Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 161 174
Rank change year-on-year +31 +13 +58
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 132 68 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.86% 1.06% 1.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.28% 4.10% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 50 60
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £409 £363 £349
90th Percentile £731 £630 £578
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.21% +0.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 1,813 1,657 1,738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.52% 25.71% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,459 1,294 1,384
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £470
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.50% +4.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 8
City of London median hourly rate £21.75 £21.92 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.76% +15.36% -24.00%
10th Percentile £17.96 £20.75 £15.83
90th Percentile £33.00 £27.74 £26.72
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £21.92 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.38% +15.36% -21.58%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 - 6 £550 -
PostgreSQL
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 65 (49.24%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (48.48%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (47.73%) Java
4 59 (44.70%) Docker
5 55 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 54 (40.91%) Microservices
7 53 (40.15%) TDD
8 50 (37.88%) Git (software)
9 49 (37.12%) Linux
10 48 (36.36%) Python
11 46 (34.85%) CSS
12 45 (34.09%) HTML
13 41 (31.06%) NoSQL
14 39 (29.55%) MongoDB
15 38 (28.79%) Java 8
16 37 (28.03%) REST
17 36 (27.27%) BDD
18 35 (26.52%) AngularJS
19 34 (25.76%) HTML5
20 33 (25.00%) DNS
21 32 (24.24%) TCP/IP
21 32 (24.24%) SSL
22 31 (23.48%) MySQL
22 31 (23.48%) Software Engineering
23 30 (22.73%) SQL
23 30 (22.73%) HTTP
24 29 (21.97%) Node.js
25 28 (21.21%) Redis
25 28 (21.21%) Kafka
25 28 (21.21%) OAuth2

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 24 (18.18%) Apache Spark
2 16 (12.12%) Apache
3 11 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (5.30%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.55%) nginx
5 6 (4.55%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.79%) OpenStack
6 5 (3.79%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.27%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (2.27%) Apache Pig
7 3 (2.27%) WordPress
8 2 (1.52%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.52%) Luigi
9 1 (0.76%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.76%) IIS
9 1 (0.76%) JBoss
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 64 (48.48%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (21.21%) Heroku
3 24 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (5.30%) Amazon S3
5 6 (4.55%) Amazon Kinesis
5 6 (4.55%) PaaS
6 3 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.52%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.52%) GitHub
7 2 (1.52%) Serverless
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (25.00%) DNS
2 32 (24.24%) SSL
2 32 (24.24%) TCP/IP
3 30 (22.73%) HTTP
4 27 (20.45%) FTP
5 5 (3.79%) Firewall
6 3 (2.27%) AMQP
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.76%) Internet
7 1 (0.76%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.76%) Network Security
7 1 (0.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (31.06%) NoSQL
2 39 (29.55%) MongoDB
3 31 (23.48%) MySQL
4 28 (21.21%) Redis
5 16 (12.12%) Big Data
5 16 (12.12%) Hadoop
5 16 (12.12%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.06%) Amazon Redshift
6 8 (6.06%) SQL Server
7 7 (5.30%) DB2
8 6 (4.55%) Blockchain
8 6 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.79%) Apache Hive
10 4 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (3.03%) Apache Kudu
10 4 (3.03%) Data Mining
10 4 (3.03%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.27%) Power BI
12 2 (1.52%) HBase
12 2 (1.52%) Impala
Development Applications
1 50 (37.88%) Git (software)
2 25 (18.94%) GitLab
3 24 (18.18%) Gradle
4 21 (15.91%) gulp
5 20 (15.15%) Jenkins
6 14 (10.61%) Gatling
6 14 (10.61%) Geb
6 14 (10.61%) Spock
7 9 (6.82%) JUnit
8 7 (5.30%) Maven
8 7 (5.30%) TestNG
8 7 (5.30%) webpack
9 6 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (3.79%) MSTest
10 5 (3.79%) NUnit
10 5 (3.79%) PhpStorm
11 4 (3.03%) Artifactory
11 4 (3.03%) JIRA
11 4 (3.03%) Mocha
12 3 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 24 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (3.79%) Banking
2 5 (3.79%) Retail Banking
3 4 (3.03%) Advertising
4 3 (2.27%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.27%) Retail
5 2 (1.52%) Marketing
5 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.76%) Back Office
6 1 (0.76%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.76%) Electronics
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 84 (63.64%) Developer
2 34 (25.76%) Java Developer
3 17 (12.88%) Senior Developer
4 15 (11.36%) Agile Developer
5 14 (10.61%) Agile Java Developer
5 14 (10.61%) Data Engineer
6 12 (9.09%) Ruby Developer
7 11 (8.33%) Python Engineer
8 10 (7.58%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (6.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 9 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (6.06%) Python Developer
11 6 (4.55%) AWS Developer
11 6 (4.55%) PHP Developer
11 6 (4.55%) Software Engineer
12 5 (3.79%) Architect
12 5 (3.79%) DBA
13 4 (3.03%) DB2 DBA
13 4 (3.03%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (34.85%) CSS
2 45 (34.09%) HTML
3 37 (28.03%) REST
4 35 (26.52%) AngularJS
5 34 (25.76%) HTML5
6 29 (21.97%) Node.js
7 28 (21.21%) Kafka
7 28 (21.21%) OAuth
7 28 (21.21%) OAuth2
7 28 (21.21%) SOAP
8 27 (20.45%) Spring
9 23 (17.42%) Spring Boot
10 22 (16.67%) React
11 21 (15.91%) RabbitMQ
12 19 (14.39%) RESTful
13 17 (12.88%) Dropwizard
13 17 (12.88%) Guice
13 17 (12.88%) Ratpack
14 16 (12.12%) Ember.js
15 14 (10.61%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.88%) Fintech
2 10 (7.58%) Credit Risk
3 9 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 6 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.79%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.79%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.27%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.76%) Life Science
8 1 (0.76%) PKI
8 1 (0.76%) Replication
8 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.76%) User Experience
8 1 (0.76%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.76%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 49 (37.12%) Linux
2 5 (3.79%) Unix
3 4 (3.03%) DC/OS
4 3 (2.27%) CentOS
4 3 (2.27%) CoreOS
4 3 (2.27%) VMS
5 2 (1.52%) Android
5 2 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.52%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.76%) AIX
6 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (49.24%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (40.91%) Microservices
3 53 (40.15%) TDD
4 36 (27.27%) BDD
5 31 (23.48%) Software Engineering
6 27 (20.45%) OWASP
7 25 (18.94%) DevOps
8 24 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (14.39%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 19 (14.39%) Domain-Driven Design
10 13 (9.85%) Open Source
11 11 (8.33%) Machine Learning
11 11 (8.33%) Web Development
12 10 (7.58%) Front End Development
12 10 (7.58%) Functional Programming
12 10 (7.58%) Parallel Computing
12 10 (7.58%) Parallel Processing
13 9 (6.82%) Data Science
13 9 (6.82%) ETL
13 9 (6.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 63 (47.73%) Java
2 55 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 48 (36.36%) Python
4 38 (28.79%) Java 8
5 30 (22.73%) SQL
6 27 (20.45%) ES6
7 24 (18.18%) Ruby
8 19 (14.39%) TypeScript
9 18 (13.64%) Scala
10 13 (9.85%) Groovy
11 11 (8.33%) Bash Shell
12 9 (6.82%) PHP
13 7 (5.30%) Perl
14 6 (4.55%) R
15 5 (3.79%) C++
15 5 (3.79%) Kotlin
16 4 (3.03%) C
16 4 (3.03%) C#
17 2 (1.52%) PL/SQL
17 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.30%) Degree
3 6 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.76%) MCSD
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 59 (44.70%) Docker
2 5 (3.79%) HDFS
3 1 (0.76%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.76%) Gluster
3 1 (0.76%) iptables
3 1 (0.76%) NFS
3 1 (0.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (16.67%) Ansible
2 19 (14.39%) Puppet
3 17 (12.88%) Docker Swarm
4 14 (10.61%) Kubernetes
4 14 (10.61%) Mesos
5 11 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (7.58%) Marathon
7 9 (6.82%) Terraform
8 4 (3.03%) HAProxy
8 4 (3.03%) Kibana
9 3 (2.27%) logstash
10 2 (1.52%) Grafana
11 1 (0.76%) Oozie
Vendors
1 13 (9.85%) Oracle
2 4 (3.03%) Google
2 4 (3.03%) IBM
2 4 (3.03%) Splunk
3 3 (2.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.52%) Greenplum
4 2 (1.52%) Tableau
4 2 (1.52%) VMware
5 1 (0.76%) Blue Coat
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco
5 1 (0.76%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.76%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.76%) SAP
5 1 (0.76%) Sybase
5 1 (0.76%) Talend
5 1 (0.76%) TIBCO