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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 83 76 71
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 10 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.58% 1.11% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Average daily rate £375 £500 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £285
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +31.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.40 £50.50
% change year-on-year
- -27.92%
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
279 271 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.66% 19.94% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 158 88
Average daily rate £375 £380 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £9.50 £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +251.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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
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 11 February 2016.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (52.94%) PostGIS
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Migration
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle
3 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Informix
3 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
4 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
5 5 (29.41%) Database Security
5 5 (29.41%) DevOps
5 5 (29.41%) Re-Platforming
5 5 (29.41%) Kanban
5 5 (29.41%) Data Migration
5 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
6 4 (23.53%) ETL
6 4 (23.53%) Scrum
7 3 (17.65%) GIS
7 3 (17.65%) LAMP
7 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
7 3 (17.65%) DNS
7 3 (17.65%) OOP
7 3 (17.65%) Java
7 3 (17.65%) JUnit
7 3 (17.65%) Swing
7 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
7 3 (17.65%) OOD
7 3 (17.65%) Database Tuning
7 3 (17.65%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (17.65%) Spring

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Jadu
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) LDAP
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (5.88%) Intranet
4 1 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Informix
1 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
2 3 (17.65%) GIS
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) MariaDB
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
1 3 (17.65%) JUnit
1 3 (17.65%) Mockito
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Consultant
2 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Database Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Java Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Architect
5 2 (11.76%) DBA
5 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 2 (11.76%) GIS Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Strategy Architect
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Database Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) PostGIS
2 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
2 3 (17.65%) LAMP
2 3 (17.65%) Spring
2 3 (17.65%) Swing
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) Express
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (5.88%) Regular Expression
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (11.76%) Private Cloud
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Solaris
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Migration
3 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
4 5 (29.41%) Data Migration
4 5 (29.41%) Database Security
4 5 (29.41%) DevOps
4 5 (29.41%) Kanban
4 5 (29.41%) Re-Platforming
5 4 (23.53%) ETL
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
6 3 (17.65%) Database Tuning
6 3 (17.65%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (17.65%) Microservices
6 3 (17.65%) OOD
6 3 (17.65%) OOP
6 3 (17.65%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (11.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
2 2 (11.76%) EMC
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.76%) Sun
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Rackspace
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