The table below looks at the statistics for WinForms skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 73 57 65
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Contract jobs citing WinForms 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.41% 0.33% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.37% 1.26% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +53.84%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
293 159 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 29.90% 25.90% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 125 110
Average daily rate £375 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WinForms across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WinForms Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

WinForms
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WinForms across the Bristol region.

WinForms Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

WinForms
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WinForms across the Bristol region.

WinForms Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

WinForms
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing WinForms 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 WinForms.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) WPF
3 3 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) VB6
5 1 (16.67%) MVVM

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing WinForms 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 WinForms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
2 1 (16.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) WPF
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree