Period
to 18 January 2021

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 18 January 2021 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
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 151 159 143
Rank change year-on-year +8 -16 +15
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 577 1,097 1,756
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.71% 1.67% 1.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.95% 7.77% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 789 1,291
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £325 £363 £375
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £521 £500
% change year-on-year -4.08% +4.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 8
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £44.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.60% -4.20%
UK median hourly rate - £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year - -3.61% -0.41%

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 7,262 14,112 20,801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.48% 21.45% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,038 9,732 14,623
Median daily rate £488 £475 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -1.04% +2.13%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £320
90th Percentile £668 £669 £650
UK median daily rate £480 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +1.05% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 194 205
Median hourly rate £26.00 £26.25 £27.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.95% -5.34% -7.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £14.43
90th Percentile £61.45 £58.90 £55.00
Median hourly rate £26.00 £26.00 £26.38
% change year-on-year - -1.43% -11.34%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in England

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PostgreSQL in England.

Daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in England

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PostgreSQL in England over the 6 months to 18 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in England

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PostgreSQL in England.

Hourly rate trend 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 18 January 2021. 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 -38 339 £525 -4.55% 209
South West +89 56 £475 +5.56% 27
South East +85 51 £463 +8.82% 33
North of England +73 40 £450 -6.49% 58
Midlands +9 37 £400 -15.79% 19
West Midlands +4 24 £400 -17.95% 14
North West +54 21 £403 -10.56% 31
Yorkshire +54 16 £500 +19.05% 22
East Midlands +32 13 £320 -22.42% 5
East of England +46 12 £450 -10.00% 21
North East +21 3 £450 -12.20% 5
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, 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.

1 294 (50.95%) AWS
2 247 (42.81%) SQL
3 238 (41.25%) Java
4 234 (40.55%) Python
5 217 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
6 200 (34.66%) Docker
7 179 (31.02%) Microservices
8 171 (29.64%) Kubernetes
9 165 (28.60%) Azure
10 163 (28.25%) DevOps
11 159 (27.56%) MySQL
12 142 (24.61%) Jenkins
13 133 (23.05%) SQL Server
14 130 (22.53%) JavaScript
15 122 (21.14%) Oracle
16 116 (20.10%) Security Cleared
17 113 (19.58%) Linux
18 110 (19.06%) Web Services
19 109 (18.89%) Finance
19 109 (18.89%) Git (software)
20 108 (18.72%) Spring
21 105 (18.20%) Terraform
22 99 (17.16%) SC Cleared
22 99 (17.16%) Node.js
23 97 (16.81%) Software Engineering
24 88 (15.25%) REST
25 87 (15.08%) TDD
26 86 (14.90%) Kafka
27 84 (14.56%) React
28 83 (14.38%) Spring Boot

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 81 (14.04%) Apache
2 78 (13.52%) Elasticsearch
3 36 (6.24%) Apache Spark
4 28 (4.85%) Confluence
5 13 (2.25%) Camunda
5 13 (2.25%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.73%) Apache Airflow
6 10 (1.73%) nginx
6 10 (1.73%) Red Hat Fuse
7 9 (1.56%) JBoss
8 7 (1.21%) IIS
8 7 (1.21%) MQSeries
8 7 (1.21%) OpenStack
8 7 (1.21%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.87%) ArcGIS
9 5 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.87%) SharePoint
9 5 (0.87%) WordPress
10 4 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (2.95%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.04%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.17%) Magento
3 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 294 (50.95%) AWS
2 165 (28.60%) Azure
3 81 (14.04%) Serverless
4 66 (11.44%) AWS Lambda
5 64 (11.09%) Amazon ECS
6 63 (10.92%) GCP
7 43 (7.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 37 (6.41%) Apigee
9 33 (5.72%) Amazon S3
10 30 (5.20%) Amazon EC2
11 26 (4.51%) GitHub
12 23 (3.99%) Power Platform
13 20 (3.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 19 (3.29%) Amazon EKS
15 18 (3.12%) AWS CloudFormation
16 17 (2.95%) Amazon SQS
17 16 (2.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 15 (2.60%) PaaS
19 12 (2.08%) Amazon Kinesis
20 11 (1.91%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.64%) DNS
2 15 (2.60%) HTTP
3 11 (1.91%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.39%) Internet
5 6 (1.04%) Network Security
5 6 (1.04%) SMTP
6 5 (0.87%) IPv4
6 5 (0.87%) IPv6
7 4 (0.69%) DHCP
7 4 (0.69%) Firewall
7 4 (0.69%) iSCSI
7 4 (0.69%) SAN
7 4 (0.69%) Skype
7 4 (0.69%) SSH
7 4 (0.69%) SSL
8 3 (0.52%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.52%) VPN
9 2 (0.35%) Broadband
9 2 (0.35%) FTP
9 2 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (27.56%) MySQL
2 133 (23.05%) SQL Server
3 73 (12.65%) Amazon RDS
4 67 (11.61%) Relational Database
5 65 (11.27%) NoSQL
6 53 (9.19%) MongoDB
7 45 (7.80%) Amazon Redshift
8 44 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
9 37 (6.41%) Redis
10 33 (5.72%) Hadoop
11 30 (5.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 30 (5.20%) Big Data
11 30 (5.20%) Oracle Database
12 19 (3.29%) Power BI
13 18 (3.12%) Amazon Aurora
13 18 (3.12%) RDBMS
14 16 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (2.43%) Apache Hive
16 13 (2.25%) Pentaho
16 13 (2.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 142 (24.61%) Jenkins
2 109 (18.89%) Git (software)
3 81 (14.04%) GitLab
4 50 (8.67%) JIRA
5 48 (8.32%) Artifactory
6 33 (5.72%) Maven
7 24 (4.16%) SonarQube
8 23 (3.99%) Bitbucket
9 22 (3.81%) Selenium
10 19 (3.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (2.60%) JUnit
12 14 (2.43%) Gradle
12 14 (2.43%) Vagrant
13 13 (2.25%) FishEye
14 12 (2.08%) CircleCI
14 12 (2.08%) IntelliJ
14 12 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
15 11 (1.91%) Cucumber
16 10 (1.73%) JMeter
16 10 (1.73%) ScriptRunner
General
1 109 (18.89%) Finance
2 65 (11.27%) Banking
3 47 (8.15%) Public Sector
4 14 (2.43%) Electronics
4 14 (2.43%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.25%) Back Office
6 12 (2.08%) Marketing
7 9 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.04%) Retail
9 3 (0.52%) French Language
9 3 (0.52%) Games
10 2 (0.35%) Front Office
10 2 (0.35%) Law
10 2 (0.35%) Military
10 2 (0.35%) Police
11 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 298 (51.65%) Developer
2 102 (17.68%) Java Developer
3 64 (11.09%) Architect
4 59 (10.23%) AWS Developer
5 58 (10.05%) Python Developer
6 56 (9.71%) Software Engineer
7 52 (9.01%) AWS Engineer
8 45 (7.80%) Full Stack Developer
9 41 (7.11%) Senior Developer
10 36 (6.24%) AWS Software Engineer
10 36 (6.24%) Java Engineer
11 34 (5.89%) Java Software Developer
12 33 (5.72%) Java Software Engineer
13 32 (5.55%) Data Engineer
13 32 (5.55%) SQL Developer
14 31 (5.37%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 29 (5.03%) Solutions Architect
16 26 (4.51%) React Developer
17 23 (3.99%) Data Architect
17 23 (3.99%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (19.06%) Web Services
2 108 (18.72%) Spring
3 99 (17.16%) Node.js
4 88 (15.25%) REST
5 86 (14.90%) Kafka
6 84 (14.56%) React
7 83 (14.38%) Spring Boot
8 76 (13.17%) JSON
9 63 (10.92%) RESTful
10 61 (10.57%) HTML
11 48 (8.32%) CSS
12 47 (8.15%) AngularJS
12 47 (8.15%) gRPC
13 46 (7.97%) RabbitMQ
14 45 (7.80%) Swagger
15 43 (7.45%) OAuth
16 34 (5.89%) .NET
17 33 (5.72%) Elastic Stack
17 33 (5.72%) Redux
18 31 (5.37%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.24%) Hedge funds
2 33 (5.72%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (4.16%) User Experience
4 23 (3.99%) Cloud Native
5 18 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (2.95%) Clustering
7 16 (2.77%) Linux Command Line
8 14 (2.43%) Data Structures
9 13 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.91%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.73%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.73%) Replication
12 9 (1.56%) NHS
12 9 (1.56%) Reference Data
13 8 (1.39%) PKI
14 7 (1.21%) Public Cloud
15 6 (1.04%) Pricing Data
16 5 (0.87%) Data Centre
16 5 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
17 4 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 113 (19.58%) Linux
2 23 (3.99%) Unix
3 22 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (3.64%) Windows
5 16 (2.77%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.60%) Android
7 11 (1.91%) Ubuntu
8 10 (1.73%) CentOS
9 8 (1.39%) Windows Server
10 6 (1.04%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.69%) Amazon Linux
12 3 (0.52%) Debian
12 3 (0.52%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (31.02%) Microservices
3 163 (28.25%) DevOps
4 97 (16.81%) Software Engineering
5 87 (15.08%) TDD
6 62 (10.75%) Open Source
7 54 (9.36%) Asset Management
8 53 (9.19%) Scrum
9 45 (7.80%) ETL
9 45 (7.80%) Test Automation
10 40 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (6.76%) Continuous Delivery
12 38 (6.59%) Configuration Management
12 38 (6.59%) Data Science
13 37 (6.41%) Data Modelling
13 37 (6.41%) Migration
14 36 (6.24%) BDD
14 36 (6.24%) Investment Management
14 36 (6.24%) Problem-Solving
15 35 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 247 (42.81%) SQL
2 238 (41.25%) Java
3 234 (40.55%) Python
4 130 (22.53%) JavaScript
5 39 (6.76%) Scala
6 37 (6.41%) Go
6 37 (6.41%) Java 8
7 36 (6.24%) Ruby
8 31 (5.37%) C#
9 29 (5.03%) Bash Shell
10 26 (4.51%) PL/SQL
11 25 (4.33%) ES6
11 25 (4.33%) PHP
12 24 (4.16%) TypeScript
13 20 (3.47%) C++
13 20 (3.47%) Shell Script
13 20 (3.47%) T-SQL
14 17 (2.95%) PowerShell
15 16 (2.77%) Clojure
16 13 (2.25%) C
Qualifications
1 116 (20.10%) Security Cleared
2 99 (17.16%) SC Cleared
3 37 (6.41%) Degree
4 17 (2.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (2.08%) AWS Certification
5 12 (2.08%) Sun Certification
6 8 (1.39%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (1.04%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.69%) MCSE
10 3 (0.52%) CCNA
10 3 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.52%) MCSA
11 1 (0.17%) CCNP
11 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.81%) QA
2 16 (2.77%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.39%) GDPR
4 2 (0.35%) WCAG
5 1 (0.17%) HL7
5 1 (0.17%) NCSC
5 1 (0.17%) PMO
5 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 200 (34.66%) Docker
2 9 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 9 (1.56%) GlusterFS
2 9 (1.56%) HDFS
3 7 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.87%) Postfix
5 4 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.35%) KVM
6 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.35%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.17%) Firmware
7 1 (0.17%) GPFS
7 1 (0.17%) iptables
7 1 (0.17%) NFS
7 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 171 (29.64%) Kubernetes
2 105 (18.20%) Terraform
3 67 (11.61%) Ansible
4 32 (5.55%) Puppet
5 17 (2.95%) Grafana
6 16 (2.77%) Prometheus
7 14 (2.43%) Kibana
8 13 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
10 9 (1.56%) Hadoop YARN
10 9 (1.56%) Oozie
11 6 (1.04%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 4 (0.69%) Control-M
12 4 (0.69%) Foglight
12 4 (0.69%) logstash
12 4 (0.69%) Packer
12 4 (0.69%) Red Hat Satellite
12 4 (0.69%) Salt
12 4 (0.69%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 122 (21.14%) Oracle
2 63 (10.92%) Google
3 49 (8.49%) Microsoft
4 28 (4.85%) Red Hat
5 16 (2.77%) Atlassian
5 16 (2.77%) Informatica
6 14 (2.43%) MuleSoft
7 13 (2.25%) Adobe
7 13 (2.25%) Sybase
8 12 (2.08%) Splunk
9 11 (1.91%) Cloudera
10 10 (1.73%) Axway
11 9 (1.56%) SAP
12 7 (1.21%) Dynatrace
12 7 (1.21%) Sparx
13 6 (1.04%) Databricks
13 6 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
13 6 (1.04%) Talend
14 5 (0.87%) IBM
14 5 (0.87%) Salesforce.com