The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Varnish
Rank 208 195 213
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Contract jobs citing Varnish 2 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.031% 0.032% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.40% 0.38% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Average daily rate £325 £405 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% +62.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
503 521 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.79% 8.36% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 322 357
Average daily rate £385 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 45 59
Average hourly rate £18.85 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.78% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.85 £135.00 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Varnish
London

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 18 April 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 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Redis
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (33.33%) Drupal
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) RSpec
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (33.33%) Drupal
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Redis
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) RSpec
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) Sinatra
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
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Engage PSG
Posted: 3 days ago
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Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago