The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 106 92 108
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Contract jobs citing WinForms 28 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 0.73% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.60% 2.92% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
777 616 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.29% 24.98% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 283 192
Average daily rate £375 £368 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.90% +17.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £233 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 15
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
WinForms
UK

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Glasgow -1 18 £375 - 5
Edinburgh -16 7 £245 - 1
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Fife - - - -
Highlands - - - -
WinForms
UK

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 31 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (96.77%) .NET
3 22 (70.97%) WPF
4 16 (51.61%) Windows
5 13 (41.94%) WCF
6 11 (35.48%) Banking
6 11 (35.48%) SQL
7 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
8 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
8 9 (29.03%) Multithreading
9 8 (25.81%) MVVM
9 8 (25.81%) .NET Framework
9 8 (25.81%) LINQ
9 8 (25.81%) Shell Script
9 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
9 8 (25.81%) UNIX
10 7 (22.58%) Java
10 7 (22.58%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (16.13%) KDB
11 5 (16.13%) Degree
12 4 (12.90%) Algorithmic Trading
12 4 (12.90%) Data Visualisation
12 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (12.90%) Visualisation
12 4 (12.90%) Oracle
12 4 (12.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (12.90%) Front Office
12 4 (12.90%) Equities
13 3 (9.68%) Finance

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (6.45%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) KDB
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (35.48%) Banking
2 4 (12.90%) Front Office
3 3 (9.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (100.00%) Developer
2 24 (77.42%) C# Developer
3 16 (51.61%) WPF Developer
4 9 (29.03%) .NET Developer
5 7 (22.58%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) C# Programmer
8 2 (6.45%) Programmer
9 1 (3.23%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (3.23%) .NET Programmer
9 1 (3.23%) WinForms Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Software Programmer
9 1 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.23%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (96.77%) .NET
2 22 (70.97%) WPF
3 13 (41.94%) WCF
4 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
4 8 (25.81%) .NET Framework
4 8 (25.81%) LINQ
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.23%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (12.90%) Equities
1 4 (12.90%) Visualisation
2 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Multithreading
2 8 (25.81%) MVVM
3 7 (22.58%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (12.90%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) Algorithmic Trading
5 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.68%) MVC
6 1 (3.23%) Web Development
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
3 8 (25.81%) Shell Script
4 7 (22.58%) Java
5 3 (9.68%) C++
5 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
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