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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 376 303 301
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -2
Contract jobs citing WinForms 245 333 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.63% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.56% 2.18% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 229 219
Average daily rate
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£338 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £32.05 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +17.80%

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
15699 15243 15940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.31% 28.86% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10130 9794 9627
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 273 369
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 £17.55 £17.50 £16.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -70 219 £338 -18.18% 168
London -75 91 £475 -7.31% 42
South East +6 40 £298 -7.03% 19
City of London -2 34 £563 +2.27% 11
Yorkshire -1 27 £325 - 30
Scotland -6 23 £325 +8.33% 9
East Midlands +2 21 £310 +3.33% 7
Leeds -3 16 £325 -4.05% 10
West Yorkshire -6 16 £325 -1.88% 15
North West -14 15 £325 +6.47% 19
West Midlands -11 14 £325 +8.33% 10
Surrey - 14 £387 - 4
East Sussex - 13 £273 - 2
Nottingham +18 11 £310 +3.33% 2
Nottinghamshire +7 11 £310 +3.33% 2
Edinburgh +2 11 £319 - 3
Glasgow -6 11 £400 -20.00% 4
Staffordshire - 11 £325 - 5
South West -18 10 £260 -5.45% 21
Leicestershire - 9 £325 - 1
Manchester -13 8 £338 +8.87% 8
Stoke-on-Trent - 8 £325 -
Cheshire +2 6 £325 +8.33% 7
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £300 -7.69% 2
Macclesfield - 6 £325 - 1
Crewe - 6 £325 - 1
South Yorkshire +7 5 £300 - 4
Milton Keynes +1 5 £300 -7.69% 2
Hampshire -2 4 £245 -10.90% 1
Wiltshire -11 4 £243 -65.35% 1

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 414 (85.01%) C#
2 394 (80.90%) .NET
3 267 (54.83%) SQL Server
4 206 (42.30%) SQL
5 195 (40.04%) WPF
6 157 (32.24%) Windows
7 154 (31.62%) WCF
8 151 (31.01%) ASP.NET
9 122 (25.05%) Agile Software Development
10 114 (23.41%) VB.NET
11 105 (21.56%) MVC
11 105 (21.56%) Finance
12 101 (20.74%) .NET Framework
13 100 (20.53%) Microsoft
14 85 (17.45%) Web Services
15 68 (13.96%) OO
16 67 (13.76%) Oracle
17 66 (13.55%) HTML
18 65 (13.35%) T-SQL
18 65 (13.35%) XML
19 61 (12.53%) JavaScript
20 60 (12.32%) SQL Server 2008
21 59 (12.11%) TDD
21 59 (12.11%) Banking
22 58 (11.91%) Visual Studio
23 51 (10.47%) Front Office
24 47 (9.65%) Multithreading
25 46 (9.45%) Team Foundation Server
26 45 (9.24%) Scrum
26 45 (9.24%) CSS

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 14 (2.87%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (2.67%) IIS
3 7 (1.44%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.62%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (0.62%) CMS
4 3 (0.62%) Confluence
4 3 (0.62%) Node.js
5 2 (0.41%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.21%) SAS
6 1 (0.21%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.21%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.21%) Moodle
6 1 (0.21%) GemFire
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.21%) Kentico
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.23%) MS Office
3 5 (1.03%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.21%) Simulink
6 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) Tridion
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.21%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.21%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.64%) LDAP
2 2 (0.41%) FTP
2 2 (0.41%) Internet
3 1 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (54.83%) SQL Server
2 60 (12.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 16 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (2.05%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.85%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.64%) DTS
11 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.03%) KDB
13 4 (0.82%) DB2
13 4 (0.82%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
15 2 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
16 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
16 1 (0.21%) Sybase ASE
16 1 (0.21%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 58 (11.91%) Visual Studio
2 46 (9.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (4.11%) JIRA
4 19 (3.90%) NUnit
5 11 (2.26%) Subversion
6 10 (2.05%) MSTest
7 9 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (1.64%) CruiseControl
9 6 (1.23%) Rational Rose
9 6 (1.23%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.82%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.62%) Hudson
11 3 (0.62%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.62%) Build Forge
11 3 (0.62%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 2 (0.41%) NCover
12 2 (0.41%) LabVIEW
12 2 (0.41%) Selenium
12 2 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 105 (21.56%) Finance
2 59 (12.11%) Banking
3 51 (10.47%) Front Office
4 19 (3.90%) Back Office
4 19 (3.90%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.26%) Retail
6 7 (1.44%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.44%) Games
7 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.62%) Electronics
8 3 (0.62%) Marketing
9 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.41%) Advertising
9 2 (0.41%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Publishing
10 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 432 (88.71%) Developer
2 208 (42.71%) .NET Developer
3 180 (36.96%) C# Developer
4 70 (14.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 59 (12.11%) WinForms Developer
6 50 (10.27%) VB.NET Developer
7 49 (10.06%) WPF Developer
8 40 (8.21%) Software Developer
9 32 (6.57%) Senior Developer
10 27 (5.54%) Software Engineer
11 16 (3.29%) SQL Developer
11 16 (3.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (3.08%) ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (2.87%) C# Software Engineer
14 13 (2.67%) Front Office Developer
14 13 (2.67%) .NET Software Engineer
15 12 (2.46%) Senior .NET Developer
16 10 (2.05%) Team Leader
17 9 (1.85%) Analyst
17 9 (1.85%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 394 (80.90%) .NET
2 195 (40.04%) WPF
3 154 (31.62%) WCF
4 151 (31.01%) ASP.NET
5 101 (20.74%) .NET Framework
6 85 (17.45%) Web Services
7 66 (13.55%) HTML
8 65 (13.35%) XML
9 45 (9.24%) CSS
10 42 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 42 (8.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 40 (8.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 38 (7.80%) LINQ
13 23 (4.72%) HTML5
14 22 (4.52%) jQuery
15 19 (3.90%) XSLT
16 17 (3.49%) Silverlight
17 15 (3.08%) Castle Windsor
18 11 (2.26%) ADO.NET
18 11 (2.26%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.54%) N-Tier
2 26 (5.34%) Derivative
3 23 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.52%) Equities
5 18 (3.70%) Fixed Income
6 16 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (3.29%) Hedge funds
7 15 (3.08%) Client/Server
8 12 (2.46%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (1.64%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.64%) Visualisation
11 7 (1.44%) User Experience
11 7 (1.44%) Grid Computing
12 4 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
13 3 (0.62%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.62%) Market Risk
14 2 (0.41%) Data Extraction
14 2 (0.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 157 (32.24%) Windows
2 11 (2.26%) UNIX
3 4 (0.82%) Windows XP
3 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (0.82%) Windows 8
4 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.62%) Linux
5 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.21%) Solaris
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.21%) Android
6 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (25.05%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (21.56%) MVC
3 68 (13.96%) OO
4 59 (12.11%) TDD
5 47 (9.65%) Multithreading
6 45 (9.24%) Scrum
7 43 (8.83%) Software Engineering
8 33 (6.78%) Unit Testing
9 32 (6.57%) MVVM
10 25 (5.13%) OOD
11 16 (3.29%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (3.08%) UML
13 13 (2.67%) CRM
13 13 (2.67%) E-Commerce
14 12 (2.46%) SOA
14 12 (2.46%) Technical Architecture
14 12 (2.46%) Web Development
14 12 (2.46%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (2.26%) Business Analysis
16 10 (2.05%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 414 (85.01%) C#
2 206 (42.30%) SQL
3 114 (23.41%) VB.NET
4 65 (13.35%) T-SQL
5 61 (12.53%) JavaScript
6 34 (6.98%) C++
7 26 (5.34%) Java
7 26 (5.34%) VB
8 14 (2.87%) VBA
8 14 (2.87%) XAML
9 13 (2.67%) PL/SQL
10 12 (2.46%) VB6
11 9 (1.85%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.64%) Python
13 4 (0.82%) C
13 4 (0.82%) ActionScript
13 4 (0.82%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.62%) ActionScript 2.0
14 3 (0.62%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.62%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 38 (7.80%) Degree
2 11 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.82%) MCSD
3 4 (0.82%) MCSE
4 3 (0.62%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.21%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.82%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) EMIR
2 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (1.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 100 (20.53%) Microsoft
2 67 (13.76%) Oracle
3 34 (6.98%) DevExpress
4 22 (4.52%) Sybase
5 12 (2.46%) TIBCO
6 6 (1.23%) Infragistics
7 4 (0.82%) Telerik
7 4 (0.82%) Perforce
7 4 (0.82%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.62%) AccuRev
8 3 (0.62%) Syncfusion
8 3 (0.62%) 29West
8 3 (0.62%) Reuters
8 3 (0.62%) Bloomberg
8 3 (0.62%) Fidessa
8 3 (0.62%) Pegasus
8 3 (0.62%) SAP
9 2 (0.41%) IBM
9 2 (0.41%) Interwoven
10 1 (0.21%) Autodesk
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Aberdeen
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Nottingham
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £260 per day + negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £44 per hour + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago