The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Serena products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Serena over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Serena
Rank 138 141 108
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -33
Contract jobs citing Serena 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.097% 0.034% 0.049%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.079% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.53% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +4.22%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1173 1269 859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.00% 43.13% 42.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 833 488
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 64 54
Average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.10 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.26 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

Serena
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Serena Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Serena
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Serena across the South West region.

Serena Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Serena
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Serena Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Serena
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Serena within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -2 2 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Serena
England

Serena
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 12 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 9 (75.00%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (75.00%) C
3 8 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 8 (66.67%) Aerospace
3 8 (66.67%) DO-178B
4 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
5 5 (41.67%) Automotive
5 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
5 5 (41.67%) Change Control
6 4 (33.33%) Ada
7 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
7 3 (25.00%) Wind River
8 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (16.67%) UNIX
9 1 (8.33%) Linux
9 1 (8.33%) VxWorks
9 1 (8.33%) GDB
9 1 (8.33%) Avionics

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (8.33%) GDB
General
1 8 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 5 (41.67%) Automotive
3 1 (8.33%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 12 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
3 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 5 (41.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C
2 8 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 4 (33.33%) Ada
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Wind River
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat