Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 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)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 178 225
Rank change year-on-year +33 +47 -31
Contract jobs citing WinForms 60 44 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.10% 0.71% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.41% 2.42% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 31 7
North West median daily rate £350 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% -1.54%
10th Percentile £251 £250 £275
90th Percentile £438 £388 £395
England median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +14.86% -
England median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year +1.18% +14.09% -8.02%

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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,760 1,821 2,096
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.40% 29.51% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,222 1,264 1,318
North West median daily rate £390 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% - +10.71%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £263
90th Percentile £544 £525 £530
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 78
North West median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £33.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +13.84% +12.73%
10th Percentile £18.00 £16.40 £16.93
90th Percentile £48.00 £50.32 £42.88
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 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
Manchester +40 50 £350 +16.67% 18
Lancashire -3 8 £310 +3.33%
Merseyside +8 1 £300 +1.69% 1
Cheshire -2 1 £310 -20.00% 9
WinForms
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 58 (96.67%) .NET
2 46 (76.67%) WPF
3 45 (75.00%) C#
4 42 (70.00%) SQL Server
5 37 (61.67%) SQL
6 34 (56.67%) MVC
7 28 (46.67%) .NET Framework
8 26 (43.33%) WCF
9 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (30.00%) JIRA
11 17 (28.33%) AccuRev
11 17 (28.33%) NoSQL
11 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
12 16 (26.67%) ASP.NET
12 16 (26.67%) SQL Server 2000
12 16 (26.67%) E-Commerce
13 15 (25.00%) Software Engineering
13 15 (25.00%) Degree
14 14 (23.33%) Computer Science
14 14 (23.33%) CSS
14 14 (23.33%) HTML
15 13 (21.67%) Web Application Development
16 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
17 11 (18.33%) Back Office
17 11 (18.33%) jQuery
18 9 (15.00%) AngularJS
18 9 (15.00%) Mentoring
18 9 (15.00%) Coaching
18 9 (15.00%) VB.NET
18 9 (15.00%) Windows

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (28.33%) NoSQL
3 16 (26.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (5.00%) MySQL
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (30.00%) JIRA
2 17 (28.33%) AccuRev
3 8 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.67%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.67%) Rational Robot
General
1 11 (18.33%) Back Office
2 6 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Games
4 1 (1.67%) Law
4 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (78.33%) Developer
2 22 (36.67%) .NET Developer
2 22 (36.67%) Software Developer
3 16 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 13 (21.67%) Desktop Support
5 10 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (15.00%) Technical Leader
6 9 (15.00%) WPF Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Angular Developer
7 5 (8.33%) C# WPF Developer
7 5 (8.33%) SQL Developer
8 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (6.67%) WCF Developer
9 3 (5.00%) .NET Applications Developer
9 3 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (5.00%) .NET Web Applications Developer
9 3 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (96.67%) .NET
2 46 (76.67%) WPF
3 28 (46.67%) .NET Framework
4 26 (43.33%) WCF
5 16 (26.67%) ASP.NET
6 14 (23.33%) CSS
6 14 (23.33%) HTML
7 11 (18.33%) jQuery
8 9 (15.00%) AngularJS
8 9 (15.00%) Web Services
9 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (13.33%) XML
10 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (11.67%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (11.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (10.00%) Entity Framework
12 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (6.67%) HTML5
12 4 (6.67%) SignalR
13 3 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.67%) Digital Signage
2 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (56.67%) MVC
2 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 15 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 13 (21.67%) Web Application Development
6 9 (15.00%) Coaching
6 9 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 4 (6.67%) SDLC
9 3 (5.00%) TDD
9 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.33%) Issue Tracking
10 2 (3.33%) OO
10 2 (3.33%) OOD
10 2 (3.33%) Process Improvement
10 2 (3.33%) Web Development
11 1 (1.67%) Continuous Delivery
11 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
11 1 (1.67%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 45 (75.00%) C#
2 37 (61.67%) SQL
3 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.00%) VB
6 3 (5.00%) XAML
7 2 (3.33%) C++
8 1 (1.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle