The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Guidewire products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Guidewire over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Guidewire
Rank 193 215 204
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Contract jobs citing Guidewire 3 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.052% 0.14% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.31% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 14
Average daily rate
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£550 £500 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2567 3259 3364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.31% 45.84% 42.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1782 2277 2316
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 113 98
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £57.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Guidewire across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Guidewire Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Guidewire across the City of London region.

Guidewire Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 4 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Guidewire also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Guidewire.

1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) BPMN
1 1 (33.33%) UML

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Guidewire also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Guidewire. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) BPMN