The table below looks at the statistics for WinForms skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Forms (WinForms)
North West / Manchester
Rank - 101 93
Contract jobs citing WinForms 0 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.36% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.28% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £315 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -12.94%

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
448 545 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.51% 28.37% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 329 286
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +3.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing WinForms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WinForms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) C#
3 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
3 11 (78.57%) XML
4 10 (71.43%) .NET Framework
4 10 (71.43%) Entity Framework
5 9 (64.29%) SOAP
5 9 (64.29%) Web Services
6 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
6 8 (57.14%) VB
6 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (57.14%) VB6
7 7 (50.00%) Moq
7 7 (50.00%) NUnit
7 7 (50.00%) Windows
8 6 (42.86%) WCF
8 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (35.71%) WPF
9 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
9 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
11 3 (21.43%) User Stories
11 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
11 3 (21.43%) LINQ
11 3 (21.43%) Degree
11 3 (21.43%) Mathematics

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.14%) Couchbase
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
4 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Moq
1 7 (50.00%) NUnit
2 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (14.29%) WiX
General
1 2 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (57.14%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Billing Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Digital Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Portal Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Angular Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
2 11 (78.57%) XML
3 10 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 10 (71.43%) Entity Framework
4 9 (64.29%) SOAP
4 9 (64.29%) Web Services
5 6 (42.86%) WCF
6 5 (35.71%) WPF
7 3 (21.43%) LINQ
8 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 2 (14.29%) CSS
8 2 (14.29%) HTML
8 2 (14.29%) jQuery
9 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (7.14%) HTML5
9 1 (7.14%) NHibernate
9 1 (7.14%) RESTful
9 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
1 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
1 3 (21.43%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) OOP
3 3 (21.43%) User Stories
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
2 8 (57.14%) VB
2 8 (57.14%) VB6
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle