Period
to 2 April 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 2 April 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
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 112 115 135
Rank change year-on-year +3 +20 +9
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 71 148 131
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.69% 2.19% 1.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.24% 8.58% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 115 122
Median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £375 £421 £363
90th Percentile £699 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
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 981 1,725 1,767
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 23.37% 25.57% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 1,371 1,486
Median daily rate £500 £533 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.10% +1.43% +5.00%
10th Percentile £363 £400 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -4.76% +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +55.56% +0.74%
10th Percentile £24.50 £27.38 £20.06
90th Percentile £37.13 £56.50 £38.41
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +21.74% +4.55% +23.13%

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 2 April 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 2 April 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 +23 1 - -
PostgreSQL
Central London

For the 6 months to 2 April 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 35 (49.30%) AWS
2 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (39.44%) Python
4 25 (35.21%) SQL
5 22 (30.99%) Ruby
5 22 (30.99%) Microservices
6 21 (29.58%) DevOps
7 19 (26.76%) Git (software)
8 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
9 16 (22.54%) MongoDB
10 15 (21.13%) Azure
10 15 (21.13%) Java
10 15 (21.13%) MySQL
11 14 (19.72%) Linux
11 14 (19.72%) TDD
11 14 (19.72%) Docker
12 13 (18.31%) Ruby on Rails
13 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
13 12 (16.90%) Elasticsearch
13 12 (16.90%) Kubernetes
14 11 (15.49%) GCP
14 11 (15.49%) HTML
15 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
15 10 (14.08%) CSS
15 10 (14.08%) GitHub
15 10 (14.08%) REST
15 10 (14.08%) Redis
15 10 (14.08%) JIRA
16 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
16 9 (12.68%) 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 12 (16.90%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.04%) Apache Spark
3 4 (5.63%) nginx
4 3 (4.23%) Apache Airflow
4 3 (4.23%) CMS
4 3 (4.23%) Confluence
4 3 (4.23%) Luigi
5 2 (2.82%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.82%) Drupal
5 2 (2.82%) JBoss
5 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Fuse
5 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.41%) Apache
6 1 (1.41%) IIS
6 1 (1.41%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.41%) SAS
6 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 35 (49.30%) AWS
2 15 (21.13%) Azure
3 11 (15.49%) GCP
4 10 (14.08%) GitHub
5 8 (11.27%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (8.45%) PaaS
6 6 (8.45%) Serverless
7 4 (5.63%) Amazon S3
7 4 (5.63%) IaaS
8 2 (2.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (2.82%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (2.82%) Amazon SageMaker
8 2 (2.82%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (2.82%) AWS Fargate
8 2 (2.82%) OpenShift
8 2 (2.82%) Route 53
9 1 (1.41%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) DNS
1 2 (2.82%) HTTP
1 2 (2.82%) SSL
1 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.54%) MongoDB
2 15 (21.13%) MySQL
3 10 (14.08%) Redis
3 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
4 7 (9.86%) NoSQL
4 7 (9.86%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.04%) Big Data
5 5 (7.04%) BigQuery
5 5 (7.04%) Hadoop
5 5 (7.04%) Neo4j
6 4 (5.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (5.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (4.23%) Amazon Athena
7 3 (4.23%) Amazon Aurora
7 3 (4.23%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (4.23%) Azkaban
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.82%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (2.82%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (2.82%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 19 (26.76%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.08%) JIRA
3 8 (11.27%) Jenkins
3 8 (11.27%) RSpec
4 7 (9.86%) GitLab
5 4 (5.63%) Travis CI
6 3 (4.23%) Maven
7 2 (2.82%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.82%) minitest
8 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.41%) Bitbucket Server
8 1 (1.41%) PhpStorm
8 1 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (11.27%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Public Sector
2 3 (4.23%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Advertising
3 2 (2.82%) Games
3 2 (2.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 37 (52.11%) Developer
2 10 (14.08%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 10 (14.08%) Senior Developer
3 6 (8.45%) Architect
3 6 (8.45%) Python Developer
4 5 (7.04%) Data Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) AWS Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Penetration Tester
6 3 (4.23%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (2.82%) Lead Developer
7 2 (2.82%) PHP Developer
7 2 (2.82%) Python Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Reliability Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) Ruby on Rails
2 11 (15.49%) HTML
3 10 (14.08%) CSS
3 10 (14.08%) REST
4 9 (12.68%) Kafka
4 9 (12.68%) Web Services
5 7 (9.86%) AngularJS
5 7 (9.86%) Node.js
5 7 (9.86%) React
5 7 (9.86%) Spring
6 6 (8.45%) Redux
7 4 (5.63%) Hibernate
7 4 (5.63%) Spark Streaming
8 3 (4.23%) Apollo GraphQL
8 3 (4.23%) GraphQL
8 3 (4.23%) gRPC
8 3 (4.23%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (4.23%) RESTful
8 3 (4.23%) RxJS
9 2 (2.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.23%) BYOD
3 3 (4.23%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.82%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.82%) Blog
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.82%) Renewable Energy
4 2 (2.82%) Replication
5 1 (1.41%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.41%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.41%) Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.72%) Linux
2 5 (7.04%) Unix
3 4 (5.63%) Android
4 2 (2.82%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.41%) CentOS
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Solaris
5 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.99%) Microservices
3 21 (29.58%) DevOps
4 14 (19.72%) TDD
5 7 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (9.86%) Data Modelling
5 7 (9.86%) OO
5 7 (9.86%) Scrum
6 6 (8.45%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.45%) ETL
6 6 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (7.04%) Analytics
7 5 (7.04%) Data Science
7 5 (7.04%) High Availability
7 5 (7.04%) Migration
7 5 (7.04%) Open Source
7 5 (7.04%) Test Automation
8 4 (5.63%) BDD
8 4 (5.63%) Data Transformation
8 4 (5.63%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (39.44%) Python
2 25 (35.21%) SQL
3 22 (30.99%) Ruby
4 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
5 15 (21.13%) Java
6 6 (8.45%) Bash Shell
6 6 (8.45%) PHP
6 6 (8.45%) Scala
7 5 (7.04%) Go
8 4 (5.63%) C#
8 4 (5.63%) C++
9 3 (4.23%) AWK
9 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.23%) sed
10 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.41%) C
11 1 (1.41%) Perl
11 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) Degree
4 3 (4.23%) BC Cleared
4 3 (4.23%) CHECK Team Member
5 2 (2.82%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 14 (19.72%) Docker
2 1 (1.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.41%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (16.90%) Kubernetes
2 9 (12.68%) Terraform
3 8 (11.27%) Ansible
4 3 (4.23%) Puppet
5 2 (2.82%) Grafana
5 2 (2.82%) Kibana
5 2 (2.82%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.41%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.41%) Graphite
6 1 (1.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.41%) Mesos
6 1 (1.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.41%) Packer
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Oracle
2 7 (9.86%) Google
3 3 (4.23%) MuleSoft
3 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.23%) Tableau
4 2 (2.82%) Apple
4 2 (2.82%) Facebook
4 2 (2.82%) IBM
4 2 (2.82%) Informatica
4 2 (2.82%) Lets Encrypt
4 2 (2.82%) Splunk
4 2 (2.82%) Sybase
5 1 (1.41%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.41%) Axway
5 1 (1.41%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.41%) Greenplum
5 1 (1.41%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.41%) HP
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.41%) Talend