Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 811 733 828
Rank change year-on-year -78 +95 +14
Contract jobs citing Guidewire 58 97 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.10% 0.063%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.23% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 76 68
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -15.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £365 £359 £369
90th Percentile £715 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £543 £450 £600
% change year-on-year +20.56% -25.00% +16.50%
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 42,115 42,585 46,197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.81% 45.06% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,552 26,157 27,431
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £238 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year - +4.58% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,414 1,603 1,849
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.38 £10.25
90th Percentile £46.62 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.97% -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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 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 -66 39 £530 +11.58% 10
London -83 25 £450 -5.26% 3
UK excluding London -5 23 £543 +20.56% 9
Scotland - 9 £525 - 2
South East -7 8 £594 -8.65% 4
South West +8 2 £516 +42.41% 1
West Midlands 0 2 £700 +27.27% 2
Midlands -8 2 £700 +27.27% 2
Wales 0 1 £250 -23.08%

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 19 (32.76%) Finance
1 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.14%) Billing
2 14 (24.14%) Oracle
3 12 (20.69%) Web Services
4 11 (18.97%) Java
5 8 (13.79%) Software Testing
6 7 (12.07%) XML
7 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.62%) SoapUI
8 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
8 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.62%) WebSphere
8 5 (8.62%) TDD
8 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.62%) Log4j
8 5 (8.62%) Hibernate
8 5 (8.62%) Scrum
8 5 (8.62%) XSLT
8 5 (8.62%) EJB
8 5 (8.62%) JDBC
8 5 (8.62%) JSP
8 5 (8.62%) Servlets
8 5 (8.62%) SOAP
8 5 (8.62%) Struts
8 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
8 5 (8.62%) JUnit
8 5 (8.62%) UML
8 5 (8.62%) OOA/OOD

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 5 (8.62%) JBoss
1 5 (8.62%) Tomcat
1 5 (8.62%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.72%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.72%) INSURE/90
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (8.62%) RDBMS
1 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.72%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.72%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.62%) JDeveloper
1 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
1 5 (8.62%) JUnit
1 5 (8.62%) Log4j
1 5 (8.62%) SoapUI
1 5 (8.62%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 5 (8.62%) XMLSpy
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (5.17%) Selenium
3 2 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (32.76%) Finance
2 14 (24.14%) Billing
3 4 (6.90%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Developer
2 19 (32.76%) Architect
3 11 (18.97%) Analyst
4 10 (17.24%) Test Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Integration Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Automation Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Billing Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Data Migration Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Data Migration Project Manager
8 2 (3.45%) DevOps Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Financial Services Project Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Migration Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Migration Project Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.45%) UAT Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) UAT Test Analyst
9 1 (1.72%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) Web Services
2 7 (12.07%) XML
3 5 (8.62%) EJB
3 5 (8.62%) Hibernate
3 5 (8.62%) J2EE
3 5 (8.62%) JDBC
3 5 (8.62%) JSP
3 5 (8.62%) Servlets
3 5 (8.62%) SOAP
3 5 (8.62%) Struts
3 5 (8.62%) XSLT
4 3 (5.17%) Spring
5 2 (3.45%) Spring Integration
6 1 (1.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.45%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (1.72%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (13.79%) Software Testing
3 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
4 5 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (8.62%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (8.62%) Scrum
4 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (8.62%) TDD
4 5 (8.62%) UML
5 4 (6.90%) Functional Testing
5 4 (6.90%) Migration
5 4 (6.90%) SDLC
6 3 (5.17%) API Testing
6 3 (5.17%) Data Mapping
6 3 (5.17%) DevOps
6 3 (5.17%) Open Source
6 3 (5.17%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.45%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.45%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) Java
2 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.45%) C
3 2 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) CISSP
1 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.72%) COBIT
2 1 (1.72%) GDPR
2 1 (1.72%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Oracle
2 4 (6.90%) HP
3 2 (3.45%) SAP
4 1 (1.72%) IBM
4 1 (1.72%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.72%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.72%) Tagetik