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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 65 82 83
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 6 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.66% 0.60% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.23% 2.96% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 4
Median daily rate - £350 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +27.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £34.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-33.82% -6.59%
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
186 304 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.51% 20.31% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 159 175
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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 9 December 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 6 (85.71%) PostGIS
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) Logical Data Model
2 5 (71.43%) Physical Data Model
2 5 (71.43%) Spatial Data
2 5 (71.43%) Data Modelling
2 5 (71.43%) GIS
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (57.14%) QGIS
3 4 (57.14%) Ansible
3 4 (57.14%) Docker
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) Case Management
4 3 (42.86%) Service Design
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (42.86%) Microservices
4 3 (42.86%) Flyway
4 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) Document Management
4 3 (42.86%) SOA
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium
6 1 (14.29%) GeoServer
6 1 (14.29%) GitLab
6 1 (14.29%) Celery

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 1 (14.29%) GeoServer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) GIS
1 5 (71.43%) Spatial Data
2 4 (57.14%) QGIS
3 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Flyway
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (14.29%) GitLab
4 1 (14.29%) Gradle
4 1 (14.29%) JBehave
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Maven
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Data Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) PostGIS
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
3 1 (14.29%) Celery
3 1 (14.29%) Flask
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Data Modelling
1 5 (71.43%) Logical Data Model
1 5 (71.43%) Physical Data Model
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Domain-Driven Design
2 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Case Management
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (42.86%) Document Management
3 3 (42.86%) Microservices
3 3 (42.86%) Service Design
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Product Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Google