The table below looks at the statistics for WinForms skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 105 99 103
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing WinForms 23 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.81% 0.69% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.92% 2.76% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +17.80%
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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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
789 615 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.92% 24.99% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 302 236
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -19.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WinForms across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WinForms Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

WinForms
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WinForms across the Scotland region.

WinForms Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

WinForms
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WinForms across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

WinForms Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

WinForms
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WinForms across the Scotland region.

WinForms Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

WinForms
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 September 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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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
Edinburgh +2 11 £319 - 3
Glasgow -6 11 £400 -20.00% 4
Aberdeen +4 1 £325 +8.33% 2
West Lothian - - - -
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WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 39 (100.00%) C#
2 38 (97.44%) .NET
3 23 (58.97%) WPF
4 18 (46.15%) Windows
5 15 (38.46%) WCF
5 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 13 (33.33%) SQL
6 13 (33.33%) Banking
7 10 (25.64%) .NET Framework
7 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
8 9 (23.08%) Shell Script
8 9 (23.08%) UNIX
8 9 (23.08%) LINQ
8 9 (23.08%) Multithreading
8 9 (23.08%) MVVM
9 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
10 7 (17.95%) Java
10 7 (17.95%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
12 5 (12.82%) Oracle
12 5 (12.82%) KDB
12 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (12.82%) Degree
12 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
13 4 (10.26%) Visualisation
13 4 (10.26%) Algorithmic Trading
13 4 (10.26%) Data Visualisation
13 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
13 4 (10.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.13%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) KDB
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (10.26%) Front Office
3 3 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (100.00%) Developer
2 26 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 17 (43.59%) WPF Developer
4 15 (38.46%) .NET Developer
5 8 (20.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) C# Programmer
8 2 (5.13%) Programmer
9 1 (2.56%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (2.56%) .NET Programmer
9 1 (2.56%) WinForms Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Software Programmer
9 1 (2.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.56%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Consultant
9 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (97.44%) .NET
2 23 (58.97%) WPF
3 15 (38.46%) WCF
4 10 (25.64%) .NET Framework
5 9 (23.08%) LINQ
6 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.56%) Reactive Extensions
8 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (10.26%) Equities
1 4 (10.26%) Visualisation
2 3 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Multithreading
1 9 (23.08%) MVVM
2 7 (17.95%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
4 4 (10.26%) Algorithmic Trading
4 4 (10.26%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (7.69%) MVC
6 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.56%) OO
7 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.56%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Web Development
7 1 (2.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (33.33%) SQL
3 9 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 7 (17.95%) Java
5 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.69%) C++
7 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
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