The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Guidewire products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Guidewire over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Guidewire
Rank 566 584 485
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -99
Contract jobs citing Guidewire 20 9 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.017% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.079% 0.037% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 41
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £400 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 - £430
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25270 24604 22061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.32% 45.47% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14433 13573 11752
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1086 1074 1214
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Guidewire
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Guidewire Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Guidewire
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Guidewire within the UK.

Guidewire Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Guidewire
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Guidewire within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Guidewire Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

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Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Guidewire within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 18 £500 +17.64% 11
London +15 12 £500 +17.64% 9
South East - 3 £550 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £550 -
Southampton - 2 £550 -
Fareham - 1 - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Midlands - - - -

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (40.74%) Business Analysis
2 7 (25.93%) User Stories
3 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (22.22%) Scrum
3 6 (22.22%) Degree
3 6 (22.22%) Use Case
3 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Finance
3 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) XML
4 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
4 4 (14.81%) Subversion
5 3 (11.11%) Banking
5 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
5 3 (11.11%) Time Management
5 3 (11.11%) .NET
5 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 3 (11.11%) Java
5 3 (11.11%) IBM
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 3 (11.11%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (7.41%) ISEB
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) Data Migration

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) JBehave
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Log4j
2 1 (3.70%) JDeveloper
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Billing
3 1 (3.70%) Dutch Language
3 1 (3.70%) French Language
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Analyst
2 17 (62.96%) Business Analyst
3 9 (33.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) MI Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Data Migration Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Report Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (40.74%) Business Analysis
2 7 (25.93%) User Stories
3 6 (22.22%) Scrum
3 6 (22.22%) Use Case
3 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
5 3 (11.11%) Time Management
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (7.41%) Information Management
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.70%) TDD
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.70%) UML
7 1 (3.70%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (3.70%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
2 2 (7.41%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) IBM
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Coverity
2 1 (3.70%) Thunderhead
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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