Period
to 20 October 2020

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 20 October 2020 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
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 476 667 827
Rank change year-on-year +191 +160 +38
Contract jobs citing Apache Airflow 54 151 71
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.069%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.16% 1.20% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 116 58
Median daily rate £500 £525 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -8.70% +21.05%
10th Percentile £401 £431 £421
90th Percentile £688 £675 £629
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £563
% change year-on-year -5.00% -11.11% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 -

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 4,642 12,617 17,176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.74% 14.94% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,885 8,139 11,176
Median daily rate £465 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £275
90th Percentile £650 £632 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £437 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 316 401
Median hourly rate £27.75 £21.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.07% - +7.50%
10th Percentile £12.65 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.46 £50.13 £50.50
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.96 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% -0.21% +5.00%

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 20 October 2020.

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 8 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 20 October 2020. 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 +196 51 £500 -4.76% 16
London +111 45 £525 -2.33% 14
Work from Home -85 13 £500 - 2
UK excluding London +263 5 £475 -5.00% 4
South West - 3 £450 -
North of England +116 1 £500 +5.26% 2
East of England +92 1 £550 -12.00%
North West +88 1 £500 - 2

For the 6 months to 20 October 2020, 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 35 (64.81%) Python
2 21 (38.89%) SQL
3 20 (37.04%) Apache
3 20 (37.04%) AWS
4 18 (33.33%) Apache Spark
4 18 (33.33%) GCP
5 17 (31.48%) Test Automation
5 17 (31.48%) Finance
6 16 (29.63%) Data Modelling
6 16 (29.63%) ETL
6 16 (29.63%) Big Data
6 16 (29.63%) DevOps
7 15 (27.78%) Analytics
7 15 (27.78%) BigQuery
8 14 (25.93%) Docker
8 14 (25.93%) Hadoop
8 14 (25.93%) Google
9 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
9 11 (20.37%) Azure
9 11 (20.37%) Java
9 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (20.37%) Kafka
9 11 (20.37%) Data Science
10 10 (18.52%) User Experience
11 9 (16.67%) Jenkins
11 9 (16.67%) Terraform
11 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (16.67%) Node.js
12 8 (14.81%) Apache Hive

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 20 (37.04%) Apache
2 18 (33.33%) Apache Spark
3 3 (5.56%) Luigi
4 2 (3.70%) nginx
5 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 20 (37.04%) AWS
2 18 (33.33%) GCP
3 11 (20.37%) Azure
4 7 (12.96%) Amazon EKS
4 7 (12.96%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (11.11%) Amazon ECS
6 5 (9.26%) GitHub
7 3 (5.56%) Google Analytics
7 3 (5.56%) Serverless
8 2 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (3.70%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (1.85%) AdWords
9 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.85%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (1.85%) Azure Functions
9 1 (1.85%) Firebase
9 1 (1.85%) Power Platform
9 1 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) Big Data
2 15 (27.78%) BigQuery
3 14 (25.93%) Hadoop
4 9 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (14.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (14.81%) Apache Hive
6 7 (12.96%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (11.11%) NoSQL
8 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
9 2 (3.70%) Amazon Athena
9 2 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (3.70%) Azkaban
9 2 (3.70%) MySQL
9 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.70%) Sqoop
10 1 (1.85%) ArangoDB
10 1 (1.85%) Cloud Spanner
10 1 (1.85%) Power BI
10 1 (1.85%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 6 (11.11%) Cypress.io
3 6 (11.11%) webpack
4 4 (7.41%) GitLab
5 3 (5.56%) MLflow
6 2 (3.70%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.70%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.85%) ERwin
7 1 (1.85%) ProC
General
1 17 (31.48%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Front Office
3 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) Data Engineer
2 7 (12.96%) Python Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Architect
4 5 (9.26%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Big Data Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Data Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Data Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (3.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Big Data Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Hadoop Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Lead DevOps
7 2 (3.70%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) Kafka
2 9 (16.67%) Node.js
3 7 (12.96%) React
4 6 (11.11%) gRPC
4 6 (11.11%) NumPy
4 6 (11.11%) Pandas
4 6 (11.11%) Redux
4 6 (11.11%) RESTful
4 6 (11.11%) Web Services
5 5 (9.26%) Apache Beam
5 5 (9.26%) GraphQL
6 4 (7.41%) Apache NiFi
6 4 (7.41%) Apollo GraphQL
7 2 (3.70%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (3.70%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (3.70%) REST
7 2 (3.70%) Spark Streaming
8 1 (1.85%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.85%) PhoneGap
8 1 (1.85%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) User Experience
2 7 (12.96%) Cloud Native
3 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.26%) Data Structures
4 4 (7.41%) Algorithms
4 4 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Test Automation
2 16 (29.63%) Data Modelling
2 16 (29.63%) DevOps
2 16 (29.63%) ETL
3 15 (27.78%) Analytics
4 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (20.37%) Data Science
5 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
7 7 (12.96%) Data Engineering
7 7 (12.96%) Statistics
8 6 (11.11%) Asset Management
8 6 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 6 (11.11%) Open Source
8 6 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
8 6 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
8 6 (11.11%) Release Management
8 6 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 6 (11.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 35 (64.81%) Python
2 21 (38.89%) SQL
3 11 (20.37%) Java
4 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.11%) Kotlin
5 6 (11.11%) Scala
6 4 (7.41%) R
7 3 (5.56%) C
7 3 (5.56%) Go
7 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.70%) C++
9 1 (1.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.56%) Degree
4 2 (3.70%) AWS Certification
4 2 (3.70%) CCNA
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.85%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 14 (25.93%) Docker
2 2 (3.70%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) Terraform
2 6 (11.11%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.70%) Nessus
3 2 (3.70%) Packer
4 1 (1.85%) Grafana
4 1 (1.85%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Google
2 4 (7.41%) Tableau
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco
3 2 (3.70%) Hortonworks
3 2 (3.70%) Twitter
4 1 (1.85%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.85%) CA
4 1 (1.85%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.85%) Confluent
4 1 (1.85%) Databricks
4 1 (1.85%) IBM
4 1 (1.85%) Informatica
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) Sparx
4 1 (1.85%) Talend
4 1 (1.85%) Teradata