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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 189 214
Rank change year-on-year +26 +25  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 80 80 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.04% 0.89% 0.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.63% 4.29% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 58 26
Median daily rate £438 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +8.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £296 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +286.36% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +286.36% -67.16%  

PostgreSQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1729 1863 2013
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 22.38% 20.75% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2325 2424 2660
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 68 47
Median hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.11% +51.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.25 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £57.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +24 20 £500 +17.64% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 20 £438 +2.94% 1
Hampshire -27 18 £375 +1.69% 2
Berkshire +25 12 £350 -12.50% 6
Oxfordshire -8 8 £363 -14.70% 7
Middlesex - 6 £500 -
East Sussex +2 1 - -
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 98 (62.42%) Linux
2 70 (44.59%) Java
3 56 (35.67%) SQL
4 52 (33.12%) MySQL
4 52 (33.12%) Security Cleared
5 46 (29.30%) Puppet
5 46 (29.30%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (28.66%) Git (software)
7 44 (28.03%) Red Hat
7 44 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (27.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 41 (26.11%) SC Cleared
9 41 (26.11%) Oracle
10 38 (24.20%) Relational Database
10 38 (24.20%) DevOps
11 36 (22.93%) MongoDB
12 35 (22.29%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (22.29%) Ansible
13 34 (21.66%) JBoss
14 33 (21.02%) Tomcat
15 32 (20.38%) Subversion
16 31 (19.75%) Python
17 30 (19.11%) Unix
17 30 (19.11%) Redis
17 30 (19.11%) Jenkins
18 28 (17.83%) SQL Server
18 28 (17.83%) Apache
19 26 (16.56%) ActiveMQ
20 25 (15.92%) Windows
21 24 (15.29%) RDBMS

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 34 (21.66%) JBoss
2 33 (21.02%) Tomcat
3 28 (17.83%) Apache
4 12 (7.64%) WebSphere
5 10 (6.37%) nginx
6 7 (4.46%) Confluence
6 7 (4.46%) OpenStack
7 6 (3.82%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (3.82%) WebLogic
8 5 (3.18%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.55%) ArcGIS
9 4 (2.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (1.91%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.91%) GeoServer
10 3 (1.91%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (1.91%) IIS
10 3 (1.91%) LiveCycle
10 3 (1.91%) SAS
10 3 (1.91%) WordPress
11 2 (1.27%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.91%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.91%) Staffware
3 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.10%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (9.55%) GitHub
3 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.18%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.91%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (1.27%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.27%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.64%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.64%) G Suite
7 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.64%) Office 365
7 1 (0.64%) SaaS
7 1 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.18%) HTTP
1 5 (3.18%) Wireshark
2 4 (2.55%) Firewall
2 4 (2.55%) IPv4
2 4 (2.55%) IPv6
2 4 (2.55%) Network Security
2 4 (2.55%) SSL
3 3 (1.91%) LDAP
4 1 (0.64%) DNS
4 1 (0.64%) IPsec
4 1 (0.64%) LAN
4 1 (0.64%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (33.12%) MySQL
2 38 (24.20%) Relational Database
3 36 (22.93%) MongoDB
4 30 (19.11%) Redis
5 28 (17.83%) SQL Server
6 24 (15.29%) RDBMS
7 22 (14.01%) NoSQL
8 12 (7.64%) DB2
9 11 (7.01%) Big Data
10 10 (6.37%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (5.73%) CouchDB
11 9 (5.73%) DB2 UDB
12 8 (5.10%) Hadoop
13 7 (4.46%) Oracle Database
14 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (3.18%) Oracle Database 10g
15 5 (3.18%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (3.18%) Oracle9i Database
15 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 45 (28.66%) Git (software)
2 32 (20.38%) Subversion
3 30 (19.11%) Jenkins
4 12 (7.64%) JIRA
4 12 (7.64%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (7.01%) Maven
6 9 (5.73%) Mercurial
7 8 (5.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (5.10%) JUnit
8 6 (3.82%) MSTest
8 6 (3.82%) NUnit
9 4 (2.55%) Artifactory
9 4 (2.55%) Checkstyle
9 4 (2.55%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.55%) FindBugs
9 4 (2.55%) Gradle
9 4 (2.55%) SonarQube
10 3 (1.91%) git-flow
10 3 (1.91%) TestDirector
11 2 (1.27%) GitLab
General
1 11 (7.01%) Finance
2 6 (3.82%) Banking
2 6 (3.82%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.55%) Retail
4 3 (1.91%) Electronics
4 3 (1.91%) Law
4 3 (1.91%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.91%) Marketing
5 2 (1.27%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.27%) Local Government
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (43.95%) Developer
2 25 (15.92%) Java Developer
3 17 (10.83%) DBA
4 15 (9.55%) Linux Specialist
5 14 (8.92%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (7.01%) Administrator
7 10 (6.37%) PHP Developer
7 10 (6.37%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.73%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (5.73%) PostgreSQL Developer
9 8 (5.10%) Applications Specialist
9 8 (5.10%) Consultant
9 8 (5.10%) Linux Administrator
9 8 (5.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 8 (5.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 8 (5.10%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 8 (5.10%) PHP Zend Developer
9 8 (5.10%) Symfony Developer
9 8 (5.10%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.46%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.56%) ActiveMQ
2 20 (12.74%) Node.js
2 20 (12.74%) Web Services
3 17 (10.83%) Java EE
3 17 (10.83%) LAPP Stack
4 16 (10.19%) Spring
5 15 (9.55%) LAMP
6 14 (8.92%) REST
7 13 (8.28%) CSS
8 12 (7.64%) HTML
9 11 (7.01%) AngularJS
9 11 (7.01%) Middleware
9 11 (7.01%) XML
10 10 (6.37%) Apache Camel
10 10 (6.37%) J2EE
10 10 (6.37%) JSON
10 10 (6.37%) Kafka
11 9 (5.73%) Memcached
11 9 (5.73%) Ruby on Rails
11 9 (5.73%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.64%) Smart Meter
2 7 (4.46%) Clustering
3 6 (3.82%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.18%) HACMP
5 4 (2.55%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.55%) Replication
6 3 (1.91%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.91%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.27%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.27%) User Experience
8 1 (0.64%) Contract for Difference
8 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 98 (62.42%) Linux
2 43 (27.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (19.11%) Unix
4 25 (15.92%) Windows
5 11 (7.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.82%) Ubuntu
6 6 (3.82%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.18%) AIX
7 5 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.91%) CentOS
8 3 (1.91%) zOS
9 1 (0.64%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (24.20%) DevOps
3 35 (22.29%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (14.01%) OO
5 20 (12.74%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (12.10%) Configuration Management
7 16 (10.19%) Test Automation
8 13 (8.28%) ITIL
8 13 (8.28%) TDD
8 13 (8.28%) Web Development
9 11 (7.01%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (7.01%) Microservices
9 11 (7.01%) Patch Management
10 10 (6.37%) Capacity Management
10 10 (6.37%) UML
10 10 (6.37%) Unit Testing
11 9 (5.73%) Refactoring
11 9 (5.73%) Release Management
11 9 (5.73%) Scrum
11 9 (5.73%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 70 (44.59%) Java
2 56 (35.67%) SQL
3 31 (19.75%) Python
4 20 (12.74%) PHP
5 18 (11.46%) JavaScript
6 16 (10.19%) Bash Shell
7 15 (9.55%) Shell Script
8 12 (7.64%) Perl
8 12 (7.64%) Ruby
9 6 (3.82%) C++
10 5 (3.18%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.91%) C
11 3 (1.91%) Embedded C++
11 3 (1.91%) Scala
12 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.27%) R
13 1 (0.64%) Go
13 1 (0.64%) Korn
13 1 (0.64%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.64%) Rust
Qualifications
1 52 (33.12%) Security Cleared
2 41 (26.11%) SC Cleared
3 20 (12.74%) RHCE
4 15 (9.55%) CISSP
4 15 (9.55%) RHCSA
5 6 (3.82%) Degree
6 3 (1.91%) APMG
6 3 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.64%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.64%) CCNA
7 1 (0.64%) CCNP
7 1 (0.64%) CISA
7 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.64%) CISM
7 1 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.64%) MCSE
7 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (15.29%) Docker
2 12 (7.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 9 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.18%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (3.18%) vSphere
5 4 (2.55%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.91%) NFS
6 3 (1.91%) Samba
6 3 (1.91%) Squid
6 3 (1.91%) Xen
7 2 (1.27%) KVM
7 2 (1.27%) XenServer
8 1 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.64%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 46 (29.30%) Opscode Chef
1 46 (29.30%) Puppet
2 35 (22.29%) Ansible
3 8 (5.10%) Cobbler
4 7 (4.46%) Nagios
5 5 (3.18%) Data Guard
5 5 (3.18%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 5 (3.18%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (1.91%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.91%) Marathon
6 3 (1.91%) Mesos
7 2 (1.27%) logstash
7 2 (1.27%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.64%) Grafana
8 1 (0.64%) Icinga
8 1 (0.64%) Oozie
8 1 (0.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 44 (28.03%) Red Hat
2 41 (26.11%) Oracle
3 24 (15.29%) VMware
4 16 (10.19%) Microsoft
5 11 (7.01%) Splunk
6 9 (5.73%) Arqiva
6 9 (5.73%) IBM
6 9 (5.73%) Zend
7 7 (4.46%) Jaspersoft
8 6 (3.82%) ILOG
9 4 (2.55%) SAP
10 3 (1.91%) Adobe
10 3 (1.91%) Google
10 3 (1.91%) Rackspace
10 3 (1.91%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.27%) Facebook
11 2 (1.27%) Twitter
12 1 (0.64%) Greenplum
12 1 (0.64%) Mapbox
12 1 (0.64%) Talend
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