Period
to 23 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 April 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
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 459 584 742
Rank change year-on-year +125 +158 +98
Contract jobs citing Apache Airflow 205 71 133
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.79% 0.87% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 50 113
10th Percentile £439 £425 £435
25th Percentile £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - +10.53%
75th Percentile £650 £622 £600
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - £57.50

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7,339 8,156 15,100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.56% 14.52% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,039 5,379 9,804
10th Percentile £300 £263 £285
25th Percentile £393 £363 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £463 £475
Median % change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £563 £575
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £427 £433
% change year-on-year +2.52% -1.33% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 184 282
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.62 £12.00
25th Percentile £18.25 £14.95 £12.77
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +30.00% +11.11% +1.38%
75th Percentile £55.75 £34.06 £37.50
90th Percentile £64.69 £53.53 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £16.81
% change year-on-year +35.14% +10.05% -3.94%

Apache Airflow
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Apache Airflow as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Apache Airflow in the UK

Apache Airflow
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Apache Airflow.

Daily rate trend for Apache Airflow in the UK

Apache Airflow
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Apache Airflow over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Apache Airflow in the UK

Apache Airflow
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Apache Airflow.

Hourly rate trend for Apache Airflow in the UK

Apache Airflow
Top 12 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 23 April 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
England +131 150 £600 +14.29% 47
London +64 118 £600 +9.09% 34
Work from Home - 84 £620 - 6
UK excluding London +113 34 £500 - 14
North of England - 13 £525 - 5
North West - 10 £525 - 4
Scotland - 7 £500 - 2
South East +65 4 £275 -45.00% 2
Wales - 4 £570 - 1
East of England - 4 £450 -
Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
South West - 2 £475 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 with a requirement for Apache Airflow.

1 132 (64.39%) Python
2 103 (50.24%) Apache Spark
3 92 (44.88%) AWS
4 85 (41.46%) Apache
4 85 (41.46%) SQL
5 77 (37.56%) Azure
5 77 (37.56%) Kafka
6 72 (35.12%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (32.68%) Data Engineering
8 66 (32.20%) GCP
9 60 (29.27%) Big Data
10 59 (28.78%) Data Warehouse
11 58 (28.29%) DevOps
12 52 (25.37%) Terraform
13 49 (23.90%) Java
13 49 (23.90%) Analytics
14 46 (22.44%) ETL
15 45 (21.95%) Hadoop
16 44 (21.46%) Scala
16 44 (21.46%) Machine Learning
17 42 (20.49%) Amazon S3
18 41 (20.00%) BigQuery
19 40 (19.51%) Kubernetes
19 40 (19.51%) Data Lake
19 40 (19.51%) Data Science
20 39 (19.02%) Databricks
21 38 (18.54%) Apache Hive
22 37 (18.05%) Amazon Redshift
23 36 (17.56%) Finance
24 35 (17.07%) Microservices

Apache Airflow
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
1 103 (50.24%) Apache Spark
2 85 (41.46%) Apache
3 18 (8.78%) Confluence
3 18 (8.78%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (5.85%) Luigi
5 9 (4.39%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.44%) Apache Pulsar
7 4 (1.95%) Jupyter
7 4 (1.95%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.46%) SAS
9 1 (0.49%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.49%) DataSynapse
Applications
1 2 (0.98%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.98%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 92 (44.88%) AWS
2 77 (37.56%) Azure
3 66 (32.20%) GCP
4 42 (20.49%) Amazon S3
5 35 (17.07%) Serverless
6 23 (11.22%) Power Platform
7 21 (10.24%) Amazon EMR
7 21 (10.24%) AWS Step Functions
8 19 (9.27%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 19 (9.27%) PaaS
9 18 (8.78%) Azure Functions
10 17 (8.29%) AWS Lambda
11 16 (7.80%) Amazon Kinesis
11 16 (7.80%) Amazon SQS
12 14 (6.83%) Slack
13 13 (6.34%) Azure Data Factory
14 12 (5.85%) Amazon EC2
15 11 (5.37%) GitHub
16 10 (4.88%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 10 (4.88%) Cloud Functions
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.88%) HTTP
2 5 (2.44%) Firewall
2 5 (2.44%) Kerberos
2 5 (2.44%) SSL
3 1 (0.49%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (29.27%) Big Data
2 59 (28.78%) Data Warehouse
3 45 (21.95%) Hadoop
4 41 (20.00%) BigQuery
5 40 (19.51%) Data Lake
6 38 (18.54%) Apache Hive
7 37 (18.05%) Amazon Redshift
8 33 (16.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 33 (16.10%) PostgreSQL
9 32 (15.61%) Amazon RDS
10 31 (15.12%) NoSQL
11 28 (13.66%) Amazon Athena
12 27 (13.17%) Snowflake Schema
13 22 (10.73%) Power BI
13 22 (10.73%) SQL Server
14 19 (9.27%) Parquet
15 18 (8.78%) MongoDB
16 16 (7.80%) HBase
16 16 (7.80%) Presto
17 15 (7.32%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 25 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 20 (9.76%) JIRA
3 17 (8.29%) GitLab
4 15 (7.32%) Jenkins
4 15 (7.32%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (6.83%) SonarQube
6 13 (6.34%) Artifactory
7 11 (5.37%) MLflow
8 8 (3.90%) Maven
9 5 (2.44%) RStudio
10 4 (1.95%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (1.46%) Cypress.io
11 3 (1.46%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (1.46%) webpack
12 1 (0.49%) SpecFlow
General
1 36 (17.56%) Finance
2 14 (6.83%) Banking
3 9 (4.39%) Marketing
4 8 (3.90%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.44%) Front Office
6 4 (1.95%) Retail
7 3 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.98%) Advertising
8 2 (0.98%) Back Office
8 2 (0.98%) Games
8 2 (0.98%) Publishing
9 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 94 (45.85%) Data Engineer
2 34 (16.59%) Architect
3 25 (12.20%) Python Engineer
4 19 (9.27%) AWS Engineer
5 15 (7.32%) Data Architect
6 14 (6.83%) Technical Leader
7 13 (6.34%) Developer
7 13 (6.34%) Java Engineer
8 12 (5.85%) Software Engineer
9 11 (5.37%) Big Data Engineer
9 11 (5.37%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.88%) Azure Engineer
10 10 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
10 10 (4.88%) Scala Engineer
11 9 (4.39%) Data Scientist
12 8 (3.90%) AWS Architect
12 8 (3.90%) Lead Architect
12 8 (3.90%) Technical Architect
13 7 (3.41%) Analyst
13 7 (3.41%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (37.56%) Kafka
2 27 (13.17%) Apache Beam
3 16 (7.80%) PySpark
3 16 (7.80%) Spark Streaming
4 14 (6.83%) ActiveMQ
4 14 (6.83%) Swagger
5 13 (6.34%) Pandas
6 12 (5.85%) RESTful
7 11 (5.37%) HTML
7 11 (5.37%) PostGIS
7 11 (5.37%) Web Services
8 10 (4.88%) XML
9 9 (4.39%) .NET
10 8 (3.90%) NumPy
11 7 (3.41%) JSON
12 6 (2.93%) Apache Avro
12 6 (2.93%) Apache NiFi
12 6 (2.93%) J2EE
13 5 (2.44%) Keras
13 5 (2.44%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.22%) Algorithms
2 17 (8.29%) Data Structures
3 16 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (7.32%) Cloud Native
5 11 (5.37%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (4.39%) iPad
7 6 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.93%) Replication
8 5 (2.44%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.95%) User Experience
10 3 (1.46%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.98%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.49%) Blog
12 1 (0.49%) Derivative
12 1 (0.49%) Equities
12 1 (0.49%) Equity Derivative
12 1 (0.49%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.49%) Marketing Technology
12 1 (0.49%) NHS
12 1 (0.49%) Organisational Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.83%) Linux
2 2 (0.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (35.12%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (32.68%) Data Engineering
3 58 (28.29%) DevOps
4 49 (23.90%) Analytics
5 46 (22.44%) ETL
6 44 (21.46%) Machine Learning
7 40 (19.51%) Data Science
8 35 (17.07%) Microservices
9 32 (15.61%) Data Modelling
9 32 (15.61%) Workflow
10 30 (14.63%) TDD
11 29 (14.15%) Artificial Intelligence
11 29 (14.15%) Software Engineering
12 23 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (10.24%) Configuration Management
14 20 (9.76%) Data Architecture
15 18 (8.78%) Storage Management
16 17 (8.29%) Data Analysis
16 17 (8.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
17 16 (7.80%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (64.39%) Python
2 85 (41.46%) SQL
3 49 (23.90%) Java
4 44 (21.46%) Scala
5 12 (5.85%) R
6 9 (4.39%) C++
7 8 (3.90%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.44%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.95%) C#
9 4 (1.95%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.46%) Kotlin
10 3 (1.46%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.98%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.49%) C
12 1 (0.49%) Ruby
12 1 (0.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (4.88%) Degree
1 10 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.90%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.41%) ISEB
4 6 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.98%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.98%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.49%) PhD
6 1 (0.49%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.80%) Data Quality
2 11 (5.37%) QA
3 2 (0.98%) GDPR
System Software
1 32 (15.61%) Docker
2 8 (3.90%) HDFS
3 5 (2.44%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 52 (25.37%) Terraform
2 40 (19.51%) Kubernetes
3 20 (9.76%) Ansible
3 20 (9.76%) Grafana
3 20 (9.76%) Oozie
4 15 (7.32%) Prometheus
5 9 (4.39%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (2.44%) Ambari
6 5 (2.44%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 39 (19.02%) Databricks
2 34 (16.59%) Google
3 20 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 18 (8.78%) Cloudera
5 15 (7.32%) Oracle
5 15 (7.32%) Splunk
6 14 (6.83%) ServiceNow
6 14 (6.83%) Veracode
7 13 (6.34%) SAP
8 6 (2.93%) Confluent
9 4 (1.95%) JD Edwards
10 3 (1.46%) BiZZdesign
11 2 (0.98%) Alteryx
11 2 (0.98%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.98%) Siemens
11 2 (0.98%) Teradata
12 1 (0.49%) Hortonworks
12 1 (0.49%) Informatica
12 1 (0.49%) StreamSets
12 1 (0.49%) Talend