Period
to 14 November 2019

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 14 November 2019 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
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 119 119
Rank change year-on-year +18 0 -1
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 913 1,109 1,078
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.52% 2.38% 2.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.56% 9.76% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 815 809
London median daily rate £525 £525 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £413 £400 £400
90th Percentile £700 £650 £650
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £24.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +42.94% -
10th Percentile £25.00 £35.00 £21.38
90th Percentile £50.00 £35.00 £33.17
England median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £29.74
% change year-on-year +14.29% +17.68% +128.79%

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 8,647 11,360 11,142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.91% 24.43% 23.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,244 8,480 8,257
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £350
90th Percentile £700 £675 £656
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 50 61
London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.62 £26.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.74% +3.80% -20.58%
10th Percentile £15.58 £16.15 £18.25
90th Percentile £59.90 £48.73 £58.75
England median hourly rate £32.00 £33.50 £31.31
% change year-on-year -4.48% +6.99% +11.82%

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 14 November 2019.

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 14 November 2019.

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 14 November 2019. 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 +34 186 £525 - 100
South London -3 70 £531 +1.19% 8
East London +20 21 £538 -4.44% 21
West London +8 20 £500 -4.76% 32
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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.

1 401 (43.92%) Python
2 377 (41.29%) AWS
3 374 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
4 369 (40.42%) SQL
5 340 (37.24%) Java
6 295 (32.31%) Docker
7 262 (28.70%) Microservices
8 231 (25.30%) MySQL
9 209 (22.89%) DevOps
10 196 (21.47%) Kubernetes
11 191 (20.92%) TDD
11 191 (20.92%) Azure
12 189 (20.70%) NoSQL
13 188 (20.59%) Linux
14 178 (19.50%) Relational Database
15 171 (18.73%) Security Cleared
16 165 (18.07%) Git (software)
17 163 (17.85%) MongoDB
18 162 (17.74%) Finance
19 160 (17.52%) JavaScript
20 155 (16.98%) Oracle
21 149 (16.32%) Elasticsearch
22 148 (16.21%) SC Cleared
23 147 (16.10%) Software Engineering
24 146 (15.99%) Web Services
25 141 (15.44%) SQL Server
26 137 (15.01%) Node.js
27 134 (14.68%) GCP
28 130 (14.24%) Data Science
29 120 (13.14%) Jenkins

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
1 149 (16.32%) Elasticsearch
2 90 (9.86%) Apache Spark
3 58 (6.35%) Confluence
4 41 (4.49%) Apache
5 35 (3.83%) JBoss
6 32 (3.50%) WebLogic
7 26 (2.85%) Tomcat
8 24 (2.63%) nginx
9 23 (2.52%) MQSeries
10 21 (2.30%) SAS
11 20 (2.19%) Apache Airflow
12 16 (1.75%) GeoServer
13 15 (1.64%) ArcGIS
13 15 (1.64%) Luigi
14 13 (1.42%) OpenStack
15 10 (1.10%) Jupyter
16 9 (0.99%) CMS
17 6 (0.66%) Jetty
17 6 (0.66%) Oracle Self-Service HR
18 4 (0.44%) Totara
Applications
1 10 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (3.29%) FINCAD Analytics
2 18 (1.97%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 8 (0.88%) PolarLake
3 8 (0.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (0.66%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.22%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 377 (41.29%) AWS
2 191 (20.92%) Azure
3 134 (14.68%) GCP
4 70 (7.67%) Amazon S3
5 55 (6.02%) Serverless
6 49 (5.37%) AWS Lambda
7 43 (4.71%) Amazon EC2
7 43 (4.71%) GitHub
8 34 (3.72%) Amazon SQS
9 30 (3.29%) AWS Step Functions
10 23 (2.52%) Amazon EKS
11 21 (2.30%) Amazon ECS
12 20 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
13 19 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
13 19 (2.08%) PaaS
14 14 (1.53%) Amazon Kinesis
15 13 (1.42%) Power Platform
16 11 (1.20%) Amazon Cognito
16 11 (1.20%) Heroku
17 10 (1.10%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.50%) HTTP
2 26 (2.85%) VPN
3 19 (2.08%) AMQP
4 16 (1.75%) SSH
5 15 (1.64%) DNS
6 12 (1.31%) SSL
6 12 (1.31%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.77%) DHCP
7 7 (0.77%) FTP
8 5 (0.55%) Firewall
8 5 (0.55%) Internet
8 5 (0.55%) Skype
9 4 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.44%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.44%) SMTP
9 4 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.22%) IMAP
10 2 (0.22%) Network Security
10 2 (0.22%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (25.30%) MySQL
2 189 (20.70%) NoSQL
3 178 (19.50%) Relational Database
4 163 (17.85%) MongoDB
5 141 (15.44%) SQL Server
6 96 (10.51%) RDBMS
7 82 (8.98%) Hadoop
8 76 (8.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 71 (7.78%) Amazon Aurora
10 70 (7.67%) Big Data
11 63 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
12 55 (6.02%) Redis
13 53 (5.81%) Amazon Redshift
14 47 (5.15%) Neo4j
15 45 (4.93%) Amazon Athena
16 41 (4.49%) Amazon RDS
17 38 (4.16%) Data Warehouse
18 34 (3.72%) BigQuery
19 30 (3.29%) Apache Hive
19 30 (3.29%) HBase
Development Applications
1 165 (18.07%) Git (software)
2 120 (13.14%) Jenkins
3 79 (8.65%) JIRA
4 36 (3.94%) Maven
5 31 (3.40%) GitLab
6 26 (2.85%) Gradle
7 25 (2.74%) Subversion
8 24 (2.63%) Selenium
9 23 (2.52%) JUnit
10 22 (2.41%) Cucumber
11 21 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 21 (2.30%) SonarQube
12 19 (2.08%) NUnit
12 19 (2.08%) SpecFlow
13 18 (1.97%) Sonatype Nexus
14 17 (1.86%) CircleCI
14 17 (1.86%) Vagrant
15 16 (1.75%) Mocha
15 16 (1.75%) Mockito
16 10 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 162 (17.74%) Finance
2 78 (8.54%) Banking
3 70 (7.67%) Public Sector
4 57 (6.24%) Front Office
5 40 (4.38%) Marketing
6 19 (2.08%) Legal
6 19 (2.08%) Retail
7 13 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.31%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.20%) Games
10 10 (1.10%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.99%) Electronics
12 6 (0.66%) Advertising
12 6 (0.66%) Law
13 4 (0.44%) Back Office
14 2 (0.22%) Publishing
15 1 (0.11%) Automotive
15 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 510 (55.86%) Developer
2 123 (13.47%) Java Developer
3 121 (13.25%) Python Developer
4 90 (9.86%) Senior Developer
5 85 (9.31%) Architect
6 72 (7.89%) AWS Engineer
7 70 (7.67%) AWS Developer
8 61 (6.68%) Data Engineer
9 56 (6.13%) DevOps Engineer
9 56 (6.13%) Software Engineer
10 54 (5.91%) Python Engineer
11 40 (4.38%) Backend Developer
11 40 (4.38%) Java Engineer
12 38 (4.16%) Ruby Developer
13 36 (3.94%) C# Developer
13 36 (3.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 36 (3.94%) Senior Python Developer
14 35 (3.83%) NoSQL Developer
15 30 (3.29%) Data Scientist
16 29 (3.18%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (15.99%) Web Services
2 137 (15.01%) Node.js
3 116 (12.71%) REST
4 113 (12.38%) Kafka
5 108 (11.83%) JSON
6 86 (9.42%) CSS
7 85 (9.31%) HTML
8 80 (8.76%) J2EE
9 79 (8.65%) RabbitMQ
10 77 (8.43%) Spring
11 70 (7.67%) Hibernate
12 61 (6.68%) AngularJS
13 60 (6.57%) XML
14 58 (6.35%) React
14 58 (6.35%) Ruby on Rails
15 56 (6.13%) Django
16 51 (5.59%) RESTful
17 48 (5.26%) .NET
18 44 (4.82%) Pandas
18 44 (4.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.01%) Derivative
2 52 (5.70%) Algorithms
3 41 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (4.49%) Greenfield Project
4 39 (4.27%) Fixed Income
5 37 (4.05%) User Experience
6 35 (3.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 34 (3.72%) Equity Derivative
8 33 (3.61%) Hedge funds
9 27 (2.96%) Public Cloud
10 24 (2.63%) Clustering
10 24 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
11 23 (2.52%) Pricing Data
12 22 (2.41%) Replication
13 19 (2.08%) Data Structures
14 16 (1.75%) Data Centre
15 15 (1.64%) Equities
16 13 (1.42%) Cloud Native
16 13 (1.42%) Market Risk
17 11 (1.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 188 (20.59%) Linux
2 45 (4.93%) Windows
3 30 (3.29%) Ubuntu
3 30 (3.29%) Unix
4 23 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (2.41%) CentOS
6 20 (2.19%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.20%) Android
8 9 (0.99%) Apple iOS
8 9 (0.99%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.66%) CoreOS
9 6 (0.66%) Debian
9 6 (0.66%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.22%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.11%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (28.70%) Microservices
3 209 (22.89%) DevOps
4 191 (20.92%) TDD
5 147 (16.10%) Software Engineering
6 130 (14.24%) Data Science
7 107 (11.72%) Analytics
8 98 (10.73%) Scrum
9 94 (10.30%) BDD
9 94 (10.30%) Continuous Integration
10 84 (9.20%) Open Source
11 80 (8.76%) Front End Development
12 72 (7.89%) Functional Programming
12 72 (7.89%) Machine Learning
13 69 (7.56%) Data Management
13 69 (7.56%) ETL
14 64 (7.01%) Data Modelling
15 63 (6.90%) Asset Management
16 58 (6.35%) Test Automation
17 57 (6.24%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 401 (43.92%) Python
2 369 (40.42%) SQL
3 340 (37.24%) Java
4 160 (17.52%) JavaScript
5 111 (12.16%) Ruby
6 90 (9.86%) Scala
7 84 (9.20%) C#
8 59 (6.46%) Bash Shell
8 59 (6.46%) C++
9 55 (6.02%) Java 8
10 53 (5.81%) PL/SQL
11 41 (4.49%) Go
12 37 (4.05%) R
13 33 (3.61%) TypeScript
14 32 (3.50%) T-SQL
15 28 (3.07%) Shell Script
16 25 (2.74%) PowerShell
17 24 (2.63%) Perl
18 23 (2.52%) F#
18 23 (2.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 171 (18.73%) Security Cleared
2 148 (16.21%) SC Cleared
3 27 (2.96%) DV Cleared
4 23 (2.52%) Degree
5 14 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (0.99%) Master's Degree
7 8 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.88%) PhD
8 5 (0.55%) SAS Certification
9 4 (0.44%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.33%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.33%) CHECK Team Member
11 2 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.11%) ISEB
12 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.19%) QA
2 9 (0.99%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.11%) GDPR
3 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 295 (32.31%) Docker
2 30 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.31%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.31%) Hyper-V
3 12 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (0.99%) VirtualBox
5 8 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.55%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.44%) pfSense
8 4 (0.44%) vSphere
9 3 (0.33%) KVM
9 3 (0.33%) oVirt
10 2 (0.22%) NFS
10 2 (0.22%) Postfix
11 1 (0.11%) etcd
11 1 (0.11%) HDFS
11 1 (0.11%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.11%) Varnish
11 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 196 (21.47%) Kubernetes
2 88 (9.64%) Terraform
3 71 (7.78%) Ansible
4 54 (5.91%) Puppet
5 20 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (1.97%) Docker Swarm
7 16 (1.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 16 (1.75%) Kibana
7 16 (1.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 13 (1.42%) Prometheus
8 13 (1.42%) Salt
9 10 (1.10%) Packer
10 9 (0.99%) Grafana
11 7 (0.77%) logstash
12 6 (0.66%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 6 (0.66%) Graphite
13 5 (0.55%) Consul
13 5 (0.55%) Nagios
13 5 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 155 (16.98%) Oracle
2 102 (11.17%) Google
3 75 (8.21%) Sybase
4 64 (7.01%) Microsoft
5 37 (4.05%) Red Hat
6 32 (3.50%) VMware
7 26 (2.85%) MuleSoft
8 23 (2.52%) Axway
9 22 (2.41%) Tableau
10 20 (2.19%) Hortonworks
11 19 (2.08%) Cloudera
11 19 (2.08%) Sparx
12 16 (1.75%) IBM
12 16 (1.75%) Talend
13 15 (1.64%) ESRI
14 11 (1.20%) HP
15 10 (1.10%) Atlassian
16 9 (0.99%) Bloomberg
16 9 (0.99%) Informatica
16 9 (0.99%) Salesforce.com