The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 30 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 / Lancashire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 44 44
Contract jobs citing WinForms 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 1.18% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.38% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £310 £315
% change year-on-year +12.90% -1.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
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 Lancashire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 52 93 90
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 25.49% 21.99% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 45 56
Median daily rate £325 £415 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.68% +14.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £38.00 £46.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -17.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

WinForms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WinForms in Lancashire

WinForms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WinForms in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Ajax
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) WCF
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) RESTful
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) OO

WinForms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (22.22%) Ajax
2 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (22.22%) RESTful
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) WCF
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) OOD
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft