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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 12 August 2022 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
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 540 475 496
Rank change year-on-year -65 +21 +197
Contract jobs citing Apache Airflow 320 332 49
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.45% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.01% 3.52% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 199 33
10th Percentile £425 £463 £322
25th Percentile £495 £500 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £575 £498
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +15.58% -5.24%
75th Percentile £700 £675 £526
90th Percentile £750 £713 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £538 £475
% change year-on-year -13.95% +13.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £52.50 £36.25 -
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 -
Median % change year-on-year +46.67% - -
75th Percentile £57.50 £38.75 -
90th Percentile - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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 10,618 9,429 4,931
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.97% 12.76% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,333 6,363 3,285
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
25th Percentile £425 £400 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £552
90th Percentile £738 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 180 112
10th Percentile £13.40 £12.27 £12.63
25th Percentile £17.00 £15.88 £15.88
Median hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +40.00% +12.50% -3.22%
75th Percentile £60.00 £50.42 £33.38
90th Percentile £77.50 £65.66 £53.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.90
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.50% -2.93%

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 12 August 2022.

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 15 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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -35 277 £600 - 39
London -41 225 £625 +4.17% 31
Work from Home -68 168 £590 +7.27% 23
UK excluding London -38 55 £463 -13.95% 9
South West +8 18 £450 +16.13% 1
South East -23 11 £500 +11.11% 2
Scotland -21 8 £350 -36.36% 1
Midlands - 7 £513 -
East of England -2 6 £548 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £513 -
Northern Ireland +3 3 £475 -
West Midlands - 3 £538 -
North of England -37 2 £500 -4.76% 4
Yorkshire -28 1 £688 +19.57% 2
North West -30 1 £313 -30.56% 2

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 255 (79.69%) Python
2 193 (60.31%) SQL
3 175 (54.69%) Apache
4 162 (50.63%) AWS
5 154 (48.13%) Agile
6 136 (42.50%) GCP
7 134 (41.88%) Apache Spark
8 127 (39.69%) Finance
9 123 (38.44%) Analytics
10 118 (36.88%) Big Data
11 110 (34.38%) Data Pipeline
12 108 (33.75%) Azure
13 99 (30.94%) Data Engineering
14 95 (29.69%) Software Engineering
15 94 (29.38%) Docker
16 90 (28.13%) Kafka
17 86 (26.88%) CI/CD
18 85 (26.56%) DevOps
18 85 (26.56%) NoSQL
19 84 (26.25%) Hadoop
20 82 (25.63%) Scala
21 76 (23.75%) Data Science
22 74 (23.13%) Kubernetes
23 73 (22.81%) Machine Learning
23 73 (22.81%) Java
24 70 (21.88%) Terraform
25 64 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
25 64 (20.00%) Git (software)
26 60 (18.75%) Linux
27 59 (18.44%) Data Governance

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
1 175 (54.69%) Apache
2 134 (41.88%) Apache Spark
3 17 (5.31%) Jupyter
4 12 (3.75%) Luigi
5 9 (2.81%) Confluence
6 4 (1.25%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.25%) Apache Pulsar
6 4 (1.25%) nginx
6 4 (1.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 162 (50.63%) AWS
2 136 (42.50%) GCP
3 108 (33.75%) Azure
4 43 (13.44%) Serverless
5 40 (12.50%) Amazon S3
6 36 (11.25%) dbt
7 33 (10.31%) AWS Lambda
8 31 (9.69%) GitHub
9 29 (9.06%) Vertex AI
10 25 (7.81%) Amazon EC2
11 24 (7.50%) Snowflake
12 17 (5.31%) Amazon EMR
12 17 (5.31%) Amazon Kinesis
13 15 (4.69%) AWS Step Functions
13 15 (4.69%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 15 (4.69%) Azure Monitor
14 14 (4.38%) Amazon SageMaker
14 14 (4.38%) Azure Data Factory
14 14 (4.38%) Power Platform
15 13 (4.06%) Azure AKS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.94%) Firewall
1 3 (0.94%) SSL
2 1 (0.31%) DNS
2 1 (0.31%) FTP
2 1 (0.31%) HTTP
2 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.31%) Internet
2 1 (0.31%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.31%) S/MIME
2 1 (0.31%) SMTP
2 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (36.88%) Big Data
2 85 (26.56%) NoSQL
3 84 (26.25%) Hadoop
4 64 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
5 51 (15.94%) Data Warehouse
6 49 (15.31%) BigQuery
7 44 (13.75%) Apache Ignite
8 32 (10.00%) Data Lake
9 30 (9.38%) Amazon Athena
9 30 (9.38%) Amazon Redshift
10 20 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
11 19 (5.94%) Apache Hive
11 19 (5.94%) SQL Server
12 18 (5.63%) Flink
13 16 (5.00%) MongoDB
13 16 (5.00%) Tableau
14 15 (4.69%) Parquet
15 14 (4.38%) Metadata
15 14 (4.38%) Power BI
16 13 (4.06%) Delta Lake
Development Applications
1 64 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 44 (13.75%) MLflow
3 21 (6.56%) GitLab
3 21 (6.56%) Jenkins
4 14 (4.38%) Maven
4 14 (4.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (3.44%) Gradle
6 10 (3.13%) JIRA
7 7 (2.19%) Snakemake
8 6 (1.88%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.94%) Deequ
9 3 (0.94%) ProC
9 3 (0.94%) RStudio
10 2 (0.63%) PyCharm
10 2 (0.63%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.31%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.31%) Cypress.io
11 1 (0.31%) git-flow
11 1 (0.31%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 127 (39.69%) Finance
2 54 (16.88%) Social Skills
3 43 (13.44%) Front Office
4 14 (4.38%) Banking
5 13 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.06%) Marketing
5 13 (4.06%) Retail
6 6 (1.88%) Presentation Skills
6 6 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.56%) Documentation Skills
7 5 (1.56%) Games
8 4 (1.25%) Advertising
8 4 (1.25%) Legal
8 4 (1.25%) Retail Finance
9 3 (0.94%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.94%) Organisational Skills
10 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.63%) Law
10 2 (0.63%) Publishing
11 1 (0.31%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 121 (37.81%) Data Engineer
2 82 (25.63%) Developer
3 52 (16.25%) Python Engineer
4 49 (15.31%) Python Developer
5 44 (13.75%) Software Engineer
6 43 (13.44%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 39 (12.19%) AWS Engineer
8 38 (11.88%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 35 (10.94%) Python Software Engineer
10 22 (6.88%) Architect
11 20 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
12 19 (5.94%) Big Data Engineer
13 16 (5.00%) AWS Developer
13 16 (5.00%) Data Architect
14 15 (4.69%) React Developer
15 14 (4.38%) AWS Data Engineer
15 14 (4.38%) AWS Software Engineer
16 13 (4.06%) Senior Data Engineer
17 12 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
18 11 (3.44%) GCP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (28.13%) Kafka
2 44 (13.75%) TensorFlow
3 43 (13.44%) Apache Beam
4 40 (12.50%) PyTorch
5 38 (11.88%) BentoML
5 38 (11.88%) PySpark
6 34 (10.63%) Pandas
7 32 (10.00%) React
8 29 (9.06%) gRPC
8 29 (9.06%) Protocol Buffers
9 25 (7.81%) Apache NiFi
10 24 (7.50%) Node.js
11 20 (6.25%) Flask
11 20 (6.25%) NumPy
12 14 (4.38%) SciPy
13 13 (4.06%) JSON
13 13 (4.06%) Spark Streaming
14 10 (3.13%) REST
15 9 (2.81%) pytest
15 9 (2.81%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.81%) Mobile App
2 21 (6.56%) Derivative
3 17 (5.31%) Equities
3 17 (5.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 16 (5.00%) Cloud Native
4 16 (5.00%) Hedge funds
5 14 (4.38%) Fixed Income
5 14 (4.38%) Reference Data
6 13 (4.06%) Data Structures
7 12 (3.75%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.50%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.88%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.88%) Renewable Energy
9 6 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.56%) Credit Risk
11 4 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.25%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.25%) Replication
12 3 (0.94%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 60 (18.75%) Linux
2 22 (6.88%) Unix
3 4 (1.25%) CentOS
3 4 (1.25%) Ubuntu
3 4 (1.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (48.13%) Agile
2 123 (38.44%) Analytics
3 110 (34.38%) Data Pipeline
4 99 (30.94%) Data Engineering
5 95 (29.69%) Software Engineering
6 86 (26.88%) CI/CD
7 85 (26.56%) DevOps
8 76 (23.75%) Data Science
9 73 (22.81%) Machine Learning
10 59 (18.44%) Data Governance
11 55 (17.19%) OO
12 54 (16.88%) Statistics
13 53 (16.56%) ETL
14 50 (15.63%) Computer Science
14 50 (15.63%) Investment Management
15 48 (15.00%) MLOps
16 47 (14.69%) Asset Management
17 44 (13.75%) Artificial Intelligence
18 40 (12.50%) Scrum
19 39 (12.19%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 255 (79.69%) Python
2 193 (60.31%) SQL
3 82 (25.63%) Scala
4 73 (22.81%) Java
5 52 (16.25%) R
6 31 (9.69%) TypeScript
7 30 (9.38%) JavaScript
8 11 (3.44%) Bash
9 9 (2.81%) Go
10 7 (2.19%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.88%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.94%) C#
12 3 (0.94%) Julia
12 3 (0.94%) Kotlin
12 3 (0.94%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.31%) C
13 1 (0.31%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.31%) Perl
13 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (12.19%) PhD
2 8 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 8 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.19%) Degree
4 6 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.94%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.00%) QA
2 7 (2.19%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.56%) GDPR
4 4 (1.25%) OASIS TOSCA
5 1 (0.31%) Accessibility
System Software
1 94 (29.38%) Docker
2 45 (14.06%) HDFS
3 5 (1.56%) Apache Flume
3 5 (1.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 74 (23.13%) Kubernetes
2 70 (21.88%) Terraform
3 42 (13.13%) Kubeflow
4 19 (5.94%) Ansible
5 13 (4.06%) Istio
6 6 (1.88%) Argo
6 6 (1.88%) Oozie
7 5 (1.56%) Grafana
7 5 (1.56%) Prometheus
8 4 (1.25%) Consul
8 4 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.25%) Puppet
8 4 (1.25%) Rancher
8 4 (1.25%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.94%) Control-M
9 3 (0.94%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 49 (15.31%) Databricks
2 38 (11.88%) Google
3 14 (4.38%) Bloomberg
4 13 (4.06%) AppDynamics
5 12 (3.75%) Microsoft
6 11 (3.44%) Oracle
7 5 (1.56%) Splunk
8 4 (1.25%) Cloudera
8 4 (1.25%) F5
8 4 (1.25%) Hortonworks
9 3 (0.94%) MapR
9 3 (0.94%) SmartStream
10 2 (0.63%) Adobe
10 2 (0.63%) Informatica
10 2 (0.63%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.63%) StreamSets
10 2 (0.63%) Talend
10 2 (0.63%) Teradata
11 1 (0.31%) Dell
11 1 (0.31%) TIBCO