Period
to 7 August 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 7 August 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 115 119 110
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9 +22
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 340 941 1,176
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.22% 2.35% 2.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.03% 9.53% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 727 919
Median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.44%
10th Percentile £381 £400 £406
90th Percentile £750 £675 £645
England median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Median hourly rate £51.00 £35.00 £41.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.71% -15.48% -11.89%
10th Percentile £37.60 £30.80 £38.77
90th Percentile £54.00 £51.75 £44.05
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £41.41
% change year-on-year -12.50% -3.40% -2.56%

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 3,766 9,874 11,599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.64% 24.66% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,545 7,188 8,670
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £363 £363 £358
90th Percentile £725 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 63 72
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.74% +5.85%
10th Percentile £20.28 £15.73 £19.55
90th Percentile £47.83 £56.50 £47.49
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -2.44%

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 7 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing PostgreSQL in London over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

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 7 August 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 +6 43 £550 +4.76% 48
South London -5 22 £500 -13.04% 5
West London +52 7 £438 -5.41% 25
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 7 August 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.

1 174 (51.18%) AWS
2 170 (50.00%) Python
3 155 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
4 153 (45.00%) SQL
5 147 (43.24%) MySQL
6 144 (42.35%) DevOps
6 144 (42.35%) Microservices
7 142 (41.76%) Java
8 132 (38.82%) SQL Server
9 123 (36.18%) Azure
10 112 (32.94%) Web Services
11 111 (32.65%) Finance
12 105 (30.88%) Kubernetes
13 101 (29.71%) Docker
14 94 (27.65%) Oracle
15 88 (25.88%) GCP
16 86 (25.29%) Asset Management
17 84 (24.71%) JavaScript
17 84 (24.71%) Jenkins
17 84 (24.71%) Serverless
18 83 (24.41%) Banking
19 81 (23.82%) Software Engineering
20 79 (23.24%) AWS Lambda
21 78 (22.94%) GitLab
22 77 (22.65%) Google
23 74 (21.76%) Apache
23 74 (21.76%) Hedge funds
24 71 (20.88%) gRPC
25 68 (20.00%) Security Cleared
26 66 (19.41%) Amazon ECS

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 74 (21.76%) Apache
2 47 (13.82%) Elasticsearch
3 28 (8.24%) Confluence
4 13 (3.82%) Tomcat
4 13 (3.82%) WebLogic
5 11 (3.24%) JBoss
5 11 (3.24%) Red Hat Fuse
6 10 (2.94%) Apache Spark
6 10 (2.94%) MQSeries
7 9 (2.65%) nginx
8 6 (1.76%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (1.47%) IIS
9 5 (1.47%) Jetty
9 5 (1.47%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 4 (1.18%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.88%) Apache Airflow
11 3 (0.88%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.59%) WildFly
13 1 (0.29%) GeoServer
13 1 (0.29%) Totara
Applications
1 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.47%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 174 (51.18%) AWS
2 123 (36.18%) Azure
3 88 (25.88%) GCP
4 84 (24.71%) Serverless
5 79 (23.24%) AWS Lambda
6 66 (19.41%) Amazon ECS
7 48 (14.12%) Apigee
8 25 (7.35%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (5.59%) PaaS
10 14 (4.12%) GitHub
11 13 (3.82%) IaaS
12 11 (3.24%) Power Platform
13 10 (2.94%) SaaS
13 10 (2.94%) Slack
14 8 (2.35%) Amazon S3
15 6 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
16 5 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
16 5 (1.47%) Kong
17 4 (1.18%) Amazon EKS
17 4 (1.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.47%) Kerberos
1 5 (1.47%) SSH
2 4 (1.18%) Internet
3 3 (0.88%) DNS
3 3 (0.88%) HTTP
4 2 (0.59%) SSL
4 2 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.59%) VPN
5 1 (0.29%) LAN
5 1 (0.29%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.29%) Skype
5 1 (0.29%) WAN
5 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (43.24%) MySQL
2 132 (38.82%) SQL Server
3 65 (19.12%) Amazon Redshift
4 44 (12.94%) NoSQL
5 41 (12.06%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (10.29%) MongoDB
7 31 (9.12%) Relational Database
8 22 (6.47%) Redis
9 18 (5.29%) Big Data
9 18 (5.29%) Oracle Database
9 18 (5.29%) RDBMS
10 17 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
11 16 (4.71%) Amazon Aurora
12 13 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (3.53%) Hadoop
14 11 (3.24%) Power BI
15 10 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 10 (2.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 9 (2.65%) BigQuery
17 8 (2.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 84 (24.71%) Jenkins
2 78 (22.94%) GitLab
3 61 (17.94%) Git (software)
4 51 (15.00%) Artifactory
5 42 (12.35%) JIRA
6 16 (4.71%) Maven
6 16 (4.71%) Subversion
7 14 (4.12%) Cucumber
8 10 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 9 (2.65%) SonarQube
10 8 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (2.35%) JUnit
11 7 (2.06%) Vagrant
12 6 (1.76%) IntelliJ
12 6 (1.76%) Selenium
12 6 (1.76%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (1.47%) DbUnit
13 5 (1.47%) Hudson
13 5 (1.47%) jMock
13 5 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 111 (32.65%) Finance
2 83 (24.41%) Banking
3 31 (9.12%) Back Office
4 22 (6.47%) Public Sector
5 14 (4.12%) Front Office
6 6 (1.76%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.47%) Marketing
7 5 (1.47%) Retail
8 4 (1.18%) Electronics
9 3 (0.88%) Legal
10 2 (0.59%) Advertising
10 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.59%) Law
10 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.59%) Police
10 2 (0.59%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.29%) Games
11 1 (0.29%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 172 (50.59%) Developer
2 57 (16.76%) Java Developer
3 53 (15.59%) Software Engineer
4 48 (14.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 47 (13.82%) Architect
6 39 (11.47%) AWS Developer
6 39 (11.47%) Java Engineer
7 37 (10.88%) Java Software Engineer
8 36 (10.59%) AWS Engineer
9 35 (10.29%) Java Software Developer
10 32 (9.41%) SQL Developer
11 27 (7.94%) AWS Software Engineer
11 27 (7.94%) Solutions Architect
12 26 (7.65%) Python Developer
13 23 (6.76%) Cloud Architect
13 23 (6.76%) Java Architect
14 22 (6.47%) Data Architect
14 22 (6.47%) Full Stack Developer
15 21 (6.18%) AWS Architect
15 21 (6.18%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (32.94%) Web Services
2 71 (20.88%) gRPC
3 60 (17.65%) Swagger
4 53 (15.59%) OAuth
5 50 (14.71%) React
6 46 (13.53%) HTML
7 44 (12.94%) REST
8 41 (12.06%) Spring
9 40 (11.76%) Node.js
10 37 (10.88%) RabbitMQ
11 35 (10.29%) AngularJS
11 35 (10.29%) CSS
12 32 (9.41%) Django
13 29 (8.53%) Hibernate
13 29 (8.53%) JSON
14 28 (8.24%) RESTful
15 24 (7.06%) .NET
15 24 (7.06%) HTML5
16 23 (6.76%) SOAP
17 18 (5.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 74 (21.76%) Hedge funds
2 33 (9.71%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (7.35%) User Experience
4 13 (3.82%) Fixed Income
4 13 (3.82%) Replication
5 10 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.94%) Blog
6 9 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.35%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.35%) Pricing Data
8 7 (2.06%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.47%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.47%) Derivative
10 4 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.88%) Clustering
11 3 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.88%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.88%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (17.35%) Linux
2 32 (9.41%) Unix
3 16 (4.71%) Mac OS X
4 13 (3.82%) Windows
5 10 (2.94%) Ubuntu
6 8 (2.35%) Android
7 7 (2.06%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.76%) CentOS
8 6 (1.76%) Debian
9 2 (0.59%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.59%) Solaris
10 1 (0.29%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (42.35%) DevOps
2 144 (42.35%) Microservices
3 86 (25.29%) Asset Management
4 81 (23.82%) Software Engineering
5 65 (19.12%) Investment Management
6 50 (14.71%) Mentoring
7 44 (12.94%) TDD
8 33 (9.71%) Front End Development
9 32 (9.41%) BDD
9 32 (9.41%) Scrum
10 31 (9.12%) Test Automation
11 30 (8.82%) Data Science
12 29 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (8.53%) Open Source
13 26 (7.65%) Technology Roadmap
14 24 (7.06%) Data Modelling
14 24 (7.06%) Migration
15 23 (6.76%) ETL
16 20 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 170 (50.00%) Python
2 153 (45.00%) SQL
3 142 (41.76%) Java
4 84 (24.71%) JavaScript
5 34 (10.00%) C#
6 28 (8.24%) Ruby
7 26 (7.65%) TypeScript
8 25 (7.35%) Bash Shell
9 24 (7.06%) PowerShell
10 16 (4.71%) C++
11 15 (4.41%) Scala
12 13 (3.82%) PL/SQL
12 13 (3.82%) T-SQL
13 12 (3.53%) Perl
14 11 (3.24%) Go
15 9 (2.65%) PHP
15 9 (2.65%) Shell Script
16 8 (2.35%) Groovy
17 7 (2.06%) Java 8
18 5 (1.47%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 68 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 57 (16.76%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.29%) Sun Certification
4 12 (3.53%) Degree
5 8 (2.35%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.06%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.76%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.88%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.59%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.59%) CCNA
9 2 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.76%) QA
2 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.29%) GDPR
3 1 (0.29%) NCSC
3 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 101 (29.71%) Docker
2 5 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.59%) Postfix
3 2 (0.59%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.59%) vSphere
4 1 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.29%) PowerDNS
4 1 (0.29%) Varnish
4 1 (0.29%) vCloud
4 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 105 (30.88%) Kubernetes
2 43 (12.65%) Terraform
3 17 (5.00%) Ansible
4 15 (4.41%) Kibana
4 15 (4.41%) Puppet
5 11 (3.24%) Grafana
6 9 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.47%) Data Guard
7 5 (1.47%) Salt
8 4 (1.18%) Packer
9 3 (0.88%) logstash
9 3 (0.88%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.88%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.59%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.59%) Nessus
10 2 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.29%) Control-M
11 1 (0.29%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.29%) Nagios
11 1 (0.29%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 94 (27.65%) Oracle
2 77 (22.65%) Google
3 27 (7.94%) Sybase
4 25 (7.35%) Microsoft
5 13 (3.82%) Red Hat
5 13 (3.82%) Tableau
6 11 (3.24%) Axway
6 11 (3.24%) MuleSoft
7 7 (2.06%) SaltStack
8 6 (1.76%) Cloudera
8 6 (1.76%) Hortonworks
9 5 (1.47%) Sparx
10 4 (1.18%) Databricks
11 3 (0.88%) AppDynamics
11 3 (0.88%) SAP
12 2 (0.59%) Cisco
12 2 (0.59%) Dynatrace
12 2 (0.59%) ESRI
12 2 (0.59%) HP
12 2 (0.59%) VMware