Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 121 124
Rank change year-on-year +28 +3 -14
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 41 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.41% 0.28% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.68% 1.31% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 0 7
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 - £338
10th Percentile £338 - £278
90th Percentile £538 - £510
Scotland median daily rate £400 £355 £338
% change year-on-year +12.68% +5.19% -43.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £44.50 -

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 534 459 556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.35% 21.78% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 240 313
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £364 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.97% -9.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £309 £265 £275
90th Percentile £529 £513 £538
Scotland median daily rate £396 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +13.21% -6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £49.63 £32.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.56% +53.05% +31.01%
Scotland median hourly rate £42.70 £42.00 £28.71
% change year-on-year +1.65% +46.28% +4.41%

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 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 24 (58.54%) Linux
2 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (43.90%) Git (software)
4 17 (41.46%) MongoDB
5 16 (39.02%) Java
5 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
6 13 (31.71%) Web Services
6 13 (31.71%) JSON
6 13 (31.71%) Jenkins
7 12 (29.27%) Docker
7 12 (29.27%) Spring
7 12 (29.27%) Software Engineering
8 11 (26.83%) CMS
8 11 (26.83%) AngularJS
9 10 (24.39%) DevOps
9 10 (24.39%) CSS
9 10 (24.39%) TDD
9 10 (24.39%) Google
10 9 (21.95%) Symfony
10 9 (21.95%) RESTful
10 9 (21.95%) Drupal
10 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (21.95%) HTML
10 9 (21.95%) PHP
10 9 (21.95%) Python
10 9 (21.95%) Twig
11 8 (19.51%) NoSQL
11 8 (19.51%) CSS3
11 8 (19.51%) Finance
11 8 (19.51%) XML

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 11 (26.83%) CMS
2 9 (21.95%) Drupal
3 8 (19.51%) nginx
4 4 (9.76%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
5 3 (7.32%) Apache Spark
6 2 (4.88%) Apache
7 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) GitHub
2 3 (7.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) SAN
1 1 (2.44%) Skype
1 1 (2.44%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) MongoDB
2 8 (19.51%) NoSQL
3 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
4 6 (14.63%) GIS
4 6 (14.63%) Informix
5 4 (9.76%) MySQL
6 3 (7.32%) Aerospike
6 3 (7.32%) HBase
6 3 (7.32%) Spatial Data
7 2 (4.88%) Big Data
7 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.88%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (4.88%) QGIS
8 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) Git (software)
2 13 (31.71%) Jenkins
3 6 (14.63%) Cucumber
4 5 (12.20%) GitLab
4 5 (12.20%) Mockito
5 3 (7.32%) Gradle
6 2 (4.88%) Ant
6 2 (4.88%) Artifactory
6 2 (4.88%) Maven
6 2 (4.88%) Selenium
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Publishing
3 5 (12.20%) Electronics
3 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
3 5 (12.20%) Marketing
3 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) Senior Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Drupal Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Java Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Agile Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Consultant
5 6 (14.63%) Java Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Software Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Database Consultant
6 5 (12.20%) HTML Developer
6 5 (12.20%) PHP Developer
6 5 (12.20%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 5 (12.20%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Symfony Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Drupal Developer
8 2 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) JSON
1 13 (31.71%) Web Services
2 12 (29.27%) Spring
3 11 (26.83%) AngularJS
4 10 (24.39%) CSS
5 9 (21.95%) HTML
5 9 (21.95%) RESTful
5 9 (21.95%) Symfony
5 9 (21.95%) Twig
6 8 (19.51%) CSS3
6 8 (19.51%) HTML5
6 8 (19.51%) XML
7 7 (17.07%) Google Maps API
7 7 (17.07%) Open Graph
7 7 (17.07%) PostGIS
7 7 (17.07%) Sass
8 5 (12.20%) Hibernate
9 3 (7.32%) D3.js
9 3 (7.32%) NumPy
9 3 (7.32%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.44%) Replication
2 1 (2.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Android
3 2 (4.88%) Unix
3 2 (4.88%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) Software Engineering
3 10 (24.39%) DevOps
3 10 (24.39%) TDD
4 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (17.07%) Database Security
5 7 (17.07%) Database Tuning
5 7 (17.07%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (17.07%) Web Design
6 6 (14.63%) BDD
6 6 (14.63%) ETL
6 6 (14.63%) Kanban
6 6 (14.63%) Scrum
7 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (12.20%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (12.20%) Programme Management
7 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
8 4 (9.76%) Microservices
8 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) Java
1 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
2 9 (21.95%) PHP
2 9 (21.95%) Python
3 7 (17.07%) SQL
4 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.32%) Scala
5 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.88%) C++
6 1 (2.44%) C#
6 1 (2.44%) ES6
6 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) BC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
3 2 (4.88%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 22301
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) Docker
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) LXC
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.44%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) Ansible
1 7 (17.07%) Puppet
2 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.44%) SCCM
3 1 (2.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Google
2 7 (17.07%) Facebook
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle
2 7 (17.07%) Twitter
3 5 (12.20%) SAP
4 4 (9.76%) VMware
5 3 (7.32%) Pega
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow