Period
to 19 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 19 September 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 567 583 529
Rank change year-on-year +16 -54 +51
Contract jobs citing Guidewire 46 42 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.095% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.23% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 37 78
London median daily rate £500 £625 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +16.28% +4.88%
10th Percentile £380 £391 £359
90th Percentile £675 £910 £888
England median daily rate £493 £603 £525
% change year-on-year -18.26% +14.76% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 18,361 18,215 18,886
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.94% 41.17% 42.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,460 12,331 12,779
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.65% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 253 249
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -7.89%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.43 £50.00 £46.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Guidewire as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Guidewire in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Guidewire in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Guidewire in London over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Guidewire in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Guidewire within the London region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South London -26 11 £390 -25.71% 2
Central London -20 8 £550 +12.82% 4
East London - 1 £550 -
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England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Guidewire also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Guidewire.

1 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) Java
3 11 (23.91%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (19.57%) Finance
5 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
5 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
5 8 (17.39%) MuleSoft
6 7 (15.22%) Middleware
6 7 (15.22%) Spring
7 6 (13.04%) Spring Integration
8 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (10.87%) DevOps
8 5 (10.87%) SQL
8 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
9 4 (8.70%) Software Testing
9 4 (8.70%) JIRA
9 4 (8.70%) Maven
9 4 (8.70%) Migration
9 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.70%) Data Migration
9 4 (8.70%) Test Strategy
10 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
10 3 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (6.52%) User Stories
10 3 (6.52%) Ansible
10 3 (6.52%) Docker
10 3 (6.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.52%) System Integration Testing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.35%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) LAN
1 1 (2.17%) WAN
1 1 (2.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Data Lake
1 2 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) Big Data
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
1 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.70%) JIRA
2 4 (8.70%) Maven
3 3 (6.52%) Selenium
4 2 (4.35%) Ant
4 2 (4.35%) Artifactory
4 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.35%) Gradle
4 2 (4.35%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.17%) dbdeploy
5 1 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Test Manager
2 8 (17.39%) Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Integration Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Architect
4 6 (13.04%) Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Implementation Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Implementation Project Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Project Implementation Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Data Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) Middleware
1 7 (15.22%) Spring
2 6 (13.04%) Spring Integration
3 2 (4.35%) Apache Camel
3 2 (4.35%) JMS
3 2 (4.35%) Kafka
4 1 (2.17%) .NET
4 1 (2.17%) J2EE
4 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Reinsurance
2 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Linux
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (10.87%) DevOps
3 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
4 4 (8.70%) Data Migration
4 4 (8.70%) Migration
4 4 (8.70%) Software Testing
4 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
4 4 (8.70%) Test Strategy
5 3 (6.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (6.52%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (6.52%) SDLC
5 3 (6.52%) Software Delivery
5 3 (6.52%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (6.52%) User Stories
5 3 (6.52%) Workflow
6 2 (4.35%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (4.35%) Change Control
6 2 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) Java
2 5 (10.87%) SQL
3 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.35%) Java 8
5 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.17%) Python
5 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) ISEB
1 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Ansible
1 3 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (6.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) MuleSoft
2 3 (6.52%) HP
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) Pega
4 1 (2.17%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Sitecore