Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 820 849 870
Rank change year-on-year +29 +21 -
Contract jobs citing Apache Airflow 58 40 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.040% 0.003%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.35% 0.24% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 24 3
UK median daily rate £525 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £400 £389 £475
90th Percentile £615 £638 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 -
% change year-on-year +2.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
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 16,388 16,555 17,557
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.47% 16.51% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,564 11,053 11,315
UK median daily rate £469 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £631 £620 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 352 397 404
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +0.33% -7.45%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.57 £19.34 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.20% -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 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache Airflow in the UK

Apache Airflow
Top 9 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 16 January 2019. 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 +8 55 £525 +7.69% 15
London +39 50 £544 +11.54% 14
UK excluding London -19 8 £500 +2.56% 2
Scotland 0 3 £350 -30.00%
Midlands - 3 £500 -
West Midlands - 3 £500 -
North West - 1 £525 -
East of England - 1 £550 - 1
North of England - 1 £525 -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 55 (94.83%) Python
2 35 (60.34%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (48.28%) Google
4 27 (46.55%) Apache Spark
4 27 (46.55%) Data Science
5 26 (44.83%) Big Data
6 25 (43.10%) Google Cloud Platform
7 19 (32.76%) Apache
8 18 (31.03%) SQL
8 18 (31.03%) DevOps
9 17 (29.31%) Scala
10 15 (25.86%) Analytics
11 14 (24.14%) BDD
11 14 (24.14%) ETL
11 14 (24.14%) TDD
11 14 (24.14%) Amazon Redshift
12 13 (22.41%) Docker
12 13 (22.41%) Machine Learning
13 12 (20.69%) Data Engineering
14 11 (18.97%) Luigi
14 11 (18.97%) BigQuery
14 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (18.97%) PySpark
14 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (17.24%) NoSQL
15 10 (17.24%) Jenkins
15 10 (17.24%) Workflow
15 10 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
16 9 (15.52%) Data-Driven Testing
16 9 (15.52%) Mentoring

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 27 (46.55%) Apache Spark
2 19 (32.76%) Apache
3 11 (18.97%) Luigi
4 2 (3.45%) Jupyter
5 1 (1.72%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.72%) Confluence
5 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.72%) nginx
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 35 (60.34%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (43.10%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (10.34%) Amazon S3
5 4 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (6.90%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (3.45%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.72%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 1 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.72%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.72%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (44.83%) Big Data
2 14 (24.14%) Amazon Redshift
3 11 (18.97%) BigQuery
4 10 (17.24%) NoSQL
5 9 (15.52%) Hadoop
6 8 (13.79%) Apache Hive
7 6 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (5.17%) Amazon Athena
9 3 (5.17%) Data Lake
9 3 (5.17%) MySQL
9 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
10 2 (3.45%) Azkaban
10 2 (3.45%) Flink
10 2 (3.45%) HBase
10 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
10 2 (3.45%) Presto
10 2 (3.45%) Redis
10 2 (3.45%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.17%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.72%) Gradle
4 1 (1.72%) Selenium
4 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Legal
3 4 (6.90%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Advertising
4 2 (3.45%) Games
4 2 (3.45%) Marketing
4 2 (3.45%) Publishing
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (51.72%) Data Engineer
2 19 (32.76%) Python Engineer
3 11 (18.97%) Big Data Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Senior Data Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Developer
5 7 (12.07%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Python Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Data Scientist
7 2 (3.45%) Architect
7 2 (3.45%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) E-Commerce Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 2 (3.45%) Python Software Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (3.45%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Data Science Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Machine Learning Researcher
8 1 (1.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) PySpark
2 8 (13.79%) Kafka
3 5 (8.62%) Django
3 5 (8.62%) NumPy
3 5 (8.62%) Pandas
4 4 (6.90%) Celery
4 4 (6.90%) Flask
5 3 (5.17%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (5.17%) React
5 3 (5.17%) scikit-learn
6 2 (3.45%) GraphQL
6 2 (3.45%) Sass
6 2 (3.45%) SciPy
7 1 (1.72%) Beautiful Soup
7 1 (1.72%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (1.72%) MLlib
7 1 (1.72%) SpaCy
7 1 (1.72%) Spark Streaming
7 1 (1.72%) SQLAlchemy
7 1 (1.72%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.07%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.72%) Fintech
4 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing Technology
4 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) Data Science
2 18 (31.03%) DevOps
3 15 (25.86%) Analytics
4 14 (24.14%) BDD
4 14 (24.14%) ETL
4 14 (24.14%) TDD
5 13 (22.41%) Machine Learning
6 12 (20.69%) Data Engineering
7 10 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (17.24%) Workflow
8 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (15.52%) Data-Driven Testing
8 9 (15.52%) Mentoring
9 8 (13.79%) Computer Science
9 8 (13.79%) Data Cleansing
10 7 (12.07%) Coaching
11 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
12 5 (8.62%) Artificial Intelligence
12 5 (8.62%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (94.83%) Python
2 18 (31.03%) SQL
3 17 (29.31%) Scala
4 7 (12.07%) Java
5 4 (6.90%) C++
5 4 (6.90%) Ruby
6 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.45%) C
7 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.72%) C#
8 1 (1.72%) Go
8 1 (1.72%) Groovy
8 1 (1.72%) HiveQL
8 1 (1.72%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.45%) Master's Degree
3 2 (3.45%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (3.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 13 (22.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.72%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) Ansible
1 8 (13.79%) Kubernetes
1 8 (13.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (48.28%) Google
2 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.72%) Facebook
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle
2 1 (1.72%) PagerDuty
2 1 (1.72%) Twitter
2 1 (1.72%) Vertica