Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 202 222
Rank change year-on-year +33 +20 -1
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 237 158 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.41% 1.02% 0.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.96% 5.13% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 85 137
South East median daily rate £485 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.25% +6.67% +9.49%
10th Percentile £382 £313 £300
90th Percentile £588 £488 £458
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
South East median hourly rate £46.69 £19.38 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.98% -54.41% +6.25%
England median hourly rate £43.50 £47.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -7.45% +10.59% +16.76%

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 3,405 3,077 3,741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.27% 19.79% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,099 1,851 2,384
South East median daily rate £438 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 69 108
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £16.00 £25.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.50% -38.39% -13.43%
10th Percentile £13.78 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £51.75 £46.30 £51.00
England median hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £25.44
% change year-on-year +12.07% +13.99% -15.20%

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 23 April 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
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 23 April 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 +30 117 £510 +36.00% 36
Berkshire +26 53 £575 +43.75% 14
Buckinghamshire +20 52 £438 -1.41% 6
Surrey +14 51 £550 +42.86% 9
Hampshire -33 49 £400 -5.88% 14
Oxfordshire -32 11 £450 +20.00% 16
East Sussex +10 9 £438 +45.83% 8
West Sussex - 7 £550 - 4
Middlesex - 4 £400 -
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 119 (50.21%) Linux
2 110 (46.41%) Java
3 95 (40.08%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (37.13%) Git (software)
5 87 (36.71%) Jenkins
6 86 (36.29%) SQL
7 77 (32.49%) Oracle
8 75 (31.65%) MongoDB
9 71 (29.96%) SQL Server
10 68 (28.69%) Web Services
11 65 (27.43%) RESTful
11 65 (27.43%) DevOps
12 63 (26.58%) MySQL
13 59 (24.89%) Amazon AWS
14 57 (24.05%) Redis
15 56 (23.63%) Test Automation
16 55 (23.21%) JIRA
17 51 (21.52%) Selenium
18 44 (18.57%) Relational Database
19 43 (18.14%) Kafka
19 43 (18.14%) Confluence
20 40 (16.88%) Bash Shell
20 40 (16.88%) JPA
20 40 (16.88%) Finance
20 40 (16.88%) Python
21 39 (16.46%) Oracle Database
22 38 (16.03%) PaaS
22 38 (16.03%) IBM
23 37 (15.61%) PL/SQL
23 37 (15.61%) Unit Testing

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 43 (18.14%) Confluence
2 35 (14.77%) GlassFish
2 35 (14.77%) Liferay
3 34 (14.35%) OpenStack
4 28 (11.81%) Apache Spark
5 13 (5.49%) Tomcat
6 9 (3.80%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (2.53%) Apache
8 5 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.69%) CMS
9 4 (1.69%) Drupal
9 4 (1.69%) JBoss
9 4 (1.69%) WordPress
10 2 (0.84%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.84%) nginx
11 1 (0.42%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.42%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.42%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.42%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 59 (24.89%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (16.03%) PaaS
3 32 (13.50%) OpenShift
4 30 (12.66%) IaaS
5 21 (8.86%) Google Tag Manager
6 10 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (2.95%) Force.com
7 7 (2.95%) GitHub
7 7 (2.95%) SaaS
8 6 (2.53%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.84%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.42%) AWS OpsWorks
12 1 (0.42%) Bluemix
12 1 (0.42%) Heroku
12 1 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.81%) Firewall
2 10 (4.22%) HTTP
3 9 (3.80%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.95%) MQTT
5 4 (1.69%) SMS
6 3 (1.27%) DNS
6 3 (1.27%) SSL
7 2 (0.84%) DSL
7 2 (0.84%) Internet
8 1 (0.42%) ASN.1
8 1 (0.42%) FTP
8 1 (0.42%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.42%) SNMP
8 1 (0.42%) VPN
8 1 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (31.65%) MongoDB
2 71 (29.96%) SQL Server
3 63 (26.58%) MySQL
4 57 (24.05%) Redis
5 44 (18.57%) Relational Database
6 39 (16.46%) Oracle Database
7 36 (15.19%) Oracle Database 12c
8 34 (14.35%) Big Data
8 34 (14.35%) Hadoop
9 30 (12.66%) NuoDB
10 29 (12.24%) HBase
11 25 (10.55%) Sqoop
12 24 (10.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 24 (10.13%) Apache Hive
12 24 (10.13%) Data Lake
13 23 (9.70%) Impala
14 16 (6.75%) NoSQL
15 12 (5.06%) DB2
16 11 (4.64%) RDBMS
17 10 (4.22%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 88 (37.13%) Git (software)
2 87 (36.71%) Jenkins
3 55 (23.21%) JIRA
4 51 (21.52%) Selenium
5 29 (12.24%) Subversion
6 20 (8.44%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (2.95%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (2.53%) GitLab
8 6 (2.53%) Gradle
8 6 (2.53%) JUnit
8 6 (2.53%) Microsoft Blend
9 4 (1.69%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.69%) Maven
9 4 (1.69%) RSpec
10 3 (1.27%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.27%) SonarQube
10 3 (1.27%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.84%) git-flow
11 2 (0.84%) JHipster
General
1 40 (16.88%) Finance
2 13 (5.49%) Banking
3 7 (2.95%) Automotive
3 7 (2.95%) International Banking
4 6 (2.53%) Spanish Language
5 3 (1.27%) Marketing
6 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.42%) French Language
7 1 (0.42%) German Language
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 93 (39.24%) Developer
2 59 (24.89%) Java Developer
3 45 (18.99%) DevOps Engineer
4 31 (13.08%) Architect
5 23 (9.70%) DBA
6 15 (6.33%) Senior DevOps
6 15 (6.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 15 (6.33%) SQL DBA
7 12 (5.06%) Administrator
8 11 (4.64%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (3.80%) Agile Developer
9 9 (3.80%) Delivery Manager
9 9 (3.80%) JSP Developer
9 9 (3.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 9 (3.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 9 (3.80%) Python Developer
9 9 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (2.95%) DevOps Manager
11 6 (2.53%) Salesforce Architect
12 5 (2.11%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (28.69%) Web Services
2 65 (27.43%) RESTful
3 43 (18.14%) Kafka
4 40 (16.88%) JPA
5 35 (14.77%) EJB
5 35 (14.77%) EJB 3.0
5 35 (14.77%) JAXB
5 35 (14.77%) JAX-RS
6 34 (14.35%) RabbitMQ
7 33 (13.92%) Ehcache
8 32 (13.50%) SOAP
9 29 (12.24%) REST
10 23 (9.70%) JSP
10 23 (9.70%) Struts
11 19 (8.02%) JSON
12 18 (7.59%) HTML
12 18 (7.59%) Spring
12 18 (7.59%) XML
13 17 (7.17%) CSS
14 15 (6.33%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.77%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (9.70%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (3.38%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.38%) User Experience
4 7 (2.95%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.95%) Infotainment
5 5 (2.11%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.69%) Fintech
7 2 (0.84%) Clustering
7 2 (0.84%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.84%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.84%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.42%) PKI
8 1 (0.42%) Replication
8 1 (0.42%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 119 (50.21%) Linux
2 29 (12.24%) CentOS
3 12 (5.06%) Unix
4 11 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.22%) Windows
6 6 (2.53%) VMS
7 2 (0.84%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.42%) Debian
8 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (40.08%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (27.43%) DevOps
3 56 (23.63%) Test Automation
4 37 (15.61%) Unit Testing
5 35 (14.77%) Analytics
6 29 (12.24%) Continuous Delivery
7 27 (11.39%) Load Balancing
7 27 (11.39%) Scrum
8 24 (10.13%) Data Strategy
9 23 (9.70%) Open Source
9 23 (9.70%) TDD
10 21 (8.86%) Tag Management
10 21 (8.86%) Web Analytics
11 19 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (6.33%) Migration
12 15 (6.33%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (5.49%) BDD
13 13 (5.49%) Release Management
13 13 (5.49%) Technical Architecture
13 13 (5.49%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 110 (46.41%) Java
2 86 (36.29%) SQL
3 40 (16.88%) Bash Shell
3 40 (16.88%) Python
4 37 (15.61%) PL/SQL
5 31 (13.08%) Scala
6 21 (8.86%) JavaScript
7 19 (8.02%) Ruby
8 15 (6.33%) Java 8
9 14 (5.91%) C#
10 11 (4.64%) PHP
11 9 (3.80%) Apex Code
11 9 (3.80%) C++
12 7 (2.95%) Korn
13 6 (2.53%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.69%) C
14 4 (1.69%) Go
14 4 (1.69%) Groovy
15 3 (1.27%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (8.02%) Degree
1 19 (8.02%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.27%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (0.84%) APMG
4 2 (0.84%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) CISSP
5 1 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) RHCE
5 1 (0.42%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.95%) GDPR
2 4 (1.69%) GCP
3 2 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.42%) QA
4 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (12.24%) Apache Flume
2 25 (10.55%) HDFS
3 13 (5.49%) Docker
4 6 (2.53%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.69%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.42%) Corosync
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (14.77%) HP ALM
2 25 (10.55%) Oozie
3 20 (8.44%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (8.02%) Ansible
5 9 (3.80%) Puppet
6 4 (1.69%) Kibana
6 4 (1.69%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.27%) Terraform
8 2 (0.84%) Ambari
8 2 (0.84%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.84%) logstash
8 2 (0.84%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.84%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.84%) SELinux
8 2 (0.84%) Sysdig
8 2 (0.84%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 77 (32.49%) Oracle
2 38 (16.03%) IBM
3 35 (14.77%) HP
4 31 (13.08%) Red Hat
5 30 (12.66%) Salesforce.com
6 27 (11.39%) Google
7 26 (10.97%) Cloudera
7 26 (10.97%) Hortonworks
8 24 (10.13%) MapR
8 24 (10.13%) Talend
9 21 (8.86%) Tealium
10 9 (3.80%) Microsoft
11 6 (2.53%) Vertica
12 5 (2.11%) SAP
13 4 (1.69%) Capita
13 4 (1.69%) Splunk
13 4 (1.69%) Tableau
14 3 (1.27%) Pega
15 2 (0.84%) Axway
15 2 (0.84%) SaltStack