Period
to 5 August 2020

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 5 August 2020 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
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 432 533 753
Rank change year-on-year +101 +220 +73
Contract jobs citing BigQuery 117 329 155
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.36% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.52% 1.64% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 240 115
Median daily rate £525 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.55% +20.88%
10th Percentile £409 £412 £387
90th Percentile £693 £700 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £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 7,701 20,097 23,428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.62% 22.06% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,980 13,760 16,339
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £650 £636
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £415
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 260 239
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.38% +3.23%
10th Percentile £15.00 £14.07 £13.64
90th Percentile £53.75 £60.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -1.47%

BigQuery
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for BigQuery in the UK

BigQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for BigQuery in the UK

BigQuery
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing BigQuery over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

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 5 August 2020. 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 +94 110 £525 - 28
London +82 91 £550 +4.76% 22
UK excluding London +161 19 £450 -10.00% 8
Work from Home -1 17 £600 +65.52% 9
East of England +83 8 £512 +13.68% 2
Midlands +95 4 £413 -15.38%
West Midlands +74 4 £413 -13.16%
South West +90 3 £450 -7.69% 1
North of England +69 3 £456 -8.29% 3
Yorkshire +22 2 £425 -14.14%
South East +159 1 £400 -0.62%
North West +83 1 £488 -7.14% 1

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, 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 97 (82.91%) GCP
2 67 (57.26%) Google
3 59 (50.43%) Python
4 46 (39.32%) SQL
5 35 (29.91%) Kubernetes
6 33 (28.21%) AWS
6 33 (28.21%) Java
7 32 (27.35%) Big Data
8 31 (26.50%) DevOps
9 28 (23.93%) Terraform
10 24 (20.51%) Hadoop
11 23 (19.66%) Docker
11 23 (19.66%) Apache Spark
11 23 (19.66%) Analytics
12 21 (17.95%) Telecoms
13 20 (17.09%) Node.js
14 19 (16.24%) Azure
14 19 (16.24%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (16.24%) E-Commerce
14 19 (16.24%) ETL
14 19 (16.24%) nginx
14 19 (16.24%) PySpark
15 18 (15.38%) Jenkins
16 16 (13.68%) Kafka
16 16 (13.68%) Scala
16 16 (13.68%) Apache
16 16 (13.68%) Finance
17 15 (12.82%) Data Modelling
17 15 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (12.82%) Agile Software Development

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 23 (19.66%) Apache Spark
2 19 (16.24%) nginx
3 16 (13.68%) Apache
4 15 (12.82%) Apache Airflow
5 12 (10.26%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (8.55%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (5.98%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.85%) Confluence
8 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 97 (82.91%) GCP
2 33 (28.21%) AWS
3 19 (16.24%) Azure
4 11 (9.40%) Google Analytics
5 10 (8.55%) npm
5 10 (8.55%) PaaS
6 8 (6.84%) Stackdriver
7 7 (5.98%) IaaS
8 6 (5.13%) Power Platform
9 4 (3.42%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (3.42%) Serverless
10 3 (2.56%) GitHub
10 3 (2.56%) Google Compute Engine
10 3 (2.56%) Google Tag Manager
10 3 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (1.71%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (1.71%) Google App Engine
11 2 (1.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.98%) DNS
2 3 (2.56%) Firewall
2 3 (2.56%) VPN
3 2 (1.71%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (27.35%) Big Data
2 24 (20.51%) Hadoop
3 19 (16.24%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (11.11%) Bigtable
4 13 (11.11%) MySQL
5 10 (8.55%) MongoDB
6 9 (7.69%) Data Lake
6 9 (7.69%) NoSQL
6 9 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (6.84%) Amazon Redshift
7 8 (6.84%) Presto
7 8 (6.84%) Redis
8 7 (5.98%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (5.13%) Power BI
10 4 (3.42%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 4 (3.42%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (3.42%) Cloud Spanner
10 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
10 4 (3.42%) Snowflake Schema
11 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 12 (10.26%) Git (software)
3 11 (9.40%) CircleCI
4 10 (8.55%) Gradle
4 10 (8.55%) gulp
4 10 (8.55%) Maven
4 10 (8.55%) Travis CI
5 3 (2.56%) GitLab
6 2 (1.71%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.85%) ERwin
7 1 (0.85%) GoCD
7 1 (0.85%) JIRA
7 1 (0.85%) ProC
General
1 21 (17.95%) Telecoms
2 16 (13.68%) Finance
3 9 (7.69%) Banking
4 8 (6.84%) Retail
5 7 (5.98%) Marketing
6 2 (1.71%) Games
6 2 (1.71%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Law
7 1 (0.85%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (37.61%) Data Engineer
2 19 (16.24%) Analyst
3 18 (15.38%) Python Engineer
4 16 (13.68%) Developer
5 12 (10.26%) Big Data Engineer
6 11 (9.40%) Architect
6 11 (9.40%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (8.55%) Data Analyst
8 8 (6.84%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (5.98%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 7 (5.98%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Data Architect
10 5 (4.27%) Google Analytics Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Senior Data Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) SQL Analyst
11 4 (3.42%) Cloud Architect
11 4 (3.42%) SQL Data Analyst
12 3 (2.56%) Chief Enterprise Architect
12 3 (2.56%) Chief Software Architect
12 3 (2.56%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.09%) Node.js
2 19 (16.24%) PySpark
3 16 (13.68%) Kafka
4 15 (12.82%) scikit-learn
4 15 (12.82%) TensorFlow
5 14 (11.97%) H2O
6 10 (8.55%) Web Services
7 8 (6.84%) LEMP Stack
8 7 (5.98%) AngularJS
8 7 (5.98%) LAMP
8 7 (5.98%) Laravel
8 7 (5.98%) React
9 6 (5.13%) RESTful
10 5 (4.27%) Apache Beam
11 4 (3.42%) Spark Streaming
12 3 (2.56%) .NET
13 2 (1.71%) Jinja
13 2 (1.71%) Natural Language Processing
14 1 (0.85%) NumPy
14 1 (0.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.98%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.13%) User Experience
3 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.42%) Cloud Native
3 4 (3.42%) iPad
4 3 (2.56%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.71%) Pricing Data
5 2 (1.71%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.85%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.55%) Linux
2 3 (2.56%) Unix
3 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.50%) DevOps
2 23 (19.66%) Analytics
3 19 (16.24%) E-Commerce
3 19 (16.24%) ETL
4 15 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (12.82%) Data Modelling
5 13 (11.11%) Data Science
6 11 (9.40%) Data Architecture
7 10 (8.55%) Mentoring
7 10 (8.55%) Open Source
7 10 (8.55%) Test Automation
8 9 (7.69%) Machine Learning
8 9 (7.69%) Microservices
8 9 (7.69%) Scrum
9 8 (6.84%) Kanban
9 8 (6.84%) Migration
9 8 (6.84%) Visualisation
10 7 (5.98%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (5.98%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 59 (50.43%) Python
2 46 (39.32%) SQL
3 33 (28.21%) Java
4 16 (13.68%) Scala
5 8 (6.84%) Go
5 8 (6.84%) PHP
6 6 (5.13%) Groovy
6 6 (5.13%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.13%) Ruby
7 4 (3.42%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.56%) C#
8 3 (2.56%) C++
8 3 (2.56%) R
9 2 (1.71%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.85%) Google Apps Script
10 1 (0.85%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 4 (3.42%) Degree
2 3 (2.56%) Analytics IQ
2 3 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) GDPR
2 4 (3.42%) QA
3 3 (2.56%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.71%) Basel III
System Software
1 23 (19.66%) Docker
2 12 (10.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.85%) HDFS
3 1 (0.85%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 35 (29.91%) Kubernetes
2 28 (23.93%) Terraform
3 15 (12.82%) Argo
4 12 (10.26%) Ansible
5 6 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.42%) Packer
7 3 (2.56%) Puppet
8 1 (0.85%) Opsgenie
8 1 (0.85%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 67 (57.26%) Google
2 12 (10.26%) Tableau
3 5 (4.27%) Confluent
3 5 (4.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.71%) AppDynamics
4 2 (1.71%) CA
4 2 (1.71%) Informatica
4 2 (1.71%) Vertica
5 1 (0.85%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.85%) Alteryx
5 1 (0.85%) ClickTale
5 1 (0.85%) Databricks
5 1 (0.85%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.85%) IBM
5 1 (0.85%) Sparx
5 1 (0.85%) Tealium
5 1 (0.85%) Teradata
5 1 (0.85%) Yandex