Period
to 25 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 2020 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 64 99 107
Rank change year-on-year +35 +8 -
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 9 7 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.07% 0.49% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.67% 1.76% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £425 £368 £375
90th Percentile £475 £543 £434
Scotland median daily rate £450 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 135 397 408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 16.05% 27.70% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 248 247
Median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +11.11%
10th Percentile £289 £310 £300
90th Percentile £588 £575 £518
Scotland median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Median hourly rate £20.36 £12.50 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.84% +22.52% -41.09%
10th Percentile £20.18 £11.09 £10.02
90th Percentile £20.53 £30.25 £10.55
Median hourly rate £38.20 £12.50 £10.41
% change year-on-year +205.60% +20.13% -40.05%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in Glasgow

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PostgreSQL in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 6 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 5 (55.56%) REST
2 5 (55.56%) Docker
3 4 (44.44%) Vue.js
3 4 (44.44%) Case Management
3 4 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (44.44%) Appian
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) Azure
3 4 (44.44%) AWS
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) MySQL
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (33.33%) Architectural Design
4 3 (33.33%) Apollo GraphQL
4 3 (33.33%) Node.js
4 3 (33.33%) TypeScript
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) Slack
4 3 (33.33%) GraphQL
5 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
5 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (44.44%) Appian
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) AWS
1 4 (44.44%) Azure
2 3 (33.33%) Slack
3 1 (11.11%) GCP
3 1 (11.11%) GitHub
3 1 (11.11%) npm
3 1 (11.11%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (11.11%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Appian Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 5 (55.56%) REST
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (44.44%) Vue.js
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) Apollo GraphQL
4 3 (33.33%) GraphQL
4 3 (33.33%) Node.js
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) Flask
5 1 (11.11%) Highcharts JS
5 1 (11.11%) NativeScript
5 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (11.11%) React
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (11.11%) Sass
5 1 (11.11%) Spring
5 1 (11.11%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Case Management
2 3 (33.33%) Architectural Design
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) TypeScript
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Google