Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 12 December 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 59 127
Rank change year-on-year +9 +68 -42
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 38 34 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.96% 3.70% 1.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.54% 19.88% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 53 21
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.69% +39.29%
10th Percentile £313 £400 £310
90th Percentile £538 £727 £525
North East median daily rate £431 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -4.17% -5.26% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 205 171 492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 21.38% 18.63% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 117 351
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £419 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% +6.67% -10.71%
10th Percentile £278 £275 £263
90th Percentile £588 £550 £525
North East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 16
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £47.50 £18.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.76% -27.45% +7.37%
10th Percentile £46.25 £11.65 £15.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £22.15 £32.00
North East median hourly rate £47.50 £18.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +156.76% -15.91% +8.37%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in Tyne and Wear

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PostgreSQL in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Tyne and Wear

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Tyne and Wear

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 32 £463 +2.78% 6
Gateshead - 4 £400 - 1
Sunderland 0 2 - -
PostgreSQL
North East

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 18 (47.37%) Oracle
2 17 (44.74%) SQL
2 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (42.11%) Java
4 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
5 14 (36.84%) HTML
6 13 (34.21%) MySQL
7 12 (31.58%) CSS
7 12 (31.58%) Git (software)
8 11 (28.95%) jQuery
8 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
9 10 (26.32%) Node.js
9 10 (26.32%) Linux
10 9 (23.68%) Microservices
10 9 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (21.05%) Python
11 8 (21.05%) Spring
11 8 (21.05%) RESTful
11 8 (21.05%) JIRA
12 7 (18.42%) QA
12 7 (18.42%) Django
12 7 (18.42%) Open Source
12 7 (18.42%) Confluence
12 7 (18.42%) Sass
12 7 (18.42%) Shell Script
12 7 (18.42%) React
13 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
13 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
14 5 (13.16%) Coaching
14 5 (13.16%) REST

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 7 (18.42%) Confluence
2 4 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.63%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.89%) Slack
3 2 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.63%) IaaS
4 1 (2.63%) PaaS
4 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) MySQL
2 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 8 (21.05%) JIRA
3 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.63%) JUnit
General
1 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (15.79%) DBA
5 4 (10.53%) Python Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Django Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Python/Django Developer
6 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared DBA
7 2 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (5.26%) Data Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) React Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) HTML
2 12 (31.58%) CSS
3 11 (28.95%) jQuery
4 10 (26.32%) Node.js
5 8 (21.05%) RESTful
5 8 (21.05%) Spring
6 7 (18.42%) Django
6 7 (18.42%) React
6 7 (18.42%) Sass
7 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
8 5 (13.16%) Backbone.js
8 5 (13.16%) REST
9 4 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (7.89%) Ajax
10 3 (7.89%) Durandal
10 3 (7.89%) EJS
10 3 (7.89%) Handlebars
10 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
10 3 (7.89%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (7.89%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) NHS
4 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Unix
3 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.68%) Microservices
2 9 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (18.42%) Open Source
4 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 5 (13.16%) API Design
5 5 (13.16%) API Development
5 5 (13.16%) BDD
5 5 (13.16%) Coaching
5 5 (13.16%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (13.16%) Scrum
5 5 (13.16%) TDD
6 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.53%) DevOps
6 4 (10.53%) Web Design
6 4 (10.53%) Wireframes
7 3 (7.89%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (7.89%) CRUD
7 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) SQL
2 16 (42.11%) Java
3 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
4 8 (21.05%) Python
5 7 (18.42%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.26%) PHP
6 2 (5.26%) Ruby
7 1 (2.63%) C#
7 1 (2.63%) Java 8
7 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) OCP
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) GDPR
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Ansible
2 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.26%) Terraform
3 1 (2.63%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Cloudera
2 2 (5.26%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.63%) Google
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat