Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 195 223
Rank change year-on-year +9 +28 -32
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 207 172 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.25% 1.12% 0.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.11% 5.80% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 94 128
South East median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £365 £275 £300
90th Percentile £588 £488 £488
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
South East median hourly rate £46.69 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.51% - -
England median hourly rate £43.10 £47.00 £38.72
% change year-on-year -8.31% +21.40% +6.36%

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 3,390 2,963 4,041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.55% 19.22% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,153 1,769 2,425
South East median daily rate £416 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £537
England median daily rate £470 £429 £425
% change year-on-year +9.43% +1.06% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 67 116
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £17.40 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.62% -34.34% -11.67%
10th Percentile £15.00 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £31.31 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +13.85% -8.33% +4.57%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +12 100 £510 +27.50% 53
Hampshire -18 55 £400 -4.76% 6
Berkshire +18 46 £525 +31.25% 25
Buckinghamshire +12 42 £410 -3.53% 7
Surrey +1 35 £500 +80.18% 6
Oxfordshire -34 11 £413 +3.13% 21
West Sussex - 10 £550 - 1
Sussex - 3 £525 -
Middlesex - 3 £450 -
East Sussex -11 2 £525 +75.00% 7
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 109 (52.66%) Linux
2 95 (45.89%) Java
3 83 (40.10%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (35.27%) Git (software)
5 72 (34.78%) Jenkins
6 70 (33.82%) SQL
6 70 (33.82%) MongoDB
7 69 (33.33%) Oracle
8 58 (28.02%) DevOps
9 48 (23.19%) Redis
10 47 (22.71%) Finance
11 46 (22.22%) Web Services
11 46 (22.22%) Red Hat
11 46 (22.22%) RESTful
12 44 (21.26%) JIRA
13 41 (19.81%) MySQL
14 37 (17.87%) Oracle Database
14 37 (17.87%) HTML
15 36 (17.39%) Test Automation
15 36 (17.39%) Relational Database
15 36 (17.39%) Confluence
16 35 (16.91%) IBM
17 32 (15.46%) Python
17 32 (15.46%) Selenium
18 30 (14.49%) Liferay
18 30 (14.49%) Hadoop
18 30 (14.49%) Unit Testing
18 30 (14.49%) SQL Server
18 30 (14.49%) PaaS
18 30 (14.49%) NoSQL

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 36 (17.39%) Confluence
2 30 (14.49%) Liferay
3 28 (13.53%) GlassFish
4 27 (13.04%) Apache Spark
5 22 (10.63%) OpenStack
6 18 (8.70%) Tomcat
7 14 (6.76%) JBoss
8 8 (3.86%) Apache
9 5 (2.42%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (2.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.93%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.97%) Apache TomEE
11 2 (0.97%) CMS
11 2 (0.97%) Drupal
11 2 (0.97%) Jupyter
11 2 (0.97%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.97%) WordPress
12 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.48%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (1.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.97%) Magento
3 1 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 30 (14.49%) PaaS
2 29 (14.01%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (11.59%) OpenShift
4 23 (11.11%) IaaS
5 16 (7.73%) Google Tag Manager
6 8 (3.86%) GitHub
7 7 (3.38%) SaaS
8 5 (2.42%) Bluemix
8 5 (2.42%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.97%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.97%) Google Compute Engine
9 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.48%) Firebase
10 1 (0.48%) Heroku
10 1 (0.48%) npm
10 1 (0.48%) Twilio
10 1 (0.48%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.08%) Firewall
2 11 (5.31%) HTTP
3 8 (3.86%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.38%) MQTT
5 4 (1.93%) Internet
5 4 (1.93%) SSL
6 2 (0.97%) SMS
6 2 (0.97%) SNMP
6 2 (0.97%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.48%) FTP
7 1 (0.48%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (33.82%) MongoDB
2 48 (23.19%) Redis
3 41 (19.81%) MySQL
4 37 (17.87%) Oracle Database
5 36 (17.39%) Relational Database
6 30 (14.49%) Big Data
6 30 (14.49%) Hadoop
6 30 (14.49%) NoSQL
6 30 (14.49%) SQL Server
7 26 (12.56%) Oracle Database 12c
8 23 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 22 (10.63%) Apache Hive
10 21 (10.14%) NuoDB
10 21 (10.14%) Sqoop
11 16 (7.73%) Data Lake
11 16 (7.73%) HBase
11 16 (7.73%) Impala
12 10 (4.83%) RDBMS
13 9 (4.35%) DB2
14 8 (3.86%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 73 (35.27%) Git (software)
2 72 (34.78%) Jenkins
3 44 (21.26%) JIRA
4 32 (15.46%) Selenium
5 29 (14.01%) Subversion
6 23 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (3.86%) Bitbucket
8 7 (3.38%) Maven
9 6 (2.90%) Gradle
10 3 (1.45%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.45%) Hudson
10 3 (1.45%) JUnit
10 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Blend
10 3 (1.45%) RSpec
10 3 (1.45%) webpack
11 2 (0.97%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.97%) FishEye
11 2 (0.97%) JIRA Agile
11 2 (0.97%) jMock
11 2 (0.97%) Mockito
General
1 47 (22.71%) Finance
2 12 (5.80%) Banking
3 9 (4.35%) International Banking
4 8 (3.86%) Automotive
5 5 (2.42%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.93%) French Language
7 2 (0.97%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.97%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.48%) Electronics
8 1 (0.48%) Local Government
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (34.30%) Developer
2 40 (19.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 36 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 23 (11.11%) Architect
5 14 (6.76%) DBA
6 11 (5.31%) Administrator
7 9 (4.35%) Data Engineer
7 9 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
7 9 (4.35%) Digital Architect
7 9 (4.35%) Software Engineer
8 8 (3.86%) Senior DevOps
8 8 (3.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 7 (3.38%) Python Developer
9 7 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (2.90%) DevOps Manager
10 6 (2.90%) Hadoop Engineer
10 6 (2.90%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (2.90%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.42%) Big Data Engineer
11 5 (2.42%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (22.22%) RESTful
1 46 (22.22%) Web Services
2 37 (17.87%) HTML
3 29 (14.01%) JPA
4 28 (13.53%) EJB
5 26 (12.56%) EJB 3.0
5 26 (12.56%) JAXB
5 26 (12.56%) JAX-RS
6 25 (12.08%) Ehcache
7 24 (11.59%) CSS
7 24 (11.59%) RabbitMQ
8 23 (11.11%) REST
9 21 (10.14%) Kafka
10 20 (9.66%) JSON
11 19 (9.18%) Django
11 19 (9.18%) SOAP
12 18 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
13 16 (7.73%) HTML5
14 13 (6.28%) Ajax
15 12 (5.80%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.56%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (7.73%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (6.76%) User Experience
4 9 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.38%) Infotainment
6 3 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.45%) Fintech
6 3 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.45%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.97%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.97%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.48%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 109 (52.66%) Linux
2 27 (13.04%) Unix
3 26 (12.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (8.70%) Windows
5 16 (7.73%) CentOS
6 5 (2.42%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.93%) AIX
7 4 (1.93%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.48%) Android
8 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (40.10%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (28.02%) DevOps
3 36 (17.39%) Test Automation
4 30 (14.49%) Unit Testing
5 26 (12.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 24 (11.59%) TDD
7 22 (10.63%) Analytics
8 21 (10.14%) Load Balancing
9 16 (7.73%) Data Strategy
9 16 (7.73%) Open Source
9 16 (7.73%) Scrum
9 16 (7.73%) Tag Management
9 16 (7.73%) Web Analytics
10 14 (6.76%) Kanban
11 13 (6.28%) Mentoring
11 13 (6.28%) Software Architecture
11 13 (6.28%) Web Development
12 11 (5.31%) Prototyping
12 11 (5.31%) Software Engineering
12 11 (5.31%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 95 (45.89%) Java
2 70 (33.82%) SQL
3 32 (15.46%) Python
4 28 (13.53%) PL/SQL
4 28 (13.53%) Scala
5 27 (13.04%) Bash Shell
5 27 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 23 (11.11%) Ruby
7 15 (7.25%) PHP
8 13 (6.28%) Perl
9 11 (5.31%) C++
10 9 (4.35%) C#
11 8 (3.86%) Shell Script
12 7 (3.38%) Korn
13 5 (2.42%) C
14 3 (1.45%) PHP 7
15 2 (0.97%) ES6
15 2 (0.97%) Gremlin
Qualifications
1 21 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.73%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.86%) Degree
4 3 (1.45%) CISSP
4 3 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.45%) RHCE
4 3 (1.45%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.48%) APMG
5 1 (0.48%) OCA
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.97%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (12.08%) Docker
2 21 (10.14%) Apache Flume
2 21 (10.14%) HDFS
3 4 (1.93%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.48%) Corosync
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (13.04%) Ansible
2 26 (12.56%) Puppet
3 25 (12.08%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (10.14%) Oozie
5 10 (4.83%) Ambari
6 7 (3.38%) Kubernetes
7 6 (2.90%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (1.45%) Cobbler
8 3 (1.45%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.97%) Grafana
9 2 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.97%) logstash
9 2 (0.97%) SELinux
9 2 (0.97%) Terraform
10 1 (0.48%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.48%) Pacemaker
10 1 (0.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 69 (33.33%) Oracle
2 46 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 35 (16.91%) IBM
4 28 (13.53%) HP
5 23 (11.11%) Google
6 21 (10.14%) Talend
7 18 (8.70%) Cloudera
8 16 (7.73%) Hortonworks
8 16 (7.73%) MapR
8 16 (7.73%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (7.73%) Tealium
9 7 (3.38%) VMware
10 6 (2.90%) Splunk
11 5 (2.42%) Atlassian
11 5 (2.42%) CA
11 5 (2.42%) Nimsoft
11 5 (2.42%) Remedy
11 5 (2.42%) Tableau
12 3 (1.45%) Capita
12 3 (1.45%) Microsoft