Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 78 94
Rank change year-on-year -9 +16 +7
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 55 59 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.31% 2.64% 2.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.24% 10.10% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 70 46
Leeds median daily rate £500 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +8.82% +21.43%
10th Percentile £383 £400 £328
90th Percentile £648 £645 £491
West Yorkshire median daily rate £489 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.61% +5.88% +21.43%
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 595 584 669
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 25.00% 26.11% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 431 473
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £294
90th Percentile £576 £538 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 7
Leeds median hourly rate £17.66 £25.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.37% +72.41% -17.14%
10th Percentile £13.02 £24.50 £13.20
90th Percentile £28.45 £25.50 £31.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £22.00 £21.19
% change year-on-year -22.73% +3.83% +21.07%

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 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 44 (80.00%) SQL
1 44 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 44 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 39 (70.91%) MongoDB
3 37 (67.27%) TDD
4 34 (61.82%) Software Engineering
5 31 (56.36%) Java
5 31 (56.36%) MySQL
6 29 (52.73%) JavaScript
7 28 (50.91%) Linux
8 26 (47.27%) JIRA
9 24 (43.64%) Node.js
9 24 (43.64%) Confluence
9 24 (43.64%) Python
9 24 (43.64%) Slack
10 21 (38.18%) Microservices
10 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (38.18%) Cucumber
10 21 (38.18%) BDD
10 21 (38.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (38.18%) Test Automation
11 20 (36.36%) REST
11 20 (36.36%) RabbitMQ
11 20 (36.36%) SDLC
12 19 (34.55%) Mentoring
12 19 (34.55%) Coaching
13 18 (32.73%) Jenkins
14 17 (30.91%) Subversion
14 17 (30.91%) Redis
14 17 (30.91%) nginx

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 24 (43.64%) Confluence
2 17 (30.91%) nginx
3 16 (29.09%) Apache
3 16 (29.09%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (21.82%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.64%) CMS
5 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.64%) Tuxedo
5 2 (3.64%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 24 (43.64%) Slack
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.45%) Force.com
3 3 (5.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.82%) Route 53
4 1 (1.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 39 (70.91%) MongoDB
3 31 (56.36%) MySQL
4 17 (30.91%) Redis
5 15 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (23.64%) CouchDB
6 13 (23.64%) GIS
7 12 (21.82%) Hadoop
7 12 (21.82%) Riak
8 6 (10.91%) Big Data
9 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
10 4 (7.27%) Apache Hive
10 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
11 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (1.82%) Informix
12 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
12 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 26 (47.27%) JIRA
3 21 (38.18%) Cucumber
4 18 (32.73%) Jenkins
5 17 (30.91%) Subversion
6 14 (25.45%) Mercurial
7 6 (10.91%) Artifactory
8 3 (5.45%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (3.64%) Selenium
10 1 (1.82%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.82%) JUnit
10 1 (1.82%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.82%) TestRail
10 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (5.45%) Marketing
1 3 (5.45%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (56.36%) Developer
2 19 (34.55%) Python Developer
3 14 (25.45%) Software Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Software Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (5.45%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Salesforce Developer
8 2 (3.64%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (3.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Django Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Python/Django Developer
8 2 (3.64%) SQL Developer
9 1 (1.82%) AWS Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Data Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Platform Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (43.64%) Node.js
2 20 (36.36%) RabbitMQ
2 20 (36.36%) REST
3 5 (9.09%) Django
4 4 (7.27%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (7.27%) CSS
4 4 (7.27%) HTML
4 4 (7.27%) Kafka
4 4 (7.27%) Spring
4 4 (7.27%) Spring Batch
4 4 (7.27%) Spring Boot
4 4 (7.27%) Spring Security
4 4 (7.27%) Web Services
5 3 (5.45%) JSON
5 3 (5.45%) SOAP
5 3 (5.45%) Visualforce
5 3 (5.45%) XML
6 2 (3.64%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (3.64%) Middleware
6 2 (3.64%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.45%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.64%) NHS
3 1 (1.82%) Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.91%) Linux
2 21 (38.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (9.09%) Unix
4 2 (3.64%) CentOS
4 2 (3.64%) Windows
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (67.27%) TDD
2 34 (61.82%) Software Engineering
3 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (38.18%) BDD
3 21 (38.18%) Microservices
3 21 (38.18%) Test Automation
4 20 (36.36%) SDLC
5 19 (34.55%) Coaching
5 19 (34.55%) Mentoring
6 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (16.36%) DevOps
8 7 (12.73%) Open Source
9 5 (9.09%) OO
9 5 (9.09%) Scrum
10 4 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (7.27%) Deployment Automation
10 4 (7.27%) High Availability
10 4 (7.27%) Integration Testing
10 4 (7.27%) SFIA
11 3 (5.45%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 44 (80.00%) SQL
2 31 (56.36%) Java
3 29 (52.73%) JavaScript
4 24 (43.64%) Python
5 7 (12.73%) Shell Script
6 5 (9.09%) Ruby
7 3 (5.45%) Apex Code
7 3 (5.45%) Perl
7 3 (5.45%) SOQL
8 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.82%) C#
9 1 (1.82%) C++
9 1 (1.82%) Java 8
9 1 (1.82%) Prolog
9 1 (1.82%) Scala
9 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) Degree
3 3 (5.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) GDPR
2 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.82%) PMO
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (29.09%) Ansible
2 8 (14.55%) Puppet
3 6 (10.91%) Terraform
4 4 (7.27%) Grafana
4 4 (7.27%) Graylog
5 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.82%) Packer
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Oracle
2 3 (5.45%) Micro Focus
2 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
2 3 (5.45%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.64%) VMware
4 1 (1.82%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.82%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (1.82%) Hortonworks