Period
to 26 October 2021

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 26 October 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
26 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 113 71 133
Rank change year-on-year -42 +62 +6
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 27 18 51
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.08% 1.46% 1.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.46% 6.04% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 25
10th Percentile £360 £351 £375
25th Percentile £413 £394 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £439 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year -7.63% -5.00% -9.09%
75th Percentile £459 £578 £650
90th Percentile £477 £858 £718
England median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
England median hourly rate £58.25 £51.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +14.22% +2.00% +6.38%

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 418 298 767
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.74% 24.25% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 201 504
10th Percentile £212 £278 £327
25th Percentile £350 £325 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £450 £450
75th Percentile £538 £538 £538
90th Percentile £612 £638 £631
England median daily rate £525 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 7
10th Percentile £11.35 £13.03 £14.03
25th Percentile £16.25 £19.40 £17.69
Median hourly rate £27.00 £31.75 £31.00
Median % change year-on-year -14.96% +2.42% +34.78%
75th Percentile £33.75 £35.00 £50.25
90th Percentile £56.57 £47.00 £57.50
England median hourly rate £34.25 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.55% -8.33% +7.66%

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 26 October 2021.

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 26 October 2021. 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
Essex -5 18 £430 -1.71% 5
Cambridgeshire -26 7 £450 -14.29% 10
Hertfordshire -34 2 - - 8
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 26 October 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 East of England region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) Java
3 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 13 (48.15%) Spring
3 13 (48.15%) AWS
3 13 (48.15%) Relational Database
3 13 (48.15%) Spring Boot
4 12 (44.44%) MySQL
4 12 (44.44%) Oracle
5 11 (40.74%) Azure
6 10 (37.04%) HTML5
6 10 (37.04%) HTML
6 10 (37.04%) CSS
6 10 (37.04%) SQL
6 10 (37.04%) XML
6 10 (37.04%) SAX
6 10 (37.04%) JMeter
6 10 (37.04%) Thymeleaf
6 10 (37.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (37.04%) DevOps
6 10 (37.04%) Scenario Testing
6 10 (37.04%) Spring WebFlux
6 10 (37.04%) Social Skills
7 9 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
7 9 (33.33%) Critical Thinking
7 9 (33.33%) Terraform
7 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (29.63%) Serverless
8 8 (29.63%) Web Services
8 8 (29.63%) Node.js

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 6 (22.22%) Confluence
2 2 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 13 (48.15%) AWS
2 11 (40.74%) Azure
3 8 (29.63%) Serverless
4 7 (25.93%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (25.93%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (22.22%) Amazon S3
5 6 (22.22%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (18.52%) Amazon Glacier
6 5 (18.52%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (18.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 5 (18.52%) CloudFront
7 4 (14.81%) Amazon EKS
8 3 (11.11%) AWS CodePipeline
9 2 (7.41%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (7.41%) AWS CodeCommit
9 2 (7.41%) Azure Pipelines
9 2 (7.41%) GCP
9 2 (7.41%) OpenShift
9 2 (7.41%) PaaS
9 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) IPv4
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
1 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) Relational Database
2 12 (44.44%) MySQL
3 6 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (18.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
6 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.70%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (3.70%) Big Data
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) JMeter
2 6 (22.22%) JIRA
3 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
4 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.41%) GitLab
5 2 (7.41%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (37.04%) Social Skills
2 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (25.93%) Public Sector
4 2 (7.41%) Organisational Skills
4 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
1 8 (29.63%) Test Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (11.11%) DBA
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) AWS Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) AWS Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Data Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Data Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) OAT Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) OAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) Spring
1 13 (48.15%) Spring Boot
2 10 (37.04%) CSS
2 10 (37.04%) HTML
2 10 (37.04%) HTML5
2 10 (37.04%) SAX
2 10 (37.04%) Spring WebFlux
2 10 (37.04%) Thymeleaf
2 10 (37.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 10 (37.04%) XML
3 8 (29.63%) AngularJS
3 8 (29.63%) Node.js
3 8 (29.63%) Web Services
4 7 (25.93%) React
5 6 (22.22%) .NET
5 6 (22.22%) .NET Core
5 6 (22.22%) Middleware
6 5 (18.52%) RESTful
7 2 (7.41%) REST
7 2 (7.41%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) CMDB
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (7.41%) NHS
2 2 (7.41%) Public Cloud
2 2 (7.41%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Unix
3 2 (7.41%) VMS
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) DevOps
2 10 (37.04%) Scenario Testing
3 9 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
3 9 (33.33%) Critical Thinking
4 6 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 6 (22.22%) FMEA
4 6 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Automation
5 5 (18.52%) Microservices
5 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) Web Application Development
6 4 (14.81%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (14.81%) Full Stack Development
6 4 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (14.81%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 10 (37.04%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) Python
5 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.41%) Java 11
6 2 (7.41%) Java 8
6 2 (7.41%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) C#
7 1 (3.70%) C++
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.70%) VB
7 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) ISTQB
1 6 (22.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Docker
2 2 (7.41%) Postfix
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Terraform
2 6 (22.22%) Data Guard
2 6 (22.22%) Kubernetes
3 4 (14.81%) Ansible
4 3 (11.11%) Avamar
4 3 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (11.11%) ZABBIX
5 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (7.41%) Puppet
5 2 (7.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) arcserve
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Alibaba
3 2 (7.41%) IBM
3 2 (7.41%) Pega
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) WSO2