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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 401 301 253
Rank change year-on-year
-100 -48
Contract jobs citing WinForms 175 284 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.58% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.29% 2.16% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 185 226
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 15
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -2.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%

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
13557 13167 12846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.06% 26.96% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9084 8265 8122
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 270 329
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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
England -109 161 £500 +33.33% 205
London -6 91 £550 +4.76% 49
South East -27 28 £364 -3.00% 36
Buckinghamshire +1 19 £400 +23.07% 2
City of London 0 19 £550 +15.78% 15
East of England +9 18 £261 -16.40% 14
Milton Keynes +4 14 £425 +33.33% 1
Hertfordshire - 8 £425 - 2
West Midlands -24 7 £275 -8.33% 17
Cambridge +1 6 £281 -13.46% 3
Cambridgeshire -8 6 £281 -13.46% 5
Somerset +5 5 - -
Scotland -5 5 £213 -39.28% 3
South West -18 5 - - 14
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £260 -
Birmingham - 5 £281 - 3
Essex +9 4 £225 -35.71% 3
Edinburgh -3 4 £213 -39.28% 2
Hampshire -26 4 £365 -8.75% 9
North West -29 4 £325 - 18
West Yorkshire -30 4 £350 +27.27% 36
Yorkshire -39 4 £350 +27.27% 42
Surrey -2 3 £338 +3.84% 7
Guildford - 3 £338 - 2
Basingstoke - 3 £365 - 1
East Midlands +5 2 £350 +16.66% 11
Manchester -8 2 £377 +30.00% 11
Leeds -28 2 £350 +27.27% 29
Lancashire - 2 £325 -
Chelmsford - 2 £225 - 1

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 349 (86.39%) C#
2 316 (78.22%) .NET
3 209 (51.73%) SQL Server
4 180 (44.55%) WPF
5 167 (41.34%) SQL
6 114 (28.22%) Windows
7 110 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
8 108 (26.73%) WCF
9 100 (24.75%) ASP.NET
10 97 (24.01%) Finance
11 84 (20.79%) .NET Framework
11 84 (20.79%) XML
12 82 (20.30%) HTML
13 80 (19.80%) TDD
14 78 (19.31%) MVC
15 70 (17.33%) Microsoft
16 66 (16.34%) JavaScript
17 65 (16.09%) VB.NET
18 62 (15.35%) Web Services
19 59 (14.60%) Visual Studio
20 56 (13.86%) Front Office
20 56 (13.86%) Scrum
21 54 (13.37%) Multithreading
22 53 (13.12%) T-SQL
23 52 (12.87%) Banking
24 47 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
25 45 (11.14%) Oracle
25 45 (11.14%) CSS
26 43 (10.64%) OO
27 42 (10.40%) Java

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 12 (2.97%) TIBCO EMS
1 12 (2.97%) Confluence
2 7 (1.73%) IIS
3 5 (1.24%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (0.99%) WorkSite
5 3 (0.74%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.74%) CMS
6 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.50%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.50%) Node.js
7 1 (0.25%) Kentico
7 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 20 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.72%) MS Office
3 5 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.48%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.50%) Summit
3 2 (0.50%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.73%) FTP
2 5 (1.24%) Internet
2 5 (1.24%) SSL
3 4 (0.99%) AMQP
4 3 (0.74%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.50%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.25%) Modbus
6 1 (0.25%) LDAP
6 1 (0.25%) DNS
6 1 (0.25%) HTTP
6 1 (0.25%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (51.73%) SQL Server
2 47 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (6.93%) Relational Database
4 25 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (2.23%) Oracle Database
6 9 (2.23%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (1.73%) DTS
8 7 (1.73%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.99%) DB2
9 4 (0.99%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.99%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.74%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.74%) Sybase ASE
11 2 (0.50%) MySQL
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.25%) KDB
Development Applications
1 59 (14.60%) Visual Studio
2 34 (8.42%) NUnit
3 33 (8.17%) JIRA
3 33 (8.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (4.46%) TeamCity
5 17 (4.21%) Subversion
6 12 (2.97%) MSI
7 10 (2.48%) JUnit
7 10 (2.48%) Mockito
7 10 (2.48%) TestNG
8 9 (2.23%) MSTest
9 8 (1.98%) Selenium
10 7 (1.73%) Git (software)
10 7 (1.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (1.24%) Ant
11 5 (1.24%) Maven
12 4 (0.99%) CruiseControl
12 4 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.74%) PowerBuilder
General
1 97 (24.01%) Finance
2 56 (13.86%) Front Office
3 52 (12.87%) Banking
4 32 (7.92%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.22%) Back Office
6 6 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.24%) Games
7 5 (1.24%) Retail
8 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.50%) Electronics
9 2 (0.50%) Legal
10 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Marketing
10 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.25%) French Language
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 371 (91.83%) Developer
2 172 (42.57%) C# Developer
3 152 (37.62%) .NET Developer
4 52 (12.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 41 (10.15%) Senior Developer
6 36 (8.91%) WPF Developer
7 28 (6.93%) WinForms Developer
8 27 (6.68%) Software Developer
9 23 (5.69%) Java Developer
10 19 (4.70%) Senior .NET Developer
11 14 (3.47%) VB.NET Developer
12 12 (2.97%) Software Engineer
13 9 (2.23%) Agile C# Developer
13 9 (2.23%) Front Office Developer
14 7 (1.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 7 (1.73%) Consultant
14 7 (1.73%) Analyst
14 7 (1.73%) Database Developer
14 7 (1.73%) SQL Developer
15 6 (1.49%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (78.22%) .NET
2 180 (44.55%) WPF
3 108 (26.73%) WCF
4 100 (24.75%) ASP.NET
5 84 (20.79%) .NET Framework
5 84 (20.79%) XML
6 82 (20.30%) HTML
7 62 (15.35%) Web Services
8 45 (11.14%) CSS
9 40 (9.90%) jQuery
10 23 (5.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 22 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (4.70%) XSLT
13 18 (4.46%) ADO.NET
14 16 (3.96%) HTML5
15 15 (3.71%) LINQ
16 14 (3.47%) .NET Remoting
16 14 (3.47%) Spring
17 11 (2.72%) REST
17 11 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.19%) Fixed Income
3 21 (5.20%) Derivative
4 19 (4.70%) Equities
5 11 (2.72%) Hedge funds
6 6 (1.49%) Mathematics
6 6 (1.49%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (1.24%) Data Extraction
7 5 (1.24%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.24%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.24%) SCADA
7 5 (1.24%) PKI
7 5 (1.24%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.99%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (0.99%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (0.99%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.99%) Credit Risk
8 4 (0.99%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 114 (28.22%) Windows
2 5 (1.24%) Windows 8
2 5 (1.24%) Linux
3 4 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (0.99%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.74%) Android
5 2 (0.50%) UNIX
5 2 (0.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (19.80%) TDD
3 78 (19.31%) MVC
4 56 (13.86%) Scrum
5 54 (13.37%) Multithreading
6 43 (10.64%) OO
7 27 (6.68%) MVVM
7 27 (6.68%) Software Engineering
8 26 (6.44%) Unit Testing
9 20 (4.95%) OOD
9 20 (4.95%) BDD
9 20 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (3.71%) Business Analysis
11 14 (3.47%) E-Commerce
11 14 (3.47%) Dependency Injection
12 13 (3.22%) UML
12 13 (3.22%) OOP
12 13 (3.22%) Refactoring
13 12 (2.97%) Web Development
13 12 (2.97%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 349 (86.39%) C#
2 167 (41.34%) SQL
3 66 (16.34%) JavaScript
4 65 (16.09%) VB.NET
5 53 (13.12%) T-SQL
6 42 (10.40%) Java
7 22 (5.45%) VB
8 18 (4.46%) C++
9 14 (3.47%) XAML
10 11 (2.72%) VBA
11 8 (1.98%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.73%) VBScript
13 5 (1.24%) C
14 4 (0.99%) VB6
15 3 (0.74%) Python
16 2 (0.50%) XPath
16 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.50%) MATLAB
17 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (3.71%) Degree
2 12 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.24%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.99%) MCPD
7 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.46%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 70 (17.33%) Microsoft
2 45 (11.14%) Oracle
3 35 (8.66%) DevExpress
4 32 (7.92%) Sybase
5 26 (6.44%) TIBCO
6 16 (3.96%) Syncfusion
7 13 (3.22%) IBM
8 11 (2.72%) Infragistics
9 10 (2.48%) ION Trading
10 5 (1.24%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.24%) Lotus
11 4 (0.99%) Interwoven
11 4 (0.99%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.74%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.74%) Reuters
12 3 (0.74%) VMware
13 2 (0.50%) Telerik
13 2 (0.50%) Calypso
13 2 (0.50%) AccuRev
13 2 (0.50%) Sitecore
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Hook
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Hook
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £320 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
West Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago