Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 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
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 109 206
Rank change year-on-year -2 +97 +144
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 1115 1042 586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.34% 2.33% 1.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.88% 9.92% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 692 423
London median daily rate £525 £495 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £400 £368 £326
90th Percentile £650 £600 £563
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
London median hourly rate £32.00 - -
England median hourly rate £32.00 £13.00 £8.00
% change year-on-year +146.15% +62.50% -77.59%

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 11288 10507 11124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.74% 23.51% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8418 7430 7934
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £310
90th Percentile £663 £638 £630
England median daily rate £463 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +8.82% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 39 69
London median hourly rate £27.33 £29.88 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.53% +35.82% -20.00%
10th Percentile £18.08 £15.25 £15.31
90th Percentile £58.75 £68.15 £100.00
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +16.36% - +5.77%

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 12 December 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in London over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017. 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 +6 165 £550 +10.00% 25
South London +1 144 £525 +16.67% 1
West London +17 56 £525 +16.67% 7
East London +9 30 £550 +15.79% 6
North London -9 1 £450 -10.00% 1
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 661 (59.28%) Agile Software Development
2 568 (50.94%) Java
3 407 (36.50%) Amazon AWS
4 405 (36.32%) Docker
5 381 (34.17%) TDD
6 371 (33.27%) MySQL
7 355 (31.84%) DevOps
8 353 (31.66%) Python
9 328 (29.42%) Linux
10 309 (27.71%) Microservices
11 303 (27.17%) Ansible
12 296 (26.55%) Continuous Integration
13 290 (26.01%) Security Cleared
14 283 (25.38%) Jenkins
15 260 (23.32%) Puppet
16 258 (23.14%) SC Cleared
17 251 (22.51%) JavaScript
18 243 (21.79%) Git (software)
19 238 (21.35%) SQL
20 232 (20.81%) BDD
21 231 (20.72%) MongoDB
22 217 (19.46%) Oracle
23 212 (19.01%) Kubernetes
24 207 (18.57%) NoSQL
25 206 (18.48%) Scrum
26 205 (18.39%) REST
27 192 (17.22%) Spring
28 186 (16.68%) Finance
29 183 (16.41%) Hadoop
30 177 (15.87%) Opscode Chef

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
1 165 (14.80%) Tomcat
2 132 (11.84%) Confluence
3 131 (11.75%) OpenStack
4 112 (10.04%) Apache Spark
5 91 (8.16%) WebLogic
5 91 (8.16%) WebSphere
6 87 (7.80%) Elasticsearch
7 83 (7.44%) nginx
8 76 (6.82%) Apache
9 39 (3.50%) Apache Solr
10 21 (1.88%) JBoss
11 20 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
12 18 (1.61%) SAS
13 9 (0.81%) Jetty
13 9 (0.81%) WildFly
14 8 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.54%) CMS
15 6 (0.54%) Drupal
16 4 (0.36%) EPiServer
16 4 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (2.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.08%) HipChat
3 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (0.36%) Magento
3 2 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.090%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 407 (36.50%) Amazon AWS
2 136 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 105 (9.42%) GitHub
4 39 (3.50%) Amazon EC2
5 34 (3.05%) Heroku
6 30 (2.69%) Bluemix
6 30 (2.69%) IBM Cloud
7 29 (2.60%) Amazon S3
8 24 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
9 22 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
10 20 (1.79%) Slack
11 17 (1.52%) Serverless
12 16 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
13 14 (1.26%) Amazon ELB
14 13 (1.17%) npm
14 13 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 12 (1.08%) SaaS
16 10 (0.90%) Google Play
16 10 (0.90%) Trello
17 9 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 104 (9.33%) TCP/IP
2 81 (7.26%) HTTP
3 79 (7.09%) SSL
4 69 (6.19%) Firewall
5 60 (5.38%) DNS
6 49 (4.39%) Kerberos
7 27 (2.42%) Internet
8 14 (1.26%) BIG-IP
8 14 (1.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 13 (1.17%) FTP
10 11 (0.99%) SAN
11 9 (0.81%) OpenLDAP
12 8 (0.72%) Network Security
12 8 (0.72%) SSH
12 8 (0.72%) VPN
13 7 (0.63%) LDAP
13 7 (0.63%) OpenVPN
14 6 (0.54%) HTTPS
14 6 (0.54%) NAS
15 5 (0.45%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (33.27%) MySQL
2 231 (20.72%) MongoDB
3 207 (18.57%) NoSQL
4 183 (16.41%) Hadoop
5 163 (14.62%) Big Data
6 128 (11.48%) Relational Database
7 92 (8.25%) RDBMS
8 91 (8.16%) HBase
9 83 (7.44%) Redis
10 70 (6.28%) SQL Server
11 62 (5.56%) Apache Hive
12 52 (4.66%) Oracle Database
13 45 (4.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 41 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
15 36 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
16 32 (2.87%) Amazon RDS
17 29 (2.60%) Sqoop
18 28 (2.51%) Amazon Redshift
19 18 (1.61%) DB2
20 15 (1.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 283 (25.38%) Jenkins
2 243 (21.79%) Git (software)
3 165 (14.80%) JIRA
4 88 (7.89%) MSTest
4 88 (7.89%) NUnit
5 78 (7.00%) Cucumber
6 76 (6.82%) GitLab
7 55 (4.93%) Maven
8 54 (4.84%) IntelliJ
8 54 (4.84%) Sonatype Nexus
9 46 (4.13%) Artifactory
10 41 (3.68%) Bitbucket
11 31 (2.78%) SonarQube
12 30 (2.69%) JUnit
13 29 (2.60%) Gradle
14 25 (2.24%) Selenium
15 24 (2.15%) Appium
16 20 (1.79%) gulp
17 16 (1.43%) Ant
18 15 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 186 (16.68%) Finance
2 60 (5.38%) Marketing
3 56 (5.02%) Telecoms
4 48 (4.30%) Electronics
4 48 (4.30%) Manufacturing
5 45 (4.04%) Banking
6 34 (3.05%) Retail Banking
7 21 (1.88%) Publishing
8 15 (1.35%) Retail
9 7 (0.63%) Local Government
10 6 (0.54%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.54%) Games
11 5 (0.45%) Billing
12 4 (0.36%) Back Office
12 4 (0.36%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.18%) French Language
13 2 (0.18%) Legal
13 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.090%) Law
14 1 (0.090%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 609 (54.62%) Developer
2 262 (23.50%) Java Developer
3 142 (12.74%) DevOps Engineer
4 121 (10.85%) Senior Developer
5 96 (8.61%) Full Stack Developer
6 88 (7.89%) Python Developer
7 79 (7.09%) Data Engineer
8 68 (6.10%) Senior Java Developer
9 64 (5.74%) Scala Developer
10 52 (4.66%) Architect
11 51 (4.57%) Big Data Engineer
12 41 (3.68%) Node.js Developer
13 40 (3.59%) Digital Developer
13 40 (3.59%) Digital Transformation
14 38 (3.41%) JavaScript Developer
15 36 (3.23%) Agile Developer
16 32 (2.87%) AWS Engineer
16 32 (2.87%) Senior Data Engineer
17 29 (2.60%) Software Developer
17 29 (2.60%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (18.39%) REST
2 192 (17.22%) Spring
3 174 (15.61%) Node.js
4 164 (14.71%) Kafka
5 156 (13.99%) Web Services
6 125 (11.21%) Spring Boot
7 119 (10.67%) RESTful
8 116 (10.40%) CSS
9 112 (10.04%) JSON
10 104 (9.33%) HTML
11 91 (8.16%) AngularJS
12 80 (7.17%) Elastic Stack
13 70 (6.28%) Django
14 68 (6.10%) HTML5
15 65 (5.83%) Flask
16 64 (5.74%) React
17 61 (5.47%) Apache Camel
18 58 (5.20%) Hibernate
19 52 (4.66%) Guice
20 50 (4.48%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 68 (6.10%) Greenfield Project
2 56 (5.02%) Fintech
3 39 (3.50%) Algorithms
3 39 (3.50%) Data Structures
4 33 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 28 (2.51%) Computer Science
7 22 (1.97%) Clustering
7 22 (1.97%) User Experience
8 19 (1.70%) Data Centre
9 13 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (0.72%) Client/Server
10 8 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (0.54%) BYOD
12 5 (0.45%) Replication
12 5 (0.45%) Video on Demand
13 4 (0.36%) Credit Derivative
13 4 (0.36%) Derivative
13 4 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.36%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 328 (29.42%) Linux
2 96 (8.61%) Unix
3 44 (3.95%) CentOS
3 44 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 40 (3.59%) Ubuntu
5 38 (3.41%) Android
6 35 (3.14%) Windows
7 34 (3.05%) Apple iOS
8 23 (2.06%) CoreOS
9 11 (0.99%) Solaris
10 6 (0.54%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.36%) Debian
12 3 (0.27%) VMS
12 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.18%) AIX
13 2 (0.18%) Fedora
13 2 (0.18%) RancherOS
14 1 (0.090%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 661 (59.28%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (34.17%) TDD
3 355 (31.84%) DevOps
4 309 (27.71%) Microservices
5 296 (26.55%) Continuous Integration
6 232 (20.81%) BDD
7 206 (18.48%) Scrum
8 175 (15.70%) Open Source
9 143 (12.83%) OO
10 115 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
11 112 (10.04%) Continuous Delivery
12 107 (9.60%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 104 (9.33%) Configuration Management
14 87 (7.80%) Test Automation
15 71 (6.37%) Data Modelling
16 67 (6.01%) Software Engineering
17 65 (5.83%) Mentoring
17 65 (5.83%) Pair Programming
18 58 (5.20%) ETL
19 51 (4.57%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 568 (50.94%) Java
2 353 (31.66%) Python
3 251 (22.51%) JavaScript
4 238 (21.35%) SQL
5 125 (11.21%) Ruby
6 121 (10.85%) Scala
7 94 (8.43%) Bash Shell
8 68 (6.10%) Go
9 60 (5.38%) PHP
10 57 (5.11%) Groovy
11 42 (3.77%) ES6
12 37 (3.32%) C#
13 33 (2.96%) TypeScript
14 27 (2.42%) Shell Script
15 22 (1.97%) Perl
16 19 (1.70%) GraphQL
17 18 (1.61%) PL/SQL
18 17 (1.52%) PowerShell
18 17 (1.52%) R
19 15 (1.35%) AWK
Qualifications
1 290 (26.01%) Security Cleared
2 258 (23.14%) SC Cleared
3 29 (2.60%) Degree
4 14 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (1.26%) DBS Check
5 13 (1.17%) CTC Cleared
6 11 (0.99%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.72%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.63%) RHCE
9 6 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.45%) CHECK Team Member
11 4 (0.36%) CCNP
11 4 (0.36%) CCSE
11 4 (0.36%) CISA
11 4 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.36%) CISMP
11 4 (0.36%) CISSP
12 3 (0.27%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.090%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.15%) Data Quality
2 9 (0.81%) QA
3 8 (0.72%) GCP
3 8 (0.72%) GDPR
4 7 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.45%) AS 2805
5 5 (0.45%) ISO 8583
5 5 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.18%) MiFID
7 1 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.090%) WCAG
System Software
1 405 (36.32%) Docker
2 99 (8.88%) HDFS
3 50 (4.48%) Apache Flume
4 35 (3.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 29 (2.60%) vCloud
6 27 (2.42%) Active Directory
7 24 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (1.08%) etcd
9 11 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (0.63%) Postfix
10 7 (0.63%) Squid
11 4 (0.36%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.36%) iptables
11 4 (0.36%) vSphere
12 3 (0.27%) flannel
12 3 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.18%) NFS
13 2 (0.18%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.18%) Xen
14 1 (0.090%) PowerDNS
Systems Management
1 303 (27.17%) Ansible
2 260 (23.32%) Puppet
3 212 (19.01%) Kubernetes
4 177 (15.87%) Opscode Chef
5 147 (13.18%) Terraform
6 65 (5.83%) logstash
7 62 (5.56%) Kibana
8 61 (5.47%) Ambari
9 48 (4.30%) ZABBIX
10 45 (4.04%) Oozie
11 36 (3.23%) Hadoop YARN
12 33 (2.96%) HAProxy
13 29 (2.60%) Sysdig
14 26 (2.33%) Docker Swarm
15 22 (1.97%) Grafana
16 20 (1.79%) Consul
17 16 (1.43%) Rancher
18 14 (1.26%) Salt
19 11 (0.99%) Packer
20 10 (0.90%) Mesos
Vendors
1 217 (19.46%) Oracle
2 71 (6.37%) VMware
3 49 (4.39%) SAP
4 46 (4.13%) Google
5 44 (3.95%) IBM
6 39 (3.50%) Red Hat
7 33 (2.96%) Tableau
8 26 (2.33%) Microsoft
9 24 (2.15%) SaltStack
10 23 (2.06%) Greenplum
11 18 (1.61%) Atlassian
11 18 (1.61%) Hortonworks
12 17 (1.52%) Apple
13 15 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
14 14 (1.26%) F5
15 10 (0.90%) Jaspersoft
15 10 (0.90%) Splunk
16 9 (0.81%) Adobe
16 9 (0.81%) TIBCO
17 8 (0.72%) Cisco