The table below looks at the statistics for WinForms skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 408 285 291
Rank change year-on-year
-123 +6
Contract jobs citing WinForms 234 350 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.66% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.48% 2.29% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 246 225
Average daily rate
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£350 £339 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% -20.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £35.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £45.00 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +53.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15760 15286 15435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 29.02% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10386 9943 9257
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 277 390
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WinForms Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WinForms
Daily Rate Trend

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

WinForms Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WinForms
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WinForms within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

WinForms Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WinForms
Hourly Rate Trend

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

WinForms Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WinForms
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 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
England -107 203 £350 -4.76% 177
London -66 91 £500 +11.11% 43
South East -3 48 £300 -6.97% 23
City of London -12 31 £550 +4.76% 20
Scotland -2 28 £363 +20.83% 5
Edinburgh +18 21 £350 +20.68% 2
East Midlands -4 16 £310 +3.33% 8
Yorkshire -22 16 £350 +27.27% 36
East Sussex - 15 £298 -
West Midlands -10 14 £325 +18.18% 8
Surrey +6 13 £425 +18.46% 2
Nottingham +6 11 £305 +1.66% 6
Nottinghamshire +2 11 £305 +1.66% 6
South West -28 10 £286 +90.83% 14
Staffordshire - 10 £325 - 3
Hampshire -18 9 £363 +61.11% 8
North West -31 9 £325 +6.47% 24
Leeds -16 7 £338 +19.46% 14
West Yorkshire -23 7 £338 +19.46% 23
Stoke-on-Trent - 7 £325 -
Cheshire -3 6 £325 +8.33% 9
Macclesfield - 6 £325 -
Crewe - 6 £325 -
Buckinghamshire -6 5 £300 -7.69% 4
Glasgow - 5 £425 - 2
Milton Keynes -4 4 £300 -7.69% 3
East of England -27 4 £325 - 17
Leicestershire - 4 £325 -
Guildford - 4 £450 -
South Yorkshire +8 3 £300 - 5

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 424 (86.71%) C#
2 396 (80.98%) .NET
3 259 (52.97%) SQL Server
4 219 (44.79%) WPF
5 196 (40.08%) SQL
6 159 (32.52%) Windows
7 144 (29.45%) WCF
8 141 (28.83%) ASP.NET
9 121 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
10 111 (22.70%) Finance
11 108 (22.09%) Microsoft
12 107 (21.88%) MVC
13 106 (21.68%) .NET Framework
14 88 (18.00%) VB.NET
15 82 (16.77%) Web Services
16 75 (15.34%) XML
16 75 (15.34%) OO
17 71 (14.52%) HTML
18 66 (13.50%) TDD
19 65 (13.29%) Oracle
20 64 (13.09%) Visual Studio
21 61 (12.47%) SQL Server 2008
22 60 (12.27%) Front Office
23 59 (12.07%) JavaScript
24 58 (11.86%) Banking
25 57 (11.66%) T-SQL
26 56 (11.45%) Multithreading
27 47 (9.61%) CSS
28 46 (9.41%) Scrum
29 43 (8.79%) Team Foundation Server

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 17 (3.48%) IIS
2 14 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (1.43%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.43%) TIBCO EMS
4 6 (1.23%) Confluence
5 3 (0.61%) CMS
5 3 (0.61%) Node.js
5 3 (0.61%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.20%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.20%) Moodle
6 1 (0.20%) SAS
6 1 (0.20%) JBoss
6 1 (0.20%) GemFire
6 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.20%) Kentico
Applications
1 28 (5.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.64%) MS Office
3 4 (0.82%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.20%) Simulink
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.20%) Tridion
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.43%) LDAP
2 4 (0.82%) SSL
3 3 (0.61%) Internet
4 2 (0.41%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.41%) FTP
4 2 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.20%) Firewall
5 1 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.20%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.20%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (52.97%) SQL Server
2 61 (12.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (7.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (5.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (4.09%) Relational Database
6 19 (3.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (2.04%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.84%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.23%) KDB
11 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.82%) DB2
12 4 (0.82%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.41%) DTS
15 1 (0.20%) PerformancePoint
15 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 64 (13.09%) Visual Studio
2 43 (8.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (5.52%) NUnit
4 24 (4.91%) JIRA
5 18 (3.68%) Subversion
6 12 (2.45%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.04%) MSTest
8 9 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (1.43%) CruiseControl
10 6 (1.23%) Git (software)
10 6 (1.23%) Rational Rose
11 4 (0.82%) MSI
11 4 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.61%) Build Forge
12 3 (0.61%) Hudson
12 3 (0.61%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 2 (0.41%) NCover
13 2 (0.41%) PowerBuilder
13 2 (0.41%) LabVIEW
General
1 111 (22.70%) Finance
2 60 (12.27%) Front Office
3 58 (11.86%) Banking
4 16 (3.27%) Investment Banking
4 16 (3.27%) Back Office
5 11 (2.25%) Retail
6 8 (1.64%) Games
7 6 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.61%) Electronics
9 3 (0.61%) Marketing
10 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.41%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Legal
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 449 (91.82%) Developer
2 210 (42.94%) .NET Developer
3 197 (40.29%) C# Developer
4 72 (14.72%) C# .NET Developer
5 54 (11.04%) WinForms Developer
6 52 (10.63%) WPF Developer
7 41 (8.38%) Software Developer
7 41 (8.38%) Senior Developer
8 32 (6.54%) VB.NET Developer
9 25 (5.11%) Software Engineer
10 16 (3.27%) Senior .NET Developer
11 15 (3.07%) C# Software Engineer
11 15 (3.07%) Front Office Developer
12 14 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (2.86%) SQL Developer
13 13 (2.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (2.45%) .NET Software Engineer
15 9 (1.84%) C++ Developer
16 8 (1.64%) .NET Software Developer
17 7 (1.43%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 396 (80.98%) .NET
2 219 (44.79%) WPF
3 144 (29.45%) WCF
4 141 (28.83%) ASP.NET
5 106 (21.68%) .NET Framework
6 82 (16.77%) Web Services
7 75 (15.34%) XML
8 71 (14.52%) HTML
9 47 (9.61%) CSS
10 39 (7.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 36 (7.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 33 (6.75%) LINQ
13 32 (6.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 28 (5.73%) jQuery
15 23 (4.70%) HTML5
16 17 (3.48%) Silverlight
17 16 (3.27%) XSLT
18 14 (2.86%) ADO.NET
18 14 (2.86%) Castle Windsor
19 10 (2.04%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.73%) Derivative
2 27 (5.52%) Equities
3 24 (4.91%) N-Tier
4 21 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.68%) Fixed Income
6 15 (3.07%) Client/Server
6 15 (3.07%) Hedge funds
7 14 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.45%) Computer Science
8 12 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.84%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.64%) Visualisation
10 8 (1.64%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.23%) User Experience
11 6 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (1.02%) Data Extraction
12 5 (1.02%) Grid Computing
13 4 (0.82%) PKI
13 4 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
14 3 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 159 (32.52%) Windows
2 11 (2.25%) UNIX
3 4 (0.82%) Windows 8
3 4 (0.82%) Linux
3 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.61%) Android
4 3 (0.61%) Windows XP
4 3 (0.61%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (21.88%) MVC
3 75 (15.34%) OO
4 66 (13.50%) TDD
5 56 (11.45%) Multithreading
6 46 (9.41%) Scrum
7 42 (8.59%) Software Engineering
8 33 (6.75%) Unit Testing
9 31 (6.34%) MVVM
10 27 (5.52%) OOD
11 21 (4.29%) UML
12 17 (3.48%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (2.66%) CRM
14 12 (2.45%) E-Commerce
14 12 (2.45%) OOP
14 12 (2.45%) SOA
14 12 (2.45%) Business Analysis
14 12 (2.45%) Technical Architecture
14 12 (2.45%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (2.25%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 424 (86.71%) C#
2 196 (40.08%) SQL
3 88 (18.00%) VB.NET
4 59 (12.07%) JavaScript
5 57 (11.66%) T-SQL
6 40 (8.18%) C++
7 31 (6.34%) Java
8 25 (5.11%) VB
9 13 (2.66%) PL/SQL
10 11 (2.25%) VBA
10 11 (2.25%) XAML
11 10 (2.04%) VB6
12 9 (1.84%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.64%) Python
14 4 (0.82%) C
14 4 (0.82%) ActionScript
14 4 (0.82%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.61%) ActionScript 2.0
15 3 (0.61%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.61%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 37 (7.57%) Degree
2 12 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.82%) MCSD
5 4 (0.82%) MCSE
6 3 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) MCPD
8 1 (0.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.84%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 108 (22.09%) Microsoft
2 65 (13.29%) Oracle
3 37 (7.57%) DevExpress
4 21 (4.29%) Sybase
5 14 (2.86%) TIBCO
6 9 (1.84%) Infragistics
7 6 (1.23%) IBM
8 4 (0.82%) Interwoven
8 4 (0.82%) Perforce
8 4 (0.82%) Syncfusion
9 3 (0.61%) AccuRev
9 3 (0.61%) 29West
9 3 (0.61%) Fidessa
9 3 (0.61%) Reuters
9 3 (0.61%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.61%) SAP
10 2 (0.41%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.41%) VMware
10 2 (0.41%) Telerik
11 1 (0.20%) Endeca
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City, London
Venturi
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Venturi
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Rark Solutions
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Cardiff
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Bolton
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Dorset
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £350 per day + competitive
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Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
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Computer Futures
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