The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Varnish skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Varnish over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Varnish
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 - 193
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Varnish 1 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.031% - 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 0.30% - 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Median daily rate £500 - £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £438 £380
% change year-on-year -8.45% +15.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Varnish is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 334 349 546
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.46% 10.00% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 273 409
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £283 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £591 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £347
% change year-on-year -0.68% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 25
Median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% +8.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year -3.03% +2.23%  

Varnish
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Varnish as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Varnish in the City of London

Varnish
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Varnish in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Varnish in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Varnish.

1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Sensu
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform
1 1 (100.00%) Consul

Varnish
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Sensu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Consul
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform