Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 July 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 194 220
Rank change year-on-year +24 +26 +43
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 244 176 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.42% 1.09% 1.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.71% 5.09% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 109 139
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +10.06% +6.00%
10th Percentile £346 £319 £300
90th Percentile £589 £500 £466
England median daily rate £500 £498 £450
% change year-on-year +0.39% +10.68% +11.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
South East median hourly rate £45.10 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.11% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30.75 £21.25 £9.20
90th Percentile £50.85 £43.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £41.41 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -2.56% - +13.33%

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 the South East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3,639 3,456 3,835
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.19% 21.34% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,271 2,127 2,422
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £545
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 81 100
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £19.66 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.00% -48.26% +52.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £48.00 £52.30
England median hourly rate £32.25 £30.00 £29.88
% change year-on-year +7.50% +0.40% +19.52%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in the South East

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PostgreSQL in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in the South East

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in the South East over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in the South East

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PostgreSQL in the South East

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in the South East over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PostgreSQL in the South East

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Thames Valley +32 125 £434 +8.44% 29
Buckinghamshire +31 63 £430 -1.71% 2
Surrey +6 60 £525 +5.00% 6
Berkshire +17 46 £460 +18.71% 15
Hampshire -36 33 £425 - 9
Oxfordshire 0 16 £450 +22.03% 12
East Sussex +7 15 £375 +25.00% 8
West Sussex - 5 £460 - 1
Middlesex -1 3 - -
Kent - 3 £525 - 3
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 South East region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 110 (45.08%) Java
2 107 (43.85%) SQL
3 98 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (38.52%) Linux
5 84 (34.43%) Git (software)
6 81 (33.20%) Jenkins
7 79 (32.38%) Oracle
8 77 (31.56%) MySQL
9 75 (30.74%) SQL Server
9 75 (30.74%) Amazon AWS
10 67 (27.46%) JIRA
11 64 (26.23%) MongoDB
12 61 (25.00%) Python
13 58 (23.77%) JavaScript
14 47 (19.26%) Web Services
15 45 (18.44%) Test Automation
15 45 (18.44%) DevOps
16 44 (18.03%) Spring
17 43 (17.62%) Kafka
17 43 (17.62%) Apache Cassandra
18 42 (17.21%) RESTful
19 39 (15.98%) Redis
20 38 (15.57%) Relational Database
21 37 (15.16%) Bash Shell
21 37 (15.16%) Degree
22 34 (13.93%) Scrum
22 34 (13.93%) Java 8
23 33 (13.52%) TDD
23 33 (13.52%) HTML
23 33 (13.52%) Security Cleared

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 28 (11.48%) Tomcat
2 25 (10.25%) Apache
3 24 (9.84%) Confluence
4 22 (9.02%) OpenStack
5 14 (5.74%) GlassFish
5 14 (5.74%) Liferay
6 11 (4.51%) Apache Spark
6 11 (4.51%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (2.87%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (2.87%) JBoss
7 7 (2.87%) nginx
8 5 (2.05%) lighttpd
8 5 (2.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.82%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.82%) CMS
9 2 (0.82%) Drupal
9 2 (0.82%) IIS
9 2 (0.82%) WordPress
10 1 (0.41%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.41%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.82%) Magento
3 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 75 (30.74%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (7.38%) OpenShift
3 15 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (4.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (4.92%) PaaS
5 10 (4.10%) IaaS
6 8 (3.28%) Force.com
7 7 (2.87%) Amazon S3
7 7 (2.87%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (2.46%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.64%) GitHub
10 4 (1.64%) Google Tag Manager
10 4 (1.64%) Serverless
11 2 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.82%) npm
12 1 (0.41%) AWS OpsWorks
12 1 (0.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.51%) Firewall
2 4 (1.64%) DNS
2 4 (1.64%) DSL
2 4 (1.64%) SSL
3 3 (1.23%) ASN.1
3 3 (1.23%) HTTP
3 3 (1.23%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (1.23%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.82%) SMS
4 2 (0.82%) Wireless
5 1 (0.41%) FTP
5 1 (0.41%) SNMP
5 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (31.56%) MySQL
2 75 (30.74%) SQL Server
3 64 (26.23%) MongoDB
4 43 (17.62%) Apache Cassandra
5 39 (15.98%) Redis
6 38 (15.57%) Relational Database
7 29 (11.89%) NoSQL
8 22 (9.02%) Big Data
9 20 (8.20%) Hadoop
10 19 (7.79%) HBase
10 19 (7.79%) Oracle Database
11 18 (7.38%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (6.97%) NuoDB
13 15 (6.15%) DB2
13 15 (6.15%) Oracle Database 12c
14 12 (4.92%) icCube
15 11 (4.51%) DB2 UDB
16 10 (4.10%) RDBMS
17 9 (3.69%) Amazon Redshift
18 8 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 84 (34.43%) Git (software)
2 81 (33.20%) Jenkins
3 67 (27.46%) JIRA
4 28 (11.48%) Selenium
5 20 (8.20%) Maven
6 19 (7.79%) JUnit
7 18 (7.38%) Subversion
8 13 (5.33%) Mockito
9 11 (4.51%) git-flow
9 11 (4.51%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (2.87%) Oracle APEX
11 6 (2.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (2.46%) Gradle
12 5 (2.05%) Bitbucket
12 5 (2.05%) Liquibase
12 5 (2.05%) Vagrant
13 4 (1.64%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.64%) GitLab
14 3 (1.23%) Artifactory
14 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 31 (12.70%) Finance
2 11 (4.51%) Banking
3 8 (3.28%) Spanish Language
4 5 (2.05%) Law
5 4 (1.64%) Marketing
5 4 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.41%) Electronics
6 1 (0.41%) French Language
6 1 (0.41%) German Language
6 1 (0.41%) International Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
6 1 (0.41%) Local Government
6 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 117 (47.95%) Developer
2 60 (24.59%) Java Developer
3 27 (11.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 25 (10.25%) DBA
5 23 (9.43%) Architect
6 16 (6.56%) Administrator
6 16 (6.56%) Linux Engineer
6 16 (6.56%) SQL DBA
7 13 (5.33%) PostgreSQL Developer
8 12 (4.92%) SQL Developer
9 11 (4.51%) Analyst
10 10 (4.10%) Agile Developer
10 10 (4.10%) Senior DevOps
10 10 (4.10%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 9 (3.69%) JSP Developer
12 8 (3.28%) Senior Developer
13 7 (2.87%) AWS Engineer
13 7 (2.87%) Python Developer
13 7 (2.87%) Senior Java Developer
13 7 (2.87%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (19.26%) Web Services
2 44 (18.03%) Spring
3 43 (17.62%) Kafka
4 42 (17.21%) RESTful
5 33 (13.52%) HTML
6 32 (13.11%) CSS
7 30 (12.30%) JPA
8 28 (11.48%) AngularJS
8 28 (11.48%) XML
9 26 (10.66%) LAPP Stack
10 25 (10.25%) REST
11 24 (9.84%) RabbitMQ
12 23 (9.43%) JSON
13 22 (9.02%) Hibernate
14 20 (8.20%) JSP
14 20 (8.20%) SOAP
14 20 (8.20%) Struts
15 18 (7.38%) Node.js
16 17 (6.97%) YAML
17 16 (6.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.97%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (5.74%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.69%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.46%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (2.46%) User Experience
6 4 (1.64%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.64%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.64%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.23%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.82%) Clustering
8 2 (0.82%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.82%) Fintech
8 2 (0.82%) PKI
8 2 (0.82%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.41%) iSeries
9 1 (0.41%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) Replication
9 1 (0.41%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 94 (38.52%) Linux
2 25 (10.25%) Unix
3 21 (8.61%) Windows
4 19 (7.79%) CentOS
5 12 (4.92%) VMS
6 9 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.05%) FreeBSD
8 4 (1.64%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.82%) CoreOS
9 2 (0.82%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.41%) AIX
10 1 (0.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (18.44%) DevOps
2 45 (18.44%) Test Automation
3 34 (13.93%) Scrum
4 33 (13.52%) TDD
5 31 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (12.30%) ETL
6 30 (12.30%) Open Source
7 28 (11.48%) Analytics
8 23 (9.43%) BDD
9 22 (9.02%) Continuous Delivery
10 20 (8.20%) Data Modelling
11 19 (7.79%) Migration
11 19 (7.79%) MVC
12 18 (7.38%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (7.38%) Software Engineering
13 17 (6.97%) OO
14 16 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (6.56%) Unit Testing
15 14 (5.74%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 110 (45.08%) Java
2 107 (43.85%) SQL
3 61 (25.00%) Python
4 58 (23.77%) JavaScript
5 37 (15.16%) Bash Shell
6 34 (13.93%) Java 8
7 23 (9.43%) C#
8 22 (9.02%) Ruby
9 20 (8.20%) PL/SQL
10 13 (5.33%) Scala
11 11 (4.51%) C
12 10 (4.10%) Apex Code
12 10 (4.10%) Go
12 10 (4.10%) Shell Script
13 9 (3.69%) Korn
13 9 (3.69%) Perl
14 8 (3.28%) TypeScript
15 7 (2.87%) C++
16 6 (2.46%) ES6
16 6 (2.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (15.16%) Degree
2 33 (13.52%) Security Cleared
3 25 (10.25%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.64%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.23%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.41%) APMG
7 1 (0.41%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.51%) GCP
2 10 (4.10%) GDPR
3 4 (1.64%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.64%) QA
4 1 (0.41%) SLA
4 1 (0.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (6.97%) Apache Flume
2 15 (6.15%) Docker
3 12 (4.92%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.87%) HDFS
5 6 (2.46%) Active Directory
6 5 (2.05%) Postfix
6 5 (2.05%) Varnish
7 2 (0.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.82%) vSphere
8 1 (0.41%) iptables
8 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.41%) Xen
8 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (13.52%) Ansible
2 18 (7.38%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (6.15%) Puppet
4 14 (5.74%) HP ALM
5 7 (2.87%) Kibana
5 7 (2.87%) Oozie
6 5 (2.05%) Cacti
6 5 (2.05%) Nagios
7 4 (1.64%) Kubernetes
7 4 (1.64%) logstash
7 4 (1.64%) Terraform
8 3 (1.23%) Ambari
8 3 (1.23%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.82%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.82%) Salt
9 2 (0.82%) SCOM
9 2 (0.82%) Sysdig
9 2 (0.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 79 (32.38%) Oracle
2 23 (9.43%) IBM
3 16 (6.56%) Google
4 15 (6.15%) HP
5 14 (5.74%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (5.33%) Red Hat
7 12 (4.92%) MicroStrategy
7 12 (4.92%) Vertica
8 10 (4.10%) Cloudera
9 9 (3.69%) Hortonworks
9 9 (3.69%) Microsoft
10 8 (3.28%) Splunk
10 8 (3.28%) Talend
11 7 (2.87%) MapR
12 5 (2.05%) SAP
13 4 (1.64%) Greenplum
13 4 (1.64%) Juniper
13 4 (1.64%) Tableau
13 4 (1.64%) Tealium
13 4 (1.64%) VMware