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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 123 129 129
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 15 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.59% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.42% 1.43% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Median daily rate £266 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.45% -21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £43.43 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-74.67% +199.51%
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
619 629 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.21% 19.73% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 323 268
Median daily rate £350 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 4
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +203.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £15.07 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.78 £65.00 £101.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +14.00%

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 25 July 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 -8 5 - - 2
Glasgow - 5 - - 1
Renfrewshire - 3 £266 -
Stirling - 2 - -
PostgreSQL
UK

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 18 (51.43%) MongoDB
2 17 (48.57%) Oracle
3 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
3 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (31.43%) Data Modelling
4 11 (31.43%) Oracle Database
5 10 (28.57%) Logical Data Model
5 10 (28.57%) Physical Data Model
5 10 (28.57%) Linux
5 10 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 9 (25.71%) Java
6 9 (25.71%) Open Source
7 8 (22.86%) SQL
7 8 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (22.86%) PostGIS
8 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 7 (20.00%) Spatial Data
8 7 (20.00%) RDBMS
8 7 (20.00%) DNS
8 7 (20.00%) DHCP
8 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (20.00%) Informix
8 7 (20.00%) ETL
9 6 (17.14%) Python
9 6 (17.14%) MySQL
10 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (14.29%) Scrum
10 5 (14.29%) Netezza
10 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell

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 5 (14.29%) Apache
1 5 (14.29%) JBoss
2 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) Skype for Business
3 3 (8.57%) lighttpd
3 3 (8.57%) nginx
4 2 (5.71%) Jetty
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.86%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.86%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) DHCP
1 7 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (11.43%) Internet
2 4 (11.43%) Skype
3 3 (8.57%) Firewall
3 3 (8.57%) FTP
3 3 (8.57%) HTTP
3 3 (8.57%) IPv4
3 3 (8.57%) IPv6
3 3 (8.57%) Kerberos
3 3 (8.57%) LDAP
3 3 (8.57%) Network Security
3 3 (8.57%) SMTP
3 3 (8.57%) SNMP
3 3 (8.57%) SSH
3 3 (8.57%) SSL
4 2 (5.71%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.86%) LAN
5 1 (2.86%) PBX
5 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (51.43%) MongoDB
2 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
3 11 (31.43%) Oracle Database
4 8 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (20.00%) Informix
5 7 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (20.00%) Spatial Data
6 6 (17.14%) MySQL
7 5 (14.29%) DB2
7 5 (14.29%) IBM PureData
7 5 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
7 5 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
9 1 (2.86%) GIS
9 1 (2.86%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) Maven
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Architect
2 6 (17.14%) DBA
3 5 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 3 (8.57%) Data Modeller
5 3 (8.57%) Database Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Digital Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Database Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Designer
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (5.71%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) PostGIS
2 5 (14.29%) Middleware
2 5 (14.29%) XML
3 4 (11.43%) CSS
3 4 (11.43%) HTML
3 4 (11.43%) LAMP
3 4 (11.43%) Web Services
4 3 (8.57%) Django
4 3 (8.57%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (8.57%) Laravel
4 3 (8.57%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (8.57%) Regular Expression
5 2 (5.71%) Drools
5 2 (5.71%) EclipseLink
5 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.71%) jBPM
5 2 (5.71%) JPA
5 2 (5.71%) RESTful
5 2 (5.71%) Spring
5 2 (5.71%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) User Experience
2 3 (8.57%) Data Integration
2 3 (8.57%) PKI
2 3 (8.57%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.71%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.71%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Unix
2 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.57%) Debian
3 3 (8.57%) Solaris
3 3 (8.57%) SUSE
4 2 (5.71%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Data Modelling
3 10 (28.57%) Logical Data Model
3 10 (28.57%) Physical Data Model
4 9 (25.71%) Open Source
5 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (20.00%) ETL
7 5 (14.29%) Change Data Capture
7 5 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (14.29%) Scrum
7 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.43%) BDD
8 4 (11.43%) Database Tuning
8 4 (11.43%) DevOps
8 4 (11.43%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (11.43%) Information Architecture
8 4 (11.43%) Product Management
8 4 (11.43%) TOGAF
8 4 (11.43%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) SQL
3 6 (17.14%) Python
4 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 4 (11.43%) PHP
6 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.57%) Perl
7 2 (5.71%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) XenApp
2 4 (11.43%) XenDesktop
3 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.71%) Dovecot
4 2 (5.71%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Cacti
1 3 (8.57%) Munin
1 3 (8.57%) Nagios
1 3 (8.57%) XenMobile
2 2 (5.71%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Oracle
2 10 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 5 (14.29%) IBM
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (14.29%) Netezza
3 5 (14.29%) Talend
4 4 (11.43%) Citrix
5 3 (8.57%) HP
5 3 (8.57%) Sun
5 3 (8.57%) VMware
6 1 (2.86%) Mitel
6 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com