The table below looks at the statistics for WinForms skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 97 82 94
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs citing WinForms 21 28 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.80% 1.26% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.38% 5.07% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £165 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £375 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
WinForms
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
622 552 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.82% 24.86% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 304 277
Average daily rate £350 £320 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 24
Average hourly rate £34.20 £32.50 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.23% +26.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £11.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £32.50 £51.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

WinForms Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WinForms
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

WinForms Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WinForms
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WinForms across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

WinForms Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

WinForms
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

WinForms Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WinForms
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
Staffordshire -5 11 £300 -2.83% 2
Birmingham -5 4 £338 +45.16% 6
Coventry -6 3 £294 +78.03% 2
Shropshire -14 2 £313 -21.87% 3
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Halesowen - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 2
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 29 (96.67%) .NET
2 21 (70.00%) C#
3 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
4 15 (50.00%) SQL
5 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET
6 12 (40.00%) VB.NET
7 11 (36.67%) WPF
8 10 (33.33%) WCF
8 10 (33.33%) HTML
8 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 10 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 9 (30.00%) CSS
10 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 8 (26.67%) XML
11 7 (23.33%) OO
11 7 (23.33%) VB
11 7 (23.33%) TDD
11 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (23.33%) Finance
12 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
12 6 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (20.00%) jQuery
12 6 (20.00%) Entity Framework
12 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
13 5 (16.67%) LINQ
13 5 (16.67%) Web Development
13 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (16.67%) Web Services
13 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
13 5 (16.67%) MVC

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Moq
2 1 (3.33%) NSubstitute
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Back Office
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (90.00%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 6 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Database Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Programmer
5 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) C# Programmer
5 4 (13.33%) .NET Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) .NET Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Development Team Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Graduate
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (96.67%) .NET
2 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET
3 11 (36.67%) WPF
4 10 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 10 (33.33%) WCF
4 10 (33.33%) HTML
5 9 (30.00%) CSS
6 8 (26.67%) XML
7 6 (20.00%) jQuery
7 6 (20.00%) Entity Framework
8 5 (16.67%) LINQ
8 5 (16.67%) Web Services
9 4 (13.33%) SOAP
9 4 (13.33%) JSON
9 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (13.33%) REST
9 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (6.67%) Castle Windsor
10 2 (6.67%) NHibernate
10 2 (6.67%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.33%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) OO
1 7 (23.33%) TDD
2 5 (16.67%) Web Development
2 5 (16.67%) MVC
3 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Time Management
5 2 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (6.67%) MVVM
5 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.67%) AOP
5 2 (6.67%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) ERP
6 1 (3.33%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) C#
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (23.33%) VB
6 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (13.33%) VBScript
8 2 (6.67%) VB6
9 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) IBM