Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 474 669 794
Rank change year-on-year +195 +125 +61
Contract jobs citing BigQuery 293 207 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.21% 0.078%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.87% 0.95% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 153 56
England median daily rate £525 £500 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.99% +11.21%
10th Percentile £410 £375 £255
90th Percentile £694 £650 £561
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £459
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.99% +11.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 15,698 21,904 20,933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.43% 22.71% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,677 15,401 14,570
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £313
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 229 244
England median hourly rate £31.75 £35.00 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.29% +8.53% +17.27%
10th Percentile £13.92 £14.00 £14.68
90th Percentile £72.15 £57.50 £56.84
UK median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £31.15
% change year-on-year -2.31% +4.33% +11.25%

BigQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for BigQuery in England

BigQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BigQuery in England

BigQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BigQuery in England over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor 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 11 December 2019. 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 +123 209 £550 +7.84% 38
North of England +72 41 £450 +44.00% 15
Yorkshire +65 35 £450 - 3
East of England - 18 £450 - 1
South East +61 11 £613 +28.95% 5
South West - 8 £475 - 1
Midlands +61 5 £350 - 2
West Midlands +45 5 £350 - 2
North East - 4 £675 -
North West +22 2 £525 +68.00% 12
BigQuery
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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.

1 276 (94.20%) GCP
2 211 (72.01%) Google
3 164 (55.97%) Python
4 139 (47.44%) SQL
5 104 (35.49%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (33.45%) AWS
7 97 (33.11%) Analytics
8 91 (31.06%) ETL
9 78 (26.62%) Apache
10 76 (25.94%) Big Data
11 75 (25.60%) Java
12 67 (22.87%) Data Warehouse
13 66 (22.53%) Terraform
14 63 (21.50%) Scrum
15 59 (20.14%) Finance
16 58 (19.80%) Azure
17 57 (19.45%) Hadoop
17 57 (19.45%) Apache Beam
18 56 (19.11%) Data Modelling
19 55 (18.77%) Kubernetes
20 52 (17.75%) Data Science
21 51 (17.41%) JIRA
21 51 (17.41%) Kanban
22 50 (17.06%) Business Intelligence
23 49 (16.72%) Apache Airflow
24 48 (16.38%) DevOps
24 48 (16.38%) Apache Spark
25 45 (15.36%) SQL Server
26 43 (14.68%) Continuous Delivery
27 41 (13.99%) Amazon Redshift

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 78 (26.62%) Apache
2 49 (16.72%) Apache Airflow
3 48 (16.38%) Apache Spark
4 22 (7.51%) SAS
5 17 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (5.46%) nginx
7 15 (5.12%) Tomcat
8 14 (4.78%) Jupyter
9 5 (1.71%) Luigi
10 4 (1.37%) Confluence
10 4 (1.37%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (3.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.34%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 276 (94.20%) GCP
2 98 (33.45%) AWS
3 58 (19.80%) Azure
4 16 (5.46%) Google Analytics
5 13 (4.44%) Stackdriver
6 12 (4.10%) GitHub
7 11 (3.75%) Serverless
8 7 (2.39%) Amazon S3
8 7 (2.39%) Datadog
8 7 (2.39%) Tricentis Tosca
9 6 (2.05%) Amazon EMR
9 6 (2.05%) Power Platform
9 6 (2.05%) SaaS
10 5 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.71%) G Suite
11 4 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (1.02%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.75%) Broadband
2 3 (1.02%) HTTP
3 2 (0.68%) WAN
4 1 (0.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (25.94%) Big Data
2 67 (22.87%) Data Warehouse
3 57 (19.45%) Hadoop
4 45 (15.36%) SQL Server
5 41 (13.99%) Amazon Redshift
6 33 (11.26%) MySQL
7 30 (10.24%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (8.19%) Relational Database
9 21 (7.17%) Bigtable
9 21 (7.17%) Data Lake
10 20 (6.83%) NoSQL
11 19 (6.48%) Snowflake Schema
12 17 (5.80%) QlikView
13 16 (5.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (4.78%) MongoDB
15 12 (4.10%) Pentaho
15 12 (4.10%) Qlik Sense
16 10 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
17 7 (2.39%) Apache Hive
17 7 (2.39%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 51 (17.41%) JIRA
2 22 (7.51%) Jenkins
3 17 (5.80%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.41%) Selenium
5 8 (2.73%) ProC
6 5 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (1.37%) Gradle
8 3 (1.02%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.02%) ER Studio
8 3 (1.02%) ERwin
8 3 (1.02%) GoCD
9 2 (0.68%) GitLab
9 2 (0.68%) Spinnaker
9 2 (0.68%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.34%) Appium
10 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.34%) Mocha
10 1 (0.34%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.34%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.34%) webpack
General
1 59 (20.14%) Finance
2 31 (10.58%) Retail
3 24 (8.19%) Telecoms
4 15 (5.12%) Banking
5 14 (4.78%) Marketing
6 8 (2.73%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.39%) Legal
7 7 (2.39%) Public Sector
8 5 (1.71%) Automotive
8 5 (1.71%) Publishing
9 4 (1.37%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.37%) Law
9 4 (1.37%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 84 (28.67%) Data Engineer
2 79 (26.96%) Developer
3 32 (10.92%) Architect
4 30 (10.24%) Cloud Engineer
4 30 (10.24%) Python Engineer
5 28 (9.56%) Python Developer
6 23 (7.85%) Analyst
7 21 (7.17%) Data Architect
8 18 (6.14%) Data Analyst
9 15 (5.12%) Cloud Architect
10 12 (4.10%) Java Engineer
10 12 (4.10%) Senior Data Engineer
11 11 (3.75%) Big Data Engineer
12 10 (3.41%) PHP Developer
13 9 (3.07%) Consultant
13 9 (3.07%) Data Scientist
13 9 (3.07%) Tableau Developer
14 8 (2.73%) Full Stack Developer
15 7 (2.39%) Senior Developer
16 6 (2.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (19.45%) Apache Beam
2 38 (12.97%) Kafka
3 19 (6.48%) AngularJS
3 19 (6.48%) jQuery
4 15 (5.12%) LAMP
4 15 (5.12%) Laravel
4 15 (5.12%) LEMP Stack
4 15 (5.12%) React
5 12 (4.10%) JSON
5 12 (4.10%) PySpark
5 12 (4.10%) Web Services
6 10 (3.41%) Pandas
6 10 (3.41%) REST
7 9 (3.07%) scikit-learn
8 6 (2.05%) Natural Language Processing
9 5 (1.71%) Spring
10 4 (1.37%) Node.js
10 4 (1.37%) NumPy
10 4 (1.37%) RESTful
10 4 (1.37%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.46%) Virtual Team
3 15 (5.12%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.75%) Public Cloud
5 9 (3.07%) User Experience
6 8 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (2.39%) Algorithms
7 7 (2.39%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.37%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.37%) Clustering
10 3 (1.02%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.02%) Pricing Data
11 1 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.34%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.34%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (12.29%) Linux
2 7 (2.39%) Windows
3 3 (1.02%) Android
4 2 (0.68%) Unix
5 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (35.49%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (33.11%) Analytics
3 91 (31.06%) ETL
4 63 (21.50%) Scrum
5 56 (19.11%) Data Modelling
6 52 (17.75%) Data Science
7 51 (17.41%) Kanban
8 50 (17.06%) Business Intelligence
9 48 (16.38%) DevOps
10 43 (14.68%) Continuous Delivery
11 40 (13.65%) Migration
12 35 (11.95%) Data Engineering
13 33 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (9.90%) Machine Learning
15 28 (9.56%) Visualisation
16 24 (8.19%) Continuous Deployment
17 23 (7.85%) Test Automation
18 22 (7.51%) Data Visualisation
18 22 (7.51%) Microservices
19 21 (7.17%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 164 (55.97%) Python
2 139 (47.44%) SQL
3 75 (25.60%) Java
4 31 (10.58%) Scala
5 20 (6.83%) R
6 17 (5.80%) PHP
7 8 (2.73%) Perl
8 7 (2.39%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.39%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.37%) C
9 4 (1.37%) C++
9 4 (1.37%) Go
10 3 (1.02%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.02%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.68%) Google Apps Script
11 2 (0.68%) Java 8
11 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.34%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (4.44%) Degree
2 7 (2.39%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.05%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.37%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.02%) PhD
6 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.34%) ISEB
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.34%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.46%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 34 (11.60%) Docker
2 4 (1.37%) HDFS
3 3 (1.02%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 66 (22.53%) Terraform
2 55 (18.77%) Kubernetes
3 17 (5.80%) Ansible
4 7 (2.39%) Istio
5 4 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.37%) Puppet
6 3 (1.02%) Packer
7 2 (0.68%) Mesos
7 2 (0.68%) Salt
8 1 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.34%) Grafana
8 1 (0.34%) Kubeflow
8 1 (0.34%) Marathon
8 1 (0.34%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 211 (72.01%) Google
2 24 (8.19%) Tableau
3 17 (5.80%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.80%) Oracle
4 9 (3.07%) Teradata
5 8 (2.73%) SAP
5 8 (2.73%) Splunk
6 7 (2.39%) LogRhythm
7 6 (2.05%) Alteryx
8 5 (1.71%) Talend
9 4 (1.37%) Ab Initio
9 4 (1.37%) Confluent
10 3 (1.02%) Databricks
10 3 (1.02%) Informatica
10 3 (1.02%) Virgin Media
11 2 (0.68%) Adobe
11 2 (0.68%) Alibaba
11 2 (0.68%) EXASOL
11 2 (0.68%) Facebook
11 2 (0.68%) Tealium