Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 194 210
Rank change year-on-year +12 +16 +28
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 217 185 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.34% 1.14% 1.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.17% 5.24% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 99 127
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +3.56%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £295
90th Percentile £575 £500 £493
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +286.36% -
10th Percentile £29.35 £41.25 £8.70
90th Percentile £52.45 £43.75 £41.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +226.92% -59.38%

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 3,518 3,530 3,602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.64% 21.69% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,257 2,192 2,232
South East median daily rate £448 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.74% +0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £278 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 70 88
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -29.58% +42.00%
10th Percentile £13.88 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £57.41 £50.00 £52.25
England median hourly rate £28.75 £30.00 £29.53
% change year-on-year -4.17% +1.61% +6.28%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +26 101 £400 -2.44% 37
Buckinghamshire +24 58 £425 +3.66% 6
Surrey -13 50 £425 -15.00% 7
Hampshire -22 38 £488 +14.71% 11
Berkshire +16 35 £388 -3.13% 13
East Sussex +5 16 £475 +58.33% 3
Oxfordshire +3 8 £400 +1.59% 18
West Sussex +2 7 £400 - 3
Kent - 3 £525 - 2
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 96 (44.24%) Java
2 94 (43.32%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (39.63%) SQL
4 84 (38.71%) MySQL
5 82 (37.79%) Amazon AWS
6 79 (36.41%) Jenkins
7 78 (35.94%) Linux
8 75 (34.56%) JIRA
9 72 (33.18%) Git (software)
10 66 (30.41%) JavaScript
11 64 (29.49%) Oracle
12 62 (28.57%) MongoDB
13 56 (25.81%) Python
14 52 (23.96%) Apache Cassandra
15 50 (23.04%) SQL Server
16 48 (22.12%) Spring
17 45 (20.74%) NoSQL
18 44 (20.28%) Ansible
19 43 (19.82%) Kafka
20 42 (19.35%) CSS
20 42 (19.35%) HTML
21 41 (18.89%) DevOps
22 40 (18.43%) Redis
22 40 (18.43%) Continuous Integration
22 40 (18.43%) Java 8
23 39 (17.97%) TDD
24 34 (15.67%) RESTful
25 33 (15.21%) Tomcat
26 32 (14.75%) ETL
26 32 (14.75%) Test Automation

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 33 (15.21%) Tomcat
2 25 (11.52%) Apache
2 25 (11.52%) OpenStack
3 20 (9.22%) Confluence
4 8 (3.69%) Apache Spark
5 7 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (3.23%) JBoss
5 7 (3.23%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.76%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (2.76%) nginx
6 6 (2.76%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.30%) lighttpd
7 5 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.84%) GlassFish
8 4 (1.84%) Liferay
9 3 (1.38%) IIS
10 1 (0.46%) CICS
10 1 (0.46%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.46%) Drupal
10 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 82 (37.79%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (8.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (7.37%) OpenShift
4 13 (5.99%) Amazon S3
5 12 (5.53%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (5.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (5.07%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (4.15%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (4.15%) Serverless
8 8 (3.69%) PaaS
9 6 (2.76%) IaaS
10 4 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.84%) GitHub
11 2 (0.92%) Force.com
11 2 (0.92%) Heroku
11 2 (0.92%) npm
12 1 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudTrail
12 1 (0.46%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.15%) Firewall
2 4 (1.84%) DSL
3 3 (1.38%) ASN.1
3 3 (1.38%) DNS
3 3 (1.38%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.92%) HTTP
4 2 (0.92%) SSL
4 2 (0.92%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.46%) SMS
5 1 (0.46%) VPN
5 1 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (38.71%) MySQL
2 62 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 52 (23.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 50 (23.04%) SQL Server
5 45 (20.74%) NoSQL
6 40 (18.43%) Redis
7 26 (11.98%) Relational Database
8 20 (9.22%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (8.29%) Amazon RDS
10 17 (7.83%) NuoDB
11 16 (7.37%) Big Data
12 15 (6.91%) HBase
13 14 (6.45%) DB2
14 13 (5.99%) Amazon Aurora
15 12 (5.53%) icCube
15 12 (5.53%) RDBMS
16 11 (5.07%) Hadoop
17 10 (4.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 9 (4.15%) DB2 UDB
18 9 (4.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 79 (36.41%) Jenkins
2 75 (34.56%) JIRA
3 72 (33.18%) Git (software)
4 28 (12.90%) Maven
5 24 (11.06%) JUnit
6 19 (8.76%) Mockito
6 19 (8.76%) Selenium
7 17 (7.83%) git-flow
8 12 (5.53%) Subversion
9 7 (3.23%) NUnit
9 7 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (2.76%) MSTest
11 5 (2.30%) Bitbucket
11 5 (2.30%) Gradle
11 5 (2.30%) Liquibase
12 4 (1.84%) Vagrant
12 4 (1.84%) webpack
13 3 (1.38%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.38%) JMeter
14 2 (0.92%) HP UFT
General
1 22 (10.14%) Finance
2 8 (3.69%) Banking
3 6 (2.76%) Law
3 6 (2.76%) Spanish Language
4 5 (2.30%) Marketing
5 3 (1.38%) Advertising
5 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.92%) Games
6 2 (0.92%) Publishing
7 1 (0.46%) Electronics
7 1 (0.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 118 (54.38%) Developer
2 56 (25.81%) Java Developer
3 21 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (7.37%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 14 (6.45%) Architect
5 14 (6.45%) DBA
5 14 (6.45%) SQL Developer
6 12 (5.53%) Administrator
6 12 (5.53%) Senior Developer
7 11 (5.07%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (5.07%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (3.23%) Analyst
8 7 (3.23%) Operations Engineer
8 7 (3.23%) Python Engineer
8 7 (3.23%) Senior DevOps
8 7 (3.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 7 (3.23%) SQL DBA
8 7 (3.23%) Unix Administrator
9 6 (2.76%) Backend Developer
9 6 (2.76%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (22.12%) Spring
2 43 (19.82%) Kafka
3 42 (19.35%) CSS
3 42 (19.35%) HTML
4 34 (15.67%) RESTful
5 31 (14.29%) Web Services
6 30 (13.82%) Node.js
7 29 (13.36%) XML
8 28 (12.90%) LAPP Stack
9 27 (12.44%) AngularJS
10 24 (11.06%) Hibernate
10 24 (11.06%) RabbitMQ
11 21 (9.68%) JPA
11 21 (9.68%) REST
12 20 (9.22%) JSON
13 17 (7.83%) J2EE
13 17 (7.83%) YAML
14 13 (5.99%) Apache Camel
14 13 (5.99%) LAMP
15 11 (5.07%) React
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.22%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.30%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.84%) User Experience
6 3 (1.38%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.92%) Clustering
7 2 (0.92%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.92%) PKI
7 2 (0.92%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.92%) Replication
7 2 (0.92%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.92%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.46%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.46%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.46%) iSeries
8 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 78 (35.94%) Linux
2 25 (11.52%) Windows
3 24 (11.06%) Unix
4 13 (5.99%) VMS
5 8 (3.69%) CentOS
6 6 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.30%) FreeBSD
8 3 (1.38%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.92%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.46%) AIX
10 1 (0.46%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (43.32%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (18.89%) DevOps
3 40 (18.43%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (17.97%) TDD
5 32 (14.75%) ETL
5 32 (14.75%) Test Automation
6 30 (13.82%) Scrum
7 28 (12.90%) OO
8 26 (11.98%) Continuous Delivery
9 23 (10.60%) BDD
9 23 (10.60%) MVC
10 22 (10.14%) Analytics
10 22 (10.14%) Data Modelling
10 22 (10.14%) Open Source
11 20 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (8.76%) Microservices
13 18 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (7.83%) Migration
15 16 (7.37%) Software Engineering
16 12 (5.53%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 96 (44.24%) Java
2 86 (39.63%) SQL
3 66 (30.41%) JavaScript
4 56 (25.81%) Python
5 40 (18.43%) Java 8
6 30 (13.82%) Bash Shell
7 22 (10.14%) Ruby
8 21 (9.68%) C#
9 14 (6.45%) Go
9 14 (6.45%) TypeScript
10 12 (5.53%) C
10 12 (5.53%) PL/SQL
11 11 (5.07%) Perl
12 9 (4.15%) ES6
13 8 (3.69%) Korn
13 8 (3.69%) Scala
13 8 (3.69%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.30%) PHP
14 5 (2.30%) R
14 5 (2.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (13.82%) Security Cleared
2 29 (13.36%) Degree
3 23 (10.60%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.84%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.38%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.92%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.46%) ISEB
7 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.46%) PMP
7 1 (0.46%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.76%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.30%) GDPR
2 5 (2.30%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (9.22%) Docker
2 12 (5.53%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.61%) Apache Flume
4 5 (2.30%) Postfix
4 5 (2.30%) Varnish
5 2 (0.92%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.92%) vSphere
6 1 (0.46%) ACF2
6 1 (0.46%) iptables
6 1 (0.46%) RACF
6 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.46%) Xen
6 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 44 (20.28%) Ansible
2 26 (11.98%) Puppet
3 24 (11.06%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (3.69%) Kubernetes
5 5 (2.30%) Cacti
5 5 (2.30%) HP ALM
5 5 (2.30%) Kibana
5 5 (2.30%) Nagios
5 5 (2.30%) Terraform
6 3 (1.38%) Ambari
6 3 (1.38%) Salt
6 3 (1.38%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.92%) logstash
7 2 (0.92%) Packer
7 2 (0.92%) SCOM
7 2 (0.92%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.46%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.46%) Grafana
8 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.46%) SELinux
Vendors
1 64 (29.49%) Oracle
2 23 (10.60%) IBM
3 12 (5.53%) Google
3 12 (5.53%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.53%) MicroStrategy
3 12 (5.53%) Vertica
4 10 (4.61%) Red Hat
5 7 (3.23%) Atlassian
5 7 (3.23%) Splunk
6 6 (2.76%) HP
7 5 (2.30%) Talend
7 5 (2.30%) VMware
8 4 (1.84%) Greenplum
8 4 (1.84%) Juniper
9 3 (1.38%) Axway
9 3 (1.38%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.38%) Tableau
10 2 (0.92%) Remedy
10 2 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.92%) Software AG