Period
to 21 September 2021

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 21 September 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 435 385 495
Rank change year-on-year -50 +110 +245
Contract jobs citing BigQuery 311 88 332
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.49% 0.34% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.25% 1.48% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 61 247
10th Percentile £419 £338 £413
25th Percentile £475 £413 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £580 £488 £525
Median % change year-on-year +18.97% -7.14% +5.00%
75th Percentile £713 £575 £650
90th Percentile £740 £600 £700
UK median daily rate £593 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +12.86% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £20.00 - -

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 13,811 5,940 17,861
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.61% 23.15% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,736 4,157 12,447
10th Percentile £350 £313 £325
25th Percentile £419 £405 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £476
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.15% +0.11%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £575
90th Percentile £713 £688 £663
UK median daily rate £515 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 98 225
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.63 £12.55
25th Percentile £20.08 £17.55 £17.25
Median hourly rate £29.81 £23.59 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year +26.39% -21.38% +9.09%
75th Percentile £54.58 £41.88 £51.25
90th Percentile £65.15 £54.30 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £29.81 £23.43 £30.00
% change year-on-year +27.24% -21.90% +13.42%

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 21 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for BigQuery in England

BigQuery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing BigQuery in England.

Hourly rate trend for BigQuery in England

BigQuery
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing BigQuery in England over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Hourly 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 21 September 2021. 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 -15 255 £593 +10.23% 53
North of England -74 14 £650 +36.84% 5
South East -86 9 £700 +75.00% 3
North West -49 8 £625 +28.21% 5
East of England -47 6 £525 +5.41% 2
Yorkshire -50 6 £800 +77.78%
West Midlands -63 5 £650 +103.13% 4
Midlands -77 5 £650 +103.13% 5
South West -39 3 £450 +2.27% 6
BigQuery
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 England region with a requirement for BigQuery.

1 292 (93.89%) GCP
2 221 (71.06%) Google
3 184 (59.16%) SQL
4 180 (57.88%) Python
5 120 (38.59%) Java
6 116 (37.30%) Analytics
7 114 (36.66%) Data Warehouse
8 108 (34.73%) Agile Software Development
8 108 (34.73%) Big Data
9 104 (33.44%) DevOps
10 102 (32.80%) AWS
11 98 (31.51%) Business Intelligence
12 95 (30.55%) Kubernetes
13 94 (30.23%) Social Skills
14 84 (27.01%) Apache Spark
15 76 (24.44%) Data Engineering
16 75 (24.12%) Scala
17 74 (23.79%) ETL
18 72 (23.15%) Analytical Skills
19 71 (22.83%) Data Pipeline
20 61 (19.61%) NoSQL
21 58 (18.65%) Artificial Intelligence
22 56 (18.01%) Amazon Redshift
23 55 (17.68%) Visualisation
24 54 (17.36%) Terraform
24 54 (17.36%) Kafka
25 52 (16.72%) Looker
25 52 (16.72%) Data Architecture
25 52 (16.72%) Apache Airflow
26 51 (16.40%) Data Science

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 84 (27.01%) Apache Spark
2 52 (16.72%) Apache Airflow
3 41 (13.18%) Apache
4 8 (2.57%) Luigi
5 6 (1.93%) Confluence
5 6 (1.93%) nginx
6 5 (1.61%) Apache Pig
6 5 (1.61%) Mule
6 5 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.29%) Apache Pulsar
8 2 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.32%) CMS
9 1 (0.32%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.32%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (3.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) NetSuite
1 2 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.32%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 292 (93.89%) GCP
2 102 (32.80%) AWS
3 41 (13.18%) Azure
4 32 (10.29%) Google Compute Engine
5 30 (9.65%) Snowflake
6 25 (8.04%) Google Data Studio
6 25 (8.04%) PaaS
7 24 (7.72%) IaaS
8 23 (7.40%) Amazon EMR
9 21 (6.75%) Cloud Functions
10 20 (6.43%) Amazon S3
10 20 (6.43%) dbt
11 19 (6.11%) Google App Engine
12 18 (5.79%) Power Platform
13 17 (5.47%) Serverless
14 16 (5.14%) Google Analytics
15 12 (3.86%) Dialogflow
15 12 (3.86%) GitHub
16 11 (3.54%) Amazon EC2
17 10 (3.22%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.96%) Firewall
2 2 (0.64%) LAN
2 2 (0.64%) Multicast
2 2 (0.64%) WAN
3 1 (0.32%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (36.66%) Data Warehouse
2 108 (34.73%) Big Data
3 61 (19.61%) NoSQL
4 56 (18.01%) Amazon Redshift
5 52 (16.72%) Looker
6 46 (14.79%) Tableau
7 38 (12.22%) Hadoop
7 38 (12.22%) Relational Database
8 36 (11.58%) PostgreSQL
9 30 (9.65%) Metadata
10 27 (8.68%) Data Lake
11 26 (8.36%) Cloud Spanner
12 20 (6.43%) MySQL
13 19 (6.11%) Bigtable
14 18 (5.79%) MongoDB
14 18 (5.79%) Power BI
15 17 (5.47%) Amazon Athena
16 16 (5.14%) SQL Server
17 14 (4.50%) DB2
17 14 (4.50%) HBase
Development Applications
1 33 (10.61%) Git (software)
2 32 (10.29%) Jenkins
3 23 (7.40%) JIRA
4 12 (3.86%) GitLab
5 9 (2.89%) Maven
6 7 (2.25%) CircleCI
6 7 (2.25%) Gradle
6 7 (2.25%) ProC
7 6 (1.93%) gulp
7 6 (1.93%) Selenium
7 6 (1.93%) SonarQube
7 6 (1.93%) SpecFlow
7 6 (1.93%) Travis CI
8 5 (1.61%) Moq
8 5 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.96%) Subversion
10 2 (0.64%) JUnit
11 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.32%) ERwin
11 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 94 (30.23%) Social Skills
2 72 (23.15%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (16.08%) Finance
4 30 (9.65%) Banking
5 10 (3.22%) Financial Institution
5 10 (3.22%) Publishing
6 9 (2.89%) Legal
6 9 (2.89%) Marketing
6 9 (2.89%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.25%) Games
8 6 (1.93%) Retail
9 5 (1.61%) Presentation Skills
10 4 (1.29%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.29%) Law
11 3 (0.96%) Influencing Skills
11 3 (0.96%) Public Sector
11 3 (0.96%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.64%) Advertising
12 2 (0.64%) Electronics
13 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 90 (28.94%) Data Engineer
2 72 (23.15%) Architect
3 41 (13.18%) Data Architect
4 26 (8.36%) Cloud Engineer
5 25 (8.04%) Analyst
6 24 (7.72%) Developer
7 22 (7.07%) DevOps Engineer
8 21 (6.75%) Senior Data Engineer
9 18 (5.79%) Data Analyst
10 17 (5.47%) Cloud Architect
11 11 (3.54%) Senior Architect
12 10 (3.22%) Business Intelligence Architect
12 10 (3.22%) Scala Engineer
12 10 (3.22%) Senior Cloud Engineer
13 9 (2.89%) Migration Engineer
14 8 (2.57%) Big Data Architect
14 8 (2.57%) Data Modeller
14 8 (2.57%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 8 (2.57%) SQL Developer
15 7 (2.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (17.36%) Kafka
2 28 (9.00%) Node.js
3 24 (7.72%) Spring
4 17 (5.47%) RESTful
5 13 (4.18%) Apache Beam
5 13 (4.18%) Spring Boot
6 12 (3.86%) PySpark
6 12 (3.86%) Web Services
7 10 (3.22%) CSS
7 10 (3.22%) React
7 10 (3.22%) Spark Streaming
8 8 (2.57%) .NET
8 8 (2.57%) Django
8 8 (2.57%) HTML
8 8 (2.57%) JSON
9 7 (2.25%) Flask
10 6 (1.93%) .NET Core
10 6 (1.93%) Pandas
11 5 (1.61%) ASP.NET Core
11 5 (1.61%) Micronaut
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.82%) Data Structures
2 13 (4.18%) iPad
3 12 (3.86%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (3.54%) Cloud Native
5 9 (2.89%) Hedge funds
6 8 (2.57%) Market Risk
7 6 (1.93%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (1.93%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.61%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.29%) Legacy Systems
9 4 (1.29%) User Experience
10 3 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.96%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.64%) Clustering
11 2 (0.64%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.32%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.32%) Equities
12 1 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.32%) Life Science
12 1 (0.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.25%) Unix
2 5 (1.61%) Linux
3 2 (0.64%) Android
3 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (37.30%) Analytics
2 108 (34.73%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (33.44%) DevOps
4 98 (31.51%) Business Intelligence
5 76 (24.44%) Data Engineering
6 74 (23.79%) ETL
7 71 (22.83%) Data Pipeline
8 58 (18.65%) Artificial Intelligence
9 55 (17.68%) Visualisation
10 52 (16.72%) Data Architecture
11 51 (16.40%) Data Science
12 50 (16.08%) Data Modelling
13 42 (13.50%) Data Visualisation
14 39 (12.54%) Migration
15 33 (10.61%) Microservices
16 32 (10.29%) Data Management
16 32 (10.29%) Scrum
17 29 (9.32%) Machine Learning
17 29 (9.32%) Open Source
18 28 (9.00%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 184 (59.16%) SQL
2 180 (57.88%) Python
3 120 (38.59%) Java
4 75 (24.12%) Scala
5 21 (6.75%) Go
6 12 (3.86%) C++
7 11 (3.54%) C#
7 11 (3.54%) JavaScript
8 8 (2.57%) R
9 6 (1.93%) Groovy
10 5 (1.61%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.61%) Kotlin
10 5 (1.61%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.61%) Ruby
11 4 (1.29%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.96%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.64%) LookML
13 2 (0.64%) PHP
13 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.32%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 22 (7.07%) Degree
2 9 (2.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.29%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.64%) ISEB
5 2 (0.64%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.97%) Data Quality
2 13 (4.18%) QA
3 9 (2.89%) GDPR
4 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.32%) PMO
5 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (16.08%) Docker
2 6 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.61%) HDFS
4 4 (1.29%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 95 (30.55%) Kubernetes
2 54 (17.36%) Terraform
3 26 (8.36%) Ansible
4 13 (4.18%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.57%) Istio
6 7 (2.25%) Argo
6 7 (2.25%) Puppet
7 4 (1.29%) Oozie
8 3 (0.96%) Grafana
8 3 (0.96%) Kibana
9 2 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.32%) Control-M
Vendors
1 221 (71.06%) Google
2 33 (10.61%) Oracle
3 15 (4.82%) Microsoft
4 13 (4.18%) Databricks
5 9 (2.89%) AppDynamics
5 9 (2.89%) Splunk
5 9 (2.89%) Teradata
6 7 (2.25%) Cloudera
6 7 (2.25%) Vertica
7 5 (1.61%) SAP
8 3 (0.96%) Confluent
8 3 (0.96%) Netezza
8 3 (0.96%) Trillium
9 2 (0.64%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.64%) Informatica
9 2 (0.64%) Progress
9 2 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.64%) Spotify
9 2 (0.64%) Sybase
9 2 (0.64%) Talend