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 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
England / East of England
Rank 94 118 114
Rank change year-on-year +24 -4  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 34 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.59% 0.25% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.27% 1.50% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 4
Median daily rate £375 £438 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +15.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £368 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £594 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.18% +5.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.88 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -36.76% +6.25%  

PostgreSQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 411 399 556
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.16% 16.45% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 234 346
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £255 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 25
Median hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +47.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £22.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £63.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in the East of England

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PostgreSQL in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in the East of England

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in the East of England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in the East of England

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL in the East of England.

Contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 23 £375 - 3
Cambridgeshire +15 10 £430 +17.00% 2
Essex - 1 - - 1
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 39 (66.10%) Java
1 39 (66.10%) Linux
2 32 (54.24%) Apache
2 32 (54.24%) Python
2 32 (54.24%) SQL
3 23 (38.98%) Ruby
3 23 (38.98%) LAPP Stack
4 22 (37.29%) Perl
5 20 (33.90%) TCP/IP
5 20 (33.90%) Finance
5 20 (33.90%) Puppet
6 19 (32.20%) LAMP
7 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (30.51%) Tomcat
7 18 (30.51%) MySQL
7 18 (30.51%) Bash Shell
8 17 (28.81%) MongoDB
8 17 (28.81%) SSL
8 17 (28.81%) Clustering
8 17 (28.81%) Firewall
9 15 (25.42%) Software Engineering
10 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
10 14 (23.73%) DevOps
11 13 (22.03%) High Availability
12 12 (20.34%) Windows
12 12 (20.34%) Configuration Management
12 12 (20.34%) Git (software)
13 11 (18.64%) Salt
13 11 (18.64%) Payment Gateway
13 11 (18.64%) RHCE

PostgreSQL
Top Related 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 32 (54.24%) Apache
2 18 (30.51%) Tomcat
3 9 (15.25%) nginx
4 5 (8.47%) Apache Spark
4 5 (8.47%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (6.78%) Apache Pig
6 3 (5.08%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.69%) Confluence
7 1 (1.69%) Drupal
7 1 (1.69%) OpenEdge
7 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.69%) Predix
7 1 (1.69%) SAS
7 1 (1.69%) SilverStripe
Business Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.69%) SAP MDG
2 1 (1.69%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.90%) TCP/IP
2 17 (28.81%) Firewall
2 17 (28.81%) SSL
3 9 (15.25%) DHCP
3 9 (15.25%) DNS
4 4 (6.78%) HTTP
5 1 (1.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.51%) MySQL
2 17 (28.81%) MongoDB
3 10 (16.95%) NoSQL
4 5 (8.47%) Apache Hive
4 5 (8.47%) Big Data
4 5 (8.47%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (8.47%) Hadoop
4 5 (8.47%) Sybase ASE
5 4 (6.78%) Data Lake
5 4 (6.78%) HBase
5 4 (6.78%) RDBMS
5 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.08%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (5.08%) Redis
7 2 (3.39%) Data Mart
7 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.39%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.69%) GIS
Development Applications
1 12 (20.34%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.56%) Jenkins
3 6 (10.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (10.17%) JUnit
3 6 (10.17%) Mercurial
3 6 (10.17%) Mockito
4 5 (8.47%) IntelliJ
4 5 (8.47%) WebStorm
5 3 (5.08%) Maven
5 3 (5.08%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (3.39%) JIRA
7 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.69%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.69%) Protractor
7 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (33.90%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Games
3 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.39%) Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (42.37%) Developer
2 13 (22.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (22.03%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.25%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Administrator
4 6 (10.17%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (6.78%) Hadoop Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Python Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.39%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.39%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Unix Administrator
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Unix Administrator
7 2 (3.39%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.98%) LAPP Stack
2 19 (32.20%) LAMP
3 11 (18.64%) Hibernate
3 11 (18.64%) Spring
4 10 (16.95%) JSON
5 9 (15.25%) AngularJS
5 9 (15.25%) HTML
6 8 (13.56%) jQuery
7 7 (11.86%) Web Services
8 6 (10.17%) HTML5
8 6 (10.17%) JPA
8 6 (10.17%) REST
8 6 (10.17%) XML
9 5 (8.47%) J2EE
9 5 (8.47%) JSP
9 5 (8.47%) RESTful
9 5 (8.47%) XML Schema
10 4 (6.78%) .NET
10 4 (6.78%) CSS
10 4 (6.78%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Clustering
2 11 (18.64%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.08%) User Experience
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Online Games
5 1 (1.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (66.10%) Linux
2 12 (20.34%) Windows
3 4 (6.78%) Unix
4 1 (1.69%) Solaris
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.42%) Software Engineering
3 14 (23.73%) DevOps
4 13 (22.03%) High Availability
5 12 (20.34%) Configuration Management
6 10 (16.95%) MVC
7 9 (15.25%) Open Source
8 7 (11.86%) TDD
9 6 (10.17%) BDD
9 6 (10.17%) Domain-Driven Design
9 6 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (8.47%) BPMN
10 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.47%) Information Security
10 5 (8.47%) MapReduce
10 5 (8.47%) OO
11 4 (6.78%) Data Protection
12 3 (5.08%) Microservices
12 3 (5.08%) OWASP
12 3 (5.08%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 39 (66.10%) Java
2 32 (54.24%) Python
2 32 (54.24%) SQL
3 23 (38.98%) Ruby
4 22 (37.29%) Perl
5 18 (30.51%) Bash Shell
6 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
7 11 (18.64%) C
8 10 (16.95%) Scala
9 8 (13.56%) C#
10 6 (10.17%) PHP
11 5 (8.47%) Groovy
11 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
11 5 (8.47%) VB
12 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.69%) Progress 4GL
12 1 (1.69%) R
12 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) FreeRADIUS
2 5 (8.47%) vSphere
3 4 (6.78%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (6.78%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (33.90%) Puppet
2 11 (18.64%) Salt
3 10 (16.95%) Nagios
4 9 (15.25%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (8.47%) Ansible
6 4 (6.78%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (5.08%) Graphite
7 3 (5.08%) logstash
8 1 (1.69%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.69%) OpenView
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.69%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Cisco
1 9 (15.25%) VMware
2 5 (8.47%) Sybase
3 4 (6.78%) Hortonworks
4 3 (5.08%) Embarcadero
4 3 (5.08%) Talend
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle
6 1 (1.69%) HP
6 1 (1.69%) Informatica
6 1 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.69%) Progress
6 1 (1.69%) SAP
6 1 (1.69%) Vertica
6 1 (1.69%) Zend