Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 2018 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 838 846 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 - -
Contract jobs citing Apache Airflow 64 21 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.021% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.37% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 57 16 0
UK median daily rate £575 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.43% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £438 -
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -
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 17,237 16,473 19,715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.76% 16.77% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,287 10,683 13,009
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £255
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 418 496
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.88 £48.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.73
% change year-on-year +2.50% -3.52% +3.65%

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 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache Airflow in the UK

Apache Airflow
Top 5 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 25 September 2018. 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 +23 63 £575 +27.78% 11
London +31 55 £575 +29.21% 11
UK excluding London -23 9 £500 +14.29%
East of England - 8 £525 -
Scotland -16 1 £338 -

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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 61 (95.31%) Python
2 49 (76.56%) Apache Spark
3 44 (68.75%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (57.81%) SQL
5 30 (46.88%) Big Data
6 29 (45.31%) NoSQL
7 27 (42.19%) Amazon Redshift
8 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (39.06%) Analytics
10 24 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
11 23 (35.94%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (34.38%) Apache
13 21 (32.81%) Java
13 21 (32.81%) Data Science
14 20 (31.25%) Scala
15 19 (29.69%) Hadoop
15 19 (29.69%) Docker
15 19 (29.69%) BigQuery
16 18 (28.13%) Luigi
17 17 (26.56%) BDD
17 17 (26.56%) TDD
18 14 (21.88%) Workflow
18 14 (21.88%) PostgreSQL
19 13 (20.31%) E-Commerce
19 13 (20.31%) ETL
19 13 (20.31%) Business Intelligence
19 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
20 12 (18.75%) Google
20 12 (18.75%) Amazon EC2
20 12 (18.75%) Retail

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 49 (76.56%) Apache Spark
2 22 (34.38%) Apache
3 18 (28.13%) Luigi
4 8 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.56%) Gunicorn
6 1 (1.56%) Jupyter
6 1 (1.56%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 44 (68.75%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (18.75%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (18.75%) Amazon EMR
5 8 (12.50%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (4.69%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.56%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 1 (1.56%) GitHub
7 1 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (46.88%) Big Data
2 29 (45.31%) NoSQL
3 27 (42.19%) Amazon Redshift
4 19 (29.69%) BigQuery
4 19 (29.69%) Hadoop
5 14 (21.88%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (15.63%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (15.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (12.50%) Amazon Athena
7 8 (12.50%) Apache Hive
8 6 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
9 3 (4.69%) Power BI
9 3 (4.69%) Redis
9 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
10 2 (3.13%) Azkaban
10 2 (3.13%) Data Lake
10 2 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (3.13%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) ProC
2 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 12 (18.75%) Retail
2 6 (9.38%) Marketing
3 2 (3.13%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Games
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (50.00%) Data Engineer
2 15 (23.44%) Developer
2 15 (23.44%) Senior Data Engineer
3 13 (20.31%) Python Developer
4 11 (17.19%) Python Engineer
5 10 (15.63%) AWS Engineer
5 10 (15.63%) Big Data Engineer
6 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Python Software Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Senior Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Senior Python Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Data Science Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Apache Spark Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) MLlib
2 6 (9.38%) Django
3 5 (7.81%) Flask
3 5 (7.81%) Kafka
4 4 (6.25%) Celery
4 4 (6.25%) Pandas
5 3 (4.69%) NumPy
5 3 (4.69%) PySpark
5 3 (4.69%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (4.69%) Sass
5 3 (4.69%) scikit-learn
5 3 (4.69%) SciPy
5 3 (4.69%) Spark Streaming
6 2 (3.13%) GraphQL
6 2 (3.13%) React
7 1 (1.56%) Angular 2
7 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.56%) Node.js
7 1 (1.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.94%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.69%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.56%) Fintech
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing Technology
5 1 (1.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.06%) Analytics
3 23 (35.94%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (32.81%) Data Science
5 17 (26.56%) BDD
5 17 (26.56%) TDD
6 14 (21.88%) Workflow
7 13 (20.31%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (20.31%) E-Commerce
7 13 (20.31%) ETL
8 11 (17.19%) Kanban
8 11 (17.19%) OO
8 11 (17.19%) Pair Programming
8 11 (17.19%) Scrum
9 10 (15.63%) Workflow Management
10 9 (14.06%) Actionable Insight
10 9 (14.06%) Machine Learning
10 9 (14.06%) OOP
10 9 (14.06%) Predictive Modelling
10 9 (14.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 61 (95.31%) Python
2 37 (57.81%) SQL
3 21 (32.81%) Java
4 20 (31.25%) Scala
5 11 (17.19%) C++
6 4 (6.25%) C
6 4 (6.25%) Ruby
7 2 (3.13%) C#
7 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.56%) HiveQL
8 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.56%) Perl
8 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
2 5 (7.81%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) GDPR
2 1 (1.56%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (29.69%) Docker
2 2 (3.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) Kubernetes
2 5 (7.81%) Ansible
2 5 (7.81%) Terraform
3 1 (1.56%) Oozie
3 1 (1.56%) Packer
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Google
2 11 (17.19%) Oracle
3 3 (4.69%) Tableau
4 2 (3.13%) Talend
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.56%) Optimizely
5 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com