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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK
Rank 188 228 328
Rank change year-on-year +40 +100  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 589 560 336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.32% 1.06% 0.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.80% 4.78% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 390 219
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.18% +5.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 1
Median hourly rate £47.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.58% +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 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 10154 11722 11724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.70% 22.19% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6869 7857 7471
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 190 155
Median hourly rate £31.00 £34.00 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +5.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

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 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in the UK

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 23 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
England +31 556 £463 +2.77% 180
London +27 293 £500 +5.26% 106
South East -10 73 £425 +13.33% 28
West Midlands +45 39 £496 +52.66% 6
Yorkshire +14 39 £475 -25.49% 7
Hampshire -7 37 £425 +11.47% 5
East of England +24 34 £375 -14.28% 8
North West +10 34 £475 -2.56% 8
City of London +5 32 £500 +5.20% 29
West Yorkshire +21 29 £478 -23.60% 6
Leeds +20 27 £478 -23.60% 3
Hertfordshire - 23 £375 - 3
Winchester +12 21 £438 +16.66% 1
Edinburgh +20 20 £350 -12.50% 3
Scotland +19 20 £350 -9.67% 6
Manchester +20 19 £450 -16.27% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 18 £345 -54.75% 1
Tyne and Wear -3 18 £345 -54.75% 1
North East -4 18 £345 -49.81% 2
South West -18 17 £388 +3.33% 13
Oxfordshire +1 16 £375 +15.38% 4
Shropshire - 16 £496 -
Telford - 16 £496 -
Cheshire +26 14 £475 +1.06% 2
Devon - 13 £340 - 2
South Yorkshire -3 12 £425 -40.35% 1
Cambridgeshire +15 10 £430 +17.00% 2
Berkshire +13 10 £400 -5.88% 9
Birmingham +10 10 £500 +29.03% 1
Sheffield -6 10 £463 -35.08% 1

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 715 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 641 (47.03%) Linux
3 618 (45.34%) Java
4 497 (36.46%) Python
5 477 (35.00%) Git (software)
6 455 (33.38%) MySQL
7 411 (30.15%) Jenkins
8 392 (28.76%) MongoDB
9 363 (26.63%) DevOps
10 354 (25.97%) Puppet
10 354 (25.97%) Amazon AWS
11 352 (25.83%) Docker
12 343 (25.17%) JavaScript
13 339 (24.87%) SQL
14 308 (22.60%) Continuous Integration
15 306 (22.45%) Ansible
16 297 (21.79%) Security Cleared
17 296 (21.72%) Ruby
18 280 (20.54%) Scrum
19 267 (19.59%) HTML
19 267 (19.59%) Open Source
20 266 (19.52%) Configuration Management
21 265 (19.44%) Oracle
22 264 (19.37%) JIRA
23 241 (17.68%) SC Cleared
24 237 (17.39%) CSS
25 235 (17.24%) TDD
26 227 (16.65%) Relational Database
27 224 (16.43%) Apache
28 222 (16.29%) REST

PostgreSQL
Top Related 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
1 224 (16.43%) Apache
2 162 (11.89%) Confluence
3 152 (11.15%) Tomcat
4 151 (11.08%) Elasticsearch
5 113 (8.29%) nginx
6 98 (7.19%) Apache Spark
7 49 (3.60%) OpenStack
8 48 (3.52%) JBoss
9 34 (2.49%) Cloud Foundry
10 25 (1.83%) Jetty
11 19 (1.39%) WebSphere
12 18 (1.32%) Mule ESB
13 17 (1.25%) Apache Pig
13 17 (1.25%) Drupal
13 17 (1.25%) WebLogic
14 16 (1.17%) WildFly
15 13 (0.95%) IIS
16 11 (0.81%) Apache Solr
16 11 (0.81%) CMS
17 9 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 21 (1.54%) HipChat
1 21 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.44%) MS Office
2 6 (0.44%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (1.47%) Adobe Campaign
2 19 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.22%) Staffware
7 1 (0.073%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.073%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.073%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.073%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.073%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.073%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 354 (25.97%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (5.43%) GitHub
4 44 (3.23%) PaaS
5 39 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
6 36 (2.64%) Heroku
7 33 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
8 32 (2.35%) Amazon S3
9 23 (1.69%) SaaS
10 22 (1.61%) Slack
11 21 (1.54%) IaaS
12 14 (1.03%) Amazon Kinesis
12 14 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 13 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
14 12 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
14 12 (0.88%) Datadog
14 12 (0.88%) Route 53
15 9 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 8 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
16 8 (0.59%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 182 (13.35%) HTTP
2 162 (11.89%) TCP/IP
3 108 (7.92%) SSL
4 107 (7.85%) Firewall
5 91 (6.68%) DNS
6 71 (5.21%) VPN
7 42 (3.08%) Reverse Proxy
8 35 (2.57%) OpenLDAP
8 35 (2.57%) SNMP
9 33 (2.42%) Internet
10 24 (1.76%) SSH
11 23 (1.69%) OpenVPN
12 22 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
13 20 (1.47%) LDAP
14 17 (1.25%) DHCP
14 17 (1.25%) IPsec
15 16 (1.17%) Cisco Nexus
16 14 (1.03%) SAN
17 13 (0.95%) HTTPS
18 11 (0.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 455 (33.38%) MySQL
2 392 (28.76%) MongoDB
3 227 (16.65%) Relational Database
4 198 (14.53%) Hadoop
4 198 (14.53%) NoSQL
5 162 (11.89%) Redis
6 140 (10.27%) SQL Server
7 131 (9.61%) Big Data
8 123 (9.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 102 (7.48%) Oracle Database
10 100 (7.34%) RDBMS
11 76 (5.58%) Apache Hive
12 64 (4.70%) Oracle Database 11g
13 58 (4.26%) HBase
14 31 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
15 26 (1.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 25 (1.83%) Amazon Redshift
17 22 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
18 18 (1.32%) CouchDB
19 17 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 477 (35.00%) Git (software)
2 411 (30.15%) Jenkins
3 264 (19.37%) JIRA
4 113 (8.29%) Subversion
5 112 (8.22%) JUnit
6 78 (5.72%) Cucumber
7 74 (5.43%) Maven
8 65 (4.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 64 (4.70%) Bitbucket
10 60 (4.40%) Sonatype Nexus
11 53 (3.89%) Vagrant
12 49 (3.60%) Selenium
13 48 (3.52%) Mercurial
14 40 (2.93%) SonarQube
15 38 (2.79%) Gradle
16 37 (2.71%) Jasmine
17 36 (2.64%) Ant
18 31 (2.27%) IntelliJ
19 30 (2.20%) GitLab
20 27 (1.98%) Mockito
General
1 130 (9.54%) Finance
2 46 (3.37%) Marketing
3 37 (2.71%) Banking
4 30 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 20 (1.47%) Electronics
6 19 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 13 (0.95%) Retail
8 9 (0.66%) Games
8 9 (0.66%) Law
9 7 (0.51%) Legal
10 6 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.37%) Advertising
12 4 (0.29%) Billing
12 4 (0.29%) Front Office
12 4 (0.29%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.22%) French Language
14 2 (0.15%) Automotive
14 2 (0.15%) Back Office
14 2 (0.15%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 586 (42.99%) Developer
2 234 (17.17%) Java Developer
3 175 (12.84%) DevOps Engineer
4 158 (11.59%) Architect
5 91 (6.68%) Python Developer
6 79 (5.80%) Senior Developer
7 71 (5.21%) DBA
8 61 (4.48%) Administrator
9 59 (4.33%) Technical Architect
10 54 (3.96%) Software Engineer
11 53 (3.89%) Linux Engineer
12 48 (3.52%) Consultant
13 45 (3.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 43 (3.15%) Data Engineer
14 43 (3.15%) Senior Java Developer
15 36 (2.64%) AWS DevOps
15 36 (2.64%) Solutions Architect
16 35 (2.57%) Big Data Engineer
17 34 (2.49%) AWS Engineer
17 34 (2.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (19.59%) HTML
2 237 (17.39%) CSS
3 222 (16.29%) REST
4 177 (12.99%) Spring
5 162 (11.89%) Web Services
6 161 (11.81%) Node.js
7 153 (11.23%) Django
8 144 (10.56%) AngularJS
9 138 (10.12%) JSON
10 136 (9.98%) HTML5
11 118 (8.66%) Elastic Stack
12 113 (8.29%) CSS3
13 111 (8.14%) Hibernate
14 107 (7.85%) LAPP Stack
15 94 (6.90%) RESTful
16 91 (6.68%) XML
17 82 (6.02%) Kafka
18 80 (5.87%) Ruby on Rails
19 78 (5.72%) LAMP
20 77 (5.65%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 74 (5.43%) User Experience
2 50 (3.67%) Computer Science
3 41 (3.01%) Clustering
4 33 (2.42%) PKI
4 33 (2.42%) Replication
5 29 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
7 23 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (1.61%) Management Information System
9 19 (1.39%) Mobile App
10 18 (1.32%) Data Centre
11 17 (1.25%) Fintech
11 17 (1.25%) Public Cloud
12 14 (1.03%) Smart Meter
13 12 (0.88%) Web 2.0
14 11 (0.81%) Algorithms
14 11 (0.81%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.73%) NHS
16 8 (0.59%) Data Structures
17 7 (0.51%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 641 (47.03%) Linux
2 130 (9.54%) Unix
3 112 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 109 (8.00%) CentOS
5 107 (7.85%) Windows
6 48 (3.52%) Ubuntu
7 37 (2.71%) Windows Server
8 23 (1.69%) RancherOS
9 22 (1.61%) Android
9 22 (1.61%) CoreOS
9 22 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (1.54%) Apple iOS
11 20 (1.47%) Mac OS X
12 17 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (1.03%) Debian
14 13 (0.95%) VyOS
15 12 (0.88%) AIX
16 11 (0.81%) FreeBSD
17 9 (0.66%) Solaris
18 8 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 715 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 363 (26.63%) DevOps
3 308 (22.60%) Continuous Integration
4 280 (20.54%) Scrum
5 267 (19.59%) Open Source
6 266 (19.52%) Configuration Management
7 235 (17.24%) TDD
8 146 (10.71%) Microservices
9 136 (9.98%) BDD
10 131 (9.61%) Continuous Delivery
11 124 (9.10%) Software Engineering
12 112 (8.22%) Kanban
13 106 (7.78%) Mentoring
14 105 (7.70%) High Availability
15 84 (6.16%) MVC
16 71 (5.21%) Continuous Deployment
17 69 (5.06%) Web Development
18 67 (4.92%) Unit Testing
19 63 (4.62%) Load Balancing
20 62 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 618 (45.34%) Java
2 497 (36.46%) Python
3 343 (25.17%) JavaScript
4 339 (24.87%) SQL
5 296 (21.72%) Ruby
6 180 (13.21%) Scala
7 136 (9.98%) Bash Shell
8 129 (9.46%) Perl
9 124 (9.10%) PHP
10 75 (5.50%) Go
11 60 (4.40%) R
12 58 (4.26%) C#
13 46 (3.37%) Groovy
14 36 (2.64%) C
15 34 (2.49%) Shell Script
16 30 (2.20%) PL/SQL
17 26 (1.91%) C++
18 15 (1.10%) T-SQL
19 9 (0.66%) tcsh
20 8 (0.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 297 (21.79%) Security Cleared
2 241 (17.68%) SC Cleared
3 55 (4.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 49 (3.60%) Degree
5 28 (2.05%) DV Cleared
6 22 (1.61%) RHCE
7 12 (0.88%) BC Cleared
7 12 (0.88%) PhD
8 7 (0.51%) RHCSA
9 6 (0.44%) CISSP
9 6 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.22%) APMG
11 2 (0.15%) CCNA
11 2 (0.15%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (0.15%) CISA
11 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.15%) CISM
11 2 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.15%) OCP
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (1.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 22 (1.61%) QA
3 18 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.22%) WCAG
6 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.073%) HL7
7 1 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.073%) SAS 70
7 1 (0.073%) SLA
System Software
1 352 (25.83%) Docker
2 51 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (3.23%) vCloud
4 39 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
5 26 (1.91%) Active Directory
6 25 (1.83%) HDFS
7 24 (1.76%) Squid
8 23 (1.69%) Postfix
9 21 (1.54%) Xen
10 19 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (1.03%) LXC
11 14 (1.03%) Samba
12 13 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
13 12 (0.88%) GlusterFS
13 12 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 11 (0.81%) Apache Flume
14 11 (0.81%) vSphere
15 10 (0.73%) Corosync
15 10 (0.73%) etcd
15 10 (0.73%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 354 (25.97%) Puppet
2 306 (22.45%) Ansible
3 164 (12.03%) Opscode Chef
4 121 (8.88%) Terraform
5 107 (7.85%) Kubernetes
6 100 (7.34%) ZABBIX
7 86 (6.31%) Salt
8 85 (6.24%) logstash
9 82 (6.02%) Kibana
10 79 (5.80%) Nagios
11 63 (4.62%) HAProxy
12 44 (3.23%) Consul
13 42 (3.08%) Packer
14 35 (2.57%) Rancher
15 32 (2.35%) Docker Swarm
16 25 (1.83%) Hadoop YARN
17 24 (1.76%) Rsyslog
18 23 (1.69%) yum
19 21 (1.54%) Data Guard
19 21 (1.54%) Mesos
Vendors
1 265 (19.44%) Oracle
2 180 (13.21%) VMware
3 140 (10.27%) Red Hat
4 62 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 48 (3.52%) Atlassian
6 36 (2.64%) AppDynamics
6 36 (2.64%) Cisco
7 35 (2.57%) Hortonworks
7 35 (2.57%) Sonatype
8 34 (2.49%) SAP
9 32 (2.35%) Rackspace
10 30 (2.20%) Splunk
10 30 (2.20%) Zend
11 28 (2.05%) Google
12 26 (1.91%) Adobe
13 23 (1.69%) IBM
14 22 (1.61%) Teradata
15 20 (1.47%) CA
15 20 (1.47%) Sybase
16 17 (1.25%) SaltStack
London
FreshtechIT
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £0.00 per day + Negotiable - outside of IR35
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £375 - £440 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
AdRoc Group
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
Networkers
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: Day rate only
Posted: Yesterday
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Montash
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day (DOE)
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Spring Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £350 to £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Anonymous Recruiter
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Camborne, Cornwall
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 9 days ago