Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 12 December 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)
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 54 46
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8 -
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 15 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.10% 2.69% 3.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.87% 10.16% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 27 32
Sheffield median daily rate £610 £500 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.00% +3.63% -
10th Percentile £413 £413 £413
90th Percentile £755 £575 £566
South Yorkshire median daily rate £610 £500 £483
% change year-on-year +22.00% +3.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South 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 Sheffield with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 138 256 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 19.35% 26.53% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 195 174
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £325 £302 £275
90th Percentile £645 £575 £563
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Sheffield median hourly rate £28.00 £50.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.00% +316.67% -22.29%
10th Percentile £15.15 £50.00 £10.20
90th Percentile £41.25 £50.00 £25.80
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £28.00 £31.00 £14.33
% change year-on-year -9.68% +116.33% -6.86%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in Sheffield

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PostgreSQL in Sheffield.

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Sheffield

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in Sheffield over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 14 (93.33%) SQL
1 14 (93.33%) MongoDB
2 12 (80.00%) Open Source
3 10 (66.67%) SFIA
4 8 (53.33%) HBase
4 8 (53.33%) Apache Hive
4 8 (53.33%) Big Data
4 8 (53.33%) Data Management
4 8 (53.33%) QA
4 8 (53.33%) Data Integration
4 8 (53.33%) Data Architecture
4 8 (53.33%) Unix
4 8 (53.33%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (53.33%) Data Modelling
4 8 (53.33%) SAS
4 8 (53.33%) Informatica
4 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
5 7 (46.67%) MySQL
5 7 (46.67%) Oracle
5 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
5 7 (46.67%) Coaching
5 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
6 6 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
6 6 (40.00%) Tableau
6 6 (40.00%) Data Governance
6 6 (40.00%) Data Quality
6 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (40.00%) Analytics
6 6 (40.00%) Metadata Management
6 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Software

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 8 (53.33%) SAS
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Spark
2 2 (13.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) MongoDB
2 8 (53.33%) Apache Hive
2 8 (53.33%) Big Data
2 8 (53.33%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (53.33%) HBase
3 7 (46.67%) MySQL
3 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
4 6 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (40.00%) Data Lake
4 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 6 (40.00%) Hadoop
4 6 (40.00%) Pentaho
5 3 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (6.67%) Redis
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) ERwin
2 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (20.00%) JUnit
4 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
1 6 (40.00%) Data Architect
1 6 (40.00%) Lead Architect
1 6 (40.00%) Lead Data Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Lead Software Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Data Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Data Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.67%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Node.js
1 5 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Unix
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Open Source
2 10 (66.67%) SFIA
3 8 (53.33%) Data Architecture
3 8 (53.33%) Data Integration
3 8 (53.33%) Data Management
3 8 (53.33%) Data Modelling
4 7 (46.67%) Coaching
4 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
5 6 (40.00%) Analytics
5 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (40.00%) Data Governance
5 6 (40.00%) Data Security
5 6 (40.00%) Data Strategy
5 6 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
5 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (40.00%) Information Assurance
5 6 (40.00%) Metadata Management
5 6 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (40.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) R
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) QA
2 6 (40.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Informatica
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 6 (40.00%) CA
3 6 (40.00%) Tableau
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat