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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Varnish
Rank 565 532 575
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +43
Contract jobs citing Varnish 52 58 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.11% 0.042%
As % of the System Software category 0.95% 1.14% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 40 23
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £438 £200
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +118.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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
5493 5093 4903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.60% 9.67% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3074 2672 2339
Average daily rate £350 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 669 595 639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.05 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 1 October 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 22 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 1 October 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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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 -24 52 £400 +6.66% 13
London 0 46 £413 +10.73% 10
City of London +16 4 £425 +18.88% 2
South East - 3 £350 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £350 -
East of England -23 2 £375 -6.25%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £375 -
Cambridge - 2 £375 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Hull - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
Brighton - - - -

Varnish
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 48 (53.33%) Linux
2 46 (51.11%) PHP
3 40 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 39 (43.33%) Apache
5 37 (41.11%) MySQL
6 32 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (33.33%) Web Services
8 29 (32.22%) Scrum
9 26 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (28.89%) Java
9 26 (28.89%) Python
9 26 (28.89%) DevOps
10 25 (27.78%) Puppet
10 25 (27.78%) TDD
10 25 (27.78%) Subversion
11 23 (25.56%) Ruby
12 21 (23.33%) C
12 21 (23.33%) HTTP
12 21 (23.33%) nginx
13 20 (22.22%) Configuration Management
14 19 (21.11%) UNIX
14 19 (21.11%) Memcached
15 18 (20.00%) Software Engineering
16 17 (18.89%) ActiveMQ
16 17 (18.89%) JavaScript
16 17 (18.89%) Open Source
16 17 (18.89%) Opscode Chef
17 16 (17.78%) CSS
18 15 (16.67%) MongoDB
19 14 (15.56%) OO

Varnish
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 39 (43.33%) Apache
2 21 (23.33%) nginx
3 14 (15.56%) Drupal
4 13 (14.44%) Apache Solr
5 6 (6.67%) Confluence
6 5 (5.56%) Tomcat
7 4 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (4.44%) WordPress
8 3 (3.33%) OpenStack
9 2 (2.22%) Node.js
9 2 (2.22%) Apache Pig
9 2 (2.22%) Zope
9 2 (2.22%) Plone
9 2 (2.22%) IIS
10 1 (1.11%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (8.89%) Joyent
4 3 (3.33%) GitHub
4 3 (3.33%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.22%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.33%) HTTP
2 12 (13.33%) Internet
3 8 (8.89%) SSL
4 6 (6.67%) BGP
5 5 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.44%) Firewall
6 4 (4.44%) DNS
7 3 (3.33%) Intranet
7 3 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.33%) BIG-IP
7 3 (3.33%) Network Security
8 2 (2.22%) DAB
9 1 (1.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (41.11%) MySQL
2 15 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 14 (15.56%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (14.44%) Redis
5 4 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.22%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.22%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 40 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 25 (27.78%) Subversion
3 10 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 10 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 10 (11.11%) RSpec
4 9 (10.00%) PHPUnit
5 7 (7.78%) Hudson
6 6 (6.67%) Artifactory
6 6 (6.67%) Maven
6 6 (6.67%) JIRA
7 5 (5.56%) RubyGems
8 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (5.56%) Games
2 4 (4.44%) Finance
3 3 (3.33%) Publishing
4 2 (2.22%) Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (40.00%) Developer
2 14 (15.56%) Drupal Developer
3 12 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 11 (12.22%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) PHP Developer
6 6 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (4.44%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 3 (3.33%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.33%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.33%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (2.22%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (2.22%) Administrator
9 2 (2.22%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (33.33%) Web Services
2 19 (21.11%) Memcached
3 17 (18.89%) ActiveMQ
4 16 (17.78%) CSS
5 14 (15.56%) jQuery
6 13 (14.44%) Ruby on Rails
6 13 (14.44%) LAMP
6 13 (14.44%) HTML
7 11 (12.22%) HTML5
7 11 (12.22%) Sinatra
8 10 (11.11%) RESTful
9 8 (8.89%) CSS3
10 6 (6.67%) Ajax
11 5 (5.56%) Symfony
11 5 (5.56%) AngularJS
11 5 (5.56%) NSQ
11 5 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (4.44%) VCL
13 3 (3.33%) XSLT
13 3 (3.33%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.89%) Open Source
2 9 (10.00%) Taxonomies
3 6 (6.67%) W3C
4 4 (4.44%) Streaming Video
4 4 (4.44%) Replication
4 4 (4.44%) Online Games
5 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.33%) User Experience
6 2 (2.22%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.22%) MPEG
7 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (53.33%) Linux
2 19 (21.11%) UNIX
3 12 (13.33%) CentOS
3 12 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.44%) Debian
5 2 (2.22%) Windows
6 1 (1.11%) Android
6 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.22%) Scrum
3 26 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (28.89%) DevOps
4 25 (27.78%) TDD
5 20 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 18 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 14 (15.56%) OO
8 13 (14.44%) Kanban
9 12 (13.33%) BDD
10 10 (11.11%) Automated Testing
11 9 (10.00%) Web Development
12 6 (6.67%) SOA
13 5 (5.56%) E-Commerce
14 4 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
14 4 (4.44%) Load Balancing
14 4 (4.44%) OOP
15 3 (3.33%) OOD
15 3 (3.33%) Project Management
15 3 (3.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (51.11%) PHP
2 26 (28.89%) Java
2 26 (28.89%) Python
3 23 (25.56%) Ruby
4 21 (23.33%) C
5 17 (18.89%) JavaScript
6 11 (12.22%) Perl
7 6 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.56%) C++
9 4 (4.44%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.33%) SQL
11 2 (2.22%) Scala
11 2 (2.22%) PHP5
12 1 (1.11%) C#
12 1 (1.11%) Golang
Qualifications
1 2 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) CCNA
2 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (3.33%) Xen
2 3 (3.33%) KVM
2 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.33%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.11%) Squid
Systems Management
1 25 (27.78%) Puppet
2 17 (18.89%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (10.00%) Nagios
4 8 (8.89%) HAProxy
5 6 (6.67%) YUM
6 3 (3.33%) Zenoss
7 2 (2.22%) Cacti
7 2 (2.22%) Salt
7 2 (2.22%) Vagrant
7 2 (2.22%) logstash
7 2 (2.22%) collectd
7 2 (2.22%) StatsD
8 1 (1.11%) Ansible
8 1 (1.11%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 14 (15.56%) Red Hat
2 12 (13.33%) Rackspace
3 7 (7.78%) Akamai
4 5 (5.56%) Zend
5 4 (4.44%) VMware
6 3 (3.33%) Oracle
7 2 (2.22%) SaltStack
7 2 (2.22%) New Relic
8 1 (1.11%) Cisco
8 1 (1.11%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.11%) Open Text
8 1 (1.11%) RedDot
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