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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Varnish
Rank 531 500 552
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +52
Contract jobs citing Varnish 48 60 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.12% 0.052%
As % of the System Software category 0.94% 1.29% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 43 25
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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 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £444 £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
5094 4664 4549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.71% 9.68% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2843 2493 2229
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £179 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 554 572
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.50 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.45%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 42 £400 +6.66% 8
South East - 3 £350 - 1
East of England -26 2 £375 -6.25%
North West 0 1 £98 -79.47%
Yorkshire - - - -
Varnish
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Varnish
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 45 (52.33%) Linux
2 44 (51.16%) PHP
3 37 (43.02%) Apache
4 35 (40.70%) Git (software)
5 30 (34.88%) MySQL
5 30 (34.88%) Web Services
6 26 (30.23%) Java
6 26 (30.23%) Python
6 26 (30.23%) Scrum
7 25 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (26.74%) C
8 23 (26.74%) HTTP
9 21 (24.42%) Ruby
10 20 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (23.26%) TDD
10 20 (23.26%) Subversion
10 20 (23.26%) nginx
11 19 (22.09%) DevOps
12 18 (20.93%) Puppet
12 18 (20.93%) Software Engineering
13 17 (19.77%) JavaScript
13 17 (19.77%) CSS
14 15 (17.44%) Red Hat
14 15 (17.44%) jQuery
15 14 (16.28%) Internet
15 14 (16.28%) Memcached
16 13 (15.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 13 (15.12%) Configuration Management
16 13 (15.12%) HTML
16 13 (15.12%) UNIX

Varnish
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 37 (43.02%) Apache
2 20 (23.26%) nginx
3 10 (11.63%) Drupal
4 8 (9.30%) Apache Solr
5 6 (6.98%) Confluence
6 4 (4.65%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.65%) WordPress
6 4 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.33%) IIS
7 2 (2.33%) Apache Pig
7 2 (2.33%) Zope
7 2 (2.33%) Plone
7 2 (2.33%) Node.js
8 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.16%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.14%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (4.65%) Joyent
4 3 (3.49%) GitHub
4 3 (3.49%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.33%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 23 (26.74%) HTTP
2 14 (16.28%) Internet
3 8 (9.30%) SSL
4 7 (8.14%) BGP
5 5 (5.81%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.65%) DNS
6 4 (4.65%) Firewall
7 3 (3.49%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.49%) Intranet
7 3 (3.49%) Network Security
8 2 (2.33%) DAB
9 1 (1.16%) BIG-IP
9 1 (1.16%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (34.88%) MySQL
2 12 (13.95%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (12.79%) Redis
4 8 (9.30%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.65%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.33%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 35 (40.70%) Git (software)
2 20 (23.26%) Subversion
3 10 (11.63%) Jenkins
4 9 (10.47%) RSpec
4 9 (10.47%) Cucumber
5 7 (8.14%) Hudson
6 6 (6.98%) Artifactory
6 6 (6.98%) Maven
6 6 (6.98%) JIRA
6 6 (6.98%) RubyGems
7 4 (4.65%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (5.81%) Games
2 4 (4.65%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Publishing
3 2 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (39.53%) Developer
2 12 (13.95%) Software Engineer
3 10 (11.63%) Drupal Developer
4 9 (10.47%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) PHP Developer
6 6 (6.98%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (4.65%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.33%) Administrator
10 2 (2.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.88%) Web Services
2 17 (19.77%) CSS
3 15 (17.44%) jQuery
4 14 (16.28%) Memcached
5 13 (15.12%) Ruby on Rails
5 13 (15.12%) HTML
6 12 (13.95%) ActiveMQ
7 11 (12.79%) Sinatra
7 11 (12.79%) HTML5
8 10 (11.63%) RESTful
9 8 (9.30%) LAMP
9 8 (9.30%) CSS3
10 6 (6.98%) Ajax
11 5 (5.81%) VCL
11 5 (5.81%) Symfony
11 5 (5.81%) AngularJS
12 4 (4.65%) NSQ
12 4 (4.65%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (4.65%) RSS
13 3 (3.49%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Open Source
2 6 (6.98%) W3C
3 5 (5.81%) Streaming Video
4 4 (4.65%) Replication
4 4 (4.65%) Taxonomies
4 4 (4.65%) Online Games
5 3 (3.49%) User Experience
6 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.33%) MPEG
7 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (52.33%) Linux
2 13 (15.12%) UNIX
2 13 (15.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (12.79%) CentOS
4 4 (4.65%) Debian
5 2 (2.33%) Windows
6 1 (1.16%) Android
6 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.23%) Scrum
2 25 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (23.26%) TDD
3 20 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (22.09%) DevOps
5 18 (20.93%) Software Engineering
6 13 (15.12%) Configuration Management
7 12 (13.95%) OO
8 10 (11.63%) Web Development
9 8 (9.30%) Kanban
10 7 (8.14%) BDD
10 7 (8.14%) SOA
11 5 (5.81%) Automated Testing
12 4 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (4.65%) Load Balancing
13 3 (3.49%) Release Management
13 3 (3.49%) Software Architecture
13 3 (3.49%) E-Commerce
13 3 (3.49%) OOD
13 3 (3.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (51.16%) PHP
2 26 (30.23%) Python
2 26 (30.23%) Java
3 23 (26.74%) C
4 21 (24.42%) Ruby
5 17 (19.77%) JavaScript
6 12 (13.95%) Perl
7 6 (6.98%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.81%) C++
9 4 (4.65%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.49%) SQL
11 2 (2.33%) PHP5
11 2 (2.33%) Scala
12 1 (1.16%) Golang
12 1 (1.16%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) CCNA
2 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) VirtualBox
1 4 (4.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.16%) KVM
3 1 (1.16%) Squid
3 1 (1.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (20.93%) Puppet
2 10 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (9.30%) Nagios
4 6 (6.98%) YUM
4 6 (6.98%) HAProxy
5 3 (3.49%) Zenoss
6 2 (2.33%) Cacti
7 1 (1.16%) collectd
7 1 (1.16%) StatsD
7 1 (1.16%) Ansible
7 1 (1.16%) logstash
7 1 (1.16%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) Red Hat
2 8 (9.30%) Akamai
3 5 (5.81%) Rackspace
3 5 (5.81%) Zend
4 4 (4.65%) VMware
4 4 (4.65%) Oracle
5 2 (2.33%) New Relic
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.16%) Open Text
6 1 (1.16%) RedDot
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