Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 140 114 106
Rank change year-on-year -26 -8 +16
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 730 332 919
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.03% 2.36% 2.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.53% 9.37% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 268 675
10th Percentile £425 £363 £413
25th Percentile £488 £461 £474
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
75th Percentile £638 £713 £614
90th Percentile £725 £750 £700
England median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
10th Percentile £30.26 " "
25th Percentile £36.65 £48.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate £52.56 £51.00 £40.00
Median % change year-on-year +3.06% +27.50% -
75th Percentile £92.03 £54.00 £50.00
90th Percentile £112.56 " "
England median hourly rate £58.25 £51.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +14.22% +2.00% +6.38%

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 8,554 3,545 9,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.84% 25.18% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,239 2,546 6,713
10th Percentile £394 £356 £363
25th Percentile £465 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
75th Percentile £671 £625 £610
90th Percentile £738 £713 £698
England median daily rate £525 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 21 52
10th Percentile £15.84 £20.00 £15.27
25th Percentile £24.50 £27.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.93 £29.96
Median % change year-on-year -14.30% +26.59% +1.03%
75th Percentile £57.13 £41.50 £44.06
90th Percentile £64.70 £53.75 £51.13
England median hourly rate £34.25 £27.23 £30.00
% change year-on-year +25.78% -9.23% +1.69%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -45 58 £575 +9.52% 94
South London +15 36 £533 +6.50% 1
West London -20 2 £713 +95.47% 43
East London - 2 £540 - 22
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 347 (47.53%) AWS
2 277 (37.95%) SQL
3 258 (35.34%) Python
4 257 (35.21%) Java
5 229 (31.37%) Docker
6 209 (28.63%) Agile Software Development
7 208 (28.49%) Kubernetes
8 196 (26.85%) Microservices
9 191 (26.16%) Azure
10 179 (24.52%) Oracle
11 169 (23.15%) DevOps
12 158 (21.64%) JavaScript
13 152 (20.82%) Relational Database
14 145 (19.86%) Finance
15 140 (19.18%) Git (software)
16 134 (18.36%) Social Skills
17 132 (18.08%) SQL Server
18 123 (16.85%) NoSQL
18 123 (16.85%) Kafka
19 122 (16.71%) MongoDB
20 121 (16.58%) MySQL
20 121 (16.58%) Spring
21 120 (16.44%) Software Engineering
22 119 (16.30%) Terraform
23 110 (15.07%) Jenkins
24 107 (14.66%) Linux
25 105 (14.38%) Analytics
26 101 (13.84%) REST
27 100 (13.70%) Spring Boot
28 99 (13.56%) Big Data

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 79 (10.82%) Apache Spark
2 65 (8.90%) Elasticsearch
3 44 (6.03%) Confluence
4 31 (4.25%) Apache Airflow
5 27 (3.70%) Apache
5 27 (3.70%) Luigi
6 20 (2.74%) nginx
6 20 (2.74%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
8 9 (1.23%) JBoss
8 9 (1.23%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
9 7 (0.96%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.82%) Red Hat Fuse
11 5 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.68%) Ethereum
12 4 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.41%) IIS
13 3 (0.41%) SAS
13 3 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.41%) SPSS
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 347 (47.53%) AWS
2 191 (26.16%) Azure
3 81 (11.10%) Serverless
4 74 (10.14%) GCP
5 52 (7.12%) Amazon S3
6 41 (5.62%) AWS Lambda
7 39 (5.34%) Amazon EC2
7 39 (5.34%) PaaS
8 37 (5.07%) GitHub
9 36 (4.93%) IaaS
9 36 (4.93%) Power Platform
10 33 (4.52%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 27 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
12 25 (3.42%) Amazon SQS
12 25 (3.42%) OpenShift
13 23 (3.15%) SaaS
14 22 (3.01%) Azure Functions
15 21 (2.88%) Amazon ECS
16 18 (2.47%) Snowflake
17 17 (2.33%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.84%) HTTP
2 14 (1.92%) DNS
3 13 (1.78%) SAN
4 11 (1.51%) NAS
5 8 (1.10%) Intranet
6 6 (0.82%) Kerberos
6 6 (0.82%) SSL
7 5 (0.68%) Internet
7 5 (0.68%) WAN
8 4 (0.55%) Firewall
8 4 (0.55%) LAN
9 3 (0.41%) VPN
10 2 (0.27%) IPv4
10 2 (0.27%) RTMP
10 2 (0.27%) VLAN
11 1 (0.14%) IMAP
11 1 (0.14%) Network Security
11 1 (0.14%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.14%) SSH
11 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (20.82%) Relational Database
2 132 (18.08%) SQL Server
3 123 (16.85%) NoSQL
4 122 (16.71%) MongoDB
5 121 (16.58%) MySQL
6 99 (13.56%) Big Data
7 82 (11.23%) Hadoop
8 69 (9.45%) Data Warehouse
9 57 (7.81%) Amazon RDS
10 54 (7.40%) Redis
11 50 (6.85%) RDBMS
12 47 (6.44%) Apache Cassandra
13 45 (6.16%) Tableau
14 44 (6.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 36 (4.93%) Power BI
16 33 (4.52%) Amazon Aurora
17 32 (4.38%) Metadata
18 31 (4.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 30 (4.11%) Data Lake
20 28 (3.84%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 140 (19.18%) Git (software)
2 110 (15.07%) Jenkins
3 84 (11.51%) JIRA
4 50 (6.85%) Maven
5 27 (3.70%) GitLab
5 27 (3.70%) Subversion
6 23 (3.15%) Sonatype Nexus
7 19 (2.60%) Gradle
7 19 (2.60%) JUnit
8 18 (2.47%) Bitbucket
9 16 (2.19%) IntelliJ
10 15 (2.05%) Visual Studio
11 14 (1.92%) Mercurial
12 13 (1.78%) Hudson
12 13 (1.78%) Selenium
13 12 (1.64%) SonarQube
14 11 (1.51%) Artifactory
14 11 (1.51%) Cucumber
14 11 (1.51%) Mocha
14 11 (1.51%) Mockito
General
1 145 (19.86%) Finance
2 134 (18.36%) Social Skills
3 48 (6.58%) Banking
4 46 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (6.03%) Public Sector
6 31 (4.25%) Presentation Skills
7 29 (3.97%) Telecoms
8 22 (3.01%) Marketing
9 20 (2.74%) Electronics
10 18 (2.47%) Manufacturing
11 13 (1.78%) Retail
12 11 (1.51%) Financial Institution
12 11 (1.51%) Law
13 10 (1.37%) Games
14 9 (1.23%) Legal
15 8 (1.10%) Front Office
16 6 (0.82%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.68%) Documentation Skills
17 5 (0.68%) Influencing Skills
18 4 (0.55%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 307 (42.05%) Developer
2 84 (11.51%) Data Engineer
3 79 (10.82%) Java Developer
4 71 (9.73%) Python Developer
5 61 (8.36%) Architect
6 60 (8.22%) Senior Developer
7 55 (7.53%) DevOps Engineer
8 41 (5.62%) Software Engineer
9 40 (5.48%) Full Stack Developer
10 32 (4.38%) Analyst
11 29 (3.97%) Data Analyst
12 28 (3.84%) Java Engineer
13 22 (3.01%) Python Engineer
14 21 (2.88%) AWS Engineer
14 21 (2.88%) Azure Engineer
14 21 (2.88%) Big Data Engineer
15 19 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
16 18 (2.47%) C# Developer
16 18 (2.47%) Senior Java Engineer
16 18 (2.47%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (16.85%) Kafka
2 121 (16.58%) Spring
3 101 (13.84%) REST
4 100 (13.70%) Spring Boot
5 94 (12.88%) Node.js
5 94 (12.88%) React
6 64 (8.77%) Django
7 58 (7.95%) AngularJS
8 55 (7.53%) .NET
9 53 (7.26%) GraphQL
9 53 (7.26%) HTML
9 53 (7.26%) RESTful
10 52 (7.12%) CSS
10 52 (7.12%) Web Services
11 47 (6.44%) JSON
12 35 (4.79%) gRPC
13 30 (4.11%) OAuth
14 29 (3.97%) RabbitMQ
15 28 (3.84%) Elastic Stack
16 25 (3.42%) JWT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (4.38%) Data Structures
2 29 (3.97%) Cloud Native
3 25 (3.42%) Data Centre
4 24 (3.29%) Data Protection Act
5 22 (3.01%) Management Information System
6 20 (2.74%) Legacy Applications
7 18 (2.47%) Clustering
7 18 (2.47%) Reference Data
8 17 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
9 14 (1.92%) Legacy Systems
10 11 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.37%) Cyberattack
11 10 (1.37%) Market Risk
11 10 (1.37%) User Experience
12 9 (1.23%) Public Cloud
12 9 (1.23%) Replication
13 8 (1.10%) Fixed Income
14 7 (0.96%) Hedge funds
14 7 (0.96%) Virtual Team
15 6 (0.82%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 107 (14.66%) Linux
2 44 (6.03%) Unix
3 20 (2.74%) Windows
4 13 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.37%) Ubuntu
6 8 (1.10%) Debian
7 6 (0.82%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.55%) Android
8 4 (0.55%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.41%) Solaris
9 3 (0.41%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.41%) zOS
10 2 (0.27%) CentOS
11 1 (0.14%) AIX
11 1 (0.14%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.14%) HPUX
11 1 (0.14%) Slackware
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (28.63%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (26.85%) Microservices
3 169 (23.15%) DevOps
4 120 (16.44%) Software Engineering
5 105 (14.38%) Analytics
6 83 (11.37%) Scrum
7 80 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
8 77 (10.55%) Full Stack Development
9 76 (10.41%) Test Automation
10 68 (9.32%) TDD
11 67 (9.18%) ETL
12 60 (8.22%) Data Science
13 56 (7.67%) Open Source
14 53 (7.26%) Infrastructure as Code
15 51 (6.99%) Data Architecture
16 48 (6.58%) Mentoring
17 47 (6.44%) OO
18 46 (6.30%) SDLC
19 45 (6.16%) Workflow
20 42 (5.75%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 277 (37.95%) SQL
2 258 (35.34%) Python
3 257 (35.21%) Java
4 158 (21.64%) JavaScript
5 68 (9.32%) Scala
6 58 (7.95%) C#
7 54 (7.40%) TypeScript
8 43 (5.89%) PL/SQL
9 39 (5.34%) Java 8
10 36 (4.93%) Ruby
11 31 (4.25%) T-SQL
12 30 (4.11%) Go
13 25 (3.42%) Bash Shell
13 25 (3.42%) C
14 22 (3.01%) Shell Script
15 20 (2.74%) Kotlin
16 19 (2.60%) Groovy
17 18 (2.47%) C++
18 17 (2.33%) Java 11
19 16 (2.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 71 (9.73%) Security Cleared
2 51 (6.99%) SC Cleared
3 45 (6.16%) Degree
4 32 (4.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.68%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.55%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.27%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.27%) OCP
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.14%) CBAP
9 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.14%) ISEB
9 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.14%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.97%) QA
2 24 (3.29%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.37%) GDPR
4 8 (1.10%) Accessibility
5 5 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.68%) SLA
6 4 (0.55%) HL7
7 3 (0.41%) NCSC
8 2 (0.27%) HIPAA
System Software
1 229 (31.37%) Docker
2 27 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.96%) HDFS
3 7 (0.96%) OpenAM
4 6 (0.82%) vCloud
5 4 (0.55%) Ceph
5 4 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.27%) NFS
7 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.14%) RACF
8 1 (0.14%) Varnish
8 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 208 (28.49%) Kubernetes
2 119 (16.30%) Terraform
3 65 (8.90%) Ansible
4 36 (4.93%) Grafana
5 31 (4.25%) Prometheus
6 24 (3.29%) Kibana
7 18 (2.47%) Puppet
8 14 (1.92%) logstash
9 13 (1.78%) Rancher
10 12 (1.64%) Oozie
10 12 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
11 9 (1.23%) Istio
12 8 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
13 7 (0.96%) Fluentd
14 6 (0.82%) Consul
14 6 (0.82%) HAProxy
14 6 (0.82%) ZABBIX
15 5 (0.68%) Ambari
15 5 (0.68%) Nagios
Vendors
1 179 (24.52%) Oracle
2 65 (8.90%) Microsoft
3 35 (4.79%) Databricks
4 33 (4.52%) Google
5 32 (4.38%) Splunk
6 27 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 26 (3.56%) Informatica
7 26 (3.56%) SAP
8 25 (3.42%) Sybase
9 21 (2.88%) Atlassian
10 18 (2.47%) Hortonworks
11 12 (1.64%) AppDynamics
12 11 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (1.51%) VMware
13 10 (1.37%) Alteryx
13 10 (1.37%) New Relic
14 9 (1.23%) Dynatrace
15 8 (1.10%) CyberArk
15 8 (1.10%) MuleSoft
16 7 (0.96%) Sonatype