Period
to 4 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 4 April 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)
London > Central London
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 115 119 122
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 +30
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 90 197 191
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.72% 2.20% 2.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.23% 8.81% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 152 164
Median daily rate £575 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +2.33% +7.50%
10th Percentile £375 £400 £368
90th Percentile £750 £675 £625
London median daily rate £550 £538 £525
% change year-on-year +2.33% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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 Central London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,244 2,235 2,290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 23.81% 25.01% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 1,733 1,900
Median daily rate £500 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% +4.55% +23.13%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year - +26.13% -14.62%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in Central London

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Central London

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PostgreSQL in Central London over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Central London

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Hourly rate trend for PostgreSQL in Central London

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the Central London region over the 6 months to 4 April 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
City of London +12 71 £575 +4.55% 45
City of Westminster +10 8 £675 +50.00% 1
Southwark +28 1 - -
PostgreSQL
London

For the 6 months to 4 April 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 Central London region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 47 (52.22%) AWS
2 39 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (40.00%) SQL
4 35 (38.89%) Python
5 32 (35.56%) Ruby
6 27 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 27 (30.00%) DevOps
7 26 (28.89%) Git (software)
8 25 (27.78%) Microservices
9 21 (23.33%) Java
10 19 (21.11%) TDD
10 19 (21.11%) Azure
11 18 (20.00%) MongoDB
11 18 (20.00%) Linux
12 17 (18.89%) MySQL
12 17 (18.89%) Ruby on Rails
12 17 (18.89%) Kubernetes
13 15 (16.67%) Docker
13 15 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
13 15 (16.67%) Security Cleared
13 15 (16.67%) HTML
14 14 (15.56%) CSS
14 14 (15.56%) Redis
15 13 (14.44%) JIRA
15 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
15 13 (14.44%) Finance
15 13 (14.44%) GitHub
16 12 (13.33%) Web Services
17 11 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (12.22%) SC Cleared

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 15 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (7.78%) Apache Spark
3 4 (4.44%) Confluence
3 4 (4.44%) JBoss
3 4 (4.44%) nginx
3 4 (4.44%) Red Hat Fuse
3 4 (4.44%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.33%) Apache Airflow
4 3 (3.33%) CMS
4 3 (3.33%) Luigi
4 3 (3.33%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.22%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.22%) Drupal
5 2 (2.22%) SAS
6 1 (1.11%) Apache
6 1 (1.11%) IIS
6 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.11%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 47 (52.22%) AWS
2 19 (21.11%) Azure
3 13 (14.44%) GitHub
4 11 (12.22%) GCP
5 9 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (10.00%) PaaS
6 7 (7.78%) Serverless
7 6 (6.67%) Amazon S3
8 5 (5.56%) IaaS
9 4 (4.44%) Amazon EKS
9 4 (4.44%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (4.44%) Route 53
10 3 (3.33%) AWS IoT
11 2 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (2.22%) Amazon SageMaker
11 2 (2.22%) AWS Fargate
11 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (2.22%) OpenShift
11 2 (2.22%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) DNS
1 4 (4.44%) HTTP
1 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.33%) SSL
3 2 (2.22%) VPN
4 1 (1.11%) SSH
4 1 (1.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 17 (18.89%) MySQL
3 14 (15.56%) Redis
4 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
5 11 (12.22%) NoSQL
6 10 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 7 (7.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (6.67%) Hadoop
9 5 (5.56%) Big Data
9 5 (5.56%) BigQuery
9 5 (5.56%) InfluxDB
9 5 (5.56%) Neo4j
10 3 (3.33%) Amazon Athena
10 3 (3.33%) Amazon Aurora
10 3 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (3.33%) Azkaban
10 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (3.33%) DB2
10 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (28.89%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.44%) JIRA
3 11 (12.22%) Jenkins
3 11 (12.22%) RSpec
4 7 (7.78%) GitLab
5 5 (5.56%) Travis CI
6 3 (3.33%) Maven
7 2 (2.22%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.22%) minitest
8 1 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.11%) Bitbucket Server
8 1 (1.11%) JUnit
8 1 (1.11%) Mockito
8 1 (1.11%) PhpStorm
8 1 (1.11%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.11%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (14.44%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Public Sector
3 3 (3.33%) Advertising
3 3 (3.33%) Marketing
3 3 (3.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.22%) Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Games
4 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.11%) Electronics
5 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.11%) Front Office
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (52.22%) Developer
2 12 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 11 (12.22%) Senior Developer
4 10 (11.11%) Architect
5 7 (7.78%) Python Developer
6 6 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
7 5 (5.56%) AWS Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Data Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Ruby Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (3.33%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Lead Architect
9 3 (3.33%) Penetration Tester
9 3 (3.33%) Platform Architect
9 3 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.22%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.89%) Ruby on Rails
2 15 (16.67%) HTML
3 14 (15.56%) CSS
4 12 (13.33%) Web Services
5 11 (12.22%) Kafka
5 11 (12.22%) REST
6 9 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 9 (10.00%) Node.js
6 9 (10.00%) React
7 7 (7.78%) Hibernate
7 7 (7.78%) JSON
7 7 (7.78%) Redux
7 7 (7.78%) RESTful
7 7 (7.78%) Spring
8 6 (6.67%) Spark Streaming
9 5 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (4.44%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (4.44%) RxJS
11 3 (3.33%) GraphQL
11 3 (3.33%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.44%) BYOD
2 4 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.33%) Replication
3 3 (3.33%) Tandem
4 2 (2.22%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.22%) Blog
4 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (1.11%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.11%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.11%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (5.56%) Unix
3 4 (4.44%) Android
4 3 (3.33%) Windows
5 2 (2.22%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.22%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.11%) CentOS
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.00%) DevOps
3 25 (27.78%) Microservices
4 19 (21.11%) TDD
5 11 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (12.22%) Data Modelling
6 10 (11.11%) OO
7 9 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (10.00%) Scrum
8 8 (8.89%) Analytics
9 7 (7.78%) Data Science
9 7 (7.78%) ETL
10 6 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
10 6 (6.67%) Configuration Management
10 6 (6.67%) High Availability
10 6 (6.67%) Test Automation
10 6 (6.67%) Use Case
11 5 (5.56%) Migration
11 5 (5.56%) OOP
11 5 (5.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.00%) SQL
2 35 (38.89%) Python
3 32 (35.56%) Ruby
4 27 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 21 (23.33%) Java
6 8 (8.89%) Bash Shell
7 7 (7.78%) Go
8 6 (6.67%) C++
8 6 (6.67%) PHP
8 6 (6.67%) Scala
9 5 (5.56%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.44%) C#
11 3 (3.33%) AWK
11 3 (3.33%) C
11 3 (3.33%) sed
11 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.11%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.22%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.56%) Degree
4 4 (4.44%) BC Cleared
5 3 (3.33%) CHECK Team Member
6 2 (2.22%) AWS Certification
6 2 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 15 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (1.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (18.89%) Kubernetes
2 11 (12.22%) Terraform
3 8 (8.89%) Ansible
4 4 (4.44%) Prometheus
5 3 (3.33%) Graphite
5 3 (3.33%) Puppet
6 2 (2.22%) Grafana
6 2 (2.22%) Kibana
7 1 (1.11%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.11%) Mesos
7 1 (1.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.11%) Packer
7 1 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (11.11%) Oracle
2 7 (7.78%) Google
3 5 (5.56%) MuleSoft
3 5 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.56%) Tableau
4 4 (4.44%) IBM
4 4 (4.44%) Sybase
5 3 (3.33%) Axway
5 3 (3.33%) Lets Encrypt
6 2 (2.22%) Apple
6 2 (2.22%) Facebook
6 2 (2.22%) Informatica
6 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.22%) Splunk
7 1 (1.11%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.11%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.11%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.11%) HP
7 1 (1.11%) SAP
7 1 (1.11%) Talend