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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Varnish
Rank 599 542 537
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -5
Contract jobs citing Varnish 29 67 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.13% 0.093%
As % of the System Software category 0.57% 1.31% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 43 27
Average daily rate £413 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £380 £430
% change year-on-year
+8.55% -11.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £43.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.75 -

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
5049 5124 4728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.82% 9.93% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2984 2792 2371
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £180 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 487 593 544
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 8 February 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 9 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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -48 29 £413 -2.94% 15
London -11 26 £413 -3.50% 10
City of London +47 2 £428 -10.00% 1
South East +1 2 £400 +14.28%
Hammersmith - 2 £310 -
Surrey -3 1 £400 +14.28%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £425 -

Varnish
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 41 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 35 (48.61%) PHP
3 35 (48.61%) MySQL
4 28 (38.89%) Java
4 28 (38.89%) Python
5 27 (37.50%) HTML
5 27 (37.50%) CSS
6 26 (36.11%) JIRA
7 25 (34.72%) Apache
8 24 (33.33%) Linux
8 24 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 22 (30.56%) Puppet
9 22 (30.56%) JavaScript
10 21 (29.17%) Scrum
11 20 (27.78%) HTML5
11 20 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
11 20 (27.78%) jQuery
12 19 (26.39%) LAMP
12 19 (26.39%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (25.00%) Drupal
13 18 (25.00%) DevOps
13 18 (25.00%) Redis
14 17 (23.61%) Cucumber
14 17 (23.61%) Configuration Management
15 16 (22.22%) TDD
15 16 (22.22%) MongoDB
15 16 (22.22%) nginx
16 15 (20.83%) Web Services
17 14 (19.44%) Selenium

Varnish
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 25 (34.72%) Apache
2 18 (25.00%) Drupal
3 16 (22.22%) nginx
4 14 (19.44%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (18.06%) Confluence
6 11 (15.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 11 (15.28%) Tomcat
7 9 (12.50%) CMS
8 6 (8.33%) Apache Solr
9 4 (5.56%) IIS
9 4 (5.56%) Jetty
9 4 (5.56%) WebSphere
10 2 (2.78%) OpenStack
11 1 (1.39%) JBoss
11 1 (1.39%) Lightstreamer
11 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (1.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (2.78%) Amazon CloudSearch
3 2 (2.78%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.78%) Google Compute Engine
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.39%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.39%) GitHub
4 1 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.89%) DNS
2 7 (9.72%) Firewall
2 7 (9.72%) HTTP
2 7 (9.72%) SSL
3 6 (8.33%) IPsec
3 6 (8.33%) LDAP
3 6 (8.33%) OpenVPN
4 4 (5.56%) DHCP
4 4 (5.56%) IMAP
4 4 (5.56%) Internet
4 4 (5.56%) SMTP
4 4 (5.56%) SNMP
4 4 (5.56%) VPN
5 3 (4.17%) IPv6
5 3 (4.17%) OSPF
5 3 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (4.17%) SSH
5 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.78%) BGP
7 1 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (48.61%) MySQL
2 19 (26.39%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (25.00%) Redis
4 16 (22.22%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.56%) Big Data
5 4 (5.56%) Couchbase
5 4 (5.56%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.17%) MariaDB
6 3 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 26 (36.11%) JIRA
3 24 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 17 (23.61%) Cucumber
5 14 (19.44%) Selenium
6 9 (12.50%) Subversion
7 8 (11.11%) Mockito
8 7 (9.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (9.72%) RSpec
9 6 (8.33%) Vagrant
10 5 (6.94%) JMeter
11 4 (5.56%) Hudson
12 3 (4.17%) GitLab
12 3 (4.17%) JConsole
12 3 (4.17%) JProfiler
12 3 (4.17%) PHPUnit
12 3 (4.17%) VisualVM
12 3 (4.17%) YourKit
13 2 (2.78%) Maven
13 2 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (8.33%) Marketing
2 3 (4.17%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Publishing
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (54.17%) Developer
2 16 (22.22%) Drupal Developer
3 13 (18.06%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Java Developer
5 9 (12.50%) PHP Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (6.94%) Applications Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Technical Leader
8 4 (5.56%) Administrator
8 4 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.17%) DevOps Administrator
9 3 (4.17%) DevOps Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Java Scrum Master
9 3 (4.17%) Scrum Master
10 2 (2.78%) Linux Administrator
10 2 (2.78%) Ruby Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Senior PHP Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (37.50%) CSS
1 27 (37.50%) HTML
2 20 (27.78%) HTML5
2 20 (27.78%) jQuery
3 19 (26.39%) LAMP
4 15 (20.83%) Web Services
5 14 (19.44%) RabbitMQ
6 12 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (15.28%) Gherkin
8 10 (13.89%) CSS3
8 10 (13.89%) Drush
9 9 (12.50%) JSP
9 9 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
9 9 (12.50%) REST
9 9 (12.50%) Sass
10 8 (11.11%) PowerMock
11 6 (8.33%) AngularJS
12 5 (6.94%) Java EE
12 5 (6.94%) JSON
12 5 (6.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) User Experience
2 4 (5.56%) Clustering
3 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) BBC
4 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.39%) iDTV
4 1 (1.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.33%) Linux
2 10 (13.89%) Unix
3 9 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.94%) CentOS
4 5 (6.94%) Windows
5 4 (5.56%) Debian
5 4 (5.56%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.17%) CoreOS
6 3 (4.17%) SmartOS
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.17%) Scrum
3 18 (25.00%) DevOps
4 17 (23.61%) Configuration Management
5 16 (22.22%) TDD
6 11 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 9 (12.50%) Workflow
8 8 (11.11%) Open Source
8 8 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (11.11%) SOA
8 8 (11.11%) Software Delivery
9 5 (6.94%) BDD
9 5 (6.94%) OO
10 4 (5.56%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.56%) High Availability
10 4 (5.56%) Load Balancing
10 4 (5.56%) Load Testing
10 4 (5.56%) SEO
10 4 (5.56%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (48.61%) PHP
2 28 (38.89%) Java
2 28 (38.89%) Python
3 22 (30.56%) JavaScript
4 13 (18.06%) Ruby
5 7 (9.72%) Go
6 6 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 6 (8.33%) SQL
7 5 (6.94%) C
8 4 (5.56%) Perl
9 2 (2.78%) Groovy
10 1 (1.39%) C#
10 1 (1.39%) C++
10 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.78%) ISEB
3 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.78%) SDET
3 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.89%) Docker
2 6 (8.33%) KVM
3 5 (6.94%) LXC
3 5 (6.94%) Squid
4 4 (5.56%) NFS
5 3 (4.17%) Btrfs
5 3 (4.17%) FreeRADIUS
5 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.17%) iptables
5 3 (4.17%) Snort
5 3 (4.17%) vCloud
5 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.17%) Xen
6 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 22 (30.56%) Puppet
2 11 (15.28%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (13.89%) Ansible
4 6 (8.33%) Nagios
5 3 (4.17%) Cacti
5 3 (4.17%) CFEngine
5 3 (4.17%) HAProxy
5 3 (4.17%) Kubernetes
5 3 (4.17%) logstash
5 3 (4.17%) Nessus
5 3 (4.17%) systemd
6 2 (2.78%) yum
7 1 (1.39%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.39%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) Adobe
1 11 (15.28%) Red Hat
2 9 (12.50%) Atlassian
2 9 (12.50%) SaltStack
3 6 (8.33%) VMware
4 4 (5.56%) Akamai
5 3 (4.17%) Dell
6 2 (2.78%) Cisco
6 2 (2.78%) Google
6 2 (2.78%) Juniper
7 1 (1.39%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.39%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.39%) F5
7 1 (1.39%) Fiorano
7 1 (1.39%) IBM
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.39%) Omniture
7 1 (1.39%) Terracotta
7 1 (1.39%) Zend
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