Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 715 821 869
Rank change year-on-year +106 +48 +24
Contract jobs citing BigQuery 185 65 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.063% 0.022%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.79% 0.29% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 47 17
UK median daily rate £500 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% +7.46%
10th Percentile £375 £258 £313
90th Percentile £650 £575 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £305 £325
% change year-on-year +55.74% -6.15% -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 23,439 22,773 23,932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.46% 22.11% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,329 15,530 15,878
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £281
90th Percentile £638 £625 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 282 374
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £30.88 £28.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +9.56% -1.12%
10th Percentile £12.90 £14.00 £10.08
90th Percentile £57.45 £55.00 £52.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £35.00 £28.18
% change year-on-year -2.14% +24.20% -6.07%

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 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BigQuery in the UK

BigQuery
Top 7 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 14 November 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 +127 184 £500 +9.89% 48
London +106 171 £500 +8.11% 27
UK excluding London -13 13 £475 +55.74% 21
South East +3 10 £475 -5.00% 5
North of England -8 3 £313 +7.76% 4
North West -10 2 £313 +7.76% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 175 (94.59%) Google Cloud Platform
2 147 (79.46%) Google
3 108 (58.38%) SQL
4 64 (34.59%) Analytics
5 63 (34.05%) Python
6 61 (32.97%) Business Intelligence
7 42 (22.70%) Tableau
8 41 (22.16%) E-Commerce
9 38 (20.54%) Java
9 38 (20.54%) Amazon AWS
10 33 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (17.30%) Google Analytics
12 31 (16.76%) Apache
13 30 (16.22%) Data Modelling
14 29 (15.68%) Amazon Redshift
15 25 (13.51%) Data Science
16 24 (12.97%) Big Data
16 24 (12.97%) ETL
17 23 (12.43%) Visualisation
17 23 (12.43%) DevOps
18 21 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (11.35%) Apache Spark
18 21 (11.35%) Elasticsearch
19 20 (10.81%) Bigtable
19 20 (10.81%) Stackdriver
19 20 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
19 20 (10.81%) SQL Server
19 20 (10.81%) Looker
20 19 (10.27%) Marketing
21 18 (9.73%) NoSQL

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 31 (16.76%) Apache
2 21 (11.35%) Apache Spark
2 21 (11.35%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (8.65%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.54%) Luigi
4 1 (0.54%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 175 (94.59%) Google Cloud Platform
2 38 (20.54%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (17.30%) Google Analytics
4 20 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (10.81%) Stackdriver
5 9 (4.86%) Adobe Analytics
6 8 (4.32%) Google App Engine
7 6 (3.24%) Amazon S3
7 6 (3.24%) IaaS
8 5 (2.70%) GitHub
8 5 (2.70%) Google Tag Manager
9 3 (1.62%) Serverless
10 2 (1.08%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.54%) AdWords
11 1 (0.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.54%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.54%) Apigee
11 1 (0.54%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 1 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.54%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.68%) Amazon Redshift
2 24 (12.97%) Big Data
3 20 (10.81%) Bigtable
3 20 (10.81%) Looker
3 20 (10.81%) SQL Server
4 18 (9.73%) NoSQL
5 15 (8.11%) MySQL
6 14 (7.57%) Cloud Spanner
6 14 (7.57%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (4.86%) Hadoop
7 9 (4.86%) Power BI
8 7 (3.78%) Parquet
8 7 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (3.78%) Presto
9 6 (3.24%) MongoDB
9 6 (3.24%) Relational Database
9 6 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.70%) Data Lake
10 5 (2.70%) QlikView
10 5 (2.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (5.95%) JUnit
2 7 (3.78%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.24%) Bitbucket
4 5 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.70%) Mockito
5 4 (2.16%) Maven
6 3 (1.62%) CircleCI
6 3 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.08%) GitLab
7 2 (1.08%) ProC
General
1 19 (10.27%) Marketing
2 15 (8.11%) Retail
3 11 (5.95%) Finance
4 5 (2.70%) Publishing
5 4 (2.16%) Advertising
5 4 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.08%) Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.54%) Automotive
7 1 (0.54%) Games
7 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (29.19%) Developer
2 34 (18.38%) Analyst
3 27 (14.59%) Data Engineer
4 22 (11.89%) Consultant
5 18 (9.73%) Architect
6 16 (8.65%) Cloud Engineer
7 15 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 15 (8.11%) Data Analyst
8 13 (7.03%) Senior Data Engineer
9 11 (5.95%) Data Architect
9 11 (5.95%) ETL Developer
10 9 (4.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 9 (4.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (4.32%) Insight Analyst
11 8 (4.32%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.32%) SQL Developer
11 8 (4.32%) Tableau Developer
12 7 (3.78%) Business Analyst
12 7 (3.78%) Data Scientist
13 6 (3.24%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.11%) RESTful
2 14 (7.57%) Kafka
3 13 (7.03%) Spring
4 9 (4.86%) Web Services
5 8 (4.32%) JSON
6 6 (3.24%) PySpark
7 5 (2.70%) .NET
7 5 (2.70%) GraphQL
7 5 (2.70%) Natural Language Processing
7 5 (2.70%) Node.js
7 5 (2.70%) REST
7 5 (2.70%) XML
8 4 (2.16%) Celery
9 3 (1.62%) .NET Core
9 3 (1.62%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.62%) ASP.NET Core
9 3 (1.62%) Django
9 3 (1.62%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.62%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (1.62%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.32%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.78%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.70%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.16%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.08%) Fintech
7 2 (1.08%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.08%) User Experience
8 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.70%) Linux
2 2 (1.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (34.59%) Analytics
2 61 (32.97%) Business Intelligence
3 41 (22.16%) E-Commerce
4 33 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (16.22%) Data Modelling
6 25 (13.51%) Data Science
7 24 (12.97%) ETL
8 23 (12.43%) DevOps
8 23 (12.43%) Visualisation
9 16 (8.65%) Web Analytics
10 15 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (7.57%) BDD
11 14 (7.57%) Machine Learning
11 14 (7.57%) Microservices
12 13 (7.03%) TDD
13 11 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (5.41%) Data Analysis
14 10 (5.41%) Scrum
15 9 (4.86%) Digital Marketing
15 9 (4.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 108 (58.38%) SQL
2 63 (34.05%) Python
3 38 (20.54%) Java
4 10 (5.41%) Scala
5 5 (2.70%) Java 8
5 5 (2.70%) R
6 4 (2.16%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.16%) C#
6 4 (2.16%) C++
6 4 (2.16%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.16%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.62%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.62%) Kotlin
8 2 (1.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.54%) C
9 1 (0.54%) Go
9 1 (0.54%) Groovy
9 1 (0.54%) PHP
9 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (2.70%) Degree
2 4 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.08%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 12 (6.49%) Docker
2 5 (2.70%) HDFS
3 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (5.95%) Terraform
2 10 (5.41%) Kubernetes
3 7 (3.78%) Ansible
4 6 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.24%) Packer
4 6 (3.24%) Puppet
4 6 (3.24%) Salt
5 3 (1.62%) Kibana
Vendors
1 147 (79.46%) Google
2 42 (22.70%) Tableau
3 12 (6.49%) Adobe
4 10 (5.41%) Talend
5 7 (3.78%) Oracle
6 5 (2.70%) hybris
6 5 (2.70%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.62%) Ensighten
7 3 (1.62%) Informatica
7 3 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.62%) Snowplow
8 1 (0.54%) DoubleClick
8 1 (0.54%) New Relic
8 1 (0.54%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (0.54%) Tealium