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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 76 78 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -22
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.29% 1.09% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £295 £338
% change year-on-year
+28.81% -12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £50.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-27.92% +68.33%
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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
262 183 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.14% 14.98% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 88 56
Average daily rate £400 £350 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -55.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

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 3 March 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 9 (75.00%) Apache
2 6 (50.00%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) Hadoop
3 5 (41.67%) Apache Hive
3 5 (41.67%) Apache Pig
3 5 (41.67%) Amazon EMR
3 5 (41.67%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (33.33%) Open Source
4 4 (33.33%) Android
4 4 (33.33%) RESTful
4 4 (33.33%) Ruby
4 4 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (33.33%) CMS
4 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 4 (33.33%) JMeter
4 4 (33.33%) Spring
4 4 (33.33%) JUnit
4 4 (33.33%) SOAP
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) CRM
4 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Windows

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 9 (75.00%) Apache
2 5 (41.67%) Apache Pig
3 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (33.33%) CMS
4 2 (16.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon EMR
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Hadoop
1 5 (41.67%) Apache Hive
2 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JUnit
1 4 (33.33%) JMeter
2 3 (25.00%) HttpUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Ant
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Django Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) SOAP
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
1 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 4 (33.33%) Spring
1 4 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (33.33%) RESTful
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) J2EE
3 2 (16.67%) OAuth
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) Django
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (25.00%) Machine to Machine
2 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (8.33%) W3C
4 1 (8.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Android
1 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) SABSA
3 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (8.33%) Logistics
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Web Design
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Ruby
4 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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