Period
to 25 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 25 October 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
England > London
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 342 291 356
Rank change year-on-year -51 +65 +149
Contract jobs citing BigQuery 236 78 216
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.66% 0.55% 0.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.76% 2.19% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 54 180
10th Percentile £413 £341 £425
25th Percentile £475 £425 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £713 £600 £663
90th Percentile £738 £664 £700
England median daily rate £575 £499 £525
% change year-on-year +15.22% -4.95% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
England median hourly rate £22.50 - -

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 London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 8,552 3,559 8,994
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.79% 25.16% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,243 2,554 6,640
10th Percentile £396 £350 £363
25th Percentile £468 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
75th Percentile £675 £625 £613
90th Percentile £738 £700 £700
England median daily rate £525 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 21 52
10th Percentile £15.78 £20.00 £15.27
25th Percentile £24.50 £27.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.93 £29.98
Median % change year-on-year -14.30% +26.50% +1.10%
75th Percentile £54.94 £41.50 £45.46
90th Percentile £64.85 £53.75 £51.25
England median hourly rate £33.25 £27.23 £30.00
% change year-on-year +22.11% -9.23% +7.66%

BigQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for BigQuery in London

BigQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for BigQuery in London

BigQuery
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing BigQuery in London over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for BigQuery in London

BigQuery
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BigQuery within the London region over the 6 months to 25 October 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
Central London -46 26 £663 +20.45% 14
BigQuery
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 London region with a requirement for BigQuery.

1 218 (92.37%) GCP
2 164 (69.49%) Google
3 142 (60.17%) SQL
4 132 (55.93%) Python
5 93 (39.41%) Data Warehouse
6 91 (38.56%) Analytics
7 88 (37.29%) Java
8 78 (33.05%) Big Data
9 75 (31.78%) Kubernetes
9 75 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
10 74 (31.36%) Business Intelligence
11 72 (30.51%) AWS
12 70 (29.66%) DevOps
13 67 (28.39%) Apache Spark
13 67 (28.39%) Social Skills
14 61 (25.85%) Data Engineering
14 61 (25.85%) ETL
15 56 (23.73%) Data Pipeline
16 54 (22.88%) Scala
16 54 (22.88%) Analytical Skills
17 46 (19.49%) Artificial Intelligence
18 45 (19.07%) NoSQL
18 45 (19.07%) Terraform
19 42 (17.80%) Looker
19 42 (17.80%) Apache Airflow
19 42 (17.80%) Kafka
19 42 (17.80%) Finance
20 41 (17.37%) Visualisation
20 41 (17.37%) Docker
21 40 (16.95%) Migration

BigQuery
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 67 (28.39%) Apache Spark
2 42 (17.80%) Apache Airflow
3 35 (14.83%) Apache
4 5 (2.12%) Apache Pig
4 5 (2.12%) Luigi
4 5 (2.12%) Mule
5 3 (1.27%) Confluence
5 3 (1.27%) nginx
6 2 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 218 (92.37%) GCP
2 72 (30.51%) AWS
3 30 (12.71%) Azure
4 26 (11.02%) Snowflake
5 23 (9.75%) Google Compute Engine
6 22 (9.32%) Google Data Studio
7 20 (8.47%) Cloud Functions
8 19 (8.05%) PaaS
9 18 (7.63%) Amazon EMR
9 18 (7.63%) IaaS
10 15 (6.36%) Amazon S3
10 15 (6.36%) Google App Engine
11 14 (5.93%) Serverless
12 12 (5.08%) Power Platform
13 11 (4.66%) dbt
13 11 (4.66%) Dialogflow
14 10 (4.24%) Datadog
14 10 (4.24%) GitHub
15 9 (3.81%) Google Analytics
16 8 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.85%) Firewall
1 2 (0.85%) LAN
1 2 (0.85%) Multicast
1 2 (0.85%) WAN
2 1 (0.42%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (39.41%) Data Warehouse
2 78 (33.05%) Big Data
3 45 (19.07%) NoSQL
4 42 (17.80%) Looker
5 39 (16.53%) Tableau
6 36 (15.25%) Amazon Redshift
7 31 (13.14%) Hadoop
8 27 (11.44%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (11.44%) Relational Database
9 25 (10.59%) Data Lake
10 20 (8.47%) Cloud Spanner
11 18 (7.63%) Metadata
12 17 (7.20%) DB2
13 16 (6.78%) SQL Server
14 12 (5.08%) Apache Hive
14 12 (5.08%) Power BI
15 11 (4.66%) Bigtable
15 11 (4.66%) MySQL
16 10 (4.24%) Delta Lake
16 10 (4.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (11.02%) Jenkins
2 22 (9.32%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.78%) JIRA
4 12 (5.08%) GitLab
5 7 (2.97%) ProC
6 5 (2.12%) Maven
7 4 (1.69%) CircleCI
7 4 (1.69%) Gradle
8 3 (1.27%) gulp
8 3 (1.27%) Subversion
8 3 (1.27%) Travis CI
9 2 (0.85%) ERwin
9 2 (0.85%) JUnit
9 2 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.42%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.42%) Flyway
10 1 (0.42%) Selenium
10 1 (0.42%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.42%) Toad
General
1 67 (28.39%) Social Skills
2 54 (22.88%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (17.80%) Finance
4 16 (6.78%) Banking
5 14 (5.93%) Legal
6 13 (5.51%) Financial Institution
7 11 (4.66%) Publishing
8 7 (2.97%) Telecoms
9 5 (2.12%) Games
9 5 (2.12%) Marketing
10 4 (1.69%) Presentation Skills
10 4 (1.69%) Public Sector
10 4 (1.69%) Retail
11 3 (1.27%) Influencing Skills
12 2 (0.85%) Electronics
12 2 (0.85%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.42%) Advertising
13 1 (0.42%) Billing
13 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 79 (33.47%) Data Engineer
2 52 (22.03%) Architect
3 26 (11.02%) Data Architect
4 20 (8.47%) Cloud Engineer
5 19 (8.05%) Developer
6 18 (7.63%) DevOps Engineer
7 16 (6.78%) Analyst
7 16 (6.78%) Senior Data Engineer
8 14 (5.93%) Senior Architect
9 13 (5.51%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 11 (4.66%) Cloud Architect
11 10 (4.24%) Data Analyst
11 10 (4.24%) Scala Engineer
12 8 (3.39%) Migration Engineer
12 8 (3.39%) Senior Cloud Engineer
13 7 (2.97%) Consultant
13 7 (2.97%) Python Engineer
13 7 (2.97%) Senior Developer
14 6 (2.54%) Business Architect
14 6 (2.54%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (17.80%) Kafka
2 20 (8.47%) Node.js
3 19 (8.05%) Spring
4 13 (5.51%) Apache Beam
4 13 (5.51%) RESTful
5 12 (5.08%) Spring Boot
6 9 (3.81%) React
7 6 (2.54%) Spark Streaming
8 5 (2.12%) JSON
8 5 (2.12%) Web Services
9 4 (1.69%) Micronaut
9 4 (1.69%) Spring Cloud
10 3 (1.27%) Flask
10 3 (1.27%) HTML
10 3 (1.27%) PySpark
10 3 (1.27%) scikit-learn
10 3 (1.27%) TensorFlow
11 2 (0.85%) .NET
11 2 (0.85%) CSS
11 2 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.51%) Cloud Native
1 13 (5.51%) Data Structures
2 12 (5.08%) Hedge funds
3 9 (3.81%) Market Risk
4 6 (2.54%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (2.54%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.12%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.69%) iPad
6 4 (1.69%) Legacy Systems
7 2 (0.85%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.85%) Taxonomies
7 2 (0.85%) User Experience
8 1 (0.42%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.42%) Clustering
8 1 (0.42%) Digital Currency
8 1 (0.42%) Equities
8 1 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.54%) Unix
2 3 (1.27%) Linux
3 2 (0.85%) Android
3 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (38.56%) Analytics
2 75 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (31.36%) Business Intelligence
4 70 (29.66%) DevOps
5 61 (25.85%) Data Engineering
5 61 (25.85%) ETL
6 56 (23.73%) Data Pipeline
7 46 (19.49%) Artificial Intelligence
8 41 (17.37%) Visualisation
9 40 (16.95%) Migration
10 37 (15.68%) Data Modelling
11 36 (15.25%) Data Science
12 33 (13.98%) Data Architecture
13 31 (13.14%) Data Visualisation
14 27 (11.44%) Microservices
15 26 (11.02%) Open Source
15 26 (11.02%) Scrum
16 24 (10.17%) Data Management
17 22 (9.32%) Decision-Making
18 20 (8.47%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 142 (60.17%) SQL
2 132 (55.93%) Python
3 88 (37.29%) Java
4 54 (22.88%) Scala
5 16 (6.78%) Go
6 13 (5.51%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.97%) C++
8 6 (2.54%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.12%) C#
9 5 (2.12%) Ruby
10 4 (1.69%) Kotlin
10 4 (1.69%) R
10 4 (1.69%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.27%) Groovy
12 2 (0.85%) LookML
12 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.42%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (8.05%) Degree
2 7 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.32%) Data Quality
2 12 (5.08%) GDPR
3 10 (4.24%) QA
4 1 (0.42%) Accessibility
System Software
1 41 (17.37%) Docker
2 5 (2.12%) HDFS
3 3 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 75 (31.78%) Kubernetes
2 45 (19.07%) Terraform
3 22 (9.32%) Ansible
4 10 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.97%) Puppet
6 6 (2.54%) Istio
7 4 (1.69%) Argo
7 4 (1.69%) Grafana
8 3 (1.27%) Kibana
9 1 (0.42%) Control-M
9 1 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.42%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 164 (69.49%) Google
2 20 (8.47%) Oracle
3 11 (4.66%) Splunk
4 10 (4.24%) AppDynamics
4 10 (4.24%) Databricks
5 7 (2.97%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.12%) Teradata
6 5 (2.12%) Vertica
7 4 (1.69%) Cloudera
7 4 (1.69%) Talend
8 3 (1.27%) Hortonworks
8 3 (1.27%) Trillium
9 2 (0.85%) Adobe
9 2 (0.85%) Ensighten
9 2 (0.85%) IBM
9 2 (0.85%) Informatica
9 2 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.42%) Dataiku
10 1 (0.42%) Openreach
10 1 (0.42%) Spotify