Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 497 489 660
Rank change year-on-year -8 +171 +174
Contract jobs citing Apache Airflow 357 104 106
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.33% 1.72% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 73 72
10th Percentile £463 £428 £451
25th Percentile £500 £500 £485
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £565 £575 £550
Median % change year-on-year -1.74% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £675 £663 £663
90th Percentile £725 £688 £699
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
10th Percentile £51.38 - -
25th Percentile £51.56 - -
Median hourly rate £53.75 - -
75th Percentile £56.56 - -
90th Percentile £57.13 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 10,727 6,040 10,433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.36% 14.47% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,379 4,106 6,937
10th Percentile £313 £275 £250
25th Percentile £413 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -4.76%
75th Percentile £625 £565 £550
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £452 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.61% +0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 173 232
10th Percentile £14.25 £14.10 £11.02
25th Percentile £16.71 £18.85 £14.21
Median hourly rate £24.68 £27.50 £19.75
Median % change year-on-year -10.25% +39.24% +5.31%
75th Percentile £51.00 £57.17 £36.18
90th Percentile £65.51 £64.50 £51.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.83% +33.33% +2.86%

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 22 January 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 16 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 22 January 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 -14 269 £588 -2.08% 49
London -37 208 £600 - 32
Work from Home -78 115 £650 +20.93% 7
UK excluding London -48 83 £550 +10.00% 19
Scotland -19 30 £550 +10.00% 5
North of England -45 22 £525 - 7
South East -53 19 £613 +115.86% 1
Yorkshire - 14 £550 - 3
North West -45 5 £400 -23.81% 4
Midlands - 5 £613 - 1
Wales -26 4 £500 -20.00%
East of England -44 3 - - 4
Northern Ireland - 3 £475 -
North East - 3 £525 -
West Midlands - 2 £550 - 1
South West - 1 £575 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 297 (83.19%) Python
2 233 (65.27%) AWS
3 195 (54.62%) SQL
4 142 (39.78%) Data Pipeline
5 135 (37.82%) CI/CD
6 130 (36.41%) Apache
7 127 (35.57%) Apache Spark
8 111 (31.09%) DevOps
9 107 (29.97%) Kafka
10 96 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
10 96 (26.89%) Amazon S3
11 95 (26.61%) Terraform
12 88 (24.65%) Data Engineering
13 86 (24.09%) GCP
14 81 (22.69%) ETL
15 77 (21.57%) Java
16 76 (21.29%) Data Science
17 75 (21.01%) PySpark
17 75 (21.01%) Data Warehouse
18 73 (20.45%) Big Data
18 73 (20.45%) Analytics
19 70 (19.61%) Data Modelling
20 68 (19.05%) Git (software)
21 66 (18.49%) Docker
22 65 (18.21%) Serverless
22 65 (18.21%) Software Engineering
23 63 (17.65%) Kubernetes
24 60 (16.81%) Databricks
25 59 (16.53%) Finance
26 57 (15.97%) BigQuery

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
1 130 (36.41%) Apache
2 127 (35.57%) Apache Spark
3 26 (7.28%) Luigi
4 15 (4.20%) Jupyter
5 11 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (0.84%) Confluence
7 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Pulsar
8 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 233 (65.27%) AWS
2 96 (26.89%) Amazon S3
3 86 (24.09%) GCP
4 65 (18.21%) Serverless
5 57 (15.97%) GitHub
6 51 (14.29%) Amazon EMR
6 51 (14.29%) Azure
7 38 (10.64%) AWS Lambda
8 35 (9.80%) Snowflake
9 34 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
10 31 (8.68%) dbt
11 26 (7.28%) Slack
12 22 (6.16%) AWS Step Functions
13 21 (5.88%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 20 (5.60%) Power Platform
15 16 (4.48%) Azure Functions
16 13 (3.64%) Amazon Kinesis
17 12 (3.36%) Azure Data Factory
18 11 (3.08%) AWS CloudFormation
19 10 (2.80%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.96%) Firewall
2 5 (1.40%) IPFS
3 1 (0.28%) FTP
3 1 (0.28%) Network Security
3 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (21.01%) Data Warehouse
2 73 (20.45%) Big Data
3 57 (15.97%) BigQuery
4 56 (15.69%) Amazon Redshift
4 56 (15.69%) Data Lake
5 52 (14.57%) NoSQL
6 47 (13.17%) Hadoop
7 39 (10.92%) PostgreSQL
8 31 (8.68%) Tableau
9 29 (8.12%) Amazon Athena
10 27 (7.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 22 (6.16%) Apache Hive
12 20 (5.60%) Amazon RDS
12 20 (5.60%) Power BI
13 18 (5.04%) Apache Cassandra
14 17 (4.76%) SQL Server
15 16 (4.48%) Azkaban
16 15 (4.20%) Flink
16 15 (4.20%) Spark SQL
17 14 (3.92%) Apache Ignite
Development Applications
1 68 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 40 (11.20%) GitLab
3 36 (10.08%) Jenkins
4 33 (9.24%) JIRA
5 11 (3.08%) MLflow
6 7 (1.96%) Bitbucket
6 7 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (1.40%) Artifactory
7 5 (1.40%) CircleCI
7 5 (1.40%) Maven
8 4 (1.12%) ProC
8 4 (1.12%) RStudio
8 4 (1.12%) SonarQube
9 3 (0.84%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.56%) Moq
10 2 (0.56%) MSTest
10 2 (0.56%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.56%) Spinnaker
10 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 1 (0.28%) Selenium
General
1 59 (16.53%) Finance
2 35 (9.80%) Social Skills
3 26 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.20%) Law
5 14 (3.92%) Front Office
6 13 (3.64%) Banking
7 10 (2.80%) Marketing
8 8 (2.24%) Publishing
9 7 (1.96%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.40%) Investment Banking
11 4 (1.12%) Presentation Skills
11 4 (1.12%) Public Sector
12 3 (0.84%) Documentation Skills
12 3 (0.84%) Games
12 3 (0.84%) Retail
13 2 (0.56%) German Language
13 2 (0.56%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.28%) Czech Language
14 1 (0.28%) Electronics
14 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 211 (59.10%) Data Engineer
2 70 (19.61%) AWS Engineer
3 50 (14.01%) Senior Data Engineer
4 48 (13.45%) Python Engineer
5 34 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 33 (9.24%) Developer
7 27 (7.56%) Architect
8 23 (6.44%) Java Engineer
8 23 (6.44%) Python Developer
9 22 (6.16%) Systems Engineer
10 20 (5.60%) DevOps Engineer
11 18 (5.04%) Senior Java Engineer
12 17 (4.76%) AWS Developer
13 16 (4.48%) AWS Software Engineer
13 16 (4.48%) Python Software Engineer
14 15 (4.20%) Senior Systems Engineer
15 14 (3.92%) Data Architect
15 14 (3.92%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 11 (3.08%) Java Software Engineer
17 10 (2.80%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (29.97%) Kafka
2 75 (21.01%) PySpark
3 26 (7.28%) Apache Beam
3 26 (7.28%) Pandas
4 25 (7.00%) Spark Streaming
5 17 (4.76%) React
6 16 (4.48%) REST
7 14 (3.92%) AngularJS
7 14 (3.92%) Vue.js
8 13 (3.64%) ARM Templates
9 11 (3.08%) pytest
10 10 (2.80%) Web Services
11 9 (2.52%) GraphQL
11 9 (2.52%) scikit-learn
12 8 (2.24%) Apollo GraphQL
12 8 (2.24%) JSON
12 8 (2.24%) Node.js
12 8 (2.24%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (1.96%) Apache NiFi
13 7 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.88%) Cloud Native
2 20 (5.60%) Data Structures
3 17 (4.76%) iPad
4 15 (4.20%) Derivative
4 15 (4.20%) Equities
4 15 (4.20%) Fixed Income
5 14 (3.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (2.52%) Social Media
7 8 (2.24%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.96%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.68%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.12%) Renewable Energy
11 4 (1.12%) Replication
12 3 (0.84%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.84%) User Experience
13 2 (0.56%) Data Centre
14 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.76%) Linux
2 10 (2.80%) Unix
3 2 (0.56%) Android
3 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (39.78%) Data Pipeline
2 135 (37.82%) CI/CD
3 111 (31.09%) DevOps
4 96 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (24.65%) Data Engineering
6 81 (22.69%) ETL
7 76 (21.29%) Data Science
8 73 (20.45%) Analytics
9 70 (19.61%) Data Modelling
10 65 (18.21%) Software Engineering
11 55 (15.41%) Continuous Integration
12 54 (15.13%) TDD
13 51 (14.29%) Workflow
14 38 (10.64%) Continuous Delivery
14 38 (10.64%) Infrastructure as Code
15 34 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
16 30 (8.40%) Migration
17 29 (8.12%) Test Automation
18 28 (7.84%) Data Ingestion
18 28 (7.84%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 297 (83.19%) Python
2 195 (54.62%) SQL
3 77 (21.57%) Java
4 53 (14.85%) Scala
5 20 (5.60%) JavaScript
6 19 (5.32%) Kotlin
7 16 (4.48%) R
7 16 (4.48%) TypeScript
8 15 (4.20%) Bash
9 13 (3.64%) Go
10 8 (2.24%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.24%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.40%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.12%) Ruby
13 3 (0.84%) C#
13 3 (0.84%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.56%) C++
14 2 (0.56%) VBA
15 1 (0.28%) Java 8
15 1 (0.28%) LookML
Qualifications
1 17 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 17 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.08%) Degree
3 6 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.56%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.28%) ISEB
5 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.28%) MBA
5 1 (0.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 20 (5.60%) QA
3 4 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.56%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.28%) Basel II
5 1 (0.28%) IFRS
5 1 (0.28%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 66 (18.49%) Docker
2 18 (5.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (1.68%) HDFS
4 4 (1.12%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.28%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 95 (26.61%) Terraform
2 63 (17.65%) Kubernetes
3 37 (10.36%) Grafana
4 34 (9.52%) Bosun
5 24 (6.72%) VictorOps
6 21 (5.88%) Rancher
7 7 (1.96%) Ansible
8 4 (1.12%) Hadoop YARN
8 4 (1.12%) Oozie
9 2 (0.56%) Control-M
9 2 (0.56%) Istio
9 2 (0.56%) Kibana
9 2 (0.56%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.56%) Puppet
10 1 (0.28%) Argo
10 1 (0.28%) Kubeflow
10 1 (0.28%) logstash
10 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 60 (16.81%) Databricks
2 46 (12.89%) Google
3 16 (4.48%) Oracle
4 12 (3.36%) Teradata
5 8 (2.24%) Alteryx
5 8 (2.24%) Talend
6 7 (1.96%) Cloudera
7 6 (1.68%) Informatica
8 5 (1.40%) Microsoft
9 4 (1.12%) Veracode
10 3 (0.84%) Guidewire
10 3 (0.84%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.56%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.56%) Dataiku
11 2 (0.56%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.56%) Splunk
11 2 (0.56%) StreamSets
11 2 (0.56%) Virgin Media
12 1 (0.28%) Adobe
12 1 (0.28%) Bloomberg