The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 25 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 133 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 12 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% 0.55% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.04% 2.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 0
Median daily rate £267 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
PostgreSQL
UK

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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
588 615 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.26% 21.11% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 327 300
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +94.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £29.80 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £30.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -23.07%

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Scotland region.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

PostgreSQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Scotland region.

PostgreSQL Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -13 7 £463 +15.62%
Renfrewshire - 3 £266 -
Stirling - 2 - -
PostgreSQL
UK

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 19 (48.72%) Oracle
2 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (41.03%) MongoDB
4 14 (35.90%) Java
4 14 (35.90%) Linux
5 13 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 12 (30.77%) SQL
7 11 (28.21%) Informix
7 11 (28.21%) Open Source
8 10 (25.64%) PostGIS
9 9 (23.08%) DevOps
9 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
10 8 (20.51%) Migration
10 8 (20.51%) JBoss
10 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
10 8 (20.51%) Data Modelling
10 8 (20.51%) DHCP
10 8 (20.51%) DNS
11 7 (17.95%) Middleware
11 7 (17.95%) MySQL
11 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
11 7 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (15.38%) Database Tuning
12 6 (15.38%) Database Security
12 6 (15.38%) User Experience
12 6 (15.38%) Web Services
12 6 (15.38%) Python
12 6 (15.38%) LDAP
12 6 (15.38%) Windows
13 5 (12.82%) LAMP

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 8 (20.51%) JBoss
2 5 (12.82%) Apache
2 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) Skype for Business
3 3 (7.69%) lighttpd
3 3 (7.69%) nginx
4 2 (5.13%) Jetty
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) DHCP
1 8 (20.51%) DNS
2 6 (15.38%) LDAP
3 4 (10.26%) Firewall
3 4 (10.26%) Internet
3 4 (10.26%) Skype
4 3 (7.69%) FTP
4 3 (7.69%) HTTP
4 3 (7.69%) IPv4
4 3 (7.69%) IPv6
4 3 (7.69%) Kerberos
4 3 (7.69%) Network Security
4 3 (7.69%) SMTP
4 3 (7.69%) SNMP
4 3 (7.69%) SSH
4 3 (7.69%) SSL
5 2 (5.13%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.13%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.56%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) MongoDB
2 11 (28.21%) Informix
3 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 7 (17.95%) MySQL
4 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
5 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
6 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.56%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.13%) Maven
3 2 (5.13%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.56%) JUnit
4 1 (2.56%) Mockito
General
1 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Architect
2 8 (20.51%) Consultant
3 7 (17.95%) PostgreSQL Consultant
4 6 (15.38%) DBA
5 5 (12.82%) Data Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Database Consultant
5 5 (12.82%) Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Administrator
6 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL DBA
7 3 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Digital Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Java Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Database Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) PostGIS
2 7 (17.95%) Middleware
3 6 (15.38%) Web Services
4 5 (12.82%) LAMP
4 5 (12.82%) XML
5 4 (10.26%) CSS
5 4 (10.26%) HTML
6 3 (7.69%) Django
6 3 (7.69%) Hibernate
6 3 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (7.69%) Laravel
6 3 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (7.69%) Regular Expression
6 3 (7.69%) Spring
7 2 (5.13%) Drools
7 2 (5.13%) EclipseLink
7 2 (5.13%) Java EE
7 2 (5.13%) jBPM
7 2 (5.13%) JPA
7 2 (5.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) User Experience
2 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.26%) Private Cloud
4 3 (7.69%) PKI
4 3 (7.69%) Visualisation
5 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.13%) Replication
6 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (15.38%) Windows
4 5 (12.82%) Unix
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
5 4 (10.26%) Solaris
6 3 (7.69%) Debian
6 3 (7.69%) SUSE
7 2 (5.13%) CentOS
8 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) Open Source
3 9 (23.08%) DevOps
4 8 (20.51%) Data Modelling
4 8 (20.51%) Migration
5 6 (15.38%) Database Security
5 6 (15.38%) Database Tuning
6 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.26%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (10.26%) ETL
6 4 (10.26%) Kanban
6 4 (10.26%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (10.26%) Physical Data Model
6 4 (10.26%) RUP
6 4 (10.26%) Scrum
6 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.26%) TOGAF
6 4 (10.26%) Unified Process
6 4 (10.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) Java
2 12 (30.77%) SQL
3 6 (15.38%) Python
4 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
5 4 (10.26%) PHP
6 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.69%) Perl
7 2 (5.13%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.26%) XenApp
2 4 (10.26%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.13%) Dovecot
3 2 (5.13%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Cacti
1 3 (7.69%) Munin
1 3 (7.69%) Nagios
1 3 (7.69%) XenMobile
2 2 (5.13%) Ansible
3 1 (2.56%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Oracle
2 13 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 5 (12.82%) Citrix
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.26%) Sun
4 4 (10.26%) VMware
5 3 (7.69%) HP
6 2 (5.13%) ForgeRock
6 2 (5.13%) Talend
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco
7 1 (2.56%) EMC
7 1 (2.56%) Mitel
7 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com