Period
to 26 September 2017

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 6 months to 26 September 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
6 months to
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 800 771 825
Rank change year-on-year -29 +54 -15
Contract jobs citing Guidewire 69 121 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.11% 0.051%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.25% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 111 62
UK median daily rate £529 £525 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.71% -10.64% +30.56%
10th Percentile £378 £356 £403
90th Percentile £825 £888 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £463 £650
% change year-on-year - -28.85% +31.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 42796 47915 49600
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.21% 44.88% 43.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26345 29389 29153
UK median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +1.27%
10th Percentile £250 £240 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1408 1671 2191
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.92 £43.75 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.82 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -3.89% +2.94% +3.03%

Guidewire
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

Guidewire
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Guidewire over the 6 months to 26 September 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Guidewire in the UK

Guidewire
Top 8 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 6 months to 26 September 2017. 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
England -39 56 £580 +10.48% 2
London -37 43 £625 +16.28% 1
UK excluding London +34 14 £463 - 1
South East +21 9 £513 +2.50%
South West +6 3 £425 +4.29%
North of England +63 1 - -
North West +25 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £600 -

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 22 (31.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.84%) Java
3 13 (18.84%) Billing
4 11 (15.94%) Waterfall
5 9 (13.04%) Oracle
6 7 (10.14%) iPad
7 6 (8.70%) Finance
8 4 (5.80%) Migration
8 4 (5.80%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (5.80%) Scrum
8 4 (5.80%) PMI
8 4 (5.80%) PMI Certification
8 4 (5.80%) J2EE
8 4 (5.80%) WebLogic
8 4 (5.80%) XML
8 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.80%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (5.80%) DevOps
9 3 (4.35%) Gradle
9 3 (4.35%) User Stories
9 3 (4.35%) Sonata
9 3 (4.35%) SoapUI
9 3 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (4.35%) Integration Testing
9 3 (4.35%) Manual Testing
9 3 (4.35%) TOGAF
9 3 (4.35%) Spring
9 3 (4.35%) ITIL
9 3 (4.35%) SOAP

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 4 (5.80%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.90%) FileNet
2 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.45%) Confluence
3 1 (1.45%) JBoss
3 1 (1.45%) SAS
3 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Sonata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) Adabas
1 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.45%) DataStage
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.45%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.45%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Gradle
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (4.35%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.90%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.90%) Maven
2 2 (2.90%) Subversion
2 2 (2.90%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.45%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.45%) JDeveloper
3 1 (1.45%) JIRA
3 1 (1.45%) JUnit
3 1 (1.45%) Log4j
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.45%) Toad
3 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (1.45%) XMLSpy
General
1 13 (18.84%) Billing
2 6 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Architect
2 20 (28.99%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (24.64%) Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Analyst
5 8 (11.59%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Designer
7 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Programme Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (4.35%) Lead Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Test Manager
9 2 (2.90%) Integration Test Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) IT Architect
9 2 (2.90%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) J2EE
1 4 (5.80%) XML
2 3 (4.35%) SOAP
2 3 (4.35%) Spring
3 2 (2.90%) Spring Integration
3 2 (2.90%) Web Services
4 1 (1.45%) .NET
4 1 (1.45%) EJB
4 1 (1.45%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.45%) JDBC
4 1 (1.45%) JSP
4 1 (1.45%) Servlets
4 1 (1.45%) Spring Batch
4 1 (1.45%) Struts
4 1 (1.45%) Thymeleaf
4 1 (1.45%) XSD
4 1 (1.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) iPad
2 4 (5.80%) PMI
3 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Linux
1 2 (2.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.94%) Waterfall
4 4 (5.80%) DevOps
4 4 (5.80%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (5.80%) Migration
4 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
4 4 (5.80%) Scrum
5 3 (4.35%) Integration Testing
5 3 (4.35%) ITIL
5 3 (4.35%) Manual Testing
5 3 (4.35%) Project Management
5 3 (4.35%) TOGAF
5 3 (4.35%) User Stories
6 2 (2.90%) Kanban
6 2 (2.90%) Process Improvement
6 2 (2.90%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (2.90%) Test Management
6 2 (2.90%) Use Case
6 2 (2.90%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.84%) Java
2 3 (4.35%) C
3 2 (2.90%) Groovy
3 2 (2.90%) NATURAL
4 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) Oracle
2 2 (2.90%) HP
2 2 (2.90%) SAP
3 1 (1.45%) IBM
3 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow