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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 112 123 109
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 20 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.78% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.79% 0.85% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
Average daily rate £375 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £285
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +31.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.40 £50.50
% change year-on-year
- -27.92%
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
528 590 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.72% 21.72% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 345 247
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £16.25 £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.78% +251.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £22.50 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £47.50 £16.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 10 £375 -25.00% 4
Glasgow +16 9 £370 +8.02% 4
Scottish Borders - 1 £550 -
PostgreSQL
UK

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Java
2 11 (39.29%) Oracle
3 10 (35.71%) SQL
4 9 (32.14%) Linux
4 9 (32.14%) Migration
4 9 (32.14%) PostGIS
5 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (28.57%) DevOps
5 8 (28.57%) Open Source
6 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 7 (25.00%) Informix
6 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
7 6 (21.43%) Data Migration
7 6 (21.43%) JBoss
7 6 (21.43%) ETL
8 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
8 5 (17.86%) Web Services
8 5 (17.86%) Kanban
8 5 (17.86%) Scrum
8 5 (17.86%) User Experience
8 5 (17.86%) Database Security
8 5 (17.86%) Re-Platforming
9 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
9 4 (14.29%) Spring
9 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
9 4 (14.29%) LDAP

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 6 (21.43%) JBoss
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Jadu
3 1 (3.57%) Liferay
3 1 (3.57%) Node.js
3 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.29%) LDAP
3 3 (10.71%) DNS
4 2 (7.14%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) Firewall
4 2 (7.14%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (7.14%) SAN
4 2 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (3.57%) Intranet
5 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Informix
1 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (14.29%) GIS
3 3 (10.71%) MySQL
3 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.57%) MariaDB
5 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
1 3 (10.71%) JUnit
1 3 (10.71%) Mockito
2 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Architect
1 8 (28.57%) Consultant
2 6 (21.43%) PostgreSQL Consultant
2 6 (21.43%) Technical Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Database Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Java Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Java Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) DBA
5 2 (7.14%) GIS Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Strategy Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) PostGIS
2 5 (17.86%) Web Services
3 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 4 (14.29%) Spring
4 3 (10.71%) LAMP
4 3 (10.71%) Middleware
4 3 (10.71%) Swing
5 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.57%) CSS
5 1 (3.57%) Express
5 1 (3.57%) Grails
5 1 (3.57%) HTML
5 1 (3.57%) J2EE
5 1 (3.57%) PyQt
5 1 (3.57%) Qt
5 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.57%) Regular Expression
5 1 (3.57%) RESTful
5 1 (3.57%) Spring MVC
5 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (17.86%) User Experience
3 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.71%) Private Cloud
4 2 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Windows
4 2 (7.14%) Solaris
4 2 (7.14%) Unix
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Migration
3 8 (28.57%) DevOps
3 8 (28.57%) Open Source
4 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (21.43%) Data Migration
5 6 (21.43%) ETL
6 5 (17.86%) Database Security
6 5 (17.86%) Kanban
6 5 (17.86%) Re-Platforming
6 5 (17.86%) Scrum
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (10.71%) Database Tuning
8 3 (10.71%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (10.71%) Microservices
8 3 (10.71%) OOD
8 3 (10.71%) OOP
8 3 (10.71%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) EMC
3 2 (7.14%) ForgeRock
3 2 (7.14%) Sun
3 2 (7.14%) Talend
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.57%) Sybase
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