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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 380 327 258
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -69
Contract jobs citing WinForms 207 263 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.51% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.47% 1.90% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 166 233
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £323 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.71% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 12
Average hourly rate £38.25 £39.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.16% +5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £35.45 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.25 £116.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -2.66%

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
14073 13852 12143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.78% 27.10% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9243 8638 7621
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 264 300
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 2 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WinForms within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

WinForms Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 March 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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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 -73 196 £400 +6.66% 198
London 0 104 £550 +4.76% 44
City of London -3 27 £525 - 11
East of England +25 22 £275 -21.42% 17
South East -33 22 £338 -10.00% 23
West Midlands -13 19 £300 -2.83% 22
Buckinghamshire +2 10 £325 -18.75% 1
North West -21 10 £325 - 30
Staffordshire -9 9 £300 -2.43% 4
Hertfordshire - 9 £425 - 4
South West -18 8 £298 +21.42% 22
West Yorkshire -40 8 £325 +12.06% 22
Yorkshire -43 8 £325 +12.06% 28
Cambridgeshire - 8 £300 - 6
East Midlands -1 7 £328 - 8
Cambridge - 7 £281 - 4
Surrey -7 5 £369 -3.59% 3
Manchester -12 5 £325 +4.00% 19
Leeds -17 5 £300 +0.84% 15
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £260 -
Milton Keynes - 5 - - 1
Essex +14 4 £225 -35.71% 2
Scotland +1 4 £213 -29.16% 7
Hampshire -18 4 £365 +14.06% 4
Somerset - 4 - - 5
Derbyshire - 4 £325 - 1
Birmingham -2 3 £356 +78.12% 3
Cheshire -11 3 £300 -7.69% 5
Guildford - 3 £338 - 1
Basingstoke - 3 £365 - 1

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 364 (86.46%) C#
2 339 (80.52%) .NET
3 214 (50.83%) SQL Server
4 198 (47.03%) WPF
5 162 (38.48%) SQL
6 136 (32.30%) Agile Software Development
7 128 (30.40%) WCF
8 105 (24.94%) Windows
9 104 (24.70%) ASP.NET
10 99 (23.52%) Finance
11 97 (23.04%) .NET Framework
12 95 (22.57%) TDD
13 88 (20.90%) XML
14 80 (19.00%) HTML
15 74 (17.58%) JavaScript
15 74 (17.58%) MVC
16 65 (15.44%) Microsoft
17 64 (15.20%) Visual Studio
17 64 (15.20%) OO
18 62 (14.73%) VB.NET
19 60 (14.25%) Front Office
20 58 (13.78%) Scrum
21 57 (13.54%) T-SQL
21 57 (13.54%) Web Services
22 56 (13.30%) Multithreading
23 54 (12.83%) Banking
24 48 (11.40%) CSS
25 47 (11.16%) Oracle
25 47 (11.16%) SQL Server 2008
26 42 (9.98%) Java

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 16 (3.80%) TIBCO EMS
1 16 (3.80%) Confluence
2 13 (3.09%) IIS
3 8 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (1.43%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.19%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.19%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (0.95%) WorkSite
7 3 (0.71%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.71%) CMS
8 2 (0.48%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.24%) Apache
9 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.24%) Kentico
Applications
1 19 (4.51%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.90%) MS Office
3 5 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.48%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.38%) ION MarketView
2 7 (1.66%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.48%) Summit
5 1 (0.24%) RMDS
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.66%) Internet
2 6 (1.43%) AMQP
3 5 (1.19%) FTP
3 5 (1.19%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.19%) SSL
4 3 (0.71%) DNS
5 2 (0.48%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.24%) HTTP
6 1 (0.24%) GPRS
6 1 (0.24%) UMTS
6 1 (0.24%) Modbus
6 1 (0.24%) Firewall
6 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (50.83%) SQL Server
2 47 (11.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (8.08%) Relational Database
4 33 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (3.80%) Oracle Database
7 15 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (1.43%) DTS
10 6 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (1.43%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.43%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.71%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.71%) DB2
13 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.48%) MySQL
13 2 (0.48%) Sybase ASE
14 1 (0.24%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 64 (15.20%) Visual Studio
2 41 (9.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (9.26%) JIRA
4 33 (7.84%) NUnit
5 23 (5.46%) TeamCity
6 20 (4.75%) Subversion
7 16 (3.80%) MSI
8 12 (2.85%) MSTest
9 10 (2.38%) Mockito
9 10 (2.38%) TestNG
9 10 (2.38%) JUnit
10 8 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (1.90%) Selenium
11 6 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (1.43%) Git (software)
12 5 (1.19%) Rhino Mocks
12 5 (1.19%) Ant
12 5 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (1.19%) Maven
13 3 (0.71%) JMeter
General
1 99 (23.52%) Finance
2 60 (14.25%) Front Office
3 54 (12.83%) Banking
4 40 (9.50%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.90%) Back Office
6 7 (1.66%) Retail
7 6 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.19%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.95%) Games
10 3 (0.71%) Electronics
11 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.48%) Advertising
11 2 (0.48%) Legal
11 2 (0.48%) Marketing
12 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.24%) French Language
12 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 384 (91.21%) Developer
2 189 (44.89%) C# Developer
3 147 (34.92%) .NET Developer
4 67 (15.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 39 (9.26%) Senior Developer
6 30 (7.13%) WinForms Developer
7 29 (6.89%) Software Developer
8 28 (6.65%) WPF Developer
9 21 (4.99%) Java Developer
10 18 (4.28%) Senior .NET Developer
11 15 (3.56%) VB.NET Developer
11 15 (3.56%) Software Engineer
12 14 (3.33%) Agile C# Developer
13 9 (2.14%) Front Office Developer
14 8 (1.90%) Programmer
14 8 (1.90%) Senior C# Developer
14 8 (1.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 7 (1.66%) .NET Software Engineer
15 7 (1.66%) SQL Developer
15 7 (1.66%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (80.52%) .NET
2 198 (47.03%) WPF
3 128 (30.40%) WCF
4 104 (24.70%) ASP.NET
5 97 (23.04%) .NET Framework
6 88 (20.90%) XML
7 80 (19.00%) HTML
8 57 (13.54%) Web Services
9 48 (11.40%) CSS
10 40 (9.50%) jQuery
11 27 (6.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 21 (4.99%) LINQ
12 21 (4.99%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (4.28%) XSLT
14 17 (4.04%) .NET Remoting
15 15 (3.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 14 (3.33%) HTML5
16 14 (3.33%) REST
16 14 (3.33%) Spring
17 12 (2.85%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.13%) Derivative
1 30 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.23%) Fixed Income
3 17 (4.04%) Equities
4 10 (2.38%) Equity Derivative
5 8 (1.90%) N-Tier
5 8 (1.90%) Visualisation
6 7 (1.66%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.43%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (1.43%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.43%) SCADA
7 6 (1.43%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.19%) PKI
8 5 (1.19%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.95%) Credit Derivative
9 4 (0.95%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.95%) Open Source
9 4 (0.95%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 105 (24.94%) Windows
2 10 (2.38%) Linux
3 5 (1.19%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.95%) Windows 8
4 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (0.71%) Android
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.24%) UNIX
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.24%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (32.30%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (22.57%) TDD
3 74 (17.58%) MVC
4 64 (15.20%) OO
5 58 (13.78%) Scrum
6 56 (13.30%) Multithreading
7 38 (9.03%) Unit Testing
8 31 (7.36%) MVVM
9 28 (6.65%) Software Engineering
10 25 (5.94%) OOD
11 19 (4.51%) Web Development
11 19 (4.51%) BDD
12 17 (4.04%) Refactoring
12 17 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (4.04%) OOP
13 16 (3.80%) Code Coverage
13 16 (3.80%) Business Analysis
14 15 (3.56%) SOA
15 14 (3.33%) Workflow
15 14 (3.33%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 364 (86.46%) C#
2 162 (38.48%) SQL
3 74 (17.58%) JavaScript
4 62 (14.73%) VB.NET
5 57 (13.54%) T-SQL
6 42 (9.98%) Java
7 27 (6.41%) VB
8 21 (4.99%) C++
9 15 (3.56%) XAML
10 12 (2.85%) VBA
10 12 (2.85%) VB6
11 10 (2.38%) VBScript
12 8 (1.90%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.95%) C
14 3 (0.71%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.71%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.48%) XPath
15 2 (0.48%) Python
16 1 (0.24%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.24%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (4.75%) Degree
2 16 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.61%) VCP4
4 9 (2.14%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.43%) MCPD
6 6 (1.43%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) ISEB
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.99%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.19%) Control-M
Vendors
1 65 (15.44%) Microsoft
2 47 (11.16%) Oracle
3 39 (9.26%) DevExpress
4 30 (7.13%) TIBCO
5 26 (6.18%) Sybase
6 17 (4.04%) IBM
7 16 (3.80%) Syncfusion
8 15 (3.56%) Infragistics
9 10 (2.38%) ION Trading
10 7 (1.66%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.19%) Lotus
12 4 (0.95%) Interwoven
12 4 (0.95%) Bloomberg
12 4 (0.95%) Google
13 3 (0.71%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.71%) Reuters
13 3 (0.71%) VMware
14 2 (0.48%) Calypso
14 2 (0.48%) Sitecore
14 2 (0.48%) Telerik
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 35 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £25 - 45 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Total Gas & Power Limited
Rate: £18,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Annual Leave Entitlement
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Birkenhead
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Blackpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £325 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago