Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 87 81
Rank change year-on-year -21 -6 +17
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 12 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.70% 0.48% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.66% 1.97% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 0
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 -
Scotland median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £44.50
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 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 451 305 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 26.27% 24.42% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 165 140
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.83% +7.41%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £257
90th Percentile £542 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Glasgow median hourly rate £33.75 £24.00 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.63% +38.57% -44.05%
Scotland median hourly rate £31.25 £33.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year -5.30% -21.89% +69.00%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in Glasgow over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
3 9 (75.00%) HTML
3 9 (75.00%) React
4 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) MySQL
4 6 (50.00%) Python
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) Node.js
5 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (41.67%) Jasmine
5 5 (41.67%) Express
5 5 (41.67%) Sinon.JS
5 5 (41.67%) Jest
5 5 (41.67%) Enzyme
6 4 (33.33%) Fintech
6 4 (33.33%) Sass
6 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 4 (33.33%) Redis
6 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 4 (33.33%) CSS3
6 4 (33.33%) HTML5
6 4 (33.33%) Banking
6 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (33.33%) Ruby
6 4 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (33.33%) SQLite
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) Java

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 2 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (33.33%) Redis
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQLite
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Jasmine
1 5 (41.67%) Sinon.JS
2 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (25.00%) RSpec
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) MSTest
5 1 (8.33%) NUnit
5 1 (8.33%) webpack
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (33.33%) React Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Angular Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) React
3 5 (41.67%) Enzyme
3 5 (41.67%) Express
3 5 (41.67%) Jest
3 5 (41.67%) Node.js
4 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 4 (33.33%) CSS3
4 4 (33.33%) HTML5
4 4 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (33.33%) Sass
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (8.33%) Java EE
5 1 (8.33%) lodash
5 1 (8.33%) Redux
5 1 (8.33%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) Spring
5 1 (8.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) Document Management
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) API Design
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) System Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (16.67%) ES6
5 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (8.33%) Java 8
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) VMware