The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Varnish
England / London
Rank 405 423 376
Rank change year-on-year +18 -47  
Contract jobs citing Varnish 1 13 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.059% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 0.047% 0.59% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 27
Median daily rate £500 £425 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -0.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £450 £380
% change year-on-year -12.22% +18.42%  
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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2117 2186 1973
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.00% 9.87% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1470 1504 1299
Median daily rate £450 £440 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 91 135
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.68 £30.00 £26.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

Varnish
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

Varnish
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Varnish in London

Varnish
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Varnish within the London region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
City of London +3 1 £500 +16.95%
Varnish
England

Varnish
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 London region with a requirement for Varnish.

1 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (50.00%) Apache Solr
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) XSL
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) XHTML
4 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) OO PHP
4 3 (37.50%) Magento
4 3 (37.50%) Zend
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Microservices
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) Drupal
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (25.00%) Puppet
5 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Redis
5 2 (25.00%) LAMP
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) Content Management
6 1 (12.50%) Marketing

Varnish
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) Apache Solr
1 4 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (25.00%) Drupal
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (12.50%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) Redis
3 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Grunt
2 1 (12.50%) gulp
2 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
2 1 (12.50%) webpack
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Magento Developer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Development Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) XHTML
3 3 (37.50%) XSL
4 2 (25.00%) LAMP
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) Django
5 1 (12.50%) Drush
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) Node.js
5 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (12.50%) React
5 1 (12.50%) RESTful
5 1 (12.50%) Sass
5 1 (12.50%) Sensu
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) Symfony
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
1 3 (37.50%) OO
1 3 (37.50%) OO PHP
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Microservices
2 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Go
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Consul
2 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Zend
2 1 (12.50%) PayPal
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com