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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Varnish
Rank 203 198 221
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +23
Contract jobs citing Varnish 8 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.068% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 1.46% 0.74% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
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£425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £236 £375
% change year-on-year
+53.43% -37.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
549 544 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.25% 9.25% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 382 386
Average daily rate £400 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £177 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 50
Average hourly rate £22.67 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £27.50 £49.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -13.88%

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 28 July 2015, 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 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) TDD
2 12 (70.59%) Apache
2 12 (70.59%) Jenkins
3 11 (64.71%) Linux
3 11 (64.71%) PHP
4 9 (52.94%) Web Services
4 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
5 8 (47.06%) Puppet
5 8 (47.06%) Java
6 7 (41.18%) MySQL
6 7 (41.18%) Python
6 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
6 7 (41.18%) Scrum
6 7 (41.18%) Confluence
6 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (41.18%) JIRA
7 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (35.29%) nginx
7 6 (35.29%) DevOps
8 5 (29.41%) Artifactory
8 5 (29.41%) Selenium
8 5 (29.41%) yum
8 5 (29.41%) Hudson
8 5 (29.41%) Maven
8 5 (29.41%) HTTP
8 5 (29.41%) EJB
9 4 (23.53%) CSS
9 4 (23.53%) C

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 12 (70.59%) Apache
2 7 (41.18%) Confluence
3 6 (35.29%) nginx
4 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
4 4 (23.53%) Drupal
5 2 (11.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (5.88%) JBoss
6 1 (5.88%) CMS
6 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
6 1 (5.88%) Node.js
6 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) HTTP
2 4 (23.53%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) Redis
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Jenkins
2 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
3 7 (41.18%) JIRA
4 5 (29.41%) Selenium
4 5 (29.41%) Maven
4 5 (29.41%) Hudson
4 5 (29.41%) Artifactory
5 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
6 2 (11.76%) SonarQube
6 2 (11.76%) Mockito
6 2 (11.76%) LoadRunner
6 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (5.88%) RSpec
7 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
7 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Platform Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (5.88%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) Web Services
2 5 (29.41%) EJB
3 4 (23.53%) CSS
3 4 (23.53%) HTML
4 3 (17.65%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (17.65%) jQuery
4 3 (17.65%) HTML5
5 2 (11.76%) Ext JS
5 2 (11.76%) Django
5 2 (11.76%) .NET
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.76%) LAMP
5 2 (11.76%) PowerMock
5 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
5 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (5.88%) Ajax
6 1 (5.88%) XML
6 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Tandem
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Streaming Video
2 1 (5.88%) E-Learning
2 1 (5.88%) Video on Demand
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX
4 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.88%) CentOS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) TDD
3 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (41.18%) Scrum
5 6 (35.29%) DevOps
6 3 (17.65%) Release Management
6 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
7 2 (11.76%) SOA
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL
7 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.76%) Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) Kanban
7 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Static Code Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (11.76%) SDLC
8 1 (5.88%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) PHP
2 8 (47.06%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) Python
4 4 (23.53%) Ruby
4 4 (23.53%) C
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Puppet
2 5 (29.41%) yum
3 3 (17.65%) Nagios
3 3 (17.65%) Vagrant
3 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (11.76%) CA LISA
5 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.76%) AppDynamics
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
2 2 (11.76%) Adobe
2 2 (11.76%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) CA
2 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
2 2 (11.76%) Pega
2 2 (11.76%) Coverity
3 1 (5.88%) Akamai
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Zend