The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Varnish
Rank 369 378 394
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +16
Contract jobs citing Varnish 35 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.13% 0.091%
As % of the System Software category 1.75% 1.70% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2001 1881 2146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.77% 7.87% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1250 1118 1192
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £210 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 157 200
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.97 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £32.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Varnish
England

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 14 July 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 14 July 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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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
City of London +27 5 £400 +10.34% 3
Hammersmith - 1 £372 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Varnish
England

Varnish
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 40 (45.45%) PHP
2 38 (43.18%) Scrum
3 34 (38.64%) MySQL
4 33 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 31 (35.23%) Linux
5 31 (35.23%) HTTP
6 28 (31.82%) Java
7 25 (28.41%) C
7 25 (28.41%) Python
8 23 (26.14%) Apache
9 22 (25.00%) Subversion
10 21 (23.86%) Software Engineering
10 21 (23.86%) UNIX
10 21 (23.86%) Internet
10 21 (23.86%) DevOps
11 20 (22.73%) Ruby
11 20 (22.73%) LAMP
12 19 (21.59%) Puppet
13 18 (20.45%) MongoDB
13 18 (20.45%) TDD
13 18 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (19.32%) ActiveMQ
14 17 (19.32%) Configuration Management
14 17 (19.32%) Perl
14 17 (19.32%) Memcached
14 17 (19.32%) Opscode Chef
15 16 (18.18%) Redis
15 16 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
16 14 (15.91%) Web Services
16 14 (15.91%) Sinatra

Varnish
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 23 (26.14%) Apache
2 13 (14.77%) Drupal
3 12 (13.64%) nginx
4 11 (12.50%) Apache Solr
4 11 (12.50%) Node.js
5 7 (7.95%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (3.41%) IIS
7 3 (3.41%) WordPress
8 1 (1.14%) CMS
8 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.23%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (9.09%) Joyent
3 4 (4.55%) GitHub
3 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.27%) CloudFront
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.14%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 31 (35.23%) HTTP
2 21 (23.86%) Internet
3 11 (12.50%) BGP
4 4 (4.55%) DNS
5 3 (3.41%) Intranet
6 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.27%) Extranet
7 1 (1.14%) Firewall
7 1 (1.14%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (38.64%) MySQL
2 18 (20.45%) MongoDB
3 16 (18.18%) Redis
4 9 (10.23%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (7.95%) NoSQL
6 6 (6.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.27%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 22 (25.00%) Subversion
3 11 (12.50%) RubyGems
4 10 (11.36%) PHPUnit
5 7 (7.95%) RSpec
5 7 (7.95%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.27%) Hudson
6 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (7.95%) Publishing
2 4 (4.55%) Games
3 1 (1.14%) Finance
3 1 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (48.86%) Developer
2 14 (15.91%) Software Engineer
3 13 (14.77%) Drupal Developer
4 7 (7.95%) Ruby Developer
5 6 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Consultant
6 5 (5.68%) PHP Developer
6 5 (5.68%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (5.68%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Lead Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Architect
8 3 (3.41%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.41%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Magento Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Platform Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.73%) LAMP
2 17 (19.32%) ActiveMQ
2 17 (19.32%) Memcached
3 16 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
4 14 (15.91%) Sinatra
4 14 (15.91%) Web Services
5 11 (12.50%) RESTful
6 10 (11.36%) HTML
7 9 (10.23%) CSS
7 9 (10.23%) VCL
8 7 (7.95%) jQuery
9 6 (6.82%) HTML5
9 6 (6.82%) JMX
9 6 (6.82%) Apache Camel
10 5 (5.68%) CSS3
10 5 (5.68%) Ajax
11 4 (4.55%) AngularJS
11 4 (4.55%) ZeroMQ
12 3 (3.41%) OAuth2
12 3 (3.41%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Open Source
2 10 (11.36%) Taxonomies
3 7 (7.95%) Replication
4 6 (6.82%) Clustering
4 6 (6.82%) Streaming Video
5 5 (5.68%) W3C
6 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.41%) Online Games
6 3 (3.41%) Social Media
7 2 (2.27%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 31 (35.23%) Linux
2 21 (23.86%) UNIX
3 8 (9.09%) CentOS
4 7 (7.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.55%) Windows
6 1 (1.14%) Debian
6 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (43.18%) Scrum
2 21 (23.86%) Software Engineering
2 21 (23.86%) DevOps
3 18 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (20.45%) TDD
4 17 (19.32%) Configuration Management
5 12 (13.64%) OO
5 12 (13.64%) SOA
6 11 (12.50%) Web Development
6 11 (12.50%) BDD
7 10 (11.36%) Kanban
7 10 (11.36%) Automated Testing
8 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (7.95%) Load Balancing
9 7 (7.95%) Release Management
10 6 (6.82%) Kernel Tuning
11 5 (5.68%) Project Management
12 4 (4.55%) Change Management
12 4 (4.55%) MVC
12 4 (4.55%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 40 (45.45%) PHP
2 28 (31.82%) Java
3 25 (28.41%) C
3 25 (28.41%) Python
4 20 (22.73%) Ruby
5 17 (19.32%) Perl
6 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.82%) C++
8 4 (4.55%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.41%) SQL
10 2 (2.27%) Scala
11 1 (1.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (3.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) CCNA
2 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Xen
1 1 (1.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 19 (21.59%) Puppet
2 17 (19.32%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (7.95%) StatsD
4 6 (6.82%) Nagios
4 6 (6.82%) Munin
5 2 (2.27%) HAProxy
5 2 (2.27%) Salt
6 1 (1.14%) collectd
6 1 (1.14%) Ansible
6 1 (1.14%) logstash
6 1 (1.14%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (14.77%) Akamai
2 10 (11.36%) Rackspace
3 6 (6.82%) Percona
4 4 (4.55%) Zend
4 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.41%) VMware
6 2 (2.27%) Open Text
6 2 (2.27%) RedDot
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco
7 1 (1.14%) SaltStack
Croydon, Surrey
Salt
Rate: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago