Period
to 12 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for PostgreSQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PostgreSQL over the 6 months to 12 July 2020 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)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 90 140 121
Rank change year-on-year +50 -19 +11
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 10 38 49
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.59% 0.89% 1.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.24% 5.74% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 31
Median daily rate £450 £450 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09% +27.74%
10th Percentile £391 £233 £325
90th Percentile £575 £525 £613
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.50 £52.50 £45.10
% change year-on-year -3.81% +16.42% +6.11%

PostgreSQL is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 309 662 713
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.27% 15.42% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 381 417
Median daily rate £484 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £314 £275 £325
90th Percentile £650 £600 £588
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 12
Median hourly rate £67.50 £47.69 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.54% +6.57% +371.05%
10th Percentile £25.00 £22.65 £11.05
90th Percentile £68.75 £73.75 £57.00
Median hourly rate £42.00 £47.85 £40.50
% change year-on-year -12.22% +18.14% +106.00%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in Berkshire

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PostgreSQL in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Berkshire

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PostgreSQL in Berkshire over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Berkshire

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PostgreSQL in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for PostgreSQL in Berkshire

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 12 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +19 5 £550 +22.22%
Newbury +9 1 £550 +12.82%
PostgreSQL
South East

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 8 (80.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) Django
2 5 (50.00%) Flask
3 4 (40.00%) RESTful
3 4 (40.00%) Fintech
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) AWS
5 2 (20.00%) REST
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
5 2 (20.00%) Azure
5 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Docker
5 2 (20.00%) Google
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) DNS

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (10.00%) nginx
1 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Azure
3 1 (10.00%) Apigee
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (10.00%) GCP
3 1 (10.00%) IaaS
3 1 (10.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (10.00%) PaaS
3 1 (10.00%) SaaS
3 1 (10.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) OpenVPN
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (10.00%) MariaDB
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) DbUnit
2 1 (10.00%) jMock
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Mockito
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Platform Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Python Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Django
1 5 (50.00%) Flask
2 4 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
4 1 (10.00%) Java SE
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) OAuth
4 1 (10.00%) OpenID
4 1 (10.00%) PowerMock
4 1 (10.00%) SAML
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Native
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Industry 4.0
1 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Fintech
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Architecture Roadmap
4 1 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Microservices
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) Observability
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Server Management
4 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Technology Roadmap
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) PowerDNS
2 1 (10.00%) vCloud
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (10.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (10.00%) Istio
2 1 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (10.00%) VMware