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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Forms (WinForms)
England / North West
Rank 123 145 139
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -6
Contract jobs citing WinForms 16 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.92% 1.24% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 7
Median daily rate £300 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £283 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £343 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £318 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.23% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £37.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
- -3.26%

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
833 1052 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.73% 27.85% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 685 537
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 52 26
Median hourly rate £42.75 £37.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.54% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.93 £19.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £46.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +12 7 £300 -
Manchester +13 5 £375 +36.36% 5
Cheshire +28 2 £388 +10.71% 3
Merseyside - 2 £295 - 2
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (86.11%) C#
3 25 (69.44%) ASP.NET
3 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (66.67%) .NET Framework
5 23 (63.89%) SQL Server
5 23 (63.89%) SQL
6 19 (52.78%) MVC
7 16 (44.44%) Entity Framework
8 15 (41.67%) WPF
9 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
10 13 (36.11%) HTML
10 13 (36.11%) XML
11 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (33.33%) CSS
12 11 (30.56%) VB
12 11 (30.56%) VB6
13 9 (25.00%) SOAP
13 9 (25.00%) Web Services
13 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
13 9 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (22.22%) WCF
14 8 (22.22%) Windows
15 7 (19.44%) Oracle
15 7 (19.44%) VB.NET
15 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
16 6 (16.67%) TDD
16 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
16 6 (16.67%) Degree

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:

Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (63.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.78%) Couchbase
7 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.78%) MySQL
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.89%) ClearCase
2 5 (13.89%) Rational Robot
3 4 (11.11%) AccuRev
3 4 (11.11%) JIRA
4 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.56%) Moq
5 2 (5.56%) NUnit
5 2 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.78%) Subversion
6 1 (2.78%) WiX
General
1 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Billing
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 34 (94.44%) Developer
2 24 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 19 (52.78%) .NET Developer
4 13 (36.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (8.33%) C# WPF Developer
6 3 (8.33%) WPF Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Billing Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Digital Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Portal Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.56%) WinForms Developer
8 1 (2.78%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 1 (2.78%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (69.44%) ASP.NET
3 24 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 16 (44.44%) Entity Framework
5 15 (41.67%) WPF
6 13 (36.11%) HTML
6 13 (36.11%) XML
7 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (33.33%) CSS
8 9 (25.00%) SOAP
8 9 (25.00%) Web Services
9 8 (22.22%) WCF
10 5 (13.89%) XSD
10 5 (13.89%) XSLT
11 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
11 3 (8.33%) RESTful
12 2 (5.56%) HTML5
12 2 (5.56%) jQuery
12 2 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (52.78%) MVC
3 6 (16.67%) TDD
4 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 4 (11.11%) ETL
5 4 (11.11%) OOP
5 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.33%) SOLID
7 2 (5.56%) BDD
7 2 (5.56%) Logistics
7 2 (5.56%) OO
7 2 (5.56%) OOD
7 2 (5.56%) Scrum
8 1 (2.78%) ERP
8 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) C#
2 23 (63.89%) SQL
3 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 11 (30.56%) VB
4 11 (30.56%) VB6
5 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
5 7 (19.44%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) DevExpress
3 1 (2.78%) Perforce