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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 457 365 311
Rank change year-on-year
-92 -54
Contract jobs citing WinForms 157 250 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.46% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% 1.64% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 171 203
Average daily rate
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£380 £331 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.71% -30.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 12
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £30.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £35.50 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -10.25%

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
15641 15215 14405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.40% 27.83% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10526 9806 9151
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £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 226 221 296
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 29 July 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
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 29 July 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 -84 142 £400 +20.75% 153
London -7 67 £575 +15.28% 38
City of London +1 25 £525 -4.54% 10
West Midlands +6 19 £300 -7.69% 19
South East -29 17 £400 +63.26% 14
South West +7 13 £275 +13.40% 11
Scotland -18 12 £363 +3.79% 2
Coventry +12 10 £190 +26.66% 5
East Midlands -19 9 £300 -4.76% 8
Yorkshire -51 9 £325 +1.56% 24
Staffordshire -11 8 £316 -6.29% 1
Gloucestershire - 8 £275 -
Oxfordshire - 7 £400 - 1
East of England -4 5 £375 +25.00% 8
Renfrewshire - 5 £352 -
Erskine - 5 £352 -
Cambridgeshire -4 4 £375 +20.00% 6
South Yorkshire -5 4 £344 +44.73% 2
Cambridge -5 4 £375 +17.64% 4
West Yorkshire -47 4 £310 +3.33% 16
Leeds -49 4 £310 +3.33% 11
Oxford - 4 £400 - 1
Leicester +5 3 £250 +8.69% 1
Hampshire -1 3 £425 +73.46% 1
Glasgow -8 3 £375 - 1
Leicestershire -13 3 £250 -21.87% 1
Cheltenham - 3 £275 -
Somerset +4 2 - -
Northamptonshire +1 2 - - 1
East Sussex -4 2 £300 +50.00% 3

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 324 (87.33%) C#
2 299 (80.59%) .NET
3 179 (48.25%) SQL Server
4 173 (46.63%) WPF
5 163 (43.94%) SQL
6 147 (39.62%) WCF
7 115 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
8 103 (27.76%) ASP.NET
8 103 (27.76%) Windows
9 95 (25.61%) Finance
10 92 (24.80%) .NET Framework
11 84 (22.64%) TDD
12 81 (21.83%) VB.NET
12 81 (21.83%) Microsoft
13 80 (21.56%) OO
14 72 (19.41%) Unit Testing
15 71 (19.14%) MVC
16 61 (16.44%) Front Office
17 59 (15.90%) XML
17 59 (15.90%) T-SQL
17 59 (15.90%) Visual Studio
18 57 (15.36%) Multithreading
19 56 (15.09%) JavaScript
20 53 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
21 51 (13.75%) HTML
22 50 (13.48%) VB
23 49 (13.21%) Oracle
23 49 (13.21%) Web Services
24 44 (11.86%) Banking
25 43 (11.59%) CSS

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 23 (6.20%) BizTalk Server
2 20 (5.39%) IIS
3 10 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.89%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.35%) Confluence
6 4 (1.08%) CMS
7 3 (0.81%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.54%) MTS
9 1 (0.27%) Apache
9 1 (0.27%) SAS
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.27%) Node.js
9 1 (0.27%) GemFire
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 29 (7.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.81%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.27%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.89%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.27%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.27%) RMDS
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.27%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) PaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Office 365
2 1 (0.27%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.62%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.35%) DNS
2 5 (1.35%) Internet
3 3 (0.81%) SSL
4 2 (0.54%) Intranet
4 2 (0.54%) SMTP
4 2 (0.54%) AMQP
5 1 (0.27%) SNMP
5 1 (0.27%) LDAP
5 1 (0.27%) GPRS
5 1 (0.27%) UMTS
5 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (48.25%) SQL Server
2 38 (10.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (7.82%) Relational Database
3 29 (7.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (7.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (6.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (5.12%) Oracle Database
7 13 (3.50%) RDBMS
8 10 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.35%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (1.08%) MS Access
11 4 (1.08%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.81%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.81%) DB2
12 3 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.54%) Spotfire
13 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 59 (15.90%) Visual Studio
2 53 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (6.20%) NUnit
4 18 (4.85%) JIRA
5 16 (4.31%) MSI
6 14 (3.77%) Rhino Mocks
7 13 (3.50%) Subversion
8 11 (2.96%) Oracle Forms
9 10 (2.70%) TeamCity
10 8 (2.16%) Git (software)
11 6 (1.62%) MSTest
12 5 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (1.35%) Rational Rose
13 4 (1.08%) Moq
14 3 (0.81%) Hudson
14 3 (0.81%) MSBuild
14 3 (0.81%) Jenkins
14 3 (0.81%) NeoLoad
14 3 (0.81%) JMeter
14 3 (0.81%) CruiseControl
General
1 95 (25.61%) Finance
2 61 (16.44%) Front Office
3 44 (11.86%) Banking
4 24 (6.47%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.43%) Back Office
6 4 (1.08%) Electronics
6 4 (1.08%) Retail
6 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.54%) Advertising
7 2 (0.54%) Games
7 2 (0.54%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.54%) French Language
7 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.54%) Automotive
8 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 324 (87.33%) Developer
2 168 (45.28%) C# Developer
3 128 (34.50%) .NET Developer
4 64 (17.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (8.09%) Software Engineer
6 27 (7.28%) VB.NET Developer
7 26 (7.01%) Senior Developer
8 23 (6.20%) Software Developer
9 21 (5.66%) Applications Developer
9 21 (5.66%) WinForms Developer
10 16 (4.31%) Programmer
11 15 (4.04%) C# Software Engineer
12 12 (3.23%) Senior C# Developer
13 11 (2.96%) Web Developer
13 11 (2.96%) WPF Developer
14 10 (2.70%) Agile C# Developer
15 9 (2.43%) AWS Developer
15 9 (2.43%) Analyst
15 9 (2.43%) Team Leader
15 9 (2.43%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (80.59%) .NET
2 173 (46.63%) WPF
3 147 (39.62%) WCF
4 103 (27.76%) ASP.NET
5 92 (24.80%) .NET Framework
6 59 (15.90%) XML
7 51 (13.75%) HTML
8 49 (13.21%) Web Services
9 43 (11.59%) CSS
10 37 (9.97%) Entity Framework
11 35 (9.43%) LINQ
12 34 (9.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 28 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (6.20%) jQuery
15 17 (4.58%) SOAP
16 16 (4.31%) WF
17 12 (3.23%) XSD
18 10 (2.70%) HTML5
19 9 (2.43%) AngularJS
19 9 (2.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (8.63%) Derivative
3 22 (5.93%) Equities
4 20 (5.39%) Client/Server
5 16 (4.31%) N-Tier
5 16 (4.31%) Fixed Income
6 15 (4.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (4.04%) Equity Derivative
7 13 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (3.23%) Computer Science
9 8 (2.16%) Data Structures
9 8 (2.16%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.62%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.35%) NHS
12 3 (0.81%) SCADA
12 3 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
13 1 (0.27%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.27%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.27%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 103 (27.76%) Windows
2 12 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (2.96%) Linux
4 9 (2.43%) UNIX
5 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.54%) Android
8 1 (0.27%) Solaris
8 1 (0.27%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.27%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (22.64%) TDD
3 80 (21.56%) OO
4 72 (19.41%) Unit Testing
5 71 (19.14%) MVC
6 57 (15.36%) Multithreading
7 42 (11.32%) Software Engineering
8 41 (11.05%) Scrum
9 34 (9.16%) OOD
10 33 (8.89%) SDLC
11 23 (6.20%) MVVM
12 18 (4.85%) OOP
12 18 (4.85%) Electronic Trading
13 17 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (4.58%) SOA
13 17 (4.58%) Low Latency
14 14 (3.77%) UML
14 14 (3.77%) Performance Testing
15 13 (3.50%) Performance Management
15 13 (3.50%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 324 (87.33%) C#
2 163 (43.94%) SQL
3 81 (21.83%) VB.NET
4 59 (15.90%) T-SQL
5 56 (15.09%) JavaScript
6 50 (13.48%) VB
7 30 (8.09%) VB6
8 22 (5.93%) VBScript
9 21 (5.66%) PL/SQL
10 19 (5.12%) C++
11 18 (4.85%) Java
12 13 (3.50%) VBA
13 11 (2.96%) PowerShell
14 8 (2.16%) REXX
14 8 (2.16%) Tcl
15 5 (1.35%) C
15 5 (1.35%) XAML
16 4 (1.08%) Perl
17 3 (0.81%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 32 (8.63%) Degree
2 18 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.35%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.54%) MCPD
6 1 (0.27%) HND
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.16%) QA
System Software
1 8 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 8 (2.16%) WMI
2 5 (1.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 81 (21.83%) Microsoft
2 49 (13.21%) Oracle
3 30 (8.09%) DevExpress
4 21 (5.66%) Sybase
5 16 (4.31%) TIBCO
6 8 (2.16%) Infragistics
6 8 (2.16%) VMware
7 7 (1.89%) HP
8 6 (1.62%) Perforce
8 6 (1.62%) IBM
8 6 (1.62%) Syncfusion
9 4 (1.08%) Google
10 3 (0.81%) SAP
10 3 (0.81%) Twitter
11 2 (0.54%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.54%) Tradeweb
11 2 (0.54%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.54%) eSpeed
12 1 (0.27%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.27%) Telerik
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