The table below looks at the statistics for Varnish skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Varnish over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Varnish
Rank 382 367 397
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +30
Contract jobs citing Varnish 30 51 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.21% 0.099%
As % of the System Software category 1.36% 2.54% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 31 23
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£400 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £420 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £200
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +106.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Varnish
England

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

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2211 2011 2083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.13% 8.12% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1382 1206 1193
Average daily rate £375 £368 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £525 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 161 181
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.93 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

Varnish
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Varnish Jobs Demand Trend in London

Varnish
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Varnish Daily Rate Trend in London

Varnish
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Varnish across the London region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Varnish Daily Rate Histogram in London

Varnish
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Varnish Hourly Rate Trend in London

Varnish
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Varnish within the London region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
City of London +18 5 £388 +10.71% 1
Croydon - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Varnish
England

Varnish
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 31 (41.89%) PHP
2 30 (40.54%) Linux
3 27 (36.49%) Java
3 27 (36.49%) Scrum
4 26 (35.14%) Python
5 24 (32.43%) Apache
5 24 (32.43%) Git (software)
6 23 (31.08%) C
6 23 (31.08%) HTTP
7 22 (29.73%) MySQL
8 20 (27.03%) Ruby
9 19 (25.68%) Internet
9 19 (25.68%) Software Engineering
10 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
10 16 (21.62%) Perl
10 16 (21.62%) Web Services
11 15 (20.27%) Ruby on Rails
12 14 (18.92%) HTML
12 14 (18.92%) Subversion
13 13 (17.57%) CSS
13 13 (17.57%) OO
13 13 (17.57%) Web Development
13 13 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (17.57%) Sinatra
14 12 (16.22%) nginx
15 11 (14.86%) BGP
15 11 (14.86%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (14.86%) TDD
15 11 (14.86%) jQuery
15 11 (14.86%) Akamai

Varnish
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 24 (32.43%) Apache
2 12 (16.22%) nginx
3 5 (6.76%) Drupal
4 4 (5.41%) WordPress
4 4 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (4.05%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.70%) Node.js
6 2 (2.70%) Zope
6 2 (2.70%) Plone
7 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.35%) CMS
7 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.35%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) GitHub
2 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.70%) CloudFront
3 2 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.35%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.35%) Joyent
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.08%) HTTP
2 19 (25.68%) Internet
3 11 (14.86%) BGP
4 4 (5.41%) DNS
5 2 (2.70%) Intranet
5 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.70%) Extranet
6 1 (1.35%) Firewall
6 1 (1.35%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.73%) MySQL
2 11 (14.86%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (12.16%) Redis
4 4 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.70%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (32.43%) Git (software)
2 14 (18.92%) Subversion
3 9 (12.16%) RSpec
3 9 (12.16%) RubyGems
3 9 (12.16%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.70%) Hudson
6 1 (1.35%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (8.11%) Publishing
2 5 (6.76%) Games
3 3 (4.05%) Finance
4 2 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (43.24%) Developer
2 12 (16.22%) Software Engineer
3 6 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (8.11%) PHP Developer
3 6 (8.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (6.76%) Senior Developer
4 5 (6.76%) Drupal Developer
4 5 (6.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (5.41%) Lead Developer
5 4 (5.41%) Software Developer
5 4 (5.41%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Consultant
6 3 (4.05%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Magento Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Java Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) Senior Java Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) Web Services
2 15 (20.27%) Ruby on Rails
3 14 (18.92%) HTML
4 13 (17.57%) CSS
4 13 (17.57%) Sinatra
5 11 (14.86%) jQuery
6 10 (13.51%) HTML5
7 9 (12.16%) Memcached
7 9 (12.16%) ActiveMQ
7 9 (12.16%) VCL
7 9 (12.16%) RESTful
8 6 (8.11%) CSS3
8 6 (8.11%) Ajax
9 5 (6.76%) LAMP
9 5 (6.76%) AngularJS
10 4 (5.41%) ZeroMQ
10 4 (5.41%) Apache Camel
10 4 (5.41%) Symfony
11 3 (4.05%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (4.05%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) W3C
1 6 (8.11%) Streaming Video
2 4 (5.41%) Online Games
2 4 (5.41%) Open Source
3 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.70%) Replication
4 2 (2.70%) MPEG
4 2 (2.70%) Social Media
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.35%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.54%) Linux
2 9 (12.16%) UNIX
3 3 (4.05%) CentOS
4 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.35%) Windows
4 1 (1.35%) Debian
4 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.49%) Scrum
2 19 (25.68%) Software Engineering
3 13 (17.57%) OO
3 13 (17.57%) Web Development
3 13 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (14.86%) TDD
5 10 (13.51%) SOA
5 10 (13.51%) DevOps
6 5 (6.76%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.41%) Business Analysis
7 4 (5.41%) OOD
7 4 (5.41%) Software Architecture
7 4 (5.41%) MVC
7 4 (5.41%) Release Management
8 3 (4.05%) Kanban
8 3 (4.05%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.05%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.70%) Project Management
9 2 (2.70%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.89%) PHP
2 27 (36.49%) Java
3 26 (35.14%) Python
4 23 (31.08%) C
5 20 (27.03%) Ruby
6 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
6 16 (21.62%) Perl
7 6 (8.11%) C++
8 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.05%) SQL
10 2 (2.70%) Scala
11 1 (1.35%) Golang
11 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) CCNA
2 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.35%) KVM
2 1 (1.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (10.81%) Puppet
2 6 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.41%) HAProxy
4 2 (2.70%) Nagios
4 2 (2.70%) Cacti
4 2 (2.70%) Ansible
4 2 (2.70%) Salt
5 1 (1.35%) logstash
5 1 (1.35%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.35%) collectd
5 1 (1.35%) StatsD
Vendors
1 11 (14.86%) Akamai
2 6 (8.11%) Zend
3 3 (4.05%) Rackspace
4 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco
5 1 (1.35%) SaltStack
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