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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 137 131 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 13 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.44% 0.27% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.86% 1.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £266 £290 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.44% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £33.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-67.16% +131.03%
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
698 624 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.68% 20.71% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 331 296
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +53.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £18.50 £19.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £65.00 £36.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -8.33%

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
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 30 June 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
Glasgow +5 4 - -
Edinburgh -10 4 - - 1
Renfrewshire - 3 £266 -
Stirling - 2 - -
PostgreSQL
UK

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 22 (53.66%) Oracle
2 19 (46.34%) MongoDB
3 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (31.71%) Java
5 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
5 12 (29.27%) Linux
5 12 (29.27%) Data Modelling
5 12 (29.27%) Red Hat
6 11 (26.83%) SQL
6 11 (26.83%) Open Source
7 10 (24.39%) PostGIS
7 10 (24.39%) Oracle Database
7 10 (24.39%) Informix
8 9 (21.95%) Spatial Data
9 8 (19.51%) DevOps
9 8 (19.51%) Logical Data Model
9 8 (19.51%) Physical Data Model
9 8 (19.51%) Migration
9 8 (19.51%) JBoss
9 8 (19.51%) ETL
10 7 (17.07%) DHCP
10 7 (17.07%) DNS
10 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (17.07%) Middleware
10 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
10 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (17.07%) MySQL
10 7 (17.07%) Relational Database
11 6 (14.63%) User Experience
11 6 (14.63%) Talend

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 (19.51%) JBoss
2 5 (12.20%) Apache
3 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.76%) Skype for Business
4 3 (7.32%) lighttpd
4 3 (7.32%) nginx
5 2 (4.88%) Jetty
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.44%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.44%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) DHCP
1 7 (17.07%) DNS
2 5 (12.20%) LDAP
3 4 (9.76%) Internet
3 4 (9.76%) Skype
4 3 (7.32%) Firewall
4 3 (7.32%) FTP
4 3 (7.32%) HTTP
4 3 (7.32%) IPv4
4 3 (7.32%) IPv6
4 3 (7.32%) Kerberos
4 3 (7.32%) Network Security
4 3 (7.32%) SMTP
4 3 (7.32%) SNMP
4 3 (7.32%) SSH
4 3 (7.32%) SSL
5 2 (4.88%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.88%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (2.44%) PABX
6 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (46.34%) MongoDB
2 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
3 10 (24.39%) Informix
3 10 (24.39%) Oracle Database
4 9 (21.95%) Spatial Data
5 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (17.07%) MySQL
5 7 (17.07%) Relational Database
6 6 (14.63%) RDBMS
7 4 (9.76%) DB2
7 4 (9.76%) IBM PureData
7 4 (9.76%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (9.76%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
9 1 (2.44%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.88%) Maven
General
1 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Architect
2 7 (17.07%) Consultant
2 7 (17.07%) PostgreSQL Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) DBA
4 5 (12.20%) Data Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Database Consultant
4 5 (12.20%) Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Administrator
5 4 (9.76%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 3 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Digital Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Java Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Data Modeller
7 2 (4.88%) Database Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) PostGIS
2 7 (17.07%) Middleware
3 6 (14.63%) Web Services
4 5 (12.20%) XML
5 4 (9.76%) CSS
5 4 (9.76%) HTML
5 4 (9.76%) LAMP
6 3 (7.32%) Django
6 3 (7.32%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (7.32%) Laravel
6 3 (7.32%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (7.32%) Regular Expression
7 2 (4.88%) Drools
7 2 (4.88%) EclipseLink
7 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.88%) Java EE
7 2 (4.88%) jBPM
7 2 (4.88%) JPA
7 2 (4.88%) RESTful
7 2 (4.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) User Experience
2 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.32%) Data Integration
3 3 (7.32%) PKI
3 3 (7.32%) Private Cloud
3 3 (7.32%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.88%) Replication
5 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (12.20%) Unix
3 5 (12.20%) Windows
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.32%) Debian
5 3 (7.32%) Solaris
5 3 (7.32%) SUSE
6 2 (4.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) Data Modelling
3 11 (26.83%) Open Source
4 8 (19.51%) DevOps
4 8 (19.51%) ETL
4 8 (19.51%) Logical Data Model
4 8 (19.51%) Migration
4 8 (19.51%) Physical Data Model
5 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (14.63%) Database Security
6 6 (14.63%) Database Tuning
7 4 (9.76%) Change Data Capture
7 4 (9.76%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (9.76%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (9.76%) RUP
7 4 (9.76%) Scrum
7 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.76%) TOGAF
7 4 (9.76%) Unified Process
7 4 (9.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) Java
2 11 (26.83%) SQL
3 6 (14.63%) Python
4 5 (12.20%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.76%) PHP
6 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.32%) Perl
7 2 (4.88%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) XenApp
2 4 (9.76%) XenDesktop
3 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.88%) Dovecot
4 2 (4.88%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Cacti
1 3 (7.32%) Munin
1 3 (7.32%) Nagios
1 3 (7.32%) XenMobile
2 2 (4.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Oracle
2 12 (29.27%) Red Hat
3 6 (14.63%) Talend
4 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.76%) Citrix
5 4 (9.76%) IBM
5 4 (9.76%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (9.76%) Netezza
6 3 (7.32%) HP
6 3 (7.32%) Sun
6 3 (7.32%) VMware
7 2 (4.88%) ForgeRock
8 1 (2.44%) Mitel
8 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com