Period
to 25 January 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 January 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 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 84 107 104
Rank change year-on-year +23 -3 +36
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 42 87 164
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.00% 1.78% 2.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.01% 7.77% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 65 141
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - -
10th Percentile £323 £413 £406
90th Percentile £653 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £550
% change year-on-year -2.38% -4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 466 1,119 1,698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.19% 22.92% 24.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 880 1,363
Median daily rate £525 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% -
10th Percentile £326 £371 £383
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £37.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -32.60% +32.46%
Median hourly rate £42.25 £25.00 £37.09
% change year-on-year +69.00% -32.60% +33.66%

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 January 2021.

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 25 January 2021. 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
Moorgate - 1 £475 -
PostgreSQL
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 23 (54.76%) Python
2 22 (52.38%) AWS
3 21 (50.00%) SQL
4 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (35.71%) Java
6 12 (28.57%) MySQL
6 12 (28.57%) Microservices
7 10 (23.81%) DevOps
7 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
7 10 (23.81%) High Availability
7 10 (23.81%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
7 10 (23.81%) Linux
7 10 (23.81%) Banking
8 9 (21.43%) Spring
8 9 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (21.43%) Oracle
8 9 (21.43%) Finance
8 9 (21.43%) Kafka
8 9 (21.43%) Azure
8 9 (21.43%) Relational Database
9 8 (19.05%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (19.05%) Serverless
9 8 (19.05%) Docker
9 8 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (19.05%) Spring Boot
9 8 (19.05%) REST
9 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
9 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
10 7 (16.67%) Web Development

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 7 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (11.90%) Apache
3 4 (9.52%) Apache Spark
4 3 (7.14%) Camunda
5 2 (4.76%) WordPress
6 1 (2.38%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (2.38%) CMS
6 1 (2.38%) Confluence
6 1 (2.38%) nginx
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (52.38%) AWS
2 9 (21.43%) Azure
3 8 (19.05%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (19.05%) Serverless
4 7 (16.67%) Amazon ECS
4 7 (16.67%) Amazon S3
5 5 (11.90%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (11.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (11.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (11.90%) PaaS
6 4 (9.52%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (9.52%) SaaS
6 4 (9.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (7.14%) GCP
7 3 (7.14%) Power Platform
8 2 (4.76%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (4.76%) GitHub
8 2 (4.76%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (4.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
1 1 (2.38%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.38%) Network Security
1 1 (2.38%) SSL
1 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) MySQL
2 10 (23.81%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 6 (14.29%) Amazon Aurora
6 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
6 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
6 5 (11.90%) RDBMS
7 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (7.14%) Data Lake
8 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
8 3 (7.14%) Power BI
8 3 (7.14%) Redis
9 2 (4.76%) Big Data
9 2 (4.76%) HBase
9 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
9 2 (4.76%) Semantic Layer
10 1 (2.38%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.14%) Maven
4 2 (4.76%) Artifactory
4 2 (4.76%) JUnit
4 2 (4.76%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.38%) Ant
5 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.38%) CircleCI
5 1 (2.38%) Gatling
5 1 (2.38%) GoCD
5 1 (2.38%) gulp
5 1 (2.38%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.38%) JIRA
5 1 (2.38%) Mockito
5 1 (2.38%) RSpec
5 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.38%) Subversion
5 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.38%) TestNG
General
1 10 (23.81%) Banking
2 9 (21.43%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) French Language
4 2 (4.76%) Electronics
5 1 (2.38%) Front Office
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Data Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Java Developer
4 7 (16.67%) DBA
5 6 (14.29%) Administrator
6 5 (11.90%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Python Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (4.76%) AWS Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Cloud Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Database Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL DBA
9 2 (4.76%) React Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.76%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) Kafka
1 9 (21.43%) Spring
2 8 (19.05%) REST
2 8 (19.05%) Spring Boot
3 6 (14.29%) HTML
3 6 (14.29%) JSON
3 6 (14.29%) Node.js
4 4 (9.52%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (9.52%) HTML5
4 4 (9.52%) Lambda Expressions
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (9.52%) React
4 4 (9.52%) Redux
4 4 (9.52%) Web Services
4 4 (9.52%) XML
5 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.14%) RESTful
6 2 (4.76%) CSS
6 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Clustering
1 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (9.52%) Replication
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.76%) Cloud Native
3 2 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.76%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) Microservices
3 10 (23.81%) DevOps
3 10 (23.81%) High Availability
4 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
4 8 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (16.67%) OO
5 7 (16.67%) Web Development
6 6 (14.29%) Analytics
6 6 (14.29%) Data Science
6 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.90%) TDD
8 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (9.52%) ETL
8 4 (9.52%) Migration
8 4 (9.52%) Multithreading
8 4 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (9.52%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) Python
2 21 (50.00%) SQL
3 15 (35.71%) Java
4 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.90%) Java 8
6 4 (9.52%) Ruby
7 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.14%) Perl
7 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 3 (7.14%) Scala
8 2 (4.76%) C#
8 2 (4.76%) C++
8 2 (4.76%) ES6
8 2 (4.76%) PHP
8 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.76%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.38%) C
9 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Docker
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Kubernetes
2 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 4 (9.52%) Foglight
3 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.76%) Terraform
4 1 (2.38%) Ansible
4 1 (2.38%) Kibana
4 1 (2.38%) logstash
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.38%) Puppet
4 1 (2.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Databricks
3 2 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.38%) MapR
4 1 (2.38%) Talend