Period
to 20 May 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 20 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 West
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 152 137
Rank change year-on-year +17 -15 +56
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 88 53 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.52% 0.98% 1.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.01% 4.17% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 35 65
North West median daily rate £438 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -7.69% +52.34%
10th Percentile £300 £335 £363
90th Percentile £575 £608 £606
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 West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.85 £47.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -4.59% +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 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 1,255 1,272 1,565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.68% 23.43% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 796 1,015
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £447 £425
% change year-on-year +6.26% +5.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 56
North West median hourly rate £46.25 £28.75 £38.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.87% -25.57% +10.36%
10th Percentile £13.68 £11.75 £16.25
90th Percentile £56.13 £50.75 £62.00
England median hourly rate £32.00 £29.82 £27.50
% change year-on-year +7.33% +8.42% -4.15%

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 20 May 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 20 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
Manchester +13 58 £444 -13.41% 23
Cheshire -24 10 £355 -21.11% 8
Lancashire - 10 £438 - 2
Merseyside +21 8 £525 +16.67% 3
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 West region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 45 (51.14%) Linux
1 45 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (50.00%) MySQL
3 39 (44.32%) JavaScript
4 38 (43.18%) SQL
5 37 (42.05%) Oracle
6 34 (38.64%) Java
6 34 (38.64%) Scrum
7 29 (32.95%) MongoDB
7 29 (32.95%) Jenkins
8 26 (29.55%) Python
9 25 (28.41%) Open Source
9 25 (28.41%) Django
9 25 (28.41%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (27.27%) Web Services
11 21 (23.86%) JIRA
12 20 (22.73%) Git (software)
12 20 (22.73%) Docker
12 20 (22.73%) Microservices
13 19 (21.59%) BDD
13 19 (21.59%) Node.js
13 19 (21.59%) JUnit
13 19 (21.59%) TDD
14 18 (20.45%) NoSQL
15 17 (19.32%) Software Engineering
15 17 (19.32%) JSON
16 16 (18.18%) Coaching
16 16 (18.18%) SFIA
17 15 (17.05%) Cucumber
17 15 (17.05%) Test Automation

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 10 (11.36%) Confluence
2 7 (7.95%) JBoss
2 7 (7.95%) SAS
3 6 (6.82%) Apache
4 5 (5.68%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (3.41%) Drupal
6 3 (3.41%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.41%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.27%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (2.27%) Mule ESB
7 2 (2.27%) nginx
7 2 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.27%) WildFly
8 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.14%) IIS
8 1 (1.14%) Jetty
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (11.36%) GitHub
1 10 (11.36%) Slack
2 4 (4.55%) Serverless
3 3 (3.41%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.41%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.27%) npm
4 2 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.14%) Engine Yard
5 1 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.14%) Heroku
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) Firewall
1 3 (3.41%) HTTP
2 2 (2.27%) DNS
2 2 (2.27%) Internet
2 2 (2.27%) SSL
2 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (50.00%) MySQL
2 29 (32.95%) MongoDB
3 18 (20.45%) NoSQL
4 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
5 11 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (11.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (11.36%) Hadoop
6 10 (11.36%) Relational Database
7 9 (10.23%) HBase
8 8 (9.09%) Apache Hive
8 8 (9.09%) RDBMS
9 7 (7.95%) Big Data
9 7 (7.95%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (7.95%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 7 (7.95%) Pentaho
10 5 (5.68%) Data Lake
11 4 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (2.27%) DB2
12 2 (2.27%) Redis
13 1 (1.14%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 29 (32.95%) Jenkins
2 21 (23.86%) JIRA
3 20 (22.73%) Git (software)
4 19 (21.59%) JUnit
5 15 (17.05%) Cucumber
6 11 (12.50%) Jasmine
7 7 (7.95%) ERwin
7 7 (7.95%) Gradle
7 7 (7.95%) PyCharm
8 6 (6.82%) Maven
9 4 (4.55%) Arquillian
9 4 (4.55%) JBehave
9 4 (4.55%) Mercurial
9 4 (4.55%) Mockito
10 3 (3.41%) Selenium
11 2 (2.27%) Artifactory
11 2 (2.27%) FitNesse
11 2 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (1.14%) Geb
12 1 (1.14%) PostCSS
General
1 10 (11.36%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 41 (46.59%) Developer
2 14 (15.91%) Java Developer
2 14 (15.91%) Python Developer
3 12 (13.64%) Django Developer
4 10 (11.36%) Architect
4 10 (11.36%) Software Engineer
5 8 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Python/Django Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Data Architect
7 5 (5.68%) Java Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) PostgreSQL Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Backend Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Agile Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.41%) Django
2 24 (27.27%) Web Services
3 19 (21.59%) Node.js
4 17 (19.32%) JSON
5 13 (14.77%) Ajax
6 11 (12.50%) REST
7 10 (11.36%) RESTful
8 9 (10.23%) Spring
8 9 (10.23%) Spring Boot
9 7 (7.95%) Apache Camel
9 7 (7.95%) Hibernate
9 7 (7.95%) XML
10 5 (5.68%) LAPP Stack
11 4 (4.55%) .NET
11 4 (4.55%) Express
11 4 (4.55%) J2EE
11 4 (4.55%) Java EE
11 4 (4.55%) JPA
11 4 (4.55%) Thymeleaf
12 3 (3.41%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Mobile App
2 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.95%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.14%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.14%) User Experience
6 1 (1.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (51.14%) Linux
2 15 (17.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (15.91%) Android
4 13 (14.77%) Apple iOS
5 12 (13.64%) Unix
6 9 (10.23%) Windows
7 6 (6.82%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.14%) CentOS
9 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (38.64%) Scrum
3 25 (28.41%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (28.41%) Open Source
4 20 (22.73%) Microservices
5 19 (21.59%) BDD
5 19 (21.59%) TDD
6 17 (19.32%) Software Engineering
7 16 (18.18%) Coaching
7 16 (18.18%) SFIA
8 15 (17.05%) Test Automation
9 14 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (14.77%) Android Development
10 13 (14.77%) Change Management
10 13 (14.77%) iOS Development
10 13 (14.77%) Mentoring
11 11 (12.50%) Kanban
12 10 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (10.23%) DevOps
14 8 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 39 (44.32%) JavaScript
2 38 (43.18%) SQL
3 34 (38.64%) Java
4 26 (29.55%) Python
5 11 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 8 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 8 (9.09%) Java 8
7 7 (7.95%) Ruby
8 5 (5.68%) PHP
9 3 (3.41%) Java 9
9 3 (3.41%) Perl
9 3 (3.41%) VB
9 3 (3.41%) VBA
10 2 (2.27%) C#
10 2 (2.27%) Groovy
10 2 (2.27%) Korn
11 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.14%) Scala
11 1 (1.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.82%) Degree
2 6 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) Data Quality
1 7 (7.95%) QA
System Software
1 20 (22.73%) Docker
2 3 (3.41%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.41%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.14%) Gluster
3 1 (1.14%) iptables
3 1 (1.14%) LXC
3 1 (1.14%) NFS
3 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (11.36%) Puppet
2 8 (9.09%) Ansible
3 7 (7.95%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.55%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.41%) HAProxy
5 3 (3.41%) Kibana
5 3 (3.41%) Terraform
6 2 (2.27%) logstash
6 2 (2.27%) Packer
6 2 (2.27%) Rancher
6 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.14%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 37 (42.05%) Oracle
2 14 (15.91%) Red Hat
3 9 (10.23%) Tableau
4 7 (7.95%) Atlassian
4 7 (7.95%) CA
4 7 (7.95%) Informatica
5 3 (3.41%) HP
5 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.27%) Cisco
6 2 (2.27%) Compaq
6 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.27%) Teradata
6 2 (2.27%) VMware
7 1 (1.14%) Capita
7 1 (1.14%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (1.14%) Google
7 1 (1.14%) SAP
7 1 (1.14%) Segue
7 1 (1.14%) Splunk