Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 93 117 134
Rank change year-on-year +24 +17 +31
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 40 134 127
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.80% 2.06% 1.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.08% 7.78% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 97 122
Median daily rate £575 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -1.28%
10th Percentile £400 £325 £407
90th Percentile £679 £675 £725
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -0.05%
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 565 1,722 1,799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.36% 26.51% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 1,368 1,431
Median daily rate £510 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.44%
10th Percentile £375 £399 £369
90th Percentile £688 £680 £688
Central London median daily rate £518 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -1.43% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.85 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.29% +112.94% -4.32%
10th Percentile £21.35 £23.28 £19.50
90th Percentile £40.10 £60.33 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +59.09% -4.32%

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 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 +43 1 - -
PostgreSQL
Central London

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 18 (45.00%) AWS
2 17 (42.50%) Python
3 15 (37.50%) Microservices
4 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (35.00%) MySQL
5 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (30.00%) Java
6 12 (30.00%) SQL
6 12 (30.00%) Azure
7 11 (27.50%) Terraform
8 10 (25.00%) React
8 10 (25.00%) Docker
8 10 (25.00%) DevOps
9 8 (20.00%) GitLab
9 8 (20.00%) HTML
10 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
10 7 (17.50%) CSS
10 7 (17.50%) Spring
11 6 (15.00%) Ruby
11 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
11 6 (15.00%) HTML5
11 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
11 6 (15.00%) Finance
11 6 (15.00%) TDD
11 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
11 6 (15.00%) Linux
11 6 (15.00%) Kubernetes
11 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
11 6 (15.00%) Kafka

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 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (7.50%) Apache
3 2 (5.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.00%) Confluence
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) nginx
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (45.00%) AWS
2 12 (30.00%) Azure
3 5 (12.50%) GCP
3 5 (12.50%) Serverless
4 3 (7.50%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (5.00%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (5.00%) Amazon S3
5 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (5.00%) PaaS
5 2 (5.00%) SaaS
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon Cognito
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.50%) CloudFront
6 1 (2.50%) GitHub
6 1 (2.50%) IaaS
6 1 (2.50%) Kong
6 1 (2.50%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
1 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) MySQL
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (7.50%) Redis
6 2 (5.00%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (5.00%) BigQuery
6 2 (5.00%) Neo4j
6 2 (5.00%) SQLite
7 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.50%) Big Data
7 1 (2.50%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.50%) HBase
7 1 (2.50%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.50%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) GitLab
2 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.50%) JIRA
3 3 (7.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (5.00%) minitest
4 2 (5.00%) PhpStorm
4 2 (5.00%) RSpec
5 1 (2.50%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.50%) Codeship
5 1 (2.50%) gulp
5 1 (2.50%) Maven
5 1 (2.50%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.50%) Subversion
5 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Advertising
3 2 (5.00%) Electronics
3 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.00%) Front Office
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) International Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Senior Developer
3 5 (12.50%) AWS Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Python Developer
4 4 (10.00%) React Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Architect
5 3 (7.50%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Data Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (7.50%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Chief Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Chief Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Chief Software Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Database Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) React
2 8 (20.00%) HTML
3 7 (17.50%) CSS
3 7 (17.50%) Spring
4 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (15.00%) HTML5
4 6 (15.00%) Kafka
5 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 5 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (12.50%) REST
6 4 (10.00%) LDAP
6 4 (10.00%) Redux
7 3 (7.50%) Celery
7 3 (7.50%) Flask
7 3 (7.50%) JSON
7 3 (7.50%) Node.js
7 3 (7.50%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (5.00%) Django
8 2 (5.00%) RESTful
8 2 (5.00%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (7.50%) Blog
2 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.50%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.50%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Mac OS X
2 3 (7.50%) Unix
3 2 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Microservices
2 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.00%) DevOps
4 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (15.00%) TDD
5 5 (12.50%) ETL
6 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.00%) Web Development
7 3 (7.50%) Analytics
7 3 (7.50%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
7 3 (7.50%) Data Science
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure as Code
7 3 (7.50%) Line Management
7 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) Python
2 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (30.00%) Java
3 12 (30.00%) SQL
4 6 (15.00%) Ruby
5 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (10.00%) C#
5 4 (10.00%) PHP
5 4 (10.00%) Scala
5 4 (10.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (5.00%) Go
7 1 (2.50%) Kotlin
7 1 (2.50%) Perl
7 1 (2.50%) PHP 7
7 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) Terraform
2 6 (15.00%) Kubernetes
3 5 (12.50%) Ansible
4 3 (7.50%) Grafana
4 3 (7.50%) Kibana
5 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Google
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Databricks
3 2 (5.00%) Facebook
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Sybase
4 1 (2.50%) Informatica
4 1 (2.50%) Kofax
4 1 (2.50%) SaltStack