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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 16 May 2022 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
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 97 113 106
Rank change year-on-year +16 -7 +20
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 94 41 51
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.23% 1.49% 1.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.74% 6.96% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 37 42
10th Percentile £470 £317 £407
25th Percentile £525 £400 £466
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £605 £475 £600
Median % change year-on-year +27.37% -20.83% +14.29%
75th Percentile £675 £581 £647
90th Percentile £798 £688 £768
Central London median daily rate £605 £500 £600
% change year-on-year +21.00% -16.67% +14.29%

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 875 589 797
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.76% 21.35% 23.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 398 604
10th Percentile £425 £377 £363
25th Percentile £503 £452 £416
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £700 £638 £600
90th Percentile £800 £704 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
10th Percentile £40.65 - £20.00
25th Percentile £47.25 - £24.50
Median hourly rate £60.50 £8.00 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +656.25% -68.00% -28.57%
75th Percentile £61.75 £19.81 £39.25
90th Percentile £71.20 £24.46 £44.35
Central London median hourly rate £60.50 £14.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +332.14% -44.00% -28.57%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PostgreSQL in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in the City of London

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PostgreSQL in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, 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 City of London region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 35 (37.23%) AWS
2 31 (32.98%) Java
3 29 (30.85%) Python
3 29 (30.85%) Agile
4 25 (26.60%) TDD
5 24 (25.53%) MySQL
5 24 (25.53%) Azure
6 22 (23.40%) JavaScript
6 22 (23.40%) CI/CD
7 21 (22.34%) React
7 21 (22.34%) Microservices
8 20 (21.28%) SQL
9 19 (20.21%) Linux
9 19 (20.21%) Finance
9 19 (20.21%) Docker
9 19 (20.21%) Kubernetes
10 17 (18.09%) Redis
11 16 (17.02%) Degree
11 16 (17.02%) Computer Science
12 15 (15.96%) HTML
12 15 (15.96%) Oracle
12 15 (15.96%) Kafka
13 14 (14.89%) DevOps
13 14 (14.89%) Git (software)
13 14 (14.89%) Terraform
14 13 (13.83%) Social Skills
14 13 (13.83%) Event-Driven
14 13 (13.83%) Relational Database
14 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
15 12 (12.77%) Publishing

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 6 (6.38%) Apache Spark
1 6 (6.38%) Confluence
2 5 (5.32%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.19%) nginx
4 2 (2.13%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (2.13%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.13%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.06%) Apache
5 1 (1.06%) Jupyter
5 1 (1.06%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.06%) SAS
5 1 (1.06%) Strapi
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (37.23%) AWS
2 24 (25.53%) Azure
3 9 (9.57%) GCP
4 5 (5.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (4.26%) Amazon S3
5 4 (4.26%) Datadog
5 4 (4.26%) OpenShift
5 4 (4.26%) Power Platform
5 4 (4.26%) SaaS
5 4 (4.26%) Serverless
6 2 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.13%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 2 (2.13%) Azure Service Bus
6 2 (2.13%) PaaS
7 1 (1.06%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (1.06%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.06%) Azure Functions
7 1 (1.06%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) HTTP
2 2 (2.13%) DNS
3 1 (1.06%) Broadband
3 1 (1.06%) Network Security
3 1 (1.06%) SSH
3 1 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.53%) MySQL
2 17 (18.09%) Redis
3 13 (13.83%) Relational Database
3 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
4 11 (11.70%) MongoDB
5 9 (9.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 8 (8.51%) RDBMS
7 6 (6.38%) Amazon Aurora
7 6 (6.38%) Hadoop
8 5 (5.32%) NoSQL
9 4 (4.26%) HBase
9 4 (4.26%) Power BI
10 3 (3.19%) Big Data
10 3 (3.19%) BigQuery
10 3 (3.19%) Data Lake
10 3 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (3.19%) DB2
10 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (2.13%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 14 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.77%) Jenkins
3 9 (9.57%) GitLab
4 7 (7.45%) Bitbucket
4 7 (7.45%) Gradle
4 7 (7.45%) JIRA
5 4 (4.26%) CircleCI
5 4 (4.26%) GoCD
6 3 (3.19%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.13%) Checkstyle
7 2 (2.13%) Cypress.io
7 2 (2.13%) JMeter
7 2 (2.13%) JUnit
7 2 (2.13%) Liquibase
7 2 (2.13%) REST Assured
7 2 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.13%) webpack
8 1 (1.06%) ER Studio
8 1 (1.06%) Selenium
8 1 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 19 (20.21%) Finance
2 13 (13.83%) Social Skills
3 12 (12.77%) Publishing
4 8 (8.51%) Banking
5 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.13%) Influencing Skills
6 2 (2.13%) International Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Legal
6 2 (2.13%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (2.13%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.13%) Retail
6 2 (2.13%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.06%) Advertising
7 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (56.38%) Developer
2 22 (23.40%) Java Developer
3 20 (21.28%) Senior Developer
4 12 (12.77%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (11.70%) Data Engineer
6 9 (9.57%) .NET Developer
6 9 (9.57%) React Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Azure Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Architect
8 6 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Python Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Senior DevOps
9 5 (5.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Scala Developer
11 3 (3.19%) Backend Developer
11 3 (3.19%) Cloud Engineer
11 3 (3.19%) DBA
11 3 (3.19%) Oracle DBA
11 3 (3.19%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.34%) React
2 15 (15.96%) HTML
2 15 (15.96%) Kafka
3 12 (12.77%) REST
4 10 (10.64%) .NET
4 10 (10.64%) HTML5
4 10 (10.64%) Node.js
5 9 (9.57%) Redux
6 8 (8.51%) Spring
7 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET
7 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET Core
7 7 (7.45%) CSS
7 7 (7.45%) RESTful
7 7 (7.45%) Spring Boot
7 7 (7.45%) WebSockets
8 6 (6.38%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (6.38%) GraphQL
9 5 (5.32%) Django
10 4 (4.26%) Akka
10 4 (4.26%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Clustering
2 7 (7.45%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (7.45%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.32%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.13%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.13%) Legacy Systems
4 2 (2.13%) PKI
4 2 (2.13%) User Experience
5 1 (1.06%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.06%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.06%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.21%) Linux
2 7 (7.45%) Windows
3 5 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.19%) CentOS
4 3 (3.19%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.06%) Android
6 1 (1.06%) Debian
6 1 (1.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.85%) Agile
2 25 (26.60%) TDD
3 22 (23.40%) CI/CD
4 21 (22.34%) Microservices
5 16 (17.02%) Computer Science
6 14 (14.89%) DevOps
7 13 (13.83%) Event-Driven
8 12 (12.77%) Full Stack Development
8 12 (12.77%) Functional Programming
8 12 (12.77%) Mathematics
8 12 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (11.70%) OO
10 10 (10.64%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 10 (10.64%) Software Engineering
11 8 (8.51%) E-Commerce
11 8 (8.51%) Multithreading
12 7 (7.45%) High Availability
12 7 (7.45%) Multithreaded Programming
12 7 (7.45%) Scalability Testing
12 7 (7.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.98%) Java
2 29 (30.85%) Python
3 22 (23.40%) JavaScript
4 20 (21.28%) SQL
5 12 (12.77%) Kotlin
6 11 (11.70%) Bash
7 10 (10.64%) PowerShell
8 7 (7.45%) Go
9 6 (6.38%) Ruby
9 6 (6.38%) Scala
10 4 (4.26%) C#
11 3 (3.19%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.19%) TypeScript
12 2 (2.13%) C++
12 2 (2.13%) Rust
13 1 (1.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (17.02%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) GDPR
3 1 (1.06%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 19 (20.21%) Docker
2 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.19%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.06%) vCloud
4 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.06%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (20.21%) Kubernetes
2 14 (14.89%) Terraform
3 6 (6.38%) Grafana
4 5 (5.32%) BladeLogic
4 5 (5.32%) Icinga
4 5 (5.32%) Packer
5 4 (4.26%) Ansible
6 2 (2.13%) Ambari
6 2 (2.13%) Data Guard
6 2 (2.13%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (2.13%) Oozie
7 1 (1.06%) Consul
7 1 (1.06%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (1.06%) Fluentd
7 1 (1.06%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.06%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.06%) vRealize
7 1 (1.06%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 1 (1.06%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (15.96%) Oracle
2 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.32%) BMC
4 4 (4.26%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.19%) Alteryx
5 3 (3.19%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.19%) Google
6 2 (2.13%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.13%) SAP
6 2 (2.13%) Sybase
6 2 (2.13%) VMware
7 1 (1.06%) CA
7 1 (1.06%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.06%) Databricks
7 1 (1.06%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.06%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.06%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.06%) Sonatype
7 1 (1.06%) StreamSets