The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 361 305 275
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -30
Contract jobs citing WinForms 250 293 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.57% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.66% 2.06% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 203 234
Average daily rate
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£331 £475 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.26% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £267 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £51.30 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15077 14208 14854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.58% 27.84% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9714 9035 9071
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 296 366
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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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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 -57 221 £331 -30.26% 186
London -74 80 £499 -6.55% 41
Yorkshire +26 38 £320 -5.88% 31
West Yorkshire +18 30 £300 -11.76% 13
Leeds +15 29 £300 -11.76% 13
City of London +1 28 £550 +7.31% 11
Scotland -12 27 £350 +3.70% 9
South East -9 25 £245 -38.75% 36
North West +14 23 £325 +8.33% 14
East Midlands +8 17 £315 +11.50% 14
Glasgow +7 17 £375 - 5
West Midlands -9 16 £325 +8.33% 12
Leicestershire +10 15 £320 -8.57% 3
Cheshire +9 11 £325 +8.33% 4
Manchester +4 10 £331 +3.51% 6
East of England -20 10 £300 +14.28% 19
Surrey -3 9 £300 -25.52% 5
South West -35 9 £243 -10.18% 9
Edinburgh -15 7 £245 - 3
Staffordshire - 7 £338 - 4
Leicester +1 5 £230 -34.28% 1
Hampshire -16 5 £245 - 9
East Sussex - 5 £200 - 1
Coventry - 5 £150 -
North Yorkshire +4 4 £350 - 10
Wiltshire -6 4 £243 -65.35% 1
York +9 3 £363 - 4
Berkshire +5 3 £350 -26.31% 10
South Yorkshire +3 3 £238 -26.92% 6
Cambridgeshire -7 3 £313 +38.88% 7

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 428 (83.59%) C#
2 423 (82.62%) .NET
3 289 (56.45%) SQL Server
4 213 (41.60%) SQL
5 199 (38.87%) WPF
6 158 (30.86%) ASP.NET
7 151 (29.49%) Windows
8 148 (28.91%) VB.NET
9 142 (27.73%) WCF
10 121 (23.63%) Finance
11 111 (21.68%) Microsoft
12 100 (19.53%) .NET Framework
13 91 (17.77%) MVC
14 85 (16.60%) Web Services
15 82 (16.02%) Agile Software Development
16 79 (15.43%) OO
17 73 (14.26%) Oracle
18 71 (13.87%) T-SQL
18 71 (13.87%) JavaScript
19 69 (13.48%) HTML
20 65 (12.70%) Visual Studio
21 64 (12.50%) Multithreading
22 62 (12.11%) XML
23 61 (11.91%) TDD
24 56 (10.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
25 53 (10.35%) SQL Server 2008
26 51 (9.96%) Software Engineering
26 51 (9.96%) Scrum
27 50 (9.77%) Front Office
27 50 (9.77%) CSS

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 18 (3.52%) BizTalk Server
2 17 (3.32%) IIS
3 11 (2.15%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.59%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (0.59%) CMS
4 3 (0.59%) Confluence
5 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.39%) WorkSite
5 2 (0.39%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.39%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.20%) SAS
6 1 (0.20%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.20%) Moodle
6 1 (0.20%) Node.js
6 1 (0.20%) GemFire
6 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (5.27%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.73%) MS Office
3 6 (1.17%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.39%) 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 12 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Tridion
3 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.20%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.37%) LDAP
2 6 (1.17%) Intranet
3 1 (0.20%) Internet
3 1 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (56.45%) SQL Server
2 53 (10.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (7.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 35 (6.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (2.93%) Relational Database
7 14 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (2.54%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.76%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.17%) KDB
11 6 (1.17%) DTS
12 5 (0.98%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.59%) DB2
15 2 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
16 1 (0.20%) OLAP
16 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
16 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 1 (0.20%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 65 (12.70%) Visual Studio
2 45 (8.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (2.54%) Oracle Forms
3 13 (2.54%) NUnit
4 12 (2.34%) JIRA
5 10 (1.95%) Subversion
5 10 (1.95%) MSTest
6 9 (1.76%) Rational Rose
7 7 (1.37%) Hudson
7 7 (1.37%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.98%) CruiseControl
8 5 (0.98%) Selenium
8 5 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (0.98%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.78%) SpecFlow
9 4 (0.78%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 3 (0.59%) Build Forge
10 3 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.39%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.39%) LabVIEW
General
1 121 (23.63%) Finance
2 50 (9.77%) Front Office
3 48 (9.38%) Banking
4 18 (3.52%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.76%) Retail
5 9 (1.76%) Back Office
6 5 (0.98%) Financial Institution
6 5 (0.98%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.98%) Legal
6 5 (0.98%) Billing
7 4 (0.78%) Games
7 4 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.59%) Electronics
9 2 (0.39%) Advertising
9 2 (0.39%) Marketing
9 2 (0.39%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 443 (86.52%) Developer
2 225 (43.95%) .NET Developer
3 185 (36.13%) C# Developer
4 78 (15.23%) VB.NET Developer
5 77 (15.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 65 (12.70%) WinForms Developer
7 41 (8.01%) Software Developer
8 37 (7.23%) WPF Developer
9 31 (6.05%) Software Engineer
10 24 (4.69%) Senior Developer
11 16 (3.13%) C# Software Engineer
11 16 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
11 16 (3.13%) .NET Software Engineer
12 15 (2.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (2.73%) SQL Developer
14 13 (2.54%) Analyst
15 12 (2.34%) Programmer
15 12 (2.34%) VB Developer
15 12 (2.34%) VB6 Developer
15 12 (2.34%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 423 (82.62%) .NET
2 199 (38.87%) WPF
3 158 (30.86%) ASP.NET
4 142 (27.73%) WCF
5 100 (19.53%) .NET Framework
6 85 (16.60%) Web Services
7 69 (13.48%) HTML
8 62 (12.11%) XML
9 56 (10.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 50 (9.77%) CSS
11 45 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 41 (8.01%) LINQ
13 35 (6.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 29 (5.66%) jQuery
15 16 (3.13%) Silverlight
15 16 (3.13%) XSLT
16 15 (2.93%) Castle Windsor
17 13 (2.54%) HTML5
17 13 (2.54%) SOAP
18 11 (2.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.62%) Derivative
2 25 (4.88%) N-Tier
3 24 (4.69%) Client/Server
4 23 (4.49%) Fixed Income
5 22 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (3.13%) Equities
7 14 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 14 (2.73%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.56%) Mathematics
8 8 (1.56%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.56%) Grid Computing
9 7 (1.37%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (0.98%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.78%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (0.59%) Market Risk
12 3 (0.59%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 2 (0.39%) DTV
14 1 (0.20%) GIS
14 1 (0.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 151 (29.49%) Windows
2 13 (2.54%) UNIX
3 7 (1.37%) Linux
4 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.59%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (17.77%) MVC
2 82 (16.02%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (15.43%) OO
4 64 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 61 (11.91%) TDD
6 51 (9.96%) Scrum
6 51 (9.96%) Software Engineering
7 41 (8.01%) Unit Testing
8 30 (5.86%) MVVM
9 28 (5.47%) OOD
10 17 (3.32%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (3.13%) UML
11 16 (3.13%) Workflow
12 15 (2.93%) CRM
13 13 (2.54%) SOA
13 13 (2.54%) Electronic Trading
14 12 (2.34%) Web Development
14 12 (2.34%) Performance Tuning
15 10 (1.95%) Dependency Injection
15 10 (1.95%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 428 (83.59%) C#
2 213 (41.60%) SQL
3 148 (28.91%) VB.NET
4 71 (13.87%) T-SQL
4 71 (13.87%) JavaScript
5 37 (7.23%) C++
6 34 (6.64%) VB
7 26 (5.08%) VBA
8 25 (4.88%) Java
9 24 (4.69%) VB6
10 16 (3.13%) PL/SQL
11 12 (2.34%) XAML
12 8 (1.56%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.17%) Python
14 4 (0.78%) RPG
14 4 (0.78%) C
14 4 (0.78%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.59%) C++/CLI
15 3 (0.59%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 39 (7.62%) Degree
2 12 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.78%) MCSD
3 4 (0.78%) MCSE
4 3 (0.59%) MCTS
4 3 (0.59%) MCP
4 3 (0.59%) MCPD
4 3 (0.59%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.39%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.20%) ISEB
6 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.17%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) DICOM
2 1 (0.20%) EMIR
2 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 8 (1.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 111 (21.68%) Microsoft
2 73 (14.26%) Oracle
3 27 (5.27%) DevExpress
4 19 (3.71%) Sybase
5 15 (2.93%) TIBCO
6 12 (2.34%) Syncfusion
7 10 (1.95%) Infragistics
8 6 (1.17%) Telerik
9 5 (0.98%) Perforce
9 5 (0.98%) Reuters
9 5 (0.98%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.59%) Fidessa
10 3 (0.59%) 29West
10 3 (0.59%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.59%) Pegasus
11 2 (0.39%) Open Text
11 2 (0.39%) Interwoven
11 2 (0.39%) SAP
12 1 (0.20%) JBoss
12 1 (0.20%) IBM
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