Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 171 247
Rank change year-on-year +10 +76 +156
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 1593 1583 1062
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.68% 1.63% 1.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.60% 7.22% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 1061 766
England median daily rate £500 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +10.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £375 £346 £313
90th Percentile £638 £588 £550
UK median daily rate £500 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +6.38% +10.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
England median hourly rate £24.49 £13.00 £8.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.35% +62.50% -77.14%
UK median hourly rate £24.49 £15.00 £8.00
% change year-on-year +63.23% +87.50% -77.14%

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 20955 21940 24263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.09% 22.55% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14517 14699 16156
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 319 384
England median hourly rate £31.75 £28.00 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.39% +0.79% +12.24%
10th Percentile £14.34 £11.20 £12.00
90th Percentile £56.41 £48.15 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £31.23 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +11.54% -1.75% +14.00%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -1 1102 £513 +3.54% 107
South East -8 190 £475 +18.75% 37
North of England +35 156 £450 - 24
Midlands +11 76 £463 -1.60% 14
North West +28 73 £552 +29.88% 14
Yorkshire +13 72 £475 +5.56% 8
West Midlands +44 56 £475 +3.09% 7
East of England -11 37 £450 +14.29% 11
North East +71 34 £550 +15.79% 2
South West -50 26 £358 -20.11% 15
East Midlands -23 20 £450 +5.88% 7
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 England region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 905 (56.81%) Agile Software Development
2 797 (50.03%) Java
3 583 (36.60%) MySQL
4 552 (34.65%) Linux
5 526 (33.02%) TDD
6 521 (32.71%) Docker
7 503 (31.58%) Python
8 500 (31.39%) Amazon AWS
9 469 (29.44%) DevOps
10 426 (26.74%) SQL
11 424 (26.62%) Microservices
12 421 (26.43%) MongoDB
13 420 (26.37%) Git (software)
14 415 (26.05%) Jenkins
15 402 (25.24%) Ansible
16 394 (24.73%) Continuous Integration
17 370 (23.23%) Oracle
18 359 (22.54%) NoSQL
19 350 (21.97%) Security Cleared
20 347 (21.78%) JavaScript
21 338 (21.22%) Puppet
22 319 (20.03%) REST
23 318 (19.96%) BDD
24 303 (19.02%) Scrum
25 301 (18.90%) SC Cleared
26 296 (18.58%) Open Source
27 279 (17.51%) JIRA
28 270 (16.95%) Spring
29 258 (16.20%) Finance
30 256 (16.07%) Kubernetes

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
1 226 (14.19%) Confluence
2 208 (13.06%) Tomcat
3 154 (9.67%) OpenStack
4 146 (9.17%) Apache Spark
5 104 (6.53%) Elasticsearch
6 103 (6.47%) Apache
7 98 (6.15%) WebLogic
8 93 (5.84%) nginx
9 92 (5.78%) WebSphere
10 58 (3.64%) JBoss
11 49 (3.08%) Apache Solr
12 31 (1.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 29 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
14 28 (1.76%) SAS
15 27 (1.69%) GlassFish
16 21 (1.32%) WildFly
17 19 (1.19%) Liferay
18 9 (0.56%) Drupal
19 8 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
19 8 (0.50%) Jetty
Applications
1 29 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (1.13%) HipChat
3 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.063%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.25%) Magento
4 4 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.063%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 500 (31.39%) Amazon AWS
2 161 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 118 (7.41%) GitHub
4 57 (3.58%) Amazon EC2
5 53 (3.33%) Slack
6 47 (2.95%) Amazon S3
7 36 (2.26%) Bluemix
7 36 (2.26%) IBM Cloud
8 34 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
9 29 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 28 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
10 28 (1.76%) Heroku
11 27 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
11 27 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
12 20 (1.26%) Amazon EMR
13 19 (1.19%) npm
13 19 (1.19%) PaaS
13 19 (1.19%) Serverless
14 17 (1.07%) SaaS
15 16 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 119 (7.47%) TCP/IP
2 105 (6.59%) HTTP
3 102 (6.40%) SSL
4 81 (5.08%) Firewall
5 60 (3.77%) DNS
6 57 (3.58%) Kerberos
7 31 (1.95%) Internet
8 20 (1.26%) OpenLDAP
9 18 (1.13%) SSH
10 16 (1.00%) BIG-IP
10 16 (1.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 15 (0.94%) OpenVPN
12 12 (0.75%) LDAP
13 11 (0.69%) Network Security
14 10 (0.63%) SAN
15 9 (0.56%) FTP
16 7 (0.44%) HTTPS
17 6 (0.38%) VPN
18 5 (0.31%) LAN
18 5 (0.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 583 (36.60%) MySQL
2 421 (26.43%) MongoDB
3 359 (22.54%) NoSQL
4 247 (15.51%) Relational Database
5 241 (15.13%) Hadoop
6 204 (12.81%) Big Data
7 146 (9.17%) RDBMS
8 135 (8.47%) SQL Server
9 127 (7.97%) Redis
10 117 (7.34%) Apache Cassandra
11 112 (7.03%) HBase
12 99 (6.21%) Oracle Database
13 79 (4.96%) Apache Hive
14 61 (3.83%) Amazon RDS
15 59 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 59 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
16 49 (3.08%) DB2
17 38 (2.39%) Sqoop
18 31 (1.95%) Amazon Redshift
19 22 (1.38%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 420 (26.37%) Git (software)
2 415 (26.05%) Jenkins
3 279 (17.51%) JIRA
4 148 (9.29%) Cucumber
5 94 (5.90%) Maven
6 89 (5.59%) Sonatype Nexus
7 87 (5.46%) JUnit
7 87 (5.46%) MSTest
7 87 (5.46%) NUnit
8 73 (4.58%) IntelliJ
9 72 (4.52%) GitLab
10 70 (4.39%) Bitbucket
11 61 (3.83%) Subversion
12 49 (3.08%) Artifactory
13 47 (2.95%) Selenium
14 40 (2.51%) Jasmine
15 39 (2.45%) SonarQube
16 31 (1.95%) Gradle
17 24 (1.51%) Ant
18 23 (1.44%) Mockito
General
1 258 (16.20%) Finance
2 73 (4.58%) Telecoms
3 72 (4.52%) Marketing
4 68 (4.27%) Banking
5 59 (3.70%) Electronics
5 59 (3.70%) Manufacturing
6 35 (2.20%) Retail Banking
7 31 (1.95%) Retail
8 21 (1.32%) Publishing
9 11 (0.69%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.50%) Local Government
11 7 (0.44%) French Language
11 7 (0.44%) Games
12 6 (0.38%) Back Office
12 6 (0.38%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.31%) Billing
13 5 (0.31%) Legal
14 3 (0.19%) International Banking
14 3 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 822 (51.60%) Developer
2 343 (21.53%) Java Developer
3 193 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
4 144 (9.04%) Senior Developer
5 128 (8.04%) Python Developer
6 98 (6.15%) Architect
7 96 (6.03%) Full Stack Developer
8 94 (5.90%) Data Engineer
9 72 (4.52%) Scala Developer
10 68 (4.27%) Senior Java Developer
11 62 (3.89%) Big Data Engineer
12 61 (3.83%) DBA
13 57 (3.58%) Software Engineer
14 53 (3.33%) Software Developer
15 47 (2.95%) Node.js Developer
16 46 (2.89%) Administrator
17 45 (2.82%) Digital Developer
17 45 (2.82%) JavaScript Developer
18 43 (2.70%) Java Engineer
19 41 (2.57%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (20.03%) REST
2 270 (16.95%) Spring
3 241 (15.13%) Node.js
4 217 (13.62%) Web Services
5 197 (12.37%) HTML
6 184 (11.55%) CSS
7 180 (11.30%) Kafka
8 173 (10.86%) Spring Boot
9 169 (10.61%) RESTful
10 160 (10.04%) JSON
11 116 (7.28%) AngularJS
12 114 (7.16%) Django
13 109 (6.84%) HTML5
14 96 (6.03%) Elastic Stack
15 87 (5.46%) Hibernate
16 79 (4.96%) Apache Camel
16 79 (4.96%) React
17 73 (4.58%) CSS3
17 73 (4.58%) Flask
18 70 (4.39%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 80 (5.02%) Greenfield Project
2 59 (3.70%) Fintech
3 51 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (3.20%) Mobile App
4 47 (2.95%) Algorithms
5 43 (2.70%) Data Structures
6 42 (2.64%) Computer Science
7 39 (2.45%) User Experience
8 34 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
9 26 (1.63%) Clustering
10 22 (1.38%) Data Centre
11 20 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
12 15 (0.94%) Management Information System
13 10 (0.63%) Replication
14 9 (0.56%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.50%) Minimum Viable Product
16 7 (0.44%) Public Cloud
17 6 (0.38%) BYOD
17 6 (0.38%) Virtual Team
18 5 (0.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 552 (34.65%) Linux
2 155 (9.73%) Unix
3 124 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 69 (4.33%) Windows
5 55 (3.45%) CentOS
6 51 (3.20%) Android
7 47 (2.95%) Ubuntu
8 46 (2.89%) Apple iOS
9 26 (1.63%) CoreOS
10 23 (1.44%) Windows Server
11 19 (1.19%) Solaris
12 8 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.44%) Debian
14 6 (0.38%) AIX
15 5 (0.31%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (0.19%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.19%) VMS
17 2 (0.13%) Fedora
17 2 (0.13%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 905 (56.81%) Agile Software Development
2 526 (33.02%) TDD
3 469 (29.44%) DevOps
4 424 (26.62%) Microservices
5 394 (24.73%) Continuous Integration
6 318 (19.96%) BDD
7 303 (19.02%) Scrum
8 296 (18.58%) Open Source
9 184 (11.55%) Test Automation
10 173 (10.86%) OO
11 171 (10.73%) Continuous Delivery
12 159 (9.98%) Configuration Management
13 142 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
14 139 (8.73%) Software Engineering
15 124 (7.78%) Mentoring
16 113 (7.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 103 (6.47%) Kanban
18 94 (5.90%) Data Modelling
19 92 (5.78%) Coaching
20 87 (5.46%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 797 (50.03%) Java
2 503 (31.58%) Python
3 426 (26.74%) SQL
4 347 (21.78%) JavaScript
5 190 (11.93%) Ruby
6 159 (9.98%) Scala
7 132 (8.29%) Bash Shell
8 97 (6.09%) PHP
9 62 (3.89%) Go
10 59 (3.70%) Shell Script
11 57 (3.58%) Groovy
12 56 (3.52%) C#
13 39 (2.45%) ES6
13 39 (2.45%) PL/SQL
14 36 (2.26%) Perl
15 24 (1.51%) TypeScript
16 21 (1.32%) PowerShell
17 20 (1.26%) C++
18 18 (1.13%) GraphQL
18 18 (1.13%) R
Qualifications
1 350 (21.97%) Security Cleared
2 301 (18.90%) SC Cleared
3 61 (3.83%) Degree
4 25 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
6 14 (0.88%) DBS Check
6 14 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 13 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
7 13 (0.82%) RHCE
8 9 (0.56%) Master's Degree
9 8 (0.50%) CHECK Team Member
9 8 (0.50%) CISSP
10 4 (0.25%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.25%) CCNP
10 4 (0.25%) CCSE
10 4 (0.25%) CISA
10 4 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.25%) CISMP
10 4 (0.25%) RHCSA
11 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.01%) Data Quality
2 19 (1.19%) QA
3 15 (0.94%) GCP
4 9 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.50%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.44%) AS 2805
6 7 (0.44%) GDPR
6 7 (0.44%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.13%) MiFID
7 2 (0.13%) WCAG
8 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.063%) SLA
System Software
1 521 (32.71%) Docker
2 114 (7.16%) HDFS
3 55 (3.45%) Apache Flume
4 44 (2.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 40 (2.51%) vCloud
6 33 (2.07%) Active Directory
7 30 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (0.94%) Postfix
9 15 (0.94%) Squid
10 12 (0.75%) etcd
11 7 (0.44%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.38%) Hyper-V
12 6 (0.38%) LXC
12 6 (0.38%) Xen
13 5 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.25%) iptables
14 4 (0.25%) vSphere
15 3 (0.19%) flannel
16 2 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 402 (25.24%) Ansible
2 338 (21.22%) Puppet
3 256 (16.07%) Kubernetes
4 233 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
5 166 (10.42%) Terraform
6 90 (5.65%) Kibana
7 80 (5.02%) logstash
8 72 (4.52%) Ambari
9 57 (3.58%) ZABBIX
10 51 (3.20%) Oozie
11 42 (2.64%) Hadoop YARN
12 37 (2.32%) Sysdig
13 36 (2.26%) Docker Swarm
14 31 (1.95%) HAProxy
15 30 (1.88%) Rancher
15 30 (1.88%) Salt
16 29 (1.82%) Consul
17 25 (1.57%) Grafana
18 17 (1.07%) Mesos
19 14 (0.88%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 370 (23.23%) Oracle
2 109 (6.84%) Red Hat
3 92 (5.78%) VMware
4 64 (4.02%) IBM
5 61 (3.83%) SAP
6 49 (3.08%) Google
7 46 (2.89%) Tableau
8 35 (2.20%) Microsoft
9 34 (2.13%) SaltStack
10 31 (1.95%) Atlassian
11 26 (1.63%) Greenplum
12 19 (1.19%) Hortonworks
13 18 (1.13%) Apple
13 18 (1.13%) HP
13 18 (1.13%) Rackspace
13 18 (1.13%) Sonatype
14 17 (1.07%) TIBCO
15 16 (1.00%) F5
16 15 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
16 15 (0.94%) Splunk