Period
to 5 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for PostgreSQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PostgreSQL over the 6 months to 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 84 112
Rank change year-on-year +9 +28 -33
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 5 36 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.46% 1.52% 0.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.03% 8.37% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 26 19
Median daily rate £575 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.39% -8.33% +22.03%
10th Percentile £455 £313 £338
90th Percentile £595 £494 £544
Scotland median daily rate £513 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +28.13% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

PostgreSQL is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 165 430 514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 15.31% 18.19% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 206 298
Median daily rate £436 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.65% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £320 £325 £310
90th Percentile £588 £575 £539
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £111.50
Median hourly rate £36.60 £27.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year +33.09% +69.23% -62.55%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in Edinburgh

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PostgreSQL in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Edinburgh

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PostgreSQL in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) React
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (60.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Azure
3 2 (40.00%) AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Mocha
3 2 (40.00%) Sass
3 2 (40.00%) Docker
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Redux
3 2 (40.00%) Jest
3 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (20.00%) Serverless
4 1 (20.00%) Java 8
4 1 (20.00%) Public Sector
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Core
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (20.00%) GCP
2 1 (20.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (20.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Mocha
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Python Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) React
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) Jest
3 2 (40.00%) Redux
3 2 (40.00%) Sass
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Core
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Flask
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Microservices
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Java 8
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google