The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Serena products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Serena over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Serena Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Serena
Rank 18 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Serena 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.12% 2.03% -
As % of the Vendors category 9.38% 6.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-32.56% +6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.25 £41.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +14.18%
Serena
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Vendors Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
64 50 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 65.31% 33.78% 47.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 11
Average daily rate £400 £415 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +32.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £270 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £678 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +38.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £33.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.10 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

Serena
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Serena across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Serena Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Serena
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Serena across the Cheltenham region.

Serena Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Serena
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Serena also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Serena.

1 6 (85.71%) C
1 6 (85.71%) Aerospace
1 6 (85.71%) DO-178B
1 6 (85.71%) Integration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
3 2 (28.57%) Automotive
3 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Wind River

Serena
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Serena also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Serena. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (85.71%) Aerospace
2 2 (28.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Software Test Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Integration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Wind River