Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 94 139
Rank change year-on-year 0 +45 +10
Contract jobs citing WinForms 56 50 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.92% 1.78% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.29% 4.74% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 46 12
Manchester median daily rate £360 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +16.67% -4.76%
North West median daily rate £360 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +2.86% +16.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +1.18% +14.86%

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 1,059 1,054 1,037
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.22% 37.50% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 729 710
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - +6.16%
10th Percentile £313 £292 £288
90th Percentile £551 £538 £500
North West median daily rate £408 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +5.16% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 7
Manchester median hourly rate £21.88 £20.00 £29.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -32.26% -6.27%
10th Percentile £12.37 £17.00 £14.95
90th Percentile £43.25 £44.00 £46.85
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £38.13 £38.75
% change year-on-year -4.98% -1.61% +14.58%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 1 £308 +23.00%
Stockport - 1 - -
WinForms
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 56 (100.00%) .NET
2 55 (98.21%) C#
3 41 (73.21%) SQL
3 41 (73.21%) VB.NET
4 40 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (67.86%) WPF
6 37 (66.07%) SQL Server
7 33 (58.93%) WCF
8 32 (57.14%) NoSQL
9 30 (53.57%) E-Commerce
10 29 (51.79%) JIRA
11 27 (48.21%) AccuRev
12 24 (42.86%) MVC
13 21 (37.50%) Degree
13 21 (37.50%) Computer Science
14 20 (35.71%) SQL Server 2000
15 19 (33.93%) Web Services
16 18 (32.14%) .NET Framework
17 11 (19.64%) OOP
17 11 (19.64%) Web Application Development
18 8 (14.29%) RESTful
18 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
18 8 (14.29%) Back Office
19 7 (12.50%) Front End Development
20 6 (10.71%) Waterfall
20 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
21 5 (8.93%) N-Tier
21 5 (8.93%) Games
22 4 (7.14%) VB
22 4 (7.14%) MySQL

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 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (66.07%) SQL Server
2 32 (57.14%) NoSQL
3 20 (35.71%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (7.14%) MySQL
5 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.79%) Riak
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (51.79%) JIRA
2 27 (48.21%) AccuRev
3 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (14.29%) Back Office
2 5 (8.93%) Games
3 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (80.36%) Developer
2 35 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 31 (55.36%) C# Developer
4 22 (39.29%) VB.NET Developer
5 21 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (33.93%) C# Software Developer
6 19 (33.93%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 19 (33.93%) Software Developer
7 9 (16.07%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (8.93%) WinForms Developer
9 4 (7.14%) SQL Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Technical Leader
10 3 (5.36%) WCF Developer
10 3 (5.36%) WPF Developer
11 2 (3.57%) .NET Applications Developer
11 2 (3.57%) Applications Developer
11 2 (3.57%) C# Application Developer
11 2 (3.57%) C# WPF Developer
12 1 (1.79%) Senior Developer
12 1 (1.79%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (67.86%) WPF
3 33 (58.93%) WCF
4 19 (33.93%) Web Services
5 18 (32.14%) .NET Framework
6 8 (14.29%) RESTful
7 3 (5.36%) Middleware
8 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.79%) CSS
8 1 (1.79%) HTML
8 1 (1.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) N-Tier
2 4 (7.14%) Online Games
3 3 (5.36%) Online Gambling
3 3 (5.36%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Windows
1 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (53.57%) E-Commerce
3 24 (42.86%) MVC
4 21 (37.50%) Computer Science
5 11 (19.64%) OOP
5 11 (19.64%) Web Application Development
6 7 (12.50%) Front End Development
7 6 (10.71%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (5.36%) SOA
10 2 (3.57%) Low Latency
10 2 (3.57%) OO
10 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.57%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.57%) Web Development
11 1 (1.79%) Coaching
11 1 (1.79%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (1.79%) Functional Programming
11 1 (1.79%) Functional Testing
11 1 (1.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 55 (98.21%) C#
2 41 (73.21%) SQL
2 41 (73.21%) VB.NET
3 4 (7.14%) VB
4 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.36%) VB6
5 2 (3.57%) Erlang
6 1 (1.79%) F#
6 1 (1.79%) Go
6 1 (1.79%) Haskell
6 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.79%) Google