Period
to 20 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 79 117
Rank change year-on-year +7 +38 -4
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 91 54 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.61% 2.55% 1.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.13% 9.18% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 43 26
Leeds median daily rate £430 £470 £566
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.51% -16.96% +50.93%
10th Percentile £316 £348 £325
90th Percentile £588 £550 £688
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £470 £566
% change year-on-year -4.26% -16.96% +50.93%
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 644 588 672
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 25.54% 27.74% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 388 473
Leeds median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £293
90th Percentile £538 £513 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Leeds median hourly rate £10.00 £18.25 £16.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.21% +13.42% -25.16%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.75 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +14.47% -9.52% +13.51%

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 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 65 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 61 (67.03%) Java
3 58 (63.74%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (62.64%) TDD
5 55 (60.44%) MySQL
6 54 (59.34%) JavaScript
7 53 (58.24%) SQL
8 50 (54.95%) NoSQL
9 49 (53.85%) Test Automation
9 49 (53.85%) Linux
10 46 (50.55%) Software Engineering
10 46 (50.55%) Open Source
11 45 (49.45%) Jenkins
12 42 (46.15%) MongoDB
13 40 (43.96%) Node.js
13 40 (43.96%) REST
13 40 (43.96%) Microservices
14 37 (40.66%) Scrum
14 37 (40.66%) JIRA
14 37 (40.66%) JUnit
15 36 (39.56%) Red Hat
16 35 (38.46%) Slack
16 35 (38.46%) BDD
16 35 (38.46%) Confluence
16 35 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 35 (38.46%) Kanban
17 34 (37.36%) Cucumber
18 33 (36.26%) SFIA
19 29 (31.87%) Apache Cassandra
19 29 (31.87%) 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 35 (38.46%) Confluence
2 13 (14.29%) Apache
3 10 (10.99%) Tomcat
4 8 (8.79%) nginx
5 4 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.10%) IIS
6 1 (1.10%) Jetty
6 1 (1.10%) Mongrel
6 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 35 (38.46%) Slack
2 5 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.30%) Force.com
3 3 (3.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 2 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.20%) GitHub
4 2 (2.20%) Trello
5 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.10%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) SMS
2 1 (1.10%) DHCP
2 1 (1.10%) DNS
2 1 (1.10%) Firewall
2 1 (1.10%) FTP
2 1 (1.10%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) IPsec
2 1 (1.10%) SNMP
2 1 (1.10%) SSL
2 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (60.44%) MySQL
2 50 (54.95%) NoSQL
3 42 (46.15%) MongoDB
4 29 (31.87%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (14.29%) Apache Hive
6 12 (13.19%) Big Data
7 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
8 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
9 6 (6.59%) Informix
10 4 (4.40%) Redis
11 3 (3.30%) RDBMS
12 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
13 1 (1.10%) Event Store
13 1 (1.10%) GIS
13 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
13 1 (1.10%) HBase
Development Applications
1 65 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 45 (49.45%) Jenkins
3 37 (40.66%) JIRA
3 37 (40.66%) JUnit
4 34 (37.36%) Cucumber
5 29 (31.87%) Jasmine
6 12 (13.19%) Artifactory
7 11 (12.09%) Selenium
8 8 (8.79%) HP UFT
9 7 (7.69%) Subversion
10 4 (4.40%) Mercurial
11 3 (3.30%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (2.20%) Firebug
12 2 (2.20%) Gradle
12 2 (2.20%) Hamcrest
12 2 (2.20%) WebDriver
13 1 (1.10%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (3.30%) Marketing
2 1 (1.10%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (50.55%) Developer
2 29 (31.87%) Software Engineer
3 20 (21.98%) Java Developer
4 17 (18.68%) Python Developer
5 13 (14.29%) JavaScript Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) Java Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Java Software Developer
7 8 (8.79%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.59%) DBA
9 5 (5.49%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Tester
10 4 (4.40%) Agile Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Agile Java Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Automation Tester
10 4 (4.40%) PostgreSQL Developer
11 3 (3.30%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) Oracle DBA
11 3 (3.30%) Salesforce Developer
12 2 (2.20%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (43.96%) Node.js
1 40 (43.96%) REST
2 21 (23.08%) HTML
3 17 (18.68%) RabbitMQ
4 14 (15.38%) Spring
4 14 (15.38%) Spring Boot
5 13 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
6 12 (13.19%) Kafka
6 12 (13.19%) Spring Batch
6 12 (13.19%) Spring Security
7 11 (12.09%) XML
8 10 (10.99%) Django
9 6 (6.59%) CSS
10 3 (3.30%) JSON
10 3 (3.30%) SOAP
10 3 (3.30%) Visualforce
10 3 (3.30%) Web Services
11 2 (2.20%) Doctrine
11 2 (2.20%) React
11 2 (2.20%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) User Experience
2 6 (6.59%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.30%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.10%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 49 (53.85%) Linux
2 35 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.40%) Windows
4 3 (3.30%) Unix
5 1 (1.10%) CentOS
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (63.74%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (62.64%) TDD
3 49 (53.85%) Test Automation
4 46 (50.55%) Open Source
4 46 (50.55%) Software Engineering
5 40 (43.96%) Microservices
6 37 (40.66%) Scrum
7 35 (38.46%) BDD
7 35 (38.46%) Kanban
8 33 (36.26%) SFIA
9 28 (30.77%) Mentoring
10 27 (29.67%) Coaching
11 20 (21.98%) Continuous Delivery
11 20 (21.98%) Integration Testing
12 14 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (14.29%) SDLC
13 13 (14.29%) Unit Testing
14 11 (12.09%) OO
14 11 (12.09%) User Stories
15 6 (6.59%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 61 (67.03%) Java
2 54 (59.34%) JavaScript
3 53 (58.24%) SQL
4 19 (20.88%) Python
5 9 (9.89%) C#
6 6 (6.59%) C++
7 3 (3.30%) Apex Code
7 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.30%) SOQL
8 2 (2.20%) Java 8
8 2 (2.20%) PHP
9 1 (1.10%) C
9 1 (1.10%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (3.30%) Degree
1 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (16.48%) Puppet
2 14 (15.38%) Terraform
3 12 (13.19%) Grafana
3 12 (13.19%) Graylog
4 9 (9.89%) Rancher
5 6 (6.59%) Ansible
6 1 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.10%) WMI
Vendors
1 36 (39.56%) Red Hat
2 10 (10.99%) Oracle
3 9 (9.89%) Splunk
4 3 (3.30%) Google
4 3 (3.30%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.20%) Zend
6 1 (1.10%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.10%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.10%) Twitter
6 1 (1.10%) VMware