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 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)
England / North West
Rank 120 145 130
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -15
Contract jobs citing WinForms 14 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.39% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.74% 1.48% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 3
Median daily rate £300 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £291 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £380 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £37.00 -
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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
806 1012 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.79% 26.04% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 635 526
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 40 23
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.00 £30.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% +21.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +7 9 £300 -
Cheshire +25 3 £400 +14.28% 2
Merseyside - 2 £295 - 2
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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 North West region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (97.67%) C#
3 34 (79.07%) ASP.NET
4 28 (65.12%) SQL Server
5 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (58.14%) .NET Framework
7 24 (55.81%) SQL
8 19 (44.19%) MVC
8 19 (44.19%) Entity Framework
9 18 (41.86%) XML
10 16 (37.21%) Windows
10 16 (37.21%) VB
10 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
11 15 (34.88%) T-SQL
11 15 (34.88%) HTML
12 14 (32.56%) VB.NET
12 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (32.56%) WPF
12 14 (32.56%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (32.56%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (30.23%) VB6
14 11 (25.58%) WCF
14 11 (25.58%) CSS
14 11 (25.58%) SOAP
14 11 (25.58%) Web Services
15 10 (23.26%) Visual Studio
16 9 (20.93%) Manufacturing
17 8 (18.60%) Oracle
18 7 (16.28%) NUnit
18 7 (16.28%) Microsoft

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 28 (65.12%) SQL Server
2 14 (32.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.65%) MySQL
5 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.33%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (23.26%) Visual Studio
3 7 (16.28%) Moq
3 7 (16.28%) NUnit
4 5 (11.63%) ClearCase
4 5 (11.63%) Rational Robot
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (4.65%) WiX
8 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 9 (20.93%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Billing
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 43 (100.00%) Developer
2 30 (69.77%) C# Developer
3 29 (67.44%) .NET Developer
4 18 (41.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (18.60%) Software Developer
6 6 (13.95%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (9.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.98%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (6.98%) C# WPF Developer
9 3 (6.98%) SQL Developer
9 3 (6.98%) WPF Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Applications Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Billing Developer
10 2 (4.65%) C# WCF Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Digital Developer
10 2 (4.65%) HTML Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Portal Developer
10 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (4.65%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (79.07%) ASP.NET
3 25 (58.14%) .NET Framework
4 19 (44.19%) Entity Framework
5 18 (41.86%) XML
6 15 (34.88%) HTML
7 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (32.56%) WPF
8 11 (25.58%) CSS
8 11 (25.58%) SOAP
8 11 (25.58%) WCF
8 11 (25.58%) Web Services
9 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
9 5 (11.63%) XSD
9 5 (11.63%) XSLT
10 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (6.98%) HTML5
11 3 (6.98%) jQuery
11 3 (6.98%) LINQ
11 3 (6.98%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Algorithms
2 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.98%) Mathematics
2 3 (6.98%) Physics
3 1 (2.33%) iPad
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) MVC
3 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
4 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
4 6 (13.95%) TDD
5 4 (9.30%) ETL
5 4 (9.30%) OOP
6 3 (6.98%) SOLID
6 3 (6.98%) UML
6 3 (6.98%) User Stories
7 2 (4.65%) BDD
7 2 (4.65%) ERP
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL
7 2 (4.65%) Logistics
7 2 (4.65%) OO
7 2 (4.65%) OOD
7 2 (4.65%) Scrum
8 1 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.33%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 42 (97.67%) C#
2 24 (55.81%) SQL
3 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
3 16 (37.21%) VB
4 15 (34.88%) T-SQL
5 14 (32.56%) VB.NET
6 13 (30.23%) VB6
7 3 (6.98%) C++
8 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) SAP
4 2 (4.65%) Telerik
5 1 (2.33%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.33%) Perforce