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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Guidewire
Rank 569 557 523
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -34
Contract jobs citing Guidewire 30 16 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.030% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.065% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 52
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£475 £455 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.39% -9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £725 £698
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - £475
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
26059 24621 26922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.28% 46.93% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14568 13594 13671
Average daily rate £385 £382 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1099 1368
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 August 2014.

Guidewire Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Guidewire
Top 14 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 August 2014. 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 -11 20 £550 +20.87% 3
South East - 13 £575 -
Hampshire - 13 £575 -
Southampton - 8 £700 -
London -2 7 £420 -7.69% 3
City of London +21 2 £550 +15.78%
Hertfordshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
East of England - - - -

Guidewire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 16 (35.56%) Java
2 14 (31.11%) Finance
3 12 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 8 (17.78%) PMI
5 8 (17.78%) PMI Certification
6 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
6 7 (15.56%) Banking
7 6 (13.33%) Thunderhead
8 5 (11.11%) Oracle
8 5 (11.11%) XML
8 5 (11.11%) ETL
8 5 (11.11%) Informatica
9 4 (8.89%) SQL
9 4 (8.89%) Migration
9 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
9 4 (8.89%) Data Quality
10 3 (6.67%) Ant
10 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (6.67%) TDD
10 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
10 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
10 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.67%) Analytics
10 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
11 2 (4.44%) JUnit
11 2 (4.44%) IBM
11 2 (4.44%) ISEB
11 2 (4.44%) Middleware

Guidewire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.22%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Ant
1 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.44%) JUnit
2 2 (4.44%) Maven
2 2 (4.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
2 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Project Manager
2 10 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Programme Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Architect
5 5 (11.11%) IT Programme Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Integration Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Integration Project Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Migration Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Data Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Java Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Data Migration Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Designer
8 2 (4.44%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (4.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) PMI
2 1 (2.22%) Informatics
2 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.22%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.22%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (11.11%) ETL
4 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
4 4 (8.89%) Migration
5 3 (6.67%) Analytics
5 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 3 (6.67%) TDD
5 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) BDD
6 2 (4.44%) Project Management
6 2 (4.44%) User Stories
7 1 (2.22%) E-business
7 1 (2.22%) Workflow
7 1 (2.22%) UML
7 1 (2.22%) CRM
7 1 (2.22%) Scrum
7 1 (2.22%) Data Architecture
7 1 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.44%) ISEB
2 2 (4.44%) IIBA
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Thunderhead
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
2 5 (11.11%) Informatica
3 2 (4.44%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) Teradata
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