The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 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)
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 455 495 473
Rank change year-on-year +40 -22  
Contract jobs citing WinForms 133 125 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% 0.87% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 106 115
Median daily rate £500 £491 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.93% +22.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -21.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £45.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £37.50 £49.50
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 England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13857 14297 14167
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.23% 28.93% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9633 10184 9649
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 163 190
Median hourly rate £41.50 £36.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.69% -1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £18.80 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £55.00
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

WinForms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WinForms in England

WinForms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WinForms in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WinForms in England

WinForms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WinForms in England

WinForms
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing WinForms in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for WinForms in England

WinForms
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 23 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
London +14 91 £550 -4.34% 32
North West +33 11 £375 - 9
South East 0 8 £325 - 20
West Midlands +14 7 £335 -0.74% 10
South West +7 6 £325 - 8
East of England -2 6 £429 +31.92% 7
Yorkshire +24 2 £338 -5.26% 12
East Midlands -9 2 - - 2
WinForms
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 226 (88.63%) C#
2 190 (74.51%) .NET
3 135 (52.94%) SQL
4 132 (51.76%) SQL Server
5 129 (50.59%) WPF
6 88 (34.51%) Finance
7 77 (30.20%) ASP.NET
8 72 (28.24%) VB.NET
9 69 (27.06%) WCF
10 68 (26.67%) Windows
11 65 (25.49%) MVC
12 60 (23.53%) TDD
13 56 (21.96%) Agile Software Development
14 50 (19.61%) Java
15 49 (19.22%) Banking
16 47 (18.43%) .NET Framework
16 47 (18.43%) SDLC
17 41 (16.08%) Oracle
18 39 (15.29%) Electronic Trading
18 39 (15.29%) Team Foundation Server
19 38 (14.90%) ASP.NET MVC
19 38 (14.90%) JavaScript
20 37 (14.51%) T-SQL
20 37 (14.51%) Front Office
20 37 (14.51%) Multithreading
21 34 (13.33%) Microsoft
22 31 (12.16%) ASP.NET Web API
23 30 (11.76%) Client/Server
24 29 (11.37%) Unit Testing
25 28 (10.98%) Continuous Integration

WinForms
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.18%) Tomcat
1 3 (1.18%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.78%) IIS
2 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.39%) Apache
3 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.39%) Confluence
3 1 (0.39%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 24 (9.41%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.78%) IaaS
3 2 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.18%) Extranet
1 3 (1.18%) Intranet
2 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.39%) Internet
3 1 (0.39%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (51.76%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.49%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.71%) Oracle Database
5 11 (4.31%) NoSQL
5 11 (4.31%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.35%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.18%) Sybase ASE
11 2 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.78%) OLAP
11 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.78%) QlikView
11 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 39 (15.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (9.80%) JUnit
2 25 (9.80%) NUnit
3 22 (8.63%) Mockito
3 22 (8.63%) TestNG
4 21 (8.24%) Visual Studio
5 20 (7.84%) Moq
6 16 (6.27%) ReSharper
7 15 (5.88%) MSBuild
8 12 (4.71%) JIRA
9 9 (3.53%) AccuRev
10 8 (3.14%) Git (software)
10 8 (3.14%) Subversion
11 6 (2.35%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.96%) ClearCase
12 5 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (1.57%) Maven
13 4 (1.57%) Rhino Mocks
14 3 (1.18%) EasyMock
14 3 (1.18%) WiX
General
1 88 (34.51%) Finance
2 49 (19.22%) Banking
3 37 (14.51%) Front Office
4 25 (9.80%) Investment Banking
5 13 (5.10%) Back Office
6 5 (1.96%) Marketing
7 2 (0.78%) Automotive
7 2 (0.78%) Law
7 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (0.39%) Retail
8 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 225 (88.24%) Developer
2 152 (59.61%) C# Developer
3 118 (46.27%) .NET Developer
4 82 (32.16%) WinForms Developer
5 70 (27.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 47 (18.43%) WPF Developer
7 36 (14.12%) C# WPF Developer
7 36 (14.12%) SQL Developer
8 28 (10.98%) Software Developer
9 27 (10.59%) Java Developer
10 26 (10.20%) C# GUI Developer
10 26 (10.20%) GUI Developer
10 26 (10.20%) Senior Developer
11 21 (8.24%) Java GUI Developer
12 19 (7.45%) Oracle Developer
13 18 (7.06%) VB.NET Developer
14 17 (6.67%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
14 17 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
14 17 (6.67%) Electronic Trading Developer
14 17 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (74.51%) .NET
2 129 (50.59%) WPF
3 77 (30.20%) ASP.NET
4 69 (27.06%) WCF
5 47 (18.43%) .NET Framework
6 38 (14.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (12.16%) ASP.NET Web API
8 22 (8.63%) Guice
8 22 (8.63%) HTML
9 19 (7.45%) ADO.NET
9 19 (7.45%) Web Services
10 18 (7.06%) LINQ
11 17 (6.67%) Caliburn.Micro
12 16 (6.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 16 (6.27%) XML
13 15 (5.88%) Entity Framework
13 15 (5.88%) jQuery
13 15 (5.88%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
14 14 (5.49%) HTML5
15 13 (5.10%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.76%) Client/Server
2 21 (8.24%) Fixed Income
3 19 (7.45%) Equities
4 15 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 14 (5.49%) N-Tier
6 10 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (3.14%) Derivative
9 7 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (2.75%) User Experience
10 5 (1.96%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (1.96%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.96%) Reinsurance
11 4 (1.57%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.57%) Hedge funds
12 3 (1.18%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.18%) iPad
12 3 (1.18%) Public Cloud
12 3 (1.18%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 68 (26.67%) Windows
2 6 (2.35%) Linux
3 4 (1.57%) Unix
4 3 (1.18%) Solaris
5 2 (0.78%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.39%) Android
6 1 (0.39%) ThreadX
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (25.49%) MVC
2 60 (23.53%) TDD
3 56 (21.96%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (18.43%) SDLC
5 39 (15.29%) Electronic Trading
6 37 (14.51%) Multithreading
7 29 (11.37%) Unit Testing
8 28 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (10.20%) Dependency Injection
10 25 (9.80%) Multithreaded Programming
10 25 (9.80%) OO
11 23 (9.02%) MVVM
12 18 (7.06%) Prototyping
13 17 (6.67%) E-Commerce
14 16 (6.27%) Test Automation
15 14 (5.49%) Scrum
16 12 (4.71%) OOD
17 11 (4.31%) Web Development
18 10 (3.92%) OOP
19 9 (3.53%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 226 (88.63%) C#
2 135 (52.94%) SQL
3 72 (28.24%) VB.NET
4 50 (19.61%) Java
5 38 (14.90%) JavaScript
6 37 (14.51%) T-SQL
7 23 (9.02%) VB
8 19 (7.45%) C++
9 16 (6.27%) VBA
10 13 (5.10%) VB6
11 8 (3.14%) Python
12 7 (2.75%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.75%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.75%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.96%) XAML
14 4 (1.57%) C
14 4 (1.57%) Perl
15 3 (1.18%) F#
15 3 (1.18%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.18%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 20 (7.84%) Degree
2 4 (1.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.39%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.39%) PhD
4 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.35%) GAAP
2 4 (1.57%) MiFID
2 4 (1.57%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) Nagios
1 2 (0.78%) Opsview
2 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (16.08%) Oracle
2 34 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 24 (9.41%) ION Trading
4 23 (9.02%) DevExpress
5 22 (8.63%) TIBCO
6 21 (8.24%) Syncfusion
7 16 (6.27%) Sybase
8 6 (2.35%) Infragistics
8 6 (2.35%) Reuters
9 5 (1.96%) Bloomberg
10 4 (1.57%) IBM
11 3 (1.18%) Redback
11 3 (1.18%) Sun
12 2 (0.78%) Murex
12 2 (0.78%) Splunk
13 1 (0.39%) Apple
13 1 (0.39%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.39%) SAP
13 1 (0.39%) Tableau
13 1 (0.39%) Teradata
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