Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for WinForms skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WinForms over the 6 months to 21 November 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 50 60
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10 +2
Contract jobs citing WinForms 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.51% 0.60% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.21% 2.26% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Kent median daily rate £368 - £325
10th Percentile £330 - £313
90th Percentile £383 - £338
South East median daily rate £371 £375 £344
% change year-on-year -1.00% +9.09% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £47.50

WinForms is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 190 133 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 35.78% 26.65% 49.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 82 180
Kent median daily rate £350 £345 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +2.22% +3.85%
10th Percentile £300 £255 £263
90th Percentile £438 £559 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.19% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Kent median hourly rate - - £38.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing WinForms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for WinForms in Kent

WinForms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WinForms in Kent

WinForms
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the Kent region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -11 4 £338 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £375 - 1
WinForms
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) MVC
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (75.00%) WCF
3 6 (75.00%) LINQ
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (75.00%) Moq
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (62.50%) Caliburn.Micro
4 5 (62.50%) MSBuild
4 5 (62.50%) MVVM
4 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 5 (62.50%) WPF
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 5 (62.50%) ReSharper
4 5 (62.50%) ADO.NET
4 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) Client/Server
4 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle
4 5 (62.50%) NUnit
4 5 (62.50%) Prototyping
5 3 (37.50%) Legal
5 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services

WinForms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Moq
2 5 (62.50%) MSBuild
2 5 (62.50%) NUnit
2 5 (62.50%) ReSharper
2 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) C# Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (37.50%) WinForms Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# WCF Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# WPF Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (25.00%) WCF Developer
4 2 (25.00%) WPF Developer
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Azure Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (75.00%) LINQ
2 6 (75.00%) WCF
3 5 (62.50%) ADO.NET
3 5 (62.50%) Caliburn.Micro
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 5 (62.50%) WPF
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) RESTful
5 1 (12.50%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) MVVM
3 5 (62.50%) Prototyping
3 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Database Optimisation
5 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) SOLID
5 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft