The table below looks at the statistics for WinForms skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 535 486 376
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -110
Contract jobs citing WinForms 126 156 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.27% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 1.00% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 110 172
Median daily rate £500 £396 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.18% +21.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £45.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.83 £49.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +35.71%

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
15635 15673 14872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.94% 27.51% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10934 10539 9618
Median daily rate £415 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 220 211
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.58 £16.51 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing WinForms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2016.

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 25 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -27 118 £525 +31.25% 119
London 0 72 £575 - 29
City of London +38 15 £525 -1.17% 4
Yorkshire -5 13 £300 -7.69% 10
West Midlands -37 9 £393 +30.83% 14
East Midlands -5 8 £525 +75.00% 4
South East -8 7 £350 -12.50% 21
North West +12 6 £275 -21.42% 23
South Yorkshire 0 6 £308 -5.38%
West Yorkshire -2 6 £300 -3.61% 9
Leicestershire +5 5 - - 1
Hampshire +3 5 £350 -17.64% 4
Leeds +3 5 £350 +12.44% 2
Leicester -1 4 - -
Staffordshire -5 4 £393 +22.65% 5
Scotland -8 4 £300 -17.41% 2
Sheffield -10 4 £288 -11.53%
Southampton - 4 £350 -
Edinburgh - 4 £300 - 1
Shropshire - 3 - - 1
Lancashire - 3 £263 - 6
Telford - 3 - -
Kent +7 2 - - 4
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £350 - 1
South Wales - 2 £388 -
Cheshire - 2 £375 - 3
Tyne and Wear - 2 £350 - 2
North East - 2 £350 - 2
Wales - 2 £388 -
Devon +10 1 - -

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WinForms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for WinForms.

1 286 (91.08%) C#
2 231 (73.57%) .NET
3 150 (47.77%) SQL
4 140 (44.59%) SQL Server
5 139 (44.27%) WPF
6 101 (32.17%) .NET Framework
7 94 (29.94%) Windows
8 84 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
9 77 (24.52%) Finance
10 74 (23.57%) Multithreading
11 68 (21.66%) JavaScript
12 67 (21.34%) MVC
13 65 (20.70%) OO
14 62 (19.75%) Visual Studio
14 62 (19.75%) WCF
15 60 (19.11%) HTML
15 60 (19.11%) ASP.NET
16 58 (18.47%) Microsoft
17 54 (17.20%) T-SQL
18 49 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
19 48 (15.29%) Unit Testing
19 48 (15.29%) VB.NET
20 47 (14.97%) Front Office
21 46 (14.65%) Oracle
21 46 (14.65%) TDD
22 44 (14.01%) C++
22 44 (14.01%) Electronic Trading
23 43 (13.69%) Entity Framework
23 43 (13.69%) Web Services
24 42 (13.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (2.23%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.96%) IIS
5 2 (0.64%) Confluence
5 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.32%) CMS
6 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.32%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.32%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (12.74%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.05%) MS Office
3 6 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.96%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.55%) Office 365
3 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.55%) HTTP
1 8 (2.55%) Internet
2 4 (1.27%) DNS
3 2 (0.64%) FTP
3 2 (0.64%) Network Security
3 2 (0.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.32%) Firewall
4 1 (0.32%) Intranet
4 1 (0.32%) SMTP
4 1 (0.32%) SSL
4 1 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (44.59%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.96%) Relational Database
3 20 (6.37%) RDBMS
3 20 (6.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (6.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (6.05%) Oracle Database
5 15 (4.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (4.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (4.46%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.23%) MySQL
9 7 (2.23%) Oracle9i Database
10 4 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.27%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (0.96%) SSDT
12 2 (0.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 62 (19.75%) Visual Studio
2 42 (13.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (5.10%) Oracle Forms
4 14 (4.46%) NUnit
4 14 (4.46%) TeamCity
5 13 (4.14%) Subversion
6 12 (3.82%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 8 (2.55%) Git (software)
8 7 (2.23%) JIRA
8 7 (2.23%) Moq
8 7 (2.23%) MSI
9 6 (1.91%) MSBuild
9 6 (1.91%) ReSharper
9 6 (1.91%) SpecFlow
9 6 (1.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (1.27%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.27%) NuGet
10 4 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (0.96%) Bower
11 3 (0.96%) Grunt
General
1 77 (24.52%) Finance
2 47 (14.97%) Front Office
3 42 (13.38%) Banking
4 17 (5.41%) Back Office
5 13 (4.14%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.87%) Publishing
7 4 (1.27%) Local Government
7 4 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.64%) Advertising
8 2 (0.64%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.64%) Games
8 2 (0.64%) Retail
9 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 274 (87.26%) Developer
2 171 (54.46%) C# Developer
3 129 (41.08%) .NET Developer
4 67 (21.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 50 (15.92%) WinForms Developer
6 40 (12.74%) SQL Developer
7 31 (9.87%) Senior Developer
8 22 (7.01%) WPF Developer
9 20 (6.37%) SQL Server Developer
10 19 (6.05%) ASP.NET Developer
10 19 (6.05%) Software Developer
11 18 (5.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (5.73%) C# WPF Developer
11 18 (5.73%) Software Engineer
12 16 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 16 (5.10%) Senior C# Developer
13 13 (4.14%) Senior .NET Developer
13 13 (4.14%) VB.NET Developer
14 12 (3.82%) C++ Developer
14 12 (3.82%) Messaging Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (73.57%) .NET
2 139 (44.27%) WPF
3 101 (32.17%) .NET Framework
4 62 (19.75%) WCF
5 60 (19.11%) ASP.NET
5 60 (19.11%) HTML
6 43 (13.69%) Entity Framework
6 43 (13.69%) Web Services
7 39 (12.42%) CSS
7 39 (12.42%) HTML5
8 34 (10.83%) FIX Protocol
8 34 (10.83%) LINQ
9 32 (10.19%) XML
10 30 (9.55%) jQuery
11 28 (8.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (7.64%) ADO.NET
12 24 (7.64%) ASP.NET Web API
13 23 (7.32%) AngularJS
14 14 (4.46%) Ajax
15 12 (3.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 49 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (13.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (4.46%) N-Tier
4 13 (4.14%) Fixed Income
5 12 (3.82%) Mathematics
6 10 (3.18%) Data Structures
7 9 (2.87%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.87%) Derivative
8 8 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.23%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.59%) Swaptions
10 5 (1.59%) Video on Demand
11 4 (1.27%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.27%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.27%) Equities
11 4 (1.27%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (1.27%) iPad
11 4 (1.27%) User Experience
12 3 (0.96%) NHS
12 3 (0.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 94 (29.94%) Windows
2 8 (2.55%) Android
2 8 (2.55%) Windows 10
2 8 (2.55%) Windows 8
2 8 (2.55%) Windows Server
3 7 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.96%) Linux
6 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.32%) CentOS
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (23.57%) Multithreading
3 67 (21.34%) MVC
4 65 (20.70%) OO
5 48 (15.29%) Unit Testing
6 46 (14.65%) TDD
7 44 (14.01%) Electronic Trading
8 40 (12.74%) Low Latency
8 40 (12.74%) Performance Optimisation
9 38 (12.10%) Risk Management
10 37 (11.78%) MVVM
11 35 (11.15%) Algorithmic Trading
11 35 (11.15%) Market Making
12 34 (10.83%) Software Engineering
13 27 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (8.28%) SDLC
15 20 (6.37%) Scrum
16 16 (5.10%) BDD
16 16 (5.10%) Migration
17 15 (4.78%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 286 (91.08%) C#
2 150 (47.77%) SQL
3 68 (21.66%) JavaScript
4 54 (17.20%) T-SQL
5 48 (15.29%) VB.NET
6 44 (14.01%) C++
7 41 (13.06%) VB
8 28 (8.92%) VBA
9 25 (7.96%) PL/SQL
10 20 (6.37%) XAML
11 18 (5.73%) Java
12 16 (5.10%) VBScript
13 11 (3.50%) VB6
14 10 (3.18%) PowerShell
14 10 (3.18%) TypeScript
15 8 (2.55%) ECMAScript
16 3 (0.96%) C
16 3 (0.96%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.96%) Python
17 2 (0.64%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 22 (7.01%) Security Cleared
2 21 (6.69%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.73%) Degree
4 4 (1.27%) PhD
5 2 (0.64%) MCSD
5 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.27%) MiFID
2 3 (0.96%) QA
3 2 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.64%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 58 (18.47%) Microsoft
2 46 (14.65%) Oracle
3 18 (5.73%) DevExpress
4 15 (4.78%) Syncfusion
5 11 (3.50%) Sybase
6 9 (2.87%) Infragistics
7 8 (2.55%) Apple
8 6 (1.91%) Telerik
8 6 (1.91%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.96%) ION Trading
9 3 (0.96%) VMware
9 3 (0.96%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.32%) Adobe
10 1 (0.32%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.32%) SAP
10 1 (0.32%) Spiceworks
10 1 (0.32%) Teradata
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