Period
to 20 November 2018

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 November 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
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 645 617 645
Rank change year-on-year -28 +28 +21
Contract jobs citing Guidewire 23 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.041% 0.037% 0.047%
As % of the Vendors category 0.095% 0.086% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 19
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £498 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.01% +10.56% -30.77%
10th Percentile £401 £378 £312
90th Percentile £645 £649 £685
UK median daily rate £455 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +7.06% -15.00% -16.67%
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 24,091 23,363 26,624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 43.40% 43.73% 46.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,139 13,726 15,662
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £226 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,300 1,138 1,369
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.86 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.20% - -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.29 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £45.00 £43.80
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.75
% change year-on-year +0.72% +3.73% -4.29%

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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

Guidewire
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

Guidewire
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 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Guidewire in the UK excluding London

Guidewire
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 November 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 East -14 13 £500 - 2
Wales -17 5 £575 +130.00%
North of England -23 3 £370 -
South West -23 3 £475 +11.76%
North East - 3 £370 -
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UK

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

1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
3 5 (21.74%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
4 4 (17.39%) Citrix
4 4 (17.39%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) Maven
4 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (17.39%) Ansible
4 4 (17.39%) Public Cloud
4 4 (17.39%) Deployment Automation
4 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
4 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
5 3 (13.04%) Release Management
5 3 (13.04%) JIRA
5 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
5 3 (13.04%) Gradle
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) Change Control
5 3 (13.04%) Software Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) Billing
5 3 (13.04%) SQL

Guidewire
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 2 (8.70%) JBoss
1 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
1 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
3 4 (17.39%) Maven
4 3 (13.04%) Gradle
4 3 (13.04%) JIRA
4 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
5 2 (8.70%) Ant
5 2 (8.70%) Artifactory
5 2 (8.70%) dbdeploy
5 2 (8.70%) JUnit
5 2 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (8.70%) SonarQube
5 2 (8.70%) Subversion
5 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
6 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Build Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Build Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) IT Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (4.35%) Analytics Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Build and Release Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Build and Release Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Data Migration Test Manager
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Migration Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Programmer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) SOAP
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
1 3 (13.04%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) Java EE
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.35%) JMS
3 1 (4.35%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) RESTful
3 1 (4.35%) Spring
3 1 (4.35%) Spring Boot
3 1 (4.35%) XSD
3 1 (4.35%) XSL
3 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (13.04%) Change Control
3 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps
3 3 (13.04%) Release Management
3 3 (13.04%) Software Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) SDLC
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.70%) User Stories
4 2 (8.70%) Workflow
5 1 (4.35%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (4.35%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
2 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) XPath
4 1 (4.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Ansible
1 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Citrix
1 4 (17.39%) VMware
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (4.35%) MuleSoft
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore