Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 196 190 216
Rank change year-on-year -6 +26 -16
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 171 220 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.18% 1.33% 1.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.21% 6.19% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 124 95
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £300 £329 £322
90th Percentile £550 £575 £500
England median daily rate £515 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
South East median hourly rate £52.50 £45.10 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.42% +6.11% -
10th Percentile £51.25 £30.75 £21.25
90th Percentile £59.75 £50.85 £43.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% -

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 2,753 3,552 3,469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.96% 21.42% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,686 2,236 2,109
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +7.36% +1.88%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £284
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 54 73
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £19.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +103.46% -44.62%
10th Percentile £17.17 £12.38 £9.25
90th Percentile £72.50 £55.00 £49.60
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +5.26%

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 22 August 2019.

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 22 August 2019. 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 -1 85 £450 +12.50% 37
Buckinghamshire +7 40 £438 +0.86% 7
Berkshire -7 36 £450 +28.57% 20
Hampshire -4 30 £400 -5.88% 16
Surrey -10 24 £550 +11.39% 9
East Sussex -2 16 £475 - 5
West Sussex +26 13 £300 -34.78% 5
Oxfordshire +31 9 £488 +21.88% 10
Kent 0 1 - -
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 86 (50.29%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (47.37%) SQL
3 70 (40.94%) Java
4 58 (33.92%) MySQL
5 57 (33.33%) Python
6 54 (31.58%) SQL Server
7 51 (29.82%) JIRA
8 47 (27.49%) Git (software)
8 47 (27.49%) AWS
8 47 (27.49%) Linux
9 45 (26.32%) Jenkins
10 41 (23.98%) Docker
11 39 (22.81%) Oracle
12 38 (22.22%) JavaScript
12 38 (22.22%) Test Automation
12 38 (22.22%) DevOps
13 37 (21.64%) Scrum
14 35 (20.47%) Node.js
15 34 (19.88%) NoSQL
15 34 (19.88%) REST
16 30 (17.54%) RESTful
16 30 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (17.54%) TDD
17 29 (16.96%) MongoDB
17 29 (16.96%) Microservices
18 28 (16.37%) XML
18 28 (16.37%) Tomcat
19 27 (15.79%) Spring
20 25 (14.62%) Hadoop
20 25 (14.62%) IBM

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 (16.37%) Tomcat
2 22 (12.87%) Apache
3 20 (11.70%) Confluence
4 15 (8.77%) Apache Spark
4 15 (8.77%) Drupal
5 14 (8.19%) Apache Airflow
6 11 (6.43%) Luigi
7 10 (5.85%) GeoServer
7 10 (5.85%) JBoss
8 5 (2.92%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (1.75%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.75%) Jupyter
10 3 (1.75%) nginx
11 2 (1.17%) IIS
11 2 (1.17%) lighttpd
11 2 (1.17%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.58%) Appian
Applications
1 7 (4.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (27.49%) AWS
2 19 (11.11%) Heroku
3 17 (9.94%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (7.60%) Amazon EMR
4 13 (7.60%) Amazon S3
5 12 (7.02%) Amazon SQS
5 12 (7.02%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (6.43%) Azure
6 11 (6.43%) PaaS
7 10 (5.85%) SaaS
8 9 (5.26%) Amazon Kinesis
9 4 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (2.34%) GitHub
10 3 (1.75%) OpenShift
11 2 (1.17%) Firebase
11 2 (1.17%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.58%) Amazon ECS
12 1 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.58%) GCP
12 1 (0.58%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.85%) MQTT
2 5 (2.92%) SSH
3 4 (2.34%) DNS
4 3 (1.75%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (1.75%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.17%) FTP
5 2 (1.17%) HTTP
5 2 (1.17%) SAN
5 2 (1.17%) Skype
5 2 (1.17%) SSL
6 1 (0.58%) DMZ
6 1 (0.58%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (33.92%) MySQL
2 54 (31.58%) SQL Server
3 34 (19.88%) NoSQL
4 29 (16.96%) MongoDB
5 25 (14.62%) Hadoop
6 24 (14.04%) Relational Database
7 21 (12.28%) DB2
8 20 (11.70%) Big Data
9 14 (8.19%) Amazon Aurora
9 14 (8.19%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (8.19%) RDBMS
10 13 (7.60%) Amazon Athena
10 13 (7.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 13 (7.60%) Amazon RDS
11 12 (7.02%) Amazon Redshift
12 11 (6.43%) Azkaban
13 10 (5.85%) GIS
14 7 (4.09%) Apache Hive
15 6 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (3.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 51 (29.82%) JIRA
2 47 (27.49%) Git (software)
3 45 (26.32%) Jenkins
4 24 (14.04%) Bitbucket
5 23 (13.45%) Maven
6 22 (12.87%) JUnit
7 21 (12.28%) Selenium
8 17 (9.94%) Mockito
9 12 (7.02%) JMeter
10 5 (2.92%) Ant
10 5 (2.92%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.92%) Eclipse
11 4 (2.34%) jMock
11 4 (2.34%) SonarQube
12 3 (1.75%) DbUnit
12 3 (1.75%) GitLab
12 3 (1.75%) gulp
12 3 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (1.17%) Gradle
13 2 (1.17%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (8.77%) Banking
2 13 (7.60%) Finance
3 9 (5.26%) Public Sector
3 9 (5.26%) Retail
4 6 (3.51%) Marketing
5 3 (1.75%) Games
6 2 (1.17%) Automotive
7 1 (0.58%) Housing Association
7 1 (0.58%) Local Government
7 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (39.77%) Developer
2 29 (16.96%) DBA
3 25 (14.62%) Java Developer
4 16 (9.36%) Data Engineer
5 13 (7.60%) Administrator
6 12 (7.02%) Python Developer
7 11 (6.43%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (5.85%) Python Engineer
9 7 (4.09%) Analyst
9 7 (4.09%) Consultant
9 7 (4.09%) Senior DevOps
9 7 (4.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.51%) Java Engineer
10 6 (3.51%) Node.js Developer
10 6 (3.51%) PostgreSQL DBA
10 6 (3.51%) Senior Developer
11 5 (2.92%) Backend Developer
11 5 (2.92%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (2.92%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (2.34%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.47%) Node.js
2 34 (19.88%) REST
3 30 (17.54%) RESTful
4 28 (16.37%) XML
5 27 (15.79%) Spring
6 24 (14.04%) AngularJS
7 22 (12.87%) SOAP
8 19 (11.11%) Kafka
8 19 (11.11%) Web Services
9 17 (9.94%) Apache Camel
9 17 (9.94%) HTML
10 14 (8.19%) Java EE
10 14 (8.19%) Spring Boot
11 13 (7.60%) JSON
12 12 (7.02%) JMS
12 12 (7.02%) JPA
12 12 (7.02%) React
13 10 (5.85%) Apache Commons
13 10 (5.85%) GeoTools
13 10 (5.85%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.26%) EPoS
3 7 (4.09%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.92%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.75%) Clustering
6 3 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.75%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.17%) Robotics
8 1 (0.58%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (27.49%) Linux
2 22 (12.87%) Windows
3 14 (8.19%) Unix
4 10 (5.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.34%) CentOS
6 3 (1.75%) Android
6 3 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.75%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.75%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.17%) VMS
7 2 (1.17%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (50.29%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (22.22%) DevOps
2 38 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 37 (21.64%) Scrum
4 30 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (17.54%) TDD
5 29 (16.96%) Microservices
6 25 (14.62%) Problem-Solving
7 24 (14.04%) Open Source
8 18 (10.53%) Migration
9 12 (7.02%) Data Analysis
9 12 (7.02%) High Availability
9 12 (7.02%) Stress Testing
10 10 (5.85%) BDD
10 10 (5.85%) Continuous Deployment
10 10 (5.85%) Data Privacy
10 10 (5.85%) Integration Testing
10 10 (5.85%) Inversion of Control
10 10 (5.85%) Kanban
10 10 (5.85%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 81 (47.37%) SQL
2 70 (40.94%) Java
3 57 (33.33%) Python
4 38 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 16 (9.36%) PHP
5 16 (9.36%) PowerShell
5 16 (9.36%) Scala
6 13 (7.60%) Bash Shell
7 12 (7.02%) Perl
8 11 (6.43%) Ruby
9 7 (4.09%) Java 8
10 5 (2.92%) BeanShell
10 5 (2.92%) Bourne shell
10 5 (2.92%) C
10 5 (2.92%) Korn
10 5 (2.92%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.34%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.75%) R
12 3 (1.75%) REXX
12 3 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (13.45%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.75%) PhD
4 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.75%) GDPR
2 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 41 (23.98%) Docker
2 12 (7.02%) Active Directory
3 9 (5.26%) Apache Flume
4 7 (4.09%) RACF
5 4 (2.34%) HDFS
6 3 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.17%) KVM
8 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (11.11%) Ansible
2 11 (6.43%) Kubernetes
3 7 (4.09%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.09%) Puppet
3 7 (4.09%) ZABBIX
4 4 (2.34%) Ambari
5 3 (1.75%) Terraform
5 3 (1.75%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.17%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (1.17%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.17%) Kibana
6 2 (1.17%) logstash
7 1 (0.58%) Consul
7 1 (0.58%) Grafana
7 1 (0.58%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.58%) Nagios
7 1 (0.58%) Packer
7 1 (0.58%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.58%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.58%) Webmin
Vendors
1 39 (22.81%) Oracle
2 25 (14.62%) IBM
3 22 (12.87%) Microsoft
4 13 (7.60%) Red Hat
5 12 (7.02%) Atlassian
6 8 (4.68%) NCR
7 5 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.34%) Google
8 4 (2.34%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (2.34%) VMware
9 2 (1.17%) Dell
9 2 (1.17%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (1.17%) NetApp
9 2 (1.17%) Tableau
10 1 (0.58%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.58%) Cisco
10 1 (0.58%) Citrix
10 1 (0.58%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.58%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.58%) Splunk