Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 May 2018 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 80 112
Rank change year-on-year -19 +32 -8
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 32 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.10% 1.66% 0.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.34% 8.66% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 13
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £373 £274 £326
90th Percentile £545 £468 £535
Scotland median daily rate £450 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £37.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £37.50 -

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 505 358 596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.34% 19.19% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 200 337
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £275 £284
90th Percentile £513 £501 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £111.50 £49.62 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +124.73% +305.02% -74.21%
10th Percentile £111.25 £41.55 £10.00
90th Percentile £111.75 £52.17 £14.90
Scotland median hourly rate £10.41 £17.36 £30.21
% change year-on-year -40.05% -42.54% -7.06%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in Edinburgh

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PostgreSQL in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Edinburgh

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) Java
3 17 (53.13%) Git (software)
4 16 (50.00%) Spring
5 15 (46.88%) Scrum
5 15 (46.88%) Jenkins
6 14 (43.75%) Linux
7 13 (40.63%) Java 8
8 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (34.38%) MongoDB
9 10 (31.25%) TDD
9 10 (31.25%) SQL
10 9 (28.13%) Web Services
10 9 (28.13%) JSON
10 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
10 9 (28.13%) RESTful
10 9 (28.13%) Mentoring
11 8 (25.00%) GitLab
11 8 (25.00%) Docker
11 8 (25.00%) Mockito
11 8 (25.00%) Cucumber
11 8 (25.00%) Puppet
11 8 (25.00%) GitHub
11 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
11 8 (25.00%) CSS
11 8 (25.00%) HTML
11 8 (25.00%) Finance
12 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
12 7 (21.88%) JMX
12 7 (21.88%) Python

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.13%) GeoServer
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) GitHub
2 4 (12.50%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.13%) npm
3 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) AMQP
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) IPsec
1 1 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) MongoDB
2 6 (18.75%) GIS
2 6 (18.75%) Spatial Data
3 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (15.63%) QGIS
4 4 (12.50%) Geospatial Data
4 4 (12.50%) Informix
4 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.25%) MariaDB
5 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.13%) Big Data
6 1 (3.13%) DB2
6 1 (3.13%) MySQL
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Git (software)
2 15 (46.88%) Jenkins
3 8 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (25.00%) GitLab
3 8 (25.00%) Mockito
4 3 (9.38%) Subversion
5 1 (3.13%) Bower
5 1 (3.13%) DBeaver
5 1 (3.13%) Hudson
5 1 (3.13%) Selenium
5 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.13%) webpack
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Law
2 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Java Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Consultant
6 5 (15.63%) Database Consultant
7 4 (12.50%) Data Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) Senior Data Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) HTML Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Architect
10 1 (3.13%) DBA
10 1 (3.13%) GIS Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) Spring
2 9 (28.13%) JSON
2 9 (28.13%) RESTful
2 9 (28.13%) Web Services
3 8 (25.00%) CSS
3 8 (25.00%) HTML
4 7 (21.88%) JMX
5 6 (18.75%) PostGIS
5 6 (18.75%) Spring Boot
6 5 (15.63%) Sass
7 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
8 3 (9.38%) React
9 2 (6.25%) HTML5
9 2 (6.25%) jQuery
9 2 (6.25%) Node.js
9 2 (6.25%) OpenLayers
10 1 (3.13%) Flask
10 1 (3.13%) RequireJS
10 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.25%) Fintech
4 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.13%) Photography
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (15.63%) Unix
4 1 (3.13%) Android
4 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Scrum
3 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (31.25%) TDD
5 9 (28.13%) Mentoring
5 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
6 7 (21.88%) BDD
6 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
6 7 (21.88%) High Availability
6 7 (21.88%) Kanban
6 7 (21.88%) SOA
6 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
7 6 (18.75%) ETL
8 5 (15.63%) Database Security
8 5 (15.63%) Database Tuning
8 5 (15.63%) Front End Development
9 4 (12.50%) Data Transformation
9 4 (12.50%) OO
9 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) Java 8
3 10 (31.25%) SQL
4 7 (21.88%) Python
5 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.13%) C#
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) ES6
7 1 (3.13%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.13%) Ruby
7 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) BS7666
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) GeoWebCache
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Puppet
2 7 (21.88%) Ansible
3 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Sun
3 1 (3.13%) Cognos
3 1 (3.13%) Informatica
3 1 (3.13%) Talend
3 1 (3.13%) VMware