The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 106 132
Rank change year-on-year +3 +26  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 20 35 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.98% 1.25% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.34% 5.34% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 10
Median daily rate £430 £485 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.34% +17.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £514 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 461 655 882
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 22.59% 23.38% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 472 587
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £301 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 13
Median hourly rate £19.75 £16.09 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.74% -54.02%  
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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Yorkshire

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Yorkshire

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PostgreSQL in Yorkshire

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
West Yorkshire +16 18 £430 +23.74% 10
South Yorkshire -2 3 £425 -15.00% 1
PostgreSQL
England

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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 42 (72.41%) Java
2 35 (60.34%) MySQL
2 35 (60.34%) Linux
2 35 (60.34%) MongoDB
3 34 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (55.17%) Open Source
5 24 (41.38%) TDD
5 24 (41.38%) JavaScript
6 22 (37.93%) NoSQL
6 22 (37.93%) Jenkins
7 21 (36.21%) REST
7 21 (36.21%) Test Automation
8 20 (34.48%) SQL
8 20 (34.48%) Python
8 20 (34.48%) Ruby
9 18 (31.03%) Configuration Management
9 18 (31.03%) Git (software)
9 18 (31.03%) Puppet
10 17 (29.31%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (29.31%) BDD
11 16 (27.59%) Microservices
12 15 (25.86%) Software Engineering
12 15 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (25.86%) HTML
12 15 (25.86%) CSS
13 14 (24.14%) Node.js
14 13 (22.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (22.41%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (22.41%) SDLC
14 13 (22.41%) HTTP

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (20.69%) Confluence
2 8 (13.79%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.90%) Apache Spark
4 3 (5.17%) Apache
4 3 (5.17%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.45%) Apache Pig
5 2 (3.45%) JBoss
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.45%) SAS
5 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.97%) Slack
2 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.17%) IaaS
3 2 (3.45%) GitHub
3 2 (3.45%) PaaS
3 2 (3.45%) SaaS
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.72%) Loggly
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.72%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.41%) HTTP
2 12 (20.69%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.62%) SSL
4 2 (3.45%) Internet
4 2 (3.45%) Kerberos
4 2 (3.45%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (1.72%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (60.34%) MongoDB
1 35 (60.34%) MySQL
2 22 (37.93%) NoSQL
3 17 (29.31%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (17.24%) Redis
5 8 (13.79%) Relational Database
6 6 (10.34%) Big Data
6 6 (10.34%) Hadoop
7 5 (8.62%) HBase
7 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
8 4 (6.90%) Apache Hive
8 4 (6.90%) Riak
9 3 (5.17%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (5.17%) MariaDB
10 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (3.45%) QlikView
11 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.72%) Pentaho
11 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (37.93%) Jenkins
2 18 (31.03%) Git (software)
3 12 (20.69%) Cucumber
3 12 (20.69%) JIRA
3 12 (20.69%) JUnit
4 10 (17.24%) Jasmine
5 4 (6.90%) Maven
5 4 (6.90%) TestNG
6 3 (5.17%) Subversion
7 2 (3.45%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.45%) DbUnit
7 2 (3.45%) GitLab
7 2 (3.45%) jMock
7 2 (3.45%) Mockito
7 2 (3.45%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.72%) GCC
8 1 (1.72%) Grunt
8 1 (1.72%) Hudson
8 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (5.17%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Banking
2 1 (1.72%) Marketing
2 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Developer
2 16 (27.59%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.97%) Architect
4 10 (17.24%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Software Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Technical Architect
5 8 (13.79%) WebOps Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Java Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Data Architect
9 3 (5.17%) JavaScript Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Python Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Java Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.21%) REST
2 15 (25.86%) CSS
2 15 (25.86%) HTML
3 14 (24.14%) Node.js
4 11 (18.97%) HTML5
4 11 (18.97%) Spring
5 8 (13.79%) Web Services
6 7 (12.07%) CSS3
7 6 (10.34%) Ajax
7 6 (10.34%) Django
7 6 (10.34%) Hibernate
7 6 (10.34%) JSON
7 6 (10.34%) Play Framework
7 6 (10.34%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (8.62%) AngularJS
8 5 (8.62%) RESTful
9 4 (6.90%) LAPP Stack
10 3 (5.17%) Dropwizard
10 3 (5.17%) Java EE
10 3 (5.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.45%) NHS
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (60.34%) Linux
2 13 (22.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (8.62%) Unix
4 3 (5.17%) CoreOS
5 2 (3.45%) RancherOS
6 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (55.17%) Open Source
3 24 (41.38%) TDD
4 21 (36.21%) Test Automation
5 18 (31.03%) Configuration Management
6 17 (29.31%) BDD
7 16 (27.59%) Microservices
8 15 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (25.86%) Software Engineering
9 13 (22.41%) SDLC
10 11 (18.97%) DevOps
11 10 (17.24%) Kanban
11 10 (17.24%) Scrum
11 10 (17.24%) Web Operations
12 9 (15.52%) Mentoring
13 8 (13.79%) Software Architecture
14 7 (12.07%) Coaching
14 7 (12.07%) High Availability
14 7 (12.07%) User Stories
15 6 (10.34%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 42 (72.41%) Java
2 24 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 20 (34.48%) Python
3 20 (34.48%) Ruby
3 20 (34.48%) SQL
4 11 (18.97%) Go
5 8 (13.79%) Scala
6 4 (6.90%) PHP
7 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.72%) C++
8 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.72%) R
8 1 (1.72%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Docker
2 3 (5.17%) HDFS
3 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.45%) etcd
3 2 (3.45%) flannel
3 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.72%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (31.03%) Puppet
2 13 (22.41%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (18.97%) Ansible
3 11 (18.97%) Salt
4 4 (6.90%) Nagios
5 3 (5.17%) Kubernetes
6 2 (3.45%) Consul
6 2 (3.45%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (3.45%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (3.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (3.45%) Marathon
6 2 (3.45%) Mesos
6 2 (3.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (3.45%) Rancher
7 1 (1.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Red Hat
2 8 (13.79%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) SaltStack
4 2 (3.45%) Hortonworks
4 2 (3.45%) Informatica
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.45%) Splunk
4 2 (3.45%) VMware
5 1 (1.72%) CA
5 1 (1.72%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (1.72%) Google
5 1 (1.72%) New Relic
5 1 (1.72%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.72%) Tableau