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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Varnish
Rank 567 560 537
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -23
Contract jobs citing Varnish 46 36 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.068% 0.084%
As % of the System Software category 0.85% 0.69% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 24
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£425 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £300 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
5414 5202 4914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.87% 9.83% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3078 2831 2411
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 553 619 632
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.78 £28.63 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

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 7 July 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 16 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 7 July 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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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 -10 46 £425 +13.33% 31
London 0 38 £425 +9.67% 23
City of London 0 6 £425 - 7
Croydon -11 5 - -
South West -13 2 £350 +16.66%
Cambridge - 2 £550 - 2
North West - 2 £320 - 3
East of England - 2 £550 - 2
Manchester - 2 £320 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 2 £550 - 2
Wiltshire - 2 £350 -
Yorkshire - 2 £452 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £418 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £485 -
York - 1 £418 - 1
Leeds - 1 £485 -

Varnish
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 65 (64.36%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (56.44%) Linux
3 56 (55.45%) PHP
4 53 (52.48%) Apache
5 47 (46.53%) Git (software)
6 46 (45.54%) MySQL
7 44 (43.56%) Jenkins
8 41 (40.59%) Java
9 40 (39.60%) HTML
9 40 (39.60%) TDD
10 37 (36.63%) Puppet
11 35 (34.65%) CSS
12 34 (33.66%) Python
12 34 (33.66%) Scrum
13 33 (32.67%) HTML5
14 31 (30.69%) Web Services
14 31 (30.69%) DevOps
15 30 (29.70%) JavaScript
16 28 (27.72%) Red Hat
16 28 (27.72%) Continuous Integration
17 27 (26.73%) HTTP
18 26 (25.74%) Redis
19 25 (24.75%) Drupal
20 22 (21.78%) nginx
20 22 (21.78%) Maven
21 21 (20.79%) JIRA
21 21 (20.79%) AngularJS
21 21 (20.79%) Confluence
21 21 (20.79%) CSS3
22 20 (19.80%) Ruby

Varnish
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 53 (52.48%) Apache
2 25 (24.75%) Drupal
3 22 (21.78%) nginx
4 21 (20.79%) Confluence
5 18 (17.82%) Tomcat
6 11 (10.89%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (8.91%) Node.js
8 8 (7.92%) JBoss
9 6 (5.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (5.94%) Apache Solr
10 5 (4.95%) WebLogic
10 5 (4.95%) Mule
10 5 (4.95%) iPlanet
10 5 (4.95%) GlassFish
10 5 (4.95%) Jetty
10 5 (4.95%) Tornado
10 5 (4.95%) WildFly
10 5 (4.95%) Mule ESB
10 5 (4.95%) Apache TomEE
11 4 (3.96%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.99%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.83%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.96%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.98%) SaaS
3 2 (1.98%) PaaS
4 1 (0.99%) GitHub
4 1 (0.99%) IaaS
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (26.73%) HTTP
2 20 (19.80%) SSL
3 9 (8.91%) Reverse Proxy
4 6 (5.94%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.94%) DNS
5 5 (4.95%) Firewall
6 4 (3.96%) HTTPS
6 4 (3.96%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (1.98%) AMQP
7 2 (1.98%) LDAP
8 1 (0.99%) SAN
8 1 (0.99%) Internet
8 1 (0.99%) NAS
8 1 (0.99%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (45.54%) MySQL
2 26 (25.74%) Redis
3 18 (17.82%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (10.89%) MongoDB
5 8 (7.92%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.94%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.96%) Infinispan
7 4 (3.96%) Riak
7 4 (3.96%) InterSystems Cache
8 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.97%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.98%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.98%) Aerospike
Development Applications
1 47 (46.53%) Git (software)
2 44 (43.56%) Jenkins
3 22 (21.78%) Maven
4 21 (20.79%) JIRA
5 19 (18.81%) Hudson
6 16 (15.84%) Selenium
7 15 (14.85%) Artifactory
8 14 (13.86%) Cucumber
9 13 (12.87%) JMeter
10 12 (11.88%) Behat
11 8 (7.92%) SonarQube
11 8 (7.92%) RSpec
12 7 (6.93%) Subversion
13 6 (5.94%) PHPUnit
13 6 (5.94%) Mockito
14 5 (4.95%) Gradle
15 4 (3.96%) Mocha
15 4 (3.96%) Gerrit
15 4 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (3.96%) JUnit
General
1 3 (2.97%) Advertising
1 3 (2.97%) Marketing
2 2 (1.98%) Publishing
2 2 (1.98%) Retail
2 2 (1.98%) Finance
3 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.99%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 43 (42.57%) Developer
2 18 (17.82%) Drupal Developer
3 13 (12.87%) Senior Developer
4 12 (11.88%) PHP Developer
4 12 (11.88%) Platform Engineer
4 12 (11.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (9.90%) Architect
5 10 (9.90%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (8.91%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.94%) Administrator
9 5 (4.95%) Team Leader
9 5 (4.95%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Java Architect
10 4 (3.96%) Web Administrator
10 4 (3.96%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (3.96%) Consultant
11 3 (2.97%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (39.60%) HTML
2 35 (34.65%) CSS
3 33 (32.67%) HTML5
4 31 (30.69%) Web Services
5 21 (20.79%) CSS3
5 21 (20.79%) AngularJS
6 19 (18.81%) Memcached
6 19 (18.81%) RabbitMQ
7 18 (17.82%) jQuery
7 18 (17.82%) LAMP
8 15 (14.85%) Gherkin
9 13 (12.87%) Ruby on Rails
10 12 (11.88%) Symfony
10 12 (11.88%) RESTful
10 12 (11.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (10.89%) EJB
12 10 (9.90%) Ajax
12 10 (9.90%) Drush
13 8 (7.92%) ActiveMQ
14 7 (6.93%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) W3C
2 4 (3.96%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.96%) Tandem
2 4 (3.96%) Derivative
2 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.96%) User Experience
3 3 (2.97%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.98%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.98%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.99%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.99%) Social Media
5 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.99%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.99%) Replication
5 1 (0.99%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 57 (56.44%) Linux
2 14 (13.86%) UNIX
2 14 (13.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (8.91%) Ubuntu
4 7 (6.93%) CentOS
5 5 (4.95%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (1.98%) Windows
7 1 (0.99%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (64.36%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (39.60%) TDD
3 34 (33.66%) Scrum
4 31 (30.69%) DevOps
5 28 (27.72%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (15.84%) Configuration Management
7 15 (14.85%) BDD
7 15 (14.85%) Unit Testing
8 11 (10.89%) OO
9 10 (9.90%) MVC
10 9 (8.91%) Project Management
10 9 (8.91%) Content Management
10 9 (8.91%) Open Source
11 8 (7.92%) SDLC
11 8 (7.92%) SOA
12 7 (6.93%) Web Development
12 7 (6.93%) Automated Testing
13 6 (5.94%) Microservices
14 5 (4.95%) Continuous Delivery
14 5 (4.95%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (55.45%) PHP
2 41 (40.59%) Java
3 34 (33.66%) Python
4 30 (29.70%) JavaScript
5 20 (19.80%) Ruby
6 12 (11.88%) C
7 6 (5.94%) SQL
8 4 (3.96%) C#
8 4 (3.96%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.97%) Perl
9 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.99%) Groovy
10 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) Degree
2 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) QA
2 4 (3.96%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.93%) Squid
1 7 (6.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 7 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.95%) Docker
3 4 (3.96%) vCloud
3 4 (3.96%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.97%) LXC
5 2 (1.98%) iptables
5 2 (1.98%) Postfix
6 1 (0.99%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.99%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.99%) Xen
6 1 (0.99%) Corosync
6 1 (0.99%) KVM
Systems Management
1 37 (36.63%) Puppet
2 15 (14.85%) yum
3 13 (12.87%) Vagrant
3 13 (12.87%) Ansible
4 8 (7.92%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (6.93%) Salt
5 7 (6.93%) HAProxy
6 6 (5.94%) Nagios
7 5 (4.95%) ZABBIX
8 4 (3.96%) CA LISA
8 4 (3.96%) Kibana
8 4 (3.96%) Rundeck
8 4 (3.96%) logstash
9 2 (1.98%) MOM
Vendors
1 28 (27.72%) Red Hat
2 12 (11.88%) Oracle
3 8 (7.92%) Pega
4 7 (6.93%) VMware
5 6 (5.94%) Atlassian
5 6 (5.94%) Adobe
6 4 (3.96%) HP
6 4 (3.96%) CA
6 4 (3.96%) IBM
6 4 (3.96%) Splunk
6 4 (3.96%) Twitter
6 4 (3.96%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.98%) Coverity
7 2 (1.98%) Zend
7 2 (1.98%) SAP
8 1 (0.99%) Akamai
8 1 (0.99%) Percona
8 1 (0.99%) New Relic
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
CPS Group
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
Tate Gallery
Rate: £40,000 per annum (£31,000 plus £9000 market rate allowance)
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge
CPS Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 24 days ago