The table below looks at the statistics for WinForms skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 82 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Contract jobs citing WinForms 1 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.10% 1.53% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 7.23% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -12.50%
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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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
292 166 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.64% 21.15% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 94 79
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.16 £43.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.85% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £24.70 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.49 £44.70 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

WinForms Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WinForms
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

WinForms Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

WinForms
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

WinForms Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 3 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 2 (66.67%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (33.33%) GPRS
3 1 (33.33%) UMTS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Windows CE
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (33.33%) ServiceStack
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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%) GPRS
1 1 (33.33%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (33.33%) ServiceStack
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (33.33%) Windows CE
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone 7
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Apple