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 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 121 - 119
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 8 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% - 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.33% - 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£290 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.61% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £14.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+131.03% -36.95%
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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
600 532 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.99% 19.47% 21.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 285 276
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £27.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.15% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £19.15 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £36.35 £27.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 30 June 2015.

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 June 2015. 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 - 7 £290 - 6
Glasgow - 1 - -
PostgreSQL
UK

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 16 (72.73%) SQL
1 16 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 14 (63.64%) Python
3 13 (59.09%) Apache Hive
3 13 (59.09%) Hadoop
3 13 (59.09%) Amazon EMR
3 13 (59.09%) Apache Pig
3 13 (59.09%) Amazon Kinesis
4 12 (54.55%) Apache
5 10 (45.45%) Java
5 10 (45.45%) Oracle
6 7 (31.82%) Linux
6 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
6 7 (31.82%) Finance
6 7 (31.82%) Banking
6 7 (31.82%) Mobile App
7 6 (27.27%) Windows
8 5 (22.73%) MySQL
8 5 (22.73%) JBoss
8 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
9 4 (18.18%) Web Services
9 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (18.18%) Mobile First
10 3 (13.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (13.64%) Web Application Development
10 3 (13.64%) ForgeRock
10 3 (13.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (13.64%) Private Cloud

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 13 (59.09%) Apache Pig
2 12 (54.55%) Apache
3 5 (22.73%) JBoss
4 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
5 2 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (59.09%) Amazon EMR
2 13 (59.09%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (13.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) LDAP
1 3 (13.64%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) Hadoop
1 13 (59.09%) Apache Hive
2 5 (22.73%) MySQL
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JUnit
1 1 (4.55%) JMeter
1 1 (4.55%) HttpUnit
General
1 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
1 7 (31.82%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Hadoop Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (4.55%) AWS Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) J2EE
2 3 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (9.09%) OAuth
4 1 (4.55%) RESTful
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) Django
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) JPA
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) SOAP
4 1 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Mobile App
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Private Cloud
3 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Cloud
3 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Mobile First
2 3 (13.64%) Web Application Development
2 3 (13.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (13.64%) Release Management
2 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Web Development
3 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Content Management
3 2 (9.09%) SOA
3 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 2 (9.09%) Content Management
3 2 (9.09%) SABSA
4 1 (4.55%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Logistics
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Web Design
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 14 (63.64%) Python
2 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 10 (45.45%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) Perl
4 3 (13.64%) PHP
4 3 (13.64%) Ruby
4 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.64%) ForgeRock
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Alterian
5 1 (4.55%) PayPal
5 1 (4.55%) WorldPay