Period
to 21 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 503 706 821
Rank change year-on-year +203 +115 +56
Contract jobs citing BigQuery 314 195 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.19% 0.068%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.77% 0.83% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 147 53
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +9.89% +1.11%
10th Percentile £413 £374 £254
90th Percentile £694 £650 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £475 £298
% change year-on-year -2.58% +59.66% -8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 17,745 23,366 22,798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.33% 22.45% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,981 16,263 15,581
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £310
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 245 288
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £31.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +7.27% +11.54%
10th Percentile £13.99 £13.81 £14.00
90th Percentile £71.85 £57.50 £57.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -11.43% - +25.00%

BigQuery
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for BigQuery in the UK

BigQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BigQuery in the UK

BigQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BigQuery over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BigQuery in the UK

BigQuery
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BigQuery within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 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
England +196 301 £525 +5.00% 54
London +111 213 £550 +10.00% 38
UK excluding London +156 99 £463 -2.58% 17
North of England +79 45 £475 +52.00% 6
Yorkshire +75 41 £475 - 1
East of England - 16 £450 - 5
South East +46 15 £513 +7.89% 3
Northern Ireland - 10 £575 -
South West - 8 £456 - 1
West Midlands - 4 £338 - 1
Midlands - 4 £338 - 1
North West +20 2 £525 +68.00% 5
North East - 2 - -
Wales - 1 £675 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 with a requirement for BigQuery.

1 299 (95.22%) GCP
2 229 (72.93%) Google
3 191 (60.83%) Python
4 151 (48.09%) SQL
5 113 (35.99%) Agile Software Development
6 109 (34.71%) Analytics
7 103 (32.80%) AWS
8 99 (31.53%) Big Data
9 94 (29.94%) ETL
10 84 (26.75%) Java
11 80 (25.48%) Apache
12 78 (24.84%) Finance
13 67 (21.34%) DevOps
14 66 (21.02%) Terraform
14 66 (21.02%) Hadoop
15 63 (20.06%) Scrum
16 62 (19.75%) Kubernetes
17 60 (19.11%) Data Warehouse
18 55 (17.52%) Azure
18 55 (17.52%) Apache Spark
18 55 (17.52%) Docker
19 54 (17.20%) Data Science
19 54 (17.20%) Apache Beam
20 53 (16.88%) Kafka
20 53 (16.88%) JIRA
20 53 (16.88%) Data Modelling
21 52 (16.56%) Business Intelligence
22 51 (16.24%) SQL Server
22 51 (16.24%) Kanban
23 50 (15.92%) Linux

BigQuery
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 80 (25.48%) Apache
2 55 (17.52%) Apache Spark
3 50 (15.92%) Apache Airflow
4 24 (7.64%) SAS
5 18 (5.73%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (5.73%) Jupyter
6 14 (4.46%) nginx
7 13 (4.14%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.55%) Confluence
8 8 (2.55%) OpenStack
9 7 (2.23%) Luigi
10 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 9 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.32%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 299 (95.22%) GCP
2 103 (32.80%) AWS
3 55 (17.52%) Azure
4 17 (5.41%) Google Analytics
5 13 (4.14%) GitHub
5 13 (4.14%) Serverless
5 13 (4.14%) Stackdriver
6 10 (3.18%) OpenShift
7 9 (2.87%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (2.23%) Datadog
8 7 (2.23%) SaaS
8 7 (2.23%) Tricentis Tosca
9 6 (1.91%) Amazon S3
9 6 (1.91%) G Suite
10 4 (1.27%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.50%) Broadband
2 2 (0.64%) HTTP
2 2 (0.64%) WAN
3 1 (0.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (31.53%) Big Data
2 66 (21.02%) Hadoop
3 60 (19.11%) Data Warehouse
4 51 (16.24%) SQL Server
5 41 (13.06%) Amazon Redshift
6 36 (11.46%) NoSQL
7 35 (11.15%) MySQL
7 35 (11.15%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (7.64%) Relational Database
9 21 (6.69%) MongoDB
10 20 (6.37%) Bigtable
10 20 (6.37%) Snowflake Schema
11 19 (6.05%) QlikView
12 18 (5.73%) Apache Cassandra
13 17 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (5.10%) Data Lake
15 14 (4.46%) Qlik Sense
16 13 (4.14%) Parquet
16 13 (4.14%) Pentaho
17 11 (3.50%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 53 (16.88%) JIRA
2 29 (9.24%) Jenkins
3 19 (6.05%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.18%) Selenium
5 9 (2.87%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (2.55%) Gradle
6 8 (2.55%) ProC
7 4 (1.27%) Artifactory
8 3 (0.96%) ER Studio
8 3 (0.96%) ERwin
8 3 (0.96%) GitLab
8 3 (0.96%) GoCD
9 2 (0.64%) Spinnaker
9 2 (0.64%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.32%) JUnit
10 1 (0.32%) Maven
10 1 (0.32%) Mocha
10 1 (0.32%) Mockito
General
1 78 (24.84%) Finance
2 30 (9.55%) Retail
3 28 (8.92%) Banking
4 23 (7.32%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.14%) Financial Institution
6 12 (3.82%) Marketing
7 8 (2.55%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.23%) Legal
8 7 (2.23%) Public Sector
9 5 (1.59%) Publishing
10 4 (1.27%) Automotive
10 4 (1.27%) Law
10 4 (1.27%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.32%) Electronics
12 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 86 (27.39%) Developer
2 85 (27.07%) Data Engineer
3 41 (13.06%) Cloud Engineer
4 34 (10.83%) Python Engineer
5 32 (10.19%) Python Developer
6 31 (9.87%) Architect
7 24 (7.64%) Analyst
8 20 (6.37%) Data Architect
9 18 (5.73%) Data Analyst
10 16 (5.10%) DevOps Engineer
11 15 (4.78%) Senior Data Engineer
12 13 (4.14%) Cloud Architect
13 11 (3.50%) Java Engineer
14 10 (3.18%) Lead Developer
15 9 (2.87%) Big Data Engineer
15 9 (2.87%) Data Scientist
15 9 (2.87%) Tableau Developer
16 8 (2.55%) PHP Developer
17 7 (2.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 7 (2.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (17.20%) Apache Beam
2 53 (16.88%) Kafka
3 18 (5.73%) AngularJS
3 18 (5.73%) jQuery
4 15 (4.78%) Pandas
4 15 (4.78%) PySpark
5 14 (4.46%) React
6 13 (4.14%) JSON
6 13 (4.14%) LAMP
6 13 (4.14%) Laravel
6 13 (4.14%) LEMP Stack
6 13 (4.14%) Web Services
7 12 (3.82%) scikit-learn
8 10 (3.18%) REST
8 10 (3.18%) TinkerPop
9 9 (2.87%) Natural Language Processing
9 9 (2.87%) NumPy
10 6 (1.91%) Spring
11 5 (1.59%) Node.js
11 5 (1.59%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.41%) Virtual Team
3 13 (4.14%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.50%) Algorithms
4 11 (3.50%) Public Cloud
4 11 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.87%) User Experience
6 6 (1.91%) Clustering
6 6 (1.91%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.59%) Cloud Native
8 3 (0.96%) Pricing Data
9 2 (0.64%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.32%) Equities
10 1 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.32%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.32%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.32%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.92%) Linux
2 12 (3.82%) Unix
3 7 (2.23%) Windows
4 4 (1.27%) Android
5 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (35.99%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (34.71%) Analytics
3 94 (29.94%) ETL
4 67 (21.34%) DevOps
5 63 (20.06%) Scrum
6 54 (17.20%) Data Science
7 53 (16.88%) Data Modelling
8 52 (16.56%) Business Intelligence
9 51 (16.24%) Kanban
10 42 (13.38%) Continuous Delivery
10 42 (13.38%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (13.38%) Migration
11 37 (11.78%) Machine Learning
12 29 (9.24%) Data Engineering
13 28 (8.92%) Problem-Solving
13 28 (8.92%) Visualisation
14 26 (8.28%) Continuous Deployment
15 25 (7.96%) TDD
16 24 (7.64%) Data Visualisation
16 24 (7.64%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 191 (60.83%) Python
2 151 (48.09%) SQL
3 84 (26.75%) Java
4 35 (11.15%) Scala
5 26 (8.28%) R
6 15 (4.78%) PHP
7 13 (4.14%) Bash Shell
8 8 (2.55%) Perl
9 7 (2.23%) Go
10 6 (1.91%) C
10 6 (1.91%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.59%) C++
12 4 (1.27%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.96%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.64%) Google Apps Script
14 2 (0.64%) Java 8
14 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.32%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (4.46%) Degree
2 7 (2.23%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.91%) CTC Cleared
4 5 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.59%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.96%) PhD
6 2 (0.64%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.32%) ISEB
7 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.78%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 55 (17.52%) Docker
2 4 (1.27%) Apache Flume
2 4 (1.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 66 (21.02%) Terraform
2 62 (19.75%) Kubernetes
3 23 (7.32%) Ansible
4 7 (2.23%) Istio
5 4 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.27%) Puppet
6 3 (0.96%) Packer
7 2 (0.64%) Mesos
7 2 (0.64%) Salt
8 1 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.32%) Grafana
8 1 (0.32%) Kubeflow
8 1 (0.32%) Marathon
8 1 (0.32%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 229 (72.93%) Google
2 25 (7.96%) Oracle
3 20 (6.37%) Tableau
4 16 (5.10%) Microsoft
5 10 (3.18%) Teradata
6 8 (2.55%) Splunk
7 7 (2.23%) LogRhythm
7 7 (2.23%) SAP
8 6 (1.91%) Alteryx
9 5 (1.59%) MapR
9 5 (1.59%) Talend
10 4 (1.27%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.96%) Confluent
11 3 (0.96%) Databricks
11 3 (0.96%) Facebook
11 3 (0.96%) Informatica
11 3 (0.96%) Virgin Media
12 2 (0.64%) Adobe
12 2 (0.64%) Alibaba
12 2 (0.64%) EXASOL