Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 92 120
Rank change year-on-year +5 +28 -1
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 66 46 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.65% 2.16% 1.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.19% 8.39% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 55 27
Leeds median daily rate £463 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +35.71% -
10th Percentile £317 £394 £312
90th Percentile £615 £645 £519
West Yorkshire median daily rate £434 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -3.61% +28.57% -
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 648 548 731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 26.05% 25.72% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 390 540
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £318 £313 £296
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +1.25% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £21.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +51.79% -22.22%
10th Percentile £12.60 £17.98 £12.98
90th Percentile £33.15 £24.73 £15.69
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.75 £15.30
% change year-on-year -13.92% +29.13% -15.90%

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 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Leeds

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 48 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 45 (68.18%) Java
3 41 (62.12%) JavaScript
3 41 (62.12%) SQL
4 38 (57.58%) MySQL
5 37 (56.06%) Linux
5 37 (56.06%) TDD
6 36 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (54.55%) NoSQL
7 34 (51.52%) MongoDB
7 34 (51.52%) Software Engineering
8 31 (46.97%) Open Source
8 31 (46.97%) Test Automation
9 28 (42.42%) Jenkins
10 27 (40.91%) Node.js
11 26 (39.39%) REST
12 24 (36.36%) JIRA
13 22 (33.33%) Confluence
13 22 (33.33%) Microservices
13 22 (33.33%) Slack
14 21 (31.82%) Scrum
15 20 (30.30%) HTML
15 20 (30.30%) Apache Cassandra
15 20 (30.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 20 (30.30%) RabbitMQ
16 18 (27.27%) Cucumber
16 18 (27.27%) Red Hat
17 17 (25.76%) JUnit
17 17 (25.76%) BDD
17 17 (25.76%) SFIA

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 22 (33.33%) Confluence
2 16 (24.24%) Apache
3 12 (18.18%) nginx
4 10 (15.15%) Tomcat
5 8 (12.12%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (10.61%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.52%) IIS
7 1 (1.52%) Jetty
7 1 (1.52%) Mongrel
7 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 22 (33.33%) Slack
2 6 (9.09%) Force.com
2 6 (9.09%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.03%) GitHub
4 2 (3.03%) Trello
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.52%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) SMS
2 1 (1.52%) DHCP
2 1 (1.52%) DNS
2 1 (1.52%) Firewall
2 1 (1.52%) FTP
2 1 (1.52%) HTTP
2 1 (1.52%) IPsec
2 1 (1.52%) SNMP
2 1 (1.52%) SSL
2 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (57.58%) MySQL
2 36 (54.55%) NoSQL
3 34 (51.52%) MongoDB
4 20 (30.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (18.18%) Big Data
6 10 (15.15%) Apache Hive
6 10 (15.15%) Relational Database
7 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
8 8 (12.12%) GIS
8 8 (12.12%) Redis
9 7 (10.61%) CouchDB
9 7 (10.61%) Hadoop
10 6 (9.09%) Riak
11 4 (6.06%) RDBMS
12 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (1.52%) Informix
12 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 48 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 28 (42.42%) Jenkins
3 24 (36.36%) JIRA
4 18 (27.27%) Cucumber
5 17 (25.76%) JUnit
6 14 (21.21%) Subversion
7 13 (19.70%) Jasmine
8 11 (16.67%) Selenium
9 10 (15.15%) Artifactory
10 8 (12.12%) HP UFT
10 8 (12.12%) Mercurial
11 6 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (3.03%) WebDriver
13 1 (1.52%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (9.09%) Marketing
2 2 (3.03%) Banking
2 2 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (62.12%) Developer
2 16 (24.24%) Java Developer
2 16 (24.24%) Software Engineer
3 13 (19.70%) Python Developer
4 6 (9.09%) Salesforce Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Java Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (7.58%) JavaScript Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (6.06%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Tester
7 3 (4.55%) Automation Tester
7 3 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Backend Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (3.03%) HTML Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (40.91%) Node.js
2 26 (39.39%) REST
3 20 (30.30%) HTML
3 20 (30.30%) RabbitMQ
4 11 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
5 10 (15.15%) Kafka
5 10 (15.15%) Spring
5 10 (15.15%) Spring Batch
5 10 (15.15%) Spring Boot
5 10 (15.15%) Spring Security
5 10 (15.15%) XML
6 7 (10.61%) CSS
7 6 (9.09%) JSON
7 6 (9.09%) SOAP
7 6 (9.09%) Visualforce
8 5 (7.58%) Web Services
9 2 (3.03%) .NET
9 2 (3.03%) Doctrine
9 2 (3.03%) PySpark
9 2 (3.03%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) User Experience
2 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.03%) NHS
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (56.06%) Linux
2 20 (30.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (9.09%) Unix
4 4 (6.06%) Windows
5 1 (1.52%) CentOS
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.06%) TDD
2 36 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (51.52%) Software Engineering
4 31 (46.97%) Open Source
4 31 (46.97%) Test Automation
5 22 (33.33%) Microservices
6 21 (31.82%) Scrum
7 17 (25.76%) BDD
7 17 (25.76%) Mentoring
7 17 (25.76%) SFIA
8 16 (24.24%) Coaching
8 16 (24.24%) Kanban
9 15 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (18.18%) Integration Testing
11 11 (16.67%) OO
12 8 (12.12%) OOP
12 8 (12.12%) SDLC
13 7 (10.61%) High Availability
13 7 (10.61%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (68.18%) Java
2 41 (62.12%) JavaScript
2 41 (62.12%) SQL
3 15 (22.73%) Python
4 6 (9.09%) Apex Code
4 6 (9.09%) C#
4 6 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 6 (9.09%) SOQL
5 3 (4.55%) C++
6 2 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (1.52%) C
7 1 (1.52%) Java 8
7 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.52%) Ruby
7 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) GDPR
1 3 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.52%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (19.70%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (19.70%) Puppet
2 12 (18.18%) Terraform
3 10 (15.15%) Grafana
3 10 (15.15%) Graylog
4 9 (13.64%) Ansible
4 9 (13.64%) Rancher
5 1 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.52%) WMI
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 9 (13.64%) Splunk
3 7 (10.61%) Oracle
4 6 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.55%) Micro Focus
6 2 (3.03%) Google
6 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.03%) Zend
7 1 (1.52%) Twitter
7 1 (1.52%) VMware