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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 85 69
Rank change year-on-year +25 -16  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 30 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.95% 0.84% 1.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.71% 3.38% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 16
Median daily rate £480 £625 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.20% +66.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £321 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £383
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.88 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -36.76% +6.25%  

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 280 355 352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 27.56% 24.81% 30.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 263 247
Median daily rate £375 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.31% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

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 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 48 (77.42%) Java
2 45 (72.58%) Linux
3 42 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (62.90%) MySQL
5 31 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 30 (48.39%) MongoDB
7 28 (45.16%) Open Source
8 24 (38.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 24 (38.71%) Python
9 21 (33.87%) Puppet
10 20 (32.26%) Redis
10 20 (32.26%) Jenkins
10 20 (32.26%) Red Hat
10 20 (32.26%) Scrum
10 20 (32.26%) TDD
10 20 (32.26%) Kanban
11 19 (30.65%) Ansible
12 18 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
12 18 (29.03%) Ruby
12 18 (29.03%) Nagios
12 18 (29.03%) HTML
13 17 (27.42%) CSS
13 17 (27.42%) Apache
13 17 (27.42%) Git (software)
14 16 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (25.81%) PHP
14 16 (25.81%) LAPP Stack
15 15 (24.19%) REST
15 15 (24.19%) Configuration Management
16 14 (22.58%) HTML5

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 17 (27.42%) Apache
2 13 (20.97%) Tomcat
3 11 (17.74%) Apache Spark
4 6 (9.68%) Apache Pig
5 5 (8.06%) OpenStack
6 4 (6.45%) Confluence
7 2 (3.23%) nginx
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.61%) ArcGIS
8 1 (1.61%) GeoServer
8 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.61%) uWSGI
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.06%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (8.06%) IaaS
3 5 (8.06%) Loggly
3 5 (8.06%) Sumo Logic
4 4 (6.45%) Slack
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.97%) HTTP
2 11 (17.74%) OpenLDAP
3 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.06%) DNS
4 5 (8.06%) Internet
4 5 (8.06%) Kerberos
5 2 (3.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (62.90%) MySQL
2 30 (48.39%) MongoDB
3 24 (38.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 20 (32.26%) Redis
5 13 (20.97%) NoSQL
5 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
6 11 (17.74%) Hadoop
6 11 (17.74%) HBase
7 7 (11.29%) Big Data
7 7 (11.29%) Riak
8 6 (9.68%) Apache Hive
9 3 (4.84%) MariaDB
10 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
10 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
10 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
11 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.61%) MS Access
11 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (32.26%) Jenkins
2 17 (27.42%) Git (software)
3 12 (19.35%) JUnit
4 10 (16.13%) Jasmine
5 9 (14.52%) JMeter
6 7 (11.29%) Maven
7 6 (9.68%) Vagrant
8 5 (8.06%) Grunt
8 5 (8.06%) TestNG
9 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
9 4 (6.45%) JIRA
9 4 (6.45%) Mockito
10 2 (3.23%) DbUnit
10 2 (3.23%) jMock
10 2 (3.23%) Selenium
10 2 (3.23%) SonarQube
11 1 (1.61%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Advertising
2 1 (1.61%) Legal
2 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Architect
2 16 (25.81%) Developer
2 16 (25.81%) Technical Architect
3 12 (19.35%) Java Developer
4 8 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Software Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) WebOps Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (4.84%) Hadoop Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Java Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) JavaScript Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (4.84%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Python Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Java Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.03%) HTML
2 17 (27.42%) CSS
3 16 (25.81%) LAPP Stack
4 15 (24.19%) REST
5 14 (22.58%) HTML5
6 13 (20.97%) CSS3
7 11 (17.74%) Node.js
8 9 (14.52%) Django
9 8 (12.90%) Ajax
9 8 (12.90%) JSON
9 8 (12.90%) Play Framework
9 8 (12.90%) Ruby on Rails
9 8 (12.90%) Spring
10 7 (11.29%) jQuery
11 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
12 5 (8.06%) Elastic Stack
12 5 (8.06%) Hibernate
12 5 (8.06%) LAMP
13 4 (6.45%) RESTful
14 3 (4.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) NHS
2 5 (8.06%) Replication
3 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (72.58%) Linux
2 16 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (8.06%) CoreOS
4 4 (6.45%) Unix
5 3 (4.84%) Windows
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (45.16%) Open Source
3 20 (32.26%) Kanban
3 20 (32.26%) Scrum
3 20 (32.26%) TDD
4 15 (24.19%) Configuration Management
5 14 (22.58%) Mentoring
6 13 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (20.97%) DevOps
6 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
7 12 (19.35%) BDD
8 11 (17.74%) Performance Testing
8 11 (17.74%) User Stories
9 9 (14.52%) Automated Testing
9 9 (14.52%) Load Balancing
10 8 (12.90%) Coaching
10 8 (12.90%) Microservices
10 8 (12.90%) Software Architecture
11 7 (11.29%) High Availability
11 7 (11.29%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (77.42%) Java
2 31 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 24 (38.71%) Python
4 18 (29.03%) Ruby
5 16 (25.81%) PHP
6 12 (19.35%) Scala
7 10 (16.13%) Go
8 9 (14.52%) SQL
9 3 (4.84%) C#
10 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.61%) C++
11 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) Degree
3 2 (3.23%) OCP
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (20.97%) Docker
2 11 (17.74%) HDFS
3 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
4 5 (8.06%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (33.87%) Puppet
2 19 (30.65%) Ansible
3 18 (29.03%) Nagios
3 18 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (20.97%) Salt
5 6 (9.68%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (8.06%) Kubernetes
6 5 (8.06%) ZABBIX
7 2 (3.23%) Data Guard
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 20 (32.26%) Red Hat
2 12 (19.35%) Splunk
3 11 (17.74%) SaltStack
4 8 (12.90%) Oracle
5 6 (9.68%) VMware
6 5 (8.06%) Google
6 5 (8.06%) Hortonworks
6 5 (8.06%) New Relic
6 5 (8.06%) Rackspace
7 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.61%) ESRI
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