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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Serena
Rank 632 618 587
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -31
Contract jobs citing Serena 29 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.042% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.096% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 9
Median daily rate £513 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £211 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £488 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £225 £363
% change year-on-year
+127.77% -37.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Median hourly rate £42.00 £41.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% -1.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £41.15 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £42.35 £44.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -1.76%

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
24337 25104 24254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.05% 44.07% 45.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 14903 14727 13393
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 819 1084 1062
Median hourly rate £19.70 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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
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 25 July 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 23 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 25 July 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 +1 29 £513 +28.12%
South East +11 14 £513 +127.77%
Hampshire +6 8 £513 +87.53%
London -13 7 - -
Berkshire - 5 - -
City of London +49 3 - -
Portsmouth - 3 £513 -
East Midlands - 3 £288 -
East of England +21 2 - -
South West -3 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Stevenage - 2 - -
Derby - 2 - -
Andover - 2 £425 -
Gosport - 2 £545 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Bristol -4 1 - -
Kingswinford - 1 £298 -
West Midlands - 1 £298 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £288 -
Worthing - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £288 -

Serena
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 31 (55.36%) Security Cleared
2 30 (53.57%) Oracle
3 27 (48.21%) Microsoft
4 25 (44.64%) SC Cleared
5 23 (41.07%) HP
6 20 (35.71%) Configuration Management
7 17 (30.36%) IBM
7 17 (30.36%) Oracle Database
8 16 (28.57%) SharePoint
8 16 (28.57%) Tivoli
9 15 (26.79%) Software Engineering
9 15 (26.79%) SCCM
9 15 (26.79%) SCOM
10 14 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 14 (25.00%) CA
10 14 (25.00%) .NET
10 14 (25.00%) Unix
10 14 (25.00%) Finance
11 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
11 13 (23.21%) C
11 13 (23.21%) Shell Script
11 13 (23.21%) Oracle Database 12c
12 12 (21.43%) SQL
12 12 (21.43%) ITIL
13 11 (19.64%) Management Information System
14 10 (17.86%) Linux
14 10 (17.86%) Change Control
14 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (16.07%) Perl
15 9 (16.07%) Data Modelling

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 16 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 8 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 6 (10.71%) CMS
4 5 (8.93%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle 10gAS
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.79%) Confluence
6 1 (1.79%) IIS
6 1 (1.79%) JBoss
6 1 (1.79%) nginx
6 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.36%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Internet
2 4 (7.14%) RS-422
3 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.36%) Oracle Database
2 13 (23.21%) Oracle Database 12c
2 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.79%) MySQL
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Subversion
2 7 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 6 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (8.93%) StarTeam
4 5 (8.93%) Visual Studio
5 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 4 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (7.14%) Vagrant
6 2 (3.57%) GDB
6 2 (3.57%) Hudson
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (3.57%) PVCS
7 1 (1.79%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.79%) JIRA
7 1 (1.79%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.79%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (1.79%) Serena SBM
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Financial Institution
2 7 (12.50%) Retail
3 4 (7.14%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.79%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) Architect
3 12 (21.43%) Analyst
4 11 (19.64%) Technical Architect
5 7 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Middleware Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Middleware Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) WebSphere Developer
6 6 (10.71%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Applications Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Service Management Architect
8 4 (7.14%) Change Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Configuration Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (7.14%) Service Architect
9 3 (5.36%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) .NET
2 8 (14.29%) Web Services
3 7 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
3 7 (12.50%) Middleware
3 7 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (12.50%) XML
3 7 (12.50%) XSLT
4 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.36%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (3.57%) Ajax
6 2 (3.57%) CSS
6 2 (3.57%) HTML
6 2 (3.57%) jQuery
7 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.79%) JSF
7 1 (1.79%) LAMP
7 1 (1.79%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Management Information System
2 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.50%) Equities
3 7 (12.50%) Fixed Income
4 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
4 6 (10.71%) Data Structures
5 4 (7.14%) CMDB
6 1 (1.79%) AS400
6 1 (1.79%) iSeries
6 1 (1.79%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Unix
2 10 (17.86%) Linux
3 6 (10.71%) Windows
4 5 (8.93%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (7.14%) Mac OS X
6 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.57%) VxWorks
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Configuration Management
2 15 (26.79%) Software Engineering
3 12 (21.43%) ITIL
4 10 (17.86%) Change Control
5 9 (16.07%) Data Modelling
6 8 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 7 (12.50%) Asset Management
8 6 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.71%) Data Engineering
8 6 (10.71%) ITIL V2
8 6 (10.71%) Time Management
9 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (8.93%) CRM
9 5 (8.93%) MVC
9 5 (8.93%) PRINCE
9 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2
9 5 (8.93%) Project Management
10 4 (7.14%) Migration
10 4 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) C
1 13 (23.21%) Shell Script
2 12 (21.43%) SQL
3 9 (16.07%) Perl
4 8 (14.29%) Java
5 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.71%) C#
6 6 (10.71%) C++
7 5 (8.93%) PL/SQL
8 4 (7.14%) Ada
8 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 4 (7.14%) Python
8 4 (7.14%) Ruby
9 2 (3.57%) Ada 83
9 2 (3.57%) Ada 95
10 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.79%) Delphi
10 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (55.36%) Security Cleared
2 25 (44.64%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Firmware
2 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.79%) Docker
3 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (28.57%) Tivoli
2 15 (26.79%) SCCM
2 15 (26.79%) SCOM
3 14 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (8.93%) WMI
5 4 (7.14%) Puppet
6 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (3.57%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (1.79%) Ansible
7 1 (1.79%) Nagios
7 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.79%) Scalr
Vendors
1 30 (53.57%) Oracle
2 27 (48.21%) Microsoft
3 23 (41.07%) HP
4 17 (30.36%) IBM
5 14 (25.00%) CA
6 5 (8.93%) Borland
7 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.36%) VMware
8 1 (1.79%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.79%) ATG
8 1 (1.79%) Perforce
8 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.79%) Seapine
8 1 (1.79%) Splunk