Period
to 20 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 714 779 835
Rank change year-on-year +65 +56 +46
Contract jobs citing BigQuery 168 102 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.10% 0.018%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.76% 0.46% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 69 15
UK median daily rate £525 £465 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +12.73% -8.33%
10th Percentile £375 £257 £272
90th Percentile £684 £602 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £325 £500
% change year-on-year +46.15% -35.00% +21.21%
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 22,071 22,169 21,344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.25% 21.83% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,203 15,432 14,273
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.19%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £289
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £393
% change year-on-year +6.12% +2.04% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 257 299
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £34.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +30.19% -3.64%
10th Percentile £13.05 £15.11 £9.37
90th Percentile £57.06 £56.80 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £38.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year -13.73% +59.38% -9.43%

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 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BigQuery in the UK

BigQuery
Top 8 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 February 2019. 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 +86 167 £525 +12.90% 58
London +82 155 £525 +7.69% 42
UK excluding London -10 12 £475 +46.15% 16
South East -1 8 £475 -5.00% 3
Yorkshire -4 3 - - 2
North of England -17 3 - - 4
Midlands -9 1 - - 2
West Midlands -22 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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.

1 157 (93.45%) Google Cloud Platform
2 135 (80.36%) Google
3 79 (47.02%) SQL
4 61 (36.31%) Analytics
5 45 (26.79%) Python
6 43 (25.60%) Java
7 41 (24.40%) Amazon AWS
8 37 (22.02%) DevOps
9 35 (20.83%) Big Data
9 35 (20.83%) Microservices
9 35 (20.83%) Data Science
10 33 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (19.05%) E-Commerce
11 32 (19.05%) Stackdriver
12 31 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (17.86%) Tableau
13 30 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (17.26%) Machine Learning
14 29 (17.26%) Data Modelling
15 27 (16.07%) Docker
15 27 (16.07%) Kubernetes
16 26 (15.48%) Terraform
16 26 (15.48%) ETL
17 25 (14.88%) Microsoft Azure
18 24 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
19 21 (12.50%) Finance
19 21 (12.50%) Marketing
19 21 (12.50%) MySQL
19 21 (12.50%) Visualisation
20 20 (11.90%) Amazon Redshift

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 10 (5.95%) Apache Spark
1 10 (5.95%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (5.36%) Apache
2 9 (5.36%) Apache Airflow
3 8 (4.76%) nginx
4 7 (4.17%) SAS
5 6 (3.57%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.79%) Luigi
7 2 (1.19%) Confluence
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 157 (93.45%) Google Cloud Platform
2 41 (24.40%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (19.05%) Stackdriver
4 25 (14.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (11.31%) Google Analytics
6 13 (7.74%) Serverless
7 12 (7.14%) GitHub
8 11 (6.55%) Google App Engine
9 10 (5.95%) Google Tag Manager
10 8 (4.76%) IaaS
11 7 (4.17%) Adobe Analytics
12 6 (3.57%) Google Compute Engine
13 3 (1.79%) Amazon S3
13 3 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (1.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (1.19%) Amazon Kinesis
14 2 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (1.19%) Azure Functions
14 2 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.76%) DSL
2 1 (0.60%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.83%) Big Data
2 24 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (12.50%) MySQL
4 20 (11.90%) Amazon Redshift
4 20 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (11.31%) Hadoop
5 19 (11.31%) Redis
6 18 (10.71%) Apache Hive
7 15 (8.93%) Cloud Spanner
7 15 (8.93%) NoSQL
7 15 (8.93%) SQL Server
8 14 (8.33%) Looker
8 14 (8.33%) Parquet
9 13 (7.74%) Bigtable
9 13 (7.74%) MongoDB
10 10 (5.95%) Data Lake
10 10 (5.95%) Presto
11 8 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (4.17%) Relational Database
12 7 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 11 (6.55%) JUnit
3 10 (5.95%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.76%) GitLab
5 6 (3.57%) Bitbucket
6 5 (2.98%) Maven
6 5 (2.98%) Mockito
7 4 (2.38%) Subversion
8 3 (1.79%) CircleCI
8 3 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.19%) JIRA
9 2 (1.19%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.19%) Spock
9 2 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.60%) ProC
General
1 21 (12.50%) Finance
1 21 (12.50%) Marketing
2 17 (10.12%) Retail
3 7 (4.17%) Banking
4 5 (2.98%) Advertising
5 4 (2.38%) Publishing
6 2 (1.19%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.60%) Automotive
7 1 (0.60%) Games
7 1 (0.60%) Legal
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (24.40%) Developer
2 29 (17.26%) Analyst
3 25 (14.88%) Cloud Engineer
3 25 (14.88%) Data Engineer
4 18 (10.71%) Architect
5 15 (8.93%) Consultant
5 15 (8.93%) Data Analyst
6 14 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
7 12 (7.14%) Senior Data Engineer
8 10 (5.95%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (5.95%) Python Engineer
9 9 (5.36%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 7 (4.17%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.17%) Tableau Developer
11 5 (2.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 5 (2.98%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
11 5 (2.98%) Data Business Analyst
11 5 (2.98%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (2.98%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.71%) RESTful
2 17 (10.12%) Web Services
3 15 (8.93%) Kafka
4 14 (8.33%) Spring
5 13 (7.74%) Natural Language Processing
6 10 (5.95%) Node.js
6 10 (5.95%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (5.36%) JSON
8 8 (4.76%) Celery
8 8 (4.76%) WebSockets
9 7 (4.17%) REST
10 6 (3.57%) XML
11 5 (2.98%) Apache Beam
11 5 (2.98%) HTML
11 5 (2.98%) React
12 4 (2.38%) Flask
12 4 (2.38%) scikit-learn
13 3 (1.79%) AngularJS
13 3 (1.79%) React Native
13 3 (1.79%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.36%) Fintech
3 4 (2.38%) User Experience
4 3 (1.79%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.79%) Cloud Native
4 3 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.60%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (0.60%) Android
2 1 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (36.31%) Analytics
2 37 (22.02%) DevOps
3 35 (20.83%) Data Science
3 35 (20.83%) Microservices
4 33 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (19.05%) E-Commerce
6 31 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (17.26%) Data Modelling
8 29 (17.26%) Machine Learning
9 26 (15.48%) ETL
10 21 (12.50%) Visualisation
11 18 (10.71%) Migration
12 14 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
12 14 (8.33%) Data Analysis
12 14 (8.33%) Data Analytics
12 14 (8.33%) Data Engineering
13 13 (7.74%) Data Management
13 13 (7.74%) Data Visualisation
13 13 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (47.02%) SQL
2 45 (26.79%) Python
3 43 (25.60%) Java
4 15 (8.93%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.36%) R
6 8 (4.76%) Groovy
7 7 (4.17%) C
7 7 (4.17%) C++
7 7 (4.17%) MATLAB
7 7 (4.17%) Scala
8 5 (2.98%) Java 8
9 4 (2.38%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.79%) C#
10 3 (1.79%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.19%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.60%) ES6
12 1 (0.60%) ES7
12 1 (0.60%) Lua
12 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.17%) Degree
2 5 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.38%) PhD
4 2 (1.19%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.19%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.98%) QA
2 4 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (16.07%) Docker
2 8 (4.76%) HDFS
3 7 (4.17%) Apache Flume
4 6 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (16.07%) Kubernetes
2 26 (15.48%) Terraform
3 10 (5.95%) Ansible
3 10 (5.95%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (5.95%) Puppet
3 10 (5.95%) Salt
4 8 (4.76%) Packer
5 3 (1.79%) Kibana
6 2 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (1.19%) Istio
7 1 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 135 (80.36%) Google
2 30 (17.86%) Tableau
3 17 (10.12%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.55%) Oracle
5 10 (5.95%) Adobe
5 10 (5.95%) New Relic
6 9 (5.36%) Talend
7 7 (4.17%) ATG
8 4 (2.38%) Informatica
8 4 (2.38%) Tealium
8 4 (2.38%) Teradata
9 3 (1.79%) Ensighten
10 2 (1.19%) Databricks
11 1 (0.60%) Cognos
11 1 (0.60%) DoubleClick
11 1 (0.60%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.60%) Snowplow