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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Forms (WinForms)
UK
Rank 461 421 425
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +4
Contract jobs citing WinForms 135 208 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.41% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% 1.43% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 172 145
Median daily rate £375 £333 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -21.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £648 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 4
Median hourly rate - £37.25 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
- -3.26%

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
14112 14564 13890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.12% 28.47% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9817 10041 9189
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 245 189
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £20.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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 -30 126 £388 +15.67% 97
London +8 77 £500 - 25
South East +7 18 £350 +4.47% 20
North West +28 16 £300 -4.00% 11
City of London -1 12 £330 -31.42% 7
Scotland +20 8 £350 +6.06% 4
Lancashire +9 8 £300 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 £375 -
Berkshire +22 5 £500 +78.25% 1
Kent +3 5 £400 +17.64% 2
Edinburgh +20 4 - - 3
Manchester +14 4 £375 +36.36% 5
Buckinghamshire +6 4 £275 -45.00%
East Midlands +6 4 £395 +12.05% 6
Yorkshire -6 4 £340 +8.80% 7
Glasgow - 4 £350 -
South Yorkshire +1 3 £340 +0.74%
West Midlands -26 3 £350 +3.70% 10
Beaconsfield - 3 £275 -
Gerrards Cross - 3 £275 -
Cheshire +24 2 £388 +10.71% 4
West Yorkshire +1 2 £340 +11.93% 7
South West 0 2 £350 +16.66% 6
Hertfordshire -1 2 £198 - 4
Preston -4 2 £255 -
East of England -9 2 £198 -37.30% 11
Derbyshire - 2 - - 2
Warrington - 2 £388 - 2
Liverpool - 2 £295 - 2
Derby - 2 - - 1

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 223 (91.77%) C#
2 203 (83.54%) .NET
3 145 (59.67%) SQL Server
4 122 (50.21%) SQL
5 101 (41.56%) ASP.NET
6 80 (32.92%) Windows
7 74 (30.45%) Finance
7 74 (30.45%) WPF
8 73 (30.04%) .NET Framework
9 71 (29.22%) Agile Software Development
9 71 (29.22%) MVC
10 55 (22.63%) VB.NET
10 55 (22.63%) JavaScript
11 52 (21.40%) WCF
12 51 (20.99%) SQL Server 2008
13 50 (20.58%) Banking
14 44 (18.11%) ASP.NET MVC
15 43 (17.70%) TDD
15 43 (17.70%) HTML
16 42 (17.28%) Oracle
17 41 (16.87%) Microsoft
18 39 (16.05%) T-SQL
19 38 (15.64%) VB
20 37 (15.23%) CSS
21 35 (14.40%) XML
21 35 (14.40%) Visual Studio
22 33 (13.58%) Entity Framework
22 33 (13.58%) Team Foundation Server
23 28 (11.52%) MS Excel
23 28 (11.52%) Oracle Database

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 5 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (0.82%) IIS
2 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.41%) Apache
3 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (11.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.29%) RMDS
2 7 (2.88%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.82%) GitHub
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.23%) Extranet
1 3 (1.23%) Intranet
2 1 (0.41%) Internet
2 1 (0.41%) SMTP
2 1 (0.41%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (59.67%) SQL Server
2 51 (20.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (11.52%) Oracle Database
4 12 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (4.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (4.12%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (3.70%) HBase
7 9 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (3.29%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (2.47%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.65%) MySQL
11 4 (1.65%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 35 (14.40%) Visual Studio
2 33 (13.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (7.00%) NUnit
4 12 (4.94%) Moq
5 10 (4.12%) Git (software)
6 9 (3.70%) JUnit
6 9 (3.70%) Subversion
7 8 (3.29%) ReSharper
7 8 (3.29%) SpecFlow
8 7 (2.88%) ClearCase
8 7 (2.88%) Mockito
8 7 (2.88%) MSBuild
8 7 (2.88%) TestNG
9 6 (2.47%) JIRA
9 6 (2.47%) WiX
10 5 (2.06%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (2.06%) Rational Robot
10 5 (2.06%) TeamCity
10 5 (2.06%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 4 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 74 (30.45%) Finance
2 50 (20.58%) Banking
3 25 (10.29%) Front Office
4 24 (9.88%) Investment Banking
5 19 (7.82%) Back Office
6 8 (3.29%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.88%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.65%) Marketing
9 3 (1.23%) Legal
9 3 (1.23%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.82%) Billing
10 2 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.41%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.41%) Electronics
11 1 (0.41%) French Language
11 1 (0.41%) Games
11 1 (0.41%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 220 (90.53%) Developer
2 142 (58.44%) C# Developer
3 127 (52.26%) .NET Developer
4 79 (32.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 49 (20.16%) WinForms Developer
6 30 (12.35%) SQL Developer
7 24 (9.88%) Senior Developer
8 19 (7.82%) WPF Developer
9 17 (7.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (6.58%) C# WPF Developer
10 16 (6.58%) Software Developer
11 13 (5.35%) Senior C# Developer
12 11 (4.53%) Front Office Developer
12 11 (4.53%) Oracle Developer
13 10 (4.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (4.12%) C++ Developer
13 10 (4.12%) C++/C# Developer
13 10 (4.12%) GUI Developer
13 10 (4.12%) Senior .NET Developer
13 10 (4.12%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (83.54%) .NET
2 101 (41.56%) ASP.NET
3 74 (30.45%) WPF
4 73 (30.04%) .NET Framework
5 52 (21.40%) WCF
6 44 (18.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 43 (17.70%) HTML
8 37 (15.23%) CSS
9 35 (14.40%) XML
10 33 (13.58%) Entity Framework
11 26 (10.70%) Web Services
12 23 (9.47%) AngularJS
13 21 (8.64%) HTML5
14 20 (8.23%) jQuery
15 19 (7.82%) ASP.NET Web API
15 19 (7.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 18 (7.41%) SOAP
17 16 (6.58%) REST
18 12 (4.94%) CSS3
19 11 (4.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.64%) Fixed Income
2 18 (7.41%) Client/Server
3 10 (4.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (3.29%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.47%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.06%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.65%) Equities
7 4 (1.65%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.23%) Derivative
8 3 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.23%) Swaptions
8 3 (1.23%) User Experience
9 2 (0.82%) EPoS
9 2 (0.82%) Exotic Derivative
9 2 (0.82%) Fintech
9 2 (0.82%) SCADA
10 1 (0.41%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 80 (32.92%) Windows
2 6 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (1.65%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (1.23%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.82%) Solaris
5 2 (0.82%) Unix
5 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.41%) Android
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (29.22%) Agile Software Development
1 71 (29.22%) MVC
2 43 (17.70%) TDD
3 26 (10.70%) OO
4 25 (10.29%) SDLC
5 22 (9.05%) Unit Testing
6 21 (8.64%) Multithreading
7 18 (7.41%) MVVM
8 17 (7.00%) Electronic Trading
9 16 (6.58%) Multithreaded Programming
9 16 (6.58%) Software Engineering
10 15 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (6.17%) Scrum
11 11 (4.53%) Dependency Injection
11 11 (4.53%) Release Management
12 10 (4.12%) CQRS
13 9 (3.70%) E-Commerce
13 9 (3.70%) Mathematics
13 9 (3.70%) Microservices
13 9 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 223 (91.77%) C#
2 122 (50.21%) SQL
3 55 (22.63%) JavaScript
3 55 (22.63%) VB.NET
4 39 (16.05%) T-SQL
5 38 (15.64%) VB
6 20 (8.23%) VB6
7 15 (6.17%) Java
8 14 (5.76%) C++
8 14 (5.76%) VBA
9 9 (3.70%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.47%) XAML
11 5 (2.06%) Python
12 4 (1.65%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.23%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.82%) C
14 2 (0.82%) Perl
14 2 (0.82%) UniBasic
15 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (5.76%) Degree
2 6 (2.47%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.82%) PhD
6 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.53%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.06%) WMI
2 1 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 42 (17.28%) Oracle
2 41 (16.87%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.17%) ION Trading
3 15 (6.17%) TIBCO
4 14 (5.76%) DevExpress
5 11 (4.53%) Reuters
6 7 (2.88%) Syncfusion
7 5 (2.06%) Infragistics
7 5 (2.06%) Misys
7 5 (2.06%) Sophis
8 4 (1.65%) Calypso
8 4 (1.65%) Murex
8 4 (1.65%) Sybase
9 2 (0.82%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.82%) IBM
9 2 (0.82%) Redback
9 2 (0.82%) SAP
9 2 (0.82%) Sun
9 2 (0.82%) Telerik
9 2 (0.82%) Xamarin
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