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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 344 287 284
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -3
Contract jobs citing WinForms 269 290 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.61% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.78% 2.27% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 218 261
Average daily rate £375 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.13 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.54% -13.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.13 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-10.54% -13.05%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15117 12750 15276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 26.72% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9729 7964 9020
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 352 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -59 262 £375 -28.57% 230
London -89 92 £525 -6.41% 61
Yorkshire +21 51 £290 - 36
West Yorkshire +20 43 £290 - 23
South East +7 37 £325 -8.45% 35
City of London -43 34 £500 -14.89% 28
West Midlands +9 30 £318 +16.51% 18
Leeds +6 27 £300 - 17
North West - 26 £375 - 22
Surrey -2 14 £378 +0.66% 11
South West -15 14 £263 +1.94% 30
Staffordshire - 12 £375 - 2
Hampshire +12 11 £315 -0.78% 8
East Midlands -15 11 £313 +4.16% 7
Stoke-on-Trent - 10 £375 - 2
Coventry 0 8 £165 -
Cheshire - 8 £375 - 7
Wiltshire -14 7 £245 -65.00% 3
East Sussex -3 6 £288 -20.13% 1
Leicestershire -7 6 - - 2
North Yorkshire - 6 £275 - 7
Lancashire - 6 £375 -
Merseyside - 6 £325 - 3
Manchester - 6 £350 - 11
Liverpool - 6 £325 - 2
Leicester -8 5 - - 1
North East -22 5 £375 - 3
East of England -29 5 £350 +27.85% 18
Tyne and Wear - 5 £375 - 3
Cobham - 5 £390 - 1

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 492 (85.86%) .NET
2 477 (83.25%) C#
3 343 (59.86%) SQL Server
4 282 (49.21%) SQL
5 228 (39.79%) WPF
6 190 (33.16%) ASP.NET
6 190 (33.16%) Windows
7 174 (30.37%) VB.NET
8 166 (28.97%) WCF
9 134 (23.39%) Finance
10 123 (21.47%) Microsoft
11 117 (20.42%) OO
12 116 (20.24%) .NET Framework
13 106 (18.50%) TDD
14 101 (17.63%) Agile Software Development
15 98 (17.10%) Multithreading
16 90 (15.71%) Visual Studio
17 89 (15.53%) MVC
18 88 (15.36%) HTML
19 77 (13.44%) Software Engineering
20 76 (13.26%) JavaScript
21 72 (12.57%) XML
22 68 (11.87%) T-SQL
23 67 (11.69%) SQL Server 2008
24 66 (11.52%) Oracle
25 65 (11.34%) Scrum
26 62 (10.82%) ASP.NET MVC
27 60 (10.47%) Web Services
28 59 (10.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
29 56 (9.77%) jQuery

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (4.01%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.62%) IIS
3 8 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.52%) CMS
7 3 (0.52%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.35%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.35%) GemFire
8 2 (0.35%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.35%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.17%) Documentum
9 1 (0.17%) MTS
9 1 (0.17%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.17%) DNN
9 1 (0.17%) WorkSite
Applications
1 43 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.54%) MS Office
3 3 (0.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.87%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.17%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.17%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.27%) Intranet
2 8 (1.40%) Internet
3 6 (1.05%) DNS
4 4 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.17%) HTTP
5 1 (0.17%) VoIP
5 1 (0.17%) LDAP
5 1 (0.17%) CTI
5 1 (0.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (59.86%) SQL Server
2 67 (11.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (7.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 43 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (5.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (4.01%) Relational Database
7 19 (3.32%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.75%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.40%) DTS
10 8 (1.40%) DB2
11 6 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.70%) SQLite
14 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.52%) MySQL
14 3 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.35%) PerformancePoint
15 2 (0.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 90 (15.71%) Visual Studio
2 39 (6.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (5.24%) Subversion
4 22 (3.84%) NUnit
5 14 (2.44%) SpecFlow
6 11 (1.92%) Hudson
6 11 (1.92%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.92%) MSTest
6 11 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
7 10 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
8 9 (1.57%) Moq
9 6 (1.05%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.05%) Selenium
10 4 (0.70%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 4 (0.70%) JIRA
11 3 (0.52%) Rational Rose
11 3 (0.52%) CruiseControl
11 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.52%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.35%) Git (software)
General
1 134 (23.39%) Finance
2 46 (8.03%) Front Office
3 37 (6.46%) Banking
4 25 (4.36%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.44%) Legal
6 11 (1.92%) Back Office
7 7 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.22%) Billing
8 4 (0.70%) Retail
9 2 (0.35%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.35%) Advertising
9 2 (0.35%) Law
10 1 (0.17%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) Publishing
10 1 (0.17%) Games
10 1 (0.17%) Military
10 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 486 (84.82%) Developer
2 235 (41.01%) .NET Developer
3 203 (35.43%) C# Developer
4 77 (13.44%) VB.NET Developer
5 73 (12.74%) C# .NET Developer
6 50 (8.73%) WinForms Developer
7 45 (7.85%) Software Developer
8 26 (4.54%) Software Engineer
9 23 (4.01%) Programmer
10 22 (3.84%) Senior Developer
10 22 (3.84%) WPF Developer
11 16 (2.79%) .NET Programmer
12 15 (2.62%) Lead Developer
12 15 (2.62%) Team Leader
12 15 (2.62%) SQL Developer
12 15 (2.62%) .NET Software Developer
13 13 (2.27%) Analyst
13 13 (2.27%) Applications Developer
13 13 (2.27%) Development Team Leader
14 12 (2.09%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 492 (85.86%) .NET
2 228 (39.79%) WPF
3 190 (33.16%) ASP.NET
4 166 (28.97%) WCF
5 116 (20.24%) .NET Framework
6 88 (15.36%) HTML
7 72 (12.57%) XML
8 62 (10.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 60 (10.47%) Web Services
10 59 (10.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 56 (9.77%) jQuery
12 54 (9.42%) LINQ
13 47 (8.20%) CSS
14 31 (5.41%) Silverlight
15 27 (4.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 25 (4.36%) WF
17 22 (3.84%) SOAP
18 17 (2.97%) ADO.NET
18 17 (2.97%) Ajax
18 17 (2.97%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.63%) Derivative
2 34 (5.93%) Fixed Income
3 24 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (4.01%) N-Tier
5 14 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
5 14 (2.44%) Client/Server
6 13 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.09%) Hedge funds
7 12 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (1.92%) Equities
8 11 (1.92%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.05%) Market Risk
10 5 (0.87%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.70%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (0.70%) Physics
11 4 (0.70%) Credit Derivative
11 4 (0.70%) Grid Computing
12 1 (0.17%) EPoS
12 1 (0.17%) Biometrics
12 1 (0.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 190 (33.16%) Windows
2 15 (2.62%) UNIX
2 15 (2.62%) Linux
3 4 (0.70%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.17%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (20.42%) OO
2 106 (18.50%) TDD
3 101 (17.63%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (17.10%) Multithreading
5 89 (15.53%) MVC
6 77 (13.44%) Software Engineering
7 65 (11.34%) Scrum
8 56 (9.77%) Unit Testing
9 35 (6.11%) OOD
10 34 (5.93%) MVVM
11 28 (4.89%) Workflow
12 25 (4.36%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (4.01%) SOA
14 22 (3.84%) Web Development
15 18 (3.14%) Low Latency
16 17 (2.97%) OOP
17 14 (2.44%) CRM
18 13 (2.27%) UML
19 12 (2.09%) Risk Management
19 12 (2.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 477 (83.25%) C#
2 282 (49.21%) SQL
3 174 (30.37%) VB.NET
4 76 (13.26%) JavaScript
5 68 (11.87%) T-SQL
6 42 (7.33%) VB
7 36 (6.28%) VBA
8 27 (4.71%) C++
9 25 (4.36%) PL/SQL
9 25 (4.36%) VB6
10 21 (3.66%) Java
11 7 (1.22%) XPath
12 5 (0.87%) XAML
13 4 (0.70%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.70%) VBScript
13 4 (0.70%) C
13 4 (0.70%) Python
14 3 (0.52%) RPG
15 2 (0.35%) F#
15 2 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (5.76%) Degree
2 13 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.40%) MCTS
4 7 (1.22%) MCPD
5 5 (0.87%) MCP
6 4 (0.70%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.52%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.35%) MCSD
8 2 (0.35%) ISEB
9 1 (0.17%) MCSE
9 1 (0.17%) MCITP
9 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.75%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.17%) SLA
3 1 (0.17%) EMIR
3 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.17%) DICOM
System Software
1 7 (1.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.52%) Control-M
Vendors
1 123 (21.47%) Microsoft
2 66 (11.52%) Oracle
3 39 (6.81%) DevExpress
4 20 (3.49%) Syncfusion
5 18 (3.14%) Sybase
6 11 (1.92%) Telerik
7 9 (1.57%) TIBCO
8 8 (1.40%) Infragistics
9 6 (1.05%) thinkFolio
10 4 (0.70%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.70%) Perforce
11 3 (0.52%) Pegasus
12 2 (0.35%) Typemock
12 2 (0.35%) DataSynapse
12 2 (0.35%) Open Text
12 2 (0.35%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.35%) Reuters
12 2 (0.35%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.35%) Lotus
13 1 (0.17%) IBM
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Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £295 - £300 per day
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Coal IT Services
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
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City, London
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Leicestershire
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Uxbridge
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Uxbridge
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Leeds
Neon Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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City of London
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Stoke on Trent
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Hampshire
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