Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 70 124
Rank change year-on-year -25 +54 -8
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 41 45 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.40% 1.92% 0.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.30% 9.72% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 3
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% +3.33% -6.25%
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +13.33% +5.63% -11.25%
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 494 463 531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.92% 19.74% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 246 296
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £295 £263 £265
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
Scotland median daily rate £403 £378 £360
% change year-on-year +6.62% +4.86% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £43.39 £44.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.31% +19.79%
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 £45.31 £36.00
% change year-on-year -64.14% +25.86% +10.77%

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 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 33 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (53.66%) Spring
2 22 (53.66%) Java
3 21 (51.22%) Scrum
4 16 (39.02%) Linux
4 16 (39.02%) Docker
5 14 (34.15%) TDD
6 13 (31.71%) Jenkins
6 13 (31.71%) MongoDB
6 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
7 12 (29.27%) Software Engineering
8 11 (26.83%) Microservices
9 10 (24.39%) Ansible
10 9 (21.95%) RESTful
10 9 (21.95%) Kanban
10 9 (21.95%) SQL
10 9 (21.95%) Spring Boot
10 9 (21.95%) Java 8
11 8 (19.51%) GitLab
11 8 (19.51%) Kubernetes
11 8 (19.51%) Fintech
11 8 (19.51%) OO
11 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
11 8 (19.51%) JSON
11 8 (19.51%) JIRA
11 8 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (17.07%) REST
12 7 (17.07%) BDD
12 7 (17.07%) Puppet
12 7 (17.07%) JUnit

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 4 (9.76%) Apache
1 4 (9.76%) nginx
1 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.88%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.44%) JBoss
3 1 (2.44%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) OpenShift
2 4 (9.76%) GitHub
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) HTTP
2 4 (9.76%) DNS
2 4 (9.76%) DSL
2 4 (9.76%) SSL
3 3 (7.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) MongoDB
2 6 (14.63%) Redis
3 4 (9.76%) RDBMS
3 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.88%) InfluxDB
5 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.44%) Informix
6 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
1 13 (31.71%) Jenkins
2 8 (19.51%) GitLab
2 8 (19.51%) JIRA
3 7 (17.07%) JUnit
4 6 (14.63%) Bitbucket
5 4 (9.76%) Artifactory
5 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
5 4 (9.76%) Mockito
6 2 (4.88%) Subversion
7 1 (2.44%) JIRA Agile
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Developer
2 18 (43.90%) Java Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Senior Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (14.63%) C++ Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Linux Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Administrator
8 3 (7.32%) DBA
8 3 (7.32%) Java Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (7.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.88%) Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Database Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) HTML Developer
9 2 (4.88%) MongoDB DBA
9 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL DBA
10 1 (2.44%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (53.66%) Spring
2 9 (21.95%) RESTful
2 9 (21.95%) Spring Boot
3 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
3 8 (19.51%) JSON
4 7 (17.07%) gRPC
4 7 (17.07%) REST
5 6 (14.63%) CSS
5 6 (14.63%) HTML
5 6 (14.63%) JPA
5 6 (14.63%) Memcached
5 6 (14.63%) Qt
6 5 (12.20%) ServiceStack
7 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
7 4 (9.76%) LDAP
7 4 (9.76%) Node.js
7 4 (9.76%) React
7 4 (9.76%) Sass
7 4 (9.76%) Web Services
8 3 (7.32%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Fintech
2 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.44%) Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Linux
2 8 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (12.20%) Windows
4 4 (9.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (51.22%) Scrum
3 14 (34.15%) TDD
4 12 (29.27%) Software Engineering
5 11 (26.83%) Microservices
6 9 (21.95%) Kanban
7 8 (19.51%) OO
8 7 (17.07%) BDD
9 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (14.63%) DevOps
9 6 (14.63%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (12.20%) Open Source
11 4 (9.76%) Front End Development
11 4 (9.76%) Migration
11 4 (9.76%) OOP
11 4 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
12 3 (7.32%) Business Transformation
12 3 (7.32%) Database Security
12 3 (7.32%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) Java
2 9 (21.95%) Java 8
2 9 (21.95%) SQL
3 6 (14.63%) C++
4 5 (12.20%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.76%) Python
6 2 (4.88%) PHP
6 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (39.02%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) Ansible
2 8 (19.51%) Kubernetes
3 7 (17.07%) Puppet
4 5 (12.20%) Prometheus
5 4 (9.76%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (7.32%) Xymon
7 2 (4.88%) Grafana
7 2 (4.88%) SCOM
8 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Atlassian
2 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
3 2 (4.88%) Sun
4 1 (2.44%) Cognos
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) VMware