Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 102 85
Rank change year-on-year +3 -17 -1
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 6 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.41% 0.38% 0.087%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.45% 1.43% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Glasgow median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £401 £375 £363
90th Percentile £559 £425 £388
Scotland median daily rate £413 £438 £356
% change year-on-year -5.71% +22.81% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £37.50

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 414 421 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 28.41% 26.75% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 245 158
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £271
90th Percentile £575 £520 £450
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £12.50 £10.20 £17.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.52% -41.21% -
10th Percentile £11.32 £10.02 £14.74
90th Percentile £35.00 £10.55 £195.00
Scotland median hourly rate £18.75 £10.41 £43.39
% change year-on-year +80.20% -76.02% +43.65%

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 17 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Splunk
4 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (16.67%) GitHub
4 1 (16.67%) MariaDB
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) React
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Vue.js
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (16.67%) Java 8
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) JUnit

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) MariaDB
4 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Database Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Database Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL Architect
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) Java EE
1 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (16.67%) Node.js
1 1 (16.67%) React
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Java 8
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Splunk