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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 50 74 76
Rank change year-on-year +24 +2  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 22 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.45% 1.18% 0.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.58% 5.79% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 8
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £380
% change year-on-year +6.11% +5.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.88 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -36.76% +6.25%  

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

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 162 311 286
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 18.04% 20.46% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 199 176
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £322 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Median hourly rate £52.09 £15.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.23% -68.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Edinburgh

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (78.57%) Java
2 21 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (60.71%) Scrum
5 16 (57.14%) MySQL
6 15 (53.57%) Web Services
6 15 (53.57%) Selenium
7 14 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 14 (50.00%) Linux
8 12 (42.86%) JSON
9 11 (39.29%) Python
10 10 (35.71%) REST
11 9 (32.14%) SoapUI
11 9 (32.14%) Subversion
11 9 (32.14%) WebDriver
11 9 (32.14%) Hibernate
11 9 (32.14%) Spring
11 9 (32.14%) Exploratory Testing
12 8 (28.57%) CA Agile Central
12 8 (28.57%) Bugzilla
12 8 (28.57%) Cucumber
13 7 (25.00%) Docker
13 7 (25.00%) SQL
13 7 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
13 7 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (21.43%) Oracle
14 6 (21.43%) Maven
14 6 (21.43%) Manual Testing
14 6 (21.43%) Requirements Management

PostgreSQL
Top Related 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 5 (17.86%) Apache
1 5 (17.86%) CMS
1 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) GeoServer
2 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DHCP
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) LDAP
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
1 1 (3.57%) Skype
1 1 (3.57%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) MySQL
2 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
2 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
3 4 (14.29%) GIS
3 4 (14.29%) QGIS
3 4 (14.29%) Spatial Data
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (3.57%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 21 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (53.57%) Selenium
3 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (32.14%) SoapUI
4 9 (32.14%) Subversion
4 9 (32.14%) WebDriver
5 8 (28.57%) Bugzilla
5 8 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 6 (21.43%) Maven
7 5 (17.86%) Ant
8 4 (14.29%) GitLab
9 3 (10.71%) Flyway
9 3 (10.71%) Mockito
10 1 (3.57%) Gradle
10 1 (3.57%) JBehave
10 1 (3.57%) JIRA
10 1 (3.57%) JMeter
10 1 (3.57%) JUnit
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) Java Developer
3 10 (35.71%) Test Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Geospatial Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Java Web Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Java Web Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Web Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Java Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) Web Services
2 12 (42.86%) JSON
3 10 (35.71%) REST
4 9 (32.14%) Hibernate
4 9 (32.14%) Spring
5 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
5 5 (17.86%) Backbone.js
5 5 (17.86%) PostGIS
6 4 (14.29%) Ember.js
6 4 (14.29%) J2EE
6 4 (14.29%) jQuery
6 4 (14.29%) React
6 4 (14.29%) RESTful
7 1 (3.57%) Celery
7 1 (3.57%) Flask
7 1 (3.57%) JPA
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (3.57%) SOAP
7 1 (3.57%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (3.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Debian
4 2 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (3.57%) Android
5 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.57%) Solaris
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) Scrum
3 14 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (32.14%) Exploratory Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 6 (21.43%) Manual Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Requirements Management
7 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Web Development
8 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 4 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
8 4 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
9 3 (10.71%) Case Management
9 3 (10.71%) Document Management
9 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (10.71%) Microservices
9 3 (10.71%) SOA
9 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) Java
2 11 (39.29%) Python
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Ansible
2 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.71%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) CA Agile Central
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: Day rate only
Posted: 5 days ago