Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 79 82
Rank change year-on-year -20 +3 -4
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 6 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.44% 1.36% 1.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.47% 7.59% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 9
Hertfordshire median daily rate £500 £550 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +18.92% +42.31%
10th Percentile £493 £370 £325
90th Percentile £565 £563 £690
East of England median daily rate £500 £538 £463
% change year-on-year -6.98% +16.22% +15.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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 243 290 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 17.83% 17.87% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 197 149
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £293
90th Percentile £590 £550 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.14% +50.54% +92.47%
10th Percentile £52.50 £12.47 £16.58
90th Percentile £60.50 £35.00 £30.53
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £23.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year +78.72% -25.40% -11.09%

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
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 22 September 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
St Albans - 3 £500 - 3
Watford -29 1 £500 -9.09% 1
Stevenage - 1 £500 -
PostgreSQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Kubernetes
3 4 (66.67%) GCP
3 4 (66.67%) OpenStack
3 4 (66.67%) DevOps
3 4 (66.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Azure
3 4 (66.67%) AWS
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) Juniper
4 3 (50.00%) NetApp
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) AIX
4 3 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) PaaS
4 3 (50.00%) F5
4 3 (50.00%) Google
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Prometheus
4 3 (50.00%) Ceph

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) AWS
1 4 (66.67%) Azure
1 4 (66.67%) GCP
2 3 (50.00%) IaaS
2 3 (50.00%) PaaS
3 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) FTP
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Gatling
2 1 (16.67%) Geb
2 1 (16.67%) GitLab
2 1 (16.67%) Gradle
2 1 (16.67%) gulp
2 1 (16.67%) RSpec
2 1 (16.67%) Spock
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Services Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Velocity
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Dropwizard
2 1 (16.67%) Ember.js
2 1 (16.67%) Guice
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) Kafka
2 1 (16.67%) OAuth
2 1 (16.67%) OAuth2
2 1 (16.67%) Ratpack
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
2 1 (16.67%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) AIX
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Decision-Making
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Physics
3 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Thought Leadership
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) ES6
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Java 8
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Ceph
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Kubernetes
2 3 (50.00%) Grafana
2 3 (50.00%) Prometheus
3 1 (16.67%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Aruba
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) F5
2 3 (50.00%) Google
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp