Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 138 153
Rank change year-on-year +61 +15 +45
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 173 62 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.92% 1.10% 1.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.85% 4.78% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 70 58
North West median daily rate £506 £552 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.29% +29.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £375 £350 £343
90th Percentile £588 £649 £560
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
North West median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.49 £13.00
% change year-on-year +4.50% +157.63% -38.10%

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 1,249 1,298 1,809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.09% 23.11% 24.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 853 855 1,182
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £280 £290 £263
90th Percentile £572 £602 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 52
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £32.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +27.86% -12.80%
10th Percentile £9.45 £19.87 £14.38
90th Percentile £53.05 £46.97 £57.95
England median hourly rate £32.00 £30.63 £28.50
% change year-on-year +4.49% +7.46% +3.64%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +31 99 £500 +3.63% 27
Lancashire +14 53 £530 -13.11% 7
Cheshire -2 8 £469 +25.00% 9
Merseyside +12 7 £400 -11.11% 5
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 98 (56.65%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (52.60%) Java
3 75 (43.35%) Python
4 68 (39.31%) SQL
5 66 (38.15%) Spring
6 65 (37.57%) Git (software)
6 65 (37.57%) Java 8
7 54 (31.21%) Scrum
8 53 (30.64%) DevOps
9 52 (30.06%) Spring Boot
9 52 (30.06%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (28.32%) TDD
11 48 (27.75%) Oracle
11 48 (27.75%) Linux
12 46 (26.59%) MySQL
12 46 (26.59%) BDD
13 45 (26.01%) SOA
14 44 (25.43%) Docker
15 43 (24.86%) Spring Security
16 37 (21.39%) JavaScript
17 34 (19.65%) Puppet
17 34 (19.65%) Jenkins
18 30 (17.34%) Shell Script
19 28 (16.18%) Test Automation
19 28 (16.18%) Ruby
20 27 (15.61%) Django
21 26 (15.03%) Kanban
21 26 (15.03%) MongoDB
21 26 (15.03%) Perl
22 25 (14.45%) Software Engineering

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 21 (12.14%) Tuxedo
2 10 (5.78%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (5.20%) Apache
3 9 (5.20%) nginx
4 5 (2.89%) Apache Solr
4 5 (2.89%) Confluence
4 5 (2.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (2.89%) SAS
4 5 (2.89%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.31%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.31%) Mule
6 2 (1.16%) IIS
6 2 (1.16%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.58%) Drupal
7 1 (0.58%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.58%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.72%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.09%) GitHub
3 7 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.31%) Apigee
4 4 (2.31%) Slack
5 3 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.16%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.16%) IaaS
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.58%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.58%) PaaS
7 1 (0.58%) SaaS
7 1 (0.58%) Serverless
7 1 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.89%) HTTP
1 5 (2.89%) Internet
1 5 (2.89%) SSL
1 5 (2.89%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.31%) DNS
2 4 (2.31%) Firewall
3 2 (1.16%) BGP
3 2 (1.16%) IPFIX
3 2 (1.16%) Junos
3 2 (1.16%) MPLS
3 2 (1.16%) MRTG
3 2 (1.16%) OSPF
3 2 (1.16%) SMS
3 2 (1.16%) SNMP
3 2 (1.16%) TACACS
3 2 (1.16%) VPN
4 1 (0.58%) AMQP
4 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.58%) MQTT
4 1 (0.58%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (26.59%) MySQL
2 26 (15.03%) MongoDB
3 16 (9.25%) SQL Server
4 15 (8.67%) Relational Database
5 14 (8.09%) Big Data
6 12 (6.94%) NoSQL
7 11 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (4.62%) Apache Hive
9 6 (3.47%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (3.47%) Hadoop
9 6 (3.47%) HBase
10 5 (2.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.89%) Pentaho
11 4 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (2.31%) Data Lake
11 4 (2.31%) Neo4j
11 4 (2.31%) Power BI
11 4 (2.31%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.31%) Redis
12 3 (1.73%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 65 (37.57%) Git (software)
2 34 (19.65%) Jenkins
3 22 (12.72%) Selenium
4 21 (12.14%) Artifactory
4 21 (12.14%) JIRA
5 18 (10.40%) JUnit
6 17 (9.83%) Maven
7 14 (8.09%) Gradle
8 13 (7.51%) Gatling
8 13 (7.51%) Spock
9 12 (6.94%) PyCharm
10 5 (2.89%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.89%) ERwin
11 4 (2.31%) Eclipse
11 4 (2.31%) JMeter
11 4 (2.31%) Mercurial
11 4 (2.31%) NeoLoad
11 4 (2.31%) RStudio
11 4 (2.31%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.73%) GitLab
General
1 10 (5.78%) Finance
1 10 (5.78%) Retail
2 1 (0.58%) Back Office
2 1 (0.58%) Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (54.34%) Developer
2 50 (28.90%) Java Developer
3 29 (16.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 24 (13.87%) Python Developer
5 21 (12.14%) Django Developer
6 18 (10.40%) Senior Developer
6 18 (10.40%) Senior Java Developer
7 17 (9.83%) Java Engineer
8 11 (6.36%) Software Engineer
9 10 (5.78%) Python/Django Developer
10 6 (3.47%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (3.47%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (2.89%) Agile Developer
11 5 (2.89%) Agile Java Developer
11 5 (2.89%) Architect
11 5 (2.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 5 (2.89%) Operations Engineer
11 5 (2.89%) Technical Leader
12 4 (2.31%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (38.15%) Spring
2 52 (30.06%) Spring Boot
3 43 (24.86%) Spring Security
4 27 (15.61%) Django
5 24 (13.87%) Elastic Stack
6 21 (12.14%) Middleware
6 21 (12.14%) Node.js
7 20 (11.56%) Hibernate
8 19 (10.98%) RESTful
9 18 (10.40%) Web Services
10 16 (9.25%) CSS
10 16 (9.25%) HTML
11 12 (6.94%) XML
12 11 (6.36%) JSON
13 7 (4.05%) Ajax
13 7 (4.05%) JMS
13 7 (4.05%) Kafka
13 7 (4.05%) REST
14 6 (3.47%) AngularJS
14 6 (3.47%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.09%) Wiki
2 12 (6.94%) User Experience
3 9 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.31%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.73%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.58%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 48 (27.75%) Linux
2 22 (12.72%) Windows
3 19 (10.98%) Windows Server
4 10 (5.78%) Unix
5 5 (2.89%) Android
5 5 (2.89%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.31%) CentOS
7 3 (1.73%) Debian
7 3 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.16%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (56.65%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (31.21%) Scrum
3 53 (30.64%) DevOps
4 52 (30.06%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (28.32%) TDD
6 46 (26.59%) BDD
7 45 (26.01%) SOA
8 28 (16.18%) Test Automation
9 26 (15.03%) Kanban
10 25 (14.45%) Continuous Deployment
10 25 (14.45%) Software Engineering
11 21 (12.14%) Open Source
11 21 (12.14%) Pair Programming
12 19 (10.98%) Microservices
13 14 (8.09%) Refactoring
14 12 (6.94%) Web Application Development
15 9 (5.20%) Analytics
15 9 (5.20%) Coaching
15 9 (5.20%) Data Modelling
16 8 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 91 (52.60%) Java
2 75 (43.35%) Python
3 68 (39.31%) SQL
4 65 (37.57%) Java 8
5 37 (21.39%) JavaScript
6 30 (17.34%) Shell Script
7 28 (16.18%) Ruby
8 26 (15.03%) Perl
9 19 (10.98%) PHP
10 6 (3.47%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.47%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.73%) Groovy
11 3 (1.73%) Prolog
12 2 (1.16%) Bourne shell
12 2 (1.16%) C#
12 2 (1.16%) R
13 1 (0.58%) Go
13 1 (0.58%) Scala
13 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (9.83%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.25%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.31%) Degree
4 2 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.16%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.58%) ISEB
5 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.67%) QA
2 5 (2.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 44 (25.43%) Docker
2 3 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.16%) KVM
4 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.58%) Gluster
4 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.58%) iptables
4 1 (0.58%) NFS
4 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 34 (19.65%) Puppet
2 25 (14.45%) Ansible
3 21 (12.14%) Terraform
4 10 (5.78%) Kibana
5 9 (5.20%) Kubernetes
6 8 (4.62%) logstash
7 6 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (2.31%) Grafana
8 4 (2.31%) Salt
9 3 (1.73%) HAProxy
9 3 (1.73%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.16%) Cacti
10 2 (1.16%) collectd
10 2 (1.16%) Graphite
10 2 (1.16%) Graylog
10 2 (1.16%) Icinga
10 2 (1.16%) Nagios
10 2 (1.16%) Netcool
10 2 (1.16%) OpenNMS
10 2 (1.16%) Packer
Vendors
1 48 (27.75%) Oracle
2 22 (12.72%) VMware
3 12 (6.94%) Atlassian
4 10 (5.78%) Tableau
5 6 (3.47%) Informatica
6 5 (2.89%) CA
6 5 (2.89%) Google
7 4 (2.31%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.31%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.73%) Cisco
8 3 (1.73%) Splunk
9 2 (1.16%) Ericsson
9 2 (1.16%) Huawei
9 2 (1.16%) Juniper
10 1 (0.58%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.58%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (0.58%) OpenText
10 1 (0.58%) Pega
10 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.58%) SAP