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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 84 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.37% 0.23% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.39% 1.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£180 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.43 £14.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+199.51% -36.95%
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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
251 230 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.57% 17.97% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 121 76
Average daily rate £363 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+286.36% -61.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 July 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 (72.22%) Python
2 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 12 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (66.67%) Apache Hive
2 12 (66.67%) Apache Pig
2 12 (66.67%) Amazon EMR
2 12 (66.67%) Amazon Kinesis
3 11 (61.11%) Apache
4 7 (38.89%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle
4 7 (38.89%) Mobile App
5 6 (33.33%) Banking
5 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) MySQL
7 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (22.22%) Mobile First
8 3 (16.67%) .NET
8 3 (16.67%) J2EE
8 3 (16.67%) Perl
8 3 (16.67%) PHP
8 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
8 3 (16.67%) Windows
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
8 3 (16.67%) Web Services
8 3 (16.67%) Ruby
8 3 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (16.67%) NoSQL

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (66.67%) Apache Pig
2 11 (61.11%) Apache
3 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 2 (11.11%) CMS
4 2 (11.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (66.67%) Amazon EMR
1 12 (66.67%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
1 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 12 (66.67%) Apache Hive
2 5 (27.78%) MySQL
3 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) JMeter
1 1 (5.56%) HttpUnit
General
1 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Hadoop Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
1 3 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) J2EE
2 2 (11.11%) OAuth
3 1 (5.56%) RESTful
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) Django
3 1 (5.56%) Ext JS
3 1 (5.56%) JPA
3 1 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Mobile App
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Mobile First
2 3 (16.67%) Web Application Development
3 2 (11.11%) Web Development
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Content Management
3 2 (11.11%) SOA
3 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 2 (11.11%) Content Management
3 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) SABSA
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Python
2 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) Perl
4 3 (16.67%) PHP
4 3 (16.67%) Ruby
4 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Alterian