The table below looks at the statistics for WinForms skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 511 481 352
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -129
Contract jobs citing WinForms 145 169 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.31% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% 1.13% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 115 177
Median daily rate £435 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £305 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%

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
15104 14912 14481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.70% 27.01% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10701 9800 9630
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 206 180
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.20 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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 28 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -25 139 £460 +15.00% 140
London -3 87 £575 +4.54% 32
South East +5 19 £325 -7.14% 31
City of London +28 16 £406 -22.61% 6
West Midlands -4 12 £338 +3.84% 13
East Midlands +7 6 £313 +4.16% 12
Hampshire -3 6 £375 -11.76% 10
Scotland -22 5 £300 -16.26% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 4 £325 -7.14% 4
Staffordshire +5 4 £300 -11.11% 7
Yorkshire -3 4 £313 -3.84% 18
Berkshire -7 4 £550 +41.93% 1
South West -16 4 £325 +13.04% 9
Renfrewshire -38 4 £286 -23.05%
Erskine -38 4 £286 -23.05%
Southampton - 4 £350 - 1
East of England +11 3 £325 +8.33% 5
Leicestershire -6 3 £310 +3.33% 2
West Yorkshire -11 3 £313 - 15
Leeds -13 3 £313 +4.16% 8
West Sussex - 3 £310 - 1
Solihull - 3 £338 - 1
Milton Keynes +4 2 £375 - 1
Tamworth +2 2 £293 -10.00%
Gloucestershire +2 2 £438 +59.09%
Essex 0 2 £325 +8.33% 2
Worthing - 2 £310 - 1
Wales +9 1 £375 +25.00% 2
Cheltenham +7 1 £325 +18.18%
Birmingham +5 1 - - 2

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 with a requirement for WinForms.

1 323 (89.72%) C#
2 281 (78.06%) .NET
3 176 (48.89%) SQL Server
4 170 (47.22%) SQL
5 156 (43.33%) WPF
6 122 (33.89%) Windows
7 113 (31.39%) .NET Framework
8 91 (25.28%) Finance
9 83 (23.06%) Visual Studio
10 77 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
11 76 (21.11%) VB.NET
12 75 (20.83%) MVC
13 74 (20.56%) ASP.NET
14 68 (18.89%) WCF
15 67 (18.61%) Multithreading
16 64 (17.78%) T-SQL
17 62 (17.22%) OO
18 61 (16.94%) Unit Testing
19 58 (16.11%) Oracle
20 57 (15.83%) JavaScript
21 55 (15.28%) Microsoft
21 55 (15.28%) Team Foundation Server
21 55 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
22 52 (14.44%) VB
22 52 (14.44%) MS Excel
22 52 (14.44%) Software Engineering
23 50 (13.89%) Entity Framework
24 49 (13.61%) XML
25 47 (13.06%) C++
26 44 (12.22%) HTML

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (3.06%) IIS
2 9 (2.50%) CMS
3 6 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.39%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.28%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.28%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 52 (14.44%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.33%) MS Office
3 6 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.94%) DNS
2 6 (1.67%) HTTP
3 5 (1.39%) SMTP
4 4 (1.11%) SSL
4 4 (1.11%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.83%) Firewall
5 3 (0.83%) VPN
6 2 (0.56%) Network Security
7 1 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (48.89%) SQL Server
2 33 (9.17%) Relational Database
3 30 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 29 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (7.50%) RDBMS
6 18 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (4.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (2.50%) Oracle9i Database
12 8 (2.22%) MS Access
13 7 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (1.94%) MySQL
14 4 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
15 3 (0.83%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 83 (23.06%) Visual Studio
2 55 (15.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (4.72%) Oracle Forms
4 12 (3.33%) MSI
4 12 (3.33%) NUnit
5 11 (3.06%) Subversion
5 11 (3.06%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 8 (2.22%) ClearCase
7 7 (1.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (1.39%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.11%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.11%) Moq
9 4 (1.11%) Rational Robot
9 4 (1.11%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.83%) JIRA
10 3 (0.83%) Mockito
10 3 (0.83%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.83%) ReSharper
10 3 (0.83%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.83%) TestNG
General
1 91 (25.28%) Finance
2 41 (11.39%) Banking
3 38 (10.56%) Front Office
4 21 (5.83%) Back Office
5 10 (2.78%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.50%) Retail
7 6 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.11%) Local Government
9 3 (0.83%) Games
10 2 (0.56%) Advertising
10 2 (0.56%) Avionics
10 2 (0.56%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.56%) Military
11 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 313 (86.94%) Developer
2 183 (50.83%) C# Developer
3 162 (45.00%) .NET Developer
4 82 (22.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 71 (19.72%) WinForms Developer
6 49 (13.61%) SQL Developer
7 34 (9.44%) Senior Developer
8 33 (9.17%) Software Developer
9 27 (7.50%) VB.NET Developer
10 26 (7.22%) Software Engineer
10 26 (7.22%) WPF Developer
11 23 (6.39%) ASP.NET Developer
11 23 (6.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 23 (6.39%) SQL Server Developer
12 22 (6.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 19 (5.28%) C# WPF Developer
14 15 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
15 14 (3.89%) Senior C# Developer
16 12 (3.33%) Applications Developer
17 10 (2.78%) Messaging Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (78.06%) .NET
2 156 (43.33%) WPF
3 113 (31.39%) .NET Framework
4 74 (20.56%) ASP.NET
5 68 (18.89%) WCF
6 50 (13.89%) Entity Framework
7 49 (13.61%) XML
8 44 (12.22%) HTML
9 41 (11.39%) LINQ
10 39 (10.83%) Web Services
11 38 (10.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 31 (8.61%) CSS
12 31 (8.61%) jQuery
13 29 (8.06%) FIX Protocol
14 23 (6.39%) ADO.NET
15 22 (6.11%) ASP.NET Web API
15 22 (6.11%) HTML5
15 22 (6.11%) XSD
16 18 (5.00%) AngularJS
17 14 (3.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 55 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 14 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (3.89%) N-Tier
5 9 (2.50%) Algorithms
5 9 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.22%) Data Structures
6 8 (2.22%) Derivative
6 8 (2.22%) Fixed Income
7 7 (1.94%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.39%) Replication
8 5 (1.39%) SCADA
9 4 (1.11%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.11%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.11%) Equities
9 4 (1.11%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (1.11%) User Experience
9 4 (1.11%) Video on Demand
10 3 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 122 (33.89%) Windows
2 18 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (1.39%) Linux
4 5 (1.39%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.56%) Unix
6 1 (0.28%) CentOS
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (20.83%) MVC
3 67 (18.61%) Multithreading
4 62 (17.22%) OO
5 61 (16.94%) Unit Testing
6 52 (14.44%) Software Engineering
7 40 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
8 39 (10.83%) Low Latency
8 39 (10.83%) MVVM
8 39 (10.83%) TDD
9 37 (10.28%) Performance Optimisation
10 32 (8.89%) Algorithmic Trading
10 32 (8.89%) Market Making
11 30 (8.33%) Risk Management
12 22 (6.11%) SDLC
13 21 (5.83%) Web Development
14 18 (5.00%) Change Management
14 18 (5.00%) Scrum
15 16 (4.44%) Migration
15 16 (4.44%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 323 (89.72%) C#
2 170 (47.22%) SQL
3 76 (21.11%) VB.NET
4 64 (17.78%) T-SQL
5 57 (15.83%) JavaScript
6 52 (14.44%) VB
7 47 (13.06%) C++
8 40 (11.11%) VBA
9 27 (7.50%) PL/SQL
9 27 (7.50%) VBScript
10 25 (6.94%) Java
11 22 (6.11%) VB6
12 16 (4.44%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.94%) C
14 6 (1.67%) XAML
15 5 (1.39%) COBOL
15 5 (1.39%) PL/1
16 3 (0.83%) Delphi
16 3 (0.83%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (5.83%) Degree
2 20 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 19 (5.28%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.11%) PhD
5 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.56%) MCSD
7 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.06%) QA
2 4 (1.11%) MiFID
3 2 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.56%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 58 (16.11%) Oracle
2 55 (15.28%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.28%) DevExpress
4 11 (3.06%) Sybase
4 11 (3.06%) Syncfusion
5 8 (2.22%) TIBCO
6 6 (1.67%) VMware
7 5 (1.39%) Infragistics
7 5 (1.39%) Telerik
8 3 (0.83%) Citrix
8 3 (0.83%) ION Trading
9 2 (0.56%) HP
9 2 (0.56%) SAP
10 1 (0.28%) Adobe
10 1 (0.28%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.28%) Teradata
10 1 (0.28%) Xamarin
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