The table below looks at the statistics for WinForms skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 56 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing WinForms 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.45% 0.51% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.01% 2.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £350 £356 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £34.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -6.20%
WinForms
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
149 109 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.34% 18.35% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 71 69
Average daily rate £325 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WinForms across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WinForms Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

WinForms
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

WinForms Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

WinForms
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

WinForms Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing WinForms also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WinForms.

1 11 (91.67%) VB.NET
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) VB
2 8 (66.67%) VB6
3 6 (50.00%) Migration
4 5 (41.67%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) LINQ
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (16.67%) MS Office
6 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (16.67%) CSS
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) UML
6 2 (16.67%) OO
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) NHS
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (16.67%) MVC
7 1 (8.33%) C++
7 1 (8.33%) Windows
7 1 (8.33%) MVVM
7 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (8.33%) WPF

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing WinForms also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WinForms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Development Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Development Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Development Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) LINQ
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
2 2 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) VB.NET
2 8 (66.67%) VB
2 8 (66.67%) VB6
3 5 (41.67%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (8.33%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft