The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Cheshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 66 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WinForms 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.95% - 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.06% - 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.13 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-10.54% -13.05%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
197 166 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.29% 22.10% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 88 109
Average daily rate £375 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Average hourly rate £40.57 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.46% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.77 £9.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £33.20 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WinForms
North West

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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 5 £375 - 2
Macclesfield - 5 £375 - 2
Warrington - 3 - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Runcorn - - - - 1
WinForms
North West

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 32 (94.12%) .NET
2 23 (67.65%) C#
2 23 (67.65%) WPF
3 21 (61.76%) SQL
3 21 (61.76%) Software Engineering
4 19 (55.88%) OO
4 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
5 18 (52.94%) .NET Framework
6 16 (47.06%) TDD
7 14 (41.18%) Unit Testing
8 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
9 12 (35.29%) Windows
10 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
11 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (29.41%) Silverlight
11 10 (29.41%) WCF
12 8 (23.53%) N-Tier
12 8 (23.53%) OOD
12 8 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (23.53%) Multithreading
13 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
14 6 (17.65%) MCTS
14 6 (17.65%) MCPD
15 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (14.71%) HTML5
15 5 (14.71%) jQuery
15 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC 2
15 5 (14.71%) DevExpress
15 5 (14.71%) Razor View Engine

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Software Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Team Leader
3 9 (26.47%) Development Team Leader
4 7 (20.59%) C# Developer
5 6 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) WinForms Developer
7 2 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) WPF Developer
8 1 (2.94%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Software Team Leader
8 1 (2.94%) C# Application Developer
8 1 (2.94%) .NET Applications Developer
8 1 (2.94%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Software Development Team Leader
8 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (94.12%) .NET
2 23 (67.65%) WPF
3 18 (52.94%) .NET Framework
4 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
5 10 (29.41%) Silverlight
5 10 (29.41%) WCF
6 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (14.71%) HTML5
6 5 (14.71%) jQuery
6 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 5 (14.71%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (14.71%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 5 (14.71%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (14.71%) HTML
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) N-Tier
1 8 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Software Engineering
2 19 (55.88%) OO
3 16 (47.06%) TDD
4 14 (41.18%) Unit Testing
5 8 (23.53%) OOD
5 8 (23.53%) Multithreading
6 5 (14.71%) MVC
7 4 (11.76%) Project Management
7 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.88%) OOP
10 1 (2.94%) MVVM
10 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) C#
2 21 (61.76%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.65%) MCTS
2 6 (17.65%) MCPD
3 5 (14.71%) MCP
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) DevExpress
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