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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 110 92 101
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs citing WinForms 13 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.47% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.04% 1.65% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 5
Average daily rate
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£319 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £293 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £461 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.75 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +24.57%
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
638 606 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.11% 28.26% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 371 297
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £175.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
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 22 August 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
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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 - 10 £319 - 2
Coventry - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Herefordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 2
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 42 (91.30%) .NET
2 33 (71.74%) SQL Server
3 31 (67.39%) C#
4 23 (50.00%) SQL
5 21 (45.65%) Windows
5 21 (45.65%) VB.NET
6 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET
7 10 (21.74%) T-SQL
8 9 (19.57%) VB
8 9 (19.57%) Back Office
8 9 (19.57%) WPF
9 8 (17.39%) Web Services
10 6 (13.04%) WCF
11 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
11 5 (10.87%) HTML
11 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (8.70%) TDD
12 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
12 4 (8.70%) Oracle
12 4 (8.70%) CSS
12 4 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
12 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
12 4 (8.70%) MVC
12 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
13 3 (6.52%) Spring.NET
13 3 (6.52%) AccuRev
13 3 (6.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (71.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 9 (19.57%) Back Office
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (71.74%) Developer
2 24 (52.17%) .NET Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Team Leader
4 7 (15.22%) Development Team Leader
4 7 (15.22%) VB.NET Developer
5 6 (13.04%) .NET Team Leader
5 6 (13.04%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.70%) WinForms Developer
6 4 (8.70%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.70%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Architect
7 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.17%) C# Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (91.30%) .NET
2 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET
3 9 (19.57%) WPF
4 8 (17.39%) Web Services
5 6 (13.04%) WCF
6 5 (10.87%) HTML
7 4 (8.70%) CSS
8 3 (6.52%) Spring.NET
8 3 (6.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (6.52%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (6.52%) NHibernate
8 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (2.17%) XSLT
9 1 (2.17%) jQuery
9 1 (2.17%) WF
9 1 (2.17%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
2 4 (8.70%) TDD
2 4 (8.70%) MVC
2 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (6.52%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (6.52%) AOP
3 3 (6.52%) Scrum
4 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
4 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.35%) Project Management
4 2 (4.35%) OO
4 2 (4.35%) Multithreading
4 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.17%) Time Management
5 1 (2.17%) MVVM
5 1 (2.17%) BDD
5 1 (2.17%) RAD
5 1 (2.17%) Migration
5 1 (2.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (67.39%) C#
2 23 (50.00%) SQL
3 21 (45.65%) VB.NET
4 10 (21.74%) T-SQL
5 9 (19.57%) VB
6 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) AccuRev
3 1 (2.17%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.17%) Infragistics
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