Period
to 28 January 2020

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 28 January 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 114 109 140
Rank change year-on-year -5 +31 +5
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 89 164 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.82% 2.41% 1.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.02% 9.86% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 141 109
City of London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £413 £406 £383
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £540 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -1.82% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 1,110 1,663 1,742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.65% 24.48% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 864 1,337 1,466
City of London median daily rate £516 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.67% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £372 £382 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -4.76% +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
City of London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.09 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.60% +33.66% -38.33%
10th Percentile £22.17 £29.50 £23.38
90th Percentile £46.50 £65.61 £33.25
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £27.50
% change year-on-year -5.63% +34.87% -38.89%

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 28 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 42 (47.19%) AWS
2 41 (46.07%) Python
3 34 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (33.71%) SQL
4 30 (33.71%) Docker
5 29 (32.58%) Microservices
5 29 (32.58%) Java
6 28 (31.46%) Kubernetes
7 26 (29.21%) DevOps
8 23 (25.84%) Git (software)
9 21 (23.60%) Kafka
10 18 (20.22%) MongoDB
10 18 (20.22%) JavaScript
10 18 (20.22%) MySQL
10 18 (20.22%) Linux
10 18 (20.22%) Web Services
11 17 (19.10%) TDD
11 17 (19.10%) Ruby
12 16 (17.98%) REST
13 15 (16.85%) JIRA
13 15 (16.85%) Elasticsearch
14 14 (15.73%) GCP
14 14 (15.73%) CSS
15 13 (14.61%) Node.js
15 13 (14.61%) Apache Spark
16 12 (13.48%) Data Science
16 12 (13.48%) NoSQL
16 12 (13.48%) GitHub
16 12 (13.48%) Azure
16 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared

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 15 (16.85%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (14.61%) Apache Spark
3 7 (7.87%) Confluence
4 5 (5.62%) Apache Airflow
4 5 (5.62%) Luigi
4 5 (5.62%) nginx
5 3 (3.37%) Apache
5 3 (3.37%) CMS
6 2 (2.25%) Drupal
6 2 (2.25%) JBoss
6 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Fuse
6 2 (2.25%) SAS
6 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.12%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.12%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 42 (47.19%) AWS
2 14 (15.73%) GCP
3 12 (13.48%) Azure
3 12 (13.48%) GitHub
4 11 (12.36%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (10.11%) Serverless
6 8 (8.99%) Amazon S3
7 7 (7.87%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (4.49%) AWS Fargate
8 4 (4.49%) IaaS
8 4 (4.49%) PaaS
9 3 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (3.37%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (2.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (2.25%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (2.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (2.25%) CloudFront
10 2 (2.25%) OpenShift
10 2 (2.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) DNS
1 3 (3.37%) FTP
1 3 (3.37%) HTTP
1 3 (3.37%) SSL
1 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.22%) MongoDB
1 18 (20.22%) MySQL
2 12 (13.48%) NoSQL
3 9 (10.11%) Big Data
3 9 (10.11%) Hadoop
3 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
4 7 (7.87%) Redis
4 7 (7.87%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.74%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (5.62%) BigQuery
6 5 (5.62%) Neo4j
7 4 (4.49%) Amazon Athena
7 4 (4.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (3.37%) Apache Hive
8 3 (3.37%) Azkaban
8 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.37%) Impala
8 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.37%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 23 (25.84%) Git (software)
2 15 (16.85%) JIRA
3 10 (11.24%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.74%) RSpec
5 5 (5.62%) GitLab
5 5 (5.62%) Gradle
5 5 (5.62%) Travis CI
6 4 (4.49%) Gatling
6 4 (4.49%) Maven
7 3 (3.37%) Geb
7 3 (3.37%) gulp
7 3 (3.37%) Selenium
7 3 (3.37%) Spock
8 2 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.25%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.25%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.12%) Mocha
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (13.48%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Banking
2 4 (4.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.37%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.25%) Games
4 2 (2.25%) Law
4 2 (2.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 47 (52.81%) Developer
2 11 (12.36%) Python Developer
3 10 (11.24%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 9 (10.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.87%) Architect
6 6 (6.74%) Data Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Penetration Tester
8 4 (4.49%) Python Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (3.37%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (3.37%) React Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Senior DevOps
9 3 (3.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.25%) AWS Architect
10 2 (2.25%) AWS Developer
10 2 (2.25%) Big Data Developer
10 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.60%) Kafka
2 18 (20.22%) Web Services
3 16 (17.98%) REST
4 14 (15.73%) CSS
5 13 (14.61%) Node.js
6 12 (13.48%) HTML
7 11 (12.36%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (8.99%) React
9 7 (7.87%) Spring
10 6 (6.74%) AngularJS
10 6 (6.74%) React Native
10 6 (6.74%) Redux
11 5 (5.62%) scikit-learn
11 5 (5.62%) Spark Streaming
12 4 (4.49%) Express
12 4 (4.49%) GraphQL
12 4 (4.49%) Guice
12 4 (4.49%) SOAP
12 4 (4.49%) Spring Boot
13 3 (3.37%) Apollo GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Renewable Energy
2 4 (4.49%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.37%) BYOD
3 3 (3.37%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.37%) Replication
4 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.12%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.12%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.12%) Clustering
5 1 (1.12%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.12%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.12%) Robotics
5 1 (1.12%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.12%) Tandem
5 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.22%) Linux
2 4 (4.49%) Unix
3 3 (3.37%) Android
4 2 (2.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.12%) Solaris
5 1 (1.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.58%) Microservices
3 26 (29.21%) DevOps
4 17 (19.10%) TDD
5 12 (13.48%) Data Science
6 10 (11.24%) Open Source
7 9 (10.11%) BDD
7 9 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (10.11%) Scrum
7 9 (10.11%) Test Automation
8 8 (8.99%) Analytics
8 8 (8.99%) OO
8 8 (8.99%) Software Engineering
9 7 (7.87%) Data Modelling
9 7 (7.87%) ETL
9 7 (7.87%) OWASP
10 6 (6.74%) Kanban
10 6 (6.74%) Machine Learning
11 5 (5.62%) Configuration Management
11 5 (5.62%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 41 (46.07%) Python
2 30 (33.71%) SQL
3 29 (32.58%) Java
4 18 (20.22%) JavaScript
5 17 (19.10%) Ruby
6 9 (10.11%) Scala
7 8 (8.99%) PHP
8 7 (7.87%) Go
9 5 (5.62%) C++
9 5 (5.62%) Java 8
10 4 (4.49%) Bash Shell
10 4 (4.49%) C#
11 3 (3.37%) AWK
11 3 (3.37%) ES6
11 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.37%) sed
11 3 (3.37%) TypeScript
12 2 (2.25%) R
12 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.37%) BC Cleared
3 3 (3.37%) CHECK Team Member
4 2 (2.25%) Degree
4 2 (2.25%) PhD
5 1 (1.12%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 30 (33.71%) Docker
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.12%) Varnish
2 1 (1.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 28 (31.46%) Kubernetes
2 10 (11.24%) Terraform
3 9 (10.11%) Ansible
4 5 (5.62%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (3.37%) Puppet
6 2 (2.25%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.12%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.12%) Graphite
7 1 (1.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.12%) Mesos
7 1 (1.12%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.12%) Packer
Vendors
1 11 (12.36%) Google
2 7 (7.87%) Oracle
3 4 (4.49%) Cloudera
3 4 (4.49%) Hortonworks
3 4 (4.49%) Tableau
4 3 (3.37%) IBM
4 3 (3.37%) MuleSoft
4 3 (3.37%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.25%) Apple
5 2 (2.25%) Informatica
5 2 (2.25%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.25%) Splunk
5 2 (2.25%) Talend
6 1 (1.12%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.12%) Axway
6 1 (1.12%) Datactics
6 1 (1.12%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.12%) New Relic
6 1 (1.12%) Palantir