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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 606 634 629
Rank change year-on-year +28 -5  
Contract jobs citing WiX 9 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.020% 0.025%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 10
Median daily rate £471 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.60% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £330 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £330 £400
% change year-on-year +21.21% -17.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00

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

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 8258 8338 7465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.62% 15.46% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5649 5746 4927
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 125 123
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +14.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

WiX
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing WiX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WiX in the UK

WiX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WiX.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WiX in the UK

WiX
Top 6 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +44 8 £471 +25.60% 4
London +17 5 £500 +14.28%
South East +20 3 £400 +6.66% 2
City of London - 3 £442 -
Hampshire +10 2 £400 +6.66%
Andover +10 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 14 (93.33%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
4 10 (66.67%) Visual Studio
4 10 (66.67%) WCF
5 8 (53.33%) SQL
6 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
6 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (40.00%) Degree
7 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (40.00%) MSI
8 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (26.67%) Web Application Development
9 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (26.67%) Corporate Information Factory
9 4 (26.67%) Inmon Methodology
9 4 (26.67%) RedGate
9 4 (26.67%) Data Mart

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 3 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Data Mart
4 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (40.00%) MSI
4 3 (20.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (13.33%) Hudson
5 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (13.33%) NUnit
5 2 (13.33%) Selenium
5 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (6.67%) Inno Setup
6 1 (6.67%) InstallAnywhere
6 1 (6.67%) InstallShield
6 1 (6.67%) MSBuild
6 1 (6.67%) Subversion
6 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
6 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SQL BI Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Business Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) WCF
3 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (20.00%) Ajax
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (20.00%) Breeze.js
4 3 (20.00%) Durandal
4 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (20.00%) Express
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) Kendo UI
4 3 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) WinForms
4 3 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) AppFabric
5 2 (13.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Corporate Information Factory
2 4 (26.67%) Inmon Methodology
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (26.67%) Web Application Development
3 3 (20.00%) Change Data Capture
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) ETL
3 3 (20.00%) Full Text Search
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) OWASP
3 3 (20.00%) Release Management
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Software License Management
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
4 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) TypeScript
5 3 (20.00%) VB
6 1 (6.67%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) MCITP
2 4 (26.67%) MCTS
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (20.00%) Master's Degree
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) vCloud
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) RedGate
3 3 (20.00%) DevExpress
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
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Austin Fraser
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