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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 577 598 630
Rank change year-on-year +21 +32  
Contract jobs citing Serena 17 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.039% 0.049% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category 0.089% 0.11% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 1
Median daily rate £565 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.24% +46.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £284 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £551 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £513 £350
% change year-on-year -2.43% +46.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £47.75 £42.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.69% -1.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.00 £40.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.15 £44.12 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.75 £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +13.69% -1.17%  

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 19019 21915 22862
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.99% 44.46% 44.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 19365 25012 24322
Median daily rate £430 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.17% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1388 1854
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.51 £10.50 £10.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.66%  

Serena
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Serena as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Serena in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
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 29 June 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
East of England -1 6 £425 -
London +6 5 £675 -
South East +6 4 £565 +7.61%
South West -1 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -
Serena
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 17 (51.52%) SQL
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 16 (48.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (45.45%) C
4 14 (42.42%) Software Engineering
5 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
6 12 (36.36%) Configuration Management
6 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 10 (30.30%) Perl
8 9 (27.27%) Integration Testing
9 8 (24.24%) Test Strategy
9 8 (24.24%) RS-422
9 8 (24.24%) C++
9 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
9 8 (24.24%) LabWindows
9 8 (24.24%) Finance
10 7 (21.21%) Linux
10 7 (21.21%) UML
10 7 (21.21%) Ada
10 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
10 7 (21.21%) Oracle
10 7 (21.21%) Rational Rhapsody
10 7 (21.21%) Rational DOORS
10 7 (21.21%) GDB
10 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
11 6 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (18.18%) Wireshark
11 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (18.18%) .NET
11 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio

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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 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.15%) IIS
2 5 (15.15%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (24.24%) LabWindows
2 6 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (15.15%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (3.03%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) RS-422
2 6 (18.18%) Wireshark
3 4 (12.12%) Internet
4 1 (3.03%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
2 5 (15.15%) RDBMS
2 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (21.21%) GDB
2 7 (21.21%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (21.21%) Rational Rhapsody
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 3 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (6.06%) JIRA
6 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.03%) JDeveloper
6 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Financial Institution
3 4 (12.12%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Back Office
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Software Engineer
2 11 (33.33%) Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Software Test Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Test Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Ada Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Ada Software Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Release Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) SimCorp Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Applications Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Java Applications Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (3.03%) QA Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Release Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Software Team Leader
8 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
1 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 5 (15.15%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (6.06%) COM
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) JSP
4 1 (3.03%) Middleware
4 1 (3.03%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) RIA
2 2 (6.06%) Equities
2 2 (6.06%) Fixed Income
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Derivative
3 1 (3.03%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Software Engineering
2 12 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 9 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 8 (24.24%) Test Strategy
5 7 (21.21%) UML
6 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (18.18%) CRM
6 6 (18.18%) MVC
7 5 (15.15%) Fund Accounting
7 5 (15.15%) Investment Management
7 5 (15.15%) ITIL
7 5 (15.15%) Scrum
8 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
8 4 (12.12%) Line Management
8 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
8 4 (12.12%) Quality Management
8 4 (12.12%) System Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Change Management
10 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
10 1 (3.03%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) SQL
2 15 (45.45%) C
3 10 (30.30%) Perl
4 8 (24.24%) C++
5 7 (21.21%) Ada
5 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
6 6 (18.18%) C#
7 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
7 5 (15.15%) VB
8 1 (3.03%) Ada 95
8 1 (3.03%) Java
8 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) CFA
4 4 (12.12%) Degree
4 4 (12.12%) HNC
5 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle
3 6 (18.18%) HP
4 5 (15.15%) IBM
4 5 (15.15%) SimCorp
5 3 (9.09%) Remedy
6 1 (3.03%) Murex
6 1 (3.03%) VMware