Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 142 179
Rank change year-on-year +20 +37 +61
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 142 86 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.02% 1.39% 0.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.18% 4.97% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 60 46
City of London median daily rate £550 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £365 £361 £350
90th Percentile £625 £590 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £490
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London 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 1,735 1,731 1,722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.72% 28.06% 26.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,466 1,383 1,376
City of London median daily rate £514 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.38% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 10
City of London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.34 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.74% +17.55% -47.22%
10th Percentile £20.06 £21.67 £16.03
90th Percentile £40.81 £23.00 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.34 £19.00
% change year-on-year +25.36% +17.55% -30.44%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 - 17 £550 -
PostgreSQL
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 84 (59.15%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (56.34%) Java
3 78 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (50.00%) TDD
5 64 (45.07%) JavaScript
6 57 (40.14%) Git (software)
7 53 (37.32%) Linux
7 53 (37.32%) Docker
8 52 (36.62%) MySQL
8 52 (36.62%) MongoDB
9 50 (35.21%) NoSQL
10 47 (33.10%) Java 8
11 44 (30.99%) Microservices
11 44 (30.99%) HTML
11 44 (30.99%) CSS
12 43 (30.28%) REST
13 42 (29.58%) AngularJS
13 42 (29.58%) BDD
14 40 (28.17%) Python
15 38 (26.76%) HTML5
15 38 (26.76%) Software Engineering
16 36 (25.35%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 35 (24.65%) HTTP
17 35 (24.65%) TCP/IP
17 35 (24.65%) SSL
18 34 (23.94%) Gradle
18 34 (23.94%) Redis
19 32 (22.54%) Kafka
19 32 (22.54%) DevOps
19 32 (22.54%) ES6

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 17 (11.97%) Apache Spark
1 17 (11.97%) Tomcat
2 16 (11.27%) WebSphere
3 15 (10.56%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (10.56%) OpenStack
3 15 (10.56%) WebLogic
4 9 (6.34%) Apache
5 6 (4.23%) nginx
6 3 (2.11%) WordPress
7 2 (1.41%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.41%) JBoss
8 1 (0.70%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.70%) Confluence
8 1 (0.70%) Drupal
8 1 (0.70%) Gunicorn
8 1 (0.70%) IIS
8 1 (0.70%) Luigi
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 84 (59.15%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (21.83%) Heroku
3 27 (19.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.82%) Amazon S3
5 4 (2.82%) Google Play
6 3 (2.11%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.41%) GitHub
7 2 (1.41%) Serverless
8 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.70%) Office 365
8 1 (0.70%) PaaS
8 1 (0.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 35 (24.65%) HTTP
1 35 (24.65%) SSL
1 35 (24.65%) TCP/IP
2 30 (21.13%) DNS
3 27 (19.01%) FTP
4 7 (4.93%) AMQP
5 4 (2.82%) Firewall
6 1 (0.70%) Internet
6 1 (0.70%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.70%) Network Security
6 1 (0.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (36.62%) MongoDB
1 52 (36.62%) MySQL
2 50 (35.21%) NoSQL
3 34 (23.94%) Redis
4 18 (12.68%) Relational Database
5 16 (11.27%) Hadoop
6 14 (9.86%) Big Data
7 12 (8.45%) SQL Server
8 9 (6.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (4.93%) Apache Hive
10 6 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (4.23%) DB2
11 5 (3.52%) Blockchain
11 5 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (3.52%) RDBMS
12 4 (2.82%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (2.82%) JanusGraph
12 4 (2.82%) Neo4j
13 3 (2.11%) HBase
13 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 57 (40.14%) Git (software)
2 34 (23.94%) Gradle
3 29 (20.42%) gulp
4 27 (19.01%) GitLab
5 26 (18.31%) Jenkins
6 21 (14.79%) Gatling
6 21 (14.79%) Geb
6 21 (14.79%) Spock
7 15 (10.56%) MSTest
7 15 (10.56%) NUnit
8 12 (8.45%) Maven
9 11 (7.75%) JUnit
10 9 (6.34%) TestNG
11 6 (4.23%) Cucumber
12 5 (3.52%) JIRA
12 5 (3.52%) webpack
13 4 (2.82%) Mocha
13 4 (2.82%) SonarQube
13 4 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (2.82%) Vagrant
General
1 30 (21.13%) Finance
2 15 (10.56%) Retail Banking
3 10 (7.04%) Banking
4 4 (2.82%) Publishing
5 3 (2.11%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.41%) Retail
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
7 1 (0.70%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.70%) Games
7 1 (0.70%) Marketing
7 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 97 (68.31%) Developer
2 56 (39.44%) Java Developer
3 24 (16.90%) Agile Developer
4 21 (14.79%) Agile Java Developer
5 16 (11.27%) AWS Developer
6 13 (9.15%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.63%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (5.63%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (5.63%) Python Developer
7 8 (5.63%) Ruby Developer
8 7 (4.93%) AWS DevOps
8 7 (4.93%) Senior DevOps
8 7 (4.93%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (4.23%) Data Engineer
9 6 (4.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (3.52%) Applications Developer
10 5 (3.52%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 5 (3.52%) Python Engineer
10 5 (3.52%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (30.99%) CSS
1 44 (30.99%) HTML
2 43 (30.28%) REST
3 42 (29.58%) AngularJS
4 38 (26.76%) HTML5
5 32 (22.54%) Kafka
5 32 (22.54%) Spring
6 30 (21.13%) Node.js
6 30 (21.13%) Spring Boot
7 28 (19.72%) OAuth
7 28 (19.72%) OAuth2
7 28 (19.72%) SOAP
8 23 (16.20%) Dropwizard
8 23 (16.20%) Ember.js
8 23 (16.20%) RESTful
9 22 (15.49%) Guice
9 22 (15.49%) Ratpack
10 21 (14.79%) WireMock
11 19 (13.38%) React
12 14 (9.86%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.56%) Fintech
2 9 (6.34%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.63%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.52%) Credit Risk
5 4 (2.82%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.11%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.11%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.41%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.41%) Equities
8 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.70%) PKI
8 1 (0.70%) Replication
8 1 (0.70%) RIA
8 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (37.32%) Linux
2 6 (4.23%) Android
2 6 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (4.23%) Ubuntu
3 5 (3.52%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.82%) Unix
4 4 (2.82%) VMS
5 3 (2.11%) CentOS
5 3 (2.11%) DC/OS
6 1 (0.70%) AIX
6 1 (0.70%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.70%) Debian
6 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.70%) Windows
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (50.00%) TDD
3 44 (30.99%) Microservices
4 42 (29.58%) BDD
5 38 (26.76%) Software Engineering
6 36 (25.35%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 32 (22.54%) DevOps
8 30 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (20.42%) Domain-Driven Design
10 27 (19.01%) OWASP
11 18 (12.68%) OO
12 17 (11.97%) Migration
13 15 (10.56%) Open Source
14 14 (9.86%) Scrum
15 11 (7.75%) Test Automation
16 9 (6.34%) Dependency Injection
16 9 (6.34%) Machine Learning
17 8 (5.63%) Analytics
17 8 (5.63%) Continuous Delivery
18 7 (4.93%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 80 (56.34%) Java
2 64 (45.07%) JavaScript
3 47 (33.10%) Java 8
4 40 (28.17%) Python
5 32 (22.54%) ES6
5 32 (22.54%) SQL
6 25 (17.61%) TypeScript
7 23 (16.20%) Scala
8 22 (15.49%) Groovy
9 20 (14.08%) Ruby
10 11 (7.75%) Bash Shell
11 9 (6.34%) C#
12 8 (5.63%) C++
13 7 (4.93%) PHP
14 6 (4.23%) Perl
14 6 (4.23%) Shell Script
15 5 (3.52%) Go
16 4 (2.82%) Objective-C
16 4 (2.82%) PL/SQL
17 3 (2.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (7.04%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.34%) Degree
3 6 (4.23%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.41%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.70%) MCSD
6 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) QA
2 2 (1.41%) GDPR
3 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.70%) GCP
System Software
1 53 (37.32%) Docker
2 7 (4.93%) HDFS
3 5 (3.52%) vCloud
4 4 (2.82%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.70%) PowerDNS
5 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (21.83%) Ansible
2 25 (17.61%) Puppet
3 22 (15.49%) Docker Swarm
4 20 (14.08%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (5.63%) Mesos
6 7 (4.93%) Kubernetes
6 7 (4.93%) Terraform
7 5 (3.52%) Marathon
8 4 (2.82%) HAProxy
8 4 (2.82%) Kibana
8 4 (2.82%) Oozie
9 3 (2.11%) Ambari
9 3 (2.11%) logstash
10 2 (1.41%) Grafana
Vendors
1 25 (17.61%) Oracle
2 10 (7.04%) Google
3 6 (4.23%) VMware
4 5 (3.52%) SaltStack
5 4 (2.82%) Apple
5 4 (2.82%) IBM
5 4 (2.82%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.82%) Splunk
6 1 (0.70%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.70%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.70%) Cisco
6 1 (0.70%) Citrix
6 1 (0.70%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.70%) Dell
6 1 (0.70%) Juniper
6 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.70%) SAP
6 1 (0.70%) Tableau
6 1 (0.70%) Talend