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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 386 256 286
Rank change year-on-year
-130 +30
Contract jobs citing WinForms 229 378 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.73% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.46% 2.51% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 265 234
Average daily rate
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£355 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £34.60 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £45.00 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +53.84%

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
15664 15050 14876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.94% 29.12% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10485 9800 8966
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 282 370
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £17.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 -138 197 £360 - 167
London -83 90 £488 +8.33% 42
South East -16 46 £300 -6.25% 28
City of London -16 30 £550 +12.82% 18
Scotland +9 28 £350 +16.66% 6
Edinburgh +16 23 £350 +20.68% 4
West Midlands -3 18 £325 +44.44% 9
East Sussex +6 15 £298 - 1
East Midlands -11 15 £310 +3.33% 4
Nottinghamshire -5 11 £305 +1.66% 2
Nottingham -5 11 £305 +1.66% 2
Staffordshire +2 10 £325 +18.18% 3
South West -36 10 £354 +135.83% 14
Surrey -2 9 £425 +21.42% 3
Hampshire -15 9 £363 +22.88% 7
Yorkshire -40 8 £350 +27.27% 28
North West -40 8 £325 +4.83% 19
Stoke-on-Trent +3 7 £325 -
Buckinghamshire -9 7 £300 -7.69% 6
Cheshire -2 6 £325 +8.33% 6
Milton Keynes -8 6 £300 -7.69% 4
East of England -17 6 £400 +23.07% 19
Macclesfield - 6 £325 -
Crewe - 6 £325 -
Birmingham -3 5 £315 -1.56%
Bristol -19 4 £400 +45.45%
Aldershot - 4 £538 - 1
Guildford - 4 £450 -
Croydon -7 3 £450 +21.62%
Somerset -9 3 - - 2

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 425 (88.17%) C#
2 392 (81.33%) .NET
3 258 (53.53%) SQL Server
4 222 (46.06%) WPF
5 191 (39.63%) SQL
6 146 (30.29%) Windows
7 142 (29.46%) WCF
8 136 (28.22%) ASP.NET
9 112 (23.24%) Microsoft
9 112 (23.24%) .NET Framework
10 111 (23.03%) Agile Software Development
11 107 (22.20%) Finance
12 101 (20.95%) MVC
13 76 (15.77%) VB.NET
13 76 (15.77%) XML
14 75 (15.56%) Web Services
15 74 (15.35%) HTML
16 71 (14.73%) OO
17 70 (14.52%) TDD
18 67 (13.90%) Visual Studio
19 65 (13.49%) Front Office
20 61 (12.66%) Banking
21 60 (12.45%) JavaScript
21 60 (12.45%) SQL Server 2008
22 58 (12.03%) T-SQL
22 58 (12.03%) Oracle
23 51 (10.58%) Multithreading
24 47 (9.75%) CSS
25 45 (9.34%) Scrum
26 44 (9.13%) Software Engineering

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 17 (3.53%) IIS
2 14 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (1.45%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.45%) Confluence
3 7 (1.45%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (0.83%) WorkSite
5 3 (0.62%) CMS
5 3 (0.62%) Node.js
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.21%) JBoss
6 1 (0.21%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.21%) GemFire
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.21%) Kentico
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.21%) Moodle
6 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.21%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 26 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.87%) MS Office
3 5 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.62%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) MS Project
6 1 (0.21%) Simulink
6 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.21%) Tridion
3 1 (0.21%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.24%) LDAP
2 4 (0.83%) SSL
3 3 (0.62%) Internet
4 2 (0.41%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.41%) FTP
4 2 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.21%) Firewall
5 1 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.21%) AMQP
5 1 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (53.53%) SQL Server
2 60 (12.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (4.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (4.56%) Relational Database
6 14 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (2.07%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.87%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.24%) KDB
10 5 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.83%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.83%) DB2
12 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.41%) DTS
12 2 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.21%) Sybase ASE
13 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.21%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 67 (13.90%) Visual Studio
2 44 (9.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (5.60%) NUnit
4 24 (4.98%) JIRA
5 18 (3.73%) Subversion
6 13 (2.70%) TeamCity
7 11 (2.28%) MSTest
8 8 (1.66%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (1.45%) CruiseControl
10 6 (1.24%) Git (software)
10 6 (1.24%) Rational Rose
11 4 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.83%) MSI
12 3 (0.62%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.62%) Hudson
12 3 (0.62%) Build Forge
13 2 (0.41%) NCover
13 2 (0.41%) PowerBuilder
13 2 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.41%) LabVIEW
General
1 107 (22.20%) Finance
2 65 (13.49%) Front Office
3 61 (12.66%) Banking
4 19 (3.94%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.90%) Back Office
6 11 (2.28%) Retail
7 8 (1.66%) Games
8 6 (1.24%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.04%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.62%) Electronics
10 3 (0.62%) Marketing
11 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.41%) Advertising
12 1 (0.21%) Legal
12 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 440 (91.29%) Developer
2 201 (41.70%) C# Developer
3 200 (41.49%) .NET Developer
4 74 (15.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 53 (11.00%) WPF Developer
6 51 (10.58%) WinForms Developer
7 42 (8.71%) Senior Developer
8 36 (7.47%) Software Developer
9 27 (5.60%) Software Engineer
10 22 (4.56%) VB.NET Developer
11 16 (3.32%) Senior .NET Developer
12 15 (3.11%) C# Software Engineer
12 15 (3.11%) Front Office Developer
13 13 (2.70%) .NET Software Engineer
13 13 (2.70%) ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (2.70%) SQL Developer
14 12 (2.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 8 (1.66%) Database Developer
15 8 (1.66%) C++ Developer
16 7 (1.45%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 392 (81.33%) .NET
2 222 (46.06%) WPF
3 142 (29.46%) WCF
4 136 (28.22%) ASP.NET
5 112 (23.24%) .NET Framework
6 76 (15.77%) XML
7 75 (15.56%) Web Services
8 74 (15.35%) HTML
9 47 (9.75%) CSS
10 41 (8.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 34 (7.05%) jQuery
12 32 (6.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 32 (6.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 31 (6.43%) LINQ
14 22 (4.56%) HTML5
15 17 (3.53%) Silverlight
16 15 (3.11%) XSLT
17 14 (2.90%) Castle Windsor
18 13 (2.70%) ADO.NET
19 10 (2.07%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.64%) Derivative
2 28 (5.81%) Equities
3 23 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.56%) N-Tier
5 20 (4.15%) Fixed Income
6 15 (3.11%) Client/Server
6 15 (3.11%) Hedge funds
7 13 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.70%) Computer Science
8 12 (2.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (2.28%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.66%) Visualisation
10 8 (1.66%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (1.24%) User Experience
11 6 (1.24%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (1.24%) Grid Computing
12 5 (1.04%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.04%) Data Extraction
13 4 (0.83%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 146 (30.29%) Windows
2 11 (2.28%) UNIX
3 4 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (0.83%) Apple iOS
3 4 (0.83%) Windows 8
3 4 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (0.83%) Linux
4 3 (0.62%) Windows XP
4 3 (0.62%) Android
5 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.21%) Solaris
6 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (23.03%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (20.95%) MVC
3 71 (14.73%) OO
4 70 (14.52%) TDD
5 51 (10.58%) Multithreading
6 45 (9.34%) Scrum
7 44 (9.13%) Software Engineering
8 33 (6.85%) MVVM
9 29 (6.02%) Unit Testing
10 27 (5.60%) OOD
11 21 (4.36%) UML
12 17 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (2.90%) E-Commerce
14 12 (2.49%) BDD
14 12 (2.49%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (2.49%) CRM
14 12 (2.49%) Business Analysis
14 12 (2.49%) Technical Architecture
15 11 (2.28%) Web Development
15 11 (2.28%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 425 (88.17%) C#
2 191 (39.63%) SQL
3 76 (15.77%) VB.NET
4 60 (12.45%) JavaScript
5 58 (12.03%) T-SQL
6 40 (8.30%) C++
7 32 (6.64%) Java
8 24 (4.98%) VB
9 11 (2.28%) XAML
9 11 (2.28%) PL/SQL
10 10 (2.07%) VBA
11 9 (1.87%) VB6
11 9 (1.87%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.66%) Python
13 4 (0.83%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.83%) C
13 4 (0.83%) ActionScript
14 3 (0.62%) VC++
14 3 (0.62%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.62%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 39 (8.09%) Degree
2 13 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.66%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.24%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.83%) MCSD
5 4 (0.83%) MCSE
6 3 (0.62%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.21%) MCPD
8 1 (0.21%) ISEB
8 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.87%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 112 (23.24%) Microsoft
2 58 (12.03%) Oracle
3 36 (7.47%) DevExpress
4 22 (4.56%) Sybase
5 16 (3.32%) TIBCO
6 7 (1.45%) Infragistics
7 6 (1.24%) IBM
8 5 (1.04%) Interwoven
9 4 (0.83%) Perforce
10 3 (0.62%) SAP
10 3 (0.62%) Reuters
10 3 (0.62%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.62%) Fidessa
10 3 (0.62%) 29West
10 3 (0.62%) Syncfusion
11 2 (0.41%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.41%) AccuRev
11 2 (0.41%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.41%) Telerik
11 2 (0.41%) VMware
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