Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 123 144
Rank change year-on-year +9 +21 -12
Contract jobs citing WinForms 45 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.47% 0.63% 0.082%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.84% 1.88% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 14 1
Manchester median daily rate £350 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +36.36% -18.52%
10th Percentile £323 £330 £238
90th Percentile £426 £525 £313
North West median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate - - £32.50
North West median hourly rate £43.00 - £37.00

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 1,171 904 972
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.29% 33.76% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 581 641
Manchester median daily rate £391 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.14% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £500 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £379
% change year-on-year +6.67% -0.92% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 12
Manchester median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +37.93% -22.67%
10th Percentile £12.77 £14.75 £15.87
90th Percentile £42.00 £50.00 £39.60
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +64.44%

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 27 May 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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 44 (97.78%) .NET
2 43 (95.56%) WPF
3 37 (82.22%) SQL
4 36 (80.00%) SQL Server
5 34 (75.56%) C#
6 25 (55.56%) VB.NET
6 25 (55.56%) E-Commerce
7 23 (51.11%) MVC
7 23 (51.11%) WCF
8 22 (48.89%) JIRA
8 22 (48.89%) SQL Server 2000
9 21 (46.67%) AccuRev
9 21 (46.67%) NoSQL
10 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (24.44%) Computer Science
11 11 (24.44%) Degree
12 9 (20.00%) .NET Framework
13 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
14 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
14 7 (15.56%) Games
14 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
14 7 (15.56%) Collaborative Working
15 5 (11.11%) Web Application Development
15 5 (11.11%) Coaching
16 4 (8.89%) Decision-Making
17 3 (6.67%) Fintech
17 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
17 3 (6.67%) CRM
17 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
18 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation

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 36 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (48.89%) SQL Server 2000
3 21 (46.67%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.22%) MySQL
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (48.89%) JIRA
2 21 (46.67%) AccuRev
3 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 7 (15.56%) Games
2 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (68.89%) Developer
2 18 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 16 (35.56%) Software Developer
4 15 (33.33%) .NET Developer
5 13 (28.89%) Desktop Support
6 11 (24.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (22.22%) WPF Developer
8 8 (17.78%) SQL Developer
8 8 (17.78%) Team Leader
8 8 (17.78%) WinForms Developer
9 7 (15.56%) C# WPF Developer
10 6 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
10 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 6 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (13.33%) WCF Developer
11 4 (8.89%) C# WCF Developer
12 3 (6.67%) Backend Developer
12 3 (6.67%) Software Team Leader
12 3 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
13 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (97.78%) .NET
2 43 (95.56%) WPF
3 23 (51.11%) WCF
4 9 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.22%) CSS
5 1 (2.22%) HTML
5 1 (2.22%) HTML5
5 1 (2.22%) jQuery
5 1 (2.22%) Node.js
5 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.67%) Fintech
3 1 (2.22%) Digital Signage
3 1 (2.22%) Online Gambling
3 1 (2.22%) Online Games
3 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 23 (51.11%) MVC
3 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
5 7 (15.56%) Collaborative Working
5 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
6 5 (11.11%) Coaching
6 5 (11.11%) Web Application Development
7 4 (8.89%) Decision-Making
8 3 (6.67%) CRM
9 1 (2.22%) Migration
9 1 (2.22%) RAD
9 1 (2.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (82.22%) SQL
2 34 (75.56%) C#
3 25 (55.56%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.22%) C++
4 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft