The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 130 115 129
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Contract jobs citing WinForms 14 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.34% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.73% 1.38% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 14
Average daily rate £263 £258 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -33.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £220 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £700 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.13 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-10.54% -13.05%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
807 579 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.37% 24.89% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 360 510
Average daily rate £325 £320 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 37
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WinForms
England

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -14 7 £245 -65.00% 3
Gloucestershire +6 4 £263 - 2
Somerset -9 1 - - 6
Bristol -12 1 £300 +50.00% 18
Devon - 1 - - 1
Dorset - - - - 1
Cornwall - - - - 1
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) C#
2 16 (80.00%) VB.NET
3 11 (55.00%) Windows
3 11 (55.00%) WPF
4 10 (50.00%) SQL
5 8 (40.00%) Scrum
6 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (20.00%) C++
8 4 (20.00%) HTML
8 4 (20.00%) Finance
9 3 (15.00%) Telerik
9 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
9 3 (15.00%) jQuery
10 2 (10.00%) Umbraco
10 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (10.00%) CSS
10 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
11 1 (5.00%) MVC
11 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
11 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
11 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
11 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
11 1 (5.00%) Degree
11 1 (5.00%) QA
11 1 (5.00%) WCF
11 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
11 1 (5.00%) MFC

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (10.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Programmer
4 3 (15.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (10.00%) WinForms Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) WPF
3 4 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (15.00%) jQuery
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (10.00%) CSS
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.00%) WCF
6 1 (5.00%) MFC
6 1 (5.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) XHTML
6 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Scrum
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) MVC
3 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C#
1 16 (80.00%) VB.NET
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) C++
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) DICOM
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Telerik