Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 81 64
Rank change year-on-year +4 -17 +34
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 26 20 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.66% 1.44% 2.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.58% 6.67% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 12
Hertfordshire median daily rate £438 £325 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -2.26% +44.57%
10th Percentile £374 £305 £310
90th Percentile £619 £392 £375
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £15.00 -

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 303 300 331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 19.30% 21.63% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 178 165
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £311 £263 £244
90th Percentile £576 £529 £525
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.25 £28.54 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.05% +90.27% -25.00%
10th Percentile £15.38 £14.96 £11.25
90th Percentile £19.00 £41.75 £48.00
East of England median hourly rate £29.50 £36.82 £31.51
% change year-on-year -19.88% +16.85% +10.56%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 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
Watford -1 12 £425 -
Rickmansworth - 5 £525 -
St Albans -4 1 £463 +48.00%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
PostgreSQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) Ansible
3 13 (50.00%) Ruby
4 12 (46.15%) Linux
5 11 (42.31%) Unix
5 11 (42.31%) MySQL
5 11 (42.31%) Ruby on Rails
5 11 (42.31%) Bitbucket
5 11 (42.31%) React
6 10 (38.46%) DevOps
6 10 (38.46%) Redis
6 10 (38.46%) Python
7 9 (34.62%) Solaris
7 9 (34.62%) Oracle
7 9 (34.62%) Configuration Management
7 9 (34.62%) Scrum
7 9 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (34.62%) Docker
8 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
8 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database
8 8 (30.77%) Open Source
8 8 (30.77%) DB2
9 7 (26.92%) RDBMS
9 7 (26.92%) Confluence
9 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (26.92%) Atlassian
9 7 (26.92%) JIRA
9 7 (26.92%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (26.92%) Kubernetes
10 6 (23.08%) Rancher

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 7 (26.92%) Cloud Foundry
1 7 (26.92%) Confluence
2 4 (15.38%) OpenStack
3 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.85%) Liferay
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (23.08%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) BIG-IP
2 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) MySQL
2 10 (38.46%) Redis
3 8 (30.77%) DB2
3 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database
3 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
4 7 (26.92%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.85%) JasperReports
6 1 (3.85%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Bitbucket
2 7 (26.92%) JIRA
3 4 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (15.38%) webpack
4 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.69%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (7.69%) Checkstyle
5 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.69%) Gradle
5 2 (7.69%) Maven
6 1 (3.85%) Ant
6 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.85%) EasyMock
6 1 (3.85%) jMock
6 1 (3.85%) JUnit
6 1 (3.85%) RSpec
6 1 (3.85%) Selenium
6 1 (3.85%) Subversion
6 1 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.85%) French Language
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Ruby Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Java Scala Developer
7 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Scala Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) React
1 11 (42.31%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (23.08%) boto
3 4 (15.38%) CSS
3 4 (15.38%) CSS3
3 4 (15.38%) HTML
3 4 (15.38%) HTML5
3 4 (15.38%) JSON
3 4 (15.38%) Redux
4 3 (11.54%) Middleware
5 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 2 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (7.69%) Spring
6 1 (3.85%) Akka
6 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
6 1 (3.85%) Java EE
6 1 (3.85%) Kafka
6 1 (3.85%) Memcached
6 1 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Fintech
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 11 (42.31%) Unix
3 9 (34.62%) Solaris
4 2 (7.69%) Windows
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) DevOps
3 9 (34.62%) Configuration Management
3 9 (34.62%) Scrum
4 8 (30.77%) Open Source
5 6 (23.08%) BDD
5 6 (23.08%) TDD
6 4 (15.38%) Kanban
6 4 (15.38%) Pair Programming
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.54%) OO
7 3 (11.54%) SDLC
8 2 (7.69%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (7.69%) ATDD
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
8 2 (7.69%) High Availability
8 2 (7.69%) OOP
8 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Ruby
2 10 (38.46%) Python
3 6 (23.08%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
4 3 (11.54%) SQL
5 2 (7.69%) Scala
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) Groovy
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) RHCE
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) GCP
2 1 (3.85%) AS 2805
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 8583
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (73.08%) Ansible
2 7 (26.92%) Kubernetes
3 6 (23.08%) Docker Swarm
3 6 (23.08%) Mesos
3 6 (23.08%) Rancher
4 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (19.23%) Puppet
5 1 (3.85%) Terraform
5 1 (3.85%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) Atlassian
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (7.69%) Sonatype
5 1 (3.85%) F5
5 1 (3.85%) hybris
5 1 (3.85%) Intershop
5 1 (3.85%) Sybase
5 1 (3.85%) Talend