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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 135 94 107
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +13
Contract jobs citing WinForms 8 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 1.25% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 5.70% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 21 13
Median daily rate £475 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.44% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £39.50
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
765 561 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.01% 21.97% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 358 356
Median daily rate £360 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £245 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 10
Median hourly rate £23.00 £31.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% +58.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.65 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.84 £34.20 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - 5 - -
Solihull +3 2 - - 1
Staffordshire -15 1 £475 +32.86% 4
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) C#
3 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (68.75%) HTML
5 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
5 10 (62.50%) CSS
5 10 (62.50%) XML
5 10 (62.50%) .NET Framework
6 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (56.25%) Windows
6 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
7 8 (50.00%) MVC
7 8 (50.00%) TDD
7 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (43.75%) PhoneGap
8 7 (43.75%) Process Improvement
8 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
8 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 7 (43.75%) Xamarin
8 7 (43.75%) Apache Cordova
8 7 (43.75%) Mobile Development
8 7 (43.75%) Scrum
8 7 (43.75%) Problem Management
8 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
8 7 (43.75%) Data Modelling
8 7 (43.75%) OO
9 6 (37.50%) SQL
10 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (25.00%) Migration

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.25%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) NSubstitute
3 1 (6.25%) NUnit
3 1 (6.25%) ReSharper
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) WinForms Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) HTML Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (68.75%) HTML
4 10 (62.50%) .NET Framework
4 10 (62.50%) CSS
4 10 (62.50%) XML
5 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (43.75%) Apache Cordova
6 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 7 (43.75%) PhoneGap
7 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
8 3 (18.75%) Ajax
8 3 (18.75%) REST
9 2 (12.50%) ADO.NET
9 2 (12.50%) HTML5
9 2 (12.50%) JSON
9 2 (12.50%) SOAP
10 1 (6.25%) jQuery
10 1 (6.25%) LINQ
10 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (6.25%) Life Science
1 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
1 1 (6.25%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) MVC
2 8 (50.00%) TDD
3 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
3 7 (43.75%) Data Modelling
3 7 (43.75%) Mobile Development
3 7 (43.75%) OO
3 7 (43.75%) Problem Management
3 7 (43.75%) Process Improvement
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
3 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Development
5 2 (12.50%) OOD
5 2 (12.50%) OOP
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C#
2 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 3 (18.75%) VB
4 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
4 3 (18.75%) VB6
5 1 (6.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Xamarin
3 1 (6.25%) DevExpress
3 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
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