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 21 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Guidewire
Rank 567 592 492
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -100
Contract jobs citing Guidewire 35 12 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.021% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.047% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 36
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £389 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £550 £430
% change year-on-year
-24.09% +27.90%
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
25387 25596 22327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.35% 45.55% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14473 14324 11853
Average daily rate £400 £399 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% -0.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £221 £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 1098 1184
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £11.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 2015.

Guidewire Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Guidewire
Top 9 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 21 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +28 32 £500 +11.11% 14
London +20 24 £513 +28.12% 11
City of London - 9 £500 - 1
South East -2 5 £475 -13.63% 3
Hampshire - 3 £550 - 3
Southampton - 2 £550 - 2
Fareham - 1 - - 1
Portsmouth - - - -
Midlands - - - -

Guidewire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 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 18 (43.90%) Business Analysis
2 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (36.59%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (26.83%) User Stories
4 11 (26.83%) Scrum
5 10 (24.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (24.39%) Degree
5 10 (24.39%) Use Case
5 10 (24.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (24.39%) SharePoint
6 8 (19.51%) Finance
7 6 (14.63%) MS Visio
7 6 (14.63%) IBM
7 6 (14.63%) Visualisation
7 6 (14.63%) IBM Blueworks
8 5 (12.20%) SQL
8 5 (12.20%) XML
8 5 (12.20%) Subversion
9 4 (9.76%) Banking
9 4 (9.76%) Time Management
9 4 (9.76%) .NET
9 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
9 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
9 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
10 3 (7.32%) Java
10 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
10 3 (7.32%) Billing
11 2 (4.88%) Information Management
11 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
11 2 (4.88%) ISEB

Guidewire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 10 (24.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.44%) JBoss
2 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (14.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Subversion
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) JBehave
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) JUnit
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (2.44%) JDeveloper
2 1 (2.44%) Log4j
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
2 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.32%) Billing
4 1 (2.44%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.44%) French Language
Job Titles
1 34 (82.93%) Analyst
2 30 (73.17%) Business Analyst
3 11 (26.83%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Data Migration Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Billing Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.44%) Integration Project Manager
7 1 (2.44%) MI Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Report Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) XML
2 4 (9.76%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.63%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Business Analysis
2 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.83%) Scrum
3 11 (26.83%) User Stories
4 10 (24.39%) Use Case
4 10 (24.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (9.76%) Time Management
5 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
6 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.88%) Information Management
7 2 (4.88%) Change Management
7 2 (4.88%) Migration
7 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.88%) Coaching
8 1 (2.44%) UML
8 1 (2.44%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (2.44%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) IIBA
2 2 (4.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) IBM
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Thunderhead
3 1 (2.44%) FINEOS
3 1 (2.44%) Coverity
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
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