Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 162 172
Rank change year-on-year +28 +10 +85
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 1,904 1,496 1,549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.04% 1.64% 1.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.94% 7.39% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,347 1,070 1,054
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £365 £343
90th Percentile £625 £638 £575
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.49 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.50% +157.63% +62.50%
10th Percentile £32.45 £21.59 £8.80
90th Percentile £49.40 £43.75 £38.63
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £33.49 £15.00
% change year-on-year +4.50% +123.28% +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 21,299 20,253 22,110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.77% 22.17% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,003 13,867 14,883
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £314 £308 £288
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 255 348
England median hourly rate £32.48 £30.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.48% +7.02% +3.64%
10th Percentile £13.74 £13.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £56.03 £53.25 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year - +1.69% +5.12%

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 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +4 1,094 £525 +5.00% 285
North of England +73 333 £475 +5.56% 87
South East +2 214 £438 -2.78% 88
North West +66 175 £506 -8.29% 51
Midlands -7 99 £440 -2.22% 41
Yorkshire +3 93 £500 +8.11% 26
South West +28 85 £425 +13.33% 33
West Midlands -2 77 £440 -7.37% 25
East of England +52 76 £550 +25.71% 46
North East +27 67 £400 -15.79% 10
East Midlands +7 22 £419 -5.10% 16
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 995 (52.26%) Agile Software Development
2 933 (49.00%) Java
3 698 (36.66%) Amazon AWS
4 656 (34.45%) Git (software)
5 596 (31.30%) SQL
6 594 (31.20%) TDD
7 593 (31.14%) MySQL
8 573 (30.09%) Python
9 552 (28.99%) Linux
10 547 (28.73%) Jenkins
11 543 (28.52%) JavaScript
12 524 (27.52%) Docker
13 479 (25.16%) Oracle
14 475 (24.95%) Continuous Integration
15 430 (22.58%) DevOps
16 410 (21.53%) Ansible
17 409 (21.48%) Microservices
18 380 (19.96%) JIRA
19 378 (19.85%) NoSQL
20 377 (19.80%) Puppet
21 364 (19.12%) MongoDB
22 361 (18.96%) Node.js
23 359 (18.86%) Spring
24 339 (17.80%) REST
25 331 (17.38%) BDD
26 325 (17.07%) CSS
27 310 (16.28%) HTML
28 305 (16.02%) Java 8
29 293 (15.39%) Security Cleared
30 274 (14.39%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 232 (12.18%) Elasticsearch
2 227 (11.92%) Tomcat
3 219 (11.50%) Confluence
4 172 (9.03%) OpenStack
5 168 (8.82%) Apache
6 143 (7.51%) WebSphere
7 135 (7.09%) WebLogic
8 121 (6.36%) Apache Spark
9 77 (4.04%) nginx
10 48 (2.52%) Apache Solr
11 35 (1.84%) JBoss
12 23 (1.21%) Tuxedo
13 17 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 15 (0.79%) CMS
14 15 (0.79%) WildFly
15 14 (0.74%) IIS
16 13 (0.68%) WordPress
17 12 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
17 12 (0.63%) Gunicorn
18 11 (0.58%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 13 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.11%) HipChat
4 1 (0.053%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.053%) InVision
4 1 (0.053%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.053%) Shockwave
4 1 (0.053%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
2 6 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
2 6 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.053%) Exstream
5 1 (0.053%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.053%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.053%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.053%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 698 (36.66%) Amazon AWS
2 274 (14.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 145 (7.62%) GitHub
4 92 (4.83%) Amazon EC2
4 92 (4.83%) AWS Lambda
4 92 (4.83%) Serverless
5 83 (4.36%) Amazon S3
6 72 (3.78%) PaaS
7 50 (2.63%) Heroku
8 43 (2.26%) Slack
9 42 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
10 39 (2.05%) OpenShift
11 37 (1.94%) SaaS
12 34 (1.79%) Amazon EMR
13 32 (1.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 30 (1.58%) IaaS
15 29 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
15 29 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
16 28 (1.47%) Amazon ELB
17 24 (1.26%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (6.41%) HTTP
2 91 (4.78%) DNS
3 63 (3.31%) Firewall
4 62 (3.26%) SSL
5 57 (2.99%) TCP/IP
6 23 (1.21%) FTP
7 22 (1.16%) VPN
8 18 (0.95%) Kerberos
9 16 (0.84%) Internet
10 14 (0.74%) SSH
11 12 (0.63%) OpenLDAP
11 12 (0.63%) SMS
12 11 (0.58%) OpenVPN
13 9 (0.47%) Reverse Proxy
13 9 (0.47%) Unicast
14 8 (0.42%) HTTPS
14 8 (0.42%) SMTP
15 7 (0.37%) SAN
16 6 (0.32%) NAS
16 6 (0.32%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 593 (31.14%) MySQL
2 378 (19.85%) NoSQL
3 364 (19.12%) MongoDB
4 252 (13.24%) Relational Database
5 241 (12.66%) SQL Server
6 172 (9.03%) Redis
7 144 (7.56%) Big Data
8 133 (6.99%) Hadoop
9 126 (6.62%) Apache Cassandra
10 98 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
11 91 (4.78%) HBase
12 83 (4.36%) Amazon RDS
13 77 (4.04%) RDBMS
14 68 (3.57%) Apache Hive
15 61 (3.20%) Amazon Redshift
16 52 (2.73%) Oracle Database
17 43 (2.26%) DB2
18 36 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 35 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 31 (1.63%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 656 (34.45%) Git (software)
2 547 (28.73%) Jenkins
3 380 (19.96%) JIRA
4 176 (9.24%) Selenium
5 132 (6.93%) Maven
5 132 (6.93%) NUnit
6 127 (6.67%) MSTest
7 126 (6.62%) JUnit
8 115 (6.04%) GitLab
9 93 (4.88%) Subversion
10 88 (4.62%) Cucumber
11 82 (4.31%) Gradle
12 72 (3.78%) Artifactory
13 68 (3.57%) Gatling
14 52 (2.73%) Bitbucket
15 50 (2.63%) Mocha
16 48 (2.52%) Sonatype Nexus
16 48 (2.52%) Vagrant
17 44 (2.31%) Mockito
18 41 (2.15%) WebDriver
General
1 191 (10.03%) Finance
2 109 (5.72%) Retail
3 58 (3.05%) Banking
4 36 (1.89%) Advertising
5 31 (1.63%) Marketing
5 31 (1.63%) Telecoms
6 20 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 18 (0.95%) Legal
8 17 (0.89%) Publishing
9 15 (0.79%) Electronics
10 14 (0.74%) Games
11 13 (0.68%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.37%) Law
13 6 (0.32%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.21%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.16%) Back Office
17 2 (0.11%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.11%) Spanish Language
18 1 (0.053%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,157 (60.77%) Developer
2 515 (27.05%) Java Developer
3 152 (7.98%) DevOps Engineer
4 144 (7.56%) Python Developer
4 144 (7.56%) Senior Developer
5 115 (6.04%) Senior Java Developer
6 77 (4.04%) Software Engineer
7 76 (3.99%) Full Stack Developer
8 74 (3.89%) Architect
9 73 (3.83%) Data Engineer
10 69 (3.62%) Backend Developer
11 63 (3.31%) AWS Engineer
12 55 (2.89%) DBA
13 53 (2.78%) Node.js Developer
14 52 (2.73%) PostgreSQL Developer
15 47 (2.47%) AWS Developer
15 47 (2.47%) Java Engineer
16 46 (2.42%) Administrator
17 45 (2.36%) SQL Developer
18 44 (2.31%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (18.96%) Node.js
2 359 (18.86%) Spring
3 339 (17.80%) REST
4 325 (17.07%) CSS
5 310 (16.28%) HTML
6 211 (11.08%) Kafka
6 211 (11.08%) Web Services
7 209 (10.98%) RESTful
8 195 (10.24%) AngularJS
9 193 (10.14%) Spring Boot
10 188 (9.87%) Hibernate
11 170 (8.93%) JSON
12 133 (6.99%) RabbitMQ
13 127 (6.67%) XML
14 120 (6.30%) Django
15 104 (5.46%) HTML5
16 94 (4.94%) React
17 92 (4.83%) SOAP
18 89 (4.67%) Elastic Stack
19 85 (4.46%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 101 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (4.52%) Greenfield Project
3 80 (4.20%) Computer Science
4 51 (2.68%) User Experience
5 46 (2.42%) Data Structures
5 46 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
6 43 (2.26%) Fintech
7 38 (2.00%) Algorithms
8 32 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
9 29 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
10 27 (1.42%) Management Information System
11 24 (1.26%) PKI
12 20 (1.05%) Mobile App
12 20 (1.05%) Public Cloud
13 19 (1.00%) Reference Data
14 18 (0.95%) Data Centre
15 15 (0.79%) NHS
16 14 (0.74%) Clustering
16 14 (0.74%) Wiki
17 9 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 552 (28.99%) Linux
2 183 (9.61%) Unix
3 131 (6.88%) Windows
4 70 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 60 (3.15%) CentOS
6 53 (2.78%) Ubuntu
7 47 (2.47%) Windows Server
8 24 (1.26%) Apple iOS
9 20 (1.05%) Android
10 17 (0.89%) VMS
11 15 (0.79%) CoreOS
12 14 (0.74%) Solaris
13 12 (0.63%) Debian
14 9 (0.47%) Mac OS X
14 9 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (0.42%) FreeBSD
16 5 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.16%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.16%) Windows 10
17 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 995 (52.26%) Agile Software Development
2 594 (31.20%) TDD
3 475 (24.95%) Continuous Integration
4 430 (22.58%) DevOps
5 409 (21.48%) Microservices
6 331 (17.38%) BDD
7 270 (14.18%) Scrum
8 242 (12.71%) OO
9 241 (12.66%) Open Source
10 240 (12.61%) Test Automation
11 231 (12.13%) Software Engineering
12 171 (8.98%) Continuous Delivery
13 155 (8.14%) Migration
14 147 (7.72%) Configuration Management
15 132 (6.93%) Mentoring
16 109 (5.72%) ETL
16 109 (5.72%) Problem-Solving
17 105 (5.51%) SOA
18 104 (5.46%) Kanban
19 98 (5.15%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 933 (49.00%) Java
2 596 (31.30%) SQL
3 573 (30.09%) Python
4 543 (28.52%) JavaScript
5 305 (16.02%) Java 8
6 206 (10.82%) Ruby
7 153 (8.04%) Bash Shell
8 128 (6.72%) Perl
9 123 (6.46%) Go
10 110 (5.78%) ES6
11 100 (5.25%) PHP
12 89 (4.67%) Scala
13 88 (4.62%) C#
13 88 (4.62%) Shell Script
14 74 (3.89%) PL/SQL
15 55 (2.89%) TypeScript
16 52 (2.73%) Groovy
17 38 (2.00%) T-SQL
18 35 (1.84%) PowerShell
19 34 (1.79%) R
Qualifications
1 293 (15.39%) Security Cleared
2 240 (12.61%) SC Cleared
3 96 (5.04%) Degree
4 41 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (1.26%) DV Cleared
6 23 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.42%) AWS Certification
8 7 (0.37%) DBS Check
9 6 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
9 6 (0.32%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.26%) ISEB
10 5 (0.26%) Master's Degree
10 5 (0.26%) OCP
10 5 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.21%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.16%) PhD
13 2 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.11%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (5.83%) QA
2 22 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.84%) GDPR
4 9 (0.47%) PMO
5 8 (0.42%) MiFID
6 6 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.11%) PSD2
7 2 (0.11%) WCAG
8 1 (0.053%) WAI
System Software
1 524 (27.52%) Docker
2 46 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (1.89%) Active Directory
4 24 (1.26%) HDFS
5 20 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (0.79%) Apache Flume
6 15 (0.79%) Postfix
7 13 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (0.63%) etcd
8 12 (0.63%) flannel
8 12 (0.63%) Squid
9 11 (0.58%) Hyper-V
9 11 (0.58%) NFS
9 11 (0.58%) vCloud
10 10 (0.53%) vSphere
11 8 (0.42%) KVM
11 8 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.32%) Ceph
12 6 (0.32%) LXC
12 6 (0.32%) SkyDNS
Systems Management
1 410 (21.53%) Ansible
2 377 (19.80%) Puppet
3 271 (14.23%) Opscode Chef
4 230 (12.08%) Kubernetes
5 208 (10.92%) Terraform
6 57 (2.99%) Kibana
7 46 (2.42%) Grafana
8 45 (2.36%) ZABBIX
9 43 (2.26%) logstash
10 42 (2.21%) Salt
11 34 (1.79%) Nagios
12 27 (1.42%) Docker Swarm
13 25 (1.31%) HAProxy
14 23 (1.21%) Prometheus
15 21 (1.10%) Mesos
16 19 (1.00%) Sysdig
17 17 (0.89%) Packer
18 16 (0.84%) Oozie
18 16 (0.84%) rkt
19 14 (0.74%) Marathon
Vendors
1 479 (25.16%) Oracle
2 98 (5.15%) VMware
3 85 (4.46%) Microsoft
4 67 (3.52%) Red Hat
5 62 (3.26%) IBM
6 60 (3.15%) Google
7 57 (2.99%) Atlassian
8 32 (1.68%) Sybase
9 30 (1.58%) Talend
10 27 (1.42%) Splunk
11 23 (1.21%) Tableau
12 20 (1.05%) SAP
13 19 (1.00%) Informatica
14 16 (0.84%) TIBCO
15 15 (0.79%) MicroStrategy
16 14 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
17 12 (0.63%) CheckPoint
17 12 (0.63%) NetApp
18 11 (0.58%) Greenplum
18 11 (0.58%) ServiceNow