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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 21 May 2022 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 116 102 109
Rank change year-on-year -14 +7 +27
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 29 12 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.13% 0.67% 1.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.57% 3.80% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 19
10th Percentile £395 £401 £350
25th Percentile £463 £413 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £434 £525
Median % change year-on-year +26.86% -17.38% +5.00%
75th Percentile £684 £475 £563
90th Percentile £738 £549 £735
England median daily rate £565 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +13.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 East of England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 383 316 515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.94% 17.60% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 193 310
10th Percentile £292 £213 £299
25th Percentile £408 £336 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £433
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.93% -3.78%
75th Percentile £575 £530 £534
90th Percentile £675 £610 £596
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 14
10th Percentile £12.48 £11.25 £14.25
25th Percentile £26.98 £13.50 £19.21
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.57
Median % change year-on-year +62.79% -0.32% +15.04%
75th Percentile £53.25 £36.69 £26.05
90th Percentile £67.55 £45.20 £27.94
England median hourly rate £45.00 £24.50 £24.70
% change year-on-year +83.67% -0.81% -17.67%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in the East of England

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PostgreSQL in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in the East of England

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PostgreSQL in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in the East of England

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PostgreSQL in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for PostgreSQL in the East of England

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire -24 12 £640 +42.22% 6
Suffolk - 7 £525 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £380 - 11
Essex -9 3 £475 +11.76% 2
Norfolk - 1 £700 - 1
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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 East of England region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 18 (62.07%) AWS
2 14 (48.28%) Python
3 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 13 (44.83%) Agile
4 9 (31.03%) Java
4 9 (31.03%) Linux
4 9 (31.03%) Spring
5 8 (27.59%) Google
5 8 (27.59%) Finance
6 7 (24.14%) Scrum
6 7 (24.14%) Oracle
6 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
6 7 (24.14%) Docker
6 7 (24.14%) DevOps
6 7 (24.14%) Microservices
7 6 (20.69%) GitLab
7 6 (20.69%) Social Skills
7 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
7 6 (20.69%) Azure
7 6 (20.69%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (17.24%) Hibernate
8 5 (17.24%) REST
8 5 (17.24%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (17.24%) Event-Driven
8 5 (17.24%) CI/CD
8 5 (17.24%) React
8 5 (17.24%) Terraform
8 5 (17.24%) Critical Thinking
9 4 (13.79%) Swagger
9 4 (13.79%) GCP

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (17.24%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.90%) nginx
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
3 1 (3.45%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 18 (62.07%) AWS
2 6 (20.69%) Azure
2 6 (20.69%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (13.79%) GCP
4 3 (10.34%) Amazon S3
4 3 (10.34%) OpenShift
4 3 (10.34%) Serverless
5 2 (6.90%) Amazon Cognito
5 2 (6.90%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (6.90%) Apigee
5 2 (6.90%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (3.45%) Collibra
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) SSH
1 3 (10.34%) VoIP
2 2 (6.90%) 4G
2 2 (6.90%) LTE
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) MySQL
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (6.90%) Pentaho
4 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) PowerCenter
4 1 (3.45%) Redshift Spectrum
4 1 (3.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.69%) GitLab
3 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Social Skills
3 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.34%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (6.90%) Legal
5 2 (6.90%) Marketing
6 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (3.45%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Python Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Backend Developer
3 3 (10.34%) DBA
3 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Angular Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Commercial Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) AWS Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Commercial Data Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Data Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) Spring
2 5 (17.24%) Hibernate
2 5 (17.24%) React
2 5 (17.24%) REST
3 4 (13.79%) JPA
3 4 (13.79%) Kafka
3 4 (13.79%) Node.js
3 4 (13.79%) Swagger
3 4 (13.79%) Web Services
3 4 (13.79%) XML
4 3 (10.34%) Django
4 3 (10.34%) RESTful
4 3 (10.34%) Spring Boot
5 2 (6.90%) .NET
5 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
5 2 (6.90%) GraphQL
5 2 (6.90%) J2EE
5 2 (6.90%) Material Design
5 2 (6.90%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) IoT
2 2 (6.90%) Cloud Native
2 2 (6.90%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Life Science
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Debian
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile
2 7 (24.14%) DevOps
2 7 (24.14%) Microservices
2 7 (24.14%) Scrum
3 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
4 5 (17.24%) CI/CD
4 5 (17.24%) Critical Thinking
4 5 (17.24%) Event-Driven
5 4 (13.79%) Data Pipeline
5 4 (13.79%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) Analytics
6 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (10.34%) Change Management
6 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
6 3 (10.34%) CRM
6 3 (10.34%) Data Management
6 3 (10.34%) ERP
6 3 (10.34%) Network Planning
6 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (10.34%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Python
2 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) Java
4 4 (13.79%) Bash
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) AWK
5 3 (10.34%) sed
6 2 (6.90%) Go
6 2 (6.90%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) SAS Certification
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) DICOM
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Terraform
2 3 (10.34%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.45%) Ansible
3 1 (3.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Google
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.34%) VMware
5 2 (6.90%) EnterpriseDB
5 2 (6.90%) IBM
5 2 (6.90%) Informatica
6 1 (3.45%) DataFlux
6 1 (3.45%) Ping Identity
6 1 (3.45%) Talend