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 3 months to 27 June 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)
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 87 97
Rank change year-on-year +10 +10  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 15 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.36% 1.54% 0.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.81% 6.69% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 8
Median daily rate £430 £348 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.74% -22.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +286.36% -67.16%  

PostgreSQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 258 344 467
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 23.41% 22.96% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 249 342
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.09 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.76% -8.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 35 (81.40%) Java
2 31 (72.09%) MySQL
3 28 (65.12%) Linux
3 28 (65.12%) Open Source
4 26 (60.47%) MongoDB
4 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (51.16%) TDD
5 22 (51.16%) JavaScript
6 21 (48.84%) Test Automation
7 20 (46.51%) REST
8 19 (44.19%) NoSQL
9 17 (39.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (39.53%) Jenkins
10 16 (37.21%) Python
11 15 (34.88%) Ruby
11 15 (34.88%) BDD
12 14 (32.56%) Puppet
12 14 (32.56%) Git (software)
12 14 (32.56%) SQL
12 14 (32.56%) Microservices
13 13 (30.23%) HTML
13 13 (30.23%) CSS
13 13 (30.23%) Red Hat
13 13 (30.23%) Software Engineering
13 13 (30.23%) Configuration Management
13 13 (30.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (27.91%) JIRA
14 12 (27.91%) Confluence
14 12 (27.91%) JUnit

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 12 (27.91%) Confluence
2 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.98%) Apache
3 3 (6.98%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.65%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.33%) JBoss
5 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Slack
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.33%) IaaS
3 1 (2.33%) Loggly
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) HTTP
2 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.65%) Kerberos
3 2 (4.65%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (2.33%) DNS
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (72.09%) MySQL
2 26 (60.47%) MongoDB
3 19 (44.19%) NoSQL
4 17 (39.53%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (13.95%) Redis
5 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
6 4 (9.30%) Riak
7 3 (6.98%) Hadoop
7 3 (6.98%) HBase
7 3 (6.98%) MariaDB
8 2 (4.65%) Apache Hive
8 2 (4.65%) Big Data
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
9 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Jenkins
2 14 (32.56%) Git (software)
3 12 (27.91%) JIRA
3 12 (27.91%) JUnit
4 11 (25.58%) Cucumber
5 10 (23.26%) Jasmine
6 4 (9.30%) Maven
7 3 (6.98%) TestNG
8 2 (4.65%) DbUnit
8 2 (4.65%) GitLab
8 2 (4.65%) jMock
8 2 (4.65%) Mockito
8 2 (4.65%) SonarQube
9 1 (2.33%) GCC
9 1 (2.33%) Grunt
9 1 (2.33%) JMeter
9 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.33%) Banking
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
1 1 (2.33%) Marketing
1 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Java Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Architect
3 8 (18.60%) Technical Architect
4 7 (16.28%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Software Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) WebOps Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Java Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Software Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (6.98%) JavaScript Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Python Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (46.51%) REST
2 13 (30.23%) CSS
2 13 (30.23%) HTML
3 12 (27.91%) Node.js
4 10 (23.26%) HTML5
5 9 (20.93%) Spring
6 7 (16.28%) CSS3
7 6 (13.95%) Ajax
7 6 (13.95%) Django
7 6 (13.95%) JSON
7 6 (13.95%) Play Framework
7 6 (13.95%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (11.63%) Hibernate
9 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
9 4 (9.30%) LAPP Stack
10 3 (6.98%) jQuery
10 3 (6.98%) RESTful
11 2 (4.65%) LAMP
11 2 (4.65%) SOAP
11 2 (4.65%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.65%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (65.12%) Linux
2 13 (30.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) CoreOS
4 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Open Source
2 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (51.16%) TDD
4 21 (48.84%) Test Automation
5 15 (34.88%) BDD
6 14 (32.56%) Microservices
7 13 (30.23%) Configuration Management
7 13 (30.23%) Software Engineering
8 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (25.58%) SDLC
10 10 (23.26%) Kanban
10 10 (23.26%) Scrum
11 8 (18.60%) DevOps
12 7 (16.28%) High Availability
12 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
12 7 (16.28%) Software Architecture
12 7 (16.28%) User Stories
12 7 (16.28%) Web Operations
13 6 (13.95%) Product Management
13 6 (13.95%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 35 (81.40%) Java
2 22 (51.16%) JavaScript
3 16 (37.21%) Python
4 15 (34.88%) Ruby
5 14 (32.56%) SQL
6 9 (20.93%) Go
7 8 (18.60%) Scala
8 3 (6.98%) PHP
9 1 (2.33%) C++
9 1 (2.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Docker
1 3 (6.98%) HDFS
2 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (32.56%) Puppet
2 11 (25.58%) Ansible
3 10 (23.26%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (18.60%) Salt
5 4 (9.30%) Nagios
6 2 (4.65%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Red Hat
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) SaltStack
4 2 (4.65%) Hortonworks
4 2 (4.65%) Splunk
4 2 (4.65%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (2.33%) Google
5 1 (2.33%) New Relic
5 1 (2.33%) Rackspace
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