The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 29 June 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)
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 454 518 471
Rank change year-on-year +64 -47  
Contract jobs citing WinForms 161 131 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.07% 0.86% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 107 129
UK median daily rate £425 £481 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.64% +28.26%  
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
UK median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -15.78%  
10th Percentile £36.25 £36.75 £43.25
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.25 £49.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +3.12% -15.78%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 15092 15313 15456
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.04% 28.51% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 40585 42041 38676
UK median daily rate £434 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.21% +8.38%  
10th Percentile £306 £297 £269
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 589 519 682
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -4.76%  
10th Percentile £19.25 £17.20 £16.61
90th Percentile £57.50 £48.76 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for WinForms in the UK

WinForms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WinForms in the UK

WinForms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WinForms over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WinForms in the UK

WinForms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WinForms in the UK

WinForms
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing WinForms over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for WinForms in the UK

WinForms
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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
England +38 137 £488 -2.50% 91
London +19 94 £550 -4.34% 28
UK excluding London +81 67 £375 +15.38% 66
Wales +11 16 £375 -3.22% 1
North of England +64 14 £345 +0.36% 14
Midlands +10 10 £335 +2.68% 9
Scotland +40 8 £381 +27.08% 2
South East +7 7 £325 - 24
South West +3 6 £325 - 7
East of England -2 6 £429 +31.92% 9

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 with a requirement for WinForms.

1 257 (89.55%) C#
2 215 (74.91%) .NET
3 158 (55.05%) SQL
4 139 (48.43%) SQL Server
5 133 (46.34%) WPF
6 92 (32.06%) Finance
7 84 (29.27%) Windows
8 83 (28.92%) ASP.NET
8 83 (28.92%) WCF
9 74 (25.78%) Agile Software Development
10 73 (25.44%) VB.NET
11 72 (25.09%) MVC
12 64 (22.30%) Oracle
12 64 (22.30%) .NET Framework
13 63 (21.95%) TDD
14 56 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
15 53 (18.47%) SDLC
16 52 (18.12%) Java
17 49 (17.07%) Banking
18 48 (16.72%) Microsoft
19 47 (16.38%) Unit Testing
20 43 (14.98%) ASP.NET MVC
21 42 (14.63%) Visual Studio
22 41 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
23 40 (13.94%) Multithreading
23 40 (13.94%) T-SQL
24 39 (13.59%) JavaScript
25 38 (13.24%) Front Office
26 36 (12.54%) ASP.NET Web API
27 34 (11.85%) LINQ

WinForms
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (1.05%) Tomcat
1 3 (1.05%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.70%) IIS
2 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.35%) Apache
3 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.35%) Confluence
3 1 (0.35%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (5.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 26 (9.06%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.70%) IaaS
3 2 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.05%) Extranet
1 3 (1.05%) Intranet
2 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.35%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (48.43%) SQL Server
2 32 (11.15%) Relational Database
3 29 (10.10%) Oracle Database
3 29 (10.10%) RDBMS
4 23 (8.01%) Oracle Database 11g
4 23 (8.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (5.57%) Oracle9i Database
6 11 (3.83%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.09%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (1.05%) Sybase ASE
13 2 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.70%) HBase
13 2 (0.70%) OLAP
13 2 (0.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 56 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (14.63%) Visual Studio
3 27 (9.41%) JUnit
4 25 (8.71%) NUnit
5 24 (8.36%) Mockito
5 24 (8.36%) TestNG
6 23 (8.01%) MSBuild
6 23 (8.01%) Oracle Forms
7 20 (6.97%) Moq
8 16 (5.57%) ReSharper
9 12 (4.18%) JIRA
10 9 (3.14%) AccuRev
11 8 (2.79%) Git (software)
11 8 (2.79%) Subversion
12 6 (2.09%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.74%) ClearCase
13 5 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
14 4 (1.39%) Maven
14 4 (1.39%) Rhino Mocks
15 3 (1.05%) EasyMock
General
1 92 (32.06%) Finance
2 49 (17.07%) Banking
3 38 (13.24%) Front Office
4 24 (8.36%) Investment Banking
5 19 (6.62%) Back Office
6 5 (1.74%) Marketing
7 2 (0.70%) Automotive
7 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.70%) Law
7 2 (0.70%) Legal
7 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.35%) Billing
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (0.35%) Retail
8 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 257 (89.55%) Developer
2 156 (54.36%) C# Developer
3 139 (48.43%) .NET Developer
4 87 (30.31%) WinForms Developer
5 71 (24.74%) C# .NET Developer
6 48 (16.72%) WPF Developer
7 45 (15.68%) SQL Developer
8 37 (12.89%) C# WPF Developer
9 34 (11.85%) Software Developer
10 29 (10.10%) Oracle Developer
11 28 (9.76%) Java Developer
11 28 (9.76%) Senior Developer
12 27 (9.41%) C# GUI Developer
12 27 (9.41%) GUI Developer
13 22 (7.67%) Java GUI Developer
14 19 (6.62%) C# Software Developer
14 19 (6.62%) VB.NET Developer
15 18 (6.27%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
15 18 (6.27%) Electronic Trading Developer
16 17 (5.92%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (74.91%) .NET
2 133 (46.34%) WPF
3 83 (28.92%) ASP.NET
3 83 (28.92%) WCF
4 64 (22.30%) .NET Framework
5 43 (14.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 36 (12.54%) ASP.NET Web API
7 34 (11.85%) LINQ
8 31 (10.80%) Entity Framework
9 24 (8.36%) Guice
10 22 (7.67%) HTML
11 21 (7.32%) Web Services
12 20 (6.97%) ADO.NET
13 18 (6.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 17 (5.92%) Caliburn.Micro
14 17 (5.92%) XML
15 16 (5.57%) jQuery
16 15 (5.23%) Code First Entity Framework
16 15 (5.23%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
17 14 (4.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.76%) Client/Server
2 22 (7.67%) Fixed Income
3 19 (6.62%) Equities
4 13 (4.53%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.53%) N-Tier
5 11 (3.83%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (3.14%) Derivative
8 8 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (2.44%) User Experience
10 6 (2.09%) NHS
11 5 (1.74%) Equity Derivative
11 5 (1.74%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.74%) Reinsurance
12 4 (1.39%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.39%) Hedge funds
13 3 (1.05%) Algorithms
13 3 (1.05%) iPad
13 3 (1.05%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 84 (29.27%) Windows
2 6 (2.09%) Linux
3 4 (1.39%) Unix
4 3 (1.05%) Solaris
5 2 (0.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.35%) Android
6 1 (0.35%) ThreadX
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (25.78%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (25.09%) MVC
3 63 (21.95%) TDD
4 53 (18.47%) SDLC
5 47 (16.38%) Unit Testing
6 41 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
7 40 (13.94%) Multithreading
8 31 (10.80%) MVVM
8 31 (10.80%) OO
9 30 (10.45%) OOP
10 28 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (9.76%) Dependency Injection
10 28 (9.76%) Scrum
11 27 (9.41%) Multithreaded Programming
11 27 (9.41%) Test Automation
12 18 (6.27%) Prototyping
13 17 (5.92%) E-Commerce
14 13 (4.53%) Web Development
15 12 (4.18%) OOD
15 12 (4.18%) UML
Programming Languages
1 257 (89.55%) C#
2 158 (55.05%) SQL
3 73 (25.44%) VB.NET
4 52 (18.12%) Java
5 40 (13.94%) T-SQL
6 39 (13.59%) JavaScript
7 30 (10.45%) PL/SQL
8 24 (8.36%) VB
9 19 (6.62%) C++
10 17 (5.92%) VBA
11 13 (4.53%) VB6
12 8 (2.79%) Python
13 7 (2.44%) PowerShell
13 7 (2.44%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.74%) XAML
15 4 (1.39%) C
15 4 (1.39%) Perl
16 3 (1.05%) F#
16 3 (1.05%) TypeScript
16 3 (1.05%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 24 (8.36%) Degree
2 5 (1.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.35%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.35%) PhD
3 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.09%) GAAP
2 5 (1.74%) MiFID
2 5 (1.74%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.35%) EMIR
3 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.70%) Nagios
1 2 (0.70%) Opsview
2 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 64 (22.30%) Oracle
2 48 (16.72%) Microsoft
3 26 (9.06%) ION Trading
4 24 (8.36%) DevExpress
4 24 (8.36%) TIBCO
5 22 (7.67%) Syncfusion
6 16 (5.57%) Sybase
7 6 (2.09%) Infragistics
7 6 (2.09%) Reuters
8 5 (1.74%) Bloomberg
9 4 (1.39%) IBM
10 3 (1.05%) Redback
10 3 (1.05%) Sun
11 2 (0.70%) HP
11 2 (0.70%) Murex
11 2 (0.70%) Splunk
12 1 (0.35%) Apple
12 1 (0.35%) SAP
12 1 (0.35%) Tableau
12 1 (0.35%) Teradata
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