Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 167 243
Rank change year-on-year +9 +76 +162
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 1570 1602 1075
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.67% 1.63% 1.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.58% 7.23% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1157 1081 775
England median daily rate £500 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +8.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £375 £345 £313
90th Percentile £645 £588 £550
UK median daily rate £500 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +8.11% +8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
England median hourly rate £24.49 £13.00 £8.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.35% +62.50% -77.14%
UK median hourly rate £24.49 £15.00 £8.00
% change year-on-year +63.23% +87.50% -77.14%

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 20718 22156 24548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.07% 22.57% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14345 14872 16334
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 320 377
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £14.25 £11.23 £12.00
90th Percentile £56.75 £48.08 £52.29
UK median hourly rate £31.15 £28.18 £29.00
% change year-on-year +10.54% -2.83% +19.59%

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 18 November 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 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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +1 1085 £510 +4.62% 77
South East 0 188 £463 +15.63% 25
North of England +46 153 £450 - 20
Midlands +17 77 £450 -2.17% 11
North West +30 71 £552 +29.88% 13
Yorkshire +11 71 £475 +5.56% 5
West Midlands +57 56 £475 +5.56% 6
East of England -27 35 £450 +14.29% 5
North East +73 34 £550 +15.79% 2
South West -34 26 £358 -18.75% 10
East Midlands -16 21 £450 +5.88% 5
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 890 (56.69%) Agile Software Development
2 782 (49.81%) Java
3 575 (36.62%) MySQL
4 546 (34.78%) Linux
5 516 (32.87%) Docker
6 513 (32.68%) TDD
7 502 (31.97%) Python
8 494 (31.46%) Amazon AWS
9 466 (29.68%) DevOps
10 422 (26.88%) SQL
11 418 (26.62%) Microservices
11 418 (26.62%) Git (software)
12 416 (26.50%) MongoDB
13 411 (26.18%) Jenkins
14 394 (25.10%) Ansible
15 383 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
16 358 (22.80%) Oracle
17 349 (22.23%) NoSQL
18 344 (21.91%) Security Cleared
19 339 (21.59%) JavaScript
20 332 (21.15%) Puppet
21 314 (20.00%) REST
22 313 (19.94%) BDD
23 297 (18.92%) Scrum
24 295 (18.79%) SC Cleared
25 293 (18.66%) Open Source
26 276 (17.58%) JIRA
27 263 (16.75%) Spring
28 254 (16.18%) Kubernetes
29 249 (15.86%) Finance

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
1 223 (14.20%) Confluence
2 199 (12.68%) Tomcat
3 149 (9.49%) OpenStack
4 147 (9.36%) Apache Spark
5 101 (6.43%) Apache
5 101 (6.43%) Elasticsearch
6 93 (5.92%) WebLogic
7 91 (5.80%) nginx
8 85 (5.41%) WebSphere
9 55 (3.50%) JBoss
10 49 (3.12%) Apache Solr
11 31 (1.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 28 (1.78%) Cloud Foundry
12 28 (1.78%) SAS
13 26 (1.66%) GlassFish
14 19 (1.21%) WildFly
15 18 (1.15%) Liferay
16 9 (0.57%) Drupal
17 8 (0.51%) CMS
18 7 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 29 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (1.15%) HipChat
3 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.064%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
2 8 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (0.25%) Magento
3 4 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.064%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 494 (31.46%) Amazon AWS
2 156 (9.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (7.39%) GitHub
4 57 (3.63%) Amazon EC2
5 52 (3.31%) Slack
6 47 (2.99%) Amazon S3
7 36 (2.29%) Bluemix
7 36 (2.29%) IBM Cloud
8 34 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 29 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 28 (1.78%) Heroku
11 27 (1.72%) Amazon ELB
11 27 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
11 27 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
12 20 (1.27%) Amazon EMR
13 19 (1.21%) Serverless
14 18 (1.15%) npm
14 18 (1.15%) PaaS
15 17 (1.08%) SaaS
16 16 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 119 (7.58%) TCP/IP
2 105 (6.69%) HTTP
3 102 (6.50%) SSL
4 79 (5.03%) Firewall
5 59 (3.76%) DNS
6 57 (3.63%) Kerberos
7 31 (1.97%) Internet
8 20 (1.27%) OpenLDAP
9 18 (1.15%) SSH
10 16 (1.02%) BIG-IP
10 16 (1.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 15 (0.96%) OpenVPN
12 12 (0.76%) LDAP
13 11 (0.70%) Network Security
14 9 (0.57%) FTP
14 9 (0.57%) SAN
15 7 (0.45%) HTTPS
16 5 (0.32%) LAN
16 5 (0.32%) WAN
17 4 (0.25%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 575 (36.62%) MySQL
2 416 (26.50%) MongoDB
3 349 (22.23%) NoSQL
4 248 (15.80%) Relational Database
5 239 (15.22%) Hadoop
6 202 (12.87%) Big Data
7 147 (9.36%) RDBMS
8 130 (8.28%) SQL Server
9 124 (7.90%) Redis
10 115 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
11 109 (6.94%) HBase
12 95 (6.05%) Oracle Database
13 78 (4.97%) Apache Hive
14 61 (3.89%) Amazon RDS
15 60 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
16 57 (3.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 47 (2.99%) DB2
18 37 (2.36%) Sqoop
19 31 (1.97%) Amazon Redshift
20 22 (1.40%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 418 (26.62%) Git (software)
2 411 (26.18%) Jenkins
3 276 (17.58%) JIRA
4 147 (9.36%) Cucumber
5 92 (5.86%) Maven
6 89 (5.67%) Sonatype Nexus
7 87 (5.54%) JUnit
8 82 (5.22%) MSTest
8 82 (5.22%) NUnit
9 73 (4.65%) IntelliJ
10 71 (4.52%) Bitbucket
11 70 (4.46%) GitLab
12 60 (3.82%) Subversion
13 49 (3.12%) Artifactory
14 45 (2.87%) Selenium
15 39 (2.48%) Jasmine
15 39 (2.48%) SonarQube
16 29 (1.85%) Gradle
17 23 (1.46%) Ant
17 23 (1.46%) Mockito
General
1 249 (15.86%) Finance
2 73 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 72 (4.59%) Marketing
4 66 (4.20%) Banking
5 59 (3.76%) Electronics
5 59 (3.76%) Manufacturing
6 32 (2.04%) Retail Banking
7 31 (1.97%) Retail
8 20 (1.27%) Publishing
9 10 (0.64%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.51%) Local Government
11 7 (0.45%) French Language
11 7 (0.45%) Games
12 5 (0.32%) Billing
12 5 (0.32%) Legal
13 4 (0.25%) Back Office
13 4 (0.25%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.19%) International Banking
14 3 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 808 (51.46%) Developer
2 329 (20.96%) Java Developer
3 192 (12.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 141 (8.98%) Senior Developer
5 129 (8.22%) Python Developer
6 98 (6.24%) Architect
7 94 (5.99%) Data Engineer
8 93 (5.92%) Full Stack Developer
9 70 (4.46%) Scala Developer
10 63 (4.01%) Senior Java Developer
11 62 (3.95%) Big Data Engineer
12 57 (3.63%) Software Engineer
13 55 (3.50%) DBA
14 54 (3.44%) Software Developer
15 47 (2.99%) Node.js Developer
16 44 (2.80%) Administrator
16 44 (2.80%) JavaScript Developer
17 43 (2.74%) Digital Developer
17 43 (2.74%) Java Engineer
18 39 (2.48%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (20.00%) REST
2 263 (16.75%) Spring
3 238 (15.16%) Node.js
4 212 (13.50%) Web Services
5 193 (12.29%) HTML
6 181 (11.53%) CSS
7 178 (11.34%) Kafka
8 170 (10.83%) Spring Boot
9 163 (10.38%) RESTful
10 158 (10.06%) JSON
11 114 (7.26%) AngularJS
11 114 (7.26%) Django
12 105 (6.69%) HTML5
13 95 (6.05%) Elastic Stack
14 84 (5.35%) Hibernate
15 78 (4.97%) Apache Camel
16 77 (4.90%) React
17 73 (4.65%) CSS3
17 73 (4.65%) Flask
18 70 (4.46%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 77 (4.90%) Greenfield Project
2 57 (3.63%) Fintech
3 50 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (3.12%) Mobile App
5 47 (2.99%) Algorithms
6 43 (2.74%) Data Structures
7 42 (2.68%) Computer Science
8 39 (2.48%) User Experience
9 32 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
10 24 (1.53%) Clustering
11 22 (1.40%) Data Centre
12 20 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
13 15 (0.96%) Management Information System
14 10 (0.64%) Replication
15 9 (0.57%) Client/Server
16 8 (0.51%) Minimum Viable Product
17 7 (0.45%) Public Cloud
18 6 (0.38%) BYOD
18 6 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 6 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 546 (34.78%) Linux
2 152 (9.68%) Unix
3 122 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 67 (4.27%) Windows
5 52 (3.31%) CentOS
6 48 (3.06%) Android
7 45 (2.87%) Ubuntu
8 43 (2.74%) Apple iOS
9 26 (1.66%) CoreOS
10 22 (1.40%) Windows Server
11 19 (1.21%) Solaris
12 8 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.45%) Debian
14 6 (0.38%) AIX
15 5 (0.32%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
17 3 (0.19%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.19%) VMS
18 2 (0.13%) Fedora
18 2 (0.13%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 890 (56.69%) Agile Software Development
2 513 (32.68%) TDD
3 466 (29.68%) DevOps
4 418 (26.62%) Microservices
5 383 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
6 313 (19.94%) BDD
7 297 (18.92%) Scrum
8 293 (18.66%) Open Source
9 180 (11.46%) Test Automation
10 168 (10.70%) Continuous Delivery
10 168 (10.70%) OO
11 156 (9.94%) Configuration Management
12 143 (9.11%) Business Intelligence
13 141 (8.98%) Software Engineering
14 122 (7.77%) Mentoring
15 108 (6.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 103 (6.56%) Kanban
17 94 (5.99%) Data Modelling
18 91 (5.80%) Coaching
19 87 (5.54%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 782 (49.81%) Java
2 502 (31.97%) Python
3 422 (26.88%) SQL
4 339 (21.59%) JavaScript
5 189 (12.04%) Ruby
6 156 (9.94%) Scala
7 129 (8.22%) Bash Shell
8 95 (6.05%) PHP
9 61 (3.89%) Go
10 59 (3.76%) Shell Script
11 55 (3.50%) C#
12 54 (3.44%) Groovy
13 38 (2.42%) PL/SQL
14 36 (2.29%) ES6
15 34 (2.17%) Perl
16 23 (1.46%) TypeScript
17 21 (1.34%) C++
17 21 (1.34%) PowerShell
18 17 (1.08%) R
19 16 (1.02%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 344 (21.91%) Security Cleared
2 295 (18.79%) SC Cleared
3 61 (3.89%) Degree
4 25 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 14 (0.89%) DV Cleared
7 13 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
7 13 (0.83%) DBS Check
7 13 (0.83%) RHCE
8 9 (0.57%) Master's Degree
9 8 (0.51%) CHECK Team Member
9 8 (0.51%) CISSP
10 4 (0.25%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.25%) CCNP
10 4 (0.25%) CCSE
10 4 (0.25%) CISA
10 4 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.25%) CISMP
10 4 (0.25%) RHCSA
11 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.04%) Data Quality
2 19 (1.21%) QA
3 15 (0.96%) GCP
4 8 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.45%) AS 2805
5 7 (0.45%) GDPR
5 7 (0.45%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.13%) MiFID
6 2 (0.13%) WCAG
7 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.064%) SLA
System Software
1 516 (32.87%) Docker
2 113 (7.20%) HDFS
3 54 (3.44%) Apache Flume
4 44 (2.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 39 (2.48%) vCloud
6 31 (1.97%) Active Directory
7 29 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (0.96%) Postfix
9 15 (0.96%) Squid
10 12 (0.76%) etcd
11 7 (0.45%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.38%) Hyper-V
12 6 (0.38%) LXC
13 5 (0.32%) Xen
14 4 (0.25%) iptables
14 4 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.25%) vSphere
15 3 (0.19%) flannel
16 2 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 394 (25.10%) Ansible
2 332 (21.15%) Puppet
3 254 (16.18%) Kubernetes
4 227 (14.46%) Opscode Chef
5 165 (10.51%) Terraform
6 89 (5.67%) Kibana
7 79 (5.03%) logstash
8 72 (4.59%) Ambari
9 55 (3.50%) ZABBIX
10 50 (3.18%) Oozie
11 42 (2.68%) Hadoop YARN
12 37 (2.36%) Sysdig
13 36 (2.29%) Docker Swarm
14 30 (1.91%) Rancher
15 29 (1.85%) Consul
15 29 (1.85%) HAProxy
15 29 (1.85%) Salt
16 25 (1.59%) Grafana
17 17 (1.08%) Mesos
18 14 (0.89%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 358 (22.80%) Oracle
2 106 (6.75%) Red Hat
3 89 (5.67%) VMware
4 61 (3.89%) IBM
4 61 (3.89%) SAP
5 46 (2.93%) Tableau
6 44 (2.80%) Google
7 34 (2.17%) Microsoft
7 34 (2.17%) SaltStack
8 31 (1.97%) Atlassian
9 26 (1.66%) Greenplum
10 18 (1.15%) Hortonworks
10 18 (1.15%) Rackspace
10 18 (1.15%) Sonatype
11 17 (1.08%) HP
11 17 (1.08%) TIBCO
12 16 (1.02%) Apple
12 16 (1.02%) F5
13 15 (0.96%) Informatica
13 15 (0.96%) Splunk