The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 73 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 12 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.81% - 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.35% - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
276 214 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.71% 17.20% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 113 61
Average daily rate £400 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £294 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -74.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PostgreSQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PostgreSQL.

1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
1 13 (86.67%) Python
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) Hadoop
2 12 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (80.00%) Apache Hive
2 12 (80.00%) Apache Pig
2 12 (80.00%) Amazon EMR
2 12 (80.00%) Amazon Kinesis
3 10 (66.67%) Apache
4 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 6 (40.00%) Banking
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (13.33%) JBoss
7 2 (13.33%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) MySQL
7 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
7 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (13.33%) Games
7 2 (13.33%) VMware
7 2 (13.33%) Firewall
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
7 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PostgreSQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PostgreSQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (80.00%) Apache Pig
2 10 (66.67%) Apache
3 2 (13.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (80.00%) Amazon EMR
1 12 (80.00%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) Hadoop
1 12 (80.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
General
1 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Django Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) OAuth
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) Django
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
1 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
1 2 (13.33%) Protective Monitoring
1 2 (13.33%) SABSA
2 1 (6.67%) Logistics
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (6.67%) SOA
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Web Design
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
1 13 (86.67%) Python
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) PayPal
3 1 (6.67%) WorldPay
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft