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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Forms (WinForms)
UK
Rank 458 415 440
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +25
Contract jobs citing WinForms 124 207 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.41% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% 1.41% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 158 124
Median daily rate £375 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £579 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Median hourly rate - £37.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -12.94%

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
13587 14651 13891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.84% 28.86% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9325 10124 9363
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 257 186
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £57.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -33 117 £375 +15.38% 109
London +11 74 £450 -10.00% 23
South East +6 16 £281 -13.46% 30
City of London +2 16 £330 -37.14% 5
North West +25 14 £300 -4.76% 9
Lancashire +9 9 £300 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 8 £375 -
Berkshire - 7 £500 - 2
Scotland +16 6 £350 +8.52% 2
Edinburgh +25 5 - - 2
Cheshire +28 3 £400 +14.28% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 3 £275 -45.00% 1
South Yorkshire -4 3 £350 +3.70% 1
Yorkshire -5 3 £350 +11.55% 9
East of England -7 3 - - 7
West Midlands -39 3 £300 -14.28% 12
Reading - 3 - -
Beaconsfield - 3 £275 -
Gerrards Cross - 3 £275 -
Warrington - 3 £400 - 1
Hampshire +5 2 £288 -3.76% 8
East Midlands +5 2 £381 +27.08% 8
Preston -5 2 £255 -
Luton - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £375 - 8
Liverpool - 2 £295 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £295 - 2
Bedfordshire - 2 - - 1
Surrey +21 1 - - 4
South West +11 1 - - 7

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 217 (92.74%) C#
2 199 (85.04%) .NET
3 136 (58.12%) SQL Server
4 119 (50.85%) SQL
5 98 (41.88%) ASP.NET
6 85 (36.32%) Windows
7 73 (31.20%) .NET Framework
8 70 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
8 70 (29.91%) Finance
9 65 (27.78%) MVC
10 59 (25.21%) WPF
11 58 (24.79%) JavaScript
12 56 (23.93%) VB.NET
13 51 (21.79%) SQL Server 2008
14 50 (21.37%) T-SQL
15 49 (20.94%) HTML
16 45 (19.23%) Banking
17 44 (18.80%) Microsoft
18 43 (18.38%) WCF
19 42 (17.95%) VB
20 41 (17.52%) CSS
21 40 (17.09%) XML
22 38 (16.24%) ASP.NET MVC
23 36 (15.38%) Oracle
23 36 (15.38%) Visual Studio
24 34 (14.53%) TDD
24 34 (14.53%) Team Foundation Server
25 33 (14.10%) OO
26 31 (13.25%) Entity Framework
27 28 (11.97%) AngularJS

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 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (0.85%) IIS
2 2 (0.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.43%) Apache
3 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.42%) RMDS
2 2 (0.85%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.85%) GitHub
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.28%) Extranet
1 3 (1.28%) Intranet
2 1 (0.43%) Internet
2 1 (0.43%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (58.12%) SQL Server
2 51 (21.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (11.54%) Oracle Database
4 14 (5.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (4.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (4.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (3.85%) HBase
6 9 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (3.42%) Oracle Database 12c
7 8 (3.42%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (2.14%) MySQL
11 4 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (1.28%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 36 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 34 (14.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (5.13%) Git (software)
4 11 (4.70%) NUnit
5 9 (3.85%) Moq
6 7 (2.99%) Subversion
6 7 (2.99%) WiX
7 6 (2.56%) SpecFlow
7 6 (2.56%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.14%) ClearCase
8 5 (2.14%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (2.14%) Rational Robot
8 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (2.14%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 4 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (1.28%) JIRA
10 3 (1.28%) JUnit
10 3 (1.28%) Mockito
10 3 (1.28%) TestNG
10 3 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 70 (29.91%) Finance
2 45 (19.23%) Banking
3 24 (10.26%) Investment Banking
4 22 (9.40%) Front Office
5 13 (5.56%) Back Office
6 12 (5.13%) Manufacturing
7 8 (3.42%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.14%) Marketing
9 3 (1.28%) Legal
9 3 (1.28%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.85%) Billing
10 2 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.43%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.43%) Electronics
11 1 (0.43%) French Language
11 1 (0.43%) Games
11 1 (0.43%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 212 (90.60%) Developer
2 139 (59.40%) C# Developer
3 124 (52.99%) .NET Developer
4 80 (34.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 39 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
6 26 (11.11%) SQL Developer
7 25 (10.68%) Senior Developer
8 19 (8.12%) ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (7.26%) Software Developer
10 16 (6.84%) C# WPF Developer
10 16 (6.84%) WPF Developer
11 15 (6.41%) Senior C# Developer
12 12 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (4.70%) VB.NET Developer
14 10 (4.27%) C++ Developer
14 10 (4.27%) C++/C# Developer
14 10 (4.27%) Senior .NET Developer
15 9 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
15 9 (3.85%) Angular Developer
15 9 (3.85%) C# VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (85.04%) .NET
2 98 (41.88%) ASP.NET
3 73 (31.20%) .NET Framework
4 59 (25.21%) WPF
5 49 (20.94%) HTML
6 43 (18.38%) WCF
7 41 (17.52%) CSS
8 40 (17.09%) XML
9 38 (16.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 31 (13.25%) Entity Framework
11 28 (11.97%) AngularJS
12 24 (10.26%) jQuery
13 23 (9.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 23 (9.83%) Web Services
14 22 (9.40%) HTML5
15 17 (7.26%) REST
16 15 (6.41%) SOAP
17 13 (5.56%) CSS3
18 12 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 10 (4.27%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.26%) Fixed Income
2 13 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.13%) Client/Server
3 12 (5.13%) Mathematics
4 10 (4.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (3.42%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.14%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.14%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.71%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.71%) Derivative
7 4 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.71%) Equities
8 3 (1.28%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.28%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.28%) Physics
9 2 (0.85%) NHS
9 2 (0.85%) Replication
9 2 (0.85%) SCADA
9 2 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 85 (36.32%) Windows
2 6 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
2 6 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (1.71%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.28%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.43%) Android
6 1 (0.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (27.78%) MVC
3 34 (14.53%) TDD
4 33 (14.10%) OO
5 22 (9.40%) Multithreading
6 21 (8.97%) SDLC
6 21 (8.97%) Software Engineering
7 16 (6.84%) Unit Testing
8 15 (6.41%) Electronic Trading
8 15 (6.41%) Scrum
9 13 (5.56%) Multithreaded Programming
10 11 (4.70%) Release Management
11 10 (4.27%) Configuration Management
11 10 (4.27%) CQRS
11 10 (4.27%) MVVM
11 10 (4.27%) OOD
11 10 (4.27%) UML
12 9 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (3.85%) Web Development
13 8 (3.42%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 217 (92.74%) C#
2 119 (50.85%) SQL
3 58 (24.79%) JavaScript
4 56 (23.93%) VB.NET
5 50 (21.37%) T-SQL
6 42 (17.95%) VB
7 20 (8.55%) C++
7 20 (8.55%) VB6
8 10 (4.27%) VBA
9 9 (3.85%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.14%) Java
11 4 (1.71%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.28%) Python
12 3 (1.28%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.43%) C++/CLI
13 1 (0.43%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.43%) UniBasic
13 1 (0.43%) VBScript
13 1 (0.43%) VC++
13 1 (0.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (5.98%) Degree
2 6 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.13%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.14%) WMI
2 1 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 44 (18.80%) Microsoft
2 36 (15.38%) Oracle
3 11 (4.70%) DevExpress
3 11 (4.70%) TIBCO
4 10 (4.27%) ION Trading
4 10 (4.27%) Reuters
5 5 (2.14%) Misys
5 5 (2.14%) SAP
5 5 (2.14%) Sophis
5 5 (2.14%) Syncfusion
6 4 (1.71%) Calypso
6 4 (1.71%) Telerik
6 4 (1.71%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.28%) Murex
8 2 (0.85%) Infragistics
8 2 (0.85%) Perforce
9 1 (0.43%) Apple
9 1 (0.43%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.43%) Redback
9 1 (0.43%) Siemens
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