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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 87 101 114
Rank change year-on-year +14 +13  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 39 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.83% 1.21% 0.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.65% 5.30% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 19
Median daily rate £475 £638 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.49% +70.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £410 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £795 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.18% +5.32%  
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 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 510 642 727
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 23.94% 22.90% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 459 483
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 9
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +6.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £15.75 £13.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.79 £24.90 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 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
West Yorkshire +21 29 £478 -23.60% 6
South Yorkshire -3 12 £425 -40.35% 1
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 74 (77.89%) Java
2 71 (74.74%) Linux
3 67 (70.53%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (52.63%) MongoDB
5 49 (51.58%) MySQL
6 41 (43.16%) JavaScript
6 41 (43.16%) Jenkins
7 32 (33.68%) Redis
7 32 (33.68%) Git (software)
8 30 (31.58%) Apache Cassandra
9 29 (30.53%) Open Source
9 29 (30.53%) Kanban
9 29 (30.53%) Python
9 29 (30.53%) Scrum
10 28 (29.47%) Red Hat
10 28 (29.47%) Puppet
11 27 (28.42%) Ruby
12 26 (27.37%) TDD
13 24 (25.26%) HTTP
13 24 (25.26%) Node.js
13 24 (25.26%) Ansible
14 23 (24.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 23 (24.21%) Software Engineering
15 22 (23.16%) Configuration Management
15 22 (23.16%) Opscode Chef
16 21 (22.11%) DevOps
17 20 (21.05%) HTML
17 20 (21.05%) JUnit
18 19 (20.00%) Nagios
18 19 (20.00%) Docker

PostgreSQL
Top Related 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 18 (18.95%) Tomcat
2 17 (17.89%) Apache
3 11 (11.58%) Apache Spark
3 11 (11.58%) OpenStack
4 6 (6.32%) Apache Pig
5 5 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (4.21%) nginx
7 3 (3.16%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (3.16%) Jetty
8 2 (2.11%) Alfresco
8 2 (2.11%) Confluence
8 2 (2.11%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (2.11%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.05%) ArcGIS
9 1 (1.05%) GeoServer
9 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.05%) uWSGI
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MS Office
1 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.74%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.58%) GitHub
3 8 (8.42%) IaaS
3 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (5.26%) Loggly
4 5 (5.26%) Sumo Logic
5 4 (4.21%) PaaS
6 3 (3.16%) SaaS
7 2 (2.11%) Slack
8 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.26%) HTTP
2 17 (17.89%) TCP/IP
3 11 (11.58%) OpenLDAP
4 10 (10.53%) SSL
5 5 (5.26%) DNS
5 5 (5.26%) Internet
5 5 (5.26%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (52.63%) MongoDB
2 49 (51.58%) MySQL
3 32 (33.68%) Redis
4 30 (31.58%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (15.79%) Hadoop
6 14 (14.74%) Relational Database
7 13 (13.68%) NoSQL
8 12 (12.63%) HBase
9 11 (11.58%) Big Data
10 7 (7.37%) Apache Hive
10 7 (7.37%) Riak
11 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
12 3 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (3.16%) MariaDB
12 3 (3.16%) QlikView
13 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
13 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
14 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (1.05%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 41 (43.16%) Jenkins
2 32 (33.68%) Git (software)
3 20 (21.05%) JUnit
4 17 (17.89%) Jasmine
5 9 (9.47%) JMeter
6 8 (8.42%) TestNG
7 7 (7.37%) Maven
8 6 (6.32%) Bitbucket
8 6 (6.32%) Vagrant
9 5 (5.26%) Grunt
10 4 (4.21%) Mockito
10 4 (4.21%) Subversion
11 3 (3.16%) Hudson
11 3 (3.16%) TeamCity
12 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
12 2 (2.11%) DbUnit
12 2 (2.11%) JIRA
12 2 (2.11%) jMock
12 2 (2.11%) Selenium
12 2 (2.11%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (1.05%) Advertising
2 1 (1.05%) Legal
2 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (33.68%) Developer
2 26 (27.37%) Java Developer
3 19 (20.00%) Architect
4 15 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (15.79%) Technical Architect
5 12 (12.63%) Software Engineer
6 9 (9.47%) WebOps Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Java Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (3.16%) Agile Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Data Architect
9 3 (3.16%) Hadoop Administrator
9 3 (3.16%) Hadoop Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Lead DevOps
9 3 (3.16%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.26%) Node.js
2 20 (21.05%) HTML
3 17 (17.89%) CSS
4 16 (16.84%) LAPP Stack
5 15 (15.79%) REST
6 14 (14.74%) HTML5
6 14 (14.74%) Spring
7 13 (13.68%) Web Services
8 12 (12.63%) CSS3
9 10 (10.53%) Elastic Stack
10 8 (8.42%) Django
10 8 (8.42%) Hibernate
10 8 (8.42%) RESTful
11 7 (7.37%) Ajax
11 7 (7.37%) AngularJS
11 7 (7.37%) jQuery
11 7 (7.37%) JSON
11 7 (7.37%) Play Framework
11 7 (7.37%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (6.32%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) NHS
2 5 (5.26%) Replication
3 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.16%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.05%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 71 (74.74%) Linux
2 23 (24.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (11.58%) CoreOS
4 6 (6.32%) RancherOS
5 5 (5.26%) CentOS
5 5 (5.26%) Unix
6 3 (3.16%) Windows
6 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.11%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (70.53%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (30.53%) Kanban
2 29 (30.53%) Open Source
2 29 (30.53%) Scrum
3 26 (27.37%) TDD
4 23 (24.21%) Software Engineering
5 22 (23.16%) Configuration Management
6 21 (22.11%) DevOps
7 19 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 17 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (11.58%) BDD
9 11 (11.58%) Performance Testing
9 11 (11.58%) Web Operations
10 10 (10.53%) User Stories
11 9 (9.47%) Automated Testing
11 9 (9.47%) Load Balancing
12 8 (8.42%) Software Architecture
13 7 (7.37%) High Availability
13 7 (7.37%) Microservices
13 7 (7.37%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 74 (77.89%) Java
2 41 (43.16%) JavaScript
3 29 (30.53%) Python
4 27 (28.42%) Ruby
5 18 (18.95%) SQL
6 16 (16.84%) Go
6 16 (16.84%) PHP
7 11 (11.58%) Scala
8 3 (3.16%) C#
9 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.05%) C++
10 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (12.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.37%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.16%) Degree
5 2 (2.11%) OCP
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.05%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (20.00%) Docker
2 12 (12.63%) HDFS
3 6 (6.32%) etcd
3 6 (6.32%) flannel
3 6 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 5 (5.26%) GlusterFS
4 5 (5.26%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (29.47%) Puppet
2 24 (25.26%) Ansible
3 22 (23.16%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (20.00%) Nagios
5 17 (17.89%) Salt
6 11 (11.58%) Kubernetes
7 8 (8.42%) ZABBIX
8 7 (7.37%) Hadoop YARN
9 6 (6.32%) Consul
9 6 (6.32%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (6.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 6 (6.32%) Marathon
9 6 (6.32%) Mesos
9 6 (6.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 6 (6.32%) Rancher
10 5 (5.26%) Kibana
10 5 (5.26%) logstash
11 2 (2.11%) Data Guard
11 2 (2.11%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 28 (29.47%) Red Hat
2 12 (12.63%) Splunk
3 11 (11.58%) Oracle
3 11 (11.58%) SaltStack
4 7 (7.37%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.32%) Hortonworks
5 6 (6.32%) VMware
6 5 (5.26%) Google
6 5 (5.26%) New Relic
6 5 (5.26%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.05%) ESRI