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 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK
Rank 183 233 323
Rank change year-on-year +50 +90  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 601 552 350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.34% 1.04% 0.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.88% 4.68% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 383 237
Median daily rate £450 £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £380
% change year-on-year +6.11% +5.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 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 10225 11789 12101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.76% 22.15% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6925 7905 7760
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 131 189 159
Median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.35% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £14.50 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

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 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 27 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 27 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 +51 566 £463 +2.77% 194
London +33 298 £500 +5.26% 122
South East -13 77 £425 +13.33% 28
West Midlands +48 40 £496 +52.66% 4
Yorkshire +19 39 £475 -29.62% 7
Hampshire +3 39 £425 +13.33% 4
North West +20 34 £463 -6.32% 8
City of London +3 33 £500 +5.20% 34
East of England +21 31 £375 -14.28% 10
West Yorkshire +37 30 £480 -23.20% 5
Leeds +31 28 £480 -23.20% 3
Edinburgh +24 22 £350 -12.50% 3
Scotland +17 22 £350 -12.50% 5
Winchester +13 22 £438 +16.66%
Hertfordshire - 21 £375 - 3
Manchester +16 19 £450 -17.24% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 19 £345 -54.75% 1
Tyne and Wear -1 19 £345 -54.75% 1
North East -5 19 £345 -49.81% 2
South West -12 19 £425 +6.25% 7
Oxfordshire 0 16 £375 +15.38% 3
Shropshire - 16 £496 -
Telford - 16 £496 -
Cheshire +22 14 £475 -1.55% 2
Devon - 13 £340 - 1
South Yorkshire -12 11 £444 -38.79% 1
Berkshire +20 10 £400 -5.88% 9
Birmingham +10 10 £500 +29.03% 1
Sheffield -9 10 £463 -36.20% 1
Buckinghamshire -14 10 £444 +1.42%

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 716 (52.42%) Agile Software Development
2 642 (47.00%) Linux
3 619 (45.31%) Java
4 499 (36.53%) Python
5 474 (34.70%) Git (software)
6 458 (33.53%) MySQL
7 407 (29.80%) Jenkins
8 394 (28.84%) MongoDB
9 363 (26.57%) DevOps
10 357 (26.13%) Puppet
11 354 (25.92%) Amazon AWS
12 352 (25.77%) Docker
13 343 (25.11%) JavaScript
14 339 (24.82%) SQL
15 308 (22.55%) Ansible
16 303 (22.18%) Continuous Integration
17 299 (21.89%) Ruby
18 298 (21.82%) Security Cleared
19 278 (20.35%) Scrum
20 269 (19.69%) HTML
20 269 (19.69%) Open Source
21 267 (19.55%) JIRA
22 264 (19.33%) Oracle
23 263 (19.25%) Configuration Management
24 241 (17.64%) SC Cleared
25 240 (17.57%) TDD
26 238 (17.42%) CSS
27 226 (16.54%) Relational Database
28 223 (16.33%) REST
29 218 (15.96%) Apache

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
1 218 (15.96%) Apache
2 165 (12.08%) Confluence
3 154 (11.27%) Elasticsearch
4 148 (10.83%) Tomcat
5 109 (7.98%) nginx
6 98 (7.17%) Apache Spark
7 49 (3.59%) OpenStack
8 48 (3.51%) JBoss
9 34 (2.49%) Cloud Foundry
10 21 (1.54%) Jetty
11 19 (1.39%) WebSphere
12 17 (1.24%) Apache Pig
12 17 (1.24%) Drupal
12 17 (1.24%) WebLogic
13 16 (1.17%) Mule ESB
14 14 (1.02%) 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 (1.46%) Adobe Campaign
2 19 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.22%) Staffware
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
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 (25.92%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (5.64%) GitHub
4 44 (3.22%) PaaS
5 39 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
6 34 (2.49%) Heroku
7 33 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
8 32 (2.34%) Amazon S3
9 23 (1.68%) SaaS
9 23 (1.68%) Slack
10 21 (1.54%) IaaS
11 14 (1.02%) Amazon Kinesis
11 14 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 13 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
13 12 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
13 12 (0.88%) Datadog
13 12 (0.88%) Route 53
14 9 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 9 (0.66%) OpenShift
15 8 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 181 (13.25%) HTTP
2 162 (11.86%) TCP/IP
3 108 (7.91%) SSL
4 105 (7.69%) Firewall
5 89 (6.52%) DNS
6 69 (5.05%) VPN
7 40 (2.93%) Reverse Proxy
8 36 (2.64%) SNMP
9 34 (2.49%) Internet
9 34 (2.49%) OpenLDAP
10 24 (1.76%) SSH
11 23 (1.68%) OpenVPN
12 22 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
13 20 (1.46%) LDAP
14 17 (1.24%) IPsec
15 16 (1.17%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (1.17%) DHCP
16 14 (1.02%) SAN
17 13 (0.95%) HTTPS
18 11 (0.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 458 (33.53%) MySQL
2 394 (28.84%) MongoDB
3 226 (16.54%) Relational Database
4 198 (14.49%) Hadoop
5 197 (14.42%) NoSQL
6 165 (12.08%) Redis
7 140 (10.25%) SQL Server
8 130 (9.52%) Big Data
9 124 (9.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 103 (7.54%) Oracle Database
10 103 (7.54%) RDBMS
11 76 (5.56%) Apache Hive
12 65 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
13 58 (4.25%) HBase
14 29 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
15 26 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 25 (1.83%) Amazon Redshift
17 22 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
18 18 (1.32%) CouchDB
19 17 (1.24%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 474 (34.70%) Git (software)
2 407 (29.80%) Jenkins
3 267 (19.55%) JIRA
4 114 (8.35%) JUnit
5 113 (8.27%) Subversion
6 82 (6.00%) Cucumber
7 72 (5.27%) Maven
8 66 (4.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 64 (4.69%) Bitbucket
10 60 (4.39%) Sonatype Nexus
11 52 (3.81%) Vagrant
12 47 (3.44%) Selenium
13 46 (3.37%) Mercurial
14 40 (2.93%) SonarQube
15 38 (2.78%) Jasmine
16 36 (2.64%) Ant
17 35 (2.56%) Gradle
18 31 (2.27%) GitLab
18 31 (2.27%) IntelliJ
19 30 (2.20%) Mockito
General
1 134 (9.81%) Finance
2 46 (3.37%) Marketing
3 37 (2.71%) Banking
4 29 (2.12%) Telecoms
5 20 (1.46%) 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 5 (0.37%) Advertising
10 5 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.29%) Billing
11 4 (0.29%) Front Office
11 4 (0.29%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.22%) French Language
13 2 (0.15%) Automotive
13 2 (0.15%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.15%) Local Government
13 2 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 589 (43.12%) Developer
2 233 (17.06%) Java Developer
3 174 (12.74%) DevOps Engineer
4 158 (11.57%) Architect
5 92 (6.73%) Python Developer
6 76 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 73 (5.34%) DBA
8 62 (4.54%) Administrator
9 59 (4.32%) Technical Architect
10 55 (4.03%) Software Engineer
11 53 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
12 47 (3.44%) Consultant
13 44 (3.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 43 (3.15%) Data Engineer
15 41 (3.00%) Senior Java Developer
16 36 (2.64%) AWS DevOps
16 36 (2.64%) Solutions Architect
17 35 (2.56%) Big Data Engineer
17 35 (2.56%) PostgreSQL DBA
18 34 (2.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (19.69%) HTML
2 238 (17.42%) CSS
3 223 (16.33%) REST
4 177 (12.96%) Spring
5 162 (11.86%) Web Services
6 161 (11.79%) Node.js
7 154 (11.27%) Django
8 142 (10.40%) AngularJS
9 139 (10.18%) JSON
10 135 (9.88%) HTML5
11 119 (8.71%) Elastic Stack
12 112 (8.20%) CSS3
13 108 (7.91%) Hibernate
14 105 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
15 96 (7.03%) RESTful
16 89 (6.52%) XML
17 82 (6.00%) Kafka
17 82 (6.00%) Ruby on Rails
18 77 (5.64%) jQuery
19 75 (5.49%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 74 (5.42%) User Experience
2 49 (3.59%) Computer Science
3 42 (3.07%) Clustering
4 34 (2.49%) Replication
5 33 (2.42%) PKI
6 29 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
8 23 (1.68%) Management Information System
9 22 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (1.39%) Mobile App
11 17 (1.24%) Fintech
11 17 (1.24%) Public Cloud
12 16 (1.17%) Data Centre
13 15 (1.10%) Smart Meter
14 12 (0.88%) Web 2.0
15 11 (0.81%) Algorithms
15 11 (0.81%) Client/Server
16 10 (0.73%) NHS
17 7 (0.51%) Data Structures
17 7 (0.51%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 642 (47.00%) Linux
2 129 (9.44%) Unix
3 116 (8.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 109 (7.98%) CentOS
5 108 (7.91%) Windows
6 46 (3.37%) Ubuntu
7 37 (2.71%) Windows Server
8 23 (1.68%) 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 (1.46%) Mac OS X
12 17 (1.24%) Debian
12 17 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (0.95%) VyOS
14 12 (0.88%) AIX
14 12 (0.88%) FreeBSD
15 8 (0.59%) Solaris
15 8 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 716 (52.42%) Agile Software Development
2 363 (26.57%) DevOps
3 303 (22.18%) Continuous Integration
4 278 (20.35%) Scrum
5 269 (19.69%) Open Source
6 263 (19.25%) Configuration Management
7 240 (17.57%) TDD
8 148 (10.83%) Microservices
9 139 (10.18%) BDD
10 130 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
11 125 (9.15%) Software Engineering
12 111 (8.13%) Kanban
13 109 (7.98%) Mentoring
14 105 (7.69%) High Availability
15 80 (5.86%) MVC
16 72 (5.27%) Continuous Deployment
17 69 (5.05%) Web Development
18 67 (4.90%) Unit Testing
19 64 (4.69%) E-Commerce
20 62 (4.54%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 619 (45.31%) Java
2 499 (36.53%) Python
3 343 (25.11%) JavaScript
4 339 (24.82%) SQL
5 299 (21.89%) Ruby
6 180 (13.18%) Scala
7 137 (10.03%) Bash Shell
8 131 (9.59%) Perl
9 123 (9.00%) PHP
10 76 (5.56%) Go
11 60 (4.39%) R
12 59 (4.32%) C#
13 45 (3.29%) Groovy
14 36 (2.64%) C
15 33 (2.42%) Shell Script
16 30 (2.20%) PL/SQL
17 26 (1.90%) C++
18 15 (1.10%) T-SQL
19 10 (0.73%) tcsh
20 8 (0.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 298 (21.82%) Security Cleared
2 241 (17.64%) SC Cleared
3 55 (4.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 47 (3.44%) Degree
5 29 (2.12%) DV Cleared
6 23 (1.68%) RHCE
7 12 (0.88%) BC Cleared
7 12 (0.88%) PhD
8 8 (0.59%) RHCSA
9 7 (0.51%) CISSP
10 6 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.22%) APMG
12 2 (0.15%) CCNA
12 2 (0.15%) CESG Certified Professional
12 2 (0.15%) CISA
12 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.15%) CISM
12 2 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.15%) OCP
12 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 (25.77%) Docker
2 49 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (3.22%) vCloud
4 36 (2.64%) Virtual Machines
5 25 (1.83%) Active Directory
5 25 (1.83%) HDFS
6 24 (1.76%) Squid
7 23 (1.68%) Postfix
8 20 (1.46%) Xen
9 19 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (1.10%) Samba
11 14 (1.02%) LXC
12 13 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
13 12 (0.88%) GlusterFS
13 12 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 11 (0.81%) Apache Flume
15 10 (0.73%) Corosync
15 10 (0.73%) etcd
15 10 (0.73%) Snort
15 10 (0.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 357 (26.13%) Puppet
2 308 (22.55%) Ansible
3 166 (12.15%) Opscode Chef
4 123 (9.00%) Terraform
5 107 (7.83%) Kubernetes
6 97 (7.10%) ZABBIX
7 86 (6.30%) Salt
8 83 (6.08%) logstash
9 81 (5.93%) Kibana
10 78 (5.71%) Nagios
11 61 (4.47%) HAProxy
12 44 (3.22%) Consul
13 42 (3.07%) Packer
14 35 (2.56%) Rancher
15 32 (2.34%) Docker Swarm
16 25 (1.83%) Hadoop YARN
17 24 (1.76%) Rsyslog
18 23 (1.68%) yum
19 21 (1.54%) Data Guard
19 21 (1.54%) Mesos
Vendors
1 264 (19.33%) Oracle
2 178 (13.03%) VMware
3 140 (10.25%) Red Hat
4 61 (4.47%) Microsoft
5 48 (3.51%) Atlassian
6 36 (2.64%) AppDynamics
7 35 (2.56%) Cisco
7 35 (2.56%) Hortonworks
7 35 (2.56%) Sonatype
8 33 (2.42%) SAP
9 32 (2.34%) Rackspace
10 30 (2.20%) Splunk
10 30 (2.20%) Zend
11 28 (2.05%) Google
12 26 (1.90%) Adobe
13 24 (1.76%) IBM
14 22 (1.61%) Teradata
15 20 (1.46%) CA
16 19 (1.39%) Sybase
17 17 (1.24%) SaltStack
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
Venn Group
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nakama
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £300- £400
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Firway Consulting
Rate: Good
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £300-400
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £0.00 per day + Negotiable - outside of IR35
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
AdRoc Group
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £375 - £440 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £610 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: Day rate only
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Montash
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago