Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 191 186 191
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5 +41
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 202 207 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.27% 1.27% 1.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.94% 6.21% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 123 99
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £363 £365 £275
90th Percentile £538 £588 £488
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
South East median hourly rate £41.13 £46.69 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.92% +107.51% -
10th Percentile £26.65 £46.09 £18.75
90th Percentile £48.40 £46.69 £26.25
England median hourly rate £40.75 £43.10 £47.00
% change year-on-year -5.44% -8.31% +38.24%

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 3,403 3,331 2,945
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.45% 20.52% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,175 2,116 1,766
South East median daily rate £450 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.46% +4.62% +3.29%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £588 £575 £552
England median daily rate £483 £473 £430
% change year-on-year +2.17% +9.88% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 41 66
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +164.71% -35.85%
10th Percentile £20.00 £15.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £56.86 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.15 £27.50
% change year-on-year +12.36% +13.27% -8.33%

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 January 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
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 January 2019.

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 January 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
Hampshire +4 85 £500 +25.00% 12
Thames Valley -35 49 £375 -26.47% 41
Surrey -3 48 £438 -12.50% 16
Berkshire -21 24 £425 -20.93% 20
Buckinghamshire +1 20 £375 -8.54% 2
Oxfordshire +21 5 £300 -27.27% 19
West Sussex -22 5 £390 -29.12% 1
East Sussex -6 3 £550 +4.76% 1
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Kent - 1 - - 3
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 143 (70.79%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (54.46%) Amazon AWS
3 97 (48.02%) Java
4 89 (44.06%) MySQL
5 84 (41.58%) TDD
6 82 (40.59%) Continuous Integration
7 78 (38.61%) JIRA
8 72 (35.64%) Ansible
9 71 (35.15%) Git (software)
10 70 (34.65%) Linux
11 69 (34.16%) NoSQL
12 68 (33.66%) DevOps
13 67 (33.17%) Jenkins
14 66 (32.67%) Puppet
15 64 (31.68%) Microsoft Azure
15 64 (31.68%) Oracle
16 54 (26.73%) OO
17 49 (24.26%) Tomcat
18 48 (23.76%) Migration
19 47 (23.27%) Microservices
20 46 (22.77%) OpenStack
21 45 (22.28%) Opscode Chef
22 44 (21.78%) HTML
22 44 (21.78%) Spring
23 43 (21.29%) SQL
23 43 (21.29%) MongoDB
24 42 (20.79%) Node.js
24 42 (20.79%) Docker
25 41 (20.30%) JavaScript
25 41 (20.30%) WebLogic

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 49 (24.26%) Tomcat
2 46 (22.77%) OpenStack
3 41 (20.30%) WebLogic
4 40 (19.80%) WebSphere
5 30 (14.85%) Confluence
6 9 (4.46%) Apache
7 7 (3.47%) Drupal
8 5 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.98%) IIS
10 2 (0.99%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.99%) JBoss
10 2 (0.99%) nginx
11 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.50%) CICS
11 1 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.50%) lighttpd
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 110 (54.46%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (31.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (10.40%) GitHub
4 20 (9.90%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (7.43%) OpenShift
6 12 (5.94%) Heroku
7 10 (4.95%) PaaS
8 9 (4.46%) IaaS
9 7 (3.47%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (2.97%) Amazon S3
11 5 (2.48%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (2.48%) Serverless
12 4 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.99%) npm
14 1 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.50%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.45%) Firewall
2 3 (1.49%) AMQP
2 3 (1.49%) HTTP
3 2 (0.99%) DNS
4 1 (0.50%) DHCP
4 1 (0.50%) Internet
4 1 (0.50%) VPN
4 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (44.06%) MySQL
2 69 (34.16%) NoSQL
3 43 (21.29%) MongoDB
4 29 (14.36%) Redis
5 28 (13.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 27 (13.37%) Amazon RDS
7 18 (8.91%) SQL Server
8 13 (6.44%) NuoDB
8 13 (6.44%) Relational Database
9 8 (3.96%) MariaDB
9 8 (3.96%) SQL Server 2016
9 8 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (3.47%) Oracle Database
11 6 (2.97%) Amazon Aurora
12 5 (2.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (1.98%) Big Data
13 4 (1.98%) RDBMS
14 3 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 78 (38.61%) JIRA
2 71 (35.15%) Git (software)
3 67 (33.17%) Jenkins
4 36 (17.82%) MSTest
4 36 (17.82%) NUnit
4 36 (17.82%) Selenium
5 31 (15.35%) Subversion
6 25 (12.38%) JUnit
7 20 (9.90%) Maven
8 16 (7.92%) Mockito
9 14 (6.93%) git-flow
10 8 (3.96%) GitLab
10 8 (3.96%) Vagrant
11 6 (2.97%) webpack
12 4 (1.98%) Gradle
12 4 (1.98%) Liquibase
13 3 (1.49%) Cucumber
13 3 (1.49%) Eclipse
14 2 (0.99%) IntelliJ
14 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (3.47%) Finance
2 6 (2.97%) Banking
3 5 (2.48%) Advertising
3 5 (2.48%) Games
4 4 (1.98%) Publishing
4 4 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.49%) Electronics
5 3 (1.49%) Legal
6 2 (0.99%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.99%) Marketing
7 1 (0.50%) Law
7 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 122 (60.40%) Developer
2 68 (33.66%) Java Developer
3 35 (17.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (9.90%) Senior Developer
5 18 (8.91%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (4.95%) Backend Developer
6 10 (4.95%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 9 (4.46%) Consultant
8 8 (3.96%) ETL Developer
8 8 (3.96%) Oracle Developer
8 8 (3.96%) Oracle ETL Developer
8 8 (3.96%) Ruby Developer
8 8 (3.96%) SQL Developer
8 8 (3.96%) SQL Server Developer
9 7 (3.47%) AWS DevOps
9 7 (3.47%) Development Team Leader
9 7 (3.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (3.47%) Java Development Team Leader
9 7 (3.47%) Senior DevOps
9 7 (3.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (21.78%) HTML
1 44 (21.78%) Spring
2 42 (20.79%) Node.js
3 38 (18.81%) CSS
4 30 (14.85%) RESTful
5 28 (13.86%) AngularJS
6 26 (12.87%) Kafka
7 24 (11.88%) Spring Boot
8 22 (10.89%) RabbitMQ
8 22 (10.89%) REST
9 20 (9.90%) Web Services
10 18 (8.91%) XML
11 15 (7.43%) Hibernate
12 13 (6.44%) JSON
12 13 (6.44%) React
12 13 (6.44%) Ruby on Rails
13 12 (5.94%) JPA
14 11 (5.45%) HTML5
15 9 (4.46%) jQuery
16 8 (3.96%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.43%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.96%) Reference Data
4 5 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.98%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.98%) Smart Home
5 4 (1.98%) User Experience
6 3 (1.49%) iPad
6 3 (1.49%) Robotics
7 2 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.99%) Replication
8 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.50%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.50%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.50%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 70 (34.65%) Linux
2 30 (14.85%) Windows
3 4 (1.98%) Android
3 4 (1.98%) Unix
3 4 (1.98%) VMS
4 3 (1.49%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.99%) CentOS
5 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (70.79%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (41.58%) TDD
3 82 (40.59%) Continuous Integration
4 68 (33.66%) DevOps
5 54 (26.73%) OO
6 48 (23.76%) Migration
7 47 (23.27%) Microservices
8 38 (18.81%) Continuous Delivery
9 35 (17.33%) Scrum
9 35 (17.33%) Test Automation
10 29 (14.36%) High Availability
11 27 (13.37%) Kanban
11 27 (13.37%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (12.38%) BDD
12 25 (12.38%) Configuration Management
13 22 (10.89%) MVC
13 22 (10.89%) Release Management
14 20 (9.90%) Auto-Scaling
14 20 (9.90%) Software Delivery
15 18 (8.91%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 97 (48.02%) Java
2 43 (21.29%) SQL
3 41 (20.30%) JavaScript
4 40 (19.80%) Java 8
5 23 (11.39%) Python
6 20 (9.90%) Ruby
7 14 (6.93%) C#
8 12 (5.94%) TypeScript
9 10 (4.95%) Bash Shell
10 9 (4.46%) PL/SQL
11 8 (3.96%) T-SQL
12 7 (3.47%) PowerShell
13 6 (2.97%) ES6
13 6 (2.97%) Go
13 6 (2.97%) PHP
14 5 (2.48%) Perl
15 3 (1.49%) C++
15 3 (1.49%) Scala
16 2 (0.99%) Kotlin
16 2 (0.99%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (16.34%) Security Cleared
2 32 (15.84%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.46%) Degree
4 4 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.99%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.99%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) ISEB
6 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.96%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.99%) WCAG
3 1 (0.50%) GDPR
3 1 (0.50%) PSD2
3 1 (0.50%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (20.79%) Docker
2 4 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.98%) Firmware
3 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.50%) ACF2
4 1 (0.50%) KVM
4 1 (0.50%) RACF
Systems Management
1 72 (35.64%) Ansible
2 66 (32.67%) Puppet
3 45 (22.28%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (16.83%) Kubernetes
5 6 (2.97%) Terraform
6 3 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.99%) Kibana
8 1 (0.50%) Grafana
8 1 (0.50%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.50%) logstash
8 1 (0.50%) Packer
8 1 (0.50%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 64 (31.68%) Oracle
2 26 (12.87%) Microsoft
3 25 (12.38%) Atlassian
4 15 (7.43%) Red Hat
5 13 (6.44%) IBM
6 10 (4.95%) ServiceNow
7 8 (3.96%) Talend
8 6 (2.97%) VMware
9 5 (2.48%) Google
10 2 (0.99%) Remedy
10 2 (0.99%) Splunk
11 1 (0.50%) Adobe
11 1 (0.50%) HP
11 1 (0.50%) SAP
11 1 (0.50%) Virgin Media