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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Varnish
Rank 627 579 555
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -24
Contract jobs citing Varnish 21 48 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.088% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.32% 0.86% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 41
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £433 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.15% +44.16%
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
6530 5555 5306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.15% 10.24% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4002 3099 2829
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 658 640
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.48 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +9.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £11.00 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £38.08 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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 26 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 11 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 26 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 -37 20 £425 +6.25% 12
London -44 10 £413 +3.12% 8
Yorkshire +12 5 £425 -12.37% 1
West Yorkshire +2 5 £425 -12.37% 1
Leeds +3 4 £425 -12.37% 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £400 -
East of England - 3 £400 -
South East -8 1 £500 +31.57% 2
Bracknell - 1 £500 -
Reading - 1 £500 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £500 - 1

Varnish
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (53.33%) PHP
3 23 (51.11%) HTML
3 23 (51.11%) MySQL
3 23 (51.11%) CSS
4 21 (46.67%) HTML5
5 19 (42.22%) Git (software)
6 18 (40.00%) Drupal
6 18 (40.00%) Linux
7 16 (35.56%) Apache
8 15 (33.33%) Scrum
9 14 (31.11%) jQuery
10 13 (28.89%) Java
10 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
10 13 (28.89%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (28.89%) CSS3
10 13 (28.89%) DevOps
11 12 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (26.67%) Puppet
12 11 (24.44%) MongoDB
12 11 (24.44%) Apache Solr
12 11 (24.44%) Python
13 10 (22.22%) LAMP
13 10 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (20.00%) Redis
14 9 (20.00%) Ansible
14 9 (20.00%) Web Services
14 9 (20.00%) JIRA
15 8 (17.78%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management

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 18 (40.00%) Drupal
2 16 (35.56%) Apache
3 11 (24.44%) Apache Solr
4 10 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (15.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (15.56%) CMS
5 7 (15.56%) Confluence
6 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
7 4 (8.89%) nginx
8 3 (6.67%) Mule
9 1 (2.22%) IIS
9 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
9 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
9 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
9 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon CloudSearch
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (2.22%) CloudBees
3 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Intranet
2 5 (11.11%) LDAP
3 3 (6.67%) DNS
3 3 (6.67%) HTTP
4 2 (4.44%) DHCP
4 2 (4.44%) SMS
4 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.22%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.22%) Firewall
5 1 (2.22%) Internet
5 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.22%) IPsec
5 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.22%) NAS
5 1 (2.22%) OpenVPN
5 1 (2.22%) OSPF
5 1 (2.22%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.22%) SSH
5 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) MySQL
2 11 (24.44%) MongoDB
3 9 (20.00%) Redis
4 8 (17.78%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (15.56%) MariaDB
6 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
7 2 (4.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (42.22%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.00%) JIRA
3 7 (15.56%) Cucumber
4 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 6 (13.33%) Mockito
4 6 (13.33%) Selenium
5 4 (8.89%) Subversion
6 2 (4.44%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.22%) FindBugs
7 1 (2.22%) GitLab
7 1 (2.22%) Grunt
7 1 (2.22%) gulp
7 1 (2.22%) PHPUnit
7 1 (2.22%) RSpec
7 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (13.33%) Marketing
2 3 (6.67%) Publishing
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (60.00%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Drupal Developer
3 9 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 7 (15.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Applications Developer
6 4 (8.89%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Agile Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.44%) Administrator
8 2 (4.44%) Java Scrum Master
8 2 (4.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (4.44%) Scrum Master
8 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.22%) MySQL Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (51.11%) CSS
1 23 (51.11%) HTML
2 21 (46.67%) HTML5
3 14 (31.11%) jQuery
4 13 (28.89%) CSS3
5 12 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (22.22%) LAMP
7 9 (20.00%) Web Services
8 7 (15.56%) Gherkin
8 7 (15.56%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (15.56%) Sass
9 6 (13.33%) Drush
9 6 (13.33%) JSP
9 6 (13.33%) Lucene
9 6 (13.33%) PowerMock
10 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
10 4 (8.89%) SAML
11 3 (6.67%) Ajax
11 3 (6.67%) ELK Stack
11 3 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) User Experience
2 2 (4.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) CoreOS
2 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.67%) CentOS
3 3 (6.67%) Unix
3 3 (6.67%) Windows
4 2 (4.44%) Debian
4 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.22%) Fedora
5 1 (2.22%) SmartOS
5 1 (2.22%) Solaris
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (33.33%) Scrum
3 13 (28.89%) DevOps
4 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
5 7 (15.56%) TDD
6 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.33%) Web Development
7 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (11.11%) Workflow
8 4 (8.89%) Analytics
8 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.89%) SEO
8 4 (8.89%) Software Delivery
8 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (6.67%) Migration
9 3 (6.67%) Open Source
9 3 (6.67%) Performance Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Web Analytics
10 2 (4.44%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) PHP
2 13 (28.89%) Java
2 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
3 11 (24.44%) Python
4 3 (6.67%) Go
5 2 (4.44%) C
5 2 (4.44%) Ruby
5 2 (4.44%) SQL
6 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.22%) Groovy
6 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Docker
2 3 (6.67%) GlusterFS
2 3 (6.67%) KVM
3 2 (4.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (4.44%) Squid
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.22%) iptables
4 1 (2.22%) NFS
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.22%) Postfix
4 1 (2.22%) qmail
4 1 (2.22%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.22%) Snort
4 1 (2.22%) vCloud
4 1 (2.22%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
4 1 (2.22%) Xen
4 1 (2.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) Puppet
2 9 (20.00%) Ansible
3 7 (15.56%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (8.89%) Kubernetes
4 4 (8.89%) Terraform
5 3 (6.67%) Kibana
5 3 (6.67%) logstash
5 3 (6.67%) Nagios
5 3 (6.67%) Packer
5 3 (6.67%) Piwik
6 2 (4.44%) HAProxy
6 2 (4.44%) Salt
7 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.22%) Bacula
7 1 (2.22%) cPanel
7 1 (2.22%) Grafana
7 1 (2.22%) Graphite
7 1 (2.22%) Nessus
7 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.22%) systemd
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Adobe
2 6 (13.33%) Atlassian
3 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.67%) ForgeRock
4 3 (6.67%) VMware
5 2 (4.44%) Google
5 2 (4.44%) Omniture
5 2 (4.44%) SaltStack
5 2 (4.44%) Zend
6 1 (2.22%) Akamai
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix
6 1 (2.22%) CommVault
6 1 (2.22%) Hitachi
6 1 (2.22%) IBM
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.22%) NetApp
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle
6 1 (2.22%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.22%) Symantec
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