The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Guidewire products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Guidewire over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Guidewire Software, Inc.

Guidewire
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 163 190
Rank change year-on-year +8 +27  
Contract jobs citing Guidewire 4 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.086% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.22% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Median daily rate £488 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +5.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £500 £418
% change year-on-year +12.50% +19.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Guidewire 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 advertised in the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1239 1383 2307
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 38.85% 39.73% 41.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 1067 1678
Median daily rate £466 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 47
Median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £18.60 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.86 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.47% +8.57%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Guidewire as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Guidewire in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Guidewire in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Guidewire in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Guidewire in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Guidewire in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Guidewire.

1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (20.00%) Reinsurance
1 2 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Test Management
1 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) ETL
2 1 (10.00%) Kofax
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (10.00%) User Stories

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Business Development Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Development Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Product Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Product Business Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Senior Development Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Administrator
6 1 (10.00%) Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Chief Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Integration Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Transformation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (20.00%) Test Management
1 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (10.00%) ETL
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Kofax