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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Serena over the 3 months to 8 December 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Serena
Rank 612 608 622
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing Serena 9 36 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.065% 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category 0.040% 0.15% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 7
Median daily rate £380 £258 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.57% -28.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £204 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £359 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £238 £359
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -33.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Median hourly rate £43.35 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.35 £41.00 -
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -

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
22681 23630 25254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.58% 42.79% 44.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13879 13869 14919
Median daily rate £420 £400 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 868 981 1214
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

Serena
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Serena as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Serena within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -2 9 £380 +47.57%
North East -36 4 £380 +53.53%
Tyne and Wear -38 4 £380 +53.53%
Newcastle upon Tyne -39 4 £380 +53.53%
London -3 3 - -
City of London -4 3 - -
East of England +1 2 - -
Hertfordshire -2 2 - -

Serena
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Serena also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Serena.

1 18 (60.00%) Oracle
1 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 13 (43.33%) Shell Script
3 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (40.00%) .NET
3 12 (40.00%) Perl
3 12 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 11 (36.67%) Web Services
4 11 (36.67%) Unix
4 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
5 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (33.33%) Fixed Income
5 10 (33.33%) Equities
5 10 (33.33%) Retail
5 10 (33.33%) Asset Management
5 10 (33.33%) Subversion
5 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 10 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
5 10 (33.33%) Financial Institution
5 10 (33.33%) Middleware
5 10 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (33.33%) XML
5 10 (33.33%) XSLT
5 10 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 10 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 10 (33.33%) Java
6 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared

Serena
Top Related IT Skills 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 12 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (13.33%) CMS
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle 10gAS
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) LabWindows
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) RS-422
2 2 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Subversion
1 10 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (10.00%) PVCS
2 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.67%) Hudson
3 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (6.67%) StarTeam
4 1 (3.33%) LabVIEW
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 10 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (10.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
3 10 (33.33%) Middleware Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Middleware Developer
3 10 (33.33%) WebSphere Developer
4 7 (23.33%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Test Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Design Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Integration Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Service Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Service Management Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Software Design Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) .NET
2 11 (36.67%) Web Services
3 10 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 10 (33.33%) Middleware
3 10 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (33.33%) XML
3 10 (33.33%) XSLT
4 2 (6.67%) Ajax
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 2 (6.67%) jQuery
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Equities
1 10 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Unix
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 10 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
2 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (20.00%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 4 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL V2
6 3 (10.00%) Change Control
6 3 (10.00%) Data Engineering
6 3 (10.00%) System Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Time Management
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.67%) Service Design
7 2 (6.67%) Software Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) Shell Script
2 12 (40.00%) Perl
3 10 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (13.33%) C
5 4 (13.33%) C++
6 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.67%) Ada
7 2 (6.67%) Ada 83
7 2 (6.67%) Ada 95
8 1 (3.33%) C#
8 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (13.33%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) SCOM
3 3 (10.00%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (6.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (60.00%) Oracle
2 8 (26.67%) HP
3 5 (16.67%) IBM
4 4 (13.33%) CA
4 4 (13.33%) VMware
5 2 (6.67%) Borland