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 23 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 447 514 466
Rank change year-on-year +67 -48  
Contract jobs citing WinForms 157 129 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 0.85% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 109 127
Median daily rate £426 £481 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.43% +26.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £304 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -15.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.00 £45.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.00 £49.50
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 15019 15261 15400
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.08% 28.36% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10384 10752 10284
Median daily rate £427 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.66% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 178 208
Median hourly rate £41.50 £36.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.69% -1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £16.60 £17.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £51.00 £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

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 23 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 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 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 +40 133 £500 +1.93% 100
London +14 91 £550 -4.34% 32
Cardiff +15 16 £375 -6.25%
South Wales +13 16 £375 -3.22%
Wales +13 16 £375 -3.22% 2
City of London -6 12 £525 +43.83% 8
North West +33 11 £375 - 9
Kingston Upon Thames - 11 £375 - 1
Scotland +45 8 £381 +17.30%
Edinburgh +22 8 £381 +17.30%
South East 0 8 £325 - 20
West Midlands +14 7 £335 -0.74% 10
Manchester - 7 £375 - 4
South West +7 6 £325 - 8
East of England -2 6 £429 +31.92% 7
Staffordshire +1 4 £340 +9.67% 2
Hampshire +8 3 £325 -13.33% 2
Bristol -1 3 £325 +18.18%
Lancashire - 3 £225 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 4
Yorkshire +24 2 £338 -5.26% 12
West Yorkshire +21 2 £338 -5.26% 6
Leeds +12 2 £338 -5.26% 4
Kent 0 2 - - 2
Exeter -1 2 £260 -
Devon -4 2 £260 -
Nottinghamshire -6 2 - -
East Midlands -9 2 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 2 £425 - 2
Cambridge - 2 - - 4

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 253 (89.40%) C#
2 214 (75.62%) .NET
3 159 (56.18%) SQL
4 139 (49.12%) SQL Server
5 129 (45.58%) WPF
6 90 (31.80%) Finance
7 85 (30.04%) WCF
8 83 (29.33%) ASP.NET
8 83 (29.33%) Windows
9 74 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
10 73 (25.80%) VB.NET
11 72 (25.44%) MVC
12 63 (22.26%) Oracle
12 63 (22.26%) .NET Framework
13 60 (21.20%) TDD
14 59 (20.85%) Team Foundation Server
15 51 (18.02%) SDLC
16 50 (17.67%) Java
17 49 (17.31%) Banking
18 47 (16.61%) Microsoft
19 45 (15.90%) Unit Testing
20 43 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
20 43 (15.19%) Visual Studio
21 39 (13.78%) Electronic Trading
22 38 (13.43%) JavaScript
22 38 (13.43%) T-SQL
23 37 (13.07%) Front Office
23 37 (13.07%) Multithreading
24 35 (12.37%) ASP.NET Web API
25 34 (12.01%) 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 (1.06%) Tomcat
1 3 (1.06%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.71%) IIS
2 2 (0.71%) 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 17 (6.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 24 (8.48%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.71%) IaaS
3 2 (0.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.06%) Extranet
1 3 (1.06%) Intranet
2 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.35%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (49.12%) SQL Server
2 32 (11.31%) Relational Database
3 30 (10.60%) Oracle Database
4 29 (10.25%) RDBMS
5 26 (9.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (8.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (5.65%) Oracle9i Database
8 11 (3.89%) NoSQL
9 9 (3.18%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (2.12%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (1.06%) Sybase ASE
15 2 (0.71%) HBase
15 2 (0.71%) OLAP
15 2 (0.71%) QlikView
15 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 59 (20.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 43 (15.19%) Visual Studio
3 25 (8.83%) JUnit
3 25 (8.83%) NUnit
4 23 (8.13%) MSBuild
4 23 (8.13%) Oracle Forms
5 22 (7.77%) Mockito
5 22 (7.77%) TestNG
6 20 (7.07%) Moq
7 16 (5.65%) ReSharper
8 12 (4.24%) JIRA
9 9 (3.18%) AccuRev
10 8 (2.83%) Git (software)
10 8 (2.83%) Subversion
11 6 (2.12%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.77%) ClearCase
12 5 (1.77%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (1.41%) Maven
13 4 (1.41%) Rhino Mocks
14 3 (1.06%) WiX
General
1 90 (31.80%) Finance
2 49 (17.31%) Banking
3 37 (13.07%) Front Office
4 25 (8.83%) Investment Banking
5 18 (6.36%) Back Office
6 5 (1.77%) Marketing
7 2 (0.71%) Automotive
7 2 (0.71%) Law
7 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.35%) Billing
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) Legal
8 1 (0.35%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (0.35%) Retail
8 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 253 (89.40%) Developer
2 155 (54.77%) C# Developer
3 138 (48.76%) .NET Developer
4 84 (29.68%) WinForms Developer
5 73 (25.80%) C# .NET Developer
6 47 (16.61%) WPF Developer
7 46 (16.25%) SQL Developer
8 36 (12.72%) C# WPF Developer
9 34 (12.01%) Software Developer
10 31 (10.95%) Senior Developer
11 29 (10.25%) Oracle Developer
12 27 (9.54%) Java Developer
13 26 (9.19%) C# GUI Developer
13 26 (9.19%) GUI Developer
14 21 (7.42%) Java GUI Developer
15 19 (6.71%) C# Software Developer
16 18 (6.36%) Senior C# Developer
16 18 (6.36%) VB.NET Developer
17 17 (6.01%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
17 17 (6.01%) Electronic Trading Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (75.62%) .NET
2 129 (45.58%) WPF
3 85 (30.04%) WCF
4 83 (29.33%) ASP.NET
5 63 (22.26%) .NET Framework
6 43 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 35 (12.37%) ASP.NET Web API
8 34 (12.01%) LINQ
9 31 (10.95%) Entity Framework
10 22 (7.77%) Guice
10 22 (7.77%) HTML
11 21 (7.42%) Web Services
12 20 (7.07%) ADO.NET
13 17 (6.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 17 (6.01%) Caliburn.Micro
13 17 (6.01%) XML
14 16 (5.65%) jQuery
15 15 (5.30%) Code First Entity Framework
15 15 (5.30%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
16 14 (4.95%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.60%) Client/Server
2 21 (7.42%) Fixed Income
3 19 (6.71%) Equities
4 15 (5.30%) Computer Science
4 15 (5.30%) N-Tier
5 12 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.83%) Derivative
8 7 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (2.47%) User Experience
9 6 (2.12%) NHS
10 5 (1.77%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (1.77%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.77%) Reinsurance
11 4 (1.41%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.41%) Hedge funds
12 3 (1.06%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.06%) iPad
12 3 (1.06%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 83 (29.33%) Windows
2 6 (2.12%) Linux
3 4 (1.41%) Unix
4 3 (1.06%) Solaris
5 2 (0.71%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.35%) Android
6 1 (0.35%) ThreadX
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (25.44%) MVC
3 60 (21.20%) TDD
4 51 (18.02%) SDLC
5 45 (15.90%) Unit Testing
6 39 (13.78%) Electronic Trading
7 37 (13.07%) Multithreading
8 31 (10.95%) MVVM
9 30 (10.60%) OO
10 28 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (9.54%) Scrum
12 26 (9.19%) Dependency Injection
12 26 (9.19%) OOP
12 26 (9.19%) Test Automation
13 25 (8.83%) Multithreaded Programming
14 18 (6.36%) Prototyping
15 17 (6.01%) E-Commerce
16 12 (4.24%) OOD
16 12 (4.24%) UML
17 11 (3.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 253 (89.40%) C#
2 159 (56.18%) SQL
3 73 (25.80%) VB.NET
4 50 (17.67%) Java
5 38 (13.43%) JavaScript
5 38 (13.43%) T-SQL
6 30 (10.60%) PL/SQL
7 23 (8.13%) VB
8 19 (6.71%) C++
9 16 (5.65%) VBA
10 13 (4.59%) VB6
11 8 (2.83%) Python
12 7 (2.47%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.47%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.77%) XAML
14 4 (1.41%) C
14 4 (1.41%) Perl
15 3 (1.06%) F#
15 3 (1.06%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.06%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 26 (9.19%) Degree
2 5 (1.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.35%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.35%) PhD
4 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.12%) GAAP
2 5 (1.77%) QA
3 4 (1.41%) MiFID
4 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.71%) Nagios
1 2 (0.71%) Opsview
2 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 63 (22.26%) Oracle
2 47 (16.61%) Microsoft
3 24 (8.48%) ION Trading
4 23 (8.13%) DevExpress
5 22 (7.77%) TIBCO
6 21 (7.42%) Syncfusion
7 16 (5.65%) Sybase
8 6 (2.12%) Infragistics
8 6 (2.12%) Reuters
9 5 (1.77%) Bloomberg
10 4 (1.41%) IBM
11 3 (1.06%) Redback
11 3 (1.06%) Sun
12 2 (0.71%) HP
12 2 (0.71%) Murex
12 2 (0.71%) Splunk
13 1 (0.35%) Apple
13 1 (0.35%) SAP
13 1 (0.35%) Tableau
13 1 (0.35%) Teradata
Sutton, Surrey
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £325 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
AMS contingency
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 14 days ago