Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 107 143
Rank change year-on-year +10 +36 +9
Contract jobs citing WinForms 58 38 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.87% 1.29% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.86% 3.53% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 35 12
Manchester median daily rate £360 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.69% +20.83% -7.69%
North West median daily rate £360 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +2.86% +16.67% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.50
% 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 1,193 1,078 1,113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.37% 36.46% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 730 789
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 8
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £22.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +53.76% -34.96%
10th Percentile £12.07 £16.55 £14.85
90th Percentile £38.00 £47.40 £44.13
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +10.29%

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

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 17 November 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
Stockport - 2 - -
Bolton 0 1 £308 +23.00% 2
WinForms
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 58 (100.00%) .NET
2 56 (96.55%) C#
3 42 (72.41%) SQL
3 42 (72.41%) VB.NET
4 40 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (68.97%) WPF
5 35 (60.34%) SQL Server
6 32 (55.17%) WCF
7 29 (50.00%) NoSQL
7 29 (50.00%) JIRA
8 28 (48.28%) MVC
8 28 (48.28%) E-Commerce
8 28 (48.28%) AccuRev
9 21 (36.21%) SQL Server 2000
10 20 (34.48%) Degree
10 20 (34.48%) Computer Science
11 16 (27.59%) Web Services
12 15 (25.86%) .NET Framework
13 9 (15.52%) Web Application Development
13 9 (15.52%) Games
13 9 (15.52%) OOP
14 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
15 7 (12.07%) RESTful
15 7 (12.07%) Front End Development
15 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
16 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
16 6 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
16 6 (10.34%) Online Games
16 6 (10.34%) Online Gambling
17 5 (8.62%) Problem-Solving

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (60.34%) SQL Server
2 29 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 21 (36.21%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.45%) MySQL
5 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.72%) Riak
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (50.00%) JIRA
2 28 (48.28%) AccuRev
3 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (15.52%) Games
2 3 (5.17%) Back Office
2 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (91.38%) Developer
2 41 (70.69%) .NET Developer
3 34 (58.62%) C# Developer
4 24 (41.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (39.66%) Software Developer
5 23 (39.66%) VB.NET Developer
6 19 (32.76%) C# Software Developer
7 18 (31.03%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 11 (18.97%) .NET Software Developer
9 8 (13.79%) WinForms Developer
10 7 (12.07%) Desktop Support
11 6 (10.34%) WPF Developer
12 5 (8.62%) SQL Developer
13 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 4 (6.90%) WCF Developer
14 3 (5.17%) C# WPF Developer
15 2 (3.45%) Backend Developer
15 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Developer
15 2 (3.45%) VB Developer
15 2 (3.45%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (68.97%) WPF
3 32 (55.17%) WCF
4 16 (27.59%) Web Services
5 15 (25.86%) .NET Framework
6 7 (12.07%) RESTful
7 4 (6.90%) Middleware
8 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.72%) CSS
8 1 (1.72%) HTML
8 1 (1.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (34.48%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.34%) Online Gambling
2 6 (10.34%) Online Games
2 6 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (5.17%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Windows
1 4 (6.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (48.28%) E-Commerce
2 28 (48.28%) MVC
3 9 (15.52%) OOP
3 9 (15.52%) Web Application Development
4 7 (12.07%) Front End Development
5 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
6 5 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (5.17%) SOA
8 2 (3.45%) OOD
8 2 (3.45%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.45%) Web Development
9 1 (1.72%) Coaching
9 1 (1.72%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.72%) Functional Programming
9 1 (1.72%) Functional Testing
9 1 (1.72%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.72%) Release Management
9 1 (1.72%) Software Delivery
9 1 (1.72%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (96.55%) C#
2 42 (72.41%) SQL
2 42 (72.41%) VB.NET
3 5 (8.62%) VB
4 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.17%) VB6
5 2 (3.45%) Erlang
6 1 (1.72%) F#
6 1 (1.72%) Go
6 1 (1.72%) Haskell
6 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.72%) Google