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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Varnish
Rank 513 523 512
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing Varnish 63 43 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.086% 0.056%
As % of the System Software category 1.26% 0.91% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 29 20
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£428 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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
4999 4712 4267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.53% 9.37% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2782 2306 2021
Average daily rate £385 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 559 540 709
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 27 February 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 24 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 27 February 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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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 +1 62 £428 +14.00% 23
London -9 47 £428 +14.00% 18
South West - 8 £385 -
City of London +22 7 £450 +38.46% 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £345 -
East of England - 5 £345 - 1
South East - 2 £350 -
Surrey - 1 £350 -
Bristol - 1 £450 -
Burnley - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Hull - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Staines - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 4
Lancashire - - - -
North West - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -

Varnish
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 81 (68.64%) Linux
2 66 (55.93%) Git (software)
3 63 (53.39%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (49.15%) PHP
5 53 (44.92%) Apache
5 53 (44.92%) DevOps
6 51 (43.22%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (41.53%) Puppet
8 46 (38.98%) Web Services
9 42 (35.59%) MySQL
9 42 (35.59%) Python
10 38 (32.20%) TDD
11 34 (28.81%) Ruby
12 33 (27.97%) Scrum
12 33 (27.97%) Memcached
13 32 (27.12%) Drupal
14 31 (26.27%) UNIX
14 31 (26.27%) Java
14 31 (26.27%) Configuration Management
14 31 (26.27%) nginx
15 30 (25.42%) Opscode Chef
15 30 (25.42%) ActiveMQ
16 27 (22.88%) Kanban
17 25 (21.19%) Open Source
17 25 (21.19%) LAMP
17 25 (21.19%) JavaScript
18 23 (19.49%) Ruby on Rails
18 23 (19.49%) Jenkins
18 23 (19.49%) RabbitMQ
18 23 (19.49%) Redis

Varnish
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (44.92%) Apache
2 32 (27.12%) Drupal
3 31 (26.27%) nginx
4 20 (16.95%) Apache Solr
5 13 (11.02%) Tomcat
5 13 (11.02%) Node.js
6 12 (10.17%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (5.93%) Confluence
8 3 (2.54%) IIS
8 3 (2.54%) CMS
9 2 (1.69%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.85%) Jetty
10 1 (0.85%) WordPress
10 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.85%) EPiServer CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.41%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (13.56%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (9.32%) Joyent
4 7 (5.93%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (5.93%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (2.54%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.54%) SaaS
5 3 (2.54%) PaaS
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.17%) HTTP
1 12 (10.17%) SSL
2 5 (4.24%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.54%) DNS
3 3 (2.54%) Firewall
3 3 (2.54%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (1.69%) Network Security
4 2 (1.69%) Internet
4 2 (1.69%) DAB
4 2 (1.69%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.85%) Intranet
5 1 (0.85%) VPN
5 1 (0.85%) SMTP
5 1 (0.85%) DHCP
5 1 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.85%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (35.59%) MySQL
2 23 (19.49%) Redis
3 21 (17.80%) MongoDB
4 18 (15.25%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (7.63%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.54%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.54%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.54%) InfluxDB
7 2 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 66 (55.93%) Git (software)
2 23 (19.49%) Jenkins
3 22 (18.64%) Subversion
4 19 (16.10%) Cucumber
5 17 (14.41%) RSpec
6 16 (13.56%) Hudson
7 15 (12.71%) PHPUnit
8 10 (8.47%) Maven
9 7 (5.93%) JIRA
9 7 (5.93%) Mercurial
10 6 (5.08%) Artifactory
11 3 (2.54%) Behat
11 3 (2.54%) Selenium
12 2 (1.69%) JUnit
12 2 (1.69%) JMeter
13 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.85%) Gradle
13 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (7.63%) Marketing
2 8 (6.78%) Advertising
3 5 (4.24%) Publishing
4 1 (0.85%) Retail
4 1 (0.85%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 62 (52.54%) Developer
2 26 (22.03%) Drupal Developer
3 25 (21.19%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (11.86%) Python Developer
5 13 (11.02%) Senior Developer
6 7 (5.93%) PHP Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Architect
7 6 (5.08%) Platform Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Senior PHP Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (2.54%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.54%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.54%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (2.54%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (2.54%) Administrator
9 3 (2.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 2 (1.69%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (38.98%) Web Services
2 33 (27.97%) Memcached
3 30 (25.42%) ActiveMQ
4 25 (21.19%) LAMP
5 23 (19.49%) Ruby on Rails
5 23 (19.49%) RabbitMQ
6 22 (18.64%) HTML
7 19 (16.10%) HTML5
8 16 (13.56%) NSQ
8 16 (13.56%) Sinatra
9 15 (12.71%) AngularJS
9 15 (12.71%) CSS
10 14 (11.86%) RESTful
11 12 (10.17%) CSS3
12 11 (9.32%) Django
13 10 (8.47%) jQuery
13 10 (8.47%) XML
14 7 (5.93%) Play Framework
15 5 (4.24%) Ajax
15 5 (4.24%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.19%) Open Source
2 15 (12.71%) Taxonomies
3 10 (8.47%) Replication
4 6 (5.08%) User Experience
5 5 (4.24%) W3C
6 4 (3.39%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.69%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.69%) Derivative
8 1 (0.85%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 81 (68.64%) Linux
2 31 (26.27%) UNIX
3 11 (9.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (8.47%) CentOS
5 4 (3.39%) Amazon Linux
5 4 (3.39%) Windows
6 2 (1.69%) Debian
6 2 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (53.39%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (44.92%) DevOps
3 51 (43.22%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (32.20%) TDD
5 33 (27.97%) Scrum
6 31 (26.27%) Configuration Management
7 27 (22.88%) Kanban
8 22 (18.64%) BDD
9 18 (15.25%) Automated Testing
10 12 (10.17%) Content Management
10 12 (10.17%) Unit Testing
11 10 (8.47%) Web Development
11 10 (8.47%) OO
12 9 (7.63%) E-Commerce
12 9 (7.63%) Load Balancing
12 9 (7.63%) Test Automation
13 7 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (4.24%) SOA
14 5 (4.24%) Web Design
14 5 (4.24%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (49.15%) PHP
2 42 (35.59%) Python
3 34 (28.81%) Ruby
4 31 (26.27%) Java
5 25 (21.19%) JavaScript
6 12 (10.17%) SQL
7 11 (9.32%) Bash Shell
8 8 (6.78%) Shell Script
8 8 (6.78%) C
9 7 (5.93%) Groovy
10 3 (2.54%) PHP5
11 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.85%) C#
11 1 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (3.39%) Degree
2 2 (1.69%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) SLA
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 16 (13.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 9 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.93%) VirtualBox
4 5 (4.24%) Docker
5 4 (3.39%) LXC
6 2 (1.69%) KVM
7 1 (0.85%) Corosync
7 1 (0.85%) Gluster
7 1 (0.85%) Squid
7 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 49 (41.53%) Puppet
2 30 (25.42%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (11.02%) Ansible
4 12 (10.17%) Vagrant
5 9 (7.63%) yum
6 8 (6.78%) Nagios
6 8 (6.78%) HAProxy
7 4 (3.39%) Salt
8 3 (2.54%) Kibana
8 3 (2.54%) Icinga
9 1 (0.85%) Graphite
9 1 (0.85%) logstash
9 1 (0.85%) collectd
9 1 (0.85%) StatsD
9 1 (0.85%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 17 (14.41%) Red Hat
2 14 (11.86%) Rackspace
3 12 (10.17%) VMware
4 3 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.54%) New Relic
4 3 (2.54%) Oracle
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.85%) Open Text
5 1 (0.85%) RedDot
5 1 (0.85%) Zend
5 1 (0.85%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.85%) Percona
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