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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Forms (WinForms)
UK
Rank 457 445 418
Rank change year-on-year -12 -27  
Contract jobs citing WinForms 126 203 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.38% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 1.36% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 157 164
Median daily rate £388 £343 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.13% -14.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £281 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £305 £315
% change year-on-year +14.75% -3.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £37.25 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.55%  
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 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 14119 14879 14337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.43% 27.95% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9794 10317 9294
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 227 192
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WinForms in the UK

WinForms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WinForms in the UK

WinForms
Top 30 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 27 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
England -11 122 £396 +6.37% 108
London +1 61 £540 -1.81% 25
South East +13 27 £350 +4.47% 25
Kent +23 15 £393 +15.44% 2
North West +33 14 £375 - 9
Manchester +22 11 £375 - 2
West Midlands -5 6 £350 - 12
Maidstone +3 5 £375 +7.14%
Staffordshire -5 5 £350 +16.66% 5
City of London -6 5 £320 -28.08% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £375 -
Scotland +17 4 £350 +14.75% 3
South West +5 4 £265 -11.66% 8
East Midlands -6 4 £395 +12.05% 7
Buckinghamshire -7 4 £275 -20.00% 1
East of England -10 4 £215 -31.74% 11
Glasgow - 4 £350 -
Yorkshire +12 3 £340 +15.25% 10
Stoke-on-Trent +2 3 - - 1
Beaconsfield - 3 £275 -
Gerrards Cross - 3 £275 -
Berkshire +28 2 £288 +2.49% 6
West Yorkshire +11 2 £340 +15.25% 7
West Sussex +3 2 £388 +19.23% 3
Merseyside - 2 £295 - 3
Hertfordshire - 2 £198 - 3
South Yorkshire - 2 £340 -
Gatwick - 2 £388 -
Middlesex - 2 £350 -
Derbyshire - 2 - - 1

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for WinForms.

1 218 (89.71%) C#
2 192 (79.01%) .NET
3 142 (58.44%) SQL Server
4 133 (54.73%) SQL
5 97 (39.92%) WPF
6 87 (35.80%) ASP.NET
7 77 (31.69%) Windows
8 75 (30.86%) MVC
9 73 (30.04%) Finance
10 63 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
10 63 (25.93%) VB.NET
11 59 (24.28%) WCF
12 53 (21.81%) .NET Framework
13 52 (21.40%) ASP.NET MVC
14 51 (20.99%) Banking
15 45 (18.52%) Oracle
16 44 (18.11%) JavaScript
17 41 (16.87%) TDD
18 39 (16.05%) SQL Server 2008
19 36 (14.81%) HTML
20 33 (13.58%) Microsoft
21 32 (13.17%) Team Foundation Server
22 30 (12.35%) SDLC
22 30 (12.35%) CSS
22 30 (12.35%) MS Excel
23 29 (11.93%) Client/Server
23 29 (11.93%) Unit Testing
23 29 (11.93%) ASP.NET Web API
24 28 (11.52%) T-SQL
24 28 (11.52%) Front Office

WinForms
Top Related 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 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (1.23%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.23%) Tomcat
1 3 (1.23%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.41%) Apache
2 1 (0.41%) Confluence
2 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.41%) IIS
2 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.94%) ION MarketView
2 8 (3.29%) RMDS
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.82%) GitHub
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.23%) Extranet
1 3 (1.23%) Intranet
2 2 (0.82%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.41%) Internet
3 1 (0.41%) SMTP
3 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.41%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (58.44%) SQL Server
2 39 (16.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (10.29%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.12%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (4.12%) HBase
5 9 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
5 9 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (3.29%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.29%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.88%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.06%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.06%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (13.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 24 (9.88%) NUnit
4 18 (7.41%) Moq
4 18 (7.41%) ReSharper
5 17 (7.00%) MSBuild
6 13 (5.35%) JUnit
7 11 (4.53%) Mockito
7 11 (4.53%) TestNG
8 8 (3.29%) JIRA
8 8 (3.29%) SpecFlow
9 7 (2.88%) Git (software)
9 7 (2.88%) Subversion
10 6 (2.47%) AccuRev
11 5 (2.06%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (2.06%) TeamCity
11 5 (2.06%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 4 (1.65%) WiX
13 3 (1.23%) ClearCase
13 3 (1.23%) YouTrack
General
1 73 (30.04%) Finance
2 51 (20.99%) Banking
3 28 (11.52%) Front Office
4 24 (9.88%) Investment Banking
5 22 (9.05%) Back Office
6 6 (2.47%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.06%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.65%) Marketing
9 3 (1.23%) Legal
9 3 (1.23%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Billing
11 1 (0.41%) Electronics
11 1 (0.41%) Law
11 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 218 (89.71%) Developer
2 137 (56.38%) C# Developer
3 112 (46.09%) .NET Developer
4 66 (27.16%) WinForms Developer
5 65 (26.75%) C# .NET Developer
6 36 (14.81%) SQL Developer
7 32 (13.17%) WPF Developer
8 24 (9.88%) Senior Developer
9 21 (8.64%) C# WPF Developer
10 19 (7.82%) Software Developer
11 18 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
12 15 (6.17%) GUI Developer
13 14 (5.76%) C# GUI Developer
13 14 (5.76%) Senior C# Developer
14 13 (5.35%) C++ Developer
14 13 (5.35%) C++/C# Developer
14 13 (5.35%) Front Office Developer
14 13 (5.35%) Java Developer
14 13 (5.35%) WCF Developer
15 12 (4.94%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (79.01%) .NET
2 97 (39.92%) WPF
3 87 (35.80%) ASP.NET
4 59 (24.28%) WCF
5 53 (21.81%) .NET Framework
6 52 (21.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 36 (14.81%) HTML
8 30 (12.35%) CSS
9 29 (11.93%) ASP.NET Web API
10 20 (8.23%) LINQ
11 19 (7.82%) XML
12 18 (7.41%) ADO.NET
12 18 (7.41%) AngularJS
13 17 (7.00%) Caliburn.Micro
13 17 (7.00%) HTML5
14 16 (6.58%) Entity Framework
15 15 (6.17%) jQuery
15 15 (6.17%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
15 15 (6.17%) REST
16 13 (5.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.93%) Client/Server
2 26 (10.70%) Fixed Income
3 11 (4.53%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.47%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.65%) Equities
8 4 (1.65%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.65%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.65%) User Experience
9 3 (1.23%) Derivative
9 3 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.23%) Swaptions
10 2 (0.82%) EPoS
10 2 (0.82%) Exotic Derivative
10 2 (0.82%) Fintech
11 1 (0.41%) Clustering
11 1 (0.41%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 77 (31.69%) Windows
2 4 (1.65%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.23%) Solaris
3 3 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (1.23%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.82%) Linux
4 2 (0.82%) Unix
4 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.41%) Android
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (30.86%) MVC
2 63 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (16.87%) TDD
4 30 (12.35%) SDLC
5 29 (11.93%) Unit Testing
6 27 (11.11%) MVVM
7 26 (10.70%) Multithreading
8 25 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (9.47%) Electronic Trading
10 20 (8.23%) Multithreaded Programming
11 19 (7.82%) OO
12 17 (7.00%) Prototyping
13 16 (6.58%) Dependency Injection
14 14 (5.76%) Software Engineering
15 13 (5.35%) E-Commerce
16 11 (4.53%) CQRS
16 11 (4.53%) Release Management
17 10 (4.12%) Mathematics
17 10 (4.12%) Microservices
18 9 (3.70%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 218 (89.71%) C#
2 133 (54.73%) SQL
3 63 (25.93%) VB.NET
4 44 (18.11%) JavaScript
5 28 (11.52%) T-SQL
6 25 (10.29%) VB
7 21 (8.64%) Java
8 17 (7.00%) C++
9 14 (5.76%) VBA
10 8 (3.29%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.29%) VB6
11 5 (2.06%) Python
11 5 (2.06%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.06%) XAML
12 4 (1.65%) Perl
12 4 (1.65%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.23%) C
14 2 (0.82%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.82%) UniBasic
15 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (7.82%) Degree
2 4 (1.65%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.82%) PhD
5 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.70%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.06%) WMI
2 1 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 45 (18.52%) Oracle
2 33 (13.58%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.23%) ION Trading
4 19 (7.82%) TIBCO
5 16 (6.58%) DevExpress
6 11 (4.53%) Reuters
7 10 (4.12%) Syncfusion
8 6 (2.47%) Sybase
9 5 (2.06%) Infragistics
10 4 (1.65%) Calypso
10 4 (1.65%) Misys
10 4 (1.65%) Murex
10 4 (1.65%) Sophis
11 3 (1.23%) Sun
12 2 (0.82%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.82%) IBM
12 2 (0.82%) Redback
12 2 (0.82%) SAP
12 2 (0.82%) Telerik
13 1 (0.41%) Atlassian
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