The first table below looks at the demand for WinForms skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cambridge region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 45 41 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing WinForms 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.48% 0.26% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.17% 0.99% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£319 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -8.75%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
171 101 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.71% 26.72% 37.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 49 81
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 23
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% +1.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
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WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

WinForms Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

WinForms
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

WinForms Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

WinForms
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

WinForms Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

WinForms
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) DevExpress
3 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) DevExpress