Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 17 February 2018 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)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 177 226
Rank change year-on-year +30 +49 +124
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 1,658 1,375 1,136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.80% 1.55% 1.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.23% 6.89% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,219 919 823
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £363 £346 £321
90th Percentile £625 £588 £599
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 5
England median hourly rate £40.71 £47.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.39% -6.00% +37.36%
10th Percentile £34.10 £33.28 £37.77
90th Percentile £46.69 £47.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £47.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -14.89% -6.00% +37.36%

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 England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 20,158 19,963 22,736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.83% 22.44% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,193 13,456 15,343
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £278
90th Percentile £631 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +8.82% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 261 375
England median hourly rate £34.50 £27.38 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.03% -0.45% -
10th Percentile £15.25 £9.25 £11.60
90th Percentile £58.13 £47.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +23.64% -1.79% +1.82%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in England

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in England

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in England over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in England

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PostgreSQL in England

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in England over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PostgreSQL in England

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 17 February 2018. 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
London +27 1,104 £513 +2.50% 288
South East +28 220 £500 +25.00% 62
North of England +25 191 £430 -4.44% 45
Yorkshire -3 91 £463 +2.78% 19
North West +26 80 £425 -1.16% 23
Midlands -12 66 £450 -9.09% 42
West Midlands +9 54 £450 -9.09% 20
East of England -32 49 £425 +9.68% 25
North East +45 33 £425 -2.86% 3
South West -42 26 £475 +5.56% 26
East Midlands -16 12 £479 +6.44% 20
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 938 (56.57%) Agile Software Development
2 796 (48.01%) Java
3 580 (34.98%) MySQL
4 564 (34.02%) Amazon AWS
5 532 (32.09%) Linux
6 524 (31.60%) Git (software)
7 500 (30.16%) TDD
8 491 (29.61%) SQL
9 469 (28.29%) JavaScript
10 460 (27.74%) Python
11 451 (27.20%) Jenkins
12 450 (27.14%) DevOps
13 440 (26.54%) Docker
14 409 (24.67%) MongoDB
15 385 (23.22%) NoSQL
16 373 (22.50%) Microservices
17 359 (21.65%) Ansible
18 357 (21.53%) Continuous Integration
19 350 (21.11%) Oracle
20 328 (19.78%) Puppet
21 308 (18.58%) Scrum
22 307 (18.52%) BDD
23 294 (17.73%) REST
24 284 (17.13%) Security Cleared
25 277 (16.71%) Open Source
26 272 (16.41%) Node.js
27 259 (15.62%) JIRA
28 253 (15.26%) Web Services
29 251 (15.14%) Opscode Chef
30 244 (14.72%) Relational Database

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 215 (12.97%) Tomcat
2 201 (12.12%) Confluence
3 154 (9.29%) OpenStack
4 125 (7.54%) Apache Spark
5 110 (6.63%) Elasticsearch
5 110 (6.63%) WebSphere
6 99 (5.97%) WebLogic
7 98 (5.91%) Apache
8 88 (5.31%) nginx
9 46 (2.77%) JBoss
10 33 (1.99%) GlassFish
11 32 (1.93%) Liferay
12 27 (1.63%) Cloud Foundry
13 17 (1.03%) Apache Solr
14 15 (0.90%) Apache Pig
14 15 (0.90%) WildFly
15 14 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 14 (0.84%) SAS
16 12 (0.72%) Jetty
17 11 (0.66%) Drupal
Applications
1 19 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.66%) HipChat
3 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.060%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (0.84%) Magento
2 10 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.060%) Odoo
6 1 (0.060%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 564 (34.02%) Amazon AWS
2 184 (11.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (5.79%) GitHub
4 79 (4.76%) Slack
5 67 (4.04%) Amazon EC2
6 61 (3.68%) Heroku
7 59 (3.56%) Amazon S3
8 44 (2.65%) PaaS
9 41 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
10 39 (2.35%) Serverless
11 36 (2.17%) OpenShift
12 33 (1.99%) IaaS
13 30 (1.81%) Amazon ELB
13 30 (1.81%) AWS Lambda
14 27 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
14 27 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 24 (1.45%) npm
15 24 (1.45%) SaaS
16 23 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
17 22 (1.33%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 107 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 100 (6.03%) HTTP
3 98 (5.91%) Firewall
4 71 (4.28%) DNS
5 68 (4.10%) SSL
6 26 (1.57%) FTP
7 25 (1.51%) OpenLDAP
8 21 (1.27%) Internet
9 15 (0.90%) Kerberos
10 14 (0.84%) VPN
11 13 (0.78%) SMS
12 12 (0.72%) OpenVPN
12 12 (0.72%) SSH
13 9 (0.54%) AMQP
13 9 (0.54%) SAN
14 8 (0.48%) Network Security
14 8 (0.48%) Reverse Proxy
15 7 (0.42%) MQTT
16 6 (0.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 6 (0.36%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 580 (34.98%) MySQL
2 409 (24.67%) MongoDB
3 385 (23.22%) NoSQL
4 244 (14.72%) Relational Database
5 210 (12.67%) Redis
6 205 (12.36%) SQL Server
7 204 (12.30%) Hadoop
8 193 (11.64%) Big Data
9 117 (7.06%) RDBMS
10 116 (7.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 102 (6.15%) Apache Hive
12 99 (5.97%) Oracle Database
13 85 (5.13%) HBase
14 70 (4.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 57 (3.44%) Amazon RDS
16 55 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
17 52 (3.14%) DB2
18 47 (2.83%) Data Lake
19 45 (2.71%) Sqoop
20 37 (2.23%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 524 (31.60%) Git (software)
2 451 (27.20%) Jenkins
3 259 (15.62%) JIRA
4 140 (8.44%) Cucumber
5 106 (6.39%) JUnit
6 101 (6.09%) NUnit
7 98 (5.91%) Maven
8 96 (5.79%) MSTest
9 91 (5.49%) Sonatype Nexus
10 90 (5.43%) GitLab
11 82 (4.95%) Selenium
12 78 (4.70%) Subversion
13 65 (3.92%) Jasmine
14 60 (3.62%) Gradle
15 57 (3.44%) Bitbucket
16 54 (3.26%) Artifactory
17 50 (3.02%) SonarQube
18 43 (2.59%) gulp
19 36 (2.17%) Mocha
20 35 (2.11%) Appium
General
1 236 (14.23%) Finance
2 72 (4.34%) Banking
3 35 (2.11%) Retail Banking
4 31 (1.87%) Marketing
4 31 (1.87%) Telecoms
5 23 (1.39%) Retail
6 22 (1.33%) Publishing
7 17 (1.03%) Games
8 12 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.66%) Electronics
9 11 (0.66%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.54%) Automotive
10 9 (0.54%) International Banking
11 6 (0.36%) Law
11 6 (0.36%) Legal
11 6 (0.36%) Local Government
12 4 (0.24%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.24%) French Language
13 3 (0.18%) Back Office
13 3 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 898 (54.16%) Developer
2 404 (24.37%) Java Developer
3 201 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
4 149 (8.99%) Senior Developer
5 136 (8.20%) Python Developer
6 111 (6.69%) Full Stack Developer
7 98 (5.91%) Architect
8 93 (5.61%) Senior Java Developer
9 75 (4.52%) DBA
10 73 (4.40%) JavaScript Developer
11 69 (4.16%) Agile Developer
12 63 (3.80%) Data Engineer
12 63 (3.80%) Node.js Developer
13 60 (3.62%) Software Engineer
14 54 (3.26%) Digital Developer
15 49 (2.96%) Administrator
15 49 (2.96%) Digital Transformation
16 48 (2.90%) Agile Java Developer
17 45 (2.71%) Java Engineer
18 42 (2.53%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (17.73%) REST
2 272 (16.41%) Node.js
3 253 (15.26%) Web Services
4 233 (14.05%) Spring
5 204 (12.30%) HTML
6 201 (12.12%) CSS
7 190 (11.46%) RESTful
8 166 (10.01%) Kafka
9 160 (9.65%) Spring Boot
10 149 (8.99%) JSON
11 146 (8.81%) AngularJS
12 145 (8.75%) React
13 120 (7.24%) HTML5
14 116 (7.00%) SOAP
15 108 (6.51%) Django
16 86 (5.19%) Ruby on Rails
17 81 (4.89%) .NET
18 76 (4.58%) Elastic Stack
19 75 (4.52%) XML
20 72 (4.34%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 106 (6.39%) Greenfield Project
2 74 (4.46%) Fintech
3 55 (3.32%) Computer Science
4 53 (3.20%) User Experience
5 52 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
6 51 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (2.41%) Mobile App
8 29 (1.75%) Algorithms
9 21 (1.27%) Data Structures
10 18 (1.09%) Data Centre
11 15 (0.90%) Clustering
12 14 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
13 13 (0.78%) Management Information System
13 13 (0.78%) Public Cloud
14 12 (0.72%) Equities
15 9 (0.54%) Video on Demand
16 8 (0.48%) Replication
17 7 (0.42%) Infotainment
18 6 (0.36%) Minimum Viable Product
19 5 (0.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 532 (32.09%) Linux
2 139 (8.38%) Unix
3 138 (8.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 99 (5.97%) CentOS
5 62 (3.74%) Windows
6 51 (3.08%) Android
7 37 (2.23%) Apple iOS
8 32 (1.93%) Ubuntu
9 31 (1.87%) CoreOS
10 22 (1.33%) Windows Server
11 11 (0.66%) Solaris
12 9 (0.54%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.30%) Debian
14 5 (0.30%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.24%) AIX
15 4 (0.24%) VMS
15 4 (0.24%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.18%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 938 (56.57%) Agile Software Development
2 500 (30.16%) TDD
3 450 (27.14%) DevOps
4 373 (22.50%) Microservices
5 357 (21.53%) Continuous Integration
6 308 (18.58%) Scrum
7 307 (18.52%) BDD
8 277 (16.71%) Open Source
9 233 (14.05%) Test Automation
10 186 (11.22%) Software Engineering
11 177 (10.68%) OO
12 171 (10.31%) Continuous Delivery
13 142 (8.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 140 (8.44%) Mentoring
15 139 (8.38%) Kanban
16 135 (8.14%) Configuration Management
17 99 (5.97%) Analytics
18 96 (5.79%) Coaching
19 83 (5.01%) Unit Testing
20 78 (4.70%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 796 (48.01%) Java
2 491 (29.61%) SQL
3 469 (28.29%) JavaScript
4 460 (27.74%) Python
5 212 (12.79%) Ruby
6 157 (9.47%) Bash Shell
6 157 (9.47%) Scala
7 118 (7.12%) PHP
8 87 (5.25%) Go
9 82 (4.95%) ES6
10 76 (4.58%) Groovy
11 68 (4.10%) Perl
12 64 (3.86%) C#
13 60 (3.62%) PL/SQL
14 57 (3.44%) TypeScript
15 41 (2.47%) Shell Script
16 32 (1.93%) C++
17 27 (1.63%) PowerShell
18 22 (1.33%) R
19 18 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 284 (17.13%) Security Cleared
2 233 (14.05%) SC Cleared
3 86 (5.19%) Degree
4 32 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (1.33%) Master's Degree
6 21 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 14 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
8 10 (0.60%) DBS Check
9 9 (0.54%) RHCE
10 7 (0.42%) CISSP
11 5 (0.30%) CHECK Team Member
11 5 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (0.24%) CCNP
12 4 (0.24%) CCSE
12 4 (0.24%) CISA
12 4 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.24%) CISMP
12 4 (0.24%) OCP
13 3 (0.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (1.93%) QA
2 18 (1.09%) GDPR
3 15 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 15 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 14 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.72%) GCP
6 3 (0.18%) AS 2805
6 3 (0.18%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.12%) MiFID
8 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.060%) PMO
8 1 (0.060%) SLA
8 1 (0.060%) WCAG
System Software
1 440 (26.54%) Docker
2 84 (5.07%) HDFS
3 78 (4.70%) Apache Flume
4 53 (3.20%) Active Directory
5 43 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
7 22 (1.33%) vCloud
8 17 (1.03%) Squid
9 12 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 12 (0.72%) Postfix
9 12 (0.72%) vSphere
10 10 (0.60%) etcd
11 9 (0.54%) Hyper-V
12 8 (0.48%) Xen
13 6 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.30%) LXC
15 4 (0.24%) VirtualBox
15 4 (0.24%) XenDesktop
16 2 (0.12%) GlusterFS
16 2 (0.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 359 (21.65%) Ansible
2 328 (19.78%) Puppet
3 251 (15.14%) Opscode Chef
4 190 (11.46%) Kubernetes
5 155 (9.35%) Terraform
6 78 (4.70%) Kibana
7 70 (4.22%) Oozie
8 65 (3.92%) logstash
9 64 (3.86%) ZABBIX
10 50 (3.02%) Ambari
11 38 (2.29%) Docker Swarm
12 35 (2.11%) HAProxy
13 30 (1.81%) Hadoop YARN
13 30 (1.81%) Sysdig
14 27 (1.63%) Consul
14 27 (1.63%) Grafana
15 21 (1.27%) Rancher
16 20 (1.21%) Salt
17 17 (1.03%) Nagios
17 17 (1.03%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 350 (21.11%) Oracle
2 151 (9.11%) Red Hat
3 96 (5.79%) Google
4 89 (5.37%) IBM
5 85 (5.13%) VMware
6 60 (3.62%) Microsoft
7 45 (2.71%) Hortonworks
8 42 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
9 38 (2.29%) HP
10 36 (2.17%) Cloudera
11 34 (2.05%) Atlassian
12 32 (1.93%) Talend
13 27 (1.63%) Tableau
14 25 (1.51%) MapR
15 24 (1.45%) SAP
16 21 (1.27%) Tealium
17 19 (1.15%) Splunk
18 18 (1.09%) Alteryx
18 18 (1.09%) Sybase
19 17 (1.03%) Sonatype