The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 346 305 285
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -20
Contract jobs citing WinForms 253 289 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.57% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.68% 2.02% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 201 232
Average daily rate
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£350 £475 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £51.30 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15088 14292 15009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.61% 27.96% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9707 9068 9177
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 284 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -61 223 £350 -28.20% 192
London -61 85 £500 -7.83% 46
Yorkshire +20 35 £323 -5.14% 33
City of London +1 29 £556 +5.95% 12
South East -8 28 £245 -30.00% 33
Scotland -13 28 £350 +12.00% 7
West Yorkshire +9 27 £320 -5.88% 17
Leeds +4 26 £320 -5.88% 17
North West +17 22 £325 +8.33% 16
Glasgow +6 18 £375 +30.43% 5
East Midlands +9 16 £315 +11.50% 13
Leicestershire +8 14 £320 -8.57% 3
West Midlands -14 13 £350 +16.66% 14
Surrey +3 11 £300 -29.64% 8
Manchester +3 11 £325 +1.56% 7
East of England -11 10 £300 +9.09% 16
South West -25 10 £243 -11.81% 10
Cheshire +7 9 £325 +8.33% 4
Edinburgh -14 7 £245 - 1
Leicester -2 5 £230 -34.28% 1
Hampshire -7 5 £245 - 7
East Sussex - 5 £200 -
Staffordshire - 5 £350 - 5
North Yorkshire -1 4 £350 - 8
Wiltshire -8 4 £243 -65.35% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £300 - 4
Milton Keynes - 4 £300 - 2
Coventry - 4 £160 -
York +7 3 £363 - 4
South Yorkshire -1 3 £300 -7.69% 6

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 438 (83.75%) C#
2 425 (81.26%) .NET
3 292 (55.83%) SQL Server
4 221 (42.26%) SQL
5 207 (39.58%) WPF
6 162 (30.98%) ASP.NET
7 161 (30.78%) Windows
8 148 (28.30%) VB.NET
9 146 (27.92%) WCF
10 124 (23.71%) Finance
11 116 (22.18%) Microsoft
12 103 (19.69%) .NET Framework
13 95 (18.16%) MVC
14 89 (17.02%) Web Services
15 83 (15.87%) OO
16 81 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
17 72 (13.77%) Oracle
18 71 (13.58%) T-SQL
18 71 (13.58%) HTML
18 71 (13.58%) JavaScript
19 67 (12.81%) Multithreading
20 66 (12.62%) Visual Studio
21 62 (11.85%) TDD
21 62 (11.85%) XML
22 56 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
23 54 (10.33%) SQL Server 2008
23 54 (10.33%) Banking
24 52 (9.94%) Software Engineering
24 52 (9.94%) Front Office
24 52 (9.94%) CSS

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 18 (3.44%) BizTalk Server
2 17 (3.25%) IIS
3 11 (2.10%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.57%) CMS
4 3 (0.57%) Confluence
4 3 (0.57%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (0.38%) WorkSite
5 2 (0.38%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.38%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.19%) SAS
6 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.19%) Node.js
6 1 (0.19%) GemFire
6 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.19%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.19%) Moodle
6 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 29 (5.54%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.68%) MS Office
3 6 (1.15%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Simulink
6 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project
6 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.19%) Tridion
3 1 (0.19%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.34%) LDAP
2 6 (1.15%) Intranet
3 2 (0.38%) Internet
4 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (55.83%) SQL Server
2 54 (10.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 35 (6.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 34 (6.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (3.06%) Relational Database
7 14 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (2.49%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.91%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.15%) KDB
11 6 (1.15%) DTS
12 5 (0.96%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.38%) DB2
15 1 (0.19%) OLAP
15 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
15 1 (0.19%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 66 (12.62%) Visual Studio
2 45 (8.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (2.49%) NUnit
4 12 (2.29%) Oracle Forms
4 12 (2.29%) JIRA
5 11 (2.10%) MSTest
6 9 (1.72%) Rational Rose
7 8 (1.53%) Subversion
8 6 (1.15%) Hudson
8 6 (1.15%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.96%) CruiseControl
9 5 (0.96%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.96%) Selenium
10 4 (0.76%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 4 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.57%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.57%) Build Forge
11 3 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.38%) NCover
12 2 (0.38%) WatiN
General
1 124 (23.71%) Finance
2 54 (10.33%) Banking
3 52 (9.94%) Front Office
4 21 (4.02%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.29%) Retail
6 11 (2.10%) Back Office
7 5 (0.96%) Billing
7 5 (0.96%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.96%) Games
7 5 (0.96%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.96%) Legal
8 4 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.57%) Electronics
10 2 (0.38%) Marketing
10 2 (0.38%) Advertising
10 2 (0.38%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Publishing
11 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 453 (86.62%) Developer
2 226 (43.21%) .NET Developer
3 192 (36.71%) C# Developer
4 78 (14.91%) VB.NET Developer
5 77 (14.72%) C# .NET Developer
6 66 (12.62%) WinForms Developer
7 41 (7.84%) Software Developer
8 40 (7.65%) WPF Developer
9 32 (6.12%) Software Engineer
10 25 (4.78%) Senior Developer
11 17 (3.25%) ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (3.06%) C# Software Engineer
12 16 (3.06%) .NET Software Engineer
13 15 (2.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (2.87%) SQL Developer
14 13 (2.49%) Analyst
14 13 (2.49%) Programmer
15 11 (2.10%) .NET Software Developer
15 11 (2.10%) VB6 Developer
15 11 (2.10%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 425 (81.26%) .NET
2 207 (39.58%) WPF
3 162 (30.98%) ASP.NET
4 146 (27.92%) WCF
5 103 (19.69%) .NET Framework
6 89 (17.02%) Web Services
7 71 (13.58%) HTML
8 62 (11.85%) XML
9 56 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 52 (9.94%) CSS
11 45 (8.60%) ASP.NET MVC
12 42 (8.03%) LINQ
13 36 (6.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 27 (5.16%) jQuery
15 16 (3.06%) XSLT
15 16 (3.06%) Silverlight
16 15 (2.87%) HTML5
16 15 (2.87%) Castle Windsor
17 12 (2.29%) SOAP
18 11 (2.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.65%) Derivative
2 27 (5.16%) N-Tier
3 26 (4.97%) Fixed Income
4 23 (4.40%) Client/Server
5 22 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (3.63%) Equities
7 14 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 14 (2.68%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.72%) Hedge funds
9 8 (1.53%) Mathematics
9 8 (1.53%) Visualisation
9 8 (1.53%) Grid Computing
10 7 (1.34%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (0.76%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (0.57%) Market Risk
12 3 (0.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 2 (0.38%) EPoS
13 2 (0.38%) DTV
14 1 (0.19%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 161 (30.78%) Windows
2 13 (2.49%) UNIX
3 6 (1.15%) Linux
4 4 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.57%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.19%) Solaris
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (18.16%) MVC
2 83 (15.87%) OO
3 81 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (12.81%) Multithreading
5 62 (11.85%) TDD
6 52 (9.94%) Software Engineering
7 50 (9.56%) Scrum
8 40 (7.65%) Unit Testing
9 32 (6.12%) MVVM
10 30 (5.74%) OOD
11 16 (3.06%) Workflow
11 16 (3.06%) CRM
11 16 (3.06%) UML
11 16 (3.06%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (2.87%) Electronic Trading
13 13 (2.49%) SOA
14 12 (2.29%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (2.29%) Web Development
15 11 (2.10%) Dependency Injection
16 10 (1.91%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 438 (83.75%) C#
2 221 (42.26%) SQL
3 148 (28.30%) VB.NET
4 71 (13.58%) T-SQL
4 71 (13.58%) JavaScript
5 39 (7.46%) C++
6 32 (6.12%) VB
7 26 (4.97%) VBA
7 26 (4.97%) Java
8 22 (4.21%) VB6
9 15 (2.87%) PL/SQL
10 11 (2.10%) XAML
11 9 (1.72%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.34%) Python
13 5 (0.96%) C
14 4 (0.76%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.76%) RPG
14 4 (0.76%) ActionScript
15 3 (0.57%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.57%) VC++
Qualifications
1 40 (7.65%) Degree
2 13 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.76%) MCSD
3 4 (0.76%) MCSE
4 3 (0.57%) MCP
4 3 (0.57%) MCTS
4 3 (0.57%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.57%) MCPD
5 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.34%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) EMIR
2 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.19%) DICOM
System Software
1 8 (1.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 116 (22.18%) Microsoft
2 72 (13.77%) Oracle
3 29 (5.54%) DevExpress
4 21 (4.02%) Sybase
5 15 (2.87%) TIBCO
6 12 (2.29%) Syncfusion
7 10 (1.91%) Infragistics
8 6 (1.15%) Telerik
9 5 (0.96%) Reuters
9 5 (0.96%) Bloomberg
9 5 (0.96%) Perforce
10 3 (0.57%) Pegasus
10 3 (0.57%) Fidessa
10 3 (0.57%) SAP
10 3 (0.57%) 29West
10 3 (0.57%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.38%) Open Text
11 2 (0.38%) Interwoven
12 1 (0.19%) Autodesk
12 1 (0.19%) Temenos
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £525 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £18,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £240 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 21 days ago