The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 28 June 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)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 137 127
Rank change year-on-year +38 -10  
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 18 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.82% 0.48% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.93% 2.04% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 2
Median daily rate £375 £266 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.24% -8.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £258 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £273 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +286.36% -67.16%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 458 686 605
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 20.78% 23.32% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 785 685
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 29 7
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.52% -15.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in Scotland

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PostgreSQL in Scotland

PostgreSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PostgreSQL in Scotland

PostgreSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PostgreSQL in Scotland

PostgreSQL
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +28 17 £388 - 2
Glasgow -3 1 £375 - 4
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 30 (73.17%) Java
2 22 (53.66%) MySQL
3 21 (51.22%) Linux
3 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (51.22%) Jenkins
4 18 (43.90%) Scrum
5 17 (41.46%) Git (software)
5 17 (41.46%) JSON
6 16 (39.02%) Spring
6 16 (39.02%) Web Services
7 15 (36.59%) Selenium
7 15 (36.59%) Test Automation
8 13 (31.71%) Hibernate
9 12 (29.27%) Python
9 12 (29.27%) Cucumber
9 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (26.83%) Oracle
11 10 (24.39%) Subversion
11 10 (24.39%) MongoDB
11 10 (24.39%) WebDriver
11 10 (24.39%) SoapUI
11 10 (24.39%) REST
11 10 (24.39%) Exploratory Testing
12 9 (21.95%) CA Agile Central
12 9 (21.95%) Puppet
12 9 (21.95%) Bugzilla
12 9 (21.95%) SQL
12 9 (21.95%) Tomcat
13 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
13 8 (19.51%) RESTful

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 9 (21.95%) Tomcat
2 6 (14.63%) Apache
2 6 (14.63%) CMS
3 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) SAN
1 2 (4.88%) Skype
1 2 (4.88%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (2.44%) DHCP
2 1 (2.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) LDAP
2 1 (2.44%) SSL
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (53.66%) MySQL
2 10 (24.39%) MongoDB
3 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
4 6 (14.63%) NoSQL
5 4 (9.76%) Informix
6 3 (7.32%) GIS
7 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.44%) Spatial Data
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (51.22%) Jenkins
2 17 (41.46%) Git (software)
3 15 (36.59%) Selenium
4 12 (29.27%) Cucumber
5 10 (24.39%) SoapUI
5 10 (24.39%) Subversion
5 10 (24.39%) WebDriver
6 9 (21.95%) Bugzilla
7 7 (17.07%) Mockito
8 6 (14.63%) Ant
8 6 (14.63%) GitLab
8 6 (14.63%) Maven
9 1 (2.44%) JMeter
9 1 (2.44%) JUnit
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Developer
1 15 (36.59%) Java Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Test Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Senior Test Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Java Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Java Web Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Java Web Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Web Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL Specialist
6 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (41.46%) JSON
2 16 (39.02%) Spring
2 16 (39.02%) Web Services
3 13 (31.71%) Hibernate
4 10 (24.39%) REST
5 8 (19.51%) RESTful
6 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
6 5 (12.20%) Backbone.js
6 5 (12.20%) Ember.js
6 5 (12.20%) J2EE
6 5 (12.20%) jQuery
6 5 (12.20%) React
7 4 (9.76%) PostGIS
8 3 (7.32%) Struts
8 3 (7.32%) Struts2
9 2 (4.88%) Elastic Stack
10 1 (2.44%) JPA
10 1 (2.44%) Kafka
10 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (12.20%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) Replication
5 1 (2.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (9.76%) Debian
4 3 (7.32%) Windows
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.44%) Android
6 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (43.90%) Scrum
3 15 (36.59%) Test Automation
4 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (24.39%) Exploratory Testing
6 7 (17.07%) Manual Testing
6 7 (17.07%) Requirements Management
7 6 (14.63%) Database Security
7 6 (14.63%) Database Tuning
8 5 (12.20%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
8 5 (12.20%) Web Development
9 4 (9.76%) Coaching
9 4 (9.76%) DevOps
10 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
10 3 (7.32%) Migration
11 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
11 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
11 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
11 2 (4.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 30 (73.17%) Java
2 12 (29.27%) Python
3 9 (21.95%) SQL
4 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 22301
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Docker
2 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Puppet
2 7 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.32%) Ansible
4 2 (4.88%) SCCM
4 2 (4.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Oracle
2 9 (21.95%) CA Agile Central
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.32%) VMware
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix
6 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
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