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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 109 136
Rank change year-on-year -9 +27  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 22 54 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.75% 1.41% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.52% 6.55% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 36 9
Median daily rate £388 £481 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.48% +37.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £588 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £420 £370
% change year-on-year +2.38% +13.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +286.36% -67.16%  

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 625 824 866
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.24% 21.54% 23.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 523 542
Median daily rate £375 £388 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +5.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £512 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 24
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.31% -37.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £16.45 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.95 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 0 13 £444 +9.23% 10
Cheshire +11 6 £375 -28.57% 1
Merseyside +1 3 £450 -
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 28 (50.00%) Java
2 26 (46.43%) MySQL
3 24 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (37.50%) SQL
6 18 (32.14%) Oracle
7 17 (30.36%) Django
8 15 (26.79%) REST
9 14 (25.00%) MongoDB
9 14 (25.00%) Linux
9 14 (25.00%) JIRA
10 13 (23.21%) JSON
11 12 (21.43%) PL/SQL
11 12 (21.43%) Scrum
11 12 (21.43%) Jenkins
11 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database
12 11 (19.64%) Bitbucket
12 11 (19.64%) J2EE
12 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
12 11 (19.64%) SOAP
12 11 (19.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (17.86%) EJB 3.0
13 10 (17.86%) Open Source
13 10 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (17.86%) EJB
13 10 (17.86%) JUnit
13 10 (17.86%) Client/Server
13 10 (17.86%) Red Hat
13 10 (17.86%) 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 3 (5.36%) Apache
2 2 (3.57%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.57%) Drupal
2 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.57%) IIS
2 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) nginx
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.79%) SilverStripe
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) GitHub
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Firewall
1 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.57%) DHCP
2 2 (3.57%) DNS
2 2 (3.57%) LAN
2 2 (3.57%) NetScaler
2 2 (3.57%) Skype
2 2 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (46.43%) MySQL
2 14 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database
4 10 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (14.29%) NoSQL
6 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 5 (8.93%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
9 3 (5.36%) JasperReports
9 3 (5.36%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (5.36%) Redis
9 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (1.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 14 (25.00%) JIRA
3 12 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 11 (19.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (19.64%) Bitbucket
5 10 (17.86%) Hudson
5 10 (17.86%) JUnit
6 9 (16.07%) Eclipse
7 5 (8.93%) IntelliJ
7 5 (8.93%) Jasmine
7 5 (8.93%) Mockito
8 4 (7.14%) MyEclipse
9 3 (5.36%) Mocha
9 3 (5.36%) Selenium
9 3 (5.36%) Subversion
10 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.79%) JMeter
11 1 (1.79%) jMock
11 1 (1.79%) TestRail
11 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (64.29%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) Django Developer
2 15 (26.79%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (10.71%) PL/SQL Developer
4 6 (10.71%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) DBA
6 4 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Java Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) JavaScript Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) MongoDB DBA
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Java Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) SQL DBA
7 3 (5.36%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.36%) Django
2 15 (26.79%) REST
3 13 (23.21%) JSON
4 11 (19.64%) J2EE
4 11 (19.64%) SOAP
5 10 (17.86%) EJB
5 10 (17.86%) EJB 3.0
5 10 (17.86%) Node.js
6 7 (12.50%) Spring
7 6 (10.71%) JSF
7 6 (10.71%) Web Services
8 5 (8.93%) HTML
8 5 (8.93%) RESTful
9 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.36%) Vaadin
11 2 (3.57%) Hibernate
11 2 (3.57%) Java EE
11 2 (3.57%) jQuery
11 2 (3.57%) LAMP
11 2 (3.57%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Linux
2 8 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.57%) CentOS
3 2 (3.57%) Windows
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.43%) Scrum
3 11 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (17.86%) Open Source
5 8 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 7 (12.50%) Microservices
6 7 (12.50%) TDD
7 6 (10.71%) DevOps
7 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.93%) API Development
8 5 (8.93%) Case Management
8 5 (8.93%) Kanban
9 4 (7.14%) API Design
9 4 (7.14%) Integration Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Migration
9 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Data Integration
10 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
11 2 (3.57%) BDD
11 2 (3.57%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.00%) Java
2 21 (37.50%) SQL
3 12 (21.43%) PL/SQL
4 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.14%) Python
6 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Docker
2 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.57%) vSphere
2 2 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Puppet
2 3 (5.36%) Ansible
2 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.57%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.57%) vMotion
4 1 (1.79%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) Oracle
2 10 (17.86%) Red Hat
3 7 (12.50%) Pega
4 6 (10.71%) VMware
5 2 (3.57%) AppSense
5 2 (3.57%) CA
5 2 (3.57%) Citrix
6 1 (1.79%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) Zend
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