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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 82 69 65
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.41% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.85% 1.75% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£320 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £298
% change year-on-year
- +9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 - £34.00
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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
271 285 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.61% 23.50% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 130 91
Average daily rate £375 £325 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £451 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +146.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%

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 22 December 2014.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) PHP
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) JUnit
3 4 (44.44%) SOAP
3 4 (44.44%) Apache
3 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
3 4 (44.44%) CRM
3 4 (44.44%) JMeter
3 4 (44.44%) CMS
3 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
3 4 (44.44%) Spring
3 4 (44.44%) Ruby
3 4 (44.44%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (44.44%) Android
3 4 (44.44%) RESTful
3 4 (44.44%) Open Source
3 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
3 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
3 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) J2EE
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Linux

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 4 (44.44%) Apache
1 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
1 4 (44.44%) CMS
2 2 (22.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
1 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JUnit
1 4 (44.44%) JMeter
2 3 (33.33%) HttpUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Ant
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) PHP Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
2 4 (44.44%) Spring
2 4 (44.44%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (44.44%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) RESTful
3 3 (33.33%) PostGIS
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) J2EE
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) OAuth
5 1 (11.11%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Open Source
2 3 (33.33%) Machine to Machine
2 3 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (11.11%) W3C
3 1 (11.11%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Android
1 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) SABSA
4 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) PHP
2 4 (44.44%) Ruby
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft