Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 161 197
Rank change year-on-year +35 +36 -4
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 75 65 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.33% 0.96% 0.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.83% 3.79% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 52 36
North West median daily rate £552 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.88% +21.43% -36.36%
10th Percentile £350 £343 £294
90th Percentile £645 £613 £516
England median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.00 £13.00 £8.00
% change year-on-year +146.15% +62.50% -77.14%

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 1287 1715 1901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.76% 25.32% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 1140 1202
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £260
90th Percentile £622 £544 £526
England median daily rate £462 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.71% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 45 42
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.14% -12.50% +45.45%
10th Percentile £21.30 £14.38 £18.50
90th Percentile £61.13 £59.31 £57.03
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £27.78
% change year-on-year +16.36% -1.01% +12.24%

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 25 November 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 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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 +24 47 £483 +13.53% 12
Lancashire +29 20 £610 +54.43% 2
Cheshire +5 6 £375 -21.05% 1
Merseyside +7 1 - -
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 58 (77.33%) Java
2 50 (66.67%) NoSQL
3 46 (61.33%) MongoDB
4 41 (54.67%) SQL
5 39 (52.00%) TDD
6 38 (50.67%) MySQL
6 38 (50.67%) Open Source
7 37 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (48.00%) JavaScript
9 35 (46.67%) Git (software)
10 34 (45.33%) Node.js
11 33 (44.00%) Software Engineering
11 33 (44.00%) Linux
11 33 (44.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 33 (44.00%) Microservices
12 32 (42.67%) REST
13 31 (41.33%) SFIA
14 30 (40.00%) Test Automation
15 28 (37.33%) BDD
16 25 (33.33%) Mentoring
16 25 (33.33%) Coaching
16 25 (33.33%) JIRA
17 23 (30.67%) Confluence
18 22 (29.33%) Cucumber
18 22 (29.33%) Slack
19 20 (26.67%) Relational Database
19 20 (26.67%) Spring
20 19 (25.33%) SDLC
21 18 (24.00%) Maven
21 18 (24.00%) JUnit

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 23 (30.67%) Confluence
2 6 (8.00%) SAS
3 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.33%) JBoss
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (29.33%) Slack
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 46 (61.33%) MongoDB
3 38 (50.67%) MySQL
4 20 (26.67%) Relational Database
5 18 (24.00%) RDBMS
6 14 (18.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (9.33%) Apache Hive
7 7 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (9.33%) Hadoop
7 7 (9.33%) HBase
8 6 (8.00%) Big Data
8 6 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (8.00%) Data Lake
8 6 (8.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 6 (8.00%) Pentaho
9 5 (6.67%) DB2
9 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
10 4 (5.33%) OLAP
10 4 (5.33%) OLTP
10 4 (5.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 35 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 25 (33.33%) JIRA
3 22 (29.33%) Cucumber
4 18 (24.00%) JUnit
4 18 (24.00%) Maven
5 15 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 14 (18.67%) Jasmine
7 6 (8.00%) ERwin
8 4 (5.33%) Mockito
9 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.33%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.33%) Hudson
10 1 (1.33%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.33%) JMeter
10 1 (1.33%) jMock
10 1 (1.33%) MyEclipse
10 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (9.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 40 (53.33%) Developer
2 34 (45.33%) Java Developer
3 18 (24.00%) Software Engineer
4 15 (20.00%) Java Engineer
5 13 (17.33%) Java Software Engineer
6 11 (14.67%) Java Software Developer
6 11 (14.67%) Software Developer
7 9 (12.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (10.67%) Architect
8 8 (10.67%) Data Architect
9 7 (9.33%) JavaScript Engineer
10 6 (8.00%) DBA
10 6 (8.00%) Lead Architect
10 6 (8.00%) Lead Data Architect
10 6 (8.00%) Senior Java Engineer
10 6 (8.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
11 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence Lead
11 4 (5.33%) Data Warehouse Architect
11 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (45.33%) Node.js
2 32 (42.67%) REST
3 20 (26.67%) Spring
4 15 (20.00%) Spring Security
4 15 (20.00%) Thymeleaf
5 13 (17.33%) Spring Boot
5 13 (17.33%) Spring Cloud
6 8 (10.67%) Hibernate
7 6 (8.00%) XML
8 4 (5.33%) HTML
8 4 (5.33%) J2EE
8 4 (5.33%) XSD
8 4 (5.33%) XSLT
9 3 (4.00%) .NET
9 3 (4.00%) Apache Camel
9 3 (4.00%) CSS
9 3 (4.00%) SOAP
9 3 (4.00%) Web Services
10 2 (2.67%) PowerMock
11 1 (1.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (9.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (44.00%) Linux
1 33 (44.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (10.67%) Unix
3 1 (1.33%) Android
3 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.00%) TDD
2 38 (50.67%) Open Source
3 37 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (44.00%) Microservices
4 33 (44.00%) Software Engineering
5 31 (41.33%) SFIA
6 30 (40.00%) Test Automation
7 28 (37.33%) BDD
8 25 (33.33%) Coaching
8 25 (33.33%) Mentoring
9 19 (25.33%) SDLC
10 16 (21.33%) Scrum
10 16 (21.33%) SOA
11 15 (20.00%) User Stories
12 13 (17.33%) AOP
12 13 (17.33%) Kanban
13 10 (13.33%) Integration Testing
14 7 (9.33%) Data Management
15 6 (8.00%) Data Security
15 6 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 58 (77.33%) Java
2 41 (54.67%) SQL
3 36 (48.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.67%) VB
6 4 (5.33%) VBA
6 4 (5.33%) XPath
7 2 (2.67%) C#
7 2 (2.67%) Python
8 1 (1.33%) Perl
8 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.33%) Ruby
8 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.33%) ISEB
3 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) Data Quality
1 6 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 15 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (20.00%) Kibana
2 9 (12.00%) Consul
2 9 (12.00%) Zipkin
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (24.00%) Red Hat
2 11 (14.67%) Oracle
3 9 (12.00%) Pega
4 6 (8.00%) CA
4 6 (8.00%) Informatica
4 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.00%) Tableau
5 4 (5.33%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (1.33%) HP
6 1 (1.33%) Xamarin