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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank - 48 65
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 0 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow - 1.41% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 7.92% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.30%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.18% +5.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Glasgow with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 137 101 221
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 26.71% 17.75% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 49 131
Median daily rate £363 £348 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.31% -9.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.61 - £33.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 - £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.39 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PostgreSQL in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Glasgow

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PostgreSQL in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PostgreSQL in Glasgow