Period
to 20 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 67 120
Rank change year-on-year +11 +53 -49
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 44 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.10% 2.85% 1.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.95% 13.93% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 17
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £419 £444 £725
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.69% -38.79% +11.54%
10th Percentile £300 £310 £410
90th Percentile £601 £525 £800
North East median daily rate £400 £444 £700
% change year-on-year -9.86% -36.61% +57.30%
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 210 201 439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 19.59% 20.43% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 141 288
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £363 £395 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.23% +16.61% -7.82%
10th Percentile £256 £288 £260
90th Percentile £570 £544 £525
North East median daily rate £366 £386 £350
% change year-on-year -5.18% +10.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 26
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 £9.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +288.89% -68.42% +95.37%
North East median hourly rate £35.00 £9.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +288.89% -68.42% +90.00%

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 June 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 June 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 +2 38 £437 -1.46% 6
Sunderland - 6 £407 -
PostgreSQL
North East

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (52.27%) Java
3 20 (45.45%) Oracle
4 19 (43.18%) Git (software)
5 16 (36.36%) DevOps
6 15 (34.09%) Linux
6 15 (34.09%) Spring
7 14 (31.82%) SQL
7 14 (31.82%) RESTful
8 13 (29.55%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (29.55%) MongoDB
9 12 (27.27%) Ansible
9 12 (27.27%) Jenkins
9 12 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (25.00%) Shell Script
10 11 (25.00%) JIRA
11 10 (22.73%) Terraform
11 10 (22.73%) Puppet
11 10 (22.73%) Open Source
12 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
12 9 (20.45%) Apache
12 9 (20.45%) Web Services
13 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
13 8 (18.18%) J2EE
13 8 (18.18%) MySQL
13 8 (18.18%) TDD
13 8 (18.18%) Mentoring
14 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (15.91%) Microservices
14 7 (15.91%) Kanban

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 9 (20.45%) Apache
2 6 (13.64%) Jetty
2 6 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.36%) nginx
4 3 (6.82%) CICS
4 3 (6.82%) IIS
4 3 (6.82%) Mongrel
4 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.82%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.82%) WildFly
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.27%) Confluence
5 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.27%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 13 (29.55%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.36%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.82%) Amazon S3
3 3 (6.82%) Google App Engine
3 3 (6.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (4.55%) BrowserStack
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.55%) Slack
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (2.27%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 1 (2.27%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (2.27%) GitHub
5 1 (2.27%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.27%) Linode
5 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) DNS
1 4 (9.09%) HTTP
1 4 (9.09%) SSL
1 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.82%) DHCP
2 3 (6.82%) FTP
2 3 (6.82%) IPsec
3 2 (4.55%) SNMP
4 1 (2.27%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) MongoDB
2 8 (18.18%) MySQL
3 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (9.09%) Apache Hive
4 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (6.82%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (6.82%) HBase
6 2 (4.55%) Big Data
6 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.27%) DataStage
7 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.27%) Pentaho
7 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (43.18%) Git (software)
2 12 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 11 (25.00%) JIRA
4 6 (13.64%) Gradle
5 4 (9.09%) JUnit
6 3 (6.82%) Hamcrest
6 3 (6.82%) Travis CI
7 2 (4.55%) Artifactory
7 2 (4.55%) FindBugs
7 2 (4.55%) GitLab
7 2 (4.55%) Liquibase
7 2 (4.55%) Selenium
8 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.27%) ERwin
8 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.27%) Maven
8 1 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (2.27%) Subversion
8 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (13.64%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (20.45%) DBA
4 7 (15.91%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Administrator
5 6 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Web Developer
6 5 (11.36%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (11.36%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (11.36%) PostgreSQL DBA
7 3 (6.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared DBA
8 2 (4.55%) Data Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Database Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) Spring
2 14 (31.82%) RESTful
3 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
3 9 (20.45%) Web Services
4 8 (18.18%) J2EE
5 7 (15.91%) CSS
5 7 (15.91%) HTML
6 5 (11.36%) Ajax
7 4 (9.09%) JDBC
7 4 (9.09%) JSP
7 4 (9.09%) Swing
8 3 (6.82%) .NET
8 3 (6.82%) Kafka
8 3 (6.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 3 (6.82%) REST
8 3 (6.82%) Servlets
8 3 (6.82%) Spring Boot
9 2 (4.55%) JPA
9 2 (4.55%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (4.55%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Algorithms
2 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.36%) User Experience
3 3 (6.82%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (6.82%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.27%) Social Media
4 1 (2.27%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Linux
2 7 (15.91%) Unix
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.27%) CentOS
5 1 (2.27%) Windows
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) DevOps
3 12 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (22.73%) Open Source
5 8 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 8 (18.18%) TDD
6 7 (15.91%) Kanban
6 7 (15.91%) Microservices
6 7 (15.91%) Web Development
7 6 (13.64%) BDD
7 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.64%) Domain Models
8 5 (11.36%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (11.36%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (11.36%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 5 (11.36%) Front End Development
8 5 (11.36%) Pair Programming
8 5 (11.36%) Scrum
8 5 (11.36%) Secure Coding
8 5 (11.36%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) Java
2 14 (31.82%) SQL
3 11 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.64%) Java 8
6 4 (9.09%) Python
6 4 (9.09%) Ruby
7 2 (4.55%) PHP
8 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.27%) C#
8 1 (2.27%) Jython
8 1 (2.27%) Perl
8 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) Degree
3 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (6.82%) OCP
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.27%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Docker
2 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.09%) Xen
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (6.82%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) Ansible
2 10 (22.73%) Puppet
2 10 (22.73%) Terraform
3 3 (6.82%) Data Guard
3 3 (6.82%) Nagios
3 3 (6.82%) OpenNMS
3 3 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (4.55%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.27%) Grafana
5 1 (2.27%) Graylog
5 1 (2.27%) Kibana
5 1 (2.27%) logstash
5 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.09%) Google
3 4 (9.09%) IBM
3 4 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (4.55%) Informatica
5 1 (2.27%) CA
5 1 (2.27%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.27%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.27%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.27%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.27%) Tableau