The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 27 May 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
England / London
3 months to
27 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 400 - 423
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Serena 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.030% - 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.072% - 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £463 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £565 £513 £350
% change year-on-year +10.24% +46.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.75 £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +25.59% -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 London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8303 9141 9925
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.18% 41.39% 44.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5572 6271 6488
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £370
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 116 253
Median hourly rate £23.25 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.36% -2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £12.50 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.70 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11%  

Serena
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

Serena
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Serena in London

Serena
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Serena in London over the 3 months to 27 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Serena in London

Serena
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Serena within the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
City of London - 3 £425 -
Serena
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 London region with a requirement for Serena.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Perl
2 8 (88.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) IIS
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 5 (55.56%) VB
4 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
4 5 (55.56%) IBM
4 5 (55.56%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (55.56%) Tivoli
4 5 (55.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
4 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
4 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
4 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
5 4 (44.44%) System Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) Financial Institution
6 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) Remedy
6 3 (33.33%) SimCorp
6 3 (33.33%) SimCorp Dimension
6 3 (33.33%) CFA
6 3 (33.33%) Investment Management
6 3 (33.33%) QA
6 3 (33.33%) Fund Accounting

Serena
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (55.56%) IIS
1 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (11.11%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
1 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
1 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Financial Institution
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) Back Office
4 1 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Release Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SimCorp Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (11.11%) COM
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Equities
1 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
2 1 (11.11%) Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) OTC Derivatives
2 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) System Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Fund Accounting
3 3 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) RAD
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) V-Model
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Perl
3 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
3 5 (55.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CFA
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) IBM
4 3 (33.33%) Remedy
4 3 (33.33%) SimCorp
5 1 (11.11%) Murex