Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 114 110
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +95
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 1,114 1,099 1,049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.40% 2.31% 2.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.83% 9.79% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 851 688
London median daily rate £525 £525 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% +10.00%
10th Percentile £385 £400 £368
90th Percentile £650 £650 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -31.91% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -23.81% +425.00%

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 11,334 11,229 10,527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.38% 23.64% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,447 8,383 7,433
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 64 42
London median hourly rate £27.62 £26.97 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.40% -16.38% +46.59%
10th Percentile £18.35 £18.08 £15.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £58.75 £65.00
England median hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -1.52% +17.86% +2.30%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -3 208 £525 -4.55% 80
South London -12 138 £525 - 17
East London -13 48 £563 +2.27% 18
West London -26 27 £525 - 39
North London +3 8 £450 - 6
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 576 (51.71%) Agile Software Development
2 528 (47.40%) Java
3 417 (37.43%) Amazon AWS
4 406 (36.45%) Python
5 390 (35.01%) Docker
6 375 (33.66%) TDD
7 319 (28.64%) MySQL
8 313 (28.10%) Jenkins
9 305 (27.38%) Git (software)
10 289 (25.94%) Linux
11 272 (24.42%) JavaScript
12 268 (24.06%) Microservices
13 265 (23.79%) Continuous Integration
14 264 (23.70%) SQL
15 250 (22.44%) Ansible
16 247 (22.17%) Oracle
17 244 (21.90%) DevOps
18 227 (20.38%) NoSQL
18 227 (20.38%) Node.js
19 219 (19.66%) REST
20 203 (18.22%) Puppet
21 188 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
22 183 (16.43%) Kubernetes
23 182 (16.34%) Security Cleared
24 176 (15.80%) Elasticsearch
25 167 (14.99%) CSS
26 164 (14.72%) HTML
26 164 (14.72%) OO
27 162 (14.54%) Opscode Chef
28 160 (14.36%) BDD

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
1 176 (15.80%) Elasticsearch
2 140 (12.57%) Tomcat
3 114 (10.23%) OpenStack
3 114 (10.23%) WebLogic
4 106 (9.52%) Confluence
4 106 (9.52%) WebSphere
5 59 (5.30%) Apache Spark
6 46 (4.13%) Apache
7 36 (3.23%) JBoss
8 34 (3.05%) Apache Solr
9 26 (2.33%) nginx
10 18 (1.62%) Apache Qpid
11 17 (1.53%) Drupal
12 14 (1.26%) CMS
12 14 (1.26%) Gunicorn
13 10 (0.90%) WordPress
14 8 (0.72%) Apache Pig
14 8 (0.72%) IIS
14 8 (0.72%) Mule
14 8 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 20 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.090%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.45%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.090%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.090%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.090%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 417 (37.43%) Amazon AWS
2 188 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 112 (10.05%) GitHub
4 76 (6.82%) AWS Lambda
5 75 (6.73%) Serverless
6 52 (4.67%) Amazon S3
7 51 (4.58%) Amazon EC2
8 39 (3.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 36 (3.23%) PaaS
10 34 (3.05%) Heroku
11 31 (2.78%) Apigee
11 31 (2.78%) OpenShift
12 26 (2.33%) SaaS
12 26 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 21 (1.89%) Azure Functions
14 17 (1.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 17 (1.53%) Amazon EMR
15 14 (1.26%) Amazon ELB
15 14 (1.26%) Datadog
16 13 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 86 (7.72%) HTTP
2 37 (3.32%) DNS
3 36 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 35 (3.14%) SSL
5 24 (2.15%) Firewall
5 24 (2.15%) Kerberos
6 15 (1.35%) VPN
7 12 (1.08%) FTP
8 11 (0.99%) OpenVPN
9 9 (0.81%) SSH
10 8 (0.72%) OpenLDAP
11 6 (0.54%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.54%) Internet
11 6 (0.54%) NAS
11 6 (0.54%) SAN
11 6 (0.54%) SMTP
12 5 (0.45%) DSL
13 4 (0.36%) ICMP
14 2 (0.18%) AMQP
14 2 (0.18%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 319 (28.64%) MySQL
2 227 (20.38%) NoSQL
3 141 (12.66%) MongoDB
4 134 (12.03%) Relational Database
5 122 (10.95%) SQL Server
6 108 (9.69%) Redis
7 73 (6.55%) Big Data
8 62 (5.57%) Hadoop
8 62 (5.57%) HBase
9 46 (4.13%) RDBMS
10 44 (3.95%) Amazon RDS
11 39 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
12 38 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
13 31 (2.78%) Oracle Database
14 30 (2.69%) Couchbase
15 28 (2.51%) Amazon Redshift
15 28 (2.51%) Apache Hive
16 25 (2.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 22 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 18 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 313 (28.10%) Jenkins
2 305 (27.38%) Git (software)
3 139 (12.48%) JIRA
4 109 (9.78%) GitLab
5 107 (9.61%) NUnit
6 106 (9.52%) MSTest
7 94 (8.44%) Selenium
8 74 (6.64%) Maven
9 56 (5.03%) JUnit
10 55 (4.94%) Gatling
11 44 (3.95%) Mocha
12 43 (3.86%) Gradle
13 37 (3.32%) Artifactory
14 34 (3.05%) Sonatype Nexus
15 33 (2.96%) Cucumber
16 30 (2.69%) WebDriver
17 26 (2.33%) gulp
18 25 (2.24%) Bitbucket
19 24 (2.15%) webpack
20 22 (1.97%) CircleCI
General
1 133 (11.94%) Finance
2 84 (7.54%) Retail
3 37 (3.32%) Banking
4 31 (2.78%) Marketing
5 29 (2.60%) Advertising
6 17 (1.53%) Legal
6 17 (1.53%) Publishing
7 15 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.08%) Electronics
9 11 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.81%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.54%) Games
12 4 (0.36%) Back Office
13 3 (0.27%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.18%) Retail Finance
15 1 (0.090%) Billing
15 1 (0.090%) Front Office
15 1 (0.090%) Law
15 1 (0.090%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 655 (58.80%) Developer
2 288 (25.85%) Java Developer
3 93 (8.35%) Python Developer
4 91 (8.17%) Senior Developer
5 83 (7.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 77 (6.91%) Architect
7 75 (6.73%) Senior Java Developer
8 62 (5.57%) Backend Developer
9 48 (4.31%) Full Stack Developer
10 43 (3.86%) Data Engineer
10 43 (3.86%) Software Engineer
11 41 (3.68%) AWS Developer
12 38 (3.41%) Node.js Developer
13 32 (2.87%) Administrator
14 31 (2.78%) AWS Engineer
15 29 (2.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 28 (2.51%) Ruby Developer
17 27 (2.42%) Digital Developer
17 27 (2.42%) Python Engineer
18 26 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (20.38%) Node.js
2 219 (19.66%) REST
3 167 (14.99%) CSS
4 164 (14.72%) HTML
5 141 (12.66%) Spring
6 126 (11.31%) Kafka
7 117 (10.50%) Hibernate
8 115 (10.32%) JSON
9 109 (9.78%) Web Services
10 100 (8.98%) RESTful
11 96 (8.62%) Spring Boot
12 85 (7.63%) Django
13 73 (6.55%) AngularJS
14 68 (6.10%) Express
15 65 (5.83%) OAuth
16 64 (5.75%) OAuth2
17 61 (5.48%) HTML5
18 60 (5.39%) Jest
19 59 (5.30%) Elastic Stack
20 58 (5.21%) Enzyme
Miscellaneous
1 45 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
3 36 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 36 (3.23%) Fintech
4 34 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
5 27 (2.42%) User Experience
6 26 (2.33%) Data Structures
7 21 (1.89%) Algorithms
8 13 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
9 12 (1.08%) Mainframe
9 12 (1.08%) Mobile App
9 12 (1.08%) Public Cloud
10 10 (0.90%) Clustering
11 9 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.72%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.72%) Cloud Native
12 8 (0.72%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.63%) Equities
14 6 (0.54%) PKI
15 5 (0.45%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 289 (25.94%) Linux
2 134 (12.03%) Unix
3 70 (6.28%) Windows
4 38 (3.41%) Ubuntu
5 29 (2.60%) CentOS
6 16 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (1.26%) CoreOS
8 12 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 11 (0.99%) Solaris
10 10 (0.90%) Android
10 10 (0.90%) VMS
11 5 (0.45%) Windows Server
12 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.27%) Debian
13 3 (0.27%) FreeBSD
13 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.090%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.090%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 576 (51.71%) Agile Software Development
2 375 (33.66%) TDD
3 268 (24.06%) Microservices
4 265 (23.79%) Continuous Integration
5 244 (21.90%) DevOps
6 164 (14.72%) OO
7 160 (14.36%) BDD
8 136 (12.21%) Open Source
9 118 (10.59%) Software Engineering
10 111 (9.96%) Scrum
11 102 (9.16%) Test Automation
12 99 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
13 82 (7.36%) Migration
14 77 (6.91%) Front End Development
15 76 (6.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 75 (6.73%) Configuration Management
17 69 (6.19%) Mentoring
18 64 (5.75%) Analytics
18 64 (5.75%) Unit Testing
19 63 (5.66%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 528 (47.40%) Java
2 406 (36.45%) Python
3 272 (24.42%) JavaScript
4 264 (23.70%) SQL
5 146 (13.11%) Java 8
6 105 (9.43%) Bash Shell
6 105 (9.43%) Go
7 97 (8.71%) Ruby
8 91 (8.17%) ES6
9 61 (5.48%) PHP
10 56 (5.03%) Scala
11 53 (4.76%) Perl
12 38 (3.41%) Groovy
13 28 (2.51%) PL/SQL
14 26 (2.33%) R
15 25 (2.24%) C#
15 25 (2.24%) TypeScript
16 23 (2.06%) T-SQL
17 22 (1.97%) Shell Script
18 20 (1.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 182 (16.34%) Security Cleared
2 139 (12.48%) SC Cleared
3 45 (4.04%) Degree
4 25 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (1.53%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.72%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.36%) ISEB
8 4 (0.36%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.27%) PhD
10 2 (0.18%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.090%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.090%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.090%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.090%) SAFe Agilist
11 1 (0.090%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.57%) QA
2 8 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.63%) MiFID
4 5 (0.45%) GDPR
5 3 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.27%) PSD2
6 1 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.090%) PMO
6 1 (0.090%) WAI
6 1 (0.090%) WCAG
System Software
1 390 (35.01%) Docker
2 26 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 19 (1.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 15 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (0.99%) Squid
6 10 (0.90%) HDFS
6 10 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.81%) vCloud
8 8 (0.72%) etcd
8 8 (0.72%) flannel
8 8 (0.72%) Postfix
9 7 (0.63%) Ceph
9 7 (0.63%) GlusterFS
9 7 (0.63%) SkyDNS
10 6 (0.54%) Apache Flume
10 6 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.36%) KVM
12 3 (0.27%) NFS
12 3 (0.27%) vSphere
13 2 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 250 (22.44%) Ansible
2 203 (18.22%) Puppet
3 183 (16.43%) Kubernetes
4 162 (14.54%) Opscode Chef
5 147 (13.20%) Terraform
6 34 (3.05%) Kibana
7 29 (2.60%) Grafana
8 24 (2.15%) logstash
9 23 (2.06%) Sysdig
10 22 (1.97%) Prometheus
11 21 (1.89%) Docker Swarm
12 18 (1.62%) ZABBIX
13 17 (1.53%) HAProxy
14 13 (1.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 13 (1.17%) Mesos
14 13 (1.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 12 (1.08%) Graphite
15 12 (1.08%) rkt
16 11 (0.99%) Marathon
17 10 (0.90%) Consul
Vendors
1 247 (22.17%) Oracle
2 58 (5.21%) Google
3 32 (2.87%) Microsoft
4 30 (2.69%) VMware
5 27 (2.42%) Red Hat
6 22 (1.97%) Atlassian
7 20 (1.80%) Splunk
8 16 (1.44%) New Relic
9 14 (1.26%) Sybase
10 12 (1.08%) Greenplum
11 11 (0.99%) IBM
11 11 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (0.90%) SAP
12 10 (0.90%) Tableau
13 9 (0.81%) ServiceNow
13 9 (0.81%) Sonatype
14 8 (0.72%) Adobe
15 6 (0.54%) Alibaba
15 6 (0.54%) webMethods
16 5 (0.45%) Perfecto Mobile