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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Serena
Rank 596 595 571
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -24
Contract jobs citing Serena 28 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.041% 0.030%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.089% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 6
Average daily rate £270 £464 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.77% +19.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £339 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £518 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-32.56% +6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +14.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +14.18%

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
22102 23646 22499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.93% 45.78% 45.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13177 13728 12376
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 856 998 981
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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 9 February 2016.

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 20 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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -23 28 £270 -41.77% 1
Hampshire +2 8 £418 -16.50%
South East -6 8 £418 -16.50%
Gloucestershire +15 6 - -
Cheltenham +11 6 - -
South West 0 6 - -
North West -5 6 - - 1
North East -22 5 £238 -21.04%
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 5 £238 -21.04%
Tyne and Wear -27 5 £238 -21.04%
Southampton - 5 £418 -
Manchester -14 3 - -
Lancashire - 3 - - 1
Hook - 2 £190 -
Telford - 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Gosport +14 1 - -
London +3 1 £650 +36.48%
Preston - 1 - - 1

Serena
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 35 (57.38%) Configuration Management
2 22 (36.07%) Security Cleared
3 19 (31.15%) SC Cleared
3 19 (31.15%) C
4 17 (27.87%) Unix
5 16 (26.23%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (24.59%) ITIL
6 15 (24.59%) Linux
6 15 (24.59%) Shell Script
6 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
7 14 (22.95%) Windows
7 14 (22.95%) Integration Testing
7 14 (22.95%) Jenkins
8 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (21.31%) PowerShell
8 13 (21.31%) Finance
9 12 (19.67%) CMS
9 12 (19.67%) Time Management
9 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
9 12 (19.67%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (19.67%) ITIL V2
9 12 (19.67%) Data Centre
10 11 (18.03%) DevOps
10 11 (18.03%) Data Engineering
10 11 (18.03%) Change Control
10 11 (18.03%) Puppet
10 11 (18.03%) Vagrant
10 11 (18.03%) Ruby
10 11 (18.03%) Ruby on Rails
10 11 (18.03%) Mac OS X

Serena
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (19.67%) CMS
2 11 (18.03%) SharePoint
3 6 (9.84%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.64%) IIS
5 1 (1.64%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Office
2 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
3 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) RS-422
2 4 (6.56%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.92%) DNS
4 2 (3.28%) SMTP
4 2 (3.28%) SNMP
5 1 (1.64%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (22.95%) Jenkins
2 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
3 11 (18.03%) Vagrant
4 5 (8.20%) PVCS
4 5 (8.20%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (8.20%) StarTeam
4 5 (8.20%) Subversion
5 4 (6.56%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.28%) Artifactory
7 2 (3.28%) SonarQube
7 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.64%) JIRA
8 1 (1.64%) MSI
8 1 (1.64%) NUnit
8 1 (1.64%) Selenium
8 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (21.31%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.28%) Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.28%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Automotive
5 1 (1.64%) Electronics
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Software Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) Developer
2 8 (13.11%) Software Test Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) Test Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) Administrator
3 7 (11.48%) Configuration Administrator
4 6 (9.84%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Embedded Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Release Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Embedded Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Embedded Software Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (6.56%) .NET
3 3 (4.92%) Web Services
3 3 (4.92%) XML
4 2 (3.28%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (3.28%) JSF
4 2 (3.28%) Middleware
4 2 (3.28%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (3.28%) XSLT
5 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.64%) Breeze.js
5 1 (1.64%) Durandal
5 1 (1.64%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.64%) Express
5 1 (1.64%) jQuery
5 1 (1.64%) Kendo UI
5 1 (1.64%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (19.67%) Data Centre
3 9 (14.75%) Management Information System
4 7 (11.48%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.28%) Equities
5 2 (3.28%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) Derivative
6 1 (1.64%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Unix
2 15 (24.59%) Linux
3 14 (22.95%) Windows
4 11 (18.03%) Mac OS X
5 7 (11.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (8.20%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (3.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (57.38%) Configuration Management
2 15 (24.59%) ITIL
2 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
3 14 (22.95%) Integration Testing
4 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (19.67%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (19.67%) ITIL V2
5 12 (19.67%) Time Management
6 11 (18.03%) Change Control
6 11 (18.03%) Data Engineering
6 11 (18.03%) DevOps
7 8 (13.11%) Scrum
8 7 (11.48%) Mentoring
9 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2
9 6 (9.84%) Project Management
10 5 (8.20%) Change Management
10 5 (8.20%) OO
10 5 (8.20%) PRINCE
10 5 (8.20%) Test Strategy
10 5 (8.20%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.15%) C
2 15 (24.59%) Shell Script
3 13 (21.31%) PowerShell
4 11 (18.03%) C++
4 11 (18.03%) Python
4 11 (18.03%) Ruby
5 5 (8.20%) Java
6 4 (6.56%) Perl
7 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.92%) VB
8 2 (3.28%) Ada
8 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.28%) C#
8 2 (3.28%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.28%) Groovy
8 2 (3.28%) Korn
8 2 (3.28%) SQL
9 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (36.07%) Security Cleared
2 19 (31.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) APMP
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.64%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Docker
2 2 (3.28%) NFS
2 2 (3.28%) Samba
2 2 (3.28%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.28%) VMware Server
2 2 (3.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) Puppet
2 7 (11.48%) HP UCMDB
3 5 (8.20%) WMI
4 4 (6.56%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.92%) BladeLogic
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (3.28%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Oracle
2 7 (11.48%) HP
2 7 (11.48%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.20%) Borland
3 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.56%) IBM
5 2 (3.28%) Egenera
5 2 (3.28%) EMC
5 2 (3.28%) Remedy
5 2 (3.28%) VMware
5 2 (3.28%) Wind River
6 1 (1.64%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.64%) Fujitsu
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