The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 161 213 315
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +102
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 782 625 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.58% 1.13% 0.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.05% 4.89% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 444 262
Median daily rate £480 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £336
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +26.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £33.50 £34.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -6.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.70 £34.00 £35.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £34.00 £37.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £34.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -6.59%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11100 12774 12230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.44% 23.07% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7357 8534 8097
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 193 187
Median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.75 £43.95 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -17.93%

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Trend

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

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PostgreSQL
Hourly Rate Trend

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

PostgreSQL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PostgreSQL
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

PostgreSQL Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +46 746 £475 +5.55% 177
London +33 434 £500 +11.11% 87
South East +18 80 £400 - 29
South West 0 53 £488 +8.33% 9
Yorkshire +5 45 £450 -10.00% 11
City of London +6 42 £500 -4.76% 10
North West +26 39 £430 +14.66% 16
Croydon 0 39 £488 +11.42%
West Yorkshire +10 34 £450 -10.71% 8
Leeds +15 33 £450 -16.20% 8
Hampshire +11 31 £415 +3.75% 7
West Midlands +18 29 £473 -5.35% 9
East of England +15 24 £388 +17.42% 14
Manchester +12 24 £425 +13.33% 11
Birmingham +5 18 £475 +13.43% 1
North East -19 18 £463 +15.62%
Oxfordshire +6 17 £400 +39.13% 5
Tyne and Wear -29 17 £488 +27.45%
Newcastle upon Tyne -33 17 £488 +27.45%
Wales +5 16 £525 +23.52% 2
Exeter -9 15 £468 +3.94% 1
Devon -14 15 £468 -1.52% 2
East Midlands - 14 £425 - 2
Wiltshire +2 13 £500 +65.28% 1
South Yorkshire -16 13 £450 -10.00%
Bristol +10 12 £488 +37.32% 3
Cambridgeshire +5 11 £421 +2.12% 12
Sheffield -19 11 £475 -5.00%
Swindon - 11 £500 - 1
Cheshire +25 10 £625 +78.57% 1

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 878 (53.15%) Agile Software Development
2 792 (47.94%) Linux
3 623 (37.71%) Jenkins
4 604 (36.56%) Java
5 597 (36.14%) Git (software)
6 569 (34.44%) DevOps
7 543 (32.87%) MySQL
8 510 (30.87%) Python
9 461 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
9 461 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
10 457 (27.66%) Docker
11 456 (27.60%) MongoDB
12 443 (26.82%) Ruby
13 431 (26.09%) Puppet
14 406 (24.58%) Oracle
15 393 (23.79%) Security Cleared
16 386 (23.37%) Scrum
17 370 (22.40%) JavaScript
18 362 (21.91%) JIRA
19 342 (20.70%) Ansible
20 332 (20.10%) SQL
21 329 (19.92%) SC Cleared
22 322 (19.49%) Open Source
23 318 (19.25%) Apache
23 318 (19.25%) TDD
24 315 (19.07%) Configuration Management
24 315 (19.07%) Hadoop
25 287 (17.37%) HTML
26 286 (17.31%) Elasticsearch
27 281 (17.01%) VMware

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 318 (19.25%) Apache
2 286 (17.31%) Elasticsearch
3 242 (14.65%) Confluence
4 188 (11.38%) nginx
5 164 (9.93%) Tomcat
6 97 (5.87%) Apache Spark
7 73 (4.42%) JBoss
8 72 (4.36%) OpenStack
9 49 (2.97%) Jetty
10 41 (2.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 38 (2.30%) Mule ESB
12 32 (1.94%) WildFly
13 31 (1.88%) WebSphere
14 28 (1.69%) Drupal
15 26 (1.57%) Cloud Foundry
16 22 (1.33%) Apache Pig
17 16 (0.97%) Alfresco
17 16 (0.97%) Apache Solr
18 14 (0.85%) WebLogic
19 13 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 106 (6.42%) HipChat
2 17 (1.03%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.18%) InVision
3 3 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.12%) MS Office
4 2 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.061%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.061%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 38 (2.30%) Oracle BPM
2 22 (1.33%) Adobe Campaign
3 16 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.79%) Magento
5 7 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.12%) Odoo
8 1 (0.061%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.061%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.061%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.061%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 461 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (5.75%) GitHub
3 75 (4.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 45 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
5 38 (2.30%) Heroku
6 36 (2.18%) PaaS
7 26 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
8 25 (1.51%) Amazon S3
9 20 (1.21%) Slack
10 19 (1.15%) Amazon Kinesis
11 18 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
11 18 (1.09%) IaaS
12 16 (0.97%) SaaS
13 13 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
13 13 (0.79%) Route 53
14 10 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (0.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 8 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
16 8 (0.48%) OpenShift
17 6 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 202 (12.23%) DNS
2 179 (10.84%) HTTP
3 129 (7.81%) TCP/IP
4 128 (7.75%) OpenLDAP
5 120 (7.26%) Firewall
6 114 (6.90%) SSH
7 111 (6.72%) OpenVPN
8 102 (6.17%) SSL
9 93 (5.63%) VPN
10 68 (4.12%) Reverse Proxy
11 37 (2.24%) SNMP
12 34 (2.06%) LDAP
13 33 (2.00%) DHCP
13 33 (2.00%) Internet
14 32 (1.94%) IPsec
15 26 (1.57%) DMZ
16 16 (0.97%) Network Security
17 15 (0.91%) SAN
18 12 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
18 12 (0.73%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 543 (32.87%) MySQL
2 456 (27.60%) MongoDB
3 315 (19.07%) Hadoop
4 256 (15.50%) Relational Database
5 246 (14.89%) NoSQL
6 186 (11.26%) Redis
7 156 (9.44%) SQL Server
8 147 (8.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 128 (7.75%) Big Data
10 116 (7.02%) Oracle Database
11 103 (6.23%) RDBMS
12 84 (5.08%) Apache Hive
13 59 (3.57%) HBase
14 54 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
15 51 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
16 32 (1.94%) Amazon Redshift
17 26 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
18 25 (1.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 22 (1.33%) DB2
19 22 (1.33%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 623 (37.71%) Jenkins
2 597 (36.14%) Git (software)
3 362 (21.91%) JIRA
4 207 (12.53%) JUnit
5 157 (9.50%) Maven
6 142 (8.60%) Sonatype Nexus
7 134 (8.11%) Subversion
8 132 (7.99%) SonarQube
9 131 (7.93%) Bitbucket
10 126 (7.63%) JIRA Agile
11 122 (7.38%) Ant
12 107 (6.48%) Liquibase
13 101 (6.11%) Cucumber
14 76 (4.60%) Mercurial
15 74 (4.48%) Vagrant
16 69 (4.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 46 (2.78%) GitLab
18 44 (2.66%) Selenium
19 42 (2.54%) WebDriver
20 41 (2.48%) Artifactory
General
1 122 (7.38%) Finance
2 44 (2.66%) Marketing
3 28 (1.69%) Banking
4 27 (1.63%) Telecoms
5 24 (1.45%) Retail
6 18 (1.09%) Electronics
7 17 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 11 (0.67%) Games
9 10 (0.61%) Advertising
10 6 (0.36%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.30%) Back Office
12 4 (0.24%) Front Office
12 4 (0.24%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.18%) Legal
13 3 (0.18%) Publishing
14 2 (0.12%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.12%) Automotive
14 2 (0.12%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.12%) French Language
14 2 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 679 (41.10%) Developer
2 282 (17.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 210 (12.71%) Java Developer
4 138 (8.35%) Architect
4 138 (8.35%) Senior Developer
5 106 (6.42%) Python Developer
6 90 (5.45%) DBA
7 78 (4.72%) PHP Developer
8 74 (4.48%) Administrator
9 73 (4.42%) Linux Engineer
10 65 (3.93%) Senior DevOps
11 63 (3.81%) Consultant
12 59 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 52 (3.15%) Technical Architect
14 51 (3.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 50 (3.03%) Data Engineer
16 46 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
17 44 (2.66%) AWS DevOps
17 44 (2.66%) JavaScript Developer
17 44 (2.66%) PostgreSQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (17.37%) HTML
2 261 (15.80%) CSS
3 216 (13.08%) Web Services
4 213 (12.89%) Spring
5 204 (12.35%) REST
6 202 (12.23%) AngularJS
7 193 (11.68%) Node.js
8 179 (10.84%) ELK Stack
9 169 (10.23%) Django
10 159 (9.62%) HTML5
11 143 (8.66%) LAPP Stack
12 139 (8.41%) JSON
13 130 (7.87%) XML
14 129 (7.81%) LAMP
15 127 (7.69%) CSS3
16 126 (7.63%) Hibernate
17 114 (6.90%) MCollective
17 114 (6.90%) Software Packaging
18 113 (6.84%) Ruby on Rails
19 107 (6.48%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 67 (4.06%) User Experience
2 51 (3.09%) Computer Science
3 44 (2.66%) Visualisation
4 43 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
5 38 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (1.88%) PKI
6 31 (1.88%) Replication
7 27 (1.63%) Clustering
7 27 (1.63%) Statistics
8 26 (1.57%) Data Centre
8 26 (1.57%) Management Information System
9 23 (1.39%) NHS
9 23 (1.39%) Smart Meter
10 21 (1.27%) Mobile App
11 19 (1.15%) Data Integration
12 17 (1.03%) Semantic Web
13 16 (0.97%) Public Cloud
14 15 (0.91%) Mathematics
15 14 (0.85%) Algorithms
16 12 (0.73%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 792 (47.94%) Linux
2 225 (13.62%) CentOS
3 168 (10.17%) Unix
4 126 (7.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 103 (6.23%) Ubuntu
6 80 (4.84%) Windows
7 40 (2.42%) RancherOS
8 35 (2.12%) CoreOS
9 33 (2.00%) Mac OS X
10 25 (1.51%) Android
10 25 (1.51%) Apple iOS
11 24 (1.45%) AIX
12 22 (1.33%) Windows Server
13 20 (1.21%) Solaris
14 16 (0.97%) Debian
15 14 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (0.79%) VyOS
17 12 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
18 6 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
19 5 (0.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 878 (53.15%) Agile Software Development
2 569 (34.44%) DevOps
3 461 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
4 386 (23.37%) Scrum
5 322 (19.49%) Open Source
6 318 (19.25%) TDD
7 315 (19.07%) Configuration Management
8 273 (16.53%) Continuous Delivery
9 203 (12.29%) BDD
10 150 (9.08%) Mentoring
11 132 (7.99%) Software Engineering
12 130 (7.87%) Kanban
13 121 (7.32%) Microservices
14 115 (6.96%) Service Management
14 115 (6.96%) Workflow
15 113 (6.84%) MVC
16 110 (6.66%) Identity Management
17 109 (6.60%) Web Development
18 101 (6.11%) Coaching
19 100 (6.05%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 604 (36.56%) Java
2 510 (30.87%) Python
3 443 (26.82%) Ruby
4 370 (22.40%) JavaScript
5 332 (20.10%) SQL
6 234 (14.16%) PHP
7 204 (12.35%) Scala
8 159 (9.62%) Perl
9 133 (8.05%) Bash Shell
10 129 (7.81%) Shell Script
11 97 (5.87%) Go
12 57 (3.45%) Groovy
12 57 (3.45%) R
13 46 (2.78%) C#
14 25 (1.51%) PL/SQL
15 21 (1.27%) C++
16 18 (1.09%) C
17 17 (1.03%) T-SQL
18 16 (0.97%) PowerShell
19 8 (0.48%) XPath
Qualifications
1 393 (23.79%) Security Cleared
2 329 (19.92%) SC Cleared
3 88 (5.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 58 (3.51%) Degree
5 47 (2.85%) CTC Cleared
6 34 (2.06%) DV Cleared
7 18 (1.09%) BC Cleared
7 18 (1.09%) CHECK Team Member
8 9 (0.54%) DBS Check
8 9 (0.54%) PhD
9 4 (0.24%) RHCE
9 4 (0.24%) RHCSA
10 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.12%) CCNA
11 2 (0.12%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.12%) OCP
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.12%) RHCA
12 1 (0.061%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.42%) Disclosure Scotland
2 21 (1.27%) QA
3 15 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.30%) SLA
6 1 (0.061%) GCP
6 1 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.061%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.061%) WCAG
System Software
1 457 (27.66%) Docker
2 131 (7.93%) vCloud
3 114 (6.90%) Squid
4 109 (6.60%) Postfix
5 81 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 66 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
7 51 (3.09%) Active Directory
8 42 (2.54%) Xen
9 27 (1.63%) etcd
9 27 (1.63%) flannel
10 23 (1.39%) Apache Flume
11 19 (1.15%) HDFS
12 17 (1.03%) Corosync
12 17 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
13 16 (0.97%) KVM
13 16 (0.97%) VirtualBox
14 13 (0.79%) FreeRADIUS
15 12 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
16 11 (0.67%) GlusterFS
16 11 (0.67%) LXC
Systems Management
1 431 (26.09%) Puppet
2 342 (20.70%) Ansible
3 222 (13.44%) ZABBIX
4 208 (12.59%) Opscode Chef
5 190 (11.50%) logstash
6 185 (11.20%) Kubernetes
7 184 (11.14%) Kibana
8 175 (10.59%) Terraform
9 138 (8.35%) Rancher
10 85 (5.15%) Nagios
11 72 (4.36%) Consul
12 69 (4.18%) Salt
13 68 (4.12%) HAProxy
14 43 (2.60%) Packer
15 39 (2.36%) Ambari
16 35 (2.12%) Mesos
17 28 (1.69%) Marathon
17 28 (1.69%) Zenoss
18 27 (1.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
18 27 (1.63%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 406 (24.58%) Oracle
2 281 (17.01%) VMware
3 163 (9.87%) Red Hat
4 129 (7.81%) Atlassian
5 126 (7.63%) Sonatype
6 50 (3.03%) Zend
7 42 (2.54%) IBM
8 41 (2.48%) Microsoft
9 36 (2.18%) AppDynamics
9 36 (2.18%) Cisco
10 33 (2.00%) SAP
11 29 (1.76%) Teradata
12 28 (1.69%) Adobe
12 28 (1.69%) Rackspace
12 28 (1.69%) Talend
13 26 (1.57%) Google
13 26 (1.57%) Hortonworks
14 21 (1.27%) Sybase
15 20 (1.21%) Splunk
15 20 (1.21%) Tableau
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Technology People UK
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago