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 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 104 93
Rank change year-on-year +37 -11  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 32 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.38% 0.62% 0.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.38% 2.65% 3.35%
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 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 341 453 537
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 25.39% 23.23% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 333 356
Median daily rate £375 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 8
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +13.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £17.33 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.79 £23.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +25 30 £480 -23.20% 5
Halifax - 2 - -
PostgreSQL
Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 48 (73.85%) Java
2 45 (69.23%) Linux
2 45 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (60.00%) MySQL
4 33 (50.77%) MongoDB
5 31 (47.69%) JavaScript
6 28 (43.08%) Open Source
7 24 (36.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 24 (36.92%) Python
8 21 (32.31%) Puppet
9 20 (30.77%) Redis
9 20 (30.77%) Kanban
9 20 (30.77%) Jenkins
9 20 (30.77%) Red Hat
9 20 (30.77%) TDD
9 20 (30.77%) Scrum
10 19 (29.23%) Ansible
11 18 (27.69%) Opscode Chef
11 18 (27.69%) Ruby
11 18 (27.69%) Nagios
11 18 (27.69%) Configuration Management
11 18 (27.69%) HTML
12 17 (26.15%) Apache
12 17 (26.15%) CSS
12 17 (26.15%) Git (software)
13 16 (24.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (24.62%) NoSQL
13 16 (24.62%) LAPP Stack
13 16 (24.62%) PHP
14 15 (23.08%) REST

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 17 (26.15%) Apache
2 13 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 11 (16.92%) Apache Spark
4 6 (9.23%) Apache Pig
5 5 (7.69%) OpenStack
5 5 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (6.15%) Confluence
7 2 (3.08%) nginx
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.54%) ArcGIS
8 1 (1.54%) GeoServer
8 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.54%) uWSGI
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Office
1 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.54%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.31%) IaaS
2 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (7.69%) Loggly
3 5 (7.69%) Sumo Logic
4 4 (6.15%) PaaS
4 4 (6.15%) Slack
5 3 (4.62%) SaaS
6 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.00%) HTTP
2 11 (16.92%) OpenLDAP
3 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.69%) DNS
4 5 (7.69%) Internet
4 5 (7.69%) Kerberos
5 2 (3.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (60.00%) MySQL
2 33 (50.77%) MongoDB
3 24 (36.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 20 (30.77%) Redis
5 16 (24.62%) NoSQL
6 14 (21.54%) Hadoop
7 13 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 11 (16.92%) HBase
9 10 (15.38%) Big Data
10 7 (10.77%) Riak
11 6 (9.23%) Apache Hive
12 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
13 3 (4.62%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (4.62%) MariaDB
13 3 (4.62%) QlikView
14 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
14 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
15 1 (1.54%) Neo4j
15 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 17 (26.15%) Git (software)
3 12 (18.46%) JUnit
4 10 (15.38%) Jasmine
5 9 (13.85%) JMeter
6 7 (10.77%) Maven
7 6 (9.23%) Vagrant
8 5 (7.69%) Grunt
8 5 (7.69%) TestNG
9 4 (6.15%) Cucumber
9 4 (6.15%) JIRA
9 4 (6.15%) Mockito
10 2 (3.08%) DbUnit
10 2 (3.08%) jMock
10 2 (3.08%) Selenium
10 2 (3.08%) SonarQube
11 1 (1.54%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (3.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Advertising
2 1 (1.54%) Legal
2 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Architect
2 16 (24.62%) Developer
2 16 (24.62%) Technical Architect
3 12 (18.46%) Java Developer
4 8 (12.31%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Software Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) WebOps Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (4.62%) Data Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Hadoop Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Java Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) JavaScript Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (4.62%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Java Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.69%) HTML
2 17 (26.15%) CSS
3 16 (24.62%) LAPP Stack
4 15 (23.08%) REST
5 14 (21.54%) HTML5
6 13 (20.00%) CSS3
7 11 (16.92%) Node.js
8 9 (13.85%) Django
9 8 (12.31%) Ajax
9 8 (12.31%) JSON
9 8 (12.31%) Play Framework
9 8 (12.31%) Ruby on Rails
9 8 (12.31%) Spring
10 7 (10.77%) jQuery
11 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
11 6 (9.23%) Web Services
12 5 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
12 5 (7.69%) Hibernate
12 5 (7.69%) LAMP
13 4 (6.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) NHS
2 5 (7.69%) Replication
3 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (4.62%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (69.23%) Linux
2 16 (24.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (7.69%) CoreOS
4 4 (6.15%) Unix
5 3 (4.62%) Windows
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.08%) Open Source
3 20 (30.77%) Kanban
3 20 (30.77%) Scrum
3 20 (30.77%) TDD
4 18 (27.69%) Configuration Management
5 14 (21.54%) Mentoring
6 13 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (20.00%) DevOps
6 13 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 12 (18.46%) BDD
8 11 (16.92%) Performance Testing
8 11 (16.92%) User Stories
9 9 (13.85%) Automated Testing
9 9 (13.85%) Load Balancing
10 8 (12.31%) Coaching
10 8 (12.31%) Microservices
10 8 (12.31%) SDLC
10 8 (12.31%) Software Architecture
11 7 (10.77%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 48 (73.85%) Java
2 31 (47.69%) JavaScript
3 24 (36.92%) Python
4 18 (27.69%) Ruby
5 16 (24.62%) PHP
6 12 (18.46%) Scala
6 12 (18.46%) SQL
7 10 (15.38%) Go
8 3 (4.62%) C#
9 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.54%) C++
10 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) OCP
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.54%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (20.00%) Docker
2 11 (16.92%) HDFS
3 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 5 (7.69%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (32.31%) Puppet
2 19 (29.23%) Ansible
3 18 (27.69%) Nagios
3 18 (27.69%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (20.00%) Salt
5 6 (9.23%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (7.69%) Kubernetes
6 5 (7.69%) ZABBIX
7 2 (3.08%) Data Guard
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 20 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 12 (18.46%) Splunk
3 11 (16.92%) Oracle
3 11 (16.92%) SaltStack
4 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
5 6 (9.23%) VMware
6 5 (7.69%) Google
6 5 (7.69%) Hortonworks
6 5 (7.69%) New Relic
6 5 (7.69%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.54%) ESRI
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