Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 124 101
Rank change year-on-year -3 -23 +48
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 398 913 1,204
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.06% 2.28% 2.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.47% 9.16% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 692 958
Median daily rate £575 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% - +4.90%
10th Percentile £411 £400 £404
90th Percentile £750 £675 £640
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £38.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.39% -18.71%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £46.19
% change year-on-year - -24.23% -1.72%

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 4,699 9,962 11,397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.27% 24.83% 25.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,275 7,218 8,556
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +4.06%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £356
90th Percentile £713 £675 £663
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 59 77
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £20.36 £19.90 £20.25
90th Percentile £39.48 £56.50 £46.30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year - +9.38% +6.67%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in London

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PostgreSQL in London.

Daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in London

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PostgreSQL in London over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in London

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PostgreSQL in London.

Hourly rate trend 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 28 May 2020. 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 +21 58 £600 +14.29% 13
South London -12 24 £546 -1.18% 2
West London +51 8 £513 +10.81% 12
East London -6 1 £600 +9.09% 6
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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.

1 190 (47.74%) AWS
2 177 (44.47%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (38.19%) SQL
4 146 (36.68%) Python
5 131 (32.91%) Java
6 120 (30.15%) DevOps
7 113 (28.39%) Microservices
8 109 (27.39%) Web Services
9 108 (27.14%) MySQL
9 108 (27.14%) Azure
10 106 (26.63%) JavaScript
11 105 (26.38%) SQL Server
12 104 (26.13%) Git (software)
13 97 (24.37%) Finance
14 89 (22.36%) Security Cleared
14 89 (22.36%) Docker
15 87 (21.86%) Kubernetes
16 81 (20.35%) GCP
16 81 (20.35%) TDD
16 81 (20.35%) Oracle
17 72 (18.09%) JIRA
18 70 (17.59%) NoSQL
19 69 (17.34%) Ruby
20 66 (16.58%) Jenkins
21 64 (16.08%) Google
22 62 (15.58%) SC Cleared
23 59 (14.82%) REST
24 58 (14.57%) GitHub
25 57 (14.32%) Banking
26 56 (14.07%) HTML

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 52 (13.07%) Elasticsearch
2 35 (8.79%) Confluence
3 32 (8.04%) Apache
4 28 (7.04%) WebLogic
5 23 (5.78%) Apache Spark
5 23 (5.78%) JBoss
6 22 (5.53%) Red Hat Fuse
7 20 (5.03%) MQSeries
8 14 (3.52%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.76%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (1.76%) Drupal
10 6 (1.51%) IIS
11 5 (1.26%) nginx
12 2 (0.50%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.25%) Apache Airflow
13 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.25%) SAS
13 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.25%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.25%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 7 (1.76%) FINCAD Analytics
2 2 (0.50%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.25%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 190 (47.74%) AWS
2 108 (27.14%) Azure
3 81 (20.35%) GCP
4 58 (14.57%) GitHub
5 49 (12.31%) AWS Lambda
5 49 (12.31%) Serverless
6 32 (8.04%) Amazon ECS
7 29 (7.29%) PaaS
8 25 (6.28%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (5.28%) Amazon S3
10 20 (5.03%) Apigee
11 17 (4.27%) Slack
12 15 (3.77%) IaaS
13 13 (3.27%) Power Platform
14 11 (2.76%) Amazon SQS
14 11 (2.76%) Route 53
14 11 (2.76%) SaaS
15 9 (2.26%) Amazon EKS
15 9 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
16 8 (2.01%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.52%) HTTP
2 12 (3.02%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.51%) DNS
4 8 (2.01%) SSL
5 5 (1.26%) Internet
6 2 (0.50%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.25%) Firewall
7 1 (0.25%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.25%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.25%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.25%) Skype
7 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (27.14%) MySQL
2 105 (26.38%) SQL Server
3 70 (17.59%) NoSQL
4 43 (10.80%) MongoDB
4 43 (10.80%) Redis
5 41 (10.30%) Relational Database
6 32 (8.04%) Amazon Redshift
7 31 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (7.54%) Hadoop
9 29 (7.29%) Big Data
10 26 (6.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 20 (5.03%) Amazon RDS
11 20 (5.03%) RDBMS
12 17 (4.27%) Oracle Database
13 15 (3.77%) Amazon Aurora
14 14 (3.52%) BigQuery
15 13 (3.27%) Data Lake
15 13 (3.27%) Power BI
15 13 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (3.02%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 104 (26.13%) Git (software)
2 72 (18.09%) JIRA
3 66 (16.58%) Jenkins
4 47 (11.81%) GitLab
5 27 (6.78%) RSpec
5 27 (6.78%) Travis CI
6 24 (6.03%) Artifactory
7 16 (4.02%) CircleCI
8 10 (2.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 8 (2.01%) JUnit
9 8 (2.01%) Selenium
10 7 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (1.76%) Cucumber
10 7 (1.76%) Maven
11 5 (1.26%) Mockito
11 5 (1.26%) Subversion
12 4 (1.01%) gulp
12 4 (1.01%) Mocha
12 4 (1.01%) SonarQube
12 4 (1.01%) webpack
General
1 97 (24.37%) Finance
2 57 (14.32%) Banking
3 22 (5.53%) Front Office
4 20 (5.03%) Public Sector
5 17 (4.27%) Back Office
6 8 (2.01%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.51%) Marketing
7 6 (1.51%) Retail
8 5 (1.26%) Games
8 5 (1.26%) Law
9 3 (0.75%) Advertising
9 3 (0.75%) Electronics
9 3 (0.75%) Legal
9 3 (0.75%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 207 (52.01%) Developer
2 54 (13.57%) Architect
3 45 (11.31%) Java Developer
4 35 (8.79%) Senior Developer
5 30 (7.54%) Software Engineer
6 27 (6.78%) Cloud Architect
6 27 (6.78%) Python Developer
7 23 (5.78%) AWS Developer
7 23 (5.78%) Data Engineer
7 23 (5.78%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 22 (5.53%) React Developer
9 21 (5.28%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 20 (5.03%) JavaScript Developer
11 19 (4.77%) SQL Developer
12 18 (4.52%) DevOps Engineer
12 18 (4.52%) Ruby Developer
13 17 (4.27%) Full Stack Developer
14 16 (4.02%) Applications Architect
14 16 (4.02%) AWS Engineer
14 16 (4.02%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (27.39%) Web Services
2 59 (14.82%) REST
3 56 (14.07%) HTML
4 55 (13.82%) CSS
5 46 (11.56%) RabbitMQ
6 43 (10.80%) JSON
6 43 (10.80%) Ruby on Rails
7 42 (10.55%) React
8 40 (10.05%) Hibernate
9 34 (8.54%) RESTful
9 34 (8.54%) Spring
10 33 (8.29%) Django
11 32 (8.04%) gRPC
11 32 (8.04%) Node.js
12 31 (7.79%) Kafka
13 28 (7.04%) XML
14 26 (6.53%) Elastic Stack
14 26 (6.53%) Swagger
15 24 (6.03%) Apache Camel
15 24 (6.03%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.31%) Hedge funds
2 31 (7.79%) Greenfield Project
3 27 (6.78%) Fixed Income
4 21 (5.28%) User Experience
5 17 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (4.27%) Replication
6 16 (4.02%) BYOD
7 12 (3.02%) Algorithms
8 11 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (2.51%) Social Media
10 8 (2.01%) Blog
11 7 (1.76%) Cloud Native
11 7 (1.76%) Derivative
11 7 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.76%) Equity Derivative
12 6 (1.51%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.51%) Private Cloud
13 5 (1.26%) Market Risk
14 4 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (1.01%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (13.82%) Linux
2 25 (6.28%) Unix
3 12 (3.02%) Windows
4 9 (2.26%) Android
5 8 (2.01%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.01%) Mac OS X
5 8 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.76%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.51%) Solaris
8 5 (1.26%) CentOS
8 5 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (1.01%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.50%) Debian
10 2 (0.50%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.25%) VyOS
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (44.47%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (30.15%) DevOps
3 113 (28.39%) Microservices
4 81 (20.35%) TDD
5 53 (13.32%) Software Engineering
6 52 (13.07%) Asset Management
7 44 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (9.80%) Data Modelling
9 38 (9.55%) Investment Management
9 38 (9.55%) Mentoring
10 37 (9.30%) Scrum
11 34 (8.54%) Test Automation
12 33 (8.29%) Analytics
13 31 (7.79%) BDD
13 31 (7.79%) Migration
14 29 (7.29%) Front End Development
15 28 (7.04%) Fintech
16 25 (6.28%) ETL
16 25 (6.28%) Machine Learning
16 25 (6.28%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 152 (38.19%) SQL
2 146 (36.68%) Python
3 131 (32.91%) Java
4 106 (26.63%) JavaScript
5 69 (17.34%) Ruby
6 29 (7.29%) Bash Shell
7 28 (7.04%) C#
8 26 (6.53%) PL/SQL
8 26 (6.53%) PowerShell
9 25 (6.28%) Go
9 25 (6.28%) T-SQL
10 24 (6.03%) Scala
11 19 (4.77%) PHP
12 17 (4.27%) TypeScript
13 15 (3.77%) Java 8
14 12 (3.02%) Kotlin
15 9 (2.26%) C++
16 8 (2.01%) Perl
17 6 (1.51%) Groovy
18 3 (0.75%) ES6
Qualifications
1 89 (22.36%) Security Cleared
2 62 (15.58%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.52%) BC Cleared
4 12 (3.02%) Degree
5 8 (2.01%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (2.01%) Sun Certification
6 7 (1.76%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.01%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.75%) CHECK Team Member
8 3 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.50%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.25%) ISEB
10 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.76%) QA
2 5 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.25%) HL7
System Software
1 89 (22.36%) Docker
2 9 (2.26%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (1.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.75%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.50%) vSphere
6 1 (0.25%) LXC
6 1 (0.25%) Postfix
6 1 (0.25%) Varnish
6 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 87 (21.86%) Kubernetes
2 37 (9.30%) Terraform
3 15 (3.77%) Ansible
4 12 (3.02%) Prometheus
5 10 (2.51%) Puppet
6 9 (2.26%) Data Guard
7 7 (1.76%) Kibana
8 5 (1.26%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.75%) Grafana
10 3 (0.75%) logstash
10 3 (0.75%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.50%) CFEngine
11 2 (0.50%) Control-M
11 2 (0.50%) Salt
12 1 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.25%) Mesos
12 1 (0.25%) NetIQ Identity Manager
12 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 81 (20.35%) Oracle
2 64 (16.08%) Google
3 32 (8.04%) Sybase
4 28 (7.04%) Red Hat
5 22 (5.53%) MuleSoft
6 20 (5.03%) Axway
7 17 (4.27%) Microsoft
7 17 (4.27%) Tableau
8 8 (2.01%) Hortonworks
9 7 (1.76%) Lets Encrypt
10 6 (1.51%) SAP
11 5 (1.26%) HP
12 4 (1.01%) VMware
13 3 (0.75%) Splunk
14 2 (0.50%) BMC
14 2 (0.50%) CA
14 2 (0.50%) Cloudera
14 2 (0.50%) Facebook
14 2 (0.50%) Hitachi
14 2 (0.50%) IBM