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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Guidewire
Rank 579 610 640
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +30
Contract jobs citing Guidewire 48 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.049% 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.12% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 7
Median daily rate £500 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £650 £500
% change year-on-year
-29.80% +30.00%
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
22886 23387 25559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.60% 42.76% 44.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13997 13710 15081
Median daily rate £420 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 873 974 1227
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 5 December 2016.

Guidewire Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Guidewire
Top 26 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 5 December 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 +19 45 £500 -16.66% 4
London +15 34 £500 - 1
Croydon -14 4 £375 -33.77%
South West +6 3 £363 -39.58%
Bournemouth -1 3 £363 -39.58%
Dorset -3 3 £363 -39.58%
West Midlands -16 3 £625 -3.84%
South East +10 2 £550 -15.38%
City of London +5 2 £544 -27.50%
Warwickshire - 2 £650 -
Surrey +21 1 £550 -8.33%
Cardiff - 1 £325 -
South Wales - 1 £325 -
Worcestershire - 1 £600 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Bolton - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £550 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Worcester - 1 £600 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £325 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -

Guidewire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 41 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (18.63%) Finance
2 19 (18.63%) Waterfall
3 16 (15.69%) Java
4 11 (10.78%) XML
4 11 (10.78%) HP
4 11 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (10.78%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (9.80%) Test Strategy
5 10 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (8.82%) Regression Testing
6 9 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (7.84%) Billing
7 8 (7.84%) JMS
7 8 (7.84%) ETL
7 8 (7.84%) Web Services
7 8 (7.84%) Functional Testing
8 7 (6.86%) iPad
8 7 (6.86%) Data Modelling
8 7 (6.86%) SQL
8 7 (6.86%) J2EE
8 7 (6.86%) Teradata
8 7 (6.86%) JIRA
9 6 (5.88%) Performance Testing
9 6 (5.88%) Project Management
9 6 (5.88%) LoadRunner
9 6 (5.88%) MuleSoft
10 5 (4.90%) Integration Testing
10 5 (4.90%) Informatica
10 5 (4.90%) Business Analysis

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 3 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.96%) Mule
2 2 (1.96%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.96%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.98%) CMS
3 1 (0.98%) Confluence
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.98%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) FLEXCUBE
1 3 (2.94%) SAP FS
1 3 (2.94%) Temenos T24
1 3 (2.94%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.98%) Big Data
4 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) JIRA
2 6 (5.88%) LoadRunner
3 4 (3.92%) HP UFT
3 4 (3.92%) Hudson
3 4 (3.92%) Maven
3 4 (3.92%) Selenium
3 4 (3.92%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.94%) JMeter
4 3 (2.94%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (1.96%) Ant
5 2 (1.96%) CruiseControl
5 2 (1.96%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.96%) JBehave
5 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.96%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (1.96%) Rational Performance Tester
5 2 (1.96%) Toad
5 2 (1.96%) VersionOne
6 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (18.63%) Finance
2 8 (7.84%) Billing
3 3 (2.94%) Banking
3 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.98%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 40 (39.22%) Analyst
2 31 (30.39%) Business Analyst
3 11 (10.78%) Architect
4 8 (7.84%) Developer
4 8 (7.84%) Test Analyst
5 7 (6.86%) Tester
6 6 (5.88%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 6 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.88%) Test Leader
6 6 (5.88%) Test Manager
7 5 (4.90%) Integration Architect
8 4 (3.92%) Administrator
8 4 (3.92%) Programme Manager
8 4 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.94%) Integration Analyst
9 3 (2.94%) Performance Analyst
9 3 (2.94%) Performance Test Analyst
9 3 (2.94%) Programme Test Manager
9 3 (2.94%) Technical Project Manager
9 3 (2.94%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.78%) XML
2 8 (7.84%) JMS
2 8 (7.84%) Web Services
3 7 (6.86%) J2EE
4 3 (2.94%) HTML
4 3 (2.94%) SOAP
5 1 (0.98%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.98%) CSS
5 1 (0.98%) Middleware
5 1 (0.98%) Spring
5 1 (0.98%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.98%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) iPad
2 3 (2.94%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.98%) Data Conversion
3 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
3 1 (0.98%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.96%) Linux
2 1 (0.98%) Unix
2 1 (0.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (18.63%) Waterfall
3 11 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (9.80%) Test Strategy
5 9 (8.82%) Regression Testing
5 9 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (7.84%) ETL
6 8 (7.84%) Functional Testing
7 7 (6.86%) Data Modelling
8 6 (5.88%) Performance Testing
8 6 (5.88%) Project Management
9 5 (4.90%) Business Analysis
9 5 (4.90%) Integration Testing
10 4 (3.92%) BDD
10 4 (3.92%) Load Testing
10 4 (3.92%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (3.92%) Programme Management
10 4 (3.92%) Stress Testing
10 4 (3.92%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (3.92%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.69%) Java
2 7 (6.86%) SQL
3 4 (3.92%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.94%) C
4 3 (2.94%) Go
4 3 (2.94%) Python
4 3 (2.94%) Ruby
4 3 (2.94%) Scala
5 2 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (2.94%) Degree
2 2 (1.96%) ISEB
3 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (10.78%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.96%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (10.78%) HP
2 7 (6.86%) Teradata
3 6 (5.88%) MuleSoft
4 5 (4.90%) Informatica
5 4 (3.92%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (3.92%) Oracle
6 3 (2.94%) Calypso
6 3 (2.94%) IBM
6 3 (2.94%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (2.94%) SAP
6 3 (2.94%) Temenos
7 1 (0.98%) Kofax
7 1 (0.98%) Pega
7 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.98%) Talend