - 4
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 92 (57.86%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (54.72%) Java
3 72 (45.28%) Python
4 63 (39.62%) Spring
5 62 (38.99%) Java 8
6 58 (36.48%) SQL
7 55 (34.59%) DevOps
8 54 (33.96%) Git (software)
9 50 (31.45%) TDD
10 49 (30.82%) Continuous Integration
11 47 (29.56%) Scrum
11 47 (29.56%) MySQL
11 47 (29.56%) Oracle
12 46 (28.93%) BDD
13 44 (27.67%) Linux
13 44 (27.67%) Spring Boot
14 40 (25.16%) Docker
15 39 (24.53%) Spring Security
16 38 (23.90%) SOA
17 35 (22.01%) JavaScript
18 33 (20.75%) Test Automation
19 32 (20.13%) Puppet
20 31 (19.50%) Jenkins
21 30 (18.87%) Ansible
22 28 (17.61%) Continuous Deployment
23 27 (16.98%) Selenium
23 27 (16.98%) Shell Script
24 26 (16.35%) Terraform
25 24 (15.09%) Elastic Stack
25 24 (15.09%) Perl

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 22 (13.84%) Tuxedo
2 10 (6.29%) Apache
2 10 (6.29%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (6.29%) nginx
3 7 (4.40%) Apache Solr
4 6 (3.77%) Mule
5 5 (3.14%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.52%) Confluence
6 4 (2.52%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.26%) IIS
7 2 (1.26%) SAS
8 1 (0.63%) Drupal
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.63%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.84%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.55%) GitHub
3 9 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.77%) Apigee
5 3 (1.89%) IaaS
5 3 (1.89%) Slack
6 2 (1.26%) PaaS
7 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.63%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.14%) HTTP
1 5 (3.14%) Internet
2 4 (2.52%) DNS
2 4 (2.52%) SSL
2 4 (2.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.26%) SMS
4 1 (0.63%) Firewall
4 1 (0.63%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (29.56%) MySQL
2 20 (12.58%) MongoDB
3 15 (9.43%) SQL Server
4 14 (8.81%) Big Data
5 12 (7.55%) Relational Database
6 10 (6.29%) NoSQL
7 8 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (3.77%) Apache Hive
8 6 (3.77%) RDBMS
9 5 (3.14%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (3.14%) Neo4j
9 5 (3.14%) Power BI
10 4 (2.52%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.52%) HBase
11 3 (1.89%) Blockchain
11 3 (1.89%) Data Lake
12 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.26%) QGIS
12 2 (1.26%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 54 (33.96%) Git (software)
2 31 (19.50%) Jenkins
3 27 (16.98%) Selenium
4 23 (14.47%) Maven
5 20 (12.58%) Artifactory
6 19 (11.95%) JIRA
6 19 (11.95%) JUnit
7 17 (10.69%) Gradle
8 16 (10.06%) Gatling
8 16 (10.06%) Spock
9 11 (6.92%) PyCharm
10 6 (3.77%) Eclipse
10 6 (3.77%) JMeter
10 6 (3.77%) Mercurial
10 6 (3.77%) NeoLoad
10 6 (3.77%) RStudio
10 6 (3.77%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.89%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.26%) ERwin
12 2 (1.26%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (6.29%) Retail
2 7 (4.40%) Finance
Job Titles
1 81 (50.94%) Developer
2 44 (27.67%) Java Developer
3 29 (18.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (14.47%) Java Engineer
5 20 (12.58%) Python Developer
5 20 (12.58%) Senior Developer
5 20 (12.58%) Senior Java Developer
6 16 (10.06%) Django Developer
7 9 (5.66%) AWS Engineer
7 9 (5.66%) Software Engineer
8 6 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (3.14%) Applications Engineer
9 5 (3.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 5 (3.14%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (3.14%) Python/Django Developer
9 5 (3.14%) Senior Java Engineer
10 4 (2.52%) Agile Developer
10 4 (2.52%) Agile Java Developer
10 4 (2.52%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (39.62%) Spring
2 44 (27.67%) Spring Boot
3 39 (24.53%) Spring Security
4 24 (15.09%) Elastic Stack
5 23 (14.47%) Hibernate
6 22 (13.84%) Django
6 22 (13.84%) Middleware
6 22 (13.84%) Node.js
7 18 (11.32%) RESTful
8 15 (9.43%) Web Services
9 13 (8.18%) CSS
9 13 (8.18%) HTML
10 11 (6.92%) JSON
11 9 (5.66%) XML
12 8 (5.03%) ActiveMQ
12 8 (5.03%) Spring Batch
13 7 (4.40%) Ajax
13 7 (4.40%) JMS
13 7 (4.40%) Kafka
13 7 (4.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.18%) Wiki
2 10 (6.29%) User Experience
3 6 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.14%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.52%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.26%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.26%) Fintech
7 2 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 44 (27.67%) Linux
2 21 (13.21%) Windows
3 19 (11.95%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.52%) Android
4 4 (2.52%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.52%) Unix
5 2 (1.26%) CentOS
5 2 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Debian
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (57.86%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (34.59%) DevOps
3 50 (31.45%) TDD
4 49 (30.82%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (29.56%) Scrum
6 46 (28.93%) BDD
7 38 (23.90%) SOA
8 33 (20.75%) Test Automation
9 28 (17.61%) Continuous Deployment
10 24 (15.09%) Software Engineering
11 22 (13.84%) Kanban
12 20 (12.58%) Pair Programming
13 16 (10.06%) Microservices
14 13 (8.18%) Open Source
14 13 (8.18%) Refactoring
15 11 (6.92%) Web Application Development
16 8 (5.03%) Analytics
17 7 (4.40%) Web Operations
18 6 (3.77%) Coaching
18 6 (3.77%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 87 (54.72%) Java
2 72 (45.28%) Python
3 62 (38.99%) Java 8
4 58 (36.48%) SQL
5 35 (22.01%) JavaScript
6 27 (16.98%) Shell Script
7 24 (15.09%) Perl
7 24 (15.09%) Ruby
8 19 (11.95%) PHP
9 8 (5.03%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.14%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.52%) Prolog
11 4 (2.52%) R
12 2 (1.26%) Groovy
13 1 (0.63%) Scala
13 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (10.69%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.52%) Degree
4 2 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.63%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.63%) ISEB
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.29%) QA
2 2 (1.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 40 (25.16%) Docker
2 4 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) HDFS
3 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (20.13%) Puppet
2 30 (18.87%) Ansible
3 26 (16.35%) Terraform
4 8 (5.03%) Kibana
5 6 (3.77%) Kubernetes
5 6 (3.77%) logstash
5 6 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.52%) Packer
6 4 (2.52%) Salt
7 2 (1.26%) Grafana
7 2 (1.26%) Graylog
7 2 (1.26%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.63%) Oozie
Vendors
1 47 (29.56%) Oracle
2 21 (13.21%) VMware
3 11 (6.92%) Atlassian
4 8 (5.03%) Tableau
5 7 (4.40%) Google
6 3 (1.89%) Informatica
7 2 (1.26%) CA
7 2 (1.26%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.26%) Talend
8 1 (0.63%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.63%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.63%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.63%) OpenText
8 1 (0.63%) Pega
8 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.63%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.63%) Vertica