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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Guidewire
Rank 584 565 532
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -33
Contract jobs citing Guidewire 29 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.051% 0.051%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 23
Average daily rate
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£513 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £700 £710
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £550 £375
% change year-on-year
-34.09% +46.66%
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
24953 23879 23168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.69% 45.12% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14638 13358 12319
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1030 1236
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £10.95 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 2015.

Guidewire Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Guidewire
Top 11 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 3 July 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 -27 24 £513 - 2
London 0 20 £513 +21.30% 1
City of London -1 8 £500 -2.43%
South East -22 3 £400 -28.88%
East Sussex - 2 £400 -
Eastbourne - 2 £400 -
Hampshire -8 1 £300 -47.82%
East of England - 1 £325 -
Chelmsford - 1 £325 -
Portsmouth - 1 £300 -
Essex - 1 £325 -

Guidewire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 23 (46.94%) Business Analysis
2 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.73%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (28.57%) Scrum
5 12 (24.49%) Degree
6 11 (22.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (22.45%) SharePoint
6 11 (22.45%) Use Case
6 11 (22.45%) User Stories
7 10 (20.41%) SDLC
8 8 (16.33%) Finance
8 8 (16.33%) Billing
9 6 (12.24%) Visualisation
9 6 (12.24%) Migration
9 6 (12.24%) IBM
9 6 (12.24%) MS Visio
9 6 (12.24%) IBM Blueworks
10 5 (10.20%) Time Management
11 4 (8.16%) Dimensional Modelling
11 4 (8.16%) Test Scripting
11 4 (8.16%) Information Architecture
11 4 (8.16%) Waterfall
11 4 (8.16%) Data Management
11 4 (8.16%) Subversion
11 4 (8.16%) Banking
11 4 (8.16%) Taxonomies
11 4 (8.16%) ETL
11 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
11 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse

Guidewire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 11 (22.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (12.24%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Subversion
2 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
1 8 (16.33%) Billing
2 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (79.59%) Analyst
2 34 (69.39%) Business Analyst
3 13 (26.53%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Domain Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Programme Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Integration Project Manager
7 1 (2.04%) MI Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.04%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Report Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Integration Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
1 4 (8.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.24%) Visualisation
3 4 (8.16%) Taxonomies
4 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.08%) iPad
4 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) Business Analysis
2 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (28.57%) Scrum
3 14 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (22.45%) Use Case
4 11 (22.45%) User Stories
5 10 (20.41%) SDLC
6 6 (12.24%) Migration
7 5 (10.20%) Time Management
8 4 (8.16%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (8.16%) Test Scripting
8 4 (8.16%) Information Architecture
8 4 (8.16%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.16%) Data Management
8 4 (8.16%) ETL
8 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.16%) Workflow
8 4 (8.16%) Master Data Management
9 3 (6.12%) ITIL
9 3 (6.12%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) C
2 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) IBM
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) FINEOS
4 1 (2.04%) Thunderhead