Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 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 > Manchester
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 142 154
Rank change year-on-year +44 +12 -32
Contract jobs citing WinForms 41 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.41% 0.41% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.79% 1.31% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 12 5
Manchester median daily rate £350 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -4.76% -4.91%
10th Percentile £250 £300 £263
90th Percentile £438 £375 £395
North West median daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate - - £35.00
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 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 1082 1071 962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 37.17% 31.37% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 768 586
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% +11.54%
10th Percentile £293 £285 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 33
Manchester median hourly rate £29.00 £16.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.25% -49.21% +12.00%
10th Percentile £17.45 £14.80 £11.05
90th Percentile £45.60 £44.25 £42.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year +23.08% +3.17% -6.44%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WinForms in Manchester over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

WinForms
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Bolton - 3 £250 - 1
WinForms
North West

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 41 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (90.24%) WPF
3 30 (73.17%) SQL Server
3 30 (73.17%) C#
4 22 (53.66%) SQL
5 21 (51.22%) MVC
6 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (46.34%) .NET Framework
8 17 (41.46%) WCF
9 12 (29.27%) JIRA
9 12 (29.27%) AccuRev
9 12 (29.27%) NoSQL
9 12 (29.27%) Degree
10 11 (26.83%) Computer Science
10 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2000
10 11 (26.83%) HTML
10 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
10 11 (26.83%) CSS
10 11 (26.83%) E-Commerce
11 10 (24.39%) Back Office
11 10 (24.39%) jQuery
11 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
11 10 (24.39%) Web Application Development
12 9 (21.95%) Mentoring
12 9 (21.95%) Coaching
12 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
13 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
13 7 (17.07%) Web Services
13 7 (17.07%) AngularJS
13 7 (17.07%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 30 (73.17%) SQL Server
2 12 (29.27%) NoSQL
3 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (7.32%) MySQL
6 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) AccuRev
1 12 (29.27%) JIRA
2 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (24.39%) Back Office
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Law
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) .NET Developer
3 13 (31.71%) Software Developer
4 10 (24.39%) Desktop Support
5 9 (21.95%) Technical Leader
6 8 (19.51%) C# Developer
7 7 (17.07%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (12.20%) WPF Developer
9 4 (9.76%) Angular Developer
10 3 (7.32%) .NET Applications Developer
10 3 (7.32%) .NET Web Applications Developer
10 3 (7.32%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (7.32%) Applications Developer
10 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (7.32%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (7.32%) WCF Developer
10 3 (7.32%) Web Applications Developer
10 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
11 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (90.24%) WPF
3 19 (46.34%) .NET Framework
4 17 (41.46%) WCF
5 11 (26.83%) CSS
5 11 (26.83%) HTML
6 10 (24.39%) jQuery
7 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
8 7 (17.07%) AngularJS
8 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (17.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (17.07%) Web Services
9 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (9.76%) Entity Framework
9 4 (9.76%) SignalR
10 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (7.32%) HTML5
10 3 (7.32%) JSON
10 3 (7.32%) XML
11 2 (4.88%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) Digital Signage
2 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) MVC
2 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.83%) E-Commerce
4 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
4 10 (24.39%) Web Application Development
5 9 (21.95%) Coaching
5 9 (21.95%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.88%) Web Development
7 1 (2.44%) Chemistry
7 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.44%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.44%) Physics
7 1 (2.44%) Scrum
7 1 (2.44%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 30 (73.17%) C#
2 22 (53.66%) SQL
3 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.63%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.32%) XAML
6 2 (4.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft