Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 195 201
Rank change year-on-year +11 +6 +30
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 229 190 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.37% 1.13% 1.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.32% 5.36% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 113 122
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £350 £329 £275
90th Percentile £575 £518 £488
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
South East median hourly rate £41.50 - £11.00
10th Percentile £29.35 - £8.70
90th Percentile £52.45 - £23.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £24.49 £13.00
% change year-on-year +42.94% +88.35% +62.50%

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 3,622 3,548 3,449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.64% 21.03% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,359 2,247 2,077
South East median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £291 £275
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 57 93
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +41.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £17.63 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £59.50 £50.00 £52.25
England median hourly rate £33.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +4.69% +14.29% +0.79%

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 15 November 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
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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 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 +23 84 £400 -2.44% 52
Hampshire +1 68 £500 +25.00% 15
Surrey -15 50 £425 -15.00% 11
Buckinghamshire +13 41 £400 -2.44% 5
Berkshire +5 36 £425 +3.03% 24
West Sussex -3 9 £400 - 4
Oxfordshire +19 7 £400 - 23
East Sussex -10 7 £475 +58.33% 6
Kent - 3 £556 - 2
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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.

1 144 (62.88%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (44.98%) Amazon AWS
3 95 (41.48%) Java
4 82 (35.81%) JIRA
5 81 (35.37%) MySQL
6 80 (34.93%) Git (software)
7 79 (34.50%) Jenkins
8 76 (33.19%) Linux
9 71 (31.00%) Continuous Integration
10 69 (30.13%) TDD
10 69 (30.13%) Oracle
11 65 (28.38%) SQL
12 63 (27.51%) NoSQL
12 63 (27.51%) Ansible
13 61 (26.64%) DevOps
14 57 (24.89%) Puppet
15 53 (23.14%) JavaScript
16 52 (22.71%) MongoDB
16 52 (22.71%) Microsoft Azure
17 49 (21.40%) OO
18 46 (20.09%) Spring
19 44 (19.21%) Tomcat
19 44 (19.21%) HTML
20 43 (18.78%) CSS
21 42 (18.34%) Security Cleared
21 42 (18.34%) Node.js
22 40 (17.47%) Migration
23 38 (16.59%) Opscode Chef
24 37 (16.16%) OpenStack
24 37 (16.16%) SC Cleared

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 44 (19.21%) Tomcat
2 37 (16.16%) OpenStack
3 27 (11.79%) WebLogic
3 27 (11.79%) WebSphere
4 25 (10.92%) Confluence
5 19 (8.30%) Apache
6 10 (4.37%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.62%) nginx
8 5 (2.18%) lighttpd
8 5 (2.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (1.75%) Drupal
9 4 (1.75%) IIS
9 4 (1.75%) JBoss
10 2 (0.87%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.44%) CICS
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.44%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.31%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 103 (44.98%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (22.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (7.42%) GitHub
4 16 (6.99%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (6.55%) OpenShift
6 12 (5.24%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (4.80%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (4.37%) Amazon S3
8 10 (4.37%) PaaS
9 9 (3.93%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (3.93%) Heroku
9 9 (3.93%) IaaS
9 9 (3.93%) Serverless
10 6 (2.62%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.87%) npm
13 1 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudTrail
13 1 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.44%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.24%) Firewall
2 3 (1.31%) DNS
3 2 (0.87%) ASN.1
3 2 (0.87%) DSL
3 2 (0.87%) HTTP
3 2 (0.87%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.44%) DHCP
4 1 (0.44%) Internet
4 1 (0.44%) SSL
4 1 (0.44%) VPN
4 1 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (35.37%) MySQL
2 63 (27.51%) NoSQL
3 52 (22.71%) MongoDB
4 36 (15.72%) Apache Cassandra
5 34 (14.85%) Redis
6 31 (13.54%) SQL Server
7 27 (11.79%) Amazon RDS
8 24 (10.48%) Relational Database
9 14 (6.11%) NuoDB
10 13 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (4.37%) Amazon Aurora
11 10 (4.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 10 (4.37%) RDBMS
12 8 (3.49%) Oracle Database
13 7 (3.06%) Big Data
13 7 (3.06%) Hadoop
13 7 (3.06%) SQL Server 2016
13 7 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (2.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 82 (35.81%) JIRA
2 80 (34.93%) Git (software)
3 79 (34.50%) Jenkins
4 35 (15.28%) Selenium
5 26 (11.35%) JUnit
5 26 (11.35%) Maven
5 26 (11.35%) NUnit
5 26 (11.35%) Subversion
6 25 (10.92%) MSTest
7 19 (8.30%) Mockito
8 17 (7.42%) git-flow
9 7 (3.06%) webpack
10 6 (2.62%) Bitbucket
11 5 (2.18%) GitLab
11 5 (2.18%) Gradle
11 5 (2.18%) Liquibase
12 4 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (1.75%) Vagrant
13 3 (1.31%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.31%) JMeter
General
1 12 (5.24%) Finance
2 6 (2.62%) Banking
3 5 (2.18%) Advertising
3 5 (2.18%) Games
3 5 (2.18%) Law
4 4 (1.75%) Publishing
5 3 (1.31%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.87%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.44%) Electronics
7 1 (0.44%) Local Government
7 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 138 (60.26%) Developer
2 70 (30.57%) Java Developer
3 34 (14.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (8.73%) Senior Developer
5 19 (8.30%) Senior Java Developer
6 18 (7.86%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 17 (7.42%) SQL Developer
8 10 (4.37%) SQL Server Developer
9 9 (3.93%) Backend Developer
9 9 (3.93%) Consultant
10 7 (3.06%) Analyst
10 7 (3.06%) Architect
10 7 (3.06%) ETL Developer
10 7 (3.06%) Oracle Developer
10 7 (3.06%) Oracle ETL Developer
11 6 (2.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (2.62%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (2.62%) Senior DevOps
11 6 (2.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 6 (2.62%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (20.09%) Spring
2 44 (19.21%) HTML
3 43 (18.78%) CSS
4 42 (18.34%) Node.js
5 35 (15.28%) AngularJS
6 31 (13.54%) Kafka
7 25 (10.92%) RESTful
8 23 (10.04%) REST
8 23 (10.04%) XML
9 20 (8.73%) Hibernate
9 20 (8.73%) RabbitMQ
10 18 (7.86%) Web Services
11 17 (7.42%) JSON
12 15 (6.55%) JPA
13 14 (6.11%) React
14 13 (5.68%) LAPP Stack
15 12 (5.24%) J2EE
16 11 (4.80%) Spring Boot
17 10 (4.37%) Apache Camel
18 9 (3.93%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.17%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.06%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.06%) Reference Data
4 6 (2.62%) User Experience
5 5 (2.18%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.75%) Smart Home
7 3 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.87%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.87%) Replication
8 2 (0.87%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.87%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 76 (33.19%) Linux
2 32 (13.97%) Windows
3 16 (6.99%) Unix
4 8 (3.49%) CentOS
5 5 (2.18%) FreeBSD
5 5 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.18%) VMS
6 3 (1.31%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.31%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.44%) AIX
7 1 (0.44%) Android
7 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (62.88%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (31.00%) Continuous Integration
3 69 (30.13%) TDD
4 61 (26.64%) DevOps
5 49 (21.40%) OO
6 40 (17.47%) Migration
7 37 (16.16%) Scrum
8 36 (15.72%) Test Automation
9 35 (15.28%) Continuous Delivery
10 32 (13.97%) Problem-Solving
11 30 (13.10%) Microservices
12 29 (12.66%) BDD
13 27 (11.79%) MVC
14 25 (10.92%) Kanban
15 24 (10.48%) High Availability
16 22 (9.61%) Configuration Management
17 19 (8.30%) ETL
18 18 (7.86%) Release Management
18 18 (7.86%) Software Engineering
19 17 (7.42%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 95 (41.48%) Java
2 65 (28.38%) SQL
3 53 (23.14%) JavaScript
4 35 (15.28%) Java 8
5 34 (14.85%) Python
6 21 (9.17%) Bash Shell
6 21 (9.17%) C#
7 19 (8.30%) TypeScript
8 17 (7.42%) Ruby
9 11 (4.80%) ES6
9 11 (4.80%) Perl
9 11 (4.80%) PL/SQL
10 9 (3.93%) Go
11 7 (3.06%) T-SQL
12 6 (2.62%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.18%) C
14 4 (1.75%) PHP
14 4 (1.75%) R
14 4 (1.75%) Scala
15 3 (1.31%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 42 (18.34%) Security Cleared
2 37 (16.16%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.99%) Degree
4 4 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.87%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.87%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.44%) ISEB
6 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.44%) PMP
6 1 (0.44%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.49%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.31%) QA
2 3 (1.31%) WCAG
3 2 (0.87%) GDPR
System Software
1 28 (12.23%) Docker
2 5 (2.18%) Postfix
2 5 (2.18%) Varnish
3 4 (1.75%) Firmware
4 3 (1.31%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.31%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.31%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.87%) vSphere
6 1 (0.44%) ACF2
6 1 (0.44%) RACF
6 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 63 (27.51%) Ansible
2 57 (24.89%) Puppet
3 38 (16.59%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (11.35%) Kubernetes
5 7 (3.06%) Terraform
6 5 (2.18%) Cacti
6 5 (2.18%) Nagios
7 3 (1.31%) Ambari
7 3 (1.31%) Kibana
7 3 (1.31%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.87%) logstash
8 2 (0.87%) SCOM
9 1 (0.44%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.44%) Grafana
9 1 (0.44%) Graylog
9 1 (0.44%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.44%) Packer
9 1 (0.44%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 69 (30.13%) Oracle
2 21 (9.17%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.73%) Atlassian
4 15 (6.55%) IBM
4 15 (6.55%) Red Hat
5 10 (4.37%) MicroStrategy
6 7 (3.06%) ServiceNow
6 7 (3.06%) Talend
7 6 (2.62%) Google
8 5 (2.18%) VMware
9 4 (1.75%) Juniper
9 4 (1.75%) Splunk
10 3 (1.31%) Vertica
11 2 (0.87%) HP
11 2 (0.87%) Remedy
11 2 (0.87%) Software AG
12 1 (0.44%) Citrix
12 1 (0.44%) Greenplum
12 1 (0.44%) Teradata
12 1 (0.44%) webMethods