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 26 June 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.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 115 107
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 18 15 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.77% 0.60% 1.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.03% 2.85% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 21
Median daily rate £431 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.81% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £373
% change year-on-year +7.50% +7.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +286.36% -67.16%  

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 447 526 737
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.21% 21.05% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 309 415
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 22
Median hourly rate £17.50 £34.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.27% +46.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £26.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £40.00 £45.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

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 26 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 26 June 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 -3 7 £400 +23.07% 6
Cambridgeshire -2 6 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 3 £525 -
Essex - 1 £500 -
Norfolk - 1 £450 -
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (75.00%) Linux
2 37 (71.15%) Java
3 32 (61.54%) SQL
4 30 (57.69%) Python
5 24 (46.15%) Bash Shell
6 23 (44.23%) TCP/IP
7 22 (42.31%) Perl
7 22 (42.31%) MySQL
7 22 (42.31%) Finance
8 21 (40.38%) Ruby
8 21 (40.38%) SSL
9 20 (38.46%) Apache
9 20 (38.46%) Tomcat
9 20 (38.46%) LAPP Stack
10 19 (36.54%) Firewall
10 19 (36.54%) Clustering
11 18 (34.62%) Software Engineering
11 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
11 18 (34.62%) Puppet
11 18 (34.62%) MongoDB
12 16 (30.77%) DevOps
13 15 (28.85%) Windows
14 14 (26.92%) C
14 14 (26.92%) Configuration Management
14 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (26.92%) High Availability
15 13 (25.00%) Payment Gateway
15 13 (25.00%) Hibernate
15 13 (25.00%) Spring
15 13 (25.00%) Computer Science

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 20 (38.46%) Apache
1 20 (38.46%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.85%) Confluence
3 2 (3.85%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.92%) Drupal
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.92%) Predix
4 1 (1.92%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.92%) SAP MDG
2 1 (1.92%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (44.23%) TCP/IP
2 21 (40.38%) SSL
3 19 (36.54%) Firewall
4 1 (1.92%) HTTP
4 1 (1.92%) Internet
4 1 (1.92%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (42.31%) MySQL
2 18 (34.62%) MongoDB
3 7 (13.46%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (13.46%) Sybase ASE
4 6 (11.54%) NoSQL
5 5 (9.62%) Redis
6 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 3 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (3.85%) Apache Hive
8 2 (3.85%) DB2
8 2 (3.85%) DB2 UDB
8 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.92%) GIS
9 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.92%) Spotfire
9 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 8 (15.38%) Maven
3 7 (13.46%) Mercurial
4 6 (11.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (11.54%) IntelliJ
4 6 (11.54%) JUnit
4 6 (11.54%) Mockito
4 6 (11.54%) WebStorm
5 2 (3.85%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.85%) Checkstyle
5 2 (3.85%) GitLab
5 2 (3.85%) JIRA
5 2 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.92%) Subversion
6 1 (1.92%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 22 (42.31%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Games
3 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.85%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Developer
2 10 (19.23%) Java Developer
2 10 (19.23%) Software Engineer
3 9 (17.31%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Python Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Administrator
5 3 (5.77%) DBA
5 3 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) PHP Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Senior DBA
7 1 (1.92%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Software Support Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Software Tester
7 1 (1.92%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.92%) Support Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (38.46%) LAPP Stack
2 13 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 13 (25.00%) Spring
3 11 (21.15%) LAMP
4 10 (19.23%) AngularJS
4 10 (19.23%) HTML
5 9 (17.31%) jQuery
5 9 (17.31%) JSON
5 9 (17.31%) Web Services
6 7 (13.46%) HTML5
6 7 (13.46%) J2EE
6 7 (13.46%) JSP
6 7 (13.46%) REST
6 7 (13.46%) XML
7 6 (11.54%) JPA
7 6 (11.54%) XML Schema
8 4 (7.69%) CSS
8 4 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (7.69%) RESTful
8 4 (7.69%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 19 (36.54%) Clustering
2 13 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (13.46%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (5.77%) User Experience
5 1 (1.92%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.92%) Online Games
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.92%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 39 (75.00%) Linux
2 15 (28.85%) Windows
3 4 (7.69%) Unix
4 3 (5.77%) Solaris
5 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Software Engineering
2 16 (30.77%) DevOps
3 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.92%) Configuration Management
3 14 (26.92%) High Availability
4 11 (21.15%) MVC
5 7 (13.46%) BDD
5 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (13.46%) Open Source
5 7 (13.46%) TDD
6 6 (11.54%) BPMN
6 6 (11.54%) Domain-Driven Design
6 6 (11.54%) Information Security
6 6 (11.54%) OO
6 6 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (9.62%) Microservices
8 4 (7.69%) Data Protection
9 3 (5.77%) OWASP
9 3 (5.77%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (5.77%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 37 (71.15%) Java
2 32 (61.54%) SQL
3 30 (57.69%) Python
4 24 (46.15%) Bash Shell
5 22 (42.31%) Perl
6 21 (40.38%) Ruby
7 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
8 14 (26.92%) C
9 10 (19.23%) C#
10 7 (13.46%) Scala
10 7 (13.46%) T-SQL
11 6 (11.54%) Groovy
11 6 (11.54%) VB
12 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
12 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
13 2 (3.85%) PHP
14 1 (1.92%) C++
14 1 (1.92%) Korn
14 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
14 1 (1.92%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) RHCE
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (34.62%) Puppet
2 12 (23.08%) Salt
3 5 (9.62%) Ansible
4 1 (1.92%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.92%) Nagios
4 1 (1.92%) OpenView
4 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.92%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Sybase
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.85%) Sonatype
4 1 (1.92%) Embarcadero
4 1 (1.92%) HP
4 1 (1.92%) IBM
4 1 (1.92%) Informatica
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
4 1 (1.92%) Talend
4 1 (1.92%) Vertica
4 1 (1.92%) Zend
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
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