Period
to 26 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 26 June 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)
England > London
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 106 146
Rank change year-on-year -14 +40 +27
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 913 1,182 726
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.26% 2.61% 1.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.17% 10.39% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 883 491
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £406 £406 £388
90th Percentile £675 £650 £613
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 10
London median hourly rate £35.00 £38.21 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.39% -18.71% -6.00%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £43.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year -8.05% -7.45% +10.59%

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 London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 9,955 11,380 9,755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.67% 25.15% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,227 8,517 7,072
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £356 £325
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 74 46
London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +1.64% +10.91%
10th Percentile £19.65 £20.25 £18.97
90th Percentile £55.15 £47.68 £47.25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% +5.26%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in London

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in London

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in London

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PostgreSQL in London

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PostgreSQL in London

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the London region over the 6 months to 26 June 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
Central London +2 167 £525 +5.00% 20
South London -14 82 £550 +15.79% 2
East London -5 44 £550 -2.22% 1
West London -55 8 £481 -8.33% 2
North London -6 2 £338 +2.74% 1
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 London region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 521 (57.06%) Agile Software Development
2 400 (43.81%) Python
3 389 (42.61%) SQL
4 337 (36.91%) Java
5 325 (35.60%) Docker
6 314 (34.39%) Amazon AWS
7 261 (28.59%) TDD
8 236 (25.85%) JavaScript
9 233 (25.52%) Linux
10 232 (25.41%) MySQL
11 223 (24.42%) Git (software)
12 214 (23.44%) Microservices
12 214 (23.44%) NoSQL
13 202 (22.12%) DevOps
14 192 (21.03%) MongoDB
15 190 (20.81%) Kubernetes
16 163 (17.85%) Jenkins
17 162 (17.74%) REST
18 158 (17.31%) Security Cleared
19 147 (16.10%) Scrum
20 144 (15.77%) BDD
21 143 (15.66%) CSS
22 140 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
22 140 (15.33%) Ruby
22 140 (15.33%) Kafka
23 137 (15.01%) Microsoft Azure
24 133 (14.57%) SC Cleared
25 128 (14.02%) HTML
25 128 (14.02%) Elasticsearch
26 126 (13.80%) SQL Server

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 128 (14.02%) Elasticsearch
2 66 (7.23%) Apache Spark
3 59 (6.46%) Confluence
4 57 (6.24%) Apache
5 47 (5.15%) Tomcat
6 35 (3.83%) nginx
7 18 (1.97%) JBoss
8 17 (1.86%) OpenStack
9 16 (1.75%) Apache Airflow
9 16 (1.75%) GeoServer
10 14 (1.53%) Apache Solr
10 14 (1.53%) WildFly
11 13 (1.42%) Luigi
12 12 (1.31%) SAS
13 9 (0.99%) WebLogic
13 9 (0.99%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.88%) ArcGIS
15 7 (0.77%) Apache Pig
16 6 (0.66%) WordPress
17 4 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.44%) Adobe Campaign
1 4 (0.44%) SAP ERP
1 4 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.22%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 314 (34.39%) Amazon AWS
2 137 (15.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (9.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 67 (7.34%) Amazon S3
5 63 (6.90%) Serverless
6 54 (5.91%) AWS Lambda
7 52 (5.70%) GitHub
8 48 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
9 31 (3.40%) AWS CloudFormation
9 31 (3.40%) PaaS
10 30 (3.29%) Power Platform
11 29 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
12 27 (2.96%) Amazon SQS
13 21 (2.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 17 (1.86%) Amazon Kinesis
15 16 (1.75%) Heroku
16 14 (1.53%) Slack
16 14 (1.53%) Stackdriver
17 13 (1.42%) SaaS
18 12 (1.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.38%) HTTP
2 24 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 19 (2.08%) DNS
4 16 (1.75%) AMQP
4 16 (1.75%) SSL
5 15 (1.64%) FTP
6 11 (1.20%) Firewall
6 11 (1.20%) Internet
7 10 (1.10%) Kerberos
8 9 (0.99%) Network Security
9 7 (0.77%) IMAP
9 7 (0.77%) LAN
9 7 (0.77%) OpenLDAP
9 7 (0.77%) SMTP
9 7 (0.77%) WAN
10 3 (0.33%) Skype
11 2 (0.22%) DKIM
11 2 (0.22%) DSL
11 2 (0.22%) VPN
12 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (25.41%) MySQL
2 214 (23.44%) NoSQL
3 192 (21.03%) MongoDB
4 126 (13.80%) SQL Server
5 102 (11.17%) Relational Database
6 97 (10.62%) Big Data
7 87 (9.53%) Hadoop
8 72 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 72 (7.89%) Redis
9 49 (5.37%) Amazon RDS
9 49 (5.37%) Amazon Redshift
10 47 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
11 45 (4.93%) RDBMS
12 44 (4.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 36 (3.94%) Apache Hive
14 33 (3.61%) BigQuery
15 32 (3.50%) Amazon Aurora
16 31 (3.40%) HBase
17 30 (3.29%) Power BI
18 23 (2.52%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 223 (24.42%) Git (software)
2 163 (17.85%) Jenkins
3 105 (11.50%) JIRA
4 45 (4.93%) GitLab
5 33 (3.61%) JUnit
5 33 (3.61%) Maven
6 28 (3.07%) Artifactory
6 28 (3.07%) Sonatype Nexus
7 27 (2.96%) Selenium
8 24 (2.63%) Cucumber
8 24 (2.63%) NUnit
8 24 (2.63%) Subversion
9 20 (2.19%) gulp
9 20 (2.19%) webpack
10 19 (2.08%) Gatling
11 17 (1.86%) Gradle
12 16 (1.75%) SpecFlow
13 15 (1.64%) Mockito
14 13 (1.42%) Spock
15 12 (1.31%) Geb
General
1 97 (10.62%) Finance
2 45 (4.93%) Retail
3 39 (4.27%) Banking
4 25 (2.74%) Legal
5 20 (2.19%) Front Office
5 20 (2.19%) Marketing
6 16 (1.75%) Games
7 13 (1.42%) Investment Banking
8 8 (0.88%) Law
8 8 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.77%) Publishing
10 6 (0.66%) Electronics
10 6 (0.66%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.55%) Advertising
12 1 (0.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 536 (58.71%) Developer
2 135 (14.79%) Java Developer
3 114 (12.49%) Python Developer
4 89 (9.75%) Data Engineer
5 64 (7.01%) Python Engineer
6 63 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 62 (6.79%) AWS Engineer
8 58 (6.35%) DevOps Engineer
9 54 (5.91%) Architect
10 43 (4.71%) Ruby Developer
11 42 (4.60%) Backend Developer
12 41 (4.49%) React Developer
12 41 (4.49%) Software Engineer
13 32 (3.50%) Java Engineer
14 31 (3.40%) Full Stack Developer
15 30 (3.29%) AWS Developer
15 30 (3.29%) Kubernetes Engineer
16 27 (2.96%) C# Developer
17 26 (2.85%) PostgreSQL Developer
18 25 (2.74%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (17.74%) REST
2 143 (15.66%) CSS
3 140 (15.33%) Kafka
4 128 (14.02%) HTML
5 125 (13.69%) Node.js
6 115 (12.60%) Spring
7 107 (11.72%) Web Services
8 103 (11.28%) JSON
9 86 (9.42%) SOAP
10 82 (8.98%) RESTful
11 76 (8.32%) React
12 75 (8.21%) Django
13 71 (7.78%) AngularJS
14 63 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
15 58 (6.35%) Spring Boot
15 58 (6.35%) XML
16 53 (5.81%) J2EE
17 49 (5.37%) Ruby on Rails
18 46 (5.04%) Hibernate
19 44 (4.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 48 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (4.38%) User Experience
3 39 (4.27%) Greenfield Project
4 31 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
5 26 (2.85%) Data Centre
6 24 (2.63%) Derivative
7 22 (2.41%) Replication
8 18 (1.97%) Algorithms
9 17 (1.86%) Data Structures
10 15 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
11 12 (1.31%) PKI
12 10 (1.10%) Robotics
13 8 (0.88%) Cloud Native
13 8 (0.88%) Public Cloud
14 7 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (0.66%) Clustering
15 6 (0.66%) Equities
16 5 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
16 5 (0.55%) Fixed Income
16 5 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 233 (25.52%) Linux
2 52 (5.70%) Unix
3 28 (3.07%) Windows
4 23 (2.52%) CentOS
5 21 (2.30%) CoreOS
6 12 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.99%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.88%) Fedora
9 5 (0.55%) Android
9 5 (0.55%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.44%) AIX
10 4 (0.44%) VMS
11 3 (0.33%) Solaris
12 2 (0.22%) Debian
12 2 (0.22%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.22%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.11%) SUSE
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 521 (57.06%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (28.59%) TDD
3 214 (23.44%) Microservices
4 202 (22.12%) DevOps
5 147 (16.10%) Scrum
6 144 (15.77%) BDD
7 140 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
8 112 (12.27%) Software Engineering
9 103 (11.28%) Open Source
10 97 (10.62%) ETL
11 83 (9.09%) Analytics
11 83 (9.09%) Data Science
12 80 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
12 80 (8.76%) Data Modelling
13 75 (8.21%) Front End Development
14 68 (7.45%) Fintech
14 68 (7.45%) Test Automation
15 61 (6.68%) Kanban
16 59 (6.46%) Continuous Delivery
17 58 (6.35%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 400 (43.81%) Python
2 389 (42.61%) SQL
3 337 (36.91%) Java
4 236 (25.85%) JavaScript
5 140 (15.33%) Ruby
6 98 (10.73%) Java 8
7 80 (8.76%) Bash Shell
8 77 (8.43%) Scala
9 62 (6.79%) PHP
10 55 (6.02%) C#
11 52 (5.70%) Go
12 48 (5.26%) TypeScript
13 46 (5.04%) ES6
14 40 (4.38%) C++
15 34 (3.72%) PowerShell
16 32 (3.50%) Perl
17 27 (2.96%) R
18 22 (2.41%) PL/SQL
19 17 (1.86%) C
19 17 (1.86%) F#
Qualifications
1 158 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 133 (14.57%) SC Cleared
3 49 (5.37%) Degree
4 21 (2.30%) Master's Degree
5 19 (2.08%) DV Cleared
6 15 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (0.99%) CHECK Team Member
7 9 (0.99%) PhD
8 8 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.77%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.55%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.22%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.11%) ISEB
12 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.11%) Project+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.30%) QA
2 12 (1.31%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.66%) GDPR
4 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 325 (35.60%) Docker
2 16 (1.75%) Ceph
2 16 (1.75%) etcd
3 15 (1.64%) Apache Flume
4 14 (1.53%) flannel
4 14 (1.53%) HDFS
4 14 (1.53%) SkyDNS
5 12 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (1.20%) GlusterFS
7 10 (1.10%) Active Directory
8 5 (0.55%) Squid
8 5 (0.55%) vSphere
9 4 (0.44%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.11%) iptables
11 1 (0.11%) OpenDJ
11 1 (0.11%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 190 (20.81%) Kubernetes
2 116 (12.71%) Terraform
3 88 (9.64%) Ansible
4 51 (5.59%) Puppet
5 33 (3.61%) Kibana
6 25 (2.74%) Prometheus
7 21 (2.30%) Grafana
8 20 (2.19%) HAProxy
8 20 (2.19%) Sysdig
9 19 (2.08%) Graphite
9 19 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
10 17 (1.86%) rkt
11 15 (1.64%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 15 (1.64%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 14 (1.53%) Docker Swarm
12 14 (1.53%) Marathon
12 14 (1.53%) Mesos
13 13 (1.42%) logstash
14 11 (1.20%) Consul
14 11 (1.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 95 (10.41%) Oracle
2 84 (9.20%) Google
3 53 (5.81%) Microsoft
4 42 (4.60%) Tableau
5 21 (2.30%) Atlassian
6 19 (2.08%) Red Hat
7 15 (1.64%) VMware
8 11 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.20%) Talend
9 10 (1.10%) New Relic
10 9 (0.99%) SAP
11 8 (0.88%) Adobe
11 8 (0.88%) ESRI
11 8 (0.88%) Splunk
12 7 (0.77%) Alteryx
12 7 (0.77%) Greenplum
12 7 (0.77%) Hortonworks
13 6 (0.66%) Informatica
14 5 (0.55%) NetApp
14 5 (0.55%) ServiceNow