The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 28 June 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 98 108
Rank change year-on-year +16 +10  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 18 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.25% 1.13% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.64% 5.09% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 8
Median daily rate £430 £348 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.74% -22.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +286.36% -67.16%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 319 452 628
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 22.11% 22.21% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 318 426
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.09 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.73% -8.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £15.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £100.55 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in West Yorkshire

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in West Yorkshire

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +14 16 £430 +23.74% 10
Bradford - 2 £413 -
PostgreSQL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 37 (77.08%) Java
2 32 (66.67%) MySQL
3 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (60.42%) MongoDB
4 28 (58.33%) Open Source
4 28 (58.33%) Linux
5 23 (47.92%) JavaScript
6 22 (45.83%) TDD
6 22 (45.83%) NoSQL
7 21 (43.75%) REST
7 21 (43.75%) Test Automation
8 17 (35.42%) SQL
8 17 (35.42%) Python
8 17 (35.42%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (35.42%) Jenkins
9 16 (33.33%) BDD
10 15 (31.25%) Microservices
10 15 (31.25%) Configuration Management
10 15 (31.25%) Ruby
11 14 (29.17%) HTML
11 14 (29.17%) CSS
11 14 (29.17%) Puppet
11 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
12 13 (27.08%) SDLC
12 13 (27.08%) Red Hat
12 13 (27.08%) Software Engineering
12 13 (27.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (25.00%) JIRA
13 12 (25.00%) JUnit

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 12 (25.00%) Confluence
2 7 (14.58%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.33%) Apache Spark
4 3 (6.25%) Apache
5 2 (4.17%) Apache Pig
5 2 (4.17%) JBoss
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) Slack
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.25%) IaaS
3 2 (4.17%) PaaS
3 2 (4.17%) SaaS
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.08%) Loggly
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.08%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) HTTP
2 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.17%) Kerberos
3 2 (4.17%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (2.08%) DNS
4 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (66.67%) MySQL
2 29 (60.42%) MongoDB
3 22 (45.83%) NoSQL
4 17 (35.42%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 6 (12.50%) Redis
7 5 (10.42%) Big Data
7 5 (10.42%) Hadoop
7 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
8 4 (8.33%) HBase
8 4 (8.33%) Riak
9 3 (6.25%) Apache Hive
9 3 (6.25%) MariaDB
10 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (4.17%) QlikView
11 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
11 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Jenkins
2 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
3 12 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 12 (25.00%) JIRA
3 12 (25.00%) JUnit
4 10 (20.83%) Jasmine
5 4 (8.33%) Maven
6 3 (6.25%) TestNG
7 2 (4.17%) DbUnit
7 2 (4.17%) GitLab
7 2 (4.17%) jMock
7 2 (4.17%) Mockito
7 2 (4.17%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.08%) GCC
8 1 (2.08%) Grunt
8 1 (2.08%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.08%) JMeter
8 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.08%) Banking
1 1 (2.08%) Finance
1 1 (2.08%) Marketing
1 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 10 (20.83%) Architect
4 8 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 7 (14.58%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Software Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) WebOps Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Java Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Software Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (6.25%) JavaScript Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Python Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Senior Java Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) SQL Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (43.75%) REST
2 14 (29.17%) CSS
2 14 (29.17%) HTML
3 12 (25.00%) Node.js
4 10 (20.83%) HTML5
5 9 (18.75%) Spring
6 7 (14.58%) CSS3
7 6 (12.50%) Ajax
7 6 (12.50%) Django
7 6 (12.50%) JSON
7 6 (12.50%) Play Framework
7 6 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (10.42%) Hibernate
9 4 (8.33%) AngularJS
9 4 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
9 4 (8.33%) Web Services
10 3 (6.25%) Dropwizard
10 3 (6.25%) jQuery
10 3 (6.25%) RESTful
11 2 (4.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) NHS
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (58.33%) Linux
2 13 (27.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (2.08%) CoreOS
4 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (58.33%) Open Source
3 22 (45.83%) TDD
4 21 (43.75%) Test Automation
5 16 (33.33%) BDD
6 15 (31.25%) Configuration Management
6 15 (31.25%) Microservices
7 13 (27.08%) SDLC
7 13 (27.08%) Software Engineering
8 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (20.83%) Kanban
9 10 (20.83%) Scrum
10 8 (16.67%) DevOps
10 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
11 7 (14.58%) Coaching
11 7 (14.58%) High Availability
11 7 (14.58%) Software Architecture
11 7 (14.58%) User Stories
11 7 (14.58%) Web Operations
12 6 (12.50%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (77.08%) Java
2 23 (47.92%) JavaScript
3 17 (35.42%) Python
3 17 (35.42%) SQL
4 15 (31.25%) Ruby
5 9 (18.75%) Go
6 8 (16.67%) Scala
7 3 (6.25%) PHP
8 1 (2.08%) C++
8 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.08%) R
8 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.08%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Docker
2 3 (6.25%) HDFS
3 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.08%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (29.17%) Puppet
2 11 (22.92%) Ansible
3 10 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (16.67%) Salt
5 4 (8.33%) Nagios
6 2 (4.17%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Red Hat
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) SaltStack
4 2 (4.17%) Hortonworks
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) Splunk
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (2.08%) Google
5 1 (2.08%) Informatica
5 1 (2.08%) New Relic
5 1 (2.08%) Rackspace