The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Serena products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Serena over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Serena
Rank 593 597 568
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -29
Contract jobs citing Serena 32 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.034% 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.075% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 6
Average daily rate
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£488 £375 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -36.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £354 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £440 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £211 £375 £349
% change year-on-year
-43.79% +7.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Average hourly rate £41.75 £41.25 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% +16.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £41.25 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +16.19%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25732 25448 24415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.93% 45.76% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15200 14185 13493
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1100 1086 1100
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.46 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.57% -5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Serena
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Serena Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Serena
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Serena within the UK.

Serena Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Serena
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Serena within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Serena Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Serena
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Serena Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Serena
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Serena within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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
England +3 32 £488 +30.00% 2
London +35 20 £575 +41.97% 1
South East -15 8 £211 -47.30% 1
City of London +7 4 £650 +80.55% 1
Berkshire -2 3 - -
Hampshire -8 3 £197 -50.86%
South West -9 3 - -
Reading -7 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £225 - 1
Surrey - 2 £225 - 1
Bristol - 2 - -
Bolton +1 1 - -
Gloucestershire -4 1 - -
Cheltenham -5 1 - -
Manchester -20 1 - -
North West -32 1 - -
Hook - 1 £197 -
Bracknell - 1 - -

Serena
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 19 (44.19%) .NET
2 18 (41.86%) Java
3 17 (39.53%) Oracle
3 17 (39.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (34.88%) C#
4 15 (34.88%) BladeLogic
5 13 (30.23%) C++
5 13 (30.23%) SQL
5 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
5 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
6 12 (27.91%) JIRA
6 12 (27.91%) Ansible
6 12 (27.91%) DevOps
7 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
7 11 (25.58%) Integration Testing
7 11 (25.58%) C
8 10 (23.26%) ITIL
8 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
8 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
8 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (20.93%) Windows
9 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
10 8 (18.60%) Docker
10 8 (18.60%) Linux
11 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
11 7 (16.28%) Rational DOORS
12 6 (13.95%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (13.95%) Scrum
13 5 (11.63%) Finance
13 5 (11.63%) Aerospace

Serena
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.65%) JBoss
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) DNS
1 2 (4.65%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.33%) SMTP
2 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.33%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (27.91%) JIRA
3 7 (16.28%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (9.30%) Subversion
4 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.98%) PVCS
5 3 (6.98%) Hudson
6 2 (4.65%) GDB
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (4.65%) Selenium
6 2 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (4.65%) Serena SBM
6 2 (4.65%) NUnit
7 1 (2.33%) StarTeam
7 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.33%) MSI
7 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.33%) WiX
7 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
1 5 (11.63%) Aerospace
1 5 (11.63%) Automotive
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
2 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Military
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Software Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Agile Coach
5 5 (11.63%) ScrumMaster
6 4 (9.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Middleware Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Release Manager
7 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.33%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.33%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Report Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Telecoms Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) C Software Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) .NET
2 5 (11.63%) HTML
3 4 (9.30%) Ajax
3 4 (9.30%) jQuery
3 4 (9.30%) Web Services
3 4 (9.30%) XML
4 3 (6.98%) HTML5
5 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (4.65%) XSLT
5 2 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (4.65%) Middleware
5 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.65%) CSS
5 2 (4.65%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (4.65%) Breeze.js
5 2 (4.65%) Durandal
6 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.33%) Kendo UI
6 1 (2.33%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Fixed Income
2 2 (4.65%) Equities
3 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.98%) UNIX
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (4.65%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.33%) Solaris
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) DevOps
2 11 (25.58%) Integration Testing
3 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
3 10 (23.26%) ITIL
3 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
3 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.95%) Scrum
5 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.63%) Change Control
5 5 (11.63%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (9.30%) SDLC
6 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
6 4 (9.30%) Web Development
6 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.98%) TDD
7 3 (6.98%) Service Management
7 3 (6.98%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.65%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.65%) BDD
8 2 (4.65%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) Java
2 15 (34.88%) C#
3 13 (30.23%) C++
3 13 (30.23%) SQL
4 11 (25.58%) C
5 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
6 5 (11.63%) Perl
6 5 (11.63%) Embedded C
7 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
7 4 (9.30%) Ada
8 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.65%) VB
9 1 (2.33%) Korn
9 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Docker
2 3 (6.98%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.33%) Xen
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Server
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) NFS
3 1 (2.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (34.88%) BladeLogic
2 12 (27.91%) Ansible
3 6 (13.95%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.65%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (2.33%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.33%) WMI
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Oracle
2 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) VMware
4 2 (4.65%) Informatica
5 1 (2.33%) Borland
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.33%) Fujitsu
5 1 (2.33%) Egenera
5 1 (2.33%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.33%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) EMC
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
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