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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Varnish
Rank 607 612 600
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing Varnish 17 34 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.061% 0.097%
As % of the System Software category 0.27% 0.61% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 33
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £354 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £478 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £475 £350
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
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
6332 5541 5845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.80% 10.01% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3937 3216 3211
Median daily rate £400 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 625 736
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.40 £33.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.93
% change year-on-year
- -5.46%

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 4 December 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 10 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 4 December 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 -7 17 £400 -5.88% 8
London -16 11 £400 -5.88% 1
East of England - 3 £390 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £390 -
Watford - 3 £390 -
Manchester - 2 £400 - 3
North West - 2 £400 - 6
South West - 1 £330 -
Wiltshire - 1 £330 -
Swindon - 1 £330 -

Varnish
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 26 (72.22%) PHP
2 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (47.22%) MySQL
4 17 (47.22%) CSS
4 17 (47.22%) Linux
5 16 (44.44%) Apache
5 16 (44.44%) HTML
6 14 (38.89%) Apache Solr
6 14 (38.89%) DevOps
7 13 (36.11%) LAMP
8 12 (33.33%) MVC
8 12 (33.33%) E-Commerce
9 11 (30.56%) Scrum
9 11 (30.56%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (27.78%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (25.00%) Redis
11 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
11 9 (25.00%) HTML5
11 9 (25.00%) Drupal
12 8 (22.22%) CSS3
12 8 (22.22%) Java
12 8 (22.22%) Web Services
13 7 (19.44%) TDD
13 7 (19.44%) Open Source
13 7 (19.44%) CMS
13 7 (19.44%) GitHub
14 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (16.67%) OO PHP

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 16 (44.44%) Apache
2 14 (38.89%) Apache Solr
3 10 (27.78%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (25.00%) Drupal
5 7 (19.44%) CMS
6 6 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (13.89%) nginx
7 5 (13.89%) Tomcat
8 4 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (5.56%) Confluence
10 1 (2.78%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (19.44%) GitHub
3 6 (16.67%) Slack
4 4 (11.11%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.78%) Sage Pay
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) LDAP
2 4 (11.11%) HTTP
3 2 (5.56%) Intranet
4 1 (2.78%) Firewall
4 1 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.78%) SAN
4 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) MySQL
2 9 (25.00%) Redis
3 5 (13.89%) MongoDB
4 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.56%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.89%) Cucumber
4 4 (11.11%) PHPUnit
4 4 (11.11%) Selenium
5 3 (8.33%) JIRA
6 2 (5.56%) Maven
6 2 (5.56%) Subversion
6 2 (5.56%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.78%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.78%) Grunt
7 1 (2.78%) gulp
7 1 (2.78%) Hudson
7 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.78%) JUnit
7 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.78%) Mockito
7 1 (2.78%) webpack
General
1 5 (13.89%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.78%) Publishing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) PHP Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
4 6 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Magento Developer
5 5 (13.89%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 4 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (11.11%) CMS Developer
6 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Solr Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Elasticsearch Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Agile Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) CSS
2 16 (44.44%) HTML
3 13 (36.11%) LAMP
4 9 (25.00%) HTML5
5 8 (22.22%) CSS3
5 8 (22.22%) Web Services
6 6 (16.67%) Drush
6 6 (16.67%) XHTML
6 6 (16.67%) XSL
7 5 (13.89%) Laravel
7 5 (13.89%) RESTful
7 5 (13.89%) SAML
7 5 (13.89%) Symfony
7 5 (13.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (11.11%) Gherkin
8 4 (11.11%) J2EE
8 4 (11.11%) J2SE
9 3 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
9 3 (8.33%) React
9 3 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (13.89%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) BYOD
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (38.89%) DevOps
3 12 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 12 (33.33%) MVC
4 11 (30.56%) Scrum
5 7 (19.44%) Open Source
5 7 (19.44%) TDD
6 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 6 (16.67%) OO
6 6 (16.67%) OO PHP
6 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (13.89%) BDD
7 5 (13.89%) SEO
7 5 (13.89%) Software Delivery
7 5 (13.89%) Workflow
8 4 (11.11%) Analytics
8 4 (11.11%) Microservices
8 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) PHP
2 18 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.22%) Java
4 4 (11.11%) C
5 3 (8.33%) Python
6 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.56%) Scala
7 1 (2.78%) Go
7 1 (2.78%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
7 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) GlusterFS
2 1 (2.78%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) Gluster
2 1 (2.78%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Terraform
2 5 (13.89%) Puppet
3 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.56%) Ansible
4 2 (5.56%) HAProxy
4 2 (5.56%) Piwik
5 1 (2.78%) Nagios
5 1 (2.78%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Zend
2 5 (13.89%) AppDynamics
3 4 (11.11%) Adobe
3 4 (11.11%) Splunk
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) PayPal
5 1 (2.78%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com