Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 2017 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
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 97 101
Rank change year-on-year +21 +4 -53
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 63 48 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.82% 1.84% 1.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.68% 7.22% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 41 57
Leeds median daily rate £463 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +21.43% +12.00%
10th Percentile £400 £343 £313
90th Percentile £645 £488 £675
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £355
% change year-on-year +5.88% +19.80% +13.07%
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 590 665 896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 26.39% 25.50% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 470 621
Leeds median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £310 £296 £281
90th Percentile £538 £525 £518
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 8
Leeds median hourly rate - £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.14% +9.38%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.59 £21.19 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.70% +14.53% +15.63%

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 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 40 (63.49%) Git (software)
2 38 (60.32%) Java
3 36 (57.14%) SQL
4 35 (55.56%) MySQL
5 34 (53.97%) Microservices
6 33 (52.38%) TDD
7 32 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (50.79%) MongoDB
8 31 (49.21%) REST
9 30 (47.62%) JavaScript
9 30 (47.62%) Open Source
9 30 (47.62%) BDD
10 28 (44.44%) Cucumber
10 28 (44.44%) NoSQL
11 27 (42.86%) Confluence
11 27 (42.86%) JIRA
12 26 (41.27%) Software Engineering
12 26 (41.27%) Test Automation
13 25 (39.68%) Linux
13 25 (39.68%) Node.js
13 25 (39.68%) SFIA
14 23 (36.51%) Jenkins
14 23 (36.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 21 (33.33%) JUnit
15 21 (33.33%) Slack
16 19 (30.16%) Red Hat
17 18 (28.57%) Jasmine
17 18 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
17 18 (28.57%) Mentoring
17 18 (28.57%) Coaching

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 27 (42.86%) Confluence
2 7 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 7 (11.11%) SAS
3 6 (9.52%) Apache
4 5 (7.94%) Apache Solr
5 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.76%) JBoss
6 3 (4.76%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 21 (33.33%) Slack
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) Kerberos
2 2 (3.17%) LDAP
2 2 (3.17%) SMS
2 2 (3.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (55.56%) MySQL
2 32 (50.79%) MongoDB
3 28 (44.44%) NoSQL
4 18 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (17.46%) Big Data
6 10 (15.87%) Hadoop
6 10 (15.87%) HBase
7 8 (12.70%) Relational Database
8 6 (9.52%) Apache Hive
9 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
10 3 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (4.76%) Data Lake
10 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (4.76%) Pentaho
11 1 (1.59%) Event Store
11 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (63.49%) Git (software)
2 28 (44.44%) Cucumber
3 27 (42.86%) JIRA
4 23 (36.51%) Jenkins
5 21 (33.33%) JUnit
6 18 (28.57%) Jasmine
7 3 (4.76%) ERwin
8 2 (3.17%) Firebug
8 2 (3.17%) Gradle
8 2 (3.17%) Hamcrest
8 2 (3.17%) Maven
9 1 (1.59%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.59%) GCC
9 1 (1.59%) git-flow
9 1 (1.59%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.59%) Mockito
General
1 11 (17.46%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Marketing
3 5 (7.94%) Banking
3 5 (7.94%) Electronics
3 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (49.21%) Developer
2 19 (30.16%) Software Engineer
3 15 (23.81%) Java Developer
4 12 (19.05%) Java Engineer
4 12 (19.05%) Java Software Engineer
4 12 (19.05%) Python Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Agile Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Data Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Lead Software Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Big Data Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (6.35%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Data Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Lead Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Lead Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (49.21%) REST
2 25 (39.68%) Node.js
3 12 (19.05%) Django
4 11 (17.46%) Spring
5 9 (14.29%) Spring Boot
6 7 (11.11%) HTML
7 6 (9.52%) Kafka
8 5 (7.94%) Apache Camel
8 5 (7.94%) CSS
8 5 (7.94%) Drools
8 5 (7.94%) XML
9 4 (6.35%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (3.17%) Dropwizard
11 2 (3.17%) Hibernate
11 2 (3.17%) jQuery
11 2 (3.17%) JSP
11 2 (3.17%) Spring MVC
11 2 (3.17%) XSD
12 1 (1.59%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.68%) Linux
2 23 (36.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (7.94%) Unix
4 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.97%) Microservices
2 33 (52.38%) TDD
3 32 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (47.62%) BDD
4 30 (47.62%) Open Source
5 26 (41.27%) Software Engineering
5 26 (41.27%) Test Automation
6 25 (39.68%) SFIA
7 18 (28.57%) Coaching
7 18 (28.57%) Mentoring
8 16 (25.40%) Scrum
9 13 (20.63%) SDLC
10 12 (19.05%) Integration Testing
11 11 (17.46%) Kanban
12 10 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (15.87%) Data Architecture
13 9 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
14 5 (7.94%) Analytics
14 5 (7.94%) Data Modelling
14 5 (7.94%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (60.32%) Java
2 36 (57.14%) SQL
3 30 (47.62%) JavaScript
4 15 (23.81%) Python
5 5 (7.94%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.17%) R
7 1 (1.59%) C++
7 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.59%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.17%) SAS Certification
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) QA
2 3 (4.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) Docker
2 5 (7.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (7.94%) HDFS
3 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) Ansible
2 6 (9.52%) Terraform
3 5 (7.94%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.17%) Puppet
5 1 (1.59%) Grafana
5 1 (1.59%) Graylog
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) Red Hat
2 10 (15.87%) Oracle
3 5 (7.94%) Informatica
3 5 (7.94%) SAP
4 3 (4.76%) CA
4 3 (4.76%) Tableau
5 1 (1.59%) Google
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft