Period
to 31 October 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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 106 120
Rank change year-on-year +32 +14 +40
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 37 139 149
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.05% 2.34% 2.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.92% 9.19% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 104 137
Median daily rate £475 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% - -4.55%
10th Percentile £381 £325 £413
90th Percentile £638 £684 £660
Central London median daily rate £485 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -7.62% - +1.69%
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 467 1,513 1,833
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.86% 25.48% 26.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 1,208 1,454
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £350 £388 £375
90th Percentile £688 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 12
Median hourly rate £30.50 £46.85 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.90% +110.55% -19.09%
10th Percentile £20.75 £21.21 £19.50
90th Percentile £38.75 £81.50 £41.68
Median hourly rate £30.50 £44.57 £22.25
% change year-on-year -31.56% +100.29% -19.09%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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
Moorgate - 1 £475 -
PostgreSQL
Central London

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 22 (59.46%) Python
2 20 (54.05%) AWS
3 15 (40.54%) SQL
3 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (37.84%) Java
4 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
4 14 (37.84%) MySQL
5 13 (35.14%) Microservices
6 11 (29.73%) Azure
7 10 (27.03%) Kafka
7 10 (27.03%) Jenkins
7 10 (27.03%) DevOps
7 10 (27.03%) Docker
7 10 (27.03%) HTML
7 10 (27.03%) Linux
7 10 (27.03%) Banking
8 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
8 9 (24.32%) REST
9 8 (21.62%) Relational Database
9 8 (21.62%) Kubernetes
9 8 (21.62%) Finance
9 8 (21.62%) Amazon ECS
10 7 (18.92%) Terraform
10 7 (18.92%) OO
10 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
10 7 (18.92%) React
10 7 (18.92%) High Availability
11 6 (16.22%) HTML5
11 6 (16.22%) Amazon RDS

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 5 (13.51%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (10.81%) Apache
3 3 (8.11%) Apache Spark
3 3 (8.11%) Confluence
4 2 (5.41%) nginx
5 1 (2.70%) CMS
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (54.05%) AWS
2 11 (29.73%) Azure
3 8 (21.62%) Amazon ECS
4 6 (16.22%) Serverless
5 5 (13.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (13.51%) Amazon S3
5 5 (13.51%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (13.51%) GCP
5 5 (13.51%) PaaS
6 4 (10.81%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (10.81%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (10.81%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (10.81%) SaaS
7 3 (8.11%) GitHub
8 2 (5.41%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (5.41%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (5.41%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (5.41%) OpenShift
8 2 (5.41%) Power Platform
8 2 (5.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) Network Security
2 1 (2.70%) SSL
2 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) MySQL
2 8 (21.62%) Relational Database
3 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
4 6 (16.22%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (13.51%) Amazon Aurora
5 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (13.51%) NoSQL
5 5 (13.51%) RDBMS
6 3 (8.11%) HBase
6 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
6 3 (8.11%) SQLite
7 2 (5.41%) Data Lake
7 2 (5.41%) MariaDB
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (5.41%) Power BI
7 2 (5.41%) Redis
7 2 (5.41%) Semantic Layer
8 1 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (2.70%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Jenkins
2 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.81%) JIRA
4 2 (5.41%) Artifactory
4 2 (5.41%) GitLab
4 2 (5.41%) JUnit
4 2 (5.41%) Maven
4 2 (5.41%) SonarQube
4 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.70%) CircleCI
5 1 (2.70%) Codeship
5 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.70%) GoCD
5 1 (2.70%) gulp
5 1 (2.70%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.70%) Mockito
5 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.70%) Subversion
5 1 (2.70%) TestNG
General
1 10 (27.03%) Banking
2 8 (21.62%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) French Language
4 2 (5.41%) Electronics
4 2 (5.41%) Front Office
5 1 (2.70%) International Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Java Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Data Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Python Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) DBA
5 4 (10.81%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (8.11%) AWS Developer
6 3 (8.11%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (8.11%) React Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Database Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL DBA
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.41%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) HTML
1 10 (27.03%) Kafka
2 9 (24.32%) REST
3 7 (18.92%) React
4 6 (16.22%) CSS
4 6 (16.22%) HTML5
4 6 (16.22%) Spring
4 6 (16.22%) Spring Boot
4 6 (16.22%) Web Services
5 5 (13.51%) AngularJS
6 4 (10.81%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (10.81%) Flask
6 4 (10.81%) JSON
6 4 (10.81%) Lambda Expressions
6 4 (10.81%) Redux
7 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
7 3 (8.11%) Node.js
7 3 (8.11%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (8.11%) SQLAlchemy
7 3 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Clustering
1 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.41%) Cloud Native
3 2 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.41%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.70%) Blog
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) Android
3 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Microservices
3 10 (27.03%) DevOps
4 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (18.92%) High Availability
5 7 (18.92%) OO
6 6 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
6 6 (16.22%) Web Development
7 5 (13.51%) Analytics
7 5 (13.51%) TDD
8 4 (10.81%) BDD
8 4 (10.81%) Business Analytics
8 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
8 4 (10.81%) ETL
8 4 (10.81%) Multithreaded Programming
8 4 (10.81%) Multithreading
8 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (10.81%) Scalability Testing
9 3 (8.11%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) Python
2 15 (40.54%) SQL
3 14 (37.84%) Java
3 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
5 4 (10.81%) C#
5 4 (10.81%) TypeScript
6 3 (8.11%) Perl
6 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
6 3 (8.11%) Scala
7 2 (5.41%) C++
7 2 (5.41%) Java 8
7 2 (5.41%) PHP
7 2 (5.41%) Ruby
8 1 (2.70%) Kotlin
8 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
1 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Docker
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Kubernetes
2 7 (18.92%) Terraform
3 3 (8.11%) Ansible
3 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (5.41%) Foglight
4 2 (5.41%) Kibana
4 2 (5.41%) Puppet
5 1 (2.70%) Grafana
5 1 (2.70%) logstash
5 1 (2.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) Google
3 2 (5.41%) Databricks
3 2 (5.41%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.70%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.70%) MapR
4 1 (2.70%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.70%) Sybase