Period
to

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 18 May 2022 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
18 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 115 132 130
Rank change year-on-year +17 -2 -3
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 895 488 413
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.32% 2.04% 2.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.08% 8.69% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 369 323
10th Percentile £435 £400 £413
25th Percentile £505 £450 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £500 £575
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -13.04% +9.52%
75th Percentile £675 £588 £675
90th Percentile £775 £650 £750
England median daily rate £565 £500 £535
% change year-on-year +13.00% -6.54% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £57.89 - -
England median hourly rate £56.45 £33.32 £44.25
% change year-on-year +69.40% -24.70% +6.63%

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 8,078 5,617 4,964
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.94% 23.52% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,954 3,974 3,632
10th Percentile £406 £375 £363
25th Percentile £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £577 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.86% - -
75th Percentile £700 £638 £625
90th Percentile £775 £713 £700
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 29
10th Percentile £26.25 £11.00 £15.85
25th Percentile £32.00 £20.00 £19.99
Median hourly rate £52.50 £32.25 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +62.78% +29.01% +2.04%
75th Percentile £72.50 £58.75 £37.50
90th Percentile £76.84 £66.50 £48.13
England median hourly rate £45.00 £24.50 £24.70
% change year-on-year +83.67% -0.81% -17.67%

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 18 May 2022.

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 18 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +6 99 £605 +21.00% 52
South London -3 17 £625 +25.00% 9
West London -6 2 £525 +10.53% 13
North London - 1 - -
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 2022, 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.

1 361 (40.34%) AWS
2 359 (40.11%) SQL
3 341 (38.10%) Agile
4 323 (36.09%) Python
5 311 (34.75%) Java
6 266 (29.72%) Azure
7 252 (28.16%) Microservices
8 244 (27.26%) DevOps
9 233 (26.03%) Kubernetes
10 227 (25.36%) Docker
11 218 (24.36%) JavaScript
12 206 (23.02%) CI/CD
13 191 (21.34%) Finance
14 187 (20.89%) Oracle
15 186 (20.78%) React
16 175 (19.55%) MySQL
17 169 (18.88%) Kafka
18 166 (18.55%) Software Engineering
19 163 (18.21%) Git (software)
19 163 (18.21%) SQL Server
20 161 (17.99%) Linux
21 139 (15.53%) Jenkins
22 138 (15.42%) Relational Database
23 137 (15.31%) TDD
24 136 (15.20%) Terraform
25 130 (14.53%) Scrum
26 129 (14.41%) Node.js
27 123 (13.74%) MongoDB
28 122 (13.63%) REST
29 119 (13.30%) Full Stack Development

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 57 (6.37%) Apache
2 50 (5.59%) Elasticsearch
3 45 (5.03%) Apache Airflow
4 41 (4.58%) Confluence
5 34 (3.80%) Apache Spark
6 26 (2.91%) nginx
7 21 (2.35%) WebSphere
8 18 (2.01%) Tomcat
9 16 (1.79%) JBoss
10 15 (1.68%) OpenStack
11 10 (1.12%) SharePoint
12 8 (0.89%) IIS
13 7 (0.78%) Luigi
14 6 (0.67%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (0.67%) Drupal
14 6 (0.67%) Ethereum
14 6 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (0.67%) Red Hat Fuse
14 6 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.45%) SPSS
3 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.56%) HiPortfolio
2 9 (1.01%) Misys Midas
3 5 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.11%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 361 (40.34%) AWS
2 266 (29.72%) Azure
3 91 (10.17%) GCP
4 84 (9.39%) Serverless
5 53 (5.92%) GitHub
6 47 (5.25%) Amazon S3
7 37 (4.13%) Azure Functions
8 36 (4.02%) AWS Lambda
8 36 (4.02%) Power Platform
9 31 (3.46%) PaaS
10 30 (3.35%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 29 (3.24%) OpenShift
12 24 (2.68%) Amazon SQS
13 23 (2.57%) AWS CloudFormation
14 22 (2.46%) Azure Data Factory
14 22 (2.46%) Azure Service Bus
15 20 (2.23%) Datadog
16 19 (2.12%) SaaS
17 17 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
18 16 (1.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.68%) HTTP
2 14 (1.56%) DNS
3 12 (1.34%) SSL
4 11 (1.23%) Firewall
4 11 (1.23%) Kerberos
5 10 (1.12%) Broadband
6 7 (0.78%) FTP
6 7 (0.78%) VPN
7 4 (0.45%) SSH
8 3 (0.34%) DHCP
8 3 (0.34%) IPFS
8 3 (0.34%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.22%) DMZ
9 2 (0.22%) LAN
9 2 (0.22%) SAN
9 2 (0.22%) VLAN
9 2 (0.22%) WAN
10 1 (0.11%) Network Security
10 1 (0.11%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (19.55%) MySQL
2 163 (18.21%) SQL Server
3 138 (15.42%) Relational Database
4 123 (13.74%) MongoDB
5 85 (9.50%) NoSQL
6 77 (8.60%) Redis
7 64 (7.15%) Data Warehouse
8 53 (5.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 53 (5.92%) RDBMS
9 43 (4.80%) Amazon RDS
10 39 (4.36%) Data Lake
11 37 (4.13%) Hadoop
11 37 (4.13%) Oracle Database
12 33 (3.69%) Apache Cassandra
12 33 (3.69%) Big Data
13 32 (3.58%) Amazon Aurora
13 32 (3.58%) Amazon Redshift
13 32 (3.58%) Azure SQL Database
14 29 (3.24%) Power BI
15 28 (3.13%) Apache Ignite
Development Applications
1 163 (18.21%) Git (software)
2 139 (15.53%) Jenkins
3 65 (7.26%) GitLab
4 58 (6.48%) Gradle
5 55 (6.15%) JIRA
6 40 (4.47%) Maven
7 38 (4.25%) Sonatype Nexus
8 25 (2.79%) JUnit
9 24 (2.68%) SonarQube
10 21 (2.35%) Subversion
11 20 (2.23%) CircleCI
12 19 (2.12%) Bitbucket
13 17 (1.90%) Cypress.io
14 15 (1.68%) TeamCity
14 15 (1.68%) webpack
15 13 (1.45%) Cucumber
15 13 (1.45%) Mockito
15 13 (1.45%) Selenium
16 12 (1.34%) Artifactory
17 11 (1.23%) SoapUI
General
1 191 (21.34%) Finance
2 111 (12.40%) Social Skills
3 68 (7.60%) Public Sector
4 65 (7.26%) Banking
5 41 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (3.58%) Telecoms
7 29 (3.24%) Marketing
8 27 (3.02%) Front Office
9 22 (2.46%) Electronics
10 21 (2.35%) Presentation Skills
11 19 (2.12%) Manufacturing
12 16 (1.79%) Retail
13 14 (1.56%) Investment Banking
13 14 (1.56%) Publishing
14 13 (1.45%) Financial Institution
15 12 (1.34%) Documentation Skills
16 10 (1.12%) Games
17 9 (1.01%) Organisational Skills
18 7 (0.78%) Legal
19 6 (0.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 415 (46.37%) Developer
2 100 (11.17%) Java Developer
3 78 (8.72%) Data Engineer
4 74 (8.27%) Python Developer
5 66 (7.37%) Senior Developer
6 65 (7.26%) Architect
7 63 (7.04%) DevOps Engineer
8 61 (6.82%) Software Engineer
9 52 (5.81%) Analyst
10 43 (4.80%) .NET Developer
11 42 (4.69%) Azure Developer
11 42 (4.69%) Full Stack Developer
11 42 (4.69%) React Developer
12 38 (4.25%) C# Developer
12 38 (4.25%) Java Engineer
13 37 (4.13%) AWS Engineer
14 36 (4.02%) DBA
15 34 (3.80%) Data Analyst
16 31 (3.46%) Senior Java Engineer
17 30 (3.35%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (20.78%) React
2 169 (18.88%) Kafka
3 129 (14.41%) Node.js
4 122 (13.63%) REST
5 116 (12.96%) Spring
6 97 (10.84%) HTML
6 97 (10.84%) Spring Boot
7 82 (9.16%) .NET
8 77 (8.60%) CSS
9 66 (7.37%) gRPC
10 62 (6.93%) Django
11 54 (6.03%) GraphQL
12 53 (5.92%) ASP.NET
13 52 (5.81%) .NET Framework
13 52 (5.81%) RESTful
14 50 (5.59%) AngularJS
15 44 (4.92%) HTML5
16 42 (4.69%) .NET Core
17 41 (4.58%) Hibernate
18 37 (4.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.15%) Cloud Native
2 31 (3.46%) User Experience
3 29 (3.24%) Data Structures
3 29 (3.24%) Management Information System
4 27 (3.02%) Greenfield Project
4 27 (3.02%) Linux Command Line
5 22 (2.46%) Clustering
6 21 (2.35%) Replication
7 17 (1.90%) Mobile App
8 14 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.56%) Reference Data
8 14 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (1.45%) Blockchain
9 13 (1.45%) Derivative
10 12 (1.34%) Algorithms
10 12 (1.34%) Data Centre
10 12 (1.34%) Virtual Team
11 11 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (1.23%) Private Cloud
12 10 (1.12%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 161 (17.99%) Linux
2 64 (7.15%) Windows
3 53 (5.92%) Unix
4 20 (2.23%) Ubuntu
5 19 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (1.56%) CentOS
7 11 (1.23%) Solaris
7 11 (1.23%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.89%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.67%) Android
9 6 (0.67%) Debian
10 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.34%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.34%) VMS
11 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
11 3 (0.34%) zOS
12 2 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.11%) AIX
13 1 (0.11%) Alpine Linux
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (38.10%) Agile
2 252 (28.16%) Microservices
3 244 (27.26%) DevOps
4 206 (23.02%) CI/CD
5 166 (18.55%) Software Engineering
6 137 (15.31%) TDD
7 130 (14.53%) Scrum
8 119 (13.30%) Full Stack Development
9 105 (11.73%) Analytics
10 94 (10.50%) Fintech
11 89 (9.94%) Clean Code
12 78 (8.72%) Data Modelling
13 76 (8.49%) ETL
14 73 (8.16%) BDD
15 63 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
15 63 (7.04%) Open Source
16 61 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
16 61 (6.82%) Test Automation
17 59 (6.59%) Computer Science
17 59 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 359 (40.11%) SQL
2 323 (36.09%) Python
3 311 (34.75%) Java
4 218 (24.36%) JavaScript
5 87 (9.72%) TypeScript
6 85 (9.50%) C#
7 71 (7.93%) Bash
8 61 (6.82%) Go
8 61 (6.82%) Ruby
9 57 (6.37%) PowerShell
10 37 (4.13%) T-SQL
11 35 (3.91%) Scala
12 28 (3.13%) PL/SQL
13 18 (2.01%) C++
13 18 (2.01%) Kotlin
14 17 (1.90%) Shell Script
15 15 (1.68%) Groovy
15 15 (1.68%) PHP
16 11 (1.23%) R
17 10 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 88 (9.83%) Security Cleared
2 71 (7.93%) SC Cleared
3 61 (6.82%) Degree
4 35 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (0.78%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.67%) RHCE
8 4 (0.45%) PMP
9 2 (0.22%) ISEB
9 2 (0.22%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.11%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.11%) FFIEC
10 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.11%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.58%) QA
2 17 (1.90%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.45%) GDPR
4 10 (1.12%) Accessibility
5 8 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.78%) SLA
7 4 (0.45%) ISO 20022
7 4 (0.45%) PMO
7 4 (0.45%) SEPA
8 3 (0.34%) OASIS TOSCA
9 2 (0.22%) HL7
9 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.11%) GLBA
10 1 (0.11%) NIST
10 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 227 (25.36%) Docker
2 31 (3.46%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.67%) vCloud
7 4 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.45%) vSphere
8 3 (0.34%) Postfix
8 3 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.34%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.22%) GridGain
10 1 (0.11%) Ceph
10 1 (0.11%) Firmware
10 1 (0.11%) HDFS
10 1 (0.11%) iptables
Systems Management
1 233 (26.03%) Kubernetes
2 136 (15.20%) Terraform
3 58 (6.48%) Ansible
4 33 (3.69%) Grafana
5 25 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (2.57%) Prometheus
7 20 (2.23%) Puppet
8 13 (1.45%) Kibana
9 12 (1.34%) Data Guard
10 11 (1.23%) Consul
10 11 (1.23%) Packer
11 10 (1.12%) ZABBIX
12 9 (1.01%) HAProxy
12 9 (1.01%) Istio
12 9 (1.01%) logstash
12 9 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 8 (0.89%) Control-M
13 8 (0.89%) Docker Swarm
14 6 (0.67%) Fluentd
15 5 (0.56%) Icinga
Vendors
1 187 (20.89%) Oracle
2 78 (8.72%) Microsoft
3 56 (6.26%) Google
4 41 (4.58%) Red Hat
5 32 (3.58%) Databricks
6 28 (3.13%) SAP
7 20 (2.23%) VMware
8 17 (1.90%) Splunk
9 16 (1.79%) Atlassian
10 14 (1.56%) SimCorp
10 14 (1.56%) TIBCO
10 14 (1.56%) Vermilion
11 12 (1.34%) Alteryx
11 12 (1.34%) Informatica
12 11 (1.23%) Sybase
13 9 (1.01%) CyberArk
14 8 (0.89%) AppDynamics
14 8 (0.89%) BMC
14 8 (0.89%) CA
14 8 (0.89%) Cadence