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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Installer XML (WiX)
UK
Rank 585 630 607
Rank change year-on-year +45 -23  
Contract jobs citing WiX 8 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.026% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.10% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 14
Median daily rate £400 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.34% +11.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £474 £425
% change year-on-year -15.56% +11.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 7860 7745 6973
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.35% 14.56% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5301 5162 4461
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 188 132
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.22 £31.80 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WiX in the UK

WiX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WiX in the UK

WiX
Top 7 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 25 March 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 +24 8 £400 -15.34% 3
London +37 5 £375 -14.28%
South East +14 2 £400 -13.27% 1
Hampshire +5 2 £400 -13.27%
Andover - 1 £400 -
Bristol - 1 £400 -
South West - 1 £400 -

WiX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) C#
3 13 (76.47%) .NET
4 11 (64.71%) SQL
4 11 (64.71%) Visual Studio
5 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (52.94%) WCF
5 9 (52.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
7 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
7 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (35.29%) Degree
8 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
8 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
9 5 (29.41%) IIS
9 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
9 5 (29.41%) Web Services
9 5 (29.41%) XML
9 5 (29.41%) MSI
9 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
9 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
9 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 4 (23.53%) TDD

WiX
Top Related 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 5 (29.41%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (11.76%) Data Mart
5 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Visual Studio
2 9 (52.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (29.41%) MSI
4 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 3 (17.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
5 3 (17.65%) Hudson
6 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
6 2 (11.76%) NMock
6 2 (11.76%) NUnit
6 2 (11.76%) Selenium
6 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
7 1 (5.88%) MSBuild
7 1 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (5.88%) Subversion
7 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) C# Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior C# Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Angular Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Development Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Development Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Build Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) WCF
3 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 5 (29.41%) Web Services
3 5 (29.41%) XML
4 4 (23.53%) WinForms
5 3 (17.65%) Ajax
5 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (17.65%) Breeze.js
5 3 (17.65%) Durandal
5 3 (17.65%) Entity Framework
5 3 (17.65%) Express
5 3 (17.65%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) Kendo UI
5 3 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (17.65%) Node.js
5 3 (17.65%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
2 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (23.53%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (23.53%) ETL
2 4 (23.53%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) Change Data Capture
3 3 (17.65%) Full Text Search
3 3 (17.65%) OWASP
3 3 (17.65%) Release Management
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Corporate Information Factory
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) Inmon Methodology
4 2 (11.76%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Product Management
4 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Validation
4 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
6 3 (17.65%) TypeScript
6 3 (17.65%) VB
7 1 (5.88%) C++
7 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) MCITP
2 2 (11.76%) MCTS
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (5.88%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) DevExpress
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) RedGate
4 1 (5.88%) F5
4 1 (5.88%) HP