Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 631 815 853
Rank change year-on-year +184 +38 +30
Contract jobs citing Apache Airflow 105 64 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.064% 0.040%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.01% 0.39% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 51 24
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +7.69% -2.50%
10th Percentile £450 £425 £389
90th Percentile £700 £618 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median hourly rate - - £19.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.30

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 10,386 16,384 16,562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.38% 16.47% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,730 10,563 11,032
UK median daily rate £450 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £256 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £622
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 354 396
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +1.62%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.11 £19.34
% change year-on-year +4.91% -6.36% -3.30%

Apache Airflow
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Apache Airflow in the UK

Apache Airflow
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Apache Airflow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache Airflow in the UK

Apache Airflow
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache Airflow over the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache Airflow in the UK

Apache Airflow
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Airflow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apache Airflow in the UK

Apache Airflow
Top 10 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 18 January 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 +181 103 £550 +4.76% 49
London +145 83 £600 +14.29% 41
UK excluding London +98 21 £500 - 8
South East - 12 £500 - 5
North of England +53 4 £475 -9.52% 2
Midlands +57 3 £525 +5.00% 1
West Midlands +43 3 £525 +5.00% 1
North West +18 3 - - 1
Scotland +20 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £475 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 71 (67.62%) Python
2 56 (53.33%) SQL
3 54 (51.43%) GCP
4 48 (45.71%) AWS
5 43 (40.95%) BigQuery
5 43 (40.95%) Apache Spark
6 38 (36.19%) Data Science
7 36 (34.29%) Big Data
7 36 (34.29%) Google
7 36 (34.29%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (33.33%) Apache
9 30 (28.57%) Kafka
10 29 (27.62%) ETL
11 28 (26.67%) Amazon Redshift
12 27 (25.71%) Terraform
13 25 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (23.81%) SQL Server
13 25 (23.81%) Hadoop
14 24 (22.86%) Analytics
15 22 (20.95%) DevOps
15 22 (20.95%) Jenkins
15 22 (20.95%) Kubernetes
15 22 (20.95%) Scala
16 21 (20.00%) Data Engineering
17 20 (19.05%) Data Modelling
18 18 (17.14%) Java
19 17 (16.19%) Snowflake Schema
20 16 (15.24%) Data Lake
21 15 (14.29%) PostgreSQL

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 43 (40.95%) Apache Spark
2 35 (33.33%) Apache
3 12 (11.43%) Luigi
4 5 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.90%) SAS
6 1 (0.95%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.95%) Confluence
6 1 (0.95%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.95%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 54 (51.43%) GCP
2 48 (45.71%) AWS
3 15 (14.29%) Azure
4 13 (12.38%) GitHub
5 7 (6.67%) Tricentis Tosca
6 6 (5.71%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (5.71%) Power Platform
7 5 (4.76%) Amazon SageMaker
8 4 (3.81%) Amazon EKS
8 4 (3.81%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (2.86%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (2.86%) Serverless
10 2 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.90%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.95%) IaaS
11 1 (0.95%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.95%) Stackdriver
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (40.95%) BigQuery
2 36 (34.29%) Big Data
2 36 (34.29%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (26.67%) Amazon Redshift
4 25 (23.81%) Hadoop
4 25 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 17 (16.19%) Snowflake Schema
6 16 (15.24%) Data Lake
7 15 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (13.33%) Apache Hive
9 9 (8.57%) Bigtable
10 8 (7.62%) NoSQL
11 7 (6.67%) Azkaban
11 7 (6.67%) Relational Database
12 6 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (5.71%) Power BI
13 5 (4.76%) Spark SQL
14 4 (3.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (3.81%) Cloud Spanner
14 4 (3.81%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (20.95%) Jenkins
2 12 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.67%) Selenium
4 5 (4.76%) Maven
4 5 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (3.81%) JIRA
6 3 (2.86%) IntelliJ
6 3 (2.86%) ProC
6 3 (2.86%) PyCharm
7 2 (1.90%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.90%) Bitbucket Server
7 2 (1.90%) JUnit
8 1 (0.95%) GitLab
8 1 (0.95%) GoCD
8 1 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (6.67%) Banking
2 5 (4.76%) Retail
3 4 (3.81%) Finance
4 2 (1.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.95%) Advertising
5 1 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Games
5 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (60.95%) Data Engineer
2 21 (20.00%) Python Engineer
3 20 (19.05%) Big Data Engineer
4 16 (15.24%) Architect
5 9 (8.57%) Data Architect
6 8 (7.62%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) Senior Data Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Analyst
8 6 (5.71%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (4.76%) Data Analyst
10 4 (3.81%) Data Modeller
11 3 (2.86%) Hadoop Engineer
11 3 (2.86%) Platform Engineer
12 2 (1.90%) Data Scientist
12 2 (1.90%) Node.js Developer
12 2 (1.90%) React Developer
12 2 (1.90%) Senior Developer
12 2 (1.90%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (28.57%) Kafka
2 14 (13.33%) PySpark
2 14 (13.33%) Spark Streaming
3 13 (12.38%) Apache Beam
4 6 (5.71%) Pandas
5 5 (4.76%) Apache NiFi
5 5 (4.76%) Swagger
5 5 (4.76%) Web Services
6 4 (3.81%) Node.js
6 4 (3.81%) REST
7 3 (2.86%) GraphQL
7 3 (2.86%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (2.86%) scikit-learn
8 2 (1.90%) CSS
8 2 (1.90%) Django
8 2 (1.90%) HTML
8 2 (1.90%) HTML5
9 1 (0.95%) LAMP
9 1 (0.95%) RESTful
9 1 (0.95%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.52%) Data Structures
2 8 (7.62%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.95%) Cloud Native
4 1 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.95%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.95%) Pricing Data
4 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.67%) Windows
2 5 (4.76%) Linux
3 3 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.19%) Data Science
2 36 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (27.62%) ETL
4 25 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (22.86%) Analytics
6 22 (20.95%) DevOps
7 21 (20.00%) Data Engineering
8 20 (19.05%) Data Modelling
9 12 (11.43%) Statistics
10 11 (10.48%) Coaching
10 11 (10.48%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (10.48%) Data Governance
10 11 (10.48%) Machine Learning
10 11 (10.48%) Workflow
11 9 (8.57%) Data Transformation
11 9 (8.57%) Workflow Management
12 8 (7.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (7.62%) Data Extraction
12 8 (7.62%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 71 (67.62%) Python
2 56 (53.33%) SQL
3 22 (20.95%) Scala
4 18 (17.14%) Java
5 8 (7.62%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.76%) C++
7 4 (3.81%) AWK
7 4 (3.81%) Go
7 4 (3.81%) sed
8 3 (2.86%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.86%) Ruby
9 1 (0.95%) Perl
9 1 (0.95%) PHP
9 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.81%) Degree
2 3 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) PhD
4 1 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 15 (14.29%) Docker
2 5 (4.76%) HDFS
3 1 (0.95%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 27 (25.71%) Terraform
2 22 (20.95%) Kubernetes
3 10 (9.52%) Ansible
4 7 (6.67%) Oozie
5 4 (3.81%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (1.90%) Puppet
7 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.95%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 36 (34.29%) Google
2 5 (4.76%) Tableau
3 4 (3.81%) Confluent
3 4 (3.81%) Databricks
4 3 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle
5 2 (1.90%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.90%) Hortonworks
5 2 (1.90%) Okta
5 2 (1.90%) Sage
5 2 (1.90%) Snowplow
5 2 (1.90%) StreamSets
5 2 (1.90%) Sybase
5 2 (1.90%) Talend
5 2 (1.90%) Teradata
6 1 (0.95%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.95%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.95%) Cognos
6 1 (0.95%) EXASOL
6 1 (0.95%) Informatica