The table below looks at the statistics for WinForms skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 12 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing WinForms 1 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.37% 5.26% 24.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.33% 9.52% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 9
Average daily rate £300 £358 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.08% -4.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% -2.85%
WinForms
Staffordshire

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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
12 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 16.44% 55.26% 63.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 20
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £281 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

WinForms Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

WinForms
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

WinForms Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (77.78%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) VB.NET
4 6 (66.67%) T-SQL
5 5 (55.56%) Windows
5 5 (55.56%) Finance
6 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
7 3 (33.33%) Back Office
7 3 (33.33%) VB
8 2 (22.22%) VB6
8 2 (22.22%) Migration
8 2 (22.22%) Games
8 2 (22.22%) Replication
8 2 (22.22%) Ajax
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 2 (22.22%) Degree
8 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 2 (22.22%) WCF
8 2 (22.22%) WF
8 2 (22.22%) Online Games
8 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
8 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET
8 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
8 2 (22.22%) XML
8 2 (22.22%) XSD
8 2 (22.22%) Workflow
8 2 (22.22%) OOP

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Back Office
3 2 (22.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Developer
3 5 (55.56%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
4 4 (44.44%) WinForms Developer
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (22.22%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET
2 2 (22.22%) Ajax
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) WCF
2 2 (22.22%) WF
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
1 2 (22.22%) Online Games
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) OOD
2 2 (22.22%) OOP
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) VB.NET
3 6 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 3 (33.33%) VB
5 2 (22.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) DevExpress
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft