The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Leeds region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 56 71 76
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 21 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.98% 0.11% 1.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.09% 0.38% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 5
Average daily rate
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£485 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 - £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.95% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
231 266 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.77% 30.54% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 155 239
Average daily rate £313 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £213 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 6
Average hourly rate £14.75 £38.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.68% +126.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £37.05 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.75 £18.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
PostgreSQL
West Yorkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 July 2014, 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 19 (73.08%) Java
1 19 (73.08%) Redis
2 17 (65.38%) Open Source
3 16 (61.54%) PHP
3 16 (61.54%) Apache
4 15 (57.69%) Tomcat
4 15 (57.69%) Red Hat
4 15 (57.69%) JMeter
4 15 (57.69%) OpenLDAP
5 14 (53.85%) Performance Testing
6 13 (50.00%) Validation
7 9 (34.62%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (30.77%) Data Architecture
8 8 (30.77%) Reference Data
8 8 (30.77%) Data Modelling
9 7 (26.92%) SQL
9 7 (26.92%) Data Integration
10 6 (23.08%) Pentaho
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle
10 6 (23.08%) ETL
11 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (15.38%) Spring MVC
12 4 (15.38%) Spring
12 4 (15.38%) Hibernate
12 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (15.38%) jQuery
12 4 (15.38%) JPA
12 4 (15.38%) Twitter

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 16 (61.54%) Apache
2 15 (57.69%) Tomcat
3 4 (15.38%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (73.08%) Redis
2 6 (23.08%) Pentaho
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (57.69%) JMeter
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Architect
2 14 (53.85%) Technical Architect
3 10 (38.46%) Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Java Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Java Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Team Leader
5 4 (15.38%) Java Team Leader
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) OBIEE Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Database Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Testing Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Spring MVC
1 4 (15.38%) Spring
1 4 (15.38%) Hibernate
1 4 (15.38%) jQuery
1 4 (15.38%) JPA
1 4 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (65.38%) Open Source
2 8 (30.77%) Reference Data
3 7 (26.92%) Data Integration
4 2 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Performance Testing
2 13 (50.00%) Validation
3 9 (34.62%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (30.77%) Data Architecture
4 8 (30.77%) Data Modelling
5 6 (23.08%) ETL
6 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (15.38%) MVC
8 2 (7.69%) Migration
8 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
9 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
9 1 (3.85%) Information Architecture
9 1 (3.85%) OWASP
9 1 (3.85%) OOP
9 1 (3.85%) OO
9 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) Java
2 16 (61.54%) PHP
3 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.85%) PHP5
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Red Hat
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) Twitter