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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 139 113 118
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +5
Contract jobs citing WinForms 10 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.73% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% 2.63% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 0
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£325 £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -2.66%
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
823 760 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.88% 27.62% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 420 349
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.45 £21.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.08 £47.80 £29.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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
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 4 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -14 5 £325 +4.00% 20
Cheshire -16 3 £300 -7.69% 6
Lancashire - 2 £325 - 1
Merseyside - - - - 4
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) C#
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
3 8 (61.54%) WPF
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
5 6 (46.15%) Web Services
6 4 (30.77%) Back Office
6 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 4 (30.77%) WCF
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
7 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
7 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (23.08%) REST
7 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
7 3 (23.08%) HTML
7 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 3 (23.08%) CSS
7 3 (23.08%) SOAP
7 3 (23.08%) XML
7 3 (23.08%) MVC
7 3 (23.08%) N-Tier
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (15.38%) OO
8 2 (15.38%) VB
8 2 (15.38%) MSTest
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) AMQP
1 1 (7.69%) GPRS
1 1 (7.69%) UMTS
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (15.38%) MSTest
4 1 (7.69%) JIRA
4 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (30.77%) Back Office
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
4 4 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile Developer
6 1 (7.69%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) WPF
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 6 (46.15%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) WCF
6 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
6 3 (23.08%) REST
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) SOAP
6 3 (23.08%) XML
7 2 (15.38%) JSON
7 2 (15.38%) LINQ
7 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
8 1 (7.69%) ServiceStack
8 1 (7.69%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) N-Tier
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) OO
2 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) MVVM
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCPD
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.69%) Twitter
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
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