Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 155 156 150
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 +34
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 1,056 1,668 1,678
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.71% 1.85% 1.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.97% 8.22% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 740 1,164 1,238
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £363
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 8
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.75 £40.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.11% +0.11% -13.39%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £37.88 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.59% -5.31% -14.89%

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 13,252 20,301 20,097
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.45% 22.54% 21.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,878 14,144 14,157
England median daily rate £488 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 222 220
England median hourly rate £31.25 £35.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +4.48% +21.82%
10th Percentile £14.08 £14.00 £15.16
90th Percentile £56.73 £55.00 £56.94
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -11.43% +2.94% +23.64%

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 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 +12 687 £550 +2.33% 243
South East -20 99 £450 -10.00% 64
Midlands +79 96 £475 +5.56% 33
West Midlands +87 82 £488 +8.33% 19
North of England -55 80 £481 +1.32% 60
South West +11 65 £440 -7.37% 37
North West -39 43 £475 +2.70% 34
East of England -18 28 £476 -13.55% 37
North East +6 27 £513 +13.89% 6
East Midlands +37 14 £400 -11.11% 14
Yorkshire -19 10 £400 -20.00% 20
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 484 (45.83%) AWS
2 441 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
3 434 (41.10%) SQL
4 424 (40.15%) Java
5 374 (35.42%) Python
6 267 (25.28%) Docker
7 263 (24.91%) Microservices
8 261 (24.72%) Git (software)
9 255 (24.15%) DevOps
9 255 (24.15%) MySQL
10 252 (23.86%) Oracle
11 247 (23.39%) Security Cleared
12 225 (21.31%) Azure
13 221 (20.93%) TDD
14 214 (20.27%) Web Services
15 213 (20.17%) SQL Server
16 206 (19.51%) JavaScript
17 205 (19.41%) Jenkins
18 194 (18.37%) SC Cleared
19 191 (18.09%) Kubernetes
20 189 (17.90%) NoSQL
21 182 (17.23%) Linux
22 177 (16.76%) Finance
23 176 (16.67%) JIRA
24 171 (16.19%) Scrum
25 168 (15.91%) Spring
26 156 (14.77%) Relational Database
27 153 (14.49%) MongoDB
27 153 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
28 150 (14.20%) 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
1 118 (11.17%) Elasticsearch
2 111 (10.51%) Confluence
3 77 (7.29%) Apache Spark
4 57 (5.40%) JBoss
5 56 (5.30%) WebLogic
6 46 (4.36%) Red Hat Fuse
7 42 (3.98%) MQSeries
8 40 (3.79%) Tomcat
9 36 (3.41%) nginx
10 26 (2.46%) Apache
11 22 (2.08%) SAS
12 13 (1.23%) IIS
13 11 (1.04%) Apache Airflow
13 11 (1.04%) Drupal
13 11 (1.04%) Luigi
14 9 (0.85%) GeoServer
15 8 (0.76%) SharePoint
16 6 (0.57%) CMS
17 5 (0.47%) WildFly
18 4 (0.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.095%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.095%) Weka
3 1 (0.095%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 42 (3.98%) FINCAD Analytics
2 7 (0.66%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.38%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.38%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.38%) PolarLake
4 3 (0.28%) Eikon
5 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.095%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.095%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 484 (45.83%) AWS
2 225 (21.31%) Azure
3 128 (12.12%) GCP
4 99 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
5 94 (8.90%) GitHub
6 73 (6.91%) Amazon SQS
7 71 (6.72%) Amazon S3
8 59 (5.59%) Serverless
9 50 (4.73%) AWS Lambda
10 49 (4.64%) PaaS
11 44 (4.17%) AWS Step Functions
12 30 (2.84%) Amazon EKS
13 29 (2.75%) SaaS
14 27 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
15 25 (2.37%) AWS CloudFormation
16 24 (2.27%) Amazon ECS
17 22 (2.08%) Power Platform
18 21 (1.99%) IaaS
19 19 (1.80%) Slack
20 15 (1.42%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.75%) DNS
2 25 (2.37%) HTTP
2 25 (2.37%) VPN
3 22 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.80%) SSL
5 15 (1.42%) SSH
6 11 (1.04%) DHCP
6 11 (1.04%) Firewall
7 9 (0.85%) AMQP
8 7 (0.66%) Internet
9 6 (0.57%) Wireless
10 5 (0.47%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.38%) Network Security
11 4 (0.38%) SMTP
12 3 (0.28%) FTP
12 3 (0.28%) IPsec
12 3 (0.28%) SAN
12 3 (0.28%) Skype
13 2 (0.19%) tcpdump
13 2 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (24.15%) MySQL
2 213 (20.17%) SQL Server
3 189 (17.90%) NoSQL
4 156 (14.77%) Relational Database
5 153 (14.49%) MongoDB
6 106 (10.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 91 (8.62%) Redis
8 89 (8.43%) Amazon RDS
9 88 (8.33%) Hadoop
10 78 (7.39%) RDBMS
11 67 (6.34%) Big Data
12 65 (6.16%) Amazon Aurora
13 61 (5.78%) Amazon Athena
14 55 (5.21%) Oracle Database
15 49 (4.64%) Apache Cassandra
16 48 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
17 47 (4.45%) Amazon Redshift
17 47 (4.45%) Neo4j
18 40 (3.79%) DB2
18 40 (3.79%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 261 (24.72%) Git (software)
2 205 (19.41%) Jenkins
3 176 (16.67%) JIRA
4 94 (8.90%) Maven
5 91 (8.62%) JUnit
6 68 (6.44%) Mockito
7 63 (5.97%) GitLab
8 60 (5.68%) SonarQube
9 56 (5.30%) Selenium
10 50 (4.73%) DbUnit
10 50 (4.73%) jMock
11 43 (4.07%) Cucumber
12 36 (3.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 35 (3.31%) RSpec
14 34 (3.22%) Travis CI
15 23 (2.18%) Mocha
16 22 (2.08%) CircleCI
17 21 (1.99%) Bitbucket
17 21 (1.99%) Vagrant
18 20 (1.89%) Gradle
General
1 177 (16.76%) Finance
2 100 (9.47%) Public Sector
3 94 (8.90%) Banking
4 55 (5.21%) Front Office
5 24 (2.27%) Retail
6 22 (2.08%) Marketing
7 14 (1.33%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.14%) Law
8 12 (1.14%) Legal
9 10 (0.95%) Games
10 9 (0.85%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.76%) Electronics
11 8 (0.76%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.47%) Publishing
13 4 (0.38%) Back Office
14 3 (0.28%) Advertising
15 2 (0.19%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.19%) Housing Association
15 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 586 (55.49%) Developer
2 179 (16.95%) Java Developer
3 114 (10.80%) Python Developer
4 98 (9.28%) Architect
5 84 (7.95%) DevOps Engineer
6 76 (7.20%) Senior Developer
7 73 (6.91%) AWS Developer
8 55 (5.21%) AWS Engineer
9 47 (4.45%) Software Engineer
10 39 (3.69%) Data Engineer
10 39 (3.69%) Full Stack Developer
10 39 (3.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 37 (3.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 35 (3.31%) DBA
13 33 (3.13%) Java Engineer
14 31 (2.94%) C# Developer
15 30 (2.84%) NoSQL Developer
16 29 (2.75%) Technical Architect
17 28 (2.65%) Ruby Developer
18 26 (2.46%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (20.27%) Web Services
2 168 (15.91%) Spring
3 150 (14.20%) REST
4 129 (12.22%) RESTful
5 120 (11.36%) Node.js
6 111 (10.51%) HTML
7 109 (10.32%) Hibernate
8 98 (9.28%) CSS
8 98 (9.28%) Kafka
9 95 (9.00%) ActiveMQ
10 93 (8.81%) AngularJS
11 87 (8.24%) React
12 83 (7.86%) JSON
13 82 (7.77%) RabbitMQ
14 79 (7.48%) SOAP
15 78 (7.39%) XML
16 75 (7.10%) Ruby on Rails
17 67 (6.34%) J2EE
18 63 (5.97%) Django
19 62 (5.87%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 53 (5.02%) Derivative
2 51 (4.83%) Fixed Income
3 49 (4.64%) Greenfield Project
4 47 (4.45%) Hedge funds
5 43 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (4.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 42 (3.98%) Equity Derivative
7 37 (3.50%) Public Cloud
8 35 (3.31%) Data Centre
9 33 (3.13%) Algorithms
10 29 (2.75%) User Experience
11 22 (2.08%) Replication
12 21 (1.99%) Market Risk
13 20 (1.89%) Clustering
14 16 (1.52%) BYOD
14 16 (1.52%) Management Information System
15 15 (1.42%) Data Structures
15 15 (1.42%) Equities
15 15 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
16 13 (1.23%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 182 (17.23%) Linux
2 75 (7.10%) Windows
3 46 (4.36%) Unix
4 33 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 29 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (2.18%) Ubuntu
7 14 (1.33%) Android
7 14 (1.33%) CentOS
8 12 (1.14%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.85%) CoreOS
9 9 (0.85%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.76%) Solaris
11 7 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.47%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.38%) Debian
13 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.28%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (24.91%) Microservices
3 255 (24.15%) DevOps
4 221 (20.93%) TDD
5 171 (16.19%) Scrum
6 153 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
7 133 (12.59%) Software Engineering
8 132 (12.50%) BDD
9 122 (11.55%) Analytics
10 116 (10.98%) Migration
10 116 (10.98%) Open Source
11 97 (9.19%) Data Science
12 90 (8.52%) Test Automation
13 89 (8.43%) Kanban
14 81 (7.67%) ETL
15 73 (6.91%) Data Modelling
16 67 (6.34%) Configuration Management
17 62 (5.87%) Problem-Solving
18 61 (5.78%) Machine Learning
19 60 (5.68%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 434 (41.10%) SQL
2 424 (40.15%) Java
3 374 (35.42%) Python
4 206 (19.51%) JavaScript
5 130 (12.31%) Ruby
6 84 (7.95%) Bash Shell
7 82 (7.77%) C#
8 74 (7.01%) Scala
9 73 (6.91%) Java 8
10 62 (5.87%) PL/SQL
11 60 (5.68%) C++
12 54 (5.11%) PowerShell
13 49 (4.64%) T-SQL
14 47 (4.45%) TypeScript
15 41 (3.88%) Go
16 38 (3.60%) PHP
17 34 (3.22%) Kotlin
18 25 (2.37%) Shell Script
19 24 (2.27%) C
20 20 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 247 (23.39%) Security Cleared
2 194 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 33 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 28 (2.65%) Degree
5 16 (1.52%) BC Cleared
6 12 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.66%) PhD
9 5 (0.47%) AWS Certification
9 5 (0.47%) CHECK Team Member
9 5 (0.47%) SAS Certification
10 4 (0.38%) CCNA
10 4 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.38%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.28%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.19%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.19%) Sun Certification
13 1 (0.095%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.46%) QA
2 6 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.19%) PMO
5 1 (0.095%) HL7
5 1 (0.095%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 267 (25.28%) Docker
2 45 (4.26%) Postfix
3 28 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.70%) Active Directory
5 15 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
6 14 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (1.23%) vSphere
8 12 (1.14%) Hyper-V
9 10 (0.95%) VirtualBox
10 7 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.47%) RACF
11 5 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.28%) iptables
12 3 (0.28%) NFS
12 3 (0.28%) Varnish
12 3 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.19%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.19%) OpenAM
13 2 (0.19%) OpenDJ
13 2 (0.19%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 191 (18.09%) Kubernetes
2 96 (9.09%) Ansible
3 95 (9.00%) Terraform
4 64 (6.06%) Puppet
5 24 (2.27%) Prometheus
6 21 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (1.70%) Data Guard
8 16 (1.52%) Docker Swarm
8 16 (1.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 16 (1.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 11 (1.04%) Packer
10 10 (0.95%) Grafana
10 10 (0.95%) HAProxy
11 9 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
12 7 (0.66%) Kibana
12 7 (0.66%) logstash
12 7 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 7 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 5 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 252 (23.86%) Oracle
2 92 (8.71%) Google
3 85 (8.05%) Sybase
4 68 (6.44%) Red Hat
5 60 (5.68%) Microsoft
6 48 (4.55%) MuleSoft
7 42 (3.98%) Axway
8 34 (3.22%) VMware
9 31 (2.94%) Atlassian
10 29 (2.75%) Talend
11 27 (2.56%) Tableau
12 26 (2.46%) IBM
13 23 (2.18%) Hortonworks
14 22 (2.08%) Cloudera
15 18 (1.70%) SAP
16 16 (1.52%) Informatica
17 13 (1.23%) ServiceNow
18 12 (1.14%) New Relic
18 12 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
19 10 (0.95%) Splunk