The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Forms (WinForms)
England / South West
Rank 132 136 138
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2  
Contract jobs citing WinForms 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.10% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.42% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £265 £300 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.66% +0.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £300 £316
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £305 £315
% change year-on-year +14.75% -3.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 743 710 762
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 28.61% 24.47% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 472 495
Median daily rate £393 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 51 19
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

WinForms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WinForms in the South West

WinForms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WinForms in the South West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WinForms in the South West

WinForms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WinForms in the South West

WinForms
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Devon -6 1 £180 -40.00%
Dorset - 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £350 - 1
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) WPF
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) XHTML
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) WinForms Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) WPF
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) Durandal
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (16.67%) React
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XHTML
4 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) TDD
1 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
1 1 (16.67%) Time Management
1 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft