The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for WinForms skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 23 April 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)
England / North West
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 160 144
Rank change year-on-year +34 -16  
Contract jobs citing WinForms 14 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.50% 0.050% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.56% 0.19% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 7
Median daily rate £375 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £315 £300
% change year-on-year +17.06% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £39.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year -4.45% +15.44%  

WinForms is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 896 1028 892
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.69% 25.86% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 700 556
Median daily rate £375 £399 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.01% +9.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 37 21
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -11.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £18.80 £16.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.75 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.46%  

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing WinForms as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WinForms in the North West

WinForms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WinForms in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for WinForms in the North West

WinForms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WinForms in the North West over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WinForms in the North West

WinForms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WinForms in the North West

WinForms
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 13 £375 - 6
Lancashire +11 1 £225 -
WinForms
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 North West region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (71.43%) C#
4 18 (64.29%) SQL
4 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
5 17 (60.71%) MVC
6 15 (53.57%) WPF
7 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
8 11 (39.29%) .NET Framework
9 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (35.71%) WCF
9 10 (35.71%) HTML
9 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
9 10 (35.71%) CSS
10 9 (32.14%) Degree
11 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
12 7 (25.00%) AccuRev
12 7 (25.00%) JIRA
12 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
12 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
12 7 (25.00%) VB.NET
13 6 (21.43%) Windows
14 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
14 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
14 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (17.86%) RDBMS
14 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
15 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
15 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing

WinForms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 5 (17.86%) RDBMS
3 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) AccuRev
1 7 (25.00%) JIRA
2 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Back Office
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Developer
2 12 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 6 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Software Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Technical Leader
6 3 (10.71%) WinForms Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) .NET Applications Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) C# Application Developer
8 1 (3.57%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) ERP Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (53.57%) WPF
3 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
4 11 (39.29%) .NET Framework
5 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (35.71%) CSS
5 10 (35.71%) HTML
5 10 (35.71%) WCF
6 2 (7.14%) Ajax
6 2 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (7.14%) RESTful
6 2 (7.14%) SOAP
6 2 (7.14%) Web Services
6 2 (7.14%) XML
7 1 (3.57%) COM
7 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) MVC
3 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.71%) ETL
4 3 (10.71%) OO
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.14%) Logistics
5 2 (7.14%) OOD
5 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Automation Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Coaching
6 1 (3.57%) ERP
6 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.57%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) C#
2 18 (64.29%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
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