Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 738 809 890
Rank change year-on-year +71 +81 +9
Contract jobs citing BigQuery 152 53 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.054% 0.020%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.66% 0.24% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 37 14
UK median daily rate £500 £423 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.34% -6.11% +9.09%
10th Percentile £375 £276 £313
90th Percentile £610 £575 £649
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £298 £325
% change year-on-year +59.66% -8.46% -45.83%
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 23,189 22,125 23,924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.75% 22.42% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,250 14,773 16,025
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £638 £625 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 278 389
UK median hourly rate £28.75 £29.56 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.74% -1.47% +4.57%
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.26 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.01 £53.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £29.01
% change year-on-year -6.67% +3.40% -1.65%

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 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BigQuery in the UK

BigQuery
Top 9 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 22 September 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 +86 151 £500 +18.34% 44
London +65 139 £500 +9.89% 22
UK excluding London -26 12 £475 +59.66% 22
North of England -15 6 £313 +7.76% 4
South East - 4 £475 - 11
Yorkshire - 4 - - 2
Midlands -17 2 £500 +63.93% 3
North West -17 2 £313 +7.76% 2
West Midlands -29 2 £500 +63.93%

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 146 (96.05%) Google Cloud Platform
2 123 (80.92%) Google
3 102 (67.11%) SQL
4 67 (44.08%) Python
5 66 (43.42%) Analytics
6 54 (35.53%) Business Intelligence
7 43 (28.29%) Amazon AWS
8 42 (27.63%) E-Commerce
9 37 (24.34%) Apache
10 35 (23.03%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (21.71%) Amazon Redshift
11 33 (21.71%) Apache Spark
12 32 (21.05%) Tableau
12 32 (21.05%) Google Analytics
13 28 (18.42%) ETL
14 26 (17.11%) Java
15 25 (16.45%) NoSQL
15 25 (16.45%) Big Data
16 23 (15.13%) Microsoft Azure
16 23 (15.13%) TDD
17 22 (14.47%) Data Modelling
17 22 (14.47%) Visualisation
17 22 (14.47%) BDD
18 21 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (13.16%) Data Science
20 19 (12.50%) Apache Airflow
21 18 (11.84%) Marketing
22 17 (11.18%) Elasticsearch
22 17 (11.18%) Scala

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 37 (24.34%) Apache
2 33 (21.71%) Apache Spark
3 19 (12.50%) Apache Airflow
4 17 (11.18%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.63%) SAS
6 2 (1.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) SPSS
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 146 (96.05%) Google Cloud Platform
2 43 (28.29%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (21.05%) Google Analytics
4 23 (15.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (4.61%) Adobe Analytics
6 6 (3.95%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.63%) Google Tag Manager
8 3 (1.97%) GitHub
8 3 (1.97%) Google App Engine
8 3 (1.97%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.66%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.66%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.66%) npm
9 1 (0.66%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.66%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (21.71%) Amazon Redshift
2 25 (16.45%) Big Data
2 25 (16.45%) NoSQL
3 16 (10.53%) Bigtable
4 15 (9.87%) SQL Server
5 13 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (8.55%) Looker
6 11 (7.24%) Hadoop
7 10 (6.58%) MySQL
7 10 (6.58%) Power BI
8 6 (3.95%) Data Lake
9 5 (3.29%) QlikView
10 4 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.97%) Data Mart
11 3 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.97%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.97%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.97%) ProC
2 2 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.32%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.32%) JIRA
2 2 (1.32%) JUnit
2 2 (1.32%) Mockito
3 1 (0.66%) Appium
3 1 (0.66%) Babel
3 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.66%) Grunt
3 1 (0.66%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.66%) Mocha
3 1 (0.66%) Selenium
3 1 (0.66%) Sinon.JS
3 1 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.66%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (11.84%) Marketing
2 16 (10.53%) Retail
3 5 (3.29%) Finance
4 4 (2.63%) Publishing
4 4 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.32%) Law
5 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.66%) Advertising
6 1 (0.66%) Automotive
6 1 (0.66%) Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (25.66%) Analyst
2 35 (23.03%) Data Engineer
3 33 (21.71%) Developer
4 21 (13.82%) Senior Data Engineer
5 16 (10.53%) Architect
6 14 (9.21%) Data Analyst
7 13 (8.55%) Consultant
7 13 (8.55%) ETL Developer
8 10 (6.58%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 10 (6.58%) Data Architect
8 10 (6.58%) Insight Analyst
9 9 (5.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 9 (5.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 9 (5.92%) Cloud Engineer
10 8 (5.26%) E-Commerce Engineer
11 7 (4.61%) Business Analyst
11 7 (4.61%) Data Scientist
12 6 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
12 6 (3.95%) Google Analytics Analyst
13 5 (3.29%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.24%) Kafka
2 5 (3.29%) GraphQL
2 5 (3.29%) JSON
2 5 (3.29%) PySpark
3 4 (2.63%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (1.97%) .NET
4 3 (1.97%) jQuery
4 3 (1.97%) XML
5 2 (1.32%) CoreNLP
5 2 (1.32%) Django
5 2 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.32%) RESTful
5 2 (1.32%) SpaCy
5 2 (1.32%) Spring
6 1 (0.66%) Chai
6 1 (0.66%) Flask
6 1 (0.66%) Nightwatchjs
6 1 (0.66%) Pandas
6 1 (0.66%) Sass
6 1 (0.66%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.61%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.95%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.29%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.97%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.32%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.32%) User Experience
7 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.66%) Fintech
7 1 (0.66%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.95%) Linux
2 2 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (43.42%) Analytics
2 54 (35.53%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (27.63%) E-Commerce
4 35 (23.03%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (18.42%) ETL
6 23 (15.13%) TDD
7 22 (14.47%) BDD
7 22 (14.47%) Data Modelling
7 22 (14.47%) Visualisation
8 21 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (13.16%) Data Science
10 13 (8.55%) Web Analytics
11 11 (7.24%) Machine Learning
12 9 (5.92%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (5.92%) Scrum
13 8 (5.26%) Data Analysis
13 8 (5.26%) Data Analytics
13 8 (5.26%) Data Visualisation
13 8 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
14 7 (4.61%) Deep Learning
Programming Languages
1 102 (67.11%) SQL
2 67 (44.08%) Python
3 26 (17.11%) Java
4 17 (11.18%) Scala
5 7 (4.61%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.95%) Perl
6 6 (3.95%) R
6 6 (3.95%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.29%) C++
7 5 (3.29%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.63%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.32%) C
9 2 (1.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.66%) C#
10 1 (0.66%) ES6
10 1 (0.66%) Go
10 1 (0.66%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (2.63%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.66%) ISEB
3 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.66%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.63%) Data Quality
1 4 (2.63%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (4.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (9.21%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.32%) Ansible
2 2 (1.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 123 (80.92%) Google
2 32 (21.05%) Tableau
3 8 (5.26%) Adobe
4 6 (3.95%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.95%) Oracle
5 5 (3.29%) hybris
5 5 (3.29%) Talend
6 3 (1.97%) Alteryx
6 3 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.97%) Snowplow
6 3 (1.97%) Tealium
7 1 (0.66%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.66%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.66%) DoubleClick
7 1 (0.66%) MapR
7 1 (0.66%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (0.66%) SaltStack