Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 178 215
Rank change year-on-year +49 +37 +116
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 1,884 1,290 1,164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.03% 1.50% 1.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.06% 6.66% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,369 858 873
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +11.11%
10th Percentile £363 £345 £325
90th Percentile £625 £600 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 9
England median hourly rate £43.50 £47.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.45% +10.59% +15.02%
10th Percentile £35.00 £23.63 £34.60
90th Percentile £46.69 £47.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.38 £47.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -9.84% +10.59% +15.02%

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 20,786 19,358 22,096
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.43% 22.54% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,545 13,044 15,021
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £470 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +7.43% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 222 346
England median hourly rate £32.50 £28.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.04% +8.65% -13.33%
10th Percentile £14.63 £9.25 £12.10
90th Percentile £55.00 £47.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £34.00 £28.25 £25.22
% change year-on-year +20.35% +12.01% -15.93%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +50 1,216 £525 +5.00% 266
South East +31 235 £485 +21.25% 80
North of England +43 225 £428 -5.00% 71
Yorkshire +12 114 £430 -4.44% 26
North West +12 82 £431 -4.17% 39
Midlands -13 81 £450 -6.25% 36
East of England +12 80 £450 +11.11% 31
West Midlands -2 72 £450 -7.69% 16
South West -17 47 £438 -7.41% 23
North East +44 36 £425 +1.49% 6
East Midlands +1 10 £479 +16.12% 20
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 1,017 (53.98%) Agile Software Development
2 815 (43.26%) Java
3 666 (35.35%) MySQL
4 663 (35.19%) Git (software)
5 661 (35.08%) Linux
6 660 (35.03%) Amazon AWS
7 601 (31.90%) SQL
8 582 (30.89%) Python
9 558 (29.62%) TDD
10 553 (29.35%) Jenkins
11 531 (28.18%) JavaScript
12 496 (26.33%) Docker
13 464 (24.63%) DevOps
14 453 (24.04%) MongoDB
15 426 (22.61%) NoSQL
16 416 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
17 413 (21.92%) Oracle
18 403 (21.39%) Microservices
19 401 (21.28%) Ansible
20 375 (19.90%) Puppet
21 337 (17.89%) Node.js
22 334 (17.73%) Scrum
23 330 (17.52%) BDD
24 329 (17.46%) REST
25 316 (16.77%) Security Cleared
26 299 (15.87%) Web Services
27 296 (15.71%) Spring
28 292 (15.50%) SQL Server
29 291 (15.45%) Finance
30 289 (15.34%) Open Source

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
1 227 (12.05%) Tomcat
2 209 (11.09%) Confluence
3 162 (8.60%) Elasticsearch
4 152 (8.07%) OpenStack
5 144 (7.64%) Apache Spark
6 139 (7.38%) Apache
7 131 (6.95%) WebSphere
8 125 (6.63%) nginx
9 107 (5.68%) WebLogic
10 50 (2.65%) JBoss
11 35 (1.86%) GlassFish
11 35 (1.86%) Liferay
12 30 (1.59%) Apache Pig
13 23 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
14 21 (1.11%) Jetty
15 18 (0.96%) WildFly
16 16 (0.85%) SAS
17 14 (0.74%) Apache Solr
18 12 (0.64%) Mule ESB
19 11 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.32%) HipChat
3 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.053%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.053%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 16 (0.85%) Magento
2 7 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.053%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.053%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.053%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.053%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 660 (35.03%) Amazon AWS
2 223 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 114 (6.05%) GitHub
4 80 (4.25%) Slack
5 77 (4.09%) Amazon EC2
6 67 (3.56%) Amazon S3
7 63 (3.34%) Heroku
8 51 (2.71%) Google Cloud Platform
9 50 (2.65%) PaaS
10 45 (2.39%) Serverless
11 41 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
12 39 (2.07%) AWS Lambda
13 36 (1.91%) OpenShift
14 34 (1.80%) IaaS
15 28 (1.49%) SaaS
16 26 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
17 25 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 24 (1.27%) Amazon Kinesis
19 23 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
19 23 (1.22%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 150 (7.96%) TCP/IP
2 120 (6.37%) DNS
2 120 (6.37%) Firewall
3 116 (6.16%) HTTP
4 106 (5.63%) SSL
5 49 (2.60%) FTP
6 42 (2.23%) Internet
7 23 (1.22%) OpenLDAP
7 23 (1.22%) VPN
8 20 (1.06%) SSH
9 19 (1.01%) SMS
10 16 (0.85%) Kerberos
11 13 (0.69%) AMQP
12 11 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
13 9 (0.48%) OpenVPN
13 9 (0.48%) SAN
14 8 (0.42%) DHCP
14 8 (0.42%) MQTT
14 8 (0.42%) Network Security
15 6 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 666 (35.35%) MySQL
2 453 (24.04%) MongoDB
3 426 (22.61%) NoSQL
4 292 (15.50%) SQL Server
5 259 (13.75%) Relational Database
6 230 (12.21%) Hadoop
7 223 (11.84%) Redis
8 212 (11.25%) Big Data
9 132 (7.01%) Apache Cassandra
10 110 (5.84%) HBase
11 100 (5.31%) Apache Hive
12 89 (4.72%) RDBMS
13 85 (4.51%) DB2
14 83 (4.41%) Oracle Database
15 75 (3.98%) Amazon RDS
16 71 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 63 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
18 60 (3.18%) Amazon Redshift
19 58 (3.08%) Data Lake
20 40 (2.12%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 663 (35.19%) Git (software)
2 553 (29.35%) Jenkins
3 282 (14.97%) JIRA
4 136 (7.22%) Cucumber
5 131 (6.95%) JUnit
6 115 (6.10%) GitLab
7 114 (6.05%) Selenium
8 103 (5.47%) NUnit
9 99 (5.25%) Artifactory
10 98 (5.20%) MSTest
11 97 (5.15%) Maven
12 92 (4.88%) Subversion
13 85 (4.51%) Sonatype Nexus
14 75 (3.98%) Gradle
15 73 (3.87%) Jasmine
16 52 (2.76%) gulp
17 43 (2.28%) SonarQube
18 41 (2.18%) Mocha
19 38 (2.02%) Vagrant
20 33 (1.75%) Bitbucket
General
1 291 (15.45%) Finance
2 82 (4.35%) Banking
3 48 (2.55%) Marketing
4 37 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 26 (1.38%) Retail Banking
6 24 (1.27%) Retail
7 22 (1.17%) Games
8 21 (1.11%) Publishing
9 16 (0.85%) Investment Banking
9 16 (0.85%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.80%) Legal
11 14 (0.74%) Electronics
12 9 (0.48%) Spanish Language
13 8 (0.42%) Automotive
13 8 (0.42%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.37%) International Banking
14 7 (0.37%) Law
15 5 (0.27%) Advertising
16 4 (0.21%) French Language
17 3 (0.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,037 (55.04%) Developer
2 441 (23.41%) Java Developer
3 231 (12.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 189 (10.03%) Senior Developer
5 167 (8.86%) Python Developer
6 117 (6.21%) Senior Java Developer
7 108 (5.73%) Full Stack Developer
8 105 (5.57%) Architect
8 105 (5.57%) DBA
9 84 (4.46%) Data Engineer
10 79 (4.19%) Agile Developer
10 79 (4.19%) Node.js Developer
11 74 (3.93%) AWS Engineer
12 73 (3.87%) Software Engineer
13 70 (3.72%) JavaScript Developer
14 57 (3.03%) Agile Java Developer
14 57 (3.03%) Digital Developer
15 50 (2.65%) AWS DevOps
15 50 (2.65%) Python Engineer
16 46 (2.44%) Digital Transformation
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (17.89%) Node.js
2 329 (17.46%) REST
3 299 (15.87%) Web Services
4 296 (15.71%) Spring
5 237 (12.58%) RESTful
6 225 (11.94%) HTML
7 219 (11.62%) CSS
8 203 (10.77%) Kafka
9 176 (9.34%) JSON
10 175 (9.29%) AngularJS
11 172 (9.13%) React
12 167 (8.86%) Spring Boot
13 147 (7.80%) RabbitMQ
14 122 (6.48%) SOAP
15 120 (6.37%) Hibernate
16 117 (6.21%) HTML5
17 109 (5.79%) XML
18 108 (5.73%) Elastic Stack
19 107 (5.68%) Django
20 92 (4.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 96 (5.10%) Greenfield Project
2 83 (4.41%) Fintech
3 73 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
4 63 (3.34%) Computer Science
5 62 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
6 52 (2.76%) User Experience
7 45 (2.39%) Mobile App
8 44 (2.34%) Linux Command Line
9 36 (1.91%) Algorithms
10 27 (1.43%) Replication
11 25 (1.33%) Management Information System
12 23 (1.22%) Data Structures
13 21 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
14 17 (0.90%) Data Centre
15 16 (0.85%) Clustering
15 16 (0.85%) Equities
15 16 (0.85%) Public Cloud
16 11 (0.58%) Client/Server
16 11 (0.58%) Video on Demand
17 7 (0.37%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 661 (35.08%) Linux
2 148 (7.86%) Unix
3 122 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 108 (5.73%) CentOS
5 79 (4.19%) Windows
6 55 (2.92%) Android
7 45 (2.39%) Ubuntu
8 42 (2.23%) Apple iOS
9 22 (1.17%) CoreOS
10 20 (1.06%) Windows Server
11 14 (0.74%) Mac OS X
11 14 (0.74%) VMS
12 12 (0.64%) Debian
13 10 (0.53%) AIX
14 6 (0.32%) Solaris
14 6 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.27%) DC/OS
16 4 (0.21%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.21%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,017 (53.98%) Agile Software Development
2 558 (29.62%) TDD
3 464 (24.63%) DevOps
4 416 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
5 403 (21.39%) Microservices
6 334 (17.73%) Scrum
7 330 (17.52%) BDD
8 289 (15.34%) Open Source
9 277 (14.70%) Test Automation
10 216 (11.46%) Software Engineering
11 199 (10.56%) OO
12 188 (9.98%) Configuration Management
13 166 (8.81%) Continuous Delivery
14 147 (7.80%) Mentoring
15 143 (7.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 137 (7.27%) Kanban
17 123 (6.53%) Analytics
18 114 (6.05%) Problem-Solving
19 109 (5.79%) Migration
20 99 (5.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 815 (43.26%) Java
2 601 (31.90%) SQL
3 582 (30.89%) Python
4 531 (28.18%) JavaScript
5 255 (13.54%) Java 8
6 252 (13.38%) Ruby
7 220 (11.68%) Bash Shell
8 187 (9.93%) Scala
9 121 (6.42%) Perl
10 107 (5.68%) PHP
11 95 (5.04%) ES6
11 95 (5.04%) Go
12 93 (4.94%) Groovy
13 82 (4.35%) C#
14 71 (3.77%) C++
15 63 (3.34%) PL/SQL
16 55 (2.92%) TypeScript
17 48 (2.55%) Shell Script
18 44 (2.34%) PowerShell
19 32 (1.70%) C
Qualifications
1 316 (16.77%) Security Cleared
2 259 (13.75%) SC Cleared
3 116 (6.16%) Degree
4 37 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 28 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 27 (1.43%) Master's Degree
7 13 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 13 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
8 9 (0.48%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (0.21%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.21%) ISEB
10 4 (0.21%) OCP
10 4 (0.21%) RHCE
11 3 (0.16%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
12 2 (0.11%) APMG
12 2 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.11%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (2.71%) QA
2 39 (2.07%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.01%) GDPR
4 17 (0.90%) GCP
5 13 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
6 11 (0.58%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.32%) SLA
8 4 (0.21%) MiFID
8 4 (0.21%) PMO
9 1 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 496 (26.33%) Docker
2 62 (3.29%) Apache Flume
3 55 (2.92%) Active Directory
4 50 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 48 (2.55%) HDFS
6 30 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (0.90%) vCloud
8 16 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 16 (0.85%) Xen
9 14 (0.74%) Squid
10 13 (0.69%) Hyper-V
10 13 (0.69%) vSphere
11 9 (0.48%) Postfix
12 7 (0.37%) etcd
13 6 (0.32%) flannel
14 4 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.21%) XenDesktop
15 3 (0.16%) KVM
15 3 (0.16%) LXC
15 3 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 401 (21.28%) Ansible
2 375 (19.90%) Puppet
3 260 (13.80%) Opscode Chef
4 199 (10.56%) Kubernetes
5 198 (10.51%) Terraform
6 78 (4.14%) logstash
7 76 (4.03%) HAProxy
8 74 (3.93%) Kibana
9 52 (2.76%) Grafana
10 50 (2.65%) Oozie
11 46 (2.44%) ZABBIX
12 39 (2.07%) Salt
13 36 (1.91%) HP ALM
14 35 (1.86%) Docker Swarm
15 28 (1.49%) Consul
15 28 (1.49%) Prometheus
16 27 (1.43%) Sysdig
17 23 (1.22%) Rancher
18 21 (1.11%) Packer
19 20 (1.06%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 413 (21.92%) Oracle
2 139 (7.38%) Red Hat
3 114 (6.05%) Google
4 100 (5.31%) IBM
5 84 (4.46%) Microsoft
6 76 (4.03%) VMware
7 55 (2.92%) Hortonworks
8 54 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
9 50 (2.65%) HP
10 45 (2.39%) SAP
11 39 (2.07%) Cloudera
11 39 (2.07%) Talend
12 37 (1.96%) Sybase
13 34 (1.80%) Splunk
14 30 (1.59%) Atlassian
15 26 (1.38%) Alteryx
16 24 (1.27%) MapR
17 21 (1.11%) Tealium
17 21 (1.11%) Zend
18 19 (1.01%) Teradata