Period
to 22 January 2022

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 6 months to 22 January 2022 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 570 393 510
Rank change year-on-year -177 +117 +117
Contract jobs citing Varnish 5 8 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.013% 0.045% 0.017%
As % of the System Software category 0.098% 0.33% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 5
10th Percentile - £438 £360
25th Percentile - £463 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) - £488 £425
Median % change year-on-year - +14.71% -21.30%
75th Percentile - £540 £538
90th Percentile - £560 £584
England median daily rate - £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -21.30%

Varnish is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 5,091 2,452 4,428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.71% 13.88% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,808 1,813 3,290
10th Percentile £325 £306 £185
25th Percentile £463 £413 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -4.76%
75th Percentile £653 £600 £600
90th Percentile £725 £700 £675
England median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 21 107
10th Percentile £16.50 £12.50 £12.44
25th Percentile £20.73 £12.76 £15.15
Median hourly rate £24.50 £23.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +6.52% +22.99% -1.58%
75th Percentile £36.71 £45.75 £22.00
90th Percentile £63.65 £60.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +3.13%

Varnish
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Varnish as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Varnish in London

Varnish
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Varnish in London.

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 6 months to 22 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Central London -55 1 - - 4
Varnish
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Varnish also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Varnish.

1 5 (100.00%) Drupal
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) API Development
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) SSL
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) CMS
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Drush
4 2 (40.00%) Technical Leadership
4 2 (40.00%) Docker
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) Google Docs
5 1 (20.00%) Public Sector
5 1 (20.00%) Social Skills
5 1 (20.00%) CI/CD
5 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
5 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) Matomo
5 1 (20.00%) CircleCI
5 1 (20.00%) Slack
5 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (20.00%) nginx
5 1 (20.00%) Azure
5 1 (20.00%) Redis
5 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
5 1 (20.00%) MariaDB
5 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch

Varnish
Co-occurring 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 5 (100.00%) Drupal
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) CMS
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (20.00%) nginx
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Google Docs
1 1 (20.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Intranet
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MariaDB
1 1 (20.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (20.00%) CircleCI
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (20.00%) Public Sector
1 1 (20.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Platform Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Integration Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Drush
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) API Development
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (20.00%) CI/CD
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (20.00%) Matomo
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google