The table below looks at the statistics for Varnish skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Varnish over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Varnish
Rank 618 591 582
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -9
Contract jobs citing Varnish 25 50 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.089% 0.076%
As % of the System Software category 0.37% 0.85% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 28
Median daily rate £400 £422 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +8.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £418 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.67% +39.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6685 5909 5540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.60% 10.57% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4132 3332 3017
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £186 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 616 649
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.99 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.61% +15.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

Varnish
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Varnish as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Varnish Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Varnish
Daily Rate Trend

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

Varnish Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Varnish
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Varnish within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Varnish Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Varnish
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Varnish Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Varnish
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Varnish within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -16 25 £400 -5.10% 6
London -14 16 £400 -5.88% 3
West Yorkshire +12 6 £425 -12.37%
Yorkshire +1 6 £425 -5.86%
Leeds -1 5 £425 -12.37%
Cambridgeshire +21 3 £400 -
East of England +17 3 £400 -
City of London +36 1 £425 - 1

Varnish
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Varnish also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Varnish.

1 31 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (60.00%) PHP
3 26 (57.78%) MySQL
4 24 (53.33%) Linux
5 22 (48.89%) Apache
6 20 (44.44%) Drupal
7 19 (42.22%) Scrum
7 19 (42.22%) HTML
7 19 (42.22%) CSS
8 18 (40.00%) HTML5
9 17 (37.78%) Git (software)
10 14 (31.11%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (28.89%) Apache Solr
11 13 (28.89%) Puppet
11 13 (28.89%) DevOps
12 12 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (26.67%) CSS3
12 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
12 12 (26.67%) LAMP
13 11 (24.44%) MongoDB
14 10 (22.22%) TDD
14 10 (22.22%) jQuery
14 10 (22.22%) Web Services
15 9 (20.00%) Redis
15 9 (20.00%) Ansible
16 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
16 8 (17.78%) NoSQL
16 8 (17.78%) Java
16 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
16 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management

Varnish
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (48.89%) Apache
2 20 (44.44%) Drupal
3 13 (28.89%) Apache Solr
4 8 (17.78%) CMS
5 6 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (13.33%) nginx
5 6 (13.33%) Tomcat
6 5 (11.11%) Confluence
7 4 (8.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (6.67%) Mule
9 1 (2.22%) IIS
9 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
9 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
9 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
9 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.22%) CloudBees
3 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Intranet
2 5 (11.11%) LDAP
3 3 (6.67%) DNS
3 3 (6.67%) HTTP
4 2 (4.44%) DHCP
4 2 (4.44%) SMS
5 1 (2.22%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.22%) Firewall
5 1 (2.22%) Internet
5 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.22%) IPsec
5 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.22%) NAS
5 1 (2.22%) OpenVPN
5 1 (2.22%) OSPF
5 1 (2.22%) Quagga
5 1 (2.22%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.22%) SSH
5 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (57.78%) MySQL
2 11 (24.44%) MongoDB
3 9 (20.00%) Redis
4 8 (17.78%) NoSQL
5 7 (15.56%) MariaDB
6 3 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
3 6 (13.33%) JIRA
4 5 (11.11%) PHPUnit
4 5 (11.11%) Subversion
5 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.89%) Mockito
5 4 (8.89%) Selenium
6 2 (4.44%) Grunt
6 2 (4.44%) gulp
6 2 (4.44%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (4.44%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.22%) FindBugs
7 1 (2.22%) GitLab
7 1 (2.22%) RSpec
General
1 3 (6.67%) Marketing
1 3 (6.67%) Publishing
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (62.22%) Developer
2 17 (37.78%) Drupal Developer
3 12 (26.67%) PHP Developer
4 8 (17.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce Developer
6 4 (8.89%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (8.89%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
6 4 (8.89%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Agile Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Administrator
8 2 (4.44%) CMS Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.22%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) CSS
1 19 (42.22%) HTML
2 18 (40.00%) HTML5
3 12 (26.67%) CSS3
3 12 (26.67%) LAMP
3 12 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 10 (22.22%) jQuery
4 10 (22.22%) Web Services
5 7 (15.56%) Drush
5 7 (15.56%) Lucene
6 6 (13.33%) RESTful
6 6 (13.33%) Sass
6 6 (13.33%) Symfony
7 5 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
7 5 (11.11%) SAML
8 4 (8.89%) Gherkin
8 4 (8.89%) JSP
8 4 (8.89%) Laravel
8 4 (8.89%) PowerMock
9 3 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) User Experience
2 2 (4.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (53.33%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.89%) CoreOS
4 3 (6.67%) CentOS
4 3 (6.67%) Unix
4 3 (6.67%) Windows
5 2 (4.44%) Debian
5 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.22%) Fedora
6 1 (2.22%) SmartOS
6 1 (2.22%) Solaris
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (42.22%) Scrum
3 13 (28.89%) DevOps
4 10 (22.22%) TDD
5 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
5 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
6 7 (15.56%) Web Development
7 6 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (13.33%) Workflow
8 5 (11.11%) BDD
8 5 (11.11%) MVC
8 5 (11.11%) SEO
8 5 (11.11%) Software Delivery
9 4 (8.89%) Analytics
9 4 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Migration
10 3 (6.67%) Open Source
10 3 (6.67%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) PHP
2 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.78%) Java
4 6 (13.33%) Python
5 3 (6.67%) C
6 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.22%) Go
6 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.22%) Ruby
6 1 (2.22%) Scala
6 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Docker
2 3 (6.67%) GlusterFS
2 3 (6.67%) KVM
3 2 (4.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (4.44%) Squid
3 2 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.22%) NFS
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.22%) Postfix
4 1 (2.22%) qmail
4 1 (2.22%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.22%) Snort
4 1 (2.22%) vCloud
4 1 (2.22%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
4 1 (2.22%) Xen
4 1 (2.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) Puppet
2 9 (20.00%) Ansible
3 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (11.11%) Terraform
5 4 (8.89%) Kubernetes
5 4 (8.89%) Nagios
6 3 (6.67%) Consul
6 3 (6.67%) Kibana
6 3 (6.67%) logstash
6 3 (6.67%) Packer
6 3 (6.67%) Piwik
7 2 (4.44%) HAProxy
7 2 (4.44%) Salt
8 1 (2.22%) Bacula
8 1 (2.22%) CFEngine
8 1 (2.22%) cPanel
8 1 (2.22%) Graphite
8 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (2.22%) systemd
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.89%) Adobe
2 4 (8.89%) Atlassian
3 3 (6.67%) ForgeRock
3 3 (6.67%) VMware
4 2 (4.44%) Google
4 2 (4.44%) Omniture
4 2 (4.44%) Zend
5 1 (2.22%) Akamai
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix
5 1 (2.22%) CommVault
5 1 (2.22%) Hitachi
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) NetApp
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle
5 1 (2.22%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.22%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.22%) Symantec