The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 30 March 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 / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 242 246
Rank change year-on-year +20 +4  
Contract jobs citing WinForms 26 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.23% 1.11% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 8
Median daily rate £375 £335 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% -6.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £281 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £373 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £310 £315
% change year-on-year +12.90% -1.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year - +9.55%  

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 South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2110 2252 2324
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 26.64% 23.95% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1512 1361
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 50
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £60.62 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

WinForms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WinForms in the South East

WinForms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WinForms in the South East over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WinForms in the South East

WinForms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WinForms in the South East

WinForms
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Kent +22 15 £393 +12.14% 4
Buckinghamshire -2 3 £275 -20.00% 1
Berkshire +24 2 £288 +2.49% 6
West Sussex +7 2 £388 +19.23% 4
Middlesex - 2 £350 -
Hampshire +9 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 - 5
Surrey - 1 - - 1
WinForms
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 South East region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 38 (100.00%) C#
2 37 (97.37%) .NET
3 33 (86.84%) SQL Server
4 29 (76.32%) ASP.NET
5 25 (65.79%) MVC
6 21 (55.26%) SQL
7 20 (52.63%) WPF
7 20 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (50.00%) LINQ
8 19 (50.00%) VB.NET
9 18 (47.37%) ADO.NET
10 17 (44.74%) Prototyping
10 17 (44.74%) Unit Testing
10 17 (44.74%) NUnit
11 15 (39.47%) Client/Server
11 15 (39.47%) Oracle
11 15 (39.47%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (39.47%) ReSharper
11 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 15 (39.47%) WCF
11 15 (39.47%) MSBuild
11 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (39.47%) MVVM
11 15 (39.47%) Moq
11 15 (39.47%) Caliburn.Micro
12 11 (28.95%) Windows
13 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
14 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
15 7 (18.42%) CSS

WinForms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Extranet
1 3 (7.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (86.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.63%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 19 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (44.74%) NUnit
3 15 (39.47%) Moq
3 15 (39.47%) MSBuild
3 15 (39.47%) ReSharper
4 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.63%) LabVIEW
5 1 (2.63%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (7.89%) Back Office
1 3 (7.89%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (100.00%) Developer
2 28 (73.68%) .NET Developer
3 18 (47.37%) C# Developer
3 18 (47.37%) WPF Developer
4 17 (44.74%) WinForms Developer
5 15 (39.47%) SQL Developer
6 13 (34.21%) Oracle Developer
7 11 (28.95%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (26.32%) WCF Developer
9 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (18.42%) C# WPF Developer
10 5 (13.16%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (13.16%) Software Developer
11 4 (10.53%) C# WCF Developer
12 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Developer
13 2 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 1 (2.63%) .NET Applications Developer
14 1 (2.63%) C# Application Developer
14 1 (2.63%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
14 1 (2.63%) Senior C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (97.37%) .NET
2 29 (76.32%) ASP.NET
3 20 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 20 (52.63%) WPF
4 19 (50.00%) LINQ
5 18 (47.37%) ADO.NET
6 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (39.47%) Caliburn.Micro
6 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 15 (39.47%) WCF
7 7 (18.42%) CSS
8 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
8 6 (15.79%) HTML
9 5 (13.16%) CSS3
9 5 (13.16%) HTML5
9 5 (13.16%) XML
10 4 (10.53%) Ajax
10 4 (10.53%) jQuery
11 3 (7.89%) Razor View Engine
11 3 (7.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Client/Server
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Unix
3 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) MVC
2 17 (44.74%) Prototyping
2 17 (44.74%) Unit Testing
3 15 (39.47%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (39.47%) MVVM
4 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.79%) TDD
5 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.89%) OO
6 2 (5.26%) Multithreading
6 2 (5.26%) OOP
6 2 (5.26%) Web Development
7 1 (2.63%) Android Development
7 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) Document Management
7 1 (2.63%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.63%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (2.63%) Scrum
7 1 (2.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (55.26%) SQL
3 19 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.26%) Java
6 2 (5.26%) UniBasic
7 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) IBM
3 2 (5.26%) Redback
4 1 (2.63%) Apple
4 1 (2.63%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Telerik