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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 21 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing WinForms 12 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.45% 9.91% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.14% 36.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 0
Average daily rate
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£316 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
70 30 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 43.48% 27.03% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 22 32
Average daily rate £363 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £338 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £300 -
Stoke-on-Trent -7 2 £420 +29.23% 1
WinForms
West Midlands

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
4 10 (66.67%) VB.NET
5 9 (60.00%) C#
6 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
6 8 (53.33%) Finance
7 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (40.00%) Windows
7 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
8 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 5 (33.33%) Degree
8 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
9 4 (26.67%) XML
9 4 (26.67%) Low Latency
10 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
10 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (20.00%) VB6
10 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (20.00%) WCF
10 3 (20.00%) WPF
10 3 (20.00%) LINQ
10 3 (20.00%) Online Games
10 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (20.00%) OO
10 3 (20.00%) VBScript
10 3 (20.00%) VB
10 3 (20.00%) TDD
10 3 (20.00%) Project Management

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) WinForms Developer
5 3 (20.00%) C# Programmer
5 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Software Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Programmer
5 3 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Programmer
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
6 2 (13.33%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (13.33%) Software Development Team Leader
6 2 (13.33%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (6.67%) Web Team Leader
7 1 (6.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) .NET Team Leader
7 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 4 (26.67%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (20.00%) WCF
4 3 (20.00%) WPF
4 3 (20.00%) LINQ
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.67%) SOAP
6 1 (6.67%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.67%) REST
6 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Online Games
3 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (26.67%) Low Latency
3 3 (20.00%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 9 (60.00%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (20.00%) VBScript
5 3 (20.00%) VB
5 3 (20.00%) VB6
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft