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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 79 76 62
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 16 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.24% 0.35% 0.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.43% 1.30% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £200 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -52.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £175 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £225 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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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
361 307 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.92% 26.53% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 206 101
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Average hourly rate £22.00 £29.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +118.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £26.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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
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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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 19 (55.88%) Java
2 17 (50.00%) MySQL
3 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (47.06%) Python
4 15 (44.12%) NoSQL
5 14 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (38.24%) jQuery
6 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
7 11 (32.35%) Splunk
8 10 (29.41%) Ruby on Rails
8 10 (29.41%) CentOS
8 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
8 10 (29.41%) J2EE
8 10 (29.41%) Ruby
8 10 (29.41%) Workflow
9 9 (26.47%) PHP
9 9 (26.47%) Scala
9 9 (26.47%) Software Architecture
9 9 (26.47%) Django
9 9 (26.47%) MongoDB
9 9 (26.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (26.47%) Play Framework
10 8 (23.53%) SQL
11 7 (20.59%) Oracle
11 7 (20.59%) C#
11 7 (20.59%) Firewall
11 7 (20.59%) MVC
11 7 (20.59%) Ajax
11 7 (20.59%) JRules
11 7 (20.59%) TDD

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (17.65%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) NAS
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (50.00%) MySQL
2 15 (44.12%) NoSQL
3 9 (26.47%) MongoDB
3 9 (26.47%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
4 7 (20.59%) Pentaho
5 5 (14.71%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
1 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
2 6 (17.65%) QUnit
2 6 (17.65%) Subversion
2 6 (17.65%) JUnit
2 6 (17.65%) JMeter
3 5 (14.71%) NetBeans
3 5 (14.71%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.94%) Maven
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Hudson
4 1 (2.94%) Ant
General
1 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Technical Architect
2 9 (26.47%) Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Software Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Technical Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Digital Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Digital Technical Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Digital Architect
6 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.94%) Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Agile Coach
7 1 (2.94%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.94%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) jQuery
2 10 (29.41%) Ruby on Rails
2 10 (29.41%) J2EE
3 9 (26.47%) Django
3 9 (26.47%) Play Framework
4 7 (20.59%) Mustache
4 7 (20.59%) JPA
4 7 (20.59%) Drools
4 7 (20.59%) Hibernate
4 7 (20.59%) JRules
4 7 (20.59%) Ajax
5 6 (17.65%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (17.65%) JSON
5 6 (17.65%) XML
5 6 (17.65%) REST
5 6 (17.65%) Apache Camel
6 5 (14.71%) JFreeChart
6 5 (14.71%) JFace
6 5 (14.71%) Swing
6 5 (14.71%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Smartcard
1 6 (17.65%) PKI
2 5 (14.71%) Chemistry
2 5 (14.71%) Life Science
2 5 (14.71%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.88%) NHS
4 1 (2.94%) Open Source
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) CentOS
2 4 (11.76%) Ubuntu
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Windows
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (29.41%) Workflow
4 9 (26.47%) Software Architecture
5 7 (20.59%) TDD
5 7 (20.59%) MVC
6 6 (17.65%) OO
6 6 (17.65%) User Stories
7 5 (14.71%) Functional Programming
7 5 (14.71%) Knowledge Discovery
7 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
7 5 (14.71%) OOP
7 5 (14.71%) Machine Learning
8 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.88%) Scrum
8 2 (5.88%) Service Management
9 1 (2.94%) Pair Programming
9 1 (2.94%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (2.94%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) Java
2 16 (47.06%) Python
3 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
4 10 (29.41%) Ruby
5 9 (26.47%) PHP
5 9 (26.47%) Scala
6 8 (23.53%) SQL
7 7 (20.59%) C#
8 5 (14.71%) Groovy
9 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.94%) Korn
9 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) OpenIDM
2 3 (8.82%) Nagios
3 2 (5.88%) Puppet
4 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Splunk
2 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco