Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 2020 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
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 176 163 125
Rank change year-on-year -13 -38 +67
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 591 1,454 1,925
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.47% 1.77% 2.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.81% 7.86% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 1,047 1,411
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £366 £356
90th Percentile £750 £663 £625
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 11
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.75 £46.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.11% -11.78% -1.72%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.75 £43.42
% change year-on-year -14.11% -6.15% -7.61%

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 8,678 18,489 20,717
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.61% 22.50% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,767 12,778 14,525
Median daily rate £500 £485 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £493 £475 £470
% change year-on-year +3.68% +1.06% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 230 218
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.48% +11.67%
10th Percentile £15.94 £14.43 £14.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £57.50 £53.58
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year - +2.19% +14.52%

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 4 June 2020.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing PostgreSQL in England over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 2020. 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 -16 376 £575 +9.52% 113
South East +26 57 £475 +5.56% 21
North of England -9 46 £550 +22.22% 34
Midlands +37 45 £475 +5.56% 11
West Midlands +38 41 £500 +11.11% 7
South West +37 37 £500 +3.52% 15
North West +16 27 £550 +29.41% 18
East of England +42 24 £525 +5.00% 11
North East +10 13 £583 +23.28% 3
Yorkshire +8 6 £450 -5.26% 13
East Midlands +27 4 £400 -17.95% 4
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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.

1 269 (45.52%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (44.50%) AWS
3 219 (37.06%) Java
4 218 (36.89%) SQL
5 201 (34.01%) Python
6 172 (29.10%) MySQL
7 170 (28.76%) DevOps
8 162 (27.41%) SQL Server
9 155 (26.23%) JavaScript
10 145 (24.53%) Oracle
11 143 (24.20%) Git (software)
12 142 (24.03%) Microservices
13 139 (23.52%) Azure
14 137 (23.18%) Docker
15 135 (22.84%) Web Services
16 121 (20.47%) Jenkins
17 120 (20.30%) Finance
18 118 (19.97%) Kubernetes
19 111 (18.78%) Security Cleared
20 107 (18.10%) TDD
21 102 (17.26%) Linux
22 97 (16.41%) JIRA
23 94 (15.91%) GCP
24 84 (14.21%) SC Cleared
25 83 (14.04%) NoSQL
25 83 (14.04%) REST
26 81 (13.71%) Continuous Integration
26 81 (13.71%) Software Engineering
27 79 (13.37%) Elasticsearch
28 76 (12.86%) 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 79 (13.37%) Elasticsearch
2 53 (8.97%) Confluence
3 46 (7.78%) Apache
4 33 (5.58%) Apache Spark
5 31 (5.25%) Tomcat
6 28 (4.74%) WebLogic
7 26 (4.40%) JBoss
8 22 (3.72%) Red Hat Fuse
9 20 (3.38%) MQSeries
10 17 (2.88%) nginx
11 8 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
11 8 (1.35%) IIS
12 7 (1.18%) Drupal
13 5 (0.85%) SharePoint
14 4 (0.68%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.68%) WildFly
15 2 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
15 2 (0.34%) Jupyter
15 2 (0.34%) Luigi
15 2 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.17%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 7 (1.18%) FINCAD Analytics
2 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.17%) Siebel CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 263 (44.50%) AWS
2 139 (23.52%) Azure
3 94 (15.91%) GCP
4 70 (11.84%) Serverless
5 65 (11.00%) AWS Lambda
6 53 (8.97%) Amazon EC2
7 51 (8.63%) PaaS
8 49 (8.29%) GitHub
9 35 (5.92%) Amazon ECS
10 34 (5.75%) Amazon SQS
11 33 (5.58%) Amazon S3
12 27 (4.57%) SaaS
13 22 (3.72%) Apigee
14 20 (3.38%) IaaS
15 18 (3.05%) Power Platform
15 18 (3.05%) Slack
16 15 (2.54%) OpenShift
17 14 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
18 13 (2.20%) Route 53
19 11 (1.86%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.55%) DNS
2 19 (3.21%) HTTP
3 15 (2.54%) SSL
3 15 (2.54%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.69%) Firewall
5 9 (1.52%) Internet
6 6 (1.02%) VPN
7 4 (0.68%) DHCP
7 4 (0.68%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.68%) Skype
8 3 (0.51%) IPsec
8 3 (0.51%) Network Security
8 3 (0.51%) SNMP
9 2 (0.34%) NAS
9 2 (0.34%) SAN
9 2 (0.34%) SSH
9 2 (0.34%) tcpdump
9 2 (0.34%) Wireless
9 2 (0.34%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.17%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (29.10%) MySQL
2 162 (27.41%) SQL Server
3 83 (14.04%) NoSQL
4 70 (11.84%) MongoDB
5 64 (10.83%) Relational Database
6 58 (9.81%) Redis
7 46 (7.78%) Amazon RDS
8 44 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
9 42 (7.11%) Amazon Redshift
10 38 (6.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 38 (6.43%) Big Data
11 37 (6.26%) Hadoop
12 26 (4.40%) RDBMS
13 24 (4.06%) Amazon Aurora
13 24 (4.06%) Oracle Database
14 21 (3.55%) BigQuery
14 21 (3.55%) Data Lake
15 20 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
15 20 (3.38%) DB2
16 18 (3.05%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 143 (24.20%) Git (software)
2 121 (20.47%) Jenkins
3 97 (16.41%) JIRA
4 53 (8.97%) GitLab
5 44 (7.45%) JUnit
6 31 (5.25%) Maven
7 30 (5.08%) Selenium
8 25 (4.23%) SonarQube
9 24 (4.06%) Artifactory
10 21 (3.55%) Mockito
11 20 (3.38%) DbUnit
11 20 (3.38%) jMock
11 20 (3.38%) Travis CI
12 18 (3.05%) Cucumber
13 16 (2.71%) RSpec
13 16 (2.71%) webpack
14 15 (2.54%) CircleCI
15 14 (2.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 13 (2.20%) Mocha
17 12 (2.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 120 (20.30%) Finance
2 66 (11.17%) Banking
3 34 (5.75%) Public Sector
4 22 (3.72%) Front Office
5 19 (3.21%) Back Office
6 12 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.35%) Legal
7 8 (1.35%) Marketing
7 8 (1.35%) Retail
8 7 (1.18%) Games
8 7 (1.18%) Law
9 5 (0.85%) Electronics
9 5 (0.85%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.68%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.68%) Publishing
11 3 (0.51%) Advertising
12 2 (0.34%) Housing Association
12 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 287 (48.56%) Developer
2 81 (13.71%) Java Developer
3 76 (12.86%) Architect
4 47 (7.95%) Software Engineer
5 42 (7.11%) Python Developer
6 38 (6.43%) Senior Developer
7 34 (5.75%) DevOps Engineer
8 30 (5.08%) Cloud Architect
9 27 (4.57%) Full Stack Developer
9 27 (4.57%) React Developer
10 25 (4.23%) AWS Developer
11 24 (4.06%) Data Engineer
11 24 (4.06%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 23 (3.89%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 22 (3.72%) SQL Developer
14 20 (3.38%) AWS Engineer
14 20 (3.38%) JavaScript Developer
14 20 (3.38%) JavaScript Engineer
14 20 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
15 19 (3.21%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (22.84%) Web Services
2 83 (14.04%) REST
3 76 (12.86%) HTML
4 75 (12.69%) Spring
5 69 (11.68%) React
6 68 (11.51%) RESTful
7 63 (10.66%) CSS
8 58 (9.81%) Node.js
9 55 (9.31%) Hibernate
10 52 (8.80%) RabbitMQ
11 50 (8.46%) XML
12 49 (8.29%) JSON
13 46 (7.78%) AngularJS
13 46 (7.78%) Django
14 45 (7.61%) SOAP
15 44 (7.45%) Ruby on Rails
16 38 (6.43%) ActiveMQ
17 34 (5.75%) Kafka
17 34 (5.75%) Swagger
18 33 (5.58%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.63%) Hedge funds
2 34 (5.75%) User Experience
3 31 (5.25%) Greenfield Project
4 27 (4.57%) Fixed Income
5 24 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.05%) Replication
7 15 (2.54%) Algorithms
8 13 (2.20%) Linux Command Line
9 12 (2.03%) Mainframe
10 11 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (1.69%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.69%) Public Cloud
11 10 (1.69%) Social Media
12 9 (1.52%) Clustering
12 9 (1.52%) Data Centre
13 8 (1.35%) Blog
13 8 (1.35%) Cloud Native
13 8 (1.35%) Private Cloud
14 7 (1.18%) BYOD
14 7 (1.18%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 102 (17.26%) Linux
2 44 (7.45%) Unix
3 42 (7.11%) Windows
4 24 (4.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (2.20%) CentOS
6 11 (1.86%) Android
6 11 (1.86%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.69%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.69%) Mac OS X
8 8 (1.35%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (1.02%) Solaris
10 4 (0.68%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.51%) CoreOS
11 3 (0.51%) VMS
12 2 (0.34%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.34%) Debian
12 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.17%) VME
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (45.52%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (28.76%) DevOps
3 142 (24.03%) Microservices
4 107 (18.10%) TDD
5 81 (13.71%) Continuous Integration
5 81 (13.71%) Software Engineering
6 71 (12.01%) Scrum
7 66 (11.17%) Test Automation
8 57 (9.64%) Migration
9 56 (9.48%) Open Source
10 55 (9.31%) BDD
11 54 (9.14%) Analytics
11 54 (9.14%) Asset Management
11 54 (9.14%) Data Modelling
12 51 (8.63%) ETL
12 51 (8.63%) Mentoring
13 40 (6.77%) Investment Management
13 40 (6.77%) Kanban
14 38 (6.43%) Front End Development
15 36 (6.09%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 219 (37.06%) Java
2 218 (36.89%) SQL
3 201 (34.01%) Python
4 155 (26.23%) JavaScript
5 75 (12.69%) Ruby
6 46 (7.78%) C#
7 43 (7.28%) Bash Shell
8 41 (6.94%) PowerShell
9 34 (5.75%) PL/SQL
10 31 (5.25%) Java 8
10 31 (5.25%) PHP
11 29 (4.91%) TypeScript
12 27 (4.57%) Go
12 27 (4.57%) T-SQL
13 24 (4.06%) Scala
14 21 (3.55%) Perl
15 18 (3.05%) C
16 15 (2.54%) Kotlin
17 10 (1.69%) C++
18 9 (1.52%) Korn
Qualifications
1 111 (18.78%) Security Cleared
2 84 (14.21%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.03%) Degree
4 11 (1.86%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.52%) BC Cleared
5 9 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (1.52%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.85%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.68%) CCNA
7 4 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.68%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.51%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.34%) CHECK Team Member
9 2 (0.34%) MCSE
9 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.17%) MCSA
10 1 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.21%) QA
2 5 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.51%) HL7
4 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.17%) NCSC
System Software
1 137 (23.18%) Docker
2 20 (3.38%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.37%) Postfix
4 11 (1.86%) vSphere
5 9 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (1.52%) RACF
5 9 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.51%) Varnish
8 2 (0.34%) iptables
8 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.17%) LXC
9 1 (0.17%) NFS
9 1 (0.17%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 118 (19.97%) Kubernetes
2 52 (8.80%) Terraform
3 30 (5.08%) Ansible
4 18 (3.05%) Puppet
5 13 (2.20%) Data Guard
6 11 (1.86%) Prometheus
7 9 (1.52%) Kibana
7 9 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (1.18%) HAProxy
8 7 (1.18%) logstash
8 7 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.85%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.68%) Packer
11 3 (0.51%) Control-M
11 3 (0.51%) Grafana
11 3 (0.51%) HP ALM
11 3 (0.51%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 3 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (0.34%) Istio
Vendors
1 145 (24.53%) Oracle
2 73 (12.35%) Google
3 45 (7.61%) Red Hat
4 34 (5.75%) Microsoft
5 32 (5.41%) Sybase
6 22 (3.72%) MuleSoft
6 22 (3.72%) Tableau
7 20 (3.38%) Axway
8 17 (2.88%) SAP
9 13 (2.20%) Atlassian
9 13 (2.20%) Talend
9 13 (2.20%) VMware
10 8 (1.35%) Hortonworks
10 8 (1.35%) HP
10 8 (1.35%) New Relic
11 7 (1.18%) Lets Encrypt
12 6 (1.02%) IBM
12 6 (1.02%) ServiceNow
12 6 (1.02%) Splunk
13 5 (0.85%) Pega