Period
to 27 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for BigQuery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BigQuery over the 6 months to 27 November 2021 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.

Google BigQuery
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 157 112 184
Rank change year-on-year -45 +72 +44
Contract jobs citing BigQuery 27 12 43
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.68% 0.61% 0.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.83% 2.48% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 32
10th Percentile £513 £385 £428
25th Percentile £563 £409 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £663 £563 £513
Median % change year-on-year +17.78% +9.76% +28.13%
75th Percentile £719 £638 £575
90th Percentile £738 " £617
Central London median daily rate £663 £550 £513
% change year-on-year +20.45% +7.32% +20.59%

BigQuery 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 the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 953 484 1,449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 23.95% 24.68% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 371 1,149
10th Percentile £386 £350 £388
25th Percentile £481 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
75th Percentile £662 £625 £608
90th Percentile £738 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £570 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
10th Percentile £34.15 £20.60 £21.18
25th Percentile £35.50 £21.50 £21.21
Median hourly rate £47.75 £29.75 £22.33
Median % change year-on-year +60.50% +33.23% -25.05%
75th Percentile £65.13 £38.50 £39.50
90th Percentile £72.55 £38.95 £49.10
Central London median hourly rate £47.75 £29.75 £22.33
% change year-on-year +60.50% +33.23% -25.05%

BigQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing BigQuery as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for BigQuery in the City of London

BigQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing BigQuery in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for BigQuery in the City of London

BigQuery
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing BigQuery in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for BigQuery in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, IT contractor jobs citing BigQuery 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 City of London region with a requirement for BigQuery.

1 27 (100.00%) GCP
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) Scala
3 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (29.63%) Python
4 8 (29.63%) AWS
4 8 (29.63%) Google
5 7 (25.93%) Social Skills
5 7 (25.93%) DevOps
5 7 (25.93%) Big Data
5 7 (25.93%) Analytics
6 6 (22.22%) Apache Spark
6 6 (22.22%) Data Engineering
6 6 (22.22%) Visualisation
6 6 (22.22%) Scrum
7 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (18.52%) Financial Institution
7 5 (18.52%) Finance
7 5 (18.52%) Legal
7 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
7 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
7 5 (18.52%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (18.52%) AOP
7 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
7 5 (18.52%) GDPR
7 5 (18.52%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (18.52%) Microservices
7 5 (18.52%) Hedge funds
8 4 (14.81%) AWS CloudFormation

BigQuery
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (22.22%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 27 (100.00%) GCP
2 8 (29.63%) AWS
3 4 (14.81%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (11.11%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (11.11%) Datadog
5 2 (7.41%) Azure
5 2 (7.41%) dbt
5 2 (7.41%) Google Data Studio
5 2 (7.41%) IaaS
5 2 (7.41%) PaaS
6 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
6 1 (3.70%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (3.70%) AWS Step Functions
6 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
6 1 (3.70%) Serverless
6 1 (3.70%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
1 1 (3.70%) Multicast
1 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Big Data
2 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
2 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
3 3 (11.11%) Bigtable
3 3 (11.11%) DB2
3 3 (11.11%) Delta Lake
3 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.11%) Tableau
4 2 (7.41%) Apache Hive
4 2 (7.41%) Data Lake
4 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (3.70%) Looker
5 1 (3.70%) Metadata
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.11%) Subversion
2 2 (7.41%) GitLab
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 7 (25.93%) Social Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Financial Institution
2 5 (18.52%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Scala Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Architect
3 6 (22.22%) Data Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Platform Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Data Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Business Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Data Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Digital Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Digital Analytics Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics Web Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Python Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Web Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Web Analytics Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Apache Beam
1 2 (7.41%) Node.js
1 2 (7.41%) React
2 1 (3.70%) Express
2 1 (3.70%) Kafka
2 1 (3.70%) Spring
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Hedge funds
2 3 (11.11%) Cloud Native
2 3 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 2 (7.41%) Market Risk
4 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Analytics
2 7 (25.93%) DevOps
3 6 (22.22%) Data Engineering
3 6 (22.22%) Scrum
3 6 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 5 (18.52%) AOP
4 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (18.52%) Collaborative Working
4 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
4 5 (18.52%) Data Visualisation
4 5 (18.52%) Microservices
5 4 (14.81%) Data Pipeline
6 3 (11.11%) Data Architecture
6 3 (11.11%) Data Management
6 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 3 (11.11%) Decision-Making
6 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure as Code
6 3 (11.11%) IT Strategy
6 3 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) Scala
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) Python
3 4 (14.81%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) GDPR
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 2 (7.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Google
2 3 (11.11%) AppDynamics
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Splunk
3 2 (7.41%) Virgin Media