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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 88 107 76
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -31
Contract jobs citing WinForms 36 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.43% 0.27% 1.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.87% 1.27% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 3 17
Average daily rate £350 £338 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £288 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £368 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £34.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -6.20%
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
613 473 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.35% 21.41% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 295 307
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.57% -11.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.35 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(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
Staffordshire - 16 £308 - 2
Solihull - 10 £375 - 1
Birmingham -5 4 £350 -1.75%
Warwickshire - 3 £325 - 2
Coventry - 1 £215 - 3
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 64 (95.52%) .NET
2 60 (89.55%) VB.NET
3 39 (58.21%) SQL
4 38 (56.72%) SQL Server
5 37 (55.22%) C#
6 29 (43.28%) VB
7 27 (40.30%) VB6
8 24 (35.82%) Windows
9 23 (34.33%) T-SQL
10 20 (29.85%) Migration
11 18 (26.87%) E-Commerce
12 15 (22.39%) Finance
13 14 (20.90%) ASP.NET
13 14 (20.90%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (20.90%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (17.91%) Software Engineering
15 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
16 8 (11.94%) MVC
16 8 (11.94%) Visual Studio
16 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET MVC
17 7 (10.45%) Low Latency
17 7 (10.45%) .NET Framework
17 7 (10.45%) OO
17 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
18 6 (8.96%) N-Tier
18 6 (8.96%) RDBMS
18 6 (8.96%) Project Management
18 6 (8.96%) Games
18 6 (8.96%) Degree
18 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2005

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (4.48%) CMS
1 3 (4.48%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Office
2 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) DNS
1 3 (4.48%) SMTP
1 3 (4.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (56.72%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) NoSQL
2 6 (8.96%) RDBMS
2 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (20.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (11.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Games
3 5 (7.46%) Back Office
4 1 (1.49%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 52 (77.61%) Developer
2 43 (64.18%) .NET Developer
3 33 (49.25%) VB.NET Developer
4 27 (40.30%) WinForms Developer
5 13 (19.40%) Software Developer
6 10 (14.93%) SQL Developer
7 8 (11.94%) C# Developer
8 7 (10.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (8.96%) .NET Software Developer
9 6 (8.96%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (7.46%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Developer
11 4 (5.97%) Web Developer
12 3 (4.48%) .NET Development Manager
12 3 (4.48%) .NET Web Developer
12 3 (4.48%) Agile Development Manager
12 3 (4.48%) Development Manager
12 3 (4.48%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
13 2 (2.99%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (95.52%) .NET
2 14 (20.90%) ASP.NET
3 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (10.45%) .NET Framework
5 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (8.96%) LINQ
6 5 (7.46%) CSS
6 5 (7.46%) Entity Framework
6 5 (7.46%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (7.46%) XML
7 3 (4.48%) Classic ASP
7 3 (4.48%) HTML
7 3 (4.48%) jQuery
7 3 (4.48%) LINQ to SQL
7 3 (4.48%) WPF
8 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 2 (2.99%) WCF
8 2 (2.99%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
1 6 (8.96%) N-Tier
1 6 (8.96%) Online Games
2 3 (4.48%) NHS
3 2 (2.99%) Replication
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.82%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) Migration
2 18 (26.87%) E-Commerce
3 14 (20.90%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (17.91%) Software Engineering
5 8 (11.94%) MVC
6 7 (10.45%) Low Latency
6 7 (10.45%) OO
7 6 (8.96%) Project Management
8 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.48%) CRM
8 3 (4.48%) OOP
8 3 (4.48%) SDLC
8 3 (4.48%) TDD
8 3 (4.48%) UML
8 3 (4.48%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.99%) High Availability
9 2 (2.99%) OOD
9 2 (2.99%) SOA
9 2 (2.99%) Workflow
10 1 (1.49%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 60 (89.55%) VB.NET
2 39 (58.21%) SQL
3 37 (55.22%) C#
4 29 (43.28%) VB
5 27 (40.30%) VB6
6 23 (34.33%) T-SQL
7 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.48%) VBScript
9 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.99%) DevExpress