The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Serena
Rank 538 524 560
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +36
Contract jobs citing Serena 49 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.042% 0.046%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.089% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 9
Average daily rate £388 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £430 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.75 £26.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.20% +55.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £40.75 £26.28
% change year-on-year
-9.20% +55.06%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

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 18 April 2014.

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 4 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -59 46 £400 - 11
London -7 22 £394 -0.31% 6
City of London -11 4 £400 +8.10% 3
West Midlands -15 3 £325 -18.75%

Serena
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 29 (50.00%) SQL
1 29 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
3 23 (39.66%) Configuration Management
4 22 (37.93%) SC Cleared
5 21 (36.21%) Oracle
6 19 (32.76%) UNIX
7 18 (31.03%) XML
7 18 (31.03%) MS Excel
7 18 (31.03%) PL/SQL
7 18 (31.03%) Java
7 18 (31.03%) Oracle APEX
8 17 (29.31%) Ajax
8 17 (29.31%) Workflow
8 17 (29.31%) Oracle Workflow
8 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
8 17 (29.31%) Toad
9 16 (27.59%) Oracle Reports
9 16 (27.59%) Windows
10 15 (25.86%) Oracle Forms
10 15 (25.86%) ITIL
10 15 (25.86%) MS Visio
10 15 (25.86%) JDeveloper
10 15 (25.86%) Oracle EBS
10 15 (25.86%) MS PowerPoint
10 15 (25.86%) Oracle Payables
11 14 (24.14%) QA
12 13 (22.41%) Software Engineering
13 12 (20.69%) CSS
14 11 (18.97%) HTML

Serena
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 17 (29.31%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.62%) IIS
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 18 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 15 (25.86%) MS Visio
2 15 (25.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (6.90%) Simulink
4 3 (5.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (25.86%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (25.86%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (5.17%) assyst
3 1 (1.72%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.72%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) DNS
1 4 (6.90%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (3.45%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (3.45%) SQLPlus
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 18 (31.03%) Oracle APEX
2 17 (29.31%) Toad
3 15 (25.86%) Oracle Forms
3 15 (25.86%) JDeveloper
4 9 (15.52%) Subversion
4 9 (15.52%) Jenkins
4 9 (15.52%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (12.07%) Serena SBM
5 7 (12.07%) Rational Rhapsody
6 6 (10.34%) Hudson
7 5 (8.62%) StarTeam
7 5 (8.62%) Selenium
8 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (6.90%) Eclipse
9 3 (5.17%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (5.17%) LoadRunner
9 3 (5.17%) JUnit
9 3 (5.17%) NUnit
9 3 (5.17%) Artifactory
10 2 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (12.07%) Banking
2 6 (10.34%) Back Office
2 6 (10.34%) Military
3 5 (8.62%) Finance
4 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.72%) German Language
Job Titles
1 27 (46.55%) Developer
2 19 (32.76%) Analyst
3 14 (24.14%) Oracle Developer
4 12 (20.69%) Software Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Configuration Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.90%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Change Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Software Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Deployment Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Ada Software Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) C# Programmer
9 2 (3.45%) Software Programmer
9 2 (3.45%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) .NET Programmer
9 2 (3.45%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL Developer
9 2 (3.45%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.03%) XML
2 17 (29.31%) Ajax
3 12 (20.69%) CSS
4 11 (18.97%) HTML
5 8 (13.79%) .NET
5 8 (13.79%) XHTML
6 7 (12.07%) Web Services
6 7 (12.07%) .NET Framework
6 7 (12.07%) jQuery
7 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET
8 4 (6.90%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 4 (6.90%) WPF
8 4 (6.90%) Hibernate
9 3 (5.17%) WCF
10 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (3.45%) Breeze.js
10 2 (3.45%) Durandal
10 2 (3.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (3.45%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) N-Tier
2 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.90%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.72%) Mashup
5 1 (1.72%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) UNIX
2 16 (27.59%) Windows
3 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.90%) Linux
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.72%) Android
6 1 (1.72%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) Configuration Management
2 17 (29.31%) Workflow
3 15 (25.86%) ITIL
4 13 (22.41%) Software Engineering
5 10 (17.24%) Project Management
6 9 (15.52%) Change Management
6 9 (15.52%) Web Development
7 8 (13.79%) Release Management
8 7 (12.07%) UML
8 7 (12.07%) Asset Management
8 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (12.07%) Unit Testing
8 7 (12.07%) Change Control
9 6 (10.34%) ITIL V2
9 6 (10.34%) Integration Testing
9 6 (10.34%) Time Management
9 6 (10.34%) PRINCE2
9 6 (10.34%) CRM
10 5 (8.62%) PRINCE
10 5 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.00%) SQL
2 18 (31.03%) PL/SQL
2 18 (31.03%) Java
3 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.07%) C
4 7 (12.07%) C#
4 7 (12.07%) C++
5 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.90%) MATLAB
7 3 (5.17%) Ada
7 3 (5.17%) Perl
8 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.72%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 29 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (37.93%) SC Cleared
3 9 (15.52%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.72%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.14%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) HP UCMDB
2 5 (8.62%) WMI
3 1 (1.72%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 21 (36.21%) Oracle
3 6 (10.34%) HP
3 6 (10.34%) Borland
4 3 (5.17%) VMware
5 1 (1.72%) BMC
5 1 (1.72%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.72%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.72%) Wind River
5 1 (1.72%) BI-SAM
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