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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Guidewire
UK
Rank 547 597 615
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +18
Contract jobs citing Guidewire 54 39 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.076% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.18% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 30 5
Median daily rate £463 £440 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.11% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £456 £488
% change year-on-year
-1.36% -6.41%
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
20236 22175 23848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.48% 43.32% 45.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12544 13270 13641
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 746 834 965
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £43.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.15 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

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 27 February 2017.

Guidewire Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Guidewire
Top 22 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 27 February 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 +27 53 £463 +5.11% 19
London +31 32 £475 +11.11% 9
Croydon +7 10 £383 -8.38%
City of London +8 9 £475 -13.63% 2
West Midlands - 8 £550 - 1
Warwickshire - 6 £313 -
South East +11 5 £650 +13.04% 3
South West - 4 £363 -
Dorset - 4 £363 -
Bournemouth - 4 £363 -
North West +19 3 £469 +13.63% 2
Manchester +10 2 £469 +13.63% 1
Surrey +8 2 £405 -5.20% 2
Bolton - 2 £469 -
Hampshire +2 1 - -
Guildford -1 1 - - 1
Belfast -15 1 - -
Northern Ireland -17 1 - -
County Antrim -17 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £600 -
Fareham - 1 - -

Guidewire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 29 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.68%) Java
3 20 (20.62%) Finance
4 18 (18.56%) Functional Testing
5 17 (17.53%) Regression Testing
6 15 (15.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (15.46%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (12.37%) Maven
7 12 (12.37%) Test Scripting
7 12 (12.37%) iPad
8 11 (11.34%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (11.34%) HP
9 10 (10.31%) Oracle
9 10 (10.31%) Web Services
9 10 (10.31%) Test Strategy
9 10 (10.31%) Non-Functional Testing
10 9 (9.28%) XML
10 9 (9.28%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (8.25%) J2EE
11 8 (8.25%) WebLogic
11 8 (8.25%) Eclipse
11 8 (8.25%) Gradle
11 8 (8.25%) Exploratory Testing
12 7 (7.22%) DevOps
12 7 (7.22%) Waterfall
12 7 (7.22%) Project Management
12 7 (7.22%) Data Modelling
12 7 (7.22%) Subversion
13 6 (6.19%) Linux
13 6 (6.19%) PRINCE2

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 8 (8.25%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.19%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.03%) FileNet
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) FLEXCUBE
1 3 (3.09%) Temenos T24
1 3 (3.09%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (1.03%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) IaaS
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.06%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.28%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.09%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.03%) Adabas
5 1 (1.03%) Big Data
5 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.03%) OLTP
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Maven
2 8 (8.25%) Eclipse
2 8 (8.25%) Gradle
3 7 (7.22%) Subversion
4 5 (5.15%) LoadRunner
5 4 (4.12%) Ant
5 4 (4.12%) HP UFT
5 4 (4.12%) Hudson
5 4 (4.12%) Selenium
5 4 (4.12%) SoapUI
5 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (3.09%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.09%) JMeter
6 3 (3.09%) Rational Functional Tester
6 3 (3.09%) Toad
7 2 (2.06%) CruiseControl
7 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.06%) JBehave
7 2 (2.06%) JIRA
7 2 (2.06%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 20 (20.62%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Banking
2 5 (5.15%) Billing
3 3 (3.09%) Retail
4 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (41.24%) Analyst
2 26 (26.80%) Business Analyst
3 14 (14.43%) Test Analyst
4 13 (13.40%) Architect
5 9 (9.28%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (8.25%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.19%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.12%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.09%) Administrator
9 3 (3.09%) Consultant
9 3 (3.09%) Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Integration Architect
9 3 (3.09%) Programme Manager
9 3 (3.09%) QA Manager
9 3 (3.09%) Senior Architect
9 3 (3.09%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.31%) Web Services
2 9 (9.28%) XML
3 8 (8.25%) J2EE
4 5 (5.15%) JMS
5 4 (4.12%) Middleware
6 3 (3.09%) HTML
6 3 (3.09%) SAP PI
6 3 (3.09%) SOAP
7 1 (1.03%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.03%) CSS
7 1 (1.03%) Spring
7 1 (1.03%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.03%) XML Messaging
7 1 (1.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) iPad
2 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.09%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.09%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.09%) SCADA
3 3 (3.09%) Social Media
4 2 (2.06%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.03%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.19%) Linux
1 6 (6.19%) Unix
2 2 (2.06%) Windows
2 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.56%) Functional Testing
3 17 (17.53%) Regression Testing
4 15 (15.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (15.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (12.37%) Test Scripting
6 10 (10.31%) Non-Functional Testing
6 10 (10.31%) Test Strategy
7 8 (8.25%) Exploratory Testing
8 7 (7.22%) Data Modelling
8 7 (7.22%) DevOps
8 7 (7.22%) Project Management
8 7 (7.22%) Waterfall
9 6 (6.19%) PRINCE2
10 5 (5.15%) Defect Management
10 5 (5.15%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.15%) Migration
10 5 (5.15%) Performance Testing
10 5 (5.15%) Test Management
10 5 (5.15%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.68%) Java
2 6 (6.19%) Groovy
2 6 (6.19%) SQL
3 2 (2.06%) C
3 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.03%) C#
4 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.03%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.15%) Degree
2 3 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.03%) ISEB
3 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) QA
2 3 (3.09%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.03%) PMO
Systems Management
1 11 (11.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (11.34%) HP
2 10 (10.31%) Oracle
3 5 (5.15%) CA Agile Central
4 4 (4.12%) Pega
4 4 (4.12%) SAP
5 3 (3.09%) Calypso
5 3 (3.09%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.09%) MuleSoft
5 3 (3.09%) Temenos
6 2 (2.06%) AppDynamics
6 2 (2.06%) IBM
6 2 (2.06%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.03%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.03%) Kofax
7 1 (1.03%) Talend