The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Guidewire products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Guidewire over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 Guidewire Software, Inc.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Guidewire
Rank 609 644 621
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -23
Contract jobs citing Guidewire 40 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.045% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.10% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 21 22
Median daily rate £388 £650 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.38% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £418 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £760 £650 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £650 £450
% change year-on-year
-42.30% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23687 25089 26232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.78% 43.27% 45.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14486 14832 14791
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 838 1090 1173
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.61% -5.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.15 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

Guidewire
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Guidewire as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Guidewire Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Guidewire
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Guidewire within the UK.

Guidewire Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Guidewire
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Guidewire within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Guidewire Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Guidewire
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Guidewire within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +38 35 £400 -38.46% 12
London +19 28 £450 -6.00% 9
Croydon -11 5 £363 -13.17% 1
Cardiff - 4 £325 -
Wales - 4 £325 -
South Wales - 4 £325 -
City of London +17 2 £334 -55.50%
South West +15 2 £375 -12.28%
Dorset +4 2 £375 -12.28%
Bournemouth 0 2 £375 -12.28%
West Midlands -22 2 £450 -30.76%
Warwickshire - 2 £450 -
South East +12 1 £300 -53.84%
East Sussex +4 1 £300 -40.00%
Bromley -3 1 £700 +73.91%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -

Guidewire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Guidewire 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 Guidewire.

1 60 (49.59%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (32.23%) Finance
3 25 (20.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (19.83%) Java
4 24 (19.83%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (18.18%) Teradata
5 22 (18.18%) MuleSoft
6 21 (17.36%) Oracle
7 20 (16.53%) XML
8 18 (14.88%) JMS
9 17 (14.05%) Linux
9 17 (14.05%) Waterfall
10 16 (13.22%) Microservices
11 12 (9.92%) SOA
12 10 (8.26%) Business Analysis
12 10 (8.26%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (7.44%) iPad
14 8 (6.61%) Billing
15 7 (5.79%) ETL
15 7 (5.79%) JIRA
15 7 (5.79%) HP Quality Center
15 7 (5.79%) Test Strategy
16 6 (4.96%) Functional Testing
16 6 (4.96%) Banking
16 6 (4.96%) Web Services
16 6 (4.96%) SQL
16 6 (4.96%) Migration
17 5 (4.13%) Middleware
17 5 (4.13%) Regression Testing
17 5 (4.13%) C

Guidewire
Top Related 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 (4.13%) Mule
2 4 (3.31%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.65%) Confluence
4 1 (0.83%) CMS
4 1 (0.83%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.83%) SAS
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) SAP FS
2 2 (1.65%) FLEXCUBE
2 2 (1.65%) Temenos T24
2 2 (1.65%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.83%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.48%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.83%) Big Data
3 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.79%) JIRA
2 3 (2.48%) Hudson
2 3 (2.48%) Maven
3 2 (1.65%) Ant
3 2 (1.65%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.65%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.65%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (1.65%) Selenium
3 2 (1.65%) Subversion
4 1 (0.83%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.83%) JBehave
4 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.83%) JMeter
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.83%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (32.23%) Finance
2 8 (6.61%) Billing
3 6 (4.96%) Banking
4 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.83%) Local Government
5 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (36.36%) Analyst
2 39 (32.23%) Business Analyst
3 15 (12.40%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 14 (11.57%) Architect
5 13 (10.74%) Technical Leader
6 8 (6.61%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.79%) Developer
7 7 (5.79%) Programme Manager
7 7 (5.79%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.96%) Tester
9 5 (4.13%) Administrator
9 5 (4.13%) Test Leader
10 4 (3.31%) Integration Architect
10 4 (3.31%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.31%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) Test Manager
11 3 (2.48%) IT Manager
11 3 (2.48%) Solutions Designer
11 3 (2.48%) Technical Manager
11 3 (2.48%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.53%) XML
2 18 (14.88%) JMS
3 6 (4.96%) Web Services
4 5 (4.13%) Middleware
5 3 (2.48%) J2EE
6 2 (1.65%) Spring Integration
7 1 (0.83%) HTML
7 1 (0.83%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.44%) iPad
2 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.65%) Mainframe
2 2 (1.65%) Social Media
2 2 (1.65%) Wiki
3 1 (0.83%) Data Conversion
3 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.83%) SCADA
3 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.05%) Linux
2 1 (0.83%) Unix
2 1 (0.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (49.59%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (20.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (14.05%) Waterfall
4 16 (13.22%) Microservices
5 12 (9.92%) SOA
6 10 (8.26%) Business Analysis
6 10 (8.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (5.79%) ETL
7 7 (5.79%) Test Strategy
8 6 (4.96%) Functional Testing
8 6 (4.96%) Migration
9 5 (4.13%) Regression Testing
9 5 (4.13%) Scrum
10 4 (3.31%) BDD
10 4 (3.31%) Business Transformation
10 4 (3.31%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (3.31%) Programme Management
10 4 (3.31%) Project Management
10 4 (3.31%) Use Case
10 4 (3.31%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.83%) Java
2 6 (4.96%) SQL
3 5 (4.13%) C
4 3 (2.48%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.48%) Go
4 3 (2.48%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.48%) Python
4 3 (2.48%) Ruby
4 3 (2.48%) Scala
5 1 (0.83%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (1.65%) Degree
1 2 (1.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.79%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 22 (18.18%) MuleSoft
1 22 (18.18%) Teradata
2 21 (17.36%) Oracle
3 5 (4.13%) HP
3 5 (4.13%) Informatica
3 5 (4.13%) SAP
4 3 (2.48%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (2.48%) Rally
5 2 (1.65%) Calypso
5 2 (1.65%) IBM
5 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.65%) Temenos
6 1 (0.83%) Facebook
6 1 (0.83%) Pega
6 1 (0.83%) Talend