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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 437 382 299
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -83
Contract jobs citing WinForms 197 250 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.44% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.20% 1.59% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 179 234
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 10
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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
16432 15759 15480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.15% 27.87% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11190 10009 9954
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 215 266
Average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -43 181 £400 +23.07% 182
London -5 88 £550 +10.55% 46
West Midlands +25 30 £313 -3.84% 22
South East -21 27 £350 +25.00% 36
City of London +4 18 £575 +2.22% 10
Scotland -17 14 £340 -2.85%
Staffordshire -12 12 £316 -2.69% 3
Yorkshire -45 12 £325 - 12
Oxfordshire - 12 £400 - 7
East of England +8 9 £375 +22.44% 16
Coventry - 9 £190 - 4
Cambridgeshire +3 8 £375 +17.64% 8
South West -11 8 £279 +7.21% 21
West Yorkshire -34 7 £326 +0.38% 6
Erskine - 7 £330 -
Renfrewshire - 7 £330 -
East Sussex +3 6 £305 +12.96% 1
Surrey -11 5 £358 +4.13% 2
East Midlands -29 5 - - 9
Leeds -46 5 £311 -4.23% 3
Guildford +5 4 £358 - 1
Glasgow +2 4 £375 -
Brighton +1 4 £305 +52.50% 1
Cambridge -2 4 £375 +17.64% 6
Gloucestershire -4 4 £288 +8.49% 3
South Yorkshire -17 4 £325 +8.33%
Birmingham - 4 - - 5
Northamptonshire -1 3 - - 1
Northampton - 3 - -
Oxford - 3 £375 - 2

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 330 (89.19%) C#
2 298 (80.54%) .NET
3 197 (53.24%) SQL Server
4 180 (48.65%) SQL
5 156 (42.16%) WPF
6 137 (37.03%) WCF
7 116 (31.35%) Windows
8 103 (27.84%) Finance
8 103 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
9 102 (27.57%) TDD
10 101 (27.30%) Microsoft
11 98 (26.49%) ASP.NET
12 90 (24.32%) VB.NET
13 82 (22.16%) .NET Framework
14 72 (19.46%) Unit Testing
15 71 (19.19%) MVC
15 71 (19.19%) OO
16 64 (17.30%) Front Office
16 64 (17.30%) Multithreading
17 63 (17.03%) Team Foundation Server
18 57 (15.41%) XML
19 51 (13.78%) T-SQL
19 51 (13.78%) Visual Studio
20 49 (13.24%) Banking
21 48 (12.97%) VB
22 46 (12.43%) Oracle
23 45 (12.16%) JavaScript
23 45 (12.16%) Software Engineering
24 44 (11.89%) Web Services
25 43 (11.62%) HTML

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (4.86%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (4.05%) IIS
3 8 (2.16%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.08%) CMS
5 3 (0.81%) JBoss
6 2 (0.54%) MTS
6 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.27%) Node.js
7 1 (0.27%) GemFire
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.27%) SAS
7 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.54%) MS Office
2 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.27%) Siemens NX
3 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Teamcenter
1 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.54%) SaaS
2 2 (0.54%) PaaS
3 1 (0.27%) Sage Pay
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.81%) DNS
2 3 (0.81%) SSL
2 3 (0.81%) FTP
3 2 (0.54%) SMTP
3 2 (0.54%) Internet
4 1 (0.27%) Wireless
4 1 (0.27%) LDAP
4 1 (0.27%) SNMP
4 1 (0.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (53.24%) SQL Server
2 40 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (7.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (7.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (6.49%) Relational Database
6 22 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (4.05%) RDBMS
8 12 (3.24%) Oracle Database
9 9 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (1.89%) Big Data
11 6 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.35%) Oracle9i Database
12 5 (1.35%) MS Access
12 5 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.81%) DTS
13 3 (0.81%) DB2
13 3 (0.81%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 63 (17.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 51 (13.78%) Visual Studio
3 33 (8.92%) NUnit
4 19 (5.14%) Jenkins
5 18 (4.86%) NCover
6 17 (4.59%) Rhino Mocks
7 16 (4.32%) MSI
8 12 (3.24%) Subversion
8 12 (3.24%) Git (software)
9 10 (2.70%) FxCop
10 9 (2.43%) Hudson
10 9 (2.43%) Oracle Forms
11 8 (2.16%) JIRA
12 6 (1.62%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (1.35%) Moq
14 4 (1.08%) Rational Rose
15 3 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 3 (0.81%) CruiseControl
15 3 (0.81%) MSTest
General
1 103 (27.84%) Finance
2 64 (17.30%) Front Office
3 49 (13.24%) Banking
4 19 (5.14%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.24%) Back Office
6 5 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.08%) Games
8 3 (0.81%) Electronics
8 3 (0.81%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.81%) Automotive
9 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.54%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.54%) French Language
10 1 (0.27%) Marketing
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Retail
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 320 (86.49%) Developer
2 160 (43.24%) C# Developer
3 116 (31.35%) .NET Developer
4 51 (13.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 33 (8.92%) Senior Developer
6 30 (8.11%) Software Developer
6 30 (8.11%) VB.NET Developer
7 29 (7.84%) Software Engineer
8 25 (6.76%) WinForms Developer
9 18 (4.86%) Senior C# Developer
9 18 (4.86%) Applications Developer
10 16 (4.32%) Analyst
11 15 (4.05%) Programmer
12 13 (3.51%) C# Software Engineer
13 11 (2.97%) WPF Developer
13 11 (2.97%) AWS Developer
14 9 (2.43%) C# Software Developer
14 9 (2.43%) Analyst Developer
14 9 (2.43%) Web Developer
14 9 (2.43%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (80.54%) .NET
2 156 (42.16%) WPF
3 137 (37.03%) WCF
4 98 (26.49%) ASP.NET
5 82 (22.16%) .NET Framework
6 57 (15.41%) XML
7 44 (11.89%) Web Services
8 43 (11.62%) HTML
9 34 (9.19%) CSS
10 32 (8.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 31 (8.38%) LINQ
11 31 (8.38%) Entity Framework
12 29 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (5.95%) jQuery
14 18 (4.86%) XSD
14 18 (4.86%) ADO.NET
15 17 (4.59%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (4.05%) NHibernate
17 12 (3.24%) SOAP
17 12 (3.24%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.19%) Derivative
2 29 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (7.57%) N-Tier
4 26 (7.03%) Equities
5 19 (5.14%) Fixed Income
5 19 (5.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 18 (4.86%) Client/Server
7 17 (4.59%) Equity Derivative
7 17 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (3.24%) Data Structures
8 12 (3.24%) Computer Science
9 10 (2.70%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.35%) Swaptions
11 4 (1.08%) NHS
12 3 (0.81%) Online Games
12 3 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
13 2 (0.54%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.54%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.54%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 116 (31.35%) Windows
2 18 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (2.43%) Linux
4 8 (2.16%) UNIX
4 8 (2.16%) Windows 7
4 8 (2.16%) Windows 8
5 5 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.27%) Android
6 1 (0.27%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (27.57%) TDD
3 72 (19.46%) Unit Testing
4 71 (19.19%) MVC
4 71 (19.19%) OO
5 64 (17.30%) Multithreading
6 45 (12.16%) Software Engineering
7 39 (10.54%) OOD
8 37 (10.00%) Scrum
9 34 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (6.76%) MVVM
10 25 (6.76%) SDLC
11 22 (5.95%) Performance Testing
12 21 (5.68%) UML
13 20 (5.41%) Change Management
13 20 (5.41%) Low Latency
14 19 (5.14%) Migration
14 19 (5.14%) Electronic Trading
15 17 (4.59%) BDD
16 16 (4.32%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 330 (89.19%) C#
2 180 (48.65%) SQL
3 90 (24.32%) VB.NET
4 51 (13.78%) T-SQL
5 48 (12.97%) VB
6 45 (12.16%) JavaScript
7 29 (7.84%) C++
8 27 (7.30%) VBScript
8 27 (7.30%) VB6
9 25 (6.76%) PowerShell
10 20 (5.41%) Java
11 18 (4.86%) PL/SQL
12 13 (3.51%) VBA
13 10 (2.70%) XAML
13 10 (2.70%) REXX
13 10 (2.70%) Tcl
14 8 (2.16%) ANSI SQL
15 5 (1.35%) C
16 4 (1.08%) Perl
17 3 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (8.11%) Degree
2 17 (4.59%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.27%) HND
4 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.43%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
System Software
1 11 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 10 (2.70%) WMI
2 1 (0.27%) Control-M
Vendors
1 101 (27.30%) Microsoft
2 46 (12.43%) Oracle
3 29 (7.84%) Sybase
4 23 (6.22%) DevExpress
5 11 (2.97%) TIBCO
5 11 (2.97%) VMware
6 9 (2.43%) Syncfusion
6 9 (2.43%) HP
7 6 (1.62%) Perforce
8 5 (1.35%) Informatica
9 4 (1.08%) Infragistics
9 4 (1.08%) Actimize
10 2 (0.54%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.54%) eSpeed
10 2 (0.54%) SAP
10 2 (0.54%) Tradeweb
10 2 (0.54%) Twitter
10 2 (0.54%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.27%) Nintex
11 1 (0.27%) PayPal
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £350 - 380 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ITR Partners Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Chippenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago