Period
to 9 May 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 9 May 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
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 379 445 629
Rank change year-on-year +66 +184 +114
Contract jobs citing BigQuery 240 173 214
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.37% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.57% 1.72% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 119 143
10th Percentile £405 £400 £358
25th Percentile £464 £440 £428
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £588 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +11.90% -4.55% +12.24%
75th Percentile £675 £638 £650
90th Percentile £725 £688 £700
UK median daily rate £600 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +12.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £25.00 - -

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 9,322 10,048 19,213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.96% 21.58% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,451 6,960 13,500
10th Percentile £323 £325 £325
25th Percentile £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £495 £488
Median % change year-on-year +1.01% +1.54% +2.63%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £575
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 151 216
10th Percentile £11.40 £13.75 £14.00
25th Percentile £18.50 £17.92 £18.10
Median hourly rate £24.64 £24.70 £35.00
Median % change year-on-year -0.24% -29.43% +15.70%
75th Percentile £49.08 £46.00 £47.77
90th Percentile £62.00 £61.25 £58.50
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £24.70 £30.00
% change year-on-year +7.29% -17.67% -6.25%

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 9 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for BigQuery in England

BigQuery
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing BigQuery in England over the 6 months to 9 May 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 9 May 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 +30 198 £600 +9.09% 47
North of England +50 18 £625 +2.04% 5
North West +30 11 £419 -27.17% 5
Yorkshire +27 7 £640 -
East of England +13 7 £525 +23.89% 4
South East +47 6 £375 +7.14% 2
South West +40 2 £550 -4.35% 1
Midlands +17 2 £425 +3.03% 5
West Midlands +5 2 £425 +3.03% 5
BigQuery
UK

For the 6 months to 9 May 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.

1 232 (96.67%) GCP
2 168 (70.00%) Google
3 124 (51.67%) Python
4 121 (50.42%) SQL
5 92 (38.33%) Java
6 83 (34.58%) DevOps
7 77 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
8 72 (30.00%) Big Data
9 70 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
10 69 (28.75%) AWS
11 65 (27.08%) Kubernetes
12 61 (25.42%) Data Pipeline
13 60 (25.00%) Social Skills
14 56 (23.33%) Analytics
15 51 (21.25%) Terraform
16 50 (20.83%) Scala
17 49 (20.42%) Git (software)
18 48 (20.00%) ETL
19 44 (18.33%) Apache Spark
20 43 (17.92%) Microservices
20 43 (17.92%) Business Intelligence
21 42 (17.50%) Jenkins
22 39 (16.25%) Apache Airflow
22 39 (16.25%) Finance
23 38 (15.83%) Data Engineering
24 36 (15.00%) TDD
25 33 (13.75%) Migration
25 33 (13.75%) Azure
26 32 (13.33%) Hadoop
26 32 (13.33%) Maven

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 44 (18.33%) Apache Spark
2 39 (16.25%) Apache Airflow
3 30 (12.50%) Apache
4 12 (5.00%) nginx
5 8 (3.33%) Confluence
6 4 (1.67%) Apache Pulsar
6 4 (1.67%) Luigi
7 3 (1.25%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.42%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.42%) Jupyter
Applications
1 16 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) NetSuite
1 2 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 232 (96.67%) GCP
2 69 (28.75%) AWS
3 33 (13.75%) Azure
4 18 (7.50%) Google Compute Engine
4 18 (7.50%) PaaS
5 17 (7.08%) Google Data Studio
6 16 (6.67%) GitHub
7 15 (6.25%) Cloud Functions
7 15 (6.25%) IaaS
8 12 (5.00%) npm
8 12 (5.00%) Power Platform
9 11 (4.58%) Google Analytics
10 8 (3.33%) Google App Engine
10 8 (3.33%) Serverless
11 7 (2.92%) OpenShift
12 5 (2.08%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (2.08%) Firebase
13 4 (1.67%) Azure Event Grid
13 4 (1.67%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 4 (1.67%) Dialogflow
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.83%) Firewall
1 2 (0.83%) Internet
1 2 (0.83%) SSH
1 2 (0.83%) SSL
2 1 (0.42%) DNS
2 1 (0.42%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (30.00%) Big Data
2 70 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (13.33%) Hadoop
4 31 (12.92%) Bigtable
5 29 (12.08%) Amazon Redshift
6 28 (11.67%) Cloud Spanner
7 27 (11.25%) Looker
7 27 (11.25%) Tableau
8 21 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (7.92%) NoSQL
10 17 (7.08%) MySQL
10 17 (7.08%) Relational Database
10 17 (7.08%) Snowflake Schema
11 16 (6.67%) MongoDB
12 12 (5.00%) Power BI
13 10 (4.17%) Amazon Athena
13 10 (4.17%) Apache Hive
13 10 (4.17%) Data Lake
13 10 (4.17%) Data Mart
13 10 (4.17%) HBase
Development Applications
1 49 (20.42%) Git (software)
2 42 (17.50%) Jenkins
3 32 (13.33%) Maven
4 24 (10.00%) JIRA
5 13 (5.42%) CircleCI
5 13 (5.42%) Gradle
5 13 (5.42%) Travis CI
6 12 (5.00%) gulp
7 6 (2.50%) GitLab
7 6 (2.50%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.08%) ProC
8 5 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.67%) SonarQube
9 4 (1.67%) Spinnaker
10 3 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (1.25%) Terragrunt
11 2 (0.83%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.83%) Selenium
11 2 (0.83%) Sourcetree
12 1 (0.42%) kappa
General
1 60 (25.00%) Social Skills
2 39 (16.25%) Finance
3 31 (12.92%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (12.92%) Banking
4 11 (4.58%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.75%) Retail
6 8 (3.33%) Marketing
7 5 (2.08%) Influencing Skills
8 3 (1.25%) Automotive
8 3 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.25%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (1.25%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.83%) Publishing
9 2 (0.83%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.42%) Legal
10 1 (0.42%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.42%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 76 (31.67%) Data Engineer
2 42 (17.50%) Architect
3 27 (11.25%) Analyst
4 25 (10.42%) Cloud Engineer
5 23 (9.58%) DevOps Engineer
6 22 (9.17%) Data Architect
7 20 (8.33%) Developer
8 15 (6.25%) Java Engineer
9 14 (5.83%) Python Engineer
10 13 (5.42%) Cloud Architect
10 13 (5.42%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 10 (4.17%) Scala Engineer
12 9 (3.75%) Consultant
13 8 (3.33%) Data Analyst
14 6 (2.50%) Java Developer
14 6 (2.50%) Senior Developer
15 5 (2.08%) Big Data Architect
15 5 (2.08%) Data Modeller
15 5 (2.08%) Insight Analyst
15 5 (2.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (12.08%) Node.js
2 28 (11.67%) RESTful
3 25 (10.42%) Kafka
4 17 (7.08%) Web Services
5 15 (6.25%) PySpark
6 14 (5.83%) Apache Beam
7 12 (5.00%) Django
8 11 (4.58%) JSON
9 10 (4.17%) REST
10 9 (3.75%) Spring
11 8 (3.33%) Pandas
11 8 (3.33%) Spark Streaming
11 8 (3.33%) Spring Boot
12 7 (2.92%) React
12 7 (2.92%) TensorFlow
13 6 (2.50%) AngularJS
13 6 (2.50%) CSS
13 6 (2.50%) HTML
13 6 (2.50%) Laravel
14 4 (1.67%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.00%) iPad
2 8 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.50%) Cloud Native
4 6 (2.50%) User Experience
5 4 (1.67%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.67%) FMCG
5 4 (1.67%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.25%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.25%) Clustering
6 3 (1.25%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.42%) Equities
8 1 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.42%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.42%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.92%) Linux
2 6 (2.50%) Unix
3 2 (0.83%) Windows
4 1 (0.42%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (34.58%) DevOps
2 77 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (25.42%) Data Pipeline
4 56 (23.33%) Analytics
5 48 (20.00%) ETL
6 43 (17.92%) Business Intelligence
6 43 (17.92%) Microservices
7 38 (15.83%) Data Engineering
8 36 (15.00%) TDD
9 33 (13.75%) Migration
10 31 (12.92%) Data Science
11 26 (10.83%) Data Modelling
12 22 (9.17%) Artificial Intelligence
12 22 (9.17%) Open Source
13 21 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (8.75%) Data Architecture
13 21 (8.75%) Mentoring
14 20 (8.33%) Decision-Making
14 20 (8.33%) E-Commerce
15 19 (7.92%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 124 (51.67%) Python
2 121 (50.42%) SQL
3 92 (38.33%) Java
4 50 (20.83%) Scala
5 16 (6.67%) Go
6 12 (5.00%) Groovy
7 8 (3.33%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.92%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.50%) PHP
10 5 (2.08%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.67%) AspectJ
11 4 (1.67%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.25%) C++
12 3 (1.25%) Java 8
12 3 (1.25%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.25%) R
12 3 (1.25%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.83%) C#
14 1 (0.42%) Haskell
14 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (5.42%) Degree
2 5 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.42%) CISM
3 1 (0.42%) CISSP
3 1 (0.42%) GIAC
3 1 (0.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.33%) QA
2 9 (3.75%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.83%) FATCA
3 2 (0.83%) GDPR
4 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (10.83%) Docker
2 14 (5.83%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (2.08%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.25%) HDFS
5 2 (0.83%) NFS
Systems Management
1 65 (27.08%) Kubernetes
2 51 (21.25%) Terraform
3 26 (10.83%) Ansible
4 16 (6.67%) Argo
5 11 (4.58%) Istio
5 11 (4.58%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (2.08%) Oozie
7 2 (0.83%) Mesos
8 1 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.42%) Packer
8 1 (0.42%) Rancher
Vendors
1 168 (70.00%) Google
2 26 (10.83%) Oracle
3 13 (5.42%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.75%) Teradata
5 6 (2.50%) Databricks
6 5 (2.08%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.67%) Cloudera
7 4 (1.67%) Confluent
7 4 (1.67%) Splunk
8 3 (1.25%) Facebook
8 3 (1.25%) SAP
9 1 (0.42%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.42%) Dataiku
9 1 (0.42%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.42%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.42%) Tealium
9 1 (0.42%) Veracode
9 1 (0.42%) WSO2