Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 18 November 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.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 158 206
Rank change year-on-year +9 +48 +61
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 102 93 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.44% 1.39% 0.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.90% 5.29% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 75 65
City of London median daily rate £550 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% - +13.43%
10th Percentile £415 £363 £380
90th Percentile £675 £624 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £24.49 - -
Central London median hourly rate £24.49 - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1729 1757 2399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.42% 26.18% 25.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1403 1399 1921
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% +6.94%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 9
City of London median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.89% +80.00% -18.88%
10th Percentile £20.75 £42.50 £16.25
90th Percentile £33.25 £47.50 £70.75
Central London median hourly rate £25.99 £45.00 £21.98
% change year-on-year -42.24% +104.78% -25.46%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in the City of London

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in the City of London

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in the City of London

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
London Bridge - 4 £550 -
PostgreSQL
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 59 (57.84%) Java
2 47 (46.08%) Python
2 47 (46.08%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (46.08%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (40.20%) DevOps
4 35 (34.31%) Kafka
5 34 (33.33%) Open Source
5 34 (33.33%) MySQL
5 34 (33.33%) Oracle
6 33 (32.35%) MongoDB
6 33 (32.35%) Docker
7 32 (31.37%) Hadoop
8 31 (30.39%) Big Data
8 31 (30.39%) TDD
8 31 (30.39%) Jenkins
9 28 (27.45%) SQL
10 26 (25.49%) Apache Spark
11 25 (24.51%) Data Engineering
11 25 (24.51%) Apache Hive
12 24 (23.53%) Apache Flume
12 24 (23.53%) Linux
12 24 (23.53%) HDFS
12 24 (23.53%) Ambari
12 24 (23.53%) Oozie
12 24 (23.53%) PySpark
13 22 (21.57%) Finance
14 21 (20.59%) JavaScript
14 21 (20.59%) REST
15 19 (18.63%) BDD
15 19 (18.63%) TCP/IP

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 26 (25.49%) Apache Spark
2 8 (7.84%) Confluence
3 6 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (5.88%) OpenStack
3 6 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.90%) Apache
5 4 (3.92%) nginx
5 4 (3.92%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.92%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.94%) JBoss
7 1 (0.98%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Magento
1 1 (0.98%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 47 (46.08%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (14.71%) Bluemix
2 15 (14.71%) GitHub
2 15 (14.71%) IBM Cloud
3 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (7.84%) Heroku
5 5 (4.90%) Google Play
6 4 (3.92%) SaaS
7 3 (2.94%) Amazon S3
7 3 (2.94%) Serverless
7 3 (2.94%) Slack
8 2 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.98%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.63%) TCP/IP
2 17 (16.67%) HTTP
2 17 (16.67%) SSL
3 9 (8.82%) DNS
4 6 (5.88%) FTP
5 4 (3.92%) Firewall
6 2 (1.96%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.98%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (33.33%) MySQL
2 33 (32.35%) MongoDB
3 32 (31.37%) Hadoop
4 31 (30.39%) Big Data
5 25 (24.51%) Apache Hive
6 19 (18.63%) Relational Database
7 15 (14.71%) NoSQL
7 15 (14.71%) Oracle ODI
8 14 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (13.73%) RDBMS
8 14 (13.73%) Sqoop
9 10 (9.80%) Oracle Database
10 7 (6.86%) Redis
11 6 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (5.88%) Neo4j
12 5 (4.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (4.90%) HBase
12 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
13 2 (1.96%) Amazon QuickSight
13 2 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 31 (30.39%) Jenkins
2 11 (10.78%) Gradle
3 10 (9.80%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.80%) JIRA
4 7 (6.86%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.90%) Maven
5 5 (4.90%) SonarQube
6 4 (3.92%) MSTest
6 4 (3.92%) NUnit
6 4 (3.92%) webpack
7 3 (2.94%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.96%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.96%) FitNesse
8 2 (1.96%) Gatling
8 2 (1.96%) Geb
8 2 (1.96%) GitLab
8 2 (1.96%) gulp
8 2 (1.96%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.96%) Spock
General
1 22 (21.57%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Banking
3 5 (4.90%) Marketing
3 5 (4.90%) Publishing
3 5 (4.90%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.92%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.94%) Electronics
5 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.96%) Local Government
7 1 (0.98%) Back Office
7 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.98%) Legal
7 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (42.16%) Developer
2 19 (18.63%) Java Developer
3 9 (8.82%) Python Developer
4 8 (7.84%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (6.86%) Architect
5 7 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) Analyst
6 5 (4.90%) Scala Developer
6 5 (4.90%) Senior DevOps
6 5 (4.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (3.92%) AWS Developer
7 4 (3.92%) Platform Architect
8 3 (2.94%) Hadoop Developer
8 3 (2.94%) Java Hadoop Developer
8 3 (2.94%) Report Analyst
8 3 (2.94%) Software Developer
8 3 (2.94%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (34.31%) Kafka
2 24 (23.53%) PySpark
3 21 (20.59%) REST
4 18 (17.65%) Web Services
5 16 (15.69%) RESTful
6 12 (11.76%) Spring
7 11 (10.78%) Guice
7 11 (10.78%) JSON
8 8 (7.84%) Django
8 8 (7.84%) Node.js
8 8 (7.84%) React
8 8 (7.84%) Spring Boot
9 7 (6.86%) AngularJS
9 7 (6.86%) CSS
10 6 (5.88%) Dropwizard
10 6 (5.88%) OAuth2
10 6 (5.88%) Ratpack
10 6 (5.88%) SOAP
11 5 (4.90%) Android SDK
11 5 (4.90%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.80%) Fintech
2 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.90%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.90%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.94%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.96%) Clustering
7 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.98%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.53%) Linux
2 7 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (6.86%) Ubuntu
3 6 (5.88%) Android
3 6 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.92%) CoreOS
5 2 (1.96%) Unix
6 1 (0.98%) CentOS
6 1 (0.98%) Debian
6 1 (0.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (46.08%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (40.20%) DevOps
3 34 (33.33%) Open Source
4 31 (30.39%) TDD
5 25 (24.51%) Data Engineering
6 19 (18.63%) BDD
7 18 (17.65%) Software Engineering
8 17 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (15.69%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (15.69%) Microservices
10 15 (14.71%) MapReduce
11 13 (12.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 13 (12.75%) Test Automation
12 11 (10.78%) Domain-Driven Design
13 10 (9.80%) Scrum
14 9 (8.82%) CQRS
14 9 (8.82%) Pair Programming
15 7 (6.86%) OWASP
16 6 (5.88%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (57.84%) Java
2 47 (46.08%) Python
3 28 (27.45%) SQL
4 21 (20.59%) JavaScript
5 11 (10.78%) Groovy
5 11 (10.78%) Shell Script
6 10 (9.80%) PL/SQL
7 7 (6.86%) ES6
8 6 (5.88%) Bash Shell
8 6 (5.88%) Scala
9 5 (4.90%) GraphQL
9 5 (4.90%) Objective-C
9 5 (4.90%) Ruby
10 3 (2.94%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.96%) PHP
11 2 (1.96%) VBA
12 1 (0.98%) C#
12 1 (0.98%) C++
12 1 (0.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.92%) Degree
4 2 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.96%) RHCE
5 1 (0.98%) CHECK Team Member
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) AS 2805
1 2 (1.96%) ISO 8583
1 2 (1.96%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.98%) GCP
System Software
1 33 (32.35%) Docker
2 24 (23.53%) Apache Flume
2 24 (23.53%) HDFS
3 7 (6.86%) vCloud
4 2 (1.96%) iptables
5 1 (0.98%) PowerDNS
5 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (23.53%) Ambari
1 24 (23.53%) Oozie
2 19 (18.63%) Kubernetes
3 18 (17.65%) Ansible
4 16 (15.69%) Puppet
5 14 (13.73%) Hadoop YARN
6 11 (10.78%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (6.86%) Terraform
8 6 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (2.94%) Sysdig
10 2 (1.96%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.96%) Kibana
10 2 (1.96%) logstash
10 2 (1.96%) SELinux
11 1 (0.98%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.98%) Cacti
11 1 (0.98%) Grafana
11 1 (0.98%) Icinga
11 1 (0.98%) Nagios
11 1 (0.98%) Salt
Vendors
1 34 (33.33%) Oracle
2 15 (14.71%) IBM
2 15 (14.71%) Tableau
3 9 (8.82%) VMware
4 7 (6.86%) SaltStack
5 5 (4.90%) Apple
5 5 (4.90%) Google
6 3 (2.94%) SAP
6 3 (2.94%) Xero
7 2 (1.96%) Cisco
7 2 (1.96%) F5
7 2 (1.96%) hybris
8 1 (0.98%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.98%) Dell
8 1 (0.98%) Greenplum
8 1 (0.98%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.98%) Juniper
8 1 (0.98%) Netezza
8 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com