Period
to 21 May 2018

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 May 2018 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 761 785 881
Rank change year-on-year +24 +96 -23
Contract jobs citing BigQuery 124 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.037% 0.014%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.55% 0.16% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 24 11
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +16.13%
10th Percentile £371 £268 £390
90th Percentile £663 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £638 £413
% change year-on-year -40.39% +54.55% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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 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 22,576 20,346 23,254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.43% 22.58% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,720 13,577 15,690
UK median daily rate £473 £437 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.12% +2.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £280
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +6.41% +4.00% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 255 385
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £29.82 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.33% +8.42% -4.15%
10th Percentile £14.00 £9.30 £12.08
90th Percentile £53.20 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year +6.19% +5.61% -0.93%

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 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BigQuery in the UK

BigQuery
Top 12 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 May 2018. 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 +41 124 £500 +11.11% 35
London -2 98 £511 +13.61% 21
UK excluding London -10 26 £380 -40.39% 14
South West +15 10 £368 -8.13% 2
North of England - 6 £650 - 4
Yorkshire - 5 £650 - 3
Midlands - 5 £325 - 2
West Midlands - 4 £394 - 1
East of England - 4 £538 - 2
South East -30 1 - - 4
North West - 1 £425 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £325 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, 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.

1 122 (98.39%) Google Cloud Platform
2 102 (82.26%) Google
3 61 (49.19%) SQL
3 61 (49.19%) Analytics
4 56 (45.16%) Python
5 46 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (36.29%) Amazon AWS
7 37 (29.84%) Big Data
7 37 (29.84%) Java
8 35 (28.23%) GCP
9 32 (25.81%) NoSQL
10 28 (22.58%) MySQL
11 27 (21.77%) ETL
12 26 (20.97%) Bigtable
13 25 (20.16%) Google Analytics
13 25 (20.16%) Data Warehouse
13 25 (20.16%) Apache
13 25 (20.16%) Kubernetes
14 23 (18.55%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (17.74%) Apache Spark
16 21 (16.94%) Data Science
16 21 (16.94%) Hadoop
16 21 (16.94%) Elasticsearch
17 20 (16.13%) Amazon Redshift
18 19 (15.32%) Apache Airflow
19 17 (13.71%) Docker
19 17 (13.71%) Kafka
19 17 (13.71%) Microsoft Azure
19 17 (13.71%) E-Commerce
20 16 (12.90%) JavaScript

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 25 (20.16%) Apache
2 22 (17.74%) Apache Spark
3 21 (16.94%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (15.32%) Apache Airflow
5 8 (6.45%) SAS
6 2 (1.61%) Confluence
7 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.03%) SPSS
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 122 (98.39%) Google Cloud Platform
2 45 (36.29%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (20.16%) Google Analytics
4 17 (13.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (4.84%) Amazon S3
6 5 (4.03%) Google Tag Manager
7 4 (3.23%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (2.42%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (2.42%) Serverless
9 2 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.61%) Firebase
9 2 (1.61%) GitHub
9 2 (1.61%) Google App Engine
9 2 (1.61%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.81%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.81%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) LAN
2 1 (0.81%) SMS
2 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (29.84%) Big Data
2 32 (25.81%) NoSQL
3 28 (22.58%) MySQL
4 26 (20.97%) Bigtable
5 25 (20.16%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (16.94%) Hadoop
7 20 (16.13%) Amazon Redshift
8 12 (9.68%) RDBMS
8 12 (9.68%) Relational Database
9 8 (6.45%) Power BI
10 7 (5.65%) SQL Server
10 7 (5.65%) Star Schema
11 6 (4.84%) Impala
11 6 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (4.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (3.23%) Flink
13 4 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
13 4 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
14 3 (2.42%) Data Lake
14 3 (2.42%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 12 (9.68%) JUnit
1 12 (9.68%) Mockito
2 10 (8.06%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.42%) ProC
5 2 (1.61%) Appium
5 2 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.61%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.61%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.61%) JIRA
5 2 (1.61%) Selenium
5 2 (1.61%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.81%) Babel
6 1 (0.81%) GitLab
6 1 (0.81%) Grunt
6 1 (0.81%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.81%) Mocha
6 1 (0.81%) Sinon.JS
6 1 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (8.87%) Marketing
2 7 (5.65%) Games
3 5 (4.03%) Advertising
3 5 (4.03%) Retail
4 2 (1.61%) Automotive
4 2 (1.61%) Law
4 2 (1.61%) Publishing
5 1 (0.81%) Finance
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (27.42%) Data Engineer
2 27 (21.77%) Analyst
3 25 (20.16%) Developer
4 13 (10.48%) Java Developer
5 12 (9.68%) Architect
6 11 (8.87%) Digital Analyst
7 10 (8.06%) Cloud Engineer
7 10 (8.06%) Senior Data Engineer
8 8 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
8 8 (6.45%) Cloud Developer
9 7 (5.65%) Big Data Engineer
9 7 (5.65%) Data Analyst
10 6 (4.84%) Data Architect
10 6 (4.84%) Data Scientist
10 6 (4.84%) ETL Developer
11 5 (4.03%) Hadoop Engineer
11 5 (4.03%) Insight Analyst
11 5 (4.03%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 4 (3.23%) AWS Architect
12 4 (3.23%) E-Commerce Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.71%) Kafka
2 15 (12.10%) JSON
3 12 (9.68%) RabbitMQ
3 12 (9.68%) RESTful
4 11 (8.87%) XML
5 5 (4.03%) jQuery
6 3 (2.42%) .NET
6 3 (2.42%) CSS
6 3 (2.42%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (1.61%) .NET Core
7 2 (1.61%) CoreNLP
7 2 (1.61%) GraphQL
7 2 (1.61%) HTML
7 2 (1.61%) SpaCy
7 2 (1.61%) WebdriverIO
8 1 (0.81%) Pandas
8 1 (0.81%) Pug
8 1 (0.81%) Scrapy
8 1 (0.81%) TensorFlow
8 1 (0.81%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (9.68%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (7.26%) Social Media
3 5 (4.03%) Mobile Games
4 3 (2.42%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.42%) Cloud Native
4 3 (2.42%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.81%) BBC
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.81%) Fintech
5 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.81%) Infotainment
5 1 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.42%) Linux
2 1 (0.81%) MVS
2 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (49.19%) Analytics
2 46 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (21.77%) ETL
4 23 (18.55%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (16.94%) Data Science
6 17 (13.71%) E-Commerce
7 14 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (11.29%) DevOps
7 14 (11.29%) Digital Analytics
7 14 (11.29%) Machine Learning
7 14 (11.29%) Visualisation
8 13 (10.48%) BDD
8 13 (10.48%) TDD
9 12 (9.68%) Data Architecture
9 12 (9.68%) Low Latency
9 12 (9.68%) OO
9 12 (9.68%) Software Engineering
10 11 (8.87%) Data Analysis
10 11 (8.87%) Data Analytics
11 10 (8.06%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 61 (49.19%) SQL
2 56 (45.16%) Python
3 37 (29.84%) Java
4 16 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 14 (11.29%) R
6 13 (10.48%) Scala
7 9 (7.26%) Bash Shell
8 8 (6.45%) Java 8
9 6 (4.84%) Perl
10 5 (4.03%) Go
11 4 (3.23%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.42%) C
12 3 (2.42%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.61%) C#
13 2 (1.61%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.81%) C++
14 1 (0.81%) Google Apps Script
14 1 (0.81%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.81%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (4.84%) Degree
2 3 (2.42%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.61%) ISEB
3 2 (1.61%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.81%) Analytics IQ
4 1 (0.81%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.81%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (28.23%) GCP
2 10 (8.06%) Data Quality
3 7 (5.65%) GDPR
3 7 (5.65%) QA
System Software
1 17 (13.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (20.16%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.81%) Ansible
2 1 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 102 (82.26%) Google
2 9 (7.26%) Tableau
2 9 (7.26%) Talend
3 5 (4.03%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.23%) Adobe
4 4 (3.23%) Oracle
4 4 (3.23%) Tealium
5 3 (2.42%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.81%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.81%) Apple
6 1 (0.81%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.81%) DoubleClick
6 1 (0.81%) Facebook
6 1 (0.81%) Hotjar
6 1 (0.81%) hybris
6 1 (0.81%) MapR
6 1 (0.81%) Optimizely
6 1 (0.81%) Snowplow
6 1 (0.81%) Tealeaf
6 1 (0.81%) Twitter