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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 100 75 87
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +12
Contract jobs citing WinForms 7 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 1.54% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.50% 6.03% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 14
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £293
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +5.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
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
468 531 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.68% 25.48% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 319 276
Average daily rate £351 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 21
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.43 £14.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £36.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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
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 23 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham - 4 £225 - 3
Worcestershire - 1 £275 -
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - - 2
Staffordshire - - - - 5
Warwickshire - - - - 2
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 18 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 14 (63.64%) C#
4 10 (45.45%) SQL
4 10 (45.45%) VB.NET
4 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 8 (36.36%) Web Services
5 8 (36.36%) VB
6 7 (31.82%) Windows
7 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 6 (27.27%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (27.27%) Back Office
8 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (22.73%) Web Development
8 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (22.73%) jQuery
8 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
8 5 (22.73%) HTML
8 5 (22.73%) CSS
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
8 5 (22.73%) Finance
9 4 (18.18%) WPF
10 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
10 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
11 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 2 (9.09%) N-Tier
11 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (9.09%) JIRA
11 2 (9.09%) WCF
11 2 (9.09%) MVC

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 6 (27.27%) Back Office
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Database Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Developer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 8 (36.36%) Web Services
4 5 (22.73%) jQuery
4 5 (22.73%) HTML
4 5 (22.73%) CSS
5 4 (18.18%) WPF
6 2 (9.09%) WCF
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.55%) REST
7 1 (4.55%) Itk
7 1 (4.55%) JSON
7 1 (4.55%) SOAP
7 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Web Development
2 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
3 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (4.55%) MVVM
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) C#
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) VB.NET
3 8 (36.36%) VB
4 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) VB6
5 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) HL7
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) AccuRev
Hereford, Herefordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 10 days ago