The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 88 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 8 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.57% 0.91% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.04% 4.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Median daily rate £375 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
PostgreSQL
Scotland

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
263 287 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.65% 20.20% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 168 125
Median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.70% +136.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -23.07%

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 16 (64.00%) Oracle
2 14 (56.00%) MongoDB
3 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (44.00%) SQL
4 11 (44.00%) Informix
5 10 (40.00%) PostGIS
6 7 (28.00%) Data Modelling
6 7 (28.00%) Java
6 7 (28.00%) Linux
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
7 6 (24.00%) Database Security
7 6 (24.00%) Database Tuning
7 6 (24.00%) Open Source
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (24.00%) Migration
8 5 (20.00%) DHCP
8 5 (20.00%) DNS
8 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 5 (20.00%) Citrix
8 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
8 5 (20.00%) Windows
8 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 5 (20.00%) Skype for Business
8 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 4 (16.00%) Skype
9 4 (16.00%) Logical Data Model
9 4 (16.00%) Physical Data Model
9 4 (16.00%) DevOps
9 4 (16.00%) Re-Platforming

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (8.00%) JBoss
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) DHCP
1 5 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) Skype
3 2 (8.00%) Internet
3 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) LDAP
4 1 (4.00%) PABX
4 1 (4.00%) PBX
4 1 (4.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) MongoDB
2 11 (44.00%) Informix
3 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) Maven
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) JUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Mockito
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Consultant
2 7 (28.00%) PostgreSQL Consultant
3 6 (24.00%) DBA
4 5 (20.00%) Database Consultant
5 4 (16.00%) Architect
5 4 (16.00%) Data Architect
5 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 3 (12.00%) Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Digital Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Administrator
7 2 (8.00%) Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Database Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
8 1 (4.00%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) PostGIS
2 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (12.00%) Spring
3 2 (8.00%) Drools
3 2 (8.00%) EclipseLink
3 2 (8.00%) EJB
3 2 (8.00%) Java EE
3 2 (8.00%) jBPM
3 2 (8.00%) JDBC
3 2 (8.00%) JMS
3 2 (8.00%) JPA
3 2 (8.00%) LAMP
3 2 (8.00%) Middleware
3 2 (8.00%) RESTful
3 2 (8.00%) TopLink
3 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 2 (8.00%) WSDL
3 2 (8.00%) XML
3 2 (8.00%) XML Schema
3 2 (8.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Private Cloud
1 3 (12.00%) User Experience
1 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (24.00%) Database Security
3 6 (24.00%) Database Tuning
3 6 (24.00%) Migration
3 6 (24.00%) Open Source
4 4 (16.00%) DevOps
4 4 (16.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 4 (16.00%) Kanban
4 4 (16.00%) Logical Data Model
4 4 (16.00%) Physical Data Model
4 4 (16.00%) Re-Platforming
4 4 (16.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (12.00%) Product Management
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (12.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) AspectJ
4 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) XenApp
2 4 (16.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) XenMobile
2 1 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Citrix
2 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Sun
3 4 (16.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) EMC
4 1 (4.00%) Mitel
4 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com