The table below looks at the statistics for WinForms skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 88 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs citing WinForms 3 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% 0.87% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 2.90% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
Average daily rate
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£377 £303 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.62% +12.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £252 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £357 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.27% -4.00%
WinForms
North West

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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
412 345 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.41% 29.87% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 210 266
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 7
Average hourly rate £11.25 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.90% -5.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

WinForms Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WinForms
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

WinForms Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

WinForms
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WinForms across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

WinForms Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

WinForms
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

WinForms Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

WinForms
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 - - 1
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
WinForms
North West

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) WPF
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 7 (77.78%) OO
3 7 (77.78%) MVC
3 7 (77.78%) .NET Framework
3 7 (77.78%) WCF
4 6 (66.67%) Visual Studio
4 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) LINQ
4 6 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (55.56%) Web Services
5 5 (55.56%) Retail
5 5 (55.56%) Business Analysis
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (55.56%) MSTest
6 4 (44.44%) Oracle
6 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
7 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (22.22%) Back Office
8 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (22.22%) User Experience
9 1 (11.11%) Java
9 1 (11.11%) Linux
9 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (11.11%) MS Excel

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 5 (55.56%) MSTest
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# Developer
3 4 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Programmer
6 1 (11.11%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) WPF
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
3 7 (77.78%) .NET Framework
3 7 (77.78%) WCF
4 6 (66.67%) LINQ
4 6 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 5 (55.56%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) OO
1 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCPD
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Atlassian