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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Guidewire
Rank 577 539 497
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -42
Contract jobs citing Guidewire 6 14 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.029% 0.094%
As % of the Vendors category 0.026% 0.064% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 30
Average daily rate
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£438 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £425 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £625 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
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
23359 22019 21063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 45.72% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13656 12210 10981
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £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 1012 954 1305
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 2015.

Guidewire Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Guidewire
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 30 January 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 -25 4 £450 -10.00% 6
South East -6 2 £438 -12.50% 4
London -9 2 £550 +12.82% 2
Hampshire -24 2 £438 -12.50% 3
Wales -16 1 £400 -
Cardiff - 1 £400 -
South Wales - 1 £400 -
Wimbledon - - - -

Guidewire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (63.64%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) TDD
2 8 (24.24%) XML
3 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 5 (15.15%) Ant
5 5 (15.15%) JUnit
5 5 (15.15%) Finance
6 4 (12.12%) JIRA
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle
6 4 (12.12%) BDD
6 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
7 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.09%) Maven
8 2 (6.06%) Billing
8 2 (6.06%) Migration
8 2 (6.06%) IBM
8 2 (6.06%) ISEB
8 2 (6.06%) PMI
8 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
8 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.06%) IIBA
8 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
9 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
9 1 (3.03%) Coverity
9 1 (3.03%) JBehave
9 1 (3.03%) Degree

Guidewire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) JBoss
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP HR
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.15%) Ant
2 5 (15.15%) JUnit
3 4 (12.12%) JIRA
4 3 (9.09%) Maven
5 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.03%) JBehave
5 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.03%) JDeveloper
5 1 (3.03%) Log4j
5 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Billing
3 1 (3.03%) Dutch Language
3 1 (3.03%) French Language
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Architect
4 6 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Java Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Java Technical Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Financial Business Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) IT Programme Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Team Leader
8 2 (6.06%) Java Team Leader
8 2 (6.06%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) PMI
2 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) TDD
2 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.12%) BDD
4 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.03%) User Stories
6 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.03%) Coaching
6 1 (3.03%) UML
6 1 (3.03%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (3.03%) CRM
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) E-business
6 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) ISEB
1 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
1 2 (6.06%) IIBA
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) Coverity
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) Thunderhead
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