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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Varnish
Rank 520 520 507
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing Varnish 58 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.076% 0.063%
As % of the System Software category 1.18% 0.78% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 26 22
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£428 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £430 £285
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +50.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 - -

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
4895 4726 4233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.65% 9.70% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2689 2440 1966
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £168 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 563 550 754
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -3 58 £428 +31.53% 16
London +7 40 £428 +31.53% 11
Cambridgeshire - 9 £345 - 3
East of England - 9 £345 - 3
South West - 4 £383 - 1
Surrey - 3 £350 -
South East - 3 £350 -
City of London +12 2 £475 - 2
North West - 2 £400 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £450 -
Burnley - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 3
Hull - - - -
Staines - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Brighton - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -

Varnish
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (67.92%) Linux
2 65 (61.32%) Git (software)
3 53 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (48.11%) PHP
5 48 (45.28%) DevOps
6 47 (44.34%) Web Services
7 46 (43.40%) Apache
7 46 (43.40%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (38.68%) Puppet
9 38 (35.85%) MySQL
10 36 (33.96%) Python
11 35 (33.02%) Ruby
12 33 (31.13%) Memcached
13 31 (29.25%) Opscode Chef
13 31 (29.25%) ActiveMQ
13 31 (29.25%) Scrum
14 30 (28.30%) UNIX
14 30 (28.30%) nginx
15 29 (27.36%) TDD
16 28 (26.42%) Configuration Management
17 27 (25.47%) Kanban
18 26 (24.53%) Subversion
19 25 (23.58%) Drupal
20 24 (22.64%) Ruby on Rails
20 24 (22.64%) Java
21 23 (21.70%) RabbitMQ
22 22 (20.75%) Open Source
22 22 (20.75%) JavaScript
23 20 (18.87%) Redis
23 20 (18.87%) LAMP

Varnish
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 46 (43.40%) Apache
2 30 (28.30%) nginx
3 25 (23.58%) Drupal
4 18 (16.98%) Apache Solr
5 13 (12.26%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (10.38%) Tomcat
7 10 (9.43%) Node.js
8 7 (6.60%) Confluence
9 2 (1.89%) IIS
10 1 (0.94%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.94%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.94%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.94%) Jetty
10 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.94%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.09%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (14.15%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (10.38%) Joyent
4 7 (6.60%) Amazon ELB
4 7 (6.60%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.83%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.89%) GitHub
7 1 (0.94%) IaaS
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.94%) SaaS
7 1 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.55%) SSL
2 7 (6.60%) HTTP
3 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.83%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.83%) Network Security
4 3 (2.83%) Firewall
5 2 (1.89%) DAB
5 2 (1.89%) Internet
6 1 (0.94%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.94%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.94%) VPN
6 1 (0.94%) DNS
6 1 (0.94%) SMTP
6 1 (0.94%) DHCP
6 1 (0.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (35.85%) MySQL
2 20 (18.87%) Redis
3 19 (17.92%) MongoDB
4 16 (15.09%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (7.55%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.94%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 65 (61.32%) Git (software)
2 26 (24.53%) Subversion
3 19 (17.92%) Cucumber
4 17 (16.04%) RSpec
5 15 (14.15%) Jenkins
6 13 (12.26%) PHPUnit
6 13 (12.26%) Hudson
7 7 (6.60%) Mercurial
7 7 (6.60%) JIRA
8 6 (5.66%) Maven
8 6 (5.66%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.89%) JUnit
9 2 (1.89%) Selenium
10 1 (0.94%) Behat
10 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 8 (7.55%) Marketing
2 7 (6.60%) Advertising
3 5 (4.72%) Publishing
4 2 (1.89%) Finance
5 1 (0.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (52.83%) Developer
2 23 (21.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (19.81%) Drupal Developer
4 13 (12.26%) Python Developer
5 9 (8.49%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.55%) PHP Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) Java Developer
7 5 (4.72%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.83%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (2.83%) Senior PHP Developer
9 3 (2.83%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (2.83%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (2.83%) Architect
9 3 (2.83%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.83%) Web Developer
10 2 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 2 (1.89%) PHP Drupal Developer
10 2 (1.89%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (44.34%) Web Services
2 33 (31.13%) Memcached
3 31 (29.25%) ActiveMQ
4 24 (22.64%) Ruby on Rails
5 23 (21.70%) RabbitMQ
6 20 (18.87%) LAMP
7 17 (16.04%) Sinatra
7 17 (16.04%) NSQ
7 17 (16.04%) HTML
8 15 (14.15%) HTML5
9 12 (11.32%) AngularJS
9 12 (11.32%) RESTful
10 11 (10.38%) Django
10 11 (10.38%) CSS
11 9 (8.49%) CSS3
11 9 (8.49%) jQuery
11 9 (8.49%) XML
12 7 (6.60%) Play Framework
13 6 (5.66%) Symfony
14 5 (4.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.75%) Open Source
2 13 (12.26%) Taxonomies
3 11 (10.38%) Replication
4 5 (4.72%) User Experience
4 5 (4.72%) W3C
5 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 72 (67.92%) Linux
2 30 (28.30%) UNIX
3 11 (10.38%) CentOS
4 8 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.77%) Debian
6 3 (2.83%) Windows
7 2 (1.89%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.94%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (45.28%) DevOps
3 46 (43.40%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (29.25%) Scrum
5 29 (27.36%) TDD
6 28 (26.42%) Configuration Management
7 27 (25.47%) Kanban
8 19 (17.92%) BDD
9 15 (14.15%) Automated Testing
10 11 (10.38%) Load Balancing
10 11 (10.38%) OO
11 10 (9.43%) Web Development
12 9 (8.49%) Test Automation
13 8 (7.55%) E-Commerce
13 8 (7.55%) Unit Testing
14 7 (6.60%) Disaster Recovery
15 5 (4.72%) Content Management
15 5 (4.72%) Software Engineering
16 4 (3.77%) OO PHP
17 3 (2.83%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 51 (48.11%) PHP
2 36 (33.96%) Python
3 35 (33.02%) Ruby
4 24 (22.64%) Java
5 22 (20.75%) JavaScript
6 11 (10.38%) Bash Shell
6 11 (10.38%) SQL
7 9 (8.49%) Shell Script
8 7 (6.60%) Groovy
9 5 (4.72%) C
10 4 (3.77%) PHP5
11 3 (2.83%) Perl
12 1 (0.94%) Golang
12 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.94%) Scala
12 1 (0.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (3.77%) Degree
2 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (16.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 11 (10.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.60%) VirtualBox
4 3 (2.83%) LXC
5 2 (1.89%) Docker
5 2 (1.89%) KVM
6 1 (0.94%) Corosync
6 1 (0.94%) Gluster
6 1 (0.94%) Squid
6 1 (0.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (38.68%) Puppet
2 31 (29.25%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (8.49%) Nagios
4 8 (7.55%) Vagrant
4 8 (7.55%) Ansible
4 8 (7.55%) HAProxy
5 6 (5.66%) yum
6 3 (2.83%) Icinga
6 3 (2.83%) Kibana
6 3 (2.83%) Zenoss
7 2 (1.89%) Salt
8 1 (0.94%) logstash
8 1 (0.94%) collectd
8 1 (0.94%) StatsD
8 1 (0.94%) Graphite
Vendors
1 14 (13.21%) VMware
1 14 (13.21%) Rackspace
2 10 (9.43%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.77%) Zend
4 3 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.89%) New Relic
6 1 (0.94%) Percona
6 1 (0.94%) Open Text
6 1 (0.94%) RedDot
6 1 (0.94%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.94%) Microsoft
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