Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 102 123 113
Rank change year-on-year +21 -10 +15
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 732 1,029 1,096
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.46% 2.35% 2.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.45% 9.76% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 749 853
London median daily rate £538 £525 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £413 £393 £400
90th Percentile £700 £650 £625
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +4.48% -28.72%
10th Percentile £25.00 £35.00 £32.30
90th Percentile £50.00 £35.00 £34.70
England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.88 £43.10
% change year-on-year -7.59% -12.11% -8.31%

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 7,008 10,544 10,991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.55% 24.09% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,004 7,783 8,282
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £356
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £485 £475
% change year-on-year -2.06% +2.11% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 45 59
London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.48 £26.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +21.29% -19.47%
10th Percentile £23.50 £17.58 £17.34
90th Percentile £54.28 £47.50 £58.75
England median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.23
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.07% +14.08%

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 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 +7 128 £545 -0.91% 78
South London -3 56 £513 -2.38% 4
West London +38 21 £500 - 36
East London +6 10 £550 -2.22% 12
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 331 (45.22%) AWS
2 307 (41.94%) SQL
2 307 (41.94%) Python
3 280 (38.25%) Agile Software Development
4 272 (37.16%) Java
5 216 (29.51%) Microservices
6 200 (27.32%) Docker
7 172 (23.50%) Security Cleared
8 159 (21.72%) Azure
8 159 (21.72%) Git (software)
9 158 (21.58%) DevOps
10 156 (21.31%) NoSQL
10 156 (21.31%) MySQL
11 152 (20.77%) TDD
12 150 (20.49%) Web Services
13 144 (19.67%) Finance
14 139 (18.99%) SC Cleared
15 137 (18.72%) SQL Server
16 135 (18.44%) Kubernetes
17 134 (18.31%) Oracle
18 131 (17.90%) JavaScript
19 122 (16.67%) MongoDB
20 118 (16.12%) Linux
21 115 (15.71%) Relational Database
22 112 (15.30%) Software Engineering
23 106 (14.48%) JIRA
23 106 (14.48%) GCP
24 97 (13.25%) Ruby
24 97 (13.25%) Kafka
25 96 (13.11%) Node.js

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 94 (12.84%) Elasticsearch
2 70 (9.56%) Confluence
3 62 (8.47%) Apache Spark
4 47 (6.42%) JBoss
5 45 (6.15%) WebLogic
6 42 (5.74%) Red Hat Fuse
7 38 (5.19%) MQSeries
8 25 (3.42%) SAS
9 20 (2.73%) nginx
10 15 (2.05%) Apache
10 15 (2.05%) Tomcat
11 13 (1.78%) Apache Airflow
12 9 (1.23%) OpenStack
13 8 (1.09%) CMS
13 8 (1.09%) Luigi
14 4 (0.55%) Drupal
14 4 (0.55%) Skype for Business
15 3 (0.41%) ArcGIS
15 3 (0.41%) GeoServer
15 3 (0.41%) Jupyter
Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.14%) Weka
Business Applications
1 35 (4.78%) FINCAD Analytics
2 8 (1.09%) PolarLake
2 8 (1.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 6 (0.82%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.55%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 331 (45.22%) AWS
2 159 (21.72%) Azure
3 106 (14.48%) GCP
4 71 (9.70%) GitHub
5 53 (7.24%) Amazon S3
6 37 (5.05%) Amazon EC2
6 37 (5.05%) Serverless
7 35 (4.78%) AWS Lambda
7 35 (4.78%) AWS Step Functions
8 22 (3.01%) Amazon EKS
9 20 (2.73%) Amazon ECS
10 17 (2.32%) Amazon SQS
11 15 (2.05%) Power Platform
12 14 (1.91%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (1.91%) PaaS
13 13 (1.78%) Slack
14 12 (1.64%) Amazon Cognito
14 12 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
15 11 (1.50%) Amazon Kinesis
15 11 (1.50%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.42%) VPN
2 15 (2.05%) HTTP
3 12 (1.64%) AMQP
4 11 (1.50%) DNS
4 11 (1.50%) SSH
5 8 (1.09%) SSL
5 8 (1.09%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.96%) DHCP
7 5 (0.68%) Firewall
8 4 (0.55%) FTP
8 4 (0.55%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.55%) Internet
8 4 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.55%) Kerberos
8 4 (0.55%) Skype
8 4 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.41%) SMTP
10 1 (0.14%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.14%) SAN
10 1 (0.14%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (21.31%) MySQL
1 156 (21.31%) NoSQL
2 137 (18.72%) SQL Server
3 122 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 115 (15.71%) Relational Database
5 74 (10.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 65 (8.88%) Hadoop
6 65 (8.88%) RDBMS
7 59 (8.06%) Amazon Aurora
8 58 (7.92%) Redis
9 49 (6.69%) Amazon Athena
10 45 (6.15%) Big Data
11 40 (5.46%) Apache Cassandra
11 40 (5.46%) Neo4j
12 39 (5.33%) Amazon Redshift
13 33 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
14 30 (4.10%) Amazon RDS
14 30 (4.10%) HBase
15 27 (3.69%) DB2
16 23 (3.14%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 159 (21.72%) Git (software)
2 106 (14.48%) JIRA
3 90 (12.30%) Jenkins
4 39 (5.33%) GitLab
5 33 (4.51%) RSpec
6 28 (3.83%) Travis CI
7 26 (3.55%) Maven
8 21 (2.87%) CircleCI
9 20 (2.73%) JUnit
9 20 (2.73%) Selenium
10 18 (2.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 17 (2.32%) SonarQube
12 16 (2.19%) Cucumber
12 16 (2.19%) Mockito
13 15 (2.05%) Gradle
14 14 (1.91%) NUnit
15 13 (1.78%) Vagrant
16 12 (1.64%) Mocha
16 12 (1.64%) SpecFlow
16 12 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 144 (19.67%) Finance
2 82 (11.20%) Banking
3 56 (7.65%) Public Sector
4 48 (6.56%) Front Office
5 28 (3.83%) Marketing
6 14 (1.91%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.64%) Retail
7 12 (1.64%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.23%) Games
9 8 (1.09%) Electronics
9 8 (1.09%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.09%) Law
10 7 (0.96%) Legal
11 5 (0.68%) Advertising
11 5 (0.68%) Back Office
12 3 (0.41%) Publishing
13 1 (0.14%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 424 (57.92%) Developer
2 100 (13.66%) Java Developer
3 95 (12.98%) Python Developer
4 76 (10.38%) Architect
5 68 (9.29%) AWS Developer
6 66 (9.02%) Senior Developer
7 50 (6.83%) AWS Engineer
8 41 (5.60%) DevOps Engineer
8 41 (5.60%) Software Engineer
9 36 (4.92%) Data Engineer
10 33 (4.51%) C# Developer
10 33 (4.51%) Java Engineer
11 30 (4.10%) NoSQL Developer
12 26 (3.55%) .NET Developer
12 26 (3.55%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 25 (3.42%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 25 (3.42%) Ruby Developer
13 25 (3.42%) Senior Python Developer
14 24 (3.28%) Applications Architect
14 24 (3.28%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (20.49%) Web Services
2 97 (13.25%) Kafka
3 96 (13.11%) Node.js
4 94 (12.84%) REST
5 82 (11.20%) CSS
6 80 (10.93%) RabbitMQ
7 75 (10.25%) JSON
8 74 (10.11%) HTML
9 70 (9.56%) Hibernate
10 65 (8.88%) Ruby on Rails
11 60 (8.20%) Spring
12 58 (7.92%) J2EE
13 50 (6.83%) React
14 49 (6.69%) XML
15 48 (6.56%) ActiveMQ
16 47 (6.42%) Django
17 45 (6.15%) .NET
18 44 (6.01%) Apache Camel
19 41 (5.60%) AngularJS
20 39 (5.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 51 (6.97%) Derivative
2 43 (5.87%) Fixed Income
3 41 (5.60%) Greenfield Project
4 39 (5.33%) Hedge funds
5 36 (4.92%) Algorithms
5 36 (4.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 35 (4.78%) Equity Derivative
7 30 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (3.96%) Public Cloud
9 21 (2.87%) User Experience
10 19 (2.60%) Data Centre
10 19 (2.60%) Pricing Data
11 16 (2.19%) BYOD
11 16 (2.19%) Market Risk
12 15 (2.05%) Clustering
12 15 (2.05%) Equities
13 14 (1.91%) Replication
14 12 (1.64%) Data Structures
15 9 (1.23%) Cloud Native
16 8 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 118 (16.12%) Linux
2 35 (4.78%) Windows
3 24 (3.28%) Ubuntu
4 22 (3.01%) Unix
5 19 (2.60%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.37%) CentOS
6 10 (1.37%) Mac OS
7 9 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.96%) Android
9 6 (0.82%) CoreOS
9 6 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.68%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.27%) Solaris
12 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.14%) Debian
13 1 (0.14%) VyOS
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (38.25%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (29.51%) Microservices
3 158 (21.58%) DevOps
4 152 (20.77%) TDD
5 112 (15.30%) Software Engineering
6 94 (12.84%) Analytics
7 93 (12.70%) Data Science
8 79 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
9 76 (10.38%) Scrum
10 75 (10.25%) BDD
11 58 (7.92%) Asset Management
12 56 (7.65%) ETL
13 54 (7.38%) Machine Learning
14 52 (7.10%) Migration
15 51 (6.97%) Open Source
16 50 (6.83%) Test Automation
17 49 (6.69%) Front End Development
18 46 (6.28%) Functional Programming
19 44 (6.01%) Configuration Management
20 41 (5.60%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 307 (41.94%) Python
1 307 (41.94%) SQL
2 272 (37.16%) Java
3 131 (17.90%) JavaScript
4 97 (13.25%) Ruby
5 74 (10.11%) C#
6 71 (9.70%) Scala
7 53 (7.24%) PL/SQL
8 46 (6.28%) Bash Shell
8 46 (6.28%) C++
9 40 (5.46%) Go
9 40 (5.46%) Java 8
9 40 (5.46%) T-SQL
10 27 (3.69%) TypeScript
11 21 (2.87%) Kotlin
12 20 (2.73%) R
13 18 (2.46%) PHP
14 16 (2.19%) PowerShell
15 15 (2.05%) F#
16 10 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 172 (23.50%) Security Cleared
2 139 (18.99%) SC Cleared
3 27 (3.69%) DV Cleared
4 18 (2.46%) Degree
5 16 (2.19%) BC Cleared
6 8 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.82%) PhD
8 5 (0.68%) CHECK Team Member
8 5 (0.68%) SAS Certification
9 4 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.41%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.41%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.50%) QA
2 8 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) HL7
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 200 (27.32%) Docker
2 25 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.64%) Hyper-V
3 12 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (1.23%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.23%) VirtualBox
5 7 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (0.82%) Postfix
7 4 (0.55%) pfSense
8 3 (0.41%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.27%) KVM
9 2 (0.27%) NFS
9 2 (0.27%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.27%) OpenDJ
9 2 (0.27%) OpenIDM
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.27%) oVirt
9 2 (0.27%) vSphere
10 1 (0.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 135 (18.44%) Kubernetes
2 63 (8.61%) Ansible
3 59 (8.06%) Terraform
4 40 (5.46%) Puppet
5 16 (2.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 16 (2.19%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 14 (1.91%) Docker Swarm
7 12 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (1.64%) Prometheus
8 9 (1.23%) Grafana
9 5 (0.68%) Graphite
9 5 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.55%) Kibana
10 4 (0.55%) logstash
10 4 (0.55%) Nagios
10 4 (0.55%) Packer
10 4 (0.55%) WSUS
10 4 (0.55%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.41%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 134 (18.31%) Oracle
2 81 (11.07%) Sybase
3 78 (10.66%) Google
4 46 (6.28%) Red Hat
5 44 (6.01%) Microsoft
6 43 (5.87%) MuleSoft
7 38 (5.19%) Axway
8 26 (3.55%) VMware
9 22 (3.01%) Hortonworks
10 21 (2.87%) Tableau
10 21 (2.87%) Talend
11 20 (2.73%) IBM
12 15 (2.05%) Cloudera
12 15 (2.05%) Informatica
13 10 (1.37%) Atlassian
13 10 (1.37%) SAP
14 9 (1.23%) Bloomberg
14 9 (1.23%) Datactics
14 9 (1.23%) Palantir
14 9 (1.23%) Salesforce.com