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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Varnish
UK
Rank 593 601 561
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -40
Contract jobs citing Varnish 9 26 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.050% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.18% 0.49% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 42
Median daily rate £355 £400 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% -6.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £310 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £43.75
UK excluding London median 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
5091 5355 5320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.37% 10.30% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3213 3197 2933
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 479 592
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.20 £32.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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
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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +20 9 £355 -11.25% 5
North West - 5 £375 - 1
Manchester - 5 £375 -
South East +19 2 £395 -1.25%
South West - 2 £343 -
Swindon - 2 £343 -
Wiltshire - 2 £343 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £395 -
Oxford - 1 - -
Hove - 1 £395 -

Varnish
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 20 (76.92%) PHP
2 15 (57.69%) Linux
3 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (46.15%) MySQL
4 12 (46.15%) CSS
4 12 (46.15%) Apache
5 11 (42.31%) HTML
6 10 (38.46%) MVC
7 9 (34.62%) Apache Solr
7 9 (34.62%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
8 8 (30.77%) LAMP
8 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
9 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (23.08%) XHTML
10 6 (23.08%) Java
10 6 (23.08%) Perl
10 6 (23.08%) Web Services
10 6 (23.08%) OO
10 6 (23.08%) XSL
10 6 (23.08%) Magento
10 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
10 6 (23.08%) Zend
10 6 (23.08%) Memcached
10 6 (23.08%) DevOps
10 6 (23.08%) OO PHP
11 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
11 5 (19.23%) iptables
11 5 (19.23%) High Availability
11 5 (19.23%) Drupal

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 12 (46.15%) Apache
2 9 (34.62%) Apache Solr
2 9 (34.62%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (19.23%) Drupal
4 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
5 2 (7.69%) CMS
5 2 (7.69%) Confluence
5 2 (7.69%) nginx
6 1 (3.85%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.85%) GitHub
2 1 (3.85%) Sage Pay
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) DNS
1 5 (19.23%) LDAP
2 3 (11.54%) HTTP
3 2 (7.69%) Intranet
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.54%) MariaDB
3 3 (11.54%) Redis
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) Bitbucket
2 4 (15.38%) JUnit
2 4 (15.38%) Maven
2 4 (15.38%) Mockito
3 3 (11.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
3 3 (11.54%) JIRA
3 3 (11.54%) Subversion
4 2 (7.69%) Mercurial
4 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.85%) Checkstyle
5 1 (3.85%) Cobertura
5 1 (3.85%) FindBugs
5 1 (3.85%) Gradle
5 1 (3.85%) Grunt
5 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (3.85%) TestNG
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.85%) Publishing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Magento Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Drupal Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Solr Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 2 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Java Applications Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Java Web Applications Developer
6 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) CSS
2 11 (42.31%) HTML
3 8 (30.77%) LAMP
4 6 (23.08%) Memcached
4 6 (23.08%) Web Services
4 6 (23.08%) XHTML
4 6 (23.08%) XSL
5 5 (19.23%) SOAP
6 4 (15.38%) Spring
7 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
7 3 (11.54%) REST
7 3 (11.54%) Sass
7 3 (11.54%) Spring MVC
8 2 (7.69%) HTML5
8 2 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (7.69%) Lucene
8 2 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (3.85%) Compass CSS Framework
9 1 (3.85%) RequireJS
9 1 (3.85%) Susy
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) BYOD
2 1 (3.85%) CMDB
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) MVC
2 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (23.08%) DevOps
4 6 (23.08%) OO
4 6 (23.08%) OO PHP
5 5 (19.23%) High Availability
5 5 (19.23%) TDD
6 4 (15.38%) BDD
6 4 (15.38%) Service Management
6 4 (15.38%) Web Development
7 3 (11.54%) Open Source
8 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 2 (7.69%) Content Management
8 2 (7.69%) Migration
8 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
8 2 (7.69%) Project Management
8 2 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) PHP
2 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 6 (23.08%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Go
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) Scala
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) iptables
1 5 (19.23%) Postfix
1 5 (19.23%) Squid
2 3 (11.54%) Docker
3 2 (7.69%) GlusterFS
4 1 (3.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Nagios
2 3 (11.54%) Puppet
3 2 (7.69%) Piwik
4 1 (3.85%) Consul
4 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.85%) Terraform
4 1 (3.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Zend
2 1 (3.85%) PayPal
2 1 (3.85%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.85%) Talend