Period
to 25 July 2017

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 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 235 228
Rank change year-on-year +63 -7 -81
Contract jobs citing WinForms 29 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.51% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.60% 0.40% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 15
North West median daily rate £375 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -15.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £325 £253 £294
90th Percentile £525 £388 £365
England median daily rate £438 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
North West median hourly rate £41.88 £32.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.35% - -
England median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.85% +11.43%

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 1807 1983 1723
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.81% 25.91% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1216 1367 1090
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.64% +12.13%
10th Percentile £282 £263 £268
90th Percentile £500 £513 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 57 44
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +18.84%
10th Percentile £19.85 £19.52 £15.70
90th Percentile £49.25 £47.33 £46.06
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +9.33% +3.45% +3.57%

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing WinForms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 25 July 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 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
Manchester - 23 £375 - 6
Lancashire +19 5 £225 -14.29% 1
Merseyside 0 1 - - 1
WinForms
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (82.76%) WPF
3 19 (65.52%) SQL
4 18 (62.07%) C#
4 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
5 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (48.28%) .NET Framework
7 13 (44.83%) NoSQL
8 12 (41.38%) JIRA
8 12 (41.38%) Computer Science
8 12 (41.38%) WCF
8 12 (41.38%) AccuRev
9 11 (37.93%) Degree
9 11 (37.93%) E-Commerce
10 10 (34.48%) MVC
11 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (24.14%) VB.NET
13 6 (20.69%) Windows
14 5 (17.24%) RDBMS
14 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
14 5 (17.24%) Entity Framework
14 5 (17.24%) Web Application Development
14 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
15 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
15 4 (13.79%) Rational Robot
15 4 (13.79%) ClearCase
15 4 (13.79%) Back Office
15 4 (13.79%) Oracle
15 4 (13.79%) XML
15 4 (13.79%) XSD

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 (62.07%) SQL Server
2 13 (44.83%) NoSQL
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (17.24%) RDBMS
4 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) AccuRev
1 12 (41.38%) JIRA
2 4 (13.79%) ClearCase
2 4 (13.79%) Rational Robot
2 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.79%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) Software Developer
3 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.69%) C# Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Desktop Support
5 4 (13.79%) Technical Leader
6 3 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) C# WPF Developer
6 3 (10.34%) WinForms Developer
6 3 (10.34%) WPF Developer
7 2 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (6.90%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (6.90%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Test Automation Specialist
8 1 (3.45%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (82.76%) WPF
3 14 (48.28%) .NET Framework
4 12 (41.38%) WCF
5 5 (17.24%) Entity Framework
6 4 (13.79%) XML
6 4 (13.79%) XSD
6 4 (13.79%) XSLT
7 1 (3.45%) COM
7 1 (3.45%) CSS
7 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) RIA
3 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) E-Commerce
3 10 (34.48%) MVC
4 5 (17.24%) Web Application Development
5 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.34%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.90%) OO
7 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.90%) SOLID
8 1 (3.45%) Coaching
8 1 (3.45%) ERP
8 1 (3.45%) Logistics
8 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.45%) Pair Programming
8 1 (3.45%) Scrum
8 1 (3.45%) UML
8 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) SQL
2 18 (62.07%) C#
3 7 (24.14%) VB.NET
4 4 (13.79%) VB
4 4 (13.79%) VB6
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
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