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 1 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Varnish
Rank 528 504 557
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +53
Contract jobs citing Varnish 52 58 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.12% 0.045%
As % of the System Software category 1.02% 1.22% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 40 23
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £438 £200
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +118.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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 England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5078 4762 4597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.77% 9.90% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2847 2525 2236
Average daily rate £350 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 630 578 606
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.70 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
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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 0 46 £413 +10.73% 10
South East - 3 £350 - 2
East of England -23 2 £375 -6.25%
Yorkshire - - - -
Varnish
UK

Varnish
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 46 (52.27%) PHP
1 46 (52.27%) Linux
2 40 (45.45%) Git (software)
3 38 (43.18%) Apache
4 35 (39.77%) MySQL
5 30 (34.09%) Web Services
5 30 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (32.95%) Scrum
7 25 (28.41%) TDD
7 25 (28.41%) Subversion
7 25 (28.41%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (27.27%) Java
8 24 (27.27%) Python
8 24 (27.27%) DevOps
9 23 (26.14%) Puppet
10 21 (23.86%) C
10 21 (23.86%) HTTP
10 21 (23.86%) Ruby
11 20 (22.73%) nginx
12 19 (21.59%) Memcached
12 19 (21.59%) UNIX
13 18 (20.45%) Configuration Management
14 17 (19.32%) JavaScript
14 17 (19.32%) Software Engineering
14 17 (19.32%) ActiveMQ
15 16 (18.18%) CSS
15 16 (18.18%) Open Source
16 15 (17.05%) Opscode Chef
17 14 (15.91%) Red Hat
17 14 (15.91%) jQuery

Varnish
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 38 (43.18%) Apache
2 20 (22.73%) nginx
3 14 (15.91%) Drupal
4 13 (14.77%) Apache Solr
5 6 (6.82%) Confluence
6 4 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (4.55%) WordPress
6 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.27%) Node.js
7 2 (2.27%) Apache Pig
7 2 (2.27%) Zope
7 2 (2.27%) Plone
7 2 (2.27%) IIS
8 1 (1.14%) CMS
8 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (10.23%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (9.09%) Joyent
4 3 (3.41%) GitHub
4 3 (3.41%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.27%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.14%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.86%) HTTP
2 12 (13.64%) Internet
3 8 (9.09%) SSL
4 6 (6.82%) BGP
5 5 (5.68%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.55%) Firewall
6 4 (4.55%) DNS
7 3 (3.41%) Intranet
7 3 (3.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.41%) Network Security
8 2 (2.27%) DAB
9 1 (1.14%) LDAP
9 1 (1.14%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (39.77%) MySQL
2 13 (14.77%) MongoDB
3 12 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (12.50%) Redis
5 4 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.27%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 40 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 25 (28.41%) Subversion
3 10 (11.36%) Cucumber
3 10 (11.36%) RSpec
3 10 (11.36%) Jenkins
4 9 (10.23%) PHPUnit
5 7 (7.95%) Hudson
6 6 (6.82%) Artifactory
6 6 (6.82%) Maven
6 6 (6.82%) JIRA
7 5 (5.68%) RubyGems
8 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (5.68%) Games
2 4 (4.55%) Finance
3 3 (3.41%) Publishing
4 2 (2.27%) Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (40.91%) Developer
2 14 (15.91%) Drupal Developer
3 12 (13.64%) Software Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) PHP Developer
6 6 (6.82%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (4.55%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.41%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (2.27%) Administrator
9 2 (2.27%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.09%) Web Services
2 19 (21.59%) Memcached
3 17 (19.32%) ActiveMQ
4 16 (18.18%) CSS
5 14 (15.91%) jQuery
6 13 (14.77%) Ruby on Rails
6 13 (14.77%) LAMP
6 13 (14.77%) HTML
7 11 (12.50%) HTML5
7 11 (12.50%) Sinatra
8 10 (11.36%) RESTful
9 8 (9.09%) CSS3
10 6 (6.82%) Ajax
11 5 (5.68%) Symfony
11 5 (5.68%) NSQ
11 5 (5.68%) AngularJS
11 5 (5.68%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (4.55%) VCL
13 3 (3.41%) XSLT
13 3 (3.41%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Open Source
2 9 (10.23%) Taxonomies
3 6 (6.82%) W3C
4 4 (4.55%) Streaming Video
4 4 (4.55%) Replication
4 4 (4.55%) Online Games
5 3 (3.41%) User Experience
6 2 (2.27%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.27%) MPEG
7 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (52.27%) Linux
2 19 (21.59%) UNIX
3 12 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (12.50%) CentOS
5 4 (4.55%) Debian
6 2 (2.27%) Windows
7 1 (1.14%) Android
7 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.95%) Scrum
3 25 (28.41%) TDD
3 25 (28.41%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (27.27%) DevOps
5 18 (20.45%) Configuration Management
6 17 (19.32%) Software Engineering
7 13 (14.77%) Kanban
8 12 (13.64%) BDD
8 12 (13.64%) OO
9 10 (11.36%) Automated Testing
10 9 (10.23%) Web Development
11 6 (6.82%) SOA
12 4 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (4.55%) Load Balancing
13 3 (3.41%) E-Commerce
13 3 (3.41%) OOD
13 3 (3.41%) Project Management
13 3 (3.41%) Business Analysis
13 3 (3.41%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (52.27%) PHP
2 24 (27.27%) Java
2 24 (27.27%) Python
3 21 (23.86%) C
3 21 (23.86%) Ruby
4 17 (19.32%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.36%) Perl
6 6 (6.82%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.68%) C++
8 4 (4.55%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.41%) SQL
10 2 (2.27%) Scala
10 2 (2.27%) PHP5
11 1 (1.14%) C#
11 1 (1.14%) Golang
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) CCNA
2 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.41%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.14%) Xen
3 1 (1.14%) Squid
3 1 (1.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 23 (26.14%) Puppet
2 15 (17.05%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (9.09%) Nagios
4 6 (6.82%) YUM
4 6 (6.82%) HAProxy
5 3 (3.41%) Zenoss
6 2 (2.27%) Cacti
7 1 (1.14%) collectd
7 1 (1.14%) StatsD
7 1 (1.14%) Ansible
7 1 (1.14%) logstash
7 1 (1.14%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (15.91%) Red Hat
2 10 (11.36%) Rackspace
3 7 (7.95%) Akamai
4 5 (5.68%) Zend
5 4 (4.55%) VMware
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle
7 2 (2.27%) New Relic
8 1 (1.14%) Cisco
8 1 (1.14%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.14%) Open Text
8 1 (1.14%) RedDot
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