The table below looks at the statistics for Varnish skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Varnish over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Varnish
Rank 199 203 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Varnish 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% 0.074% -
As % of the System Software category 0.20% 0.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £430 £275
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +56.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
490 582 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.68% 8.56% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 388 315
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 62
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £24.20 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

Varnish
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Varnish across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Varnish Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Varnish
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Varnish across the City of London region.

Varnish Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Varnish
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Varnish also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Varnish.

1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) XHTML
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Squid
3 1 (20.00%) Xen
3 1 (20.00%) Symfony
3 1 (20.00%) Zend

Varnish
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Varnish also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Varnish. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Drupal
2 1 (20.00%) nginx
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Redis
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) XHTML
2 1 (20.00%) Symfony
2 1 (20.00%) CakePHP
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) Memcached
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Squid
1 1 (20.00%) Xen
1 1 (20.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Graphite
2 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (20.00%) collectd
2 1 (20.00%) StatsD
2 1 (20.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) Zend
1 1 (20.00%) Rackspace
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