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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 132 127 119
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing WinForms 11 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.44% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.38% 1.75% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Average daily rate
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£299 £263 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.80% +1.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £247 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £286 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%
WinForms
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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
799 798 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.71% 25.12% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 507 351
Average daily rate £363 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 8
Average hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +83.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.35 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 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 +9 2 - - 1
Devon +5 2 £293 -
Bristol +2 1 £300 - 1
Gloucestershire -17 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 - - 2
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 16 (94.12%) C#
2 14 (82.35%) .NET
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) WCF
5 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) Web Services
5 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) HTML
6 4 (23.53%) CSS
6 4 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
7 3 (17.65%) Electronics
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 3 (17.65%) WPF
7 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
7 3 (17.65%) jQuery
7 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (11.76%) MVVM
8 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.76%) Silverlight
8 2 (11.76%) C++
8 2 (11.76%) MVC
8 2 (11.76%) Scrum
9 1 (5.88%) Web Design

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) MSTest
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) C# Developer
3 3 (17.65%) WinForms Developer
4 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Agile C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) WPF Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) WCF
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 5 (29.41%) Web Services
3 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
4 4 (23.53%) HTML
4 4 (23.53%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) WPF
5 3 (17.65%) jQuery
6 2 (11.76%) Silverlight
7 1 (5.88%) LINQ
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (5.88%) SignalR
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (5.88%) MFC
7 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET
7 1 (5.88%) XML
7 1 (5.88%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Project Management
1 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) MVVM
2 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
2 2 (11.76%) MVC
2 2 (11.76%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) Web Design
3 1 (5.88%) Workflow
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) OOP
3 1 (5.88%) OO
3 1 (5.88%) SOA
3 1 (5.88%) TDD
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) DevExpress
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