WinForms Contracts

Windows Forms (WinForms)
UK

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 6 months to 23 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 525 655 755
Rank change year-on-year +130 +100 -143
Contract jobs citing WinForms 45 35 108
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.062% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.27% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 32 79
10th Percentile - £387 £394
25th Percentile £363 £408 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £438 £550
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -20.45% +15.79%
75th Percentile £600 £530 £713
90th Percentile £625 £749 £775
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £463
% change year-on-year +2.94% -8.11% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £48.50
Median hourly rate - - £49.00
75th Percentile - - £49.50
90th Percentile - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.00
% change year-on-year - - -3.39%

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK

WinForms is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 8,927 13,057 23,612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.99% 23.09% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,211 9,517 17,333
10th Percentile £344 £400 £400
25th Percentile £425 £463 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £535 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year -2.73% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £650 £675 £663
90th Percentile £775 £775 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
% change year-on-year - - +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 145 235
10th Percentile £21.25 £25.75 £22.50
25th Percentile £43.00 £50.05 £35.00
Median hourly rate £47.50 £65.00 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year -26.92% +30.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £65.02 £75.00 £67.18
90th Percentile £74.45 £81.00 £76.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.97 £65.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year -26.21% +23.81% +16.67%

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for WinForms in the UK

WinForms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WinForms.

Daily rate trend for WinForms in the UK

WinForms
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing WinForms over the 6 months to 23 May 2024.

Daily rate histogram for WinForms in the UK

WinForms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing WinForms.

Hourly rate trend for WinForms in the UK

WinForms
Top 11 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 6 months to 23 May 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
England +112 38 £535 +9.74% 54
London +114 32 £560 -6.67% 10
Work from Home +125 12 £525 +23.53% 53
UK excluding London +50 10 £438 +2.94% 50
Scotland +40 4 £475 - 1
East of England +13 2 £550 -8.33%
South East - 2 £413 - 8
Midlands +33 1 £325 -25.93% 17
North of England +25 1 £400 -4.76% 17
West Midlands +16 1 £325 -25.93% 10
Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 13

WinForms
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (24.44%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) Azure
2 7 (15.56%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (2.22%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) MQTT
2 1 (2.22%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (48.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.89%) Relational Database
3 11 (24.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) MS Access
4 1 (2.22%) Power BI
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (42.22%) TeamCity
2 7 (15.56%) Git
2 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.22%) Appium
3 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 5 (11.11%) Banking
1 5 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 3 (6.67%) Social Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (37.78%) Developer
3 11 (24.44%) C# Developer
3 11 (24.44%) WPF Developer
4 10 (22.22%) C# WCF Developer
4 10 (22.22%) C# WPF Developer
4 10 (22.22%) WCF Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior
5 5 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.89%) WinForms Developer
7 2 (4.44%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Windows DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (97.78%) .NET
2 30 (66.67%) WCF
3 22 (48.89%) WPF
4 12 (26.67%) .NET Framework
5 8 (17.78%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (11.11%) Playwright
6 5 (11.11%) REST
6 5 (11.11%) SOAP
7 2 (4.44%) MFC
8 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Legacy Systems
2 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (51.11%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) DevOps
2 19 (42.22%) Migration
3 13 (28.89%) Configuration Management
3 13 (28.89%) SDLC
4 12 (26.67%) Data Analysis
5 11 (24.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (22.22%) Agile
7 5 (11.11%) API Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 5 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (4.44%) UML
9 1 (2.22%) Change Management
9 1 (2.22%) CRM
9 1 (2.22%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.22%) OO
9 1 (2.22%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 41 (91.11%) C#
1 41 (91.11%) SQL
2 16 (35.56%) VB
3 12 (26.67%) VBA
4 11 (24.44%) PL/SQL
4 11 (24.44%) T-SQL
5 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
6 5 (11.11%) VB6
7 4 (8.89%) C++
8 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
9 2 (4.44%) C++/CLI
9 2 (4.44%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (35.56%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Oracle
2 11 (24.44%) Citrix
3 5 (11.11%) Infragistics
3 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.67%) Salesforce
4 3 (6.67%) SAP