The table below looks at the statistics for WinForms skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 25 26 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing WinForms 3 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.61% 1.70% 9.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.57% 4.55% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 9
Median daily rate £310 £325 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -12.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +35.71%
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
35 66 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.82% 37.50% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 38 29
Median daily rate £300 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing WinForms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WinForms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
3 11 (84.62%) C#
4 8 (61.54%) VB.NET
4 8 (61.54%) T-SQL
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 7 (53.85%) Windows
5 7 (53.85%) Finance
6 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
6 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
6 5 (38.46%) Entity Framework
7 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
7 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (30.77%) ADO.NET
7 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
7 4 (30.77%) OOP
7 4 (30.77%) OOD
7 4 (30.77%) Migration
8 3 (23.08%) SOA
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 3 (23.08%) N-Tier
8 3 (23.08%) XML
8 3 (23.08%) XSD
8 3 (23.08%) VB
8 3 (23.08%) DevExpress
8 3 (23.08%) Ajax
8 3 (23.08%) WCF
8 3 (23.08%) REST
9 2 (15.38%) Low Latency
9 2 (15.38%) Relational Database

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
2 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) NSubstitute
3 1 (7.69%) NUnit
3 1 (7.69%) ReSharper
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Games
3 1 (7.69%) Back Office
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Software Developer
3 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (15.38%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) Entity Framework
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
3 4 (30.77%) ADO.NET
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 3 (23.08%) Ajax
4 3 (23.08%) REST
4 3 (23.08%) WCF
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) XSD
5 2 (15.38%) WF
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (7.69%) HTML
6 1 (7.69%) HTML5
6 1 (7.69%) LINQ
6 1 (7.69%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) N-Tier
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Online Games
3 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (7.69%) Life Science
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) OOD
2 4 (30.77%) OOP
3 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Low Latency
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) T-SQL
3 8 (61.54%) VB.NET
4 3 (23.08%) VB
5 2 (15.38%) VB6
6 1 (7.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) DevExpress
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft