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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Varnish
Rank 527 523 514
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing Varnish 62 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.076% 0.044%
As % of the System Software category 1.24% 0.74% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 18
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£425 £366 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.04% -2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £300 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £401 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £430 £275
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +56.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 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
5000 4864 4223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.91% 10.30% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2786 2559 1989
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 626 599 738
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +24 43 £428 +19.58% 18
East of England - 11 £345 -
South East - 3 £350 -
South West - 2 £418 -
North West - 2 £400 -
Yorkshire -9 1 £320 - 2
Varnish
UK

Varnish
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 68 (61.26%) Linux
2 64 (57.66%) Git (software)
3 55 (49.55%) PHP
4 48 (43.24%) Web Services
5 47 (42.34%) Apache
5 47 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (38.74%) MySQL
7 41 (36.94%) DevOps
8 38 (34.23%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (32.43%) Python
10 34 (30.63%) Memcached
10 34 (30.63%) Puppet
11 33 (29.73%) UNIX
11 33 (29.73%) TDD
12 32 (28.83%) Ruby
13 31 (27.93%) Subversion
14 30 (27.03%) ActiveMQ
15 27 (24.32%) Scrum
16 26 (23.42%) Java
16 26 (23.42%) JavaScript
16 26 (23.42%) nginx
17 25 (22.52%) Opscode Chef
18 23 (20.72%) Open Source
19 22 (19.82%) Drupal
19 22 (19.82%) RabbitMQ
19 22 (19.82%) Configuration Management
20 21 (18.92%) Cucumber
21 20 (18.02%) Kanban
21 20 (18.02%) HTML
21 20 (18.02%) LAMP

Varnish
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 47 (42.34%) Apache
2 26 (23.42%) nginx
3 22 (19.82%) Drupal
4 17 (15.32%) Apache Solr
5 14 (12.61%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (6.31%) Confluence
7 4 (3.60%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.70%) Node.js
9 2 (1.80%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.80%) IIS
9 2 (1.80%) Zope
9 2 (1.80%) Plone
10 1 (0.90%) CMS
10 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.90%) Jetty
10 1 (0.90%) WordPress
10 1 (0.90%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.41%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (9.91%) Joyent
3 9 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.70%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.70%) GitHub
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.90%) SaaS
5 1 (0.90%) PaaS
5 1 (0.90%) IaaS
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.01%) HTTP
2 8 (7.21%) SSL
3 6 (5.41%) Internet
3 6 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.60%) DNS
5 3 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.70%) Intranet
5 3 (2.70%) Firewall
5 3 (2.70%) Network Security
6 2 (1.80%) DAB
6 2 (1.80%) BGP
7 1 (0.90%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.90%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.90%) VPN
7 1 (0.90%) SMTP
7 1 (0.90%) DHCP
7 1 (0.90%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (38.74%) MySQL
2 18 (16.22%) MongoDB
2 18 (16.22%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (15.32%) Redis
4 4 (3.60%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.80%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.80%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 64 (57.66%) Git (software)
2 31 (27.93%) Subversion
3 21 (18.92%) Cucumber
4 19 (17.12%) RSpec
5 14 (12.61%) Jenkins
6 13 (11.71%) PHPUnit
7 7 (6.31%) JIRA
8 6 (5.41%) Hudson
8 6 (5.41%) Artifactory
8 6 (5.41%) Maven
9 3 (2.70%) RubyGems
10 2 (1.80%) JUnit
10 2 (1.80%) Selenium
11 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.90%) Behat
General
1 8 (7.21%) Marketing
2 7 (6.31%) Advertising
3 4 (3.60%) Finance
3 4 (3.60%) Publishing
4 2 (1.80%) Banking
4 2 (1.80%) Games
5 1 (0.90%) Retail
5 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (51.35%) Developer
2 19 (17.12%) Drupal Developer
3 16 (14.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (11.71%) Python Developer
5 10 (9.01%) PHP Developer
5 10 (9.01%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.31%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (6.31%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) Web Developer
8 4 (3.60%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (2.70%) Senior PHP Developer
9 3 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.70%) Java Developer
9 3 (2.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 2 (1.80%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 2 (1.80%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (1.80%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (43.24%) Web Services
2 34 (30.63%) Memcached
3 30 (27.03%) ActiveMQ
4 22 (19.82%) RabbitMQ
5 20 (18.02%) HTML
5 20 (18.02%) LAMP
5 20 (18.02%) Ruby on Rails
6 19 (17.12%) Sinatra
7 18 (16.22%) HTML5
8 17 (15.32%) CSS
9 16 (14.41%) NSQ
10 15 (13.51%) jQuery
11 14 (12.61%) RESTful
12 13 (11.71%) AngularJS
13 12 (10.81%) CSS3
14 11 (9.91%) Django
15 7 (6.31%) Symfony
15 7 (6.31%) Ajax
16 3 (2.70%) EJB
16 3 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.72%) Open Source
2 13 (11.71%) Taxonomies
3 7 (6.31%) W3C
4 5 (4.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.50%) Replication
4 5 (4.50%) User Experience
5 2 (1.80%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.80%) MPEG
6 1 (0.90%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.90%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.90%) Online Games
6 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 68 (61.26%) Linux
2 33 (29.73%) UNIX
3 13 (11.71%) CentOS
4 9 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.50%) Debian
6 3 (2.70%) Windows
7 2 (1.80%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.90%) Android
8 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.90%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (36.94%) DevOps
3 38 (34.23%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (29.73%) TDD
5 27 (24.32%) Scrum
6 22 (19.82%) Configuration Management
7 20 (18.02%) Kanban
8 19 (17.12%) BDD
9 15 (13.51%) Automated Testing
10 14 (12.61%) OO
11 10 (9.01%) Software Engineering
12 9 (8.11%) E-Commerce
12 9 (8.11%) Test Automation
13 6 (5.41%) Unit Testing
14 5 (4.50%) Content Management
14 5 (4.50%) SOA
15 4 (3.60%) OO PHP
15 4 (3.60%) Performance Tuning
15 4 (3.60%) Load Balancing
15 4 (3.60%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (49.55%) PHP
2 36 (32.43%) Python
3 32 (28.83%) Ruby
4 26 (23.42%) Java
4 26 (23.42%) JavaScript
5 13 (11.71%) SQL
6 8 (7.21%) C
6 8 (7.21%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.31%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.60%) PHP5
9 3 (2.70%) Perl
10 1 (0.90%) C#
10 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.90%) Scala
10 1 (0.90%) Golang
Qualifications
1 5 (4.50%) Degree
2 1 (0.90%) CCNA
2 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (14.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.80%) KVM
3 2 (1.80%) LXC
4 1 (0.90%) Xen
4 1 (0.90%) Squid
4 1 (0.90%) Gluster
4 1 (0.90%) Docker
4 1 (0.90%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 34 (30.63%) Puppet
2 25 (22.52%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (9.91%) Nagios
4 7 (6.31%) HAProxy
4 7 (6.31%) Ansible
5 6 (5.41%) yum
6 3 (2.70%) Zenoss
6 3 (2.70%) Icinga
7 2 (1.80%) Kibana
7 2 (1.80%) Cacti
8 1 (0.90%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.90%) Salt
8 1 (0.90%) Graphite
8 1 (0.90%) collectd
8 1 (0.90%) StatsD
8 1 (0.90%) logstash
Vendors
1 14 (12.61%) Rackspace
2 12 (10.81%) Red Hat
3 7 (6.31%) VMware
4 6 (5.41%) Zend
5 2 (1.80%) New Relic
5 2 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.90%) Open Text
6 1 (0.90%) RedDot
6 1 (0.90%) Cisco
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.90%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.90%) Akamai
6 1 (0.90%) Percona
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