Period
to 11 May 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 11 May 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
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 131 137 127
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10 -26
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 472 426 917
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.02% 2.01% 2.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.64% 8.28% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 330 682
10th Percentile £400 £413 £400
25th Percentile £450 £475 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £575 £525
Median % change year-on-year -10.87% +9.52% -
75th Percentile £588 £650 £600
90th Percentile £650 £750 £675
England median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
England median hourly rate £33.32 £44.25 £43.25
% change year-on-year -24.70% +2.31% -6.87%

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 5,465 5,143 10,306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.36% 24.22% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,880 3,737 7,595
10th Percentile £369 £363 £363
25th Percentile £447 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £638 £625 £610
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £495 £488
% change year-on-year +1.01% +1.54% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 31 46
10th Percentile £14.00 £15.94 £18.53
25th Percentile £20.63 £20.24 £20.63
Median hourly rate £34.88 £26.50 £24.50
Median % change year-on-year +31.62% +8.16% -10.35%
75th Percentile £60.38 £39.00 £43.75
90th Percentile £66.50 £61.00 £54.25
England median hourly rate £24.64 £24.70 £35.00
% change year-on-year -0.24% -29.43% +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 11 May 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
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 11 May 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 +12 52 £500 -16.67% 91
South London +17 6 £525 +2.44% 1
East London +20 5 £300 -50.00% 20
West London +18 4 £475 -1.30% 37
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 11 May 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.

1 223 (47.25%) AWS
2 162 (34.32%) Python
3 161 (34.11%) Agile Software Development
4 160 (33.90%) SQL
5 155 (32.84%) Java
6 143 (30.30%) Docker
7 130 (27.54%) JavaScript
8 118 (25.00%) Microservices
9 111 (23.52%) Azure
10 105 (22.25%) Kubernetes
11 101 (21.40%) Git (software)
12 99 (20.97%) REST
13 94 (19.92%) Node.js
14 93 (19.70%) DevOps
15 85 (18.01%) Security Cleared
16 81 (17.16%) Oracle
17 79 (16.74%) SC Cleared
18 78 (16.53%) Jenkins
19 75 (15.89%) MySQL
20 73 (15.47%) SQL Server
21 71 (15.04%) Finance
22 70 (14.83%) Software Engineering
23 67 (14.19%) Linux
24 66 (13.98%) React
25 63 (13.35%) Relational Database
25 63 (13.35%) Spring
26 62 (13.14%) Kafka
27 60 (12.71%) TDD
28 57 (12.08%) Terraform
29 55 (11.65%) Serverless

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 32 (6.78%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (5.72%) Apache Spark
3 26 (5.51%) Confluence
4 18 (3.81%) Apache
5 17 (3.60%) nginx
6 14 (2.97%) Camunda
7 10 (2.12%) Apache Airflow
8 6 (1.27%) Luigi
8 6 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.06%) JBoss
9 5 (1.06%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.85%) Jetty
10 4 (0.85%) WordPress
11 3 (0.64%) Red Hat Fuse
11 3 (0.64%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.42%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.42%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.06%) Adobe Campaign
1 5 (1.06%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 223 (47.25%) AWS
2 111 (23.52%) Azure
3 55 (11.65%) Serverless
4 45 (9.53%) AWS Lambda
4 45 (9.53%) GCP
5 39 (8.26%) Amazon S3
6 26 (5.51%) Power Platform
7 19 (4.03%) AWS CloudFormation
7 19 (4.03%) PaaS
8 17 (3.60%) GitHub
9 16 (3.39%) Amazon SQS
10 14 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
11 13 (2.75%) Amazon ECS
11 13 (2.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 13 (2.75%) IaaS
11 13 (2.75%) SaaS
12 12 (2.54%) Amazon Kinesis
12 12 (2.54%) OpenShift
13 8 (1.69%) Google Analytics
13 8 (1.69%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.39%) HTTP
2 9 (1.91%) DNS
3 7 (1.48%) SMTP
4 6 (1.27%) SMS
5 5 (1.06%) DMARC
6 4 (0.85%) Firewall
6 4 (0.85%) Network Security
7 2 (0.42%) FTP
7 2 (0.42%) IMAP
7 2 (0.42%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.42%) NAS
7 2 (0.42%) RTMP
7 2 (0.42%) SAN
7 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.21%) DVB
8 1 (0.21%) Internet
8 1 (0.21%) IPv4
8 1 (0.21%) IPv6
8 1 (0.21%) MVNO
8 1 (0.21%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (15.89%) MySQL
2 73 (15.47%) SQL Server
3 63 (13.35%) Relational Database
4 53 (11.23%) MongoDB
5 46 (9.75%) NoSQL
6 44 (9.32%) Redis
7 39 (8.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 36 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
9 35 (7.42%) Big Data
10 27 (5.72%) Hadoop
11 26 (5.51%) Amazon RDS
12 20 (4.24%) Apache Cassandra
13 19 (4.03%) Power BI
14 18 (3.81%) Amazon Redshift
14 18 (3.81%) BigQuery
15 17 (3.60%) RDBMS
16 16 (3.39%) Oracle Database
16 16 (3.39%) Snowflake Schema
17 14 (2.97%) HBase
18 11 (2.33%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 101 (21.40%) Git (software)
2 78 (16.53%) Jenkins
3 47 (9.96%) JIRA
4 29 (6.14%) GitLab
5 24 (5.08%) Maven
6 17 (3.60%) JUnit
7 16 (3.39%) Selenium
8 14 (2.97%) RSpec
8 14 (2.97%) Subversion
9 13 (2.75%) SonarQube
10 12 (2.54%) Gradle
10 12 (2.54%) TeamCity
11 11 (2.33%) Cucumber
12 10 (2.12%) JMeter
12 10 (2.12%) Mocha
12 10 (2.12%) Mockito
12 10 (2.12%) Visual Studio
13 9 (1.91%) Bitbucket
13 9 (1.91%) Travis CI
14 8 (1.69%) CircleCI
General
1 71 (15.04%) Finance
2 50 (10.59%) Social Skills
3 35 (7.42%) Banking
3 35 (7.42%) Public Sector
4 33 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (4.87%) Marketing
6 15 (3.18%) Retail
7 14 (2.97%) Electronics
7 14 (2.97%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.97%) Telecoms
8 12 (2.54%) Presentation Skills
9 6 (1.27%) Influencing Skills
10 5 (1.06%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.85%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.64%) Games
12 3 (0.64%) Law
13 2 (0.42%) Publishing
13 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.21%) French Language
14 1 (0.21%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 234 (49.58%) Developer
2 58 (12.29%) Java Developer
3 54 (11.44%) Senior Developer
4 46 (9.75%) Full Stack Developer
5 45 (9.53%) Data Engineer
6 44 (9.32%) Python Developer
7 40 (8.47%) Architect
8 25 (5.30%) AWS Developer
8 25 (5.30%) DevOps Engineer
9 24 (5.08%) Analyst
10 23 (4.87%) React Developer
11 22 (4.66%) Data Analyst
12 19 (4.03%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 18 (3.81%) AWS Engineer
14 17 (3.60%) SC Cleared Java Developer
15 15 (3.18%) Node.js Developer
15 15 (3.18%) Software Engineer
16 14 (2.97%) Ruby Developer
17 13 (2.75%) Django Developer
18 12 (2.54%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (20.97%) REST
2 94 (19.92%) Node.js
3 66 (13.98%) React
4 63 (13.35%) Spring
5 62 (13.14%) Kafka
6 55 (11.65%) HTML
7 52 (11.02%) Spring Boot
8 43 (9.11%) CSS
8 43 (9.11%) Web Services
9 39 (8.26%) Django
10 36 (7.63%) GraphQL
10 36 (7.63%) JSON
11 34 (7.20%) RESTful
11 34 (7.20%) Ruby on Rails
12 33 (6.99%) .NET
12 33 (6.99%) Redux
13 26 (5.51%) AngularJS
13 26 (5.51%) Express
14 22 (4.66%) SOAP
15 21 (4.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.51%) Data Structures
2 17 (3.60%) Cloud Native
3 16 (3.39%) User Experience
4 15 (3.18%) Clustering
5 12 (2.54%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.91%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.69%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.69%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (1.27%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.27%) Reference Data
11 6 (1.27%) Replication
12 5 (1.06%) Marketing Technology
13 3 (0.64%) BBC
13 3 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.64%) Over-the-Top Content
13 3 (0.64%) Social Media
13 3 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 67 (14.19%) Linux
2 14 (2.97%) Unix
3 12 (2.54%) Android
4 11 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.69%) Mac OS X
6 7 (1.48%) Windows
7 4 (0.85%) CentOS
7 4 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (34.11%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (25.00%) Microservices
3 93 (19.70%) DevOps
4 70 (14.83%) Software Engineering
5 60 (12.71%) TDD
6 46 (9.75%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (9.53%) ETL
7 45 (9.53%) Test Automation
8 44 (9.32%) Analytics
8 44 (9.32%) Data Modelling
9 43 (9.11%) Open Source
9 43 (9.11%) Scrum
10 40 (8.47%) Data Pipeline
11 38 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
11 38 (8.05%) Data Science
12 35 (7.42%) Problem-Solving
13 33 (6.99%) Unit Testing
14 31 (6.57%) OO
15 30 (6.36%) Configuration Management
16 29 (6.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 162 (34.32%) Python
2 160 (33.90%) SQL
3 155 (32.84%) Java
4 130 (27.54%) JavaScript
5 44 (9.32%) Ruby
6 41 (8.69%) ES6
7 39 (8.26%) Java 8
8 30 (6.36%) TypeScript
9 27 (5.72%) C#
10 26 (5.51%) Go
11 24 (5.08%) Scala
12 16 (3.39%) R
13 14 (2.97%) Bash Shell
14 13 (2.75%) PHP
14 13 (2.75%) PL/SQL
15 12 (2.54%) C
15 12 (2.54%) C++
15 12 (2.54%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.69%) Groovy
16 8 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 85 (18.01%) Security Cleared
2 79 (16.74%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.81%) AWS Certification
4 10 (2.12%) Degree
5 7 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.64%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.57%) Data Quality
2 24 (5.08%) QA
3 9 (1.91%) GDPR
4 4 (0.85%) HIPAA
4 4 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.64%) WCAG
6 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 143 (30.30%) Docker
2 6 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.64%) HDFS
3 3 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.42%) KVM
5 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.21%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 105 (22.25%) Kubernetes
2 57 (12.08%) Terraform
3 35 (7.42%) Ansible
4 15 (3.18%) Kibana
4 15 (3.18%) Puppet
5 13 (2.75%) Grafana
6 9 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (1.69%) Prometheus
8 5 (1.06%) Istio
8 5 (1.06%) logstash
9 4 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.64%) Control-M
10 3 (0.64%) Nagios
11 2 (0.42%) Core Impact
11 2 (0.42%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 2 (0.42%) Graylog
11 2 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.42%) HP SiteScope
11 2 (0.42%) Packer
11 2 (0.42%) Rancher
Vendors
1 81 (17.16%) Oracle
2 29 (6.14%) Google
3 24 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 17 (3.60%) SAP
5 13 (2.75%) Informatica
6 11 (2.33%) Splunk
7 7 (1.48%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.27%) Alteryx
8 6 (1.27%) Apple
8 6 (1.27%) Dynatrace
8 6 (1.27%) IBM
8 6 (1.27%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.27%) WorldPay
9 5 (1.06%) Adobe
10 4 (0.85%) Databricks
10 4 (0.85%) MuleSoft
10 4 (0.85%) Sybase
10 4 (0.85%) Teradata
11 3 (0.64%) New Relic
11 3 (0.64%) ServiceNow