Period
to 11 April 2021

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 11 April 2021 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
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 94 103 116
Rank change year-on-year +9 +13 +17
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 44 71 149
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.82% 1.76% 2.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.53% 7.40% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 59 114
10th Percentile £327 £414 £421
25th Percentile £406 £469 £470
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £575 £550
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £602 £631 £623
90th Percentile £688 £713 £675
Central London median daily rate £502 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -12.65% +4.55% +4.76%

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 516 960 1,770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.34% 23.77% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 736 1,402
10th Percentile £363 £366 £406
25th Percentile £432 £425 £456
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £538
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.98% +2.38%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £600
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £538 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +7.50% -4.76% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
10th Percentile " " £19.85
25th Percentile £21.73 £24.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate £23.45 £25.00 £35.00
Median % change year-on-year -6.20% -28.57% +59.09%
75th Percentile £25.18 £32.38 £37.50
90th Percentile " £36.50 £56.50
Central London median hourly rate £42.98 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +71.90% -28.57% +55.56%

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 11 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 April 2021, 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 26 (59.09%) AWS
2 23 (52.27%) SQL
3 17 (38.64%) Python
4 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (31.82%) Finance
6 13 (29.55%) Java
7 12 (27.27%) MySQL
7 12 (27.27%) Oracle
7 12 (27.27%) Data Modelling
7 12 (27.27%) Banking
8 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (25.00%) Serverless
9 10 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (22.73%) High Availability
9 10 (22.73%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (22.73%) Relational Database
9 10 (22.73%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (20.45%) Microservices
10 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
10 9 (20.45%) Spring
11 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
11 8 (18.18%) Ruby
11 8 (18.18%) Linux
11 8 (18.18%) Spring Boot
11 8 (18.18%) Node.js
11 8 (18.18%) REST
11 8 (18.18%) Amazon ECS
11 8 (18.18%) Amazon Aurora
12 7 (15.91%) Amazon S3

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 (11.36%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.82%) Apache
2 3 (6.82%) Camunda
3 2 (4.55%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (2.27%) Confluence
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) uWSGI
4 1 (2.27%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 26 (59.09%) AWS
2 11 (25.00%) Serverless
3 10 (22.73%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (18.18%) Amazon ECS
5 7 (15.91%) Amazon S3
6 6 (13.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (11.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (11.36%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (9.09%) PaaS
8 4 (9.09%) SaaS
8 4 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (6.82%) GCP
9 3 (6.82%) GitHub
10 2 (4.55%) Azure
11 1 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (2.27%) Amazon Glacier
11 1 (2.27%) CloudFront
11 1 (2.27%) Heroku
11 1 (2.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
1 1 (2.27%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) MySQL
2 10 (22.73%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (22.73%) Relational Database
3 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
4 8 (18.18%) Amazon Aurora
5 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database
6 5 (11.36%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (11.36%) RDBMS
7 3 (6.82%) Big Data
7 3 (6.82%) Hadoop
7 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
7 3 (6.82%) Redis
8 2 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (4.55%) BigQuery
8 2 (4.55%) Bigtable
8 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (4.55%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.55%) Subversion
2 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.27%) Ant
3 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.27%) CircleCI
3 1 (2.27%) GitLab
3 1 (2.27%) Gradle
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Maven
3 1 (2.27%) RSpec
3 1 (2.27%) Serena SBM
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 12 (27.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) International Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) DBA
3 7 (15.91%) Data Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.82%) AWS Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Data Modeller
6 2 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 2 (4.55%) Ruby Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Scala Software Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) Spring
2 8 (18.18%) Node.js
2 8 (18.18%) REST
2 8 (18.18%) Spring Boot
3 7 (15.91%) HTML
4 6 (13.64%) HTML5
4 6 (13.64%) Redux
5 5 (11.36%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (11.36%) JSON
5 5 (11.36%) Kafka
5 5 (11.36%) Lambda Expressions
5 5 (11.36%) React
5 5 (11.36%) XML
6 4 (9.09%) Express
6 4 (9.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (6.82%) RESTful
7 3 (6.82%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (4.55%) CSS
8 2 (4.55%) Django
8 2 (4.55%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Clustering
1 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (11.36%) Replication
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (4.55%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.27%) Derivative
3 1 (2.27%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (2.27%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Debian
2 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.27%) Unix
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 10 (22.73%) High Availability
3 10 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (20.45%) Microservices
5 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (15.91%) DevOps
6 7 (15.91%) Web Development
7 6 (13.64%) ETL
7 6 (13.64%) OO
7 6 (13.64%) Physical Data Model
8 5 (11.36%) Multithreaded Programming
8 5 (11.36%) Multithreading
8 5 (11.36%) Scalability Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Data Science
9 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (9.09%) Migration
9 4 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
9 4 (9.09%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) SQL
2 17 (38.64%) Python
3 13 (29.55%) Java
4 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (18.18%) Ruby
6 4 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 4 (9.09%) Java 8
6 4 (9.09%) TypeScript
7 3 (6.82%) ES6
8 2 (4.55%) Go
8 2 (4.55%) Scala
9 1 (2.27%) C
9 1 (2.27%) C#
9 1 (2.27%) Perl
9 1 (2.27%) PHP
9 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Docker
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 4 (9.09%) Foglight
3 3 (6.82%) Kubernetes
4 2 (4.55%) Terraform
5 1 (2.27%) Ansible
5 1 (2.27%) Control-M
5 1 (2.27%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.27%) Puppet
5 1 (2.27%) QRadar
5 1 (2.27%) Salt
5 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Oracle
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Apple
3 2 (4.55%) Google
3 2 (4.55%) Talend
4 1 (2.27%) BMC
4 1 (2.27%) CyberArk
4 1 (2.27%) EMC
4 1 (2.27%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.27%) Qualys
4 1 (2.27%) Serena
4 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.27%) Splunk
4 1 (2.27%) Sybase
4 1 (2.27%) VMware
4 1 (2.27%) Workday
4 1 (2.27%) WorldPay