The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Staffordshire 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 11 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WinForms 12 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.38% - 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.53% - 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
Average daily rate £375 - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
47 32 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 36.72% 33.68% 32.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 27
Average daily rate £325 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.41 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.28% -74.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WinForms
West Midlands

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 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 10 £375 - 2
Stafford - 5 £375 -
Tamworth - - - -
Burntwood - - - -
Cannock - - - -
Lichfield - - - -
WinForms
West Midlands

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (93.33%) .NET
2 25 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 16 (53.33%) SQL
4 12 (40.00%) C#
5 9 (30.00%) VB.NET
6 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
6 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 8 (26.67%) Windows
7 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
7 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
8 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (20.00%) Project Management
8 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (16.67%) OOD
9 5 (16.67%) OOP
9 5 (16.67%) OO
9 5 (16.67%) HTML
9 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 4 (13.33%) XML
10 4 (13.33%) Back Office
10 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
10 4 (13.33%) WCF
10 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
11 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (6.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.33%) Back Office
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
1 14 (46.67%) Team Leader
2 13 (43.33%) Development Team Leader
3 6 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (13.33%) .NET Team Leader
5 3 (10.00%) Software Development Team Leader
5 3 (10.00%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.33%) WinForms Developer
7 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (93.33%) .NET
2 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
3 5 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (16.67%) HTML
4 4 (13.33%) XML
4 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
4 4 (13.33%) WCF
5 3 (10.00%) XSD
5 3 (10.00%) CSS
5 3 (10.00%) ADO.NET
6 2 (6.67%) HTML5
6 2 (6.67%) WPF
6 2 (6.67%) WF
6 2 (6.67%) Ajax
6 2 (6.67%) REST
7 1 (3.33%) MDX
7 1 (3.33%) LINQ
7 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (20.00%) Project Management
1 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (16.67%) OOD
2 5 (16.67%) OOP
2 5 (16.67%) OO
3 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) Workflow
4 2 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (3.33%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) TDD
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) SQL
2 12 (40.00%) C#
3 9 (30.00%) VB.NET
4 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
5 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.00%) VBScript
6 3 (10.00%) VB
7 2 (6.67%) VBA
7 2 (6.67%) LotusScript
8 1 (3.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Lotus
3 2 (6.67%) DevExpress
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