Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 102 116
Rank change year-on-year +27 +14 +2
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 67 40 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.29% 1.38% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.01% 7.45% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 23 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Scotland median daily rate £450 £400 £335
% change year-on-year +12.50% +19.40% +1.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - £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 515 537 478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.61% 18.47% 21.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 288 249
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.84% -8.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £265
90th Percentile £575 £529 £513
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.25 £43.39 £49.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.81% -12.56% +53.05%
10th Percentile £17.45 £43.39 £43.88
90th Percentile £33.05 £43.39 £52.05
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £43.39 £42.00
% change year-on-year -25.10% +3.31% +46.28%

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 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 57 (85.07%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (53.73%) Linux
3 35 (52.24%) MongoDB
4 32 (47.76%) Scrum
5 31 (46.27%) Java
6 30 (44.78%) Spring
7 27 (40.30%) Docker
8 25 (37.31%) DevOps
8 25 (37.31%) Kanban
8 25 (37.31%) SQL
9 24 (35.82%) Python
9 24 (35.82%) Jenkins
10 22 (32.84%) TDD
11 20 (29.85%) Oracle
12 18 (26.87%) Git (software)
12 18 (26.87%) Software Engineering
12 18 (26.87%) Ansible
13 17 (25.37%) Bash Shell
13 17 (25.37%) JUnit
14 16 (23.88%) JavaScript
14 16 (23.88%) BDD
14 16 (23.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (23.88%) React
15 15 (22.39%) Kubernetes
15 15 (22.39%) OpenShift
15 15 (22.39%) AngularJS
16 14 (20.90%) Subversion
16 14 (20.90%) HTML
16 14 (20.90%) CSS
17 13 (19.40%) Sass

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 8 (11.94%) Apache
1 8 (11.94%) nginx
1 8 (11.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.49%) JBoss
2 1 (1.49%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.39%) OpenShift
2 6 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.99%) PaaS
4 1 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) DNS
1 8 (11.94%) DSL
1 8 (11.94%) SSL
2 6 (8.96%) Firewall
2 6 (8.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (52.24%) MongoDB
2 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
3 11 (16.42%) NoSQL
4 10 (14.93%) Informix
4 10 (14.93%) Oracle Database
5 7 (10.45%) Redis
6 4 (5.97%) RDBMS
6 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.48%) InfluxDB
7 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 24 (35.82%) Jenkins
2 18 (26.87%) Git (software)
3 17 (25.37%) JUnit
4 14 (20.90%) Subversion
5 9 (13.43%) GitLab
6 8 (11.94%) Artifactory
6 8 (11.94%) JIRA
7 6 (8.96%) Bitbucket
8 5 (7.46%) Hudson
9 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.49%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.49%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (1.49%) Mockito
9 1 (1.49%) RSpec
9 1 (1.49%) Sinon.JS
General
1 4 (5.97%) Banking
2 2 (2.99%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Advertising
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (58.21%) Developer
2 22 (32.84%) Java Developer
3 16 (23.88%) Senior Developer
4 13 (19.40%) DBA
5 12 (17.91%) Administrator
6 10 (14.93%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (10.45%) C++ Developer
8 6 (8.96%) Linux Developer
8 6 (8.96%) Senior DBA
9 5 (7.46%) MongoDB DBA
9 5 (7.46%) PostgreSQL DBA
10 4 (5.97%) Linux Administrator
10 4 (5.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (5.97%) Software Developer
10 4 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (4.48%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (4.48%) Operations Engineer
11 3 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
12 2 (2.99%) DevOps Engineer
12 2 (2.99%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (44.78%) Spring
2 16 (23.88%) React
3 15 (22.39%) AngularJS
4 14 (20.90%) CSS
4 14 (20.90%) HTML
5 13 (19.40%) Sass
6 10 (14.93%) jQuery
6 10 (14.93%) Thymeleaf
7 8 (11.94%) Hibernate
7 8 (11.94%) LDAP
8 7 (10.45%) gRPC
8 7 (10.45%) Qt
8 7 (10.45%) REST
8 7 (10.45%) Spring Boot
9 6 (8.96%) JPA
9 6 (8.96%) Memcached
9 6 (8.96%) RESTful
10 5 (7.46%) JSON
10 5 (7.46%) Node.js
10 5 (7.46%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) User Experience
2 8 (11.94%) Fintech
3 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.99%) Clustering
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.49%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 36 (53.73%) Linux
2 16 (23.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (17.91%) Windows
4 10 (14.93%) Solaris
5 2 (2.99%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (85.07%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (47.76%) Scrum
3 25 (37.31%) DevOps
3 25 (37.31%) Kanban
4 22 (32.84%) TDD
5 18 (26.87%) Software Engineering
6 16 (23.88%) BDD
7 12 (17.91%) Data Migration
7 12 (17.91%) Database Security
7 12 (17.91%) Database Tuning
7 12 (17.91%) Front End Development
7 12 (17.91%) Microservices
7 12 (17.91%) Migration
8 10 (14.93%) Business Transformation
9 9 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (11.94%) Refactoring
11 7 (10.45%) ETL
11 7 (10.45%) OO
11 7 (10.45%) Test Automation
12 6 (8.96%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.27%) Java
2 25 (37.31%) SQL
3 24 (35.82%) Python
4 17 (25.37%) Bash Shell
5 16 (23.88%) JavaScript
6 12 (17.91%) Perl
7 7 (10.45%) C++
8 5 (7.46%) Go
9 4 (5.97%) Java 8
10 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.49%) PHP
12 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) GDPR
1 3 (4.48%) PMO
2 2 (2.99%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (40.30%) Docker
2 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.48%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 18 (26.87%) Ansible
2 15 (22.39%) Kubernetes
3 10 (14.93%) Prometheus
4 8 (11.94%) Oracle ZFS
4 8 (11.94%) Red Hat Satellite
5 7 (10.45%) Puppet
6 6 (8.96%) Xymon
7 5 (7.46%) SELinux
8 3 (4.48%) Grafana
8 3 (4.48%) SCOM
9 2 (2.99%) PowerCLI
10 1 (1.49%) Consul
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) Oracle
2 10 (14.93%) Red Hat
3 9 (13.43%) VMware
4 6 (8.96%) Atlassian
4 6 (8.96%) Talend
5 3 (4.48%) SolarWinds