Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 745 809 888
Rank change year-on-year +64 +79 +5
Contract jobs citing BigQuery 156 42 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.044% 0.025%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.66% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 31 18
UK median daily rate £550 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.88% +1.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £380 £281 £313
90th Percentile £663 £575 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £375 £369
% change year-on-year +7.33% +1.69% +34.09%
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 23,629 21,399 24,289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.68% 22.46% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,489 14,220 16,270
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 268 380
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +8.77% +14.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.17 £11.48
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £32.00 £30.21
% change year-on-year +5.47% +5.94% +20.82%

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 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BigQuery in the UK

BigQuery
Top 11 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 20 July 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 +87 155 £538 +18.13% 42
London +39 129 £550 +19.89% 21
UK excluding London -9 26 £403 +7.33% 21
South West - 10 £368 - 4
North of England - 5 £650 - 10
South East - 4 £475 - 4
East of England - 4 £538 -
Yorkshire - 4 £650 - 6
Midlands -9 3 £500 +33.33% 3
West Midlands -22 3 £500 +33.33% 1
North West - 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 152 (97.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 129 (82.69%) Google
3 84 (53.85%) SQL
4 70 (44.87%) Python
5 68 (43.59%) Analytics
6 53 (33.97%) GCP
7 45 (28.85%) Amazon AWS
8 42 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (25.64%) Apache
10 37 (23.72%) Java
10 37 (23.72%) Business Intelligence
10 37 (23.72%) Big Data
11 35 (22.44%) Google Analytics
12 33 (21.15%) ETL
12 33 (21.15%) NoSQL
13 31 (19.87%) Apache Spark
14 29 (18.59%) Bigtable
15 28 (17.95%) Elasticsearch
16 25 (16.03%) Amazon Redshift
16 25 (16.03%) Kubernetes
17 23 (14.74%) MySQL
18 22 (14.10%) E-Commerce
18 22 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
18 22 (14.10%) Visualisation
18 22 (14.10%) Apache Airflow
19 20 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (12.82%) Kafka
20 19 (12.18%) Tableau
20 19 (12.18%) Hadoop
20 19 (12.18%) Data Warehouse

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 40 (25.64%) Apache
2 31 (19.87%) Apache Spark
3 28 (17.95%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (14.10%) Apache Airflow
5 7 (4.49%) SAS
6 2 (1.28%) Confluence
7 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) SPSS
2 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 152 (97.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 45 (28.85%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (22.44%) Google Analytics
4 22 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (5.13%) Amazon S3
6 7 (4.49%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (2.56%) Google App Engine
7 4 (2.56%) Google Compute Engine
7 4 (2.56%) Google Tag Manager
8 3 (1.92%) GitHub
9 2 (1.28%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (1.28%) Firebase
9 2 (1.28%) Serverless
10 1 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.64%) npm
10 1 (0.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.92%) LAN
2 1 (0.64%) SMS
2 1 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (23.72%) Big Data
2 33 (21.15%) NoSQL
3 29 (18.59%) Bigtable
4 25 (16.03%) Amazon Redshift
5 23 (14.74%) MySQL
6 19 (12.18%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (12.18%) Hadoop
7 12 (7.69%) SQL Server
8 11 (7.05%) Power BI
8 11 (7.05%) Relational Database
9 10 (6.41%) RDBMS
10 7 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (3.85%) Data Lake
12 5 (3.21%) QlikView
13 4 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
13 4 (2.56%) Oracle ODI
13 4 (2.56%) Star Schema
14 3 (1.92%) Impala
14 3 (1.92%) Looker
Development Applications
1 10 (6.41%) JUnit
1 10 (6.41%) Mockito
2 6 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.92%) ProC
5 2 (1.28%) Appium
5 2 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.28%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.28%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.28%) JIRA
5 2 (1.28%) Selenium
5 2 (1.28%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.64%) Babel
6 1 (0.64%) GitLab
6 1 (0.64%) Grunt
6 1 (0.64%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.64%) Mocha
6 1 (0.64%) Sinon.JS
6 1 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (8.97%) Marketing
2 8 (5.13%) Retail
3 5 (3.21%) Advertising
3 5 (3.21%) Games
4 4 (2.56%) Publishing
5 2 (1.28%) Finance
5 2 (1.28%) Law
6 1 (0.64%) Automotive
6 1 (0.64%) Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (25.00%) Data Engineer
2 35 (22.44%) Developer
3 31 (19.87%) Analyst
4 22 (14.10%) Architect
5 15 (9.62%) Senior Data Engineer
6 14 (8.97%) Cloud Engineer
7 12 (7.69%) Data Architect
7 12 (7.69%) Digital Analyst
8 11 (7.05%) ETL Developer
9 9 (5.77%) Big Data Engineer
9 9 (5.77%) Data Analyst
9 9 (5.77%) Java Developer
10 7 (4.49%) Cloud Architect
10 7 (4.49%) Cloud Developer
10 7 (4.49%) Consultant
10 7 (4.49%) Data Scientist
10 7 (4.49%) E-Commerce Engineer
11 6 (3.85%) SQL Developer
12 5 (3.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 5 (3.21%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.82%) Kafka
2 12 (7.69%) JSON
3 10 (6.41%) RabbitMQ
3 10 (6.41%) RESTful
4 9 (5.77%) XML
5 5 (3.21%) GraphQL
5 5 (3.21%) Natural Language Processing
6 4 (2.56%) .NET
6 4 (2.56%) PySpark
7 3 (1.92%) jQuery
8 2 (1.28%) .NET Core
8 2 (1.28%) CoreNLP
8 2 (1.28%) CSS
8 2 (1.28%) Pandas
8 2 (1.28%) scikit-learn
8 2 (1.28%) SciPy
8 2 (1.28%) SpaCy
8 2 (1.28%) WebdriverIO
9 1 (0.64%) HTML5
9 1 (0.64%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (5.77%) Social Media
3 5 (3.21%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.56%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.92%) Cloud Native
5 3 (1.92%) Mobile Games
5 3 (1.92%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.28%) Fintech
7 1 (0.64%) BBC
7 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.64%) Infotainment
7 1 (0.64%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.85%) Linux
2 2 (1.28%) Unix
3 1 (0.64%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (43.59%) Analytics
2 42 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (23.72%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (21.15%) ETL
5 22 (14.10%) E-Commerce
5 22 (14.10%) Visualisation
6 19 (12.18%) Data Science
7 18 (11.54%) BDD
7 18 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (11.54%) TDD
8 13 (8.33%) DevOps
8 13 (8.33%) Digital Analytics
8 13 (8.33%) Web Analytics
9 12 (7.69%) Data Analysis
10 11 (7.05%) Data Modelling
10 11 (7.05%) Machine Learning
11 10 (6.41%) Low Latency
11 10 (6.41%) OO
12 9 (5.77%) Data Visualisation
12 9 (5.77%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 84 (53.85%) SQL
2 70 (44.87%) Python
3 37 (23.72%) Java
4 15 (9.62%) Scala
5 14 (8.97%) R
6 11 (7.05%) JavaScript
7 10 (6.41%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.49%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.85%) Perl
10 5 (3.21%) C++
10 5 (3.21%) Java 8
11 4 (2.56%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.92%) C
12 3 (1.92%) C#
12 3 (1.92%) Go
13 2 (1.28%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.28%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.64%) ES6
14 1 (0.64%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.64%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (3.21%) Degree
2 3 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.28%) ISEB
3 2 (1.28%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.64%) Analytics IQ
4 1 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.64%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (33.97%) GCP
2 6 (3.85%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.85%) GDPR
2 6 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 15 (9.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (16.03%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.64%) Ansible
2 1 (0.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 129 (82.69%) Google
2 19 (12.18%) Tableau
3 8 (5.13%) Adobe
3 8 (5.13%) Oracle
4 7 (4.49%) Talend
5 5 (3.21%) hybris
6 4 (2.56%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.92%) Alteryx
7 3 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.92%) Snowplow
7 3 (1.92%) Tealium
8 1 (0.64%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.64%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.64%) Facebook
8 1 (0.64%) Hotjar
8 1 (0.64%) MapR
8 1 (0.64%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (0.64%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.64%) Samsung
8 1 (0.64%) Twitter