Period
to 20 January 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding 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 20 January 2020 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
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 554 648 628
Rank change year-on-year +94 -20 -4
Contract jobs citing Guidewire 15 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.037% 0.035% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 0.082% 0.079% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 15
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% - +29.03%
10th Percentile £300 £380 £413
90th Percentile £580 £663 £730
UK median daily rate £550 £465 £486
% change year-on-year +18.28% -4.37% +2.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 the UK excluding London.

All Vendors
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 18,265 22,877 22,055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 45.36% 43.92% 42.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,852 13,444 13,190
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £206 £231 £213
90th Percentile £600 £577 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,041 1,163 1,049
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £11.26 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £47.50 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.43
% change year-on-year +8.57% +0.40% +2.53%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Guidewire in the UK excluding London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Guidewire in the UK excluding London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Guidewire in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Guidewire in the UK excluding London

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Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding 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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 20 January 2020. 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
North of England +58 7 £550 +48.65%
South East +50 5 £500 - 5
Yorkshire - 4 £550 -
North East +13 2 £306 -17.30%
South West - 2 £413 -
East of England - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
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UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Guidewire.

1 5 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (26.67%) UiPath
2 4 (26.67%) Robotic Process Automation
2 4 (26.67%) Dynatrace
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Robotics
3 3 (20.00%) JIRA
3 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (20.00%) SOAP
3 3 (20.00%) Perfmon
3 3 (20.00%) Event Correlation
3 3 (20.00%) Task Automation
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (20.00%) Splunk
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (13.33%) MuleSoft
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) XML
4 2 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) ITSM
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) FileNet

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) FileNet
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) AWS
1 1 (6.67%) BrowserStack
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) Postman
3 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (26.67%) AWS Architect
2 4 (26.67%) AWS Solutions Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Finance Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) SOAP
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) Java EE
3 1 (6.67%) JMS
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) Spring
3 1 (6.67%) XSD
3 1 (6.67%) XSL
3 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Robotics
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Robotic Process Automation
3 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (20.00%) Event Correlation
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 3 (20.00%) Task Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) ITSM
4 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Java 8
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) XPath
3 1 (6.67%) XQuery
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Dynatrace
1 4 (26.67%) UiPath
2 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (20.00%) Splunk
3 2 (13.33%) MuleSoft
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
3 2 (13.33%) Thunderhead
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft