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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 200 287
Rank change year-on-year +43 +87  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 664 629 393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.56% 1.29% 0.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.97% 5.91% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 480 272
Median daily rate £496 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.25% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +7.50% +8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +286.36% -67.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.13 £9.40 £32.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £40.20 £34.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +286.36% -67.16%  

PostgreSQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 9526 10634 12040
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.42% 21.83% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6284 7298 7978
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 171 176
Median hourly rate £31.00 £30.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.63% +17.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.33 £15.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 424 £500 +5.26% 104
South East +41 80 £438 +9.37% 20
West Midlands +66 53 £460 +22.66% 12
South West +10 30 £425 +13.33% 10
North West -3 21 £388 -16.21% 12
East of England -4 18 £431 +7.81% 7
Yorkshire -5 17 £430 -14.00% 13
East Midlands -3 13 £438 +84.21% 4
North East +64 10 £475 -5.00% 2
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 648 (52.64%) Agile Software Development
2 547 (44.44%) Java
3 534 (43.38%) Linux
4 477 (38.75%) Python
5 415 (33.71%) MySQL
6 373 (30.30%) DevOps
7 367 (29.81%) Git (software)
8 350 (28.43%) Docker
9 340 (27.62%) Amazon AWS
10 337 (27.38%) MongoDB
11 335 (27.21%) Puppet
12 332 (26.97%) SQL
13 306 (24.86%) TDD
14 304 (24.70%) Continuous Integration
15 297 (24.13%) Security Cleared
16 286 (23.23%) Ansible
17 277 (22.50%) Jenkins
18 256 (20.80%) Ruby
19 253 (20.55%) SC Cleared
20 246 (19.98%) Oracle
21 230 (18.68%) JavaScript
22 222 (18.03%) REST
23 217 (17.63%) Microservices
24 216 (17.55%) Configuration Management
25 207 (16.82%) NoSQL
26 206 (16.73%) JIRA
27 203 (16.49%) Scrum
28 200 (16.25%) Open Source
29 199 (16.17%) HTML
30 196 (15.92%) Relational Database

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
1 145 (11.78%) Confluence
2 139 (11.29%) Tomcat
3 135 (10.97%) Apache
4 112 (9.10%) Elasticsearch
5 68 (5.52%) OpenStack
6 61 (4.96%) nginx
7 58 (4.71%) Apache Spark
8 53 (4.31%) JBoss
9 35 (2.84%) WebSphere
10 33 (2.68%) Cloud Foundry
11 29 (2.36%) WebLogic
12 13 (1.06%) Apache Solr
13 11 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 10 (0.81%) IIS
15 9 (0.73%) SharePoint
16 8 (0.65%) Facebook Platform
16 8 (0.65%) SAS
17 7 (0.57%) Drupal
18 6 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
18 6 (0.49%) WildFly
Applications
1 12 (0.97%) HipChat
2 11 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.081%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.081%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (1.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (1.06%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.24%) Staffware
5 2 (0.16%) Siebel CRM
6 1 (0.081%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.081%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.081%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.081%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 340 (27.62%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (9.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (5.28%) GitHub
4 50 (4.06%) Amazon EC2
5 37 (3.01%) PaaS
6 31 (2.52%) SaaS
7 22 (1.79%) Amazon S3
8 21 (1.71%) Amazon ELB
9 19 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 18 (1.46%) Slack
11 15 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 15 (1.22%) Datadog
12 14 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
13 10 (0.81%) Heroku
14 9 (0.73%) Amazon EMR
14 9 (0.73%) IaaS
15 8 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
15 8 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
16 4 (0.32%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 132 (10.72%) HTTP
1 132 (10.72%) TCP/IP
2 96 (7.80%) SSL
3 78 (6.34%) Firewall
4 51 (4.14%) DNS
5 32 (2.60%) Internet
5 32 (2.60%) VPN
6 23 (1.87%) OpenLDAP
7 16 (1.30%) LDAP
7 16 (1.30%) SNMP
8 14 (1.14%) Kerberos
9 13 (1.06%) HTTPS
9 13 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
10 12 (0.97%) SSH
11 11 (0.89%) OpenVPN
11 11 (0.89%) Reverse Proxy
12 8 (0.65%) Multicast
13 7 (0.57%) Wireshark
14 6 (0.49%) IPv6
14 6 (0.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 415 (33.71%) MySQL
2 337 (27.38%) MongoDB
3 207 (16.82%) NoSQL
4 196 (15.92%) Relational Database
5 133 (10.80%) Redis
6 123 (9.99%) Hadoop
7 116 (9.42%) SQL Server
8 108 (8.77%) RDBMS
9 92 (7.47%) Apache Cassandra
10 76 (6.17%) Big Data
11 70 (5.69%) Oracle Database
12 39 (3.17%) HBase
13 38 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
14 36 (2.92%) Amazon RDS
15 28 (2.27%) Apache Hive
16 26 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
17 23 (1.87%) DB2
18 16 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
18 16 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 14 (1.14%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 367 (29.81%) Git (software)
2 277 (22.50%) Jenkins
3 206 (16.73%) JIRA
4 82 (6.66%) JUnit
5 73 (5.93%) Cucumber
6 72 (5.85%) Maven
7 68 (5.52%) Subversion
8 58 (4.71%) Bitbucket
9 55 (4.47%) Sonatype Nexus
10 52 (4.22%) IntelliJ
11 35 (2.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 30 (2.44%) Mockito
13 27 (2.19%) NUnit
13 27 (2.19%) Vagrant
14 26 (2.11%) GitLab
14 26 (2.11%) MSTest
15 25 (2.03%) Artifactory
15 25 (2.03%) Mercurial
16 24 (1.95%) Selenium
17 22 (1.79%) SonarQube
General
1 138 (11.21%) Finance
2 47 (3.82%) Retail
3 36 (2.92%) Banking
4 35 (2.84%) Marketing
5 32 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 24 (1.95%) Electronics
6 24 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 11 (0.89%) Law
8 7 (0.57%) Legal
9 5 (0.41%) Games
10 4 (0.32%) Advertising
10 4 (0.32%) Back Office
11 3 (0.24%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.16%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.16%) Local Government
12 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.081%) Billing
13 1 (0.081%) German Language
13 1 (0.081%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.081%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 584 (47.44%) Developer
2 210 (17.06%) Java Developer
3 165 (13.40%) DevOps Engineer
4 132 (10.72%) Architect
4 132 (10.72%) Python Developer
5 88 (7.15%) Senior Developer
6 50 (4.06%) DBA
7 45 (3.66%) Software Engineer
7 45 (3.66%) Technical Architect
8 44 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
9 41 (3.33%) Software Developer
10 40 (3.25%) AWS Engineer
11 38 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
12 37 (3.01%) PostgreSQL Developer
13 36 (2.92%) AWS DevOps
13 36 (2.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 34 (2.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 34 (2.76%) Web Developer
15 32 (2.60%) Scala Developer
16 31 (2.52%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (18.03%) REST
2 199 (16.17%) HTML
3 175 (14.22%) CSS
4 170 (13.81%) Node.js
5 162 (13.16%) Spring
6 148 (12.02%) Django
7 140 (11.37%) JSON
8 128 (10.40%) Web Services
9 111 (9.02%) RESTful
10 100 (8.12%) HTML5
11 88 (7.15%) AngularJS
12 83 (6.74%) CSS3
13 75 (6.09%) LAPP Stack
14 66 (5.36%) Ruby on Rails
15 65 (5.28%) Hibernate
15 65 (5.28%) J2EE
16 63 (5.12%) Flask
16 63 (5.12%) Spring Boot
17 62 (5.04%) Elastic Stack
18 59 (4.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (4.31%) User Experience
2 48 (3.90%) Computer Science
3 41 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
4 38 (3.09%) Clustering
5 31 (2.52%) Public Cloud
6 29 (2.36%) Linux Command Line
7 27 (2.19%) Mobile App
8 24 (1.95%) Data Structures
8 24 (1.95%) Management Information System
9 19 (1.54%) Algorithms
9 19 (1.54%) PKI
10 16 (1.30%) Fintech
11 15 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (1.22%) Replication
12 14 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.14%) Smart Meter
13 12 (0.97%) Client/Server
13 12 (0.97%) Web 2.0
14 8 (0.65%) Derivative
14 8 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 534 (43.38%) Linux
2 124 (10.07%) Windows
3 110 (8.94%) Unix
4 91 (7.39%) CentOS
4 91 (7.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (3.25%) Windows Server
6 37 (3.01%) Ubuntu
7 18 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (1.30%) Android
9 14 (1.14%) Apple iOS
10 13 (1.06%) CoreOS
10 13 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.65%) FreeBSD
11 8 (0.65%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.57%) Debian
12 7 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.49%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.49%) Solaris
14 5 (0.41%) AIX
15 3 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 648 (52.64%) Agile Software Development
2 373 (30.30%) DevOps
3 306 (24.86%) TDD
4 304 (24.70%) Continuous Integration
5 217 (17.63%) Microservices
6 216 (17.55%) Configuration Management
7 203 (16.49%) Scrum
8 200 (16.25%) Open Source
9 168 (13.65%) Test Automation
10 166 (13.48%) BDD
11 112 (9.10%) Software Engineering
12 108 (8.77%) OO
13 90 (7.31%) Continuous Delivery
14 82 (6.66%) Web Development
15 76 (6.17%) Kanban
16 74 (6.01%) High Availability
17 67 (5.44%) Continuous Deployment
18 65 (5.28%) Mentoring
19 60 (4.87%) Business Intelligence
19 60 (4.87%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 547 (44.44%) Java
2 477 (38.75%) Python
3 332 (26.97%) SQL
4 256 (20.80%) Ruby
5 230 (18.68%) JavaScript
6 158 (12.84%) Bash Shell
7 123 (9.99%) Scala
8 95 (7.72%) Perl
9 74 (6.01%) PHP
10 68 (5.52%) Go
11 63 (5.12%) C#
12 39 (3.17%) C
13 34 (2.76%) C++
14 32 (2.60%) Shell Script
15 31 (2.52%) PL/SQL
16 30 (2.44%) Groovy
17 16 (1.30%) R
18 14 (1.14%) PowerShell
19 12 (0.97%) T-SQL
20 8 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 297 (24.13%) Security Cleared
2 253 (20.55%) SC Cleared
3 47 (3.82%) Degree
4 34 (2.76%) RHCE
5 28 (2.27%) DV Cleared
6 23 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
7 22 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
8 18 (1.46%) CISSP
9 17 (1.38%) RHCSA
10 7 (0.57%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.41%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.41%) BC Cleared
12 4 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.32%) PhD
13 3 (0.24%) APMG
13 3 (0.24%) CCNA
13 3 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (0.24%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.16%) CHECK Team Member
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.60%) QA
2 12 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.32%) WCAG
6 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.24%) MiFID
7 2 (0.16%) GCP
8 1 (0.081%) HL7
8 1 (0.081%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.081%) SLA
8 1 (0.081%) WAI
System Software
1 350 (28.43%) Docker
2 28 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (2.03%) vCloud
4 20 (1.62%) HDFS
4 20 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (1.38%) Squid
6 14 (1.14%) Active Directory
7 13 (1.06%) Xen
8 12 (0.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 12 (0.97%) Postfix
8 12 (0.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 11 (0.89%) LXC
9 11 (0.89%) Samba
9 11 (0.89%) vSphere
10 9 (0.73%) VirtualBox
11 8 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (0.65%) Snort
11 8 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.57%) Apache Flume
13 6 (0.49%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 335 (27.21%) Puppet
2 286 (23.23%) Ansible
3 168 (13.65%) Opscode Chef
4 136 (11.05%) Kubernetes
5 129 (10.48%) Terraform
6 58 (4.71%) Salt
7 50 (4.06%) logstash
8 47 (3.82%) Kibana
9 41 (3.33%) ZABBIX
10 37 (3.01%) HAProxy
11 26 (2.11%) Nagios
12 19 (1.54%) Docker Swarm
12 19 (1.54%) Rancher
13 18 (1.46%) Grafana
13 18 (1.46%) Rsyslog
14 17 (1.38%) Packer
15 14 (1.14%) Consul
15 14 (1.14%) Data Guard
16 13 (1.06%) Sysdig
16 13 (1.06%) yum
Vendors
1 246 (19.98%) Oracle
2 100 (8.12%) Red Hat
3 95 (7.72%) VMware
4 45 (3.66%) Microsoft
5 39 (3.17%) Atlassian
6 28 (2.27%) SAP
7 21 (1.71%) Sonatype
8 20 (1.62%) Hortonworks
8 20 (1.62%) IBM
8 20 (1.62%) Zend
9 15 (1.22%) Rackspace
9 15 (1.22%) Splunk
10 14 (1.14%) SaltStack
10 14 (1.14%) TIBCO
11 13 (1.06%) Google
11 13 (1.06%) Greenplum
12 12 (0.97%) Sybase
13 10 (0.81%) CA
14 9 (0.73%) Apple
14 9 (0.73%) Cisco
London
Revolution Technology
Rate: From £375 to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Source Technology
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London Bridge
Digital Marmalade
Rate: £27,500 - £37,500 depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Neg (Day Rate)
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £630 to £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Difrent
Rate: From £530 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hurren and Hope
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hurren and Hope
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
First Utility
Rate: Up to 55K
Posted: 10 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Rate: Up to 55K
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Green Park Interim & Executive Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Square One Resources
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £720 to £766 per day
Posted: 4 days ago