Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 129 134
Rank change year-on-year +28 +5 -8
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 172 202 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.43% 2.16% 1.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.86% 8.88% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 180 129
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £374 £382 £425
90th Percentile £675 £650 £675
London median daily rate £530 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +0.95% - +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Central London median hourly rate - - £24.49
London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +9.38% -

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 1,744 2,274 2,135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 24.59% 24.32% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,356 1,812 1,735
Central London median daily rate £520 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £368 £370 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 12
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +27.27% -38.89%
10th Percentile £21.20 £19.50 £20.75
90th Percentile £86.70 £42.19 £33.25
London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +27.27% - -7.97%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in Central London

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Central London

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in Central London over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Central London

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor 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 11 December 2019. 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 +16 119 £525 - 52
Southwark +13 9 £525 -4.55%
West End of London +22 7 £400 -33.33%
City of Westminster 0 6 £575 +35.29%
PostgreSQL
London

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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 83 (48.26%) Python
2 79 (45.93%) AWS
3 75 (43.60%) Docker
4 71 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (37.21%) Java
6 63 (36.63%) SQL
7 61 (35.47%) Microservices
8 59 (34.30%) Kubernetes
9 55 (31.98%) Linux
10 46 (26.74%) DevOps
11 45 (26.16%) MongoDB
11 45 (26.16%) JavaScript
12 40 (23.26%) Git (software)
13 38 (22.09%) TDD
14 37 (21.51%) Ruby
14 37 (21.51%) Node.js
15 31 (18.02%) MySQL
16 30 (17.44%) Azure
16 30 (17.44%) REST
16 30 (17.44%) Elasticsearch
17 27 (15.70%) Kafka
17 27 (15.70%) OO
18 26 (15.12%) GCP
19 25 (14.53%) Oracle
19 25 (14.53%) Finance
20 24 (13.95%) Web Services
21 23 (13.37%) Open Source
21 23 (13.37%) Apache Spark
21 23 (13.37%) Relational Database
22 22 (12.79%) SQL Server

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 30 (17.44%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (13.37%) Apache Spark
3 9 (5.23%) Confluence
4 8 (4.65%) Apache Airflow
4 8 (4.65%) ArcGIS
4 8 (4.65%) GeoServer
4 8 (4.65%) Luigi
5 7 (4.07%) nginx
6 5 (2.91%) JBoss
7 4 (2.33%) CMS
7 4 (2.33%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.74%) Apache
8 3 (1.74%) Jupyter
8 3 (1.74%) SAS
9 2 (1.16%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.16%) Jetty
9 2 (1.16%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.16%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.58%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 79 (45.93%) AWS
2 30 (17.44%) Azure
3 26 (15.12%) GCP
4 19 (11.05%) AWS Lambda
5 18 (10.47%) Serverless
6 17 (9.88%) Amazon S3
7 12 (6.98%) GitHub
8 10 (5.81%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (4.65%) Amazon ECS
10 6 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (3.49%) Amazon Kinesis
11 5 (2.91%) PaaS
12 4 (2.33%) AWS Fargate
12 4 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (2.33%) IaaS
13 3 (1.74%) Amazon EKS
13 3 (1.74%) AWS IoT
13 3 (1.74%) Heroku
13 3 (1.74%) Stackdriver
14 2 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.49%) HTTP
2 4 (2.33%) DNS
2 4 (2.33%) FTP
2 4 (2.33%) SSL
2 4 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.74%) SSH
4 2 (1.16%) VPN
5 1 (0.58%) LAN
5 1 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (26.16%) MongoDB
2 31 (18.02%) MySQL
3 23 (13.37%) Relational Database
4 22 (12.79%) SQL Server
5 19 (11.05%) NoSQL
6 16 (9.30%) Hadoop
7 15 (8.72%) Big Data
8 14 (8.14%) Redis
9 13 (7.56%) Neo4j
10 12 (6.98%) Amazon Redshift
11 11 (6.40%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (5.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (4.65%) Geospatial Data
13 8 (4.65%) GIS
13 8 (4.65%) QGIS
14 7 (4.07%) BigQuery
14 7 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (4.07%) RDBMS
15 6 (3.49%) Azkaban
15 6 (3.49%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 40 (23.26%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.05%) Jenkins
3 17 (9.88%) JIRA
4 9 (5.23%) Subversion
5 8 (4.65%) Gradle
5 8 (4.65%) Maven
6 7 (4.07%) Gatling
6 7 (4.07%) RSpec
6 7 (4.07%) Selenium
7 6 (3.49%) GitLab
7 6 (3.49%) Travis CI
8 4 (2.33%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.33%) Geb
8 4 (2.33%) gulp
8 4 (2.33%) Mocha
8 4 (2.33%) Spock
8 4 (2.33%) Vagrant
9 3 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.74%) CircleCI
9 3 (1.74%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (14.53%) Finance
2 21 (12.21%) Public Sector
3 7 (4.07%) Banking
4 6 (3.49%) Retail
5 4 (2.33%) Front Office
6 2 (1.16%) Games
6 2 (1.16%) Law
6 2 (1.16%) Legal
6 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.58%) Advertising
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
7 1 (0.58%) Electronics
7 1 (0.58%) Marketing
7 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (50.58%) Developer
2 16 (9.30%) Data Engineer
2 16 (9.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (9.30%) Python Developer
3 15 (8.72%) Java Developer
4 13 (7.56%) Architect
4 13 (7.56%) Ruby Developer
5 12 (6.98%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 9 (5.23%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (4.65%) GIS Developer
7 8 (4.65%) JavaScript Engineer
7 8 (4.65%) Python Engineer
8 7 (4.07%) React Developer
8 7 (4.07%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.49%) AWS DevOps
9 6 (3.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 5 (2.91%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 5 (2.91%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (2.91%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 5 (2.91%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (21.51%) Node.js
2 30 (17.44%) REST
3 27 (15.70%) Kafka
4 24 (13.95%) Web Services
5 21 (12.21%) CSS
5 21 (12.21%) HTML
5 21 (12.21%) Ruby on Rails
6 19 (11.05%) AngularJS
7 17 (9.88%) JSON
8 14 (8.14%) React
8 14 (8.14%) RESTful
9 11 (6.40%) Pandas
9 11 (6.40%) Redux
9 11 (6.40%) Spring
9 11 (6.40%) XML
10 10 (5.81%) Express
10 10 (5.81%) GraphQL
11 9 (5.23%) Spark Streaming
12 7 (4.07%) Hibernate
12 7 (4.07%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.23%) Data Structures
2 8 (4.65%) Algorithms
2 8 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (2.91%) Cloud Native
3 5 (2.91%) Derivative
3 5 (2.91%) Renewable Energy
3 5 (2.91%) User Experience
4 4 (2.33%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (1.74%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.74%) Tandem
6 2 (1.16%) BYOD
6 2 (1.16%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.16%) Replication
6 2 (1.16%) Robotics
7 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.58%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 55 (31.98%) Linux
2 7 (4.07%) Unix
3 5 (2.91%) Windows
4 4 (2.33%) Android
4 4 (2.33%) Mac OS
4 4 (2.33%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.16%) CentOS
5 2 (1.16%) Debian
5 2 (1.16%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (35.47%) Microservices
3 46 (26.74%) DevOps
4 38 (22.09%) TDD
5 27 (15.70%) OO
6 23 (13.37%) Open Source
7 22 (12.79%) Data Science
8 20 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (11.05%) Analytics
10 17 (9.88%) Software Engineering
11 16 (9.30%) Scrum
12 15 (8.72%) ETL
12 15 (8.72%) Functional Programming
13 14 (8.14%) Unit Testing
14 13 (7.56%) BDD
14 13 (7.56%) Test Automation
15 12 (6.98%) OOP
16 11 (6.40%) Machine Learning
17 10 (5.81%) OWASP
17 10 (5.81%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 83 (48.26%) Python
2 64 (37.21%) Java
3 63 (36.63%) SQL
4 45 (26.16%) JavaScript
5 37 (21.51%) Ruby
6 16 (9.30%) Scala
7 13 (7.56%) Go
8 11 (6.40%) C++
9 10 (5.81%) PHP
9 10 (5.81%) R
9 10 (5.81%) Shell Script
10 8 (4.65%) Bash Shell
10 8 (4.65%) Java 8
11 6 (3.49%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.91%) AWK
12 5 (2.91%) ES6
12 5 (2.91%) sed
12 5 (2.91%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.91%) TypeScript
13 4 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (12.21%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.47%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.91%) Degree
4 3 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.74%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.16%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.16%) CHECK Team Member
5 2 (1.16%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.16%) PhD
6 1 (0.58%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.58%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 75 (43.60%) Docker
2 1 (0.58%) Varnish
2 1 (0.58%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 59 (34.30%) Kubernetes
2 17 (9.88%) Terraform
3 12 (6.98%) Ansible
4 7 (4.07%) Docker Swarm
5 6 (3.49%) Puppet
6 4 (2.33%) Prometheus
7 3 (1.74%) Graphite
7 3 (1.74%) Salt
8 1 (0.58%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.58%) Mesos
8 1 (0.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.58%) Packer
8 1 (0.58%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 25 (14.53%) Oracle
2 15 (8.72%) Google
3 9 (5.23%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.65%) ESRI
5 6 (3.49%) Tableau
6 5 (2.91%) Cloudera
6 5 (2.91%) Hortonworks
6 5 (2.91%) IBM
6 5 (2.91%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.33%) Sybase
8 3 (1.74%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.74%) New Relic
9 2 (1.16%) Alteryx
9 2 (1.16%) Apple
9 2 (1.16%) Axway
9 2 (1.16%) Informatica
9 2 (1.16%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.16%) Talend
10 1 (0.58%) Greenplum
10 1 (0.58%) MicroStrategy