Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 161 158
Rank change year-on-year +27 -3 +80
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 1,900 1,623 1,639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.99% 1.72% 1.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.78% 7.82% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,342 1,193 1,089
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £368 £376 £350
90th Percentile £625 £640 £588
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +10.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 4
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +146.15% +62.50%
10th Percentile £26.65 £24.89 £8.80
90th Percentile £47.98 £34.40 £22.88
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% +113.33% +87.50%

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 21,640 20,764 21,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.67% 22.02% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,226 14,450 14,510
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.80%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £291
90th Percentile £648 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 243 315
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +18.18% -
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.63 £10.52
90th Percentile £57.50 £56.85 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £32.24 £31.23 £28.00
% change year-on-year +3.23% +11.54% -1.10%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -5 1,096 £525 - 312
North of England +51 291 £500 +11.11% 75
South East +3 219 £500 +5.26% 73
North West +47 159 £530 -3.99% 41
Midlands +21 114 £440 -2.22% 29
South West +41 96 £425 +18.88% 43
Yorkshire +6 93 £489 +2.89% 26
West Midlands +4 91 £450 -5.26% 16
East of England +26 77 £550 +29.41% 31
North East -4 41 £431 -4.17% 8
East Midlands +15 22 £413 -4.62% 13
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 1,024 (53.89%) Agile Software Development
2 892 (46.95%) Java
3 665 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
4 645 (33.95%) TDD
5 609 (32.05%) MySQL
6 590 (31.05%) Python
7 574 (30.21%) SQL
8 563 (29.63%) Git (software)
9 545 (28.68%) Linux
10 531 (27.95%) Docker
11 525 (27.63%) Oracle
12 502 (26.42%) Jenkins
13 492 (25.89%) Continuous Integration
14 478 (25.16%) JavaScript
15 452 (23.79%) Ansible
16 448 (23.58%) DevOps
17 425 (22.37%) NoSQL
18 387 (20.37%) Microservices
19 367 (19.32%) Puppet
20 341 (17.95%) Node.js
21 336 (17.68%) JIRA
22 333 (17.53%) BDD
23 327 (17.21%) REST
24 323 (17.00%) Microsoft Azure
25 320 (16.84%) MongoDB
26 318 (16.74%) Security Cleared
27 309 (16.26%) Spring
28 306 (16.11%) HTML
29 305 (16.05%) CSS
30 283 (14.89%) OO

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
1 240 (12.63%) Tomcat
2 233 (12.26%) Elasticsearch
3 213 (11.21%) OpenStack
4 208 (10.95%) Confluence
5 203 (10.68%) WebSphere
6 188 (9.89%) WebLogic
7 121 (6.37%) Apache
8 101 (5.32%) Apache Spark
9 85 (4.47%) nginx
10 52 (2.74%) Apache Solr
11 40 (2.11%) JBoss
12 25 (1.32%) Tuxedo
13 24 (1.26%) Drupal
14 19 (1.00%) IIS
15 17 (0.89%) Apache Qpid
15 17 (0.89%) CMS
16 14 (0.74%) Gunicorn
17 13 (0.68%) Mule
18 12 (0.63%) WordPress
19 9 (0.47%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 16 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.11%) HipChat
3 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.053%) Shockwave
4 1 (0.053%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.053%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.053%) Exstream
4 1 (0.053%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.053%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.053%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.053%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 665 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 323 (17.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 145 (7.63%) GitHub
4 87 (4.58%) Serverless
5 86 (4.53%) AWS Lambda
6 74 (3.89%) Amazon S3
7 73 (3.84%) Amazon EC2
8 56 (2.95%) PaaS
9 48 (2.53%) OpenShift
10 46 (2.42%) Google Cloud Platform
11 45 (2.37%) Heroku
12 37 (1.95%) Apigee
13 35 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
14 34 (1.79%) Slack
15 31 (1.63%) Amazon EMR
16 30 (1.58%) IaaS
16 30 (1.58%) SaaS
17 29 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
17 29 (1.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 21 (1.11%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 112 (5.89%) HTTP
2 71 (3.74%) DNS
3 60 (3.16%) Firewall
4 50 (2.63%) SSL
5 48 (2.53%) TCP/IP
6 30 (1.58%) Kerberos
7 24 (1.26%) VPN
8 15 (0.79%) Internet
9 13 (0.68%) SSH
10 12 (0.63%) FTP
11 11 (0.58%) OpenVPN
12 9 (0.47%) OpenLDAP
12 9 (0.47%) Reverse Proxy
12 9 (0.47%) Unicast
13 8 (0.42%) SAN
14 7 (0.37%) DSL
14 7 (0.37%) SMTP
15 6 (0.32%) HTTPS
15 6 (0.32%) NAS
15 6 (0.32%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 609 (32.05%) MySQL
2 425 (22.37%) NoSQL
3 320 (16.84%) MongoDB
4 277 (14.58%) SQL Server
5 251 (13.21%) Relational Database
6 175 (9.21%) Redis
7 130 (6.84%) Big Data
8 124 (6.53%) Hadoop
9 114 (6.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 87 (4.58%) HBase
11 84 (4.42%) RDBMS
12 82 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
13 78 (4.11%) Oracle Database
14 75 (3.95%) Amazon RDS
15 62 (3.26%) Apache Hive
16 44 (2.32%) Amazon Redshift
17 41 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 41 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 34 (1.79%) DB2
19 32 (1.68%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 563 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 502 (26.42%) Jenkins
3 336 (17.68%) JIRA
4 182 (9.58%) NUnit
4 182 (9.58%) Selenium
5 176 (9.26%) MSTest
6 129 (6.79%) GitLab
7 121 (6.37%) Maven
8 114 (6.00%) JUnit
8 114 (6.00%) Subversion
9 81 (4.26%) Cucumber
10 73 (3.84%) Gatling
11 69 (3.63%) Gradle
12 65 (3.42%) Artifactory
13 49 (2.58%) Bitbucket
14 43 (2.26%) Mocha
15 41 (2.16%) Vagrant
15 41 (2.16%) WebDriver
16 38 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
17 37 (1.95%) Mercurial
General
1 172 (9.05%) Finance
2 104 (5.47%) Retail
3 44 (2.32%) Banking
4 40 (2.11%) Marketing
5 34 (1.79%) Advertising
6 32 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 28 (1.47%) Publishing
8 18 (0.95%) Electronics
9 17 (0.89%) Legal
9 17 (0.89%) Manufacturing
10 14 (0.74%) Games
11 9 (0.47%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.32%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.26%) Back Office
15 3 (0.16%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.16%) Law
16 2 (0.11%) Retail Finance
16 2 (0.11%) Spanish Language
17 1 (0.053%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,122 (59.05%) Developer
2 517 (27.21%) Java Developer
3 173 (9.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 142 (7.47%) Python Developer
5 141 (7.42%) Senior Developer
6 116 (6.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 96 (5.05%) Architect
8 77 (4.05%) Backend Developer
9 73 (3.84%) Software Engineer
10 66 (3.47%) Data Engineer
10 66 (3.47%) DBA
11 65 (3.42%) Full Stack Developer
12 62 (3.26%) AWS Developer
13 59 (3.11%) Administrator
14 54 (2.84%) AWS Engineer
15 50 (2.63%) Java Engineer
16 49 (2.58%) SQL Developer
17 46 (2.42%) PostgreSQL Developer
18 45 (2.37%) Django Developer
18 45 (2.37%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (17.95%) Node.js
2 327 (17.21%) REST
3 309 (16.26%) Spring
4 306 (16.11%) HTML
5 305 (16.05%) CSS
6 192 (10.11%) Spring Boot
7 190 (10.00%) Hibernate
8 177 (9.32%) Web Services
9 176 (9.26%) Kafka
10 172 (9.05%) RESTful
11 167 (8.79%) JSON
12 141 (7.42%) AngularJS
13 133 (7.00%) Django
14 132 (6.95%) RabbitMQ
15 113 (5.95%) XML
16 101 (5.32%) HTML5
17 86 (4.53%) Elastic Stack
18 78 (4.11%) SOAP
19 77 (4.05%) React
20 74 (3.89%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 105 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
3 53 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
4 52 (2.74%) User Experience
5 42 (2.21%) Data Centre
6 37 (1.95%) Data Structures
7 36 (1.89%) Fintech
8 33 (1.74%) Algorithms
9 26 (1.37%) Clustering
9 26 (1.37%) PKI
10 24 (1.26%) Reference Data
11 23 (1.21%) Management Information System
12 22 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
13 20 (1.05%) Mobile App
14 18 (0.95%) Replication
15 15 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (0.68%) Mainframe
16 13 (0.68%) Public Cloud
16 13 (0.68%) Wiki
17 11 (0.58%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 545 (28.68%) Linux
2 209 (11.00%) Unix
3 155 (8.16%) Windows
4 71 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 60 (3.16%) CentOS
6 49 (2.58%) Ubuntu
7 47 (2.47%) Windows Server
8 19 (1.00%) Apple iOS
9 16 (0.84%) Android
9 16 (0.84%) VMS
10 14 (0.74%) CoreOS
10 14 (0.74%) Solaris
11 10 (0.53%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.42%) Debian
13 8 (0.42%) FreeBSD
14 6 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.21%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.16%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,024 (53.89%) Agile Software Development
2 645 (33.95%) TDD
3 492 (25.89%) Continuous Integration
4 448 (23.58%) DevOps
5 387 (20.37%) Microservices
6 333 (17.53%) BDD
7 283 (14.89%) OO
8 250 (13.16%) Test Automation
9 235 (12.37%) Scrum
10 228 (12.00%) Migration
11 213 (11.21%) Software Engineering
12 197 (10.37%) Open Source
13 156 (8.21%) Continuous Delivery
14 129 (6.79%) Mentoring
15 128 (6.74%) Problem-Solving
16 124 (6.53%) Configuration Management
17 98 (5.16%) Analytics
18 95 (5.00%) Kanban
19 93 (4.89%) SOA
20 90 (4.74%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 892 (46.95%) Java
2 590 (31.05%) Python
3 574 (30.21%) SQL
4 478 (25.16%) JavaScript
5 278 (14.63%) Java 8
6 183 (9.63%) Ruby
7 152 (8.00%) Bash Shell
8 117 (6.16%) Go
9 113 (5.95%) Perl
10 104 (5.47%) PHP
11 101 (5.32%) ES6
12 93 (4.89%) Shell Script
13 88 (4.63%) C#
14 82 (4.32%) PL/SQL
15 65 (3.42%) Scala
16 51 (2.68%) Groovy
17 50 (2.63%) PowerShell
18 46 (2.42%) TypeScript
19 44 (2.32%) T-SQL
20 33 (1.74%) R
Qualifications
1 318 (16.74%) Security Cleared
2 257 (13.53%) SC Cleared
3 86 (4.53%) Degree
4 42 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 28 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 18 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.37%) AWS Certification
7 7 (0.37%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.32%) DBS Check
8 6 (0.32%) ISEB
9 5 (0.26%) OCP
9 5 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.16%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.16%) PhD
11 2 (0.11%) CCNA
11 2 (0.11%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (4.95%) QA
2 24 (1.26%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.58%) GDPR
4 7 (0.37%) MiFID
5 6 (0.32%) PMO
6 4 (0.21%) WCAG
7 3 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.16%) PSD2
8 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.053%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.053%) WAI
System Software
1 531 (27.95%) Docker
2 42 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (1.84%) Active Directory
4 24 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
5 21 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 17 (0.89%) HDFS
8 14 (0.74%) Postfix
9 11 (0.58%) Apache Flume
9 11 (0.58%) Squid
10 9 (0.47%) vCloud
11 8 (0.42%) etcd
11 8 (0.42%) flannel
11 8 (0.42%) NFS
11 8 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (0.37%) Ceph
12 7 (0.37%) GlusterFS
12 7 (0.37%) Hyper-V
12 7 (0.37%) SkyDNS
13 6 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 452 (23.79%) Ansible
2 367 (19.32%) Puppet
3 277 (14.58%) Opscode Chef
4 264 (13.89%) Kubernetes
5 221 (11.63%) Terraform
6 45 (2.37%) Kibana
7 39 (2.05%) Grafana
8 37 (1.95%) Nagios
9 35 (1.84%) ZABBIX
10 31 (1.63%) logstash
11 26 (1.37%) Docker Swarm
11 26 (1.37%) Salt
12 23 (1.21%) Prometheus
12 23 (1.21%) Sysdig
13 18 (0.95%) HAProxy
14 16 (0.84%) Packer
15 13 (0.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 13 (0.68%) Mesos
15 13 (0.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 12 (0.63%) Graphite
Vendors
1 525 (27.63%) Oracle
2 90 (4.74%) Microsoft
3 86 (4.53%) VMware
4 72 (3.79%) Google
5 69 (3.63%) Atlassian
5 69 (3.63%) Red Hat
6 60 (3.16%) IBM
7 36 (1.89%) Talend
8 27 (1.42%) Sybase
9 25 (1.32%) Splunk
10 19 (1.00%) Informatica
10 19 (1.00%) ServiceNow
11 18 (0.95%) SAP
11 18 (0.95%) Tableau
12 16 (0.84%) New Relic
13 14 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (0.63%) CheckPoint
14 12 (0.63%) HP
14 12 (0.63%) NetApp
15 11 (0.58%) Greenplum