Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 146 172
Rank change year-on-year +43 +26 +103
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 1,181 725 673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.62% 1.81% 1.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.41% 7.44% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 492 536
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £406 £388 £357
90th Percentile £650 £613 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 2
London median hourly rate £38.21 £47.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.71% -6.00% -
10th Percentile £35.38 £33.59 £47.50
90th Percentile £43.15 £47.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £43.50 £47.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -7.45% +10.59% +21.43%

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 11,343 9,751 10,325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 25.15% 24.35% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,494 7,070 7,515
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £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 71 46 59
London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.64% +10.91% +0.68%
10th Percentile £20.25 £18.97 £17.45
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.25 £99.20
England median hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.56% +17.00%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +47 199 £500 - 65
South London 0 134 £475 -5.00% 8
West London +22 89 £525 +5.00% 30
East London +25 48 £563 -2.17% 20
North London +4 1 £329 -17.88% 3
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 586 (49.62%) Agile Software Development
2 513 (43.44%) Amazon AWS
3 468 (39.63%) Python
4 462 (39.12%) Java
5 414 (35.06%) Git (software)
6 412 (34.89%) Linux
7 360 (30.48%) Docker
8 358 (30.31%) MySQL
9 345 (29.21%) JavaScript
10 334 (28.28%) SQL
11 324 (27.43%) Jenkins
12 313 (26.50%) TDD
13 298 (25.23%) DevOps
14 277 (23.45%) Microservices
15 268 (22.69%) Puppet
16 267 (22.61%) Ansible
17 248 (21.00%) Node.js
18 247 (20.91%) Continuous Integration
19 244 (20.66%) MongoDB
20 219 (18.54%) Finance
21 214 (18.12%) NoSQL
22 202 (17.10%) Security Cleared
23 197 (16.68%) Scrum
24 193 (16.34%) Oracle
25 186 (15.75%) Spring
25 186 (15.75%) Ruby
26 183 (15.50%) REST
27 180 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure
28 179 (15.16%) SC Cleared
29 177 (14.99%) Open Source

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
1 147 (12.45%) Elasticsearch
2 136 (11.52%) Tomcat
3 127 (10.75%) Apache Spark
4 99 (8.38%) Apache
5 98 (8.30%) Confluence
6 95 (8.04%) nginx
7 78 (6.60%) OpenStack
8 69 (5.84%) WebSphere
9 68 (5.76%) WebLogic
10 34 (2.88%) Apache Pig
11 32 (2.71%) JBoss
12 19 (1.61%) Apache Solr
13 14 (1.19%) WildFly
14 12 (1.02%) Jetty
15 11 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
16 8 (0.68%) Mule ESB
16 8 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 6 (0.51%) Alfresco
17 6 (0.51%) WordPress
18 4 (0.34%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.25%) HipChat
3 2 (0.17%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.17%) Shockwave
4 1 (0.085%) InVision
4 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.085%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.25%) Magento
4 2 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.085%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.085%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.085%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 513 (43.44%) Amazon AWS
2 180 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (6.35%) GitHub
4 64 (5.42%) Amazon S3
5 60 (5.08%) Amazon EC2
6 52 (4.40%) Serverless
7 49 (4.15%) AWS Lambda
7 49 (4.15%) Heroku
8 37 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
9 33 (2.79%) Amazon Kinesis
10 31 (2.62%) Google Cloud Platform
11 26 (2.20%) Amazon ELB
12 23 (1.95%) PaaS
12 23 (1.95%) SaaS
13 21 (1.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 20 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
14 20 (1.69%) npm
15 16 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 15 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
17 14 (1.19%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 107 (9.06%) TCP/IP
2 103 (8.72%) DNS
3 89 (7.54%) HTTP
3 89 (7.54%) SSL
4 72 (6.10%) Firewall
5 31 (2.62%) Internet
6 30 (2.54%) FTP
7 20 (1.69%) Kerberos
8 18 (1.52%) OpenLDAP
9 16 (1.35%) SSH
9 16 (1.35%) VPN
10 11 (0.93%) AMQP
11 8 (0.68%) Reverse Proxy
11 8 (0.68%) SMTP
12 7 (0.59%) SAN
13 6 (0.51%) ICMP
13 6 (0.51%) SMS
14 5 (0.42%) OpenVPN
15 4 (0.34%) HTTPS
16 2 (0.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 358 (30.31%) MySQL
2 244 (20.66%) MongoDB
3 214 (18.12%) NoSQL
4 157 (13.29%) Hadoop
5 156 (13.21%) Big Data
6 148 (12.53%) SQL Server
7 138 (11.69%) Relational Database
8 123 (10.41%) Redis
9 72 (6.10%) HBase
10 71 (6.01%) Amazon Redshift
11 56 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
12 53 (4.49%) Apache Hive
13 49 (4.15%) Amazon RDS
13 49 (4.15%) DB2
14 34 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
15 33 (2.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 32 (2.71%) RDBMS
17 31 (2.62%) Data Lake
18 30 (2.54%) Blockchain
19 23 (1.95%) Flink
Development Applications
1 414 (35.06%) Git (software)
2 324 (27.43%) Jenkins
3 140 (11.85%) JIRA
4 83 (7.03%) Artifactory
5 78 (6.60%) GitLab
6 67 (5.67%) NUnit
7 64 (5.42%) Maven
8 62 (5.25%) MSTest
9 56 (4.74%) Cucumber
10 53 (4.49%) JUnit
11 52 (4.40%) Selenium
12 50 (4.23%) Sonatype Nexus
13 40 (3.39%) gulp
14 38 (3.22%) Vagrant
15 37 (3.13%) Gradle
16 36 (3.05%) Mocha
17 30 (2.54%) Subversion
18 25 (2.12%) Jasmine
19 24 (2.03%) Gatling
20 23 (1.95%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 219 (18.54%) Finance
2 64 (5.42%) Banking
3 34 (2.88%) Marketing
4 29 (2.46%) Telecoms
5 24 (2.03%) Retail
6 23 (1.95%) Games
7 17 (1.44%) Investment Banking
8 15 (1.27%) Legal
9 12 (1.02%) Advertising
10 11 (0.93%) Electronics
10 11 (0.93%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.68%) Retail Banking
12 7 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.42%) Law
14 3 (0.25%) French Language
15 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.17%) Publishing
16 1 (0.085%) Back Office
16 1 (0.085%) Billing
16 1 (0.085%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 664 (56.22%) Developer
2 241 (20.41%) Java Developer
3 148 (12.53%) Senior Developer
4 140 (11.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 124 (10.50%) Python Developer
6 98 (8.30%) Senior Java Developer
7 82 (6.94%) Data Engineer
8 76 (6.44%) Architect
9 61 (5.17%) Node.js Developer
10 60 (5.08%) AWS Engineer
11 59 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
12 56 (4.74%) Python Engineer
13 49 (4.15%) Digital Developer
14 47 (3.98%) Backend Developer
15 43 (3.64%) DBA
16 41 (3.47%) Digital Transformation
17 37 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
18 36 (3.05%) AWS DevOps
19 33 (2.79%) Agile Developer
20 32 (2.71%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (21.00%) Node.js
2 186 (15.75%) Spring
3 183 (15.50%) REST
4 161 (13.63%) CSS
5 155 (13.12%) Kafka
5 155 (13.12%) Web Services
6 145 (12.28%) HTML
7 138 (11.69%) React
8 128 (10.84%) AngularJS
8 128 (10.84%) RESTful
9 119 (10.08%) JSON
10 100 (8.47%) Spring Boot
11 96 (8.13%) RabbitMQ
12 90 (7.62%) Elastic Stack
13 75 (6.35%) jQuery
14 74 (6.27%) HTML5
15 65 (5.50%) LEMP Stack
16 64 (5.42%) Hibernate
17 63 (5.33%) ActiveMQ
18 62 (5.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (6.10%) Fintech
2 61 (5.17%) Greenfield Project
3 55 (4.66%) Computer Science
4 42 (3.56%) Algorithms
4 42 (3.56%) Linux Command Line
5 38 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (3.05%) Data Structures
7 30 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
8 29 (2.46%) User Experience
9 21 (1.78%) Public Cloud
10 17 (1.44%) Mobile App
11 16 (1.35%) Replication
12 15 (1.27%) Equities
13 14 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
14 12 (1.02%) Credit Risk
15 10 (0.85%) Management Information System
16 8 (0.68%) Data Centre
16 8 (0.68%) Video on Demand
16 8 (0.68%) Virtual Team
17 6 (0.51%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 412 (34.89%) Linux
2 106 (8.98%) Unix
3 61 (5.17%) CentOS
4 50 (4.23%) Windows
5 42 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 41 (3.47%) Ubuntu
7 30 (2.54%) Android
8 19 (1.61%) Apple iOS
8 19 (1.61%) CoreOS
9 11 (0.93%) AIX
10 8 (0.68%) Debian
11 7 (0.59%) DC/OS
12 6 (0.51%) VMS
13 5 (0.42%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.34%) Solaris
15 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.17%) FreeBSD
16 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.17%) Windows Server
16 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 586 (49.62%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (26.50%) TDD
3 298 (25.23%) DevOps
4 277 (23.45%) Microservices
5 247 (20.91%) Continuous Integration
6 197 (16.68%) Scrum
7 177 (14.99%) Open Source
8 155 (13.12%) BDD
9 150 (12.70%) Configuration Management
10 131 (11.09%) OO
11 120 (10.16%) Software Engineering
12 111 (9.40%) Test Automation
13 99 (8.38%) Continuous Delivery
14 84 (7.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 78 (6.60%) ETL
16 70 (5.93%) Kanban
16 70 (5.93%) Load Balancing
17 69 (5.84%) Data Modelling
18 67 (5.67%) Analytics
19 65 (5.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 468 (39.63%) Python
2 462 (39.12%) Java
3 345 (29.21%) JavaScript
4 334 (28.28%) SQL
5 186 (15.75%) Ruby
6 156 (13.21%) Java 8
7 150 (12.70%) Bash Shell
8 135 (11.43%) Perl
9 116 (9.82%) Scala
10 96 (8.13%) Go
11 75 (6.35%) ES6
12 57 (4.83%) Groovy
13 45 (3.81%) C++
14 43 (3.64%) PHP
15 42 (3.56%) TypeScript
16 39 (3.30%) C#
17 29 (2.46%) PowerShell
18 27 (2.29%) Shell Script
19 23 (1.95%) C
20 21 (1.78%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 202 (17.10%) Security Cleared
2 179 (15.16%) SC Cleared
3 72 (6.10%) Degree
4 35 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (1.95%) Master's Degree
6 16 (1.35%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (0.51%) AWS Certification
8 6 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.34%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.25%) PhD
11 2 (0.17%) ISEB
11 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.17%) MCSD
12 1 (0.085%) CREST Certified
12 1 (0.085%) MCSA
12 1 (0.085%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.23%) QA
2 19 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.10%) GCP
4 11 (0.93%) GDPR
5 10 (0.85%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.42%) MiFID
7 5 (0.42%) SLA
8 2 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 360 (30.48%) Docker
2 45 (3.81%) Active Directory
3 30 (2.54%) Apache Flume
3 30 (2.54%) HDFS
3 30 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (1.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 12 (1.02%) etcd
6 12 (1.02%) flannel
7 10 (0.85%) vCloud
7 10 (0.85%) vSphere
8 9 (0.76%) Squid
8 9 (0.76%) Xen
9 6 (0.51%) Postfix
10 5 (0.42%) KVM
11 4 (0.34%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.25%) NFS
13 2 (0.17%) iptables
13 2 (0.17%) Samba
13 2 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 268 (22.69%) Puppet
2 267 (22.61%) Ansible
3 167 (14.14%) Opscode Chef
4 153 (12.96%) Terraform
5 145 (12.28%) Kubernetes
6 67 (5.67%) HAProxy
7 58 (4.91%) logstash
8 51 (4.32%) Kibana
9 39 (3.30%) Grafana
10 34 (2.88%) Consul
10 34 (2.88%) Salt
11 32 (2.71%) ZABBIX
12 30 (2.54%) Oozie
13 27 (2.29%) Packer
14 26 (2.20%) Prometheus
15 24 (2.03%) Docker Swarm
16 20 (1.69%) Mesos
16 20 (1.69%) Sysdig
17 18 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
18 17 (1.44%) rkt
Vendors
1 193 (16.34%) Oracle
2 65 (5.50%) Google
3 60 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 55 (4.66%) Sybase
5 45 (3.81%) VMware
6 44 (3.73%) Red Hat
7 40 (3.39%) SAP
8 33 (2.79%) IBM
9 24 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
10 23 (1.95%) Alteryx
11 20 (1.69%) Splunk
12 18 (1.52%) Atlassian
13 16 (1.35%) Hortonworks
14 15 (1.27%) Talend
14 15 (1.27%) TIBCO
15 10 (0.85%) Tableau
15 10 (0.85%) WorldPay
16 9 (0.76%) Cloudera
17 8 (0.68%) Perforce
17 8 (0.68%) SaltStack