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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Guidewire
Rank 571 567 515
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -52
Contract jobs citing Guidewire 36 15 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.028% 0.072%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.063% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 22
Average daily rate
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£500 £402 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.45% -21.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £350 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.75% -3.33%
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
24357 23653 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.97% 44.93% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14074 13450 11763
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £222 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1123 1058 1214
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 2015.

Guidewire Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Guidewire
Top 12 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 22 May 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 +1 34 £500 +5.26% 3
London +14 28 £513 +13.88% 3
City of London +20 12 £500 +5.26% 2
South East -12 3 £400 -27.27%
South West - 3 £424 -
Dorset - 3 £424 -
East Sussex - 2 £400 -
Bournemouth - 2 £424 -
Eastbourne - 2 £400 -
Fareham - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £418 -
Hampshire - 1 - -

Guidewire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (52.27%) Business Analysis
2 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (31.82%) Scrum
4 13 (29.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (27.27%) Degree
5 12 (27.27%) User Stories
6 11 (25.00%) Use Case
6 11 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 9 (20.45%) Finance
8 6 (13.64%) IBM
8 6 (13.64%) MS Visio
8 6 (13.64%) Visualisation
8 6 (13.64%) IBM Blueworks
9 5 (11.36%) Time Management
9 5 (11.36%) SQL
9 5 (11.36%) XML
10 4 (9.09%) .NET
10 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
10 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
10 4 (9.09%) Banking
10 4 (9.09%) Billing
10 4 (9.09%) Subversion
10 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 4 (9.09%) Coaching
11 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
11 3 (6.82%) Data Migration
11 3 (6.82%) Migration

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.27%) JBoss
2 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (13.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) JBehave
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (2.27%) JUnit
2 1 (2.27%) Log4j
2 1 (2.27%) JDeveloper
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
2 4 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 38 (86.36%) Analyst
2 34 (77.27%) Business Analyst
3 13 (29.55%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Integration Project Manager
7 1 (2.27%) MI Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Data Migration Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Report Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Integration Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Billing Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) XML
2 4 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.64%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Business Analysis
2 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.82%) Scrum
4 13 (29.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (27.27%) User Stories
6 11 (25.00%) Use Case
7 5 (11.36%) Time Management
8 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.09%) Coaching
9 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.82%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.82%) Migration
10 2 (4.55%) Change Management
10 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
10 2 (4.55%) Requirements Engineering
10 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
10 2 (4.55%) Information Management
10 2 (4.55%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) IIBA
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) IBM
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) FINEOS
3 1 (2.27%) Coverity
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Thunderhead
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