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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 399 273 261
Rank change year-on-year
-126 -12
Contract jobs citing WinForms 204 366 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.71% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.37% 2.55% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 260 230
Average daily rate
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£400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £289
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 13
Average hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £36.40 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £39.60 £42.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.27% -4.00%

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
14868 14366 14021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.95% 27.84% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10163 9229 8765
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 300 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -155 178 £425 +13.33% 133
London -54 89 £550 +15.78% 33
South East -22 43 £325 -7.14% 18
City of London -27 28 £550 +17.02% 10
Buckinghamshire +5 20 £369 +15.68% 3
Scotland +4 17 £350 +7.69% 5
Edinburgh +2 15 £350 +9.37% 1
Milton Keynes 0 15 £425 +33.33% 2
East of England -11 15 £300 - 12
South West -20 11 £400 +166.66% 13
West Midlands -29 10 £275 -0.45% 11
Somerset -5 7 - - 1
Hampshire -23 7 £375 +19.04% 4
Surrey -5 6 £338 -3.57% 2
Birmingham - 6 £225 - 1
East Sussex -1 5 £298 - 1
Essex -3 5 £300 +6.19% 5
Hertfordshire - 5 £260 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £260 -
Cambridge +5 4 £284 -12.69% 3
Cambridgeshire -7 4 £284 -12.69% 4
Aldershot - 4 £538 -
Guildford - 4 £299 - 1
East Midlands -15 3 £325 +8.33% 6
Manchester -16 3 £377 +24.62% 8
North West -42 3 £377 +16.00% 14
Bristol -12 2 £400 - 3
Kent -16 2 £313 -19.35% 3
Chelmsford - 2 £225 - 2
Nottinghamshire -4 1 £288 -4.16% 3

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 397 (87.44%) C#
2 356 (78.41%) .NET
3 237 (52.20%) SQL Server
4 204 (44.93%) WPF
5 183 (40.31%) SQL
6 134 (29.52%) WCF
7 128 (28.19%) Windows
8 120 (26.43%) ASP.NET
9 112 (24.67%) Agile Software Development
10 107 (23.57%) .NET Framework
11 106 (23.35%) MVC
12 101 (22.25%) Microsoft
13 97 (21.37%) Finance
14 85 (18.72%) XML
15 84 (18.50%) HTML
16 79 (17.40%) TDD
17 76 (16.74%) Visual Studio
18 72 (15.86%) Web Services
19 71 (15.64%) JavaScript
20 68 (14.98%) OO
21 67 (14.76%) VB.NET
22 63 (13.88%) Banking
22 63 (13.88%) SQL Server 2008
23 59 (13.00%) T-SQL
24 54 (11.89%) CSS
25 52 (11.45%) Multithreading
26 51 (11.23%) Front Office
27 48 (10.57%) Oracle
28 45 (9.91%) jQuery
28 45 (9.91%) Scrum

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 13 (2.86%) Confluence
2 10 (2.20%) TIBCO EMS
3 8 (1.76%) IIS
3 8 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (1.32%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.10%) WorkSite
6 4 (0.88%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (0.66%) CMS
7 3 (0.66%) Node.js
8 2 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.22%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.22%) Kentico
9 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.22%) Alfresco
Applications
1 28 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.08%) MS Office
3 7 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.22%) Simulink
6 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.20%) ION MarketView
2 7 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.22%) Tridion
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.54%) FTP
2 5 (1.10%) Internet
3 4 (0.88%) SSL
4 3 (0.66%) LDAP
4 3 (0.66%) AMQP
5 2 (0.44%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.44%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.22%) HTTP
6 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.22%) Firewall
6 1 (0.22%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (52.20%) SQL Server
2 63 (13.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (6.17%) Relational Database
4 27 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (2.20%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (1.54%) DTS
10 7 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (1.32%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.10%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.88%) DB2
14 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.66%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.66%) KDB
15 2 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.44%) MySQL
16 1 (0.22%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 76 (16.74%) Visual Studio
2 41 (9.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (7.93%) JIRA
4 34 (7.49%) NUnit
5 18 (3.96%) Subversion
6 16 (3.52%) MSTest
6 16 (3.52%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.20%) Mockito
7 10 (2.20%) TestNG
7 10 (2.20%) JUnit
7 10 (2.20%) MSI
8 7 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (1.54%) Selenium
9 6 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (1.32%) Git (software)
9 6 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.88%) CruiseControl
10 4 (0.88%) Maven
10 4 (0.88%) Ant
11 2 (0.44%) WebDriver
General
1 97 (21.37%) Finance
2 63 (13.88%) Banking
3 51 (11.23%) Front Office
4 29 (6.39%) Investment Banking
5 15 (3.30%) Back Office
6 12 (2.64%) Retail
7 9 (1.98%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.32%) Games
9 4 (0.88%) Electronics
10 3 (0.66%) Marketing
10 3 (0.66%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 417 (91.85%) Developer
2 188 (41.41%) C# Developer
3 173 (38.11%) .NET Developer
4 59 (13.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 46 (10.13%) WPF Developer
6 44 (9.69%) Senior Developer
7 42 (9.25%) WinForms Developer
8 38 (8.37%) Software Developer
9 18 (3.96%) Java Developer
9 18 (3.96%) VB.NET Developer
10 17 (3.74%) Software Engineer
11 16 (3.52%) Senior .NET Developer
12 12 (2.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (2.42%) Front Office Developer
13 11 (2.42%) SQL Developer
14 10 (2.20%) ASP.NET Developer
15 9 (1.98%) Database Developer
15 9 (1.98%) Agile C# Developer
16 8 (1.76%) Analyst
17 7 (1.54%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 356 (78.41%) .NET
2 204 (44.93%) WPF
3 134 (29.52%) WCF
4 120 (26.43%) ASP.NET
5 107 (23.57%) .NET Framework
6 85 (18.72%) XML
7 84 (18.50%) HTML
8 72 (15.86%) Web Services
9 54 (11.89%) CSS
10 45 (9.91%) jQuery
11 38 (8.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 31 (6.83%) LINQ
13 24 (5.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 24 (5.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (4.85%) HTML5
15 18 (3.96%) ADO.NET
16 15 (3.30%) XSLT
16 15 (3.30%) Silverlight
17 13 (2.86%) .NET Remoting
18 12 (2.64%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.95%) Fixed Income
3 20 (4.41%) Derivative
3 20 (4.41%) Equities
4 14 (3.08%) Hedge funds
5 10 (2.20%) N-Tier
6 9 (1.98%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.76%) Data Structures
7 8 (1.76%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.54%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.32%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.32%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.10%) Data Extraction
11 4 (0.88%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.88%) Open Source
11 4 (0.88%) PKI
12 3 (0.66%) Credit Derivative
12 3 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 128 (28.19%) Windows
2 8 (1.76%) UNIX
3 5 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (1.10%) Windows 8
3 5 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (0.88%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.88%) Linux
5 3 (0.66%) Windows XP
5 3 (0.66%) Android
6 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (24.67%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (23.35%) MVC
3 79 (17.40%) TDD
4 68 (14.98%) OO
5 52 (11.45%) Multithreading
6 45 (9.91%) Scrum
7 33 (7.27%) Software Engineering
8 32 (7.05%) MVVM
9 24 (5.29%) OOD
10 22 (4.85%) Unit Testing
11 20 (4.41%) BDD
12 18 (3.96%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (3.74%) Electronic Trading
14 15 (3.30%) Business Analysis
15 14 (3.08%) Dependency Injection
15 14 (3.08%) UML
16 13 (2.86%) Web Development
16 13 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
17 12 (2.64%) OOP
17 12 (2.64%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 397 (87.44%) C#
2 183 (40.31%) SQL
3 71 (15.64%) JavaScript
4 67 (14.76%) VB.NET
5 59 (13.00%) T-SQL
6 39 (8.59%) Java
7 28 (6.17%) C++
8 20 (4.41%) VB
9 17 (3.74%) XAML
10 8 (1.76%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.54%) VBA
11 7 (1.54%) VBScript
11 7 (1.54%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.10%) Python
12 5 (1.10%) C
13 4 (0.88%) VB6
13 4 (0.88%) ActionScript
14 3 (0.66%) VC++
14 3 (0.66%) ActionScript 2.0
14 3 (0.66%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 22 (4.85%) Degree
2 10 (2.20%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.32%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.66%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.66%) MCPD
5 3 (0.66%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.74%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 101 (22.25%) Microsoft
2 48 (10.57%) Oracle
3 36 (7.93%) DevExpress
4 27 (5.95%) TIBCO
5 24 (5.29%) Sybase
6 14 (3.08%) Syncfusion
7 12 (2.64%) IBM
8 10 (2.20%) ION Trading
9 9 (1.98%) Infragistics
10 6 (1.32%) Interwoven
11 4 (0.88%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.88%) Perforce
11 4 (0.88%) Lotus
11 4 (0.88%) Reuters
11 4 (0.88%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.66%) SAP
12 3 (0.66%) 29West
12 3 (0.66%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.66%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.44%) AccuRev
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
83Zero
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per week + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Wakefield
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago