The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 25 June 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
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 560 571 604
Rank change year-on-year +11 +33  
Contract jobs citing Guidewire 27 81 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.15% 0.057%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.34% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 74 21
Median daily rate £650 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.04% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £442 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £825 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £500 £363
% change year-on-year -7.00% +37.93%  
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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20268 23841 24920
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.79% 44.93% 44.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12304 14686 14597
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 703 813 1122
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Guidewire
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Guidewire
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Guidewire in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Guidewire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Guidewire in the UK

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Top 9 Contract Locations

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 over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -4 27 £650 +15.55% 4
London -26 22 £650 +12.55% 4
South East +38 4 £465 -9.26%
Surrey +6 4 £465 -2.10%
Guildford 0 3 £525 +10.52%
Croydon -12 2 £478 -11.57%
North West +25 1 - -
Bolton - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 with a requirement for Guidewire.

1 26 (40.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.75%) Java
4 11 (17.19%) Finance
5 10 (15.63%) Oracle
5 10 (15.63%) iPad
6 9 (14.06%) Maven
6 9 (14.06%) PRINCE2
6 9 (14.06%) Gradle
6 9 (14.06%) DevOps
7 7 (10.94%) Unix
7 7 (10.94%) Linux
7 7 (10.94%) WebLogic
7 7 (10.94%) Subversion
7 7 (10.94%) Groovy
8 6 (9.38%) Functional Testing
8 6 (9.38%) TOGAF
8 6 (9.38%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (7.81%) Regression Testing
9 5 (7.81%) Project Management
9 5 (7.81%) SAP
9 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.81%) PMI
9 5 (7.81%) PMI Certification
9 5 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (7.81%) Test Scripting
9 5 (7.81%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (6.25%) Degree
10 4 (6.25%) QA

Guidewire
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 7 (10.94%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.69%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.69%) FileNet
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) SAP FS
2 1 (1.56%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) IaaS
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.13%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.69%) Adabas
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.56%) OLTP
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Gradle
1 9 (14.06%) Maven
2 7 (10.94%) Subversion
3 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (3.13%) Ant
4 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.56%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.56%) Toad
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Retail
4 2 (3.13%) Billing
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) Architect
2 17 (26.56%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (20.31%) Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Programme Manager
6 6 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Defect Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.69%) QA Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Test Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Implementation Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Product Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) J2EE
1 3 (4.69%) Middleware
1 3 (4.69%) SAP PI
2 2 (3.13%) Spring Integration
2 2 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (1.56%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) iPad
2 5 (7.81%) PMI
3 3 (4.69%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.69%) SCADA
3 3 (4.69%) Social Media
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.56%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Linux
1 7 (10.94%) Unix
2 2 (3.13%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.06%) DevOps
3 9 (14.06%) PRINCE2
4 6 (9.38%) Functional Testing
4 6 (9.38%) GAP Analysis
4 6 (9.38%) TOGAF
5 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
5 5 (7.81%) Project Management
5 5 (7.81%) Regression Testing
5 5 (7.81%) Test Scripting
5 5 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (7.81%) Waterfall
6 4 (6.25%) Defect Management
7 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.69%) CRM
7 3 (4.69%) Exploratory Testing
7 3 (4.69%) Programme Management
7 3 (4.69%) SOA
7 3 (4.69%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) Java
2 7 (10.94%) Groovy
3 3 (4.69%) NATURAL
4 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.56%) C
5 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) PMI Certification
2 4 (6.25%) Degree
3 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
2 3 (4.69%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.56%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Oracle
2 5 (7.81%) SAP
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) MuleSoft
3 3 (4.69%) Pega
3 3 (4.69%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.13%) AppDynamics
4 2 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (1.56%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.56%) Computacenter
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