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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 433 353 317
Rank change year-on-year
-80 -36
Contract jobs citing WinForms 170 263 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.49% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.14% 1.76% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 178 178
Average daily rate
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£365 £350 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -13.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £575 £617
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 8
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £34.30 £32.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £35.20 £49.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -10.25%

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
14908 14984 12930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.07% 27.65% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9842 9913 8138
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 193 359
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £17.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.04 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

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 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -94 152 £400 +14.28% 157
London +13 79 £575 +15.00% 39
City of London +7 26 £525 +27.27% 7
Yorkshire -46 19 £325 +12.06% 29
South East -23 17 £375 +19.04% 26
West Yorkshire -39 16 £313 +7.75% 19
South West +14 13 £275 +3.77% 9
Leeds -39 13 £300 +3.44% 12
East Midlands -11 11 £300 -2.43% 5
Scotland -3 10 £358 +2.36% 5
Leicestershire -6 8 £300 +10.09%
West Midlands -34 8 £325 -7.14% 15
Leicester +6 7 £300 +30.43%
Staffordshire -10 7 £338 -10.00% 1
South Wales - 6 £300 - 3
Wales - 6 £300 - 3
Cardiff - 6 £300 -
Gloucestershire -5 5 £275 +4.76% 2
Berkshire +12 4 £388 +3.33% 3
Edinburgh +7 4 £365 +48.97% 2
Cheltenham - 4 £275 - 1
Somerset +13 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +2 3 £350 +100.00% 3
Hampshire -2 3 £425 +34.92% 5
Manchester -7 3 £338 -3.57% 9
South Yorkshire -14 3 £363 +37.44% 4
North West -40 3 £338 -10.00% 16
Middlesex - 3 £300 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £400 - 7
Doncaster - 3 £363 - 1

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 320 (85.33%) C#
2 305 (81.33%) .NET
3 200 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 178 (47.47%) WPF
5 161 (42.93%) SQL
6 148 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
7 142 (37.87%) WCF
8 102 (27.20%) ASP.NET
9 100 (26.67%) .NET Framework
10 98 (26.13%) Finance
11 96 (25.60%) Windows
12 94 (25.07%) TDD
13 82 (21.87%) VB.NET
13 82 (21.87%) Microsoft
14 76 (20.27%) MVC
15 74 (19.73%) OO
16 72 (19.20%) JavaScript
17 71 (18.93%) HTML
18 69 (18.40%) XML
19 65 (17.33%) Visual Studio
19 65 (17.33%) Front Office
20 62 (16.53%) Unit Testing
21 59 (15.73%) Scrum
21 59 (15.73%) Oracle
22 55 (14.67%) Team Foundation Server
23 54 (14.40%) T-SQL
24 53 (14.13%) Web Services
24 53 (14.13%) Multithreading
25 49 (13.07%) CSS
26 43 (11.47%) Banking

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 24 (6.40%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (3.73%) IIS
3 10 (2.67%) Confluence
4 8 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.13%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.33%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (0.80%) CMS
6 3 (0.80%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.27%) Apache
7 1 (0.27%) Node.js
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.27%) GemFire
Applications
1 26 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.80%) MS Office
4 2 (0.53%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.13%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.53%) Summit
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) RMDS
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.27%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.60%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.33%) FTP
3 4 (1.07%) Internet
4 3 (0.80%) DNS
4 3 (0.80%) AMQP
5 2 (0.53%) Intranet
6 1 (0.27%) HTTP
6 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.27%) SSL
6 1 (0.27%) GPRS
6 1 (0.27%) UMTS
6 1 (0.27%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 39 (10.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (8.53%) Relational Database
4 30 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (7.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (5.07%) Oracle Database
8 10 (2.67%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.60%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (1.60%) DTS
11 5 (1.33%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (1.07%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.80%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.80%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.53%) Spotfire
14 2 (0.53%) MySQL
14 2 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.53%) DB2
Development Applications
1 65 (17.33%) Visual Studio
2 55 (14.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (6.93%) JIRA
4 25 (6.67%) NUnit
5 16 (4.27%) MSI
6 15 (4.00%) TeamCity
7 11 (2.93%) Oracle Forms
7 11 (2.93%) Rhino Mocks
8 10 (2.67%) Subversion
9 6 (1.60%) Selenium
9 6 (1.60%) Git (software)
9 6 (1.60%) MSTest
10 5 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (1.33%) Rational Rose
10 5 (1.33%) Moq
11 4 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (1.07%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 4 (1.07%) Ant
11 4 (1.07%) Maven
12 3 (0.80%) JMeter
General
1 98 (26.13%) Finance
2 65 (17.33%) Front Office
3 43 (11.47%) Banking
4 32 (8.53%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.13%) Back Office
6 6 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.33%) Retail
7 5 (1.33%) Electronics
8 2 (0.53%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.53%) French Language
8 2 (0.53%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Marketing
9 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Legal
9 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 333 (88.80%) Developer
2 166 (44.27%) C# Developer
3 131 (34.93%) .NET Developer
4 64 (17.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (9.07%) Senior Developer
6 30 (8.00%) Software Developer
7 20 (5.33%) VB.NET Developer
7 20 (5.33%) Applications Developer
7 20 (5.33%) Software Engineer
8 17 (4.53%) Java Developer
9 14 (3.73%) Senior C# Developer
9 14 (3.73%) WinForms Developer
10 13 (3.47%) Senior .NET Developer
10 13 (3.47%) Agile C# Developer
11 11 (2.93%) WPF Developer
12 8 (2.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (2.13%) Programmer
12 8 (2.13%) Analyst
12 8 (2.13%) Team Leader
12 8 (2.13%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (81.33%) .NET
2 178 (47.47%) WPF
3 142 (37.87%) WCF
4 102 (27.20%) ASP.NET
5 100 (26.67%) .NET Framework
6 71 (18.93%) HTML
7 69 (18.40%) XML
8 53 (14.13%) Web Services
9 49 (13.07%) CSS
10 34 (9.07%) LINQ
11 30 (8.00%) Entity Framework
12 28 (7.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 27 (7.20%) jQuery
14 24 (6.40%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (5.60%) XSLT
16 17 (4.53%) WF
17 13 (3.47%) Spring
18 12 (3.20%) Ajax
19 11 (2.93%) .NET Remoting
19 11 (2.93%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.00%) Derivative
2 29 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.60%) Client/Server
4 20 (5.33%) Equities
5 15 (4.00%) N-Tier
5 15 (4.00%) Fixed Income
6 10 (2.67%) Equity Derivative
7 9 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.13%) SCADA
8 8 (2.13%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.13%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.87%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.60%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (1.33%) NHS
11 5 (1.33%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.80%) Statistics
13 2 (0.53%) Swaptions
13 2 (0.53%) Grid Computing
14 1 (0.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 96 (25.60%) Windows
2 11 (2.93%) Linux
3 9 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.33%) UNIX
6 3 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.53%) Android
8 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.27%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (25.07%) TDD
3 76 (20.27%) MVC
4 74 (19.73%) OO
5 62 (16.53%) Unit Testing
6 59 (15.73%) Scrum
7 53 (14.13%) Multithreading
8 36 (9.60%) OOD
9 33 (8.80%) Software Engineering
10 31 (8.27%) SDLC
11 24 (6.40%) MVVM
12 23 (6.13%) SOA
13 20 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (4.27%) OOP
15 15 (4.00%) Workflow
16 14 (3.73%) BDD
16 14 (3.73%) Kanban
16 14 (3.73%) Business Analysis
16 14 (3.73%) UML
17 13 (3.47%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 320 (85.33%) C#
2 161 (42.93%) SQL
3 82 (21.87%) VB.NET
4 72 (19.20%) JavaScript
5 54 (14.40%) T-SQL
6 41 (10.93%) VB
7 28 (7.47%) Java
8 21 (5.60%) VB6
9 19 (5.07%) PL/SQL
10 16 (4.27%) VBScript
11 15 (4.00%) C++
12 11 (2.93%) VBA
13 7 (1.87%) XAML
14 6 (1.60%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.33%) REXX
15 5 (1.33%) Tcl
16 3 (0.80%) C
16 3 (0.80%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.80%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (6.93%) Degree
2 16 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.60%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.80%) MCPD
5 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.73%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.60%) Control-M
2 5 (1.33%) WMI
2 5 (1.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 82 (21.87%) Microsoft
2 59 (15.73%) Oracle
3 35 (9.33%) DevExpress
4 29 (7.73%) Sybase
5 22 (5.87%) TIBCO
6 13 (3.47%) Infragistics
7 11 (2.93%) IBM
8 7 (1.87%) Syncfusion
9 5 (1.33%) VMware
9 5 (1.33%) Lotus
10 4 (1.07%) HP
10 4 (1.07%) Google
11 3 (0.80%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.80%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.80%) Twitter
12 2 (0.53%) Reuters
12 2 (0.53%) Calypso
12 2 (0.53%) SAP
12 2 (0.53%) Perforce
13 1 (0.27%) ION Trading
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