The table below looks at the statistics for WinForms skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 10 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WinForms 11 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.09% - 5.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% - 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 6
Average daily rate
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£325 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +13.15%
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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
33 40 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 27.27% 36.36% 48.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 61
Average daily rate £313 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £365 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

WinForms Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

WinForms
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

WinForms Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

WinForms
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

WinForms Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

WinForms
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
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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
Stoke-on-Trent - 8 £325 -
Tamworth - - - -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - - 4
Cannock - - - - 1
Rugeley - - - -
WinForms
West Midlands

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 26 (96.30%) .NET
2 20 (74.07%) SQL Server
3 14 (51.85%) C#
3 14 (51.85%) SQL
4 10 (37.04%) VB.NET
4 10 (37.04%) Back Office
5 9 (33.33%) Web Services
5 9 (33.33%) Windows
6 8 (29.63%) VB
7 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
8 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
8 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (11.11%) AccuRev
9 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
10 2 (7.41%) N-Tier
10 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
10 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (7.41%) Project Management
10 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
10 2 (7.41%) Line Management
10 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
10 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
10 2 (7.41%) Degree
10 2 (7.41%) JIRA
10 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
10 2 (7.41%) WCF
10 2 (7.41%) WPF

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (74.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (37.04%) Back Office
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 14 (51.85%) .NET Developer
3 9 (33.33%) Team Leader
4 7 (25.93%) Development Team Leader
5 6 (22.22%) .NET Team Leader
6 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
7 3 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Software Team Leader
8 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Software Development Team Leader
8 1 (3.70%) WinForms Developer
8 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (96.30%) .NET
2 9 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.41%) WCF
4 2 (7.41%) WPF
5 1 (3.70%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) N-Tier
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
2 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
3 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
3 2 (7.41%) Line Management
3 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.70%) MVVM
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) C#
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) VB.NET
3 8 (29.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) AccuRev
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Infragistics
3 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle