The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 87 83 72
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 13 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.96% 0.41% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.19% 1.70% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £200 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £394 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +95.65%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
407 294 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 30.17% 24.06% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 200 129
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £29.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.93% +163.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +20.00%

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Leeds region.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

PostgreSQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Leeds region.

PostgreSQL Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing PostgreSQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PostgreSQL.

1 17 (58.62%) MySQL
2 13 (44.83%) Java
3 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 11 (37.93%) Oracle
5 10 (34.48%) Ruby
5 10 (34.48%) Ruby on Rails
6 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (27.59%) jQuery
8 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
8 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
8 7 (24.14%) SQL
8 7 (24.14%) Python
9 6 (20.69%) OO
10 5 (17.24%) Swing
10 5 (17.24%) Windows
10 5 (17.24%) J2EE
10 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
10 5 (17.24%) RDBMS
10 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
10 5 (17.24%) NetBeans
10 5 (17.24%) OOP
10 5 (17.24%) Functional Programming
10 5 (17.24%) Knowledge Discovery
10 5 (17.24%) JFreeChart
10 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
10 5 (17.24%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (17.24%) Machine Learning
10 5 (17.24%) Play Framework
10 5 (17.24%) JFace

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing PostgreSQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PostgreSQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (58.62%) MySQL
2 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
2 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
3 5 (17.24%) RDBMS
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
3 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
3 5 (17.24%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.90%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
1 5 (17.24%) NetBeans
2 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) QUnit
3 2 (6.90%) JMeter
3 2 (6.90%) Subversion
3 2 (6.90%) JUnit
4 1 (3.45%) Ant
4 1 (3.45%) Maven
4 1 (3.45%) PHPUnit
4 1 (3.45%) Hudson
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
1 4 (13.79%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Technical Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Software Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Digital Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Digital Technical Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (3.45%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.45%) DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Digital Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Coach
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (27.59%) jQuery
3 5 (17.24%) Swing
3 5 (17.24%) J2EE
3 5 (17.24%) JFreeChart
3 5 (17.24%) Play Framework
3 5 (17.24%) JFace
3 5 (17.24%) Django
3 5 (17.24%) JavaFX
4 3 (10.34%) HTML
4 3 (10.34%) CSS
5 2 (6.90%) JSON
5 2 (6.90%) JPA
5 2 (6.90%) Drools
5 2 (6.90%) Mustache
5 2 (6.90%) REST
5 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.90%) Apache Camel
5 2 (6.90%) Ajax
5 2 (6.90%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Visualisation
1 5 (17.24%) Chemistry
1 5 (17.24%) Life Science
2 4 (13.79%) CMDB
2 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) PKI
3 2 (6.90%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (13.79%) Windows NT
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (13.79%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) CentOS
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Phone
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) OO
3 5 (17.24%) OOP
3 5 (17.24%) Functional Programming
3 5 (17.24%) Knowledge Discovery
3 5 (17.24%) Machine Learning
3 5 (17.24%) Software Architecture
4 4 (13.79%) User Stories
4 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
4 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) TDD
5 3 (10.34%) MVC
5 3 (10.34%) Workflow
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
7 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Pair Programming
7 1 (3.45%) OO PHP
7 1 (3.45%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) Java
2 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 10 (34.48%) Ruby
4 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 7 (24.14%) Python
5 5 (17.24%) Scala
5 5 (17.24%) Groovy
6 4 (13.79%) Jython
6 4 (13.79%) VBScript
6 4 (13.79%) Perl
6 4 (13.79%) PHP
7 2 (6.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (6.90%) OpenIDM
3 1 (3.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Remedy
2 4 (13.79%) HP
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.34%) Splunk
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco