Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 63 140
Rank change year-on-year +15 +77 -60
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 48 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.23% 2.95% 0.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.33% 15.08% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 19
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% -5.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £279 £413 £310
90th Percentile £534 £755 £760
North East median daily rate £400 £475 £500
% change year-on-year -15.79% -5.00% +42.86%
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 215 179 558
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 23.45% 19.54% 21.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 117 380
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £388 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +12.65% -19.06%
10th Percentile £262 £279 £246
90th Percentile £600 £546 £506
North East median daily rate £385 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -0.65% +10.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 33
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £18.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -33.93% +30.23%
North East median hourly rate - £18.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year - -33.93% +51.60%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +8 41 £400 -15.79% 3
Sunderland +6 7 £407 +20.59%
PostgreSQL
North East

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (52.08%) Java
3 22 (45.83%) Oracle
4 19 (39.58%) Git (software)
5 17 (35.42%) SQL
6 16 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (31.25%) Linux
7 15 (31.25%) RESTful
7 15 (31.25%) Spring
8 14 (29.17%) Shell Script
9 13 (27.08%) JIRA
10 12 (25.00%) HTML
11 11 (22.92%) MySQL
12 10 (20.83%) CSS
12 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
12 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (20.83%) MongoDB
12 10 (20.83%) AngularJS
12 10 (20.83%) DevOps
13 9 (18.75%) Ansible
13 9 (18.75%) Open Source
13 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (18.75%) Web Development
13 9 (18.75%) Web Services
13 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
14 8 (16.67%) J2EE
14 8 (16.67%) Unix
14 8 (16.67%) TDD
15 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
15 7 (14.58%) Manufacturing

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 5 (10.42%) Apache
2 3 (6.25%) CICS
2 3 (6.25%) Jetty
2 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.25%) WildFly
3 2 (4.17%) Confluence
3 2 (4.17%) nginx
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.08%) Liferay
4 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.08%) AWS Data Pipeline
3 1 (2.08%) BrowserStack
3 1 (2.08%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (2.08%) GitHub
3 1 (2.08%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.08%) Linode
3 1 (2.08%) Office 365
3 1 (2.08%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.08%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) DNS
1 1 (2.08%) Firewall
1 1 (2.08%) HTTP
1 1 (2.08%) SMS
1 1 (2.08%) SSL
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) MySQL
2 10 (20.83%) MongoDB
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.08%) DataStage
7 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.08%) HBase
7 1 (2.08%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (39.58%) Git (software)
2 13 (27.08%) JIRA
3 5 (10.42%) Gradle
3 5 (10.42%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.17%) GitLab
4 2 (4.17%) Hamcrest
4 2 (4.17%) JUnit
4 2 (4.17%) Liquibase
5 1 (2.08%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.08%) FindBugs
5 1 (2.08%) Maven
5 1 (2.08%) Selenium
5 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.08%) Subversion
5 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (14.58%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) Java Developer
3 12 (25.00%) DBA
4 10 (20.83%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Administrator
6 6 (12.50%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 6 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (12.50%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 6 (12.50%) Web Developer
7 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared DBA
8 4 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Angular Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Architect
10 2 (4.17%) Digital Transformation
10 2 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
10 2 (4.17%) SQL Developer
11 1 (2.08%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) RESTful
1 15 (31.25%) Spring
2 12 (25.00%) HTML
3 10 (20.83%) AngularJS
3 10 (20.83%) CSS
4 9 (18.75%) Web Services
5 8 (16.67%) J2EE
6 6 (12.50%) JDBC
7 5 (10.42%) Ajax
7 5 (10.42%) Hibernate
8 4 (8.33%) JSP
8 4 (8.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 4 (8.33%) Swing
9 3 (6.25%) jQuery
9 3 (6.25%) Node.js
9 3 (6.25%) REST
10 2 (4.17%) Apache Camel
10 2 (4.17%) Kafka
10 2 (4.17%) Sass
10 2 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.42%) Algorithms
3 5 (10.42%) User Experience
4 3 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (6.25%) Mainframe
5 2 (4.17%) NHS
6 1 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.08%) Social Media
6 1 (2.08%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Linux
2 8 (16.67%) Unix
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.08%) CentOS
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Windows
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (20.83%) DevOps
4 9 (18.75%) Open Source
4 9 (18.75%) Web Development
5 8 (16.67%) TDD
6 7 (14.58%) BDD
6 7 (14.58%) Continuous Deployment
6 7 (14.58%) Scrum
7 6 (12.50%) Domain Models
7 6 (12.50%) Kanban
8 5 (10.42%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 5 (10.42%) Front End Development
8 5 (10.42%) ITIL
8 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.42%) MVC
8 5 (10.42%) Pair Programming
8 5 (10.42%) Secure Coding
8 5 (10.42%) Smoke Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (52.08%) Java
2 17 (35.42%) SQL
3 14 (29.17%) Shell Script
4 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.50%) Java 8
5 6 (12.50%) Python
6 4 (8.33%) Ruby
7 2 (4.17%) PHP
7 2 (4.17%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.08%) C#
8 1 (2.08%) Jython
8 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) Degree
2 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (8.33%) OCP
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Docker
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.08%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) Ansible
2 4 (8.33%) Data Guard
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (8.33%) Puppet
3 3 (6.25%) Terraform
4 2 (4.17%) HAProxy
4 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.08%) Kibana
5 1 (2.08%) logstash
5 1 (2.08%) Nagios
5 1 (2.08%) OpenNMS
5 1 (2.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) IBM
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.08%) Google
4 1 (2.08%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.08%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.08%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.08%) VMware