Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 192 192 176
Rank change year-on-year 0 -16 +32
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 78 206 231
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.82% 1.31% 1.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.24% 6.43% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 136 129
Median daily rate £456 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.95% -5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £269 £363 £400
90th Percentile £601 £544 £588
England median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 7
Median hourly rate - £41.50 £46.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.12% +140.98%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.46
% change year-on-year - -17.56% -9.67%

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 1,840 3,206 3,411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.41% 20.40% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,148 2,027 2,088
Median daily rate £463 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +6.71%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £606 £606 £575
England median daily rate £488 £488 £475
% change year-on-year - +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 47 45
Median hourly rate £30.75 £45.64 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.62% +4.91% +167.69%
10th Percentile £16.98 £21.99 £13.95
90th Percentile £72.18 £57.50 £51.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +20.00%

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 9 April 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 9 April 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
Thames Valley +31 41 £450 +5.88% 16
Hampshire +9 23 £463 -7.50% 4
Berkshire +28 16 £425 - 10
Oxfordshire +22 13 £470 +10.59% 6
Buckinghamshire +10 12 £500 +73.91%
Surrey +27 7 £475 +5.56% 4
West Sussex +26 4 £325 -14.47% 1
East Sussex +11 3 £224 -52.95% 3
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 33 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (41.03%) DevOps
3 28 (35.90%) Java
3 28 (35.90%) Linux
4 27 (34.62%) SQL
5 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
5 23 (29.49%) Docker
6 22 (28.21%) Windows
6 22 (28.21%) Python
6 22 (28.21%) JIRA
7 21 (26.92%) AWS
7 21 (26.92%) MySQL
8 20 (25.64%) Oracle
9 19 (24.36%) Configuration Management
10 18 (23.08%) Scrum
11 17 (21.79%) Jenkins
12 16 (20.51%) Ansible
12 16 (20.51%) Kubernetes
12 16 (20.51%) Git (software)
13 15 (19.23%) Test Automation
14 14 (17.95%) Azure
14 14 (17.95%) AngularJS
15 13 (16.67%) Node.js
15 13 (16.67%) Selenium
15 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
16 12 (15.38%) Red Hat
16 12 (15.38%) Kanban
17 11 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (14.10%) Finance
17 11 (14.10%) ITIL

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 11 (14.10%) Confluence
2 10 (12.82%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.41%) Apache
3 5 (6.41%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (5.13%) JBoss
4 4 (5.13%) nginx
5 2 (2.56%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (2.56%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.56%) IIS
5 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.56%) WildFly
6 1 (1.28%) GeoServer
6 1 (1.28%) Jupyter
6 1 (1.28%) Luigi
6 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (26.92%) AWS
2 14 (17.95%) Azure
3 11 (14.10%) GitHub
4 9 (11.54%) SaaS
5 6 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (6.41%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (6.41%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (6.41%) Serverless
7 4 (5.13%) Amazon S3
7 4 (5.13%) OpenShift
8 3 (3.85%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (3.85%) IaaS
8 3 (3.85%) Power Platform
9 2 (2.56%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (2.56%) AWS CodeBuild
9 2 (2.56%) AWS Step Functions
9 2 (2.56%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (2.56%) Azure Functions
9 2 (2.56%) BlazeMeter
9 2 (2.56%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) DNS
1 4 (5.13%) Wireless
2 2 (2.56%) Firewall
2 2 (2.56%) Internet
2 2 (2.56%) NAS
2 2 (2.56%) SAN
2 2 (2.56%) SNMP
2 2 (2.56%) SSH
2 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.56%) tcpdump
2 2 (2.56%) VPN
2 2 (2.56%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.28%) DHCP
3 1 (1.28%) LAN
3 1 (1.28%) Network Security
3 1 (1.28%) SMTP
3 1 (1.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
2 21 (26.92%) MySQL
3 11 (14.10%) Relational Database
4 9 (11.54%) MariaDB
4 9 (11.54%) Redis
5 8 (10.26%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (8.97%) DB2
6 7 (8.97%) MongoDB
7 6 (7.69%) Big Data
7 6 (7.69%) DB2 UDB
8 5 (6.41%) NoSQL
9 4 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (5.13%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database
9 4 (5.13%) Qlik Sense
9 4 (5.13%) QlikView
9 4 (5.13%) RDBMS
10 3 (3.85%) Amazon Athena
10 3 (3.85%) Hadoop
10 3 (3.85%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 22 (28.21%) JIRA
2 17 (21.79%) Jenkins
3 16 (20.51%) Git (software)
4 13 (16.67%) Selenium
5 11 (14.10%) GitLab
6 8 (10.26%) Eclipse
7 7 (8.97%) Ant
7 7 (8.97%) JUnit
8 4 (5.13%) Maven
8 4 (5.13%) SonarQube
9 3 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (2.56%) Bitbucket
10 2 (2.56%) DbUnit
10 2 (2.56%) jMock
10 2 (2.56%) Mocha
10 2 (2.56%) Mockito
10 2 (2.56%) Postman
10 2 (2.56%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.28%) Mercurial
11 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 11 (14.10%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
4 1 (1.28%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Developer
2 17 (21.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (12.82%) Analyst
4 9 (11.54%) Python Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) DBA
7 4 (5.13%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Architect
8 3 (3.85%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Data Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Angular Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Lead
9 2 (2.56%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.95%) AngularJS
2 13 (16.67%) Node.js
3 10 (12.82%) HTML
3 10 (12.82%) Spring
3 10 (12.82%) Web Services
3 10 (12.82%) XML
4 9 (11.54%) RESTful
4 9 (11.54%) SOAP
5 6 (7.69%) Django
5 6 (7.69%) JSP
5 6 (7.69%) LDAP
5 6 (7.69%) SailPoint
5 6 (7.69%) Servlets
6 5 (6.41%) .NET
6 5 (6.41%) Flask
6 5 (6.41%) J2EE
6 5 (6.41%) REST
7 4 (5.13%) CSS
7 4 (5.13%) Java EE
7 4 (5.13%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 4 (5.13%) Clustering
4 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.56%) EPoS
6 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.28%) Blog
6 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.28%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.28%) Life Science
6 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.90%) Linux
2 22 (28.21%) Windows
3 9 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (11.54%) Unix
4 6 (7.69%) CentOS
5 4 (5.13%) CoreOS
6 2 (2.56%) VMS
7 1 (1.28%) Android
7 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.28%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (41.03%) DevOps
3 19 (24.36%) Configuration Management
4 18 (23.08%) Scrum
5 15 (19.23%) Test Automation
6 12 (15.38%) Kanban
7 11 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (14.10%) ITIL
8 10 (12.82%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (11.54%) Release Management
9 9 (11.54%) Software Delivery
10 8 (10.26%) Analytics
10 8 (10.26%) Data Modelling
10 8 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (10.26%) TDD
11 7 (8.97%) Auto-Scaling
11 7 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (7.69%) Migration
12 6 (7.69%) Software Engineering
13 5 (6.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.90%) Java
2 27 (34.62%) SQL
3 22 (28.21%) Python
4 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.97%) C
5 7 (8.97%) Perl
6 6 (7.69%) BeanShell
6 6 (7.69%) Bourne shell
6 6 (7.69%) C#
6 6 (7.69%) Korn
6 6 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.41%) Java 8
8 4 (5.13%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.13%) PHP
8 4 (5.13%) Ruby
9 3 (3.85%) C++
9 3 (3.85%) COBOL
9 3 (3.85%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (1.28%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.28%) CCNA
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.28%) MCSE
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 23 (29.49%) Docker
2 9 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.69%) RACF
4 3 (3.85%) iptables
5 1 (1.28%) Apache Flume
5 1 (1.28%) NFS
5 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.28%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (20.51%) Ansible
1 16 (20.51%) Kubernetes
2 10 (12.82%) Puppet
3 5 (6.41%) Terraform
4 4 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.85%) HAProxy
5 3 (3.85%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.56%) Consul
6 2 (2.56%) Data Guard
6 2 (2.56%) Kibana
6 2 (2.56%) logstash
6 2 (2.56%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (2.56%) Packer
6 2 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.28%) Control-M
7 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.28%) Rsyslog
7 1 (1.28%) SCOM
7 1 (1.28%) systemd
Vendors
1 20 (25.64%) Oracle
2 12 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 9 (11.54%) Atlassian
3 9 (11.54%) ServiceNow
4 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.13%) Cognos
6 3 (3.85%) Google
7 2 (2.56%) IBM
7 2 (2.56%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.56%) Planview
7 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.56%) Tableau
7 2 (2.56%) VMware
8 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.28%) F5
8 1 (1.28%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.28%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.28%) Splunk
8 1 (1.28%) Talend
8 1 (1.28%) WSO2