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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Varnish
Rank 185 204 207
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +3
Contract jobs citing Varnish 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.017% 0.061%
As % of the System Software category 1.19% 0.21% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£425 - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+44.16% -25.00%
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
504 472 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.33% 7.93% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 336 335
Average daily rate £400 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £190 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £479 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 40
Average hourly rate £22.83 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.71% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -3.12%

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 29 May 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 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (64.29%) TDD
5 8 (57.14%) PHP
5 8 (57.14%) Apache
5 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
5 8 (57.14%) Puppet
5 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
6 7 (50.00%) DevOps
6 7 (50.00%) nginx
6 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (50.00%) Python
6 7 (50.00%) Web Services
7 6 (42.86%) Scrum
8 5 (35.71%) Ruby
8 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
8 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
8 5 (35.71%) MySQL
8 5 (35.71%) Java
8 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (35.71%) Hudson
8 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (28.57%) Vagrant
9 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
9 4 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (28.57%) Maven
10 3 (21.43%) HTML
10 3 (21.43%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (57.14%) Apache
2 7 (50.00%) nginx
3 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
4 3 (21.43%) Node.js
4 3 (21.43%) Confluence
4 3 (21.43%) Drupal
5 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
5 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) HTTP
2 2 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 3 (21.43%) Redis
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 5 (35.71%) Hudson
3 4 (28.57%) Maven
4 3 (21.43%) JIRA
4 3 (21.43%) Selenium
4 3 (21.43%) Artifactory
5 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (14.29%) Mercurial
5 2 (14.29%) SonarQube
5 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
6 1 (7.14%) Subversion
6 1 (7.14%) Gradle
6 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 1 (7.14%) RSpec
6 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) EJB
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) Play Framework
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) Django
4 2 (14.29%) LAMP
5 1 (7.14%) Ajax
5 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) CSS3
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) Memcached
5 1 (7.14%) RESTful
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 2 (14.29%) Tandem
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) E-Learning
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (64.29%) TDD
4 7 (50.00%) DevOps
5 6 (42.86%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 2 (14.29%) Static Code Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) SDLC
7 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 2 (14.29%) SOA
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) Release Management
7 2 (14.29%) Kanban
7 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
7 2 (14.29%) Web Development
7 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) PHP
2 7 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (35.71%) Ruby
3 5 (35.71%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 2 (14.29%) C
5 2 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VirtualBox
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Puppet
2 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (28.57%) Vagrant
4 3 (21.43%) yum
5 2 (14.29%) CA LISA
5 2 (14.29%) Nagios
6 1 (7.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) Coverity
2 2 (14.29%) AppDynamics
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) CA
2 2 (14.29%) Pega
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Zend