Period
to 3 March 2021

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 3 March 2021 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
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 142 105 118
Rank change year-on-year -37 +13 -9
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 388 674 989
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.94% 2.43% 2.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.25% 9.96% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 504 735
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £400 £413 £400
90th Percentile £676 £725 £663
England median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
England median hourly rate £33.32 £36.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year -8.08% -19.44% -3.10%

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 4,702 6,769 10,615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.52% 24.36% 24.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,335 4,924 7,895
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £350 £363 £363
90th Percentile £694 £700 £675
England median daily rate £495 £488 £485
% change year-on-year +1.54% +0.52% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 41
Median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +42.86% -9.79%
10th Percentile £20.60 £18.25 £16.69
90th Percentile £68.00 £64.88 £47.50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% -13.33% -7.69%

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 3 March 2021.

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 3 March 2021. 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 +19 48 £525 -4.55% 66
South London +3 5 £500 -9.09% 11
East London +26 4 - - 17
West London +30 3 £354 -27.38% 50
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2021, 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.

1 181 (46.65%) AWS
2 146 (37.63%) Python
3 141 (36.34%) SQL
4 140 (36.08%) Java
5 134 (34.54%) Agile Software Development
6 120 (30.93%) Docker
7 116 (29.90%) Azure
8 107 (27.58%) Microservices
9 96 (24.74%) Kubernetes
10 91 (23.45%) DevOps
11 90 (23.20%) JavaScript
12 86 (22.16%) SQL Server
13 84 (21.65%) Finance
13 84 (21.65%) Jenkins
14 81 (20.88%) MySQL
15 76 (19.59%) Node.js
16 74 (19.07%) REST
17 73 (18.81%) Git (software)
18 70 (18.04%) Software Engineering
19 69 (17.78%) Security Cleared
20 68 (17.53%) Oracle
21 64 (16.49%) SC Cleared
22 61 (15.72%) React
22 61 (15.72%) Serverless
23 56 (14.43%) Terraform
23 56 (14.43%) Linux
24 53 (13.66%) TDD
24 53 (13.66%) Web Services
25 51 (13.14%) Relational Database
26 50 (12.89%) Kafka

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 33 (8.51%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (6.70%) Apache
3 18 (4.64%) Confluence
4 16 (4.12%) Apache Spark
5 14 (3.61%) Camunda
6 12 (3.09%) nginx
7 5 (1.29%) Apache Airflow
8 4 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.03%) Red Hat Fuse
8 4 (1.03%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.03%) WordPress
9 3 (0.77%) JBoss
10 2 (0.52%) CMS
10 2 (0.52%) Gunicorn
10 2 (0.52%) Luigi
10 2 (0.52%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.52%) Papyrus
10 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.52%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 181 (46.65%) AWS
2 116 (29.90%) Azure
3 61 (15.72%) Serverless
4 49 (12.63%) AWS Lambda
5 41 (10.57%) GCP
6 36 (9.28%) Amazon ECS
6 36 (9.28%) Amazon S3
7 21 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 21 (5.41%) Power Platform
8 19 (4.90%) PaaS
9 18 (4.64%) Apigee
10 17 (4.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 17 (4.38%) Amazon SQS
11 15 (3.87%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (3.61%) GitHub
13 13 (3.35%) Amazon Kinesis
14 12 (3.09%) SaaS
15 11 (2.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 11 (2.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 10 (2.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.32%) DNS
1 9 (2.32%) HTTP
2 7 (1.80%) Network Security
3 5 (1.29%) SMTP
4 4 (1.03%) Firewall
5 3 (0.77%) DMARC
5 3 (0.77%) SMS
5 3 (0.77%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.52%) Broadband
6 2 (0.52%) FTP
6 2 (0.52%) IMAP
6 2 (0.52%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.52%) VPN
7 1 (0.26%) IPv4
7 1 (0.26%) LAN
7 1 (0.26%) SAN
7 1 (0.26%) SSH
7 1 (0.26%) VLAN
7 1 (0.26%) WAN
7 1 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (22.16%) SQL Server
2 81 (20.88%) MySQL
3 51 (13.14%) Relational Database
4 37 (9.54%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (9.54%) NoSQL
5 34 (8.76%) MongoDB
6 33 (8.51%) Redis
7 30 (7.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 28 (7.22%) Amazon RDS
8 28 (7.22%) Amazon Redshift
9 17 (4.38%) Hadoop
10 14 (3.61%) Big Data
10 14 (3.61%) Power BI
10 14 (3.61%) RDBMS
11 12 (3.09%) Amazon Aurora
11 12 (3.09%) Oracle Database
11 12 (3.09%) QlikView
12 11 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (2.84%) Pentaho
12 11 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 84 (21.65%) Jenkins
2 73 (18.81%) Git (software)
3 36 (9.28%) GitLab
4 31 (7.99%) JIRA
5 22 (5.67%) Artifactory
6 20 (5.15%) Maven
7 18 (4.64%) Selenium
8 15 (3.87%) JUnit
9 13 (3.35%) SonarQube
10 11 (2.84%) CircleCI
10 11 (2.84%) IntelliJ
11 10 (2.58%) JMeter
11 10 (2.58%) RSpec
12 9 (2.32%) Cucumber
13 8 (2.06%) Gradle
13 8 (2.06%) Mockito
14 7 (1.80%) Subversion
14 7 (1.80%) Travis CI
15 6 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 6 (1.55%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 84 (21.65%) Finance
2 44 (11.34%) Banking
3 32 (8.25%) Public Sector
4 16 (4.12%) Marketing
4 16 (4.12%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.09%) Electronics
5 12 (3.09%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.32%) Retail
7 7 (1.80%) Back Office
8 2 (0.52%) Front Office
8 2 (0.52%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) French Language
9 1 (0.26%) German Language
9 1 (0.26%) International Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 190 (48.97%) Developer
2 55 (14.18%) Java Developer
3 43 (11.08%) Architect
4 39 (10.05%) Senior Developer
5 35 (9.02%) AWS Developer
6 34 (8.76%) Python Developer
7 33 (8.51%) Full Stack Developer
8 29 (7.47%) Data Engineer
9 28 (7.22%) Software Engineer
10 22 (5.67%) React Developer
11 21 (5.41%) AWS Engineer
12 18 (4.64%) Data Architect
13 17 (4.38%) DevOps Engineer
13 17 (4.38%) SQL Developer
14 16 (4.12%) Analyst
14 16 (4.12%) Java Engineer
15 14 (3.61%) AWS Software Engineer
15 14 (3.61%) Data Analyst
15 14 (3.61%) DBA
15 14 (3.61%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (19.59%) Node.js
2 74 (19.07%) REST
3 61 (15.72%) React
4 53 (13.66%) Web Services
5 50 (12.89%) Kafka
6 45 (11.60%) HTML
7 41 (10.57%) Spring
8 39 (10.05%) Spring Boot
9 36 (9.28%) Redux
10 34 (8.76%) CSS
10 34 (8.76%) JSON
11 25 (6.44%) GraphQL
11 25 (6.44%) gRPC
12 24 (6.19%) HTML5
12 24 (6.19%) RESTful
13 23 (5.93%) .NET
13 23 (5.93%) React Native
13 23 (5.93%) Ruby on Rails
14 22 (5.67%) Swagger
15 20 (5.15%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.15%) Cloud Native
2 20 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (4.64%) Data Structures
3 18 (4.64%) Hedge funds
4 16 (4.12%) User Experience
5 14 (3.61%) Clustering
5 14 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.32%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (2.32%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.06%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.06%) Reference Data
7 8 (2.06%) Replication
8 7 (1.80%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.03%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.77%) BBC
10 3 (0.77%) Marketing Technology
10 3 (0.77%) Social Media
10 3 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 56 (14.43%) Linux
2 11 (2.84%) Android
2 11 (2.84%) Apple iOS
3 9 (2.32%) Unix
4 8 (2.06%) Windows
5 4 (1.03%) CentOS
5 4 (1.03%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.77%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (34.54%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (27.58%) Microservices
3 91 (23.45%) DevOps
4 70 (18.04%) Software Engineering
5 53 (13.66%) TDD
6 40 (10.31%) Data Modelling
6 40 (10.31%) ETL
7 38 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (7.99%) Open Source
9 29 (7.47%) Unit Testing
10 28 (7.22%) Asset Management
10 28 (7.22%) Data Science
11 27 (6.96%) BDD
11 27 (6.96%) Problem-Solving
12 26 (6.70%) OO
13 25 (6.44%) Configuration Management
13 25 (6.44%) Test Automation
14 23 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (5.93%) Fintech
14 23 (5.93%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 146 (37.63%) Python
2 141 (36.34%) SQL
3 140 (36.08%) Java
4 90 (23.20%) JavaScript
5 36 (9.28%) Ruby
6 34 (8.76%) Java 8
7 30 (7.73%) ES6
8 25 (6.44%) TypeScript
9 23 (5.93%) Go
10 22 (5.67%) C#
11 17 (4.38%) Scala
12 16 (4.12%) Bash Shell
13 15 (3.87%) R
14 10 (2.58%) Clojure
14 10 (2.58%) PHP
14 10 (2.58%) PL/SQL
14 10 (2.58%) PowerShell
14 10 (2.58%) T-SQL
15 9 (2.32%) C
16 8 (2.06%) C++
Qualifications
1 69 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 64 (16.49%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.87%) AWS Certification
4 6 (1.55%) Sun Certification
5 5 (1.29%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.03%) Degree
7 3 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.26%) CCNA
9 1 (0.26%) CCNP
9 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.26%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.22%) Data Quality
2 15 (3.87%) QA
3 10 (2.58%) GDPR
4 4 (1.03%) WCAG
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 120 (30.93%) Docker
2 6 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.03%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.77%) HDFS
4 3 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.52%) KVM
6 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.26%) GPFS
6 1 (0.26%) iptables
6 1 (0.26%) NFS
6 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 96 (24.74%) Kubernetes
2 56 (14.43%) Terraform
3 38 (9.79%) Ansible
4 19 (4.90%) Puppet
5 13 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (2.84%) Kibana
7 6 (1.55%) Prometheus
8 5 (1.29%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 4 (1.03%) Foglight
9 4 (1.03%) Grafana
9 4 (1.03%) logstash
10 3 (0.77%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.52%) Control-M
11 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.52%) HP SiteScope
11 2 (0.52%) Packer
11 2 (0.52%) Rancher
12 1 (0.26%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 68 (17.53%) Oracle
2 45 (11.60%) Google
3 23 (5.93%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.09%) SAP
5 11 (2.84%) Informatica
6 9 (2.32%) Splunk
7 8 (2.06%) MuleSoft
8 6 (1.55%) Apple
8 6 (1.55%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.29%) Dynatrace
9 5 (1.29%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.03%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.03%) Axway
10 4 (1.03%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.03%) Sybase
10 4 (1.03%) Talend
11 3 (0.77%) Facebook
11 3 (0.77%) Vertica
11 3 (0.77%) VMware
11 3 (0.77%) Yahoo!