The first table below looks at the demand for Varnish skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 England 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 525 465 553
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +88
Contract jobs citing Varnish 65 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.088% 0.043%
As % of the System Software category 1.35% 0.94% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 25 13
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4826 4033 4364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.40% 9.36% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2493 1988 2160
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 583 600 543
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.72 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Varnish
UK

Varnish
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Varnish Jobs Demand Trend in England

Varnish
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Varnish Daily Rate Trend in England

Varnish
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Varnish across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Varnish Daily Rate Histogram in England

Varnish
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Varnish across the England region.

Varnish Hourly Rate Trend in England

Varnish
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Varnish within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -5 51 £375 - 12
South West - 6 £300 -
South East -11 3 - -
North West - 3 - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Varnish
UK

Varnish
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 56 (56.00%) PHP
2 43 (43.00%) Git (software)
3 41 (41.00%) MySQL
4 38 (38.00%) Linux
5 35 (35.00%) Scrum
6 31 (31.00%) Memcached
6 31 (31.00%) Puppet
7 30 (30.00%) Drupal
7 30 (30.00%) Subversion
8 28 (28.00%) ActiveMQ
9 27 (27.00%) Opscode Chef
10 24 (24.00%) Ruby
10 24 (24.00%) CSS
11 23 (23.00%) Apache
11 23 (23.00%) LAMP
11 23 (23.00%) MongoDB
12 21 (21.00%) Java
12 21 (21.00%) JavaScript
13 20 (20.00%) UNIX
14 19 (19.00%) HTML
14 19 (19.00%) Perl
14 19 (19.00%) HTTP
14 19 (19.00%) Configuration Management
15 18 (18.00%) Python
15 18 (18.00%) Ruby on Rails
15 18 (18.00%) jQuery
15 18 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (18.00%) Sinatra
16 17 (17.00%) Open Source
16 17 (17.00%) TDD

Varnish
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 30 (30.00%) Drupal
2 23 (23.00%) Apache
3 14 (14.00%) Apache Solr
4 13 (13.00%) nginx
5 11 (11.00%) Node.js
5 11 (11.00%) Tomcat
6 8 (8.00%) IIS
7 6 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.00%) WordPress
8 2 (2.00%) CMS
8 2 (2.00%) Zope
9 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.00%) Umbraco
9 1 (1.00%) Confluence
9 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (11.00%) Joyent
3 5 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.00%) GitHub
5 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.00%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.00%) Route 53
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.00%) HTTP
2 13 (13.00%) Internet
3 8 (8.00%) DNS
4 7 (7.00%) BGP
5 3 (3.00%) Intranet
6 2 (2.00%) MRTG
6 2 (2.00%) Firewall
6 2 (2.00%) SSL
6 2 (2.00%) Extranet
6 2 (2.00%) SNMP
6 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.00%) LDAP
7 1 (1.00%) DHCP
7 1 (1.00%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.00%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (41.00%) MySQL
2 23 (23.00%) MongoDB
3 15 (15.00%) Redis
4 9 (9.00%) NoSQL
5 7 (7.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (5.00%) Relational Database
8 4 (4.00%) SQL Server
9 2 (2.00%) Couchbase
10 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.00%) Big Data
10 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 43 (43.00%) Git (software)
2 30 (30.00%) Subversion
3 15 (15.00%) RubyGems
4 12 (12.00%) PHPUnit
5 9 (9.00%) Jenkins
6 7 (7.00%) Hudson
7 6 (6.00%) Maven
8 5 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (4.00%) Cucumber
10 3 (3.00%) RSpec
11 1 (1.00%) JIRA
11 1 (1.00%) NUnit
11 1 (1.00%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.00%) Behat
General
1 15 (15.00%) Publishing
2 7 (7.00%) Games
3 1 (1.00%) Marketing
3 1 (1.00%) Front Office
3 1 (1.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 59 (59.00%) Developer
2 22 (22.00%) Drupal Developer
3 15 (15.00%) Ruby Developer
4 11 (11.00%) Architect
5 7 (7.00%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.00%) PHP Developer
6 6 (6.00%) Administrator
6 6 (6.00%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Consultant
8 4 (4.00%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.00%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.00%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.00%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.00%) PHP Zend Developer
10 2 (2.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
10 2 (2.00%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (2.00%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (31.00%) Memcached
2 28 (28.00%) ActiveMQ
3 24 (24.00%) CSS
4 23 (23.00%) LAMP
5 19 (19.00%) HTML
6 18 (18.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 18 (18.00%) jQuery
6 18 (18.00%) Sinatra
7 17 (17.00%) Web Services
8 14 (14.00%) Apache Camel
9 8 (8.00%) Symfony
10 7 (7.00%) VCL
10 7 (7.00%) RESTful
11 6 (6.00%) JMX
11 6 (6.00%) RSS
12 5 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
12 5 (5.00%) HTML5
13 4 (4.00%) ZeroMQ
13 4 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (4.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.00%) Open Source
2 12 (12.00%) Taxonomies
3 10 (10.00%) Replication
4 6 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.00%) Clustering
5 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.00%) Streaming Video
5 3 (3.00%) Social Media
6 2 (2.00%) Online Games
6 2 (2.00%) W3C
7 1 (1.00%) iDTV
7 1 (1.00%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 38 (38.00%) Linux
2 20 (20.00%) UNIX
3 15 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (13.00%) CentOS
5 10 (10.00%) Windows
6 7 (7.00%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.00%) Debian
8 1 (1.00%) VMS
8 1 (1.00%) AIX
8 1 (1.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.00%) Scrum
2 19 (19.00%) Configuration Management
3 18 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (17.00%) TDD
5 16 (16.00%) SOA
6 15 (15.00%) BDD
7 14 (14.00%) OO
7 14 (14.00%) Web Development
8 13 (13.00%) Automated Testing
9 12 (12.00%) Software Engineering
10 11 (11.00%) Kanban
11 10 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (8.00%) Load Balancing
13 7 (7.00%) MVC
14 6 (6.00%) Kernel Tuning
14 6 (6.00%) Release Management
15 5 (5.00%) Project Management
16 4 (4.00%) Change Management
16 4 (4.00%) Content Management
16 4 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 56 (56.00%) PHP
2 24 (24.00%) Ruby
3 21 (21.00%) Java
3 21 (21.00%) JavaScript
4 19 (19.00%) Perl
5 18 (18.00%) Python
6 13 (13.00%) C
7 6 (6.00%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.00%) SQL
9 4 (4.00%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.00%) C#
10 2 (2.00%) PHP5
11 1 (1.00%) C++
11 1 (1.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (7.00%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (10.00%) VirtualBox
2 4 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.00%) Squid
4 1 (1.00%) Xen
4 1 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 31 (31.00%) Puppet
2 27 (27.00%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (13.00%) Nagios
4 7 (7.00%) Munin
4 7 (7.00%) Vagrant
4 7 (7.00%) StatsD
5 3 (3.00%) ZABBIX
5 3 (3.00%) HAProxy
5 3 (3.00%) Ansible
6 2 (2.00%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.00%) Tivoli NetView
7 1 (1.00%) Cacti
7 1 (1.00%) Capistrano
7 1 (1.00%) collectd
Vendors
1 17 (17.00%) Red Hat
2 14 (14.00%) Zend
3 13 (13.00%) Rackspace
4 9 (9.00%) Akamai
5 8 (8.00%) VMware
6 7 (7.00%) Oracle
7 6 (6.00%) Percona
8 3 (3.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.00%) Open Text
9 2 (2.00%) RedDot
10 1 (1.00%) HP
10 1 (1.00%) BMC
10 1 (1.00%) Sony
10 1 (1.00%) Infoblox
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