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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Serena
Rank 570 555 528
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -27
Contract jobs citing Serena 32 49 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.087% 0.042%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.19% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 27 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £653 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -9.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.00 £36.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £38.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -9.20%

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
25387 25596 22327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.35% 45.55% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14473 14324 11853
Average daily rate £400 £399 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% -0.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £221 £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 1086 1098 1184
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £11.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 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 9 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 21 April 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 -13 29 £325 -18.75%
South East -5 14 £500 -28.31%
London -17 2 - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Cardiff - - - -

Serena
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 22 (55.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 17 (42.50%) Configuration Management
3 17 (42.50%) Oracle BI EE
4 16 (40.00%) ETL
4 16 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (35.00%) Informatica
6 11 (27.50%) Regression Testing
6 11 (27.50%) Integration Testing
7 10 (25.00%) C
8 7 (17.50%) Aerospace
8 7 (17.50%) Embedded C
8 7 (17.50%) DO-178B
8 7 (17.50%) Rational DOORS
9 6 (15.00%) Change Control
9 6 (15.00%) Oracle
9 6 (15.00%) ITIL
10 5 (12.50%) HP UCMDB
10 5 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (12.50%) Finance
10 5 (12.50%) ITIL V2
11 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
11 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
11 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
11 4 (10.00%) SQL
11 4 (10.00%) Automotive
11 4 (10.00%) Project Management

Serena
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (7.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.50%) CMS
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.50%) Hudson
3 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.50%) Subversion
3 3 (7.50%) StarTeam
4 2 (5.00%) JIRA
4 2 (5.00%) Serena SBM
4 2 (5.00%) ChangeMan
4 2 (5.00%) CruiseControl
4 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 7 (17.50%) Aerospace
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Automotive
4 3 (7.50%) Marketing
5 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.50%) Back Office
6 1 (2.50%) Avionics
6 1 (2.50%) Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Developer
3 7 (17.50%) OBIEE Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) MI Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Configuration Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.50%) Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Integration Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Software Configuration Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Software Manager
7 1 (2.50%) OBIEE Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) CSS
1 1 (2.50%) Ajax
1 1 (2.50%) jQuery
1 1 (2.50%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) UNIX
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (42.50%) Configuration Management
3 16 (40.00%) ETL
3 16 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (27.50%) Regression Testing
4 11 (27.50%) Integration Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Change Control
5 6 (15.00%) ITIL
6 5 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (12.50%) ITIL V2
7 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (10.00%) Project Management
8 3 (7.50%) PRINCE
8 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.50%) Migration
8 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.50%) Time Management
9 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.00%) Release Management
9 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) C
2 7 (17.50%) Embedded C
3 4 (10.00%) SQL
4 3 (7.50%) Ada
4 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.50%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 20 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) HP UCMDB
2 3 (7.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Informatica
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.50%) HP
4 3 (7.50%) Borland
4 3 (7.50%) Wind River
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.50%) FatWire
6 1 (2.50%) VMware
6 1 (2.50%) SAP