Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 144 87 149
Rank change year-on-year -57 +62 +12
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 50 150 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.94% 2.46% 0.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.13% 11.69% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 101 55
North West median daily rate £431 £500 £552
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.75% -9.42% +22.67%
10th Percentile £328 £350 £350
90th Percentile £613 £588 £728
England median daily rate £515 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
North West median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% -

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 1,211 1,283 1,294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.83% 21.08% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 886 812
North West median daily rate £430 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £267
90th Percentile £594 £575 £531
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 20
North West median hourly rate £40.37 £35.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.34% -15.15% +44.74%
10th Percentile £12.61 £9.98 £13.44
90th Percentile £63.88 £54.55 £46.90
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +5.26%

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 22 August 2019.

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 22 August 2019. 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 -39 26 £425 -17.07% 29
Lancashire -20 14 £550 +3.77% 8
Cheshire +15 4 £388 +1.31% 6
Merseyside -14 3 £313 -32.43%
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 23 (46.00%) JavaScript
2 22 (44.00%) SQL
3 19 (38.00%) MySQL
3 19 (38.00%) Git (software)
4 18 (36.00%) AWS
4 18 (36.00%) Python
4 18 (36.00%) MongoDB
5 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
5 13 (26.00%) Oracle
5 13 (26.00%) Java
5 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (24.00%) Node.js
7 11 (22.00%) Open Source
7 11 (22.00%) Microservices
7 11 (22.00%) GitLab
7 11 (22.00%) SonarQube
7 11 (22.00%) Django
7 11 (22.00%) Linux
8 10 (20.00%) Spring
8 10 (20.00%) Maven
8 10 (20.00%) NoSQL
9 9 (18.00%) Kafka
9 9 (18.00%) Spring Boot
9 9 (18.00%) Azure
9 9 (18.00%) HTML
9 9 (18.00%) Hibernate
9 9 (18.00%) Scrum
10 8 (16.00%) CSS
10 8 (16.00%) jQuery
10 8 (16.00%) DevOps

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 (6.00%) SAS
2 2 (4.00%) Confluence
2 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.00%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (4.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.00%) AWS
2 9 (18.00%) Azure
3 8 (16.00%) Kong
4 5 (10.00%) Power Platform
5 4 (8.00%) GCP
6 3 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (6.00%) Amazon ECS
6 3 (6.00%) Amazon EKS
6 3 (6.00%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (6.00%) Amazon S3
6 3 (6.00%) Route 53
6 3 (6.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (2.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) SSL
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.00%) MySQL
2 18 (36.00%) MongoDB
3 10 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (10.00%) Big Data
5 5 (10.00%) Power BI
6 4 (8.00%) Hadoop
6 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (6.00%) Apache Hive
7 3 (6.00%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (6.00%) Qlik Sense
7 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
8 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.00%) DataStage
8 2 (4.00%) DB2
8 2 (4.00%) Informix
8 2 (4.00%) Ingres
8 2 (4.00%) SAP BW
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (38.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (22.00%) GitLab
3 11 (22.00%) SonarQube
4 10 (20.00%) Maven
5 7 (14.00%) Artifactory
5 7 (14.00%) gulp
5 7 (14.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (8.00%) JUnit
7 3 (6.00%) ERwin
7 3 (6.00%) JIRA
8 2 (4.00%) Mockito
9 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.00%) DbUnit
9 1 (2.00%) Gradle
9 1 (2.00%) Jasmine
9 1 (2.00%) jMock
9 1 (2.00%) Subversion
9 1 (2.00%) TestNG
General
1 6 (12.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (4.00%) Games
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (70.00%) Developer
2 11 (22.00%) Python Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Architect
5 3 (6.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Data Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Django Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (6.00%) PHP Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Python/Django Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Data Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) DBA
6 2 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Production DBA
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) Node.js
2 11 (22.00%) Django
3 10 (20.00%) Spring
4 9 (18.00%) Hibernate
4 9 (18.00%) HTML
4 9 (18.00%) Kafka
4 9 (18.00%) Spring Boot
5 8 (16.00%) CSS
5 8 (16.00%) jQuery
6 7 (14.00%) Apache CXF
6 7 (14.00%) Dropwizard
6 7 (14.00%) Express
6 7 (14.00%) JAX-RS
6 7 (14.00%) Mongoose
6 7 (14.00%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (14.00%) Sequelize
7 4 (8.00%) .NET
7 4 (8.00%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (6.00%) SOAP
8 3 (6.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Clustering
1 2 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.00%) Replication
1 2 (4.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.00%) Unix
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) Microservices
2 11 (22.00%) Open Source
3 9 (18.00%) Scrum
4 8 (16.00%) DevOps
4 8 (16.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 8 (16.00%) Operational Stability
5 7 (14.00%) Migration
5 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.00%) Technical Leadership
7 5 (10.00%) MVC
8 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 3 (6.00%) OOP
8 3 (6.00%) Visualisation
9 2 (4.00%) BDD
9 2 (4.00%) CQRS
9 2 (4.00%) High Availability
9 2 (4.00%) Inmon Methodology
9 2 (4.00%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) JavaScript
2 22 (44.00%) SQL
3 18 (36.00%) Python
4 13 (26.00%) Java
5 4 (8.00%) C#
5 4 (8.00%) PHP
5 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.00%) PHP 5
6 3 (6.00%) PHP 7
7 2 (4.00%) Java 8
7 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.00%) R
7 2 (4.00%) Ruby
8 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.00%) ES6
8 1 (2.00%) Jython
8 1 (2.00%) Perl
8 1 (2.00%) Scala
8 1 (2.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Docker
2 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (10.00%) Puppet
3 3 (6.00%) Grafana
3 3 (6.00%) Packer
3 3 (6.00%) Prometheus
3 3 (6.00%) SCCM
3 3 (6.00%) Terraform
4 2 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) Ansible
5 1 (2.00%) Kibana
5 1 (2.00%) logstash
5 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.00%) Talend
4 3 (6.00%) Citrix
4 3 (6.00%) Cloudera
4 3 (6.00%) Informatica
4 3 (6.00%) Tableau
4 3 (6.00%) Zend
5 2 (4.00%) Cognos
5 2 (4.00%) Google
5 2 (4.00%) Hortonworks
5 2 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (4.00%) Netezza
5 2 (4.00%) SAP
5 2 (4.00%) Sybase
5 2 (4.00%) Teradata
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.00%) Remedy
6 1 (2.00%) Sitecore