Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 2019 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
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 595 641 623
Rank change year-on-year +46 -18 +34
Contract jobs citing Guidewire 17 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.036% 0.044% 0.023%
As % of the Vendors category 0.080% 0.10% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 9
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £302 £462 £378
90th Percentile £583 £725 £645
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £533
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.10% +1.43%
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 21,160 23,526 23,090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 44.38% 43.46% 44.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,773 13,816 13,407
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £215 £225 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £553
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,066 1,272 1,123
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.60 £16.50 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.73% -1.81% -3.97%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.64 £10.25
90th Percentile £52.38 £46.25 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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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 16 September 2019.

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 16 September 2019. 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 +36 13 £550 - 1
Yorkshire - 8 £550 -
South East +17 5 £456 -27.00% 1
North East +23 4 £303 - 1
North West - 1 - -
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UK

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, 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 8 (47.06%) Robotics
2 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (35.29%) UiPath
4 5 (29.41%) Robotic Process Automation
4 5 (29.41%) Selenium
4 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
5 4 (23.53%) JIRA
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) SOAP
6 3 (17.65%) C#
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) SaaS
6 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Gherkin
6 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
6 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
6 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (11.76%) Project Delivery
7 2 (11.76%) Skype
7 2 (11.76%) MuleSoft
7 2 (11.76%) SDLC
7 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
7 2 (11.76%) Java
7 2 (11.76%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (11.76%) ISEB

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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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) JIRA
3 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
3 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.88%) TestRail
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Architect
1 9 (52.94%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (29.41%) AWS Architect
2 5 (29.41%) AWS Solutions Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (11.76%) Migration Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.88%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SaaS Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Test Data Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Web Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) SOAP
2 3 (17.65%) Gherkin
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) Spring
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) XSD
4 1 (5.88%) XSL
4 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) Robotic Process Automation
2 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Project Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) API Integration
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (5.88%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C#
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) Java 8
3 1 (5.88%) XPath
3 1 (5.88%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) UiPath
2 2 (11.76%) MuleSoft
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft