Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for WiX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WiX over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Installer XML (WiX)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 856 863 856
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7 -13
Contract jobs citing WiX 28 36 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.034% 0.043%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 0.21% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 24
UK median daily rate £388 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% -7.50% -4.88%
10th Percentile £307 £215 £363
90th Percentile £525 £447 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £330 £400
% change year-on-year +17.42% -17.50% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
UK median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

WiX is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 19285 17412 16125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.69% 16.51% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13430 11718 10733
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 287 252 336
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.10 £24.23
90th Percentile £60.40 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

WiX
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WiX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WiX in the UK

WiX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WiX in the UK

WiX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WiX over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WiX in the UK

WiX
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WiX within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +6 25 £388 +6.90% 5
UK excluding London +27 20 £388 +17.42% 5
South East +9 13 £388 +10.71% 1
London -38 5 £525 +20.97%
South West - 3 £425 -
North of England +66 2 £313 +35.87% 1
North West +11 2 £313 +4.17% 1
East of England - 2 £344 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WiX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for WiX.

1 27 (96.43%) Windows
2 25 (89.29%) C#
3 22 (78.57%) .NET
4 20 (71.43%) Visual Studio
5 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
5 18 (64.29%) WCF
6 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (57.14%) XML
7 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
8 15 (53.57%) C++
9 13 (46.43%) OOD
9 13 (46.43%) TCP/IP
9 13 (46.43%) Multithreading
9 13 (46.43%) Network Security
9 13 (46.43%) PowerShell
9 13 (46.43%) OWASP
9 13 (46.43%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (39.29%) CTI
11 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
11 7 (25.00%) MSI
11 7 (25.00%) InstallShield
12 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
13 5 (17.86%) Degree
13 5 (17.86%) SQL
13 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
14 4 (14.29%) JIRA
14 4 (14.29%) Atlassian
14 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
14 4 (14.29%) Confluence
14 4 (14.29%) Jenkins

WiX
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (46.43%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (14.29%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) Network Security
1 13 (46.43%) TCP/IP
2 11 (39.29%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) Data Mart
2 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 7 (25.00%) InstallShield
2 7 (25.00%) MSI
3 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (7.14%) Bitbucket
4 2 (7.14%) CMake
4 2 (7.14%) Gradle
4 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
4 2 (7.14%) TestComplete
5 1 (3.57%) Subversion
5 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) SQL Developer
5 4 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 3 (10.71%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Applications Packager
6 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (10.71%) SQL BI Developer
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Development Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) MSI Packager
8 1 (3.57%) C++ Developer
8 1 (3.57%) C++/C# Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) .NET
2 18 (64.29%) WCF
3 16 (57.14%) XML
4 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.71%) Software Packaging
5 2 (7.14%) Silverlight
5 2 (7.14%) WinForms
5 2 (7.14%) WPF
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 27 (96.43%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Multithreading
2 13 (46.43%) OOD
2 13 (46.43%) OWASP
3 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) Application Virtualisation
4 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.71%) Corporate Information Factory
4 3 (10.71%) Inmon Methodology
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Web Application Development
5 2 (7.14%) Analytics
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analytics
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps
5 2 (7.14%) SOA
5 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
5 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) C#
2 15 (53.57%) C++
3 13 (46.43%) PowerShell
4 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.14%) Groovy
6 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) MCITP
2 3 (10.71%) MCTS
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (7.14%) VirtualBox
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 3 (10.71%) RedGate
4 2 (7.14%) VMware