The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Serena products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Serena over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Serena
London / City of London
Rank 153 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Serena 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.066% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £463 £350
% change year-on-year - +32.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £42.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year +8.87% +1.80%  

Serena is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1200 1333 2148
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 39.60% 40.08% 42.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 1003 1556
Median daily rate £468 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £282 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 43
Median hourly rate £14.15 £19.50 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.46% -4.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £11.00 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £43.57 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Serena
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Serena as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Serena in the City of London

Serena
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Serena in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Serena in the City of London

Serena
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Serena.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Retail
3 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (60.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (60.00%) Fixed Income
3 3 (60.00%) Equities
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) VB
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) XML

Serena
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Release Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware Developer
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Implementation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Equities
1 3 (60.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) VB
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy