Period
to

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 May 2022 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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 148 154 178
Rank change year-on-year +6 +24 -12
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 1,300 827 661
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.85% 1.78% 1.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.48% 8.41% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 589 493
10th Percentile £425 £387 £375
25th Percentile £500 £431 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £565 £500 £535
Median % change year-on-year +13.00% -6.54% +7.00%
75th Percentile £675 £580 £638
90th Percentile £740 £638 £738
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
10th Percentile £53.04 £19.19 £25.73
25th Percentile £53.85 £23.49 £32.44
Median hourly rate £56.45 £33.32 £44.25
Median % change year-on-year +69.40% -24.70% +6.63%
75th Percentile £57.79 £45.49 £55.44
90th Percentile £57.85 £51.20 £61.78
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £33.32 £44.25
% change year-on-year +65.07% -24.70% +6.63%

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 13,707 9,837 9,480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.46% 21.16% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,935 6,822 6,605
10th Percentile £363 £325 £325
25th Percentile £450 £413 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
75th Percentile £653 £600 £588
90th Percentile £750 £699 £675
UK median daily rate £545 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +9.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 177 135
10th Percentile £14.55 £11.25 £14.45
25th Percentile £21.75 £17.75 £18.13
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.50 £24.71
Median % change year-on-year +83.67% -0.85% -17.63%
75th Percentile £65.00 £49.41 £46.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £65.20 £59.80
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £26.50 £24.71
% change year-on-year +69.81% +7.24% -13.30%

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 22 May 2022.

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 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London +17 887 £600 +20.00% 191
South East +8 132 £500 +5.26% 33
North of England -23 71 £550 +10.00% 48
Midlands -32 52 £495 +4.21% 21
West Midlands -41 40 £495 +2.59% 9
North West -15 39 £481 -3.75% 21
East of England -10 28 £576 +32.68% 20
Yorkshire -38 26 £582 +9.46% 16
South West -58 25 £500 +6.84% 23
East Midlands -15 12 £475 +22.58% 11
North East -10 10 £688 +44.74% 12
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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.

1 527 (40.54%) AWS
2 506 (38.92%) SQL
3 496 (38.15%) Agile
4 454 (34.92%) Java
5 428 (32.92%) Python
6 386 (29.69%) Microservices
7 368 (28.31%) DevOps
8 356 (27.38%) Docker
9 349 (26.85%) Azure
10 329 (25.31%) Kubernetes
11 322 (24.77%) JavaScript
12 303 (23.31%) CI/CD
13 301 (23.15%) Oracle
14 272 (20.92%) MySQL
15 263 (20.23%) Linux
16 259 (19.92%) React
17 258 (19.85%) Git (software)
18 252 (19.38%) SQL Server
19 247 (19.00%) Finance
20 232 (17.85%) Software Engineering
21 226 (17.38%) Kafka
22 222 (17.08%) Jenkins
23 220 (16.92%) Node.js
24 207 (15.92%) Spring
25 197 (15.15%) MongoDB
26 194 (14.92%) Relational Database
27 187 (14.38%) TDD
28 186 (14.31%) Scrum
28 186 (14.31%) Terraform
29 180 (13.85%) REST

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 85 (6.54%) Confluence
2 75 (5.77%) Apache
3 73 (5.62%) Elasticsearch
4 46 (3.54%) Apache Airflow
5 37 (2.85%) Apache Spark
6 31 (2.38%) nginx
7 24 (1.85%) JBoss
7 24 (1.85%) WebSphere
8 23 (1.77%) Tomcat
9 19 (1.46%) OpenStack
10 14 (1.08%) IIS
11 12 (0.92%) SharePoint
12 11 (0.85%) SAS
13 9 (0.69%) Apache Solr
14 8 (0.62%) Drupal
15 7 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
15 7 (0.54%) GeoServer
15 7 (0.54%) GlassFish
15 7 (0.54%) Luigi
15 7 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.31%) SPSS
3 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.077%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.15%) HiPortfolio
2 9 (0.69%) Misys Midas
3 5 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.077%) Magento
6 1 (0.077%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.077%) Primavera
6 1 (0.077%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.077%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 527 (40.54%) AWS
2 349 (26.85%) Azure
3 118 (9.08%) Serverless
4 110 (8.46%) GCP
5 83 (6.38%) Amazon S3
6 72 (5.54%) GitHub
7 67 (5.15%) AWS Lambda
7 67 (5.15%) OpenShift
8 56 (4.31%) PaaS
9 49 (3.77%) Amazon SQS
10 44 (3.38%) Power Platform
11 41 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
12 37 (2.85%) Azure Functions
13 36 (2.77%) AWS CloudFormation
14 35 (2.69%) SaaS
15 33 (2.54%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 33 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
16 27 (2.08%) Amazon ECS
17 26 (2.00%) Azure Service Bus
17 26 (2.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.08%) DNS
2 29 (2.23%) HTTP
3 24 (1.85%) Firewall
4 23 (1.77%) SSL
5 14 (1.08%) FTP
6 13 (1.00%) Kerberos
7 12 (0.92%) SSH
8 11 (0.85%) Broadband
9 10 (0.77%) TCP/IP
10 9 (0.69%) VPN
11 8 (0.62%) DHCP
12 7 (0.54%) HTTPS
12 7 (0.54%) SMTP
13 6 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 3 (0.23%) Internet
14 3 (0.23%) IPFS
14 3 (0.23%) VLAN
15 2 (0.15%) Network Security
15 2 (0.15%) S/MIME
15 2 (0.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (20.92%) MySQL
2 252 (19.38%) SQL Server
3 197 (15.15%) MongoDB
4 194 (14.92%) Relational Database
5 151 (11.62%) Redis
6 139 (10.69%) NoSQL
7 80 (6.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 80 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
8 72 (5.54%) Amazon RDS
9 67 (5.15%) RDBMS
10 62 (4.77%) Oracle Database
11 56 (4.31%) Amazon Redshift
12 51 (3.92%) Amazon Aurora
13 44 (3.38%) Data Lake
14 41 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
15 40 (3.08%) Hadoop
16 38 (2.92%) Big Data
17 37 (2.85%) MariaDB
17 37 (2.85%) Power BI
18 32 (2.46%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 258 (19.85%) Git (software)
2 222 (17.08%) Jenkins
3 111 (8.54%) GitLab
4 109 (8.38%) JIRA
5 73 (5.62%) Gradle
6 69 (5.31%) Maven
7 50 (3.85%) SonarQube
8 49 (3.77%) Sonatype Nexus
9 45 (3.46%) JUnit
10 32 (2.46%) Bitbucket
11 31 (2.38%) Artifactory
11 31 (2.38%) Cucumber
12 30 (2.31%) Selenium
13 25 (1.92%) Subversion
14 23 (1.77%) Mockito
15 19 (1.46%) CircleCI
16 18 (1.38%) webpack
17 17 (1.31%) Cypress.io
17 17 (1.31%) git-flow
17 17 (1.31%) TeamCity
General
1 247 (19.00%) Finance
2 152 (11.69%) Social Skills
3 122 (9.38%) Public Sector
4 73 (5.62%) Banking
5 69 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
6 46 (3.54%) Telecoms
7 37 (2.85%) Marketing
8 28 (2.15%) Front Office
9 27 (2.08%) Electronics
10 26 (2.00%) Presentation Skills
11 25 (1.92%) Manufacturing
12 16 (1.23%) Documentation Skills
12 16 (1.23%) Retail
13 14 (1.08%) Financial Institution
13 14 (1.08%) Investment Banking
14 13 (1.00%) Publishing
15 12 (0.92%) Influencing Skills
16 11 (0.85%) Law
17 10 (0.77%) Legal
18 9 (0.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 589 (45.31%) Developer
2 146 (11.23%) Java Developer
3 97 (7.46%) Software Engineer
4 93 (7.15%) Data Engineer
5 89 (6.85%) Architect
6 85 (6.54%) DevOps Engineer
6 85 (6.54%) Senior Developer
7 84 (6.46%) Python Developer
8 74 (5.69%) Analyst
8 74 (5.69%) DBA
9 68 (5.23%) Full Stack Developer
10 60 (4.62%) AWS Engineer
11 58 (4.46%) .NET Developer
12 50 (3.85%) C# Developer
13 48 (3.69%) React Developer
14 47 (3.62%) Administrator
15 45 (3.46%) Azure Developer
16 39 (3.00%) C# .NET Developer
16 39 (3.00%) Oracle DBA
17 38 (2.92%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (19.92%) React
2 226 (17.38%) Kafka
3 220 (16.92%) Node.js
4 207 (15.92%) Spring
5 180 (13.85%) REST
6 162 (12.46%) Spring Boot
7 160 (12.31%) HTML
8 133 (10.23%) .NET
9 128 (9.85%) CSS
10 107 (8.23%) RESTful
11 86 (6.62%) gRPC
12 79 (6.08%) AngularJS
12 79 (6.08%) Django
13 77 (5.92%) .NET Framework
14 71 (5.46%) GraphQL
14 71 (5.46%) Hibernate
15 70 (5.38%) Web Services
16 69 (5.31%) JSON
17 68 (5.23%) XML
18 63 (4.85%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 65 (5.00%) Cloud Native
2 42 (3.23%) User Experience
3 37 (2.85%) Management Information System
4 36 (2.77%) Linux Command Line
5 34 (2.62%) Replication
6 30 (2.31%) Data Structures
7 29 (2.23%) Clustering
8 28 (2.15%) PKI
9 27 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
10 24 (1.85%) Mobile App
11 23 (1.77%) Public Cloud
12 21 (1.62%) Legacy Systems
13 18 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
14 17 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (1.23%) Algorithms
15 16 (1.23%) Derivative
16 15 (1.15%) Blockchain
16 15 (1.15%) Virtual Team
17 14 (1.08%) Data Centre
17 14 (1.08%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 263 (20.23%) Linux
2 132 (10.15%) Windows
3 80 (6.15%) Unix
4 24 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (1.85%) Windows Server
5 21 (1.62%) CentOS
5 21 (1.62%) Ubuntu
6 12 (0.92%) Android
7 11 (0.85%) Solaris
8 9 (0.69%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.62%) Debian
10 7 (0.54%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.46%) VMS
12 5 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
13 3 (0.23%) zOS
14 2 (0.15%) AIX
14 2 (0.15%) Alpine Linux
14 2 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.077%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (38.15%) Agile
2 386 (29.69%) Microservices
3 368 (28.31%) DevOps
4 303 (23.31%) CI/CD
5 232 (17.85%) Software Engineering
6 187 (14.38%) TDD
7 186 (14.31%) Scrum
8 173 (13.31%) Full Stack Development
9 132 (10.15%) Analytics
10 113 (8.69%) Test Automation
11 109 (8.38%) ETL
12 106 (8.15%) BDD
13 104 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
14 98 (7.54%) Fintech
15 92 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
15 92 (7.08%) Open Source
16 91 (7.00%) Clean Code
17 89 (6.85%) Data Modelling
18 88 (6.77%) Problem-Solving
19 85 (6.54%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 506 (38.92%) SQL
2 454 (34.92%) Java
3 428 (32.92%) Python
4 322 (24.77%) JavaScript
5 140 (10.77%) TypeScript
6 128 (9.85%) C#
7 102 (7.85%) Bash
8 93 (7.15%) Go
9 92 (7.08%) PowerShell
10 72 (5.54%) Ruby
11 49 (3.77%) T-SQL
12 47 (3.62%) PL/SQL
13 33 (2.54%) Scala
14 31 (2.38%) PHP
15 24 (1.85%) Shell Script
16 21 (1.62%) Kotlin
17 19 (1.46%) C++
18 18 (1.38%) Groovy
19 14 (1.08%) C
20 13 (1.00%) ES6
Qualifications
1 171 (13.15%) Security Cleared
2 136 (10.46%) SC Cleared
3 67 (5.15%) Degree
4 36 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (1.15%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.46%) RHCE
8 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.38%) OCA
8 5 (0.38%) OCP
8 5 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.31%) PMP
10 2 (0.15%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.15%) ISEB
10 2 (0.15%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.15%) MCSA
11 1 (0.077%) FFIEC
11 1 (0.077%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.077%) MCSE
11 1 (0.077%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.69%) QA
2 22 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.31%) Accessibility
4 15 (1.15%) GDPR
5 14 (1.08%) SLA
6 8 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.38%) PMO
8 4 (0.31%) ISO 20022
8 4 (0.31%) SEPA
9 3 (0.23%) OASIS TOSCA
10 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.077%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.077%) DICOM
11 1 (0.077%) GLBA
11 1 (0.077%) NIST
11 1 (0.077%) PMBOK
System Software
1 356 (27.38%) Docker
2 58 (4.46%) Active Directory
3 30 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
5 25 (1.92%) vSphere
6 15 (1.15%) VMware NSX
7 9 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (0.54%) Postfix
9 7 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.46%) Firmware
11 5 (0.38%) vCloud
11 5 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.23%) Ceph
12 3 (0.23%) GridGain
13 2 (0.15%) etcd
13 2 (0.15%) HDFS
13 2 (0.15%) NFS
14 1 (0.077%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.077%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 329 (25.31%) Kubernetes
2 186 (14.31%) Terraform
3 130 (10.00%) Ansible
4 59 (4.54%) Grafana
5 35 (2.69%) Puppet
6 30 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
7 28 (2.15%) Prometheus
8 20 (1.54%) Kibana
9 18 (1.38%) PowerCLI
9 18 (1.38%) vRealize
10 17 (1.31%) Consul
11 14 (1.08%) Data Guard
11 14 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 13 (1.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 12 (0.92%) logstash
13 12 (0.92%) Packer
13 12 (0.92%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 12 (0.92%) WMI
14 11 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
14 11 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 301 (23.15%) Oracle
2 106 (8.15%) Microsoft
3 75 (5.77%) Google
4 59 (4.54%) Red Hat
5 54 (4.15%) VMware
6 35 (2.69%) Databricks
6 35 (2.69%) SAP
7 32 (2.46%) Atlassian
8 19 (1.46%) ServiceNow
8 19 (1.46%) Splunk
9 18 (1.38%) Informatica
10 15 (1.15%) Infoblox
10 15 (1.15%) SimCorp
10 15 (1.15%) SolarWinds
10 15 (1.15%) TIBCO
10 15 (1.15%) Vermilion
11 14 (1.08%) Alteryx
11 14 (1.08%) SaltStack
12 13 (1.00%) CyberArk
13 12 (0.92%) Sybase