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 27 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.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Installer XML (WiX)
Rank 609 582 528
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -54
Contract jobs citing WiX 4 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.013% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.056% 0.10% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 12
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£450 £331 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.84% -22.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £260 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £477 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £331 £340
% change year-on-year
+35.84% -2.57%
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
7141 6747 5202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.94% 12.79% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4656 4366 3254
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 155 150
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.47 £52.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WiX within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

WiX Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WiX
Top 6 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 27 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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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 +35.84% 2
North West -20 3 £450 -10.53%
Manchester - 3 £450 -
Dorset - 1 £325 -
South West - 1 £325 -
Bournemouth - 1 £325 -

WiX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 10 (90.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
3 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (45.45%) MSBuild
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) IIS
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) SCOM
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) WCF
6 3 (27.27%) LINQ
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) Workflow
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (18.18%) MSI
7 2 (18.18%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 2 (18.18%) TDD
7 2 (18.18%) SSDT
7 2 (18.18%) Release Management
7 2 (18.18%) QA

WiX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 5 (45.45%) IIS
2 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) SSDT
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
3 5 (45.45%) MSBuild
4 2 (18.18%) MSI
5 1 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Release Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Build and Release Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Build Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Build Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Architect
4 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) WCF
2 3 (27.27%) LINQ
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Software Packaging
4 1 (9.09%) XML
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Workflow
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle