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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 106 91 91
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing WinForms 13 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 1.15% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.30% 4.58% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 5
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£300 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £158 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £380 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -
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
565 589 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.98% 25.14% 23.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 336 220
Average daily rate £330 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 10
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £37.80 £133.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Coventry +10 9 £190 +18.75% 4
Staffordshire -12 3 £325 -12.16% 2
Birmingham -3 1 £375 +82.92% 4
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 33 (97.06%) .NET
2 30 (88.24%) C#
3 23 (67.65%) SQL
4 19 (55.88%) SQL Server
5 16 (47.06%) VB.NET
5 16 (47.06%) WCF
6 15 (44.12%) .NET Framework
7 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
8 13 (38.24%) T-SQL
8 13 (38.24%) WPF
9 12 (35.29%) Windows
10 11 (32.35%) XML
10 11 (32.35%) HTML
10 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
11 10 (29.41%) CSS
11 10 (29.41%) TDD
11 10 (29.41%) Entity Framework
12 8 (23.53%) MVC
12 8 (23.53%) VBScript
12 8 (23.53%) Web Services
12 8 (23.53%) OO
12 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
12 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (23.53%) LINQ
13 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (20.59%) VB
14 6 (17.65%) jQuery
15 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
15 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
15 5 (14.71%) N-Tier

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (8.82%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) InfoPath
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) SMTP
1 2 (5.88%) DNS
1 2 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (55.88%) SQL Server
2 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) Moq
3 1 (2.94%) NSubstitute
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Back Office
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (88.24%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 9 (26.47%) C# Developer
4 7 (20.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (17.65%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (14.71%) C# Software Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) Software Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Software Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) .NET Software Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) .NET Programmer
6 5 (14.71%) Programmer
6 5 (14.71%) C# Programmer
7 4 (11.76%) Team Leader
8 3 (8.82%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (8.82%) Software Development Team Leader
8 3 (8.82%) Software Team Leader
8 3 (8.82%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Web Team Leader
9 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (97.06%) .NET
2 16 (47.06%) WCF
3 15 (44.12%) .NET Framework
4 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
5 13 (38.24%) WPF
6 11 (32.35%) HTML
6 11 (32.35%) XML
7 10 (29.41%) CSS
7 10 (29.41%) Entity Framework
8 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (23.53%) Web Services
8 8 (23.53%) LINQ
9 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (17.65%) jQuery
11 4 (11.76%) JSON
11 4 (11.76%) SOAP
11 4 (11.76%) REST
12 3 (8.82%) NHibernate
12 3 (8.82%) Castle Windsor
12 3 (8.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) N-Tier
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) TDD
2 8 (23.53%) OO
2 8 (23.53%) MVC
3 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
3 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
4 4 (11.76%) Scrum
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.76%) SDLC
5 3 (8.82%) CRM
5 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.82%) Time Management
5 3 (8.82%) Open Source
5 3 (8.82%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (8.82%) AOP
5 3 (8.82%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.88%) MVVM
6 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.94%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (2.94%) BDD
7 1 (2.94%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 30 (88.24%) C#
2 23 (67.65%) SQL
3 16 (47.06%) VB.NET
4 13 (38.24%) T-SQL
5 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
6 8 (23.53%) VBScript
7 7 (20.59%) VB
8 3 (8.82%) VB6
9 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) IBM
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