Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 181 221
Rank change year-on-year +58 +40 +94
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 1,917 1,237 1,169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.09% 1.47% 1.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.23% 6.48% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,349 819 884
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £358 £344 £325
90th Percentile £633 £588 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 11
England median hourly rate £43.50 £47.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.45% +10.59% +21.43%
10th Percentile £35.00 £23.75 £9.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.46 £44.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.13% +5.29% +21.43%

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 20,761 19,085 21,737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.69% 22.67% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,575 12,791 14,824
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £638 £618 £601
UK median daily rate £463 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +5.11% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 240 338
England median hourly rate £34.00 £29.91 £31.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.68% -3.94% +24.54%
10th Percentile £14.00 £9.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £54.25 £50.00 £54.26
UK median hourly rate £33.75 £30.00 £30.21
% change year-on-year +12.50% -0.68% +16.17%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +40 1,182 £525 +5.00% 259
North of England +63 288 £425 -2.86% 82
South East +40 245 £438 +2.94% 64
North West +37 114 £450 +2.86% 59
Yorkshire +26 111 £430 - 16
Midlands -32 81 £450 -5.26% 41
East of England +24 75 £450 +12.50% 27
West Midlands -45 69 £450 -7.22% 35
North East +33 64 £400 -11.11% 7
South West +8 50 £420 -1.18% 37
East Midlands -7 13 £440 +3.41% 6
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 931 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 822 (42.88%) Java
3 702 (36.62%) Git (software)
4 692 (36.10%) Linux
5 679 (35.42%) Amazon AWS
6 648 (33.80%) Python
7 640 (33.39%) SQL
8 613 (31.98%) MySQL
9 561 (29.26%) Jenkins
10 553 (28.85%) JavaScript
11 474 (24.73%) TDD
12 469 (24.47%) Docker
13 447 (23.32%) Oracle
14 435 (22.69%) MongoDB
15 419 (21.86%) DevOps
16 389 (20.29%) Microservices
17 386 (20.14%) Continuous Integration
18 361 (18.83%) NoSQL
19 355 (18.52%) Ansible
20 350 (18.26%) Puppet
21 348 (18.15%) Spring
22 340 (17.74%) Node.js
23 324 (16.90%) Scrum
24 322 (16.80%) JIRA
25 309 (16.12%) Security Cleared
26 307 (16.01%) Open Source
27 297 (15.49%) SQL Server
28 295 (15.39%) REST
29 292 (15.23%) Web Services
30 279 (14.55%) Finance

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
1 224 (11.68%) Tomcat
2 191 (9.96%) Apache
3 183 (9.55%) Confluence
4 175 (9.13%) Elasticsearch
5 163 (8.50%) Apache Spark
6 126 (6.57%) nginx
7 113 (5.89%) OpenStack
8 98 (5.11%) WebSphere
9 79 (4.12%) WebLogic
10 50 (2.61%) JBoss
11 35 (1.83%) Apache Pig
12 25 (1.30%) Apache Solr
13 24 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
14 22 (1.15%) WildFly
15 21 (1.10%) GlassFish
15 21 (1.10%) Liferay
16 20 (1.04%) Jetty
17 18 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 14 (0.73%) SAS
19 13 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.31%) HipChat
3 2 (0.10%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.10%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.10%) Shockwave
4 1 (0.052%) InVision
4 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.052%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.42%) Magento
3 5 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.052%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.052%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.052%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 679 (35.42%) Amazon AWS
2 223 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 107 (5.58%) GitHub
4 83 (4.33%) Amazon EC2
5 75 (3.91%) Amazon S3
6 61 (3.18%) Serverless
7 57 (2.97%) Slack
8 55 (2.87%) AWS Lambda
9 53 (2.76%) Heroku
10 48 (2.50%) PaaS
11 47 (2.45%) Google Cloud Platform
12 43 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
13 42 (2.19%) Amazon Kinesis
14 32 (1.67%) SaaS
15 30 (1.56%) npm
16 28 (1.46%) Amazon ELB
16 28 (1.46%) Amazon SQS
16 28 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
16 28 (1.46%) OpenShift
17 24 (1.25%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 133 (6.94%) TCP/IP
2 119 (6.21%) HTTP
3 118 (6.16%) DNS
4 114 (5.95%) SSL
5 96 (5.01%) Firewall
6 50 (2.61%) FTP
7 37 (1.93%) Internet
8 25 (1.30%) SMS
9 20 (1.04%) Kerberos
10 19 (0.99%) VPN
11 18 (0.94%) OpenLDAP
12 16 (0.83%) SSH
13 12 (0.63%) AMQP
14 11 (0.57%) Reverse Proxy
15 8 (0.42%) SMTP
16 7 (0.37%) SAN
16 7 (0.37%) Wireless
17 6 (0.31%) DHCP
17 6 (0.31%) ICMP
17 6 (0.31%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 613 (31.98%) MySQL
2 435 (22.69%) MongoDB
3 361 (18.83%) NoSQL
4 297 (15.49%) SQL Server
5 255 (13.30%) Relational Database
6 228 (11.89%) Big Data
7 214 (11.16%) Hadoop
8 187 (9.75%) Redis
9 137 (7.15%) Apache Cassandra
10 113 (5.89%) HBase
11 97 (5.06%) Apache Hive
12 93 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
13 87 (4.54%) Amazon Redshift
13 87 (4.54%) DB2
14 74 (3.86%) Amazon RDS
15 71 (3.70%) Oracle Database
16 63 (3.29%) RDBMS
17 51 (2.66%) Data Lake
18 43 (2.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 30 (1.56%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 702 (36.62%) Git (software)
2 561 (29.26%) Jenkins
3 322 (16.80%) JIRA
4 130 (6.78%) JUnit
5 121 (6.31%) Selenium
6 107 (5.58%) Cucumber
7 105 (5.48%) Artifactory
8 98 (5.11%) Maven
9 90 (4.69%) GitLab
10 86 (4.49%) Subversion
11 74 (3.86%) NUnit
12 71 (3.70%) Gradle
13 70 (3.65%) Sonatype Nexus
14 67 (3.50%) MSTest
15 64 (3.34%) Jasmine
16 50 (2.61%) Vagrant
17 43 (2.24%) gulp
18 41 (2.14%) Mocha
19 39 (2.03%) Mockito
20 34 (1.77%) SonarQube
General
1 279 (14.55%) Finance
2 90 (4.69%) Banking
3 45 (2.35%) Marketing
4 38 (1.98%) Retail
5 37 (1.93%) Telecoms
6 23 (1.20%) Games
7 21 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 18 (0.94%) Legal
9 17 (0.89%) Investment Banking
10 14 (0.73%) Electronics
11 12 (0.63%) Advertising
12 9 (0.47%) Law
12 9 (0.47%) Spanish Language
13 8 (0.42%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.37%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.21%) French Language
16 3 (0.16%) Automotive
17 2 (0.10%) Back Office
17 2 (0.10%) International Banking
17 2 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,050 (54.77%) Developer
2 421 (21.96%) Java Developer
3 201 (10.49%) DevOps Engineer
4 185 (9.65%) Python Developer
5 170 (8.87%) Senior Developer
6 125 (6.52%) Architect
7 112 (5.84%) Senior Java Developer
8 105 (5.48%) Data Engineer
9 99 (5.16%) DBA
10 88 (4.59%) AWS Engineer
11 87 (4.54%) Full Stack Developer
12 68 (3.55%) Software Engineer
13 66 (3.44%) Node.js Developer
14 62 (3.23%) Python Engineer
15 57 (2.97%) Digital Developer
16 56 (2.92%) Agile Developer
16 56 (2.92%) Backend Developer
17 49 (2.56%) AWS DevOps
18 48 (2.50%) Administrator
19 47 (2.45%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 348 (18.15%) Spring
2 340 (17.74%) Node.js
3 295 (15.39%) REST
4 292 (15.23%) Web Services
5 259 (13.51%) CSS
6 257 (13.41%) HTML
7 248 (12.94%) Kafka
8 241 (12.57%) RESTful
9 209 (10.90%) AngularJS
10 179 (9.34%) Spring Boot
11 177 (9.23%) JSON
12 172 (8.97%) RabbitMQ
13 168 (8.76%) React
14 133 (6.94%) Hibernate
15 128 (6.68%) XML
16 112 (5.84%) SOAP
17 111 (5.79%) Django
18 104 (5.43%) Elastic Stack
19 101 (5.27%) HTML5
20 96 (5.01%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 91 (4.75%) Greenfield Project
2 78 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (4.07%) Computer Science
3 77 (4.02%) Fintech
4 68 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
5 55 (2.87%) Algorithms
5 55 (2.87%) User Experience
6 52 (2.71%) Linux Command Line
7 40 (2.09%) Data Structures
8 36 (1.88%) Mobile App
9 35 (1.83%) Management Information System
10 28 (1.46%) Replication
11 25 (1.30%) Public Cloud
12 22 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
13 16 (0.83%) Data Centre
14 15 (0.78%) Clustering
14 15 (0.78%) Equities
15 12 (0.63%) Credit Risk
16 9 (0.47%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 692 (36.10%) Linux
2 176 (9.18%) Unix
3 102 (5.32%) Windows
4 96 (5.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 94 (4.90%) CentOS
6 50 (2.61%) Android
7 45 (2.35%) Ubuntu
8 38 (1.98%) Apple iOS
9 22 (1.15%) CoreOS
10 21 (1.10%) Windows Server
11 19 (0.99%) Mac OS X
11 19 (0.99%) VMS
12 13 (0.68%) Debian
13 12 (0.63%) AIX
14 7 (0.37%) DC/OS
14 7 (0.37%) Solaris
14 7 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.26%) FreeBSD
16 4 (0.21%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 931 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 474 (24.73%) TDD
3 419 (21.86%) DevOps
4 389 (20.29%) Microservices
5 386 (20.14%) Continuous Integration
6 324 (16.90%) Scrum
7 307 (16.01%) Open Source
8 271 (14.14%) BDD
9 254 (13.25%) Test Automation
10 224 (11.68%) Software Engineering
11 196 (10.22%) Configuration Management
12 193 (10.07%) OO
13 161 (8.40%) Continuous Delivery
14 130 (6.78%) ETL
14 130 (6.78%) Kanban
15 122 (6.36%) Analytics
15 122 (6.36%) Mentoring
16 115 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
17 107 (5.58%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 107 (5.58%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 822 (42.88%) Java
2 648 (33.80%) Python
3 640 (33.39%) SQL
4 553 (28.85%) JavaScript
5 265 (13.82%) Java 8
6 255 (13.30%) Ruby
7 214 (11.16%) Bash Shell
8 160 (8.35%) Scala
9 155 (8.09%) Perl
10 109 (5.69%) Go
11 95 (4.96%) ES6
12 86 (4.49%) PHP
13 76 (3.96%) C#
14 74 (3.86%) C++
15 70 (3.65%) Groovy
16 67 (3.50%) Shell Script
17 52 (2.71%) PL/SQL
18 50 (2.61%) PowerShell
18 50 (2.61%) TypeScript
19 42 (2.19%) C
Qualifications
1 309 (16.12%) Security Cleared
2 261 (13.62%) SC Cleared
3 142 (7.41%) Degree
4 44 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 30 (1.56%) DV Cleared
6 23 (1.20%) Master's Degree
7 10 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
9 6 (0.31%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.26%) RHCE
11 4 (0.21%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (0.21%) ISEB
11 4 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.16%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.16%) OCP
12 3 (0.16%) PhD
12 3 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
13 2 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.10%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (4.54%) QA
2 48 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 24 (1.25%) GDPR
4 23 (1.20%) GCP
5 12 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
7 7 (0.37%) PMO
8 6 (0.31%) SLA
9 5 (0.26%) MiFID
10 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 469 (24.47%) Docker
2 55 (2.87%) Active Directory
3 54 (2.82%) Apache Flume
4 45 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 44 (2.30%) HDFS
6 26 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
7 18 (0.94%) Hyper-V
8 16 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 15 (0.78%) Xen
10 14 (0.73%) vSphere
11 12 (0.63%) etcd
11 12 (0.63%) flannel
12 10 (0.52%) Squid
12 10 (0.52%) vCloud
13 9 (0.47%) Postfix
14 7 (0.37%) KVM
15 6 (0.31%) iptables
15 6 (0.31%) XenDesktop
16 4 (0.21%) NFS
16 4 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 355 (18.52%) Ansible
2 350 (18.26%) Puppet
3 222 (11.58%) Opscode Chef
4 199 (10.38%) Terraform
5 171 (8.92%) Kubernetes
6 75 (3.91%) HAProxy
7 71 (3.70%) logstash
8 67 (3.50%) Kibana
9 57 (2.97%) Grafana
10 49 (2.56%) Salt
11 44 (2.30%) Oozie
12 37 (1.93%) ZABBIX
13 34 (1.77%) Consul
14 31 (1.62%) Prometheus
15 30 (1.56%) Packer
16 29 (1.51%) Docker Swarm
17 23 (1.20%) Sysdig
18 22 (1.15%) HP ALM
18 22 (1.15%) Mesos
19 21 (1.10%) Nagios
Vendors
1 447 (23.32%) Oracle
2 104 (5.43%) Red Hat
3 94 (4.90%) Google
4 90 (4.69%) IBM
5 89 (4.64%) Microsoft
6 69 (3.60%) VMware
7 55 (2.87%) Sybase
8 52 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
9 48 (2.50%) SAP
10 39 (2.03%) Splunk
11 38 (1.98%) Atlassian
11 38 (1.98%) HP
12 36 (1.88%) Hortonworks
13 30 (1.56%) Talend
14 29 (1.51%) Cloudera
15 26 (1.36%) Tableau
16 23 (1.20%) Alteryx
16 23 (1.20%) Zend
17 21 (1.10%) Teradata
18 18 (0.94%) MapR