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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Varnish
Rank 186 215 198
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -17
Contract jobs citing Varnish 10 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.016% 0.033%
As % of the System Software category 2.12% 0.20% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -19.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £325 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 -
% change year-on-year
-1.93% -
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
471 489 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.82% 7.70% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 301 305
Average daily rate £400 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 39 51
Average hourly rate £18.60 £18.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.32% -0.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.95 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £31.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +1.58%

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 1 April 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 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) Apache
3 6 (60.00%) PHP
3 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (50.00%) nginx
4 5 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) Python
4 5 (50.00%) Hudson
5 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (40.00%) Vagrant
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) Maven
5 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (40.00%) Puppet
6 3 (30.00%) Confluence
6 3 (30.00%) yum
6 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (30.00%) Ruby
6 3 (30.00%) JIRA
6 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) MySQL
6 3 (30.00%) EJB
6 3 (30.00%) CSS
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) XML
6 3 (30.00%) HTTP
6 3 (30.00%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 6 (60.00%) Apache
2 5 (50.00%) nginx
3 3 (30.00%) Confluence
3 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (30.00%) Node.js
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (10.00%) Drupal
4 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
1 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (30.00%) Redis
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Hudson
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) Maven
2 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 3 (30.00%) Artifactory
4 2 (20.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (10.00%) RSpec
5 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (10.00%) Selenium
5 1 (10.00%) Subversion
5 1 (10.00%) Gradle
General
1 2 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) EJB
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) Play Framework
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) Memcached
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) PHP
2 5 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) Ruby
5 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (20.00%) C
5 2 (20.00%) Groovy
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VirtualBox
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Vagrant
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
2 3 (30.00%) yum
2 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Zend