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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 19 May 2022 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
19 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 490 401 444
Rank change year-on-year -89 +43 +186
Contract jobs citing BigQuery 287 239 169
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.41% 0.52% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.09% 2.46% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 153 115
10th Percentile £452 £406 £402
25th Percentile £494 £463 £439
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £588 £525
Median % change year-on-year -6.38% +11.90% -4.55%
75th Percentile £669 £675 £638
90th Percentile £764 £725 £688
UK median daily rate £600 £600 £525
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
10th Percentile - £12.38 -
25th Percentile £21.50 £14.06 -
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 -
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
75th Percentile £24.50 £30.80 -
90th Percentile - £39.44 -
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year +45.00% - -

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 13,746 9,708 9,614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.50% 21.21% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,968 6,729 6,711
10th Percentile £363 £325 £325
25th Percentile £450 £410 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £653 £600 £588
90th Percentile £750 £694 £675
UK median daily rate £545 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +9.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 175 141
10th Percentile £14.70 £11.25 £13.74
25th Percentile £22.07 £18.00 £17.83
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.50 £24.70
Median % change year-on-year +83.67% -0.81% -17.67%
75th Percentile £65.27 £48.13 £46.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £63.05 £58.00
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £24.70
% change year-on-year +73.08% +5.26% -11.79%

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 19 May 2022.

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
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 19 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -99 207 £550 -8.33% 18
North of England -48 20 £570 -6.94% 6
North West -35 16 £595 +36.00% 2
South East -33 15 £613 +63.33% 4
Midlands -31 7 £425 - 1
East of England -30 6 £600 +14.29% 4
West Midlands -42 6 £425 - 1
Yorkshire -33 4 £525 -17.97% 4
South West -34 4 £525 -4.55% 1
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
BigQuery
UK

For the 6 months to 19 May 2022, 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.

1 273 (95.12%) GCP
2 183 (63.76%) Google
3 175 (60.98%) Python
4 162 (56.45%) SQL
5 114 (39.72%) Analytics
6 100 (34.84%) DevOps
7 82 (28.57%) Java
8 79 (27.53%) Visualisation
9 77 (26.83%) Kubernetes
10 71 (24.74%) AWS
11 68 (23.69%) Data Engineering
11 68 (23.69%) Agile
12 59 (20.56%) Data Warehouse
12 59 (20.56%) Data Modelling
13 58 (20.21%) Finance
13 58 (20.21%) Social Skills
14 57 (19.86%) ETL
14 57 (19.86%) Terraform
15 55 (19.16%) Data Pipeline
16 50 (17.42%) Big Data
17 49 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
18 47 (16.38%) CI/CD
19 46 (16.03%) Migration
20 45 (15.68%) Business Intelligence
20 45 (15.68%) Google Analytics
21 44 (15.33%) Docker
21 44 (15.33%) Tableau
21 44 (15.33%) Kafka
22 43 (14.98%) Azure
22 43 (14.98%) E-Commerce

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 42 (14.63%) Apache Spark
2 20 (6.97%) Apache
3 18 (6.27%) Apache Airflow
4 13 (4.53%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (2.44%) Apache Pulsar
6 6 (2.09%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.39%) CMS
8 3 (1.05%) Drupal
8 3 (1.05%) WordPress
9 2 (0.70%) Confluence
9 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.35%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.35%) SAS
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (6.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.05%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.70%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.35%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 273 (95.12%) GCP
2 71 (24.74%) AWS
3 45 (15.68%) Google Analytics
4 43 (14.98%) Azure
4 43 (14.98%) Google Data Studio
5 32 (11.15%) Snowflake
6 26 (9.06%) Power Platform
7 24 (8.36%) dbt
8 21 (7.32%) GitHub
9 20 (6.97%) Google Compute Engine
10 18 (6.27%) Cloud Functions
11 14 (4.88%) Serverless
12 12 (4.18%) Amazon S3
12 12 (4.18%) Cloud Composer
13 9 (3.14%) Vertex AI
14 8 (2.79%) Google Tag Manager
15 7 (2.44%) Google App Engine
16 6 (2.09%) Amazon Kinesis
16 6 (2.09%) AWS Lambda
16 6 (2.09%) Collibra
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.74%) VPN
2 4 (1.39%) 4G
2 4 (1.39%) Internet
3 3 (1.05%) Firewall
3 3 (1.05%) HTTP
3 3 (1.05%) MQTT
3 3 (1.05%) Network Security
3 3 (1.05%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.35%) 2G
4 1 (0.35%) 3G
4 1 (0.35%) 5G
4 1 (0.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (20.56%) Data Warehouse
2 50 (17.42%) Big Data
3 44 (15.33%) Tableau
4 41 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
5 34 (11.85%) Bigtable
6 31 (10.80%) Looker
7 26 (9.06%) Power BI
8 21 (7.32%) Apache Hive
9 20 (6.97%) Data Lake
10 19 (6.62%) Hadoop
11 18 (6.27%) NoSQL
11 18 (6.27%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (4.88%) MongoDB
13 13 (4.53%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (4.53%) HBase
13 13 (4.53%) SQL Server
14 10 (3.48%) Amazon RDS
14 10 (3.48%) Cloud Spanner
15 9 (3.14%) Qlik Sense
16 8 (2.79%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 22 (7.67%) JIRA
2 17 (5.92%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.14%) Maven
4 8 (2.79%) GitLab
4 8 (2.79%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (2.09%) ER Studio
5 6 (2.09%) JUnit
5 6 (2.09%) SonarQube
6 4 (1.39%) Spinnaker
7 3 (1.05%) MLflow
7 3 (1.05%) Subversion
8 1 (0.35%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.35%) ProC
8 1 (0.35%) Terragrunt
General
1 58 (20.21%) Finance
1 58 (20.21%) Social Skills
2 49 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (10.80%) Presentation Skills
4 27 (9.41%) Telecoms
5 23 (8.01%) Marketing
6 18 (6.27%) Influencing Skills
7 16 (5.57%) Banking
8 14 (4.88%) Retail
9 12 (4.18%) Games
10 9 (3.14%) Billing
10 9 (3.14%) Public Sector
11 4 (1.39%) Electronics
11 4 (1.39%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (1.05%) General Ledger
12 3 (1.05%) Legal
13 2 (0.70%) Back Office
13 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.70%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 72 (25.09%) Analyst
2 69 (24.04%) Data Engineer
3 55 (19.16%) Architect
4 32 (11.15%) Data Architect
5 29 (10.10%) Digital Analyst
6 21 (7.32%) Developer
7 20 (6.97%) Product Analyst
7 20 (6.97%) Senior Analyst
8 19 (6.62%) Data Analyst
9 16 (5.57%) DevOps Engineer
10 15 (5.23%) Performance Analyst
11 14 (4.88%) Cloud Architect
11 14 (4.88%) Senior Performance Analyst
12 12 (4.18%) Cloud Engineer
13 11 (3.83%) Senior Data Engineer
14 10 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
15 7 (2.44%) Data Modeller
15 7 (2.44%) E-Commerce Analyst
15 7 (2.44%) SQL Developer
16 6 (2.09%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (15.33%) Kafka
2 16 (5.57%) PySpark
3 13 (4.53%) Apache Beam
4 6 (2.09%) ARM Templates
4 6 (2.09%) Node.js
5 5 (1.74%) Django
5 5 (1.74%) HTML
5 5 (1.74%) REST
5 5 (1.74%) RESTful
5 5 (1.74%) Spark Streaming
5 5 (1.74%) Spring
5 5 (1.74%) Spring Boot
5 5 (1.74%) Web Services
6 4 (1.39%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.39%) gRPC
6 4 (1.39%) TensorFlow
7 3 (1.05%) Lambda Expressions
7 3 (1.05%) OAuth2
7 3 (1.05%) Spring Cloud
7 3 (1.05%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.53%) Cloud Native
2 12 (4.18%) Legacy Systems
3 10 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (3.48%) User Experience
4 9 (3.14%) Reference Data
5 8 (2.79%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.44%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.44%) iPad
7 6 (2.09%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.09%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (2.09%) Enterprise Cloud
8 5 (1.74%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.39%) Blog
9 4 (1.39%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.39%) Replication
10 3 (1.05%) Educational Technology
10 3 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.05%) IoT
11 2 (0.70%) Life Science
11 2 (0.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.14%) Linux
2 5 (1.74%) Windows
3 3 (1.05%) VMS
4 1 (0.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (39.72%) Analytics
2 100 (34.84%) DevOps
3 79 (27.53%) Visualisation
4 68 (23.69%) Agile
4 68 (23.69%) Data Engineering
5 59 (20.56%) Data Modelling
6 57 (19.86%) ETL
7 55 (19.16%) Data Pipeline
8 47 (16.38%) CI/CD
9 46 (16.03%) Migration
10 45 (15.68%) Business Intelligence
11 43 (14.98%) E-Commerce
12 37 (12.89%) Data Analysis
13 36 (12.54%) Data Governance
13 36 (12.54%) Data Visualisation
14 34 (11.85%) Data Science
15 31 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
16 28 (9.76%) Machine Learning
17 26 (9.06%) Artificial Intelligence
18 24 (8.36%) A/B Testing
Programming Languages
1 175 (60.98%) Python
2 162 (56.45%) SQL
3 82 (28.57%) Java
4 40 (13.94%) R
5 35 (12.20%) Scala
6 19 (6.62%) JavaScript
7 17 (5.92%) Go
8 10 (3.48%) C
9 9 (3.14%) Bash
10 7 (2.44%) C++
11 4 (1.39%) Kotlin
11 4 (1.39%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.39%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.05%) PHP
13 2 (0.70%) C#
13 2 (0.70%) Ruby
13 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (3.14%) Degree
1 9 (3.14%) SC Cleared
1 9 (3.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.05%) PhD
4 2 (0.70%) CISSP
4 2 (0.70%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.45%) QA
2 11 (3.83%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.39%) GDPR
4 1 (0.35%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (15.33%) Docker
2 3 (1.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.05%) HDFS
3 2 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 77 (26.83%) Kubernetes
2 57 (19.86%) Terraform
3 10 (3.48%) Argo
4 9 (3.14%) Ansible
5 7 (2.44%) Prometheus
6 5 (1.74%) Kubeflow
7 3 (1.05%) Istio
8 2 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.70%) Puppet
9 1 (0.35%) Grafana
9 1 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.35%) Oozie
Vendors
1 183 (63.76%) Google
2 17 (5.92%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.53%) Oracle
4 12 (4.18%) Adobe
4 12 (4.18%) Netezza
5 10 (3.48%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (3.48%) Teradata
6 7 (2.44%) Talend
7 6 (2.09%) Databricks
7 6 (2.09%) SAP
8 3 (1.05%) Mapinfo
8 3 (1.05%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.70%) BT
9 2 (0.70%) Coremetrics
9 2 (0.70%) Dataiku
9 2 (0.70%) IBM
9 2 (0.70%) Informatica
9 2 (0.70%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.70%) Tealium
10 1 (0.35%) Snowplow