Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 801 776 839
Rank change year-on-year -25 +63 -6
Contract jobs citing Guidewire 76 105 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.10% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.22% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 86 60
UK median daily rate £426 £500 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.75% -16.67% +19.11%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £409
90th Percentile £748 £775 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £650
% change year-on-year +11.11% -30.77% +23.81%
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 43951 47473 49241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.33% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27307 29002 29036
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1470 1695 2097
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.23 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.27 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Guidewire in the UK

Guidewire
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 6 months to 21 November 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 -27 53 £486 -2.75% 8
London -55 36 £488 -2.50% 5
UK excluding London +13 22 £500 +11.11% 6
South East +4 10 £569 +10.98%
Scotland - 5 £575 - 3
South West -6 4 £425 +13.33%
North of England +52 1 - -
North West +23 1 - -
Wales +9 1 £250 -23.08%

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (30.26%) Billing
3 16 (21.05%) Java
3 16 (21.05%) Finance
4 15 (19.74%) Oracle
5 11 (14.47%) Waterfall
6 10 (13.16%) Web Services
7 8 (10.53%) XML
7 8 (10.53%) SOAP
7 8 (10.53%) SoapUI
8 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (9.21%) Software Testing
9 6 (7.89%) Migration
9 6 (7.89%) Scrum
9 6 (7.89%) iPad
9 6 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (6.58%) Functional Testing
10 5 (6.58%) HP
10 5 (6.58%) J2EE
11 4 (5.26%) WebLogic
11 4 (5.26%) ITIL
11 4 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (5.26%) Project Management
11 4 (5.26%) General Ledger
11 4 (5.26%) Spring
11 4 (5.26%) WebSphere
11 4 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (5.26%) Integration Testing
11 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
11 4 (5.26%) Jenkins

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 (5.26%) WebLogic
1 4 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.95%) JBoss
2 3 (3.95%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.32%) Confluence
3 1 (1.32%) FileNet
3 1 (1.32%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (3.95%) Sonata
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
1 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.32%) Adabas
3 1 (1.32%) DataStage
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.32%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.32%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) SoapUI
2 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.95%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.95%) Gradle
3 3 (3.95%) JDeveloper
3 3 (3.95%) JUnit
3 3 (3.95%) Log4j
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (3.95%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 3 (3.95%) XMLSpy
4 2 (2.63%) Maven
4 2 (2.63%) Subversion
4 2 (2.63%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.32%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.32%) JIRA
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.32%) Toad
General
1 23 (30.26%) Billing
2 16 (21.05%) Finance
3 4 (5.26%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.32%) Back Office
4 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Developer
2 19 (25.00%) Architect
3 15 (19.74%) Analyst
4 12 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (14.47%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Designer
8 3 (3.95%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Lead Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Solutions Designer
9 2 (2.63%) Data Migration Manager
9 2 (2.63%) Data Migration Project Manager
9 2 (2.63%) Java Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Migration Manager
9 2 (2.63%) QC Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Test Leader
9 2 (2.63%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.16%) Web Services
2 8 (10.53%) SOAP
2 8 (10.53%) XML
3 5 (6.58%) J2EE
4 4 (5.26%) Spring
5 3 (3.95%) EJB
5 3 (3.95%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.95%) JDBC
5 3 (3.95%) JSP
5 3 (3.95%) Servlets
5 3 (3.95%) Struts
5 3 (3.95%) XSLT
6 1 (1.32%) .NET
6 1 (1.32%) Thymeleaf
6 1 (1.32%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) iPad
2 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.63%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.32%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.32%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) Linux
1 2 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.47%) Waterfall
3 7 (9.21%) Software Testing
3 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (7.89%) Migration
4 6 (7.89%) Scrum
5 5 (6.58%) Functional Testing
6 4 (5.26%) DevOps
6 4 (5.26%) Integration Testing
6 4 (5.26%) ITIL
6 4 (5.26%) Project Management
6 4 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.95%) Analytics
7 3 (3.95%) Defect Management
7 3 (3.95%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (3.95%) SDLC
7 3 (3.95%) TDD
7 3 (3.95%) TOGAF
7 3 (3.95%) UML
7 3 (3.95%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.05%) Java
2 3 (3.95%) C
2 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.95%) SQL
3 2 (2.63%) Groovy
4 1 (1.32%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.32%) GDPR
2 1 (1.32%) PMO
2 1 (1.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Oracle
2 5 (6.58%) HP
3 2 (2.63%) IBM
3 2 (2.63%) SAP
4 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.32%) Tagetik