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 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 124 111 108
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.21% 0.091%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.69% 0.86% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£410 £250 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £250 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £274 £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
580 581 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.02% 23.82% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 284 274
Average daily rate £350 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +74.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £11.10 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £180.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.60 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+22.39% -7.00%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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
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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 -14 4 £410 +64.00% 1
Glasgow - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Inverclyde - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 12 (66.67%) Ruby
1 12 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 12 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 12 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) MySQL
3 8 (44.44%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) TDD
3 8 (44.44%) Scrum
3 8 (44.44%) Django
3 8 (44.44%) Kanban
3 8 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (44.44%) Software Architecture
3 8 (44.44%) Play Framework
3 8 (44.44%) Scala
4 7 (38.89%) Product Management
4 7 (38.89%) User Stories
4 7 (38.89%) REST
4 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
5 6 (33.33%) PHP
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle
5 6 (33.33%) Web Services
5 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 5 (27.78%) User Experience
6 5 (27.78%) Line Management
7 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
7 4 (22.22%) RESTful
7 4 (22.22%) Open Source
7 4 (22.22%) Spring
7 4 (22.22%) Android

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 4 (22.22%) Apache
1 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 4 (22.22%) CMS
2 3 (16.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) PaaS
2 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
1 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.56%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 12 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 11 (61.11%) MySQL
3 8 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) JUnit
1 4 (22.22%) JMeter
2 3 (16.67%) HttpUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Maven
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Architect
2 8 (44.44%) Technical Architect
3 7 (38.89%) Developer
4 6 (33.33%) Digital Architect
5 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
6 3 (16.67%) PHP Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (11.11%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (11.11%) Senior Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Digital Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (5.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (44.44%) Django
2 8 (44.44%) Play Framework
3 7 (38.89%) REST
4 6 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 4 (22.22%) Spring
5 4 (22.22%) SOAP
5 4 (22.22%) RESTful
6 3 (16.67%) PostGIS
6 3 (16.67%) HTML
6 3 (16.67%) .NET
6 3 (16.67%) J2EE
6 3 (16.67%) CSS
7 2 (11.11%) OAuth
8 1 (5.56%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) User Experience
2 4 (22.22%) Open Source
3 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.56%) W3C
4 1 (5.56%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
1 4 (22.22%) Android
1 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) TDD
2 8 (44.44%) Scrum
2 8 (44.44%) Kanban
2 8 (44.44%) Software Architecture
3 7 (38.89%) User Stories
3 7 (38.89%) Product Management
3 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
4 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 5 (27.78%) Line Management
6 4 (22.22%) CRM
7 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
7 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
7 2 (11.11%) SABSA
8 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
8 1 (5.56%) ITIL
8 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (5.56%) Release Management
8 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Ruby
2 8 (44.44%) Scala
2 8 (44.44%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) PHP
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) Perl
4 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) ForgeRock
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft