The table below looks at the statistics for WinForms skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 136 92 108
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +16
Contract jobs citing WinForms 3 37 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.093% 1.31% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 4.65% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 11
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£377 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £277 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £368 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.27% -4.00%
WinForms
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
804 796 901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.04% 28.11% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 446 528
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.98 £16.00 £17.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.96 £42.29
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 the North West

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

WinForms Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WinForms
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

WinForms Daily Rate Trend in the North West

WinForms
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WinForms across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

WinForms Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

WinForms
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

WinForms Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

WinForms
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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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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
Manchester -19 3 £377 +24.62% 8
Cheshire - - - - 3
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 2
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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#
2 15 (93.75%) .NET
3 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
4 12 (75.00%) Windows
5 11 (68.75%) Web Services
6 10 (62.50%) WPF
7 8 (50.00%) Back Office
8 7 (43.75%) MVC
8 7 (43.75%) OO
8 7 (43.75%) VB
8 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
8 7 (43.75%) WCF
9 6 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (37.50%) LINQ
9 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
9 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
9 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
10 5 (31.25%) Retail
10 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
10 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (31.25%) MSTest
11 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
11 4 (25.00%) SQL
11 4 (25.00%) Oracle
12 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (12.50%) User Experience
13 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
14 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
14 1 (6.25%) MVVM

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
5 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (31.25%) MSTest
3 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 8 (50.00%) Back Office
2 5 (31.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) C# Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (18.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (6.25%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) VB Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) Web Services
3 10 (62.50%) WPF
4 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
4 7 (43.75%) WCF
5 6 (37.50%) LINQ
5 6 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.25%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) OO
1 7 (43.75%) MVC
2 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.25%) MVVM
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) VB
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB6
4 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) MCPD
1 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Sybase
3 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
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