Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 165 195
Rank change year-on-year +39 +30 +104
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 1,952 1,441 1,426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.09% 1.62% 1.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.10% 7.17% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,395 996 1,026
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £360 £363 £325
90th Percentile £613 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 9
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - +32.81%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% - +32.81%

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 21,440 20,102 22,396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.97% 22.61% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,105 13,517 15,196
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 230 333
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +9.62%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.18 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.65 £52.50 £49.90
UK median hourly rate £28.75 £31.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -7.26% +8.77% +3.64%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +12 1,157 £525 +2.44% 242
North of England +88 313 £450 - 71
South East +20 221 £425 -5.56% 52
North West +69 149 £500 -7.15% 44
Midlands -18 110 £440 -4.35% 33
Yorkshire +31 98 £425 -10.53% 20
West Midlands -21 93 £447 -3.09% 20
South West +15 80 £425 - 29
East of England +32 71 £475 +4.11% 52
North East +32 67 £400 -15.79% 7
East Midlands -6 17 £413 -2.94% 13
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 1,011 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 892 (45.70%) Java
3 693 (35.50%) Git (software)
4 662 (33.91%) Amazon AWS
5 656 (33.61%) SQL
6 654 (33.50%) Linux
7 588 (30.12%) Python
8 578 (29.61%) MySQL
9 563 (28.84%) Jenkins
10 543 (27.82%) TDD
11 539 (27.61%) JavaScript
12 531 (27.20%) Oracle
13 467 (23.92%) Continuous Integration
13 467 (23.92%) Docker
14 397 (20.34%) Ansible
15 394 (20.18%) DevOps
16 393 (20.13%) NoSQL
17 391 (20.03%) Puppet
18 377 (19.31%) Microservices
19 375 (19.21%) MongoDB
20 359 (18.39%) Spring
21 357 (18.29%) JIRA
22 327 (16.75%) Node.js
23 319 (16.34%) Security Cleared
24 303 (15.52%) Java 8
25 301 (15.42%) BDD
26 296 (15.16%) CSS
27 294 (15.06%) REST
28 287 (14.70%) Open Source
28 287 (14.70%) HTML

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
1 255 (13.06%) Tomcat
2 202 (10.35%) Confluence
3 199 (10.19%) Elasticsearch
4 191 (9.78%) Apache
5 149 (7.63%) OpenStack
5 149 (7.63%) WebSphere
6 144 (7.38%) Apache Spark
7 130 (6.66%) WebLogic
8 106 (5.43%) nginx
9 54 (2.77%) JBoss
10 34 (1.74%) Apache Solr
11 24 (1.23%) Apache Pig
12 23 (1.18%) WildFly
13 20 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
14 18 (0.92%) Jetty
14 18 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 16 (0.82%) WordPress
16 15 (0.77%) Tuxedo
17 12 (0.61%) Apache Airflow
18 11 (0.56%) Luigi
Applications
1 10 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.10%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.10%) HipChat
3 2 (0.10%) Shockwave
4 1 (0.051%) InVision
4 1 (0.051%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
3 6 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.15%) Magento
5 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.051%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.051%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.051%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.051%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 662 (33.91%) Amazon AWS
2 253 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 135 (6.92%) GitHub
4 96 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
5 81 (4.15%) Amazon S3
6 57 (2.92%) Serverless
7 54 (2.77%) AWS Lambda
8 44 (2.25%) Slack
9 42 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
10 41 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
11 39 (2.00%) PaaS
12 37 (1.90%) Heroku
13 34 (1.74%) Amazon Kinesis
13 34 (1.74%) SaaS
14 32 (1.64%) Amazon EMR
15 30 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 29 (1.49%) OpenShift
17 28 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
18 25 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
19 24 (1.23%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 115 (5.89%) HTTP
2 111 (5.69%) DNS
3 98 (5.02%) SSL
4 96 (4.92%) TCP/IP
5 71 (3.64%) Firewall
6 41 (2.10%) FTP
7 34 (1.74%) Internet
8 23 (1.18%) Kerberos
8 23 (1.18%) SSH
8 23 (1.18%) VPN
9 18 (0.92%) SMS
10 13 (0.67%) OpenLDAP
11 12 (0.61%) Reverse Proxy
11 12 (0.61%) SAN
12 11 (0.56%) SMTP
13 10 (0.51%) OpenVPN
14 7 (0.36%) AMQP
15 6 (0.31%) HTTPS
15 6 (0.31%) Junos
15 6 (0.31%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 578 (29.61%) MySQL
2 393 (20.13%) NoSQL
3 375 (19.21%) MongoDB
4 270 (13.83%) SQL Server
5 255 (13.06%) Relational Database
6 189 (9.68%) Big Data
7 175 (8.97%) Redis
8 172 (8.81%) Hadoop
9 133 (6.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 107 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
11 101 (5.17%) HBase
12 83 (4.25%) Amazon Redshift
12 83 (4.25%) DB2
13 75 (3.84%) Oracle Database
14 74 (3.79%) RDBMS
15 73 (3.74%) Amazon RDS
16 72 (3.69%) Apache Hive
17 37 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 28 (1.43%) Blockchain
18 28 (1.43%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 693 (35.50%) Git (software)
2 563 (28.84%) Jenkins
3 357 (18.29%) JIRA
4 132 (6.76%) Selenium
5 131 (6.71%) JUnit
6 121 (6.20%) NUnit
7 116 (5.94%) MSTest
8 113 (5.79%) Maven
9 109 (5.58%) GitLab
10 99 (5.07%) Artifactory
11 93 (4.76%) Cucumber
12 88 (4.51%) Subversion
13 65 (3.33%) Gradle
14 63 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
15 53 (2.72%) Vagrant
16 50 (2.56%) WebDriver
17 41 (2.10%) Bitbucket
18 40 (2.05%) Mockito
19 38 (1.95%) Jasmine
20 36 (1.84%) gulp
General
1 250 (12.81%) Finance
2 82 (4.20%) Banking
3 53 (2.72%) Retail
4 40 (2.05%) Marketing
5 28 (1.43%) Telecoms
6 22 (1.13%) Advertising
7 20 (1.02%) Legal
7 20 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 19 (0.97%) Investment Banking
9 16 (0.82%) Games
10 13 (0.67%) Electronics
11 10 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.46%) Spanish Language
13 8 (0.41%) Law
14 5 (0.26%) Publishing
14 5 (0.26%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.20%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.15%) Back Office
16 3 (0.15%) French Language
17 2 (0.10%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,141 (58.45%) Developer
2 498 (25.51%) Java Developer
3 170 (8.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 167 (8.56%) Senior Developer
5 150 (7.68%) Python Developer
6 120 (6.15%) Senior Java Developer
7 101 (5.17%) Data Engineer
8 100 (5.12%) Architect
9 96 (4.92%) DBA
10 88 (4.51%) AWS Engineer
11 84 (4.30%) Full Stack Developer
12 68 (3.48%) Node.js Developer
13 65 (3.33%) Software Engineer
14 64 (3.28%) Backend Developer
15 59 (3.02%) Administrator
16 51 (2.61%) Python Engineer
17 48 (2.46%) Digital Developer
18 46 (2.36%) Analyst
18 46 (2.36%) AWS Developer
19 44 (2.25%) PostgreSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 359 (18.39%) Spring
2 327 (16.75%) Node.js
3 296 (15.16%) CSS
4 294 (15.06%) REST
5 287 (14.70%) HTML
6 251 (12.86%) Web Services
7 230 (11.78%) Kafka
8 223 (11.42%) RESTful
9 199 (10.19%) AngularJS
10 192 (9.84%) JSON
10 192 (9.84%) RabbitMQ
11 179 (9.17%) Hibernate
12 176 (9.02%) Spring Boot
13 142 (7.27%) XML
14 126 (6.45%) React
15 105 (5.38%) HTML5
16 92 (4.71%) Django
16 92 (4.71%) Elastic Stack
17 91 (4.66%) Apache Camel
18 88 (4.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 100 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (3.94%) Greenfield Project
3 69 (3.53%) Fintech
4 59 (3.02%) Computer Science
5 58 (2.97%) User Experience
6 56 (2.87%) Linux Command Line
7 55 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
8 47 (2.41%) Data Structures
9 44 (2.25%) Algorithms
10 40 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
11 39 (2.00%) Management Information System
12 34 (1.74%) Mobile App
13 26 (1.33%) Replication
14 23 (1.18%) Public Cloud
15 21 (1.08%) Clustering
16 15 (0.77%) NHS
17 13 (0.67%) Credit Risk
17 13 (0.67%) Data Centre
18 12 (0.61%) Equities
18 12 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 654 (33.50%) Linux
2 183 (9.38%) Unix
3 121 (6.20%) Windows
4 74 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 67 (3.43%) CentOS
6 53 (2.72%) Ubuntu
7 34 (1.74%) Windows Server
8 29 (1.49%) Android
8 29 (1.49%) Apple iOS
9 22 (1.13%) VMS
10 15 (0.77%) CoreOS
11 14 (0.72%) Mac OS X
12 12 (0.61%) AIX
12 12 (0.61%) Debian
12 12 (0.61%) Solaris
13 6 (0.31%) FreeBSD
14 4 (0.20%) DC/OS
14 4 (0.20%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,011 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 543 (27.82%) TDD
3 467 (23.92%) Continuous Integration
4 394 (20.18%) DevOps
5 377 (19.31%) Microservices
6 301 (15.42%) BDD
7 287 (14.70%) Open Source
8 284 (14.55%) Scrum
9 262 (13.42%) OO
10 237 (12.14%) Test Automation
11 204 (10.45%) Software Engineering
12 179 (9.17%) Configuration Management
13 166 (8.50%) Migration
14 141 (7.22%) Continuous Delivery
15 134 (6.86%) ETL
16 122 (6.25%) Mentoring
17 121 (6.20%) Problem-Solving
18 114 (5.84%) Data Modelling
19 108 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
20 104 (5.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 892 (45.70%) Java
2 656 (33.61%) SQL
3 588 (30.12%) Python
4 539 (27.61%) JavaScript
5 303 (15.52%) Java 8
6 239 (12.24%) Ruby
7 178 (9.12%) Bash Shell
8 154 (7.89%) Perl
9 131 (6.71%) Scala
10 99 (5.07%) Go
11 98 (5.02%) Shell Script
12 83 (4.25%) C#
13 77 (3.94%) ES6
14 73 (3.74%) PHP
15 70 (3.59%) Groovy
16 65 (3.33%) PL/SQL
17 60 (3.07%) C++
18 48 (2.46%) TypeScript
19 39 (2.00%) PowerShell
20 37 (1.90%) C
Qualifications
1 319 (16.34%) Security Cleared
2 273 (13.99%) SC Cleared
3 104 (5.33%) Degree
4 33 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 17 (0.87%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.41%) AWS Certification
6 8 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
6 8 (0.41%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.26%) DBS Check
7 5 (0.26%) ISEB
7 5 (0.26%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.20%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (0.20%) OCP
9 3 (0.15%) PhD
9 3 (0.15%) RHCE
9 3 (0.15%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (5.38%) QA
2 44 (2.25%) Data Quality
3 23 (1.18%) GCP
4 17 (0.87%) GDPR
5 12 (0.61%) MiFID
5 12 (0.61%) PMO
6 6 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.26%) SLA
8 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.10%) WCAG
9 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.051%) WAI
System Software
1 467 (23.92%) Docker
2 43 (2.20%) Active Directory
3 39 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (1.54%) Apache Flume
5 26 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (1.28%) HDFS
7 16 (0.82%) Postfix
8 15 (0.77%) Hyper-V
9 14 (0.72%) vCloud
10 13 (0.67%) Squid
11 12 (0.61%) etcd
11 12 (0.61%) flannel
11 12 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
11 12 (0.61%) vSphere
12 11 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 11 (0.56%) Xen
13 6 (0.31%) KVM
13 6 (0.31%) LXC
13 6 (0.31%) NFS
14 5 (0.26%) iptables
Systems Management
1 397 (20.34%) Ansible
2 391 (20.03%) Puppet
3 250 (12.81%) Opscode Chef
4 197 (10.09%) Terraform
5 195 (9.99%) Kubernetes
6 62 (3.18%) Grafana
7 61 (3.13%) Kibana
8 60 (3.07%) HAProxy
9 54 (2.77%) logstash
10 42 (2.15%) Salt
11 33 (1.69%) ZABBIX
12 26 (1.33%) Packer
13 25 (1.28%) Consul
13 25 (1.28%) Oozie
13 25 (1.28%) Prometheus
14 24 (1.23%) Docker Swarm
14 24 (1.23%) Sysdig
15 21 (1.08%) Rancher
16 20 (1.02%) Nagios
17 19 (0.97%) Mesos
Vendors
1 531 (27.20%) Oracle
2 95 (4.87%) IBM
3 80 (4.10%) VMware
4 78 (4.00%) Google
5 74 (3.79%) Microsoft
6 65 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 47 (2.41%) Sybase
8 42 (2.15%) Atlassian
9 40 (2.05%) Splunk
10 39 (2.00%) SAP
11 36 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
12 30 (1.54%) Tableau
13 24 (1.23%) HP
14 19 (0.97%) Talend
15 18 (0.92%) Informatica
15 18 (0.92%) Teradata
15 18 (0.92%) Zend
16 16 (0.82%) Hortonworks
17 15 (0.77%) TIBCO
18 14 (0.72%) Greenplum