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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Varnish
Rank 573 574 532
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -42
Contract jobs citing Varnish 57 42 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.074% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 1.01% 0.77% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 35 43
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£450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £465 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+38.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
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
5654 5445 5175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.68% 9.63% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3211 3056 2686
Average daily rate £363 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 587 642 589
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.85 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 3 September 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 23 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 3 September 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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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 +3 55 £450 +12.50% 22
London -9 35 £425 +6.25% 17
City of London +13 7 £425 +6.25% 3
South West - 7 £600 - 2
Yorkshire - 6 £480 - 1
Croydon -14 5 - -
Bristol - 5 £600 - 2
West Yorkshire - 5 £485 -
Leeds - 4 £485 -
East of England +5 2 £550 +46.66%
Cambridgeshire -3 2 £550 +46.66%
Cambridge -4 2 £550 +46.66%
North West -29 2 £320 +228.20%
Midlands - 2 £500 -
Manchester - 2 £320 -
Wiltshire - 2 £350 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £363 -
York - 1 £418 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £418 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £363 -
North East - 1 £363 -

Varnish
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 72 (67.29%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (57.01%) Apache
3 59 (55.14%) MySQL
4 57 (53.27%) Git (software)
5 54 (50.47%) Linux
6 53 (49.53%) PHP
6 53 (49.53%) Jenkins
7 49 (45.79%) HTML
8 47 (43.93%) CSS
9 45 (42.06%) Puppet
10 42 (39.25%) Java
11 38 (35.51%) HTML5
12 36 (33.64%) JavaScript
12 36 (33.64%) Scrum
13 35 (32.71%) TDD
13 35 (32.71%) Python
13 35 (32.71%) nginx
13 35 (32.71%) JIRA
14 33 (30.84%) Web Services
15 32 (29.91%) Red Hat
15 32 (29.91%) Confluence
15 32 (29.91%) DevOps
16 29 (27.10%) Drupal
16 29 (27.10%) jQuery
16 29 (27.10%) HTTP
17 28 (26.17%) PostgreSQL
17 28 (26.17%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (24.30%) Selenium
18 26 (24.30%) CSS3
18 26 (24.30%) Redis

Varnish
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 61 (57.01%) Apache
2 35 (32.71%) nginx
3 32 (29.91%) Confluence
4 29 (27.10%) Drupal
5 24 (22.43%) Tomcat
6 16 (14.95%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (12.15%) JBoss
7 13 (12.15%) Jetty
8 10 (9.35%) GlassFish
8 10 (9.35%) WebLogic
8 10 (9.35%) iPlanet
8 10 (9.35%) Tornado
8 10 (9.35%) WildFly
8 10 (9.35%) Mule ESB
8 10 (9.35%) Apache TomEE
8 10 (9.35%) Node.js
8 10 (9.35%) Mule
9 9 (8.41%) CMS
9 9 (8.41%) Alfresco
9 9 (8.41%) Apache Qpid
Business Applications
1 9 (8.41%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (23.36%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.41%) OpenShift
3 3 (2.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.87%) Google Compute Engine
4 2 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.93%) GitHub
5 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (27.10%) HTTP
2 18 (16.82%) SSL
3 17 (15.89%) DNS
4 10 (9.35%) Firewall
4 10 (9.35%) Reverse Proxy
5 9 (8.41%) OpenLDAP
6 8 (7.48%) OpenVPN
6 8 (7.48%) IPsec
7 7 (6.54%) DHCP
8 5 (4.67%) IPv6
8 5 (4.67%) SSH
8 5 (4.67%) OSPF
9 4 (3.74%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.74%) VPN
9 4 (3.74%) LDAP
9 4 (3.74%) SMTP
10 3 (2.80%) SNMP
10 3 (2.80%) IMAP
10 3 (2.80%) Internet
11 2 (1.87%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (55.14%) MySQL
2 28 (26.17%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (24.30%) Redis
4 21 (19.63%) MongoDB
5 9 (8.41%) Riak
5 9 (8.41%) InterSystems Cache
5 9 (8.41%) Infinispan
6 7 (6.54%) MariaDB
6 7 (6.54%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.67%) Couchbase
7 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.80%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.80%) Big Data
10 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.87%) Aerospike
11 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 57 (53.27%) Git (software)
2 53 (49.53%) Jenkins
3 35 (32.71%) JIRA
4 26 (24.30%) Selenium
5 21 (19.63%) Maven
6 20 (18.69%) JMeter
7 18 (16.82%) Subversion
8 17 (15.89%) Artifactory
9 15 (14.02%) Cucumber
10 14 (13.08%) Hudson
11 13 (12.15%) SonarQube
12 11 (10.28%) Behat
13 9 (8.41%) Gradle
13 9 (8.41%) Gerrit
13 9 (8.41%) Mocha
13 9 (8.41%) RSpec
13 9 (8.41%) JUnit
13 9 (8.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (7.48%) PHPUnit
14 8 (7.48%) Mockito
General
1 3 (2.80%) Advertising
1 3 (2.80%) Marketing
2 2 (1.87%) Retail
2 2 (1.87%) Finance
3 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (47.66%) Developer
2 23 (21.50%) Drupal Developer
3 13 (12.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (10.28%) Architect
5 10 (9.35%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (8.41%) Senior Developer
6 9 (8.41%) PHP Developer
7 7 (6.54%) Java Architect
7 7 (6.54%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.61%) Administrator
8 6 (5.61%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Team Leader
10 4 (3.74%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (3.74%) Consultant
10 4 (3.74%) Build Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (45.79%) HTML
2 47 (43.93%) CSS
3 38 (35.51%) HTML5
4 33 (30.84%) Web Services
5 29 (27.10%) jQuery
6 26 (24.30%) CSS3
7 24 (22.43%) AngularJS
8 22 (20.56%) LAMP
9 21 (19.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 21 (19.63%) Memcached
10 19 (17.76%) RabbitMQ
11 18 (16.82%) REST
12 16 (14.95%) Gherkin
13 15 (14.02%) Ajax
14 14 (13.08%) Drush
15 12 (11.21%) Spring
15 12 (11.21%) Hibernate
16 11 (10.28%) Symfony
16 11 (10.28%) JSON
16 11 (10.28%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.15%) W3C
2 9 (8.41%) User Experience
3 6 (5.61%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.74%) Tandem
4 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.80%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.80%) Clustering
5 3 (2.80%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.87%) Derivative
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.93%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.93%) Social Media
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 54 (50.47%) Linux
2 18 (16.82%) Ubuntu
3 16 (14.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (14.02%) CentOS
5 13 (12.15%) UNIX
6 5 (4.67%) Debian
6 5 (4.67%) SmartOS
6 5 (4.67%) CoreOS
7 3 (2.80%) Windows
8 2 (1.87%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (67.29%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (33.64%) Scrum
3 35 (32.71%) TDD
4 32 (29.91%) DevOps
5 28 (26.17%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (23.36%) Configuration Management
7 18 (16.82%) Open Source
8 17 (15.89%) SOA
9 15 (14.02%) MVC
10 14 (13.08%) Unit Testing
11 12 (11.21%) OO
12 11 (10.28%) Automated Testing
12 11 (10.28%) BDD
12 11 (10.28%) Microservices
13 10 (9.35%) Validation
14 9 (8.41%) Document Management
14 9 (8.41%) Data Virtualisation
15 8 (7.48%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (7.48%) SDLC
16 6 (5.61%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 53 (49.53%) PHP
2 42 (39.25%) Java
3 36 (33.64%) JavaScript
4 35 (32.71%) Python
5 23 (21.50%) Ruby
6 13 (12.15%) SQL
7 10 (9.35%) C
8 7 (6.54%) Perl
8 7 (6.54%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.74%) C#
10 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (8.41%) SC Cleared
1 9 (8.41%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) QA
2 4 (3.74%) SLA
3 3 (2.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (15.89%) Squid
2 14 (13.08%) vCloud
2 14 (13.08%) Docker
3 11 (10.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (8.41%) Active Directory
5 8 (7.48%) LXC
6 7 (6.54%) iptables
6 7 (6.54%) KVM
7 5 (4.67%) Btrfs
7 5 (4.67%) Snort
8 3 (2.80%) NFS
8 3 (2.80%) Postfix
8 3 (2.80%) FreeRADIUS
8 3 (2.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (1.87%) GlusterFS
9 2 (1.87%) Xen
10 1 (0.93%) qmail
10 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.93%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 45 (42.06%) Puppet
2 19 (17.76%) Ansible
3 17 (15.89%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (14.95%) HAProxy
5 12 (11.21%) Vagrant
5 12 (11.21%) logstash
6 10 (9.35%) Salt
6 10 (9.35%) ZABBIX
7 9 (8.41%) Nagios
7 9 (8.41%) yum
7 9 (8.41%) Kibana
7 9 (8.41%) Rundeck
8 6 (5.61%) systemd
9 5 (4.67%) Kubernetes
9 5 (4.67%) CFEngine
9 5 (4.67%) Nessus
10 4 (3.74%) CA LISA
11 3 (2.80%) Cacti
12 2 (1.87%) MOM
13 1 (0.93%) Icinga
Vendors
1 32 (29.91%) Red Hat
2 17 (15.89%) VMware
3 14 (13.08%) Oracle
4 13 (12.15%) Pega
5 9 (8.41%) Splunk
5 9 (8.41%) Twitter
6 8 (7.48%) SaltStack
6 8 (7.48%) Atlassian
6 8 (7.48%) Adobe
7 4 (3.74%) HP
7 4 (3.74%) IBM
7 4 (3.74%) CA
7 4 (3.74%) AppDynamics
8 3 (2.80%) Dell
9 2 (1.87%) Juniper
9 2 (1.87%) SAP
9 2 (1.87%) Cisco
9 2 (1.87%) Coverity
9 2 (1.87%) Google
10 1 (0.93%) Zend
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