The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 June 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 127 147
Rank change year-on-year +3 +20  
Contract jobs citing WinForms 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.25% 0.078% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 0.29% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £429 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.92% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £338 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +3.12% -15.78%  

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 the East of England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 733 682 819
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.03% 26.73% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2294 1590 1769
Median daily rate £425 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £226 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 85 101
Median hourly rate £41.50 £31.27 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.71% -17.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.25 £19.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.75 £39.35 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing WinForms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for WinForms in the East of England

WinForms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WinForms in the East of England

WinForms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WinForms in the East of England

WinForms
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing WinForms in the East of England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for WinForms in the East of England

WinForms
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 5
Bedfordshire - 2 £425 - 3
Essex -13 1 £433 +33.07%
WinForms
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (60.00%) WCF
5 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (50.00%) Windows
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) WPF
7 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (30.00%) NUnit
7 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (20.00%) SOAP
8 2 (20.00%) Web Services
8 2 (20.00%) OO
8 2 (20.00%) Python
8 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (20.00%) C++
8 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (20.00%) OOD
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (20.00%) SDLC
8 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
9 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (10.00%) Waterfall

WinForms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (30.00%) NUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Lead C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) WCF Developer
5 1 (10.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) WCF
3 4 (40.00%) WPF
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
6 1 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (10.00%) LINQ
6 1 (10.00%) PostGIS
6 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) OOD
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Office Automation
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft