Period
to 5 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 5 August 2020 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
UK > England
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 409 503 718
Rank change year-on-year +94 +215 +87
Contract jobs citing BigQuery 110 316 154
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.38% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.58% 1.71% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 230 114
Median daily rate £525 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.55% +20.88%
10th Percentile £406 £409 £387
90th Percentile £700 £700 £663
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £550
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +20.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £47.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £47.50

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 England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 6,945 18,501 21,520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.97% 22.28% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,568 12,838 15,154
Median daily rate £500 £476 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.99% +0.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £697 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 235 227
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.38% +5.79%
10th Percentile £15.28 £14.15 £14.17
90th Percentile £54.70 £60.00 £53.60
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year - +9.38% +3.23%

BigQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing BigQuery as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for BigQuery in England

BigQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing BigQuery in England.

Daily rate trend for BigQuery in England

BigQuery
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing BigQuery in England over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for BigQuery in England

BigQuery
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BigQuery within the England region over the 6 months to 5 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +82 91 £550 +4.76% 22
East of England +83 8 £512 +13.68% 2
Midlands +95 4 £413 -15.38%
West Midlands +74 4 £413 -13.16%
South West +90 3 £450 -7.69% 1
North of England +69 3 £456 -8.29% 3
Yorkshire +22 2 £425 -14.14%
South East +159 1 £400 -0.62%
North West +83 1 £488 -7.14% 1
BigQuery
UK

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for BigQuery.

1 91 (82.73%) GCP
2 61 (55.45%) Google
3 54 (49.09%) Python
4 44 (40.00%) SQL
5 33 (30.00%) AWS
6 32 (29.09%) Big Data
7 30 (27.27%) Kubernetes
8 29 (26.36%) Java
9 26 (23.64%) DevOps
10 24 (21.82%) Hadoop
10 24 (21.82%) Terraform
11 23 (20.91%) Apache Spark
12 22 (20.00%) Docker
13 21 (19.09%) Analytics
13 21 (19.09%) Telecoms
14 19 (17.27%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (17.27%) ETL
14 19 (17.27%) Azure
14 19 (17.27%) PySpark
15 18 (16.36%) E-Commerce
16 16 (14.55%) Apache
16 16 (14.55%) Scala
16 16 (14.55%) Kafka
16 16 (14.55%) Node.js
17 15 (13.64%) scikit-learn
17 15 (13.64%) Finance
17 15 (13.64%) nginx
17 15 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (13.64%) Apache Airflow
17 15 (13.64%) TensorFlow

BigQuery
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 23 (20.91%) Apache Spark
2 16 (14.55%) Apache
3 15 (13.64%) Apache Airflow
3 15 (13.64%) nginx
4 12 (10.91%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (6.36%) Tomcat
6 6 (5.45%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.91%) Confluence
7 1 (0.91%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 91 (82.73%) GCP
2 33 (30.00%) AWS
3 19 (17.27%) Azure
4 10 (9.09%) Google Analytics
5 8 (7.27%) Stackdriver
6 7 (6.36%) IaaS
7 6 (5.45%) npm
7 6 (5.45%) PaaS
8 5 (4.55%) Power Platform
9 4 (3.64%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (3.64%) Serverless
10 3 (2.73%) GitHub
10 3 (2.73%) Google Compute Engine
10 3 (2.73%) Google Tag Manager
10 3 (2.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (1.82%) Amazon S3
11 2 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (1.82%) Google App Engine
11 2 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.36%) DNS
2 3 (2.73%) Firewall
2 3 (2.73%) VPN
3 2 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.09%) Big Data
2 24 (21.82%) Hadoop
3 19 (17.27%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (11.82%) Bigtable
4 13 (11.82%) MySQL
5 10 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 9 (8.18%) Data Lake
6 9 (8.18%) NoSQL
6 9 (8.18%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (7.27%) Amazon Redshift
7 8 (7.27%) Presto
7 8 (7.27%) Redis
8 7 (6.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (4.55%) Power BI
10 4 (3.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 4 (3.64%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (3.64%) Cloud Spanner
10 4 (3.64%) Relational Database
10 4 (3.64%) Snowflake Schema
11 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (11.82%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.27%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.36%) CircleCI
4 6 (5.45%) Gradle
4 6 (5.45%) gulp
4 6 (5.45%) Maven
4 6 (5.45%) Travis CI
5 3 (2.73%) GitLab
6 2 (1.82%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.91%) ERwin
7 1 (0.91%) GoCD
7 1 (0.91%) JIRA
7 1 (0.91%) ProC
General
1 21 (19.09%) Telecoms
2 15 (13.64%) Finance
3 9 (8.18%) Banking
4 7 (6.36%) Marketing
4 7 (6.36%) Retail
5 2 (1.82%) Games
5 2 (1.82%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Law
6 1 (0.91%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (40.00%) Data Engineer
2 18 (16.36%) Analyst
2 18 (16.36%) Python Engineer
3 16 (14.55%) Developer
4 12 (10.91%) Big Data Engineer
5 11 (10.00%) Architect
6 9 (8.18%) Data Analyst
7 8 (7.27%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (6.36%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) Data Architect
10 5 (4.55%) Google Analytics Analyst
10 5 (4.55%) Senior Data Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
11 4 (3.64%) Cloud Architect
11 4 (3.64%) SQL Data Analyst
12 3 (2.73%) Chief Enterprise Architect
12 3 (2.73%) Chief Software Architect
12 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Architect
12 3 (2.73%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.27%) PySpark
2 16 (14.55%) Kafka
2 16 (14.55%) Node.js
3 15 (13.64%) scikit-learn
3 15 (13.64%) TensorFlow
4 14 (12.73%) H2O
5 10 (9.09%) Web Services
6 8 (7.27%) LEMP Stack
7 7 (6.36%) AngularJS
7 7 (6.36%) LAMP
7 7 (6.36%) Laravel
7 7 (6.36%) React
8 6 (5.45%) RESTful
9 5 (4.55%) Apache Beam
10 4 (3.64%) Spark Streaming
11 3 (2.73%) .NET
12 2 (1.82%) Jinja
12 2 (1.82%) Natural Language Processing
13 1 (0.91%) NumPy
13 1 (0.91%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.36%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.45%) User Experience
3 4 (3.64%) Cloud Native
3 4 (3.64%) iPad
4 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.73%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.73%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.82%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.82%) Pricing Data
5 2 (1.82%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.91%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.09%) Linux
2 3 (2.73%) Unix
3 1 (0.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.64%) DevOps
2 21 (19.09%) Analytics
3 19 (17.27%) ETL
4 18 (16.36%) E-Commerce
5 15 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (12.73%) Data Modelling
7 13 (11.82%) Data Science
8 11 (10.00%) Data Architecture
9 10 (9.09%) Test Automation
10 9 (8.18%) Microservices
10 9 (8.18%) Scrum
11 8 (7.27%) Kanban
11 8 (7.27%) Machine Learning
11 8 (7.27%) Migration
12 7 (6.36%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (6.36%) Data Engineering
12 7 (6.36%) Data Management
12 7 (6.36%) TDD
12 7 (6.36%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 54 (49.09%) Python
2 44 (40.00%) SQL
3 29 (26.36%) Java
4 16 (14.55%) Scala
5 8 (7.27%) Go
5 8 (7.27%) PHP
6 6 (5.45%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.45%) Ruby
7 4 (3.64%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.73%) C#
8 3 (2.73%) C++
8 3 (2.73%) R
9 2 (1.82%) Groovy
9 2 (1.82%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.91%) Google Apps Script
10 1 (0.91%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 4 (3.64%) Degree
2 3 (2.73%) Analytics IQ
2 3 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) GDPR
2 4 (3.64%) QA
3 3 (2.73%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.82%) Basel III
System Software
1 22 (20.00%) Docker
2 8 (7.27%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.91%) HDFS
3 1 (0.91%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 30 (27.27%) Kubernetes
2 24 (21.82%) Terraform
3 10 (9.09%) Argo
4 8 (7.27%) Ansible
5 4 (3.64%) Packer
6 3 (2.73%) Puppet
7 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.91%) Opsgenie
8 1 (0.91%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 61 (55.45%) Google
2 11 (10.00%) Tableau
3 5 (4.55%) Confluent
3 5 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.82%) AppDynamics
4 2 (1.82%) Informatica
4 2 (1.82%) Vertica
5 1 (0.91%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.91%) Alteryx
5 1 (0.91%) CA
5 1 (0.91%) ClickTale
5 1 (0.91%) Databricks
5 1 (0.91%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.91%) IBM
5 1 (0.91%) Sparx
5 1 (0.91%) Tealium
5 1 (0.91%) Teradata
5 1 (0.91%) Yandex