Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 77 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 - +90
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 6 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.47% 0.54% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.78% 1.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Glasgow median daily rate £388 - -
Scotland median daily rate £400 £355 £338
% change year-on-year +12.68% +5.19% -43.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - £44.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £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 337 307 435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 26.16% 27.44% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 158 227
Glasgow median daily rate £380 £364 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.47% +7.78% -3.57%
10th Percentile £289 £262 £213
90th Percentile £500 £475 £458
Scotland median daily rate £395 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +12.86% -6.67% +4.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £107.00 £44.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.45% +14.84% -
10th Percentile £12.77 £43.25 £16.33
90th Percentile £195.00 £45.75 £66.58
Scotland median hourly rate £42.70 £42.00 £28.71
% change year-on-year +1.65% +46.28% +4.41%

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Ansible
3 3 (50.00%) Docker
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (50.00%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) lodash
4 2 (33.33%) API Design
4 2 (33.33%) ES6
4 2 (33.33%) RxJS
4 2 (33.33%) Redux
5 1 (16.67%) Serverless
5 1 (16.67%) Front End Development

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 1 (16.67%) GeoServer
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (16.67%) OpenShift
1 1 (16.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) GIS
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
2 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Gradle
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) lodash
3 2 (33.33%) Redux
3 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) RxJS
4 1 (16.67%) JMS
4 1 (16.67%) OpenLayers
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Struts
4 1 (16.67%) Struts2
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) API Design
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) ES6
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) XPath
4 1 (16.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle