Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 February 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)
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 69 98
Rank change year-on-year -2 +29 -34
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 73 66 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.08% 2.94% 1.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.19% 11.11% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 54 40
Leeds median daily rate £430 £450 £566
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% -20.49% +79.68%
10th Percentile £363 £357 £325
90th Percentile £615 £528 £685
West Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £450 £566
% change year-on-year -4.44% -20.49% +79.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 599 594 703
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 25.26% 26.49% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 393 482
Leeds median daily rate £390 £380 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - +12.59%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £285
90th Percentile £538 £536 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Leeds median hourly rate - £19.00 -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - -2.56% +9.09%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in Leeds

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Leeds

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Leeds region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 58 (79.45%) Git (software)
2 53 (72.60%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (65.75%) TDD
3 48 (65.75%) SQL
4 45 (61.64%) MySQL
5 43 (58.90%) Java
5 43 (58.90%) NoSQL
6 39 (53.42%) JavaScript
7 38 (52.05%) MongoDB
7 38 (52.05%) BDD
7 38 (52.05%) Software Engineering
7 38 (52.05%) Microservices
8 37 (50.68%) Test Automation
8 37 (50.68%) Open Source
9 36 (49.32%) Jenkins
10 35 (47.95%) SFIA
10 35 (47.95%) REST
11 34 (46.58%) Cucumber
11 34 (46.58%) Confluence
11 34 (46.58%) JIRA
11 34 (46.58%) Slack
11 34 (46.58%) Node.js
12 32 (43.84%) JUnit
12 32 (43.84%) Linux
13 31 (42.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 28 (38.36%) Red Hat
15 25 (34.25%) Scrum
15 25 (34.25%) Kanban
15 25 (34.25%) Apache Cassandra
15 25 (34.25%) Jasmine

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 34 (46.58%) Confluence
2 6 (8.22%) Apache
3 3 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.11%) nginx
4 1 (1.37%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 34 (46.58%) Slack
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.37%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Firewall
1 1 (1.37%) SNMP
1 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (61.64%) MySQL
2 43 (58.90%) NoSQL
3 38 (52.05%) MongoDB
4 25 (34.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (10.96%) Apache Hive
6 7 (9.59%) Big Data
6 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
7 6 (8.22%) Informix
8 3 (4.11%) Redis
9 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.74%) HBase
9 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.37%) Data Lake
10 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.37%) Event Store
10 1 (1.37%) Pentaho
10 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 58 (79.45%) Git (software)
2 36 (49.32%) Jenkins
3 34 (46.58%) Cucumber
3 34 (46.58%) JIRA
4 32 (43.84%) JUnit
5 25 (34.25%) Jasmine
6 6 (8.22%) Artifactory
7 4 (5.48%) Firebug
7 4 (5.48%) Gradle
7 4 (5.48%) Hamcrest
8 3 (4.11%) Mercurial
8 3 (4.11%) Subversion
9 1 (1.37%) ERwin
9 1 (1.37%) git-flow
9 1 (1.37%) Maven
9 1 (1.37%) Mockito
General
1 1 (1.37%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (49.32%) Developer
2 26 (35.62%) Software Engineer
3 20 (27.40%) Python Developer
4 14 (19.18%) Java Developer
4 14 (19.18%) Java Engineer
4 14 (19.18%) Java Software Engineer
5 11 (15.07%) JavaScript Engineer
6 9 (12.33%) Agile Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Agile Java Developer
8 6 (8.22%) DBA
8 6 (8.22%) Java Software Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.48%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Senior Agile Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Lead Software Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Oracle DBA
11 2 (2.74%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (47.95%) REST
2 34 (46.58%) Node.js
3 17 (23.29%) Django
4 11 (15.07%) Spring
4 11 (15.07%) Spring Boot
5 9 (12.33%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (12.33%) XML
6 8 (10.96%) HTML
7 6 (8.22%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (8.22%) Kafka
7 6 (8.22%) Spring Batch
7 6 (8.22%) Spring Security
8 4 (5.48%) CSS
8 4 (5.48%) jQuery
8 4 (5.48%) JSP
8 4 (5.48%) Spring MVC
8 4 (5.48%) XSD
9 2 (2.74%) Dropwizard
10 1 (1.37%) Handlebars
10 1 (1.37%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 32 (43.84%) Linux
2 31 (42.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.37%) CentOS
3 1 (1.37%) Unix
3 1 (1.37%) Windows
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (72.60%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (65.75%) TDD
3 38 (52.05%) BDD
3 38 (52.05%) Microservices
3 38 (52.05%) Software Engineering
4 37 (50.68%) Open Source
4 37 (50.68%) Test Automation
5 35 (47.95%) SFIA
6 25 (34.25%) Kanban
6 25 (34.25%) Scrum
7 24 (32.88%) Coaching
7 24 (32.88%) Mentoring
8 17 (23.29%) Integration Testing
8 17 (23.29%) SDLC
9 14 (19.18%) Unit Testing
10 12 (16.44%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (15.07%) User Stories
12 8 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (6.85%) MVC
14 4 (5.48%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 48 (65.75%) SQL
2 43 (58.90%) Java
3 39 (53.42%) JavaScript
4 20 (27.40%) Python
5 3 (4.11%) C#
5 3 (4.11%) C++
6 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) Grafana
1 6 (8.22%) Graylog
1 6 (8.22%) Puppet
1 6 (8.22%) Terraform
2 4 (5.48%) Ansible
3 1 (1.37%) WMI
Vendors
1 28 (38.36%) Red Hat
2 8 (10.96%) Oracle
3 1 (1.37%) CA
3 1 (1.37%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.37%) Google
3 1 (1.37%) Hortonworks
3 1 (1.37%) Informatica
3 1 (1.37%) Tableau