The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for WinForms skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Forms (WinForms)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 79 70
Rank change year-on-year +25 -9  
Contract jobs citing WinForms 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.19% 0.10% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 0.38% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £400 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £315
% change year-on-year +16.66% -4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year - +9.55%  

WinForms is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 151 266 240
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 28.28% 27.12% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 192 163
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% +44.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing WinForms as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WinForms in Cheshire

WinForms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WinForms in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for WinForms in Cheshire

WinForms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WinForms in Cheshire

WinForms
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Warrington - 1 £400 -
WinForms
North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 across the Cheshire region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008

WinForms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET