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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 167 193
Rank change year-on-year -3 +26  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 78 102 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.99% 1.09% 0.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.88% 5.45% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 70 46
Median daily rate £425 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -1.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £383
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £16.25 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.76% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.88 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -36.76% +6.25%  

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 1598 1872 1707
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 20.31% 20.03% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 1209 1037
Median daily rate £408 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 45 30
Median hourly rate £18.00 £38.05 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.69% +1.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.90 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.62 £55.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 29 March 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 29 March 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
Hampshire +2 39 £425 +13.33% 4
Oxfordshire +2 15 £375 +15.38% 4
Berkshire +20 11 £394 -7.35% 5
Buckinghamshire -11 11 £444 +1.42% 1
Surrey -1 2 £450 +20.00% 11
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 84 (55.26%) Linux
2 55 (36.18%) SQL
3 52 (34.21%) MySQL
3 52 (34.21%) Oracle
4 51 (33.55%) Security Cleared
5 50 (32.89%) Java
5 50 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (29.61%) Git (software)
7 42 (27.63%) JavaScript
8 41 (26.97%) SC Cleared
9 37 (24.34%) Relational Database
10 36 (23.68%) Unix
11 33 (21.71%) Python
11 33 (21.71%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (21.05%) HTML
13 31 (20.39%) CSS
14 30 (19.74%) JBoss
14 30 (19.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 29 (19.08%) SQL Server
16 28 (18.42%) Red Hat
16 28 (18.42%) Subversion
17 26 (17.11%) MVC
17 26 (17.11%) Windows
17 26 (17.11%) Puppet
18 25 (16.45%) XML
19 24 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
19 24 (15.79%) DevOps
20 23 (15.13%) Spring
20 23 (15.13%) Web Development
20 23 (15.13%) Apache

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 30 (19.74%) JBoss
2 23 (15.13%) Apache
3 21 (13.82%) Tomcat
4 10 (6.58%) Drupal
4 10 (6.58%) nginx
5 9 (5.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 6 (3.95%) OpenStack
6 6 (3.95%) SilverStripe
7 5 (3.29%) ArcGIS
7 5 (3.29%) Confluence
7 5 (3.29%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.63%) GeoServer
8 4 (2.63%) Jetty
8 4 (2.63%) Oracle Spatial
9 3 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.97%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (1.97%) IIS
9 3 (1.97%) LiveCycle
9 3 (1.97%) SAS
9 3 (1.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.97%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (7.24%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (3.29%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.97%) Staffware
4 1 (0.66%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.66%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.26%) GitHub
3 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.97%) IaaS
6 3 (1.97%) PaaS
6 3 (1.97%) SaaS
7 2 (1.32%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.66%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.66%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.66%) G Suite
8 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.66%) Heroku
8 1 (0.66%) Office 365
8 1 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.58%) HTTP
2 5 (3.29%) Firewall
3 4 (2.63%) IPv4
3 4 (2.63%) IPv6
3 4 (2.63%) LDAP
3 4 (2.63%) Network Security
4 3 (1.97%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (1.97%) DNS
4 3 (1.97%) SNMP
4 3 (1.97%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.32%) Internet
5 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.32%) VPN
6 1 (0.66%) 2G
6 1 (0.66%) 3G
6 1 (0.66%) IPsec
6 1 (0.66%) LTE
6 1 (0.66%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.66%) SSL
6 1 (0.66%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (34.21%) MySQL
2 37 (24.34%) Relational Database
3 29 (19.08%) SQL Server
4 23 (15.13%) RDBMS
5 20 (13.16%) MongoDB
6 19 (12.50%) NoSQL
7 17 (11.18%) Redis
8 12 (7.89%) Big Data
9 11 (7.24%) Hadoop
10 10 (6.58%) CouchDB
10 10 (6.58%) Oracle Database
11 8 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (4.61%) Geospatial Data
12 7 (4.61%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (3.95%) GIS
13 6 (3.95%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (3.95%) Oracle9i Database
14 5 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 45 (29.61%) Git (software)
2 28 (18.42%) Subversion
3 22 (14.47%) Jenkins
4 18 (11.84%) JUnit
5 16 (10.53%) JIRA
6 14 (9.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (6.58%) Artifactory
7 10 (6.58%) Mercurial
8 9 (5.92%) Checkstyle
8 9 (5.92%) FindBugs
9 8 (5.26%) Gradle
10 6 (3.95%) Maven
11 4 (2.63%) Selenium
11 4 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (2.63%) TeamCity
11 4 (2.63%) TestNG
12 3 (1.97%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.97%) git-flow
12 3 (1.97%) SonarQube
12 3 (1.97%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (9.21%) Marketing
2 8 (5.26%) Finance
3 6 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.63%) Banking
5 3 (1.97%) Electronics
5 3 (1.97%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.32%) Advertising
6 2 (1.32%) Local Government
6 2 (1.32%) Retail
7 1 (0.66%) Law
7 1 (0.66%) Legal
7 1 (0.66%) Military
Job Titles
1 80 (52.63%) Developer
2 25 (16.45%) Java Developer
3 15 (9.87%) PHP Developer
4 13 (8.55%) DBA
5 12 (7.89%) Consultant
5 12 (7.89%) Python Developer
6 10 (6.58%) Linux Specialist
6 10 (6.58%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 10 (6.58%) Symfony Developer
7 9 (5.92%) Administrator
7 9 (5.92%) PHP Zend Developer
7 9 (5.92%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (5.26%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.61%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (4.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 6 (3.95%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (3.95%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (3.95%) Oracle DBA
10 6 (3.95%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (21.05%) HTML
2 31 (20.39%) CSS
3 25 (16.45%) XML
4 23 (15.13%) Spring
5 20 (13.16%) AngularJS
6 19 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
6 19 (12.50%) Node.js
7 16 (10.53%) Hibernate
7 16 (10.53%) REST
7 16 (10.53%) Web Services
8 15 (9.87%) Laravel
8 15 (9.87%) Symfony
9 14 (9.21%) Apache Camel
10 13 (8.55%) LAMP
10 13 (8.55%) LAPP Stack
11 12 (7.89%) Middleware
12 11 (7.24%) Django
12 11 (7.24%) Java EE
12 11 (7.24%) jQuery
13 10 (6.58%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.55%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (7.89%) Smart Meter
3 8 (5.26%) Clustering
4 7 (4.61%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.61%) User Experience
5 6 (3.95%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.29%) HACMP
7 4 (2.63%) Replication
8 3 (1.97%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.32%) Contract for Difference
9 2 (1.32%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.66%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 84 (55.26%) Linux
2 36 (23.68%) Unix
3 30 (19.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (17.11%) Windows
5 13 (8.55%) Windows Server
6 11 (7.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (5.26%) Android
7 8 (5.26%) Apple iOS
8 6 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.29%) AIX
9 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.63%) CentOS
11 3 (1.97%) zOS
12 1 (0.66%) Debian
12 1 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (21.71%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (17.11%) MVC
4 24 (15.79%) DevOps
5 23 (15.13%) Web Development
6 21 (13.82%) Unit Testing
7 20 (13.16%) Scrum
8 19 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 18 (11.84%) Mentoring
10 17 (11.18%) Project Management
11 16 (10.53%) Release Management
12 14 (9.21%) ITIL
13 13 (8.55%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (8.55%) Web Application Development
14 12 (7.89%) OO
14 12 (7.89%) Software Engineering
14 12 (7.89%) TDD
15 11 (7.24%) Direct Marketing
16 10 (6.58%) Refactoring
16 10 (6.58%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 55 (36.18%) SQL
2 50 (32.89%) Java
3 42 (27.63%) JavaScript
4 33 (21.71%) Python
5 22 (14.47%) PHP
6 17 (11.18%) Perl
7 11 (7.24%) Bash Shell
8 8 (5.26%) Ruby
8 8 (5.26%) Scala
9 7 (4.61%) R
10 6 (3.95%) C++
10 6 (3.95%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.95%) XPath
11 5 (3.29%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.97%) C
13 2 (1.32%) C#
13 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.66%) Go
14 1 (0.66%) Rust
14 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (33.55%) Security Cleared
2 41 (26.97%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.55%) Degree
4 9 (5.92%) RHCE
5 5 (3.29%) CISSP
5 5 (3.29%) RHCSA
6 3 (1.97%) APMG
7 1 (0.66%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.66%) CCNA
7 1 (0.66%) CCNP
7 1 (0.66%) CISA
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.66%) CISM
7 1 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.66%) MCSE
7 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.29%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (10.53%) Docker
2 12 (7.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (3.95%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.29%) HDFS
5 4 (2.63%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.63%) vSphere
6 3 (1.97%) NFS
6 3 (1.97%) Samba
6 3 (1.97%) Squid
7 1 (0.66%) vCloud
7 1 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.66%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (17.11%) Puppet
2 24 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (11.84%) Ansible
4 6 (3.95%) Cobbler
4 6 (3.95%) Data Guard
4 6 (3.95%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (3.29%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 4 (2.63%) Nagios
7 3 (1.97%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.32%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.66%) Consul
9 1 (0.66%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.66%) Forum Sentry
9 1 (0.66%) Oozie
9 1 (0.66%) Packer
9 1 (0.66%) Rsyslog
9 1 (0.66%) Terraform
9 1 (0.66%) yum
Vendors
1 52 (34.21%) Oracle
2 28 (18.42%) Red Hat
3 22 (14.47%) VMware
4 16 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 14 (9.21%) Adobe
6 12 (7.89%) Splunk
7 10 (6.58%) Zend
8 6 (3.95%) Arqiva
8 6 (3.95%) Cloudera
8 6 (3.95%) IBM
9 4 (2.63%) Google
9 4 (2.63%) SAP
10 3 (1.97%) Cisco
10 3 (1.97%) ILOG
10 3 (1.97%) Jaspersoft
11 2 (1.32%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.32%) Facebook
11 2 (1.32%) Sun
11 2 (1.32%) Twitter
12 1 (0.66%) Greenplum
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