Period
to 30 October 2020

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 30 October 2020 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
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 109 207 186
Rank change year-on-year +98 -21 +18
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 51 145 226
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.41% 1.05% 1.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.45% 5.21% 6.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 67 142
Median daily rate £475 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £300 £225 £338
90th Percentile £600 £543 £575
England median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +26.51% -2.35%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57% -

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 685 2,784 3,611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.88% 20.19% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 1,689 2,334
Median daily rate £470 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% - +12.36%
10th Percentile £286 £300 £313
90th Percentile £623 £600 £575
England median daily rate £490 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +3.16% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 90 47
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.03 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.09% +0.09% +18.64%
10th Percentile £14.69 £15.23 £17.38
90th Percentile £51.75 £74.25 £58.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year +12.90% +5.08% -3.28%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PostgreSQL in the South East.

Daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in the South East

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PostgreSQL in the South East over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in the South East

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PostgreSQL in the South East.

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 30 October 2020. 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
Hampshire +70 29 £550 +46.67% 7
Thames Valley +85 20 £463 +2.78% 24
Buckinghamshire +37 14 £300 -33.33% 4
Oxfordshire +42 4 £475 - 7
Berkshire +74 2 £550 +22.22% 13
Surrey +62 1 £538 +41.45% 6
Sussex - 1 £550 -
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2020, 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 29 (56.86%) SQL
2 25 (49.02%) Linux
2 25 (49.02%) Security Cleared
3 24 (47.06%) SC Cleared
4 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (41.18%) Oracle
6 18 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 18 (35.29%) DevOps
7 17 (33.33%) JSON
8 16 (31.37%) SQL Server
9 15 (29.41%) Java
10 14 (27.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (27.45%) React
11 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Office
11 13 (25.49%) Adobe
11 13 (25.49%) Red Hat
11 13 (25.49%) Ruby
12 12 (23.53%) Oracle Database
13 11 (21.57%) Scrum
14 10 (19.61%) Spring
14 10 (19.61%) Docker
15 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
15 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
15 9 (17.65%) Windows
15 9 (17.65%) Web Services
16 8 (15.69%) PL/SQL
16 8 (15.69%) JIRA
16 8 (15.69%) AWS
16 8 (15.69%) Bash Shell
16 8 (15.69%) Microservices

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 5 (9.80%) IIS
2 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.88%) Confluence
3 3 (5.88%) nginx
4 2 (3.92%) Apache
4 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.96%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.96%) JBoss
5 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.96%) OpenWhisk
5 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.96%) WildFly
Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) AWS
2 4 (7.84%) Amazon ECS
2 4 (7.84%) AWS Fargate
2 4 (7.84%) Azure
3 3 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (5.88%) Serverless
4 2 (3.92%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (3.92%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.92%) OpenShift
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.96%) Azure Functions
5 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.96%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.96%) GitHub
5 1 (1.96%) PaaS
5 1 (1.96%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) DNS
2 2 (3.92%) DHCP
2 2 (3.92%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) Skype
3 1 (1.96%) MPLS
3 1 (1.96%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.96%) SSL
3 1 (1.96%) VPN
3 1 (1.96%) VSAN
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (31.37%) SQL Server
2 12 (23.53%) Oracle Database
3 6 (11.76%) MySQL
4 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (3.92%) KNIME
6 2 (3.92%) MariaDB
6 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.92%) Snowflake Schema
6 2 (3.92%) Tableau
7 1 (1.96%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (1.96%) Big Data
7 1 (1.96%) DB2
7 1 (1.96%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (1.96%) Redis
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 8 (15.69%) JIRA
3 6 (11.76%) GitLab
4 5 (9.80%) Bitbucket
4 5 (9.80%) Selenium
5 4 (7.84%) Subversion
6 3 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (5.88%) Gradle
7 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.92%) Flyway
7 2 (3.92%) JUnit
7 2 (3.92%) Liquibase
7 2 (3.92%) NUnit
7 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.96%) Ant
8 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
1 2 (3.92%) Banking
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
2 1 (1.96%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.96%) Publishing
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (56.86%) Developer
2 9 (17.65%) Systems Developer
3 8 (15.69%) DBA
4 7 (13.73%) Java Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Architect
6 5 (9.80%) Administrator
6 5 (9.80%) Applications Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Applications Support
7 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared DBA
8 3 (5.88%) Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.92%) ETL Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL Developer
9 2 (3.92%) SQL DBA
9 2 (3.92%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (33.33%) JSON
2 14 (27.45%) React
3 10 (19.61%) Spring
4 9 (17.65%) Web Services
5 6 (11.76%) .NET
5 6 (11.76%) Spring Boot
6 5 (9.80%) .NET Framework
6 5 (9.80%) HTML
6 5 (9.80%) OpenJDK
6 5 (9.80%) RESTful
6 5 (9.80%) XML
7 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
7 4 (7.84%) Classic ASP
7 4 (7.84%) CSS
7 4 (7.84%) Java EE
7 4 (7.84%) Kafka
7 4 (7.84%) Middleware
8 3 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
1 5 (9.80%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (5.88%) Clustering
2 3 (5.88%) PKI
2 3 (5.88%) Replication
3 2 (3.92%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.96%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (49.02%) Linux
2 14 (27.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (17.65%) Windows
4 7 (13.73%) Unix
5 2 (3.92%) CentOS
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) DevOps
3 11 (21.57%) Scrum
4 8 (15.69%) Microservices
5 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (11.76%) ITIL
6 5 (9.80%) ITIL V3
6 5 (9.80%) Migration
6 5 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.84%) ETL
7 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.84%) OWASP
7 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
7 4 (7.84%) UML
8 3 (5.88%) Kanban
8 3 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (56.86%) SQL
2 18 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 15 (29.41%) Java
4 13 (25.49%) Ruby
5 8 (15.69%) Bash Shell
5 8 (15.69%) PL/SQL
6 5 (9.80%) Python
7 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
7 4 (7.84%) VB.NET
8 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.92%) PHP
9 2 (3.92%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.92%) VB
9 2 (3.92%) VB6
10 1 (1.96%) BeanShell
10 1 (1.96%) C
10 1 (1.96%) C#
10 1 (1.96%) Korn
10 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (49.02%) Security Cleared
2 24 (47.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) MCSA
3 2 (3.92%) MCSE
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.96%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) NCSC
2 1 (1.96%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Docker
2 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.96%) HDFS
3 1 (1.96%) PowerDNS
3 1 (1.96%) RACF
3 1 (1.96%) vCloud
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Kubernetes
2 4 (7.84%) Ansible
2 4 (7.84%) HAProxy
3 3 (5.88%) Terraform
4 2 (3.92%) Ambari
4 2 (3.92%) Puppet
4 2 (3.92%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.96%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.96%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (1.96%) Nagios
5 1 (1.96%) Oozie
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.96%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Oracle
2 13 (25.49%) Adobe
2 13 (25.49%) Red Hat
3 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.88%) IBM
4 3 (5.88%) Talend
4 3 (5.88%) VMware
5 2 (3.92%) Arqiva
5 2 (3.92%) Confirmit
5 2 (3.92%) Veeam
6 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco
6 1 (1.96%) EMC
6 1 (1.96%) F5
6 1 (1.96%) Pega
6 1 (1.96%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.96%) Remedy
6 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow