Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 198 226
Rank change year-on-year 0 +28 +11
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 188 197 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.13% 1.18% 0.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.37% 5.76% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 119 125
South East median daily rate £463 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% - +18.52%
10th Percentile £327 £275 £311
90th Percentile £524 £488 £488
England median daily rate £500 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +8.11% +8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
South East median hourly rate - £11.00 -
England median hourly rate £24.49 £13.00 £8.00
% change year-on-year +88.35% +62.50% -77.14%

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 3503 3423 4398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.98% 20.45% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2225 2053 2602
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £292 £275 £263
90th Percentile £556 £538 £525
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 90 93
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% +2.46% +27.27%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £48.50
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +16.67%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +2 79 £410 +2.50% 16
Surrey +15 46 £500 +48.15% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 45 £410 -3.53% 4
Hampshire -33 45 £400 -3.61% 6
Berkshire +12 24 £413 +6.45% 7
Middlesex - 12 £500 -
Oxfordshire -25 10 £400 - 5
East Sussex -1 8 £300 - 1
Sussex - 3 £525 -
West Sussex - 3 - -
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 97 (51.60%) Linux
2 84 (44.68%) Java
3 77 (40.96%) Oracle
3 77 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (37.77%) Git (software)
5 67 (35.64%) SQL
6 60 (31.91%) MongoDB
7 57 (30.32%) Ansible
8 55 (29.26%) Jenkins
8 55 (29.26%) DevOps
9 53 (28.19%) MySQL
10 52 (27.66%) Python
11 46 (24.47%) Puppet
12 44 (23.40%) Finance
13 41 (21.81%) Red Hat
13 41 (21.81%) Opscode Chef
14 39 (20.74%) HTML
15 38 (20.21%) Docker
15 38 (20.21%) Redis
16 35 (18.62%) Relational Database
16 35 (18.62%) JavaScript
17 34 (18.09%) NoSQL
18 33 (17.55%) Amazon AWS
18 33 (17.55%) SQL Server
18 33 (17.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 30 (15.96%) Unix
20 29 (15.43%) JIRA
21 28 (14.89%) Subversion
22 27 (14.36%) TDD
22 27 (14.36%) Tomcat

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 27 (14.36%) Tomcat
2 19 (10.11%) Confluence
3 16 (8.51%) Apache
3 16 (8.51%) Liferay
3 16 (8.51%) OpenStack
4 15 (7.98%) JBoss
5 14 (7.45%) GlassFish
6 12 (6.38%) Apache Spark
7 8 (4.26%) WebLogic
8 7 (3.72%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (3.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (3.19%) WebSphere
10 5 (2.66%) nginx
11 4 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (1.60%) WordPress
13 2 (1.06%) Apache TomEE
13 2 (1.06%) Drupal
13 2 (1.06%) Jupyter
14 1 (0.53%) Facebook Platform
14 1 (0.53%) Totara
Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (4.26%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (2.66%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 33 (17.55%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.32%) GitHub
3 10 (5.32%) IaaS
3 10 (5.32%) OpenShift
3 10 (5.32%) PaaS
4 5 (2.66%) Bluemix
4 5 (2.66%) IBM Cloud
5 4 (2.13%) npm
6 3 (1.60%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.60%) Rackspace Cloud
7 2 (1.06%) Google App Engine
7 2 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.06%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.53%) Firebase
8 1 (0.53%) Heroku
8 1 (0.53%) Twilio
8 1 (0.53%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.45%) Firewall
2 8 (4.26%) SSL
3 3 (1.60%) HTTP
3 3 (1.60%) Network Security
3 3 (1.60%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.06%) Internet
4 2 (1.06%) SNMP
4 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.53%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.53%) FTP
5 1 (0.53%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (31.91%) MongoDB
2 53 (28.19%) MySQL
3 38 (20.21%) Redis
4 35 (18.62%) Relational Database
5 34 (18.09%) NoSQL
6 33 (17.55%) SQL Server
7 25 (13.30%) Oracle Database
8 24 (12.77%) Apache Cassandra
9 20 (10.64%) Hadoop
10 18 (9.57%) DB2
11 17 (9.04%) DB2 UDB
12 16 (8.51%) Big Data
13 12 (6.38%) Oracle Database 12c
14 9 (4.79%) RDBMS
15 7 (3.72%) NuoDB
16 6 (3.19%) Apache Hive
16 6 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (2.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 5 (2.66%) Sqoop
17 5 (2.66%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 71 (37.77%) Git (software)
2 55 (29.26%) Jenkins
3 29 (15.43%) JIRA
4 28 (14.89%) Subversion
5 22 (11.70%) Sonatype Nexus
6 12 (6.38%) Selenium
7 7 (3.72%) Bitbucket
7 7 (3.72%) Maven
8 6 (3.19%) MSTest
8 6 (3.19%) NUnit
9 5 (2.66%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (2.13%) webpack
11 3 (1.60%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.60%) Gradle
11 3 (1.60%) Hudson
12 2 (1.06%) Artifactory
12 2 (1.06%) FishEye
12 2 (1.06%) JIRA Agile
12 2 (1.06%) jMock
12 2 (1.06%) Mockito
General
1 44 (23.40%) Finance
2 10 (5.32%) Banking
3 6 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.13%) French Language
5 3 (1.60%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.60%) International Banking
6 2 (1.06%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.53%) Automotive
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Local Government
7 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (39.36%) Developer
2 33 (17.55%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (14.36%) Java Developer
4 18 (9.57%) DBA
5 14 (7.45%) Administrator
6 10 (5.32%) Data Engineer
7 9 (4.79%) Software Engineer
8 8 (4.26%) Architect
8 8 (4.26%) Python Developer
9 7 (3.72%) TIBCO Developer
10 6 (3.19%) Hadoop Engineer
10 6 (3.19%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (2.66%) Automation Engineer
11 5 (2.66%) Big Data Engineer
11 5 (2.66%) Digital Architect
11 5 (2.66%) Linux Specialist
11 5 (2.66%) Monitoring Engineer
11 5 (2.66%) PHP Developer
11 5 (2.66%) PostgreSQL DBA
11 5 (2.66%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (20.74%) HTML
2 24 (12.77%) Web Services
3 22 (11.70%) CSS
4 19 (10.11%) JSON
5 18 (9.57%) RESTful
6 17 (9.04%) YAML
7 15 (7.98%) JPA
8 14 (7.45%) EJB
8 14 (7.45%) Ruby on Rails
8 14 (7.45%) Spring
9 13 (6.91%) REST
10 12 (6.38%) Django
10 12 (6.38%) Ehcache
10 12 (6.38%) EJB 3.0
10 12 (6.38%) JAXB
10 12 (6.38%) JAX-RS
11 11 (5.85%) HTML5
12 10 (5.32%) Java EE
12 10 (5.32%) RabbitMQ
13 9 (4.79%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.32%) User Experience
3 7 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.13%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.60%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.06%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.06%) Fintech
6 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.06%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.53%) Clustering
7 1 (0.53%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 97 (51.60%) Linux
2 33 (17.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (15.96%) Unix
4 19 (10.11%) Windows
5 5 (2.66%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.66%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.13%) AIX
6 4 (2.13%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.53%) Android
7 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (29.26%) DevOps
3 27 (14.36%) TDD
4 26 (13.83%) Test Automation
5 19 (10.11%) OO
6 17 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (9.04%) Performance Monitoring
6 17 (9.04%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (9.04%) Task Automation
6 17 (9.04%) Unit Testing
7 16 (8.51%) Web Development
8 14 (7.45%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (7.45%) Scrum
9 12 (6.38%) Capacity Management
9 12 (6.38%) Infrastructure Management
9 12 (6.38%) Mentoring
9 12 (6.38%) Microservices
9 12 (6.38%) Open Source
9 12 (6.38%) Software Engineering
10 11 (5.85%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (44.68%) Java
2 67 (35.64%) SQL
3 52 (27.66%) Python
4 35 (18.62%) JavaScript
5 23 (12.23%) Ruby
6 20 (10.64%) PHP
6 20 (10.64%) Shell Script
7 17 (9.04%) Bash Shell
8 15 (7.98%) Perl
9 14 (7.45%) PL/SQL
10 8 (4.26%) C#
10 8 (4.26%) C++
10 8 (4.26%) Korn
11 6 (3.19%) Scala
12 5 (2.66%) C
13 4 (2.13%) PHP 7
14 3 (1.60%) ES6
14 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.60%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.53%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 26 (13.83%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.64%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.32%) Degree
4 5 (2.66%) RHCE
5 4 (2.13%) CISSP
5 4 (2.13%) RHCSA
6 3 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.53%) OCA
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.06%) GDPR
2 1 (0.53%) AS 2805
2 1 (0.53%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (20.21%) Docker
2 6 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.19%) HDFS
3 5 (2.66%) Apache Flume
4 4 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.06%) KVM
5 2 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.06%) Xen
5 2 (1.06%) XenServer
6 1 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.53%) Corosync
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 57 (30.32%) Ansible
2 46 (24.47%) Puppet
3 41 (21.81%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (6.38%) Ambari
5 9 (4.79%) Kubernetes
6 7 (3.72%) ZABBIX
7 6 (3.19%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (2.66%) Nagios
8 5 (2.66%) Oozie
9 4 (2.13%) Cobbler
10 3 (1.60%) Ganglia
10 3 (1.60%) Graphite
10 3 (1.60%) StatsD
10 3 (1.60%) Terraform
11 2 (1.06%) Grafana
11 2 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (1.06%) logstash
12 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.53%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 77 (40.96%) Oracle
2 41 (21.81%) Red Hat
3 18 (9.57%) IBM
4 14 (7.45%) HP
5 11 (5.85%) VMware
6 8 (4.26%) TIBCO
7 6 (3.19%) Google
7 6 (3.19%) Splunk
8 5 (2.66%) Atlassian
8 5 (2.66%) CA
8 5 (2.66%) Nimsoft
8 5 (2.66%) Remedy
8 5 (2.66%) Tableau
8 5 (2.66%) Talend
9 4 (2.13%) Mapbox
10 3 (1.60%) Avaya
10 3 (1.60%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.06%) Cloudera
11 2 (1.06%) Facebook
11 2 (1.06%) Greenplum