Period
to 25 June 2021

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 25 June 2021 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
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 123 96 116
Rank change year-on-year -27 +20 +13
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 39 48 129
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.26% 1.75% 2.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.94% 7.08% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 41 91
10th Percentile £312 £414 £325
25th Percentile £405 £475 £444
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £481 £600 £525
Median % change year-on-year -19.79% +14.29% +5.00%
75th Percentile £575 £675 £625
90th Percentile £688 £775 £700
Central London median daily rate £500 £600 £525
% change year-on-year -16.67% +14.29% +5.00%

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 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 657 678 1,687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.27% 24.71% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 515 1,329
10th Percentile £400 £366 £400
25th Percentile £463 £425 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £638 £603 £619
90th Percentile £713 £688 £688
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 12
Median hourly rate £8.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median % change year-on-year -79.22% +10.00% +57.30%
Central London median hourly rate £14.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -63.64% +10.00% +33.33%

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 25 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2021, 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 21 (53.85%) SQL
2 17 (43.59%) Java
3 16 (41.03%) AWS
4 13 (33.33%) Oracle
5 12 (30.77%) Spring
6 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (28.21%) Python
7 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
7 10 (25.64%) Data Modelling
8 9 (23.08%) Finance
9 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
9 8 (20.51%) Node.js
9 8 (20.51%) React
10 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
10 7 (17.95%) ETL
10 7 (17.95%) MySQL
10 7 (17.95%) Social Skills
11 6 (15.38%) Banking
11 6 (15.38%) Ruby
11 6 (15.38%) XML
11 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (15.38%) Microservices
11 6 (15.38%) MongoDB
12 5 (12.82%) Big Data
12 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
12 5 (12.82%) Open Source
12 5 (12.82%) Spring Boot
12 5 (12.82%) Docker
12 5 (12.82%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (12.82%) GCP

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 4 (10.26%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (7.69%) Apache
2 3 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 3 (7.69%) Camunda
3 1 (2.56%) Confluence
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) uWSGI
3 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (41.03%) AWS
2 5 (12.82%) GCP
3 4 (10.26%) Serverless
4 3 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (7.69%) Azure
4 3 (7.69%) Snowflake
5 2 (5.13%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.56%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (2.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (2.56%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.56%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 1 (2.56%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.56%) GitHub
6 1 (2.56%) Heroku
6 1 (2.56%) Power Platform
6 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
1 1 (2.56%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) MySQL
1 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 5 (12.82%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (12.82%) Big Data
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.26%) BigQuery
4 4 (10.26%) Bigtable
5 3 (7.69%) Data Lake
5 3 (7.69%) Hadoop
5 3 (7.69%) Redis
6 2 (5.13%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (5.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2017
7 1 (2.56%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.69%) Subversion
3 2 (5.13%) Ant
3 2 (5.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.56%) GitLab
4 1 (2.56%) Gradle
4 1 (2.56%) Maven
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) Serena SBM
4 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Social Skills
3 6 (15.38%) Banking
4 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) International Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Data Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Data Modeller
6 3 (7.69%) Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Data Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Backend Developer
7 2 (5.13%) DBA
7 2 (5.13%) ETL Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Ruby Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Scala Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Scala Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Backend Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.56%) IAM Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) SailPoint Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Workflow Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) Spring
2 8 (20.51%) Node.js
2 8 (20.51%) React
3 6 (15.38%) XML
4 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
4 5 (12.82%) Spring Boot
5 4 (10.26%) HTML
5 4 (10.26%) JSON
5 4 (10.26%) REST
6 3 (7.69%) Express
6 3 (7.69%) Redux
6 3 (7.69%) RESTful
6 3 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (5.13%) CSS
7 2 (5.13%) Enzyme
7 2 (5.13%) HTML5
7 2 (5.13%) Jest
7 2 (5.13%) LDAP
7 2 (5.13%) MobX
7 2 (5.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.56%) Derivative
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.56%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (2.56%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.56%) Replication
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Unix
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Debian
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) Data Modelling
3 7 (17.95%) ETL
4 6 (15.38%) Microservices
5 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.82%) Open Source
5 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.26%) API Development
6 4 (10.26%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (10.26%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.69%) Data Pipeline
7 3 (7.69%) Data Transformation
7 3 (7.69%) DevOps
7 3 (7.69%) Fintech
7 3 (7.69%) Insurtech
7 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) SQL
2 17 (43.59%) Java
3 11 (28.21%) Python
4 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.38%) Ruby
6 4 (10.26%) ES6
6 4 (10.26%) Java 8
7 3 (7.69%) TypeScript
8 2 (5.13%) Go
8 2 (5.13%) Perl
8 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.13%) Scala
9 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.56%) Bourne shell
9 1 (2.56%) C
9 1 (2.56%) C#
9 1 (2.56%) Korn
9 1 (2.56%) PHP
9 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Docker
2 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.56%) RACF
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Ansible
1 3 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.56%) Control-M
2 1 (2.56%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.56%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.56%) QRadar
2 1 (2.56%) Terraform
2 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Apple
3 2 (5.13%) Google
3 2 (5.13%) Talend
3 2 (5.13%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.56%) Alteryx
4 1 (2.56%) BMC
4 1 (2.56%) CyberArk
4 1 (2.56%) EMC
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.56%) Qualys
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) Serena
4 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.56%) Splunk
4 1 (2.56%) Sybase
4 1 (2.56%) VMware