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 3 months to 22 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 598 622 633
Rank change year-on-year +24 +11  
Contract jobs citing Serena 17 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.043% 0.018%
As % of the Vendors category 0.083% 0.095% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
Median daily rate £565 £481 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.40% +37.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £481 £350
% change year-on-year +3.89% +37.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Median hourly rate £47.75 £42.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.69% -1.17%  
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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20543 24211 25040
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.83% 44.90% 44.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12469 14933 14677
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £569 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 717 824 1120
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.39 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.26% +7.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Serena
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 15 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 3 months to 22 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
England +41 17 £565 +17.40%
Hertfordshire +5 6 £425 -
East of England +1 6 £425 -
London +17 5 £675 -
Stevenage +3 5 - -
Berkshire +16 4 £565 -
South East +12 4 £565 +7.61%
Reading - 4 £565 -
City of London - 4 - -
North West +24 1 - -
South West +11 1 - -
Manchester +11 1 - -
Bolton -1 1 - -
Bristol -5 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 22 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 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

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 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