The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Varnish
Rank 555 517 556
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +39
Contract jobs citing Varnish 38 51 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.100% 0.048%
As % of the System Software category 0.73% 1.02% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 23
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£375 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £324 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5194 5006 4763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.50% 9.81% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2863 2535 2269
Average daily rate £325 £345 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 614 621 648
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 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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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 -42 37 £375 -3.22% 18
London -2 34 £375 -3.22% 16
City of London +11 4 £400 +14.28% 3
North West - 1 £98 - 1
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Hull - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Preston - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -

Varnish
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 50 (47.17%) Linux
2 48 (45.28%) PHP
3 40 (37.74%) MySQL
4 36 (33.96%) Scrum
5 33 (31.13%) Java
6 32 (30.19%) Python
6 32 (30.19%) Git (software)
7 31 (29.25%) HTTP
8 30 (28.30%) Apache
9 26 (24.53%) Ruby
10 25 (23.58%) C
11 24 (22.64%) Puppet
11 24 (22.64%) Redis
12 23 (21.70%) DevOps
12 23 (21.70%) Web Services
13 22 (20.75%) Internet
13 22 (20.75%) Software Engineering
13 22 (20.75%) Opscode Chef
14 21 (19.81%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (19.81%) Configuration Management
14 21 (19.81%) CSS
14 21 (19.81%) Perl
15 20 (18.87%) Subversion
16 19 (17.92%) MongoDB
17 18 (16.98%) jQuery
18 17 (16.04%) OO
18 17 (16.04%) JavaScript
19 16 (15.09%) HTML
19 16 (15.09%) UNIX
19 16 (15.09%) LAMP

Varnish
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 30 (28.30%) Apache
2 16 (15.09%) nginx
3 15 (14.15%) Drupal
4 11 (10.38%) Node.js
5 9 (8.49%) Tomcat
6 7 (6.60%) Apache Solr
6 7 (6.60%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (5.66%) OpenStack
8 5 (4.72%) WordPress
9 4 (3.77%) IIS
10 3 (2.83%) CMS
11 2 (1.89%) Zope
11 2 (1.89%) Plone
11 2 (1.89%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.94%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.60%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.72%) Joyent
3 3 (2.83%) GitHub
4 2 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.89%) CloudFront
4 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.94%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.94%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 31 (29.25%) HTTP
2 22 (20.75%) Internet
3 11 (10.38%) BGP
4 6 (5.66%) BIG-IP
5 5 (4.72%) DNS
5 5 (4.72%) Intranet
6 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.89%) Firewall
7 2 (1.89%) Extranet
7 2 (1.89%) LDAP
8 1 (0.94%) DHCP
8 1 (0.94%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (37.74%) MySQL
2 24 (22.64%) Redis
3 19 (17.92%) MongoDB
4 16 (15.09%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (13.21%) NoSQL
6 6 (5.66%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.77%) SQL Server
7 4 (3.77%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.83%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.89%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.89%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.89%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (30.19%) Git (software)
2 20 (18.87%) Subversion
3 9 (8.49%) RubyGems
4 7 (6.60%) Cucumber
4 7 (6.60%) RSpec
5 5 (4.72%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.89%) Hudson
6 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.94%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.94%) NUnit
General
1 6 (5.66%) Publishing
2 5 (4.72%) Games
3 2 (1.89%) Banking
3 2 (1.89%) Finance
4 1 (0.94%) Legal
4 1 (0.94%) Front Office
4 1 (0.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (46.23%) Developer
2 14 (13.21%) Software Engineer
2 14 (13.21%) Drupal Developer
3 10 (9.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (5.66%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (4.72%) Consultant
5 5 (4.72%) Senior Developer
5 5 (4.72%) Ruby Developer
5 5 (4.72%) PHP Developer
6 4 (3.77%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (3.77%) Lead Developer
6 4 (3.77%) Software Developer
7 3 (2.83%) Architect
7 3 (2.83%) Technical Architect
7 3 (2.83%) Web Developer
7 3 (2.83%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (2.83%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (2.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (2.83%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.70%) Web Services
2 21 (19.81%) CSS
3 18 (16.98%) jQuery
4 16 (15.09%) LAMP
4 16 (15.09%) HTML
5 14 (13.21%) Ruby on Rails
6 13 (12.26%) RESTful
6 13 (12.26%) Memcached
7 12 (11.32%) Sinatra
7 12 (11.32%) HTML5
8 10 (9.43%) ActiveMQ
9 9 (8.49%) VCL
10 7 (6.60%) CSS3
11 6 (5.66%) JMX
11 6 (5.66%) Ajax
11 6 (5.66%) RSS
12 5 (4.72%) .NET
12 5 (4.72%) AngularJS
13 4 (3.77%) Apache Camel
14 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.43%) Open Source
2 7 (6.60%) Replication
3 6 (5.66%) Clustering
3 6 (5.66%) W3C
3 6 (5.66%) Streaming Video
4 5 (4.72%) Taxonomies
5 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.77%) Online Games
6 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.89%) MPEG
7 2 (1.89%) Social Media
8 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 50 (47.17%) Linux
2 16 (15.09%) UNIX
2 16 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (13.21%) CentOS
4 5 (4.72%) Windows
5 3 (2.83%) Debian
5 3 (2.83%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.94%) Android
6 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.96%) Scrum
2 23 (21.70%) DevOps
3 22 (20.75%) Software Engineering
4 21 (19.81%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (19.81%) Configuration Management
5 17 (16.04%) OO
6 15 (14.15%) TDD
7 13 (12.26%) Web Development
8 11 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (9.43%) SOA
10 8 (7.55%) E-Commerce
10 8 (7.55%) OOP
10 8 (7.55%) Load Balancing
11 7 (6.60%) Kanban
12 6 (5.66%) BDD
12 6 (5.66%) Release Management
12 6 (5.66%) MVC
12 6 (5.66%) Kernel Tuning
13 5 (4.72%) Automated Testing
13 5 (4.72%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (45.28%) PHP
2 33 (31.13%) Java
3 32 (30.19%) Python
4 26 (24.53%) Ruby
5 25 (23.58%) C
6 21 (19.81%) Perl
7 17 (16.04%) JavaScript
8 7 (6.60%) Bash Shell
9 6 (5.66%) C++
9 6 (5.66%) SQL
10 4 (3.77%) C#
11 3 (2.83%) PHP5
12 2 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (3.77%) Degree
2 1 (0.94%) CCNA
2 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (5.66%) Xen
1 6 (5.66%) VirtualBox
1 6 (5.66%) KVM
2 1 (0.94%) Squid
Systems Management
1 24 (22.64%) Puppet
2 22 (20.75%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (10.38%) StatsD
3 11 (10.38%) Nagios
4 9 (8.49%) HAProxy
4 9 (8.49%) Salt
5 7 (6.60%) Munin
6 5 (4.72%) Vagrant
6 5 (4.72%) logstash
6 5 (4.72%) collectd
7 3 (2.83%) Ansible
7 3 (2.83%) Cacti
8 2 (1.89%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.94%) Ganglia
9 1 (0.94%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 14 (13.21%) Akamai
2 12 (11.32%) Rackspace
2 12 (11.32%) Red Hat
3 6 (5.66%) Oracle
3 6 (5.66%) SaltStack
3 6 (5.66%) Percona
3 6 (5.66%) Zend
4 4 (3.77%) VMware
5 3 (2.83%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.89%) Open Text
6 2 (1.89%) RedDot
7 1 (0.94%) Cisco
7 1 (0.94%) Sony
7 1 (0.94%) Infoblox
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