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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Varnish
Rank 632 606 590
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -16
Contract jobs citing Varnish 21 57 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.098% 0.084%
As % of the System Software category 0.32% 0.98% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 42 36
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.60% +12.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £595 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £485 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.37% +38.57%
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
6465 5841 5878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.11% 10.07% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4102 3323 3270
Median daily rate £405 £370 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.45% +7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £194 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 625 716
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £41.15 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 29 September 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 10 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 29 September 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 -21 21 £425 -5.60% 16
London -24 13 £425 - 6
West Yorkshire +8 4 £425 -11.45% 1
Yorkshire +7 4 £425 -10.52% 1
East of England +12 3 £390 -29.09%
Leeds +7 3 £425 -12.37% 1
Watford - 3 £390 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £390 -
South West +8 1 - - 1
Wiltshire +4 1 - -

Varnish
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 (65.12%) PHP
1 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (48.84%) Linux
3 20 (46.51%) Apache
3 20 (46.51%) MySQL
4 19 (44.19%) HTML
4 19 (44.19%) CSS
5 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
6 17 (39.53%) Drupal
7 16 (37.21%) Apache Solr
8 15 (34.88%) HTML5
9 14 (32.56%) CSS3
9 14 (32.56%) Scrum
9 14 (32.56%) DevOps
10 13 (30.23%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (25.58%) E-Commerce
12 10 (23.26%) MVC
12 10 (23.26%) CMS
12 10 (23.26%) LAMP
12 10 (23.26%) Redis
12 10 (23.26%) Jenkins
13 9 (20.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (20.93%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (20.93%) Terraform
14 8 (18.60%) MongoDB
14 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
14 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
14 8 (18.60%) Java
14 8 (18.60%) Web Services
15 7 (16.28%) Tomcat

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 20 (46.51%) Apache
2 17 (39.53%) Drupal
3 16 (37.21%) Apache Solr
4 10 (23.26%) CMS
5 9 (20.93%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
7 6 (13.95%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (11.63%) nginx
9 4 (9.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (6.98%) Mule
11 1 (2.33%) Confluence
11 1 (2.33%) ExpressionEngine
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.23%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (16.28%) Slack
3 6 (13.95%) GitHub
4 4 (9.30%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
6 1 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) LDAP
2 6 (13.95%) HTTP
2 6 (13.95%) Intranet
3 2 (4.65%) SMS
4 1 (2.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) MySQL
2 10 (23.26%) Redis
3 8 (18.60%) MongoDB
4 6 (13.95%) MariaDB
4 6 (13.95%) NoSQL
5 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.65%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Jenkins
2 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.63%) Subversion
4 4 (9.30%) Cucumber
4 4 (9.30%) PHPUnit
4 4 (9.30%) Selenium
5 2 (4.65%) Grunt
5 2 (4.65%) gulp
5 2 (4.65%) JIRA
5 2 (4.65%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.33%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.33%) FindBugs
6 1 (2.33%) Hudson
6 1 (2.33%) Maven
6 1 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (11.63%) Banking
2 3 (6.98%) Publishing
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Developer
2 14 (32.56%) Drupal Developer
3 13 (30.23%) PHP Developer
4 8 (18.60%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce Developer
5 6 (13.95%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 5 (11.63%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (11.63%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) CMS Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Magento Developer
7 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Applications Support
8 3 (6.98%) Solr Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Agile Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Elasticsearch Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) CSS
1 19 (44.19%) HTML
2 15 (34.88%) HTML5
3 14 (32.56%) CSS3
4 10 (23.26%) LAMP
5 9 (20.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (18.60%) Web Services
7 7 (16.28%) SAML
8 6 (13.95%) Drush
8 6 (13.95%) Lucene
8 6 (13.95%) Symfony
9 5 (11.63%) Laravel
10 4 (9.30%) Gherkin
10 4 (9.30%) J2EE
10 4 (9.30%) J2SE
10 4 (9.30%) RESTful
10 4 (9.30%) XHTML
10 4 (9.30%) XSL
11 3 (6.98%) LEMP Stack
11 3 (6.98%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (11.63%) Mobile Banking
1 5 (11.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) CoreOS
2 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (32.56%) DevOps
2 14 (32.56%) Scrum
3 11 (25.58%) E-Commerce
4 10 (23.26%) MVC
5 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
6 7 (16.28%) Open Source
6 7 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (16.28%) SEO
6 7 (16.28%) Workflow
7 6 (13.95%) Analytics
7 6 (13.95%) Software Delivery
7 6 (13.95%) TDD
7 6 (13.95%) Web Development
8 5 (11.63%) BDD
9 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (9.30%) OO
9 4 (9.30%) OO PHP
9 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.98%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 28 (65.12%) PHP
2 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
3 8 (18.60%) Java
4 5 (11.63%) C
5 3 (6.98%) Python
6 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.65%) Scala
7 1 (2.33%) Perl
7 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) GlusterFS
2 3 (6.98%) Docker
3 2 (4.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.33%) Gluster
4 1 (2.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) Terraform
2 6 (13.95%) Puppet
3 5 (11.63%) Ansible
4 4 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (6.98%) Piwik
6 2 (4.65%) Consul
6 2 (4.65%) HAProxy
6 2 (4.65%) Kibana
6 2 (4.65%) Kubernetes
6 2 (4.65%) logstash
6 2 (4.65%) Packer
7 1 (2.33%) Capistrano
7 1 (2.33%) Nagios
7 1 (2.33%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) AppDynamics
2 4 (9.30%) Adobe
2 4 (9.30%) Splunk
2 4 (9.30%) Zend
3 3 (6.98%) ForgeRock
4 2 (4.65%) Google
4 2 (4.65%) Red Hat