The table below looks at the statistics for WinForms skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 134 116 113
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing WinForms 8 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.39% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 1.52% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
Average daily rate
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£298 £245 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -24.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £209 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £259 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £323 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.71% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -2.66%
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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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
786 723 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.79% 25.32% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 431 405
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 19
Average hourly rate £36.40 £33.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

WinForms Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WinForms
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

WinForms Daily Rate Trend in the South West

WinForms
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

WinForms Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

WinForms
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset - 4 - - 4
Dorset - 1 - - 5
Gloucestershire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 4
Bristol - - - - 7
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 17 (94.44%) C#
2 12 (66.67%) .NET
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 8 (44.44%) WPF
4 6 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (27.78%) CSS
5 5 (27.78%) C++
5 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
5 5 (27.78%) WCF
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 4 (22.22%) jQuery
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) VB
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) Refactoring
8 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
8 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
8 2 (11.11%) Degree
8 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
8 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
8 2 (11.11%) Silverlight
8 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (11.11%) MVVM
8 2 (11.11%) MFC
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) MSTest
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) C# Developer
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) WPF Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) WPF
3 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
3 5 (27.78%) WCF
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 4 (22.22%) jQuery
5 3 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (11.11%) MFC
6 2 (11.11%) Silverlight
7 1 (5.56%) LINQ
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET
7 1 (5.56%) XML
7 1 (5.56%) OpenGL
7 1 (5.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Scrum
1 3 (16.67%) Refactoring
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) MVVM
2 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) MVC
3 1 (5.56%) Workflow
3 1 (5.56%) Web Design
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) OOP
3 1 (5.56%) OO
3 1 (5.56%) SOA
3 1 (5.56%) TDD
3 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) C++
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.56%) XAML
4 1 (5.56%) VB6
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Telerik
2 1 (5.56%) DevExpress
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