Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 52 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 - +72
Contract jobs citing WinForms 11 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.40% 2.26% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.24% 9.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Lancashire median daily rate £310 £263 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.10% - -
North West median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.94% - -
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +4.94% +15.71% -

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 Lancashire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 119 158 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 25.98% 23.80% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 114 151
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £366 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.22% -13.82% +20.89%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £213
90th Percentile £540 £465 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +18.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 13
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +13.73%
10th Percentile £37.75 £24.60 £28.19
90th Percentile £43.93 £42.50 £47.33
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% +0.98%

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

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

WinForms
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Chorley +6 3 £310 +24.00%
Preston -12 2 - -
Blackburn - 1 - -
WinForms
North West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) .NET
3 8 (72.73%) XML
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) .NET Framework
4 7 (63.64%) MVC
5 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
6 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
6 5 (45.45%) Windows
6 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
6 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
6 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (45.45%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
7 4 (36.36%) SDLC
7 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
7 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
7 4 (36.36%) TDD
7 4 (36.36%) VB6
7 4 (36.36%) WCF
7 4 (36.36%) WPF
7 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
7 4 (36.36%) Rational Robot
7 4 (36.36%) ClearCase
7 4 (36.36%) XSD
7 4 (36.36%) XSLT
7 4 (36.36%) Oracle
7 4 (36.36%) VB
8 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
2 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (36.36%) ClearCase
3 4 (36.36%) Rational Robot
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Software Developer
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) .NET Framework
2 8 (72.73%) XML
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (45.45%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
4 4 (36.36%) WCF
4 4 (36.36%) WPF
4 4 (36.36%) XSD
4 4 (36.36%) XSLT
5 2 (18.18%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) RESTful
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) RIA
2 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
5 2 (18.18%) SOLID
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) OOD
6 1 (9.09%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) VB
3 4 (36.36%) VB6
4 2 (18.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft