Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 144 186
Rank change year-on-year +35 +42 +141
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 1,109 760 621
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.39% 1.85% 1.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.16% 7.69% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 489 462
London median daily rate £513 £500 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £400 £381 £358
90th Percentile £638 £605 £613
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.53% -6.00% -
10th Percentile £32.90 £39.50 £47.50
90th Percentile £41.34 £47.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £40.71 £47.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -13.39% -6.00% +37.36%

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 10,914 9,889 10,641
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.57% 24.12% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,297 7,043 7,681
London median daily rate £501 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.37% +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £313
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 43 62
London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00% -13.33%
10th Percentile £17.44 £15.25 £16.03
90th Percentile £42.80 £61.75 £100.00
England median hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +21.82% +3.77% -8.13%

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 25 February 2018.

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 6 months to 25 February 2018. 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 +24 179 £525 +5.00% 83
South London +3 128 £525 +8.81% 5
West London +24 81 £525 +6.06% 28
East London +28 36 £550 -9.28% 19
North London - 2 £389 - 7
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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.

1 642 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 515 (46.44%) Java
3 464 (41.84%) Amazon AWS
4 393 (35.44%) MySQL
5 356 (32.10%) TDD
6 343 (30.93%) Python
7 339 (30.57%) Docker
8 324 (29.22%) DevOps
9 314 (28.31%) JavaScript
10 301 (27.14%) Git (software)
11 293 (26.42%) Linux
12 288 (25.97%) Ansible
13 280 (25.25%) SQL
13 280 (25.25%) Continuous Integration
14 270 (24.35%) Jenkins
15 261 (23.53%) Microservices
16 260 (23.44%) Puppet
17 258 (23.26%) NoSQL
18 233 (21.01%) Oracle
19 216 (19.48%) Security Cleared
20 215 (19.39%) MongoDB
21 202 (18.21%) Scrum
22 199 (17.94%) BDD
23 197 (17.76%) Opscode Chef
24 189 (17.04%) Node.js
25 183 (16.50%) SC Cleared
26 178 (16.05%) Tomcat
27 174 (15.69%) Finance
28 170 (15.33%) Microsoft Azure
29 161 (14.52%) REST

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
1 178 (16.05%) Tomcat
2 123 (11.09%) OpenStack
3 105 (9.47%) WebSphere
4 100 (9.02%) WebLogic
5 93 (8.39%) Apache Spark
6 90 (8.12%) Elasticsearch
7 83 (7.48%) Confluence
8 74 (6.67%) nginx
9 62 (5.59%) Apache
10 26 (2.34%) JBoss
11 18 (1.62%) Apache Pig
11 18 (1.62%) Cloud Foundry
12 14 (1.26%) WildFly
13 12 (1.08%) Apache Solr
13 12 (1.08%) Jetty
14 11 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.63%) Mule ESB
16 6 (0.54%) CMS
16 6 (0.54%) WordPress
17 5 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.54%) HipChat
3 1 (0.090%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 9 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.45%) Magento
3 4 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.090%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 464 (41.84%) Amazon AWS
2 170 (15.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (7.21%) GitHub
4 54 (4.87%) Heroku
5 49 (4.42%) Amazon EC2
6 47 (4.24%) Amazon S3
7 32 (2.89%) Google Cloud Platform
8 29 (2.61%) Serverless
9 23 (2.07%) AWS Lambda
10 22 (1.98%) Slack
11 20 (1.80%) Amazon ELB
12 19 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
12 19 (1.71%) npm
13 18 (1.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 15 (1.35%) Bluemix
14 15 (1.35%) IBM Cloud
15 14 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 14 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
16 11 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
16 11 (0.99%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 86 (7.75%) TCP/IP
2 70 (6.31%) HTTP
3 65 (5.86%) DNS
4 60 (5.41%) Firewall
5 53 (4.78%) SSL
6 22 (1.98%) FTP
7 20 (1.80%) Internet
7 20 (1.80%) OpenLDAP
8 15 (1.35%) Kerberos
9 13 (1.17%) VPN
10 9 (0.81%) AMQP
10 9 (0.81%) Reverse Proxy
11 8 (0.72%) Network Security
11 8 (0.72%) SAN
12 7 (0.63%) SSH
13 6 (0.54%) OpenVPN
14 5 (0.45%) BIG-IP
14 5 (0.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 5 (0.45%) LAN
14 5 (0.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (35.44%) MySQL
2 258 (23.26%) NoSQL
3 215 (19.39%) MongoDB
4 160 (14.43%) Hadoop
5 142 (12.80%) Relational Database
6 141 (12.71%) Big Data
7 134 (12.08%) SQL Server
8 133 (11.99%) Redis
9 77 (6.94%) RDBMS
10 63 (5.68%) Apache Hive
11 58 (5.23%) HBase
12 57 (5.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 46 (4.15%) Oracle Database
14 45 (4.06%) Apache Cassandra
15 44 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
16 37 (3.34%) Amazon RDS
17 32 (2.89%) Amazon Redshift
18 22 (1.98%) DB2
19 21 (1.89%) Data Lake
20 19 (1.71%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 301 (27.14%) Git (software)
2 270 (24.35%) Jenkins
3 126 (11.36%) JIRA
4 104 (9.38%) NUnit
5 99 (8.93%) MSTest
6 83 (7.48%) GitLab
7 73 (6.58%) Cucumber
8 61 (5.50%) Maven
9 57 (5.14%) Sonatype Nexus
10 42 (3.79%) Artifactory
10 42 (3.79%) Gradle
11 40 (3.61%) gulp
12 38 (3.43%) JUnit
13 35 (3.16%) Appium
14 33 (2.98%) Bitbucket
15 30 (2.71%) SonarQube
16 28 (2.52%) Mocha
16 28 (2.52%) Selenium
17 23 (2.07%) Subversion
18 21 (1.89%) Jasmine
General
1 174 (15.69%) Finance
2 51 (4.60%) Banking
3 35 (3.16%) Retail Banking
4 30 (2.71%) Marketing
5 25 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 22 (1.98%) Publishing
7 17 (1.53%) Games
8 11 (0.99%) Investment Banking
9 10 (0.90%) Electronics
9 10 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.90%) Retail
10 6 (0.54%) Law
10 6 (0.54%) Legal
11 5 (0.45%) Local Government
12 4 (0.36%) French Language
13 3 (0.27%) Back Office
14 2 (0.18%) Advertising
15 1 (0.090%) Billing
15 1 (0.090%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.090%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 660 (59.51%) Developer
2 283 (25.52%) Java Developer
3 139 (12.53%) Senior Developer
4 124 (11.18%) DevOps Engineer
5 93 (8.39%) Full Stack Developer
6 88 (7.94%) Python Developer
7 85 (7.66%) Senior Java Developer
8 59 (5.32%) JavaScript Developer
9 57 (5.14%) Node.js Developer
10 53 (4.78%) Data Engineer
10 53 (4.78%) Digital Developer
11 50 (4.51%) Architect
11 50 (4.51%) Digital Transformation
12 47 (4.24%) Scala Developer
13 45 (4.06%) Agile Developer
14 39 (3.52%) DBA
15 37 (3.34%) AWS Engineer
16 35 (3.16%) Big Data Engineer
17 31 (2.80%) Agile Java Developer
18 30 (2.71%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (17.04%) Node.js
2 161 (14.52%) REST
3 151 (13.62%) Spring
4 139 (12.53%) Web Services
5 136 (12.26%) CSS
6 126 (11.36%) HTML
7 122 (11.00%) Kafka
8 117 (10.55%) RESTful
9 116 (10.46%) JSON
10 113 (10.19%) AngularJS
11 110 (9.92%) Spring Boot
12 109 (9.83%) React
13 81 (7.30%) HTML5
14 63 (5.68%) Elastic Stack
14 63 (5.68%) SOAP
15 56 (5.05%) Redux
16 55 (4.96%) .NET
17 51 (4.60%) Sass
18 50 (4.51%) Flask
19 48 (4.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 77 (6.94%) Greenfield Project
2 60 (5.41%) Fintech
3 50 (4.51%) Computer Science
4 36 (3.25%) User Experience
5 28 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (2.43%) Mobile App
7 23 (2.07%) Algorithms
8 20 (1.80%) Data Structures
9 18 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.08%) Clustering
10 12 (1.08%) Equities
11 9 (0.81%) Data Centre
11 9 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (0.81%) Video on Demand
12 8 (0.72%) Public Cloud
12 8 (0.72%) Replication
13 5 (0.45%) Social Media
13 5 (0.45%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.36%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.36%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 293 (26.42%) Linux
2 85 (7.66%) Unix
3 67 (6.04%) CentOS
4 48 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (3.61%) Android
6 32 (2.89%) Windows
7 30 (2.71%) Ubuntu
8 27 (2.43%) Apple iOS
8 27 (2.43%) CoreOS
9 5 (0.45%) Solaris
10 4 (0.36%) Debian
10 4 (0.36%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.27%) DC/OS
11 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.27%) VMS
12 2 (0.18%) Fedora
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.090%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.090%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 356 (32.10%) TDD
3 324 (29.22%) DevOps
4 280 (25.25%) Continuous Integration
5 261 (23.53%) Microservices
6 202 (18.21%) Scrum
7 199 (17.94%) BDD
8 152 (13.71%) OO
9 151 (13.62%) Open Source
10 124 (11.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 109 (9.83%) Software Engineering
12 99 (8.93%) Test Automation
13 97 (8.75%) Continuous Delivery
14 87 (7.84%) Configuration Management
15 76 (6.85%) Domain-Driven Design
16 67 (6.04%) Mentoring
17 64 (5.77%) CQRS
18 63 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
19 62 (5.59%) Analytics
19 62 (5.59%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 515 (46.44%) Java
2 343 (30.93%) Python
3 314 (28.31%) JavaScript
4 280 (25.25%) SQL
5 131 (11.81%) Ruby
6 113 (10.19%) Scala
7 100 (9.02%) Bash Shell
8 86 (7.75%) Go
9 70 (6.31%) ES6
10 69 (6.22%) PHP
11 60 (5.41%) Groovy
12 52 (4.69%) TypeScript
13 49 (4.42%) C#
14 48 (4.33%) Perl
15 29 (2.61%) Shell Script
16 22 (1.98%) C++
17 21 (1.89%) PL/SQL
18 20 (1.80%) PowerShell
19 18 (1.62%) Haskell
20 14 (1.26%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 216 (19.48%) Security Cleared
2 183 (16.50%) SC Cleared
3 67 (6.04%) Degree
4 29 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (2.07%) Master's Degree
6 14 (1.26%) CTC Cleared
7 13 (1.17%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.90%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.36%) CCNP
9 4 (0.36%) CCSE
9 4 (0.36%) CISA
9 4 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.36%) CISMP
9 4 (0.36%) CISSP
9 4 (0.36%) RHCE
10 2 (0.18%) CHECK Team Member
11 1 (0.090%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.090%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (1.71%) QA
2 13 (1.17%) GDPR
3 12 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.81%) GCP
5 2 (0.18%) AS 2805
5 2 (0.18%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.18%) MiFID
6 1 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.090%) PMO
6 1 (0.090%) SLA
6 1 (0.090%) WCAG
System Software
1 339 (30.57%) Docker
2 51 (4.60%) Apache Flume
2 51 (4.60%) HDFS
3 44 (3.97%) Active Directory
4 29 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (1.35%) vCloud
7 11 (0.99%) Squid
8 9 (0.81%) etcd
9 8 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.54%) Postfix
10 6 (0.54%) vSphere
10 6 (0.54%) Xen
11 5 (0.45%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.18%) KVM
12 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.18%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.090%) PowerDNS
13 1 (0.090%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 288 (25.97%) Ansible
2 260 (23.44%) Puppet
3 197 (17.76%) Opscode Chef
4 161 (14.52%) Kubernetes
5 129 (11.63%) Terraform
6 56 (5.05%) ZABBIX
7 51 (4.60%) Kibana
7 51 (4.60%) logstash
8 42 (3.79%) Oozie
9 41 (3.70%) Ambari
10 35 (3.16%) HAProxy
11 27 (2.43%) Docker Swarm
12 22 (1.98%) Consul
12 22 (1.98%) Hadoop YARN
12 22 (1.98%) Sysdig
13 17 (1.53%) Grafana
14 15 (1.35%) Prometheus
15 14 (1.26%) Packer
15 14 (1.26%) Single Sign-On
16 13 (1.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 233 (21.01%) Oracle
2 62 (5.59%) Google
3 53 (4.78%) VMware
4 52 (4.69%) Red Hat
5 42 (3.79%) Microsoft
6 32 (2.89%) IBM
7 23 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (1.98%) SAP
9 21 (1.89%) Sybase
10 19 (1.71%) Alteryx
11 18 (1.62%) Atlassian
12 16 (1.44%) Hortonworks
13 15 (1.35%) Tableau
14 14 (1.26%) Splunk
15 11 (0.99%) Apple
15 11 (0.99%) Talend
16 10 (0.90%) WorldPay
17 9 (0.81%) Adobe
17 9 (0.81%) SaltStack
18 8 (0.72%) Sitecore