The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Varnish
Rank 560 513 517
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +4
Contract jobs citing Varnish 31 69 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.67% 1.45% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 46 32
Average daily rate £400 £426 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +31.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £383 £430
% change year-on-year
+4.57% -11.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £43.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.75 -
Varnish
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4652 4746 4396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.84% 10.19% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2814 2593 2250
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 570 517
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.91 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £30.12 £32.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -18 27 £413 -3.50% 9
South East +12 3 £400 +14.28% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
Varnish
UK

Varnish
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 42 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (56.52%) Git (software)
3 36 (52.17%) PHP
4 35 (50.72%) MySQL
5 28 (40.58%) Java
6 27 (39.13%) HTML
6 27 (39.13%) CSS
6 27 (39.13%) Python
7 26 (37.68%) JIRA
8 24 (34.78%) Jenkins
9 22 (31.88%) Puppet
9 22 (31.88%) Apache
10 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
11 20 (28.99%) Linux
11 20 (28.99%) LAMP
11 20 (28.99%) Scrum
11 20 (28.99%) HTML5
11 20 (28.99%) jQuery
12 19 (27.54%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (26.09%) Drupal
13 18 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
13 18 (26.09%) Redis
14 17 (24.64%) DevOps
14 17 (24.64%) Cucumber
14 17 (24.64%) TDD
14 17 (24.64%) Configuration Management
15 16 (23.19%) MongoDB
16 15 (21.74%) Web Services
17 14 (20.29%) Selenium
17 14 (20.29%) RabbitMQ

Varnish
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 22 (31.88%) Apache
2 18 (26.09%) Drupal
3 14 (20.29%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (18.84%) Confluence
4 13 (18.84%) nginx
5 11 (15.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 11 (15.94%) Tomcat
6 9 (13.04%) CMS
7 6 (8.70%) Apache Solr
8 4 (5.80%) Jetty
8 4 (5.80%) WebSphere
9 2 (2.90%) IIS
10 1 (1.45%) JBoss
10 1 (1.45%) Lightstreamer
10 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (1.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (2.90%) Amazon CloudSearch
3 2 (2.90%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.45%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.45%) GitHub
4 1 (1.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) DNS
2 6 (8.70%) IPsec
2 6 (8.70%) LDAP
2 6 (8.70%) OpenVPN
3 5 (7.25%) Firewall
3 5 (7.25%) SSL
4 4 (5.80%) DHCP
4 4 (5.80%) HTTP
4 4 (5.80%) IMAP
4 4 (5.80%) SMTP
4 4 (5.80%) SNMP
4 4 (5.80%) VPN
5 3 (4.35%) Internet
5 3 (4.35%) IPv6
5 3 (4.35%) OSPF
5 3 (4.35%) SSH
5 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.45%) BGP
6 1 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.45%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (50.72%) MySQL
2 19 (27.54%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (26.09%) Redis
4 16 (23.19%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.80%) Big Data
5 4 (5.80%) Couchbase
5 4 (5.80%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.35%) MariaDB
6 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (56.52%) Git (software)
2 26 (37.68%) JIRA
3 24 (34.78%) Jenkins
4 17 (24.64%) Cucumber
5 14 (20.29%) Selenium
6 8 (11.59%) Mockito
7 7 (10.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (10.14%) RSpec
7 7 (10.14%) Subversion
8 5 (7.25%) JMeter
8 5 (7.25%) Vagrant
9 4 (5.80%) PHPUnit
10 3 (4.35%) GitLab
10 3 (4.35%) Hudson
10 3 (4.35%) JConsole
10 3 (4.35%) JProfiler
10 3 (4.35%) VisualVM
10 3 (4.35%) YourKit
11 2 (2.90%) Maven
11 2 (2.90%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (8.70%) Marketing
2 3 (4.35%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (56.52%) Developer
2 16 (23.19%) Drupal Developer
3 12 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (14.49%) Java Developer
4 10 (14.49%) PHP Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (7.25%) Applications Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Technical Leader
7 4 (5.80%) Administrator
7 4 (5.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.35%) DevOps Administrator
8 3 (4.35%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Java Scrum Master
8 3 (4.35%) Scrum Master
9 2 (2.90%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (2.90%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Ruby Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (39.13%) CSS
1 27 (39.13%) HTML
2 20 (28.99%) HTML5
2 20 (28.99%) jQuery
2 20 (28.99%) LAMP
3 15 (21.74%) Web Services
4 14 (20.29%) RabbitMQ
5 12 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (15.94%) Drush
6 11 (15.94%) Gherkin
7 10 (14.49%) CSS3
8 9 (13.04%) JSP
8 9 (13.04%) LEMP Stack
8 9 (13.04%) Sass
9 8 (11.59%) PowerMock
9 8 (11.59%) REST
10 6 (8.70%) AngularJS
11 5 (7.25%) Java EE
11 5 (7.25%) JSON
12 4 (5.80%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) User Experience
2 4 (5.80%) Clustering
3 2 (2.90%) Social Media
4 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) BBC
4 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.45%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.99%) Linux
2 9 (13.04%) Unix
3 8 (11.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (7.25%) CentOS
4 5 (7.25%) Windows
5 4 (5.80%) Debian
5 4 (5.80%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.35%) CoreOS
6 3 (4.35%) SmartOS
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.99%) Scrum
3 17 (24.64%) Configuration Management
3 17 (24.64%) DevOps
3 17 (24.64%) TDD
4 10 (14.49%) Automated Testing
4 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (13.04%) Open Source
5 9 (13.04%) Workflow
6 8 (11.59%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (11.59%) SOA
6 8 (11.59%) Software Delivery
7 5 (7.25%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.25%) OO
7 5 (7.25%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.80%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.80%) Load Testing
8 4 (5.80%) Performance Testing
8 4 (5.80%) SEO
8 4 (5.80%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.17%) PHP
2 28 (40.58%) Java
3 27 (39.13%) Python
4 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 12 (17.39%) Ruby
6 7 (10.14%) Go
7 6 (8.70%) Bash Shell
8 5 (7.25%) C
8 5 (7.25%) SQL
9 4 (5.80%) Perl
10 2 (2.90%) Groovy
11 1 (1.45%) C#
11 1 (1.45%) C++
11 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.90%) ISEB
3 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.90%) SDET
3 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Docker
2 6 (8.70%) KVM
3 5 (7.25%) Squid
4 4 (5.80%) LXC
4 4 (5.80%) NFS
5 3 (4.35%) Btrfs
5 3 (4.35%) FreeRADIUS
5 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.35%) iptables
5 3 (4.35%) Snort
5 3 (4.35%) vCloud
5 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.35%) Xen
6 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 22 (31.88%) Puppet
2 11 (15.94%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (14.49%) Ansible
4 6 (8.70%) Nagios
5 3 (4.35%) Cacti
5 3 (4.35%) CFEngine
5 3 (4.35%) HAProxy
5 3 (4.35%) Kubernetes
5 3 (4.35%) logstash
5 3 (4.35%) Nessus
5 3 (4.35%) systemd
6 2 (2.90%) yum
7 1 (1.45%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) Adobe
1 11 (15.94%) Red Hat
2 9 (13.04%) Atlassian
2 9 (13.04%) SaltStack
3 6 (8.70%) VMware
4 4 (5.80%) Akamai
5 3 (4.35%) Dell
6 2 (2.90%) Omniture
6 2 (2.90%) Zend
7 1 (1.45%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco
7 1 (1.45%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.45%) F5
7 1 (1.45%) Fiorano
7 1 (1.45%) IBM
7 1 (1.45%) Juniper
7 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.45%) Terracotta
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