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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 405 341 304
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -37
Contract jobs citing WinForms 207 269 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.49% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.38% 1.79% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 187 210
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% -21.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £263 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £557 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £32.90 £24.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.60 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%

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
15010 14998 13126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.89% 27.53% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9741 9785 8213
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 216 369
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 1 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 1 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 1 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 -58 193 £375 +7.14% 160
London +10 97 £538 +7.50% 33
City of London -4 31 £550 +24.29% 9
Yorkshire -43 24 £325 +12.06% 28
West Yorkshire -40 21 £300 +3.44% 14
West Midlands -26 19 £300 -5.51% 16
Leeds -34 17 £300 +0.84% 8
South East -25 16 £350 +7.69% 29
East Midlands -2 14 £300 -4.00% 9
Staffordshire -15 12 £300 -20.00% 6
South West 0 11 £299 +13.27% 7
North West -40 10 £325 -13.33% 19
Leicestershire +6 9 £300 -
Scotland +3 7 £365 +4.28% 3
Manchester -13 7 £338 -3.57% 8
Leicester +10 6 £300 -
East of England +9 6 £300 -12.40% 11
South Wales +7 6 £300 -7.69% 1
Wales +3 6 £300 -7.69% 1
Cardiff - 6 £300 -
Buckinghamshire -5 4 £350 - 4
Burton-upon-Trent - 4 £300 - 1
Edinburgh - 4 £365 - 1
Cambridgeshire +4 3 £306 -8.58% 4
Berkshire -2 3 £375 - 6
Coventry -4 3 £294 +78.03% 2
South Yorkshire -12 3 £363 +37.44% 5
Cheshire -13 3 £300 -20.00% 7
Derbyshire - 3 £325 - 2
Doncaster - 3 £363 -

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 331 (86.20%) C#
2 308 (80.21%) .NET
3 203 (52.86%) SQL Server
4 181 (47.14%) WPF
5 161 (41.93%) SQL
6 146 (38.02%) Agile Software Development
7 143 (37.24%) WCF
8 105 (27.34%) TDD
8 105 (27.34%) .NET Framework
9 101 (26.30%) Finance
9 101 (26.30%) ASP.NET
10 89 (23.18%) Windows
11 79 (20.57%) MVC
12 74 (19.27%) VB.NET
12 74 (19.27%) Microsoft
13 73 (19.01%) OO
14 72 (18.75%) JavaScript
14 72 (18.75%) Visual Studio
15 71 (18.49%) HTML
16 64 (16.67%) Oracle
16 64 (16.67%) XML
16 64 (16.67%) Front Office
17 59 (15.36%) Scrum
17 59 (15.36%) T-SQL
18 57 (14.84%) Unit Testing
19 53 (13.80%) Multithreading
19 53 (13.80%) Web Services
20 51 (13.28%) Banking
21 50 (13.02%) Team Foundation Server
22 49 (12.76%) CSS

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 18 (4.69%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (3.39%) Confluence
3 11 (2.86%) IIS
4 8 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.56%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.30%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (0.78%) CMS
7 3 (0.78%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.26%) GemFire
8 1 (0.26%) Node.js
8 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.26%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.26%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.26%) Apache
Applications
1 25 (6.51%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (1.30%) MS Office
4 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.52%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.60%) ION MarketView
2 8 (2.08%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.52%) Summit
4 1 (0.26%) RMDS
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.26%) Office 365
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.56%) TCP/IP
1 6 (1.56%) Internet
2 5 (1.30%) AMQP
2 5 (1.30%) FTP
3 3 (0.78%) DNS
4 2 (0.52%) Intranet
5 1 (0.26%) Modbus
5 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.26%) SSL
5 1 (0.26%) GPRS
5 1 (0.26%) UMTS
5 1 (0.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (52.86%) SQL Server
2 47 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (9.64%) Relational Database
4 32 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (7.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (5.73%) Oracle Database
7 21 (5.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.86%) RDBMS
8 11 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.56%) DTS
10 6 (1.56%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.30%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.30%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.78%) MySQL
12 3 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.52%) MS Access
13 2 (0.52%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 72 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 50 (13.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (8.59%) JIRA
4 29 (7.55%) NUnit
5 18 (4.69%) TeamCity
6 13 (3.39%) MSI
6 13 (3.39%) Oracle Forms
7 12 (3.13%) MSTest
8 11 (2.86%) Subversion
9 10 (2.60%) JUnit
9 10 (2.60%) TestNG
9 10 (2.60%) Rhino Mocks
9 10 (2.60%) Mockito
10 7 (1.82%) Selenium
11 5 (1.30%) Git (software)
11 5 (1.30%) Moq
11 5 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.30%) Maven
11 5 (1.30%) Ant
11 5 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 101 (26.30%) Finance
2 64 (16.67%) Front Office
3 51 (13.28%) Banking
4 41 (10.68%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.60%) Back Office
6 6 (1.56%) Retail
6 6 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.30%) Electronics
8 3 (0.78%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.26%) French Language
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.26%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 350 (91.15%) Developer
2 182 (47.40%) C# Developer
3 133 (34.64%) .NET Developer
4 66 (17.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (9.11%) Senior Developer
6 30 (7.81%) Software Developer
7 25 (6.51%) Java Developer
8 21 (5.47%) WinForms Developer
9 20 (5.21%) WPF Developer
10 19 (4.95%) VB.NET Developer
11 14 (3.65%) Senior C# Developer
11 14 (3.65%) Applications Developer
12 13 (3.39%) Agile C# Developer
12 13 (3.39%) Senior .NET Developer
13 12 (3.13%) Software Engineer
14 8 (2.08%) Programmer
14 8 (2.08%) Analyst
14 8 (2.08%) Team Leader
14 8 (2.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 7 (1.82%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (80.21%) .NET
2 181 (47.14%) WPF
3 143 (37.24%) WCF
4 105 (27.34%) .NET Framework
5 101 (26.30%) ASP.NET
6 71 (18.49%) HTML
7 64 (16.67%) XML
8 53 (13.80%) Web Services
9 49 (12.76%) CSS
10 35 (9.11%) LINQ
11 33 (8.59%) Entity Framework
12 30 (7.81%) jQuery
13 24 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (5.73%) XSLT
15 20 (5.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 16 (4.17%) WF
17 14 (3.65%) Spring
17 14 (3.65%) TIBCO EMS
17 14 (3.65%) .NET Remoting
18 13 (3.39%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.55%) Derivative
3 25 (6.51%) Fixed Income
4 22 (5.73%) Equities
5 16 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 16 (4.17%) N-Tier
6 10 (2.60%) Equity Derivative
7 8 (2.08%) SCADA
7 8 (2.08%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.82%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (1.56%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.30%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.30%) Open Source
10 5 (1.30%) NHS
11 3 (0.78%) User Experience
11 3 (0.78%) Statistics
12 2 (0.52%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.52%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 89 (23.18%) Windows
2 13 (3.39%) Linux
3 6 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.30%) UNIX
5 3 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.52%) Android
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.26%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (38.02%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (27.34%) TDD
3 79 (20.57%) MVC
4 73 (19.01%) OO
5 59 (15.36%) Scrum
6 57 (14.84%) Unit Testing
7 53 (13.80%) Multithreading
8 31 (8.07%) OOD
8 31 (8.07%) MVVM
9 25 (6.51%) Software Engineering
10 23 (5.99%) SOA
11 20 (5.21%) Electronic Trading
12 19 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (4.95%) BDD
13 16 (4.17%) OOP
13 16 (4.17%) Workflow
14 15 (3.91%) Business Analysis
15 14 (3.65%) Web Development
15 14 (3.65%) Refactoring
15 14 (3.65%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 331 (86.20%) C#
2 161 (41.93%) SQL
3 74 (19.27%) VB.NET
4 72 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 59 (15.36%) T-SQL
6 42 (10.94%) VB
6 42 (10.94%) Java
7 21 (5.47%) VB6
8 19 (4.95%) PL/SQL
9 16 (4.17%) C++
10 13 (3.39%) XAML
11 12 (3.13%) VBA
12 10 (2.60%) VBScript
13 4 (1.04%) C
14 3 (0.78%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.78%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.52%) Python
16 1 (0.26%) XPath
16 1 (0.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (5.73%) Degree
2 12 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.08%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.30%) MCPD
4 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 74 (19.27%) Microsoft
2 64 (16.67%) Oracle
3 37 (9.64%) DevExpress
4 34 (8.85%) TIBCO
5 31 (8.07%) Sybase
6 16 (4.17%) Syncfusion
7 15 (3.91%) Infragistics
8 14 (3.65%) IBM
9 10 (2.60%) ION Trading
10 6 (1.56%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.30%) Lotus
12 4 (1.04%) Bloomberg
12 4 (1.04%) Google
13 3 (0.78%) Twitter
13 3 (0.78%) Reuters
14 2 (0.52%) Calypso
15 1 (0.26%) Xamarin
15 1 (0.26%) Facebook
15 1 (0.26%) Ektron
15 1 (0.26%) Sitecore
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £550 to £600 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £325 per day + Depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £275 - 325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £340 - £375 per day + neg.
Posted: 25 days ago