Period
to 24 June 2018

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 24 June 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
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 827 777 771
Rank change year-on-year -50 -6 +45
Contract jobs citing Guidewire 56 64 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.070% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.16% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 55 108
UK median daily rate £550 £540 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% -1.82% +10.00%
10th Percentile £467 £370 £413
90th Percentile £719 £825 £888
UK excluding London median daily rate £535 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -2.73% +10.00% +25.00%
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 41,869 40,367 47,392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.76% 44.07% 44.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,990 24,696 28,944
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £243
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,524 1,422 1,625
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.32% -5.70% +5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.41 £10.13
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% -8.33% +5.88%

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 24 June 2018.

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 24 June 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
England -58 54 £550 +1.85% 9
London -54 33 £575 +7.98% 6
UK excluding London -34 22 £535 -2.73% 7
South East -20 14 £600 +14.29% 1
South West - 6 £475 - 1
West Midlands -26 1 £475 -13.64%
Midlands -26 1 £475 -13.64%
Scotland - 1 £500 - 4

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 with a requirement for Guidewire.

1 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (16.07%) Finance
3 9 (16.07%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (16.07%) MuleSoft
4 8 (14.29%) DevOps
4 8 (14.29%) Migration
4 8 (14.29%) Oracle
5 7 (12.50%) Java
5 7 (12.50%) WebLogic
5 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
6 6 (10.71%) Test Automation
6 6 (10.71%) Sitecore
6 6 (10.71%) JIRA
6 6 (10.71%) Change Control
6 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
6 6 (10.71%) SDLC
7 5 (8.93%) Data Lake
7 5 (8.93%) .NET
7 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.93%) Change Management
7 5 (8.93%) Big Data
7 5 (8.93%) Release Management
7 5 (8.93%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (8.93%) Data Migration
8 4 (7.14%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.14%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.14%) Machine Learning

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 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.79%) CMS
3 1 (1.79%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) Mule
3 1 (1.79%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.93%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.36%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) LAN
1 2 (3.57%) WAN
1 2 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) Big Data
2 5 (8.93%) Data Lake
3 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) DB2
4 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
1 6 (10.71%) JIRA
2 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.36%) Selenium
3 2 (3.57%) Ant
4 1 (1.79%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.79%) Gradle
4 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.79%) Maven
4 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.79%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.79%) Subversion
4 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Marketing
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Architect
2 17 (30.36%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (17.86%) Test Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Build Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Data Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Azure Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) DevOps Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Hadoop Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) .NET
2 3 (5.36%) Spring
3 2 (3.57%) Spring Integration
3 2 (3.57%) Web Services
4 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.79%) J2EE
4 1 (1.79%) JDBC
4 1 (1.79%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Reinsurance
2 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.07%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (14.29%) DevOps
3 8 (14.29%) Migration
4 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (10.71%) Change Control
5 6 (10.71%) SDLC
5 6 (10.71%) Test Automation
6 5 (8.93%) Change Management
6 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.93%) Data Migration
6 5 (8.93%) Release Management
7 4 (7.14%) Analytics
7 4 (7.14%) Machine Learning
7 4 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 4 (7.14%) Test Scripting
7 4 (7.14%) Test Strategy
7 4 (7.14%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.36%) Open Source
8 3 (5.36%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) ISEB
1 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) MuleSoft
2 8 (14.29%) Oracle
3 6 (10.71%) Sitecore
4 3 (5.36%) HP
5 2 (3.57%) Pega
6 1 (1.79%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.79%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.79%) Perforce
6 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com