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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 97 106 90
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs citing WinForms 19 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.53% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.51% 2.19% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 10
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £156 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £421 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -10.25%
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
542 593 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.55% 24.21% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 341 311
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 8
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 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £34.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 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 31 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 +9 10 £190 +18.75% 5
Staffordshire -2 8 £316 -9.64% 3
Birmingham - 1 £375 - 1
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 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 37 (97.37%) .NET
2 32 (84.21%) C#
3 29 (76.32%) SQL
4 23 (60.53%) SQL Server
5 20 (52.63%) VB.NET
6 16 (42.11%) T-SQL
6 16 (42.11%) .NET Framework
6 16 (42.11%) WCF
7 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET
7 15 (39.47%) Windows
8 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
9 12 (31.58%) HTML
9 12 (31.58%) XML
9 12 (31.58%) WPF
10 11 (28.95%) Entity Framework
10 11 (28.95%) CSS
10 11 (28.95%) TDD
11 10 (26.32%) Relational Database
12 9 (23.68%) VBScript
12 9 (23.68%) Web Services
12 9 (23.68%) OO
13 8 (21.05%) MVC
13 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (21.05%) LINQ
13 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (18.42%) jQuery
14 7 (18.42%) VB
15 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
15 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
15 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (7.89%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) InfoPath
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) SMTP
1 2 (5.26%) DNS
1 2 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (60.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (26.32%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
1 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (86.84%) Developer
2 15 (39.47%) .NET Developer
3 9 (23.68%) VB.NET Developer
4 8 (21.05%) C# Developer
5 7 (18.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (15.79%) C# Software Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) C# Programmer
6 6 (15.79%) Programmer
6 6 (15.79%) Software Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Software Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) .NET Software Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) .NET Programmer
7 4 (10.53%) Team Leader
7 4 (10.53%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Software Team Leader
8 3 (7.89%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (7.89%) Software Development Team Leader
8 3 (7.89%) WinForms Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (97.37%) .NET
2 16 (42.11%) WCF
2 16 (42.11%) .NET Framework
3 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET
4 12 (31.58%) HTML
4 12 (31.58%) XML
4 12 (31.58%) WPF
5 11 (28.95%) CSS
5 11 (28.95%) Entity Framework
6 9 (23.68%) Web Services
7 8 (21.05%) LINQ
7 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (18.42%) jQuery
9 4 (10.53%) JSON
9 4 (10.53%) SOAP
9 4 (10.53%) REST
10 3 (7.89%) NHibernate
10 3 (7.89%) Castle Windsor
10 3 (7.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) N-Tier
2 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) TDD
2 9 (23.68%) OO
3 8 (21.05%) MVC
4 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Scrum
5 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.53%) SDLC
7 3 (7.89%) CRM
7 3 (7.89%) Time Management
7 3 (7.89%) Open Source
7 3 (7.89%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (7.89%) AOP
7 3 (7.89%) Resource Management
8 2 (5.26%) Low Latency
8 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.63%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (2.63%) DevOps
9 1 (2.63%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (84.21%) C#
2 29 (76.32%) SQL
3 20 (52.63%) VB.NET
4 16 (42.11%) T-SQL
5 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
6 9 (23.68%) VBScript
7 7 (18.42%) VB
8 4 (10.53%) VB6
9 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) IBM