Period
to 7 July 2020

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 7 July 2020 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
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 101 145 121
Rank change year-on-year +44 -24 +33
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 23 46 76
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.13% 1.08% 1.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.44% 5.20% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 44
Median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +11.11%
10th Percentile £356 £342 £302
90th Percentile £875 £575 £600
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% -8.05% +2.35%

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 423 884 915
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.81% 20.67% 19.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 530 570
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £331 £288
90th Percentile £600 £607 £563
England median daily rate £500 £483 £475
% change year-on-year +3.63% +1.58% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 27
Median hourly rate £21.57 £30.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.10% +15.38% -17.46%
10th Percentile £19.08 £14.18 £13.61
90th Percentile £28.48 £58.63 £48.60
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year - +4.48% +11.67%

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 7 July 2020.

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 7 July 2020. 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
Cambridgeshire +31 18 £525 +22.09% 6
Hertfordshire +37 4 £750 +50.00% 1
Suffolk +11 2 £450 -18.18%
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, 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 (69.57%) MySQL
2 12 (52.17%) Python
2 12 (52.17%) AWS
2 12 (52.17%) Docker
3 8 (34.78%) Java
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) Analytics
5 6 (26.09%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (26.09%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (26.09%) ETL
5 6 (26.09%) Amazon Aurora
5 6 (26.09%) Serverless
6 5 (21.74%) Loggly
6 5 (21.74%) BigQuery
6 5 (21.74%) Kubernetes
6 5 (21.74%) webpack
6 5 (21.74%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (21.74%) Terraform
6 5 (21.74%) GraphQL
6 5 (21.74%) Travis CI
6 5 (21.74%) Amazon S3
6 5 (21.74%) nginx
6 5 (21.74%) Open Source
6 5 (21.74%) Mocha
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (21.74%) Selenium
6 5 (21.74%) Vagrant
6 5 (21.74%) Express
6 5 (21.74%) Amazon EMR
6 5 (21.74%) TypeScript

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 (26.09%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (21.74%) nginx
3 4 (17.39%) Apache Spark
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) Confluence
4 1 (4.35%) iPlanet
Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) AWS
2 6 (26.09%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (26.09%) Serverless
3 5 (21.74%) Amazon EMR
3 5 (21.74%) Amazon S3
3 5 (21.74%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (21.74%) Loggly
4 4 (17.39%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (8.70%) GCP
6 1 (4.35%) Amazon Cognito
6 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) DHCP
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) IPsec
2 1 (4.35%) Network Security
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) SMTP
2 1 (4.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) MySQL
2 6 (26.09%) Amazon Aurora
3 5 (21.74%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (21.74%) Apache Hive
3 5 (21.74%) BigQuery
4 4 (17.39%) Data Lake
5 1 (4.35%) Big Data
5 1 (4.35%) MariaDB
5 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Mocha
1 5 (21.74%) Selenium
1 5 (21.74%) Travis CI
1 5 (21.74%) Vagrant
1 5 (21.74%) webpack
2 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Robot Framework
3 1 (4.35%) RSpec
3 1 (4.35%) TestRail
General
1 3 (13.04%) Legal
2 2 (8.70%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Node.js Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Python Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Python Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Python Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) React Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Express
1 5 (21.74%) GraphQL
1 5 (21.74%) Node.js
1 5 (21.74%) Sass
2 4 (17.39%) React
3 3 (13.04%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (8.70%) Django
4 2 (8.70%) RESTful
4 2 (8.70%) Web Services
5 1 (4.35%) Apache Camel
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (4.35%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5
5 1 (4.35%) LAMP
5 1 (4.35%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (4.35%) LDAP
5 1 (4.35%) REST
5 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) CentOS
2 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (30.43%) Analytics
2 6 (26.09%) ETL
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (21.74%) Machine Learning
3 5 (21.74%) Open Source
4 4 (17.39%) High Availability
4 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
5 3 (13.04%) B2B
5 3 (13.04%) BDD
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Data Science
6 2 (8.70%) Fintech
6 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
6 2 (8.70%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Python
2 8 (34.78%) Java
3 5 (21.74%) TypeScript
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) Ruby
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CCNA
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.35%) LPIC
1 1 (4.35%) RHCE
1 1 (4.35%) RHCT
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Postfix
2 1 (4.35%) RHEV
2 1 (4.35%) Sendmail
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Kubernetes
1 5 (21.74%) Terraform
2 1 (4.35%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) HAProxy
2 1 (4.35%) HP ALM
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) New Relic
2 4 (17.39%) Talend
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) Tableau
4 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) VMware