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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 90 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 5 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.38% 0.56% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.75% 2.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £33.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-67.16% +131.03%
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
285 286 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.51% 19.90% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 165 139
Median daily rate £375 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 15 (65.22%) Oracle
2 13 (56.52%) MongoDB
3 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 10 (43.48%) Informix
4 10 (43.48%) PostGIS
5 9 (39.13%) Spatial Data
6 7 (30.43%) Data Modelling
7 6 (26.09%) Migration
7 6 (26.09%) Java
7 6 (26.09%) Database Security
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
7 6 (26.09%) Open Source
7 6 (26.09%) Database Tuning
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 5 (21.74%) Linux
9 4 (17.39%) Scrum
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 4 (17.39%) DNS
9 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
9 4 (17.39%) Citrix
9 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
9 4 (17.39%) Windows
9 4 (17.39%) DHCP
9 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
9 4 (17.39%) XenApp
9 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
9 4 (17.39%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (17.39%) Skype for Business

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 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
1 4 (17.39%) Skype for Business
2 2 (8.70%) JBoss
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DHCP
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
1 4 (17.39%) Skype
2 2 (8.70%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) PABX
3 1 (4.35%) PBX
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) MongoDB
2 10 (43.48%) Informix
3 9 (39.13%) Spatial Data
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
7 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
8 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Maven
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Consultant
1 7 (30.43%) PostgreSQL Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) DBA
3 5 (21.74%) Database Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Data Architect
4 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 3 (13.04%) Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Digital Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Database Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Cloud Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) PostGIS
2 2 (8.70%) Drools
2 2 (8.70%) EclipseLink
2 2 (8.70%) EJB
2 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
2 2 (8.70%) Java EE
2 2 (8.70%) jBPM
2 2 (8.70%) JDBC
2 2 (8.70%) JMS
2 2 (8.70%) JPA
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) RESTful
2 2 (8.70%) Spring
2 2 (8.70%) TopLink
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) WSDL
2 2 (8.70%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) XML Schema
2 2 (8.70%) XSD
3 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) User Experience
1 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
2 2 (8.70%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Data Modelling
3 6 (26.09%) Database Security
3 6 (26.09%) Database Tuning
3 6 (26.09%) Migration
3 6 (26.09%) Open Source
4 4 (17.39%) Domain-Driven Design
4 4 (17.39%) Logical Data Model
4 4 (17.39%) Physical Data Model
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) BDD
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) Information Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) Kanban
5 3 (13.04%) Product Management
5 3 (13.04%) Re-Platforming
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) AspectJ
4 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
1 4 (17.39%) XenApp
1 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Citrix
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.04%) Sun
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Mitel
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com