Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 147 171
Rank change year-on-year +26 +24 +13
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 81 67 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.52% 1.14% 0.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.78% 4.57% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 51 44
North West median daily rate £425 £435 £457
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.30% -4.76% +40.54%
10th Percentile £350 £343 £322
90th Percentile £615 £638 £575
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 £40.71 £47.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -13.39% -6.00% +37.36%

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 1,195 1,465 1,769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.44% 24.98% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 997 1,135
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £250
90th Percentile £625 £555 £525
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 39 57
North West median hourly rate £43.05 £38.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.82% -2.53% +25.80%
10th Percentile £14.73 £14.38 £16.25
90th Percentile £64.06 £46.40 £61.15
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.95 £27.37
% change year-on-year +34.90% -5.21% -0.47%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +17 53 £475 +11.76% 13
Lancashire - 16 £425 - 1
Cheshire -17 6 £481 +1.32% 6
Merseyside +16 4 £525 +50.00% 1
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 51 (62.96%) Java
2 44 (54.32%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (49.38%) Linux
4 39 (48.15%) MySQL
4 39 (48.15%) NoSQL
5 37 (45.68%) SQL
6 35 (43.21%) JavaScript
6 35 (43.21%) MongoDB
7 31 (38.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (35.80%) JIRA
8 29 (35.80%) Node.js
8 29 (35.80%) Microservices
9 28 (34.57%) TDD
10 27 (33.33%) BDD
10 27 (33.33%) Open Source
11 26 (32.10%) Git (software)
11 26 (32.10%) SFIA
12 25 (30.86%) Test Automation
12 25 (30.86%) Mentoring
12 25 (30.86%) Software Engineering
13 24 (29.63%) Coaching
13 24 (29.63%) REST
14 23 (28.40%) Cucumber
14 23 (28.40%) Confluence
14 23 (28.40%) Slack
15 21 (25.93%) SDLC
15 21 (25.93%) Docker
15 21 (25.93%) Scrum
16 19 (23.46%) Spring
17 18 (22.22%) Red Hat

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 (28.40%) Confluence
2 4 (4.94%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.70%) Apache
3 3 (3.70%) Drupal
3 3 (3.70%) JBoss
4 2 (2.47%) SAS
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (28.40%) Slack
2 4 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.94%) GitHub
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.23%) Engine Yard
3 1 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.23%) Heroku
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) npm
3 1 (1.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (48.15%) MySQL
1 39 (48.15%) NoSQL
2 35 (43.21%) MongoDB
3 17 (20.99%) Relational Database
4 16 (19.75%) RDBMS
5 11 (13.58%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
7 6 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (6.17%) DB2
8 5 (6.17%) Hadoop
8 5 (6.17%) HBase
9 4 (4.94%) Apache Hive
9 4 (4.94%) Big Data
9 4 (4.94%) OLAP
9 4 (4.94%) OLTP
9 4 (4.94%) Star Schema
10 3 (3.70%) Redis
11 2 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.47%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 29 (35.80%) JIRA
2 26 (32.10%) Git (software)
3 23 (28.40%) Cucumber
4 18 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 15 (18.52%) Maven
6 13 (16.05%) JUnit
7 11 (13.58%) Jasmine
8 4 (4.94%) PyCharm
9 2 (2.47%) ERwin
10 1 (1.23%) Babel
10 1 (1.23%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.23%) Gradle
10 1 (1.23%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.23%) Mockito
10 1 (1.23%) PostCSS
10 1 (1.23%) Selenium
10 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.23%) webpack
General
1 4 (4.94%) Finance
2 1 (1.23%) Arabic Language
2 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (53.09%) Developer
2 31 (38.27%) Java Developer
3 15 (18.52%) Software Engineer
4 11 (13.58%) Java Engineer
4 11 (13.58%) Java Software Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Java Software Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.41%) DBA
7 6 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (7.41%) JavaScript Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Python Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Architect
8 5 (6.17%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Data Architect
9 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Node.js Developer
9 4 (4.94%) PostgreSQL DBA
9 4 (4.94%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Django Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (35.80%) Node.js
2 24 (29.63%) REST
3 19 (23.46%) Spring
4 13 (16.05%) Spring Boot
4 13 (16.05%) Spring Security
4 13 (16.05%) Thymeleaf
5 11 (13.58%) Spring Cloud
6 8 (9.88%) XML
7 7 (8.64%) Django
7 7 (8.64%) Hibernate
8 6 (7.41%) .NET
8 6 (7.41%) Web Services
9 5 (6.17%) RESTful
10 4 (4.94%) CSS
10 4 (4.94%) Express
10 4 (4.94%) XSD
10 4 (4.94%) XSLT
11 3 (3.70%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.70%) HTML
11 3 (3.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 40 (49.38%) Linux
2 31 (38.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (7.41%) Unix
4 5 (6.17%) Windows
4 5 (6.17%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.70%) Android
6 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.47%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.23%) CentOS
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (54.32%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (35.80%) Microservices
3 28 (34.57%) TDD
4 27 (33.33%) BDD
4 27 (33.33%) Open Source
5 26 (32.10%) SFIA
6 25 (30.86%) Mentoring
6 25 (30.86%) Software Engineering
6 25 (30.86%) Test Automation
7 24 (29.63%) Coaching
8 21 (25.93%) Scrum
8 21 (25.93%) SDLC
9 15 (18.52%) SOA
9 15 (18.52%) User Stories
10 11 (13.58%) AOP
10 11 (13.58%) Kanban
11 8 (9.88%) DevOps
12 7 (8.64%) ETL
13 6 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (7.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 51 (62.96%) Java
2 37 (45.68%) SQL
3 35 (43.21%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.11%) Python
5 5 (6.17%) PHP
5 5 (6.17%) VB
6 4 (4.94%) Ruby
6 4 (4.94%) VBA
6 4 (4.94%) XPath
7 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.70%) Perl
7 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.47%) C#
8 2 (2.47%) Korn
9 1 (1.23%) C++
9 1 (1.23%) ES6
9 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.41%) Degree
3 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.23%) ISEB
4 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 21 (25.93%) Docker
2 3 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.23%) LXC
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.23%) Varnish
3 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (16.05%) Kibana
2 7 (8.64%) Consul
2 7 (8.64%) Puppet
2 7 (8.64%) Zipkin
3 5 (6.17%) Ansible
3 5 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 11 (13.58%) Oracle
3 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.94%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.94%) EnterpriseDB
5 3 (3.70%) HP
6 2 (2.47%) CA
6 2 (2.47%) Compaq
6 2 (2.47%) Informatica
6 2 (2.47%) Tableau
6 2 (2.47%) Teradata
7 1 (1.23%) Capita
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco
7 1 (1.23%) Google
7 1 (1.23%) Segue
7 1 (1.23%) VMware
7 1 (1.23%) Xamarin