The table below looks at the statistics for Varnish skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Varnish over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Varnish
Rank 567 573 528
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -45
Contract jobs citing Varnish 53 38 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.070% 0.100%
As % of the System Software category 0.95% 0.72% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 29
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£425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
5607 5266 5034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.86% 9.64% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3207 2901 2540
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £170 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 567 619 628
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £28.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

Varnish
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Varnish within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Varnish within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
England -9 53 £425 +13.33% 26
London +5 41 £425 +13.33% 22
Croydon -13 8 - -
City of London -7 7 £425 +9.67% 1
South West - 4 £475 - 1
Cambridgeshire +1 2 £550 +46.66%
East of England 0 2 £550 +46.66% 1
Cambridge -7 2 £550 +46.66%
North West -25 2 £320 +228.20% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £452 -
Manchester - 2 £320 - 1
Bristol - 2 £600 -
Wiltshire - 2 £350 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £363 -
Midlands - 1 £475 -
North East - 1 £363 -
York - 1 £418 -
Leeds - 1 £485 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £418 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £485 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £363 -

Varnish
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 69 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (58.33%) Apache
3 62 (57.41%) Linux
4 56 (51.85%) PHP
5 52 (48.15%) MySQL
5 52 (48.15%) Jenkins
6 51 (47.22%) Git (software)
7 49 (45.37%) Java
8 45 (41.67%) Puppet
9 43 (39.81%) HTML
10 41 (37.96%) TDD
11 40 (37.04%) Python
11 40 (37.04%) CSS
12 37 (34.26%) Red Hat
13 36 (33.33%) HTML5
14 35 (32.41%) Web Services
15 34 (31.48%) HTTP
16 33 (30.56%) Scrum
16 33 (30.56%) DevOps
17 32 (29.63%) JIRA
18 31 (28.70%) Confluence
19 30 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
19 30 (27.78%) JavaScript
20 29 (26.85%) nginx
21 27 (25.00%) Maven
22 26 (24.07%) Redis
23 24 (22.22%) CSS3
23 24 (22.22%) SSL
24 23 (21.30%) PostgreSQL
24 23 (21.30%) jQuery

Varnish
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 63 (58.33%) Apache
2 31 (28.70%) Confluence
3 29 (26.85%) nginx
4 22 (20.37%) Tomcat
4 22 (20.37%) Drupal
5 14 (12.96%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (10.19%) Node.js
6 11 (10.19%) JBoss
7 9 (8.33%) Jetty
8 8 (7.41%) Mule
8 8 (7.41%) GlassFish
8 8 (7.41%) WebLogic
8 8 (7.41%) iPlanet
8 8 (7.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 8 (7.41%) Tornado
8 8 (7.41%) WildFly
8 8 (7.41%) Mule ESB
8 8 (7.41%) Apache TomEE
9 7 (6.48%) Alfresco
9 7 (6.48%) Apache Qpid
Business Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.48%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.93%) GitHub
3 1 (0.93%) IaaS
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 34 (31.48%) HTTP
2 24 (22.22%) SSL
3 13 (12.04%) DNS
4 9 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 8 (7.41%) Firewall
6 7 (6.48%) TCP/IP
6 7 (6.48%) OpenLDAP
7 4 (3.70%) DHCP
7 4 (3.70%) HTTPS
8 3 (2.78%) IPsec
8 3 (2.78%) OpenVPN
9 2 (1.85%) AMQP
9 2 (1.85%) SSH
9 2 (1.85%) IPv6
9 2 (1.85%) Internet
9 2 (1.85%) OSPF
9 2 (1.85%) VPN
9 2 (1.85%) LDAP
9 2 (1.85%) SMTP
10 1 (0.93%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (48.15%) MySQL
2 26 (24.07%) Redis
3 23 (21.30%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (15.74%) MongoDB
5 8 (7.41%) Relational Database
6 7 (6.48%) Infinispan
6 7 (6.48%) Riak
6 7 (6.48%) InterSystems Cache
7 6 (5.56%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.70%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.78%) Couchbase
9 3 (2.78%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.85%) Aerospike
10 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.93%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 52 (48.15%) Jenkins
2 51 (47.22%) Git (software)
3 32 (29.63%) JIRA
4 27 (25.00%) Maven
5 22 (20.37%) Selenium
6 21 (19.44%) Hudson
7 20 (18.52%) Artifactory
8 17 (15.74%) JMeter
9 16 (14.81%) Cucumber
10 12 (11.11%) Behat
10 12 (11.11%) Subversion
11 11 (10.19%) SonarQube
12 9 (8.33%) RSpec
13 8 (7.41%) Mockito
14 7 (6.48%) Mocha
14 7 (6.48%) Gerrit
14 7 (6.48%) JUnit
14 7 (6.48%) Gradle
15 5 (4.63%) PHPUnit
16 4 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (2.78%) Advertising
1 3 (2.78%) Marketing
2 2 (1.85%) Retail
2 2 (1.85%) Finance
3 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) Publishing
3 1 (0.93%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 42 (38.89%) Developer
2 15 (13.89%) Drupal Developer
3 14 (12.96%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (12.04%) Platform Engineer
5 12 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 12 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 10 (9.26%) PHP Developer
7 9 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (8.33%) Architect
8 8 (7.41%) Administrator
8 8 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (6.48%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) Java Architect
11 5 (4.63%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (4.63%) Java Developer
11 5 (4.63%) Team Leader
12 4 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
12 4 (3.70%) Consultant
12 4 (3.70%) Web Administrator
13 3 (2.78%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (39.81%) HTML
2 40 (37.04%) CSS
3 36 (33.33%) HTML5
4 35 (32.41%) Web Services
5 24 (22.22%) CSS3
6 23 (21.30%) AngularJS
6 23 (21.30%) jQuery
7 20 (18.52%) Memcached
7 20 (18.52%) RabbitMQ
8 18 (16.67%) LAMP
9 17 (15.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 17 (15.74%) Gherkin
10 13 (12.04%) Ajax
10 13 (12.04%) EJB
11 12 (11.11%) Symfony
12 11 (10.19%) Ruby on Rails
12 11 (10.19%) RESTful
12 11 (10.19%) REST
13 10 (9.26%) Drush
13 10 (9.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) W3C
2 4 (3.70%) Tandem
2 4 (3.70%) Derivative
2 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.70%) Digital Media
2 4 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.70%) User Experience
3 2 (1.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.93%) Video on Demand
4 1 (0.93%) Social Media
4 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.93%) Streaming Video
4 1 (0.93%) Clustering
4 1 (0.93%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 62 (57.41%) Linux
2 19 (17.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (12.96%) Ubuntu
4 13 (12.04%) CentOS
4 13 (12.04%) UNIX
5 5 (4.63%) Amazon Linux
6 4 (3.70%) Windows
7 3 (2.78%) Debian
8 2 (1.85%) SmartOS
8 2 (1.85%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (37.96%) TDD
3 33 (30.56%) Scrum
3 33 (30.56%) DevOps
4 30 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (18.52%) Configuration Management
6 13 (12.04%) MVC
6 13 (12.04%) SOA
6 13 (12.04%) Open Source
6 13 (12.04%) BDD
6 13 (12.04%) Unit Testing
7 10 (9.26%) OO
8 9 (8.33%) Project Management
8 9 (8.33%) Microservices
9 8 (7.41%) SDLC
9 8 (7.41%) Validation
10 7 (6.48%) Automated Testing
10 7 (6.48%) Document Management
10 7 (6.48%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (6.48%) Data Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 56 (51.85%) PHP
2 49 (45.37%) Java
3 40 (37.04%) Python
4 30 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 22 (20.37%) Ruby
6 15 (13.89%) C
7 10 (9.26%) SQL
8 5 (4.63%) Perl
8 5 (4.63%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.70%) C#
9 4 (3.70%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (6.48%) SC Cleared
1 7 (6.48%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) QA
2 4 (3.70%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (11.11%) Squid
2 9 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.33%) vCloud
2 9 (8.33%) Docker
3 7 (6.48%) Active Directory
4 6 (5.56%) LXC
4 6 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (3.70%) KVM
5 4 (3.70%) iptables
6 3 (2.78%) Postfix
7 2 (1.85%) Snort
7 2 (1.85%) Xen
7 2 (1.85%) Btrfs
8 1 (0.93%) qmail
8 1 (0.93%) NFS
8 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.93%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.93%) Corosync
8 1 (0.93%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 45 (41.67%) Puppet
2 19 (17.59%) Ansible
3 17 (15.74%) yum
4 13 (12.04%) HAProxy
5 12 (11.11%) Vagrant
5 12 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (9.26%) Salt
7 8 (7.41%) logstash
7 8 (7.41%) Nagios
7 8 (7.41%) ZABBIX
8 7 (6.48%) Kibana
8 7 (6.48%) Rundeck
9 4 (3.70%) CA LISA
10 3 (2.78%) systemd
11 2 (1.85%) Kubernetes
11 2 (1.85%) Nessus
11 2 (1.85%) MOM
11 2 (1.85%) CFEngine
12 1 (0.93%) Cacti
12 1 (0.93%) Icinga
Vendors
1 37 (34.26%) Red Hat
2 15 (13.89%) Oracle
3 12 (11.11%) VMware
4 11 (10.19%) Pega
5 8 (7.41%) Adobe
5 8 (7.41%) Atlassian
6 7 (6.48%) Splunk
6 7 (6.48%) Twitter
7 4 (3.70%) HP
7 4 (3.70%) IBM
7 4 (3.70%) CA
7 4 (3.70%) AppDynamics
8 3 (2.78%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.85%) SAP
9 2 (1.85%) Coverity
9 2 (1.85%) Zend
10 1 (0.93%) Akamai
10 1 (0.93%) New Relic
10 1 (0.93%) Percona
10 1 (0.93%) Cisco
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