Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 851 847 822
Rank change year-on-year -4 -25 +24
Contract jobs citing Serena 26 34 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.032% 0.058%
As % of the Vendors category 0.059% 0.072% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 23
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +49.12% -20.83%
10th Percentile £335 £286 £200
90th Percentile £465 £560 £683
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £248
% change year-on-year - +71.72% -34.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £42.20 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.64% +2.93% -0.61%
10th Percentile £43.50 £39.75 £36.90
90th Percentile £46.50 £44.45 £45.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year +6.64% +2.93% -0.61%

Serena is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43951 47473 49241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.33% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27307 29002 29036
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1470 1695 2097
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.23 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.27 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

Serena
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Serena in the UK

Serena
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Serena in the UK

Serena
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Serena over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Serena in the UK

Serena
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Serena in the UK

Serena
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Serena within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 25 £425 - 4
London -16 13 £438 - 2
UK excluding London +6 12 £425 - 2
East of England -2 7 £425 -
West Midlands +23 2 £425 +42.86% 2
Midlands +18 2 £425 +45.30% 2
North of England +50 1 - -
South West -7 1 - -
South East -10 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 with a requirement for Serena.

1 11 (42.31%) Banking
1 11 (42.31%) Line Management
2 10 (38.46%) Test Strategy
3 8 (30.77%) Identity Management
3 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 8 (30.77%) Serena SBM
3 8 (30.77%) C
3 8 (30.77%) C++
3 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 8 (30.77%) SailPoint
3 8 (30.77%) Aveksa
3 8 (30.77%) Identity Access Management
3 8 (30.77%) Privileged Access Management
3 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
4 7 (26.92%) RS-422
4 7 (26.92%) LabWindows
4 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
5 6 (23.08%) SQL
6 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
6 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (19.23%) QA
7 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 4 (15.38%) Middleware
7 4 (15.38%) Java
7 4 (15.38%) C#
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 4 (15.38%) .NET
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle
8 3 (11.54%) CRM

Serena
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (19.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) FileNet
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (26.92%) LabWindows
2 3 (11.54%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (7.69%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) RS-422
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Serena SBM
2 3 (11.54%) JBehave
2 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) C++Builder
4 1 (3.85%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (3.85%) JDeveloper
4 1 (3.85%) PVCS
4 1 (3.85%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (42.31%) Banking
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 2 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Software Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Software Test Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Test Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) SimCorp Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Deployment Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) QA Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) QA Automation Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) SailPoint
2 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) COM
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) HTML5
3 1 (3.85%) JSP
3 1 (3.85%) Qt
3 1 (3.85%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Derivative
1 3 (11.54%) Equities
1 3 (11.54%) Fixed Income
1 3 (11.54%) OTC Derivatives
1 3 (11.54%) Reference Data
2 2 (7.69%) RIA
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Line Management
2 10 (38.46%) Test Strategy
3 8 (30.77%) Identity Access Management
3 8 (30.77%) Identity Management
3 8 (30.77%) Privileged Access Management
3 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
4 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Analytics
6 3 (11.54%) BDD
6 3 (11.54%) CRM
6 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.69%) Coaching
7 2 (7.69%) Data Reconciliation
7 2 (7.69%) Fund Accounting
7 2 (7.69%) Investment Management
7 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.69%) Test Management
7 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) C
1 8 (30.77%) C++
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) CFA
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) HNC
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
2 3 (11.54%) MiFID
3 1 (3.85%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Aveksa
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) Fidessa
3 3 (11.54%) ION Trading
3 3 (11.54%) Murex
4 2 (7.69%) SimCorp
5 1 (3.85%) Borland
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) VMware