The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Serena
England / South West
Rank 128 132 136
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Contract jobs citing Serena 5 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.20% 0.10% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.26% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £463 £350
% change year-on-year - +32.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +1.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.95 £42.00 £40.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.45 £42.40 £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 the South West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1030 1146 1205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.25% 39.96% 38.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 738 715
Median daily rate £365 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.68% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 73 69
Median hourly rate £38.75 £20.00 £20.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.75% -0.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.25 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £46.34 £44.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Serena
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 South West

Serena
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Serena in the South West

Serena
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Serena in the South West

Serena
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Serena within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Bristol - 5 - -
Serena
England

Serena
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 South West region with a requirement for Serena.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) UML
1 5 (100.00%) Ada
1 5 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (100.00%) GDB
1 5 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (60.00%) C
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared

Serena
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) GDB
1 5 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Ada Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Ada Software Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) UML
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Ada
2 3 (60.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared