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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 223 317
Rank change year-on-year +28 +94  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 568 539 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.37% 1.09% 0.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.95% 4.88% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 382 224
Median daily rate £463 £450 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +10.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £664 £542
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 1
Median hourly rate £47.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.58% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.88 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -36.76% +6.25%  

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 9544 11043 10998
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.94% 22.35% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6494 7485 7180
Median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 157 149
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.15 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £54.20 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +33 301 £513 +7.89% 123
South East -13 77 £425 +13.33% 28
West Midlands +46 40 £496 +52.66% 4
Yorkshire +6 38 £475 -32.14% 7
North West +24 35 £463 -6.32% 7
East of England +25 31 £390 -10.85% 10
North East -13 19 £345 -52.41% 2
South West -20 19 £425 - 7
East Midlands -15 6 £413 +26.92% 6
Midlands - 2 - -
PostgreSQL
UK

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 674 (51.97%) Agile Software Development
2 610 (47.03%) Linux
3 584 (45.03%) Java
4 474 (36.55%) Python
5 443 (34.16%) Git (software)
6 431 (33.23%) MySQL
7 371 (28.60%) MongoDB
8 366 (28.22%) Jenkins
9 359 (27.68%) DevOps
10 347 (26.75%) Amazon AWS
11 343 (26.45%) Docker
12 342 (26.37%) Puppet
13 325 (25.06%) JavaScript
14 318 (24.52%) SQL
15 297 (22.90%) Ruby
16 289 (22.28%) Ansible
17 286 (22.05%) Security Cleared
18 278 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
19 265 (20.43%) HTML
20 259 (19.97%) Configuration Management
20 259 (19.97%) Open Source
21 257 (19.81%) JIRA
22 255 (19.66%) Scrum
23 239 (18.43%) TDD
24 238 (18.35%) Oracle
25 234 (18.04%) CSS
26 230 (17.73%) SC Cleared
27 218 (16.81%) Relational Database
28 210 (16.19%) REST
29 201 (15.50%) Apache

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
1 201 (15.50%) Apache
2 157 (12.10%) Confluence
3 153 (11.80%) Elasticsearch
4 140 (10.79%) Tomcat
5 103 (7.94%) nginx
6 96 (7.40%) Apache Spark
7 49 (3.78%) OpenStack
8 45 (3.47%) JBoss
9 32 (2.47%) Cloud Foundry
10 19 (1.46%) Jetty
10 19 (1.46%) WebSphere
11 17 (1.31%) Apache Pig
11 17 (1.31%) Drupal
12 14 (1.08%) Mule ESB
13 13 (1.00%) IIS
14 11 (0.85%) Apache Solr
14 11 (0.85%) WildFly
15 10 (0.77%) WebLogic
16 9 (0.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 8 (0.62%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 21 (1.62%) HipChat
1 21 (1.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.46%) MS Office
2 6 (0.46%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.46%) Adobe Campaign
2 15 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.23%) Staffware
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.077%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.077%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.077%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.077%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.077%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 347 (26.75%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (5.71%) GitHub
4 43 (3.32%) PaaS
5 37 (2.85%) Amazon EC2
6 34 (2.62%) Heroku
7 29 (2.24%) Amazon S3
8 27 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
9 25 (1.93%) SaaS
10 23 (1.77%) Slack
11 21 (1.62%) IaaS
12 14 (1.08%) Amazon Kinesis
12 14 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
13 12 (0.93%) Datadog
13 12 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 10 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
14 10 (0.77%) Route 53
15 9 (0.69%) OpenShift
16 7 (0.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 6 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 178 (13.72%) HTTP
2 155 (11.95%) TCP/IP
3 106 (8.17%) SSL
4 103 (7.94%) Firewall
5 87 (6.71%) DNS
6 66 (5.09%) VPN
7 38 (2.93%) Reverse Proxy
8 35 (2.70%) Internet
8 35 (2.70%) SNMP
9 34 (2.62%) OpenLDAP
10 24 (1.85%) SSH
11 23 (1.77%) OpenVPN
12 22 (1.70%) Intrusion Detection
13 19 (1.46%) LDAP
14 17 (1.31%) IPsec
15 16 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
16 15 (1.16%) DHCP
17 13 (1.00%) HTTPS
17 13 (1.00%) SAN
18 11 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 431 (33.23%) MySQL
2 371 (28.60%) MongoDB
3 218 (16.81%) Relational Database
4 196 (15.11%) Hadoop
5 185 (14.26%) NoSQL
6 163 (12.57%) Redis
7 128 (9.87%) Big Data
8 121 (9.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 119 (9.18%) SQL Server
10 102 (7.86%) Oracle Database
11 98 (7.56%) RDBMS
12 76 (5.86%) Apache Hive
13 64 (4.93%) Oracle Database 11g
14 58 (4.47%) HBase
15 30 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
16 24 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 24 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
17 20 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
18 17 (1.31%) Data Lake
19 16 (1.23%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 443 (34.16%) Git (software)
2 366 (28.22%) Jenkins
3 257 (19.81%) JIRA
4 104 (8.02%) JUnit
5 99 (7.63%) Subversion
6 78 (6.01%) Cucumber
7 66 (5.09%) Bitbucket
8 65 (5.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 61 (4.70%) Maven
10 53 (4.09%) Sonatype Nexus
11 51 (3.93%) Vagrant
12 42 (3.24%) Mercurial
13 39 (3.01%) SonarQube
14 35 (2.70%) Jasmine
15 34 (2.62%) Gradle
16 31 (2.39%) Ant
16 31 (2.39%) IntelliJ
16 31 (2.39%) Selenium
17 27 (2.08%) Mockito
18 25 (1.93%) GitLab
General
1 126 (9.71%) Finance
2 42 (3.24%) Marketing
3 37 (2.85%) Banking
4 23 (1.77%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.16%) Electronics
5 15 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 10 (0.77%) Retail
7 9 (0.69%) Games
7 9 (0.69%) Law
8 7 (0.54%) Legal
9 6 (0.46%) Advertising
10 5 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.31%) Front Office
11 4 (0.31%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.23%) French Language
13 2 (0.15%) Automotive
13 2 (0.15%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.15%) Local Government
14 1 (0.077%) Back Office
14 1 (0.077%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 562 (43.33%) Developer
2 216 (16.65%) Java Developer
3 173 (13.34%) DevOps Engineer
4 146 (11.26%) Architect
5 90 (6.94%) Python Developer
6 73 (5.63%) Senior Developer
7 69 (5.32%) DBA
8 60 (4.63%) Administrator
9 53 (4.09%) Linux Engineer
10 51 (3.93%) Software Engineer
10 51 (3.93%) Technical Architect
11 44 (3.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 43 (3.32%) Data Engineer
13 42 (3.24%) Consultant
14 36 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
15 35 (2.70%) Big Data Engineer
15 35 (2.70%) Senior DevOps
16 34 (2.62%) AWS DevOps
16 34 (2.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 34 (2.62%) PostgreSQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (20.43%) HTML
2 234 (18.04%) CSS
3 210 (16.19%) REST
4 163 (12.57%) Spring
5 155 (11.95%) Node.js
6 154 (11.87%) Django
7 139 (10.72%) Web Services
8 135 (10.41%) AngularJS
9 133 (10.25%) HTML5
10 131 (10.10%) JSON
11 111 (8.56%) CSS3
12 110 (8.48%) Elastic Stack
13 102 (7.86%) LAPP Stack
14 97 (7.48%) Hibernate
15 87 (6.71%) RESTful
15 87 (6.71%) XML
16 82 (6.32%) Kafka
17 81 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
18 73 (5.63%) jQuery
18 73 (5.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 74 (5.71%) User Experience
2 47 (3.62%) Computer Science
3 36 (2.78%) Clustering
4 34 (2.62%) Replication
5 29 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
6 26 (2.00%) PKI
7 23 (1.77%) Management Information System
8 22 (1.70%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (1.46%) Mobile App
10 18 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
11 17 (1.31%) Fintech
11 17 (1.31%) Public Cloud
12 16 (1.23%) Data Centre
13 13 (1.00%) Smart Meter
14 12 (0.93%) Web 2.0
15 11 (0.85%) Algorithms
15 11 (0.85%) Client/Server
16 10 (0.77%) NHS
17 7 (0.54%) Data Structures
17 7 (0.54%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 610 (47.03%) Linux
2 122 (9.41%) Unix
3 107 (8.25%) CentOS
4 103 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 97 (7.48%) Windows
6 44 (3.39%) Ubuntu
7 36 (2.78%) Windows Server
8 23 (1.77%) RancherOS
9 22 (1.70%) CoreOS
10 21 (1.62%) Android
11 20 (1.54%) Apple iOS
11 20 (1.54%) Mac OS X
12 15 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (1.08%) Debian
14 13 (1.00%) VyOS
15 12 (0.93%) FreeBSD
16 10 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
18 7 (0.54%) Solaris
19 5 (0.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 674 (51.97%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (27.68%) DevOps
3 278 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 259 (19.97%) Configuration Management
4 259 (19.97%) Open Source
5 255 (19.66%) Scrum
6 239 (18.43%) TDD
7 141 (10.87%) Microservices
8 140 (10.79%) BDD
9 125 (9.64%) Continuous Delivery
10 119 (9.18%) Software Engineering
11 108 (8.33%) Kanban
12 105 (8.10%) Mentoring
13 100 (7.71%) High Availability
14 73 (5.63%) MVC
15 67 (5.17%) Unit Testing
16 66 (5.09%) Continuous Deployment
17 62 (4.78%) E-Commerce
18 61 (4.70%) Load Balancing
19 60 (4.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 584 (45.03%) Java
2 474 (36.55%) Python
3 325 (25.06%) JavaScript
4 318 (24.52%) SQL
5 297 (22.90%) Ruby
6 179 (13.80%) Scala
7 134 (10.33%) Bash Shell
8 126 (9.71%) Perl
9 118 (9.10%) PHP
10 73 (5.63%) Go
11 58 (4.47%) C#
11 58 (4.47%) R
12 45 (3.47%) Groovy
13 36 (2.78%) C
14 33 (2.54%) Shell Script
15 27 (2.08%) C++
15 27 (2.08%) PL/SQL
16 14 (1.08%) T-SQL
17 10 (0.77%) tcsh
18 8 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 286 (22.05%) Security Cleared
2 230 (17.73%) SC Cleared
3 53 (4.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 45 (3.47%) Degree
5 29 (2.24%) DV Cleared
6 24 (1.85%) RHCE
7 12 (0.93%) BC Cleared
7 12 (0.93%) PhD
8 8 (0.62%) RHCSA
9 7 (0.54%) CISSP
10 6 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.23%) APMG
12 2 (0.15%) CCNA
12 2 (0.15%) CESG Certified Professional
12 2 (0.15%) CISA
12 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.15%) CISM
12 2 (0.15%) OCP
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.077%) CHECK Team Member
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (1.85%) QA
2 23 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (1.31%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.23%) WCAG
6 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.077%) HL7
System Software
1 343 (26.45%) Docker
2 46 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (3.39%) vCloud
4 33 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
5 25 (1.93%) HDFS
5 25 (1.93%) Squid
6 23 (1.77%) Postfix
7 19 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (1.39%) Xen
9 17 (1.31%) Active Directory
10 16 (1.23%) Samba
11 14 (1.08%) LXC
12 13 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
13 12 (0.93%) GlusterFS
13 12 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 11 (0.85%) Apache Flume
15 10 (0.77%) Corosync
15 10 (0.77%) etcd
15 10 (0.77%) Snort
15 10 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 342 (26.37%) Puppet
2 289 (22.28%) Ansible
3 159 (12.26%) Opscode Chef
4 119 (9.18%) Terraform
5 107 (8.25%) Kubernetes
6 94 (7.25%) ZABBIX
7 85 (6.55%) Salt
8 79 (6.09%) logstash
8 79 (6.09%) Nagios
9 77 (5.94%) Kibana
10 59 (4.55%) HAProxy
11 43 (3.32%) Consul
12 35 (2.70%) Rancher
13 34 (2.62%) Packer
14 32 (2.47%) Docker Swarm
15 25 (1.93%) Hadoop YARN
16 23 (1.77%) Rsyslog
17 22 (1.70%) Grafana
17 22 (1.70%) yum
18 21 (1.62%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 238 (18.35%) Oracle
2 168 (12.95%) VMware
3 126 (9.71%) Red Hat
4 51 (3.93%) Microsoft
5 46 (3.55%) Atlassian
6 35 (2.70%) AppDynamics
6 35 (2.70%) Hortonworks
7 34 (2.62%) Cisco
8 30 (2.31%) Rackspace
9 28 (2.16%) Sonatype
10 27 (2.08%) SAP
10 27 (2.08%) Splunk
10 27 (2.08%) Zend
11 26 (2.00%) Google
12 25 (1.93%) Adobe
13 21 (1.62%) Teradata
14 19 (1.46%) CA
14 19 (1.46%) Sybase
15 17 (1.31%) IBM
16 15 (1.16%) SaltStack
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South East London
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Hampshire
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Central London / West End
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