Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 120 164
Rank change year-on-year +23 +44 -10
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 135 152 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.28% 2.16% 1.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.21% 8.56% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 138 80
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.55% +15.79%
10th Percentile £325 £413 £413
90th Percentile £675 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 1,466 1,775 1,741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.76% 25.28% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,161 1,417 1,409
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £388 £375 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 11
City of London median hourly rate £44.57 £29.80 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.57% +8.35% -38.89%
10th Percentile £21.20 £18.60 £20.75
90th Percentile £86.70 £48.05 £33.25
Central London median hourly rate £39.78 £29.80 £25.99
% change year-on-year +33.52% +14.63% -42.24%

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 13 November 2019.

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 13 November 2019. 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 -6 1 £425 -22.73%
PostgreSQL
Central London

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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 71 (52.59%) Python
2 65 (48.15%) AWS
3 64 (47.41%) Docker
4 54 (40.00%) Kubernetes
5 53 (39.26%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (38.52%) SQL
7 51 (37.78%) Java
8 48 (35.56%) Linux
9 43 (31.85%) DevOps
10 39 (28.89%) Microservices
11 38 (28.15%) MySQL
12 31 (22.96%) GCP
13 30 (22.22%) JavaScript
14 29 (21.48%) Azure
15 28 (20.74%) Git (software)
16 27 (20.00%) MongoDB
16 27 (20.00%) TDD
17 26 (19.26%) Kafka
18 23 (17.04%) Elasticsearch
18 23 (17.04%) REST
19 22 (16.30%) Node.js
19 22 (16.30%) Ruby
20 21 (15.56%) Apache Spark
21 20 (14.81%) HTML
21 20 (14.81%) CSS
22 19 (14.07%) Software Engineering
22 19 (14.07%) Finance
22 19 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
22 19 (14.07%) Relational Database
22 19 (14.07%) Terraform

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 23 (17.04%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (15.56%) Apache Spark
3 8 (5.93%) Confluence
4 7 (5.19%) nginx
5 6 (4.44%) Apache Airflow
5 6 (4.44%) Luigi
6 4 (2.96%) JBoss
7 3 (2.22%) Apache
7 3 (2.22%) CMS
7 3 (2.22%) GeoServer
7 3 (2.22%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.48%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.48%) ArcGIS
8 2 (1.48%) Jetty
8 2 (1.48%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.74%) Drupal
9 1 (0.74%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 65 (48.15%) AWS
2 31 (22.96%) GCP
3 29 (21.48%) Azure
4 14 (10.37%) AWS Lambda
4 14 (10.37%) Serverless
5 8 (5.93%) Amazon S3
5 8 (5.93%) Amazon SQS
6 7 (5.19%) GitHub
7 5 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (2.22%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (2.22%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (2.22%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (2.22%) AWS Fargate
8 3 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.22%) IaaS
8 3 (2.22%) Stackdriver
9 2 (1.48%) Amazon EKS
9 2 (1.48%) AWS CodePipeline
9 2 (1.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.41%) HTTP
2 6 (4.44%) DNS
2 6 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.70%) FTP
3 5 (3.70%) SSL
4 2 (1.48%) SSH
4 2 (1.48%) VPN
5 1 (0.74%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (28.15%) MySQL
2 27 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 19 (14.07%) Relational Database
4 18 (13.33%) NoSQL
5 15 (11.11%) Big Data
5 15 (11.11%) Hadoop
6 14 (10.37%) SQL Server
7 8 (5.93%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (5.19%) BigQuery
9 5 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.70%) Neo4j
9 5 (3.70%) Redis
10 4 (2.96%) Amazon Athena
10 4 (2.96%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.96%) Azkaban
10 4 (2.96%) Couchbase
10 4 (2.96%) Impala
10 4 (2.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (20.74%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 12 (8.89%) JIRA
4 9 (6.67%) Gatling
4 9 (6.67%) Gradle
5 8 (5.93%) Maven
5 8 (5.93%) Selenium
6 7 (5.19%) GitLab
7 6 (4.44%) gulp
8 5 (3.70%) Geb
8 5 (3.70%) Mocha
8 5 (3.70%) Spock
9 4 (2.96%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.96%) Vagrant
10 3 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.22%) Subversion
10 3 (2.22%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.48%) Ant
11 2 (1.48%) ClearCase
11 2 (1.48%) JUnit
General
1 19 (14.07%) Finance
2 11 (8.15%) Public Sector
3 5 (3.70%) Banking
3 5 (3.70%) Retail
4 3 (2.22%) Legal
5 2 (1.48%) Front Office
5 2 (1.48%) Games
5 2 (1.48%) Law
Job Titles
1 64 (47.41%) Developer
2 24 (17.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (13.33%) Python Developer
4 15 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (9.63%) Data Engineer
6 12 (8.89%) Python Engineer
7 11 (8.15%) AWS DevOps
7 11 (8.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 10 (7.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 10 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (7.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 9 (6.67%) Architect
9 9 (6.67%) Azure DevOps
9 9 (6.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 9 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
9 9 (6.67%) Java Developer
9 9 (6.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 8 (5.93%) React Developer
11 7 (5.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 7 (5.19%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.26%) Kafka
2 23 (17.04%) REST
3 22 (16.30%) Node.js
4 20 (14.81%) CSS
4 20 (14.81%) HTML
5 16 (11.85%) Web Services
6 12 (8.89%) AngularJS
6 12 (8.89%) React
6 12 (8.89%) Spring
7 9 (6.67%) RESTful
8 8 (5.93%) Hibernate
8 8 (5.93%) JSON
8 8 (5.93%) Pandas
8 8 (5.93%) Ruby on Rails
9 7 (5.19%) Express
9 7 (5.19%) Redux
9 7 (5.19%) Spring Boot
10 6 (4.44%) React Native
10 6 (4.44%) scikit-learn
10 6 (4.44%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.93%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (3.70%) Algorithms
2 5 (3.70%) Renewable Energy
3 4 (2.96%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.22%) User Experience
5 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.48%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.48%) Derivative
5 2 (1.48%) Replication
5 2 (1.48%) Robotics
6 1 (0.74%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.74%) Clustering
6 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.74%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.74%) Social Media
6 1 (0.74%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 48 (35.56%) Linux
2 4 (2.96%) Android
2 4 (2.96%) Windows
3 3 (2.22%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.22%) Unix
4 2 (1.48%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.48%) CentOS
4 2 (1.48%) Debian
4 2 (1.48%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.74%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (39.26%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (31.85%) DevOps
3 39 (28.89%) Microservices
4 27 (20.00%) TDD
5 19 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (14.07%) Software Engineering
6 17 (12.59%) Data Science
6 17 (12.59%) Open Source
7 14 (10.37%) Analytics
7 14 (10.37%) Migration
7 14 (10.37%) OO
8 13 (9.63%) Scrum
9 12 (8.89%) ETL
9 12 (8.89%) Test Automation
10 11 (8.15%) Configuration Management
10 11 (8.15%) E-Commerce
11 10 (7.41%) BDD
11 10 (7.41%) OWASP
12 9 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (6.67%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 71 (52.59%) Python
2 52 (38.52%) SQL
3 51 (37.78%) Java
4 30 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 22 (16.30%) Ruby
6 13 (9.63%) Scala
7 12 (8.89%) Go
8 10 (7.41%) Java 8
9 9 (6.67%) Bash Shell
9 9 (6.67%) PHP
10 8 (5.93%) C++
10 8 (5.93%) ES6
11 7 (5.19%) TypeScript
12 6 (4.44%) R
13 5 (3.70%) PL/SQL
14 4 (2.96%) AWK
14 4 (2.96%) C#
14 4 (2.96%) sed
14 4 (2.96%) Shell Script
14 4 (2.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.37%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.22%) Degree
3 3 (2.22%) Master's Degree
3 3 (2.22%) PhD
4 2 (1.48%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.74%) CHECK Team Member
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) QA
System Software
1 64 (47.41%) Docker
2 1 (0.74%) etcd
2 1 (0.74%) Varnish
2 1 (0.74%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 54 (40.00%) Kubernetes
2 19 (14.07%) Terraform
3 14 (10.37%) Ansible
4 8 (5.93%) Docker Swarm
4 8 (5.93%) Puppet
5 4 (2.96%) Prometheus
6 3 (2.22%) Salt
7 2 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.74%) Consul
8 1 (0.74%) Graphite
8 1 (0.74%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.74%) Kibana
8 1 (0.74%) Mesos
8 1 (0.74%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.74%) Packer
8 1 (0.74%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.74%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 15 (11.11%) Google
1 15 (11.11%) Oracle
2 7 (5.19%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.70%) Cloudera
3 5 (3.70%) Hortonworks
3 5 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.96%) Tableau
5 3 (2.22%) New Relic
5 3 (2.22%) Sybase
6 2 (1.48%) Apple
6 2 (1.48%) ESRI
6 2 (1.48%) IBM
6 2 (1.48%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.74%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.74%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.74%) Datactics
7 1 (0.74%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.74%) Palantir
7 1 (0.74%) Reuters
7 1 (0.74%) Talend