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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 376 289 288
Rank change year-on-year
-87 -1
Contract jobs citing WinForms 243 333 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.62% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.57% 2.18% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 231 224
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £618 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £32.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £45.00 £41.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +12.32%

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
15459 15268 15752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.81% 28.61% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9792 9812 9695
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 270 375
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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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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 -88 216 £331 -22.05% 166
London -102 85 £500 -4.76% 43
Yorkshire +14 33 £325 - 24
South East -2 32 £300 -7.69% 19
City of London -9 27 £563 +2.27% 13
Scotland -10 24 £350 +7.69% 5
North West -3 21 £325 +8.15% 18
West Yorkshire +2 20 £325 -4.41% 6
Leeds +1 20 £325 -4.41% 6
Glasgow +5 15 £375 -25.00% 2
East Midlands -1 15 £310 +3.33% 20
Surrey +8 13 £343 -23.70% 3
West Midlands +2 13 £325 +8.33% 10
Cheshire +3 11 £325 +8.33% 4
Staffordshire - 11 £325 - 3
Manchester -4 10 £325 +4.83% 10
South West -33 10 £243 -11.81% 18
East of England -16 9 £300 -7.69% 12
Leicestershire - 9 £325 - 2
Edinburgh -4 8 £279 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 8 £325 -
East Sussex - 6 £200 - 1
Crewe - 6 £325 -
Macclesfield - 6 £325 - 1
Nottingham +10 5 £260 -13.33% 9
North Yorkshire +10 5 £350 +40.00% 8
South Yorkshire +9 5 £300 -4.00% 7
Nottinghamshire +5 5 £260 -13.33% 11
Buckinghamshire +2 5 £300 -7.69% 3
Hampshire -9 5 £245 -10.90% 3

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 429 (84.78%) C#
2 407 (80.43%) .NET
3 277 (54.74%) SQL Server
4 217 (42.89%) SQL
5 204 (40.32%) WPF
6 161 (31.82%) Windows
7 155 (30.63%) ASP.NET
8 152 (30.04%) WCF
9 131 (25.89%) VB.NET
10 115 (22.73%) Finance
11 113 (22.33%) Microsoft
12 104 (20.55%) MVC
13 103 (20.36%) Web Services
14 101 (19.96%) .NET Framework
15 77 (15.22%) OO
16 75 (14.82%) HTML
17 73 (14.43%) T-SQL
18 70 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
19 69 (13.64%) JavaScript
20 68 (13.44%) Oracle
21 64 (12.65%) XML
22 60 (11.86%) Visual Studio
23 59 (11.66%) TDD
23 59 (11.66%) SQL Server 2008
23 59 (11.66%) Multithreading
24 55 (10.87%) Banking
25 53 (10.47%) Front Office
26 51 (10.08%) CSS
27 50 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
28 47 (9.29%) Scrum

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 15 (2.96%) IIS
1 15 (2.96%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (1.58%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.59%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (0.59%) CMS
3 3 (0.59%) Confluence
3 3 (0.59%) Node.js
4 2 (0.40%) WorkSite
4 2 (0.40%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.20%) SAS
5 1 (0.20%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.20%) Moodle
5 1 (0.20%) GemFire
5 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (4.74%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.19%) MS Office
3 5 (0.99%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.20%) Simulink
6 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Tridion
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.20%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.58%) LDAP
2 2 (0.40%) FTP
2 2 (0.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (54.74%) SQL Server
2 59 (11.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (5.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (5.34%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (3.75%) Relational Database
7 16 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (1.98%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.78%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.58%) DTS
11 5 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.99%) KDB
12 4 (0.79%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.40%) DB2
15 1 (0.20%) OLAP
15 1 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
15 1 (0.20%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 60 (11.86%) Visual Studio
2 50 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (3.16%) NUnit
3 16 (3.16%) JIRA
4 11 (2.17%) MSTest
5 9 (1.78%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (1.58%) Rational Rose
7 7 (1.38%) Subversion
8 6 (1.19%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.99%) CruiseControl
10 4 (0.79%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.59%) Selenium
11 3 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.59%) Hudson
11 3 (0.59%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.59%) Build Forge
11 3 (0.59%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 2 (0.40%) NCover
12 2 (0.40%) LabVIEW
12 2 (0.40%) PowerBuilder
General
1 115 (22.73%) Finance
2 55 (10.87%) Banking
3 53 (10.47%) Front Office
4 19 (3.75%) Back Office
4 19 (3.75%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.17%) Retail
6 7 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.19%) Games
8 4 (0.79%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.59%) Electronics
9 3 (0.59%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.40%) Advertising
10 2 (0.40%) Marketing
11 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.20%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) Legal
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 442 (87.35%) Developer
2 221 (43.68%) .NET Developer
3 182 (35.97%) C# Developer
4 72 (14.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 61 (12.06%) VB.NET Developer
6 56 (11.07%) WinForms Developer
7 46 (9.09%) WPF Developer
8 43 (8.50%) Software Developer
9 30 (5.93%) Software Engineer
10 26 (5.14%) Senior Developer
11 17 (3.36%) ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (3.16%) C# Software Engineer
12 16 (3.16%) .NET Software Engineer
13 15 (2.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (2.96%) SQL Developer
14 12 (2.37%) Analyst
15 10 (1.98%) Team Leader
15 10 (1.98%) Senior .NET Developer
16 9 (1.78%) C++ Developer
16 9 (1.78%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 407 (80.43%) .NET
2 204 (40.32%) WPF
3 155 (30.63%) ASP.NET
4 152 (30.04%) WCF
5 103 (20.36%) Web Services
6 101 (19.96%) .NET Framework
7 75 (14.82%) HTML
8 64 (12.65%) XML
9 51 (10.08%) CSS
10 45 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 44 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 41 (8.10%) LINQ
13 39 (7.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 24 (4.74%) jQuery
15 19 (3.75%) HTML5
15 19 (3.75%) XSLT
16 15 (2.96%) Castle Windsor
16 15 (2.96%) Silverlight
17 12 (2.37%) SOAP
18 11 (2.17%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.72%) Derivative
2 30 (5.93%) N-Tier
3 21 (4.15%) Fixed Income
3 21 (4.15%) Equities
4 19 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (3.56%) Client/Server
6 16 (3.16%) Hedge funds
7 12 (2.37%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (1.58%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.38%) Grid Computing
10 6 (1.19%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.99%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.99%) Equity Derivative
12 3 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (0.59%) Market Risk
13 2 (0.40%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 2 (0.40%) EPoS
13 2 (0.40%) W3C
13 2 (0.40%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 161 (31.82%) Windows
2 12 (2.37%) UNIX
3 6 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (0.79%) Windows XP
5 3 (0.59%) Linux
5 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.20%) Solaris
7 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (20.55%) MVC
2 77 (15.22%) OO
3 70 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (11.66%) TDD
4 59 (11.66%) Multithreading
5 47 (9.29%) Scrum
6 44 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 39 (7.71%) Unit Testing
8 33 (6.52%) MVVM
9 27 (5.34%) OOD
10 17 (3.36%) UML
11 16 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (2.77%) Technical Architecture
12 14 (2.77%) CRM
12 14 (2.77%) E-Commerce
13 13 (2.57%) Electronic Trading
14 12 (2.37%) Web Development
14 12 (2.37%) SOA
14 12 (2.37%) Workflow
14 12 (2.37%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 429 (84.78%) C#
2 217 (42.89%) SQL
3 131 (25.89%) VB.NET
4 73 (14.43%) T-SQL
5 69 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 37 (7.31%) C++
7 29 (5.73%) VB
8 26 (5.14%) Java
9 17 (3.36%) VBA
10 15 (2.96%) VB6
11 14 (2.77%) PL/SQL
12 13 (2.57%) XAML
13 9 (1.78%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.58%) Python
15 5 (0.99%) C
16 4 (0.79%) ActionScript
16 4 (0.79%) PowerShell
17 3 (0.59%) ActionScript 2.0
17 3 (0.59%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.59%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 37 (7.31%) Degree
2 11 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.79%) MCSD
3 4 (0.79%) MCSE
4 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.40%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.99%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) DICOM
2 1 (0.20%) EMIR
2 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 8 (1.58%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 113 (22.33%) Microsoft
2 68 (13.44%) Oracle
3 35 (6.92%) DevExpress
4 25 (4.94%) Sybase
5 12 (2.37%) TIBCO
6 8 (1.58%) Syncfusion
7 7 (1.38%) Infragistics
8 6 (1.19%) Telerik
9 4 (0.79%) Perforce
10 3 (0.59%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.59%) AccuRev
10 3 (0.59%) 29West
10 3 (0.59%) Reuters
10 3 (0.59%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.59%) Fidessa
10 3 (0.59%) Pegasus
10 3 (0.59%) SAP
11 2 (0.40%) IBM
11 2 (0.40%) Interwoven
11 2 (0.40%) Open Text
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Aberdeen
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Salt
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Nottingham
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £260 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £44 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago