Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 157 165
Rank change year-on-year +35 +8 +37
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 137 86 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.96% 1.27% 1.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.72% 5.16% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 70 69
City of London median daily rate £500 £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +19.44% -5.26%
10th Percentile £413 £413 £360
90th Percentile £675 £675 £575
Central London median daily rate £500 £513 £488
% change year-on-year -2.44% +5.13% +2.63%
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 1,775 1,668 1,662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.35% 24.58% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,401 1,317 1,320
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.82% +2.43%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £463
% change year-on-year +2.44% +10.81% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 3
City of London median hourly rate £27.25 £27.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.91% +44.74% -24.00%
10th Percentile £19.50 £20.75 £16.60
90th Percentile £40.66 £33.25 £41.90
Central London median hourly rate £27.25 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -0.91% +44.74% -15.56%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 - 10 £500 -
PostgreSQL
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 66 (48.18%) Agile Software Development
1 66 (48.18%) Docker
2 60 (43.80%) Java
3 56 (40.88%) TDD
4 48 (35.04%) Python
5 47 (34.31%) JavaScript
5 47 (34.31%) Amazon AWS
6 46 (33.58%) Git (software)
7 39 (28.47%) HTML
8 37 (27.01%) Microservices
8 37 (27.01%) Node.js
9 33 (24.09%) Software Engineering
10 32 (23.36%) CSS
11 31 (22.63%) Linux
12 30 (21.90%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (21.90%) Elasticsearch
13 28 (20.44%) Ansible
13 28 (20.44%) BDD
13 28 (20.44%) NoSQL
13 28 (20.44%) Java 8
14 27 (19.71%) HTML5
14 27 (19.71%) SQL
15 26 (18.98%) MongoDB
15 26 (18.98%) REST
15 26 (18.98%) DevOps
16 25 (18.25%) Redis
17 24 (17.52%) Jenkins
17 24 (17.52%) MySQL
18 23 (16.79%) HTTP
18 23 (16.79%) Kubernetes

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 30 (21.90%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (15.33%) Apache Spark
3 11 (8.03%) Apache
4 9 (6.57%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.11%) WebSphere
6 6 (4.38%) OpenStack
6 6 (4.38%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.92%) Apache Airflow
7 4 (2.92%) Apache Pig
8 3 (2.19%) Luigi
8 3 (2.19%) nginx
9 1 (0.73%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.73%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.73%) Confluence
9 1 (0.73%) IIS
9 1 (0.73%) JBoss
9 1 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 47 (34.31%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (15.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (14.60%) Heroku
4 8 (5.84%) GitHub
5 6 (4.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (4.38%) PaaS
6 4 (2.92%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (2.92%) Amazon S3
7 3 (2.19%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (2.19%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (2.19%) Serverless
8 2 (1.46%) Azure Functions
8 2 (1.46%) Datadog
8 2 (1.46%) IaaS
9 1 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.73%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.73%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.73%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.79%) HTTP
2 21 (15.33%) DNS
3 19 (13.87%) SSL
3 19 (13.87%) TCP/IP
4 18 (13.14%) FTP
5 2 (1.46%) AMQP
5 2 (1.46%) Firewall
6 1 (0.73%) BGP
6 1 (0.73%) Broadband
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.73%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.73%) IPFIX
6 1 (0.73%) Junos
6 1 (0.73%) MPLS
6 1 (0.73%) MQTT
6 1 (0.73%) OSPF
6 1 (0.73%) SNMP
6 1 (0.73%) TACACS
6 1 (0.73%) VPN
6 1 (0.73%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.44%) NoSQL
2 26 (18.98%) MongoDB
3 25 (18.25%) Redis
4 24 (17.52%) MySQL
5 20 (14.60%) Relational Database
6 12 (8.76%) Big Data
7 10 (7.30%) Hadoop
8 6 (4.38%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (4.38%) Apache Hive
8 6 (4.38%) SQL Server
9 5 (3.65%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.92%) Data Mining
10 4 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.19%) DB2
11 3 (2.19%) Power BI
11 3 (2.19%) Spotfire
11 3 (2.19%) Sqoop
12 2 (1.46%) HBase
12 2 (1.46%) Neo4j
12 2 (1.46%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 46 (33.58%) Git (software)
2 24 (17.52%) Jenkins
3 19 (13.87%) GitLab
4 15 (10.95%) Gradle
5 10 (7.30%) gulp
5 10 (7.30%) JIRA
6 9 (6.57%) PHPUnit
7 8 (5.84%) Gatling
7 8 (5.84%) Geb
7 8 (5.84%) Spock
8 6 (4.38%) MSTest
8 6 (4.38%) NUnit
9 5 (3.65%) Artifactory
10 4 (2.92%) CircleCI
10 4 (2.92%) JUnit
10 4 (2.92%) Maven
10 4 (2.92%) PhpStorm
10 4 (2.92%) Vagrant
10 4 (2.92%) webpack
11 3 (2.19%) TestNG
General
1 20 (14.60%) Finance
2 9 (6.57%) Advertising
2 9 (6.57%) Retail
3 7 (5.11%) Marketing
4 3 (2.19%) Banking
4 3 (2.19%) Publishing
5 2 (1.46%) Legal
5 2 (1.46%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Back Office
6 1 (0.73%) Electronics
6 1 (0.73%) Games
6 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 93 (67.88%) Developer
2 31 (22.63%) Java Developer
3 15 (10.95%) Data Engineer
3 15 (10.95%) Senior Developer
4 12 (8.76%) Python Developer
5 11 (8.03%) Agile Developer
6 10 (7.30%) PHP Developer
6 10 (7.30%) Python Engineer
6 10 (7.30%) Ruby Developer
7 8 (5.84%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (5.84%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (5.84%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (5.11%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 7 (5.11%) Symfony Developer
9 6 (4.38%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (4.38%) HTML Developer
9 6 (4.38%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.65%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.65%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (28.47%) HTML
2 37 (27.01%) Node.js
3 32 (23.36%) CSS
4 27 (19.71%) HTML5
5 26 (18.98%) REST
6 21 (15.33%) AngularJS
6 21 (15.33%) SOAP
7 20 (14.60%) OAuth
7 20 (14.60%) OAuth2
7 20 (14.60%) Spring
8 19 (13.87%) Kafka
8 19 (13.87%) RabbitMQ
9 15 (10.95%) React
9 15 (10.95%) Spring Boot
10 14 (10.22%) RESTful
11 13 (9.49%) Redux
12 12 (8.76%) GraphQL
12 12 (8.76%) Pandas
12 12 (8.76%) Ruby on Rails
13 11 (8.03%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.03%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.30%) Fintech
3 7 (5.11%) Credit Risk
3 7 (5.11%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.65%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.19%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.19%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.46%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.46%) User Experience
7 1 (0.73%) Life Science
7 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.73%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.73%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.63%) Linux
2 4 (2.92%) Ubuntu
2 4 (2.92%) VMS
3 3 (2.19%) CoreOS
4 2 (1.46%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.46%) Unix
4 2 (1.46%) Windows
5 1 (0.73%) Android
5 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.73%) CentOS
5 1 (0.73%) DC/OS
5 1 (0.73%) Debian
5 1 (0.73%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (48.18%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (40.88%) TDD
3 37 (27.01%) Microservices
4 33 (24.09%) Software Engineering
5 30 (21.90%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (20.44%) BDD
7 26 (18.98%) DevOps
8 18 (13.14%) OWASP
9 17 (12.41%) Domain-Driven Design
10 16 (11.68%) Open Source
11 15 (10.95%) Web Development
12 14 (10.22%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 14 (10.22%) Scrum
13 13 (9.49%) Data Science
14 11 (8.03%) Functional Programming
15 10 (7.30%) ETL
16 9 (6.57%) Continuous Deployment
16 9 (6.57%) OO
16 9 (6.57%) Software Testing
16 9 (6.57%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 60 (43.80%) Java
2 48 (35.04%) Python
3 47 (34.31%) JavaScript
4 28 (20.44%) Java 8
5 27 (19.71%) SQL
6 18 (13.14%) PHP
7 17 (12.41%) ES6
7 17 (12.41%) Ruby
8 12 (8.76%) TypeScript
9 10 (7.30%) Kotlin
9 10 (7.30%) Scala
10 9 (6.57%) Perl
11 8 (5.84%) R
12 7 (5.11%) Bash Shell
13 5 (3.65%) C#
14 3 (2.19%) Go
15 2 (1.46%) C++
15 2 (1.46%) Cypher
15 2 (1.46%) ES7
15 2 (1.46%) ES8
Qualifications
1 11 (8.03%) Degree
2 5 (3.65%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.92%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.73%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.41%) QA
2 3 (2.19%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.73%) Data Quality
System Software
1 66 (48.18%) Docker
2 4 (2.92%) HDFS
3 3 (2.19%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.73%) Gluster
4 1 (0.73%) iptables
4 1 (0.73%) KVM
4 1 (0.73%) NFS
4 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (20.44%) Ansible
2 23 (16.79%) Kubernetes
3 22 (16.06%) Puppet
4 16 (11.68%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (8.03%) Docker Swarm
6 10 (7.30%) Terraform
7 8 (5.84%) Mesos
8 7 (5.11%) Marathon
9 4 (2.92%) Kibana
9 4 (2.92%) Prometheus
10 3 (2.19%) Ambari
10 3 (2.19%) Fluentd
10 3 (2.19%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (2.19%) Nagios
10 3 (2.19%) Oozie
11 2 (1.46%) Grafana
12 1 (0.73%) collectd
12 1 (0.73%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.73%) logstash
12 1 (0.73%) Observium
Vendors
1 14 (10.22%) Oracle
2 5 (3.65%) Tableau
3 4 (2.92%) Google
3 4 (2.92%) IBM
4 2 (1.46%) Cisco
4 2 (1.46%) VMware
5 1 (0.73%) Alteryx
5 1 (0.73%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.73%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 1 (0.73%) Ericsson
5 1 (0.73%) Greenplum
5 1 (0.73%) Huawei
5 1 (0.73%) Juniper
5 1 (0.73%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.73%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.73%) SAP
5 1 (0.73%) Splunk
5 1 (0.73%) Sybase
5 1 (0.73%) TIBCO