The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 28 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.

Serena
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 580 577
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3  
Contract jobs citing Serena 16 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.038% 0.069% 0.057%
As % of the Vendors category 0.088% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 3
Median daily rate £425 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +46.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £463 £350
% change year-on-year - +32.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 6
Median hourly rate £46.00 £42.25 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.87% +1.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £39.75 £40.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £48.00 £43.47
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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18223 21574 22209
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.80% 43.67% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11367 13293 12833
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 632 762 952
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 £10.50 £10.50 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.03 £50.00 £42.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Serena
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Serena
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Serena in England

Serena
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Serena in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Serena in England

Serena
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Serena in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Serena in England

Serena
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Serena within the England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
London +29 6 £425 -34.61%
South West -1 5 - -
East of England - 3 - -
South East -2 2 - -
Serena
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for Serena.

1 12 (48.00%) Configuration Management
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (36.00%) ITIL
3 9 (36.00%) C
3 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 9 (36.00%) Oracle
4 8 (32.00%) Finance
4 8 (32.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (28.00%) WebSphere
5 7 (28.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (28.00%) Perl
5 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (24.00%) Ada
6 6 (24.00%) Linux
6 6 (24.00%) UML
6 6 (24.00%) RDBMS
6 6 (24.00%) GDB
6 6 (24.00%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (24.00%) Rational Rhapsody
6 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
6 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (20.00%) Wireshark
7 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 5 (20.00%) System Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Tivoli

Serena
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (28.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (20.00%) IIS
3 4 (16.00%) CMS
4 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) LabWindows
2 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (4.00%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 4 (16.00%) RS-422
3 2 (8.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) HTTP
4 1 (4.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (24.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (24.00%) GDB
2 6 (24.00%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (24.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (8.00%) StarTeam
4 2 (8.00%) Subversion
4 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.00%) JIRA
5 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
1 8 (32.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Release Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Ada Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Ada Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Middleware Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Implementation Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.00%) QA Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (16.00%) .NET
3 3 (12.00%) Middleware
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (8.00%) Web Services
4 2 (8.00%) XML
4 2 (8.00%) XSLT
5 1 (4.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (16.00%) Equities
1 4 (16.00%) Fixed Income
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Derivative
3 1 (4.00%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Configuration Management
2 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (24.00%) UML
4 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 5 (20.00%) System Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (16.00%) ITIL V2
5 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement
5 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 3 (12.00%) Data Engineering
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.00%) Time Management
7 2 (8.00%) CRM
7 2 (8.00%) MVC
7 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) Perl
3 6 (24.00%) Ada
4 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (20.00%) VB
5 4 (16.00%) C++
6 2 (8.00%) C#
6 2 (8.00%) Java
6 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.00%) Ada 95
7 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) HNC
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) MiFID
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (12.00%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (8.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (8.00%) WMI
4 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.00%) HP
3 5 (20.00%) IBM
4 3 (12.00%) Remedy
5 2 (8.00%) Borland
5 2 (8.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) Murex