The first table below looks at the demand for WinForms skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool 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 Liverpool 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 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WinForms 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.44% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
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
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
44 39 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 32.59% 25.32% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 26
Average daily rate £308 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £14.79 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WinForms
Merseyside

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

WinForms Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

WinForms
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

WinForms Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 12 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) .NET
3 10 (83.33%) WPF
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (41.67%) Sybase
5 5 (41.67%) OO
5 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
6 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) VB
6 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (33.33%) WCF
7 3 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (25.00%) HTML5
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (25.00%) Web Services
7 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (25.00%) HTML
8 2 (16.67%) Java
8 2 (16.67%) C++
8 2 (16.67%) MVC
8 2 (16.67%) XAML
8 2 (16.67%) Project Management
8 2 (16.67%) OOD
8 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (16.67%) MVVM
8 2 (16.67%) Time Management
8 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) VB Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) WPF
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) WCF
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Remoting
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
6 1 (8.33%) Ajax
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Biometrics
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) OOD
2 2 (16.67%) MVVM
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) VB
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) XAML
4 2 (16.67%) VB6
5 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCTS
1 1 (8.33%) MCPD
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Sybase
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Open Text