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 24 June 2016 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 152 149 108
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -41
Contract jobs citing WinForms 1 3 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% 0.080% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.37% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 19
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +35.71%
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
964 821 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.30% 21.95% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 534 426
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 7
Median hourly rate £28.50 £42.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.94% +47.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.16 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.13 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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
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 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheshire - 1 £375 - 3
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) WPF
3 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 5 (62.50%) Project Planning
3 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) ClearCase
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (50.00%) VB
4 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (37.50%) SOLID
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) VB6
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) XSD
5 3 (37.50%) XSLT
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Rational Robot
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) ClearCase
1 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) Rational Robot
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) ReSharper
4 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Avionics
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior WinForms Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior WPF Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (12.50%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) WPF
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) XSD
4 3 (37.50%) XSLT
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Remoting
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
6 1 (12.50%) WCF
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Project Planning
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) SOLID
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) VB
3 3 (37.50%) VB6
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) SAP