The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 56 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Contract jobs citing Serena 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.96% 0.16% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.99% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £513 £350
% change year-on-year -2.43% +46.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.40 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -  
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 Hertfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 301 316 483
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 48.16% 48.99% 53.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 162 235
Median daily rate £406 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 11 36
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £10.15 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.76 £20.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Serena
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Serena
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Serena in Hertfordshire

Serena
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Serena in Hertfordshire

Serena
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Serena within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Stevenage +3 5 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £425 -
Serena
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Serena.

1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
1 8 (88.89%) Integration Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
2 7 (77.78%) LabWindows
2 7 (77.78%) C
2 7 (77.78%) C++
2 7 (77.78%) Test Strategy
2 7 (77.78%) RS-422
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) RIA
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) JIRA
6 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
6 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
6 1 (11.11%) Simulink
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) HTML
6 1 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) JSP
6 1 (11.11%) Servlets
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) UML
6 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
6 1 (11.11%) Ada
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint

Serena
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (77.78%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) RS-422
2 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) GDB
1 1 (11.11%) JDeveloper
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) Software Test Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) JSP
1 1 (11.11%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Integration Testing
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
2 7 (77.78%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C
1 7 (77.78%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Ada
2 1 (11.11%) Ada 95
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) VMware