Period
to 8 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 8 July 2020 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 80 106 127
Rank change year-on-year +26 +21 -48
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 33 86 76
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.77% 1.83% 1.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.71% 9.25% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 55 56
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% -5.26%
10th Percentile £406 £318 £366
90th Percentile £575 £517 £538
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £47.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% -8.05% +2.35%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 379 930 936
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.29% 19.82% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 592 616
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +6.45%
10th Percentile £320 £305 £275
90th Percentile £574 £575 £538
England median daily rate £500 £483 £475
% change year-on-year +3.52% +1.68% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -14.89% -21.67%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year - +4.48% +11.67%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in the West Midlands

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PostgreSQL in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in the West Midlands

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PostgreSQL in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 8 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in the West Midlands

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PostgreSQL in the West Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for PostgreSQL in the West Midlands

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 8 July 2020. 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
Birmingham +15 27 £500 +11.11% 3
Worcestershire +27 2 £413 -
Coventry +33 1 - - 1
Shropshire +21 1 £450 -11.76%
Staffordshire +11 1 - -
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 8 July 2020, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 17 (51.52%) Oracle
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (51.52%) AWS
2 12 (36.36%) Java
3 11 (33.33%) SQL
4 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
4 10 (30.30%) Spring
4 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
4 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
5 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 9 (27.27%) Linux
5 9 (27.27%) Finance
5 9 (27.27%) Migration
5 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 9 (27.27%) DevOps
6 8 (24.24%) Open Source
6 8 (24.24%) User Experience
6 8 (24.24%) React
6 8 (24.24%) SonarQube
6 8 (24.24%) Public Sector
6 8 (24.24%) TDD
7 7 (21.21%) QA
7 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (21.21%) Data Migration
7 7 (21.21%) Web Services
7 7 (21.21%) CSS
7 7 (21.21%) HTML
7 7 (21.21%) webpack
7 7 (21.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (18.18%) Amazon RDS

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (15.15%) Confluence
2 3 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) nginx
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (51.52%) AWS
2 5 (15.15%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (15.15%) Amazon SQS
2 5 (15.15%) PaaS
3 2 (6.06%) Azure
3 2 (6.06%) OpenShift
3 2 (6.06%) SaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.03%) GCP
4 1 (3.03%) IaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) DMZ
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 5 (15.15%) Redis
3 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.09%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (6.06%) Data Mining
5 2 (6.06%) MySQL
5 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (3.03%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.03%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 8 (24.24%) SonarQube
3 7 (21.21%) webpack
4 6 (18.18%) JIRA
4 6 (18.18%) JUnit
4 6 (18.18%) Maven
5 5 (15.15%) DbUnit
5 5 (15.15%) jMock
5 5 (15.15%) Mockito
6 4 (12.12%) Jasmine
7 3 (9.09%) Zephyr
8 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (6.06%) Babel
8 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
8 2 (6.06%) Mocha
8 2 (6.06%) Selenium
9 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
9 1 (3.03%) JMeter
9 1 (3.03%) Xcode
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Public Sector
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (6.06%) Games
5 1 (3.03%) Electronics
5 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.03%) Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Architect
4 2 (6.06%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Data Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Data Migration Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Head of Development
4 2 (6.06%) Migration Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) Product Owner
4 2 (6.06%) React Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 2 (6.06%) UI Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Data Migration Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.03%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) Spring
2 8 (24.24%) React
3 7 (21.21%) CSS
3 7 (21.21%) HTML
3 7 (21.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (21.21%) Web Services
4 6 (18.18%) HTML5
4 6 (18.18%) jQuery
4 6 (18.18%) RESTful
4 6 (18.18%) SOAP
5 5 (15.15%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (15.15%) Memcached
5 5 (15.15%) PowerMock
6 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
6 4 (12.12%) JPA
6 4 (12.12%) Node.js
6 4 (12.12%) REST
6 4 (12.12%) Spring Cloud
7 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
7 3 (9.09%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) User Experience
2 6 (18.18%) Reinsurance
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) NHS
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Unix
3 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.06%) Windows
5 1 (3.03%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) DevOps
2 9 (27.27%) Migration
3 8 (24.24%) Open Source
3 8 (24.24%) TDD
4 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (21.21%) Data Migration
5 6 (18.18%) Microservices
5 6 (18.18%) SDLC
5 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 5 (15.15%) BDD
6 5 (15.15%) Feasibility Study
6 5 (15.15%) Front End Development
6 5 (15.15%) Scrum
7 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
7 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
7 4 (12.12%) Financial Analysis
7 4 (12.12%) Kanban
7 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) Java
2 11 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) PHP
3 3 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (6.06%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) ES6
4 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Ruby
4 2 (6.06%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.03%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
1 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.03%) CCNA
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.03%) MCSE
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Postfix
2 4 (12.12%) Docker
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.03%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.06%) Terraform
3 1 (3.03%) Ansible
3 1 (3.03%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (3.03%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.03%) Kibana
3 1 (3.03%) logstash
3 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) Google
2 2 (6.06%) Guidewire
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Talend
2 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) F5
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.03%) SAP