The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 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 North West 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 104 120 120
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Contract jobs citing WinForms 27 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.92% 0.27% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.01% 0.97% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 13
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£325 £305 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +8.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £317 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £41.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -8.75%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
674 718 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.99% 28.16% 29.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 384 520
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 36
Average hourly rate £28.75 £30.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.03 £13.61 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £77.50 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
WinForms
England

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 14 July 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 14 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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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
Cheshire +11 13 £325 +8.33% 4
Manchester +2 11 £325 +3.17% 7
Lancashire - 2 - - 4
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 47 (90.38%) .NET
2 46 (88.46%) C#
3 34 (65.38%) WPF
4 31 (59.62%) SQL Server
5 23 (44.23%) SQL
6 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET
6 19 (36.54%) Windows
6 19 (36.54%) WCF
7 18 (34.62%) .NET Framework
8 16 (30.77%) Web Services
9 15 (28.85%) OO
9 15 (28.85%) T-SQL
9 15 (28.85%) HTML
9 15 (28.85%) TDD
10 14 (26.92%) Unit Testing
11 13 (25.00%) MVC
11 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
12 12 (23.08%) MVVM
13 11 (21.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 11 (21.15%) VB.NET
13 11 (21.15%) N-Tier
14 10 (19.23%) CSS
14 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (15.38%) Sybase
15 8 (15.38%) VB
15 8 (15.38%) LINQ
16 7 (13.46%) MSTest
16 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (59.62%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio
1 7 (13.46%) MSTest
2 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (11.54%) Retail
2 2 (3.85%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (80.77%) Developer
2 20 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 19 (36.54%) C# Developer
4 9 (17.31%) Software Developer
5 8 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (13.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (9.62%) VB6 Developer
7 5 (9.62%) VB Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Team Leader
8 4 (7.69%) Development Team Leader
8 4 (7.69%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) VB.NET Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Applications Developer
10 2 (3.85%) .NET Team Leader
10 2 (3.85%) WinForms Developer
10 2 (3.85%) C# Application Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Mobile Developer
10 2 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (90.38%) .NET
2 34 (65.38%) WPF
3 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET
3 19 (36.54%) WCF
4 18 (34.62%) .NET Framework
5 16 (30.77%) Web Services
6 15 (28.85%) HTML
7 11 (21.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 10 (19.23%) CSS
9 8 (15.38%) LINQ
10 6 (11.54%) Silverlight
11 5 (9.62%) jQuery
11 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (9.62%) HTML5
12 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (3.85%) XML
13 2 (3.85%) XSLT
14 1 (1.92%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.92%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) OO
1 15 (28.85%) TDD
2 14 (26.92%) Unit Testing
3 13 (25.00%) MVC
4 12 (23.08%) MVVM
5 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
6 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.62%) OOD
7 4 (7.69%) Multithreading
8 2 (3.85%) Time Management
8 2 (3.85%) BDD
9 1 (1.92%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (1.92%) AOP
9 1 (1.92%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (1.92%) CRM
9 1 (1.92%) Workflow
9 1 (1.92%) Migration
9 1 (1.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 46 (88.46%) C#
2 23 (44.23%) SQL
3 15 (28.85%) T-SQL
4 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 11 (21.15%) VB.NET
6 8 (15.38%) VB
7 6 (11.54%) VB6
8 2 (3.85%) C
8 2 (3.85%) XAML
8 2 (3.85%) C++
9 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.77%) MCTS
2 3 (5.77%) MCPD
2 3 (5.77%) MCP
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) Sybase
3 3 (5.77%) Telerik
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) Open Text
5 1 (1.92%) DevExpress
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