Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 120 123
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3 +127
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 1,123 1,002 986
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.45% 2.26% 2.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.80% 9.42% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 844 722 697
London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £406 £400 £363
90th Percentile £650 £638 £605
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
London median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +183.33% -25.00%

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 11,457 10,634 10,382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.99% 23.97% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,544 7,766 7,501
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £360 £348 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 60 44
London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.33 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.62% -18.42% +45.65%
10th Percentile £19.25 £18.68 £17.05
90th Percentile £47.58 £58.75 £100.00
England median hourly rate £28.75 £29.62 £29.88
% change year-on-year -2.94% -0.87% +8.65%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +12 195 £500 -2.44% 84
South London -13 154 £525 - 4
West London -1 51 £525 +5.00% 26
East London +10 43 £563 - 19
North London +2 2 £450 +12.50% 7
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 570 (50.76%) Agile Software Development
2 517 (46.04%) Java
3 478 (42.56%) Amazon AWS
4 397 (35.35%) Docker
5 387 (34.46%) Python
6 375 (33.39%) Git (software)
7 345 (30.72%) Linux
8 337 (30.01%) JavaScript
9 318 (28.32%) TDD
10 314 (27.96%) MySQL
11 312 (27.78%) Jenkins
12 298 (26.54%) SQL
13 282 (25.11%) Microservices
14 264 (23.51%) Node.js
15 255 (22.71%) Continuous Integration
16 252 (22.44%) DevOps
17 246 (21.91%) Ansible
18 229 (20.39%) Puppet
19 208 (18.52%) Oracle
20 203 (18.08%) REST
21 193 (17.19%) MongoDB
22 188 (16.74%) NoSQL
23 184 (16.38%) CSS
24 178 (15.85%) Finance
25 176 (15.67%) Kubernetes
26 172 (15.32%) Spring
27 168 (14.96%) HTML
28 166 (14.78%) Terraform
28 166 (14.78%) Microsoft Azure
29 163 (14.51%) 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
1 159 (14.16%) Elasticsearch
2 118 (10.51%) Tomcat
3 113 (10.06%) Confluence
4 97 (8.64%) Apache Spark
5 89 (7.93%) Apache
6 80 (7.12%) OpenStack
7 71 (6.32%) WebLogic
8 68 (6.06%) WebSphere
9 43 (3.83%) nginx
10 35 (3.12%) Apache Solr
11 31 (2.76%) JBoss
12 14 (1.25%) Apache Pig
13 13 (1.16%) WordPress
14 12 (1.07%) CMS
14 12 (1.07%) WildFly
15 11 (0.98%) Gunicorn
16 7 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
16 7 (0.62%) IIS
17 6 (0.53%) Apache Airflow
17 6 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.089%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.089%) HipChat
2 1 (0.089%) InVision
2 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.089%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.089%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 8 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.18%) Magento
5 1 (0.089%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.089%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.089%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 478 (42.56%) Amazon AWS
2 166 (14.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 105 (9.35%) GitHub
4 73 (6.50%) Amazon EC2
5 67 (5.97%) AWS Lambda
6 66 (5.88%) Serverless
7 64 (5.70%) Amazon S3
8 33 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 30 (2.67%) Heroku
9 30 (2.67%) PaaS
10 28 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
11 26 (2.32%) SaaS
12 25 (2.23%) Amazon ELB
12 25 (2.23%) Google Cloud Platform
13 23 (2.05%) Amazon EMR
14 22 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 20 (1.78%) Amazon Kinesis
16 19 (1.69%) npm
17 17 (1.51%) Azure Functions
18 16 (1.42%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (8.55%) HTTP
2 73 (6.50%) DNS
3 61 (5.43%) SSL
3 61 (5.43%) TCP/IP
4 43 (3.83%) Firewall
5 24 (2.14%) FTP
6 23 (2.05%) Kerberos
7 19 (1.69%) Internet
8 11 (0.98%) OpenLDAP
8 11 (0.98%) SAN
8 11 (0.98%) SSH
8 11 (0.98%) VPN
9 10 (0.89%) SMTP
10 9 (0.80%) OpenVPN
11 7 (0.62%) AMQP
11 7 (0.62%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.53%) NAS
13 2 (0.18%) Junos
13 2 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
13 2 (0.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (27.96%) MySQL
2 193 (17.19%) MongoDB
3 188 (16.74%) NoSQL
4 153 (13.62%) Relational Database
5 114 (10.15%) Redis
6 113 (10.06%) Big Data
7 107 (9.53%) SQL Server
8 95 (8.46%) Hadoop
9 70 (6.23%) HBase
10 57 (5.08%) Amazon RDS
10 57 (5.08%) Amazon Redshift
11 50 (4.45%) Data Warehouse
12 46 (4.10%) RDBMS
13 45 (4.01%) DB2
14 35 (3.12%) Apache Hive
15 27 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
16 23 (2.05%) Couchbase
17 21 (1.87%) Blockchain
17 21 (1.87%) Oracle Database
18 16 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 375 (33.39%) Git (software)
2 312 (27.78%) Jenkins
3 148 (13.18%) JIRA
4 95 (8.46%) Selenium
5 91 (8.10%) GitLab
6 75 (6.68%) Maven
7 67 (5.97%) JUnit
8 66 (5.88%) MSTest
8 66 (5.88%) NUnit
9 56 (4.99%) Artifactory
10 48 (4.27%) Sonatype Nexus
11 47 (4.19%) Gatling
12 44 (3.92%) Mocha
13 42 (3.74%) Cucumber
14 39 (3.47%) Gradle
15 36 (3.21%) gulp
16 32 (2.85%) WebDriver
17 28 (2.49%) Vagrant
18 26 (2.32%) Mockito
19 23 (2.05%) Bitbucket
General
1 178 (15.85%) Finance
2 70 (6.23%) Retail
3 63 (5.61%) Banking
4 31 (2.76%) Advertising
5 25 (2.23%) Marketing
6 19 (1.69%) Investment Banking
7 18 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.34%) Legal
9 11 (0.98%) Electronics
10 10 (0.89%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.89%) Games
11 9 (0.80%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.36%) Publishing
13 3 (0.27%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.089%) Back Office
14 1 (0.089%) French Language
14 1 (0.089%) Front Office
14 1 (0.089%) Law
14 1 (0.089%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 660 (58.77%) Developer
2 257 (22.89%) Java Developer
3 101 (8.99%) Senior Developer
4 93 (8.28%) DevOps Engineer
5 89 (7.93%) Python Developer
6 72 (6.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 69 (6.14%) Data Engineer
8 62 (5.52%) Full Stack Developer
9 58 (5.16%) Node.js Developer
10 56 (4.99%) AWS Engineer
11 52 (4.63%) Backend Developer
12 45 (4.01%) Architect
13 42 (3.74%) Software Engineer
14 37 (3.29%) Python Engineer
15 34 (3.03%) DBA
16 33 (2.94%) Digital Developer
17 32 (2.85%) AWS DevOps
17 32 (2.85%) Perl Developer
17 32 (2.85%) Ruby Developer
18 30 (2.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (23.51%) Node.js
2 203 (18.08%) REST
3 184 (16.38%) CSS
4 172 (15.32%) Spring
5 168 (14.96%) HTML
6 144 (12.82%) Kafka
7 137 (12.20%) Web Services
8 122 (10.86%) RESTful
9 109 (9.71%) JSON
10 108 (9.62%) AngularJS
11 107 (9.53%) Spring Boot
12 97 (8.64%) React
13 96 (8.55%) RabbitMQ
14 89 (7.93%) Hibernate
15 74 (6.59%) Express
16 68 (6.06%) Elastic Stack
17 64 (5.70%) HTML5
18 61 (5.43%) XML
19 56 (4.99%) Redux
20 53 (4.72%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 64 (5.70%) Fintech
2 54 (4.81%) Greenfield Project
3 37 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (3.29%) Computer Science
3 37 (3.29%) Data Structures
4 35 (3.12%) Linux Command Line
5 33 (2.94%) Algorithms
6 29 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
7 22 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (1.69%) User Experience
9 17 (1.51%) Public Cloud
10 15 (1.34%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.16%) Credit Risk
12 12 (1.07%) Equities
13 10 (0.89%) Management Information System
13 10 (0.89%) Replication
14 8 (0.71%) Clustering
15 7 (0.62%) Data Centre
16 5 (0.45%) Digital Media
16 5 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 345 (30.72%) Linux
2 115 (10.24%) Unix
3 51 (4.54%) Windows
4 35 (3.12%) CentOS
4 35 (3.12%) Ubuntu
5 25 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (1.25%) Apple iOS
7 13 (1.16%) Android
8 12 (1.07%) Solaris
9 11 (0.98%) AIX
10 10 (0.89%) CoreOS
11 9 (0.80%) VMS
12 5 (0.45%) Debian
12 5 (0.45%) Windows Server
12 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.36%) DC/OS
14 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.089%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 570 (50.76%) Agile Software Development
2 318 (28.32%) TDD
3 282 (25.11%) Microservices
4 255 (22.71%) Continuous Integration
5 252 (22.44%) DevOps
6 163 (14.51%) BDD
7 160 (14.25%) Open Source
8 140 (12.47%) Scrum
9 137 (12.20%) OO
10 124 (11.04%) Software Engineering
11 122 (10.86%) Configuration Management
12 113 (10.06%) Test Automation
13 77 (6.86%) Continuous Delivery
14 73 (6.50%) Mentoring
15 71 (6.32%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 66 (5.88%) Data Modelling
17 64 (5.70%) Web Development
18 63 (5.61%) ETL
18 63 (5.61%) Pair Programming
19 57 (5.08%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 517 (46.04%) Java
2 387 (34.46%) Python
3 337 (30.01%) JavaScript
4 298 (26.54%) SQL
5 154 (13.71%) Java 8
6 130 (11.58%) Ruby
7 107 (9.53%) Bash Shell
8 96 (8.55%) Go
8 96 (8.55%) Perl
9 92 (8.19%) ES6
10 74 (6.59%) Scala
11 53 (4.72%) PHP
12 47 (4.19%) Groovy
13 35 (3.12%) C#
14 34 (3.03%) TypeScript
15 33 (2.94%) Shell Script
16 28 (2.49%) PL/SQL
17 26 (2.32%) C++
18 23 (2.05%) R
19 22 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 161 (14.34%) Security Cleared
2 141 (12.56%) SC Cleared
3 40 (3.56%) Degree
4 25 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (0.89%) AWS Certification
6 9 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.53%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.36%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.36%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.27%) ISEB
9 3 (0.27%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.27%) PhD
10 2 (0.18%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.089%) MCSD
11 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.089%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.089%) SAFe Agilist
11 1 (0.089%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (6.68%) QA
2 14 (1.25%) Data Quality
2 14 (1.25%) GCP
3 12 (1.07%) MiFID
4 6 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.53%) GDPR
5 4 (0.36%) SLA
6 2 (0.18%) PMO
7 1 (0.089%) PSD2
7 1 (0.089%) WAI
7 1 (0.089%) WCAG
System Software
1 397 (35.35%) Docker
2 36 (3.21%) Active Directory
3 25 (2.23%) HDFS
4 22 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (1.07%) Apache Flume
6 12 (1.07%) etcd
6 12 (1.07%) flannel
7 11 (0.98%) Squid
7 11 (0.98%) vCloud
8 10 (0.89%) Postfix
8 10 (0.89%) vSphere
9 6 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.45%) KVM
11 3 (0.27%) NFS
11 3 (0.27%) Xen
11 3 (0.27%) XenApp
12 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.089%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 246 (21.91%) Ansible
2 229 (20.39%) Puppet
3 176 (15.67%) Kubernetes
4 166 (14.78%) Terraform
5 154 (13.71%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (4.01%) Grafana
7 41 (3.65%) Kibana
8 35 (3.12%) logstash
9 31 (2.76%) HAProxy
10 23 (2.05%) Mesos
10 23 (2.05%) Salt
10 23 (2.05%) ZABBIX
11 22 (1.96%) Docker Swarm
12 19 (1.69%) Packer
13 17 (1.51%) Oozie
13 17 (1.51%) Prometheus
14 16 (1.42%) Consul
14 16 (1.42%) Marathon
14 16 (1.42%) rkt
14 16 (1.42%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 208 (18.52%) Oracle
2 48 (4.27%) Google
3 43 (3.83%) VMware
4 40 (3.56%) Microsoft
5 37 (3.29%) Sybase
6 36 (3.21%) IBM
7 25 (2.23%) Splunk
8 24 (2.14%) SAP
9 23 (2.05%) Red Hat
10 18 (1.60%) Atlassian
11 15 (1.34%) TIBCO
12 14 (1.25%) Tableau
13 13 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (1.07%) Apigee
15 9 (0.80%) Greenplum
15 9 (0.80%) Sonatype
16 8 (0.71%) New Relic
17 7 (0.62%) AppDynamics
17 7 (0.62%) Cypress Semiconductor
17 7 (0.62%) Perfecto Mobile