The table below looks at the statistics for WiX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WiX over the 3 months to 6 March 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Installer XML (WiX)
Rank 576 542 534
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -8
Contract jobs citing WiX 6 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.034% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.089% 0.29% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £380 £350
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
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 Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6749 5930 5074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.25% 12.01% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4362 3749 3216
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 110 148
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £16.94 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

WiX
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WiX within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

WiX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WiX
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WiX within the UK.

WiX Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WiX
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 WiX within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 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 -37 6 £425 - 1
North West -16 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Reigate - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Wrexham - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
North Wales - - - -
South East - - - -
Wales - - - -
Fareham - - - -

WiX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing WiX 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 WiX.

1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (82.35%) Windows
3 13 (76.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
4 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
5 11 (64.71%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (64.71%) PowerShell
5 11 (64.71%) C#
5 11 (64.71%) MSBuild
6 8 (47.06%) IIS
6 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
7 7 (41.18%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (41.18%) TDD
8 6 (35.29%) MSI
8 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
8 6 (35.29%) XML
9 5 (29.41%) SQL
9 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (29.41%) Release Management
10 4 (23.53%) NUnit
10 4 (23.53%) Oracle
10 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
10 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
11 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (17.65%) SSDT
11 3 (17.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
11 3 (17.65%) ITIL
11 3 (17.65%) Subversion
11 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008

WiX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing WiX 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 WiX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (47.06%) IIS
2 7 (41.18%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) SSDT
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (64.71%) MSBuild
3 6 (35.29%) MSI
4 4 (23.53%) NUnit
4 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
4 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
5 3 (17.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (17.65%) Subversion
6 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.88%) MSTest
6 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Software Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Build Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Release Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Build and Release Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Environment Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Software Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Build Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Build Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.88%) Deployment Manager
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
4 2 (11.76%) WCF
4 2 (11.76%) XSLT
5 1 (5.88%) XHTML
5 1 (5.88%) XSD
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.88%) CSS
5 1 (5.88%) SOAP
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (5.88%) Software Packaging
5 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (41.18%) TDD
3 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
4 5 (29.41%) Release Management
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Change Control
7 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Web Development
7 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
7 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.88%) MVC
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) OOP
7 1 (5.88%) OO
7 1 (5.88%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C#
1 11 (64.71%) PowerShell
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) XAML
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle