Period
to 26 October 2020

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 26 October 2020 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
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 110 101 114
Rank change year-on-year -9 +13 +9
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 333 932 1,117
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.33% 2.56% 2.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.34% 10.44% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 699 839
Median daily rate £525 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £354 £413 £400
90th Percentile £750 £713 £650
England median daily rate £511 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.67% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Median hourly rate £51.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.00% +7.14% +17.68%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57% -

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 3,565 8,931 11,568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.98% 24.50% 25.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,388 6,511 8,630
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £350 £363 £363
90th Percentile £708 £700 £675
England median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 61 53
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +27.27% +1.25%
10th Percentile £24.98 £15.60 £16.85
90th Percentile £53.83 £53.75 £47.70
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year +12.90% +5.08% -3.28%

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 26 October 2020.

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
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 26 October 2020. 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 39 £475 -9.52% 54
South London +5 18 £445 -19.46%
West London +37 4 £365 -27.10% 23
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 26 October 2020, 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.

1 193 (57.96%) Python
1 193 (57.96%) AWS
2 163 (48.95%) Java
3 162 (48.65%) SQL
3 162 (48.65%) Microservices
4 155 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
4 155 (46.55%) DevOps
5 149 (44.74%) MySQL
6 136 (40.84%) Kubernetes
7 134 (40.24%) Docker
8 130 (39.04%) Azure
8 130 (39.04%) SQL Server
8 130 (39.04%) Finance
9 115 (34.53%) Web Services
10 111 (33.33%) Jenkins
11 109 (32.73%) Banking
12 105 (31.53%) Asset Management
13 103 (30.93%) Oracle
14 97 (29.13%) Serverless
15 95 (28.53%) GCP
16 94 (28.23%) Software Engineering
17 92 (27.63%) gRPC
18 90 (27.03%) Google
18 90 (27.03%) Apache
19 89 (26.73%) Amazon ECS
20 88 (26.43%) GitLab
21 87 (26.13%) AWS Lambda
22 81 (24.32%) Amazon Redshift
23 79 (23.72%) Investment Management
24 78 (23.42%) Hedge funds

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 90 (27.03%) Apache
2 41 (12.31%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (7.21%) Confluence
4 15 (4.50%) Apache Spark
5 11 (3.30%) nginx
6 10 (3.00%) Red Hat Fuse
7 9 (2.70%) JBoss
7 9 (2.70%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.40%) MQSeries
8 8 (2.40%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.50%) Jetty
9 5 (1.50%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 4 (1.20%) Apache Airflow
10 4 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.20%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.60%) Luigi
12 2 (0.60%) Moodle
12 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.60%) Totara
Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 193 (57.96%) AWS
2 130 (39.04%) Azure
3 97 (29.13%) Serverless
4 95 (28.53%) GCP
5 89 (26.73%) Amazon ECS
6 87 (26.13%) AWS Lambda
7 67 (20.12%) Apigee
8 20 (6.01%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (4.50%) GitHub
10 14 (4.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 11 (3.30%) Amazon S3
12 10 (3.00%) Amazon EKS
13 9 (2.70%) SaaS
14 8 (2.40%) Kong
14 8 (2.40%) PaaS
15 7 (2.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 7 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
15 7 (2.10%) Route 53
16 6 (1.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 6 (1.80%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.40%) HTTP
2 7 (2.10%) Kerberos
3 6 (1.80%) SSH
4 5 (1.50%) DNS
4 5 (1.50%) Network Security
4 5 (1.50%) SSL
5 4 (1.20%) VPN
6 3 (0.90%) Firewall
7 2 (0.60%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.30%) Internet
8 1 (0.30%) LAN
8 1 (0.30%) Multicast
8 1 (0.30%) Skype
8 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.30%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.30%) WAN
8 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (44.74%) MySQL
2 130 (39.04%) SQL Server
3 81 (24.32%) Amazon Redshift
4 43 (12.91%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (12.61%) Relational Database
6 35 (10.51%) NoSQL
7 27 (8.11%) MongoDB
8 24 (7.21%) RDBMS
9 23 (6.91%) Amazon Aurora
9 23 (6.91%) Amazon RDS
10 18 (5.41%) Big Data
11 17 (5.11%) Hadoop
11 17 (5.11%) Redis
12 11 (3.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 11 (3.30%) Oracle Database
13 10 (3.00%) ArangoDB
14 8 (2.40%) MariaDB
15 5 (1.50%) Power BI
16 4 (1.20%) GIS
16 4 (1.20%) HBase
Development Applications
1 111 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 88 (26.43%) GitLab
3 74 (22.22%) Artifactory
4 60 (18.02%) Git (software)
5 29 (8.71%) JIRA
6 24 (7.21%) Maven
7 15 (4.50%) Subversion
8 12 (3.60%) Cucumber
9 11 (3.30%) SonarQube
10 9 (2.70%) CircleCI
10 9 (2.70%) IntelliJ
11 8 (2.40%) Gradle
11 8 (2.40%) Selenium
12 7 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (2.10%) Eclipse
12 7 (2.10%) JUnit
12 7 (2.10%) Vagrant
13 6 (1.80%) gulp
13 6 (1.80%) Mocha
13 6 (1.80%) TeamCity
General
1 130 (39.04%) Finance
2 109 (32.73%) Banking
3 36 (10.81%) Back Office
4 24 (7.21%) Public Sector
5 6 (1.80%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.50%) Retail
7 4 (1.20%) Electronics
7 4 (1.20%) Marketing
8 3 (0.90%) French Language
8 3 (0.90%) Front Office
8 3 (0.90%) Law
8 3 (0.90%) Police
8 3 (0.90%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.60%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.30%) International Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Legal
10 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 176 (52.85%) Developer
2 77 (23.12%) Java Developer
3 62 (18.62%) Software Engineer
4 61 (18.32%) Java Engineer
5 59 (17.72%) AWS Developer
5 59 (17.72%) AWS Engineer
5 59 (17.72%) Java Software Engineer
6 58 (17.42%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 57 (17.12%) Java Software Developer
8 51 (15.32%) AWS Software Engineer
9 50 (15.02%) Architect
10 45 (13.51%) SQL Developer
11 36 (10.81%) Python Developer
12 34 (10.21%) Solutions Architect
13 30 (9.01%) Data Architect
14 28 (8.41%) AWS Architect
15 27 (8.11%) Java Architect
16 26 (7.81%) Cloud Architect
16 26 (7.81%) Java Solutions Architect
17 25 (7.51%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (34.53%) Web Services
2 92 (27.63%) gRPC
3 77 (23.12%) Swagger
4 71 (21.32%) OAuth
5 48 (14.41%) HTML
6 46 (13.81%) Spring
7 43 (12.91%) Node.js
7 43 (12.91%) REST
8 41 (12.31%) CSS
8 41 (12.31%) React
9 37 (11.11%) AngularJS
10 32 (9.61%) Kafka
11 28 (8.41%) Django
11 28 (8.41%) JSON
12 27 (8.11%) RabbitMQ
13 24 (7.21%) RESTful
13 24 (7.21%) Spring Boot
14 23 (6.91%) HTML5
15 22 (6.61%) .NET
15 22 (6.61%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 78 (23.42%) Hedge funds
2 44 (13.21%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (7.21%) User Experience
4 14 (4.20%) Pricing Data
5 9 (2.70%) Cloud Native
5 9 (2.70%) Data Structures
6 8 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.50%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.50%) Clustering
8 5 (1.50%) Derivative
8 5 (1.50%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.20%) Blog
9 4 (1.20%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.60%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 59 (17.72%) Linux
2 21 (6.31%) Unix
3 12 (3.60%) Windows
4 10 (3.00%) Mac OS X
5 8 (2.40%) Ubuntu
6 7 (2.10%) CentOS
7 6 (1.80%) Android
7 6 (1.80%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.80%) Debian
7 6 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.90%) Amazon Linux
8 3 (0.90%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.30%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (48.65%) Microservices
2 155 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (46.55%) DevOps
3 105 (31.53%) Asset Management
4 94 (28.23%) Software Engineering
5 79 (23.72%) Investment Management
6 44 (13.21%) Mentoring
7 40 (12.01%) TDD
8 34 (10.21%) Scrum
9 32 (9.61%) Open Source
10 31 (9.31%) BDD
11 27 (8.11%) Data Science
11 27 (8.11%) Technology Roadmap
12 26 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (7.21%) OO
13 24 (7.21%) Test Automation
14 20 (6.01%) Continuous Delivery
14 20 (6.01%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (5.71%) Web Development
16 18 (5.41%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 193 (57.96%) Python
2 163 (48.95%) Java
3 162 (48.65%) SQL
4 71 (21.32%) JavaScript
5 29 (8.71%) C#
6 24 (7.21%) Bash Shell
7 19 (5.71%) Ruby
7 19 (5.71%) TypeScript
8 18 (5.41%) Clojure
9 17 (5.11%) Scala
10 14 (4.20%) C++
11 13 (3.90%) Go
12 12 (3.60%) Perl
12 12 (3.60%) Shell Script
13 11 (3.30%) Java 8
14 10 (3.00%) PHP
14 10 (3.00%) PL/SQL
15 9 (2.70%) PowerShell
15 9 (2.70%) T-SQL
16 7 (2.10%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 57 (17.12%) Security Cleared
2 50 (15.02%) SC Cleared
3 25 (7.51%) Sun Certification
4 17 (5.11%) Degree
5 13 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (3.30%) DV Cleared
7 9 (2.70%) Master's Degree
8 5 (1.50%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.90%) CCNA
9 3 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.30%) CCNP
11 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.90%) QA
2 7 (2.10%) GDPR
3 3 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.30%) NCSC
4 1 (0.30%) PMO
4 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 134 (40.24%) Docker
2 8 (2.40%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.60%) Postfix
3 2 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.60%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.30%) GPFS
4 1 (0.30%) HDFS
4 1 (0.30%) iptables
4 1 (0.30%) NFS
4 1 (0.30%) PowerDNS
4 1 (0.30%) vCloud
4 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 136 (40.84%) Kubernetes
2 52 (15.62%) Terraform
3 30 (9.01%) Ansible
4 20 (6.01%) Puppet
5 17 (5.11%) Kibana
6 13 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (3.30%) Grafana
8 6 (1.80%) Salt
9 5 (1.50%) Packer
10 4 (1.20%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.60%) CFEngine
11 2 (0.60%) Consul
11 2 (0.60%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.60%) logstash
11 2 (0.60%) Nagios
11 2 (0.60%) Nessus
11 2 (0.60%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.30%) Foglight
12 1 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 103 (30.93%) Oracle
2 90 (27.03%) Google
3 28 (8.41%) Sybase
4 26 (7.81%) Microsoft
5 13 (3.90%) MuleSoft
6 11 (3.30%) Cloudera
7 10 (3.00%) Axway
8 9 (2.70%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.10%) Hortonworks
9 7 (2.10%) Sparx
10 6 (1.80%) SaltStack
11 4 (1.20%) Databricks
12 3 (0.90%) Cisco
12 3 (0.90%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (0.90%) SAP
13 2 (0.60%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.60%) ESRI
13 2 (0.60%) Fortinet
13 2 (0.60%) IBM
13 2 (0.60%) Informatica