Period
to 30 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Apache Airflow skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Apache Airflow over the 6 months to 30 July 2021 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.

Apache Airflow
Central London > City of London
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 153 133 182
Rank change year-on-year -20 +49 +60
Contract jobs citing Apache Airflow 15 3 58
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.44% 0.13% 0.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.51% 0.95% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 56
10th Percentile £463 £425 £500
25th Percentile £566 £444 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £606 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +21.25% -4.76% -4.55%
75th Percentile £623 £581 £538
90th Percentile £638 £615 £606
Central London median daily rate £606 £625 £525
% change year-on-year -3.00% +19.05% -4.55%

Apache Airflow is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 427 316 1,156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.40% 13.44% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 222 896
10th Percentile £313 £333 £313
25th Percentile £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £616 £593 £588
90th Percentile £688 £673 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
10th Percentile £22.00 £19.35 £12.73
25th Percentile £23.50 £25.88 £18.64
Median hourly rate £27.00 £37.50 £19.75
Median % change year-on-year -28.00% +89.87% -1.25%
75th Percentile £30.50 £47.88 £21.44
90th Percentile £32.00 £53.65 £39.75
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £33.78 £20.00
% change year-on-year -34.86% +68.88% -

Apache Airflow
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Apache Airflow as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Apache Airflow in the City of London

Apache Airflow
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Apache Airflow in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Apache Airflow in the City of London

Apache Airflow
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Apache Airflow in the City of London over the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Apache Airflow in the City of London

Apache Airflow
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Airflow within the City of London region over the 6 months to 30 July 2021. 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
London Bridge - 3 £600 -
Apache Airflow
Central London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Apache Airflow 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Apache Airflow.

1 12 (80.00%) Apache Spark
2 11 (73.33%) Python
3 10 (66.67%) Kafka
3 10 (66.67%) Machine Learning
3 10 (66.67%) Data Lake
4 9 (60.00%) Apache Hive
4 9 (60.00%) Hadoop
4 9 (60.00%) AWS
5 8 (53.33%) Algorithms
5 8 (53.33%) Data Pipeline
6 7 (46.67%) Data Engineering
6 7 (46.67%) Azure
6 7 (46.67%) Java
7 6 (40.00%) SQL
7 6 (40.00%) Big Data
8 5 (33.33%) Scala
8 5 (33.33%) DevOps
8 5 (33.33%) Impala
8 5 (33.33%) C++
8 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
8 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 5 (33.33%) Presto
8 5 (33.33%) Data Science
8 5 (33.33%) Data Ingestion
9 4 (26.67%) Fintech
9 4 (26.67%) Apache
10 3 (20.00%) Change Management
10 3 (20.00%) ETL
10 3 (20.00%) HTTP

Apache Airflow
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 12 (80.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (26.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) AWS
2 7 (46.67%) Azure
3 3 (20.00%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (13.33%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (13.33%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Power Platform
5 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
5 1 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (6.67%) Collibra
5 1 (6.67%) GCP
5 1 (6.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) Data Lake
2 9 (60.00%) Apache Hive
2 9 (60.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (40.00%) Big Data
4 5 (33.33%) Impala
4 5 (33.33%) Presto
5 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (20.00%) Parquet
5 3 (20.00%) Spark SQL
6 2 (13.33%) Power BI
7 1 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (6.67%) Delta Lake
7 1 (6.67%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Data Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Hadoop Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Python Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Python Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Data Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) DataOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) Kafka
2 3 (20.00%) GraphX
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) MLlib
2 3 (20.00%) PostGIS
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Algorithms
2 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Machine Learning
2 8 (53.33%) Data Pipeline
3 7 (46.67%) Data Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (33.33%) Data Ingestion
4 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 5 (33.33%) Data Science
4 5 (33.33%) DevOps
5 4 (26.67%) Fintech
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Data Interpretation
6 3 (20.00%) Forensic Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Load Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Resource Allocation
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Optimisation
6 3 (20.00%) Use Case
6 3 (20.00%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Python
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) C++
4 5 (33.33%) Scala
5 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) HDFS
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Ambari
1 3 (20.00%) Grafana
1 3 (20.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Cloudera
1 3 (20.00%) Databricks
2 1 (6.67%) Hortonworks