Period
to 8 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 8 December 2019 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 > Manchester
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 123 101 98
Rank change year-on-year -22 -3 +45
Contract jobs citing WinForms 8 53 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.30% 1.67% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 4.36% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 49 38
Manchester median daily rate £363 £360 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.69% +1.05% +18.75%
10th Percentile £313 £320 £250
90th Percentile £392 £389 £438
North West median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.86% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £42.00 - £42.50

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 871 1,215 1,081
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 32.31% 38.22% 37.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 838 750
Manchester median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £299
90th Percentile £563 £550 £538
North West median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.38% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 21
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +118.75%
North West median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -12.50% +23.08%

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for WinForms in Manchester

WinForms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WinForms in Manchester

WinForms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WinForms in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing WinForms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) WPF
3 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 5 (62.50%) WCF
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (50.00%) JIRA
4 4 (50.00%) NUnit
4 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (37.50%) Moq
6 2 (25.00%) AccuRev
6 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Subversion
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (12.50%) API Development
7 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
7 1 (12.50%) Windows
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

WinForms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
1 4 (50.00%) NUnit
2 3 (37.50%) Moq
3 2 (25.00%) AccuRev
3 2 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
4 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) WPF
3 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 5 (62.50%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (25.00%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) LINQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) API Development
3 1 (12.50%) CAD
3 1 (12.50%) CAE
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft