The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Manchester 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 73 75 80
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing WinForms 10 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.81% 0.18% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.79% 0.57% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 10
Average daily rate
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£331 £320 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.51% +15.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £320 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £320 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
359 353 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.05% 31.18% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 208 230
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 20
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
WinForms
North West

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
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 28 July 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
Salford - 1 £363 -
Wigan - - - - 2
Bolton - - - - 1
Oldham - - - -
WinForms
North West

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 12 (75.00%) Windows
4 11 (68.75%) MVC
4 11 (68.75%) WCF
5 10 (62.50%) .NET Framework
5 10 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (62.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 9 (56.25%) WPF
7 8 (50.00%) LINQ
7 8 (50.00%) Web Services
7 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (50.00%) OO
8 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
8 7 (43.75%) CSS
8 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
8 7 (43.75%) HTML
8 7 (43.75%) MSTest
8 7 (43.75%) Business Analysis
9 6 (37.50%) Retail
10 4 (25.00%) SQL
10 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
11 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
11 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
11 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (12.50%) jQuery
12 2 (12.50%) XML

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
1 7 (43.75%) MSTest
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (37.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (43.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (43.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 11 (68.75%) WCF
4 10 (62.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 10 (62.50%) .NET Framework
5 9 (56.25%) WPF
6 8 (50.00%) LINQ
6 8 (50.00%) Web Services
7 7 (43.75%) CSS
7 7 (43.75%) HTML
8 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (12.50%) XML
9 2 (12.50%) jQuery
10 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
10 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) MVC
2 8 (50.00%) OO
3 7 (43.75%) Business Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) C
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Open Text
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle