The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 27 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)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 204 300
Rank change year-on-year +39 +96  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 700 661 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.49% 1.22% 0.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.64% 5.62% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 496 278
Median daily rate £481 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.94% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +286.36% -67.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.13 £9.40 £32.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £40.20 £34.70
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 with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10550 11771 13011
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.39% 21.80% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6895 7962 8488
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 202 180
Median hourly rate £31.25 £32.15 £27.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.79% +16.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £12.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PostgreSQL.

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in the UK

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in the UK

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PostgreSQL in the UK

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PostgreSQL in the UK

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +39 674 £500 +11.11% 173
London +9 433 £500 +5.26% 97
South East +14 79 £431 +7.81% 18
West Midlands +66 55 £460 +22.66% 11
Croydon +3 47 £500 +19.76% 4
City of London -20 31 £500 +11.11% 18
South West +11 30 £425 +13.33% 12
Birmingham +37 26 £450 +28.57% 3
North West -10 21 £388 -16.21% 12
Buckinghamshire +1 20 £438 +2.94% 1
Scotland +40 19 £375 +41.24% 7
Surrey +22 19 £475 +15.15% 1
Edinburgh +35 18 £375 - 2
Yorkshire +5 18 £430 -14.00% 12
East of England +2 18 £431 +7.81% 5
Hampshire -22 18 £375 - 2
West Yorkshire +11 17 £430 +23.74% 9
Milton Keynes 0 17 £438 +2.94% 1
Leeds +10 15 £430 +23.74% 9
Bristol -6 14 £388 +3.33% 4
Berkshire +30 13 £350 -12.50% 5
Manchester +3 13 £444 +9.23% 9
East Midlands +2 13 £450 +89.47% 4
Shropshire - 12 £496 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +72 10 £475 -20.83% 2
Tyne and Wear +71 10 £475 -5.00% 2
North East +70 10 £475 -5.00% 2
Devon - 10 £425 - 4
Telford - 9 £496 - 1
Plymouth - 9 £425 -

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 679 (52.19%) Agile Software Development
2 582 (44.73%) Java
3 565 (43.43%) Linux
4 500 (38.43%) Python
5 438 (33.67%) MySQL
6 389 (29.90%) Git (software)
7 383 (29.44%) DevOps
8 358 (27.52%) Docker
9 354 (27.21%) MongoDB
9 354 (27.21%) SQL
10 346 (26.59%) Puppet
11 345 (26.52%) Amazon AWS
12 322 (24.75%) Continuous Integration
13 311 (23.90%) TDD
14 305 (23.44%) Security Cleared
15 304 (23.37%) Jenkins
16 294 (22.60%) Ansible
17 264 (20.29%) Oracle
18 260 (19.98%) SC Cleared
19 255 (19.60%) Ruby
20 238 (18.29%) JavaScript
21 236 (18.14%) REST
22 228 (17.52%) Scrum
23 224 (17.22%) Microservices
24 218 (16.76%) NoSQL
25 216 (16.60%) Configuration Management
26 207 (15.91%) JIRA
27 206 (15.83%) Open Source
28 199 (15.30%) Relational Database
29 197 (15.14%) HTML

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 149 (11.45%) Tomcat
2 143 (10.99%) Confluence
3 140 (10.76%) Apache
4 118 (9.07%) Elasticsearch
5 68 (5.23%) OpenStack
6 63 (4.84%) nginx
7 59 (4.53%) Apache Spark
8 55 (4.23%) JBoss
9 35 (2.69%) WebSphere
10 33 (2.54%) Cloud Foundry
11 29 (2.23%) WebLogic
12 13 (1.00%) Apache Solr
13 12 (0.92%) CMS
14 11 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 10 (0.77%) IIS
16 9 (0.69%) SAS
16 9 (0.69%) SharePoint
17 8 (0.61%) Facebook Platform
18 7 (0.54%) Drupal
19 6 (0.46%) WildFly
Applications
1 12 (0.92%) HipChat
1 12 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.077%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.077%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (1.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (1.00%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.23%) Staffware
5 2 (0.15%) Siebel CRM
6 1 (0.077%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.077%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.077%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.077%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 345 (26.52%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (8.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (5.53%) GitHub
4 51 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
5 37 (2.84%) PaaS
6 31 (2.38%) SaaS
7 23 (1.77%) Amazon S3
8 21 (1.61%) Amazon ELB
9 19 (1.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 18 (1.38%) Slack
11 15 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 15 (1.15%) Datadog
12 14 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (0.69%) Amazon EMR
13 9 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (0.69%) Heroku
13 9 (0.69%) IaaS
14 8 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.31%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 136 (10.45%) TCP/IP
2 134 (10.30%) HTTP
3 97 (7.46%) SSL
4 76 (5.84%) Firewall
5 52 (4.00%) DNS
6 32 (2.46%) Internet
6 32 (2.46%) VPN
7 23 (1.77%) OpenLDAP
8 17 (1.31%) LDAP
9 16 (1.23%) SNMP
10 14 (1.08%) Kerberos
11 13 (1.00%) HTTPS
11 13 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (0.92%) SSH
13 11 (0.85%) OpenVPN
13 11 (0.85%) Reverse Proxy
14 8 (0.61%) Multicast
15 7 (0.54%) Wireshark
16 6 (0.46%) IPv6
16 6 (0.46%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 438 (33.67%) MySQL
2 354 (27.21%) MongoDB
3 218 (16.76%) NoSQL
4 199 (15.30%) Relational Database
5 133 (10.22%) Redis
6 132 (10.15%) SQL Server
7 125 (9.61%) Hadoop
8 110 (8.46%) RDBMS
9 93 (7.15%) Apache Cassandra
10 76 (5.84%) Big Data
11 70 (5.38%) Oracle Database
12 39 (3.00%) Amazon RDS
12 39 (3.00%) HBase
13 38 (2.92%) Oracle Database 11g
14 28 (2.15%) Apache Hive
14 28 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
15 24 (1.84%) DB2
16 18 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 16 (1.23%) Amazon Redshift
18 14 (1.08%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 389 (29.90%) Git (software)
2 304 (23.37%) Jenkins
3 207 (15.91%) JIRA
4 87 (6.69%) JUnit
5 85 (6.53%) Cucumber
6 81 (6.23%) Maven
7 78 (6.00%) Subversion
8 59 (4.53%) Bitbucket
9 55 (4.23%) Sonatype Nexus
10 53 (4.07%) IntelliJ
11 40 (3.07%) Mockito
12 39 (3.00%) Selenium
13 36 (2.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 32 (2.46%) GitLab
15 27 (2.08%) NUnit
16 26 (2.00%) Ant
16 26 (2.00%) MSTest
16 26 (2.00%) Vagrant
17 25 (1.92%) Artifactory
17 25 (1.92%) Mercurial
General
1 149 (11.45%) Finance
2 48 (3.69%) Retail
3 36 (2.77%) Banking
4 35 (2.69%) Marketing
5 33 (2.54%) Telecoms
6 25 (1.92%) Electronics
7 24 (1.84%) Manufacturing
8 11 (0.85%) Law
9 7 (0.54%) Billing
9 7 (0.54%) Legal
10 5 (0.38%) Games
11 4 (0.31%) Advertising
11 4 (0.31%) Back Office
12 3 (0.23%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.23%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.15%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.15%) Local Government
14 1 (0.077%) Automotive
14 1 (0.077%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.077%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 612 (47.04%) Developer
2 229 (17.60%) Java Developer
3 171 (13.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 134 (10.30%) Python Developer
5 131 (10.07%) Architect
6 93 (7.15%) Senior Developer
7 56 (4.30%) DBA
8 47 (3.61%) Software Engineer
9 45 (3.46%) Technical Architect
10 44 (3.38%) Linux Engineer
10 44 (3.38%) Software Developer
11 40 (3.07%) AWS Engineer
11 40 (3.07%) PostgreSQL Developer
12 38 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
12 38 (2.92%) Web Developer
13 37 (2.84%) Consultant
14 36 (2.77%) AWS DevOps
14 36 (2.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 35 (2.69%) Senior Java Developer
16 34 (2.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (18.14%) REST
2 197 (15.14%) HTML
3 182 (13.99%) Spring
4 173 (13.30%) CSS
4 173 (13.30%) Node.js
5 154 (11.84%) JSON
6 150 (11.53%) Django
7 145 (11.15%) Web Services
8 121 (9.30%) RESTful
9 97 (7.46%) HTML5
10 92 (7.07%) AngularJS
11 81 (6.23%) CSS3
12 80 (6.15%) Hibernate
13 74 (5.69%) J2EE
14 73 (5.61%) LAPP Stack
15 65 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
15 65 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
16 64 (4.92%) Flask
16 64 (4.92%) Spring Boot
17 63 (4.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (4.00%) User Experience
2 51 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 44 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
4 37 (2.84%) Linux Command Line
5 36 (2.77%) Clustering
6 31 (2.38%) Public Cloud
7 27 (2.08%) Mobile App
8 25 (1.92%) Data Structures
9 24 (1.84%) Management Information System
10 19 (1.46%) Algorithms
10 19 (1.46%) PKI
11 18 (1.38%) Fintech
12 16 (1.23%) Replication
12 16 (1.23%) Smart Meter
13 15 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (0.92%) Client/Server
15 12 (0.92%) Web 2.0
16 8 (0.61%) Derivative
16 8 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 565 (43.43%) Linux
2 129 (9.92%) Windows
3 110 (8.46%) Unix
4 99 (7.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 91 (6.99%) CentOS
6 42 (3.23%) Windows Server
7 38 (2.92%) Ubuntu
8 18 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (1.31%) Android
10 15 (1.15%) Apple iOS
11 13 (1.00%) CoreOS
11 13 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (0.85%) Debian
13 8 (0.61%) FreeBSD
13 8 (0.61%) Mac OS
14 7 (0.54%) Solaris
14 7 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.46%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.38%) AIX
17 3 (0.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 679 (52.19%) Agile Software Development
2 383 (29.44%) DevOps
3 322 (24.75%) Continuous Integration
4 311 (23.90%) TDD
5 228 (17.52%) Scrum
6 224 (17.22%) Microservices
7 216 (16.60%) Configuration Management
8 206 (15.83%) Open Source
9 187 (14.37%) Test Automation
10 167 (12.84%) BDD
11 116 (8.92%) Software Engineering
12 115 (8.84%) OO
13 94 (7.23%) Continuous Delivery
14 87 (6.69%) Web Development
15 80 (6.15%) Kanban
16 74 (5.69%) High Availability
17 72 (5.53%) Continuous Deployment
18 70 (5.38%) Mentoring
19 61 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
20 60 (4.61%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 582 (44.73%) Java
2 500 (38.43%) Python
3 354 (27.21%) SQL
4 255 (19.60%) Ruby
5 238 (18.29%) JavaScript
6 157 (12.07%) Bash Shell
7 124 (9.53%) Scala
8 97 (7.46%) Perl
9 79 (6.07%) PHP
10 71 (5.46%) Go
11 63 (4.84%) C#
12 37 (2.84%) C
13 33 (2.54%) C++
13 33 (2.54%) Shell Script
14 31 (2.38%) PL/SQL
15 30 (2.31%) Groovy
16 17 (1.31%) R
17 15 (1.15%) PowerShell
18 14 (1.08%) T-SQL
19 8 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 305 (23.44%) Security Cleared
2 260 (19.98%) SC Cleared
3 50 (3.84%) Degree
4 33 (2.54%) RHCE
5 28 (2.15%) DV Cleared
6 26 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 23 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
8 18 (1.38%) CISSP
9 17 (1.31%) RHCSA
10 7 (0.54%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.38%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.38%) BC Cleared
12 4 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.31%) PhD
13 3 (0.23%) APMG
13 3 (0.23%) CCNA
13 3 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (0.23%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.46%) QA
2 13 (1.00%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.31%) WCAG
6 3 (0.23%) MiFID
7 2 (0.15%) GCP
7 2 (0.15%) SLA
8 1 (0.077%) HL7
8 1 (0.077%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.077%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.077%) WAI
System Software
1 358 (27.52%) Docker
2 30 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (2.00%) vCloud
4 22 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (1.54%) HDFS
6 17 (1.31%) Squid
7 15 (1.15%) Active Directory
8 13 (1.00%) Xen
9 12 (0.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 12 (0.92%) LXC
9 12 (0.92%) Postfix
9 12 (0.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 11 (0.85%) Samba
10 11 (0.85%) vSphere
11 9 (0.69%) VirtualBox
12 8 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (0.61%) Snort
12 8 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.54%) Apache Flume
14 6 (0.46%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 346 (26.59%) Puppet
2 294 (22.60%) Ansible
3 177 (13.60%) Opscode Chef
4 136 (10.45%) Kubernetes
5 133 (10.22%) Terraform
6 58 (4.46%) Salt
7 51 (3.92%) logstash
8 48 (3.69%) Kibana
9 41 (3.15%) ZABBIX
10 37 (2.84%) HAProxy
11 26 (2.00%) Nagios
12 19 (1.46%) Docker Swarm
12 19 (1.46%) Rancher
13 18 (1.38%) Grafana
13 18 (1.38%) Rsyslog
14 17 (1.31%) Packer
15 14 (1.08%) Consul
15 14 (1.08%) Data Guard
16 13 (1.00%) Sysdig
16 13 (1.00%) yum
Vendors
1 264 (20.29%) Oracle
2 103 (7.92%) Red Hat
3 99 (7.61%) VMware
4 48 (3.69%) Microsoft
5 39 (3.00%) Atlassian
6 28 (2.15%) SAP
7 23 (1.77%) Zend
8 21 (1.61%) Sonatype
9 20 (1.54%) Hortonworks
9 20 (1.54%) IBM
10 16 (1.23%) Greenplum
10 16 (1.23%) Splunk
11 15 (1.15%) Google
11 15 (1.15%) Rackspace
11 15 (1.15%) SaltStack
12 14 (1.08%) TIBCO
13 12 (0.92%) Sybase
14 11 (0.85%) Cisco
15 10 (0.77%) CA
16 9 (0.69%) Apple
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
ABW Recruitment
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
Freshtechit
Rate: From £100 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: Day rate only
Posted: 4 days ago
London Bridge
Digital Marmalade
Rate: £27,500 - £37,500 depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Source Technology
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Neg (Day Rate)
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Interact Consulting
Rate: 500-575pd
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Difrent
Rate: From £530 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
UK
Interact Consulting
Rate: 650-725pd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
First Utility
Rate: Up to 55K
Posted: 12 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Rate: Up to 55K
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £720 to £766 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £420 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £420 - £460 per day
Posted: 20 days ago