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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK / Scotland
Rank 88 100 115
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +15
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 19 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.08% 1.03% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.49% 4.78% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 6
Median daily rate £350 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £333 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £378
% change year-on-year
- +12.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
- -42.30%

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
346 544 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.75% 21.52% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 300 336
Median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 5
Median hourly rate £17.32 £10.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.20% -78.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +23 18 £350 -12.50%
West Lothian - 1 £375 - 1
PostgreSQL
UK

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 18 (72.00%) Java
2 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) Jenkins
3 15 (60.00%) Scrum
4 13 (52.00%) MySQL
4 13 (52.00%) Selenium
4 13 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (48.00%) Web Services
6 11 (44.00%) Linux
6 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
7 10 (40.00%) Python
8 9 (36.00%) JSON
8 9 (36.00%) REST
9 8 (32.00%) SoapUI
9 8 (32.00%) Subversion
9 8 (32.00%) WebDriver
9 8 (32.00%) SQL
9 8 (32.00%) Exploratory Testing
10 7 (28.00%) CA Agile Central
10 7 (28.00%) Hibernate
10 7 (28.00%) Bugzilla
11 6 (24.00%) Spring
11 6 (24.00%) Requirements Management
11 6 (24.00%) Continuous Deployment
11 6 (24.00%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (20.00%) Manual Testing
12 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
12 5 (20.00%) Docker
12 5 (20.00%) PostGIS
12 5 (20.00%) Cucumber

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 4 (16.00%) Apache
1 4 (16.00%) CMS
1 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) GeoServer
2 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DHCP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) LDAP
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
1 1 (4.00%) Skype
1 1 (4.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.00%) GIS
2 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (16.00%) QGIS
2 4 (16.00%) Spatial Data
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 17 (68.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (52.00%) Selenium
3 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (32.00%) SoapUI
4 8 (32.00%) Subversion
4 8 (32.00%) WebDriver
5 7 (28.00%) Bugzilla
6 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
6 5 (20.00%) Maven
7 4 (16.00%) Ant
8 3 (12.00%) Flyway
9 2 (8.00%) GitLab
10 1 (4.00%) Gradle
10 1 (4.00%) JBehave
10 1 (4.00%) JIRA
10 1 (4.00%) JMeter
10 1 (4.00%) JUnit
10 1 (4.00%) Mockito
General
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
1 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Java Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Test Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Java Web Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Web Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Web Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Angular Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) Web Services
2 9 (36.00%) JSON
2 9 (36.00%) REST
3 7 (28.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (24.00%) Spring
5 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (20.00%) PostGIS
6 4 (16.00%) Backbone.js
7 3 (12.00%) Ember.js
7 3 (12.00%) J2EE
7 3 (12.00%) jQuery
7 3 (12.00%) React
8 2 (8.00%) RESTful
9 1 (4.00%) Celery
9 1 (4.00%) Flask
9 1 (4.00%) HTML5
9 1 (4.00%) JPA
9 1 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (4.00%) Sass
9 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (4.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Debian
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) Scrum
3 13 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (32.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (24.00%) Requirements Management
6 5 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
7 4 (16.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (16.00%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (16.00%) Physical Data Model
7 4 (16.00%) Web Development
8 3 (12.00%) Case Management
8 3 (12.00%) Document Management
8 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (12.00%) Microservices
8 3 (12.00%) Service Design
8 3 (12.00%) SOA
8 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) Python
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Ansible
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) CA Agile Central
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Google
4 1 (4.00%) VMware