Period
to 1 August 2021

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 1 August 2021 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
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 134 118 122
Rank change year-on-year -16 +4 -9
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 613 361 947
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.04% 2.29% 2.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.44% 9.06% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 282 708
10th Percentile £409 £407 £406
25th Percentile £463 £488 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £565 £525
Median % change year-on-year -7.08% +7.62% -
75th Percentile £590 £713 £600
90th Percentile £670 £750 £675
England median daily rate £500 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -4.76% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
10th Percentile £28.13 " £22.40
25th Percentile £31.33 £48.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate £39.28 £51.00 £30.50
Median % change year-on-year -22.98% +67.21% -26.35%
75th Percentile £49.86 £54.00 £39.00
90th Percentile £54.63 " £42.60
England median hourly rate £50.00 £51.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year -1.96% +4.62% +4.41%

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 7,260 3,984 10,178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.10% 25.29% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,136 2,866 7,462
10th Percentile £388 £363 £363
25th Percentile £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
75th Percentile £650 £636 £608
90th Percentile £725 £725 £688
England median daily rate £520 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 56
10th Percentile £11.00 £15.99 £15.55
25th Percentile £19.06 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate £28.31 £27.50 £25.10
Median % change year-on-year +2.95% +9.58% -16.35%
75th Percentile £44.78 £39.25 £44.06
90th Percentile £57.72 £49.20 £51.63
England median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% -16.67% -

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 1 August 2021.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing PostgreSQL in London over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

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 1 August 2021. 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 -18 53 £500 -14.89% 75
South London +28 27 £500 - 11
West London 0 5 £525 +13.51% 34
East London - 4 £383 - 32
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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.

1 291 (47.47%) AWS
2 221 (36.05%) SQL
3 214 (34.91%) Java
4 208 (33.93%) Docker
5 205 (33.44%) Python
6 190 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
7 165 (26.92%) Kubernetes
8 160 (26.10%) JavaScript
9 148 (24.14%) Azure
10 139 (22.68%) Oracle
11 131 (21.37%) DevOps
12 128 (20.88%) Microservices
13 121 (19.74%) Git (software)
14 117 (19.09%) Finance
15 105 (17.13%) Linux
16 104 (16.97%) SQL Server
17 102 (16.64%) Relational Database
18 100 (16.31%) Terraform
18 100 (16.31%) Spring
19 99 (16.15%) Jenkins
20 97 (15.82%) Software Engineering
20 97 (15.82%) Social Skills
21 92 (15.01%) REST
22 89 (14.52%) MySQL
23 86 (14.03%) Node.js
24 85 (13.87%) Big Data
25 84 (13.70%) Full Stack Development
26 83 (13.54%) Scrum
27 82 (13.38%) React
28 79 (12.89%) Kafka

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 65 (10.60%) Apache Spark
2 47 (7.67%) Elasticsearch
3 40 (6.53%) Confluence
4 32 (5.22%) Apache
5 26 (4.24%) nginx
6 24 (3.92%) Apache Airflow
7 23 (3.75%) Luigi
8 20 (3.26%) Tomcat
9 15 (2.45%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (1.14%) JBoss
11 6 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (0.98%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.65%) Jetty
13 3 (0.49%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Fuse
13 3 (0.49%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.49%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.33%) IIS
14 2 (0.33%) Wowza Streaming Engine
Applications
1 7 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.82%) Adobe Campaign
1 5 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 291 (47.47%) AWS
2 148 (24.14%) Azure
3 78 (12.72%) Serverless
4 70 (11.42%) GCP
5 49 (7.99%) AWS Lambda
6 44 (7.18%) Amazon S3
7 40 (6.53%) GitHub
8 31 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
9 29 (4.73%) IaaS
10 25 (4.08%) PaaS
10 25 (4.08%) Power Platform
10 25 (4.08%) Snowflake
11 24 (3.92%) AWS CloudFormation
11 24 (3.92%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 22 (3.59%) Amazon ECS
12 22 (3.59%) OpenShift
13 21 (3.43%) Amazon SQS
14 18 (2.94%) SaaS
15 17 (2.77%) Azure Functions
16 12 (1.96%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.24%) HTTP
2 12 (1.96%) SAN
3 11 (1.79%) DNS
4 10 (1.63%) NAS
5 6 (0.98%) SMS
5 6 (0.98%) SMTP
6 5 (0.82%) DMARC
6 5 (0.82%) Firewall
6 5 (0.82%) Kerberos
6 5 (0.82%) WAN
7 4 (0.65%) LAN
8 3 (0.49%) Intranet
9 2 (0.33%) Internet
9 2 (0.33%) IPv4
9 2 (0.33%) Network Security
9 2 (0.33%) RTMP
9 2 (0.33%) VPN
10 1 (0.16%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (16.97%) SQL Server
2 102 (16.64%) Relational Database
3 89 (14.52%) MySQL
4 85 (13.87%) Big Data
5 78 (12.72%) NoSQL
6 74 (12.07%) MongoDB
7 60 (9.79%) Redis
8 58 (9.46%) Hadoop
9 51 (8.32%) Data Warehouse
10 49 (7.99%) Amazon RDS
11 45 (7.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 37 (6.04%) Apache Cassandra
13 33 (5.38%) Metadata
13 33 (5.38%) RDBMS
14 27 (4.40%) Apache Hive
15 25 (4.08%) Amazon Aurora
16 24 (3.92%) BigQuery
17 23 (3.75%) Azkaban
17 23 (3.75%) Power BI
18 22 (3.59%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 121 (19.74%) Git (software)
2 99 (16.15%) Jenkins
3 66 (10.77%) JIRA
4 37 (6.04%) Maven
5 36 (5.87%) Subversion
6 27 (4.40%) GitLab
7 19 (3.10%) JUnit
7 19 (3.10%) Visual Studio
8 18 (2.94%) Bitbucket
9 17 (2.77%) IntelliJ
10 16 (2.61%) Mockito
11 15 (2.45%) Mocha
11 15 (2.45%) TeamCity
12 14 (2.28%) RSpec
13 12 (1.96%) Selenium
14 11 (1.79%) Cucumber
14 11 (1.79%) Hudson
15 10 (1.63%) Sinon.JS
15 10 (1.63%) Sonatype Nexus
15 10 (1.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 117 (19.09%) Finance
2 97 (15.82%) Social Skills
3 43 (7.01%) Banking
4 40 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (6.04%) Public Sector
6 31 (5.06%) Marketing
7 26 (4.24%) Presentation Skills
8 25 (4.08%) Telecoms
9 21 (3.43%) Electronics
9 21 (3.43%) Manufacturing
10 20 (3.26%) Retail
11 11 (1.79%) Law
12 9 (1.47%) Influencing Skills
13 7 (1.14%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.98%) Games
15 5 (0.82%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.82%) Legal
16 4 (0.65%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.49%) Documentation Skills
17 3 (0.49%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 284 (46.33%) Developer
2 67 (10.93%) Java Developer
3 63 (10.28%) Data Engineer
4 55 (8.97%) Senior Developer
5 53 (8.65%) DevOps Engineer
6 52 (8.48%) Python Developer
7 43 (7.01%) Full Stack Developer
8 33 (5.38%) Analyst
8 33 (5.38%) Architect
9 31 (5.06%) Data Analyst
10 27 (4.40%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 23 (3.75%) Software Engineer
12 20 (3.26%) AWS Engineer
13 19 (3.10%) Ruby Developer
14 18 (2.94%) AWS Developer
15 17 (2.77%) Azure Engineer
15 17 (2.77%) Big Data Engineer
16 16 (2.61%) C# Developer
16 16 (2.61%) Ruby Engineer
17 15 (2.45%) PostgreSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (16.31%) Spring
2 92 (15.01%) REST
3 86 (14.03%) Node.js
4 82 (13.38%) React
5 79 (12.89%) Kafka
6 77 (12.56%) Spring Boot
7 60 (9.79%) .NET
8 56 (9.14%) Django
8 56 (9.14%) HTML
9 48 (7.83%) GraphQL
10 47 (7.67%) CSS
11 46 (7.50%) Web Services
12 42 (6.85%) RESTful
13 41 (6.69%) Ruby on Rails
14 38 (6.20%) JSON
15 36 (5.87%) AngularJS
16 28 (4.57%) SOAP
17 26 (4.24%) .NET Core
18 23 (3.75%) Elastic Stack
19 22 (3.59%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.71%) Data Structures
2 30 (4.89%) Management Information System
3 25 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 21 (3.43%) Clustering
5 15 (2.45%) Data Protection Act
6 14 (2.28%) Cloud Native
7 11 (1.79%) Legacy Applications
7 11 (1.79%) Legacy Systems
8 10 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (1.47%) Cyberattack
9 9 (1.47%) User Experience
10 8 (1.31%) Replication
11 7 (1.14%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (0.98%) Reference Data
13 5 (0.82%) Marketing Technology
13 5 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
14 4 (0.65%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 105 (17.13%) Linux
2 38 (6.20%) Unix
3 23 (3.75%) Windows
4 14 (2.28%) Mac OS X
5 8 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.98%) CentOS
6 6 (0.98%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.82%) Android
8 4 (0.65%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.65%) Debian
9 3 (0.49%) Solaris
9 3 (0.49%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.49%) zOS
10 1 (0.16%) AIX
10 1 (0.16%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.16%) HPUX
10 1 (0.16%) Slackware
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (21.37%) DevOps
3 128 (20.88%) Microservices
4 97 (15.82%) Software Engineering
5 84 (13.70%) Full Stack Development
6 83 (13.54%) Scrum
7 71 (11.58%) Analytics
8 60 (9.79%) TDD
9 58 (9.46%) Test Automation
10 55 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
11 53 (8.65%) Infrastructure as Code
12 52 (8.48%) ETL
13 50 (8.16%) Open Source
14 48 (7.83%) Data Science
15 45 (7.34%) Configuration Management
15 45 (7.34%) OO
16 43 (7.01%) Data Pipeline
17 42 (6.85%) Mentoring
18 41 (6.69%) Continuous Integration
19 37 (6.04%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 221 (36.05%) SQL
2 214 (34.91%) Java
3 205 (33.44%) Python
4 160 (26.10%) JavaScript
5 59 (9.62%) Scala
6 58 (9.46%) C#
7 56 (9.14%) Ruby
8 40 (6.53%) Java 8
9 33 (5.38%) Go
10 30 (4.89%) PL/SQL
10 30 (4.89%) TypeScript
11 24 (3.92%) Bash Shell
12 22 (3.59%) Groovy
13 21 (3.43%) ES6
14 20 (3.26%) PowerShell
15 17 (2.77%) C++
15 17 (2.77%) Kotlin
16 16 (2.61%) PHP
16 16 (2.61%) T-SQL
17 15 (2.45%) C
Qualifications
1 77 (12.56%) Security Cleared
2 59 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 34 (5.55%) Degree
4 24 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.47%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.65%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.65%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.16%) CBAP
8 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.16%) ISEB
8 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.16%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.73%) QA
2 23 (3.75%) Data Quality
3 14 (2.28%) GDPR
4 9 (1.47%) Accessibility
5 8 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.82%) HIPAA
6 5 (0.82%) SLA
7 4 (0.65%) HL7
8 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 208 (33.93%) Docker
2 20 (3.26%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.14%) HDFS
4 5 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.33%) Ceph
6 2 (0.33%) NFS
7 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.16%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.16%) RACF
7 1 (0.16%) Varnish
7 1 (0.16%) vCloud
7 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 165 (26.92%) Kubernetes
2 100 (16.31%) Terraform
3 56 (9.14%) Ansible
4 25 (4.08%) Grafana
4 25 (4.08%) Kibana
5 21 (3.43%) Puppet
6 20 (3.26%) Prometheus
7 15 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (2.12%) logstash
8 13 (2.12%) Rancher
9 10 (1.63%) Docker Swarm
9 10 (1.63%) Oozie
9 10 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (1.14%) Istio
11 6 (0.98%) Nagios
12 5 (0.82%) Ambari
12 5 (0.82%) Control-M
12 5 (0.82%) Packer
13 4 (0.65%) Core Impact
14 3 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 139 (22.68%) Oracle
2 49 (7.99%) Microsoft
3 30 (4.89%) SAP
4 28 (4.57%) Google
5 24 (3.92%) Databricks
6 21 (3.43%) Atlassian
7 17 (2.77%) Informatica
8 15 (2.45%) Splunk
9 12 (1.96%) Hortonworks
9 12 (1.96%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.79%) Sybase
11 10 (1.63%) Alteryx
12 9 (1.47%) Dynatrace
12 9 (1.47%) IBM
13 7 (1.14%) VMware
14 6 (0.98%) Adobe
14 6 (0.98%) Apple
14 6 (0.98%) WorldPay
15 5 (0.82%) AppDynamics
15 5 (0.82%) New Relic