Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 22 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 156 171
Rank change year-on-year -19 +15 -18
Contract jobs citing WinForms 6 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.13% 0.24% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 0.83% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 15
Scotland median daily rate £393 £348 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.95% +5.30% -5.71%
10th Percentile £329 £339 £307
90th Percentile £418 £352 £373
UK median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.74% +7.35% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £46.13 -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,224 1,087 1,290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 25.87% 29.34% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 665 734
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £275 £270 £263
90th Percentile £525 £488 £513
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 14
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £46.13 £40.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.97% +14.77% +0.48%
10th Percentile £13.45 £17.32 £22.38
90th Percentile £31.00 £52.17 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing WinForms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for WinForms in Scotland

WinForms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WinForms in Scotland

WinForms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WinForms in Scotland

WinForms
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 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
Edinburgh -40 6 £393 +13.77%
WinForms
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 Scotland region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) WPF
4 3 (50.00%) JSON
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
5 2 (33.33%) Open Source
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (33.33%) BDD
5 2 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
5 2 (33.33%) LESS
5 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (33.33%) Redmine
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (33.33%) XSLT
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) CSS

WinForms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) NUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Redmine
1 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) WPF
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) LESS
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SOLID
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft