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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Varnish
Rank 631 586 552
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -34
Contract jobs citing Varnish 22 54 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.097% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.34% 0.96% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 45
Median daily rate £450 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £387 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £465 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.91% +55.00%
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
6432 5609 5378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.58% 10.05% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3972 3092 2782
Median daily rate £390 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 672 630
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.33 £38.03 £34.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 5 May 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 13 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 5 May 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 -58 21 £438 +7.69% 6
London -38 10 £460 +13.23% 5
Yorkshire - 5 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £425 -
Leeds - 4 £425 -
South East -13 3 £500 +31.57% 1
East of England - 2 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £400 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £400 -
Berkshire - 1 £500 - 1
Reading - 1 £500 -
Bracknell - 1 £500 -

Varnish
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (52.94%) Git (software)
3 26 (50.98%) MySQL
4 25 (49.02%) HTML
4 25 (49.02%) PHP
4 25 (49.02%) CSS
5 22 (43.14%) HTML5
6 20 (39.22%) Linux
6 20 (39.22%) Java
7 18 (35.29%) Scrum
8 16 (31.37%) Drupal
8 16 (31.37%) jQuery
8 16 (31.37%) Python
9 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
9 15 (29.41%) JIRA
9 15 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (27.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 14 (27.45%) DevOps
10 14 (27.45%) Apache
11 13 (25.49%) Elasticsearch
11 13 (25.49%) Puppet
12 12 (23.53%) CSS3
13 11 (21.57%) Redis
13 11 (21.57%) MongoDB
13 11 (21.57%) Cucumber
13 11 (21.57%) Configuration Management
13 11 (21.57%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (19.61%) TDD
14 10 (19.61%) LAMP
14 10 (19.61%) Adobe

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 16 (31.37%) Drupal
2 14 (27.45%) Apache
3 13 (25.49%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (19.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 10 (19.61%) Apache Solr
5 9 (17.65%) Confluence
6 7 (13.73%) CMS
7 4 (7.84%) nginx
7 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
8 2 (3.92%) Mule
9 1 (1.96%) IIS
9 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 15 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.92%) Amazon CloudSearch
3 2 (3.92%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.96%) CloudBees
4 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) LDAP
2 5 (9.80%) Intranet
3 3 (5.88%) DNS
3 3 (5.88%) HTTP
3 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.92%) DHCP
4 2 (3.92%) SMS
5 1 (1.96%) Firewall
5 1 (1.96%) FTP
5 1 (1.96%) Internet
5 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.96%) IPsec
5 1 (1.96%) IPv6
5 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.96%) OSPF
5 1 (1.96%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.96%) SAN
5 1 (1.96%) SSH
5 1 (1.96%) VoIP
5 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (50.98%) MySQL
2 11 (21.57%) MongoDB
2 11 (21.57%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (21.57%) Redis
3 6 (11.76%) MariaDB
3 6 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 15 (29.41%) JIRA
3 11 (21.57%) Cucumber
4 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
5 8 (15.69%) Mockito
5 8 (15.69%) Selenium
6 4 (7.84%) Subversion
7 2 (3.92%) RSpec
7 2 (3.92%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.96%) FindBugs
8 1 (1.96%) GitLab
8 1 (1.96%) Grunt
8 1 (1.96%) gulp
8 1 (1.96%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (11.76%) Marketing
2 3 (5.88%) Publishing
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (54.90%) Developer
2 14 (27.45%) Drupal Developer
3 9 (17.65%) PHP Developer
4 8 (15.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Java Developer
6 5 (9.80%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Technical Leader
7 4 (7.84%) Applications Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Agile Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Java Scrum Master
8 3 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (5.88%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Scrum Master
9 2 (3.92%) Administrator
9 2 (3.92%) Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (49.02%) CSS
1 25 (49.02%) HTML
2 22 (43.14%) HTML5
3 16 (31.37%) jQuery
4 14 (27.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 12 (23.53%) CSS3
6 10 (19.61%) Gherkin
6 10 (19.61%) LAMP
6 10 (19.61%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (19.61%) Web Services
7 9 (17.65%) Sass
8 8 (15.69%) JSP
8 8 (15.69%) PowerMock
9 6 (11.76%) Drush
10 5 (9.80%) JSON
10 5 (9.80%) Lucene
11 4 (7.84%) AngularJS
11 4 (7.84%) REST
11 4 (7.84%) SAML
11 4 (7.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) User Experience
2 2 (3.92%) Social Media
3 1 (1.96%) BBC
3 1 (1.96%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (39.22%) Linux
2 4 (7.84%) CoreOS
2 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (7.84%) Unix
3 3 (5.88%) CentOS
3 3 (5.88%) Windows
4 2 (3.92%) Debian
4 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.96%) Fedora
5 1 (1.96%) SmartOS
5 1 (1.96%) Solaris
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) Scrum
3 14 (27.45%) DevOps
4 11 (21.57%) Configuration Management
5 10 (19.61%) TDD
6 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (9.80%) Web Development
7 5 (9.80%) Workflow
8 4 (7.84%) Analytics
8 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.84%) Performance Testing
8 4 (7.84%) SEO
8 4 (7.84%) Software Delivery
8 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Automated Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Open Source
9 3 (5.88%) Re-Platforming
9 3 (5.88%) SDLC
9 3 (5.88%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) PHP
2 20 (39.22%) Java
3 16 (31.37%) Python
4 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.76%) Go
6 4 (7.84%) Ruby
7 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.88%) SQL
8 2 (3.92%) C
8 2 (3.92%) Groovy
9 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) ISEB
2 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Docker
2 3 (5.88%) GlusterFS
2 3 (5.88%) KVM
3 2 (3.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (3.92%) Squid
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.96%) LXC
4 1 (1.96%) NFS
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.96%) Postfix
4 1 (1.96%) qmail
4 1 (1.96%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.96%) Snort
4 1 (1.96%) vCloud
4 1 (1.96%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) Xen
4 1 (1.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (25.49%) Puppet
2 10 (19.61%) Ansible
3 7 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (7.84%) Kubernetes
4 4 (7.84%) Terraform
5 3 (5.88%) Kibana
5 3 (5.88%) logstash
5 3 (5.88%) Nagios
5 3 (5.88%) Packer
5 3 (5.88%) Piwik
6 2 (3.92%) HAProxy
6 2 (3.92%) Salt
7 1 (1.96%) Bacula
7 1 (1.96%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.96%) cPanel
7 1 (1.96%) Grafana
7 1 (1.96%) Graphite
7 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.96%) systemd
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Adobe
2 8 (15.69%) Atlassian
3 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.88%) SaltStack
4 3 (5.88%) VMware
5 2 (3.92%) ForgeRock
5 2 (3.92%) Google
5 2 (3.92%) Omniture
5 2 (3.92%) Zend
6 1 (1.96%) Akamai
6 1 (1.96%) Arqiva
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix
6 1 (1.96%) CommVault
6 1 (1.96%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.96%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle
6 1 (1.96%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.96%) Symantec
6 1 (1.96%) Virgin Media