Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 2018 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 109 148
Rank change year-on-year -9 +39 -2
Contract jobs citing WinForms 41 31 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.26% 1.07% 0.081%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.09% 3.05% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 27 3
Manchester median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £323 £325 £310
90th Percentile £440 £438 £375
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £294
% change year-on-year - +27.66% -9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £41.88 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.69% +67.50% -

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 1,326 1,017 987
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.83% 35.26% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 674 693
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +5.19%
10th Percentile £313 £277 £280
90th Percentile £545 £500 £512
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £386
% change year-on-year +3.23% +0.52% -1.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 6
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +22.09% -12.63%
10th Percentile £12.80 £14.75 £20.56
90th Percentile £42.00 £45.00 £43.25
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year -9.38% +16.79% -8.67%

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 19 August 2018.

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 19 August 2018. 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 - 1 £308 -
Stockport - 1 - - 1
WinForms
North West

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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 40 (97.56%) .NET
2 37 (90.24%) C#
3 33 (80.49%) WPF
4 29 (70.73%) SQL
5 27 (65.85%) VB.NET
5 27 (65.85%) SQL Server
6 18 (43.90%) MVC
7 17 (41.46%) E-Commerce
8 16 (39.02%) WCF
9 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (34.15%) SQL Server 2000
10 13 (31.71%) AccuRev
10 13 (31.71%) NoSQL
10 13 (31.71%) JIRA
11 9 (21.95%) Games
12 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
12 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
13 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
14 6 (14.63%) Coaching
15 5 (12.20%) Collaborative Working
15 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
15 5 (12.20%) .NET Framework
15 5 (12.20%) Degree
16 4 (9.76%) Online Games
16 4 (9.76%) Online Gambling
16 4 (9.76%) Decision-Making
16 4 (9.76%) Self-Motivation
17 3 (7.32%) Fintech
17 3 (7.32%) Web Application Development
17 3 (7.32%) CRM

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 27 (65.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (34.15%) SQL Server 2000
3 13 (31.71%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) AccuRev
1 13 (31.71%) JIRA
2 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 9 (21.95%) Games
2 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Developer
2 22 (53.66%) .NET Developer
3 17 (41.46%) C# Developer
4 14 (34.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (26.83%) Software Developer
6 8 (19.51%) Desktop Support
6 8 (19.51%) VB.NET Developer
7 7 (17.07%) .NET Software Developer
8 6 (14.63%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (14.63%) Team Leader
8 6 (14.63%) WinForms Developer
9 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (12.20%) SQL Developer
9 5 (12.20%) WPF Developer
10 4 (9.76%) Backend Developer
10 4 (9.76%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 3 (7.32%) C# WPF Developer
11 3 (7.32%) WCF Developer
12 2 (4.88%) C# WCF Developer
12 2 (4.88%) Senior Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (97.56%) .NET
2 33 (80.49%) WPF
3 16 (39.02%) WCF
4 5 (12.20%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.88%) Middleware
6 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.44%) CSS
6 1 (2.44%) HTML
6 1 (2.44%) HTML5
6 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) Online Gambling
2 4 (9.76%) Online Games
2 4 (9.76%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (7.32%) Fintech
4 2 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) MVC
2 17 (41.46%) E-Commerce
3 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
5 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
6 6 (14.63%) Coaching
7 5 (12.20%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (9.76%) Decision-Making
9 3 (7.32%) CRM
9 3 (7.32%) Web Application Development
10 2 (4.88%) Problem-Solving
11 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.44%) ERP
11 1 (2.44%) Front End Development
11 1 (2.44%) Functional Programming
11 1 (2.44%) OOD
11 1 (2.44%) OOP
11 1 (2.44%) RAD
11 1 (2.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (90.24%) C#
2 29 (70.73%) SQL
3 27 (65.85%) VB.NET
4 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.32%) VB
5 1 (2.44%) C++
5 1 (2.44%) Erlang
5 1 (2.44%) F#
5 1 (2.44%) Go
5 1 (2.44%) Haskell
5 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft