Period
to 21 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 21 April 2019 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 73 57
Rank change year-on-year -13 -16 +21
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 10 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.72% 1.70% 2.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.69% 8.83% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 17
Hertfordshire median daily rate £488 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +20.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £314 £263 £325
90th Percentile £575 £850 £520
East of England median daily rate £506 £450 £405
% change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11% -7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 271 283 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 19.41% 19.25% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 154 126
Hertfordshire median daily rate £445 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £272
90th Percentile £550 £588 £559
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -40.68% +96.67%
10th Percentile £17.24 £13.83 £26.70
90th Percentile £61.75 £38.75 £31.90
East of England median hourly rate £22.36 £24.00 £31.45
% change year-on-year -6.83% -23.69% -21.38%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in Hertfordshire

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PostgreSQL in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Hertfordshire

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Hertfordshire

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 April 2019. 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
Watford -13 7 £450 - 1
St Albans - 2 £550 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - - 1
PostgreSQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) JSON
2 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (40.00%) RESTful
3 4 (40.00%) Ajax
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (30.00%) ES6
4 3 (30.00%) Vue.js
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) Velocity
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (20.00%) Docker Swarm

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) FTP
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) Redis
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Gatling
2 1 (10.00%) Geb
2 1 (10.00%) GitLab
2 1 (10.00%) Gradle
2 1 (10.00%) gulp
2 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (10.00%) Mocha
2 1 (10.00%) Spock
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Database Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Database Team Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ETL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle ETL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) HTML5
1 5 (50.00%) JSON
2 4 (40.00%) Ajax
2 4 (40.00%) RESTful
2 4 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (30.00%) Vue.js
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) Jest
4 2 (20.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) Velocity
5 1 (10.00%) Guice
5 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (10.00%) Node.js
5 1 (10.00%) OAuth
5 1 (10.00%) OAuth2
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) Spring
5 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) BDD
2 2 (20.00%) Coaching
2 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) API Design
3 1 (10.00%) API Development
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (10.00%) Microservices
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) ES6
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) Java 8
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (10.00%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec
2 1 (10.00%) Talend
2 1 (10.00%) VMware