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 3 months to 30 April 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)
England / London
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 172 249
Rank change year-on-year +36 +77  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 360 332 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.78% 1.44% 0.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.25% 6.08% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 263 130
Median daily rate £513 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.88 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -36.76% +21.42%  

PostgreSQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 4968 5463 5471
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 24.56% 23.71% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3611 3968 3808
Median daily rate £494 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £328 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 37
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +0.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £15.91 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £81.25 £45.75 £58.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -9.23% -  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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
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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 41 £500 +8.10% 18
Croydon +8 18 £475 +14.45% 2
New Malden - 4 - -
Canary Wharf 0 2 £550 +57.14%
Osterley - 1 £500 -
West End of London - 1 £575 - 6
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 London region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 427 (59.22%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (44.66%) Java
3 301 (41.75%) Python
4 282 (39.11%) Linux
5 269 (37.31%) DevOps
6 246 (34.12%) Git (software)
7 239 (33.15%) Amazon AWS
8 219 (30.37%) Docker
9 199 (27.60%) Jenkins
10 195 (27.05%) Puppet
11 187 (25.94%) Security Cleared
12 182 (25.24%) Continuous Integration
13 180 (24.97%) MongoDB
14 176 (24.41%) MySQL
15 174 (24.13%) Ansible
16 171 (23.72%) TDD
17 161 (22.33%) SC Cleared
18 154 (21.36%) JavaScript
19 149 (20.67%) Ruby
20 145 (20.11%) Open Source
21 143 (19.83%) SQL
22 139 (19.28%) Configuration Management
23 131 (18.17%) Scrum
24 127 (17.61%) JIRA
24 127 (17.61%) Microservices
25 113 (15.67%) Node.js
25 113 (15.67%) Hadoop
26 112 (15.53%) Oracle
27 111 (15.40%) CSS
28 110 (15.26%) Relational Database

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 96 (13.31%) Apache
2 94 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
3 71 (9.85%) Tomcat
4 67 (9.29%) Confluence
5 63 (8.74%) nginx
6 51 (7.07%) Apache Spark
7 32 (4.44%) Cloud Foundry
7 32 (4.44%) OpenStack
8 13 (1.80%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.39%) WebLogic
10 9 (1.25%) JBoss
11 6 (0.83%) Facebook Platform
11 6 (0.83%) Jetty
12 5 (0.69%) CMS
12 5 (0.69%) WildFly
13 4 (0.55%) Drupal
14 3 (0.42%) Apache Airflow
14 3 (0.42%) IIS
14 3 (0.42%) Mule ESB
15 2 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 9 (1.25%) HipChat
2 6 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.55%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 239 (33.15%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (4.85%) PaaS
3 34 (4.72%) GitHub
4 31 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 27 (3.74%) Amazon EC2
6 22 (3.05%) Heroku
7 21 (2.91%) SaaS
8 19 (2.64%) Datadog
9 15 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (1.94%) Amazon S3
10 14 (1.94%) Slack
11 9 (1.25%) Amazon ELB
12 8 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (0.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.55%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
15 3 (0.42%) Amazon Kinesis
15 3 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.42%) Quay.io
16 2 (0.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (14.56%) HTTP
2 89 (12.34%) TCP/IP
3 70 (9.71%) Firewall
4 57 (7.91%) DNS
4 57 (7.91%) SSL
5 42 (5.83%) VPN
6 27 (3.74%) Internet
6 27 (3.74%) SNMP
7 21 (2.91%) Intrusion Detection
8 19 (2.64%) Reverse Proxy
9 14 (1.94%) SSH
10 13 (1.80%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (1.80%) HTTPS
10 13 (1.80%) OpenLDAP
11 12 (1.66%) LDAP
12 11 (1.53%) Multicast
12 11 (1.53%) OpenVPN
13 10 (1.39%) SAN
14 8 (1.11%) LAN
14 8 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (24.97%) MongoDB
2 176 (24.41%) MySQL
3 113 (15.67%) Hadoop
4 110 (15.26%) Relational Database
5 104 (14.42%) Redis
6 78 (10.82%) NoSQL
7 72 (9.99%) Big Data
8 58 (8.04%) RDBMS
9 50 (6.93%) SQL Server
10 42 (5.83%) Oracle Database
11 32 (4.44%) Apache Hive
12 29 (4.02%) Oracle Database 11g
13 28 (3.88%) Apache Cassandra
14 26 (3.61%) HBase
15 18 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
16 14 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (1.66%) Amazon Redshift
18 7 (0.97%) Sybase ASE
19 6 (0.83%) Sybase IQ
20 5 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 246 (34.12%) Git (software)
2 199 (27.60%) Jenkins
3 127 (17.61%) JIRA
4 58 (8.04%) Cucumber
5 39 (5.41%) Sonatype Nexus
6 37 (5.13%) Bitbucket
6 37 (5.13%) JUnit
6 37 (5.13%) Maven
7 29 (4.02%) Subversion
8 26 (3.61%) Vagrant
9 22 (3.05%) GitLab
10 20 (2.77%) SonarQube
11 19 (2.64%) Ant
12 16 (2.22%) Mercurial
13 12 (1.66%) Artifactory
13 12 (1.66%) Jasmine
13 12 (1.66%) Liquibase
14 10 (1.39%) Gradle
14 10 (1.39%) NUnit
14 10 (1.39%) WebDriver
General
1 72 (9.99%) Finance
2 27 (3.74%) Marketing
3 25 (3.47%) Banking
4 15 (2.08%) Retail
5 14 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.80%) Electronics
6 13 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.11%) Law
8 6 (0.83%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.69%) Legal
10 4 (0.55%) Advertising
11 3 (0.42%) Back Office
12 1 (0.14%) Billing
12 1 (0.14%) French Language
12 1 (0.14%) Games
12 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 320 (44.38%) Developer
2 116 (16.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 104 (14.42%) Java Developer
4 83 (11.51%) Python Developer
5 62 (8.60%) Architect
6 41 (5.69%) Senior Developer
7 34 (4.72%) Administrator
8 33 (4.58%) Linux Engineer
9 30 (4.16%) AWS DevOps
9 30 (4.16%) AWS Engineer
10 29 (4.02%) Perl Developer
10 29 (4.02%) Ruby Developer
11 27 (3.74%) AWS Architect
11 27 (3.74%) DBA
12 25 (3.47%) Data Engineer
12 25 (3.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 24 (3.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 24 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
14 22 (3.05%) Scala Developer
15 21 (2.91%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (15.67%) Node.js
2 111 (15.40%) CSS
3 106 (14.70%) HTML
4 97 (13.45%) REST
5 91 (12.62%) Django
6 81 (11.23%) Elastic Stack
7 63 (8.74%) Spring
8 60 (8.32%) RESTful
9 57 (7.91%) Flask
10 51 (7.07%) HTML5
11 50 (6.93%) Kafka
12 49 (6.80%) JSON
12 49 (6.80%) Web Services
13 46 (6.38%) AngularJS
14 44 (6.10%) LAPP Stack
15 43 (5.96%) Ruby on Rails
16 41 (5.69%) CSS3
17 39 (5.41%) jQuery
18 32 (4.44%) RabbitMQ
19 30 (4.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.96%) User Experience
2 36 (4.99%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
4 23 (3.19%) PKI
5 15 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.08%) Fintech
6 12 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (1.66%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.66%) Web 2.0
7 11 (1.53%) Replication
8 10 (1.39%) Algorithms
8 10 (1.39%) Clustering
8 10 (1.39%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (1.11%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.69%) Data Centre
11 5 (0.69%) Derivative
12 4 (0.55%) Equities
12 4 (0.55%) Photography
12 4 (0.55%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 282 (39.11%) Linux
2 57 (7.91%) Unix
3 54 (7.49%) CentOS
4 32 (4.44%) Ubuntu
5 28 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (3.88%) Windows
6 16 (2.22%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.80%) FreeBSD
8 10 (1.39%) Android
8 10 (1.39%) Debian
9 9 (1.25%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.97%) CoreOS
11 6 (0.83%) RancherOS
12 3 (0.42%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.42%) Solaris
12 3 (0.42%) VyOS
13 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (59.22%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (37.31%) DevOps
3 182 (25.24%) Continuous Integration
4 171 (23.72%) TDD
5 145 (20.11%) Open Source
6 139 (19.28%) Configuration Management
7 131 (18.17%) Scrum
8 127 (17.61%) Microservices
9 99 (13.73%) BDD
10 88 (12.21%) Continuous Delivery
11 78 (10.82%) High Availability
12 59 (8.18%) Mentoring
13 52 (7.21%) Kanban
14 51 (7.07%) Software Engineering
15 49 (6.80%) Load Balancing
16 46 (6.38%) E-Commerce
17 39 (5.41%) Continuous Deployment
18 38 (5.27%) OO
19 37 (5.13%) Front End Development
20 36 (4.99%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 322 (44.66%) Java
2 301 (41.75%) Python
3 154 (21.36%) JavaScript
4 149 (20.67%) Ruby
5 143 (19.83%) SQL
6 80 (11.10%) Scala
7 72 (9.99%) Bash Shell
7 72 (9.99%) Perl
8 66 (9.15%) Go
9 33 (4.58%) PHP
10 27 (3.74%) R
11 21 (2.91%) C#
11 21 (2.91%) Groovy
12 13 (1.80%) C++
13 12 (1.66%) C
14 11 (1.53%) tcsh
15 10 (1.39%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.11%) T-SQL
17 6 (0.83%) PL/SQL
18 5 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 187 (25.94%) Security Cleared
2 161 (22.33%) SC Cleared
3 24 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 18 (2.50%) Degree
5 15 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.83%) BC Cleared
6 6 (0.83%) PhD
7 2 (0.28%) RHCE
7 2 (0.28%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.14%) Brainbench
8 1 (0.14%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.08%) PCI DSS
2 13 (1.80%) QA
3 3 (0.42%) MiFID
4 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 219 (30.37%) Docker
2 29 (4.02%) vCloud
3 21 (2.91%) Virtual Machines
4 20 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (1.80%) Samba
7 12 (1.66%) Postfix
8 11 (1.53%) Snort
8 11 (1.53%) Squid
9 10 (1.39%) Xen
10 8 (1.11%) Active Directory
11 7 (0.97%) Apache Flume
11 7 (0.97%) GlusterFS
11 7 (0.97%) HDFS
12 6 (0.83%) etcd
12 6 (0.83%) flannel
13 3 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.42%) NFS
14 2 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 195 (27.05%) Puppet
2 174 (24.13%) Ansible
3 86 (11.93%) Kubernetes
4 78 (10.82%) Opscode Chef
5 67 (9.29%) Terraform
6 56 (7.77%) logstash
7 54 (7.49%) Kibana
8 52 (7.21%) HAProxy
9 47 (6.52%) ZABBIX
10 35 (4.85%) Nagios
11 32 (4.44%) Salt
12 23 (3.19%) Grafana
13 21 (2.91%) Rsyslog
14 20 (2.77%) Consul
15 18 (2.50%) Packer
15 18 (2.50%) yum
16 17 (2.36%) Rancher
17 14 (1.94%) Docker Swarm
18 11 (1.53%) Mesos
18 11 (1.53%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 112 (15.53%) Oracle
2 98 (13.59%) VMware
3 47 (6.52%) Red Hat
4 38 (5.27%) Atlassian
5 22 (3.05%) Cisco
6 20 (2.77%) Hortonworks
6 20 (2.77%) SAP
7 18 (2.50%) AppDynamics
7 18 (2.50%) Sonatype
8 14 (1.94%) CA
9 13 (1.80%) Sybase
10 12 (1.66%) Google
11 11 (1.53%) TIBCO
11 11 (1.53%) Zend
12 10 (1.39%) Palo Alto
13 9 (1.25%) AlienVault
13 9 (1.25%) EMC
13 9 (1.25%) Greenplum
13 9 (1.25%) Juniper
13 9 (1.25%) WorldPay
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Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
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City, London
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Digital Gurus
Rate: £401 - £590 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lafosse Contractors
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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KEYRESOURCE
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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London
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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LA International
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
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