The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 129 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 20 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.67% 0.50% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.41% 2.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 0
Average daily rate £388 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
587 637 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.63% 21.30% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 351 312
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +80.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £32.50 £15.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.00 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -7 17 £400 - 1
Stirling - 2 - -
Glasgow +1 1 £375 +3.44% 2
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PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 20 (54.05%) Oracle
2 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (40.54%) Java
3 15 (40.54%) MongoDB
4 13 (35.14%) SQL
4 13 (35.14%) Linux
5 12 (32.43%) Informix
6 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
6 11 (29.73%) Open Source
7 10 (27.03%) DevOps
8 8 (21.62%) Migration
8 8 (21.62%) PostGIS
8 8 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
9 7 (18.92%) JBoss
9 7 (18.92%) Windows
9 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
10 6 (16.22%) Web Services
10 6 (16.22%) Citrix
10 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
10 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
10 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
10 6 (16.22%) DHCP
10 6 (16.22%) DNS
10 6 (16.22%) Database Security
10 6 (16.22%) Database Tuning
10 6 (16.22%) Skype for Business
10 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
11 5 (13.51%) Re-Platforming
11 5 (13.51%) Private Cloud

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (18.92%) JBoss
2 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.22%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.41%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) Jetty
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) Drupal
4 1 (2.70%) Liferay
4 1 (2.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.70%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) DHCP
1 6 (16.22%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) LDAP
2 4 (10.81%) Skype
2 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.41%) Firewall
3 2 (5.41%) Internet
3 2 (5.41%) NetScaler
3 2 (5.41%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (5.41%) SAN
3 2 (5.41%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) PABX
4 1 (2.70%) PBX
4 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) MongoDB
2 12 (32.43%) Informix
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
3 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
4 5 (13.51%) MySQL
5 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
6 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
7 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.41%) JUnit
2 2 (5.41%) Mockito
2 2 (5.41%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.70%) Maven
General
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Consultant
2 7 (18.92%) Architect
2 7 (18.92%) PostgreSQL Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) DBA
4 5 (13.51%) Database Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Developer
5 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 3 (8.11%) Data Architect
6 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Java Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Database Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) PostGIS
2 6 (16.22%) Web Services
3 4 (10.81%) Hibernate
3 4 (10.81%) Middleware
3 4 (10.81%) Spring
4 3 (8.11%) LAMP
5 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.41%) RESTful
5 2 (5.41%) Swing
6 1 (2.70%) CSS
6 1 (2.70%) EclipseLink
6 1 (2.70%) EJB
6 1 (2.70%) Express
6 1 (2.70%) HTML5
6 1 (2.70%) JMS
6 1 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.70%) REST
6 1 (2.70%) XHTML
6 1 (2.70%) XML
6 1 (2.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (13.51%) Private Cloud
2 4 (10.81%) User Experience
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Linux
2 8 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (18.92%) Windows
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
5 5 (13.51%) Solaris
6 2 (5.41%) CentOS
6 2 (5.41%) Unix
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Open Source
3 10 (27.03%) DevOps
4 8 (21.62%) Migration
5 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
5 6 (16.22%) Database Security
5 6 (16.22%) Database Tuning
6 5 (13.51%) Kanban
6 5 (13.51%) Re-Platforming
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.81%) ETL
7 4 (10.81%) Scrum
7 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
8 3 (8.11%) RUP
8 3 (8.11%) Unified Process
8 3 (8.11%) Use Case
9 2 (5.41%) Release Management
9 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) Java
2 13 (35.14%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) Python
4 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.70%) AspectJ
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.81%) XenApp
3 4 (10.81%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.41%) Dovecot
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (5.41%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) XenMobile
2 2 (5.41%) Ansible
2 2 (5.41%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (5.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Oracle
2 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
3 6 (16.22%) Citrix
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.51%) Sun
4 5 (13.51%) VMware
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco
5 2 (5.41%) EMC
5 2 (5.41%) ForgeRock
5 2 (5.41%) Talend
6 1 (2.70%) Mitel
6 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.70%) Sybase
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