Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 145 185
Rank change year-on-year +14 +40 +62
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 127 89 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.78% 1.44% 0.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.16% 5.18% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 62 50
City of London median daily rate £550 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +21.21%
10th Percentile £365 £363 £375
90th Percentile £670 £625 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £490
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +17.01%
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 1,773 1,717 1,822
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.87% 27.83% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,487 1,381 1,465
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £663 £638
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
City of London median hourly rate £27.75 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.33% +12.50% +29.79%
10th Percentile £23.38 £42.50 £27.75
90th Percentile £33.25 £47.50 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -38.89% +16.13% +29.17%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 - 13 £550 -
PostgreSQL
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 77 (60.63%) Java
2 71 (55.91%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (49.61%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (41.73%) TDD
5 48 (37.80%) Python
6 44 (34.65%) MySQL
6 44 (34.65%) Docker
7 42 (33.07%) DevOps
7 42 (33.07%) JavaScript
8 41 (32.28%) Oracle
8 41 (32.28%) Kafka
9 37 (29.13%) MongoDB
10 34 (26.77%) Open Source
10 34 (26.77%) Jenkins
11 31 (24.41%) Big Data
11 31 (24.41%) Hadoop
11 31 (24.41%) SQL
12 30 (23.62%) REST
13 29 (22.83%) Linux
13 29 (22.83%) Finance
14 28 (22.05%) NoSQL
14 28 (22.05%) BDD
14 28 (22.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 26 (20.47%) Apache Spark
15 26 (20.47%) Git (software)
16 25 (19.69%) HDFS
16 25 (19.69%) Ansible
17 24 (18.90%) Data Engineering
17 24 (18.90%) Apache Flume
17 24 (18.90%) Ambari

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 (20.47%) Apache Spark
2 15 (11.81%) Tomcat
3 12 (9.45%) OpenStack
3 12 (9.45%) WebLogic
3 12 (9.45%) WebSphere
4 8 (6.30%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (4.72%) Confluence
6 4 (3.15%) Apache
6 4 (3.15%) nginx
7 2 (1.57%) JBoss
8 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.79%) Drupal
8 1 (0.79%) Gunicorn
8 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Magento
1 1 (0.79%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 71 (55.91%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (14.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (12.60%) GitHub
4 15 (11.81%) Heroku
5 14 (11.02%) Bluemix
5 14 (11.02%) IBM Cloud
6 5 (3.94%) Google Play
7 4 (3.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (3.15%) SaaS
7 4 (3.15%) Serverless
8 2 (1.57%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.57%) Slack
9 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.79%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.54%) TCP/IP
2 19 (14.96%) HTTP
2 19 (14.96%) SSL
3 13 (10.24%) DNS
4 11 (8.66%) FTP
5 4 (3.15%) AMQP
5 4 (3.15%) Firewall
6 2 (1.57%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.79%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (34.65%) MySQL
2 37 (29.13%) MongoDB
3 31 (24.41%) Big Data
3 31 (24.41%) Hadoop
4 28 (22.05%) NoSQL
5 24 (18.90%) Apache Hive
6 20 (15.75%) Redis
6 20 (15.75%) Relational Database
7 14 (11.02%) Oracle ODI
7 14 (11.02%) Sqoop
8 12 (9.45%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (9.45%) RDBMS
9 10 (7.87%) Oracle Database
10 9 (7.09%) SQL Server
11 6 (4.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (3.94%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (3.94%) HBase
12 5 (3.94%) JanusGraph
12 5 (3.94%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (26.77%) Jenkins
2 26 (20.47%) Git (software)
3 19 (14.96%) Gradle
4 13 (10.24%) gulp
5 12 (9.45%) MSTest
5 12 (9.45%) NUnit
6 10 (7.87%) Gatling
6 10 (7.87%) Geb
6 10 (7.87%) GitLab
6 10 (7.87%) Spock
7 8 (6.30%) Maven
8 7 (5.51%) Cucumber
8 7 (5.51%) JIRA
9 5 (3.94%) SonarQube
10 4 (3.15%) JUnit
10 4 (3.15%) TestNG
10 4 (3.15%) Vagrant
11 3 (2.36%) Mocha
12 2 (1.57%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.57%) RSpec
General
1 29 (22.83%) Finance
2 12 (9.45%) Retail Banking
3 7 (5.51%) Banking
4 5 (3.94%) Marketing
4 5 (3.94%) Publishing
4 5 (3.94%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.36%) Electronics
5 3 (2.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.79%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) Local Government
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (55.12%) Developer
2 39 (30.71%) Java Developer
3 12 (9.45%) Agile Developer
3 12 (9.45%) AWS Developer
4 10 (7.87%) Agile Java Developer
4 10 (7.87%) Python Developer
5 6 (4.72%) Senior Developer
5 6 (4.72%) Senior DevOps
6 5 (3.94%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (3.94%) C# Developer
6 5 (3.94%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (3.94%) Scala Developer
6 5 (3.94%) Software Developer
7 4 (3.15%) Analyst
7 4 (3.15%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.15%) Django Developer
7 4 (3.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (2.36%) Applications Developer
8 3 (2.36%) Python/Django Developer
8 3 (2.36%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (32.28%) Kafka
2 30 (23.62%) REST
3 24 (18.90%) PySpark
4 21 (16.54%) CSS
5 19 (14.96%) AngularJS
6 18 (14.17%) HTML
7 17 (13.39%) HTML5
7 17 (13.39%) Node.js
7 17 (13.39%) RESTful
7 17 (13.39%) Spring
8 16 (12.60%) Spring Boot
9 15 (11.81%) Guice
9 15 (11.81%) Web Services
10 12 (9.45%) Dropwizard
11 11 (8.66%) Django
11 11 (8.66%) JSON
11 11 (8.66%) OAuth2
11 11 (8.66%) Ratpack
11 11 (8.66%) SOAP
12 10 (7.87%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.87%) Fintech
2 9 (7.09%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.72%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.94%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.36%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.57%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.57%) Clustering
7 2 (1.57%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.57%) Equities
8 1 (0.79%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) RIA
8 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.83%) Linux
2 6 (4.72%) Android
2 6 (4.72%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.72%) Ubuntu
3 5 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.36%) VMS
5 2 (1.57%) Windows
6 1 (0.79%) CentOS
6 1 (0.79%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.79%) DC/OS
6 1 (0.79%) Debian
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (49.61%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (41.73%) TDD
3 42 (33.07%) DevOps
4 34 (26.77%) Open Source
5 28 (22.05%) BDD
5 28 (22.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 24 (18.90%) Data Engineering
6 24 (18.90%) Software Engineering
7 22 (17.32%) Microservices
8 21 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (14.96%) Domain-Driven Design
10 16 (12.60%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (11.02%) MapReduce
11 14 (11.02%) Migration
11 14 (11.02%) OO
12 12 (9.45%) OWASP
12 12 (9.45%) Scrum
13 10 (7.87%) Test Automation
14 9 (7.09%) Continuous Delivery
15 7 (5.51%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 77 (60.63%) Java
2 48 (37.80%) Python
3 42 (33.07%) JavaScript
4 31 (24.41%) SQL
5 16 (12.60%) ES6
6 15 (11.81%) Groovy
6 15 (11.81%) Scala
7 12 (9.45%) Shell Script
7 12 (9.45%) TypeScript
8 10 (7.87%) PL/SQL
9 9 (7.09%) Bash Shell
10 8 (6.30%) Ruby
11 6 (4.72%) GraphQL
12 5 (3.94%) C#
12 5 (3.94%) C++
12 5 (3.94%) Objective-C
13 4 (3.15%) Go
13 4 (3.15%) Perl
14 3 (2.36%) PHP
15 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.09%) Degree
2 8 (6.30%) SC Cleared
2 8 (6.30%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.57%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.57%) RHCE
5 1 (0.79%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) AS 2805
1 2 (1.57%) ISO 8583
1 2 (1.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.79%) GCP
2 1 (0.79%) GDPR
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 44 (34.65%) Docker
2 25 (19.69%) HDFS
3 24 (18.90%) Apache Flume
4 5 (3.94%) vCloud
5 2 (1.57%) iptables
6 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.79%) PowerDNS
6 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (19.69%) Ansible
2 24 (18.90%) Ambari
2 24 (18.90%) Oozie
3 22 (17.32%) Puppet
4 20 (15.75%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (14.96%) Kubernetes
6 14 (11.02%) Hadoop YARN
7 11 (8.66%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (2.36%) Sysdig
8 3 (2.36%) Terraform
9 2 (1.57%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.57%) SELinux
10 1 (0.79%) Cacti
10 1 (0.79%) Grafana
10 1 (0.79%) Icinga
10 1 (0.79%) Kibana
10 1 (0.79%) logstash
10 1 (0.79%) Mesos
10 1 (0.79%) Nagios
10 1 (0.79%) Salt
Vendors
1 41 (32.28%) Oracle
2 14 (11.02%) IBM
2 14 (11.02%) Tableau
3 8 (6.30%) Google
3 8 (6.30%) VMware
4 5 (3.94%) Apple
4 5 (3.94%) SaltStack
5 4 (3.15%) SAP
6 3 (2.36%) Xero
7 2 (1.57%) Cisco
7 2 (1.57%) F5
7 2 (1.57%) hybris
7 2 (1.57%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.79%) Capita
8 1 (0.79%) Citrix
8 1 (0.79%) Dell
8 1 (0.79%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.79%) Juniper
8 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com